News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
Adidas and Nike are locked in a foot race to see who can create a knit-not sewn-shoe that will cut wastefulness of footwear material and doesn't require as much cheap labor to make.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is offering Rural Capacity Building for Community Development and Affordable Housing Grants to national nonprofit organizations that have rural...more
University of Alberta (U of A) researchers are advocating for Canada's obesity experts and making appeals to the government to ban food and drink ads aimed at kids.
According to the professor...more
Glen James, a homeless man who returned more than $2,000 in cash and nearly $40,000 in traveler's checks, was honored a hero. According to James, he never considered keeping the money in the...more
According to Penn State medical and public health researchers, primary care physicians in rural communities do not routinely screen women for intimate partner violence (IPV).
To address this...more
In a special themed issue on "Pharmacy, Medication Use, and the National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy," published in the journal Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, pharmacy...more
World Bank Africa kicks off two substantiated-based programs to accelerate its commitment to develop gender-related initiatives and solutions in Africa.
The two programs are the Africa Gender...more
Reggie Bicha, Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Human Services, writes about how he and his department team have developed a strategy to provide simultaneous strong supports to both...more
An essay discusses the significant roles transport plays in the economic development of Ghana.
Transportation's impact on the economy is conditioned because it grants accessibility and engenders...more