October 09, 2015

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Sandoz Launches Breathe Africa Program to Improve Asthma Diagnosis, Treatment and Patient Outcomes in Zambia

Posted: Jul 24, 2015 – 11:30 AM EST

- Non-communicable diseases like asthma are rising rapidly in sub-Saharan Africa where healthcare systems are ill-prepared to cope1 – Zambia is ranked #1 in the world for mortality due to asthma2 - Increasing the medical expertise of local healthcare professionals is a quick...

Two Leading Researchers Receive 2015 Metlife Foundation Awards for Medical Research at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference®

Posted: Jul 20, 2015 – 04:35 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Jul. 20 /CSRwire/ - At the Alzheimers Association International Conference 2015 (AAIC 2015) in Washington D.C, MetLife Foundation presented its annual MetLife Foundation Awards for Medical Research. Major awards were presented to Randall Bateman, M.D. and Christian Haass, Ph.D. for their contributions...

Toyota Helps Paralyzed Veteran Open Spinal Cord Injury Recovery Center

Posted: Jul 17, 2015 – 03:30 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla., Jul. 17 /CSRwire/ - During his third tour of duty in Afghanistan, Romy Camargos patrol was ambushed. A snipers bullet changed the life of this decorated war veteran and his family. Now, with help from Toyota, Camargo, his family and a...

Mars Wants Industry, Government and Charity Sector “to Work Together to Address Global Threat of Unsafe Food”

Posted: Jul 17, 2015 – 02:24 PM EST

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, Jul. 17 /CSRwire/ - Mars, Incorporated has said that the critical challenge of food safety will only be solved through greater collaboration between business, government and NGOs. Mars Global Business Advisor John Cordaro was speaking at a Mars co-sponsored panel...

Hundreds of Children in India Benefit From Children International’s Early Childhood Development Program Thanks to Support From the Guru Krupa Foundation

Posted: Jul 15, 2015 – 02:49 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jul. 15 /CSRwire/ - About 80 percent of brain development takes place by the time a child is 5, with the first three years seeing the maximum growth1. The early childhood period is a critical time that lays the foundation...

Project C.U.R.E. Agreement with Newmont Continues Medical Support in Developing Countries

Posted: Jul 13, 2015 – 04:27 PM EST

DENVER, Jul. 13 /CSRwire/ - Building on an eleven-year partnership, Project C.U.R.E. and Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) () today announced a three-year agreement to deliver at least $8 million in medical supplies as well as life-saving training for health care providers to...

MUrgency - UN RESEAU GLOBAL DE REPONSE D'URGENCE (One Global Emergency Response Network): Emergency Response that Connects the World

Posted: Jul 13, 2015 – 08:46 AM EST

NEW YORK, Jul. 13 /CSRwire/ - MUrgency Inc., the San Francisco based tech company which has developed MUrgency - UN RESEAU GLOBAL DE REPONSE D'URGENCE (One Global Emergency Response Network) cloud platform and mobile app, joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with...

Social Enterprise Sevamob Uses Mobile Technology to Deliver Healthcare in India

Posted: Jul 08, 2015 – 01:07 PM EST

NEW YORK, Jul. 08 /CSRwire/ - The social enterprise Sevamob is fundamentally transforming primary healthcare in India through mobile clinics and a tele-health marketplace. The newest company to join the Business Call to Action (BCtA), Sevamob, has committed to reducing anemia by 30...

Diabetes Screening in Kenya – ‘It Takes Only 5 Seconds’

Posted: Jul 06, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul. 06 /CSRwire/ - The Kenyan Ministry of Health, together with Novo Nordisk and the Kenya Diabetes Management and Information Centre, launched a six-month diabetes awareness campaign in Nairobi to promote early diagnosis through screening, especially among low-income populations. The campaigns...

As Global Population Rises, Mars, Incorporated Partners at Lindau Meeting to Drive Interdisciplinary Approach to Food Security

Posted: Jun 30, 2015 – 01:12 PM EST

LINDAU, Germany, Jun. 30 /CSRwire/ - A record number of 65 laureates and over 650 young scientists are meeting in Germany to bridge the scientific disciplines of physiology and medicine, physics and chemistry and mark the 65th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting. This morning,...



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