Environment Programme (UNEP) on World Water Day, each year around 2.2 million people succumbed to waterborne diseases such as diarrhea and malaria over the past five years.
The report also states that waterborne diseases are to blame for 3.7% of fatalities and more than half of hospital admissions in the world.
Vaccination As such, LGE has been cooperating with the International Vaccine Institute and supporting its development of vaccines for waterborne diseases to be distributed in developing countries. Vaccines developed through the partnership will be used in a large scale vaccination in Ethiopia slated for 2012.
LGE Labor Union declared Union Social Responsibility (USR) on January 20, 2010, based on a value creating win-win labor relations, and pledged to comply with the provision of the USR. This was the first ever by any company in the world and this declaration was made to reiterate our social responsibility.
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