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Rage Against The Busted Medical Machines

Rage Against The Busted Medical Machines September 8, 201610:27 AM ET Commentary NAHID BHADELIA “Oh, we have a hematology analyzer but it stopped working,” the lab technician said as he pointed to a covered tabletop medical equipment in the corner used to measure blood count levels —

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Global Disaster Relief Summit

Global Disaster Relief Summit 7-8 September 2016 Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center Washington D.C. The AIDF Global Disaster Relief Summit returns to the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, Washington D.C. on 7-8 September 2016. This high-profile event gathers all actors involved with delivering

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Statement by National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice on World Humanitarian Day

Statement by National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice on World Humanitarian Day The White House Office of the Press Secretary On World Humanitarian Day, we honor humanitarians across the globe for their compassion and their courage.  We remember the 22 UN and relief agency staff who died

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PQMD Members Responding to Devastating Floods in Louisiana

PQMD Members Responding to Devastating Floods in Louisiana With the Red Cross referring to it as the “…worst natural disaster since Hurricane Sandy,” many Louisiana parishes have been declared federal disaster areas as a result of recent flooding. To date, thirteen lives have been claimed, upwards of

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Heart to Heart International Deploying Mobile Medical Unit to Republican National Convention

Heart to Heart International Deploying Mobile Medical Unit to Republican National Convention Heart to Heart International will deploy a Mobile Medical Unit and medical volunteers to Cleveland, OH this week ahead of the Republican National Convention in case medical assistance is needed during this highly visible and

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PQMD Members Respond to Historic West Virginia Flooding

PQMD Members Respond to Historic West Virginia Flooding On June 23, West Virginia was hit with a series of devastating flash floods, leading to at least 23 deaths, making it the deadliest flooding in the state since 1985, and deadliest in the country since 2010. Torrential rains

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US Congress approves long-sought Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act

US Congress approves long-sought Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act Source: Adva Saldinger/devex It was first introduced more than five years ago, but after many negotiations, the Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act has been approved by the United States Congress and is on its way to President

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GBCHealth Announces Johnson & Johnson as Winner of the 2016 Women & Girls Business Action on Health Award

GBCHealth Announces Johnson & Johnson as Winner of the 2016 Women & Girls Business Action on Health Award Source: GBCHealth May 17, 2016 – Copenhagen, Denmark – Today, GBCHealth announced Johnson & Johnson as the winner of the 2016 Women and Girls Business Action on Health Award

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69th World Health Assembly Closes, Delivers New Resolutions on Global Health

69th World Health Assembly Closes, Delivers New Resolutions on Global Health On May 23-28, 2016, delegations from all 194 World Health Organization (WHO) Member States convened in Geneva, Switzerland, for the sixty-ninth session of the World Health Assembly (WHA). Each year, this assembly determines declarations of the

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PQMD Members Monitoring Earthquakes in Japan and Ecuador

Ecuador earthquake map PQMD Members Monitoring Earthquakes

PQMD Members Monitoring Earthquakes in Japan and Ecuador On Saturday, April 16, Japan was struck by a 7.0-magnitude earthquake in the southwestern city of Kumamoto-shi. The earthquake, which struck at 1:25 am local time, comes just one day after a 6.2-magnitude earthquake rocked the area along with several

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