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Walgreens, CDC team up on HIV prevention

Walgreens, CDC team up on HIV prevention

DEERFIELD, Ill., and ATLANTA — Walgreens has made a donation to help fund the CDC Foundation’s Sustainable Healthcenter Implementation PrEP Pilot (SHIPP) study to foster HIV prevention. PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis) is a medication protocol for people who don’t have HIV to help protect against HIV infection. The SHIPP study aims to address the spread of HIV/AIDS

2016 NACDS Foundation Dinner in photos

2016 NACDS Foundation Dinner in photos

The 2016 NACDS Foundation Dinner, part of NACDS Week in New York, raised $1.94 million for evidence-based research, pharmacy education and philanthropic initiatives to improve patient outcomes and advance population health. Dr. Judith Monroe, president and chief executive officer of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Foundation, was presented with the 2016 NACDS Foundation

NACDS Foundation plans Zika campaign in Puerto Rico

NACDS Foundation plans Zika campaign in Puerto Rico

ARLINGTON, Va. — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation is launching a radio and digital education initiative in Puerto Rico to address rising concerns over the Zika virus. Plans call for the NACDS Foundation to begin airing radio messages on May 9 to urge women to seek advice from doctors and pharmacists about

WBA steps up to combat the spread of Zika virus

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA) announced last month that it would donate $100,000 to the CDC Foundation toward its Zika virus education and prevention campaigns. The company also said it would dedicate space inside its 120 drug stores in Puerto Rico where customers could learn about Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Walgreens teams up with CDC to fight Zika virus

Walgreens teams up with CDC to fight Zika virus

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to help prevent the spread of the Zika virus in Puerto Rico. The drug chain said Monday that all 120 of its drug stores in Puerto Rico will allocate space to provide information on CDC-recommended steps to avoid contracting the