Month: August 2021

Bucharest, Cairo, Córdoba, Dublin, Greater Manchester, and Warsaw Join Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Partnership for Healthy Cities

Bloomberg Philanthropies announced today a renewed commitment to its flagship initiative to create safer and healthier urban environments with a $31 million investment and shared that six new cities will join the Partnership for Healthy Cities network—Bucharest, Romania; Cairo, Egypt; Córdoba, Argentina; Dublin, Ireland; Greater Manchester, United Kingdom; and Warsaw, Poland. Launched in 2017 as …

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Joint Statement from Unitaid and the World Health Organization (on behalf of the Access to COVID-19 Tools Accelerator) regarding availability of tocilizumab

WHO and Unitaid are concerned by Roche’s statement yesterday, warning of a global shortage of tocilizumab (brand name Actemra/RoActemra), an IL6 inhibitor WHO recommended in June for use as a treatment for severe COVID-19 cases. Tocilizumab can play a key role in decreasing mortality and reducing need for invasive mechanical ventilation among severely ill patients, …

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How to Raise More Money: Fundraising Do’s and Don’ts

Enjoy this spotlighted blog from DipJar If only fundraising was as easy as “just” asking for money, right? Of course, when thinking about successful fundraising and building donor relationships, there’s a lot more to it. We chatted with Tiffany Allen, founder & creator of Boss on a Budget, to talk about the do’s and don’ts when …

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WHO Statement on advancing the next series of studies to find the origins of SARS-CoV-2

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, WHO has been working with Member States and the scientific community to better understand how this pandemic began so that we can be better prepared for the next one.  Following the publication of the WHO-China joint report of the phase one studies on the origins of the SARS-CoV-2 …

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5 Questions to Ask Yourself to Make Your Donation Page More Effective

Getting website visitors to come to your nonprofit’s donation page is one thing—but getting them to donate is another thing entirely. If you’re wondering how to get more donations online, start by asking yourself the five questions below. We’ll reflect on how well your donation page is working and what improvements you could make starting …

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WHO’s Solidarity clinical trial enters a new phase with three new candidate drugs

The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced the next phase in its Solidarity trial: Solidarity PLUS will enroll hospitalized patients to test three new drugs in hospitalized COVID-19 patients. These therapies – artesunate, imatinib and infliximab – were selected by an independent expert panel for their potential in reducing the risk of death in hospitalized …

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Debunking Myths and Misconceptions About Cybersecurity in Nonprofits

Enjoy this spotlighted blog from Sightline Security When it comes to cybersecurity for nonprofits, the wrong ideas are certainly out there. Now that we conquered some of the confusion surrounding cybersecurity, it’s time to dig a little deeper. For this blog post, I’m going to start with a short personal confession. When I first began …

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