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– PQMD holding member-only Education Forum in October
– PQMD Highlights Resources in August
– PQMD Holds Coffee Chat: Creating Greater Equity with GARDaccess to Rare Diseases Medicine
– PQMD Holds Member All-Call to Discuss Response to Maui Fires

– PQMD holding member-only Education Forum in October
– PQMD Welcomes New Office Manager, Sherri Mara
– PQMD  Pillar Talk- ESG and the Sustainability Dialogue Decoded: Recording Now Available
– PQMD Coffee Chat: PQMD Programs Open House

– PQMD holding member-only Education Forum in October
– PQMD is hiring for an Office Manager/Administrative Assistant
– IHP: From struggle to strength: Empowering refugees on World Refugee Day
– HPIC: Refugee and IDP Month

– PQMD Releases Global Health Policy Forum Summary Report
– PQMD Welcomes New Members: Healthcare Ready, Medtronic, and Islamic Relief USA
– GARDaccess Strategies for Phase 2; GARDaccess Participates on Panel at World Orphan Drug Congress 2023
– PQMD Pillar Talk- Context Matters: Response Perspectives from the Turkey and Syria Earthquakes

– PQMD Mourns Founder Jim Russo
– PQMD Global Health Policy Forum- Full Agenda Now Available
– PQMD Holds Coffee Chat: Climate change’s increasingly negative effects on health outcomes- how should NGO strategic programming evolve to mitigate these short-and long-term effects? –
– Medical Needs Mount After Deadly Tornadoes in Mississippi, Alabama

– PQMD Global Health Policy Forum- Day 2 Highlight
– Global Health & Development Essential Course- Summer Registration is Open
– Medical Donations Technology Showcase Pillar Talk Recording Available
– Measuring for Success Month Update
–  PQMD Members Respond to Earthquake in Turkey and Syria

– PQMD Announces New Executive Board
– PQMD Releases 2022 Year in Review
– PQMD Welcomes Two New Members
– PQMD Global Health Policy Forum Update
– Join us for the next Pillar Talk Webinar: Medical Donations Technology Showcase


– GARDaccess Initiative- Guidelines for Rare Diseases Module Now Available
– PQMD K&I Committee Calling for Technologies and Systems that Boost Donations Impact
– Direct Relief Announces $7.9 Million Humanitarian Aid Package for Ukraine
– Compassion Beyond Borders: Airlink and United get IsraAid to Florida
– This Award-Winning Technology is Improving Disaster Relief Efforts across the Globe (J&J)

– PQMD welcomes two new members: Seeding Labs and Vertex Pharmaceuticals
– GARDaccess Initiative Update
– PQMD holds rare disease Pillar Talk: Recording now available
– World Sight Day: Partnerships to prevent trachoma in Tanzania
– Anera and Direct Relief deliver cancer medicines in Lebanon

– PQMD holds Education Forum in Seattle hosted by Medical Teams International
– GARDaccess Initiative Update
– PQMD’s Knowledge & Innovation Committee Holds M&E Networking Session
– PQMD Pillar Talk: Rare Disease: Challenges in Accessing Medicines
– Project Hope, Takeda and Americares articles

– PQMD Attends Sparking Innovation to Achieve Health Equity Fireside Chat Hosted by BD
– GARDaccess Initiative Update
– PQMD Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Survey Results
– PQMD Members are Responding to Hurricanes and Other Natural Disasters
– BD, Heart to Heart International, NAFC and Henry Schein Cares Award Critical Lab Equipment to Six U.S. Free and Charitable Clinics

– Global Health and Development Course Registration
– PQMD’s Medical Missions Guidelines Module is Now Available in Spanish!
– PQMD Pillar Talk: Long-term Strategies to Support Disaster Recovery: Multi-Sector Perspectives
– Direct Relief Works with Ukrainian Ministry and Global Drug Makers to Deliver 890 Tons of Medical Aid to Ukraine
– Merck Reports Strong Progress in ESG Focus Area

– PQMD Highlighted in Devex Article-Q&A: Guidelines for medical donations are key to sustainable health systems
– PQMD Advisory Council Member, Dr. Kate Tulenko, Appointed to President Biden’s President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA)
– PQMD Executive Director Participates in Devex World 2022- Recording Now Available
– PQMD’s Tools Support M&E for Quality Medical Donations
– Member Updates- HPIC, IsraAid, Baxter International Inc.

