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Merck for Mothers Launches New All for Mothers Report: The Mom Effect

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When we invest in maternal health, we ensure that hundreds of thousands of women survive pregnancy and childbirth. When that happens, newborns are more likely to survive, children are more likely to stay in school, women are able to make invaluable contributions to their communities and the workforce, health systems are stronger, and nations’ economies grow. Improved maternal health care sets the foundation for women, children, families, communities, and societies to thrive for generations to come.

BCtA Member GiftedMom Wins Oslo Business for Peace Award

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OSLO, Norway, June 3, 2019 /3BL Media/ -  Dr. Agbor  Ashumanyi  Ako, one of the co-founders of  Business Call to Action member GiftedMom, a digital health platform based in Cameroon that gives pregnant women and mothers across Africa access to vital health information and care, has been awarded the Oslo Business for Peace Award 2019.

Kimberly-Clark on a Mission for Period Progress on Menstrual Hygiene Day

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Kimberly-Clark’s commitment to menstrual hygiene began nearly 100 years ago with the introduction of the world’s first disposable menstrual pads under the Kotex brand.

The App That’s Improving Antenatal Care in Cameroon and Beyond

Using mobile technology, the GiftedMom platform offers vital health advice and emergency transport to pregnant women in sub-Saharan Africa
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Over lunch at a recent workshop, Agbor Ashu, the co-founder and medical director of social enterprise GiftedMom, showed me a small icon of a pregnant woman on his smartphone: “That’s the app,” he says. “You just click here and land on this homepage where you have multiple options: if you’re a mother-to-be, you can get advice based on your pregnancy stage; if you have a new-born baby, you can read about special care.

U by Kotex® and Alliance for Period Supplies Address Need for Period Products

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New research from U by Kotex found that one in four women struggled to purchase period products within the past year due to lack of income.

CocoaVia Brand Honors Health Equality Advocate at Woman's Day Red Dress Awards

Brand Continues to Promote Healthy Hearts in Third Year of Sponsorship
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GERMANTOWN, Md., February 2, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Mars Symbioscience announced today that its CocoaVia® brand will be the lead sponsor of the 15th Annual Woman’s Day Red Dress Awards for the third year in a row. The event, hosted on February 6, 2018 at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City, recognizes doctors, researchers, and advocates who are making a positive impact in the fight against heart disease, still the leading cause of death in women.

Kimberly-Clark and China Women's Development Foundation Launch White Angels Campaign

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Earlier this year, the China Women's Development Foundation (CWDF) held a launch ceremony for the ‘Kimberly-Clark Cares for White Angels’ campaign in Beijing, which is part of Kimberly-Clark’s Touch of White Angels flagship program that was launched in partnership with CWDF in 2011.

Qualcomm Wireless Reach THRIVEIndonesia Program Enhances Women's Healthcare

An Integrated, Mobile Health Information System Enhances Maternal And Neonatal Health Outcomes
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For millions of people in emerging regions, frontline health workers (FHWs) are the first and often the only point of contact for health care access. FHWs form the backbone of the health system, especially in resource-constrained environments which have a shortage of trained physicians and nurses.

Leveraging Mobile for Workforce Engagement: Opportunities and Recommendations from HERHealth

by Elissa Goldenberg, Manager, BSR
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Three years ago, BSR launched a partnership with Qualcomm Wireless Reach to amplify the outcomes of BSR’s HERproject program in China through mobile technology. Our work together focused on enhancing HERhealth, the pillar of HERproject that aims to empower low-income women working in global supply chains to take charge of their health.

Through this collaboration, we developed a mobile app to digitize the HERhealth curriculum so that workers could conveniently access health information...

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National Breast Cancer Foundation Receives $50,000 Thanks to Cottonelle® and Sam’s Club

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DALLAS, March 30, 2017 /3BL Media/ – National Breast Cancer Foundation is proud to announce that through its partnership with Kimberly-Clark, the makers of Cottonelle® bath tissue, and the generosity of the members at Sam’s Club, $50,000 was raised for the foundation during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  

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