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1 January 2006

Merck KgAa / PT Merck Tbk - Fight anemia, increase learning achievement!

Author: CSR WeltWeit [Germany]

High anaemia prevalence in Indonesia especially among children. Iron Deficiency Anaemia (IDA) is one of major nutritional problems in Indonesia and as well other developing countries in the world. Anaemia is important economically because it:...

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23 January 2006

[PDF] Athens Ethical Principles

Author: End Human Trafficking Now, SMWIMP Initiative

We, Members of the business community, Being deeply concerned that the scourge of trafficking in human beings, especially women and children, inflicts enormous suffering in the world today...Dissociate ourselves from such illicit practices by...

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31 January 2006

website: Global Education Initiative

Author: Global Education Initiative - World Economic Forum

The Global Education Initiative (GEI) builds on a proven model of public-private partnership (PPP) that combines the strengths of government, the private sector and civil society stakeholders to advance education.

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14 March 2006

Glaxo, Gilead, Merck part of team to fight HIV

Author: Triangle Business Journal [No. Carolina, USA]

GlaxoSmithKline, Gilead Sciences Inc., and Merck & Co. have joined an international partnership to increase the number of HIV drugs available to children in Third World countries. First Lady Laura Bush on Monday announced a collaborative effort...

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11 September 2006
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Author: Aída Ulloa, Universal [México]

Dados los altos índices de obesidad y la mala nutrición de los niños en México, Kraft [parte de Altria] y la Fundación de Apoyo Infantil FAI, Save the children, crearon el programa de Responsabilidad Social Empresarial: "Alimentarnos para vivir mejor"....

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30 November 2007

The business world mobilised in the fight against HIV/AIDS

Author: Destination Sante [France]

…The fight against HIV/AIDS requires heavy investment of both financial and human resources. Yet with none of the governments of the countries most affected by the pandemic in a position to meet such costs help has had to come from elsewhere. For...

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7 January 2008
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Author: Procter & Gamble, Association américaine pour les Nations Unies

Les jeunes filles qui vivent en Afrique subsaharienne manquent parfois jusqu'à 4 jours de classe par mois parce qu'elles n'ont pas les produits hygiéniques de base et les autres ressources nécessaires pour gérer leurs règles. Pour aider les jeunes...

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19 February 2008
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Author: Michael Kahn & Gilles Guillaume, Reuters

GlaxoSmithKline a réduit les prix de sa gamme de traitements contre le virus du sida pour les pays en développement pour la cinquième fois depuis 1997. La baisse de tarif la plus significative (-40%) concerne le Ziagen, un médicament que l...

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11 April 2008

Hoteliers join war against child sex pests [Kenya]

Author: Mathias Ringa, Daily Nation [Kenya]

More than 50 tourist hotels in Coast region have signed the code of conduct that protects children from sexual exploitation in the tourism industry…after a report by Unicef indicated that more than 10,000 children in Coast, aged between 12 and 18...

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9 May 2008
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Author: Infolatam

BBVA y la Organización de Estados iberoamericanos para la Educación, la Ciencia y la Cultura (OEI) han firmado un acuerdo para mejorar la educación de la población infantil en América Latina. El proyecto, denominado, "La Primera Infancia en...

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