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Global Health Investment Fund Leads $7.5 Million Partnership to Boost Access to Low-Cost Oral Cholera Vaccine

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SEOUL August 27, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The Global Health Investment Fund (“GHIF”), an innovative financing vehicle structured by JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Freeport-McMoRan’s Tenke Fungurume Mining Clean Water Program

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In partnership with local, provincial and national organizations, Freeport-McMoRan’s Tenke Fungurume Mining operation provides clean water and sanitation to more than 185,000 community members in the Democratic Republic of Congo. This program consists of five complementary projects that maintain a clean water distribution and drainage system, provide health and hygiene education, build local capacity for pit latrines, hand-washing stations and waste disposal sites and engages community participants to manage the water supply system.

Freeport-McMoRan’s Public Health Initiatives

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August 26, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The natural resources that Freeport-McMoRan produces are essential to the world's economies. As population growth and urbanization continue to accelerate, Freeport-McMoRan’s products are critical to a rising standard of living on a global scale. The foundation of Freeport-McMoRan’s plans for production growth and resource expansions includes their commitment to join with stakeholders in working toward sustainable development.

Blog - Who Should Be at the Table? Lessons from Collective Impact Role Play

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Who Should Be at the Table? Lessons from Collective Impact Role Play

I had the privilege of speaking at a recent Leadership Retreat hosted by Randolph Hospital in Asheboro, North Carolina, focused on “Engaging our Community in Population Health.” As a native North Carolinian, I enjoyed returning to my home state to meet with local leaders and discuss the potential application of collective impact in addressing complex health challenges.

GSK Salutes the CDC’s Vaccines for Children Program

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The recent measles outbreaks in communities around the country serve as a stark reminder that when large groups of people are unvaccinated, it leaves them unprotected and vulnerable to disease outbreaks.

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The Great Vaccination Debate

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Walden University faculty member, epidemiologist, and mother Dr. Aimee Ferraro weighs the risks and benefits of childhood vaccination.

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Walden University faculty member, epidemiologist, and mother Dr. Aimee Ferraro weighs the risks and benefits of childhood vaccination.

Distracted Driving Among Teens Threatens Public Health and Safety

Insights from Key Investigators Provide New Answers, Reports the Journal of Adolescent Health
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April 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Motor vehicle crashes rank as the leading cause of teen deaths and in 2008, 16% of all distraction-related fatal automobile crashes involved drivers under 20 years of age. These grim statistics, coupled with an increasing nationwide awareness of the dangers of distracted driving for all ages, prompted the publication of an important supplement to the Journal of Adolescent Health that explores the causes of distracted driving and offers practical recommendations to reduce the incidence of distracted driving among teens.

University of Roehampton, London Online Launches Public Health Outbreak Simulation

Interactive simulation designed to fuel interest in and aid understanding of public health
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Save Manresa” is an interactive role-playing activity that provides an exciting window into the world of public health.

The simulation has been specifically designed to give users an opportunity to see whether they would be interested in a career in public health and also to generate interest in the study of public health online via Roehampton Online’s new Master of Public Health (MPH) programme.

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Save Manresa” is an interactive role-playing activity that provides an exciting window into the world of public health.

The simulation has been specifically designed to give users an opportunity to see whether they would be interested in a career in public health and also to generate interest in the study of public health online via Roehampton Online’s new Master of Public Health (MPH) programme.

Ecolab Launches Nexa™ Hand Hygiene Platform to Help Reduce the Spread of Infectious Diseases

ercent of all foodborne illnesses
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ST. PAUL, Minn.-- Jan. 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- Ecolab introduces Nexa™, a new hand hygiene dispensing platform that makes it easier to promote good hand-washing practices and reduce the spread of infectious diseases in healthcare, foodservice, hospitality, long-term care and commercial facilities.

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