Archive for the Donation Trends Category

Branding Aid – Helpful or Harmful?

Branding Aid – Helpful or Harmful? Aid groups have long placed their logo on donated goods, hoping to build goodwill with aid recipients and potential donors. These efforts are largely successful, but there are drawbacks. Some argue those logos could be demeaning, serving as a constant reminder

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Access to Medical Devices in Low-Income Countries: Addressing Sustainability Challenges in Medical Device Donations

Access to Medical Devices in Low-Income Countries: Addressing Sustainability Challenges in Medical Device Donations On the heels of PQMD’s recently released 2018 Guidelines for Quality Medical Donations, the National Academy of Medicine published a timely paper titled, “Access to Medical Devices in Low-Income Countries: Addressing Sustainability Challenges

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PQMD Members BD, Heart to Heart International and the NAFC Announce 2018 Grantees for a Multi-Year Point of Care Testing Initiative to Improve Patient Outcomes

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PQMD Members BD, Heart to Heart International and the NAFC Announce 2018 Grantees for a Multi-Year Point of Care Testing Initiative to Improve Patient Outcomes Alexandria, VA, Jun 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) –  In an effort to improve evidence-based care in Free and Charitable Clinics using point-of-care testing results,

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Innovation and Invention Improving Access to Healthcare

Innovation and Invention Improving Access to Healthcare Lack of access to healthcare is affected by many factors, one of which is lack of healthcare professionals in many areas of the world. Inventors and entrepreneurs are bringing healthcare and ingenious, portable equipment to people where they live. The

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Rabin Martin CEO Jeff Sturchio on A question of design: The role of donations in advancing greater access to health for all

Rabin Martin CEO Jeff Sturchio on A question of design: The role of donations in advancing greater access to health for all Over the course of two days last week, at the 2018 Global Health Policy Forum, PQMD had the pleasure of exploring a variety of new

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Rick Santos, IMA World Health President & CEO, on Aid, Development, and Role of PQMD

Rick Santos, IMA World Health President & CEO, on Aid, Development, and Role of PQMD Rick Santos, President & CEO of PQMD member IMA World Health, recently took the time to share his perspective on global aid and development, as well as the role of PQMD and

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World Economic Forum Held in Davos, Switzerland

World Economic Forum Annual Meeting Held in Davos, Switzerland Achieving Sustainable Development Goals Discussed The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting held late last month in Davos, Switzerland brought together global leaders to discuss the world’s issues. Achievement of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), only featured once on the

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What Do Charity Watchdog Ratings Really Mean?

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What Do Charity Watchdog Ratings Really Mean?  Thanksgiving and Giving Tuesday traditionally signals the kick-off of giving season for nonprofits.  For many organizations, as much or more than one-third of their annual giving is received during this time. In fact, nearly 12 percent of all donations to

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New $500 Million Co-Impact Fund Leverages Collaborative Philanthropy for Systems Change

New $500 Million Co-Impact Fund Leverages Collaborative Philanthropy for Systems Change Source (skoll.org) System-level change requires collaboration across a range of partners—social entrepreneurs know this well. It’s become clear that a collaborative approach among funders is also a critical piece of the puzzle of solving the world’s

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Reaching the Last Mile Fund Established to Raise $100 Million to Combat Disease

Reaching the Last Mile Fund Established to Raise $100 Million to Combat Disease His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, recently launched the Reaching the Last Mile Fund. The Fund is to raise $100 million with the goal to eliminate and

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