Global Health

Global Pro Bono Converts Insight to Innovation

Merck Leverages Service Fellowships to Advance Learning, Employee Engagement & Impact
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Over the last ten years, leading companies have begun investing their greatest asset—their human capital—in “giving back” by improving lives around the world through global pro bono programs. Such programs place employees in short-term volunteer assignments within local social-sector organizations for a period of three weeks to three months in emerging or growth markets, from India to Brazil.

Could Cervical Cancer Be the Next Polio?

Innovations in Diagnostics, Treatment, and Monitoring Could Eradicate Cervical Cancer
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Augustina Mejiasamata, a 34-year- old Quechua woman who lives in an Andes mountain village two hours outside of Cusco, Peru, had already waited in line for almost an hour to receive her free Pap smear and breast exam.

“Por qué vino Ud. a la clinica hoy?” Why did you come to the clinic today? I asked.

About the Novartis Malaria Initiative

Learn about the disease and what Novartis is doing to contribute to its eradication
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Novartis Foundation Leprosy Elimination Dialogue Event Press Release

Novartis Foundation is convening global health experts at a summit in Brazil to discuss the current state of leprosy treatment & care
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The Novartis Foundation convenes experts to help finish the last mile in leprosy elimination

Sanofi to Receive “Patent for Humanity” Award at White House

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Honors Sanofi for its Anti-Malarial Treatment
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BRIDGEWATER, NJ, April 15, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Sanofi announced today that the U.S. Commerce Department’s United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) named the company one of 10 recipients of its prestigious “Patent for Humanity” award. Sanofi is being recognized for its patent that covers an innovative chemical and industrial process for producing semi-synthetic artemisinin utilized in the production of anti-malarial artemisinin-based combination therapies.

New GBCHealth Report Documents Indian Business Action on the Millennium Development Goals

"Business and the Health MDGs in India: Closing the Gaps"
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March 2, 2015 /3BL Media/ - A new report by GBCHealth, written in partnership with the MDG Health Alliance, presents a snapshot of health-related corporate investments in India, with a focus on business action on the MDGs. Based on survey findings from 23 leading Indian and multinational companies, the report – titled Business and the Health Millennium Development Goals: Closing the Gaps – documents the key characteristics of health CSR programs.

P&G Celebrates 10 years of Providing Clean Drinking Water and Improving Global Health

P&G recognizes its partners at the 2014 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting
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NEW YORK, September 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ –The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) honored the critical role P&G’s partners  have played in the Company’s efforts to provide safe drinking water and help save lives around the world.

BSR Conference 2014 Speaker Video: Sir Andrew Witty, CEO, GlaxoSmithKline

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GlaxoSmithKline CEO Sir Andrew Witty spoke at the BSR Conference 2014: Transparency and Transformation, which took place November 4-6 in New York, during a plenary session. Watch the full video now:

Third Quarter Update on Corporate Responsibility at JPMorgan Chase

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What This Giant Software Company Is Doing to Advance Global Health

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The relationship between SAP, the European software giant, and the Global Fund goes back a few years, with SAP putting up $4 million to advance the fund's mission of fighting diseases.

If you don't know the Global Fund, it's a big operation, disbursing close to $4 billion last year toward the prevention and treatment of AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria. There’s no doubt that money like that goes a long way, but the inevitable and enduring question that all NGOs ask themselves at one point or another is “Are we making an impact?”

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