Health and Wellness CSR News

VSP Global and U.S. Conference of Mayors to Partner for Second Year

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RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., March 30, 2017 /3BL Media/- San Francisco resident Mounir Ebdellaoi has depended on his glasses to see since age 14. Ebdellaoi lives in one of the city’s most distressed neighborhoods and was recently mugged and his eyewear was destroyed in the altercation. “You don’t know what it’s like not to see,” Ebdellaoi explained. “I could not function without glasses, psychologically even, not just crossing the street and all that, but you just don’t feel the same. You’ve got to be able to see.”

Amway Facebook LIVE Video: Addressing Childhood Malnutrition in Southern Africa

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The Nutrilite Power of 5 Campaign was LIVE on Facebook from southern Africa addressing the critical issue of childhood malnutrition.

Case Study: Delos™ and IBM | Optimizing Indoor Environments to Improve Health and Performance

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If you’re like most people, you spend around 90% of your time indoors – a stat that may make fitness experts shudder. But thanks to Wellness Real Estate and technology firm Delos, your time inside can be healthy.

Delos is transforming where you work while generating terabytes of research data to understand how indoor spaces impact human health. But the company’s researchers needed a technology partner to help them analyze all of this data faster and for deeper understanding.

Delos™ VIDEO | Exploring the Great Indoors

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On average, Americans spend over 90% of their time indoors, meaning that these spaces can have a profound effect on human health and well-being. Delos is transforming our homes, offices, schools and other indoor environments through technology, design and innovative solutions that nurture and promote human health and well-being.

GSK announces new scholarships to recognise retiring CEO Sir Andrew Witty’s contribution to global health

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- The Sir Andrew Witty GSK Scholarships will be funded by GSK and run by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
- 10-year agreement to fund 30 scholars from sub-Saharan Africa on a Master of Science programme

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- The Sir Andrew Witty GSK Scholarships will be funded by GSK and run by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
- 10-year agreement to fund 30 scholars from sub-Saharan Africa on a Master of Science programme

Three Quality of Lifehacks for Managing Your Caffeine Intake

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Do you feel you can’t get through the morning without caffeine? In the United States, 80 percent of adults consume caffeine every day. While most Americans enjoy their coffee in moderation, overconsumption can lead to unpleasant consequences.

Head Start Kids Partners with the Nutrilite Power of 5 Campaign in Southern Africa

Program provides essentials to ensure preschoolers are healthy, educated and fit
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The childhood malnutrition statistics in southern Africa aren’t good, but Head Start Kids views them as an opportunity to make a dramatic impact on its future citizens.

Clean Water Partnership: Business Connect Brings Kohler Clarity to More Than 40 Countries

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KOHLER, Wis., March 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Kohler Co., a global leader in the plumbing industry, and social enterprise Business Connect are joining forces to help children and families around the world obtain more affordable and accessible clean water. The partnership will bring the KOHLER Clarity™ water filter to Business Connect’s in-country distributors in 43 countries, providing a beautiful and highly effective option to local families in need of clean water.

Good News about the Proposed PA State Budget for Intellectual Disability and Autism Services

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I have good news about the proposed Pennsylvania budget to share with you. The collective strength and advocacy at the state level of individuals and organizations involved in human services has led to the most favorable budget proposal for intellectual disability and autism services that we have seen in Pennsylvania in many years. The proposed PA budget includes funding for a rate increase, affecting not just people with disability but also the people who support them.

This budget proposal is a win for intellectual disability and autism services!

Creating a Blueprint for Eliminating Trachoma

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After more than six decades of fighting the spread of trachoma in Morocco, on November 14, 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) acknowledged that the Moroccan government eliminated the world’s leading infectious cause of blindness as a public health problem.

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