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[WEBINAR] Reimagining Community Health Systems: Join SAP, Medtronic Foundation, and Leading Nonprofits in Community Health (Thurs, 10/15, 12 - 1 EDT)

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Join SAP, Medtronic, National Association of Community Health Centers, Iowa Primary Care Association, and PYXERA Global on October 15, 12pm-1pm EDT. Learn how cross-sector collaboration is breaking down healthcare barriers to make telehealth more accessible to the 30 million Americans who rely on Community Health Centers. Register today! 

Mental Health Crisis… A Region Unites for Solutions

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One in five. That’s the percentage of adults in America who experience a mental illness. Nearly one in 25 adults in America live with a serious mental illness. And, perhaps even more startling, one-half of all chronic mental illness begins by the age of 14.

Spotlight on Heartland Health Outreach

From Northern Trust's 2017 CSR Report
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Northern Trust has financed the construction of Heartland Alliance Health’s new community health center located in the Englewood neighborhood on Chicago’s south side. The full-service health center will provide much needed services such as primary care, counseling, psychiatry, medical case management, health insurance assistance, HIV/AIDS care and linkage to housing. 

The ROI of Health and Well-Being: Business Investment in Healthier Communities

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The World Economic Forum estimates a cumulative economic output loss of $47 trillion over the next two decades from noncommunicable diseases, like cancer, diabetes, and mental health. As businesses acknowledge the importance of health in the workplace, they are also beginning to recognize the relationship between their employees' health and the communities where their employees and customers live.

National Business Group on Health Honors Aramark With Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles® Award

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October 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of 425 large U.S. employers, has honored Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) for having one of the best workforce health and well-being programs in the nation.

Cerro Verde, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Sponsors a Free Health Fair

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November 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Sociedad Minera Cerro Verde recently hosted a health fair for residents of the district of Yarabamba in Peru and surrounding communities.

The Cerro Verde Mining Company partnered with the Municipal District of Yarabamba, the Ministry of Health, the Municipal Children and Adolescent Defenders (DEMUNA) and The Business Service Center (CESEM).

Medical specialists such as pediatricians, geriatricians, gynecologists and dentists were available to provide preventive medical services and information.

American Heart Association and Aramark Launch Innovative Community Health Engagement Program to Improve Diet and Health in Underserved Communities

The pilot initiative is part of Healthy for Life® 20 By 20 Commitment; Will Test Program Model and Metrics to Scale Nationwide
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The American Heart Association and Aramark are launching a new community engagement program in three key cities -- Philadelphia, Chicago and Houston -- as part of their Healthy for Life® 20 By 20 initiative to improve the diet and health of millions of Americans by 20 percent by the year 2020.

PT Freeport Indonesia, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, is Investing to Beat Malaria

PT Freeport Indonesia works to reduce incidences of malaria through a comprehensive public health program in Papua, Indonesia
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March 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ - In its continued efforts to wipe out malaria and prevent the spread of the malaria disease by anopheles mosquitoes in the Mimika Regency in Papua, Indonesia, PT Freeport Indonesia, in conjunction with local institutions, conducts comprehensive treatment, early detection and preventive measures.

The Malaria Control Center is a parternship of the Department of Health, PT Freeport-Indonesia’s Partnership Fund for Community Development (LPMAK) and Community Health Development.

In 2015 the Malaria Control teams

Novartis Foundation and Partners Launch New Hypertension Program in Ghana

Community-based Hypertension Improvement Project (ComHIP) is an innovative healthcare model designed to improve hypertension management and control
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  • Community-based Hypertension Improvement Project (ComHIP) is an innovative healthcare model designed to improve hypertension management and control
     
  • Screening and treatment is shifted to the community and technology supports healthcare workers and empowers patient self-management
     
  • More than one quarter of the adult population in Ghana has hypertension, but only 4% of these hypertensive patients have it under control
     

Astellas and BlackDoctor.org (BDO) Team Up to Offer Health Education at the 2015 CIAA Tournament Fan Fest

Astellas is Exclusive Health Sponsor of the 'Ticket2Health' Initiative Promoting a Game Plan for Better Health and Wellness
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NORTHBROOK, Ill., Feb. 23, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Astellas Pharma US, Inc., and BlackDoctor.org (BDO), the leading on-line health destination for African-Americans, today announced Astellas as a sponsor of its health educational event at the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association Basketball Tournament (CIAA) community Fan Fest in Charlotte, NC, Feb. 26-28. 

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