Access to Health (A2H) is a strategic priority for the Merck, KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. Recognizing that access is a complex and multifaceted challenge with no one-size-fits-all solution, our programs and initiatives are tailored to global, regional and local needs. We take a holistic approach working in partnerships to achieve results. Our A2H work cuts across our business and is a component of our Corporate Responsibility strategy.
At the core of our Access to Health (A2H) strategy is our vision is to become a valued partner in addressing and contributing sustainably to global health needs of underserved populations and communities. In all we do, we uphold our core values and the principles of quality, collaboration, accountability, transparency and respect for human rights. We leverage our core competencies, expertise, knowledge and experience across the health value chain in order to address access barriers in developing countries. We aim to achieve this goal through a strategic focus on our Four As of Access.