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RB Publishes Sustainability Report Showing Good Progress on Targets and Commitment to UN’s 2030 Sustainable Development Goals

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RB, the world’s leading consumer health and hygiene company, today launched both its 2016 Sustainability Report and its Annual Report and Financial Statements.

The 2016 Sustainability Report outlines RB’s new sustainably governance structure as well as the company’s progress towards its 2020 environmental and social goals. Key highlights include:

Amway Facebook LIVE Video: Addressing Childhood Malnutrition in Southern Africa

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The Nutrilite Power of 5 Campaign was LIVE on Facebook from southern Africa addressing the critical issue of childhood malnutrition.

Improving Diagnostic Pathways for Rare Disease Patients

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It can take longer to diagnose rare diseases than many common diseases. On average, rare disease diagnosis takes 7.6 years in the U.S. and 5.6 years in the UK. Rare diseases such as the primary immunodeficiency (PI) disorders Gaucher disease, Fabry disease, and Hunter syndrome can be devastating, as they are difficult to detect and equally difficult to treat. 60,000 Our U.S. patient assistance programs reached approximately 60,000 patients. We have 37 programs in clinical development, the most robust pipeline in Shire’s history.

Good News about the Proposed PA State Budget for Intellectual Disability and Autism Services

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I have good news about the proposed Pennsylvania budget to share with you. The collective strength and advocacy at the state level of individuals and organizations involved in human services has led to the most favorable budget proposal for intellectual disability and autism services that we have seen in Pennsylvania in many years. The proposed PA budget includes funding for a rate increase, affecting not just people with disability but also the people who support them.

This budget proposal is a win for intellectual disability and autism services!

Creating a Blueprint for Eliminating Trachoma

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After more than six decades of fighting the spread of trachoma in Morocco, on November 14, 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) acknowledged that the Moroccan government eliminated the world’s leading infectious cause of blindness as a public health problem.

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