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PQMD Hosts Forum on Global Aid and Access for Health

PQMD Hosts Forum on Global Aid and Access for Health The 2017 PQMD Forum on Global Aid and Access for Health, held April 3-6 in London, enabled partners and stakeholders to come together and discuss global access to medicine and health care, long-term investments in disease eradication,

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$6 Billion of Health and Hope

$6 Billion of Health and Hope By: Dale Hanson Bourke MAP International was founded 63 years ago with a simple purpose: provide medicines to those in need, especially in resource-poor countries. It all started as boxes of donated medicine stacked up in the medical office of MAP

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IMA, partners respond to famine in South Sudan

IMA, partners respond to famine in South Sudan As dire as the situation is in South Sudan, it’s about to get worse. The rainy season is expected to begin any day now, and the flooding will multiply suffering in the world’s newest country. After the rain starts,

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2017 NTD Summit in Geneva Wraps Up

2017 NTD Summit in Geneva Wraps Up The recent Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) Summit, held in Geneva April 18-22, discussed progress made on NTDs since the 2012 London Declaration. The declaration is a commitment of several governments, foundations, nonprofits and private sector companies toward the goal of

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PQMD Member Johnson & Johnson Seeks Global Community Impact Contributions Fund Lead

Johnson & Johnson

PQMD Member Johnson & Johnson Seeks Global Community Impact Contributions Fund Lead Job Description Requisition ID: 6425170328 Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies is currently recruiting for a Global Community Impact, Contributions Fund Lead. The position will be based in New Brunswick, NJ. Caring for the world,

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New Rotavirus Vaccine Doesn’t Require Refrigeration

New Rotavirus Vaccine Doesn’t Require Refrigeration Rotavirus claims over 200,000 children each year in developing countries. A new rotavirus vaccine shows promise in addressing rotavirus in these areas. Previous rotavirus vaccines required refrigeration, affecting their transit, storage and ultimate efficacy in places like sub Saharan Africa and

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PQMD Members Mark Sixth Anniversary of Syrian Refugee Crisis by Reestablishing Commitment to Continued Aid

PQMD Members Mark Sixth Anniversary of Syrian Refugee Crisis by Reestablishing Commitment to Continued Aid March marks what is largely recognized as the sixth anniversary of the Syrian Refugee Crisis. As a result of the Syrian Civil War, millions have been displaced from both Syria and surrounding

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The Clinton Global Initiative Isn’t Really Dead

The Clinton Global Initiative Isn’t Really Dead The obituaries missed how Bill Clinton’s most important post-presidential legacy lives on in spirit – and in practice. By: Joe Conason The news looked grim: On Jan. 12, the New York State Labor Department issued a statutory warning that the

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Americares Responds to Sumatra Earthquake

Americares Responds to Sumatra Earthquake A 6.5 magnitude earthquake shook Sumatra on early Wednesday, the 7th of December in the early morning. Building and roads were destroyed and aftershocks continued through the region. Hundreds were reported injured with more than 100 killed. Due to the destruction of

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PQMD Boasts Four Members in CNBC Report Ranking Top 10 Worldwide Charities

PQMD Boasts Four Members in CNBC Report Ranking Top 10 Worldwide Charities PQMD is proud to announce that a new report by CNBC ranking the top ten charities that are changing the world in 2016 lists four PQMD members, with longtime member Direct Relief being ranked as

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