Funds for mental patient safety pledged by government
Thirty million pounds have been pledged
to mental hospitals around the country by British government to ensure improved safety for inmates. A report published early this year by// National Patient Safety Agency alleged that there have been incidents of attempted rape and specifically mentioned 19 i...
BD and Direct Relief International Team Up to Provide Free Diabetes Insulin Injection Products to Americans Impacted by the Economic Downturn
... program to help people with insulin-dependent diagnosed diabetes who have been affected by the current economic crisis to manage the disease. BD has pledged
to donate 5 million insulin syringes and pen needles through Direct Relief to more than 1,000 community health center and free clinic partners nationw...
Massachusetts Warns: Bisphenol A Toxic
...ake children's food and water containers. Leading infant formula companies are beginning to use BPA-free packaging, six baby bottle manufacturers have pledged
to stop using the chemical, and retailers including CVS, Kmart, Safeway, Toys R Us, Wal-Mart and Whole Foods have announced they will stop selling BPA...
Kaiser Permanente Approves $11 Million in Community Benefit Grants
...s to San Francisco State University
$750,000 over five years to the Maryland Healthcare Education Institute
Kaiser Permanente has pledged
$300,000 over three years to the University of Hawaii to implement a comprehensive toolkit to manage childhood obesity. The toolkit is designed to fa...
Food Illness Accountability Undermines Food Safety Overhaul: Food Safety Legislation Propped up by Antiquated Estimates Rather Than CDC Data
...lutions. "Legislators need to know whether we're seeking cures for the common cold or pandemic flu," says Hazen. "Forty years ago, NASA pledged
to send men into space. In 1958 NASA launched its first satellite and by 1969 Apollo 11's men were walking on the moon. Could NASA have been successfu...
Health Care Without Harm Partners With Clinton Climate Initiative to Help Hospitals and Healthcare Facilities Reduce Environmental Impact
...e people, policies, and practices that impact them. CCI serves as the action arm of the C40, an association of large cities around the world that have pledged
to accelerate their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. To learn more about the work of the Clinton Climate Initiative and the William J. ...
Louisiana Tells Congress: Stop Healthcare Discrimination
...s the intent of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Americans with Disabilities Act. In the CMS Civil Rights Compliance Statement, Nancy-Ann DeParle pledged
to abolish healthcare discrimination.
Dr. Sheldon Hersh, NACDEP President said, "Most dually eligible people in my New Orleans practice are e...
Miles To End Malaria Program Gets an Extra Burst of Speed From American Le Mans Series Founder Don Panoz
...iming to raise money for every mile they complete during the championship year. The Connecticut-based team and its sponsor Tequila Patron have already pledged
$5 each per mile for the season. Race fans have also made per-mile pledges via www.milestoendmalaria.org.
Now American Le Mans Series founde...
Obama: 'Too Many Still Die from Diseases That Shouldn't Kill Them...'
...read across oceans and continents."
Obama told the audience that his administration has committed some $63 billion towards global health, and pledged
it would continue the efforts to combat HIV/AIDS begun by former President George W. Bush. While committing to preventing deaths caused by malaria and...
Jazz Pharmaceuticals Pays Accrued Interest Under Senior Secured Notes
...d as of June 30, 2009 net product sales at the level required to suspend its prior obligation to maintain a minimum cash balance in an account that is pledged
to the collateral agent for the notes. The requirement to maintain the account was triggered in May 2009, and Jazz Pharmaceuticals did not, at that t...
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Stand Up To Cancer Awards $73.6 Million for Novel, Groundbreaking Cancer Research
...d to become part of this groundbreaking effort to stop cancer."
Sidney Kimmel, the country's largest individual supporter of cancer research, who pledged
$25 million to SU2C during last year's telecast, said, "SU2C's intense, goal-directed, team-oriented approach is the next, most important step in the ...
Senator Frist and Convention Delegates Support AIDS-Affected People Around the World, Raise Funds for Gustav Evacuees
themselves up and gain access to the care they need.
Senator McCain has pledged
to eradicate malaria. He also has spoken at
length about America's role in ...ign policy
programs, such as America's global AIDS strategy to which he has pledged
stronger commitment than in current law.
The Caregiver Kit is a simple ...
Hillary Clinton Pledges Bold Approach to Stopping HIV/AIDS & Global Poverty
...ASHINGTON, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Senator Hillary
that, if elected US President, she will deliver on a range
of bold, new pol...the US budget to fighting poverty in
impoverished countries." Clinton also pledged
to "improve the coordination and effectiveness of
US development assistance...
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UAB students' Nintendo Wii CPR earns American Heart Association support
... BIRMINGHAM, Ala. The American Heart Association has pledged
$50,000 to fund the work of University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) biomedical engineering undergraduate students who are working to develop a compu...
CFI awards $854,098 to University of Montreal and partners
...pitalier de l'Universit de Montral's research centre (CRCHUM). The Government of Quebec has provided equal contributions, while the private sector has pledged
significant support for the following projects:
Reducing Type 2 diabetes
Dr. May Faraj, a scientist at the Department of Nutrition of the Univ...
TGen helps promote cancer awareness for vast Navajo Nation
...ething that I believe will one day be of huge impact.''
The John Wayne Cancer Foundation, which helped sponsor the first conference in October, has pledged
$10,000 to fund the upcoming conference in July. The foundation is named for the Academy Award-winning actor who is famous for such movie classics as ...
