Archive for the Humanitarian Assistance Category

PQMD Members International Medical Corps and AbbVie Foundation Delivering Hope in a Time of Uncertainty

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PQMD Members International Medical Corps and AbbVie Foundation Delivering Hope in a Time of Uncertainty As the refugee crisis continues on the shores of Greece, health care becomes less about saving lives, and more about saving hope. For the more than 3,000 inhabitants of Skaramagas refugee camp,

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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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HIV prevention initiative seeks to break barriers in sub-Saharan Africa

HIV prevention initiative seeks to break barriers in sub-Saharan Africa By Jennifer Ehidiamen Ntokozo Zakwe went to a health facility to ask for information about safe sex when she was 19 years old but the negative response she received from a nurse discouraged her from going back.

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Project C.U.R.E. Partners with Carlos Gonzalez to Aid Venezuela

Project C.U.R.E. Partners with Carlos Gonzalez to Aid Venezuela Popular Colorado Rockies outfielder, Carlos Gonzalez, and his wife, Indonesia brought together fellow Rockies players and their families to help pack a 40-foot container of medical supplies and equipment at Project C.U.R.E. destined for the Sinamaica Hospital in

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GSK sets out further steps to address emerging global health security challenges

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GSK sets out further steps to address emerging global health security challenges – Offering to extend its lowest prices for vaccines to refugees – Supporting a new roadmap for tackling antibiotic resistance – Reaffirming commitment to biopreparedness facility to research vaccines against future public health threats As

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Statement by National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice on World Humanitarian Day

Statement by National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice on World Humanitarian Day The White House Office of the Press Secretary On World Humanitarian Day, we honor humanitarians across the globe for their compassion and their courage.  We remember the 22 UN and relief agency staff who died

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Heart to Heart International Contributes to Syrian Refugees in Turkey

Heart to Heart International Contributes to Syrian Refugees in Turkey In a groundbreaking humanitarian initiative, Heart to Heart International (HHI), a leading health delivery and crisis relief agency, has teamed up with the Multifaith Alliance for Syrian Refugees, the nation’s premiere interfaith coalition addressing the crisis, and

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US Congress approves long-sought Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act

US Congress approves long-sought Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act Source: Adva Saldinger/devex It was first introduced more than five years ago, but after many negotiations, the Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act has been approved by the United States Congress and is on its way to President

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AmeriCares Responds to India’s Historic Drought

AmeriCares Responds to India’s Historic Drought As India’s worst drought in more than four decades shatters the lives of millions of people in the west central state of Maharashtra, AmeriCares India is mobilizing a response to help residents facing water scarcity, food shortages, and loss of livelihood.

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One Year On: Highlighting PQMD Members’ Relief Efforts in Nepal

One Year On: Highlighting PQMD Members’ Relief Efforts in Nepal April 25 of this year marked a taxing one-year anniversary for the Nepalese people. In 2015, a powerful 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck the country. The quake and its aftershocks (including one measured at a magnitude of 7.3 on May

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