Medical Teams International and Providence St. Joseph Health Working Together to Strengthen Health System in Guatemala

Medical Teams International and Providence St. Joseph Health Working Together to Strengthen Health System in Guatemala Medical Teams International is extending a multi-year partnership to strengthening the health system and community health programs in the Chicamán region of Guatemala with Providence St. Joseph Health, the second largest

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“Like the Gift of Life” – PQMD Member Eli Lilly and Insulin Donations After Hurricane Maria

“Like the Gift of Life”— PQMD Member Eli Lilly and Insulin Donations in the Wake of Hurricane Maria Effort Included PQMD Members Direct Relief and Project HOPE When Hurricane Maria swept across Puerto Rico in September 2017, the storm knocked out power for months – putting supplies

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Children Dying at Unprecedented Rate in Latest Ebola Outbreak

Children Dying at Unprecedented Rate in Latest Ebola Outbreak Poor conditions at traditional healers considered cause The health ministry of the Democratic Republic of Congo announced over the weekend that children are dying at an unprecedented rate in the latest Ebola outbreak. Officials believe poor sanitary conditions

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PQMD Annual General Meeting 2018 Recap

PQMD Annual General Meeting 2018 Recap PQMD recently held their 2018 Annual General Meeting in Santa Monica, Calif., with generous support from members International Medical Corps and Amgen. Held at the International Medical Corps offices, members representing the broad spectrum of pharmaceutical, biotech, and non-governmental sectors had

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U.N. Worker Infected as Ebola Crisis in Democratic Republic of Congo Continues

U.N. Worker Infected as Ebola Crisis in Democratic Republic of Congo Continues  The head of the U.N. peacekeeping mission in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) announced last week that a U.N. employee based in Beni tested positive for Ebola. This is the first such incident during

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Opinion: The Conflicting Narratives of Hurricane Maria: Rethinking Disaster Response

Opinion: The Conflicting Narratives of Hurricane Maria: Rethinking Disaster Response By: Elizabeth J. Ashbourne (Executive Director, Partnership for Quality Medical Donations – PQMD) and Verónica M. Arroyave (Director / Global Community Relations, Executive Director / Baxter International Foundation, Baxter International Inc.) On September 20, 2017, Hurricane Maria

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