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Tyson Foods Invests in Community Healthcare Education and Access

Six organizations in four states awarded over $600,000
Press Release

SPRINGDALE, Ark., May 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ – As part of Tyson Foods’ (NYSE: TSN) efforts to raise the world’s expectations for how much good food can do and its commitment to support the communities it serves where help is needed most, the company announced today over $600,000 in grants to six community healthcare providers in four states.

Tetra Tech Recognizes June as Safety Month

Sharing safe practices and taking a proactive approach to ensure that no one gets hurt
Press Release

June 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Tetra Tech places safety at the forefront of its daily operations, and its commitment to safety extends from executive management to hands-on project personnel and office staff around the world.

Ready for Summer: SC Johnson Community Aquatic Center Opens

Racine Community Joins U.S. Olympic Swimmer Cullen Jones to Begin a Season of Safe, Aquatic Fun
Press Release

RACINE, Wis., May 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Just in time for summer, a celebration will be held today to commemorate the grand opening of the SC Johnson Community Aquatic Center, the first aquatic center to be developed in Racine County, located in Racine’s Pritchard Park. The Aquatic Center is funded by a $6.5 million donation from SC Johnson, and will open to the public June 2.

American Heart Association and Aramark Named 2018 Halo Award Winners for Improving Diet, Health of Millions

Innovative “Healthy for Life® 20 By 20” takes silver award in health category
Press Release

DALLAS, May 24, 2018  /3BL Media/ - The American Heart Association, the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular disease, and Aramark, the largest U.S. food service company serving two billion meals each year, are thrilled their Healthy for Life® 20 By 20 collaboration is the 2018 Silver Halo Award winner in the health category.

TCS and U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Assemble Leaders to Discuss Digital Technology’s Impact on the Future of Philanthropy

Tata Consultancy Services and Other Experts Discuss How to Incorporate AI, Automation, Blockchain, and Cloud Technologies to Solve Problems Affecting Health, Education and the Environment
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. and MUMBAI, May 24, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS) a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, in partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF), is convening today for Digital Empowers: Accelerating Innovation for Business and Social Good at the Chamber of Commerce in Washington D.C.

Merck for Mothers Lead Dr. Naveen Rao Announces Intent to Retire, Effective July 1, 2018

Press Release

May 24, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Merck for Mothers lead Dr. Naveen Rao has announced his intent to retire, effective July 1. Dr. Rao initiated and led Merck for Mothers, Merck’s 10-year, $500 million initiative to reduce maternal mortality around the world. He was responsible for leveraging the company’s science and business expertise to accelerate progress in reaching the Sustainable Development Goals and advancing Merck’s mission to improve and save lives.

In Pursuit of Universal Health Care: Time to Take Public-Private Partnership to the Next Level

By Dr. Naveen Rao
Article
The buzz around public-private partnership (PPP) keeps getting louder. And yes – PPPs are everywhere, operating in virtually every industry sector around the world, including health.
 

New Innovation Center Looks to Advance Healthcare in China

The facility will focus on expanding expertise, provide innovative training methods, and be in position to improve the local healthcare industry in rural parts
Article

A one-of-a-kind Innovation Center is coming to Central and Western China and is expected to make a big impact on healthcare.

“We are ready and eager to continue working with partners in China to explore and solve the country’s healthcare challenges,” says Chris Lee, President of Medtronic Greater China.

In October, Medtronic leaders participated in a groundbreaking ceremony and announced plans to open the center in the year 2020. The facility will serve as a critical hub for training physicians and improving local care.

Nestlé Launches Global Nestlé for Healthier Kids Initiative in the U.S. through Partnership with the YMCA New Jersey State Alliance

Newark-area event celebrates “Start Healthy, Stay Healthy,” a program that provides healthy nutrition curriculum to families for a child’s first 1,000 days
Press Release

ARLINGTON, VA, May 23, 2018 /3BL Media/  - Nestlé will bring its global flagship initiative, Nestlé for Healthier Kids to the United States through a kick-off event in Newark, N.J. today, that introduces the “Start Healthy, Stay Healthy” program.

How Nutrition Data Can Be Used to Give Kids a Healthy Start

With Nestlé for Healthier Kids, Nestlé, Rutgers, and the YMCA are empowering New Jersey parents with a research-backed curriculum and a network of nurturing peer educators
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Nutrition, Health & Wellness VP at @NestleUSA, former NIH public health nutrition and health policy adviser, Tar Heel for life

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