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Why Nutrition During the First 1,000 Days Matters for Mothers and Their Children Campaign: Nutrition for Zero Hunger

Herbalife Nutrition works with global nonprofit partners to address maternal and child nutrition
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Every child should have a strong start in life. But the reality is that an estimated 149 million children under the age of five are developmentally stunted due to chronic malnutrition during the 1,000 day period from conception until they reach two years of age.

Malnutrition has many causes. A mother’s nutritional status, for example, profoundly affects her child’s survival, growth, and development, as does the child’s access to nutrition in the first hours and days of life.

Benevity Partners With the “Go Give One” Campaign to Address Global COVID-19 Vaccine Inequity

The “Go Give One” campaign aims to provide 50 million doses of the vaccine to 92 countries by April 28, 2022
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CALGARY, Alberta, August 5, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, has partnered with the “Go Give One” campaign, created by the WHO Foundation, to enable companies and their people to join the global movement to help people in low-income countries access COVID-19 vaccines.

Expert Panel Issues Recommendations for Addressing Inequities in Cancer Care

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New recommendations published by Doykos et al in Health Equity call for a significant expansion of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and NCI-designated comprehensive cancer centers to understand the causes of inequities in cancer care and a commitment to building sustained community partnerships to reduce them.

SCS Global Services Approved as FSSC 22000 Training Provider

Training courses will make learning about FSSC 22000 standard easy and accessible
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., August 5, 2021 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services (SCS), a leading food safety training center and third-party certifier, is now launching approved FSSC training courses for the FSSC 22000 Version 5.1 Standard. FSSC 22000 is a complete food safety management system standard, benchmarked to the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and based on ISO standards. As an approved training organization, SCS will provide training to food supply chain organizations such as food manufacturers.

Pursuing Purpose and Positive Change: CEO Spotlight With Özgür Tort

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In the latest episode of the CGF Podcast, host Louise Chester talks to Özgür Tort, CEO of Migros Ticaret, and outgoing co-chair of The Consumer Goods Forum’s Board of Directors. Özgür shares his insights from his time as co-chair during a time of transition to Coalitions of Action, as well as his thoughts on the big industry questions of the moment.

Broader Access is Vital to the Future of Testing and Healthcare Innovation

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Building on lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic, there are significant opportunities to expand the use of rapid testing to address many health challenges around the world- from infectious diseases like malaria and HIV to non-infectious health needs like prenatal care. Learn how Abbott is intentionally approaching product development to democratize, decentralize and digitize testing to help more people live healthier lives.

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Building on lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic, there are significant opportunities to expand the use of rapid testing to address many health challenges around the world- from infectious diseases like malaria and HIV to non-infectious health needs like prenatal care. Learn how Abbott is intentionally approaching product development to democratize, decentralize and digitize testing to help more people live healthier lives.

United Awards Free Flights for a Year to Winners of "Your Shot to Fly" Sweepstakes

Grand prize winners live in Bradenton, FL; Cleveland, OH; Goodyear, AZ; Oakland, CA and San Francisco, CA
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CHICAGO, August 5, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- United Airlines recently announced the five lucky grand prize winners of its "Your Shot to Fly" sweepstakes, who will each get to fly anywhere in the world United flies with a companion over the course of the next year. The winners of the "Your Shot to Fly" sweepstakes are:

International AIDS Society Leaders on the Future of HIV Prevention and Treatment

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Over the past 18 months, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought the treatment and prevention of infectious diseases to center stage. For Dr. Adeeba Kamarulzaman, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and Dr. Sharon Lewin, Professor of Medicine at the University of Melbourne in Melbourne, Australia, the pandemic offers an opportunity for the global health community to review its approach to HIV prevention and treatment and to plot a stronger course going forward.

Creating Culturally Relevant Conversations About Health in Native Classrooms

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With attention focused squarely on the COVID pandemic, it is understandable that may have forgotten about the drug epidemic, which continues to impact lives across the country.

Connecting the dots between what students learn in the classroom and at home is critical to helping students stay healthy. Parents, caregivers, and educators are all part of the child-rearing ecosystem, each critical parts of a community supporting the whole child.

Merck Has Earned the Top Spot on Forbes' 2021 List of 'Best Employers for New Graduates'

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Forbes teamed up with market research company Statista to identify the companies most liked by new workforce entrants in their annual ranking, in which Merck was named #1 best employer for new graduates.

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