Building Healthy Communities

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Building Healthy Communities

Healthy Communities – As part of GSK’s longstanding commitment to building healthy communities, in 2012 the company launched a national initiative designed to better understand the barriers and identify opportunities for building healthier communities in the United States. This initiative included a series of events, “Conversations on Community Health,”  held in three cities: Philadelphia (September 2012), St. Louis (December 2012), and Denver (February 2013); a National Advisory Council convening in New York City (February 2013), and the release of a national survey (March 2013). Phase one uncovered new insights about what it means, and what it takes to build a healthy community.  Phase two, which includes the GSK IMPACT Grants, leverages that knowledge and demonstrates innovative ways local organizations and businesses can work together to make a meaningful difference in communities.

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Listening...Learning...Acting Listening...Learning...Acting   By Michael F, GSK Social Media   Last year, we set out to take a good long listen to patients, doctors, others involved in healthcare, the public...
Oct 8, 2012 11:45 AM ET
GlaxoSmithKline Initiates a Multi-City Conversation Focused on Improving the Health of US Communities
(3BL Media) September 24, 2012 - GlaxoSmithKline plc [LSE/NYSE: GSK] today launched a national initiative to examine the barriers and identify opportunities to build healthier communities in the United States.  The program kicks off with “A Conversation on Community Health,” hosted by The Atlantic, in Philadelphia at WHYY studios. This is the first of three events taking place in US...
Sep 24, 2012 8:00 AM ET