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Kyowa Hakko USA Takes Action to Support Health Care Workers and Customers

May 22, 2020

The NYC-based international health ingredient manufacturer provides aid in response to COVID-19. 

prweb-kyowa-20200522Global leaders in the research, manufacturing and purification of high-quality health ingredients, Kyowa Hakko USA took the initiative to provide support for NYC health care workers on the frontlines while also partnering with ingredient customer on a unique program.

Kyowa Hakko USA, whose headquarters are located in New York City, worked to raise funds and match a considerable donation for NYC Health + Hospitals, the largest public health care system in the nation with more than 42,000 employees on the frontlines caring for New Yorkers in Emergency Rooms, ICUs, community health centers and nursing homes. Donations contributed to meals, groceries, supplies, and transportation services to help support doctors, nurses and other health care workers throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

“During this time of crisis and uncertainty, supporting our local NYC health care workers who are laboring tirelessly around the clock is of utmost priority for us,” comments Leo Cullen, President of Kyowa Hakko U.S.A. Inc., “At Kyowa Hakko, we strive to contribute to the optimal health and well-being of people around the world, and we hope our response efforts will help further this mission as we all grapple with this crisis,” he remarks.

Kyowa Hakko also made moves to partner with one of their customers to support an initiative dedicated to help fitness professionals, who have been hard-hit by nationwide shutdowns of gyms and training facilities, generate additional income throughout this trying time.

“Just as it’s imperative for us to support our health care workers, it’s also essential for us to support our customers with their COVID-19 response initiatives,” says Cullen “We hope that our efforts to help get this campaign started will foster a positive impact for our nation’s fitness professionals whose jobs have been deeply affected by COVID-19,” he adds, “When key players in the health and wellness industry can work together, real hope for optimism and change emerges. At Kyowa Hakko, we’re proud to be a part of that hope during this challenging time.”

Media interested in setting up an interview with a representative from Kyowa Hakko, please contact Sara White at or 914.621.1323.

About Kyowa Hakko USA
Kyowa Hakko USA is the North & South American office for Kyowa Hakko Bio Co. Ltd., an international health ingredients manufacturer and world leader in the development, manufacturing, and marketing of pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals and food products. For more information visit

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