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Walgreens Boots Alliance Signs UNAIDS Business Alliance Pledge to End HIV/AIDS by 2030; Expands HIV/AIDS Education and Prevention Efforts

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Walgreens Boots Alliance Signs UNAIDS Business Alliance Pledge to End HIV/AIDS by 2030; Expands HIV/AIDS Education and Prevention Efforts

Dec.1 was World AIDS Day, a day commemorating the more than 35 million people who have died from AIDS and an annual call-to-action to end the disease and support people living with HIV/AIDS.  Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), which includes Walgreens, has worked for several years to advance HIV/AIDS awareness and research.

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.

How ‘MTV Shuga’ Made Viewers Twice as Likely to Get an HIV Test

The MTV Staying Alive Foundation uses 'MTV Shuga' to teach young people across sub-Saharan African about safer sex—and it’s working.
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By Nicole Bitette

More than 1.2 million sub-Saharan Africans contracted HIV in 2017. The MTV Staying Alive Foundation is combating that frightening statistic by tapping the power of television to spread messages of safer sex via the popular scripted drama MTV Shuga.

BSR Conference 2019: Seth Goldman, Co-Founder, Honest Tea; Executive Chair, Beyond Meat

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As the Co-Founder of Honest Tea and Executive Chair of Beyond Meat, Seth Goldman has had years of experience working on healthier food and beverage options. While these types of products continue to grow in popularity, there are still obstacles to contend with, from consumer resources to upholding company values.

Bringing a Pediatrician's Perspective to Philanthropy

Lauren Smith Joins the Business of Giving Podcast
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This edition of the Business of Giving features Lauren Smith, co-CEO of consulting firm FSG. Formerly Foundation Strategy Group, its goal is to facilitate impact on complex social problems by encouraging collaboration across multiple sectors and perspectives. Smith, a pediatrician, particularly likes to focus on the well-being of communities.

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.

Specsavers Uses HPE Greenlake to Expand Eye Disease Diagnostics and Serve More Patients

Specsavers used HPE GreenLake solution to support 285 retail stores across Australia and New Zealand
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  • Specsavers roll out advanced 3D eye scanning technology in 285 retail stores
  • HPE and Champions of Change deliver HPE GreenLake solution to scale up and down storage capacity
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IN THIS ARTICLE

  • Specsavers roll out advanced 3D eye scanning technology in 285 retail stores
  • HPE and Champions of Change deliver HPE GreenLake solution to scale up and down storage capacity

Albertsons In-Store Clinics Launch AI-Powered Diabetes Exam

By Bridget Goldschmidt
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CarePortMD retail health clinics at Albertsons Cos. grocery stores can now administer an eye exam to identify diabetic retinopathy by FDA-cleared autonomous artificial intelligence (AI) diagnostic system IDx-DR.

The in-store health clinics are the first to roll out this type of AI diagnostic technology. 

Click here to continue reading the story on Progressive Grocer. 

Bone Marrow Donor and Kid Kraddick Radio Producer Nick Adams to Be Honored at Annual DKMS Awards Breakfast

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Nick Adams, the Associate Producer of the nationally syndicated Kidd Kraddick Morning Show on KISS 106 FM (Dallas) has been spreading the word about becoming a lifesaving donor. He has been instrumental in using his platform to promote the DKMS mission by sharing his experience as a donor and encouraging others to register.

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