Medex Announces Tsunami Relief Efforts

    Carlsbad, California (ots/PRNewswire) -

    - Medex Commits More Than US$1.4 Million in Medical Product Contributions

    Medex, a global manufacturer and marketer of medical devices, announced today that it has authorized medical product donations of more than US$1.4 million to assist with relief efforts throughout tsunami-affected countries and other regions requiring assistance. Working through AmeriCares, International Health Partners, SriLankan Cares and other humanitarian agencies, Medex is providing medical products for use throughout these regions. In addition to these product donations, certain Medex employees at international facilities have elected to divert a portion of their compensation as direct monetary contributions to relief efforts.

    "We express our deepest sympathy to those impacted by this enormous tragedy," stated Dominick Arena, Medex President and Chief Executive Officer. "We will maintain a commitment to respond to this ongoing need, and will continue to support relief efforts in these regions."

    About Medex

    Medex is a global manufacturer and marketer of critical care and alternate care medical products used in both acute and alternate care settings for a variety of therapeutic, diagnostic and long-term procedures. Medes markets and sells critical care systems and products to over 5,500 hospitals, health care systems, and alternate healthcare settings in more than 75 countries through a global sales force and distribution network. Headquartered in Carlsbad, California, the Company employs approximately 2,000 people worldwide.

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      Contact: Gregory Aranaga
      Director, Corporate Communications
      +1(760)602 4455

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