Ciudad de Mexico (Mexico), 15 June 2022 – Eni Foundation – the corporate foundation that promotes social and humanitarian initiatives worldwide - through Eni Mexico, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Health of the State of Tabasco to increase the access of the most vulnerable people to primary health care (PHC) services in the Cardenas municipality. Activities include the improvement of PHC network health infrastructure & supply of medical and technological equipment, the training of the health personnel at all levels, and education and communication’s initiatives to fight the priority pathologies in the area (e.g. obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular, teen pregnancies).
"In line with Eni Foundation’s mission, our projects in Tabasco aim at supporting the work of both national and local health authorities, especially towards vulnerable communities, where we have a long-term partnership with. In particular, we aim to jointly collaborate to strengthen the care system for the unserved community, focusing on the needs of mothers and children, as well as elderly and people with chronic pathologies and disabilities", said Domenico Giani, chairman of Eni Foundation.
“Within this framework, the company collaborates with the local authorities to improve the quality of the primary health care services, thus reaffirming its commitment to the communities where it operates, particularly the most uncovered in the area of the Municipality of Cárdenas”, said Giorgio Guidi, Managing Director of Eni Mexico.
Mexico is a key country in Eni’s future organic growth strategy. The company has been present in the country since 2006 and has established in 2015 its subsidiary Eni Mexico S. de R.L. de C.V. Eni currently holds interests in eight exploration and production blocks (six as an Operator), all located in the Sureste Basin in the Gulf of Mexico.
Eni Foundation was formed in 2006 with the aim of offering a coherent and effective response to the needs of civil society in Eni’s countries of operations. It currently operates in Mexico, Algeria, Egypt, Myanmar, Mozambique, Ghana, Angola, Republic of the Congo, Indonesia, and Italy.