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A Global Anti-Human Trafficking Event
On October 14, a fundraising and awareness event called #WalkForFreedom will take place in hundreds of cities across 50 nations. The purpose of the walk, operated by a global anti-human trafficking organization called A21, is to raise awareness about the millions of men, women, and children who are still trapped in slavery today. By fundraising and rallying thousands of people around the cause, the belief is that this event will be the catalyst for the rescue and restoration of human beings who are being exploited as commodities. Walk For Freedom is distinctly recognized by its participants who are in single-file lines, we...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - September 18, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: A21 Tags: Administration and Leadership Industry News Source Type: news

A Global Anti-Human Trafficking Event
On October 14, a fundraising and awareness event called #WalkForFreedom will take place in hundreds of cities across 50 nations. The purpose of the walk, operated by a global anti-human trafficking organization called A21, is to raise awareness about the millions of men, women, and children who are still trapped in slavery today. By fundraising and rallying thousands of people around the cause, the belief is that this event will be the catalyst for the rescue and restoration of human beings who are being exploited as commodities. Walk For Freedom is distinctly recognized by its participants who are in single-file lines, we...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - September 18, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: A21 Tags: Administration and Leadership Industry News Source Type: news

Kaleido Biosciences Announces Appointment of Mike Bonney as CEO and Completion of Additional Fundraising
Mike Bonney, former CEO of Cubist Pharmaceuticals, to lead Kaleido through its next phase of growth $65 million in funds raised since its founding in 2015 Funds to advance Kaleido's robust pipeline of novel microbiome therapies BEDFORD, Mass., Sep... Biopharmaceuticals, Personnel, Venture Capital Kaleido Biosciences, microbiome (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - September 18, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Selena Gomez ’ s kidney transplant: Young, minority women disproportionately affected by lupus
In the world of celebrities, there are diseases such as HIV/AIDS and breast cancer that are very “popular” and well understood, thanks to years of fundraising and awareness campaigns by stars. And there are those diseases that are less so. Lupus, an autoimmune disorder that can damage organs, is in the second category. When Selena Gomez shocked her 126 […]Related:To fight deadly hepatitis outbreak, San Diego begins power-washing streets with bleachWhat to know about a study of flu vaccine and miscarriageMelinda Gates decries ‘loss of U.S. leadership’ in global aid (Source:...
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Canterbury Woods lands $500K sponsorship for $3.5M theater project
Andy Anselmo, a resident at the Williamsville campus and "teacher to the stars" is kickstarting fundraising for the project. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 14, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Donald Trump: ‘Crooked’ Hillary Clinton Lost the Election Because She ‘Had No Game’
President Donald Trump criticized his former presidential campaign opponent Hillary Clinton Thursday morning for her loss in the election. “Crooked Hillary Clinton blames everybody (and every thing) but herself for her election loss. She lost the debates and lost her direction!” Trump tweeted. Clinton and her election strategy have come up after she addressed her loss in her new book, What Happened. In it, Clinton cited then-FBI Director James Comey’s unexpected investigation announcement, Russia, even herself and others for ultimately costing her the presidential election, Politico noted. “The &lsq...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lisa Marie Segarra Tags: Uncategorized Donald Trump hillary clinton onetime White House Source Type: news

Star-Studded Telethon Raises $44 Million For Hurricane Relief
The “Hand in Hand” telethon for hurricane relief on Monday night raised more than $44 million in total to benefit the victims of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma. The star-studded benefit raised more than $14.5 million during the hour-long televised event. And it drew in more than $44 million in total, according to ABC News. The telethon’s participants included Beyoncé, George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Barbara Streisand and Oprah Winfrey, featuring performances by Stevie Wonder and George Strait, among others. “Natural disasters don’t discriminate. They don’t see if you’re ...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Katie Reilly Tags: Uncategorized celebrities hurricane harvey hurricane irma Hurricanes onetime Texas weather Source Type: news

