The quick response to the global pandemic is helping meet the urgent needs of medical personnel around the globe.
By Jennifer Ceaser
As the COVID-19 virus spread around the globe and severely impacted the global-supply chain of vital medical equipment for healthcare professionals, HP’s 3D manufacturing lab in Barcelona, Spain started getting urgent requests from the medical community.
In this critical time, virtual simulations offer the next best thing to real patients, helping medical professionals and students sharpen their skills and learn new ones.
By Stephanie Walden
In Washington state, doctors who typically deal with elective surgeries turned to virtual reality (VR) to relearn emergency-response skills they haven’t practiced since medical school. In New York City, homebound nursing students watched online simulations to learn how to properly don personal protective equipment (PPE).
All around the country, both budding and established healthcare professionals pivoted their studies and skills due to COVID-19 — and often, without physically setting foot in traditional classrooms or hospitals.
Packaging comprises a significant portion of total waste produced and can affect the health of our planet and people, which is why HP set a new goal to eliminate 75 percent of single-use plastic packaging by 2025. The goal focuses on hardware unit packaging and is predicated on a move to molded fiber packaging cushions.
For over 80 years, HP has been driving lasting change to address the world's most pressing problems. From building a groundbreaking recycling supply chain that has kept over 60 million plastic bottles out of the ocean, to achieving 100 percent renewable electricity in the United States. At a time when it's easy to take our eye off the planet, we are as committed as ever to a more sustainable future. Learn why easy doesn't do it, and watch how HP delivers on bold promises for a sustainable future.
Key social justice, education, legal reform, and youth empowerment groups that need your support.
After weeks of protests and swift reform on the part of lawmakers and police, the Black Lives Matter movement is rocking the pillars that uphold institutional racism and to date has swept some 2,000 cities in the U.S. and reached 60 other countries.
My Story: The 2020 Storytelling Challenge Highlights Social Justice and the Fight for Equality
June 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - With the launch of My Story: The 2020 Storytelling Challenge, Girl Rising and HP invite individuals across the globe to share stories of how young leaders are fighting for human rights, racial justice, gender equity, and girls’ education at a time when the COVID-19 pandemic is revealing deeply entrenched inequities. Through My Story, Girl Rising is accepting narrative, video, digital image, or audio submissions that tell stories of the leadership, courage and creativity that young people are demonstrating to build a better future.