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6th Annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit to feature former U.S. President Bill Clinton, and UK Secretary of Health, Jeremy Hunt IRVINE, Calif.-Saturday, February 3rd 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Global leaders, patient safety experts, hospital and medical technology CEOs and patient advocates will gather to address the challenges that cause medical errors and preventable deaths in hospitals worldwide at the 6th Annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit in London on February 23-25, 2018. And now, they’ll be joined by the leading voice in global health, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Director-General, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, who will deliver keynote remarks at the Summit. “WHO's work is about promoting health, keeping the world safe and serving the vulnerable,” Dr. Tedros said. “We are fighting to ensure the health of people as a basic human right. Medical errors affect nearly one in ten patients worldwide. Working together ... Read more »
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Over the course of four days with the participation of 200 experts Sharjah focuses on biodiversity conservation Sharjah, United Arab Emirates-Wednesday, February 7th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] The 19th Sharjah International Conservation Forum for Arabia’s Biodiversity (SICFAB) was launched on Monday with participation from more than 200 experts and specialists from inside and outside the UAE. The forum, organized by Sharjah’s Environmental Protected Areas Authority (EPAA), focused on three main themes, the Red List of plants in the Arabian Peninsula; the protected areas theme which covers IUCN’s Global Standard for the Identification of Key Biodiversity Areas (KBA) and the veterinary theme. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species is the world's most comprehensive inventory of the global conservation status of biological species, while the Identification of Key Biodiversity Areas is a crucial field looking at the identification of sites in the Arabian Peninsula that significantly contribute ... Read more »
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Doha, Qatar-Wednesday, February 7th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] QNB Group, the largest financial institution in the Middle East and Africa, announced the successful closing of the syndication for its USD 3.5 billion three year senior unsecured term loan facility. The syndication was well supported by 21 International Banks and the facility was upsized due to strong demand from the market. The new loan Facility will be used for general corporate purposes. The syndication was fully underwritten by 9 Underwriters, including Bank of America Merrill Lynch International Limited (BAML), The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd., Barclays Bank PLC, Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch, Intesa Sanpaolo S.P.A., QFC Branch, Mizuho Bank Ltd. (Mizuho), Standard Chartered Bank, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation and United Overseas Bank Limited. BAML was mandated as the Documentation Co-ordinator while Mizuho was mandated as the Syndication Co-ordinator and Facility Agent. The Group also announced that it had a ... Read more »
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Il Permet à la banque de relever plusieurs défis d'intégration de système pour réaliser la transformation numérique SINGAPOUR -Jeudi 8 Février 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) - Fiorano Software a annoncé aujourd'hui que Banco Postal basée en Angola, a mis en place avec succès la Plateforme Fiorano pour relever les défis de l'intégration dans son parcours de transformation numérique. Banco Postal a opté pour Fiorano pour son intégration avec T24, le Système Bancaire de Base de Temenos. Marcelo Barreto, Responsable du service informatique de Banco Postal, a déclaré : « Banco Postal est le fruit d'un engagement fort en faveur de l'inclusion financière en Angola. Grâce à son approche bancaire innovante, les défis techniques étaient l'une des plus grandes contraintes au succès d'une telle mise en œuvre. Fiorano nous a permis de nous attaquer rapidement à ces restrictions, en supprimant la complexité de l'intégration de plusieurs systèmes et en nous permettant de nous concentrer s ... Read more »
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TOKYO-Wednesday, February 7th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Sakura Hotel Co., headquartered in Shinjuku, Tokyo, opened the Sakura Hotel Nippori near the historic Yanaka Ginza shopping street in Tokyo’s Bunkyo Ward, the fifth hotel in the Sakura Hotel and Hostel chain, last year. All five hotels are open 24/7 and boast multilingual staff, as 85 percent of guests are international visitors. Staff at Sakura Hotel offer an unusual level of service not often seen in other establishments. All staff members are trained to accommodate any diverse requests guests may have. In most hotels, there are clear divisions of responsibility. For example, if a guest were to ask housekeeping staff in a typical hotel for a ramen shop recommendation, they would be politely directed to the concierge, regardless of whether or not the staff member had a restaurant in mind. However, at a Sakura Hotel, all of the associates are well accustomed to quickly resolving questions, regardless of their positi ... Read more »
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Enables bank to overcome multiple system integration challenges to achieve Digital Transformation SINGAPORE-Wednesday, February 7th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Fiorano Software announced today that Banco Postal, Angola has successfully implemented the Fiorano Platform to tackle integration challenges in its digital transformation journey. Banco Postal opted for Fiorano for its native integration with T24, the Core Banking System from Temenos. Marcelo Barreto, Head of IT, Banco Postal said, “Banco Postal is built on a strong commitment for financial inclusion in Angola. Having such an innovative approach to banking, the technical challenges were one of the biggest constraints to the success of such implementation. Fiorano enabled us to swiftly tackle these restrictions, removing the complexity of multiple systems integration and allowing us to focus on the business and to better serve our customers. Because of the collaborative environment and deep commitment from Fiorano ... Read more »
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates-Wednesday, February 7th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] The Abu Dhabi Investment Group, KBBO with a substantial stake in NMC Healthcare, is the largest healthcare provider in the region and fifth in the world. The Group currently operates in the UAE and across the Middle East with interests in Health Care, Education, Retail, and Venture Capital as part of its growth strategy. With the appointment of Mr. Ziad Kanaan as the CIO, a new post within the group, KBBO has demonstrated its ambitious plans to expand into new sectors within the healthcare and education markets. According to KBBO Group’s CEO, Mr. Yazen Abu Gulal, “We are delighted to have Mr. Kanaan as a member of our management team as we enter this new era of Group’s rapid expansion of services, facilities, and outreach. We recently acquired 800 hospital beds in Egypt, opened two hospitals in Dubai, each with a 100 bed capacity, and we have allocated 500 million dirhams to seek opportunities within the educ ... Read more »
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates-Wednesday, February 7th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] February is shaping up to be an exciting and eventful month at Dalma Mall, as the Ministry of Interior’s exhibition highlighting the different innovative ideas and creative inventions have been brought to life in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi at the Mall’s central atrium. This exhibition took place in recognition of the Month of Innovation and showcased a wide range of tools, gadgets, devices and much more from 1– 6 February 2018, a per the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. Innovation enthusiasts came together to get an exclusive look at latest ideas and inventions of the Ministry of Interior has exhibited. Several exciting activities took place such as fun games for school and university students, where prizes and vouchers will be distributed to participants, and a live performance by a military band show. Additionall ... Read more »
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