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2014-01-13 16:26:13

SCHENECTADY, N.Y., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ellen Sax has joined MVP Health Care as the new Director of Corporate Social Responsibility. Ellen will be responsible for the enhancement of MVP's existing community relationships as well as fostering new relationships with organizations that will further benefit the communities that we serve. "I am pleased to welcome Ellen to MVP," said Denise Gonick, President and CEO of MVP Health Care. "Ellen's expertise and established...

2014-01-13 08:28:36

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Jeffrey Levi, PhD, executive director of Trust for America's Health (TFAH) and chair of the Advisory Group on Prevention, Health Promotion, and Integrative and Public Health, on today's release of new recommendations from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Commission to Build a Healthier America. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100204/TFAHLOGO) "TFAH fully supports the RWJF Commission to...

2014-01-09 08:29:10

Partnership reveals improved maternal health outcomes in Uganda and Zambia pilot districts WASHINGTON, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The number of women dying during pregnancy and childbirth declined sharply over one year in eight pilot districts in Uganda and Zambia where Saving Mothers, Giving Life has deployed a battery of life-saving interventions, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-led public-private partnership announced today. The first annual report, a...

2014-01-07 16:25:44

U.S. overall receives "C-" second year in a row Only 17 states receive "B-"or higher; 13 states receive failing grade Detailed reports and releases on each state at http://populationinstitute.org/reportcard/ WASHINGTON, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Population Institute today released its second annual report card on reproductive health and rights in the U.S., and the results were not encouraging. Thirteen states receive a failing grade, and the U.S. as a whole received a...

2013-12-23 08:26:50

MUMBAI, December 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- First of its kind public-private partnership between an NGO, Corporate and Government Institution, coming together for a social cause mMitra, a free mobile based Health Advisory Voice Messaging Service for pregnant women and mothers was launched at Lokmanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital (Sion Hospital) recently. Present on the occasion were Mr. Jayant Banthia (Ex-Chief Secretary of Government of...

2013-12-20 23:03:24

Imperative Names Linda Blount as Organization’s New President and CEO Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 Today, the board of directors of the Black Women’s Health Imperative (Imperative) announced that it has named Linda Blount as the organization’s new president and chief executive officer (CEO). Blount brings more than two decades of experience developing innovative and integrated strategic interventions to achieve health equity among communities of color. She has also been...

2013-12-16 23:21:29

“I subscribed to the Healthy Pregnancy, Healthy Baby Text Messaging Service because we badly needed this information” says Khalifan Ramadan, who is one of the 300,000 Tanzanian registrants the service counts after its first year. The implementing mHealth Tanzania Partnership team states that partnerships are key for an effective mHealth initiative. Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 Khalifan benefits from the well working integrated partnership model that is at the core...

2013-12-13 23:04:28

Leading women's health website rebrands to better serve its community. Portland, ME (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 Women's Health Network signaled a new direction by recently introducing its new name, new website (http://www.womenshealthnetwork.com) and dynamic new team of women’s health experts. Formerly known as Women to Women’s Personal Program, this highly popular website has helped millions of women find the best, most effective solutions to their most common health concerns...

2013-12-12 20:25:03

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new report issued today by the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases and Pfizer Inc., adolescents are often overlooked in the US healthcare system, which may lead to short- and long-term health consequences and contribute to the economic burden on the healthcare system. The report, titled The Case for Improving Adolescent Health: Helping prepare adolescents for a healthy future, suggests that an annual preventive care...

2013-12-11 23:21:13

The Population Council’s Studies in Family Planning (December 2013) credits the contraceptive social marketing and behavior change communication implemented by DKT Ethiopia as contributing factors to "an emerging family planning success story." Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 A new article published in the Population Council’s Studies in Family Planning (December 2013) calls Ethiopia, which was the site of the 2013 International Conference on Family Planning,...