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Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council Publishes White Paper on Advanced Recycling Technologies

Press Release

April 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council (HPRC) has published a white paper, Advanced Recycling of Healthcare Plastics: An Opportunity for Circularity, to explore advanced recycling technologies in an effort to discover if they could address the healthcare plastics waste stream in a meaningful way.

How Has History Shaped the Black Community's View of Vaccines?

“There's a difference between being hesitant and being an anti-vaxxer.”
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Why Global Citizens Should Care
 
Vaccine hesitancy among the Black community is connected not only to racism in the health care system seen today, but steeped in historical discrimination and exploitation Without addressing this, the world will not successfully achieve the United Nations’ Global Goal 3 on good health and well-being for all. Join Global Citizen and take action on this issue and others here.
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Why Global Citizens Should Care
 
Vaccine hesitancy among the Black community is connected not only to racism in the health care system seen today, but steeped in historical discrimination and exploitation Without addressing this, the world will not successfully achieve the United Nations’ Global Goal 3 on good health and well-being for all. Join Global Citizen and take action on this issue and others here.

Leveraging Skills-Based Volunteering to Promote Mental Health During COVID-19

A Cross-Sector Collaboration between Common Impact, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, and East Boston Social Centers
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As COVID-19 cases continue to climb across the country, many Americans are experiencing a mental health crisis too, especially healthcare and frontline workers. At East Boston Social Centers (the Social Centers), a nonprofit that provides afterschool programming, childcare, nutrition, and activities for the elderly, the staff were not exempt from the mental health tolls of the pandemic.

Freeport-McMoRan’s Greenlee County, Arizona Community Investment Fund Awards $169,000 in Grants

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February 20, 2020, /3BL Media/ - The Greenlee County Community Investment Fund recently selected the recipients and awarded more than $160,000 in grants to local communities and non-profit organizations.

The Greenlee County CIF is overseen by a committee of community leaders assembled by the Freeport-McMoRan Community Partnership Panel, to identify and address community needs in health care, education, environment, economic development and transportation.

Pfizer’s Three Virtues Initiative Strives to Transform African American Health and Wellness

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African Americans are disproportionately affected by many diseases and Pfizer is committed to improving health among this segment of the population through science, partnerships, insights and expertise.

Three Virtues is our integrated, enterprise-wide initiative aiming to:

Pfizer’s Vaccine Research & Development Program Applies Transformative Science to Help Protect People of All Ages

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At Pfizer, we discover and develop novel vaccines that help protect people around the world from deadly viruses and bacteria. In 2018, we focused on rational vaccine design — understanding the structure of proteins enabled by high-tech tools like cryo-electron microscopy as a basis to design and produce those proteins for use in vaccines.

Unleashing the Power of Our Colleagues Around the World

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Our approach to global health challenges unleashes the full power of our resources to help strengthen healthcare systems and increase access for the most vulnerable people around the world. Pfizer’s commitment to skills-based volunteering deploys one of our greatest assets, our colleagues, to help NGOs around the world to address pressing health issues in resource-challenged settings. The Global Health Fellows (GHF) and Global Health Teams (GHT) programs place Pfizer colleagues on skills-sharing assignments with key partner organizations to help strengthen local health systems.

Freeport-McMoRan Awards $350,000 in Grants to Eastern Arizona Communities

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Freeport-McMoRan’s Community Investment Fund distributed $350,000 in Graham County, Arizona.

One of the recipients of the fund was Southeastern Arizona Community Unique Services (SEACUS), which provides support services for aging and disabled community members.

The funding SEACUS received from the Freeport-McMoRan Community Investment distribution will increase clients served, improve access to quality health care, and reduce the financial burden of caregivers.

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