March 29, 2015

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Type 1 Diabetes - In Search of a Cure

Published: Mar 18, 2015 – 11:30 AM EST

SEATTLE, Mar. 18 /CSRwire/ - Since Novo Nordisk was founded more than 90 years ago, the company has been committed to improving the lives of people with diabetes. Nothing would change the life of a child with type 1 diabetes more than a...

Dr. Paul Farmer and Leaders from Chevron, Johnson & Johnson and Merck Join GBCHealth's Board of Directors

Published: Mar 12, 2015 – 09:30 AM EST

NEW YORK, N.Y., Mar. 12 /CSRwire/ - GBCHealth, a prominent business coalition with a long history of catalyzing private sector activities and investments in global health issues, today announced that it has recently elected four new members to serve on the organization's Board...

Organic Infill Replaces Car Tires in Turf

Published: Mar 09, 2015 – 11:40 AM EST

New York, NY, Mar. 09 /CSRwire/ - GeoTurf USA, the distributor of Limonta Sport products in the United States, supplies the patented organic infill for synthetic turf to municipalities, turf manufacturers and installers across the United States. GeoTurf USA is the original alternative...

From Denmark to Mozambique: Health on Two Wheels

Published: Mar 04, 2015 – 11:30 AM EST

Company bikes, which help employees get around on Novo Nordisk’s sites, are getting a second life to support the work of SOS Children’s Village in Mozambique. Here, volunteers use the bikes to attend vulnerable families and to deliver medicine and food.

Sandoz Announces Training Program for Midwives in Ethiopia, to Reduce Maternal and Newborn Mortality

Published: Mar 03, 2015 – 01:55 PM EST

- Approximately 400 mothers and newborns die in Ethiopia each day1,2 partly due to health workers’ limited knowledge in the area of obstetrics - Enhancing medical knowledge and skills of health workers helps reduce maternal and newborn mortality - Sandoz is committed to...

Pharmaceutical Industry Makes Progress in Cutting-Edge R&D for Neglected Disease

Published: Feb 19, 2015 – 12:01 AM EST

- Report shows 13% annual increase of pharmaceutical R&D projects to develop treatments to eliminate and control neglected diseases. In 2014, 186 projects were underway. - 38 vaccines and treatments currently undergo clinical trials, 10 of which are in final stages. Projects include...

Afaxys Pharmaceuticals Announces Partnership with Project Ruby (PRJKT RUBY), an Online Platform to Bring Affordable Contraceptives to Women Worldwide

Published: Feb 17, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C., Feb. 17 /CSRwire/ - Afaxys Pharmaceuticals, a division of Afaxys, Inc., is proud to announce a first-of-its-kind partnership with Project Ruby (PRJKT RUBY), an innovative online platform to bring affordable contraceptives to women in the United States and the developing world....

Carnival Miracle Earns Second Consecutive Perfect 100 U.S.P.H Inspection Score

Published: Feb 13, 2015 – 04:17 PM EST

LONG BEACH, Calif., Feb. 13 /CSRwire/ - Carnival Miracle scored 100 during its United States Public Health (U.S.P.H.) inspection which took place in Long Beach, Calif. This marks the ship's second consecutive perfect U.S.P.H. score. To earn a 100 score, cruise ships must...

Nike Partners with Athletes for Hope

Published: Feb 11, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

BETHESDA, M.D., Feb. 11 /CSRwire/ - Since 2007, Athletes for Hope has been committed to helping athletes make a difference in the world; today marks another major step towards achieving that goal by announcing a new partnership with NIKE Inc. The partnership connects...

Founder of Safe Hands for Girls Recognized by Points of Light on International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

Published: Feb 09, 2015 – 02:56 PM EST

ATLANTA, Feb. 09 /CSRwire/ - Points of Light, the world's largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, announced today that it has recognized Jaha Dukureh for her exemplary work to end female genital mutilation- with The Daily Point of Light Award. The award recognizes...

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