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The Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word

The Sisters of Charity of the incarnate Word is an association of faithful women who serve the Church

signs proclaiming God's presence in the world.

Being entrusted with the mission to portray their love for the Incarnate Word, they say, regardless of their service as their own lives is the most convincing proof of Christ's presence. They share their gift in the service of prayer, healing and education.

Headquartered in Houston, Texas, they will directly serve those in need in areas such as El Salvador, Guatemala, Ireland, Kenya, Romania and the United States.

Baylor College of Medicine

Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, the only private medical college in the Greater Southwest, is recognized as an academic center for leading medical sciences and is known for excellence in education, research and patient care. Learn more about the history of BCM:

In 2009, USNews and World Report ranked BCM were positioned in the overall ranking of 13 faculties of medicine in the country for research and 7th for primary care. BCM also occupies 13th place in the top faculties of medicine in the U.S. National Institutes of Health funding and No. 2 in the country for funding from federal sources for research and development in biological sciences at universities and colleges by the National Science Foundation.

Afat The Texas Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine is its affiliated eight university hospitals, each known for its excellence in medicine. Learn more about our affiliations.

Faculty receive research support to $ 302,000,000, of which 241 million from federal sources, and over 90 research centers and units and patient care. Currently, BCM trains more than 3,000 medical students, postgraduates, nurses and anesthesia nurses for doctors as well as residents and post-doctoral students.

Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative

Baylor College of Medicine International Pediatric AIDS Initiative was founded in 1996 by Dr. Mark W. Kline, professor of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine, in order to support prevention, care and treatment against HIV / AIDS internationally, as well as educating health professionals and clinical research. It has grown rapidly in the largest graduate program in the world dedicated to improving the health and lives of children infected with HIV. The mission of Baylor College of Medicine International Pediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI) and its non-government affiliated organizations in Romania, Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland, Malawi, Uganda, Kenya and Burkina Faso is to administer a program of high quality, high impact on care and treatment against HIV / AIDS for children and adults of high ethics, training health professionals, and clinical research.

Abbott Fund

Formed in 1951, Abbott Fund is a private non-profit organization under 501 (c) 3 in Illinois and is funded solely by Abbott, a multi-national company operating in health. Abbott Fund's vision is to create healthier global communities worldwide. Their approach is to support programs focused on results and have a permanent impact on people's lives. A large part of their philanthropic efforts are focused on improving health services for the poor, marginalized and disadvantaged. They support and are associated with a wide range of organizations, including charitable community groups, academic institutions, medical associations and health professionals, international agencies and non-self-help Proft. Many of these programs help in finding solutions to global health needs that define today's world. Where appropriate, these programs can also benefit from health and technical expertise, management and Abbott products.

The key areas of funding the program include: anti-AIDS care worldwide, access to health care and medical innovation, and community sustainability.

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