Communication

Communication


As part of PQMD’s ongoing commitment to building knowledge in the field, we maintain access to a wealth of information resources related to the field of donating and delivering high quality medicines and medical products and services to assist communities suffering from the effects of disasters as well as chronic and devastating diseases.

In addition to PQMD’s Guidelines for Quality Medical Product Donations you can find articles, case studies, scholarly publications, study results, guidelines and advice from local, national, and international organizations, and much more on a variety of topics associated with the work of PQMD and its members.

The issues that can be explored using these resources range from the valuation of donated drugs and services to the delicate art of cross-sector partnerships to lessons learned in disaster response, and go well beyond.

What Do Charity Watchdog Ratings Really Mean?

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What Do Charity Watchdog Ratings Really Mean?  Thanksgiving and Giving Tuesday traditionally signals the kick-off of giving season for nonprofits.  For many organizations, as much or more than one-third of their annual giving is received during this time. In fact, nearly 12 percent of all donations to

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New $500 Million Co-Impact Fund Leverages Collaborative Philanthropy for Systems Change

New $500 Million Co-Impact Fund Leverages Collaborative Philanthropy for Systems Change Source (skoll.org) System-level change requires collaboration across a range of partners—social entrepreneurs know this well. It’s become clear that a collaborative approach among funders is also a critical piece of the puzzle of solving the world’s

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US to leave Global Compact on Migration

US to leave Global Compact on Migration The United States recently informed the United Nations that it will leave the Global Compact on Migration. The 193 members of the U.N. General Assembly unanimously adopted the non-binding declaration last year. The compact, the New York Declaration for Refugees

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Reaching the Last Mile Fund Established to Raise $100 Million to Combat Disease

Reaching the Last Mile Fund Established to Raise $100 Million to Combat Disease His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, recently launched the Reaching the Last Mile Fund. The Fund is to raise $100 million with the goal to eliminate and

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Rohingya Muslim Refugees Now Face Additional Threat

Rohingya Muslim Refugees Now Face Additional Threat WHO officials are concerned about the possibility of a diphtheria outbreak among Rohingya Muslim refugees. Hundreds of thousands of refugees have fled ethnic violence in Myanmar. Now, crammed into overflowing, unsanitary refugee camps in Bangladesh, they face threat of disease

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PQMD Members continue to respond to ongoing crises both domestic and abroad

PQMD Members continue to respond to ongoing crises both domestic and abroad This year saw unprecedented events around the globe, borne from both manmade circumstances and natural causes. Disease outbreak, famine, refugee crises and political unrest prompted a robust response from PQMD members this year. Natural disasters,

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PQMD Biannual Board of Directors Meeting 2017

PQMD Biannual Board of Directors Meeting 2017 Three-day meeting focused discussion on global disaster response and PQMD expertise The PQMD Fall 2017 Board Meeting was held October 10-12, 2017. The meeting included discussions on PQMD’s experience and expertise in global health policy and PQMD member response to

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Providing HOPE in Puerto Rico 

Providing HOPE in Puerto Rico  It’s been six weeks since Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, and health needs continue to evolve, ranging from shortages of medical supplies to new and emerging conditions caused by poor sanitation and hygiene. Project HOPE’s emergency response team has been on the

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PQMD and Americares Work Together on Healthcare System Strengthening-Medical Missions Initiative

PQMD and Americares Work Together on Healthcare System Strengthening-Medical Missions Initiative   PQMD and Americares continue to work together on the Healthcare System Strengthening-Medical Missions Initiative. The initiative aims to improve the practice, impact and sustainability of medical missions to better support and strengthen local healthcare systems.

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PQMD Welcomes PFSCM and THET to Membership

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Jennifer Liles Director of Communications & Disaster Response, PQMD 326 First Street, Suite 32 Annapolis, MD 21403 (540) 239-1332 Jliles@pqmd.org PQMD Welcomes PFSCM and THET to Membership Annapolis-based Nonprofit Grows to 42 Members Annapolis, Md. – The Partnership for Quality Medical Donations

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