Archive for the Knowledge and Information Category

What is Block Chain? Join Next PQMD Webinar to Learn More!

What is Block Chain? Join Next PQMD Webinar to Learn More! What is block chain? Simply put it is a technology worth considering! Block chain is often linked to Bitcoin, because it is the technology that is used for verifying and recording financial transactions for the digital currency.

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PQMD Boasts Four Members in Fortune List of Companies Changing the World

PQMD Boasts Four Members in Fortune List of Companies Changing the World PQMD is honored to share that a new report by Fortune lists four members among their list of companies who are changing the world. With PQMD member Merck coming in at number two in the

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Your last chance to join the AIDF Global Summit

Your last chance to join the AIDF Global Summit In just over two weeks, 300+ key actors from the global disaster resilience and relief community will gather in Washington D.C. on September 5th and 6th September for the 10th AIDF Global Summit. PQMD is thrilled to also be

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BI Cares Partners to Empower Uninsured Patients

BI Cares Partners to Empower Uninsured Patients The BI Cares Foundation is excited to share an update on our flagship community programs. Malta House of Care Health Coach is Improving Patient Lives In 2017, in partnership with Malta House of Care, we developed and launched a new

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Puerto Rico Quietly Acknowledges Higher Death Toll From Hurricane Maria

Puerto Rico Quietly Acknowledges Higher Death Toll From Hurricane Maria   In a report posted online, Puerto Rico acknowledges more than 1,400 deaths attributed to Hurricane Maria, a figure 20 times higher than the government’s official hurricane death count of 64. The hurricane struck in late September,

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Strong Earthquake In Indonesia

PQMD Members Monitoring and Responding to Strong Earthquake in Indonesia The evening of Sunday, August 10, a 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck the Indonesian island Lombok. With an original death toll of 98 and more than 200 injuries reported, the official toll has now risen to over 400.

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A Higher Vision With Mercy Ships

A Higher Vision With Mercy Ships Dr. Abram Wodome comes from a family of 16 brothers and sisters. Growing up in Togo, West Africa as the youngest child of such a large family, Dr. Wodome’s dream of becoming a doctor seemed financially impossibility. But despite the struggle,

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New Ebola Cases in Democratic Republic of Congo

New Ebola Cases in Democratic Republic of Congo Country declared free of Ebola one week ago   On July 24, the Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of Congo declared the country’s Ebola outbreak in the Equateur province was over. The outbreak was controlled quickly and

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Firefighters Make Progress on California Wildfires

Firefighters Make Progress on California Wildfires PQMD Members Responding and Monitoring California firefighters are making progress on containing the Carr Fire, which has claimed six lives, destroyed 800 homes and burned more than a hundred thousand acres in northern California. Cal Fire states the fire is 23

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Finding the Right Words to Help Rohingya Refugees

Finding the Right Words to Help Rohingya Refugees The nonprofit Translators Without Borders, in partnership with UNICEF and Oxfam, developed an online glossary resource for aid workers working in Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh. The mobile phone app includes terms and translations into the five languages spoken

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