November 20, 2018

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Health and Wellness describes the general condition of body and mind and all living organisms, which is inextricably tied to environmental, physical, psychological, cultural, and social factors.


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Leading up to ObesityWeek 2018, the Shared Value Initiative Publishes Case Study on Novo Nordisk’s Commitment to Transforming Obesity Care

Published: Nov 08, 2018 – 11:10 AM EST

BOSTON, Nov. 08 /CSRwire/ - In a new case study, the Shared Value Initiative spotlights Novo Nordisk as a leading example of a company that has found a business opportunity in helping to solve a pressing social issue. The case study profiles how...

Conference on Connections Between Soil Health and Human Health Results in 10 Research Priorities

Published: Oct 30, 2018 – 11:57 AM EST

SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 30 /CSRwire/ - Almost 200 scientists and organization leaders engaged with 41 researchers and subject matter experts during a two-day Conference on Connections Between Soil Health and Human Health, October 16 - 17, 2018. Topic-rich briefings were led by...

The Consumer Goods Forum, in Partnership With Capgemini, Publishes Its Global Health and Wellness Digital Framework

Published: Oct 19, 2018 – 02:30 AM EST

PARIS, Oct. 19 /CSRwire/ - The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) is pleased to announce the launch of the Global Health and Wellness Digital Framework, developed in partnership with Capgemini. The aim of the Framework is to provide CGF members and stakeholders with a...

Retail Business Services Commits to Removing Artificial Ingredients from All Private Brand Products for Consumers by 2025

Published: Oct 17, 2018 – 01:46 PM EST

SALISBURY, N.C., Oct. 17 /CSRwire/ - (Globe Newswire) - Retail Business Services, the services company of Ahold Delhaize USA, today announced a landmark commitment to make the private brand products it provides to local brands and their customers cleaner and more natural by...

On World Sight Day, Global Charity Launches New Programs in Minnesota to Improve Vision for Underserved Children

Published: Oct 11, 2018 – 04:00 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS and SAINT PAUL, Minn., Oct. 11 /CSRwire/ - Today, on World Sight Day, the global health charity Helen Keller International began delivering services in schools in Saint Paul and Minneapolis to help improve the vision of vulnerable children. Recognizing the unmet needs...

GBChealth, Aliko Dangote Foundation and UN Economic Commission for Africa Release Preliminary Report Calling for Private Sector Involvement to Improve Africa’s Health and Economic Growth

Published: Oct 01, 2018 – 06:15 PM EST

NEW YORK, Oct. 01 /CSRwire/ - GBCHealth, the Aliko Dangote Foundation and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) released preliminary findings on Thursday, September 27 from their forthcoming "Healthcare and Economic Growth in Africa" report, calling for greater African private sector...

The Health Care Improvement Foundation Receives $247,000 Grant to Help Prevent Opioid Misuse among Post-Surgical Patients

Published: Oct 01, 2018 – 09:30 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 01 /CSRwire/ - The Health Care Improvement Foundation (HCIF) launched a two-year pilot program that aims to help prevent chronic opioid use among post-surgical patients. The program, which is supported by a $247,000 grant from the AmerisourceBergen Foundation, will address the...

The R&D-based Biopharmaceutical Industry Welcomes the UN Declaration on NCDs and Calls for Innovative Financing Models and Multi-sectoral Collaboration

Published: Sep 28, 2018 – 08:17 AM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 28 /CSRwire/ - As an official UN interlocutor that shares knowledge and expertise to improve global health, IFPMA welcomes the strong re-affirmation of the commitment of governments to take steps to reduce premature mortality from chronic diseases by 2030 and...

R&D-based Biopharmaceutical Industry Welcomes UN Declaration on TB

Published: Sep 27, 2018 – 12:34 PM EST

GENEVA, Sep. 27 /CSRwire/ - Yesterday, at the first-ever United Nations (UN) High-Level Meeting on Tuberculosis (TB), world health leaders agreed on a new, collaborative, focused, and forward-looking declaration that sets priorities for the global fight against TB. Recognizing the complexity of the...

Nonprofits Sue Pret A Manger for Deceptive Marketing of Foods as “Natural”

Published: Sep 25, 2018 – 01:55 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sep. 25 /CSRwire/ - Nonprofit organizations Beyond Pesticides, GMO Free USA and Organic Consumers Association filed a lawsuit against the Pret A Manger restaurant chain for the deceptive marketing and sale of certain bread and other baked goods as "natural food,"...

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