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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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CDC Concludes that Zika Causes Fetal Birth Defects

CDC Concludes that Zika Causes Fetal Birth Defects

CDC Concludes that Zika Causes Fetal Birth Defects On Wednesday, scientists at the Center for Disease Control (CDC) issued a press release identifying a causal relationship between prenatal Zika infection and cases of “microcephaly and other severe fetal brain defects.” A special report was also published in

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PQMD Member International Medical Corps Takes Action against Ethiopia’s Widespread Drought

Ethiopia's Widespread Drought

PQMD Member International Medical Corps Takes Action Against Ethiopia’s Widespread Drought Over the past year in Ethiopia, two seasons of inadequate rainfall and the drastic climactic effects of El Nino have left regions throughout the country in severe states of drought. The widespread phenomenon has affected agricultural

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AmeriCares Ready to Respond to Fiji Cyclone

Fiji Radar

AmeriCares Ready to Respond to Fiji Cyclone AmeriCares has relief workers on stand-by ready to assist the recovery from Cyclone Winston in Fiji. The storm, the most powerful storm to ever to hit Fiji, made landfall on the archipelago nation’s most populous island Saturday evening local time,

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AmeriCares Delivers $3 Million in Medicine for Syria

AmeriCares Delivers $3 Million in Medicine for Syria

AmeriCares Delivers $3 Million in Medicine for Syria AmeriCares has more than $3 million in medicine on the way to help children and families in war-torn Syria. AmeriCares, an emergency response and global health organization, has shipments of antibiotics, cardiovascular medicine, intravenous fluids and diabetes medication in

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