This Is How Telethons Became a Fundraising Tradition
When Hollywood bands together for Hand In Hand: A Benefit For Hurricane Harvey Relief on Tuesday night, the entertainers who show up will be participating in a long-running tradition of lending star power to important causes via televised fundraisers. While the comedian Jerry Lewis became the biggest celebrity telethon-er when he started hosting fundraisers for the Muscular Dystrophy Association in the ’50s he wasn’t the first to do one. Comedian Milton Berle is credited with hosting the first telethon, which NBC broadcasted from 12 p.m. on April 9, 1949, to 3:55 a.m. on April 10th. The 16-hour telecast raised ...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Olivia B. Waxman Tags: Uncategorized health photography Television Source Type: news

Two fundraising execs included in national report
The report identified nonprofits that raised at least $35 million in contributions and grants, and how much their leaders earned. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 12, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

J.J. Watt Got a Hero ’s Welcome in His First Game After Raising Millions for Harvey Relief
Waving the Texas state flag, NFL star J.J. Watt made an emotional return to the field Sunday after raising millions of dollars for the victims of Hurricane Harvey. Watt, the Houston Texans’ star defensive end, emerged as a hero in Texas off the field after Harvey caused catastrophic flooding and destruction in the Lone Star State. In the days after the storm made landfall, Watt created a crowdfunding page to raise money for those impacted by the storm, with a modest goal of $200,000. His fundraising efforts have surpassed $31 million in donations as of Sunday afternoon. For the Houston Texans’ first regular se...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jennifer Calfas Tags: Uncategorized NFL onetime Source Type: news

Fresh troubles for Royal Institution as director resigns after less than four months
Professor Sarah Harper took over as director in May; her resignation has been followed by the departure of three other senior staff membersThe Royal Institution, one of Britain ’s most revered scientific organisations, is facing fresh troubles following the resignation of its director and three senior managers.Professor Sarah Harper, a highly-respected gerontologist at Oxford University, took over as director at the institution in May, but has resigned after less than four months in the post. Three other senior staff, in HR, fundraising, and operations, have also stepped down.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 7, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Science editor Tags: Royal Institution Science Source Type: news

Google parent backs machine-learning cancer treatment
Alphabet venture capital arm takes part in Gritstone $93m fundraising round (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 7, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

More than & euro;56 million raised to fund initiative to fight antibiotic resistance
(Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative) Germany together with a number of countries and foundations today pledged€56.5 million to help develop new treatments to fight against antibiotic resistance, during a fundraising event for the Global Antibiotic Research and Development Partnership, hosted in Berlin by the German Federal Ministry of Health and the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - September 4, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Board Meeting Minutes July 25, 2017
Participants: Kyra Bobinet, Mandy Bishop, Judy Danielson, Dave deBronkart, Peter Elias, Nancy Finn, John Grohol, Sarah Krug, Bruno Nardone Tyson Ortiz, Danny Sands, Joe Ternullo, Jon Wald, Sue Woods, Announcement, Joe Ternullo Tracy Zervakis has resigned from the board due to personal reasons. Minutes: Approved SPM Connect We had a discussion about communicating using SPM Connect. Conference Update, Joe Ternullo Two keynote speakers have been confirmed, Tom Delbanco, MD, Founder and CEO, Open Notes, Rushika Fernandopulle, MD, Co-Founder and CEO Iora Health Sarah is leading program development with Nancy assisting. A progra...
Source: Society for Participatory Medicine - August 31, 2017 Category: General Medicine Authors: Nancy Finn Tags: Board Minutes News Source Type: news

Board Meeting Minutes July 25, 2017
Participants: Kyra Bobinet, Mandy Bishop, Judy Danielson, Dave deBronkart, Peter Elias, Nancy Finn, John Grohol, Sarah Krug, Bruno Nardone Tyson Ortiz, Danny Sands, Joe Ternullo, Jon Wald, Sue Woods, Announcement, Joe Ternullo,   Tracy Zervakis has resigned from the board due to personal reason. Minutes: Approved SPM Connect We had a discussion about communicating using SPM Connect. The Higher Logic program is still be worked on to iron out all of the kinks. Conference Update, Joe Ternullo Two keynote speakers have been confirmed, Tom Delbanco, MD, Founder and CEO, Open Notes, Rushika Fernandopulle, Co-Founder and CEO...
Source: Society for Participatory Medicine - August 29, 2017 Category: General Medicine Authors: Nancy Finn Tags: General Source Type: news

