Medicom annonce l’ouverture d’une deuxième usine de production de masques Kolmi-Hopen en France

MONTRÉAL, le 10 juin 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Le groupe Medicom, (« Medicom »), l’un des leaders mondiaux en fabrication de masques chirurgicaux et respiratoires, a annoncé son intention d’ouvrir une deuxième usine de production de masques en France. L’usine sera établie sous le nom de Medicom Kolmi-Hopen Engineering et aidera l’entreprise à répondre à la demande croissante en […]

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Medicom Announces Second Kolmi-Hopen Mask Facility in France

MONTREAL, June 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Medicom Group, (“Medicom”), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of surgical and respiratory masks, has announced plans to open a second mask production facility in France. The plant will be established as Medicom Kolmi-Hopen Engineering and will help the company serve incremental demand across Europe as Medicom continues to invest […]

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Huawei Empowers Global Financial Customers’ Digital Transformation with Mobile-Centric Strategy and Cloud, AI, and 5G Capabilities

— Huawei Holds Global FSI Summit 2020 online SHENZHEN, China, June 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Huawei held its Global FSI Summit 2020 (online overseas part) with the theme of “Thrive Digitally in a Mobile Future.” Financial institutions and enterprises were invited to share their experience and insights in dealing with the “new normal” in the […]

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West and Central Africa: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (2 – 8 June 2020)

RAINS FLOOD IDP & HOST COMMUNITIES IN CENTRE-NORD REGION Heavy rains on 5 June caused flooding in several communes hosting at least 140,000 IDPs who previously fled insecurity in Burkina Faso’s Centre Nord region, including Kongoussi, Pensa and Barsalogho. According to local authorities and humanitarian agencies, at least 24 people suffered minor injuries, 669 shelters were destroyed, and several tons of food provisions wrecked. Urgent needs include the rehabilitation of 2,915 affected shelters; distribution of essential household items and water hygiene and sanitation kits to affected households, urgent relocation of…

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Central African Republic Humanitarian Fund Annual Report 2019

This Annual Report presents information on the achievements of the CAR Humanitarian Fund during the 2019 calendar year. However, because grant allocation, project implementation and reporting processes often take place over multiple years (CBPFs are designed to support ongoing and evolving humanitarian responses), the achievement of CBPFs are reported in two distinct ways: Information on allocations for granted in 2019 (shown in blue). This method considers intended impact of the allocations rather than achieved results as project implementation and reporting often continues into the subsequent year and results information is…

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Health workers at risk: Violence against health care

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY INTRODUCTION The Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition identified more than 1,203 reported incidents of violence against or obstruction of health care in 20 countries and territories experiencing conflict in 2019, compared to the 973 we reported in 23 countries and territories for 2018. The higher number may be due to improved reporting rather than an increase in incidents. It is likely, however, that a large number of incidents still go unreported and that the number is even greater than reported here. At least 151 health workers died in…

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UNICEF Central African Republic COVID-19 Situation Report No. 4, 16-31 May 2020

HIGHLIGHTS The COVID-19 epidemic continued spreading quickly in the Central African Republic (CAR). The number of confirmed cases jumped from 301 on 15 May to 1,064 on 31 May and the country recorded its first 4 confirmed COVID-19 deaths. While the vast majority of cases are still in the capital city area, the virus is increasingly spreading in the Western half of the country, primarily along the main trade route from Cameroon to Bangui. In this reporting period results achieved by UNICEF and partners include: • 96,807 people sensitized on…

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Africa Harbors 9 of 10 Worst Displacement Crises, Aid Group Says

Of the world’s 10 most neglected displacement crises, nine are in Africa, the Norwegian Refugee Council reports in an annual assessment released Wednesday. “The deep crises represented by millions of displaced Africans are yet again the most underfunded, ignored and deprioritized in the world,” Jan Egeland, the NRC’s secretary general, said in a news release announcing its new report. “They are plagued by diplomatic and political paralysis, weak aid operations and little media attention. Despite facing a tornado of emergencies, their SOS calls for help fall on deaf ears.” Cameroon…

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