Medtronic's Big Push to Improve Access to Care for Non-Communicable Diseases

Medtronic's big initiative, HealthRise, will operate at the busy intersection where Disease rubs shoulders with Public Health to recruit and train frontline health workers in underserved communities.
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Behind the Initiative: Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation Gets Together on Diabetes

In 2010, the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation created the Together on Diabetes initiative, a program focused on improving the health of type 2 diabetes patients across the United States.

Thus far the program has disbursed nearly half of its coffers in two years of existence, so there are plenty of grants still to go around. Of the 21 given out so far, most are above $200,000, with several topping $2 million.

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