BSR Studies Health Partnerships, Kenneth Cole Foundation Sets Up Clinic in Haiti: MD Medical Group Offers IPO - Health Minute for September 19, 2012

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BSR Studies Health Partnerships, Kenneth Cole Foundation Sets Up Clinic in Haiti: MD Medical Group Offers IPO - Health Minute for September 19, 2012

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012 - 11:15am

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Business for Social Responsibility has released a new study that evaluates 220 global health partnerships in more than 160 countries. The report reveals the challenges and success factors in partnerships between the pharmaceutical industry and NGOs, governments, and academics. BSR used the UN Global Compact LEAD Initiative’s criteria for transformational public-private partnership to analyze the effectiveness of these partnerships.

AWEARNESS, the Kenneth Cole Foundation, has opened a health center at St. Mary’s Hospital in Cite Soleil, one of the most underserved cities in the Western Hemisphere. The Kenneth Cole Haiti Health Center will provide disease prevention, treatment, and education. Through this Friday, Kenneth Cole customers can donate $10 in the company’s retail stores and online in exchange for a 15 percent discount on purchases that day to raise more funds for the Center.

MD Medical Group, a private Russian healthcare provider, is planning an IPO of shares in London. The company has picked JP Morgan and Deutsche Bank to arrange the issue. With nine clinics, MDMG is one of Russian’s largest private providers.

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