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ON Semiconductor In the News: The Evolution of Smart Healthcare and Personal IoT

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Read our roundup of news, announcements and wearable medical devices including wearable biosensors to combat the opioid crisis, wearable biometric-monitoring to combat epilepsy and much more.    

Read more of our ON Semiconductor in the news, visit www.onsemi.com/PowerSolutions/Newscenter.do 

Qualcomm Partners with KidzAlive to Enhance HIV Prevention

Leveraging Mobile Technology & Creative Storytelling to Enhance HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment for Children and Adolescents
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Qualcomm® Wireless Reach™ is a strategic initiative that brings wireless technology to underserved communities globally. Wireless Reach invests in programs that foster entrepreneurship, aid in public safety, enhance the delivery of health care, enrich teaching and learning and improve environmental sustainability. Mobile technology, powered by Qualcomm inventions, has helped shape a better future by bringing the Internet to the unconnected, education to the unschooled, financial services to the unbanked, and jobs to the unemployed.

Mohawk Provides New Flooring to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Chattanooga

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CALHOUN, Ga. December 3, 2019 /3BL Media/—Mohawk recently partnered with Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Greater Chattanooga (RMHC of Greater Chattanooga) to help provide warmth and a renewed sense of home for the families and guests that enter its doors. Mohawk’s donation included new flooring for the kitchen and den area and community room on the facility’s main level.

Helping Deliver Mobile Healthcare in Underprivileged Communities in South Africa

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Our IVECO South Africa leadership team recently donated an ambulance to the Solo Deo Gloria Health mobile clinic.

Owned and managed by Gloria Sebone, the new clinic will assist in supporting underprivileged communities with health and wellbeing challenges in the country.

Walgreens Helps Provide 50 Million Lifesaving Vaccines in Collaboration With the United Nations Foundation

Walgreens Hopes to Provide 50 Million More Vaccines Through Get a Shot. Give a Shot. Campaign by 2023
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On Nov. 19, Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) and the United Nations Foundation’s Shot@Life campaign announced that Walgreens Get a Shot. Give a Shot. program has helped provide 50 million lifesaving vaccines to children around the world since its inception in 2013. Walgreens also stated it would strive to provide an additional 50 million immunizations over the next five years.

Merck Inducted Into US Chamber of Commerce’s Corporate Citizenship Hall of Fame for Long-Term Commitment to Corporate Responsibility

The Chamber of Commerce announced its 20th Annual Citizens Awards in Washington D.C.
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On Thursday, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce inducted Merck into the inaugural Corporate Citizenship Hall of Fame, which documents the living history of corporate philanthropy and social responsibility.

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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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