Project HOPE Taps CEO Roundtable on Cancer for Global Health Impact Award [Manufacturing Close - Up]
(Manufacturing Close - Up Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Project HOPE presented its 2014 Global Health Impact Award to the CEO Roundtable on Cancer during its recent annual Gala held at the Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C.
The Global Health Impact Award provides Project HOPE with the opportunity to honor a peer non-profit organization achieving significant advances in global health.
In addition to its ongoing, global, workplace health and wellness efforts through its CEO Cancer Gold Standard accreditation program, Project HOPE noted that the leadership of the CEO Roundtable in promoting much-needed sharing of critical clinical trial data in oncology.
"I cannot think of another organization more befitting of this honor than the CEO Roundtable on Cancer," said John P. Howe, III, M.D., President and CEO of Project HOPE. The CEO Roundtable remains committed to fulfilling the mandate of President George H.W. Bush to 'be bold and venturesome' and making great strides in the global effort to address cancer."
"This recognition is especially gratifying as it comes from a non- profit peer and partner in the global health effort," said Dr. Martin J. Murphy, Jr., chief executive officer of the CEO Roundtable on Cancer. "The fact that Project HOPE and the CEO Roundtable have both been inspired and shaped by the incomparable Dr. Charles Sanders, makes it even more meaningful."
According to a media release, the CEO Cancer Gold Standard was created by the CEO Roundtable on Cancer, a non-profit organization of CEOs founded by former President George H. W. Bush, in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute, many of its designated cancer centers, and health non-profit organizations and professionals.
Project HOPE also noted the CEO Roundtable's efforts in the promotion of clinical trial data sharing to advance cancer research.
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