She was instrumental in insuring an HHVI
(Hearing and Vision Impaired) evaluation unit was opened in Staten Island, New York, so parents and caregivers did not have to travel to another borough.
also reveals that plan costs vary widely by industry, with manufacturing, chemical, utility, telecommunication and energy companies paying more than companies in service industries, including finance, entertainment, health care and retail organizations.
Established in 2000 with funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and with additional support from the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Brazilian Ministry of Health, the HHVI
is the first and only program that aims to reduce the prevalence of human hookworm infection through research and development, timely dissemination of results, innovation, and advocacy.