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.

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Global First Responder International Medical Corps Responds to U.S. Hurricane Season

Global First Responder International Medical Corps Responds to U.S. Hurricane Season As a global leader in emergency response for almost 35 years, International Medical Corps is ready for disaster wherever it strikes—whether at home or abroad. In recent weeks, two major hurricanes, Florence and Michael, have wreaked

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Children Dying at Unprecedented Rate in Latest Ebola Outbreak

Children Dying at Unprecedented Rate in Latest Ebola Outbreak Poor conditions at traditional healers considered cause The health ministry of the Democratic Republic of Congo announced over the weekend that children are dying at an unprecedented rate in the latest Ebola outbreak. Officials believe poor sanitary conditions

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PQMD Annual General Meeting 2018 Recap

PQMD Annual General Meeting 2018 Recap PQMD recently held their 2018 Annual General Meeting in Santa Monica, Calif., with generous support from members International Medical Corps and Amgen. Held at the International Medical Corps offices, members representing the broad spectrum of pharmaceutical, biotech, and non-governmental sectors had

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U.N. Worker Infected as Ebola Crisis in Democratic Republic of Congo Continues

U.N. Worker Infected as Ebola Crisis in Democratic Republic of Congo Continues  The head of the U.N. peacekeeping mission in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) announced last week that a U.N. employee based in Beni tested positive for Ebola. This is the first such incident during

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Opinion: The Conflicting Narratives of Hurricane Maria: Rethinking Disaster Response

Opinion: The Conflicting Narratives of Hurricane Maria: Rethinking Disaster Response By: Elizabeth J. Ashbourne (Executive Director, Partnership for Quality Medical Donations – PQMD) and Verónica M. Arroyave (Director / Global Community Relations, Executive Director / Baxter International Foundation, Baxter International Inc.) On September 20, 2017, Hurricane Maria

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