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Takeda Myeloma Drug Approved in Europe

Takeda Myeloma Drug Approved in Europe Takeda has gained European Union approval of its multiple myeloma drug Ninlaro for second line use – joining a wave of new treatments for the incurable condition. Ninlaro (ixazomib) will be used in combination with lenalidomide and dexamethasone for adult patients

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Henry Schein Works Towards Creating a Sustainable and Healthy Future for the World’s Refugees

Henry Schein

Henry Schein Works Towards Creating a Sustainable and Healthy Future for the World’s Refugees Today, over 65 million people woke up as refugees. These Individuals have been displaced from their homes and communities by natural disasters, conflict, and other crises. During times of displacement, emergency assistance to

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PQMD Boasts Four Members in CNBC Report Ranking Top 10 Worldwide Charities

PQMD Boasts Four Members in CNBC Report Ranking Top 10 Worldwide Charities PQMD is proud to announce that a new report by CNBC ranking the top ten charities that are changing the world in 2016 lists four PQMD members, with longtime member Direct Relief being ranked as

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Americares Distributes Zika-Protective Clothing for Expectant Mothers

Americares Distributes Zika-Protective Clothing for Expectant Mothers Patients of the Americares Family Clinic in Santiago de Maria, El Salvador, have been the recipients of the revolutionary shirts crafted from bio-repellent-treated textile in order to defend expectant mothers from the mosquitos that spread the dreaded Zika virus. Maternova

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PQMD Members Direct Relief, International Medical Corps, and Heart to Heart International team with FedEx to Deliver 30 Tons of Aid to Haiti

PQMD Members Direct Relief, International Medical Corps, and Heart to Heart International team with FedEx to Deliver 30 Tons of Aid to Haiti More than 30 tons of critical aid is on the ground and in the hands of relief workers in Haiti. FedEx delivered the emergency supplies

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World Bank appoints Kristalina Georgieva as chief executive

World Bank appoints Kristalina Georgieva as chief executive Kristalina Georgieva, a former head of EU humanitarian affairs and vice-president of the European commission, has been appointed chief executive of the World Bank. The Bulgarian, who recently lost out in the race to become UN secretary general, will

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The Neonatal Resuscitation Program: How a Partnership Between the U.S. and China Saved Thousands of Babies

The Neonatal Resuscitation Program: How a Partnership Between the U.S. and China Saved Thousands of Babies It was an historic initiative: train healthcare workers across China in neonatal resuscitation—from big cities to remote villages. Ten years later, over 150,000 newborns are alive because of it. We go

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Follow PQMD on Social Media!

Follow PQMD on Social Media! As the leader in the medical product, device, and supply donations community, PQMD is now proud to be an active participant in the social media landscape. Given the ever-changing landscape of both global health and the way in which news is communicated in an near-instantaneous fashion,

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PPPs key to improved health access in Africa

PPPs key to improved health access in Africa By Malia Politzer 17 October 2016 Approximately 1 billion people worldwide lack access to primary health care facilities. The situation is particularly severe in sub-Saharan Africa, in which an Afrobarometer survey of 36 countries found that approximately half the population

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The Baxter International Foundation and Direct Relief Launch a Mobile Health Initiative Bringing Life-Saving Medical Treatment and Education to Hundreds of Thousands in Mexico City

The Baxter International Foundation and Direct Relief Launch a Mobile Health Initiative Bringing Life-Saving Medical Treatment and Education to Hundreds of Thousands in Mexico City Driving Your Health (Manejando tu Salud), a mobile health program that deploys medical teams to communities in Mexico City with limited access

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