‫حكومة زامبيا تعزز حماية حديقة كافو الوطنية

بلوكاسا، زامبيا, 18 فبراير / شباط 2021 /PRNewswire/ — وقعت حكومة زامبيا ومنظمة الحدائق الأفريقية مذكرة تفاهم ستشهد تنفيذ خطة دعم ذات أولوية لحماية حديقة كافو الوطنية. ستزيد خطة الدعم ذات الأولوية، الموقعة يوم الخميس 4 شباط/فبراير، من الدعم التقني والمالي لكافو بقيمة 3 ملايين دولار على مدى 12 شهرا. قال معالي وزير السياحة والفنون، السيد رونالد […]

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Sophi.io Named a WordPress VIP Featured Technology Partner

TORONTO, Feb. 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — WordPress VIP, the leading provider of enterprise WordPress, has added Sophi.io, an artificial intelligence system by The Globe and Mail, to its prestigious Technology Partnership program. Sophi joins a small group of enterprise technology companies serving VIP clients, and is the first partner to provide AI-powered automated content […]

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Expereo acquires Videns IT Services, the experts in NextGen SD-WAN & SASE

AMSTERDAM, Feb. 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Expereo, the global provider of managed Internet, Cloud access, and SD-WAN solutions, announces the acquisition of nextgen SD-WAN & SASE solutions provider Videns IT Services, bolstering Expereo’s SD-WAN network transformation and management capabilities for its multinational enterprise customers. Videns IT Services is a network independent managed services provider […]

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Seegene posts unprecedented Q4 and 2020 FY results; writes history by joining trillion-won club

SEOUL, South Korea, Feb. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — South Korea’s leading molecular diagnostics firm Seegene Inc. (KQ096530) reported preliminary financial results for the fourth quarter and the fiscal year of 2020, showing records never seen before. The company posted KRW 441.7 billion in consolidated revenue and KRW 257.5 billion in operating profit for the quarter that […]

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WHO Director-General’s opening remarks at the Member States briefing on COVID-19 – 18 February 2021

Honourable Ministers, Excellencies, dear colleagues and friends, Good morning, good afternoon and good evening, and thank you for joining us for today’s briefing. Just over a year ago we launched the first Strategic Preparedness and Response Plan for the COVID-19 pandemic. With an ask of US$1.7 billion, the 2020 SPRP saw an unprecedented response, and we thank all Member States and donors who supported it so generously. With your support, we raised US$1.58 billion, over 90% of which was allocated to countries and regions, getting vital funding to those at…

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From paper to digital pathway: WHO launches first ‘SMART Guidelines’

WHO has launched its first SMART Guideline, a landmark effort to accelerate the availability and impact of WHO health and data recommendations within digital systems at the country level, starting with antenatal care. What are SMART guidelines? As countries increasingly invest in digital technologies for health system strengthening, SMART Guidelines constitute a practical approach to making global guidance more effective across all areas of health and wellbeing. They will support guideline developers, policy makers, technology teams, and health workers through the process of adapting and applying WHO global health and…

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UAE Dismantles Eritrea Base as it Pulls Back After Yemen War

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – The United Arab Emirates is dismantling parts of a military base it runs in the East African nation of Eritrea after it pulled back from the grinding war in nearby Yemen, satellite photos analyzed by The Associated Press show. The UAE built a port and expanded an airstrip in Assab beginning in September 2015, using the facility as a base to ferry heavy weaponry and Sudanese troops into Yemen as it fought alongside a Saudi-led coalition against Iranian-backed Houthi rebels there. But the country once…

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WHO Sends Ebola Vaccine to Guinea

The World Health Organization said Thursday it is sending 11,000 doses of Ebola vaccine and more than 100 experts to Guinea to address an Ebola outbreak in the West African nation. Speaking in a virtual news conference from her headquarters in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, WHO Africa Director Matshidiso Moeti said officials are also expecting an additional 8,600 doses of vaccine from the United States, for a total of nearly 20,000 shots. She expects them to arrive by Sunday and Ebola vaccinations to begin by Monday. Health officials in Guinea…

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