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#BacktheFrontline: Joe Wolk, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Johnson & Johnson

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Accelerated innovation. Resources in the hands of health workers. Profit returned to the frontline.

Learn more about how we #BackTheFrontline by investing in innovators developing scalable solutions to COVID-19 from Johnson & Johnson Impact Ventures Chair Joe Wolk.

Follow along with us on @JNJGlobalHealth on Twitter and/or Instagram to hear from our leaders, employees and partners around the world about how YOU can meaningfully contribute.

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
Press Release

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).

Novartis Dialogue Explores Response to Chronic Illness in Poor Countries

Health experts from around the world met on November 29 to discuss ways to tackle an emerging crisis.
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December 14, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Chronic conditions such as heart disease and cancer are a growing threat in the world’s poorest countries and public health experts from around the world met on November 29 to explore ways of tackling this silent epidemic. Chronic conditions such as heart disease and cancer are a growing threat in the world’s poorest countries and public health experts from around the world met on November 29 to explore ways of tackling this silent epidemic.

Novartis Launches SMS for Life 2.0 in Nigeria to Help Improve Access to Essential Medicines

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  • SMS for Life 2.0 launches for the first time in Kaduna State, Nigeria’s third most populous region, in collaboration with the Kaduna State Ministry of Health

  • Program uses smartphones and tablet computers to improve access to medicines and increase disease surveillance, helping to provide better care for patients

  • Initiative builds on the success of award-winning SMS for Life and will introduce eLearning for local healthcare workers
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  • SMS for Life 2.0 launches for the first time in Kaduna State, Nigeria’s third most populous region, in collaboration with the Kaduna State Ministry of Health

  • Program uses smartphones and tablet computers to improve access to medicines and increase disease surveillance, helping to provide better care for patients

  • Initiative builds on the success of award-winning SMS for Life and will introduce eLearning for local healthcare workers

Innovation Partnership to Revolutionize Support Service Fulfillment

By: Richard Tam
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This blog originally appeared on sodexoinsights.com

I am pleased to report that Mackenzie Innovation Institute (Mi2) has just entered into a new innovation partnership with Sodexo, our current supplier of comprehensive non-clinical support services.

The High Stakes of Hypertension

Ann Aerts, Head of Novartis Foundation
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BASEL – Most of us know about hypertension – at least we think we do. We understand that abnormally high blood pressure puts us at greater risk of heart attacks and stroke. And we also know that it is linked to diet and lifestyle, and can be treated with the right medication. But many would say that hypertension is primarily a “rich-country” problem, implying that most affected people have access to the right knowledge and treatment. That is not the case at all.

Four Inspiring Innovations Which Help Reduce Child Deaths in Developing Countries Share $1 Million Prize from GSK and Save the Children

Healthcare Innovation Award is a major initiative within five-year partnership to help save one million children’s lives
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February 23, 2016 /3BL Media/ - GSK and Save the Children today revealed the winners of their third annual US$1 million Healthcare Innovation Award, which recognises innovations from developing countries that are helping to reduce deaths among children under five. A paperless immunisation records system in Vietnam won the largest share of the award, followed by a foil pouch for accurately giving HIV medicines to newborns in Ecuador; an integrated care package for mothers and newborns in Kenya; and a tool for better understanding child deaths in South Africa.

CVS Health Announces it Will Rebuild Baltimore CVS/pharmacy Locations

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BALTIMORE, May 6, 2015 /3BL Media/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) officially announced today that it will rebuild its CVS/pharmacy Baltimore locations that sustained heavy fire damage during protests last week.

Eli Lilly: Searching for New Tuberculosis Drugs

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Most TB drugs currently approved for treatment are 50+ years old and are required to be taken over a 6-month period to be effective. Compliance with such a long treatment regimen is a challenge, limiting drugs’ effectiveness and contributing to the rise in MDR-TB. As part of its MDR-TB Partnership, Eli Lilly and Company formed innovative partnerships with the Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI) and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to discover new and more effective TB drugs.

Innovative Healthcare Solutions in Interesting Places

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By Michael_Thacker

From Silicon Valley to Eastern Europe and beyond, HP's diversification and economies of scale enable us to reach customers at all points across the globe. On January 8, HP Enterprise Services proved this point yet again!

The Enterprise Services Group signed a $27 million agreement with the National Centre for Health Information Systems (CSIOZ), a Polish Ministry of Health entity that is working to develop an e-health environment for the country.

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