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Pfizer’s Puerto Rico Colleagues Resume Supporting Trachoma Elimination Efforts After Hurricane Maria

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Antibiotics are a key component in the global effort to eliminate trachoma, the world’s leading infectious cause of blindness. One of several neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) the World Health Organization (WHO) has identified for elimination, trachoma is a preventable disease, and one that affects those living in communities with limited access to healthcare, clean water and sanitation.

Aligning Pfizer’s Business with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

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At Pfizer, we strive to improve the health and well-being of individuals around the world and in doing so, we are proud to help support several of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Our commitment to advancing the SDGs is rooted in our belief that every individual deserves to live a longer, healthier and more productive life.

Join 3BL Media for Business Aligns with SDGs: Good Health and Well-Being with Pfizer

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Pfizer Inc. will talk about its support of the SDGs in the second of 3BL Media’s new webcast series, “Aligning Business With the Global Goals,” July 26 at 2 p.m. ET.  Attendance is free and open to corporate responsibility and sustainability professionals.

Business Aligns with SDGs: How Pfizer Takes Action to Support SDG 3

3BL Media SDG Webinar Series Features Pfizer, July 26, 2 p.m. ET
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NEW YORK, June 29, 2018 – Improving the health and well-being for a worldwide population expected to swell to 8.5 billion people by 2030 is integral to each of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Pfizer Inc. will talk about its support of the SDGs in the second of 3BL Media’s new webcast series, “Aligning Business With the Global Goals,” July 26 at 2 p.m. ET.  Attendance is free and open to corporate responsibility and sustainability professionals.

Using the Science of Partnerships to Drive Patient Impact

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In Africa, patients can outnumber doctors 3,000 to 1. That’s one of the reasons why Pfizer is dedicated to fostering innovative partnerships that allow us to mobilize resources to help find new and unique solutions that increase access to needed health care.

Our colleague Willy Soriney, Strategic Partnership Director, works in Kenya using the science of partnerships to look for new approaches that can speed access to critical health interventions and fill unmet medical needs, bringing quality health care to those who need it most.

Extending Antibiotic Donations to Eliminate Trachoma

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Pfizer has long been a partner in the global effort to eliminate trachoma, the world’s leading infectious cause of blindness, through its donation of an oral antibiotic that can help treat and prevent the debilitating disease. Now, Pfizer has announced that it will extend its donation of the antibiotic through 2025, building on the company’s 20-year support of a partnership to eliminate this disease.

Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance with The Power of Science

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Antimicrobial resistance (AMR), or the ability of a bacterium, virus, or fungus to develop resistance to the medicines commonly used to treat them, is one of the leading global public health threats today. Currently, AMR causes more than 700,000 deaths annually. If left unchecked, this number is expected to rise to 10 million deaths annually by 2050. In collaboration with the infectious disease community, we are working to develop solutions that address and help treat the serious and growing AMR crisis.

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:

Nepal Validated by WHO for Eliminating Blinding Trachoma

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The World Health Organization (WHO) announced today that it has validated Nepal as the sixth country to eliminate trachoma as a public health problem.

Advancing The Power of Science Behind Immuno-Oncology

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Pfizer’s advances in oncology demonstrate the Power of Scientific innovation to help improve lives, particularly the power of Immuno-oncology (I-O). Immuno-oncology uses the natural ability of the body’s immune system to recognize and fight tumors. This past year, Pfizer continued to advance its work in I-O because we recognize the urgency of finding anti-cancer alternatives to help patients who need them.

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