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Connecting Students to the Real-World of Healthcare

by Joe Sanchez, PhD MBA, Director of R&D Science Engagement at AstraZeneca
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As kids continue to navigate the new school year, whether in-person or virtually, being aware of overlapping diseases and social realities has become more important than ever.

4 Ways Johnson & Johnson Is Cultivating Outside-the-Box Innovations for COVID-19

By Jennifer Rainey Marquez
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In addition to its own cadre of scientists hard at work fighting the pandemic, Johnson & Johnson also supports external researchers and entrepreneurs equally dedicated to finding solutions for the current health crisis. We take a look at some of this groundbreaking work happening across the globe—from San Francisco to Seoul.

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In addition to its own cadre of scientists hard at work fighting the pandemic, Johnson & Johnson also supports external researchers and entrepreneurs equally dedicated to finding solutions for the current health crisis. We take a look at some of this groundbreaking work happening across the globe—from San Francisco to Seoul.

Webcasts Focus on Role of Buildings, Communities and Organizations to Respond to Today's Global Health Challenges

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With the gravity of the situation regarding COVID-19, today, more than ever, the spaces where we spend our time play a role in the future of protecting our families, our businesses and the public at large. Join IWBI and the WELL community for an array of virtual panels and discussions surrounding the importance of better buildings, more vibrant communities and stronger organizations.

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IWBI and Power the Polls Collaborate to Offer Free Safety Education on COVID-19 for Poll Workers Across the U.S.

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NEW YORK, October 19, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) and Power the Polls are pleased to announce a collaboration to offer evidence-based health and safety education on COVID-19 to the more than 650,000 people who have said they want to be a poll worker through Power the Polls. With the current poll worker shortage and health and safety a top priority this election, IWBI and Power the Polls are offering the training at no cost to help ensure both poll worker and voter safety while also boosting poll worker recruitment efforts. 

Stanley Black & Decker Distributes Hand Sanitizer to Help Keep Communities Safe

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Building on our Techstars partnership with Dynamic Green Products (DGP), we have launched a new line of FDA-listed hand sanitizer gel to help combat COVID-19.

Stanley Black & Decker created the STANLEY + Techstars Accelerator in 2018 with a focus on additive manufacturing and expanded the program in 2019 to include eco-friendly sustainable packaging solutions. Many of these start-ups have adapted their business to provide COVID-19 resources and support for frontline workers.

Supporting Local Communities: Our COVID-19 Response

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We all need to do our part to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and help those who are experiencing significant medical or economic impacts from the virus. Being a good neighbour is integral to Eldorado Gold’s identity, and we’re helping out by making significant financial and in-kind donations to support and strengthen the coronavirus response efforts in each of the communities where we operate.

FedEx Express, iRAP Launch 5-star Global Connections Initiative in India

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The International Road Assessment Programme (iRAP), a registered charity dedicated to preventing road deaths through safer road infrastructure, in association with FedEx Express, the express transportation company and a subsidiary of FedEx Corp., has announced the launch of the 5-Star Global Connections Initiative. The programme will unlock the power of partnerships across India and share success across more than 100 countries who have their own RAP programme and project activity.

Helping To Increase Access To Handwashing During a Global Pandemic

by Mary Draves, Chief Sustainability Officer and Vice President of Environment, Health and Safety
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If we are serious about confronting the challenges of our times – challenges such as COVID-19 and climate change – industry must collaborate with other sectors and change the way we plan and manage water resources.

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If we are serious about confronting the challenges of our times – challenges such as COVID-19 and climate change – industry must collaborate with other sectors and change the way we plan and manage water resources.

United Airlines Starts Customer COVID-19 Testing Program at San Francisco International Airport

Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 23, 2020 /3BL Media/-- On October 15, customers traveling on United from San Francisco International Airport to Hawaii were the first to experience the airline's COVID-19 pilot testing program, allowing customers who return a negative result to bypass the state's mandatory quarantine requirements and enjoy their time on the islands sooner.

Department of Defense Study Finds Risk of Exposure To COVID-19 Is Almost Non-Existent on United Flights

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The results are in: Your risk of exposure to COVID-19 is almost non-existent on our flights (yes, even on a full flight). 

Learn more about the robotic mannequins, biodefense sensors and the results of this U.S. Department of Defense study here.

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