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Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Monday, November 20th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

With its commitment for bringing happiness and positivity at work, VALTRANS has built “Our Home”, the first ever 5-star Staff housing facility in the UAE, will open its doors at the end of November this year. The company-owned facility situated in Dubai Investment Park has 4 floors with 168 rooms accommodating 627 staff. It also features a grand lobby, recreation hall, a cafeteria with modern facilities and topping it all off an indoor vertical garden as VALTRANS believes that that it is their duty to promote a greener environment. The greenery will assist in removing air impurities, also helping unwind the body and mind from a day’s work! 

Imad Alameddine, the Group General Manager, said: “Our employees left their homes in their countries for a rewarding job here in the UAE. As the employer, we know that we need to take care of them by providing a safe and happy home ... Read more »

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SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates -Thursday, November 16th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The 36th Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) concluded on a record-breaking note, attracting 2.38 million visitors over its 11-day run. The world’s third largest book fair featured more than 2,600 cultural events, 400 authors and intellectuals, and 1,690 exhibitors from 60 countries, who put up 1.5 million titles on display.

A high volume of purchase books led to total book sales rounding off at USD 56,083,417 (AED 206 million) – 17 percent up compared to 2016. Both footfall and book sales figures for SIBF 2017 are the highest in the fair’s 35-year history.

The Professional Programme, the fair’s annual precursor events one of the most important networking platforms for publishers in the region, saw 2,800 matchmaking meetings between 405 publishers and professionals to conclude deals for the buying and selling of rights. The ha ... Read more »

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Tagrisso demonstrated superior progression-free survival (PFS) of 18.9 months compared with 10.2 months for the current standard of care and an encouraging preliminary overall survival benefit

 

CAMBRIDGE, England-Sunday, November 19th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AstraZeneca today announced that the New England Journal of Medicine has published the positive results from the Phase III FLAURA trial which provide data for Tagrisso’s (osimertinib) use in the 1st-line treatment of adult patients with locally advanced or metastatic epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR)-mutated non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).1 The trial showed a statistically significant, clinically meaningful progression-free survival (PFS) advantage for osimertinib, a third-generation, irreversible EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI), compared with current 1st-line EGFR-TKIs, erlotinib or gefitinib.1

Dr. Suresh S. Ramalingam, Principal Investigator of the FLAURA ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Monday, November 20th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

Prime Hospital, one of the UAE’s leading healthcare service providers, has achieved another milestone by applying various innovative Anesthetic Techniques developed to bring pain relief to patients after surgery. This is part of the hospital’s continuous efforts to enhance its care for patients, and contribute to raising the health sector’s global competitiveness in Dubai and the UAE.

According to Prime Hospital, the methods combine both conventional General Anesthesia and Ultrasound-Guided Nerve Blocks to keep the site of surgery numb for between 24-36 hours. They have effectively influenced the dynamics of how the hospital efficiently cares for its patients especially after Orthopedic surgeries.

The hospital presently offers Interscalene Nerve Block for shoulder arthroscopies; Axillary Block for all Arm and Forearm Surgeries; adductor canal block for all Knee operations ... Read more »

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PARIS -Wednesday, November 15th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- On November 15th, to mark the occasion of World Recycling Day, FAMAE will officially launch its 1st Innovation Challenge seeking pragmatic, efficient, durable, universal and money-saving solutions to reduce or recycle the yearly waste generated by an urban family (using if necessary existing solutions).

This Innovation Challenge primarily targets top universities (students, researchers …), enterprises (SMEs, startups, incubators …) and philanthropic actors (NGOs, social entrepreneurs …). This 1 000 000€ contest is one of the largest competitions ever launched in the world.

Inspired by the COP21 Paris Agreement ratified by 166 nations on December 12th, 2015, FAMAE is committed to making our planet green again!

The Innovation Challenge is open to everybody. Candidates are able to apply through a simple process on a secured IT platform, from November 15 (2017) ... Read more »

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 Prasanth Manghat, CEO NMC Health, to share his thoughts on key technology trends in healthcare

 

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates-Sunday, November 19th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

The growth operation and management (O&A) model in the healthcare sector will enable healthcare providers around the world to offer patients better services, according to the CEO of the region’s leading healthcare groups, NMC Healthcare.

Speaking ahead of his participation on a panel entitled “Transforming Healthcare with Technology” at the 2017 Milken Institute London Summit in London, Prasanth Manghat said NMC Healthcare is also committed to exploring ways artificial intelligence can positively impact the healthcare sector.

“The O&M model in the healthcare sector provides a great opportunity for NMC Health to expand its footprint across the GCC. With the healthcare industry adopting rapid positive changes, we’re confident the ... Read more »

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Bee’ah’s landmark of sustainability has partnered with yet another world-renowned entity, following agreements with Zaha Hadid Architects and Al Futtaim Carillion


SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates -Saturday, November 18th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

Bee’ah, the Middle East’s leading and award-winning environmental management company, has signed an agreement with Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel, a world-renowned, multi-disciplinary design practice based in Italy. The agreement will provide bespoke furniture, fixture, equipment and interior design services for Bee'ah's new, iconic headquarters in Sharjah.

HE Salim Al Owais, Chairman of Bee’ah, signed the agreement with Antonio Citterio, co-founding principal of Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel on Friday, 10th November 2017, at the offices of Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel in Milan, Italy. Other attendees included Group CEO, HE Khaled Al Huraimel, and HE Abdullah Hassan Al Shamsi, C ... Read more »

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CUPERTINO, Calif. & BANGALORE, India -Friday, November 17th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, today announced the launch of industry-specific solutions on SAP® Leonardo. The first set of solutions will focus on the utilities industry, while the next will cover the consumer and manufacturing industries.SAP Leonardo is a holistic digital innovation system that comprehensively integrates future-facing technologies and capabilities into SAP Cloud Platform. Wipro will leverage SAP Leonardo themes such as IoT, blockchain, machine learning, Big Data, insights and analytics to build solutions that will support insight-driven decision-making for customers. To begin with, Wipro and SAP are jointly developing use cases that leverage blockchain technology for the utilities industry.

Wipro plans to build microservices as extensi ... Read more »

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