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Canadians Support Interventions to Reduce Dietary Salt

Eighty percent of survey respondents agree food industry should use less salt, according to new study published in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology
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Philadelphia, PA, March 13, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Many Canadians are concerned about dietary sodium and welcome government intervention to reduce sodium intake through a variety of measures, including lowering sodium in food, and education and awareness, according to a national survey. The top barriers to limiting sodium intake are a lack of lower sodium packaged and processed foods and lower sodium restaurant menu options.

Kaiser Permanente Partners with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to Strengthen Public Health Infrastructure in Haiti

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, February 26, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Representatives from Kaiser Permanente and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention met in the new offices for those working to rebuild Haiti’s public health infrastructure, three years after an earthquake devastated the country.

CDC Foundation’s $3.2 Million Partnership Strengthens Haiti’s Public Health Infrastructure

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GE Foundation, Kaiser Permanente, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Proteus On-Demand and BD invest in Haiti's recovery

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GE Foundation, Kaiser Permanente, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Proteus On-Demand and BD invest in Haiti's recovery

PT Freeport Indonesia, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, is Awarded as the Company with the Best HIV/AIDS Program in the Workplace in Indonesia

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January 9, 2013 /3BL Media/ - PT Freeport Indonesia (PTFI) has been awarded “the Best of the Best” Award for their HIV/AIDS Program in the workplace. The award was presented by the Indonesian Government during a ceremony commemorating World AIDS Day in Jakarta, Indonesia, on December 11, 2012.

PTFI is awarded “The Best of the Best” out of 55 contenders with similar HIV/AIDS programs in the workplace and the Government of Indonesia rated PTFI’s program as the most effective nationwide.

Johnson & Johnson Issues New Form for HIV Patients; Dannon awards $30,000; Benevity Partners with Community Health Charities of America - Health Minute for September 20, 2012

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Johnson & Johnson will start using a new common patient assistance program application for the HIV medicines it offers. The new form consolidates all the required information in one place, and is the first of its kind public-private partnership with six other pharmaceutical companies, numerous Federal agencies, and public health and advocacy groups. The program is being implemented through the Johnson & Johnson Patient Assistance Foundation.

Ecolab: Helping Make the World Cleaner, Safer and Healthier

We share our understanding of the disease process and knowledge of air, surfaces and water to treat microorganisms and help prevent them from spreading
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Clean and sanitary surfaces are essential to life and critical to the success of many businesses. They’re expected and demanded by building occupants, hotel guests, restaurant diners and hospital patients. An effective indoor environment management strategy requires a careful combination of tools and expertise.

Ecolab: Helping Keep Food Supplies Safe Through Science

By sharing our knowledge and expertise, Ecolab products and procedures make a positive difference in people’s lives every day
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Food safety is critical to the well-being of society. The World Health Organization estimates that around the globe, about 2.2 million people die from food and waterborne disease each year. Data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggest that contaminated equipment or environments and poor personal hygiene contribute to nearly half of the foodborne illness in the U.S. This is where we excel — leading the way in reducing contamination so safe food can be enjoyed by all.

James Beard Foundation Examines How Money & Media Influence the Way America Eats

Second Annual National Food Conference --- co-hosted by Good Housekeeping --- puts "Sustainability on the Table"
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The James Beard Foundation (JBF) will host the second annual James Beard Foundation Food Conference ­“Sustainability on the Table: How Money and Media Influence the Way America Eats” – at the Hearst Tower in New York City on October 12 and 13. Co-hosted by Good Housekeeping, the invitation-only conference will bring together a diverse group of thought leaders and stakeholders in the food system to serve up stimulating conversation and examine the complex issues surrounding how money and media influence what and how we eat.

To view and be part of the JBF national Food Conference conversation via Livestream go to www.jbffoodconference.org beginning 9:00am ET on October 12.

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The James Beard Foundation (JBF) will host the second annual James Beard Foundation Food Conference ­“Sustainability on the Table: How Money and Media Influence the Way America Eats” – at the Hearst Tower in New York City on October 12 and 13. Co-hosted by Good Housekeeping, the invitation-only conference will bring together a diverse group of thought leaders and stakeholders in the food system to serve up stimulating conversation and examine the complex issues surrounding how money and media influence what and how we eat.

To view and be part of the JBF national Food Conference conversation via Livestream go to www.jbffoodconference.org beginning 9:00am ET on October 12.

How Private Healthcare Can Solve Noncommunicable Diseases: Washington Post Live Conference

LIVE Conference Webcast, 9/14 at 8:30 a.m.
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FSG's Mark Kramer, Founder and Managing Director, will join leading public health experts to discuss the best ways to solve the growing health crisis of Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs) such as diabetes, heart disease, and cancer.  The September 14th conference, Sharing the Responsibility: Noncommunicable Diseases, will address how private health care companies, governments and nonprofits can join forces to curb the alarming rise worldwide of people suffering NCDs.

Sharing the Responsibility: Noncommunicable Diseases: September 14th, 8:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

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FSG's Mark Kramer, Founder and Managing Director, will join leading public health experts to discuss the best ways to solve the growing health crisis of Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs) such as diabetes, heart disease, and cancer.  The September 14th conference, Sharing the Responsibility: Noncommunicable Diseases, will address how private health care companies, governments and nonprofits can join forces to curb the alarming rise worldwide of people suffering NCDs.

Sharing the Responsibility: Noncommunicable Diseases: September 14th, 8:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

GE Foundation's Developing Health Program Highlighted in the GE Healthymagination Report

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The GE Foundation is the philanthropic arm of GE, which provides grants and invests in initiatives that work to solve some of the world’s most difficult problems. The GE Foundation support U.S. and international education, developing health globally, the environment, public policy, human rights, disaster relief and community success around the globe. Through this organization, the Developing Health initiative was created to improve the health care and quality of life in less fortunate communities.

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The GE Foundation is the philanthropic arm of GE, which provides grants and invests in initiatives that work to solve some of the world’s most difficult problems. The GE Foundation support U.S. and international education, developing health globally, the environment, public policy, human rights, disaster relief and community success around the globe. Through this organization, the Developing Health initiative was created to improve the health care and quality of life in less fortunate communities.

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