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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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AbbVie Honored with Global Citizen Award

AbbVie Honored with Global Citizen Award When a 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal in 2015, the International Medical Corps didn’t waste time responding to the disaster. In fact, one of their first responders was already on the ground before it began to shake. Sean Casey, an International Medical

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Pfizer Cuts Cost of Pneumonia Vaccine for Humanitarian Crises

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Pfizer Cuts Cost of Pneumonia Vaccine for Humanitarian Crises By Sola Ogundipe In what has been described as a major expansion of its humanitarian assistance work, pharmaceuticals giant Pfizer, has said its pneumococcal vaccine, Prevenar 13,  which protects babies and children against pneumonia and other diseases, would be

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GSK Leads Access to Medicine Index 2016

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GSK leads Access to Medicine Index 2016 GSK has today been ranked first in the Access to Medicine Index for the fifth consecutive time, taking a leadership position in research & development; pricing, manufacturing and distribution; and product donations. The Index, which recognizes GSK for its clear

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PQMD Members Continue with Aid to Hurricane Matthew Affected Countries

PQMD Members Providing Aid to Hurricane Matthew Affected Countries As the devastation from Hurricane Matthew continues to unfold and impact Haiti, Jamaica, Dominican Republic, Cuba, and parts of the United States, PQMD members are actively responding to emerging needs in all impacted countries. With many efforts focused within the

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International Medical Corps Update: Hurricane Matthew’s Impact on Haiti

International Medical Corps Update: Hurricane Matthew’s Impact on Haiti PQMD member International Medical Corps just received an update on the situation in Haiti from a member of our emergency response team, Margaret Traub, who arrived in one of the hardest hit areas on Wednesday. Follow

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PQMD Member Direct Relief receives $500,000 donation from Ellen DeGeneres & Walmart

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PQMD Member Direct Relief receives $500,000 donation from Ellen DeGeneres & Walmart Ellen Partners with Walmart to Give $1.5 Million to Louisiana Relief! For the past few weeks, Ellen has been looking for ways to help Louisiana flood relief efforts. One company that stepped up in an

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