Archive for the Members Highlights Category

After the Storm: Insulin Donations in Puerto Rico

Eli Lilly and Company

After the Storm: Insulin Donations in Puerto Rico Hurricane Maria was one of the worst hurricanes ever recorded. It slammed into Puerto Rico on September 19 and 20, knocking out power, causing major flooding and leaving roads impassable for weeks. In the wake of this disaster and

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Venezuelans Lack Proper Nutrition and Medical Resources

Venezuelans Lack Proper Nutrition and Medical Resources Organ donation patients especially at risk   A new university study on the impact of Venezuela’s economic crisis and food shortages found Venezuelans have lost an average of 11 kilograms of body weight last year. Almost 90 percent now live

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Restoring Health in Puerto Rico with Americares

Restoring Health in Puerto Rico with Americares Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico and the Americares team has been at work with local partners ever since, helping to restore health services for the people of the island.   Follow

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How Boehringer Ingelheim Cares in Guatemala

Boehringer

How Boehringer Ingelheim Cares in Guatemala Did you know the Boehringer Ingelheim Cares Foundation (BI Cares) has donated $2.7 billion in medicines to patients in need over our 17-year history? It’s one of the many ways BI Cares improves patients’ lives. Recently two of our BI Cares

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Americares and MAP International Responding to Volcano Eruption in Philippines

Americares and MAP International Responding to Volcano Eruption in Philippines Mount Mayon in the Philippines erupted on January 13, 2018. Ash and lava threatened nearby Legazpi City, prompting over 80,000 evacuations. More than 1,000 people are crammed into each of the 88 evacuation centers in Albay province.

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World Economic Forum Held in Davos, Switzerland

World Economic Forum Annual Meeting Held in Davos, Switzerland Achieving Sustainable Development Goals Discussed The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting held late last month in Davos, Switzerland brought together global leaders to discuss the world’s issues. Achievement of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), only featured once on the

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Join PQMD Member IHP for Sharing Best Practices Workshop

Join PQMD Member IHP for Sharing Best Practices Workshop For 14 years, IHP has created the bridge between: companies that have quality, long dated healthcare product to donate; and qualified distributing partners who use medicines to support vulnerable and disaster hit communities Our partnership approach to enabling

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Partnership for Quality Medical Donations Unveils New Logo

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Jennifer Liles Communications & Disaster Response Coordinator, PQMD 326 First Street, Suite 32 Annapolis, MD 21403 (540) 239-1332 Jliles@pqmd.org Partnership for Quality Medical Donations Unveils New Logo Annapolis, Md. – January 22, 2018 – The Partnership for Quality Medical Donations (PQMD), is

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World Vision expands mobile health program in India with support from Baxter International Foundation

World Vision expands mobile health program in India with support from Baxter International Foundation A $140,000 two-year grant from Baxter International Foundation will allow World Vision to provide community health workers with cell phones loaded with the Motech Suite mHealth platform, so they can deliver vital health

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Support for First-Line Aid to Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh

Support for First-Line Aid to Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh The Rohingya, a stateless Muslim minority in Myanmar, are a victim of violent repression by the Burmese army.  On October 24, 2017, the UN estimated that 604,000 Rohingya refugees have fled to Bangladesh since August 25, 2017, or about 16,000

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