June 30, 2021
In her new role, Elana Lopez oversees global human resources for the health-focused relief and development organization. She is responsible for developing and implementing best in class human capital leadership as well as recruiting, training, development and performance management for all Americares employees worldwide.
June 16, 2021
Lizbeth and her family are now one of thousands living in camps and shelters in Arauquita, Colombia, where Americares mobile health centers provide refugees with free health services
June 10, 2021
Stamford, Conn. – June 8, 2021 – Americares has awarded grants totaling over $400,000 to expand access to health services for the uninsured in communities hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 18, 2021
Stamford, Conn. – May 18, 2021 – Biogen and the Biogen Foundation have committed more than $500,000 in personal protective equipment and financial support for Americares response to the global COVID-19 pandemic.
April 28, 2021
Stamford, Conn. – April 28, 2021 – Americares is accelerating deliveries of PPE and critically needed medical equipment to health facilities throughout India on the frontlines of the world’s worst COVID-19 outbreak. India set a record earlier this week, surpassing 350,000 COVID-19 infections in 24 hours, and the crisis continues as overwhelmed health workers struggle to meet the demand for care.
April 07, 2021
Stamford, Conn. – April 7, 2021 – Americares, a health-focused relief and development organization, is tapping into the power of music to reinforce the continued importance of COVID-19 safety precautions with a campaign featuring original music and choreography. As vaccines roll out across the nation and states relax restrictions, the music and dance-based public health education campaign puts safety precautions at the center of pop culture. The “Wear a Mask” campaign encourages the continued adherence to COVID safety protocols, pairing an infectious melody with an entertaining dance—and scientific evidence.
March 31, 2021
Stamford, Conn. – March 31, 2021 – MathWorks, the leading developer of mathematical computing software for engineers and scientists, has generously donated $1 million to support Americares health programs for people affected by poverty or disaster. The funds will be used to help communities prepare for, respond to, and recover from future emergencies; increase access to critical medicine and medical supplies; and improve and expand clinical services around the world.
March 24, 2021
Bridgeport, Conn. – March 24, 2021 – Americares announced today it has been awarded $2.6 million from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to combat COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy at free and charitable clinics across the country. U.S. Rep. Jim Himes joined Americares President and CEO Christine Squires for the announcement at the Fred Weisman Americares Free Clinic in Bridgeport, Conn.