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Passion for Public Health and Commitment to Service Helps One Volunteer Find Her Fit

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Sydney Lawrence graduated from University of Colorado at Denver in 2013 with a degree in biology. She was working as a scribe in the emergency department of a hospital and just about to begin graduate school to pursue a certificate in public health when, in a chance meeting, she heard about an organization called HOLA.

The Pfizer Foundation: Reaching Individuals in Need

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For nearly 65 years, the Pfizer Foundation has been working to expand health care access for people around the world. The impact of this work is significant and far-reaching, helping underserved individuals from diverse backgrounds in remote corners of the globe.

California Diversity Council Honors AMN Healthcare CEO, Susan Salka, with 2017 Healthcare Excellence Award

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SAN DIEGO, August 1, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- The California Diversity Council is proud to honor Susan Salka with the 2017 Healthcare Excellence award, which will be presented on August 17, 2017 at the 4th Annual Southern California Healthcare Diversity Summit. Ms. Salka is the President and Chief Executive Officer at AMN Healthcare, the leader and innovator in healthcare workforce solutions and staffing services. With more than 25 years of experience in in the healthcare field, Ms. Salka has undoubtedly proven that she is deserving of such a distinguished award.

Providing Access to Healthcare for Displaced Populations in Libya

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Since the 2011 revolution, Libya has had to face a worrying level of political instability that since 2014 has evolved into constant armed clashes in many different locations. This civil war situation of has powerfully affected the living conditions of a large part of the Libyan population. Many people have been displaced and access to healthcare becomes increasingly difficult.

GreenMoney's 25 Year Journey - Influencing Capital and Corporations

The inside story on the award-winning publication from its founder
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by Cliff Feigenbaum, founder and managing editor, GreenMoney Journal and GreenMoney.com 

Twenty-five years. Is that possible? Have I been publishing the GreenMoney Journal for 25 years? When I realized that 2017 was upon us, and that 25 years had passed, I knew it was time to take a look “back” to the future that GreenMoney has been striving to help create since 1992. 

Texas Diversity Council Discusses LGBT Cultural Competency at 2017 Healthcare Diversity Summit

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DALLAS, June 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Texas Diversity Council is proud to announce the 2017 Greater Dallas Healthcare Diversity Summit that will be held July 11, 2017. The event will be hosted by long-time corporate partner, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, for the 5th consecutive year. Attendees will gain knowledge and advice from some of the top leaders in the healthcare field. The theme of this year’s summit is “Diversity in Healthcare: It’s Time for Action.”

A Guide to Sustainable Farmland Investing

Healing People and the Planet
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by David Miller, co-founder and CEO, Iroquois Valley Farms 

The "Make5Happen" Operation is Launched - A Solidarity Chain to Train Midwives in Africa

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For International Day of the Midwife 2017 on May 5, the Sanofi Espoir Foundation is supporting the "Make5Happen" operation organized by its partner the AMREF.

The aim of this operation

By March 2018, create a 5km chain of birth identification bracelets, about 66,000 in all, to support midwives in Africa and reduce the distance separating them from their patients.

Better Hearts Better Cities: Launching a Multisector Effort to Combat Hypertension in Low-income Urban Communities

Making our cities into places of wellbeing, exciting growth and opportunity will require every sector to join forces on urban health, says Dr. Ann Aerts, Head of the Novartis Foundation.
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By Dr. Ann Aerts, Head of the Novartis Foundation

Walking through the wealthier streets of cities like Geneva, London or New York, it seems that health and fitness is an international obsession. National food chains boast of fresh ingredients, light options, and low-fat meals. Shelves are stacked with the trendiest superfoods – quinoa, chia seeds, kale and avocado.

Novartis Foundation and Partners Launch Initiative to Tackle Hypertension and Its Root Causes in Low-Income Urban Communities

Better Hearts Better Cities is an initiative to improve cardiovascular health in low-income urban communities by addressing the prevention, management and control of hypertension
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  • Better Hearts Better Cities is a Novartis Foundation initiative to improve cardiovascular health in low-income urban communities by addressing the prevention, management and control of hypertension.
  • Non-communicable diseases (NCDs), including cardiovascular disease, are a growing health crisis with 75% of NCD deaths occurring in low- and middle-income countries; this is compounded by rapid urbanization.
  • The innovative approach is being tested on three continents: in Mongolia, Senegal, and Brazil.

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