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11January2018

As part of the state visit of French President, Emmanuel Macron, to China, French Health Minister Agnès Buzyn visited Beijing Children’s Hospital. At this occasion, the URGO Foundation, the DEBRA China Association and the Hospital’s Dermatology Department educated the French and Chinese delegations about a rare and severely debilitating genetic disorder: epidermolysis bullosa.

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22September2017

September 20 at the French Embassy in China, the URGO Foundation represented by Pierre Moustial, member of the board of the URGO Foundation accepted a recognition award from DEBRA China for its commitment in the country.

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23April2015

Created in 2010, the Urgo Foundation is a work of non-profit general interest. Among its actions it decided to support the Petits Princes Association.

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30January2015

In 2015, the Foundation pushed ahead with its commitments, focusing on child development and the prevention of wounds in diabetic patients.

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30November2014

Since 2013, the Urgo Foundation has been committed to the fight against hunger by supporting Action Against Hunger (ACF) teams in Madagascar.

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30September2014

Present in Bangkok since 1993, Urgo is actively involved in numerous charitable initiatives through its foundation, with a particular focus on combating diabetes and harelip.

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14March2014

Through until June 2014, the Urgo Foundation is launching a call for projects on the theme of "Diabetic foot lesions: innovative initiatives and practices for the prevention or management of these wounds".

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10March2014

This association brings together Thai surgeons who perform operations (on a voluntary basis) on children with cleft lip. In fact, an operation lasting an hour or so can change a child's whole life.

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24October2013

In October 2013, the Urgo Foundation awarded the Germany scientific awards in Wound healing during the Congress held at Montfort Castle in Langenargen under the chairmanship of Professor Dissemond.

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