Health Equity

Bristol Myers Squibb Donates $11 Million to Advance Health Equity

Delivering on commitments announced in 2020, BMS donates funds to 56 nonprofits serving medically underserved populations across the U.S.
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PRINCETON, N.J., February 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Bristol Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY) today announced it has donated a total of $11 million to 56 nonprofit organizations focused on advancing health equity in the United States. These organizations will deliver programs to improve access to high-quality care as well as increase disease awareness and education in racially and ethnically diverse and medically underserved communities, and to improve diversity in clinical research.

New Partnership Tackles Food Insecurity in North Minneapolis

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UnitedHealth Group continued its commitment to rebuilding the health of the Twin Cities and addressing health equity through a new partnership with the Northside Achievement Zone (NAZ). As part of the partnership, UnitedHealth Group will provide a $1 million grant to NAZ to fund the Northside Partners for Food Delivery Program.

Dr. David Satcher to Keynote National School District Wellness Coalition Convening

Action for Healthy Kids CEO to interview Dr. Satcher about his new book on health equity and how to rise to the challenges facing children’s health and well-being today
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October 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Action for Healthy Kids (AFHK) will host a timely conversation on October 13 about health equity between CEO Rob Bisceglie and the organization’s founder, Dr. David Satcher, 16th surgeon general of the United States, former director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and founder of the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at Morehouse School of Medicine. One of the most widely known and respected health leaders of our time, Dr.

Novartis US Foundation Commits $25M to Improve Health Equity by Reducing Health Disparities in the US

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  • Building on $10M+ commitments to date, US Foundation is providing up to an additional $15M due to emergence of COVID-19 pandemic and elevated focus on social injustice
  • Commitment to include partnerships and support to address the underrepresentation of minorities, including African American/Black and Hispanic communities, in clinical trials
  • Reinforces US Foundation focus on improving health by strengthening health systems, eliminating barriers to care and addressing social determinants of health
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  • Building on $10M+ commitments to date, US Foundation is providing up to an additional $15M due to emergence of COVID-19 pandemic and elevated focus on social injustice
  • Commitment to include partnerships and support to address the underrepresentation of minorities, including African American/Black and Hispanic communities, in clinical trials
  • Reinforces US Foundation focus on improving health by strengthening health systems, eliminating barriers to care and addressing social determinants of health

Bristol Myers Squibb and the Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation Commit $300 Million to Accelerate and Expand Health Equity and Diversity and Inclusion Efforts

Five–year commitment builds on long-standing investment in health equity
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PRINCETON, N.J., AUGUST 12, 2020) /3BL Media/ - Bristol Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY) and the Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation announced today a combined investment of $300 million as part of a series of commitments.

The Hidden Face of MS

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Imagine spending years feeling isolated and alone as you navigate a long winding road to diagnosis, searching for answers.  You finally hear the words “multiple sclerosis” (MS) and although shocking, you feel some sense of relief to have an answer. But as you search for stories of others who have walked this same path, the faces staring back at you are nothing like your own. Once again, you feel isolated and alone, this time with the shame of feeling different.

How Funders Can Support Immigrant Communities in Today’s Environment

A Conversation with Farmworker Justice and Vista Community Clinic
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In the months since the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the well-being of immigrant populations is a growing concern for city and state governments, civil society organizations, and private foundations. In February, over 200 foundation leaders signed a statement condemning the immigration restrictions put in place by the new administration. Organizations like the Evelyn & Walter Haas Jr.

Trends in Health Philanthropy: A Conversation with Faith Mitchell, CEO of Grantmakers in Health

New Episode on the Champions for Social Good Podcast
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In this episode of the Champions for Social Good Podcast, Jamie Serino speaks with Faith Mitchell (@GIHealth_CEO), President & CEO of Grantmakers In Health (@GIHealth), the professional association for health philanthropy.

Greater Twin Cities United Way and Medtronic Join Forces to Advance Health Equity in Minnesota

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MINNEAPOLIS, August 20, 2014 /3BL Media/ Greater Twin Cities United Way today strengthened their long-standing commitment to improving the health and well-being of Twin Cities’ communities by teaming up with Medtronic Philanthropy on a new partnership designed to promote access to quality healthcare in the region.

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