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Volunteers Help Scientists Identify 70 Chemical Candidates To Be Tested Against COVID-19

By Juan Hindo
Blog

Working in a highly collaborative and open effort, scientists have identified 70 virtual compounds to be tested for their capability of inhibiting SARS-CoV2, the virus responsible for COVID-19, hopefully leading to new options for treatment.

Education, Reinvention and Common Action Can Right the Wrongs Exposed by COVID-19

by Ellen Jackowski Chief Sustainability and Social Impact Officer, HP
Summary: 
  • 2020 must not be remembered as a lost year—rather as the springboard for urgent action toward positive, lasting change.
  • Global education access, the reinvention of global solutions with local application, and common action to tip the scale are three imperatives for meaningful change.
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  • 2020 must not be remembered as a lost year—rather as the springboard for urgent action toward positive, lasting change.
  • Global education access, the reinvention of global solutions with local application, and common action to tip the scale are three imperatives for meaningful change.

Precision Medicine Diagnostics Are Driving the Need for Flexible Facility Design

Blog

Precision medicine is based on the idea that each of us is different and may not react the same way to a particular treatment.

IWBI Announces New Governance Council Appointments

Davina Rooney, GBC Australia, and Mona Naqvi, S&P Dow Jones Indices join governing body
Press Release

NEW YORK, November 9, 2020 /3BL Media/  – The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) announced today the appointment of Davina Rooney, chief executive officer of the Green Building Council of Australia and Mona Naqvi, senior director of ESG at S&P Dow Jones Indices to the IWBI Governance Council. Comprised of key global thought leaders, public health professionals and business executives, the Governance Council helps uphold the integrity of IWBI’s certification frameworks and accelerates the broader movement driving their adoption.

Tork Offers Hygiene Best Practices for Long Term Care Facilities

As long term care facilities prepare for reopening and accepting visitors, Essity has developed the Tork Long Term Care (LTC) Reopening Guide to promote good hygiene practices
Press Release

PHILADELPHIA, November 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Hygiene and health company, Essity, the global manufacturer of Tork professional hygiene products, has published the Tork LTC Reopening Guide. This document outlines safety measures and hygiene protocols that long term care facilities should consider when reopening their space to visitors. The guide provides a roadmap for how facilities can effectively educate visitors on best hygiene practices, as well as how to properly exercise social distancing to uphold the safety and well-being of residents, visitors, and staff.

Harris Poll Survey Offers Insights into Potential of Telepsychiatry During and After the COVID-19 Pandemic

A Majority of Respondents Managing Mental Health Conditions Welcome Telepsychiatry Option to Support Continuity of, and Access to, Mental Health Care
Article

As the use of telehealth services has expanded during the COVID-19 pandemic, results from a survey conducted by The Harris Poll showed that more than one in four (27%) U.S. adults surveyed were currently using telepsychiatry (“telepsych”) services for mental health care.

Pink: More Than Just a Color

by Royce Epstein, A&D Design Director for Mohawk Group.
Multimedia with summary

The beautiful shades of pink are more than just colors.

Each October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It’s a time to remember to get a mammogram, educate yourself and your family about the risks of cancer, and also raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research and patient resources.

FedEx Express, iRAP Launch 5-star Global Connections Initiative in India

Article

The International Road Assessment Programme (iRAP), a registered charity dedicated to preventing road deaths through safer road infrastructure, in association with FedEx Express, the express transportation company and a subsidiary of FedEx Corp., has announced the launch of the 5-Star Global Connections Initiative. The programme will unlock the power of partnerships across India and share success across more than 100 countries who have their own RAP programme and project activity.

Leading HSE In The Ongoing Crisis Response

Article

Mohawk Goes Pink: Doing Our Part For a Cure

Multimedia with summary

Since 2001, Mohawk Industries has contributed more than $6 million to Susan G. Komen, the largest breast cancer research organization in the United States. Through corporate donation programs including Decorate for the Cure and Specify for a Cure — as well as different employee-led initiatives — we are committed to this ongoing partnership to one day find a cure.

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