– PQMD Executive Director, Elizabeth Ashbourne, to Participate in Devex World
– GARDaccess Initiative Update
– PQMD’s Measuring for Success Toolkit Highlights Effort through Case Studies
– MPQMD Pillar Talk: Medical Donations- How to be Helpful and Not Harmful
– Member Updates- Pfizer, World Vision, VenInformado (IMA World Health), International Rescue Committee (IRC), PQMD members respond to Afghanistan earthquake

– PQMD Welcomes Children International to Membership
– GARDaccess Initiative Update
– PQMD Executive Director Elizabeth Ashbourne Participates on Americares Panel
– Measuring for Success- PQMD Announces New Aligned Metrics Initiatives (AMI)
– Member Updates- IMA World Health, Sanofi, Heart to Heart International, Pfizer, World Vision and J&J

– PQMD Global Health Policy Forum Virtual Roundtable Series- Recordings Now Available
– GARD Initiative Update
– Global Health & Development Essentials Course- Now Enrolling for Summer and Fall
– Measuring for Success- PQMD’s Impact Pyramid Introductory
– Member Updates- IMC, Project HOPE, Americares and J&J

– PQMD Guidelines Ukraine Crisis; Our Members are Responding in Ukraine
– GARD Initiative Update
– 2022 Global Health Policy Forum Virtual Roundtable Series- Registration Now Open
– PQMD Welcomes Two New Members- Airlink and International Rescue Committee
– Pillar Talk: ESG Evolution- How did we get here and where are we going?- Recording Available

– Global Health and Development Course- Registration Now Enrolling for Summer and Fall
– GARD Initiative Update
– 2022 Global Health Policy Forum Virtual Roundtable Series- Registration Now Open
– Measuring for Success Learning Series- Recordings Now Available
– Pillar Talk: ESG Evolution- How did we get here and where are we going?
– PQMD Members Responding to Ukraine Crisis     –

– Global Health and Development Course- Registration Now Open for June
– GARD Initiative Update
– 2022 Global Health Policy Forum Virtual Roundtable Series- Save the Dates!
– Measuring for Success Learning Series- Registration Now Open
-Member News- Amgen/Direct Relief Partnership, International Health Partners, International Medical Corps, Project HOPE, Heart to Heart International


– PQMD End of Year Note
– GARD Initiative Update
– PQMD 2022 Global Health Policy Forum Virtual Roundtable Series- Save the Dates!
– PQMD Featured in Medicine Maker Article
-Member News- Responding to Tornado Disasters, Medical Teams International, IMA World Health

– PQMD Launches Initiative on Rare Diseases
– PQMD Coffee Chat: What’s Next? Emerging Infectious Diseases
– PQMD Pillar Talk- Disaster Response: Q&A with Supply Chain Experts- Recording Now Available on the CoP!
– HPIC’s Telemedicine Project Brings Healthcare to Rural Communities
-Mölnlycke Health Care Donates 1.9 Million N95 Particulate Respirators to Operation Smile

– PQMD Holds Education Forum to Discuss Sustainability
– PQMD to Launch Initiative on Rare Diseases
– Now Available: Donations Impact Pyramid and Five New Case Studies to Support M&E
– PQMD Coffee Chat: Donated Product Trademark Concerns
– Member News-  IHP, International Medical Corps, J&J, and BD

– PQMD Programmatic Update: Innovation at PQMD
– Medical Missions Module Now Available on the Website
– PQMD Prepares to Launch New Initiative: Global Alliance for Rare Diseases (GARD)
– CoP: Recording Now Available for PQMD Pillar Talk: Q&A with Supply Chain Experts
– Member News- Project C.U.R.E., Project Hope, Heart to Heart International, Collaboration with IsraAid, Heart to Heart International and Henry Schein

– PQMD Members Respond to Haiti Earthquake, Afghanistan, Louisiana Hurricane
– PQMD Welcomes Sarah Shackleford as New PQMD Office Manager
– Save the Date- PQMD Pillar Talk: Disaster Response Q&A with Supply Chain Experts
– New on CoP: Curated Resources on Counterfeit Medicines and Medical Products
– Member News- Baxter and USP; Members Collaborations: Edwards Lifesciences & MAP International, The Baxter Foundation & UNICEF USA

– PQMD Celebrated Guidelines Week: New Guidelines at Glance Now Available
– PQMD Partners with Rutgers University on Research Project
– PQMD Programmatic Update- Measuring for Success (MFS)
– Fall Session of PQMD’s Global Health and Development Course Registration is NOW OPEN
– Member News- Sanofi and IsraAid

– PQMD Programmatic Update-  Spotlight on Hygiene Kits (SoHK)
– PQMD Honored with HHI’s Heart for Humanity Award
– PQMD Celebrates Guidelines Week- July 19-23
– PQMD Glossary Now Available for Members

– New COVID-19 Rapid Response Assessment Tool
– Elizabeth Ashbourne Interviewed for PharmExec Article
– PQMD Welcomes Two New Members: Edwards Lifesciences and USA for UNHCR
– Members Update: Amgen and Direct Relief Partnership, Medical Teams International, PFSCM survey, and World Vision

– Global Health Policy Forum (GHPF) Summaries
– Register for PQMD’s Global Health & Essentials Course
– CoP Video and GHPF Resources
– Members Update: Operation Smile and Abbott

– Member News
– PQMD Global Health Policy Forum (GHPF)- Registration Now Open
– PQMD Holds Charitable Access Programming for Rare Diseases
– GHPF Now Available on the CoP

– Member News
– New Member: USP
– 2021 GHPF Sneak Peek
– Upcoming CoP Events: Cold Chain and Rare Diseases Workshops

– PQMD 2020 Year in Review
– New Staff & Executive Board
– February CoP Events: MFS Pillar Talk, Cold Chain Workshop
– Member News

PQMD Newsletter January 28, 2021