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PT Freeport Indonesia Continues Oxygen Donations and Other Pandemic Relief to Papuan Hospitals

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As Indonesia faces a surge in COVID-19 cases nationwide, PT Freeport Indonesia (PT-FI) is supporting Mimika Regency hospitals and health centers by providing oxygen cylinders that are necessary for ventilated patients.

Herbalife Nutrition Receives the 2020 American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) Herbal Industry Leadership Award

Herbalife Nutrition is Recognized for Scientific Leadership and Contributions to Consumer Safety
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Herbalife Nutrition announced it has received the 2020 American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) Herbal Industry Leadership Award. The award recognizes Herbalife Nutrition for its outstanding work in advancing the herbal industry through scientific leadership and establishing standards that contribute to public health and consumer safety.

Lessons in Light and Security

Blog entry by ZLI Staff Writer Jordan Borgman
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When Henry Baskerville, the eponymous baronet of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Hound of the Baskervilles, arrives at his family’s manor, he finds himself heir not only to a country estate but an assortment of potential morbidities, including a lethal family curse, a hellhound, an escaped convict, and Sherlock Holmes. Faced with these complications, however, the young scion decides that the problem is primarily one of lighting. “‘It’s no wonder my uncle felt as if trouble were coming on him in such a place as this,’ said [Baskerville]. ‘It’s enough to scare any man.

Gear Up to VoteSafe Receives Support From the W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Additional funds urgently needed to help protect more election officials, poll workers, volunteers, and voters
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October 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ – RESOLVE announces that the W.K.

New Report Shows Results of London-based Supermarket Trials to Promote Healthier Diets and Lifestyles

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  • The Consumer Goods Forum’s Collaboration for Healthier Lives UK (CHL UK) initiative brings together retailers, manufacturers and other key stakeholders
  • Some of the results from successful trials highlight 13% more fruit and vegetables sold and 22% fewer packets of confectionary sold

PT Freeport Indonesia's Malaria Control Center is Working to Eradicate Malaria in Papua by 2026

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PT Freeport Indonesia’s malaria eradication mission is part of its commitment to community health care and social services.

The program, coordinated with the government’s Mimika Regency Malaria Case Mapping as part of the roadmap to eradicate malaria by 2026, includes providing communities with insecticide spraying service in homes and businesses and blood testing to check malaria status.

The PTFI outreach team contacts approximately six households per day for malaria blood sampling, or 30-50 people in total. The blood sampling aims to ensure the spraying’s effectiveness.

Biogen to Invest $250 Million in a 20-year Initiative to Eliminate Its Use of Fossil Fuels and Improve Public Health

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  • After achieving carbon neutrality in 2014, Biogen further bolsters its action against climate change with the goal to become fossil fuel free by 2040 and initiates research collaborations with global leaders to help address the effects of fossil fuel-driven air pollution on health.
  • Air pollution, largely caused by fossil fuels, directly impacts climate change and contributes to nearly 9 million deaths annually with the most vulnerable suffering the greatest.
  • Foundational collaborations with MIT, the Harvard T.H. Chan School and World Business Council for Sustainable Development to create actionable strategies to identify necessary and achievable climate targets that improve human health outcomes, advance brain health research and support underserved communities.
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  • After achieving carbon neutrality in 2014, Biogen further bolsters its action against climate change with the goal to become fossil fuel free by 2040 and initiates research collaborations with global leaders to help address the effects of fossil fuel-driven air pollution on health.
  • Air pollution, largely caused by fossil fuels, directly impacts climate change and contributes to nearly 9 million deaths annually with the most vulnerable suffering the greatest.
  • Foundational collaborations with MIT, the Harvard T.H. Chan School and World Business Council for Sustainable Development to create actionable strategies to identify necessary and achievable climate targets that improve human health outcomes, advance brain health research and support underserved communities.

The Future of Water: Strengthening Communities and Creating a More Resilient Economy

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by Mary Beth Postman, Deputy Direcotr of Waterkeeper Alliance 

Water is the lifeblood of our economy and our communities as well as playing a pivotal role in our health and well-being.

SC Johnson Boosts Global Commitment to $15 Million to Help Fight COVID-19

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RACINE, Wis. May 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ – SC Johnson today announced it is increasing the company’s commitment to help those on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic to $15 million in financial assistance and product donations. These resources are being deployed globally to support medical workers, first responders, and pressing public needs in health care, children’s education, humanitarian relief and worker training.

SC Johnson doa repelentes de mosquitos para ajudar famílias em risco na América latina

Doações de produtos e suporte educacional apoiam os esforços de prevenção da dengue
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RACINE, Wis., 7 de maio de 2020 /3BL Media/— A SC Johnson anunciou, hoje, a doação de 125.000 unidades de repelentes pessoais e inseticidas para beneficiar famílias na Argentina, no Brasil e no Paraguai. A iniciativa aconteceu devido ao aumento no número de casos de dengue nesses países nos últimos meses.

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