Archive for the PQMD Partnerships Category

Access to Medical Devices in Low-Income Countries: Addressing Sustainability Challenges in Medical Device Donations

Access to Medical Devices in Low-Income Countries: Addressing Sustainability Challenges in Medical Device Donations On the heels of PQMD’s recently released 2018 Guidelines for Quality Medical Donations, the National Academy of Medicine published a timely paper titled, “Access to Medical Devices in Low-Income Countries: Addressing Sustainability Challenges

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PQMD Members BD, Heart to Heart International and the NAFC Announce 2018 Grantees for a Multi-Year Point of Care Testing Initiative to Improve Patient Outcomes

Volunteers filling donation boxes with necessities

PQMD Members BD, Heart to Heart International and the NAFC Announce 2018 Grantees for a Multi-Year Point of Care Testing Initiative to Improve Patient Outcomes Alexandria, VA, Jun 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) –  In an effort to improve evidence-based care in Free and Charitable Clinics using point-of-care testing results,

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The Power of Partnership in the Face of Disaster

Henry Schein

The Power of Partnership in the Face of Disaster In the wake of a natural disaster—when every second counts—it is essential that health care professionals and relief organizations on the ground have the products they need to ensure that the continuum of care is not entirely disrupted.

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Rabin Martin CEO Jeff Sturchio on A question of design: The role of donations in advancing greater access to health for all

Rabin Martin CEO Jeff Sturchio on A question of design: The role of donations in advancing greater access to health for all Over the course of two days last week, at the 2018 Global Health Policy Forum, PQMD had the pleasure of exploring a variety of new

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Six Months Since Maria

Direct Relief

Six Months Since Maria Six months since Hurricane Maria ravaged Dominica, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands, many PQMD members are still active in aid & recovery efforts, and will be for years to come. Hurricane Maria struck Dominica as a Category 5 hurricane on September 18,

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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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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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Heart to Heart International and BD Sponsor #PQMDinHaiti

Heart to Heart International and BD Sponsor #PQMDinHaiti Thanks to the generous support of members Heart to Heart International (HHI) and Becton Dickinson (BD), PQMD Director of Communications & Disaster Response, Jennifer Liles, recently had the chance to spend a week in Haiti with a mission team

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Disaster Modules: How a Single Kit Has the Potential to Help Save Lives Around the World

In the late 1800s, Johnson & Johnson made history by producing the first-ever commercial first aid kits, packed with items like cotton, bandages and adhesive plaster. But there’s another, lesser-known kit the company makes that has also helped countless people around the world: disaster modules.

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HPI Canada Supports Maasai People in Kenya

HPI Canada Supports Maasai People in Kenya Medical relief shipment supports Nturumeti Dispensary Maasai people living in most remote areas of Kenya cannot access medical clinics to receive treatment. As a result, many mothers, babies and young children have died.  The Nturumeti Dispensary is the only community

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