Karo Pharma has decided to support Operation Smile with a donation of 2,5 MSEK. The Chairman of Karo Pharma will make a private donation of the same amount. The total sum of 5 MSEK enables more than 2000 surgeries of children suffering from lip and cleft palate. In addition, the company has decided to donate 3% of the netsales from Babyslide® during 3 years to the same organization.

” It feels really good to be able to make this donation to Operation Smile who is doing such an important effort for children suffering from lip and cleft palate.” says Anders Lönner, Chairman of Karo Pharma.

Operation Smile is a medical aid organization that performs free surgeries on children and young people suffering from severe facial malformations, especially cleft lip and cleft palates. Operation Smile was founded in 1982 by the American plastic surgeon, Bill Magee and the nurse and social worker Kathy Magee.
Karo Pharma is a specialty pharma company that develops and markets products to pharmacies and directly to healthcare providers. The share is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm in the Mid Cap segment.

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