Health and Wellness CSR News

Malaria No More Honors 21st Century Fox and Star India With the Media Leader Award

Press Release

NEW YORK, May 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Malaria No More will present 21st Century Fox, one of the world’s leading portfolios of news, sports, and entertainment brands, and its subsidiary Star India, the largest media company in India, with the Media Leader Award at its 12th Annual International Honors event tonight. The companies will be honored for their remarkable legacy and leadership in raising awareness of the urgent need to end malaria, a preventable disease that kills a child every two minutes. 

Bringing Healthcare to the Fingertips of Pregnant Women and Nursing Mothers in Africa

GiftedMom uses mobile phones to provide health advice and eradicate avoidable maternal and infant deaths in Africa
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YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon, May 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Mobile-health service GiftedMom has joined Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a pledge to expand its operations in three new African countries and stop easily preventable maternal and infant deaths. The innovative healthcare provider connects medical professionals to pregnant women and nursing mothers on mobile phones across Cameroon as well as provide health information for its users via SMS, online articles and a smartphone application.

Insights: Dr. Mary-Ann Etiebet Reflects on Merck for Mothers’ Efforts and What’s Next


We sat down with Merck for Mothers Executive Director, Dr. Mary Ann-Etiebet, to hear about the progress that has been made, why she joined the company last year, and what’s next for the global initiative.

Can you give a brief explanation of Merck for Mothers and the initiative’s goals?

Merck Named to Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s Annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens List


Corporate Responsibility Magazine has ranked Merck #22 on its 19th annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens list. The list recognizes the standout environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance of public companies across the United States.

A Family Legacy: Improving Global Public Health


When Dr. Charles A. Knirsch, MD, MPH, joined Pfizer more than 20 years ago, planning had just begun for a new partnership to eliminate trachoma, a neglected tropical disease and the world’s leading infectious cause of blindness.

IES Unveils Healthy Materials Management System in Partnership With International Living Future Institute

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NORTH ADAMS, Mass., May 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Finding building materials that won’t harm human health is now simpler and easier with the introduction of Red2Green (R2G), a new platform that slashes the time and effort required to pursue the ambitious requirements of the Living Building Challenge by crowdsourcing and documenting key materials health data for building and construction materials.

More Than Products, Medtronic Provides System Makeover in Chile

Providers return to patient-centered care as Medtronic takes over cath lab management in small communities outside Santiago.

PUERTTO MONT, CHILE – Laying in a hospital bed, Jofre Marcelo doesn’t hold back.

“You come here scared to death. I don’t wish this upon anyone.”

After a heart attack, it would be anyone’s natural response. Thankfully, doctors at Clinica Universitaria in Puerto Montt, Chile, had the right equipment and expertise-at the right time-to insert a stent in Jofre’s 50-year old heart. 

“That makes all the difference,” he says.

While Jofre is thankful for a successful procedure, there was a process behind the procedure that most patients never see.

Medtronic Named One of the World’s Most Innovative Companies

Medtronic received the Clarivate Analytics Top 100 Global Innovator award for the third straight year.

For the third straight year, Medtronic has been named one of the most innovative companies in the world. 

The Clarivate Analytics Top 100 Global Innovator award honors the world’s most innovative companies based on the volume, success, protection and influence of their patents.

Novo Nordisk and Discovery Education Announce "Super Health, Super You" National Community Health Challenge Winners


Indiana, New York and Mississippi Elementary Schools Awarded $10,000 Each to Improve Physical Activity and Healthy Living in their Communities

PS 104Q The Bays Water School Awarded Grand Prize and National Novo Nordisk Recognition Ceremony

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Indiana, New York and Mississippi Elementary Schools Awarded $10,000 Each to Improve Physical Activity and Healthy Living in their Communities

PS 104Q The Bays Water School Awarded Grand Prize and National Novo Nordisk Recognition Ceremony

Aetna Releases 2016-2017 Corporate Social Responsibility Report


Aetna, one of the nation’s leading diversified health care benefits companies, today released its 2016-2017 Corporate Social Responsibility report. This year’s report covers the 2016 and 2017 calendar years and provides an in-depth look into Aetna’s commitment to building healthy communities.


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