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GBCHealth Announces Winners of Best Corporate Global Health Programs
Date:5/3/2013

nd other organizations to advance tobacco and cancer control. So far, the program has provided 328,000 Shanghai residents with cancer prevention education; trained over 2,700 medical professionals in cancer and tobacco control best practices; and provided comprehensive care to nearly 40,000 cancer patients through 10 newly-built community cancer care centers.

Winner: Technology for Health – ORTEC

Winner: Health & Beyond: Tackling Root Causes – Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold
In partnership with local, provincial and national organizations, Freeport-McMoRan’s Tenke Fungurume Mining operation provides clean water and sanitation to more than 185,000 community members in the Democratic Republic of Congo. This program consists of five complementary projects that maintain a clean water distribution and drainage system, provide health and hygiene education, build local capacity for pit latrines, hand-washing stations and waste disposal sites and engages community participants to manage the water supply system.

In addition, GBCHealth commended companies within each of the award categories for their outstanding programs.

Commended Companies:

Workplace/Workforce Engagement: General: American Express Company
Workplace/Workforce Engagement: Special Focus on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis or Malaria: Cardno Emerging Markets USA, Ltd. and Zimbabwe Platinum Mines (Pvt) Ltd.
Community Investment: General: Humana and Teck
Community Investment: Special Focus on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis or Malaria –Hippo Valley Estates and Mopani Copper Mines Plc.
Application of Core Competence: Best Doctors, Inc. and Pfizer Inc
Partnership/Collective Action: Qualcomm and Peninsula Papagayo
Technology for Health: HP and Anglo American plc
Health & Beyond: Tackling Root Causes: Johnson & Johnson

Additional information on the 2013 awards can be found on the

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