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General Mills Employee Carries on Brother’s Legacy

By Claudine Galloway
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Michelle Meade, a field selling assistant at General Mills, has done things that most people could not fathom. 

She’s helped test the blood of mothers and children in Zambia, Africa, who may be HIV positive. 

Transforming Humanitarian Aid in Hemophilia

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Rare diseases do not discriminate; they affect people from all walks of life and in all economic circumstances. Sanofi’s responsibility to the patient community extends beyond the research and development of effective therapies to include providing support to patients, who often have nowhere else to go–no matter who they are or where they live. 

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Rare diseases do not discriminate; they affect people from all walks of life and in all economic circumstances. Sanofi’s responsibility to the patient community extends beyond the research and development of effective therapies to include providing support to patients, who often have nowhere else to go–no matter who they are or where they live. 

Kimberly-Clark and UNICEF Extend Huggies® ‘No Baby Unhugged’ Program to Vietnam

Initiative will support neonatal health in 7 provinces across north and central Vietnam
Press Release

HA NOI, Vietnam, December 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Kimberly-Clark and UNICEF today announced the extension of Huggies® ‘No Baby Unhugged’ program to Vietnam. The partnership will invest $1 million over the next three years to improve neonatal health outcomes in the rural mountainous and central highland provinces of north and central Vietnam and reduce infant mortality.

ON Semiconductor In the News: The Evolution of Smart Healthcare and Personal IoT

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Read our roundup of news, announcements and wearable medical devices including wearable biosensors to combat the opioid crisis, wearable biometric-monitoring to combat epilepsy and much more.    

Read more of our ON Semiconductor in the news, visit www.onsemi.com/PowerSolutions/Newscenter.do 

Qualcomm Partners with KidzAlive to Enhance HIV Prevention

Leveraging Mobile Technology & Creative Storytelling to Enhance HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment for Children and Adolescents
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Qualcomm® Wireless Reach™ is a strategic initiative that brings wireless technology to underserved communities globally. Wireless Reach invests in programs that foster entrepreneurship, aid in public safety, enhance the delivery of health care, enrich teaching and learning and improve environmental sustainability. Mobile technology, powered by Qualcomm inventions, has helped shape a better future by bringing the Internet to the unconnected, education to the unschooled, financial services to the unbanked, and jobs to the unemployed.

Mohawk Provides New Flooring to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Chattanooga

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CALHOUN, Ga. December 3, 2019 /3BL Media/—Mohawk recently partnered with Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Greater Chattanooga (RMHC of Greater Chattanooga) to help provide warmth and a renewed sense of home for the families and guests that enter its doors. Mohawk’s donation included new flooring for the kitchen and den area and community room on the facility’s main level.

Helping Deliver Mobile Healthcare in Underprivileged Communities in South Africa

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Our IVECO South Africa leadership team recently donated an ambulance to the Solo Deo Gloria Health mobile clinic.

Owned and managed by Gloria Sebone, the new clinic will assist in supporting underprivileged communities with health and wellbeing challenges in the country.

Walgreens Helps Provide 50 Million Lifesaving Vaccines in Collaboration With the United Nations Foundation

Walgreens Hopes to Provide 50 Million More Vaccines Through Get a Shot. Give a Shot. Campaign by 2023
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On Nov. 19, Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) and the United Nations Foundation’s Shot@Life campaign announced that Walgreens Get a Shot. Give a Shot. program has helped provide 50 million lifesaving vaccines to children around the world since its inception in 2013. Walgreens also stated it would strive to provide an additional 50 million immunizations over the next five years.

Merck Inducted Into US Chamber of Commerce’s Corporate Citizenship Hall of Fame for Long-Term Commitment to Corporate Responsibility

The Chamber of Commerce announced its 20th Annual Citizens Awards in Washington D.C.
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On Thursday, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce inducted Merck into the inaugural Corporate Citizenship Hall of Fame, which documents the living history of corporate philanthropy and social responsibility.

FedEx Recognized for Excellence in Corporate Citizenship by U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation

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November 15, 2019 /3BL Media/—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center named FedEx the winner of the 2019 Citizens Awards, in the category of Best Disaster Response & Community Resilience Program. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the annual awards program, which recognizes the most innovative and impactful corporate citizenship initiatives raising the bar on social responsibility and spearheading the transformation to a strong, healthy and sustainable future.

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