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What Does China's Plastic Ban Mean for Healthcare?

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In July of 2017, China announced it is no longer accepting imports of 24 categories of consumer waste, including commonly recycled post-consumer plastics and paper products. Almost every country exported a portion of their recyclables to China – now there are shockwaves being felt around the world as waste piles up and has nowhere to go.

The Pfizer Foundation Announces $5 Million Grant to Support Women and Families

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The Pfizer Foundation* recently announced a $5 million grant recommitment to initiatives that provide family planning access and education for women and men at the same time children are routinely vaccinated.

By increasing access to these integrated services, we’re helping women access reproductive and sexual health services at the same time their children are vaccinated – and in turn, supporting efforts to improve the health of women and their families by:

Nelipak Healthcare Packaging Joins Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council

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July 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council (HPRC) welcomes Nelipak Healthcare Packaging, a global leader in custom thermoformed packaging that provides superior protection for medical devices and pharmaceuticals, as its newest member.

The Key to Fighting Chronic Disease in South-East Asia: Young People

More than half the ASEAN region’s 630 million people are under age 30. Harald Nusser, Head of Novartis Social Business, says that to fight the rise of chronic disease in South East Asia we need to inform its youth on the importance of healthy lifestyles.
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