4 years after tsunami: Corals stage comeback
...stainable livelihoods, has received global support. The U.S. State Department and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) have together pledged
over $32 million over a five-year period towards this initiative alongside contributions from other major donors, including the Global Environment Fac...
Conservation International gets support from Dreamworks Animation to protect giant pandas
... the DVD and Blu-ray debut of DreamWorks Animation's summer blockbuster, Kung Fu Panda, the Company and its Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Katzenberg pledged
$1 million to CI's efforts. CI will use the contribution to jump-start its Giant Panda Survival Plan, a bold blueprint for panda conservation in China...
Forest peoples' rights key to reducing emissions from deforestation
...t Degradation (REDD), that could generate billions of dollars for reducing forest loss in the tropics. Meanwhile, the Government of Norway has already pledged
up to 3 billion Norwegian kroner annually (US$ 500 million) to cut emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in tropical countries.
Energy industry leaders commit $1.6M to UH petroleum program
...repare a new generation of energy industry leaders," said Renu Khator, president of UH and chancellor of the UH System.
Marathon (NYSE: MRO) has pledged
$600,000 to the program over three years. Marathon's funds are unrestricted and will be used to address the most pressing needs of the new degree prog...
Everything's coming up corals
...dertook an internship at the William J. Clinton Foundation's Clinton Global Initiative conference, where she worked on climate change-related projects pledged
by conference participants that included heads of state, religious leaders, and top CEOs from the private and NGO (non-governmental organization) sect...
PNNL reaches goal to change world one light at a time
... to participate in the national Energy Star Change a Light, Change the World Campaign.
In all, PNNL has enlisted more than 1,000 employees who have pledged
to replace at least one incandescent bulb or fixture in their homes with one that has earned the governments Energy Star label.
By meeting this go...
New UC analysis shows alarming increase in expected growth of China's carbon dioxide emissions
...er the country's levels in 2000. This growth from China alone would dramatically overshadow the 116 million metric tons of carbon emissions reductions pledged
by all the developed countries in the Kyoto Protocol. (The protocol was never ratified in the United States, which was the largest single emitter of c...
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Monsanto, BASF Scientists Disclose Discovery of Gene Conferring Drought Tolerance in Corn Plants
...opment, such as higher-yielding soybeans and disease-resistant cotton are key to meeting the company's Sustainable Yield Commitment. In 2008, Monsanto pledged
to double yields in its three core crops - corn, cotton and soybeans - by 2030 compared to a base year of 2000 - while also working to conserve resour...
MedClean Technologies, Inc. Announces Private Offer to Exchange Warrants
...1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), or any other applicable securities laws and, unless so registered, the New Warrants may not be offered, sold, pledged
or otherwise transferred within the United States or to or for the account or benefit of any U.S. person, except pursuant to an exemption from the reg...
Simcere Pharmaceutical Group Reports Unaudited Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2008 Results
... of December 31, 2008, the Company had cash and cash equivalents
bank deposits) and held-to-maturity investment securities,
of RMB 813.8 mil... Assets
Cash and cash equivalents (including
bank deposits) 498,262 813,766 119,276
Charlotte Anti-Aging Expo & Symposium Supports Free Clinics
...essionals who already
volunteer so much of their time and talents in helping others get and stay
healthy," Gilbert says.
With that, Gilbert has pledged
a portion of each ticket sale from the
Anti-Aging Expo & Symposium to be donated to the North Carolina Free Clinics,
benefiting Mecklenburg County...
Abbott Employee Giving Sets New Records for Employee Participation and Total Donations
more than $460 million in grants and product donations to improve the lives of
millions of people around the world.
Abbott employees pledged
donations to more than 4,400 different civic
organizations, non-governmental organizations and other non-profit groups. A
significant part of this su...
QIAGEN Welcomes 3,000th Employee in 20th year of U.S. Operations
...ts 3,000th employee this month. Company officers hailed this growth as a symbol of the biotech company's continued strong performance and outlook, and pledged
to sustain its investment both in the U.S. and abroad. QIAGEN is the leading provider of sample and assay technologies, which are designed to unlock t...
Simcere Pharmaceutical Group Reports Unaudited Third Quarter 2008 Results and Announces Share Repurchase
...of September 30, 2008, the Company had cash and cash equivalents
bank deposits), and short term investments of RMB831.3
million (US$122.4 mi... USD Assets Current assets Cash and cash equivalents (including pledged
bank deposits) 498,262 731,277 107,701 Held-to-...
LF Elimination Program Treats Over Half Billion People and Protects Millions More From Debilitating Disease
...lic health problem. In 1998, two pharmaceutical
companies -- GlaxoSmithKline (then SmithKline Beecham) and Merck & Co.,
Inc. -- partnered with WHO and pledged
to donate two of the drugs necessary
for LF elimination (albendazole and Mectizan(R), respectively) to treat as
many people as necessary for as long a...
California's International Stem Cell Collaborations Must Be Based on Scientific Merit, Consumer Group Says
...atchdog also said CIRM must closely monitor and justify other
costs that might be incurred because of international collaboration.
"I'm glad they've pledged
that all the research funding will stay in
California, as it must under the law," said Simpson, "but are there other
costs associated with these plans...
Strong Double-Digit Net Sales Growth and Solid Earnings Growth Highlight First Quarter for Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
...unt on us, as well as shareholders who
invest in us," said James M. Cornelius, chairman and chief executive
officer, Bristol-Myers Squibb. "As we have pledged
to patients and
investors, we remain focused on discovering and developing medicines that
will help people prevail in their fight against serious dise...
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