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Pfizer, Partners Will Discuss “How to End a Plague” during SXSW Panel

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“In your pocket, you have a tool that we have employed to map the world’s leading infectious cause of blindness.”
– Dr. Paul Emerson, Director of the International Trachoma Initiative at The Task Force for Global Health.

Pfizer Launches “Individual Voices” Site, Showcasing the Many Individuals Driving and Impacted by Pfizer’s CR Programs

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Pfizer is proud to announce its new Individual Voices site, which showcases the stories of Pfizer partners, patients, caregivers, colleagues and others who inspire us with their efforts to change lives and make the world a healthier place. Pfizer believes that every individual deserves the opportunity to live the healthiest life possible and will use this platform to share stories of individuals who are driving toward this larger goal.

Pfizer’s International Trachoma Initiative Seeks to Help Eliminate Trachoma

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The International Trachoma Initiative is a partnership co-founded by Pfizer in 1998 with the goal of eliminating trachoma, the world’s leading cause of preventable blindness. As of this year, Pfizer, working as part of ITI, has distributed 500 million doses of an antibiotic used to treat the disease, and the Initiative has treated more than 100 million people suffering from trachoma.

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