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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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Health and Hope in Cameroon

Health and Hope in Cameroon Heart to Heart International (HHI) and BD (Becton Dickinson) are engaged in a three-year program to improve access to health and strengthen healthcare in the community of Fotabong, Cameroon. Introduced to the community by Dr. John Nkengasong, Director of Africa Centers for

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A Picture Says a Thousand Words

A Picture Says a Thousand Words Johnson and Johnson is known for its commitment to make a change in our world by 2030, through the UN’s Sustainable Development goals. To that end, the company has come up with an ingenious way to give back through the power

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Disaster Relief Aid in the Philippines

Disaster Relief Aid in the Philippines Paving the Way for Access to Critical Healthcare Needs, Baxter International Foundation Partners With Direct Relief to Rebuild Health Clinics in the Wake of Typhoon In November 2013, Typhoon Haiyan devastated thousands of people whose lives were uprooted by the severe

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Henry Schein Works Towards Creating a Sustainable and Healthy Future for the World’s Refugees

Henry Schein

Henry Schein Works Towards Creating a Sustainable and Healthy Future for the World’s Refugees Today, over 65 million people woke up as refugees. These Individuals have been displaced from their homes and communities by natural disasters, conflict, and other crises. During times of displacement, emergency assistance to

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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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Americares Distributes Zika-Protective Clothing for Expectant Mothers

Americares Distributes Zika-Protective Clothing for Expectant Mothers Patients of the Americares Family Clinic in Santiago de Maria, El Salvador, have been the recipients of the revolutionary shirts crafted from bio-repellent-treated textile in order to defend expectant mothers from the mosquitos that spread the dreaded Zika virus. Maternova

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Rwanda Benefits from World’s First Drone Delivery System

Rwanda Benefits from World’s First Drone Delivery System On October 13th, the world’s first ever drone delivery system was launched in Rwanda, thanks to a partnership between UPS,  Zipline  and Gavi (the Vaccine Alliance). This new delivery system has the potential to address one of the core

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Operation Smile and AbbVie: Partners in Creating Healthier Lives for Children with Cleft

Operation Smile and AbbVie: Partners in Creating Healthier Lives for Children with Cleft In the Philippines, 5-year-old Niño is playful, energetic and makes everyone around him laugh with his games and smiles. His mother says she’s happy. Niño has been surrounded by a loving family who tries not

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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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