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Lilly Volunteers Get a Life-Changing View of the World

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By David Marbaugh

Lilly celebrated National Volunteer Week by sending off the first of 200 volunteers of 2013 who will serve in impoverished communities around the world as part of Lilly’s Connecting Hearts Abroad program. Teams departed on Sunday for Lima, Peru, and will depart for Kilimanjaro, Tanzania, this weekend—with more soon to follow.

A Final Push to End Polio

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by David Marbaugh

The world is almost polio free! Polio now exists in only three countries – Pakistan, Afghanistan and Nigeria. Thanks to the advocacy efforts of organizations like the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and ONE, the world is that much closer to completely eradicating this disease. Watch this powerful video from ONE.

Heeding the Call for Good Corporate Citizenship

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by David Marbaugh

Society’s expectations are rising for the private sector, and this is especially true for companies such as Lilly who are entrusted with public health.  Organizations not only must excel at what they do, but how they do it.

Two recent rankings place Lilly in good company with other reputable corporate citizens across the globe.

Read more about Lilly's recognitions and commitment to corporate responsibility.

Emergency Planning is Crucial

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by David Marbaugh

With the impact of Superstorm Sandy still resonating, and the 2013 hurricane and tornado seasons looming, now is a good time to remind people of the importance of emergency preparedness.   For people with diabetes or other medical issues, advanced planning could save their lives.

World TB Day Brings Awareness to Global Health Threat

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By David Marbaugh

In recognition of World TB Day on March 24, Financial Times produced a special report on Combating TB, "a disease that kills nearly 1.5 million people a year and infects nine million, including 600,000 with drug-resistant strains that are particularly difficult to fight." (Note: FT requires sign in to view articles)

Lilly Collaborates to Fight NCDs in South Africa

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Lilly Collaborates to Fight NCDs in South Africa

by Karen Van der Westhuizen, Communication Manager of Lilly’s Global Health Programs.

The Lilly NCD Partnership is one of Lilly’s flagship corporate responsibility initiatives. Launched in late 2011, the partnership works in four countries (Brazil, India, Mexico and South Africa) to research innovative ways to tackle non-communicable diseases (NCDs),specifically diabetes.

LillyPad Blog and Photos: Connecting Hearts Abroad in Peru

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by David Marbaugh

Last week I had the honor to go to Lima, Peru, through Lilly's Connecting Hearts Abroad program (same program that sent me to India last year, where I taught English and math to young kids from the streets of Delhi). This time my role was to work with a talented film crew (two great guys) to document the journey. But this was SO much more than a business trip.

Heart breaking. Soul filling. Inspiring.

LillyPad Blog and Video: Walking in Someone Else's Shoes

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by David Marbaugh

Krista Brantly loves shoes. Not because she wants to make a statement of fashion, but because she has a heart of compassion.

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