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Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Monday, November 20th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] With its commitment for bringing happiness and positivity at work, VALTRANS has built “Our Home”, the first ever 5-star Staff housing facility in the UAE, will open its doors at the end of November this year. The company-owned facility situated in Dubai Investment Park has 4 floors with 168 rooms accommodating 627 staff. It also features a grand lobby, recreation hall, a cafeteria with modern facilities and topping it all off an indoor vertical garden as VALTRANS believes that that it is their duty to promote a greener environment. The greenery will assist in removing air impurities, also helping unwind the body and mind from a day’s work! Imad Alameddine, the Group General Manager, said: “Our employees left their homes in their countries for a rewarding job here in the UAE. As the employer, we know that we need to take care of them by providing a safe and happy home because they are our family now. We want them ... Read more »
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SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates -Thursday, November 16th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- The 36th Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) concluded on a record-breaking note, attracting 2.38 million visitors over its 11-day run. The world’s third largest book fair featured more than 2,600 cultural events, 400 authors and intellectuals, and 1,690 exhibitors from 60 countries, who put up 1.5 million titles on display. A high volume of purchase books led to total book sales rounding off at USD 56,083,417 (AED 206 million) – 17 percent up compared to 2016. Both footfall and book sales figures for SIBF 2017 are the highest in the fair’s 35-year history. The Professional Programme, the fair’s annual precursor events one of the most important networking platforms for publishers in the region, saw 2,800 matchmaking meetings between 405 publishers and professionals to conclude deals for the buying and selling of rights. The hashtag ‘#SIBF2017’ used in the run-up to and for the duration of ... Read more »
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Tagrisso demonstrated superior progression-free survival (PFS) of 18.9 months compared with 10.2 months for the current standard of care and an encouraging preliminary overall survival benefit CAMBRIDGE, England-Sunday, November 19th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- AstraZeneca today announced that the New England Journal of Medicine has published the positive results from the Phase III FLAURA trial which provide data for Tagrisso’s (osimertinib) use in the 1st-line treatment of adult patients with locally advanced or metastatic epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR)-mutated non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).1 The trial showed a statistically significant, clinically meaningful progression-free survival (PFS) advantage for osimertinib, a third-generation, irreversible EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI), compared with current 1st-line EGFR-TKIs, erlotinib or gefitinib.1 Dr. Suresh S. Ramalingam, Principal Investigator of the FLAURA trial, from the Winship Cancer Institute ... Read more »
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Dubaï, Émirats Arabes Unis-Lundi 20 Novembre 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] Prime Hospital, l'un des fournisseurs pionniers en matière de soins de santé aux UAE, a réalisé de nouveaux exploits en appliquant diverses techniques d'anesthésie innovantes développées pour soulager la douleur des patients après une intervention chirurgicale. Cela fait partie des efforts continus exercés par l'hôpital pour améliorer ses soins fournis aux patients et contribuer à accroître la compétitivité mondiale dans le secteur de la santé à Dubaï et aux UAE. Selon Prime Hospital, les méthodes combinent à la fois les blocs nerveux guidés par l'anesthésie générale conventionnelle et l'échographie pour maintenir l'engourdissement de la chirurgie entre 24 et 36 heures. Ces méthodes ont influencé efficacement la dynamique selon laquelle l'hôpital s'occupe efficacement de ses patients, notamment après une chirurgie orthopédique. L'hôpital offre actuellement le Bloc Nerveux Inter-échelle pour les arthroscopies de l’épaul ... Read more »
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Monday, November 20th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] Prime Hospital, one of the UAE’s leading healthcare service providers, has achieved another milestone by applying various innovative Anesthetic Techniques developed to bring pain relief to patients after surgery. This is part of the hospital’s continuous efforts to enhance its care for patients, and contribute to raising the health sector’s global competitiveness in Dubai and the UAE. According to Prime Hospital, the methods combine both conventional General Anesthesia and Ultrasound-Guided Nerve Blocks to keep the site of surgery numb for between 24-36 hours. They have effectively influenced the dynamics of how the hospital efficiently cares for its patients especially after Orthopedic surgeries. The hospital presently offers Interscalene Nerve Block for shoulder arthroscopies; Axillary Block for all Arm and Forearm Surgeries; adductor canal block for all Knee operations such as Total Knee Replacement and Anteri ... Read more »