Full circle: From moyamoya patient to intern
It’s the last day of Justin Doo’s research internship in the Department of Neurology at Boston Children’s Hospital and he’s eager to join the team for a celebratory scoop of ice cream at JP Licks. Before he leaves, he meets with his supervisor, Dr. Laura Lehman — but they both know this isn’t a final goodbye. The 18-year-old will see Dr. Lehman again within the year, because he isn’t just her intern. He’s also her patient. Unlike most summer interns, Justin has already spent plenty of time at Boston Children’s — more than a decade, in fact. When he was 7 years old...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - August 29, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Jessica Cerretani Tags: Diseases & Conditions Our Patients’ Stories Dr. Darren Orbach Dr. Edward Smith Dr. Laura Lehman Dr. Michael Scott moyamoya Moyamoya Disease Program Pial Synangiosis Source Type: news

4 Tips for Smart Giving After a Disaster
No matter when or where a disaster big or small may strike, the American Red Cross stands ready to respond 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days ... The post 4 Tips for Smart Giving After a... {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 - August 25, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Taelor Duckworth Tags: Disaster Disaster News Disaster Response donate donations fundraising Harvey Hurricane Harvey smart giving Source Type: news

Liver condition causes boy's face to swell like balloon
Mckenzie Watson, from Doncaster, was diagnosed with nephrotic syndrome which causes his kidneys to function improperly and water to build up in the body. His family are fundraising to fund a cure. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

American Red Cross names Nowlin CEO of South Florida region
The American Red Cross South Florida Region hired Joanne Nowlin as CEO of the 13-county region with nearly 8 million people. The nonprofit recruited Nowlin from Florida Atlantic University, where she was the director of development at its northern campuses from West Palm Beach to Vero Beach. She was previously the head of fundraising for FAU’s northern campuses and interim CEO of the FAU Foundation. Before joining the university, Nowlin was the executive director of the Southern Florida and Puerto… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 8, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Brian Bandell Source Type: news

Pushing past the pain: Morgan ’s journey with spina bifida
“Be glad you can use your legs now. You might not always be able to.” That’s what Morgan Gautreau was told by a neurosurgeon in Alabama six years ago, one of many doctors she had seen seeking a solution for her nearly constant back pain caused by a tethered spinal cord due to spina bifida occulta. Luckily, she and her family didn’t take his words to heart, but kept looking for help. Early surgeries Morgan’s journey with back pain began when she was in fourth grade. “I was at a Louisiana State University game and I realized my back was hurting. It just came out of the blue,” Morgan...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - August 8, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Nicole Nover Tags: Diseases & Conditions Our Patients’ Stories Dr. Bartley Cilento Dr. Benjamin Warf Dr. Carlos Estrada Dr. Michelle Baum neonatal and congenital anomaly neurosurgery spina bifida Spina Bifida Center Spina Bifida Clinic tethered cord Source Type: news

TrialCard Accepts Corporate Chair for Juvenile Diabetes Research...
Multiple fundraising events scheduled to support shared cause.(PRWeb August 08, 2017)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/07/prweb14553892.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - August 8, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

SPM Board Meeting June 27, 2017
Participants: Mandy Bishop, Kyra Bobinet, Judy Danielson, Dave deBronkart, Nancy Finn, John Grohol, Tyson Ortiz, Danny Sands, Joe Ternullo, Jon Wald, Sue Woods, Guest Linda Stotsky May Minutes Approved SPM Sponsored Conference, Joe Ternullo Joe Ternullo proposed that on October, 25 SPM sponsor a one-day conference prior to and co-located with the newly combined Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHA) and Connected Health Symposium. PCHA has offered us free space, audio-visual equipment, a free exhibit space at the main conference. The advantage of doing this is to advance our membership recruitment and our stature. Among...
Source: Society for Participatory Medicine - August 7, 2017 Category: General Medicine Authors: Nancy Finn Tags: Board Minutes News Source Type: news

