Archive for the Breaking News Category

The International Medical Corps & AmeriCares partner to assist Yemen in Crisis

The International Medical Corps & AmeriCares partner to assist Yemen in Crisis   Civil war sparked in Yemen during March of this year. And since then, over 5,600 people have been killed via the wide-spread conflict. Many more Yemenis – an estimated 21 million, or 3 out

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World Vision in Nepal

World Vision in Nepal On April 25th, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked Nepal and surrounding areas. Just 21 days later, a 7.3 aftershock was felt. This chain of natural disasters is the deadliest in the country’s history. It has affected over 8 million – many of these

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A Milestone in Ending Trachoma – Pfizer’s 500 Millionth Donation

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On November 16th, PQMD member Pfizer, the International Trachoma Initiative, and the International Coalition for Trachoma Control announced the 500 millionth donated dose of Zithromax® Tablets. Zithromax® (azithromycin) is an antibiotic used to treat Trachoma, an infectious and debilitating disease which can ultimately lead to permanent blindness.

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Henry Schein & Alpha Omega a Public-Private Partnership for Holocaust Survivors

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Henry Schein & Alpha Omega a Public-Private Partnership for Holocaust Survivors   Henry Schein Cares, the global corporate social responsibility program of Henry Schein, Inc., the world’s largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, medical and animal health practitioners, and the Alpha Omega

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J&J and Mercy Ships host Twitter Chat to #EndFistula

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Twitter Chat at Sea: #EndFistula Thursday, November 5, 2015, 1 pm ET An obstetric fistula occurs during an obstructed labor when emergency care is unavailable. Women suffering from obstructed labor often struggle until the baby dies. During this agonizing process loss of circulation causes tissue to die,

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PQMD’s Executive Director Selected as 2015 Judith O’Connor Scholar

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PQMD’s Executive Director Selected as 2015 Judith O’Connor Scholar BoardSource, the leading national provider of resources related to exceptional nonprofit boards, is proud to announce that Elizabeth Ashbourne, Executive Director has been selected as one of 15 national 2015 Judith O’Connor Scholars. The Judith O’Connor scholarships enable

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BI’s Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Corporate Social Responsibility Report

BI’s Corporate Social Responsibility Report BI and BI Cares Foundation Launches an Online Corporate Social Responsibility Report BI launches its’ new online BSR Report with personal stories and videos showing how Boehringer Ingelheim and BI Cares Foundation partner with nonprofit organizations to serve patients and strengthen communities.

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GSK Announces Malaria Candidate Vaccine

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GSK Announces Malaria Candidate Vaccine GSK announced today that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has adopted a positive scientific opinion for its malaria candidate vaccine MosquirixTM, also known as RTS,S, in children aged 6 weeks to 17

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BMS Foundation Supports Washington AIDS Project

BMS Washington AIDS Partnership

BMS Foundation Supports Washington AIDS Project Washington AIDS project uses home visits, pop-up clinics to get HIV patients back into care with Foundation support. If HIV-positive patients in the greater Washington, D.C., area cannot get to their treatment, the treatment will come to them. That’s the focus

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Global Collaboration Enabled Vaccine to Move Forward

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Global Collaboration Enabled Vaccine to Move Forward Global Collaboration Enabled Vaccine to Move from First-in-Human Studies to Initial Phase 3 Results Within One Year Merck (known as MSD outside the US and Canada) said today that its investigational Ebola vaccine candidate, rVSV-ZEBOV, was found to have 100

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