Linking the BHGI
and other Hutchinson Center scientists and programs with the Shanghai CDC's programs will provide major advantages both to the U.
Established in 2002, Seattle-based BHGI
is a global alliance co-sponsored by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Susan G.
Anderson leading an international multi-disciplinary team including local health officials to develop, apply and test curricula based upon the published BHGI
"Guidelines for International Breast Health and Cancer Control Implementation.
The BHGI guidelines are intended to assist ministers of health, policymakers, administrators and institutions in prioritizing resource allocation as breast cancer treatment programs are implemented and developed in their resource-constrained countries," the authors note in their overview of the 172-page supplement.
BHGI recently launched a five-year plan to achieve guideline implementation.
BHGI is comprised of an alliance of the following healthcare organization: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Susan G.
Founded and led by the Hutchinson Center and the Komen Foundation, BHGI is a global public health alliance comprised of world and regional health organizations, governmental agencies and health ministries, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), nonprofit and for-profit organizations, physicians, scientists, health-care providers and advocates from around the world.
The Komen award will enable the BHGI to conduct pilot-research projects, which typically involve new research directions and are likely to provide preliminary data to seek additional funding.
The work of BHGI will generate much-needed data to address critical disparities in international breast-cancer control.
i) BHGI shall form and activate two separate limited liability companies, Alico Holding LLC ("ALICO HOLDING") and Blue Head Ranch LLC ("BLUE HEAD"), the membership interests of each of which shall be owned solely by BHGI until consummation of the closing.
iii) All assets associated with the Blue Head Ranch, the Eason Tract and the Tri-County Grove* which are currently owned by BHGI shall be conveyed or otherwise assigned by BHGI to Blue Head.
iv) BHGI shall separately form and activate a new Florida corporation, to be named the "Four Sisters Family Corporation" ("FSFC"), and cause the same to be authorized to issue two classes of common stock, to be designated as Class A non-voting and Class B voting shares.