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Mexico’s Academy of Surgery, Federation of Anesthesiologists & College of Health Quality Professionals Also Join as “Committed Partners” IRVINE, Calif.-Wednesday, February 15th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dr. Javier Dávila Torres, along with 11 officials from Mexico announced at the Patient Safety Movement Foundation’s (PSMF) World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit that 25 hospitals signed a commitment to implement processes to eliminate preventable patient deaths. In addition, Mexico’s Academy of Surgery, Federation of Anesthesiologists and College of Health Quality Professionals of the West, Guadalajara and Jalisco have joined the Foundation as "Committed Partners" that share the PSMF’s mission. By signing the commitment, the hospitals commit to implementing processes, such as Actionable Patient Safety Solutions (APSS), designed to help eliminate preventable patient deaths in hospitals. To date, there are 13 easy to implement APSS available for download. To ... Read more »
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New York-Wednesday, February 15th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] The popular Smurfs characters are encouraging children, young people and adults to make the world happier, more peaceful, equitable and healthy with a campaign launched today by the United Nations, UNICEF, and the United Nations Foundation. The “Small Smurfs Big Goals” campaign is designed to encourage everyone to learn about and support the 17 Sustainable Development Goals which were agreed on by all 193 member countries of the United Nations in 2015. It kicks off with the launch of a Public Service Announcement video inspiring viewers to champion the Goals, which include ending extreme poverty, protecting the planet and giving everyone the chance to enjoy peace and prosperity. The public can also join “Team Smurfs” by visiting the website to find out how they can contribute to achieving the Goals; discover which goals are best suited to their interests; raise their voices for a better world for all; and ... Read more »
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SAINT-PREX, Switzerland-Wednesday, February 15th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ferring today announced the recipients of the 2016-2017 Ferring Innovation Grants program, an annual initiative of the Ferring Research Institute (FRI) which provides grants of up to $100,000 for early stage research. The program focuses on novel extracellular drug targets addressable with peptides or proteins within Ferring’s core therapeutic areas: reproductive health, gastroenterology, urology, and endocrinology. The 2016-2017 awardees and their research subjects are: Stuart Brierley - Flinders University, Australia Venom-derived NaV1.1 inhibitors as novel candidates for treating chronic visceral pain associated with IBS James Deane - Hudson Institute of Medical Research, Australia Investigating the requirement for Notch and Hedgehog signalling in the endometrial stem/progenitor populations that cause endometriosis Laurent Derré – Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Switzerland Unders ... Read more »
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Al AIN, United Arab Emirates-Wednesday, February 15th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] International Olympic showjumping riders have landed in the UAE to compete alongside national superstars for the prestigious President of The UAE Showjumping Cup presented by Longines, of which the Swiss watchmaker is also the Official Timekeeper and Watch. The event is in association with Abu Dhabi Sports Council and the Emirates Equestrian Federation. Under the Patronage of H.H Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, member of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council and Chairman of the Al Ain Equestrian, Shooting & Golf Club, the FEI-affiliated event hosted by Al Ain Equestrian Shooting & Golf Club comprises of four days of intensive competition, equestrians will put themselves against the clock and compete on the region’s toughest showjumping courses to win the coveted annual trophy from the 15th- 18th February. CSI05* and CSI2* classes are scheduled, with the prestigious final of The Longines International Preside ... Read more »
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Le PDG de Tesla, Elon Musk et le PDG d'Uber Travis Kalanick parmi les conférenciers Dubaï, Émirats Arabes Unis-Jeudi 16 Février 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] L'avenir du transport, en particulier l'arrivée imminente de voitures autonomes, a été un sujet majeur lors de la deuxième journée du 5ème Sommet Mondial du Gouvernement auquel ont participé 4000 leaders internationaux de 139 pays à Dubaï. Elon Musk, PDG de Tesla, a souligné que les voitures sans conducteur seront une « grande commodité », mais cela engendrera un taux de 12 à 15% de perte d'emploi. « Nous devons trouver de nouveaux rôles pour ces personnes », car la fabrication accrue de voitures autonomes sera « très perturbatrice et très rapide ». Lors d’un entretien antérieur sur « L’Avenir de la Mobilité » avec Travis Kalanick, PDG et Co-fondateur d'Uber, il a prédit que les routes seront peuplées d'automobiles autonomes, éliminant ainsi les embouteillages en moins de cinq ans. Il a également souligné que 1,3 millions de personnes ... Read more »
