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This post was written by guest blogger Dr. Ramanujam who is the Robert W. Carr Professor of Biomedical Engineering, a faculty member in the Global Health Institute and Dept. Pharmacology and Cell Biology and the founding director of the Center of Global Women’s Health Technologies at Duke University. This article is part of a series on the power of technology in helping crisis-affected populations. To learn more, sign up for a free webinar in our Women Rock IT series here.

How Johnson & Johnson Is Helping Tackle a Devastating Tropical Disease That Impacts Kids

A new World Health Organization prequalification for mebendazole means the company can reach even more young people with intestinal worm infections around the globe.
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STH. It's an illness you likely haven't heard of, yet it affects approximately 1.5 billion people worldwide, making it one of the world's most common infections.

It's short for soil-transmitted helminthiasis, also known as intestinal worm infections, and it results from being exposed to contaminated soil, food or water in areas with poor sanitation. Children are particularly vulnerable to STH, which can lead to malnutrition, stunted growth and even impaired cognitive development.

Cerro Verde, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Provides Free Healthcare to Peruvian Communities

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January 31, 2019 - Sociedad Minera Cerro Verde developed a health campaign in partnership with the Regional Government of Yarabamba to provide healthcare for citizens in remote areas.

In addition to treatment for gastroenteritis, services also included education for the prevention of acute diarrheal diseases.

Doctors and specialists examined and treated patients needing services in areas such as gynecology, pediatrics, internal medicine and dentistry. Vision and anemia screenings were also provided.

SC Johnson Offers Tips to Help Families Protect Themselves for the Upcoming Mosquito and Tick Season

Choosing the right personal insect repellent and following the label instructions can help allow families more time for making memories outdoors
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RACINE, Wis., May 3, 2018 /3BL Media/ A recent study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that instances of tick and mosquito-borne diseases like Zika virus and Lyme disease have increased more than 350 percent since 2004 in the United States.

SAP Helps Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in Africa

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The Global Fund is an international financing organisation started in 2002 to fight AIDS, tuberculosis (TB) and malaria.

SAP today announced that in addition to committing $4 million over a period of four years to the Global Fund, through its partnership with (RED), SAP technology is helping the organisation more simply understand how its financial investments are being used for disease prevention and treatment.

SAP Innovation Helps The Global Fund Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in Africa

Extending Longstanding Partnership, SAP is Founding Member of The Global Fund’s New Coalition Uniting Private Sector to Support Disease Prevention and Treatment Efforts
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WALLDORF, Germany, Sept. 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ — The Global Fund is an international financing organization started in 2002 to fight AIDS, tuberculosis (TB) and malaria. SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced that SAP technology is helping the organization more simply understand how its financial investments are being used for disease prevention and treatment.

Novo Nordisk Partners with Ministry of Health to Prevent Diabetes

Novo Nordisk and the Malaysian Ministry of Health are taking steps to prevent diabetes with a partnership encouraging young couples to adopt healthier habits - before they begin having children.
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November 14, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Today, Novo Nordisk entered into a public private partnership with the Malaysian Ministry of Health to prevent diabetes through a health promotion programme targeting young couples. The Jom Mama programme builds on research showing that women entering pregnancy overweight or obese increases the risk of developing non-communicable diseases, including type 2 diabetes, in both mother and child in later years of life.

Novartis Fights Malaria; Retail Gets Recycling Guide; ITT CEO Makes Women in Science Leader List - CSR Minute for July 17, 2012

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsibility news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsibility news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

CVS Launches Bilingual "Project Health" for National Minority Health Month; Walmart Starts Women in Factories Program for Overseas Workers - CSR Minute for April 13, 2012

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsibility news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsibility news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

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