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Artificial Intelligence Online Learning Platform That Transforms Tutoring and Learning Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, November 19th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] Instaclass.com, the online learning platform for all, has announced the official launch of its operation in the Middle East today. Instaclass.com platform is a revolutionary tool that connects learners and tutors throughout the region via online interactive video sessions, covering a wide variety of curricula’s, university, languages and professional subjects. Available through the Instaclass mobile app and Instaclass.com website, Instaclass.com platform provides professional learning support to the full spectrum of learners – including school and university students as well as adult learners – in group or one-on-one classes. The core vision of Instaclass.com is to use the state of the art technology to help eliminating the challenges traditionally associated with tutoring services. Commuting and timetables are no longer a pr ... Read more »
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PARIS -Wednesday, November 15th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- On November 15th, to mark the occasion of World Recycling Day, FAMAE will officially launch its 1st Innovation Challenge seeking pragmatic, efficient, durable, universal and money-saving solutions to reduce or recycle the yearly waste generated by an urban family (using if necessary existing solutions). This Innovation Challenge primarily targets top universities (students, researchers …), enterprises (SMEs, startups, incubators …) and philanthropic actors (NGOs, social entrepreneurs …). This 1 000 000€ contest is one of the largest competitions ever launched in the world. Inspired by the COP21 Paris Agreement ratified by 166 nations on December 12th, 2015, FAMAE is committed to making our planet green again! The Innovation Challenge is open to everybody. Candidates are able to apply through a simple process on a secured IT platform, from November 15 (2017) to February 15 (2018). Selection of projects and nominee ... Read more »
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Prasanth Manghat, CEO NMC Health, to share his thoughts on key technology trends in healthcare ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates-Sunday, November 19th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] The growth operation and management (O&A) model in the healthcare sector will enable healthcare providers around the world to offer patients better services, according to the CEO of the region’s leading healthcare groups, NMC Healthcare. Speaking ahead of his participation on a panel entitled “Transforming Healthcare with Technology” at the 2017 Milken Institute London Summit in London, Prasanth Manghat said NMC Healthcare is also committed to exploring ways artificial intelligence can positively impact the healthcare sector. “The O&M model in the healthcare sector provides a great opportunity for NMC Health to expand its footprint across the GCC. With the healthcare industry adopting rapid positive changes, we’re confident the O&M model will soon become a leading trend,” said Prasanth. NMC Healthcare manages mu ... Read more »
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NEW YORK -Lundi 20 Novembre 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] Le Bahreïn a été désigné comme pays hôte du Congrès Mondial de l'Entrepreneuriat 2019 lors d'un événement prestigieux tenu au siège des Nations Unies à New York, confirmant la position du pays en tant que nation favorable aux entreprises et chef de file international dans le domaine de l'entrepreneuriat et de l'innovation des entreprises. Cet événement mondial annuel, organisé par des pays tels que les États-Unis, le Royaume-Uni, la Chine, l'Italie, le Brésil et la Russie, rassemble des milliers d'entrepreneurs, investisseurs, chercheurs et décideurs de plus de 170 pays pour identifier de nouvelles façons d'aider les fondateurs à démarrer et développer de nouvelles entreprises autour du monde. « Nous sommes dans une position parfaite pour accueillir cet événement, grâce à notre longue histoire du développement et de la mise en œuvre de manière proactive des programmes conçus pour habiliter les Bahreïnis et les nouvelles entreprises. L' ... Read more »
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CUPERTINO, Calif. & BANGALORE, India -Friday, November 17th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)--Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, today announced the launch of industry-specific solutions on SAP® Leonardo. The first set of solutions will focus on the utilities industry, while the next will cover the consumer and manufacturing industries.SAP Leonardo is a holistic digital innovation system that comprehensively integrates future-facing technologies and capabilities into SAP Cloud Platform. Wipro will leverage SAP Leonardo themes such as IoT, blockchain, machine learning, Big Data, insights and analytics to build solutions that will support insight-driven decision-making for customers. To begin with, Wipro and SAP are jointly developing use cases that leverage blockchain technology for the utilities industry. Wipro plans to build microservices as extensions to the SAP Leonardo p ... Read more »
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