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    BD and Direct Relief International Launch Volunteer Service Program to Improve Healthcare in Ghana Image

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    03-27-07

    BD and Direct Relief International Launch Volunteer Service Program to Improve Healthcare in Ghana

    Franklin Lakes, NJ - March 26, 2007 "“ BD, a leading global medical technology company, and Direct Relief International, a humanitarian medical aid nonprofit organization, today announced a joint volunteer initiative to strengthen healthcare in two areas of Ghana. Working s...

    Baxter and its Foundation Contribute More Than $35 Million in 2006 to Address Local and Global Critical Needs Image

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    03-06-07

    Baxter and its Foundation Contribute More Than $35 Million in 2006 to Address Local and Global Critical Needs

    DEERFIELD, IL.- March 6, 2007 "“ Baxter International Inc. and The Baxter International Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Baxter, today announced their combined 2006 charitable giving, which focused on increasing access to healthcare, helping developing nations and countr...

    Twin Cities Marathon, Inc. Launches Interactive Medtronic TC Kids Marathon Image

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    02-23-07

    Twin Cities Marathon, Inc. Launches Interactive Medtronic TC Kids Marathon

    MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 23, 2007--Governor Tim Pawlenty and elementary students from Minnehaha Academy will put on their running shoes today to help launch the Medtronic TC Kids Marathon. The governor and students will take some of the first steps of the new onlin...

    Baxter Recognized as Sustainability Leader by Innovest and Corporate Responsibility Officer Magazine Image

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    02-15-07

    Baxter Recognized as Sustainability Leader by Innovest and Corporate Responsibility Officer Magazine

    DEERFIELD, IL.- February 15, 2007 "“ Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX) ranked among the leading socially responsible companies as recently announced in Innovest Strategic Value Advisors' "Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World" list and Corporate Responsib...

    Donald M. Berwick, MD, MPP, Selected as 2007 Recipient of the William B. Graham Prize for Health Services Research Image

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    02-06-07

    Donald M. Berwick, MD, MPP, Selected as 2007 Recipient of the William B. Graham Prize for Health Services Research

    ARLINGTON, Va. and DEERFIELD, IL.- February 6, 2007 "“ In recognition of his lifelong achievements and contributions to the field of health services research, Donald M. Berwick, MD, MPP, has been selected as the 2007 recipient of the William B. Graham Prize for Health Servic...

    Recovery Grants Awarded to Health Organizations Serving Hurricane-Affected Communities Image

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    12-06-06

    Recovery Grants Awarded to Health Organizations Serving Hurricane-Affected Communities

    JACKSON, MS December 6, 2006 - The Foundation for the Mid South (FMS) announced today the recipients of grants totaling $833,813 on behalf of The Baxter International Foundation Health Recovery Fund. The fund was established in February to support the recovery and re...

    Baxter Highlights Social, Economic and Environmental Performance in Seventh Annual Sustainability Report Image

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    10-12-06

    Baxter Highlights Social, Economic and Environmental Performance in Seventh Annual Sustainability Report

    DEERFIELD, Ill.- Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX) announced today its social, economic and environmental performance in its 2005 Sustainability Report: 75 Years of Saving and Sustaining Lives. This report, which demonstrates the breadth and depth of Baxte...

    Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Launches Youth Running Program; Comprehensive Program Reaches Kids and Families through Parks, Internet and Schools Image

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    08-08-06

    Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Launches Youth Running Program; Comprehensive Program Reaches Kids and Families through Parks, Internet and Schools

    MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 8, 2006--The Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon (MTCM) today announced a youth running program to promote exercise among Minnesota children and to provide families with resources on how to exercise together. The Medtronic TC Kids Marathon will ...

    Matching Grant Made to Support Hurricane-Affected Health Organizations Image

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    07-06-06

    Matching Grant Made to Support Hurricane-Affected Health Organizations

    JACKSON, MS - The Foundation for the Mid South (FMS) has received a $500,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to offer grants to community-based health care providers and to support their efforts to serve vulnerable populations in the hurricane-affected ...

    The Baxter International Foundation Awards Grants in Five Countries to Improve Access to Healthcare Image

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    06-06-06

    The Baxter International Foundation Awards Grants in Five Countries to Improve Access to Healthcare

    DEERFIELD, Ill.- The Baxter International Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX), today announced its first-quarter grant awards, totaling nearly $600,000. The foundation's board of directors recently approved grants to 10 organizat...

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