Bausch Foundation Releases Inaugural Activity Report

AVAL, Quebec, Sept. 10, 2020-- The Bausch Foundation, which oversees and directs the charitable giving efforts of Bausch Health Companies Inc, today released its Inaugural Activity Report, which highlights the efforts of the Foundation from late 2017 through June 30, 2020. The Bausch Foundation aims to improve the lives of patients globally by providing access to safe, effective medicines and by financially supporting health care education and causes.

"The Bausch Foundation is an extension of Bausch Health – the Foundation helps us achieve our mission of improving people's lives with our health care products by enabling us to approach philanthropy in a more strategic and impactful manner. In 2018 and 2019, Bausch Health donated approximately $600 million1 worth of pharmaceutical products to assist patients with financial hardship, including products distributed by the Foundation for global mission trips and natural disaster support efforts," said Joseph C. Papa, chairman and CEO, Bausch Health. 

"Corporate philanthropy is now more important than ever, and we are proud to release this inaugural report to highlight the efforts of the Foundation to date. With the support of our philanthropic partners and Bausch Health's more than 22,000 employees, I am confident we can build upon these initial efforts to make a meaningful difference in people's lives."

The Bausch Foundation supports initiatives in four core areas of focus, including:

  • Disease prevention;
  • Improving patient outcomes and lives;
  • Education and community support related to our core businesses; and
  • Support for global relief efforts and those who need help in the communities in which we live and work.

The full report can be viewed in the Responsibility section of Bausch Health's website at https://www.bauschhealth.com/responsibility

About the Bausch Foundation
The Bausch Foundation was established in 2017 to improve the lives of patients globally by providing access to safe, effective medicines and by financially supporting health care education and causes. Since its inception, the Bausch Foundation has contributed millions of dollars' worth of financial and product donations to charitable health organizations.

About Bausch Health
Bausch Health Companies Inc. (NYSE/TSX: BHC) is a global company whose mission is to improve people's lives with our health care products. We develop, manufacture and market a range of pharmaceutical, medical device and over-the-counter products, primarily in the therapeutic areas of eye health, gastroenterology and dermatology. We are delivering on our commitments as we build an innovative company dedicated to advancing global health.

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