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Global Health Corporate Champions Have Openings Available for February Cohort

Employees from the Leading Corporations are Teaming up to Improve Health in Rwanda
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WASHINGTON, D.C., October 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The third cohort for Global Health Corporate Champions (GHCC), an activity of USAID’s Global Health Fellows Program (GHFP) II, is filling up as corporate volunteers prepare to travel to Rwanda in February, aiming to make a difference in local organizations in order to improve community health. A few slots remain.

#WomensHealthAndFitnessDay: a Conversation With Cox Enterprises’ Wellness Manager Jessica Rossi

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It’s Women’s Health and Fitness Day. Cox Enterprises is committed to the development of its employees’ physical and mental wellness. At Cox, employees motivate each other to succeed through Wellness Warriors – divisional volunteers who work to ensure employees and their families have the health-related information they need and business-level initiatives to make healthy choices. Cox Enterprises’ Wellness Manager Jessica Rossi explains that wellness is about much more than just your physical health. Rossi shares insights on her career at Cox, wellness and more.

Aflac Serves as Diamond Sponsor at CureFest for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

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Aflac, the leading provider of voluntary insurance sales at the worksite in the U.S. and a longtime champion of the childhood cancer cause, today participated as a Diamond Sponsor of CureFest for Childhood Cancer. A grassroots event held at the National Mall in Washington D.C., CureFest aims to make childhood cancer research a national priority by uniting the childhood cancer community, the general public, the brightest medical minds and elected leaders as one voice against childhood cancer.

September Is National Food Safety Month

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ServSafe is excited to be celebrating the 23rd year of National Food Safety Month (NFSM)! This year's theme focuses on The Culture of Food Safety. As a focal point within the restaurant industry, food safety is now synonymous with an operation's reputation. Celebrate with ServSafe & Tork as we explore how to create a culture of food safety within your operation. Download and share our weekly activities, posters and infographics to keep your staff informed and engaged. Join the conversation on social media by using #NFSM! 

Applying a Pattern of Excellence

From research to reality: Meet Neoterix ST
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Imagine an innovation that reduces the accumulation of bacteria the moment germs hit a surface by 90–95 percent without the use of toxic chemicals that can lead to the development of resistant organisms. It may sound like something straight out of a science fiction novel, but it’s real—and Sappi paper helps make it possible.

Sandoz Expands Partnership with World Child Cancer, to Help Children Access Treatment in Four Developing Countries

Expanded partnership to help "even the odds" of survival for children with cancer in the Philippines, Myanmar, Mexico and Ghana
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  • Expanded partnership to help "even the odds" of survival for children with cancer in the Philippines, Myanmar, Mexico and Ghana
  • In developed countries, the survival rate for childhood cancer is 80%, while in developing countries it can be as low as 10%
  • Sandoz is committed to working with key stakeholders to pioneer novel ways of expanding access to healthcare
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  • Expanded partnership to help "even the odds" of survival for children with cancer in the Philippines, Myanmar, Mexico and Ghana
  • In developed countries, the survival rate for childhood cancer is 80%, while in developing countries it can be as low as 10%
  • Sandoz is committed to working with key stakeholders to pioneer novel ways of expanding access to healthcare

Essity Hosts Thought-provoking Seminar at World Health Assembly

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The World Health Assembly (WHA) is the world's highest health policy setting body. Its main tasks are to decide major public health policy questions, approve the World Health Organization’s work programme and budget, and elect its Director General. Together with our UN partner WSSCC and Wateraid, Essity hosted an event focusing on “Hygiene and Health throughout the Life Course”.

Soap in Schools Program Launches in Las Vegas

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Clean the World recently launched Soap in Schools in Las Vegas, a program in partnership with Sands Cares.

VIDEO | Fit for the Future: Philips Reinvents Patient-centric Healthcare with the Cloud

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How does Philips make the future of healthcare a reality? Philips manages 20 petabytes of data, more than 800 million clinical studies in 31 countries and thousands of data centers, which can provide a level of information that could be the difference between life and death. Learn how Philips partnered with Hewlett Packard Enterprise to move to a hybrid cloud infrastructure to put IT at the heart of its business.

Watch the case study here.

GSK Receives CHMP Positive Opinion for Synflorix Pneumococcal Vaccine Four-Dose Vial

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June 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ - GSK announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has issued a positive opinion for a new four-dose vial presentation of its Synflorix pneumococcal vaccine. The approval is the first step in the process to deliver the new vaccine presentation through Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, in developing countries.

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