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UNTIL WE HEAL: Increasing Global Access to Safe Surgery

UNTIL WE HEAL: Increasing Global Access to Safe Surgery According to the Lancet Commission on Global Health, billions of people do not have access to safe surgery that is timely and affordable. As a result, easily treatable conditions like cleft lip and cleft palate, appendicitis, fractures, and

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Henry Schein Cares Teams up with YWAM Medical Ships

Henry Schein Cares Teams up with YWAM Medical Ships Nestled in the southwest Pacific Ocean lays Papua New Guinea, one of the least-explored nations on Earth with more than 800 languages spoken and 1,000 tribes. It is a country of breathtaking beauty and incredible diversity, yet a closer look reveals

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PQMD Hosts Forum on Global Aid and Access for Health

PQMD Hosts Forum on Global Aid and Access for Health The 2017 PQMD Forum on Global Aid and Access for Health, held April 3-6 in London, enabled partners and stakeholders to come together and discuss global access to medicine and health care, long-term investments in disease eradication,

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Cambodia Breast Cancer Initiative

Cambodia Breast Cancer Initiative Breast cancer related mortality remains devastatingly high in the developing world due to limited awareness of self-screening practices, low access to diagnostic technology and cost of oncology medicines. The Cambodia Breast Cancer Initiative is an ongoing partnership between AstraZeneca, AmeriCares and Sihanouk Center

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$6 Billion of Health and Hope

$6 Billion of Health and Hope By: Dale Hanson Bourke MAP International was founded 63 years ago with a simple purpose: provide medicines to those in need, especially in resource-poor countries. It all started as boxes of donated medicine stacked up in the medical office of MAP

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IMA, partners respond to famine in South Sudan

IMA, partners respond to famine in South Sudan As dire as the situation is in South Sudan, it’s about to get worse. The rainy season is expected to begin any day now, and the flooding will multiply suffering in the world’s newest country. After the rain starts,

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President George W. Bush Shows Public Support for President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

President George W. Bush Shows Public Support for President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) President George W. Bush is urging lawmakers to continue support for President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), an initiative he founded during his presidency to fight the AIDS epidemic in Africa.

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Members Respond to Devastating Landslides in Colombia

Members Respond to Devastating Landslides in Colombia Major landslides struck Colombia on April 1. The landslides occurred in the city of Mocoa in the province of Putumayo. 254 people were killed, including 62 children. Rainfall the night before was almost half of what Mocoa typically receives in

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PQMD Member Johnson & Johnson Seeks Global Community Impact Contributions Fund Lead

Johnson & Johnson

PQMD Member Johnson & Johnson Seeks Global Community Impact Contributions Fund Lead Job Description Requisition ID: 6425170328 Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies is currently recruiting for a Global Community Impact, Contributions Fund Lead. The position will be based in New Brunswick, NJ. Caring for the world,

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Collaboration – The Key To Solving Global Health Inequality, Finds London Conference

Collaboration – The Key To Solving Global Health Inequality, Finds London Conference By IHP, Apr 11 2017 08:36AM An international forum on Global Aid and Access for Health has presented a challenge to companies, NGOs, academics and governments to work together to end a lack of access

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