CSPA member company RB has announced it is donating a Zika Relief Package of $1 million in cash and in-kind resources towards the fight against the Zika virus, which is having a profound impact on many communities in the Americas and beyond. The donations will be made available to health authorities and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) battling the outbreak.
The contribution includes personal insect repellents and insecticides via RB’s brands SBP, Mortein and Repelex, and 1 million Durex condoms to help prevent possible sexual transmission of the virus.
“By establishing our Zika Relief Package, RB is committed to help combat this rapidly emerging public health threat,” said Rakesh Kapoor, Chief Executive of RB. “Moreover, I would call on other businesses to join the movement by offering their own unique areas of expertise and resources to help those at risk of Zika infection.”
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