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SC Johnson Chairman and CEO Welcomes Tanzanian President Hassan, Reaffirms Commitment to Helping Eradicate Malaria

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RACINE, Wis., April 19, 2022, /3BL Media/ - SC Johnson Chairman and CEO Fisk Johnson today welcomed Her Excellency Samia Suluhu Hassan, President of the United Republic of Tanzania, to Racine to discuss their shared commitment to eradicating malaria and to tour the company’s Center for Insect Science and Family Health, one of the world’s largest private, urban entomology research centers. Research from the Center helps SC Johnson in the development of its repellent and insecticide brands such as OFF!® and Raid®, as well as low-cost spatial repellent options for people

OLON Continues Strategic Collaboration With Novartis, Supporting the Expansion of the Africa Sickle Cell Disease Program to Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania

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October 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ - OLON announced it will continue its collaboration with Novartis to support the Africa Sickle Cell Disease program as it expands to Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.  Initially launched in 2019 by Novartis and its partners in Ghana, the Africa Sickle Cell Disease program intends to improve the lives of people with sickle cell disease and accelerate access to treatment and related laboratory tests.

Arrow Electronics Supports Outreach to Tanzanian Students During Pandemic

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CENTENNIAL, Colo., July 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ – When the pandemic forced Tanzania-based nonprofit Neema International to close its early education center and primary school, founder Mandy Stein worried about more than students falling behind academically.

Neema operates in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro with a DigiTruck technology classroom that sits on the site, thanks to the support of Arrow Electronics.

Novartis Expands Africa Sickle Cell Disease Program to Uganda and Tanzania

Summary: 
  • New collaborations aim to reduce the burden of sickle cell disease (SCD) in East Africa and improve access to high quality care
  • Program continues progress in Ghana with more than 2000 patients being treated with hydroxyurea in 11 treatment centers across the country
  • Novartis plans to roll the program out to a total of 10 African countries by 2022
  • Approximately 1 000 children in Africa are born with SCD every day and more than half will die before they reach the age of five1
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  • New collaborations aim to reduce the burden of sickle cell disease (SCD) in East Africa and improve access to high quality care
  • Program continues progress in Ghana with more than 2000 patients being treated with hydroxyurea in 11 treatment centers across the country
  • Novartis plans to roll the program out to a total of 10 African countries by 2022
  • Approximately 1 000 children in Africa are born with SCD every day and more than half will die before they reach the age of five1

Pioneering Emergency Medicine in Tanzania

New film highlights work by Abbott and Abbott Fund to create the first emergency facilities and emergency medicine residency program in Tanzania.
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Just a decade ago, emergency medicine did not exist in Tanzania. Patients waited hours for the most basic life-saving care.

Today, East Africa’s first-ever emergency room and emergency medicine residency training program save thousands of lives, every year.

Exponential Good – Technology Empowerment and Inspiration Go Viral

By Carol Baroudi
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More than ten years ago, a small nonprofit and a Dutch company conspired to make a difference in the lives of impoverished Africans. The nonprofit, Close the Gap, collected usable IT equipment from major corporations in Europe. The Dutch company refurbished the various devices and made them suitable for use. And ever since then, together they have been providing computers to those in need, and have deployed more than a half million computers to help bridge the digital divide.

Social Enterprise from Cameroon Wins Creating Shared Value Prize 2016

Competition from Tanzania ranks second
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At the Creating Shared Value Global Forum in Abidjan, Nestlé announced the winner of the Creating Shared Value [CSV] Prize 2016: Agro-Hub from Cameroon is the new prize laureate and Natural Extracts Industries from Tanzania the runner-up.

Guiding Innovation Forward in Rural Africa

By Joe Verrengia, Director of Corporate Social Responsibility, Arrow Electronics
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RAU, Tanzania - I was keeping my distance. And so were they.

Eighty orphans watched as I sloshed back and forth across the quagmire of what was becoming their new schoolyard. There weren’t many tools lying around the remote site, and I was trying to make a ladder by stacking rocks, one by one, in the sticky red mud.

Arrow Electronics Collaborates with Nonprofit “Close the Gap” to Help Bridge the Digital Divide in Africa

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CENTENNIAL, Colo., November 3, 2015 /3BL Media/ -- Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW) and the nonprofit organizations Close the Gap and Hoops of Hope were profiled last night on the CBS program “Courage in Sports” for their efforts to turn used cargo containers into fully equipped digital classrooms and health clinics that can be deployed to remote areas of Africa.

Broken-Hearted and Angry, This Woman Set Out to Heal Children Rescued From the Sex Trade

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Meet Daily Point of Light Award honoree Jenny Williamson. Read her story and nominate someone you know as a Point of Light.

Jenny Williamson first learned the phrase “human trafficking” while listening to a sermon at church.

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