How the shark skin-inspired Neoterix ST casting and release paper can transform surfaces
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Through a partnership with Sharklet Technologies Inc. we are taking Ultracast to an entirely new application space—instead of aesthetic textures, the patterns used are functional. While invisible to the human eye, the microscopic Sharklet™ texture imparts the unique ability to inhibit bacterial growth. On traditional antimicrobial surfaces, chemicals are used to kill bacteria.
How our innovative partnership with the American Heart Association is changing eating behaviors in underserved communities
On a recent summer afternoon at the New Pathways Project in North Philadelphia, a large group of would-be chefs gathered around Aramark’s Charles Schermer as he demonstrated how to create a colorful, nutritious salad.
Some of the participants had never tasted an avocado or used olive oil and lime juice to make a salad dressing. But they produced their best chopped salads as part of a friendly competition at the Feed Your Potential 365 Club, part of an innovative public health initiative between Aramark and the American Heart Association.
For nearly 65 years, the Pfizer Foundation has been making important global health contributions around the world. This includes investments that support innovative approaches to breaking down barriers to health care access for women and children in low-resource communities, ultimately advancing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 5 for Gender Equality.
Through our Women and Children’s Health portfolio, the Pfizer Foundation provides grants to organizations to help improve access to immunization and family planning services. The portfolio includes initiatives to:
For nearly 65 years, the Pfizer Foundation has been working to expand health care access for people around the world. The impact of this work is significant and far-reaching, helping underserved individuals from diverse backgrounds in remote corners of the globe.
Dallas Children’s Medical Center, a 100-year-old nonprofit hospital serving North Texas, identified the need to reduce disparities in childhood asthma outcomes across racial, socioeconomic, and geographic boundaries. Asthma is the most common chronic condition for children living in Dallas and was the top cause for admission to the Children’s Health emergency department in 2013.
A Conversation with Farmworker Justice and Vista Community Clinic
In the months since the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the well-being of immigrant populations is a growing concern for city and state governments, civil society organizations, and private foundations. In February, over 200 foundation leaders signed a statement condemning the immigration restrictions put in place by the new administration. Organizations like the Evelyn & Walter Haas Jr.
American automobile manufacturers have made enormous progress in recent decades to ensure that the cars we drive here in the U.S. are safer. American consumers now take airbags and anti-collision systems for granted when they buy a car, and the long-term trend is clear: Lives are being saved on our roads. And it’s a great time to celebrate those accomplishments this week at the 25th International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles in Detroit.