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Johnson & Johnson Outlines Commitment to UN SDGs During United Nations General Assembly Week 2016

Johnson & Johnson Outlines Commitment to UN SDGs During United Nations General Assembly Week 2016 By galvanizing partners, mobilizing employees and engaging communities, Johnson & Johnson aims to profoundly improve the course of human health. In support of this effort, PQMD member Johnson & Johnson has outlined their

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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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Drawing Out Obstetric Fistula

Drawing Out Obstetric Fistula Kupona Foundation and partners present an exhibition of drawings from the Drawing Out Obstetric Fistula collection by artist Jac Saorsa. Obstetric fistula is a debilitating childbirth related injury. Caused by prolonged obstructed labor without access to timely, high quality medical care, the injury causes chronic

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Global Disaster Relief Summit

Global Disaster Relief Summit 7-8 September 2016 Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center Washington D.C. The AIDF Global Disaster Relief Summit returns to the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, Washington D.C. on 7-8 September 2016. This high-profile event gathers all actors involved with delivering

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Devex World Wraps Up, Explores Future of International Development Work

Devex World Wraps Up, Explores Future of International Development Work On June 14 2016, a one day conference was held by Devex to bring together “thinkers and doers, change-makers and expert practitioners who make global development happen”. The assembly met in Washington, D.C. to discuss the growth

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What are you willing to trade your life for? | Douglas Jackson | TEDxArrowheadRanch

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What are you willing to trade your life for? | Douglas Jackson | TEDxArrowheadRanch “Every day, we trade our time, our breath, and our energy for something. The sum of those exchanges determines where we find our future. Doug Jackson believes the secret to the successful swap

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69th World Health Assembly Closes, Delivers New Resolutions on Global Health

69th World Health Assembly Closes, Delivers New Resolutions on Global Health On May 23-28, 2016, delegations from all 194 World Health Organization (WHO) Member States convened in Geneva, Switzerland, for the sixty-ninth session of the World Health Assembly (WHA). Each year, this assembly determines declarations of the

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Partners on the front lines – emergency planning and collaboration

PQMD Three New NGO Members

Partners on the front lines – emergency planning and collaboration Getting the right medicines into the hands of patients on the front lines of emergency situations is no easy task. Elly Earls meets experts from the organisations doing it right to find out the importance of planning

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From crisis to clarity: Getting a handle on global pandemics

global pandemics PQMD Children Against Zika Little more than a year after the Ebola crisis in West Africa tragically highlighted the inadequacy of pandemic preparedness and response

From crisis to clarity: Getting a handle on global pandemics By Keith Hansen Little more than a year after the Ebola crisis in West Africa tragically highlighted the inadequacy of pandemic preparedness and response, the current Zika outbreak in the Americas has brought the issue back to

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Partnership on access detailed in the Journal of Global Oncology

Journal of Global Oncology

Partnership on access detailed in the Journal of Global Oncology In September of 2015, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) launched the inaugural issue of the Journal of Global Oncology. This new open access, online journal focuses exclusively on cancer research, treatment, and the delivery of

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