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HHI Responds to Zika Outbreak in Haiti

Patient With Repellant HHI Responds to Zika Outbreak in Haiti

HHI Responds to Zika Outbreak in Haiti In 2014, Haiti was hit hard by the arrival of Chikungunya, a debilitating virus spread by mosquitos, which sickened thousands. The experience of responding to the arrival of that virus in Haiti has helped guide Heart to Heart International in its

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IHP Develops Software Platform for Donation Tracking

PQMD Donation Tracking

IHP Develops Software Platform for Donation Tracking Juggling the complexity of donor requirements, international shipping and working in places affected by conflict or natural disaster is enough to give anyone a headache. So IHP set out to make it easier. We worked with two other European agencies

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Saving Mothers Giving Life: Proving What Can Be Done

Saving Mothers Giving Life PQMD Helping New Mothers

Saving Mothers Giving Life: Proving What Can Be Done “Access to emergency obstetric services within two hours.” It was an audacious goal, particularly on behalf of women who live in some of the most challenging districts in sub-Saharan Africa. So was a 50% reduction in maternal mortality.

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Project HOPE Supports Refugee Crisis from Macedonia

Project HOPE staff continue to assess needs of refugees passing through transit center in macedonia

Project HOPE Supports Refugee Crisis from Macedonia In Macedonia, thousands of refugees a day from Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and Africa continue to cross the Greece/Macedonia border, on a popular route through the country to reach final destinations in European Union nations. The influx of refugees has put

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Fighting epilepsy: overview of a four-year project in Ghana

Epilepsy Education

Fighting epilepsy: overview of a four-year project in Ghana supported by the Sanofi Espoir Foundation and the WHO In mid-September, the Sanofi Espoir Foundation participated in the Multi-country Workshop on Epilepsy which was held in Accra, Ghana, to mark the end of a four-year project supported by

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Product Donations Play Critical Role in Medical Missions Around the World

Hurley

Product Donations Play Critical Role in Medical Missions Around the World Each year, Dr. Joseph Hurley spends a week with the Helping Hands Medical Mission in El Salvador, performing surgery at no cost for impoverished patients at El Hospital La Divina Providencia in Santiago. Dr. Hurley and

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Medication Adherence Texting Pilot Program

Woman Using Phone for Medication Adherence Texting Pilot Program

Medication Adherence Texting Pilot Program AstraZeneca partners with AmeriCares, and its partner CareMessage, in the development of a texting program aimed at improving medication compliance in free and charitable clinics. Non-adherence to medications is considered to be one of the largest drug related issues. Consequences of non-adherence

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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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Medtronic and Operation Smile Partner to Increase Surgical Capacity

Medtronic Operation Smile Partnership PQMD

Medtronic and Operation Smile Partner to Increase Surgical Capacity Medtronic and Operation Smile agree that access to safe surgery is an essential component of universal healthcare and a basic human right. With over 2 billion people lacking access to basic surgical services worldwide, and less than 4

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MAP International Helping Save Children from Oral Dehydration

MAP girl

MAP International Helping Save Children from Oral Dehydration   By Katie Pace, Marketing Communications Officer, MAP International Today, it’s estimated that 2,195 children will die from diarrhea. That’s just today, 2,195 children. The lives of over two thousand children a day are being lost to a preventable

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