KOLDING, Denmark, Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bestnet A/S has announced that it has become an Affiliate Member of GBCHealth. Bestnet is a leading manufacturer of life-saving Netprotect® Long Lasting Insecticide Incorporated Mosquito Nets LLINs and the world's leading supplier of Yellowone Needle Cap, a simple and permanent solution to the disposal of used, and potentially infectious, luer-slip syringes/needles. GBCHealth is a coalition of more than 200 member companies and organizations committed to investing their resources to making a healthier world ... for their employees, for the communities in which they work, and for the world at large.
Torben Holm Larsen, Bestnet Director of Supply Chain & Production, said, "Bestnet is pleased to announce that we have become a member of GBCHealth, as their mission to leverage the power and resources of the business community for positive impact on global health challenges is so closely allied with Bestnet's mission of improving the health and lives of millions of people around the globe."
According to the GBCHealth website, each member is committed to lending its assets to support the health of its workforce, host communities and the world at large. Every GBCHealth member has its own health-related goals, and each supports improved health in its own way. GBCHealth supports and guides these inspiring companies who recognize that good health is at the heart of good business.
GBCHealth serves as a hub for private sector engagement on the world's most pressing global health issues. Since 2001, GBCHealth has worked with hundreds of members -- individually and in partnership with one another -- to tackle the challenges of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Malaria, Diabetes and other health issues facing the workplace and communities where business is conducted.
"As a leading manufacturer of vector borne disease control products such as Netprotect LLINs, and the world's leading supplier of Yellowone Needle Cap infectious disease control products, Bestnet is eager to increase our interaction with GBCHealth members. We view our membership as a vital link to the global business community that is as committed as Bestnet is to increasing the health and well-being of others," concluded Larsen.
About Bestnet A/S
Bestnet A/S, the manufacturer of Netprotect® Long Lasting Insecticide Incorporated Mosquito Nets (LLINs), supports the many ministries of health and relief organizations worldwide that are working toward the goal of eventually eliminating malaria. Each year, over 1 million people die from malaria even though the disease is completely preventable and treatable. Sadly, most of these deaths occur in pregnant women and in children under the age of 5.
Bestnet is thoroughly immersed in capacity building throughout the world and is currently producing more than 3 million Netprotect® LLINs per month at their facilities in China, India and in Africa.
Bestnet is also the world's leading supplier of Yellowone Needle Cap, a safe, easy-to-use, inexpensive and permanent solution for the secure disposal of luer-slip syringe needles.
More information about Bestnet A/S, Netprotect LLINs and Yellowone Needle Cap is available at: http://www.bestneteurope.com or by contacting Bestnet Managing Director Trine Angeline Sig at firstname.lastname@example.org, mob.: +45 2826 2600.
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