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Sandoz Announces Winners of Inaugural Healthcare Access Challenge (Sandoz HACk)

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  • Three winners, chosen by expert panel at Wired Health 2017 in London, identified innovative approaches to address access challenges in Ghana, the Maldives and the Philippines.
  • Winning ideas proposed novel ways to use mobile technologies to connect patients with caregivers and essential medicines.
  • Sandoz invited young people worldwide to “reimagine access to healthcare” – arguably the largest unmet medical need.
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  • Three winners, chosen by expert panel at Wired Health 2017 in London, identified innovative approaches to address access challenges in Ghana, the Maldives and the Philippines.
  • Winning ideas proposed novel ways to use mobile technologies to connect patients with caregivers and essential medicines.
  • Sandoz invited young people worldwide to “reimagine access to healthcare” – arguably the largest unmet medical need.

Pfizer, Partners Will Discuss “How to End a Plague” during SXSW Panel

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“In your pocket, you have a tool that we have employed to map the world’s leading infectious cause of blindness.”
– Dr. Paul Emerson, Director of the International Trachoma Initiative at The Task Force for Global Health.

Meet Alexis, a Graduate from Generation USA

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Alexis joined the inaugural group of recruits at Generation Pittsburgh in September 2014. She is working towards a career in healthcare.

Why Generation

“Generation Pittsburgh is a group of honest people who’ve come together to help assist the community in a positive way. Generation helps rescue those who need a second chance in life and puts them on the right path. I know that with dedication and believing in myself, I can be successful.”

What a job means to me

The Complete Guide to Finding a Recycling Partner for Your Hospital

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This complete guide to finding a hospital recycling partner will help you get your program up and running. We'll walk you through resources for finding the right partner, whether you can start with your current waste hauler, recycling partners, or other services providers, or are beginning the search from scratch.

Read the full guide on the HPRC site.

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Pfizer Combines Resources with Partners to Support UN Global Goals

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At Pfizer, we realize no one organization or corporation can solve all of today’s complex healthcare challenges. That’s why we seek to combine our resources with the expertise of a range of diverse partners – including NGOs, governments and social entrepreneurs – to catalyze creative approaches to accelerating progress and breaking down healthcare barriers. In doing so, we are directly supporting progress toward several of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including Goal 17: Partnerships for the Goals.

Pfizer Supports Progress toward UN Global Goal 3: Good Health and Well-Being

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At Pfizer, our purpose is to make innovative medicines and vaccines that significantly improve people’s lives. In doing so, we are helping society achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – 17 ambitious targets for positive and essential change around the world.

Impact Investing in the Age of Fintech and Big Data

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by Reggie Stanley, president and CEO of ImpactUs 

New impact investing platform harnesses technology, social networks, and scale to help investors, institutions and their advisors invest with purpose.

The Formula for a Sustainable Business

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By Jon Pender, Vice President, Government Affairs at GSK

Last week I joined Chatham House at their Responsible Business Conference, alongside representatives from across the public, private and NGO sectors, including Vodafone, Nestle, the UN Global Compact and the UK Minister for Corporate Responsibility.

Together we considered a broad range of questions, starting with: How do you incentivise more businesses to operate more responsibly?

Novartis Improves Ranking in 2016 Access to Medicine Index

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  • Novartis ranks third in 2016 ranking
  • Company tops the industry in access-to-medicine management and capacity building

  • Novartis integrated access strategy addressing all income segments stands out as best practice

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  • Novartis ranks third in 2016 ranking
  • Company tops the industry in access-to-medicine management and capacity building

  • Novartis integrated access strategy addressing all income segments stands out as best practice

Common Recyclable Healthcare Plastics

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Before you begin (or expand) a hospital recycling program, it's critical to understand what types of plastics are recyclable. HPRC walks you through with this simple visual guide, part of our comprehensive HospiCycle toolkit, helping you understand what kinds of plastics your program can include and what specific clinical materials they are found in.

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