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Programmatic Growth, Organizational Partnerships, & Staff Development

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Article by Ozzy SamadWe are pleased to say that BBF is in a never-ending quest to develop and enhance our programs and services to better assist underserved members of society. With your support, we have been able to serve those in need both here at home and in the far corners of the globe. Our goal is to help bridge …

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BBF Continues Commitment to Partners in Africa

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Article by Liam CarstensBrother’s Brother Foundation (BBF) continues our longstanding commitment to partners throughout sub-Saharan Africa. Thus far in 2021, we have supported seven shipments to organizations and healthcare facilities on the African continent, including three to Malawi, two to Sierra Leone, and one each to Zimbabwe and Kenya. In addition, BBF engages in other initiatives such as supporting solar …

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As International Travel Begins to Pick Up So Does Our Med-Surg Program

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Article by Abigael SiecinskiI started working at Brother’s Brother Foundation (BBF) in the summer of 2020. I heard so much about our robust Hand Carry Med-Surg Program; for example, in 2019 we supported over 300 groups. Throughout my first year I had the pleasure of working with a handful of brave and compassionate organizations which continued to travel and serve …

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New Donor Spotlight: Macleods Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

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Article by Liam CarstensBrother’s Brother Foundation (BBF) has received our first donation from Macleods Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Macleods is a global pharmaceutical company that recently contributed medications for diabetes, inflammation, and hypertension along with topical steroids, anti-viral treatments, and antibiotics. BBF is pleased to be working with Macleods and truly appreciates their donation of these useful medications, which will be sent …

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Local Partnerships & Commitments

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Article by Abigael SiecinskiSince 1958 Brother’s Brother Foundation (BBF) has been a recognizable actor on the global stage of humanitarian aid. Over the past year and a half, we have turned our expertise towards our own back yard to help support healthcare and education services here in Western Pennsylvania. I wanted to take this time to highlight some new and …

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Enduring relationships – BBF Responds to COVID-19 in Nepal and India

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Article by Ozzy SamadIt was the 17th of March 2017, when BBF’s former president Luke Hingson and I attended an event at the University of Pittsburgh, titled “Global Earthquakes: Response, Recovery, and Resilience.” After watching a captivating presentation on the response to a devastating earthquake in Pakistan in 2005 by two first responders from the country, we said hello to …

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The Healey International Relief Foundation

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Article by Abigael SiecinskiMore than 60% of Sierra Leonians are in poverty, living on less than $1.25 a day. The healthcare system in Sierra Leone is ranked 183 out of 187 on the UNDP Human Development Index. Years of civil war, flooding disasters, and disease outbreak have made public health a consistent struggle. The Healey International Relief Foundation is a …

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Our First Inaugural Golf Event

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On June 21, Brother’s Brother Foundation and Blood Science Foundation partnered together to host our first inaugural golf event to support local healthcare and education programs at Fox Chapel Golf Club. We want to thank each and every person who attended the event and made the day a huge success. We also want to express our appreciation to all of …

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Introducing Our New Partner: Glenmark Pharmaceuticals

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Article by Liam CarstensWe are happy to announce that Glenmark Pharmaceuticals has begun donating to Brother’s Brother Foundation. The products donated by Glenmark include much needed malaria medications, antihypertensive drugs, and topical steroids. Our overseas recipient partners in hospitals and clinics often stress the incredible demand for these types of items and BBF is grateful that Glenmark is helping to …

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Surgical Instruments Arrive in Liberia

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Article by Liam CarstensBrother’s Brother Foundation regularly provides surgical instruments to our partners throughout the world. We are able to do this through the generosity of our hospital donors and the tireless volunteer hours of Dr. Graham Johnstone, a BBF Advisory Trustee, who sorts and organizes the instruments at our Pittsburgh facility. One of BBF’s partners includes Partner Liberia who …