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Leaving a Legacy of Healthcare in Madagascar

Leaving a Legacy of Healthcare in Madagascar In Malagasy (the language of Madagascar) the word for cute is mafatifaty, and two-year-old Elvie is no exception. Elvie’s cuteness is fully matched by her determined spirit. She was born with a clubfoot – her left foot turned inward. But

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Casa de la Amistad Convenes Pediatric Cancer Forum

Casa de la Amistad Convenes Pediatric Cancer Forum AbbVie Foundation and Direct Relief Support Improved Access for Underserved Mexican Children MEXICO CITY, Feb. 8, 2017— Casa de la Amistad para Niños con Cáncer I.A.P convened business, government and humanitarian leaders to discuss the state of cancer care

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Project C.U.R.E. Continues to Assist Ebola-Stricken Communities

Project C.U.R.E. Continues to Assist Ebola-Stricken Communities Two 40-foot cargo containers, packed by Project C.U.R.E. Houston, and filled with life-saving donated medical supplies and equipment recently arrived in Liberia to rebuild and re-outfit hospitals. Simultaneously, Project C.U.R.E.’s Phoenix Distribution Center had a container arrive in Customs and

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PQMD Member CMMB in Haiti: 7 Years and 100 Days Later

PQMD Member CMMB in Haiti: 7 Years and 100 Days Later January 12, 2010, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake hit Haiti with a vengeance. What made this year’s anniversary of that day even more significant is that the date also marked 100 days since Hurricane Matthew swept through

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International Health Partners: Looking Back at 2016 and Forward to 2017

International Health Partners: Looking Back at 2016 and Forward to 2017 Last year was a year of growth and refocus at International Health Partners (IHP), Europe’s largest coordinator of donated medicines. “I’m proud of how we have been able to reach the most under-served communities around the

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CDC Trains Frontline Disease Detectives

CDC Trains Frontline Disease Detectives In 2014, when the world saw the largest ever Ebola outbreak, Liberia was one of the hardest-hit countries. But without much needed training, many cases were not detected in time and individuals were missed. The CDC has since rectified the problem by

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PQMD Member UNICEF Working in Malawi to Use Drones for Humanitarian Purposes

PQMD Member UNICEF Working in Malawi to Use Drones for Humanitarian Purposes In the footsteps of Rwanda, Malawi has now too found their own use for drone technology by launching a drone alongside PQMD member UNICEF to be implemented in April 2017. They aim to provide data

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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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Fight against childhood cancers: 10 nurses rewarded

Sanofi Foundation

Fight against childhood cancers: 10 nurses rewarded Every year across the globe, 300 000 children under 18 suffer from cancer. Although the average survival rate is 64%, it varies from 40% in Africa (and even lower depending on the cancer or the country) to 85% in North

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24 hours, 7 employees: a Firsthand Look at Medtronic and Americares’ Impact in El Salvador

24 hours, 7 employees: a Firsthand Look at Medtronic and Americares’ Impact in El Salvador   SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador – Standing in a hospital without air-conditioning or window screens, Bryan Hanson and a group of Medtronic employees witnessed the Medtronic Mission in action as they welcomed

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