Navigation Links
AmeriCares Launches India Operations
Date:11/5/2008

Appoints Prof. (Dr.) Purvish M. Parikh as the new Managing Director

STAMFORD, Conn., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AmeriCares, an international disaster relief and humanitarian aid organization, formally launches its expanded operations in India and appoints Prof. (Dr.) Purvish M. Parikh, distinguished oncologist and nonprofit leader, as Managing Director of AmeriCares India. AmeriCares India will provide a strong platform for AmeriCares to acquire and distribute donated medicines throughout India and the region, tapping India's pharmaceutical sector. This will enable AmeriCares to deliver more medicines and medical supplies to benefit more people in response to emergency medical needs and chronic supply shortages in health care facilities serving the poor.

Curt Welling, President and CEO, AmeriCares said, "For over 15 years AmeriCares has been delivering aid to the people of India in response to natural disasters and to the ongoing needs of the poor populations throughout the country. We have provided medicines, medical supplies and humanitarian aid that have improved access to health care after natural disasters and in communities struggling with chronic poverty. We are very proud to expand our operations by launching AmeriCares India, enabling us to deliver more medicines to more people around the world. AmeriCares India will serve as a vital hub for distributing critical medicines and supplies throughout India and the region."

From preventive care for children to emergency disaster relief for survivors of the 2004 tsunami, floods, monsoons and earthquakes, AmeriCares is working to improve health in India and the surrounding region.

Elizabeth Furst Frank, Senior Vice President, Global Program Operations, AmeriCares said, "AmeriCares has delivered more than $45 million worth of life-saving medicines and medical supplies to health care providers in India over the last 15 years. Through the establishment of AmeriCares India, we
'/>"/>

