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Why Everyone Should Care About Census 2020

by Jan Lee
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“Not very long ago some one invented the assertion that there were only “four hundred” people in New York City who were really worth noticing. But a wiser man has arisen – the census taker….” — O. Henry (1910)

Much has changed since the 1910 census when American author O. Henry penned those famous lines, but many misconceptions around the value of the U.S. census remain.

MSD Publishes 2017/2018 Corporate Responsibility Report

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MSD (tradename of Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, N.J., USA (NYSE: MRK)) has issued its 2017/2018 Global Corporate Responsibility Report. The report reflects the company’s performance and progress in its four corporate responsibility priority areas of Access to Health, Employees, Environmental Sustainability and Ethics & Transparency. 

Holland America Line Donates $25,000 to Seattle Children’s as Part of K’s for Kids with the Seattle Mariners

Seattle’s Hometown Cruise Line gives back to the community with the Seattle Mariners
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SEATTLE, September 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford presented a check for $25,000 to Seattle Children’s Uncompensated Care Fund Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, at the Seattle Mariners’ home game at Safeco Field. The company made the donation as part of its partnership with the Seattle Mariners Major League Baseball team and the K’s for Kids program. Holland America Line became the presenting sponsor of the program during the 2014 baseball season. 

Safeway Foundation grant awarded to the National Foundation for Cancer Research

Resources will allow for expansion of services to cancer patients
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Originally published on EurekaAlert

The National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) is one of 13 local and regional organizations to be the recipient of a grant by Safeway Foundation supporting cancer research and treatment efforts. The $35,000 award will be directed toward the expansion of the Cancer Patient Navigation Hotline, a communications resource offering guidance by trained oncology nurses--"navigators"--to patients and their families at no cost.

What’s Your Healthy Commitment?

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At Humana, one way we improve the health of our communities is by thriving together with our healthcare partners.

Iora Primary Care, a Humana healthcare partner, focuses on providing primary care designed specifically for the needs of people 65 and older on Medicare. The staff at each Iora location takes the time to understand their patient’s needs, addressing healthcare holistically and demonstrating a strong healthy commitment to overcoming health barriers.

Revolutionizing India’s Rural Healthcare Through Technology

Dell partners with the Government of India to develop a human-centered technology solution to overcome the challenges of providing consistent, preventive care in rural areas
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Approximately two-thirds of India’s 1.3 billion people live in rural areas, according to the World Health Organization. Imagine the challenge of delivering preventive healthcare to over 800 million remote villagers and tracking patient records without the use of technology.

Carnival Puts the ‘Fun’ in Fundraising for the Children’s Hospital at Westmead

Carnival Cruise Line’s ‘Wiggle for Westmead’ Raises Funds to Purchase Vital Equipment for the Grace Centre at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead
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August 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Thanks to the generosity of Carnival Cruise Line’s guests and the success of the Wiggle for Westmead program, Carnival donated new medical equipment to the Grace Centre at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead.

To celebrate the donation, Carnival Cruise Line Vice President Australia, Jennifer Vandekreeke and Carnival Spirit Captain, Vittorio Marchi joined Medical Director for the Grace Centre, Professor Nadia Badawi in a celebratory Wiggle for Westmead.

BCtA Podcast Series | Healthcare for the Underserved: Inclusive Business Innovation

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Healthcare for the Underserved: Inclusive Business Innovation is a three-part podcast series exploring how Inclusive Businesses are developing innovative solutions to provide healthcare to underserved and unserved communities. 
 

Meet the 2018 Cisco GPS Challenge Grand Prize Winner: CareNX Innovations

by Mary de Wysocki
Blog

When Shantanu Pathak’s pregnant sister-in-law couldn’t detect fetal movement in her third trimester, he realized expecting mothers needed a better way to listen for their baby’s heartbeats. In his home country of India — and in many developing countries around the world — access to personal and necessary care is limited to those who can afford it.

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