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'First line of defense': COVID Prompts Rethink in Role of Buildings

By Carey L. Biron, Thomson Reuters Foundation
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From office workers to students, Americans facing colder weather and more time inside have a pressing question: How can they keep safe amid a pandemic that scientists say thrives in indoor settings?

The search for answers has prompted a new look at what architects and their buildings can do to help, both now and in the future.

Read more via Reuters on how our buildings can help promote health and safety, featuring IWBI president & CEO Rachel Hodgdon.

Empowering Rural Doctors Through Digital Nutrition Education

Herbalife Nutrition announces a new partnership with the Chinese Red Cross Foundation
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As part of Herbalife Nutrition’s Nutrition for Zero Hunger (NFZH) global initiative to eradicate hunger and provide nutrition education and resources, Herbalife Nutrition partnered with the Chinese Red Cross Foundation (CRCF) to launch the Rural Doctors Online Training program.

CAMA Launches Strategic Plan for Elimination of Malaria in Africa

Press Release

LAGOS, Nigeria, December 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The Corporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa (CAMA) announced the launch of its strategic plan for 2021-2023, which sets out the blueprint for action for the next three years. Through private sector initiatives, the Alliance aims to reach millions of people with malaria control interventions to improve awareness and scale up prevention activities. The plan was launched at CAMA’s 2020 Partners Meeting, which took place virtually on 24 November 2020.

Support Hungry Kids During This Crisis & Beyond

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America’s children need you now more than ever. 

1 in 4 kids in our country may face hunger this year because of the pandemic. With parents out of work and school cafeterias closed, too many children don’t have the food they need to learn, grow and simply be kids.

But you can change that.

When you become a recurring, workplace donor with No Kid Hungry, you’re providing a foundation to help feed these kids. In fact, every $10 you donate can connect a child with up to 100 meals.

Family Races Against Time and Virus to Save Their Children

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Are you a member of the military or a Federal employee? Click here to support The Children's Inn at NIH through the CFC giving portal. If you work in the private sector, or work for a State government or municipal agency, please contact your HR for a link to your donation portal. 

Alzheimer's Researcher Guided by his Grandmother's Experience

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About 5.8 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease today and are waiting for a cure. By 2050, close to 15 million will be diagnosed with this memory-stealing disease. BrightFocus Foundation believes supporting scientists’ bold ideas through our Alzheimer’s Disease Research program holds tremendous hope.

Preparing for a Vaccine: American Cargo Operations Conducting Trial Flights From Miami to South America

Commercial airlines to play an essential role in transporting COVID-19 vaccines in the US and around the world
Press Release

FORT WORTH, TEXAS, November 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ — The American Airlines Cargo team is preparing for its critical role in transporting the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine once approved. In mid-November, American’s cargo operation began conducting trial flights, in conjunction with pharmaceutical and cargo partners, from Miami to South America on its Boeing 777-200 aircraft.

Tetra Pak Research Study Reveals Food Safety-Environment Dilemma Fostered by COVID-19 Pandemic

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  • Food safety is a major issue for society, according to more than two-thirds of the respondents
  • Concern for the environment is substantially ahead of everything else, except COVID
  • Globally, 77% of consumers see food waste as a key challenge

Levelling the Odds for Caribbean Children With Cancer

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Surviving cancer, for many children, can come down to where they live. In several regions around the world, the risk of poor clinical outcomes for cancer and serious blood disease patients is determined by ongoing economic challenges, limited access to essential medicines and specialized diagnostic services, and not enough health care professionals with specialized training.

Caring for Homeless Veterans With U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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At T-Mobile, we stand ready to serve those who serve us and are proud to support our veterans. Personally, I grew up admiring a veteran in my immediate family — my grandfather who served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Through our deep friendship and connection, I grew an appreciation and awe for veterans and their service to our country.

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