Health and Wellness CSR News

Astellas Oncology Announces Grand Prize Winner of C3 Prize® at Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) World Cancer Congress

Summary: 
  • Three innovators working to change cancer care awarded a combined $100,000 in grants following live pitch to a panel of judges that included celebrity entrepreneur Bill Rancic.
     
  • Winning idea aims to change the way Nigerians learn and talk about breast cancer
Press Release
  • Three innovators working to change cancer care awarded a combined $100,000 in grants following live pitch to a panel of judges that included celebrity entrepreneur Bill Rancic.
     
  • Winning idea aims to change the way Nigerians learn and talk about breast cancer

Sandoz Healthcare Access Challenge (HACk) Returns, Seeking Digital Solutions to Local Healthcare Access Challenges

Despite major advances in modern medicine, universal access to healthcare remains the largest unmet medical need. Building on the inaugural Sandoz HACk, this year’s competition expands to seek broader digital solutions to local healthcare access challenge
Press Release

HOLZKIRCHEN, Germany, October 4, 2018 /3BL Media/  Sandoz, the Novartis generics and biosimilars division, today announces the launch of the second Sandoz Healthcare Access Challenge (HACk).

Merck Announces “Safer Childbirth Cities” Initiative, Issues Call to Action to Reverse the Rise in U.S. Maternal Deaths

Merck for Mothers Commits Additional $10M to Support Locally Created Solutions to Improve Maternal Health and Reduce Disparities
Press Release

KENILWORTH, N.J., October 3 , 2018 /3BL Media/ – Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, announced today a new effort to support cities across the country to help women have a healthy pregnancy and safe childbirth. The “Safer Childbirth Cities” initiative is intended to reduce the number of maternal deaths and life-threatening childbirth events and narrow disparities in maternal health outcomes in the U.S.

Sodexo Launches New Plant-Based Menus Across Hundreds of University, Healthcare and Corporate Services Accounts Nationwide

200 Plant-Based Recipes Created in Partnership with the Humane Society of the United States and the World Resource Institute-Better Buying Lab
Press Release

GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 3, 2018 /3BL Media/ — According to a Nielsen global survey, 39% of American consumers are working to incorporate more plant-based foods in their diets.

Updated GRI OH&S Standard Calls for More Comprehensive, Worker-centric Reporting

Companies now better equipped to report on both harm prevention and health promotion
Press Release

AMSTERDAM,  October, 4 2018 /3BL Media/ - Healthy and safe working conditions are recognized as a human right – yet it is estimated that close to 2.8 million people die from work-related injuries and illnesses every year, according to the International Labour Organization. A lack of robust occupational health and safety (OH&S) management can put the lives of workers and their families at risk and can limit countries’ potential for sustainable development.

Shire Employees Circle the Globe 60 Times As Part of the Virgin Pulse Global Challenge

Blog

This summer, over 3,300 Shire colleagues formed teams, set goals and encouraged each other to make healthy choices as part of Shire’s inaugural pilot of the Virgin Pulse Global Challenge. Over the course of the 100-day challenge, Shire colleagues walked over 1.5 million miles collectively, and individually averaged over 14,100 steps daily. That’s the equivalent of walking around the world more than 60 times and burning more than 154 million calories, the equivalent of over 600,000 slices of cake.

Mastercard and Gilead Partner to Simplify Delivery of Hepatitis Treatment in Pakistan

Multimedia with summary

Last year, in partnership with Mastercard and the World Hepatitis Alliance, we launched a pilot program in Pakistan to simplify the delivery of HCV treatment in a resource-limited setting with high disease burden.

Learn more in the video above.

Circles, a Sodexo Company Opens Minnesota Office to Support Its Growth in Healthcare

Press Release

WALTHAM, Mass., October 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Circles, a global concierge service provider and part of the Sodexo Group, a world leader in Quality of Life Services, today announces the official opening of a new office in Rochester, MN to support our growing healthcare business.

Aramark Celebrates World Vegetarian Day

Working with Humane Society of the US, chefs continue to increase plant-based menu offerings
Multimedia with summary

It's World Vegetarian Day, an annual celebration of plant-based lifestyles.

Why Johnson & Johnson Is on a Mission to Make Treating Pediatric Patients Safer

For Baby Safety Month, we sat down with the company's Head of Pediatric Drug Development to learn about its industry-leading Child Health Innovation Leadership Department.
Article

By Tamekia Reece

Ensuring the safety and well-being of children has been a cornerstone of Johnson & Johnson's work for over 100 years.

Pages

Subscribe to Health and Wellness