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Disaster Relief Aid in the Philippines

Disaster Relief Aid in the Philippines Paving the Way for Access to Critical Healthcare Needs, Baxter International Foundation Partners With Direct Relief to Rebuild Health Clinics in the Wake of Typhoon In November 2013, Typhoon Haiyan devastated thousands of people whose lives were uprooted by the severe

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PQMD Welcomes MedShare to Membership

PQMD Welcomes MedShare to Membership Annapolis-based Nonprofit Grows to 38 Members Annapolis, Md. – January 5, 2017- The Partnership for Quality Medical Donations (PQMD), is proud to announce the addition of MedShare to their impressive membership. The Georgia-based non-governmental organization (NGO), which officially joined in December, becomes

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Fight against childhood cancers: 10 nurses rewarded

Sanofi Foundation

Fight against childhood cancers: 10 nurses rewarded Every year across the globe, 300 000 children under 18 suffer from cancer. Although the average survival rate is 64%, it varies from 40% in Africa (and even lower depending on the cancer or the country) to 85% in North

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24 hours, 7 employees: a Firsthand Look at Medtronic and Americares’ Impact in El Salvador

24 hours, 7 employees: a Firsthand Look at Medtronic and Americares’ Impact in El Salvador   SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador – Standing in a hospital without air-conditioning or window screens, Bryan Hanson and a group of Medtronic employees witnessed the Medtronic Mission in action as they welcomed

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U.N. Apologizes For Cholera In Haiti

U.N. Apologizes For Cholera In Haiti Haitian activists have been demanding that the United Nations would accept responsibility for what the country believes to be truth. That the UN was responsible for the cholera outbreak that has occurred in Haiti. They finally received their wish when U.N.

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PQMD Member World Vision Continues Aid in Haiti and Beyond

PQMD Member World Vision Continues Aid in Haiti and Beyond By Carrie Holmes Since the 1950s, World Vision has strived to change the face of poverty.  Empowering people to step out of poverty.  For real. For good. To help secure a better future for each child, they

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Helping Special Children Lead a Full Life

Helping Special Children Lead a Full Life By Steve Stirling President and CEO, MAP International Living with a disability isn’t easy. As a child in Korea, I contracted polio and lost my ability to run and play like other children. But because I was later adopted by

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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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