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Addressing Inequities In Our Communities

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Our commitment to transforming lives inspires us to address inequities in the world around us. Boston Scientific collaborates with local communities, nonprofit organizations and providers to understand and address disparities within underrepresented populations. Whether we are improving treatment disparities for Black, Hispanic and Latinx people, providing students access to STEM opportunities, or empowering employees to take action in their communities, we are advancing possibilities for societal good.
Graph representing: Employee community engagement in 54 countries
Employee community engagement in 54 countries
Graph representing: 70M Contributions for medical research, fellowships, educational and charitable giving.
70M Contributions for medical research, fellowships, educational and charitable giving
Graph representing: 15 years closing the health disparity gap
15 years closing the health disparity gap
 

Featured Story

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When Colombia declared COVID-19 a health emergency, Project HOPE redirected its efforts and a portion of grant funding to work with the Ministry of Health, Departmental Health Institute and local hospitals to train healthcare workers and non-medical staff, conduct COVID-19 screenings and distribute personal protective equipment (PPE).

  • People screened for COVID-19: 5,616
  • Healthcare workers trained: 94
  • Non-medical staff and local volunteers trained in hygiene promotion, infection protection and control, and contact tracing: 238
  • Health consultations provided: 7,543
  • PPE distributed: 415+ full sets, 1,500 gloves and 500+ protective lenses
 
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Making A Difference

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Close the Gap

For more than 15 years, Boston Scientific has worked to eliminate healthcare inequities in underserved communities through our industry leading program Close the Gap.
Playing Our Part: Combating Racism

Playing Our Part: Combating Racism

Boston Scientific is donating $3.5 million over multi-year period to combat inequity, systemic racism and injustice in our communities.
Community Engagement

Community Engagement

Our work in healhcare comes with a profound responsibility to those around us. We empower people and work together to advance possibilities through our focus on health, education and caring for communities around the world.
 
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