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Committed to serving the most vulnerable in South Sudan

Committed to serving the most vulnerable in South Sudan In the midst of ongoing violence in South Sudan, an estimated 2.3 million people have been forced from their homes. Most are not involved in the conflict in any way: beautiful souls, living in fear, struggling to survive. One

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BAXTER BIOSURGERY PRODUCTS PROVE TO BE CRITICAL ASSET ON MEDICAL MISSION TRIPS

BAXTER BIOSURGERY PRODUCTS PROVE TO BE CRITICAL ASSET ON MEDICAL MISSION TRIPS In a community high in the mountains of a colonial town, dirt floors span underfoot and a constant aroma of smoke floats within the building walls, yet residents maintain access to free, high-quality surgical care.

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GSK and Save the Children call for developing country innovations to enter $1 million award

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GSK and Save the Children call for developing country innovations to enter $1 million award – Prize recognises innovations that are helping reduce child deaths – This year’s Healthcare Innovation Award gives special attention to innovations which focus on the hardest-to-reach children GSK and Save the Children

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Statement by National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice on World Humanitarian Day

Statement by National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice on World Humanitarian Day The White House Office of the Press Secretary On World Humanitarian Day, we honor humanitarians across the globe for their compassion and their courage.  We remember the 22 UN and relief agency staff who died

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Heart to Heart International Contributes to Syrian Refugees in Turkey

Heart to Heart International Contributes to Syrian Refugees in Turkey In a groundbreaking humanitarian initiative, Heart to Heart International (HHI), a leading health delivery and crisis relief agency, has teamed up with the Multifaith Alliance for Syrian Refugees, the nation’s premiere interfaith coalition addressing the crisis, and

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IMA cheers recognition of non-state actors at World Health Assembly

IMA cheers recognition of non-state actors at World Health Assembly By Theresa Nyamupachitu, Health Systems Strengthening Advisor, IMA World Health They were the busiest six days in Geneva and probably in the world as 194 countries converged for The 69th World Health Assembly. This was a moment

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Sandrins’ Story

Sandrins’ Story Since 1978, Mercy Ships has used hospital ships to offer free surgical care to countries that rank in the lower third of the United Nations Human Development Index. A recent report, Global Surgery 2030, stated that five billion people worldwide lack access to safe, affordable

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My Child Matters is Celebrating its 10 Years

My Child Matters is Celebrating its 10 Years Childhood cancer is a major threat in limited-resources countries: every year, 175 000 children are diagnosed with pediatric cancer. The five-year survival rate of children with cancer varies from 10 to 80% depending on the level of resources available in their country.

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PQMD Releases 2016 Guidelines for Quality Medical Donations

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PQMD Releases 2016 Guidelines for Quality Medical Donations Members of Partnership for Quality Medical Donations Reaffirm their Commitment to Safe and Effective Product Donations Annapolis, Md. – June 28, 2016 – The Partnership for Quality Medical Donations (PQMD) today announced that their Guidelines for Quality Medical Donations

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Pfizer public-private partnerships highlight the possibilities of entrepreneurship for good

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Pfizer public-private partnerships highlight the possibilities of entrepreneurship for good Complex global health challenges require innovative solutions and, as a result, the role of corporations in sustainable development has evolved significantly. In recent years, social engagement and public-private partnerships (PPPs) have emerged as critical resources for addressing

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