Supporting sustainability and access to care in North America
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From those on the frontline, to those behind the scenes. Heroes are ordinary people in extraordinary times. Who pull us together when life pushes us apart. And when heroes are helping the world, we're with them. Because together we make life better.
Dr. Henry Paul: MediNova - Helping Those Who Need it most
Dr. Henry Paul practices medicine in New York City, and this spring has been a particularly challenging time. He is a nephrologist who has patients that suffer with injury and disease to their kidneys and it has been a stressful time for so many patients who are dealing with COVID-19. While Dr. Paul has kept a close watch on his patients’ well-being, he has also focused his attention on a clinic in Haiti built by NOAH NY d/b/a MediNova, the charitable organization he leads. As the disease moves through Haiti, he continues to work tirelessly to see that the clinic is properly equipped and that the clinicians are prepared to take on the challenges the pandemic has brought. Dr. Paul is an everyday hero!
Alma D. Seda: March of Dimes - Advocate for Families in Puerto Rico
Alma D. Seda made a difference to hundreds of new moms in Puerto Rico. There was a fear of a power outage due to the heightened equipment use and electrical needs for the COVID-19 crisis. To conserve energy, new moms in the hospital could not use electric breast pumps. As executive director of The March of Dimes in Puerto Rico, Alma asked Philips to help address the issue for moms. Working together we were able to deliver manual breast pumps to all the NICU units on the island and keep the newborns together with their moms. Alma’s focus on families and attention to detail made all the difference. Alma is an everyday hero!
Karee and Jim White: Elizabeth Dole Foundation - An Amazing Pair
Caregivers are the frontline healthcare workers caring for America’s wounded and disabled veterans. The COVID-19 pandemic has put military and veteran caregivers in an especially heightened state of alert since many of their wounded warriors have underlying health conditions that put them at serious risk. Jim and Karee White are examples of these caregivers who are providing around the clock care to a loved one at home. Jim and Karee have become fierce advocates for other military caregivers, becoming Dole Caregiver Fellows representing the state of North Carolina. Jim and Karee White represent the best of America and we are proud to shine a light on their service to our country. Jim and Karee are selfless everyday heroes!
Since 2003, Movember® has funded more than 1,250 men’s health projects around the world focused on mental health and suicide prevention, prostate cancer and testicular cancer. This year, Philips Norelco is teaming up with Movember® to support their mission to change the face of men’s health.
The Philips Foundation, whose mission is to reduce healthcare inequity by providing access to quality healthcare for disadvantaged communities, believes collaboration with humanitarian organizations across the globe can solve some of the world’s toughest challenges by leveraging our employees’ expertise, innovative strength, talent and resources, we can help make an impact where it really matters.
Helping MedShare during the COVID-19 crisis to bring protective equipment (PPE’s) to 170 Safety net clinics and 40 homeless shelters in North America
Providing CPR Training for 1,200 veterans and their caregivers, working with The Veterans of Foreign War (VFW) and The Elizabeth Dole Foundation
Provided Health Wagon with an ultrasound machine to serve their patients in Appalachia
Collaborating with Heart Healers International who hope to eliminate Rheumatic Heart Disease in developing countries.
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