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Greater Gift Welcomes Oracle Health Sciences

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 6, 2019

Winston-Salem, North Carolina – Greater Gift, a North Carolina not-for-profit organization that gifts a child in need with a potentially life-saving vaccine in honor of every clinical trial volunteer and every clinical research professional who make advancing global health possible, today announced that Oracle Health Sciences has joined the program as a strategic partner so that they may thank customers and business partners in a manner that goes above and beyond traditional mechanisms of expressing gratitude.

Through Greater Gift’s current program, partners and supporters, more than 111,000 vaccines have been donated to children in need as a result of clinical trial participants and professionals being thanked for their contribution to medical advancement.  Greater Gift’s partnership with Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, facilitates vaccine delivery to children in third world countries.  Currently, Greater Gift supports the pentavalent vaccine program, which vaccinates children against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, hepatitis B and Haemophilus influenzae type B.   “Most of us in the Life Sciences industry get involved because we are dedicated to passionately working to help others overcome or prevent health challenges.   So, when a client, customer or business partner helps us at Oracle Health Sciences, Greater Gift provides us with a way to thank them that is aligned with their greater pursuit…we thank them by paying it forward and donating a vaccine to a child in need,” shares Katherine Vandebelt, Global Head of Innovation, Oracle Health Sciences.

“To have an organization like Oracle recognize the importance of uniquely expressing gratitude and doing so in a manner that contributes to the greater good is an honor for our organization and team.  Together, we are changing perceptions and improving health through our partnerships”, says Amanda Wright, Executive Director of Greater Gift.

To learn more about Greater Gift and to get connected to the work they are doing visit GreaterGift.org.

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About Oracle

The Oracle Cloud offers complete SaaS application suites for ERP, HCM and CX, plus best-in-class database Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) from data centers throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. For more information about Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), please visit us at oracle.com

 

About Oracle Health Sciences

Oracle Health Sciences breaks down barriers and opens new pathways to unify people and processes to bring new drugs to market faster. As the number one vendor in Life Sciences (IDC, 2017), the number one provider of eClinical solutions (Everest Group, 2017) and powered by the number one data management technology in the world (Gartner, 2018), Oracle Health Sciences technology is trusted by 29 of the top 30 pharma, 10 of the top 10 biotech and 10 of the top 10 CROs for clinical trial and safety management around the globe.

 

 

Media Contacts

Kevonna Hayes

Greater Gift

+ 1 336.494.6606

khayes@greatergift.org

 

Valerie Beaudett                                                              Meghan Roman

Oracle                                                                                   Blanc & Otus for Oracle

+1 650.400.7833                                                                +1 202.347.7113

valerie.beaudett@oracle.com                                    meghan.roman@blancandotus.com

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