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INGELHEIM, Germany-Wednesday, February 15th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] Boehringer Ingelheim and Weill Cornell Medicine to identify novel treatment approaches that could halt or even reverse lung tissue damage in COPD The collaboration is part of the ongoing Boehringer Ingelheim commitment to bring new medicines that address unmet needs for difficult-to-treat diseases (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim today announced a collaboration with Weill Cornell Medicine to identify new treatment approaches for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in order to develop novel treatments that could possibly halt or even reverse the progression of the disease process. The new, three-year collaboration combines Weill Cornell Medicine’s Department of Genetic Medicine’s unique understanding of chronic airway diseases and experience in the investigation of novel therapeutic concepts for airway repair with Boehringer Ingelheim’s expertise in the discovery and development of new therapies for resp ... Read more »
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-Jeudi 16 Février 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] l’Expo 2020 Dubaï a établi un partenariat avec la société de solutions logicielles SAP afin d’assurer une expérience sur-mesure aux millions de personnes qui se rendront à cet événement mondial. Dans le cadre de cet accord, SAP offrira une technologie en temps réel permettant aux organisateurs et aux exposants d'analyser instantanément les données qui prévoient les préférences des visiteurs et personnalisent l'expérience de chaque individu. Ce type d'interaction réalisé sur-mesure est considéré comme unique pour un événement mondial de cette envergure. Les visiteurs pourraient par exemple être informés de l'itinéraire le plus rapide conduisant à leur pavillon préféré, avec des arrêts suggérés le long du parcours. De telles idées seront utilisées pour assurer une expérience « Fait-Pour-Vous » dans d'autres parties du parcours de l’Expo, comme l'hospitalité, les voyages et les télécommunications. Ce partenariat assurera une expérience exceptio ... Read more »
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Wednesday, February 15th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] Expo 2020 Dubai has partnered with software solutions firm SAP to deliver tailor-made experiences to the millions of people set to visit the global event. Under the deal, SAP will offer real-time technology to enable organisers and exhibitors to analyse instantly data that predicts visitor trends and personalises each individual’s experience. That kind of bespoke interaction is believed to be unique for a global event on this scale. It could, for instance, see visitors be informed of the quickest route to their preferred pavilion, with suggested stops along the way. Such insights will be used to ensure a ‘made-for-you’ experience in other parts of their Expo journey, including hospitality, travel and telecommunications. The partnership will help deliver an exceptional experience for each visitor. SAP global CEO, Bill McDermott, said: “Across mega-events such as previous World Expos, the Olympics and Super ... Read more »
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Growing Series Includes Mobile 360 Series – West Africa and Mobile 360 Series – North Asia; GSMA Confirms First Speakers for Mobile 360 Series – Privacy & Security Event LONDON-Wednesday, February 15th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced the schedule and locations for the 2017 GSMA Mobile 360 Series, a regional thought leadership conference series for executives in the mobile industry, as well as key regulatory and government representatives. This year, the GSMA is again expanding the scope of the Mobile 360 Series of conferences, with eight events around the world. The GSMA also announced the first details of the Mobile 360 – Privacy & Security event, which will take place in The Hague in May. “We’re extremely pleased that due to the success of the Mobile 360 Series last year, we have expanded the events to include Mobile 360 – West Africa and Mobile 360 – North Asia. Additionally, Mobile 360 Series – India will now span two days, reflecting the central ... Read more »
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Maritime+ Regional solution combines all-in-one antenna with wide beam and HTS satellite capacity in affordable package aimed at untapped small vessels connectivity market LUXEMBOURG & PETAH TIKVA, Israel-Wednesday, February 15th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- SES S.A. (Euronext Paris: SESG) (LuxX: SESG) and Gilat Satellite Networks (NASDAQ, TASE: GILT) today announced a strategic collaboration focused on delivering affordable connectivity to a broad range of small ships and vessels left underserved at sea in the Caribbean and beyond. Set for commercial launch in April 2017, the plug-and-play platform is the latest offering within the SES Maritime+ service, which was first introduced late last year. The new collaborative solution bundles Gilat’s MarineRay 60P all-in-one Ku-band maritime VSAT (very small aperture terminal) antenna package with SES’s tailored maritime capacity on both wide beam and upcoming high throughput satellite (HTS) capacity to help small yachts and s ... Read more »
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Total Worldwide Revenue Grew More Than 45% Year-on-Year across all regions due to the Rapid Adoption of BOARD Cloud BOSTON & CHIASSO, Switzerland-Wednesday, February 15th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- BOARD International, the world’s leading supplier of Decision Making software for enterprises, today announced its 2016 results, which surpassed all previous growth rates in the company’s history. BOARD recorded total worldwide revenue of 50,500,000 CHF ($50,071,433 USD), an increase of more than 45 percent from its worldwide revenue of 34,800,000 CHF ($34,522,728 USD) in 2015. The company’s 2016 results capped a recurrent track record of more than 20 percent worldwide revenue growth over the last seven years. “These results mark a monumental milestone and solid validation of our long-term strategy,” said BOARD Founder and CEO, Giovanni Grossi. “From our earliest days in 1994, BOARD has followed a consistent vision of providing a single software platform for planning, fore ... Read more »
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