Exclusive: ABQ medtech startup lands $1.5 million in funding
An Albuquerque-based medical technology startup that says it's changing the way doctors communicate with their patients just surpassed the $5 million fundraising mark. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 4, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: May Ortega Source Type: news

Exclusive: ABQ medtech startup lands $1.5 million in funding
An Albuquerque-based medical technology startup that says it's changing the way doctors communicate with their patients just surpassed the $5 million fundraising mark. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 4, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: May Ortega Source Type: news

RAF nurses fundraise for specialist hospital and museum
A group of military nurses donned their combats for a day of fundraising last month in aid of a specialist hospital in Sussex and the nearby museum that celebrates one of its pioneering surgeons. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - August 1, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Board Meeting, June 27, 2017
Participants: Mandy Bishop, Kyra Bobinet, Judy Danielson, Dave deBronkart, Nancy Finn, John Grohol, Tyson Ortiz, Danny Sands, Joe Ternullo, Jon Wald, Sue Woods, Guest Linda Stotsky May Minutes Approved SPM Sponsored Conference, Joe Ternullo Joe Ternullo proposed that on October, 25 SPM sponsor a one-day conference prior to and co-located with the newly combined Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHA) and Connected Health Symposium.  PCHA has offered us free space, audio visual equipment, a free exhibit space at the main conference. The advantage of doing this is to advance our membership recruitment and our stature....
Source: Society for Participatory Medicine - July 26, 2017 Category: General Medicine Authors: Nancy Finn Tags: General Source Type: news

New hope for children with cancer
They're miracles in small packages. Nearly 16,000 kids worldwide are diagnosed with cancer every year, but their odds of beating it have never been better. Tracy Smith reports on the advances being made against pediatric cancers, made possible in part by the fundraising of charities like Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health care nonprofit rallies Birmingham businesses against cancer
Cancer affects individuals, families and communities, but the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society is bringing light to the issue in an area not often talked about – the business community. LLS recently held an executive luncheon as a fundraising and organizing tool for its upcoming “Light the Night” event, LLS’s annual corporate event with the theme of “cancer in the workplace.” “If you think about how much time people spend at work, these peo ple are like your family," said Regan Goldberg,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 18, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Dannial Budhwani Source Type: news

Cardiff hospital nurses lose car parking charge court case
A fundraising campaign has been launched to support a possible appeal against a court ruling that has left nursing staff in Cardiff facing hefty bills in unpaid car parking tickets. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - July 17, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Sixteenth Street clinic compiles high-profile committee for roast of Bucks' Peter Feigin
The Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers for the first time cultivated a high-profile committee of Milwaukee area health care, business and political leaders for its signature fundraising event, which this year involves a roast of Milwaukee Bucks president Peter Feigin. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - July 11, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Rich Kirchen Source Type: news

Summer Games Done Quick Fundraising Video Game Marathon Event
July 02, 2017 toJuly 09, 2017Summer Games Done Quick (SGDQ) is an annual  speedrun charity marathon hosted by Games Done Quick. Participants play through a large variation of video games as hundreds of thousands of fans watch the stream live from around the world. Last year, Summer Games Done Quick raised $1.3 million for Doctors Without Borders. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - June 28, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jeremy Wells Source Type: news

Summer Games Done Quick Fundraising Video Game Marathon Event
July 02, 2017 toJuly 09, 2017Summer Games Done Quick (SGDQ) is an annual  speedrun charity marathon hosted by Games Done Quick. Participants play through a large variation of video games as hundreds of thousands of fans watch the stream live from around the world. Summer games Done Quick 2016 raised $1,297,924.44 for Doctors Without Borders.Location: Minneapolis Marriott City CenterMinneapolis  (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - June 28, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jeremy Wells Source Type: news

Fundraising windfall has mixed result for refugee assistance program
Jericho Road Community Health Center is working to raise funds and use the media to help grow awareness for its Vive program. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 27, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