SOURCE AmeriCares
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. AmeriCares Airlifts Relief to Nicaragua and Honduras
2. AmeriCares and International Medical Corps Airlift Relief for Cholera Outbreak In Iraq
3. AmeriCares Passes $7 Billion Mark in Aid Distributed
4. AmeriCares Sends Emergency Aid to Kenya
5. AmeriCares Relief Worker Arrives in Myanmar
6. AmeriCares Delivers Life-Saving Aid to Myanmar
7. AmeriCares Ships Medicines and Medical Supplies to Earthquake Victims in China
8. AmeriCares Purchases BLU-MED Portable Hospital for China Earthquake Relief
9. AmeriCares Establishes Field Hospital in China
10. Zimmer Holdings to Partner with AmeriCares for Global Product Donation Program
11. AmeriCares Meets Long-Term Health Needs of Disaster Victims in China and Myanmar
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/16/2014)... 16, 2014 CarePoint Health is ... Leigh Montes, MD, has joined our expanded Bariatric ... Hospital. Our system welcomes Dr. Montes to the ... surgical weight loss center, helps patients achieve long-term ... surgery procedures, including Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Bypass, LAP-BAND ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Sept. 15, 2014 ... can delay a man,s onset of age-related high blood pressure ... pressure naturally increases as people grow older and their arteries ... don,t start drifting toward high blood pressure until their mid-50s. ... early signs of high blood pressure in their mid-40s, researchers ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... discoveries everyday, but that doesn,t mean the findings are ... example, the neonatal mortality rate is 10 times higher ... that applying an inexpensive topical solution of chlorhexidine to ... rate by 24 percent, many Indian parents did not ... not that we don,t have solutions to solve major ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... The Columbia University College of Dental Medicine ... in Diversity (HEED) award from INSIGHT Into Diversity ... higher education. As a recipient of the annual ... universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity ... other recipients in INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine,s November ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... Size is relative, especially to people who tend to ... University Medical Center in the US found that seven ... weighs. People of normal weight make this mistake much ... tend to misjudge their children,s size, as youngsters misjudge ... now at Weill-Cornell Medical College, in a study in ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Top Bariatric Surgeon Joins CarePoint Health 2Health News:Top Bariatric Surgeon Joins CarePoint Health 3Health News:Blood Pressure Seems to Stay Lower Longer in Fitter Men 2Health News:Blood Pressure Seems to Stay Lower Longer in Fitter Men 3Health News:Pairing social networks with social motives to close the science gap 2Health News:Pairing social networks with social motives to close the science gap 3Health News:Columbia University College of Dental Medicine receives diversity award 2Health News:Columbia University College of Dental Medicine receives diversity award 3Health News:Columbia University College of Dental Medicine receives diversity award 4Health News:Poor body size judgement can lead to increased tolerance of obesity 2
... , MONDAY, March 21 (HealthDay News) -- A woman,s use ... risk of respiratory problems in her children, according to a ... use of birth control pills may increase the risk of ... said the authors of the new study. The researchers ...
... MONDAY, March 21 (HealthDay News) -- While the majority of ... generally satisfied years later, almost 40 percent are saddled with ... removed, a small, new Belgian study reveals. The finding ... the University of California, San Francisco that suggested gastric bypass ...
... Rockville, Md., March 21, 2011 As part of ... Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) is working with the Food and ... (CHPA) to update quality standards for widely used medicines ... an ambitious, long-term effort to assess written (or documentary) ...
... Health Sciences University is enrolling patients in a federally funded ... progression of kidney disease. "The question is, if you ... said Dr. Laura Mulloy, Chief of the GHSU Section of ... Intervention Trial, or SPRINT, funded by the National Institutes of ...
... change the balance of bacteria that naturally live in the ... Brain, Behavior, and Immunity . "These bacteria ... the immune response," said lead researcher Michael Bailey. ... number of gut microorganisms, according to scientists from The Ohio ...
... March, 2011 Alcohol use during pregnancy is common ... and development of exposed offspring. Despite warnings from the ... contemplating pregnancy, a recent survey by the National Birth ... drank alcohol at some time during their pregnancy, with ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Moms' Use of 'the Pill' Won't Raise Kids' Asthma Risk: Study 2Health News:40% of Gastric Banding Patients Have Complications 2Health News:40% of Gastric Banding Patients Have Complications 3Health News:40% of Gastric Banding Patients Have Complications 4Health News:Quality standards for widely used medicines strengthened 2Health News:Quality standards for widely used medicines strengthened 3Health News:Study examines whether lower blood pressure reduces kidney disease progression 2Health News:Adolescent offspring of women who drank alcohol during first trimester 2
(Date:9/16/2014)... , Sept. 16, 2014 Based ... closure market, Frost & Sullivan recognises Incisive Surgical ... for Customer Value Leadership. Incisive Surgical,s uniquely-designed, innovative ... technology that eliminates the need for patients to ... and staple removal  that may result in increased ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... , Sept. 16, 2014 CorMedix ... focused on developing and commercializing therapeutic products for ... infectious diseases, announces the amendment and restatement of ... preferred stock and related warrants, as well as ... stock and warrant financing, to remove anti-dilution, price ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... , Sept. 16, 2014  DNAtrix, Inc., experts ... first patient was treated with the company,s lead ... interferon in a randomized, multicenter, open-label Phase Ib ... "DNAtrix, in collaboration with leading neurosurgeons and neuro-oncologists ... initiation of our randomized Phase Ib study of ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Frost & Sullivan Commends Incisive Surgical for Delivering Superior Customer Value through its Patient-Centric, Cost-Effective INSORB Absorbable Stapler 2Frost & Sullivan Commends Incisive Surgical for Delivering Superior Customer Value through its Patient-Centric, Cost-Effective INSORB Absorbable Stapler 3Frost & Sullivan Commends Incisive Surgical for Delivering Superior Customer Value through its Patient-Centric, Cost-Effective INSORB Absorbable Stapler 4Frost & Sullivan Commends Incisive Surgical for Delivering Superior Customer Value through its Patient-Centric, Cost-Effective INSORB Absorbable Stapler 5CorMedix Amends and Restates Outstanding Securities to Remove Provisions Causing Derivative Liability Classification 2CorMedix Amends and Restates Outstanding Securities to Remove Provisions Causing Derivative Liability Classification 3DNAtrix Announces Treatment Of First Patient With DNX-2401 In Recurrent Glioblastoma Trial 2
... HARTLAND, Wis., Aug. 30, 2011 H&P Industries, Inc., ... hiring of Eamonn Vize to fill the Chief Operating ... 20 years of experience in the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology ... provide his knowledge of Pharmaceutical Operations and Validations to ...
... , a leading supplier of embedded technologies, products, and ... embedded computers to a medical original equipment ... of the six-month contract is about 1.5M USD. ... will allow the customer to meet market demand and ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Eurotech Awarded 1.5M USD Contract to Supply Embedded Computers for Medical Application 2
...
...
Rhoton Curettes, titanium, length 191 mm, straight....
Sundt Slim-Line Temporary Vessel Clips used for temporary vascular occlusion during intracranial surgical procedures. Non-magnetic, MP35N, MRI compatible, gold color. Bayonet....
Medicine Products: