Covid-19 Vaccine Producers Have Human Rights Responsibilities

Pharma Companies Should Adopt Rights-Based Approach to Help Bridge Vaccine Gap Over the last few weeks, the relief brought on by the Covid-19 vaccine roll-out has been marred by supply delays and growing concerns around inequitable access. Of the more than 131 million doses given in 73 countries by February 8, 78 percent (more than 102.48 million doses) went to people in the United States, China, within the European Union, and the United Kingdom. The World Health Organization reported an alarming statistic: by February 5, not a single dose was…

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Decoding public finance for disaster risk reduction and climate investments

The need to increase investments in disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA) is a well-accepted priority to minimize losses from disaster and climate change. However, there are challenges in articulating how much countries ought to spend, what areas they should prioritize, and which type of measure are more effective in achieving risk and losses reduction. The absence of baseline information on expenditure trends hampers the analysis of most cost-efficient ways to reduce risk. One way to gain insights into the current levels of investments is by conducting…

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WHO Recommends AstraZeneca Vaccine in African Countries Fighting Variant COVID-19 Strain

GENEVA – The World Health Organization says the Oxford – AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine can save lives and recommends using it even in African countries, where variant strains of COVID-19 are circulating. The WHO reports 3.7 million coronavirus infections, including nearly 100,000 deaths. Since the first case of COVID-19 was identified in Africa nearly one year ago, the coronavirus, which causes the disease, has mutated. The continent now is faced with variant strains that are more dangerous and deadly. The World Health Organization says eight countries have reported a highly contagious…

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A Unidade de Bombas do Grupo Nikkiso Clean Energy & Industrial Gases adquire propriedade intelectual para a fabricação de atuadores eletromecânicos

TEMECULA, Califórnia, Feb. 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — O Grupo Clean Energy & Industrial Gases (CE&IG) da Nikkiso Cryogenic Industries, uma subsidiária da Nikkiso Co., Ltd (Japão), anunciou que a Unidade de Bombas adquiriu a propriedade intelectual (PI) para a fabricação e montagem de atuadores eletromecânicos (AEM) e dos painéis de controle associados. O AEM […]

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L’unité de production de pompes gérée par le groupe Nikkiso Clean Energy & Industrial Gas acquiert les droits de propriété intellectuelle pour la fabrication d’actionneurs électromécaniques

TEMECULA, Californie (États-Unis), 10 févr. 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Le groupe Clean Energy & Industrial Gas (CE&IG) de Nikkiso Cryogenic Industries, filiale de Nikkiso Co., Ltd (Japon), a annoncé l’acquisition, par son unité de production de pompes, des droits de propriété intellectuelle lui permettant de fabriquer et assembler des actionneurs électromécaniques (AEM), ainsi que les panneaux de […]

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