Archive for the Humanitarian Assistance Category

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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action medeor supports health care facilities in Syria

action medeor supports health care facilities in Syria Since the beginning of 2018, action medeor has sent large deliveries of essential medicines and medical supplies to health care facilities in Syria’s Idlib Province. Hospitals in the region are in urgent need of assistance: many health care facilities

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A True Mercy Ships Transformation: Esther’s Story

A True Mercy Ships Transformation: Esther’s Story Six-year-old Esther was full of charisma—a bright, bubbly little girl who saw the joy in every situation. But Esther suffered with a windswept leg caused by rickets—a brittle bone condition that causes leg deformities. When children don’t get the nutrients

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Six Months Since Maria

Direct Relief

Six Months Since Maria Six months since Hurricane Maria ravaged Dominica, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands, many PQMD members are still active in aid & recovery efforts, and will be for years to come. Hurricane Maria struck Dominica as a Category 5 hurricane on September 18,

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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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Emergency aid to Yemen: cholera and food insecurity

Emergency aid to Yemen: cholera and food insecurity Since March 2015 there has been war in Yemen. Three years later, more than 20 million people – 80% of the population – are in need of humanitarian aid. Large parts of the country’s infrastructure have been destroyed, over

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Venezuelans Lack Proper Nutrition and Medical Resources

Venezuelans Lack Proper Nutrition and Medical Resources Organ donation patients especially at risk   A new university study on the impact of Venezuela’s economic crisis and food shortages found Venezuelans have lost an average of 11 kilograms of body weight last year. Almost 90 percent now live

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South Sudan declares cholera epidemic over

South Sudan declares cholera epidemic over South Sudan declared a recent cholera outbreak over on February 7, 2018. No new cases of cholera were reported since the last confirmed cholera patient was discharged in December 2017. The outbreak began in June 2016 and spread to many parts

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How Boehringer Ingelheim Cares in Guatemala

Boehringer

How Boehringer Ingelheim Cares in Guatemala Did you know the Boehringer Ingelheim Cares Foundation (BI Cares) has donated $2.7 billion in medicines to patients in need over our 17-year history? It’s one of the many ways BI Cares improves patients’ lives. Recently two of our BI Cares

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Join PQMD Member IHP for Sharing Best Practices Workshop

Join PQMD Member IHP for Sharing Best Practices Workshop For 14 years, IHP has created the bridge between: companies that have quality, long dated healthcare product to donate; and qualified distributing partners who use medicines to support vulnerable and disaster hit communities Our partnership approach to enabling

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