Arkansas Children's Surpasses Fundraising Goal, Raising $274M
Arkansas Children’s announced Wednesday that it has raised $274 million of its Campaign for a Healthier Tomorrow, surpassing its goal of $250 million. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - July 15, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Virgin Galactic shares fall after $500m stock sale announcement
Fundraising decision comes only a day after Richard Branson took a flight to the edge of spaceShares in Virgin Galactic have fallen back to earth with a bump after an announcement by the spaceflight firm of its plans to sell up to $500m ( £360m) of stock – only a day after the company’s founder, Richard Branson,completed a flight to the edge of space.Virgin Galactic ’s share price had risen by about 9% in pre-market trading on Monday but changed course and plummeted by as much 14% after the company said it intended to sell off shares to raise funds.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 12, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Joanna Partridge and Graeme Wearden Tags: Virgin Galactic Business Richard Branson Space Science Stock markets UK news US news Securities and Exchange Commission Jeff Bezos Source Type: news

New Lockport hospital project to seek state approval July 15
Catholic Health is relying on a $37.9 million tax-exempt bond at 4% interest over 30 years and $20.7 million in cash to help build the new hospital in Lockport. Funding for the $65 million project also includes $500,000 in fundraising and a state grant of $5.9 million previously awarded to Eastern Niagara Hospital. Details on how the Buffalo-based health system is paying for the 63,000-square-foot hospital are included in a filing with the State Department of Health affiliate that must approve the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 9, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

New Lockport hospital project to seek state approval July 15
Catholic Health is relying on a $37.9 million tax-exempt bond at 4% interest over 30 years and $20.7 million in cash to help build the new hospital in Lockport. Funding for the $65 million project also includes $500,000 in fundraising and a state grant of $5.9 million previously awarded to Eastern Niagara Hospital. Details on how the Buffalo-based health system is paying for the 63,000-square-foot hospital are included in a filing with the State Department of Health affiliate that must approve the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - July 9, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Prioritising Menstrual Health and Hygiene During Emergencies
Menstrual health and hygiene management (MHHM) must be integrated into the response to emergencies. | Picture courtesy: WaterAid India/Altaf AhmedBy External SourceJul 6 2021 (IPS) Over the last few years, the world has witnessed accelerated action to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), especially SDG 5 on gender equality and women’s empowerment. This has also led to significant interest in menstrual health and hygiene management (MHHM) as a critical factor in girls’ education and women’s participation in many spheres of life.  In India, this has led to the introduction of evidence-base...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Asia-Pacific Economy & Trade Gender Headlines Health Population Source Type: news

Guttmacher Institute Selects Wendy Sealey as Vice President for Development
The Guttmacher Institute announced today that Wendy Sealey (she/her/hers), a seasoned professional with 20 years of nonprofit management and fundraising experience, has been selected to serve as the Institute ’s new Vice President for Development, following a competitive and extensive search. Ms. Sealey will join the team on September 13. (Source: The Guttmacher Institute)
Source: The Guttmacher Institute - July 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Guttmacher Source Type: news

Charities cut adrift dementia patients as dwindling funds see day care groups slashed
Covid restrictions halted fundraising opportunities for facilities in the UK that provide everything from lunch clubs to memory-boosting activities - services both patients and their carers rely on. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘Don’t Give Up’: Advice from Top 75 Mile Challenge Fundraisers
Across the country, people have signed up to walk or run 75 miles this July, while fundraising on Facebook to help us support families and communities impacted by disasters both ... The post... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - June 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Uncategorized 75 Mile Challenge disaster relief running for good Source Type: news

Education Cannot Wait for Refugee Children in Crisis, says Yasmine Sherif
Yasmine Sherif in Lebanon with Palestine refugee children. Credit: Education Cannot Wait (ECW)By Nayema NusratNEW YORK, Jun 19 2021 (IPS) With financing, the number of out-of-school refuges could be reduced to zero, Yasmine Sherif, Director of Education Cannot Wait (ECW) says, as the world commemorates World Refugee Day. In a wide-ranging exclusive interview with IPS in New York, Sherif shared her vision for a world where dignity and the right to believe in better prospects are returned child refugees – something, she says, can be delivered through education. “When you sit down and listen to young refugees in ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Nayema Nusrat Tags: Aid Armed Conflicts Climate Change Education Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees TerraViva United Nations Trade & I Source Type: news

Student ’ s India fundraising drive after losing friend to Covid
A student volunteer group has raised more than £ 2,500 to send oxygen concentrators to Covid-hit India. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - June 18, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Current students, International, Student life, Undergraduate, Postgraduate; Press Release Source Type: news

