July 27, 2016


UL Environment Publishes First Global Product Category Rule (PCR)

UL Environment, a business division of UL (Underwriters Laboratories), announced today the publication of the first global Product Category Rule (PCR) for hand dryers. Publishing this new PCR is the first step in developing Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs), which will allow product specifiers and purchasers to evaluate environmental impacts of hand dryers from an ‘apples-to-apples’ comparison that follows ISO International Standards. The consortium of manufacturers, which includes Excel Dryer, World Dryer and FASTDRY (Hokwang Industries), collaborated in"......

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July 27, 2016


A.M. Best’s 2016 Middle East and North Africa Insurance Market Briefing—to Take Place 5 October in Dubai

(ME NewsWire)-- A.M. Best will host its Middle East and North Africa (MENA) regional Insurance Market Briefing on Wednesday, 5 October, from 1:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (GST), at the Shangri La Hotel in Dubai. The event will feature senior executives discussing the impact of current market conditions, perspectives on the global reinsurance market and A.M. Best’s rating trends for (re)insurers in key segments of the MENA (re)insurance sector.


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July 24, 2016


Octapharma to Sponsor Two Symposia at the 2016 World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) World Congress in Orlando, USA

(ME NewsWire)-- Octapharma will sponsor a range of activities at this year’s WFH World Congress in Orlando, USA, including two symposia and a number of posters and scientific presentations highlighting Octapharma’s recent developments in haemophilia A and von Willebrand disease (VWD).

The first symposium, “Simple solutions to complex issues: Addressing today’s challenges in VWD and haemophilia"...

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July 22, 2016


SES Enhances Quality of Healthcare in the Philippines Through SATMED E-Health Platform

The world-leading satellite operator SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG), the Luxembourg Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs, and non-governmental organisation (NGO) German Doctors announced today the launch of satellite-based e-health platform SATMED in the Philippines. The SATMED solution was deployed at the German Doctors’ hospital in Buda, Marilog District, Davao City.


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July 20, 2016


Seattle Genetics and Takeda Announce Publication of Final Data from ADCETRIS® (Brentuximab Vedotin) Monotherapy Pivotal Phase 2 Clinical Trial in Relapsed or Refractory Classical Hodgkin Lymphoma in Blood

-Patients Who Achieved a Complete Remission Had Estimated Five-Year Overall Survival of 64 Percent and Five-Year Progression-Free Survival of 52 Percent-

Seattle Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGEN) and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502) today announced the final data of the ADCETRIS (brentuximab"......

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July 20, 2016


The European Stroke Organisation and Boehringer Ingelheim launch the “Angels Initiative”, a unique healthcare initiative to improve acute stroke care across Europe

Improvements in stroke care could save thousands of lives and prevent disability in hundred thousands of people in Europe

Suffering a stroke is one of the most devastating medical emergencies that can happen to a person. It is also a great challenge for the medical personnel treating the patient, trying to save their patients’ life and independence. If patients are treated as quickly as possible and according to best standard of care in dedicated stroke centres, their chances of survival and a disability-free"...

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July 18, 2016


ANNABA Two hours off work at the CHU

The 2,000 employees responded to the call of their union branch, opened on 10 July in progress, in order to achieve their grievances.

They are some 2000 employees representing the various health services, falling within the university hospital center of the wilaya of Annaba, to have responded positively to the call to protest launched by their union branch headed by the"...

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July 18, 2016


TISSEMSILT Executives, doctors and officials suspended

The director of the health and population of the province of Tissemsilt recently decided the suspension of a number of executives, doctors and officials from several health institutions, are we learned yesterday of the same charge Mohamed Madjen . This decision, taken following the guidelines of the wali Abdelhamid El Ghazi on request of the ministry concerned, has he told APS, the director of health services at the EPH Tissemsilt for "incompetence" and supervisors medical establishment of the same appearing before the Joint Committee for "neglect of"...

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July 17, 2016



Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal inaugurated Thursday in Oum El Bouaghi a manufacturing unit of surgical gloves, a private investment located in the town of Ouled Gacem.

The Prime Minister highlighted the importance of reducing the import bill for pharmaceuticals, called on investors in this area to engage in partnerships with specialized international companies.


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July 15, 2016


BioLegend Enters License Agreement with Sanquin for Peptide-MHC Assay Technology

BioLegend announces that it has licensed from Sanquin Blood Supply Foundation a novel technology to study antigen-specific T cells. Through a collaborative effort, Sanquin’s Reagents Division and The Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI), both in Amsterdam, have developed an MHC-multimer technology that allows the user to conveniently prepare their own customized tetramer reagents in their laboratories, as needed. This powerful technology is now available commercially from BioLegend, with the same high quality of manufacturing,"...

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