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Rockwell Automation Donates $40,000 to Strengthen India's COVID Relief Efforts

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Rockwell Automation today announced a $40,000 donation to the United Way’s India COVID-19 Relief Fund.

“Our team members, business partners, communities and customers in India are deeply impacted by this wave of infections. Our hearts go out to all of them and their families during these dire times,” said Patricia Contreras, vice president, Public Affairs.

Bringing Breakthrough Tech Where it's Needed Most

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Around the world, COVID-19 has made many a bad situation worse. In doing so, it also showed the world where improvements in care can make the greatest difference.

For underserved and low-income communities facing the pandemic and a corresponding rate of diabetes and pre-diabetes, that's exactly the kind of bad-to-worse scenario that is an opportunity to make a real change.

The Future of Testing and Care: Broader Access

Abbott's Andrea Wainer discusses how access and affordability is transforming healthcare at Aspen Ideas: Health event.
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The COVID-19 pandemic is driving major shifts in healthcare and society. And looking ahead, challenges get even bigger, with countries around the world struggling with overwhelmed health systems, widening health gaps and the escalating burden of disease and healthcare costs.

It's clear that "business as usual" won't be enough. Innovative and urgent action is needed to deliver better health today, and in the years to come.

American Doubles Cold Chain Capabilities, More Flight Options

Extensive testing finds airline's entire mainline fleet provides ideal conditions for passive cold chain shipments
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American Airlines Cargo has furthered its commitment to reliable temperature-controlled shipping by expanding its solution for transporting temperature-controlled shipments to its entire mainline fleet.

This expansion follows a number of tests and trials conducted in partnership with CSafe Global and CargoSense. Through the use of CSafe Global's industry-leading packaging and Temperature Loggers provided by CargoSense, American proved all of its aircraft offer ideal environments for passive temperature-sensitive shipments.

Statement on President Biden's Joint Address: Rachel Hodgdon, President and CEO, IWBI

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Over the past year, the global pandemic shined a harsh light on the ways in which our country is failing to support the health, well-being and equity of our people. But as President Biden said in last night’s Joint Address, “In another era when our democracy was tested, Franklin Roosevelt reminded us, in America, we do our part. We all do our part.” As the country rebounds and rebuilds, the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) is committed to doing our part by advocating for people-first places, organizations and communities for all our citizens.

OptumHealth CEO Discusses Solutions to Improve Health Care Affordability

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In the United States, the cost of care is continuing to rise. 43% of working-age adults did not have stable health insurance coverage last year, and 25% of adults with "adequate coverage" reported trouble paying medical bills in 2020, according to the Commonwealth Fund.

Speaking at a virtual event on health care costs hosted by Axios, OptumHealth Chief Executive Officer Dr. Wyatt Decker discussed opportunities to improve affordability by reducing health care cost trends and reducing out-of-pocket expenses for consumers.

Alkermes Launches New Disease State Website to Offer Education About Alcohol Dependence

Myrelationshipwithalcohol.com Provides Information About the Disease, Personal Stories and an Interactive Questionnaire to Assess Drinking Patterns
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DUBLIN, April 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- Myrelationshipwithalcohol.com, a new website sponsored by Alkermes, Inc., a subsidiary of Alkermes plc (Nasdaq: ALKS), recently went live to offer education about alcohol

MetLife Foundation Provides Financial Support to Help India and Bangladesh Fight COVID-19 Spread

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Hong Kong, April 28, 2021 – MetLife Foundation announced today that it is donating USD1.5 million to fund targeted support in India and Bangladesh as both countries struggle to cope with the devastating wave of COVID-19 cases.

The Foundation will channel funds through its partners, including: 

  • Habitat for Humanity (India) – to deploy additional beds, equipment, and set-up costs for COVID-19 emergency facilities in Delhi, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh

Expanding Access to Maternal Health Care in Nevada

Every mom deserves the highest-quality prenatal care. But many underserved pregnant women don’t have access to the care they need.
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Our Commitment

The United Health Foundation has committed a $2.6 million grant to Touro University Nevada (Touro) to improve access to high-quality prenatal care for approximately 1,700 underserved and homeless women in southern Nevada.

Funding will also be applied to initiatives that reduce maternal health disparities and grow the state’s OB-GYN and family medicine physician workforce.

How the Partnership Works

Prenatal Care

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