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Media Release

07 December 2020

Unilabs Teams Up with Local NGO to Fight Childhood Cancer in Peru  

Geneva, 2 December 2020: Unilabs, the leading European diagnostic provider, has teamed up with Peruvian NGO Vidawasi to support a new paediatric centre in Cusco. Children visiting this facility will benefit from the best available technology and have access to a variety of innovative services. Unilabs is providing technological know-how and training staff.  

“We are delighted to collaborate with Vidawasi, contributing our experience to the project and helping children in one the most deprived regions of Peru,” said Giancarlo Sanguinetti, CEO LATAM of Unilabs. “Our mission is to be at the heart and start of all effective treatment decisions, and we are honoured to be a key partner when it comes to paediatric care and childhood cancer.”

“We want children to benefit from a best-in-class diagnostic platform and Unilabs’ telemedicine capabilities, so we are very much looking forward to contributing to Vidawasi’s project,” he said.


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Alistair Hammond, Director of Communications


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About Unilabs

Unilabs is one of Europe’s largest diagnostics companies. It offers a complete range of laboratory, pathology and imaging services for patients all around the world. With 12,700 employees across 150 imaging centres and 250 labs in 17 countries, we perform more than four million lab tests a week – saving lives every single day. 


About Vidawasi

Vidawasi is a non-profit civil organization founded by the Dongo Cano family in 2013. We want to leave a legacy for more people to join the world by saving the lives of thousands of children and young people suffering from complex diseases and childhood cancer.

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