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The American-Italian Cancer Foundation Honors Stefano Pessina, Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Walgreens Boots Alliance

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The American-Italian Cancer Foundation (AICF) has presented Stefano Pessina, executive vice chairman and chief executive officer of Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) with the organization’s Lifetime Achievement Award for his outstanding career in health care.

Medtronic Highlights Leadership in Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity in 2019 Integrated Performance Report

The Medtronic 2019 Integrated Performance Report Shares Progress on Pay Equity, Diversity in Management Roles, Access to Healthcare, Environmental Performance, UN Sustainable Development Goals, and More
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DUBLIN, November 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today released its fiscal year 2019 (FY19) Integrated Performance Report: The Power of Purpose [view report here].

CEO Paul Hudson Speaks Out For World Diabetes Day

At Sanofi, we have been working for close to a century to develop therapeutic solutions for patients with diabetes and will continue to do so for many decades to come.
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World Diabetes Day is tomorrow!

FedEx Recognized for Excellence in Corporate Citizenship by U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation

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November 15, 2019 /3BL Media/—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center named FedEx the winner of the 2019 Citizens Awards, in the category of Best Disaster Response & Community Resilience Program. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the annual awards program, which recognizes the most innovative and impactful corporate citizenship initiatives raising the bar on social responsibility and spearheading the transformation to a strong, healthy and sustainable future.

Novartis annonce une nouvelle stratégie pour fournir des traitements innovants à plus de patients en Afrique subsaharienne

Summary: 
  • Cette stratégie s’inscrit dans la continuité des Novartis Access Principles, qui visent à intégrer systématiquement des stratégies d’accès dans la manière dont l’entreprise recherche, développe et commercialise ses médicaments dans le monde entier

  • Une unité récemment formée pour l’Afrique subsaharienne déploiera des approches innovantes pour atteindre davantage de patients, sur l’ensemble de la pyramide des revenus

  • Novartis se base sur ses activités établies dans le domaine du paludisme, du cancer, de la drépanocytose et des maladies cardiovasculaires, ainsi que sur ses modèles d’entreprises sociales qui ont fait leurs preuves sur ce continent

  • L’Afrique supporte un quart du fardeau mondial des maladies, mais seuls 3% des professionnels de la santé dans le monde sont basés sur ce continent. Par ailleurs, moins de 1% des dépenses de santé mondiales sont réalisées en Afrique1.

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  • Cette stratégie s’inscrit dans la continuité des Novartis Access Principles, qui visent à intégrer systématiquement des stratégies d’accès dans la manière dont l’entreprise recherche, développe et commercialise ses médicaments dans le monde entier

  • Une unité récemment formée pour l’Afrique subsaharienne déploiera des approches innovantes pour atteindre davantage de patients, sur l’ensemble de la pyramide des revenus

  • Novartis se base sur ses activités établies dans le domaine du paludisme, du cancer, de la drépanocytose et des maladies cardiovasculaires, ainsi que sur ses modèles d’entreprises sociales qui ont fait leurs preuves sur ce continent

  • L’Afrique supporte un quart du fardeau mondial des maladies, mais seuls 3% des professionnels de la santé dans le monde sont basés sur ce continent. Par ailleurs, moins de 1% des dépenses de santé mondiales sont réalisées en Afrique1.

Novartis Announces New Strategy to Provide Innovative Medicines to More Patients in Sub-Saharan Africa

Summary: 
  • The strategy is aligned with the Novartis Access Principles, which aim to systematically integrate access strategies in how the company researches, develops and delivers medicines globally

  • A newly formed sub-Saharan Africa unit will deploy innovative approaches to increase patient reach across the full income pyramid

  • Novartis is building on its established activities in malaria, cancer, sickle cell and cardiovascular diseases as well as proven social business models on the continent

  • A quarter of the global disease burden is located in Africa, but only 3% of the world’s health workers are based on the continent and the share of the world’s health expenditure for Africa is below 1%.1

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  • The strategy is aligned with the Novartis Access Principles, which aim to systematically integrate access strategies in how the company researches, develops and delivers medicines globally

  • A newly formed sub-Saharan Africa unit will deploy innovative approaches to increase patient reach across the full income pyramid

  • Novartis is building on its established activities in malaria, cancer, sickle cell and cardiovascular diseases as well as proven social business models on the continent

  • A quarter of the global disease burden is located in Africa, but only 3% of the world’s health workers are based on the continent and the share of the world’s health expenditure for Africa is below 1%.1

Alexa, Make Me a Hero

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Ready to become a hero? Just ask Amazon Alexa. DKMS continues to utilize technology to enhance the experience of joining the bone marrow registry even easier and accessible for all.

Now, a simple command, “Alexa, make me a hero”, will initiate a conversation to measure a potential donor’s eligibility and begin the registration process.

Virgin Pulse Global Challenge Results: NRG Limestone Elite 7

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We are proud to announce this year’s Virgin Pulse’s Global Challenge winners, known to NRG employees as the GET MOVING Challenge. The winner is the NRG Limestone Elite 7 team from our Limestone Generating Station in Texas.

WHITE PAPER | Sustainable Building = Building Health 3 Ways

Perspectives on the Future from Greenbuild Experts
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Sustainable building is expanding way beyond LEED-certified residences and commercial venues, how particular products are manufactured, recycling, and electric vehicle charging stations. It has become a critical strategic imperative and unified approach to planning and working that transforms lives, businesses, and cities. Mohawk’s George Bandy Jr. and others representing diverse backgrounds and industries explore the areas of individual health, community health and economic health, and the impact of true sustainable building.

Enhancing Veteran Lives Through Mobile Connectivity

by Mike Katz
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Every time I interact with a veteran, two thoughts enter my mind.

The first is the memory of my grandfather and personal hero, First Sergeant John Katz – a Hungarian immigrant who entered the country through Ellis Island and enlisted as a private in the U.S. Army in 1942. He was 32 years old.

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