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Lilly: Eyes to See, Hearts to Care

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Amazing. That’s how Karen Wurster with Lilly Diabetes describes her experience as a volunteer with the Lilly NCD Partnership in India last fall.

Karen has devoted most of her career to helping people with diabetes. But after serving as a Connecting Hearts Abroad ambassador in a rural village north of Delhi, the eyes of this seasoned diabetes professional were opened wider as she viewed the unique challenges of managing this chronic disease through a different lens.

Lilly: Fight for Your Life, No Matter Where You Live

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Today’s guest blog, on World Cancer Day, comes from Lilly’s senior vice president and president of Lilly Oncology, Sue Mahony, Ph.D.

Imagine you’re a young woman who has just been diagnosed with cancer. Your mind rushes to the impact on your children, your husband. For them, you know you will fight to survive. You will request a second opinion. You will ask friends and co-workers for recommendations for the best oncologist. You will research online to find a premier cancer treatment facility. You will demand the best medicines available.

Lilly: Drug-Resistant TB Demands More R&D

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Today's guest blog comes from Lilly's vice president of Global Health Programs, Evan Lee, M.D. 

A new article published by a team from the World Health Organization in the European Respiratory Journal shows that while we’re seeing gradual expansion in care for multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB), there continues to be an urgent need to accelerate the scale up of diagnosis and treatment efforts in heavily affected countries. 

Lilly: Taking the Fight to MDR-TB

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Today's guest blog comes from Lilly's vice president of Global Health Programs, Evan Lee, M.D.

“Americans can no longer afford to be indifferent to the rise of drug-resistant tuberculosis.”

Lilly: An Unexpected Global Health Threat

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If someone asked you to characterize the biggest global health crisis in low and middle income countries, would non-communicable diseases (NCDs) come to mind? Probably not. With headlines focusing on infectious diseases like Ebola or influenza, the damaging societal effect of chronic diseases can get lost. In fact, NCDs like heart disease, diabetes, and cancer have the greatest impact on economic stability, governance, and workforce productivity. 

Lilly: Continuing Our Legacy of Community Involvement

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Corporate responsibility is woven into the fabric of Lilly. It defines how we think and act, permeates all of our business areas, and is a vital part of our heritage.

Lilly: Hope Murals Project in Grand Central, “A Balancing Act”

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Today's guest blog comes from Jennifer Hill, senior director for Lilly Oncology. As part of her role, Jennifer oversees Lilly Oncology On Canvas and The Hope Murals Project.
 

Lilly: Giving Tuesday Gives You Chance to Make an Impact

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Today is Giving Tuesday, which signifies an opportunity for us to give back to the causes that are important to us as a company and as individuals. The good news: GlobalGiving offers Lilly employees—and you—a chance to make a global impact.
 

Lilly: Renewed Awakening to the Global TB Crisis

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Today's guest blog comes from Lilly's vice president of Global Health Programs, Evan Lee, M.D.

Having recently returned from the annual Union World Conference on Lung Health, I am struck by the signs of increased solidarity and urgency in the fight against tuberculosis (TB). As a physician, I can’t help but see parallels between the disease we are fighting and the promise of increased momentum in national and international efforts.

Lilly and Partners Aid the People of West Africa

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Today’s guest blog is from Courtney Roberts. Courtney, Consultant in Corporate Responsibility, is responsible for Lilly’s global product donations, including disaster relief and humanitarian aid.
 
Over the last few months, we have all been closely monitoring the Ebola crisis in Western Africa – and no doubt our vigilance has been even more heightened as we see these countries struggle to treat patients and contain the broader spread of the virus.
 

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