OHSU completes funding for patient and family guest house on the South Waterfront
OHSU patients from out of town and their families will soon have an affordable place to stay while receiving complex treatments. The hospital announced Friday it has completed its $32 million fundraising campaign for a patient family guest house. The five-story Gary& Christine Rood Family Pavillion, named after a Vancouver, Wash., couple who made a $12 million donation, will sit on the South Waterfront near the OHSU tram and is set to open in Spring 2019. Accommodations will be free for families … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - June 19, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Clare Duffy Source Type: news

Sinking Island Passes Fundraising Goal After Trump Says It's Not Sinking
The small island of Tangier, Virginia, which is vanishing due to rising waters, has surpassed an important community fundraising goal after Donald Trump told the mayor not to worry about increasing sea levels. “He said, ‘Your island has been there for hundreds of years, and I believe your island will be there for hundreds more,” Tangier Mayor James “Ooker” Eskridge said Trump told him in a surprise phone call on Tuesday. The president said “not to worry about sea-level rise,” Eskridge added. Tangier has lost nearly 70 percent of its land mass since 1850, losing up to nine...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - June 18, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Sinking Island Passes Fundraising Goal After Trump Says It's Not Sinking
Chesapeake Bay residents hope to build a sea wall to hold off rising waters. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - June 18, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

NY: 'Sham' cancer charity to close, pay $350,000 after probe
A breast cancer charity criticized as a sham by New York's attorney general has agreed to cease operations nationwide and pay $350,000 following a state investigation into its fundraising and operations (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

South Carolina First Responders Cycle More Than 600 Miles to Honor Fallen Colleagues
Dozens of first responders are riding more than 600 miles in six days in the mid-June heat to honor the lives of men and women who died doing jobs like theirs. "It's hot, but that's nothing compared to someone who didn't come home from work one day," said Mark Jameson, a founding member of Carolina Brotherhood. The annual ride began in North Carolina in 2012.   The mission is to provide support for families of those who died serving their communities. "We ride for people killed two years ago because there's always a lot of support for the families at first, but then life goes on," Jameson explained...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - June 16, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Elizabeth LaFleur, Greenville Online Tags: News Administration and Leadership Source Type: news

South Carolina First Responders Cycle More Than 600 Miles to Honor Fallen Colleagues
Dozens of first responders are riding more than 600 miles in six days in the mid-June heat to honor the lives of men and women who died doing jobs like theirs. "It's hot, but that's nothing compared to someone who didn't come home from work one day," said Mark Jameson, a founding member of Carolina Brotherhood. The annual ride began in North Carolina in 2012.   The mission is to provide support for families of those who died serving their communities. "We ride for people killed two years ago because there's always a lot of support for the families at first, but then life goes on," Jameson explained...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - June 16, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Elizabeth LaFleur, Greenville Online Tags: News Administration and Leadership Source Type: news

Woman who lost 240lbs seeks to get rid of excess skin
Amber Forill (pictured), 22, has started a fundraising campaign to cover the costs of the surgery. The Hemet, California student now weighs less than the total amount of pounds she lost. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

$3M permit filed for St. Jude facility
A nearly $3 million permit was filed for a St. Jude Children's Research Hospital warehouse. A $2.7 million permit was filed June 13 for "interior renovations to an existing building, including drywall, ceiling work, new finishes, sprinkler and electric work, mechanical and plumbing." The warehouse, which is owned by ALSAC, the fundraising and awareness arm of St. Jude, sits on a three-a cre site. Rusty Foster of Evans Taylor Foster Childress was listed as the project's architect. Rodney Hubbard… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - June 14, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Elle Perry Source Type: news

