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The Novartis Foundation launches Healthy Schools for Healthy Communities with the University of Basel and other partners

The Novartis Foundation and the University of Basel, together with other partners are pleased to announce the launch of Healthy Schools for Healthy Communities. The initiative aims to address poor health in disadvantaged schools in South Africa.
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The Novartis Foundation and the University of Basel, together with other partners are pleased to announce the launch of Healthy Schools for Healthy Communities. The initiative aims to address poor health in disadvantaged schools in South Africa and is the first Novartis Foundation program to include the education sector, bringing new opportunities for achieving impact.

Cerro Verde, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Sponsors a Free Health Fair

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November 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Sociedad Minera Cerro Verde recently hosted a health fair for residents of the district of Yarabamba in Peru and surrounding communities.

The Cerro Verde Mining Company partnered with the Municipal District of Yarabamba, the Ministry of Health, the Municipal Children and Adolescent Defenders (DEMUNA) and The Business Service Center (CESEM).

Medical specialists such as pediatricians, geriatricians, gynecologists and dentists were available to provide preventive medical services and information.

CITGO Fuels Good with the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center

Patients and families benefit from $15,000 gift card donation and ‘Be A Star, Buy A Star’ fundraising campaign
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BALTIMORE, Oct. 5, 2015 /3BL Media/ – In its commitment to fuel good in the community, CITGO Petroleum Corporation and its local branded Marketers Griffith Energy Services, Inc., Carroll Independent Fuel Company, and The Wills Group, recently donated $15,000 in CITGO Gift Cards to the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and announced the “Be A Star, Buy A Star” community fundraising campaign to further benefit the hospital.

Miami’s First Telemedicine-Enabled Mobile Medical Clinic to Make a Difference for Underserved Local Children

Children’s Health Fund, Verizon Foundation Kick Off National Health Information Technology Initiative to Enhance Healthcare for Patients, Communities in Need
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MIAMI, July 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ – About 15,000 children and family members across the country in need of healthcare will benefit from an innovative partnership under which 15 of the Children’s Health Fund’s mobile medical clinics will be equipped with the latest health information technology from the Verizon Foundation.

Flow Restrictors May Reduce Young Children’s Accidental Ingestion of Liquid Medications

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Cincinnati, OH, July 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ – In the US, child-resistant packaging for most medications has contributed to the prevention of thousands of pediatric deaths. Nevertheless, over 500,000 calls are made to poison control centers each year after accidental ingestion of medications by young children, and the number of emergency department visits for unsupervised medication ingestions is rising.

Currently Available Technology Can Transform Treatment and Care of Children With Chronic Diseases, New Report Says

White Paper Released by Boston Children’s Hospital and Verizon Foundation Details How Technology Can Improve Care and Lower Costs; Verizon’s Powerful Answers Award Presents Opportunity to Spur Further Innovative Solutions
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BASKING RIDGE, N.J., and BOSTON, June 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Technology could be the prescription for improving treatment outcomes, while reducing costs, for children suffering from chronic illnesses such as asthma and diabetes, according to a new report released on Tuesday (June 18) by the Verizon Foundation and Boston Children’s Hospital.

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