Ethicon Endo-Surgery Program
At Ethicon*, we truly care about improving patient's lives around the world. That spirit and the commitment of our people are the foundation of our company. By volunteering, donating products and supporting global and non-profit organizations, we live our belief that there are as many ways to give back as there are people in need.
Advocacy for patients
It's important to us that patients understand and have access to the highest quality healthcare. So we help raise awareness and provide education on healthcare issues and different treatment options. That way, patients can make informed decisions about solutions that lead to healthier living.
Taking care of our communities
We invest in programs that improve health, education and quality of life in the communities where we live and work. We consider charitable requests from organizations that meet the needs of under-served populations and focus on improving healthcare.
We also donate medical devices to help thousands of people by responding to disasters, medical relief efforts and basic health needs in under-served communities. With this support, we help build stronger, healthier communities around the globe.
Protecting the environment
We understand a healthy community and a healthy planet go hand and hand. That’s why we have the highest standards for environmental responsibility. Our goal is to comply with regulations while we also reduce our environmental impact. We have a responsibility to take care of our planet and preserve it for future generations.
As a standard practice, J&J follows the Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) of the US Department of the Treasury, in regards to the sanctions, and other international mandates, developed in close cooperation with allied governments. As such, there are some countries under sanction to which J&J may not allow our products to be sent.
These countries may include: Cuba, Iran, Iraq, North Korea, Russia, Sudan, Syria, and Ukraine. Please contact MAP International if you are travelling to any of these locations. MAP is responsible for insuring compliance with the sanctions, and the J&J interpretation of those sanctions.
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Applicants must be licensed physicians. All licenses are verified against current databases in the US, UK, and Switzerland only.
Physicians must be participating in non-profit charitable work with a U.S. based 501(c)(3) or equivalent tax exempt charitable organization. Further eligibility will be determined based on completed eligibility forms. Please submit your order at least 4 weeks before your trip departs. It is required for all individuals who receive products from an Ethicon Medical Mission shipment to submit a completed survey when they return from their trip. Please keep this survey in mind when traveling. View the Survey
Limitations may apply to designated products. Product inclusion and quantity are subject to availability.
MAP International policy does not allow for transport of product to any U.S. embargoed country.
These product shipments are designed for convenience, can be checked as luggage, and are accompanied by a Customs Paperwork and Packing List allowing for easy navigation through Customs.
MAP Policy does not allow for transport of medicines or medical products to any U.S. embargoed country or ones subject to economic sanctions.
Ethicon contributes products and the majority of handling expenses required for distribution. To offset the remaining handling costs, there is a required $65 tax-deductible service fee per order, which includes shipping costs, payable directly to MAP International.
Please refer to website below for Johnson & Johnson Medical Mission Packs. Eligibility will be determined based on completion and review of application forms submitted to MAP International. Learn more at map.org/johnson-and-johnson.
MAP recognizes that some mission trips require a range of products that is broader than that offered in the Johnson & Johnson Medical Mission Pack Program. Therefore, we would like for you to be aware of MAP's Medical Missions Pack program which is part of an independent program created and administrated by MAP International. For more information about this program, go to map.org/medicines.
*Ethicon represents the products and services of Ethicon, Inc., Ethicon Endo-Surgery, LLC and certain of their affiliates.