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Hygiene Matters Video - Joining Forces for Progress

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Through its Hygiene Matters initiative, SCA aims to raise awareness of the connection between hygiene, health and well-being among decision makers, experts and the general public around the world. Through regular surveys, reports and events, the initiative contributes to a more knowledge-based public dialog that drives change and contributes to improved hygiene for people everywhere.

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Aramark Opens Baseball Season with Roster of Mouthwatering Better-For-You Items

Ultimate Vegan Burger among line-up of new offerings debuting on Opening Day
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PHILADELPHIA, March 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Hungry baseball fans looking for better-for-you choices at the ball park will discover a new roster of great-tasting options added to the menu courtesy of Aramark, the award-winning food and beverage, retail and facilities services partner at ten MLB stadiums.

With Major League Baseball's Opening Day quickly approaching, Aramark has expanded its menu to provide fans with greater variety and choice as part of its Healthy for Life 20 By 20 initiative.

VA, Booz Allen Hamilton, and ASN Bring Leaders and Experts to DC for Inaugural Kidney Disease Innovation Summit

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One of the most difficult spaces to innovate in is healthcare, where new technology and solutions must be effective enough to overcome a preference for the status quo, but inexpensive enough to be affordable for patients. This is particularly true for Veterans who rely on VA for life-saving care and treatment. As a result, major breakthroughs have been limited in the health space, ultimately leaving patients and their families to bear the cost of such inaction. 

Small Steps Make Vegetables a Healthy Habit

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We know incorporating vegetables into our diets can be challenging. Running between work and home, shuffling kids to after- school activities and making dinner can be more than enough to fill a week day.

It’s easy to get stuck in a routine—and oftentimes those routines don’t include making sure everyone in your house gets the recommended amounts of fruits and vegetables each day—at least 3 cups for kids and at least 6 cups for the grown-ups in your family.

So, how can we fit more vegetables into our day without scrapping our family favorites altogether?

"Food Artist" and Aramark Chef Tim Zintz Offers Healthy Shopping, Cooking Tips

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Tim Zintz has been an Aramark chef for 31 years.  He’s a well-seasoned pro when it comes to cooking and something of an artist in the ways of creating healthy dishes that are full of flavor.

Tim took time from his busy schedule to share some expert advice about the sometimes daunting idea of cooking healthier meals. Tim shares his tips from shopping techniques to recipe ideas that will please you and the whole family. Check it out!

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Broadband Commission Working Group: New Report on Digital Health Released

Despite its promise, digital health is yet to reach scale in many of the countries which need it most. A new report from the Novartis Foundation, Nokia and the Broadband Commission Working Group on Digital Health explores what it takes to change this.
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The potential for harnessing the exponential growth in information and communications technology (ICT) to meet health challenges is clear. Mobile is the fastest adopted technology of all time: in 1991, mobile cellular penetration stood at less than 1%, compared to 99.7% in 2016 – and there will be an estimated 5.6 billion smartphones by 2020. Around 90% of that growth will come from low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).

‘Get HYPE Philly!’ Thrilled to win a Healthy10 Award

GSK IMPACT Grant winners recognized for building healthier schools and workforce for young people in Philadelphia.
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February 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Get HYPE Philly!, a collective of ten nonprofits led by The Food Trust and funded by a $5 million GSK IMPACT Grant, was named a winner of the inaugural Health Means Business Healthy 10 Awards from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation today in Washington, D.C.

Novartis Joins Global Initiative to Fight the Rise of Noncommunicable Diseases

Novartis joins more than 20 leading biopharmaceutical companies to launch “Access Accelerated”, a global initiative to further advance access to prevention and care for noncommunicable diseases in low and lower-middle income countries
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January 18, 2016 /3BL Media/ - On January 18, 2017 at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Novartis joins more than 20 leading biopharmaceutical companies to launch “Access Accelerated”, a global initiative to further advance access to prevention and care for noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) in low and lower-middle income countries (LICs and LMICs).

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