Shriners Children ’s Hospital names new chief development officer
Stuart Sullivan has experience both with fundraising and with healthcare systems in his 30-year career. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 17, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Grace Mamon Source Type: news

The healthcare crisis in Myanmar - how UK GPs can help
Dr Jim Brockbank from Myanmar UK GP Health Action provides an update on how the military coup is affecting doctors in Myanmar and explains a new fundraising initiative to help support health and education projects in the country. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - June 11, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Opinion Source Type: news

Francophone West Africa Adds 3.8 Million New Family Planning Users
June 09, 2021IntraHealth International’sCivil Society for Family Planning (CS4FP) project partnered with nine countries in francophone West Africa to add 3.8 million additional family planning users and doubled the number of women using modern contraceptives in the region.For the past ten years, CS4FP has been working with strong, high-functioning civil society coalitions, young people, and religious and traditional leaders in Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Guinea, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, and Togo (Ouagadougou Partnership countries) to collaborate with and advocate to governments to implement the...
Source: IntraHealth International - June 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: Benin Burkina Faso C ôte d’Ivoire Guinea Mali Mauritania Niger Senegal Togo Civil Society for Family Planning & Reproductive Health Community Engagement Youth Source Type: news

Trump: GOP will take back White House 'sooner than you think'
Trump made the remark in a fundraising video, appearing to reference the bizarre theory he could soon be reinstated as president. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump Vows 'We're Gonna Take Back White House Sooner Than You Think' After 'Reinstated' Speculation
"It's going to be really something special," the former president said in a NRSC fundraising video. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Louis DeJoy Is Under Investigation Over Political Fundraising
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Appointment of new Interim Chief Executive Officer for Cochrane
Cochrane ’s Governing Board is pleased to announce, with effect from 1 June 2021, the appointment of Judith Brodie as our new interim Chief Executive Officer. Judith will lead Cochrane as the organisation undergoes its search for a permanent CEO and ensure a smooth transition.Governing Board Co-Chairs, Tracey Howe and Catherine Marshall welcomed Judith ’s appointment: " Judith is a seasoned, well-respected and proven interim Chief Executive with an exceptional record in non-profit organisations and brings expertise in finance, fundraising, public and patient involvement in healthcare and marketing. Judith ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - May 26, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Katie Abbotts Source Type: news

Why are we so uncharitable to those doing good deeds?
From veganism to fundraising, psychologists have found acts of altruism often attract mistrust and even angerIn 2014, the word“humblebrag” was added to the Oxford online dictionary, along with the following definition: “An ostensibly modest or self-deprecating statement whose actual purpose is to draw attention to something of which one is proud.”In the wild, humblebrags often present as false complaints ( “I’ve lost so much weight I have nothing to wear!” or “So stressed: I applied for six jobs and got all of them!”) or as a boast cloaked in humility (“I can&rsqu...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 23, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Nichola Raihani Tags: Psychology Science Veganism Society Life and style Activism Charities Source Type: news

Family members identify child killed in apparent road rage shooting in Orange
Aiden Leos died in his mother’s arms on the 55 Freeway on Friday morning, a relative wrote on an online fundraising page set up to help... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

PatientPartner becomes premier sponsor of ASMBS Foundation's fundraising efforts
(ASMBS Foundation) The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Foundation today announced that PatientPartner, a complimentary digital platform that connects patients awaiting surgery with patients who have undergone the same procedure, has become a premier sponsor of AWARE, the foundation's monthly giving program. AWARE supports the Foundation's efforts to raise money for obesity research and education and increase access to metabolic and bariatric surgery, long considered the most effective long-term treatment for severe obesity and related diseases. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

India ’s COVID-19 Disaster May Be Turning Into an Even Bigger Global Crisis
High in the thin air of the Mount Everest Base Camp in Nepal, Sherpas and climbers used to walk freely from one group of tents to another, holding gatherings, singing and dancing. Now the Sherpas who escort climbers to the summit have a new job: enforcing unofficial social-distancing rules. “Climbing Everest is always a matter of life and death,” says Phunuru Sherpa. “But this year the risk has been doubled due to COVID.” Already, dozens of people with suspected COVID-19 have been evacuated by helicopter. The outbreak reflects a broader one across Nepal, which shares a long, porous border with India...
Source: TIME: Health - May 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Billy Perrigo Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Londontime Magazine South Asia Source Type: news

