April 27, 2015

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Global Impact Launches Nepal Earthquake Relief Fund

Published: Apr 27, 2015 – 11:05 AM EST

ALEXANDRIA, Va., , Apr. 27 /CSRwire/ - In response to the devastation caused by the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal, Global Impact has established the Nepal Earthquake Relief Fund to address critical humanitarian needs in the hardest hit regions. This fund supports...

IFPMA Pharma’s Commitment to Global Vaccine Action Plan and to ‘Closing the Immunization Gap’

Published: Apr 23, 2015 – 06:01 PM EST

GENEVA , Apr. 23 /CSRwire/ - A report entitled Innovation for a healthier world - how the research-based vaccine manufacturers are contributing to the Decade of Vaccines Global Vaccine Action Plan (GVAP) shows how the pharmaceutical industry is bringing innovation to close the...

Sanofi to Receive “Patent for Humanity” Award at White House

Published: Apr 15, 2015 – 08:35 AM EST

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Apr. 15 /CSRwire/ - Sanofi announced today that the U.S. Commerce Department's United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) named the company one of 10 recipients of its prestigious "Patent for Humanity" award. Sanofi is being recognized for its patent that...

New Study: 1.5 Billion Dollars Could be Saved by Reducing Complications for People with Diabetes in Russia

Published: Apr 09, 2015 – 10:00 AM EST

BAGSVAERD, DENMARK, Apr. 09 /CSRwire/ - The challenge of diabetes continues to grow in Russia where 4 million people are diagnosed and even more are unaware of their condition. A new case study shows how Novo Nordisk together with partners is addressing this...

CVS Health Foundation $5 Million Community Health Investment Improves Access, Affordability

Published: Apr 07, 2015 – 03:00 PM EST

55 new grant recipients announced in partnership with Free and Charitable Clinics, School-Based Health Centers and Community Health Centers Data shows partnership grants to date have already increased access to care, improved care coordination for patients and resulted in better management of chronic...

U.S. Chamber Foundation and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Announce New Health and Economic Opportunity Initiative

Published: Apr 07, 2015 – 02:30 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Apr. 07 /CSRwire/ - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation today announced a two-year initiative to engage the American business community on the overlap of health and economic opportunity. The "Better Health through Economic Opportunity" campaign will be made possible through a...

HCSC and Community Partners Impact More Than 6.3 Million Children in 2014, Reaching More Than 13 Million Overall

Published: Apr 06, 2015 – 08:00 AM EST

CHICAGO, Apr. 06 /CSRwire/ - Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), partnering with more than 100 community organizations, last year doubled the number of children reached through its Healthy Kids, Healthy Families initiative, improving the health and wellness of more than 6.3 million children...

CWAO: Balkan Cannabidiol Oil Benefits U.S. While Canada Hemp Products Remain Prohibited

Published: Apr 04, 2015 – 03:32 PM EST

SEATTLE WA, Apr. 04 /CSRwire/ - (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Many U.S. states are changing laws on cannabis products like cannabidiol oil extract, used to treat epilepsy patients, while Canada still only allows licensed marijuana growers to sell dried crop, and be that as...

ViiV Healthcare Launches New Global Positive Action Programme Focused on MSM and Transgender Populations

Published: Mar 31, 2015 – 09:03 AM EST

LONDON, United Kingdom , Mar. 31 /CSRwire/ - ViiV Healthcare today announced the launch of a new initiative designed to support and inform the global effort to alleviate the impact of HIV and AIDS among men who have sex with men (MSM) and...

GMO Free USA Finds Gerber Lil’ Crunchies Full of Insecticidal GMOs

Published: Mar 31, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

UNIONVILLE, C.T., Mar. 31 /CSRwire/ - GMO Free USA today published the results of independent lab testing which documented that Gerber Lil' Crunchies Veggie Dip Baked Whole Grain Corn toddler snack contains high levels of herbicide tolerant, insecticide producing genetically engineered corn. The...

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