Archive for the Humanitarian Assistance Category

Medical Teams International Steps Up Efforts to Help Syrian War Victims

Medical Teams International Steps Up Efforts to Help Syrian War Victims Medical Teams International has stepped up efforts to help Syrians affected by the 6-year-old civil war by formalizing a partnership with the International Blue Crescent Relief and Development Foundation to regularly ship medical supplies and medicine

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Global Health on G-20 Agenda

Global Health on G-20 Agenda This month, the health ministers of G-20 countries are gathering in Berlin for the first meeting of its kind. Global health advocates are hopeful the meeting will spur support of global health R&D in tackling neglected diseases, antimicrobial resistance and pandemic preparedness.

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PQMD Members Responding to Famine in East Africa

PQMD Members Responding to Famine in East Africa Drought, failed rains, war, and conflict have left millions of people at risk in South Sudan, Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya. Hundreds of thousands of children are acutely malnourished as a result, and 16 million people are facing the threat

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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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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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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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