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LONDON-Saturday 21 March 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global management consultancy Arthur D. Little (ADL) has initiated an international platform for CEOs to exchange crisis management experiences while dealing with COVID-19. Under the motto, “Learning from each other and coping with the crisis together,” the aim of the pro bono initiative is to build a pool of experience and provide companies and public institutions with knowledge on how to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.

To achieve this, ADL is holding one-hour conference calls with CEOs of critical infrastructures (energy, transport, telecommunications and logistics) from countries including Greater China, Singapore and Italy. The purpose of each call is for the CEO to share with other CEOs best practice on their experiences of dealing with the current COVID-19 crisis, and provide analysis of their tried, tested and effective measures. To allow all to access these crisis management experienc ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates, -Saturday 21 March 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

With the celebration of Mother’s Day on 21st of March, all mothers remember their journey to motherhood. While for the 30-year-old Emirati SA, the probability to bear her own child looked bleak after she was diagnosed with cancer. However, she did not give up and visited several oncology centers overseas. Unfortunately, none of her eggs were preserved and with limited time for her chemotherapy she opted for ‘partial oophorectomy,’ for cryopreservation which reduced her ovarian reserve significantly with the occurrence of premature menopause. Not yielding any positive result, SA returned to her home country to consult experts regarding other treatment options.

After search for treatments, she contacted Fakih IVF Fertility Center, one of the leading infertility centers in the GCC, which believes with the proper counselling, diagnosis and treatment options, patients undergoing chemothe ... Read more »

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 The world’s largest premium rum distillery partners with Olein Refinery to combat shortage of product in Puerto Rico


CATAÑO, Puerto Rico-Saturday 21 March 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A shift in production by Bacardi at the world’s largest premium rum distillery is helping supply ethanol required to produce the much-needed hand sanitizers that are in high demand as a result of COVID-19. The Bacardi Corporation distillery in Cataño, Puerto Rico, where more than 80% of the company’s rums are produced, has partnered with Puerto Rico based manufacturer Olein Refinery to provide raw materials that will enable the production of more than 1.7M units of 10-ounce hand sanitizer. At 70% alcohol, these products are in line with the recommendations by the World Health Organization for containing the spread of the virus.

Over half a million of the 10-ounce hand sanitizer units produced in partnership with Bacardi will be don ... Read more »

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New Frontier Data Hosts First Virtual Global Cannabis Town Hall

WASHINGTON-Friday 20 March 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Amidst the global COVID-19 outbreak and ensuing cancellation of worldwide conferences, New Frontier Data, the authority in data, analytics and business intelligence on the global cannabis industry, unites industry leaders from the four corners of the globe for a one-day virtual meeting to discuss new realities for one of the world’s fastest growing industries. Global Cannabis Town Hall: New Economic Realities will be held virtually on April 2, 2020 and is presented in collaboration with international partners ExpoCannaBiz (Latin America), CannaTech (Middle East and Asia Pacific), New West Summit (North America), RASB Media (Europe) and CannabisBPO.

“With so much change happening so quickly, we felt an obligation to bring forth the scientific and economic facts to help industry stakeholders through this unprecedented cris ... Read more »

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HANGZHOU, China-Saturday 21 March 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Foundation today announced plans to donate much-needed medical supplies to 10 more countries in Asia to help the global fight against COVID-19.

The governments of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Laos, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka will receive from the two foundations a donation totaling 1.8 million masks, 210,000 COVID-19 test kits, 36,000 pieces of protective clothing, as well as essential medical equipment and supplies that include ventilators and forehead thermometers.

“Go Asia! We will donate emergency supplies to 10 more countries across Asia,” said Jack Ma, who announced the latest foundation pledges through his Twitter account. “Delivering fast is not easy, but we’ll get it done!”

Delivery of the donations will leverage the robust capabilities of the Electronic World Trade Plat ... Read more »

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PARIS-Saturday 21 March 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Smile Doctors, the largest US based Orthodontic DSO (Dental Support Organization), with over 220 locations in 17 States, has signed a deal with Dental Monitoring to use its suite of AI powered remote monitoring solutions to provide industry leading patient access and convenience. Importantly, the original partnership agreed after several months of pilots and testing, has been expanded and accelerated to include all patients eligible with immediate effect this week, due to the Coronavirus national situation. All eligible Smile Doctors patients will therefore be able to start or continue their treatment remotely with Dental Monitoring.

Dental Monitoring will provide access to and training for all Smile Doctors specialist orthodontist clinics nationwide to all DM products, including SmileMate, Vision and Dental Monitoring.

    SmileMate enables virtual consultations with prospective new ... Read more »

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