Executive Board Meeting Minutes 4-13-21
Discussion of exploration of virtual and “real” conference.  Linkage to fundraising and strategy. Possible location at Northeastern U.  Possible major co-sponsor.  Danny and Judy fleshed out a working document.  Mary talks about possible objections by board members. Judy, Sarah and Mary getting together to talk about it.  Need a clear strategy about how we talk about healthcare. Re: ED search: candidates have said they are not clear on how SPM creates value for its members.  Mary reminds us that we are in the space among patients, healthcare professionals and caregivers and we need...
Source: Society for Participatory Medicine - May 12, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Eric Bersh Tags: Executive Minutes Source Type: news

Losing a megaphone: Donald Trump's Facebook ban could limit fundraising, his work to impact elections
Facebook's decision to maintain its ban on Trump again deprives the ex-president of a long-range megaphone and an effective fundraising machine. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Morris Animal Foundation receives $100K from Merck Animal Health for animal cancer studies
(Morris Animal Foundation) Merck Animal Health, a research-driven pharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures and markets a broad range of veterinary medicines, products and services, has donated $100,000 to Morris Animal Foundation to support animal cancer research. The gift also will be used as a match for Stop Cancer Furever, the Foundation's annual cancer awareness and fundraising campaign supporting research that advances the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer in companion animals. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Health tech firm RxLightning raises $2M after accelerators boost its exposure
RxLightning LLC raised $2 million in a recent fundraising round led by Madison, Wisconsin-based HealthX Ventures. The Louisville-based health tech company apparently wasn’t actively raising money, said RxLightning CEO and co-founder Julia Regan in an interview. But after gaining exposure through its participation in the local startup accelerator XLerateHealth and the 2020 Vogt Awards, enough prospective i nvestors materialized to warrant opening a fundraising round. News of the investment came… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - April 30, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Chris Larson Source Type: news

Gates aids fundraising drive for global vaccine distribution
A new mass fundraising campaign aims to inspire 50 million people around the world to make small donations to Covax, the international effort to push for equitable global distribution of COVID-19 vaccinations (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Mortenson Dental opens fundraising round
The Louisville-based dental services organization has over 140 locations in nine states. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - April 28, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Chris Larson Source Type: news

Gates helps launch drive for global vaccine distribution
A new mass fundraising campaign aims to inspire 50 million people around the world to make small donations to Covax, the international effort to push for equitable global distribution of COVID-19 vaccinations (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Houston VC firm Texas Halo Fund to close fundraising for fourth fund next week
Around 40% to 50% of Texas Halo Fund's portfolio companies are in life sciences, Managing Director Rob Tucci said. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 23, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Chris Mathews Source Type: news

40 Under 40 2021: Omeed Rahimi
Omeed Rahimi, chief scientific officer at EncepHeal Therapeutics Inc., not only has a knack for medical research and fundraising, but has a unique talent inspired by a certain character in the "Star Wars" movies. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 22, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Jane Little Source Type: news

These D.C.-area companies have raised millions in recent weeks. Here ’s where the money’s going.
The region started the year strong with fundraising — a trend mirrored across the U.S. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 20, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Sara Gilgore Source Type: news

Cash floods into battle for control of Congress
The most vulnerable Senate Democrats all had strong first quarters, while House Republicans narrowed the fundraising gap for the GOP's... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Marjorie Taylor Greene ’s controversies fueled huge fundraising haul
Georgia U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene raised $3.2 million in the first quarter of 2021 after her national profile grew when Democrats... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical device company opens Broward office on heels of $96M funding round
Memic Innovative Surgery opened a new Fort Lauderdale facility after raising nearly $100 million in a Series D fundraising round. The office at 5300 N.W. 33rd Ave. will be home to the medical device company's global commercialization, professional education and customer support operations. CEO Dvir Cohen said the prevalence of medical device and technology ventures in the Fort Lauderdale area made the city an ideal locatio n for Memic's South Florida headquarters. It plans to hire at least 30… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ashley Portero Source Type: news

Africa: WHO Director-General's Opening Remarks At the Launch of Fundraising Initiative By Qatar Red Crescent Society for Vaccine Equity
[WHO] Your Excellency Sheikh Abdullah bin Thamer Al Thani, President of the Qatar Red Crescent Society, (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 12, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Manny Villafa ña's new company Medical 21 close to $10M fundraising goal
Medical 21 Inc., the medical device startup founded by St. Jude Medical founder Manny Villafa ña, is nearing its goal of raising $10 million, Villafaña said Tuesday. The firm hopes to use the cash to start human trials of its product, an artificial blood vessel, within the year, he said. Medical 21 has raised about $8 million since it was founded in 2016, Villafaña said, including a rec ent infusion of about $3 million. All of the company's investment has come from private individuals thus far. RELATED:… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - April 6, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Carrigan Miller Source Type: news

