March 30, 2020 The Corporate Social Responsibility Newswire

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Profiles in Creating Possible: Staci Bush Helps Gilead Go Beyond Medicine to Address Barriers to HIV Care Through Partnerships

Published: Mar 06, 2020 – 11:30 AM EST

Mar. 06 /CSRwire/ - Stories @ Gilead Staci Bush can still remember the first time that she, while working as a physician's assistant at an LGBTQ+ teen health center in Chicago, became aware of the term "single tablet regimen for HIV." Several of...

As Cancer in Older People Increases, so Do the Challenges to Help Them Live Longer, Fuller Lives

Published: Mar 05, 2020 – 11:45 AM EST

Mar. 05 /CSRwire/ - The world's population is aging more quickly than ever before. By 2050, the number of people over 60 is expected to double. People with cancer are also growing older. Approximately 37% of new cancer cases around the world are...

Podcast: How Intelligence at the Healthcare Edge Saves Lives

Published: Mar 05, 2020 – 11:30 AM EST

Mar. 05 /CSRwire/ - When a patient contracts sepsis during a hospital stay, speed to diagnosis and treatment is critical: If the infection goes undetected, the patient could die within hours. Now, using an algorithm, along with edge sensors, Wi-Fi data networks, and...

COVID-19⁠—Seven Things Philanthropy Can Do Now

Published: Mar 04, 2020 – 02:58 PM EST

Mar. 04 /CSRwire/ - COVID-19⁠-Seven Things Philanthropy Can Do Now As governments, businesses, and individuals scramble to respond to the threat of a COVID-19 pandemic, those of us who work in the social sector rightly ask what we can do to effectively contribute....

Whole Kids Foundation to Provide 153 New Salad Bars to Schools Across U.S. with More Than $500,000 in Grants

Published: Mar 04, 2020 – 11:30 AM EST

AUSTIN, Texas, Mar. 04 /CSRwire/ - Whole Kids Foundation, a nonprofit focused on children's nutrition and wellness, announced today that 153 new salad bars will be provided to schools in the U.S. this year. The $502,153 investment will ensure more than 76,000 students...

Could the Answer to Preventing Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia Be as Simple as Better Oral Care? This Nurse Thinks So

Published: Mar 04, 2020 – 11:30 AM EST

Some 157,000 patients are diagnosed with the condition each year. But trailblazing nurse Dian Baker has a straightforward yet innovative solution.

International Research Partnership and EDCTP to Invest €44m in Next-generation Antimalarials to Combat Drug-resistant Malaria in Africa

Published: Mar 04, 2020 – 11:30 AM EST

- EDCTP grants the PAMAfrica research consortium €21.9 million over a 5 year period; MMV, Novartis and other partners will provide an additional €22 million. - The PAMAfrica consortium brings together a global medicines company, a not-for-profit product development partnership and leading academic...

The Arbor Day Foundation Recognizes Inaugural Class of Tree Campus Healthcare Facilities

Published: Mar 03, 2020 – 09:40 AM EST

LINCOLN, Neb., Mar. 03 /CSRwire/ - The Arbor Day Foundation today recognized sixteen hospitals across the United States as the first-ever Tree Campus Healthcare facilities. The healthcare institutions earned this recognition by demonstrating a commitment to improving community wellness through tree planting, education,...

Aflac's Dan Amos Inspires $6M in Annual Employee Contributions to Child Cancer Research

Published: Feb 28, 2020 – 03:57 PM EST

Feb. 28 /CSRwire/ - Originally published on Atlanta Business Chronicle By Janet Jones Kendall - Contributing Writer Aflac CEO Dan Amos and his wife Kathelen made a $3 million commitment to the Atlanta community by creating the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center...

An Expert Explains the Latest Good—Yes, Good!—News About Lung Cancer

Published: Feb 28, 2020 – 03:17 PM EST

A new report from the American Cancer Society sheds light on declining death rates from cancer—especially lung cancer. We asked an expert on the disease to break down the data, and share what's to come in better detecting and preventing it.



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