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    Earvin "Magic" Johnson and Abbott Bring "I Stand with Magic" Program: Part of the Campaign to End Black HIV/AIDS to Facebook Community Image

    Earvin "Magic" Johnson and Abbott Bring "I Stand with Magic" Program: Part of the Campaign to End Black HIV/AIDS to Facebook Community

    ABBOTT PARK, IL - June 27, 2008

    Summary

    1. In conjunction with National HIV Testing Day, the Magic Johnson Foundation, http://www.magicjohnson.org and

    Metro Funding Corp. Sponsors a Distressed Animal Shelter

    PARAMUS, N.J., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Metro Funding Corp. (Metro), a commercial real estate lending company headquartered in Paramus, NJ, recently began sponsoring a distressed animal shelter. Metro became aware that the shelter, appropriately named Room for One More, was i...

    MetLife Foundation Partners with New York Blood Center to Introduce 'Donor Coach' to New York Boroughs Image

    MetLife Foundation Partners with New York Blood Center to Introduce 'Donor Coach' to New York Boroughs

    LONG ISLAND CITY, N.Y.,June 20/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York Blood Center (NYBC), the nation's largest community-based, non-profit, independent blood services center, today launched a mobile blood "donor coach," funded by a $160,000 grant from MetLife Foundation. The br...

    Worldwide Pharmaceutical Industry, Aid Organizations Warn of Second Disaster in Myanmar

    WASHINGTON, June 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --In the wake of Cyclone Nargis, Myanmar is facing a second crisis from the threat of diseases resulting from standing water, destroyed sanitation infrastructure and the lack of comprehensive medical systems. Thousands of children ...

    AmeriCares Establishes Field Hospital in China  Image

    AmeriCares Establishes Field Hospital in China

    STAMFORD, Conn., June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AmeriCares today announced it has completed construction of a field hospital in Qingchuan, an area where 250,000 residents lost their only hospital following China's 7.9-magnitude earthquake on May 12. Designed to address t...

    New Abbott Aluvia(R) Tablet for Treatment of HIV Available in South Africa Image

    New Abbott Aluvia(R) Tablet for Treatment of HIV Available in South Africa

    JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - June 3, 2008 "“ Abbott today announced that the new tablet formulation of its protease inhibitor Aluvia(R) (lopinavir/ritonavir), for the treatment of HIV-1, is now available to HIV/AIDS patients in South Africa - a step the company hopes will po...

    Give the Gift of Sight Launches First Annual Used Eyewear Collection Drive

    MASON, Ohio, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Today 250 million people around the world suffer from poor vision because they don't have access to vision care and glasses. Give the Gift of Sight, a global charitable foundation that provides free eye exams and eyewear to millions in nee...

    Precision Dynamics Corporation's "Partner in Patient Safety" Contest to Award $10,000 for Top Hospital Success Story Image

    Precision Dynamics Corporation's "Partner in Patient Safety" Contest to Award $10,000 for Top Hospital Success Story

    SAN FERNANDO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 06/02/08 -- Precision Dynamics Corporation (PDC), the leading identification wristband company, will reward hospitals that are taking innovative measures to better protect patients through its Partner in Patient Safety Success Story Cont...

    Global AIDS Alliance: World Health Organization Cites Progress on AIDS Treatment

    WASHINGTON, DC -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 06/02/08 -- The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that the world has now reached the goal of delivering AIDS treatment to at least 3 million people, out of the total of 9.7 million people who need the drugs to survive. This goa...

    Global Health Progress Applauds Japan for Enhanced Support to theGlobal Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

    TOKYO, May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The worldwide pharmaceutical industry applauds H.E. Mr. Yasuo Fukuda, Prime Minister of Japan and his government's pledge for an additional US$560 million to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. The Global Fund’s ...

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