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How the Hospitality Industry can be Instrumental in Closing the Youth Employment Gap

Young people will always find ways to employ their time. With more than 3.5 billion of them under the age of 30, it’s imperative that their employment is with purpose and value. Yet today, an astonishing 71 million young people around the world are left wanting for that.

Twitter Chat Announcement: “Non-Communicable Diseases: Co-Creating Solutions for Prevention and Treatment” with PSI, Intra Health International, and the Novartis Foundation Next Wed at 10, ET

Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ - What do cervical cancer, Type 2 diabetes, and hypertension have in common? They are three diseases that are largely preventable, easily screened for/diagnosed, and highly treatable with known therapies. Addressing non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as these, is a problem we can solve if we work together.

Mark Kramer, Co-Founder of FSG, to Keynote the Global Engagement Forum Live

The convening will drive collaborative action on skills gap, non-communicable diseases, and post-harvest loss
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C., December 13, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Mark Kramer, co-founder of the prominent social impact firm, FSG, will keynote the Global Engagement Forum Live, taking place April 4 – 5 in Washington, DC.  Kramer advocates for an ecosystem approach to create shared value—a concept that connects societal and economic progress.

Reducing Post-Harvest Loss Can Help End Hunger

Solving the Solvable

At the 1959 World Health Assembly, Soviet scientist Victor Zhdanov put forth a radical idea: a global campaign to eradicate smallpox, a disease that first surfaced more than 10,000 years ago and which is estimated to have caused 300–500 million deaths during the 20th century alone. Local and multinational campaigns had shown great promise in defeating the disease across North America and Europe, as well as parts of South America, but a global campaign was an audacious suggestion. Nothing of the sort had ever been attempted.

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