Archive for the Health System Strengthening Category

How Johnson & Johnson MomConnect Delivers Advice to Mothers Globally

From “Mama Google” to MomConnect: The Text Service That’s Reinventing Parenting in South Africa By Nosiphiwo Skota, as told to Sean Christie May 10, 2018 For many soon-to-be parents, scouring the web and peppering an ob-gyn with questions for how to give birth to a healthy, happy baby

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Join the Community of Practice Pillar Talk Webinar: General Data Protection Regulations

Community of Practice Pillar Talk Webinar: General Data Protection Regulations: Are You Ready Thursday, March 24, 2018, 3:30PM EST Did you know that GDPR enforcement begins on May 25, 2018!  Are you ready?   Join the PQMD Community of Practice as we welcome guest speaker, attorney Scott Pink

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AstraZeneca Tackles Breast Cancer in South Africa

AstraZeneca Tackles Breast Cancer in South Africa Strengthening healthcare capabilities At AstraZeneca, increasing access to healthcare is one of our strategic priorities and a key focus of our sustainability strategy. We tailor our activity according to local issues and focus on developing strong collaborations with a wide

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Another Ebola Outbreak Declared in Democratic Republic of Congo

Another Ebola Outbreak Declared in Democratic Republic of Congo At least two people were infected and possibly 17 people died Democratic Republic of Congo declared another outbreak of the Ebola virus after at least two people were infected and possibly 17 people died. The country’s health ministry

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20 Years of History with The Max Foundation

20 Years of History with The Max Foundation Pat Garcia-Gonzalez, CEO and co-founder of The Max Foundation, discusses the organization’s 20-year history, the motivation behind their work, and the dignity and hope that access to treatment brings to cancer patients the world over. The Max Foundation is

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World Vision Works in Zimbabwe to Ensure Critical Vaccinations

World Vision Works in Zimbabwe to Ensure Critical Vaccinations for Women and Children Life Course Immunization Program supported with grant from Pfizer Foundation With a grant from the Pfizer Foundation*, World Vision is working in Zimbabwe to ensure young children and women receive critical vaccinations through the

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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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IMA World Health Addresses Malaria Risk in South Sudan

IMA World Health Addresses Malaria Risk In South Sudan Impending rainy season brings malaria threat BOR, South Sudan – With a stethoscope around his neck, Simon Ateu Chol takes a moment to survey the line of a dozen or so women who have brought their babies for vaccinations

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Breaking Ground: New Surgical Unit and Blood Bank in South Sudan

Breaking Ground: New Surgical Unit and Blood Bank in South Sudan On April 7th, 2018, a partnership between Diocese of Tambura/Yambio, the Camboni Sisters, Edmund Rice Foundation Australia, Sudan Relief Fund, Aurora Prize, Loyola Foundation, Sisters of Charity Incarnate Word, and Kenda Onlus, celebrated the laying of

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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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