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      What it’s like when your baby has a rare blood disorder

      A condition called fetal and neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia (FNAIT) can be deadly in newborns. That’s why Johnson & Johnson is passionate about developing a treatment for the disorder.
      Innovation
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      2 big ideas to help lower the risk of maternal-fetal complications in BIPOC women

      Women from historically underrepresented communities have a higher risk of pregnancy complications. So Johnson & Johnson Innovation challenged researchers to propose potential solutions that aim to address this troubling healthcare disparity. These awardees just might be the game changers.
      Innovation
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      What are autoantibodies?

      More than 200 million people worldwide are living with an autoantibody disease, which occurs when the body attacks its own cells, tissues and proteins.
      Personal stories
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      “I had a condition that threatened my chances of having healthy children”

      For Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, learn how one woman advocated for herself and fought to complete her family after she was diagnosed with hemolytic disease of the fetus and newborn—and why Johnson & Johnson is committed to finding a better treatment for this rare and deadly blood disorder.
      Our heritage
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      136 years of championing women’s health

      Supporting the well-being of people around the world is a tenet that underscores all the work the company does. From must-have educational manuals to cutting-edge contraception, explore how Johnson & Johnson has been advocating for women’s health since the company’s inception more than a century ago.
      Innovation
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      What to know about HDFN, a serious blood disorder in babies, including a possible new treatment

      Severe cases of hemolytic disease of the fetus and newborn can be deadly in infants. That’s why Johnson & Johnson is passionate about investigating a promising option for treating the disorder.
      Caring & giving
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      The double pandemic: How COVID-19 is bringing to light health inequities that have long been a problem in America

      The novel coronavirus has exposed deeply rooted disparities across the healthcare system which disproportionately impact communities of color. The way to begin to pave the way for lasting change? Inclusive innovation, community outreach and policy work—and a passion for fighting for an equitable future.
      Caring & giving
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      “We have a health disparities problem in America": Meet a woman on a mission to improve healthcare for black women

      The U.S. has one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the developed world, with women of color especially at risk. Dr. Robyn R. Jones, Senior Medical Director at Johnson & Johnson, is determined to change that and find ways to address this urgent crisis.
      Personal stories
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      3 under-30 health leaders who want to help make today’s kids the healthiest generation

      The first few years of a child’s life are pivotal when it comes to future health and well-being. Just ask these young men and women—all 2018 One Young World Summit Scholars—who won’t rest until they’ve given children a chance to reach their full potential.
      Our heritage
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      11 ways Johnson & Johnson has empowered women worldwide for over 130 years

      As International Women’s Day encourages us to #PressforProgress, we take a look at how the company’s innovations and initiatives have helped press for women’s progress since its founding.