Lack of Covid help puts medical research at risk, UK charities warn
Institutions dismayed at ministers ’ failure to protect research worth hundreds of millions of poundsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageMedical charities have expressed dismay at the UK government ’s failure to act over hundreds of millions of pounds of research that is at risk because of the catastrophic impact of Covid on fundraising.With charity shops closed and fundraising events cancelled, medical charities have been forced to cut more than 40% of their research spending in the past year, and have told institutions that more cuts will follow.Continue reading... (Source: Guard...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 4, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Science editor Tags: Medical research Coronavirus Science Charities Research funding Voluntary sector Health Cancer research Infectious diseases Society Source Type: news

Zoom CEO Eric Yuan and hundreds of Asian American business leaders pledge $10 million to AAPI causes
The pledge comes amid national attention on anti-Asian violence in the U.S. and fundraising efforts following the fatal Atlanta shootings. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Society for Participatory Medicine Strengthens Advocacy for True Healthcare Collaboration
New leadership roles within SPM better align the organization to advance its mission of advancing participatory healthcare  BOSTON—April 1, 2021—The Society for Participatory Medicine (SPM), the preeminent organization in promoting true collaboration among patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals, today announces organizational changes that will strengthen its advocacy for participatory medicine. As part of these efforts, Dr. Danny Sands will transition his role to chief advocacy officer and chairman emeritus, where he will publicly promote the organization’s mission. Mary Hennings has been...
Source: Society for Participatory Medicine - April 1, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Society for Participatory Medicine Volunteers Tags: News News Releases Source Type: news

Fitness, Fundraising and Friendship for Prostate Cancer
By Syed Neaz Ahmad FRSALONDON, Mar 30 2021 (IPS-Partners) Over the Pandemic months, most activities – social, cultural, economic & philanthropic have been hit hard. The worst-hit has been patients suffering from serious diseases. Most have shied away from visiting their doctors and referral fell by 52,000 due to Covid-19. However, as they say, life goes on, and in this case, death goes on too. Prostate Cancer UK – a charity exclusive to the disease – report that despite awareness and development in technology – every 45 minutes a man dies of this dreaded disease. It is the ‘most commonly ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Syed Neaz Ahmad FRSA Tags: Health Source Type: news

Form D Friday: AI-powered consumer health platform leads fundraising
This week, investors valued 3D printing, infectious disease diagnostics, uncrewed sea surface vehicles, energy and cloud storage. Find out the details in our weekly roundup, Form D Friday — a Boston Business Journal feature highlighting regulatory filings from Boston-area companies raising capital for new projects or expanding their businesses. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - March 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lucia Maffei Source Type: news

GOP praises Trump after he urges Republican donors to send money directly to him
Trump is also demanding that the Republican Party stop using his name and likeness in its own fundraising efforts. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump tells supporters 'No more money for RINOS' as he battles GOP over fundraising with his likeness
Former President Donald Trump is trying to squeeze money away from three of the most integral fundraising and electoral organizations in... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

RNC says it has the right to use Trump's name and likeness for fundraising
Trump's lawyers sent a cease-and-desist letter to the RNC demanding that it not use him in their fundraising pitches. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

RNC maintains right to use Trump's name in fundraising
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican National Committee is defending its right to use former President Donald Trump's name in fundraising... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump ramps up battle with Republican leadership
Former President Trump is escalating his battle against GOP leaders, demanding that the Republican campaign arms stop fundraising off... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump sends cease-and-desist letters to GOP campaign committees
The former president has asked the committees, including the RNC, to stop using his name and likeness in fundraising appeals, a Trump... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women Who Lead: The road to funding lost a few bumps in 2020
We asked a couple of life sciences CEOs who raised capital in 2020 to describe their own pathways to investment last year and how it compared with past fundraising. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 5, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Julia Cooper Source Type: news

Executive Voice: The V Foundation has new leader, same vital mission
After nearly two decades of fundraising for higher education, Shane Jacobson has now been tapped as the CEO of The V Foundation, a role he describes as a "once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to focus the back half of my career on something that is significant in this world." (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 4, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Cameron Snipes Source Type: news

Where's my money: Raleigh, Durham startups see funding surge in February – hits $186 million
Startups in the Triangle are heating up the fundraising engine early in 2021. Here's a breakdown of the big raises in February. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 2, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Lauren Ohnesorge Source Type: news