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New Tork Website Helps Businesses Secure the New Hygiene Standard

Tork provides hygiene resources, tools and solutions for businesses as they begin to welcome customers and operate in a new environment
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Opinion: How to Address the Impact of COVID-19 on Global Food Systems

Mobilizing the global development community to mitigate the effects of the pandemic on food and agriculture systems to protect global food security
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Tetra Tech’s Richard Choularton and Meredith Mallory discuss seven actions the global development community can take now to begin addressing COVID-19’s impact on food and agriculture systems as its full scope continues to develop.

This post originally ran on Devex.

Outcome of the Essity/UNICEF Partnership “Hygiene is our right”

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After concluding the first year, more than 7200 children and adolescents in Mexico City and Chihuahua have benefited from the Essity and UNICEF partnership "Hygiene is our Rights"-program. 

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After concluding the first year, more than 7200 children and adolescents in Mexico City and Chihuahua have benefited from the Essity and UNICEF partnership "Hygiene is our Rights"-program. 

COVID-19, Conservation, and Combating Wildlife Trafficking: Breaking the Silos of Conservation and Public Health

Collaborating across conservation and international development sectors to mitigate zoonotic disease transmission from wildlife to humans
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Tetra Tech’s COVID-19, Conservation, and Combating Wildlife Trafficking webinar convened a panel of global experts to identify how we can use our combined knowledge and data from conservation and combating wildlife projects to mitigate future risk of zoonotic diseases, specifically the risk human-wildlife transmission poses as a threat to human health.

Aflac Commemorates its 25-Year Commitment to Helping Families Facing Childhood Cancer During National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month Efforts to Reflect Company's Long-Term, $146 Million Commitment to Childhood Cancer Initiatives

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COLUMBUS, Ga. /3BL Media/ -- September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and Aflac, a leading provider of supplemental insurance and products in the U.S., is set to commemorate the month, including honoring the health care heroes who care for, educate and support childhood cancer patients and their families.

United Helps Customers Navigate Travel Restrictions With New Online, Interactive Map

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CHICAGO, Sept. 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- United Airlines today introduces a new interactive map tool on united.com and the United mobile app that allows customers to filter and view destinations' COVID-19 related travel restrictions. The Destination Travel Guide, a first among U.S.

Aflac, New York State Association of Health Care Providers and Global Center for Medical Innovation Deliver 80,000 Face Shields to Protect New York's Frontline Workers

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NEW YORK /3BL Media/ – Aflac Incorporated, a leader in supplemental insurance at U.S. worksites, has partnered with the New York State Association of Health Care Providers (NYSHCP) and the Global Center for Medical Innovation (GCMI) to provide face shields to downstate home- and community-based care agencies that continue to deal with hot spots of COVID-19 cases. Courtesy of a $2 million donation by Aflac, home care agencies in New York City and Long Island are receiving face shields as part of a national pandemic response. 

Stewart Engineering, Eco-Site Embrace Black & Veatch's COVOPERATE Application to Facilitate Safe, Secure Return to Operations

Cloud-based application enhances return-to-office health and safety
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VERLAND PARK, Kan., September 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ – As U.S. offices reopen and operations begin to normalize against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, two North Carolina-based companies have become the first to successfully implement Black & Veatch’s COVOPERATE workforce management application, powered by Field2Base.

Xylem Delivers More Than 100,000 Face Shields to Front-line Workers

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RYE BROOK, NY, September 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, today announced it manufactured and delivered through Xylem partners more than 100,000 protective face shields in Europe and the United States in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The initiative leveraged internal manufacturing capabilities including three-dimensional printing and injection molding.

The Road to a Vaccine: Why Does COVID-19 More Greatly Affect Communities of Color?

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In this bonus clip from “The Road to a Vaccine,” health experts explain why communities of color in the U.S. are disproportionately affected by COVID-19—and how to help solve this glaring disparity.

Be sure to tune in for the next live episode, returning September 8 at 12 PM ET.

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