TV chef Rosemary Shrager backs Cupcake Day
TV chef Rosemary Shrager is uniting against dementia with Alzheimer ’s Society by backing the charity’s Cupcake Day fundraising campaign this week. (Source: Alzheimers Society)
Source: Alzheimers Society - June 13, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Is cryptocurrency crowdfunding the new hot fundraising strategy?
Healthcare cybersecurity startup Patientory recently announced that it raised $7.2 million over 3 days through cryptocurrency crowdfunding – a relatively new fundraising strategy. The crowdfunding drew in 1,728 contributors, who bought 70 million PTOY currency tokens between May 31 and June 3, according to a company news release. Atlanta-based Patientory floated the tokens on cryptocurrency exchanges including Bittrex, TokenMarket, HitBTC, and ICObazaar. There appeared to be some hitches to the process. Patientory in a follow-up announcement said it was holding off on releasing the ...
Source: Mass Device - June 7, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Chris Newmarker Tags: Business/Financial News Funding Roundup News Well crowdfunding cryptocurrencies patientory Source Type: news

'Addiction claimed his life': Scott Oake opens up about son's battle with drugs
The veteran CBC Sports announcer from Hockey Night in Canada and the Olympics opens up about his son's battle with addiction and his family's fundraising efforts for a long-term treatment centre in Winnipeg. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - June 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Manitoba Source Type: news

Fort Smith Nonprofit Clinic Names New Director
The Good Samaritan Clinic in Fort Smith announced on Monday that Patti Kimbrough has been hired as its new executive director, effective immediately. The Fort Smith native has more than 25 years of experience in nonprofit fundraising and marketing in northwest Arkansas, the nonprofit said. Kimbrough has worked for the Alzheimer’s Association, University of Arkansas’ Athletic Department, Susan G. Komen Ozark Affiliate, Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce and West Virginia University’s School of Nursing. She most recently served as director of community relations and development for the Ozark Guidance Center, ...
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - June 5, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Vivli seeks Executive Director - Cambridge, MA
Vivli, the Center for Global Clinical Research Data, is seeking an Executive Director.The Vivli Executive Director (ED) is the key management and operations leader of Vivli, Inc. The ExecutiveDirector position reports directly to the Board of Directors and will work with the Board to execute theorganization ’s strategic mission and vision. The ED has overall strategic and operational responsibility for theadministration, programs, staff, alliances and plan for the organization. Key duties include strategic directionand oversight, fundraising, marketing and advocacy for the organization ’s mission.For more infor...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - June 5, 2017 Category: Information Technology Authors: nowens at cochrane.org Source Type: news

Meet 18 Austin-area professionals with one fundraising goal: A cure for blood cancer
The growth on her neck was small, at first. Fayruz Benyousef was 16 at the time and living in Pennsylvania, and over the course of a summer some 29 years ago, the growth identified as a tumor became much larger quickly. Diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma, Benyousef was hustled in for major surgery to have lymph nodes and her spleen removed, followed by an aggressive course of radiation for two tumors over 90 days before being declared cancer-free and told she could resume her 11th-grade studies. After… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 5, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Greg Barr Source Type: news

Uganda: Decentralise Cancer Centres
[Monitor] Early last year, a heartrending story of a young woman who was battling throat and lung cancer was aired on TV. It moved the country to tears! Ugandans quickly came together to raise money under the 'SaveCarol Campaign' led by Mr Muhereza Kyamutetera. Several well-wishers joined a fundraising drive involving a car wash to raise money. It was therefore tragic that this young woman last Thursday breathed her last in India where she had been admitted since April, 2016. Carol Atuhirwe was only 31! (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 5, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Two Eminent Nigerian Doctors Honored in U.S.
[Vanguard] The Nigerian Health Care Foundation, one of West Africa's most beloved non-profit making organizations, comprising Doctors and Nurses, who carry out medical missions to improve the health of Nigerians in rural communities, recently hosted their annual fundraising gala at the Hyatt Regency, Exchange Place, New Jersey City, United States of America. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 31, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Researchfish deadline extended until 7th June
Please note that due to technical issues which have prevented some grantholders from being able to submit theirResearchfish reports, we will be extending the reporting deadline until 7th June. The majority of our awards report through Researchfish in either May or December. If you're due to report in May, you should have received an email to let you know. We recognise that new awards may have little to report, but please complete your update as fully as you can.In particular we ask that you:Only report outputs arising from work funded by the specific grant that we have asked you to report onreview all sectio...
Source: Arthritis Research UK - May 30, 2017 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news