Corporate Social Responsibility Sebastian
Mermaid Medical supports the local handball club HØJ not only the senior team but also the younger teams in order to create attractive frames where new talents can develope. Mermaid Medical also supports a young promissing swimmer in his strive to qualify for the Danish National Team.
DANISH REFUGEE COUNCIL
There are more refugees in the world than ever, in fact more than 45 million people are displaced from their homes all over the world and they need help. The Danish Refugee Council distributes emergency relief and promotes lasting solutions to refugee problems to approximately 2 million displaced people in more than 30 conflict affected countries. Mermaid Medical supports this work through a business partnership which include a yearly donation to the Danish Refugee Council.
DANISH HOSPITAL CLOWNS
Hospital Clowns bring moments of happiness and distraction to children who are ill or who have special needs. Clowns also bring smiles to vulnerable adults, including seniors and people with dementia.The clowns make contact through humour and create great moments of laughter and lightness for them. There are Hospital Clowns all over the world Mermaid Medical A/S supports the Danish Hospital Clowns and we can only urge you to do the same in your part of the world.
GET HEALTHY AT WORK
At Mermaid Medical we believe that a healthy lifestyle get teams work better together and reduces sick days – what is good for the employees is good for the business. Therefore we provide a healthy lunch for our employees and we encourage our employees to exercise by offering a grant to any sports activity they may want.
Mermaid Medical supports the Danish Cancer Society’s campaign “fight Cancer” because
Cancers figure among the leading causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide.
The number of new cases is expected to rise by about 70% over the next 2 decades.
Among men, the 5 most common sites of cancer diagnosed in 2012 were lung, prostate, colorectum, stomach, and liver cancer.
Among women the 5 most common sites diagnosed were breast, colorectum, lung, cervix, and stomach cancer.
Around one third of cancer deaths are due to the 5 leading behavioural and dietary risks: high body mass index, low fruit and vegetable intake, lack of physical activity, tobacco use, alcohol use.
It is expected that annual cancer cases will rise from 14 million in 2012 to 22 within the next 2 decades.