SEATTLE, Aug. 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The Pandemic Action Network, WHO, Africa CDC, CDC and CDC Foundation, Facebook, Google, Global Citizen and 40+ partner organizations announced today the launch of World Mask Week from August 7-14, an effort to increase the use of face coverings in public across the globe.
RACINE, Wis., March 19, 2020 /3BL Media/ – As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, SC Johnson today announced it is furthering its efforts to fight the spread and impact of the virus by committing $5 million in products and cash to support urgent public needs and those on the front lines. The announcement builds on the $2 million the company has donated to date, including $1 million to the CDC Foundation’s Emergency Response Fund, and other donations to efforts around the world in China, Italy and the U.K.
Support Will Help Address Fast-Emerging Needs to Combat COVID-19
RACINE, Wis., March 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ – As the global community continues its fight to contain the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, SC Johnson today announced a $1 million contribution to the CDC Foundation’s Emergency Response Fund to strengthen domestic and global public health infrastructure and responses to address the spread of COVID-19.
By Sekou Sidibe Senior Program Officer, CDC Foundation
The science is clear: clean hands protect patients and healthcare providers from serious infections. However, studies show that on average, healthcare providers clean their hands less than half of the times they should. This is a contributing factor in the spread of healthcare-associated infections that affect one in 25 hospital patients on any given day.
June 16th, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Americans suffer 1.5 million heart attacks and strokes each year, and cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), African-American men are 25 percent more likely to die from heart disease, compared to non-Hispanic white men. To help address this health disparity, the CDC Foundation is partnering with Pfizer and Quest Diagnostics to launch the Million Hearts® “Healthy is Strong” initiative.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, February 26, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Representatives from Kaiser Permanente and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention met in the new offices for those working to rebuild Haiti’s public health infrastructure, three years after an earthquake devastated the country.