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The Sanofi-DNDI Alliance Receives Global Award

Press Release

March 20, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Sanofi and the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi), an independent not-for-profit foundation, have received the 2014 Corporate Social Responsibility Alliance Excellence Award, from the Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals (ASAP), in recognition of the “profound, measurable, and positive social impact” that this decade-long public-private partnership has had in the fight against malaria.

World AIDS Day

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The guest blog comes from Lilly's Vice President of Global Health Programs and Access, Dr. Evan Lee.

Air Pollution Causes Lung Cancer: New WHO Report - Health Minute for October 24, 2013

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Air pollution has been confirmed as a cause of lung cancer, joining tobacco, asbestos, and ultraviolet radiation on the list of certified cancer agents. This confirmation comes from the International Agency for Research on Cancer, a unit of the World Health Organization. The IARC had earlier identified components of air pollution such as diesel fumes to be carcinogens, but last week’s decision is the first time that air pollution in its entirely has been designated as cancer causing.

Sanofi Pasteur to Provide 1.7 Million Doses of Oral Polio Vaccine from 2013 to 2017 for Polio Eradication

Company also expands injectable polio vaccine production capacity to respond to the World Health Organization's endgame strategy
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April 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi, announced today its commitment to provide 1.7 billion doses of oral polio vaccine (OPV) to support the Global Polio eradication Initiative’s (GPEI) strategy to eradicate polio this decade. The doses of OPV will be delivered through 2017 for GPEI polio vaccination program.

Healthcare In A Box: GE Developing Health Globally Program Helps Solve Healthcare Dilemmas in Emerging Economy Countries

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This FTI Journal article discusses GE's Developing Health Globally (DHG) initiative and how GE is helping to improve the lives of an estimated 4.8 million people in the developing world.  Developing Health Globally is a GE Citizenship program that aims to improve access to quality healthcare for some of the world’s most vulnerable populations, with an emphasis on maternal and infant care. The program uses GE products, expertise and employee engagement to offer sustainable “enterprise solutions” to address some of the critical gaps that exist in developing-world healthcare facilities.

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This FTI Journal article discusses GE's Developing Health Globally (DHG) initiative and how GE is helping to improve the lives of an estimated 4.8 million people in the developing world.  Developing Health Globally is a GE Citizenship program that aims to improve access to quality healthcare for some of the world’s most vulnerable populations, with an emphasis on maternal and infant care. The program uses GE products, expertise and employee engagement to offer sustainable “enterprise solutions” to address some of the critical gaps that exist in developing-world healthcare facilities.

CGI: Naked Sells

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“We plan to triple our sales of what we call Good for You products, including fruit and vegetable juices, oatmeal, nuts, seeds, low-fat dairy, sports drinks for athletes over the next decade,” explained Dr.

The World’s A Dirty Place. The PeePoo Bag Helps Clean It Up.

Many developing countries are without even basic sanitation. But the PeePoo bag is changing that.
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The World Health Organization estimates that as many as 894 million people are without potable water. That’s water for basic needs like drinking, cooking and — going potty.

It’s hard to believe, but the average human produces somewhere between 66 and 132 lbs of poop each year. Wow! And that’s dwarfed only by the amount of urine we produce — about 132 gallons.

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