UNICEF to Lead Procurement and Supply of COVID-19 Vaccines

NEW YORK/COPENHAGEN, 4 September 2020 – UNICEF is leading efforts to procure and supply COVID-19 vaccines in what could possibly be the world’s largest and fastest ever procurement and supply of vaccines, as part of the global vaccine plan of the COVID-19 Vaccine Global Access Facility (COVAX Facility) led by Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance.

BCMA Youth Orchestra Calls for Donations for Coronavirus Fight

Boston, Feb. 21, 2020, — The Boston Chinese Musicians Association Youth Orchestra (BCMA Youth Orchestra), a non-profit performance arts organization, was founded in January 2019. It is an extension of the Boston Chinese Musicians Association (BCMA), (link http://bcma.us/index.html ). Both groups are dedicated to promoting the long lost sounds of traditional Chinese instruments and vocals. […]

City Councilor Ed Flynn Urges Residents to Prevent Coronavirus

Boston, Jan. 28, 2020, — Boston City Councilor Ed Flynn has been in contact with the Boston Public Health Commission regarding prevention of the 2019 novel coronavirus. Below are some guidelines from the BPHC on how residents can prevent this virus. Councilor Flynn(left) and other elected officials at CCBA Chinese New Year Banquet.

Tufts Medical Center Asian Health Initiative Calls for Anti-Tobacco Proposals

Boston, Oct. 11, 2019, — Tufts Medical Center (Tufts MC) launched the Asian Health Initiative in 1995 to support community partners working to address some of the most pressing health concerns in Chinatown and the Boston Asian community. Over the years, those efforts have focused on chronic diseases, family violence, emotional wellness, and tobacco use, […]

Proposed Regulations to address Vaping and Tobacco Use Among Youth in Boston

Boston, September 18, 2019 – Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced the Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) is proposing regulations aimed at addressing vaping and tobacco use among youth in Boston. Under the proposal, mint and menthol nicotine and tobacco products will only be sold only in verified adult-only tobacco retailers. Staff will now move […]

Fujifilm Opens New Headquarters in Lexington

Lexington, Mass., July 10, 2019 – FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc., a leading provider of diagnostic imaging, endoscopic imaging and medical informatics solutions, and FUJIFILM New Development, U.S.A., Inc., an innovative provider of minimally invasive surgical solutions, announced today they have opened the doors to their new company headquarters in Lexington, Massachusetts, a Boston suburb, […]

Simcere Pharmaceutical Receives Award at 2019 Boston Bio-Forum

By Dr. Shawn Xu, Executive Director, Boston Innovation Center, Simcere Pharmaceutical Group I am very honored and excited to stand here to represent Simcere to accept this leadership in community service award. First, I would like to thank CABA (Chinese American Bio-Medical Association) for providing such an excellent and successful event, thank you for honoring […]

Harvard Study: Push-up Capacity A Health Indicator for Men

Boston, MA – Active, middle-aged men able to complete more than 40 push-ups had a significantly lower risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) outcomes—including diagnoses of coronary artery disease and major events such as heart failure—during 10 years of follow-up compared with those who were able to do less than 10 push-ups during the baseline exam.