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Sisters of Charity Health System Announces Retirement of President and CEO, Launches National Search for its Next Leader

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Friday, February 16, 2024

Murphy first joined the Health System in 2018 as Senior Vice President of Mission and Ministry.

Key Points: 
  • Murphy first joined the Health System in 2018 as Senior Vice President of Mission and Ministry.
  • In 2019, she became President & CEO of St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, leading it through the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • "I am profoundly grateful to have led the Health System and furthered the Sisters' legacy of love and care," said Jan Murphy.
  • To find the next President and CEO to carry this important work forward, Sr. Judith Ann Karam, CSA, Congregational Leader of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine and former President and CEO of the Health System, will chair the national search committee.

Demand for Trusted Public Sector Vehicle Data Intelligence Reaches New Milestone For Geotab

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Friday, February 16, 2024

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 16, 2024 /PRNewswire/ - Geotab ® , a world-leading provider of connected transportation solutions, makes a landmark announcement at Geotab Connect in Las Vegas: the company has reached 1 million subscriptions in the public sector, underscoring the significant and growing demand for public sector transportation analytics.

Key Points: 
  • LAS VEGAS, Feb. 16, 2024 /PRNewswire/ - Geotab ® , a world-leading provider of connected transportation solutions, makes a landmark announcement at Geotab Connect in Las Vegas: the company has reached 1 million subscriptions in the public sector, underscoring the significant and growing demand for public sector transportation analytics.
  • "Reaching 1 million public sector subscriptions is a tremendous milestone for Geotab," said Jean Pilon-Bignell, Senior Vice President of Business Development at Geotab.
  • "This demonstrates not only the significant demand for our advanced telematics and analytics capabilities within government agencies, but also validates our commitment to helping public sector entities navigate their unique operational environments.
  • From local municipalities to federal agencies and departments, our customers trust us to deliver unparalleled insights that drive more effective, sustainable, and safer public services."

transcosmos receives a 1-star rating in METI's awareness survey on business activities aimed at solving social challenges

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TOKYO, Feb. 16, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- transcosmos inc. is proud to announce that the company has received a one-star under the category, capability in leading government in designing new regulations (the capability to build a relationship with appropriate key persons in industry, academia and government, and take the lead in designing and creating new regulations that will eventually form a new market), from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI). The one-star award demonstrates that the company has achieved 60% or higher of the expected levels set by the designated experts. The award METI announced the result in its FY2023 feedback report on its awareness survey "business activities aimed at solving social challenges."

Key Points: 
  • The award METI announced the result in its FY2023 feedback report on its awareness survey "business activities aimed at solving social challenges."
  • Building on its experience in its core contact center business, transcosmos has been working on creating new rules for the counseling industry sharing in collaboration with extensive parties.
  • transcosmos will further drive its initiatives toward solving social challenges through its business activities.
  • For companies to understand their current status in terms of forming a new market based on their rule-making capability, METI has conducted a survey targeting 10,000 Japanese companies on their awareness for solving social challenges through their business activities.

Japan First in the World to Approve Dupixent® (dupilumab) for Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria (CSU)

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TARRYTOWN, N.Y. and PARIS, Feb. 16, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) and Sanofi today announced that the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) in Japan has granted marketing and manufacturing authorization for Dupixent® (dupilumab) for the treatment of chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU) in people aged 12 years and older whose disease is not adequately controlled with existing therapy. Japan is the first country to approve Dupixent for CSU, emphasizing the value of Dupixent as a novel treatment option to manage this disease in patients with unmet needs.

Key Points: 
  • Japan is the first country to approve Dupixent for CSU, emphasizing the value of Dupixent as a novel treatment option to manage this disease in patients with unmet needs.
  • CSU is a chronic inflammatory skin disease driven in part by type 2 inflammation, which causes sudden and debilitating hives and persistent itch.
  • CSU is typically treated with histamine-1 (H1) antihistamines, medicines that target H1 receptors on cells to control symptoms of urticaria.
  • In addition to CSU, Dupixent is approved in Japan in certain patients with atopic dermatitis, asthma, chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyposis (CRSwNP), and prurigo nodularis.

Press Release: Japan first in the world to approve Dupixent® for chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU)

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Friday, February 16, 2024

Japan is the first country to approve Dupixent for CSU, emphasizing the value of Dupixent as a novel treatment option to manage this disease in patients with unmet needs.

Key Points: 
  • Japan is the first country to approve Dupixent for CSU, emphasizing the value of Dupixent as a novel treatment option to manage this disease in patients with unmet needs.
  • CSU is a chronic inflammatory skin disease driven in part by type 2 inflammation, which causes sudden and debilitating hives and persistent itch.
  • CSU is typically treated with histamine (H1) antihistamines, medicines that target H1 receptors on cells to control symptoms of urticaria.
  • In addition to CSU, Dupixent is approved in Japan in certain patients with atopic dermatitis, asthma, chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyposis (CRSwNP), and prurigo nodularis.

Armenia Refugee Response: Education Cannot Wait Announces US$1 Million Grant to Support Early Childhood Education

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Friday, February 16, 2024

NEW YORK, Feb. 15, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the recent mass influx of refugees into Armenia, Education Cannot Wait (ECW) announced today US$1 million in new grant funding to reach children who need support the most.

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  • NEW YORK, Feb. 15, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the recent mass influx of refugees into Armenia, Education Cannot Wait ( ECW ) announced today US$1 million in new grant funding to reach children who need support the most.
  • The 12-month grant will be delivered by UNICEF – in coordination with Armenia's Ministry of Education, Science.
  • Culture and Sports and the Education Sector Group – and will expand access to early learning for refugee and host community children.
  • "This is the first time Education Cannot Wait has provided a grant dedicated exclusively to early childhood education.

Armenia Refugee Response: Education Cannot Wait Announces US$1 Million Grant to Support Early Childhood Education

Retrieved on: 
Friday, February 16, 2024

NEW YORK, Feb. 16, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the recent mass influx of refugees into Armenia, Education Cannot Wait (ECW) announced today US$1 million in new grant funding to reach children who need support the most.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Feb. 16, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the recent mass influx of refugees into Armenia, Education Cannot Wait ( ECW ) announced today US$1 million in new grant funding to reach children who need support the most.
  • The 12-month grant will be delivered by UNICEF – in coordination with Armenia's Ministry of Education, Science.
  • Culture and Sports and the Education Sector Group – and will expand access to early learning for refugee and host community children.
  • "This is the first time Education Cannot Wait has provided a grant dedicated exclusively to early childhood education.

UCC Holding Signs Contracts for Seven Energy Projects in Kazakhstan with the Kazakh Ministry of Energy and QazaqGaz

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, and as part of a series of contracts signed between Qatari companies and various Kazakh entities, UCC Holding signed two energy contracts for seven projects.

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  • the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, and as part of a series of contracts signed between Qatari companies and various Kazakh entities, UCC Holding signed two energy contracts for seven projects.
  • Minister of Energy Almassadam Satkaliyev on behalf of the Ministry and Mr. Mohamed Moutaz Al Khayyat on behalf of UCC Holding in his capacity as Chairman.
  • the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani for his constant support to the Qatari private sector in its international expansions.
  • For his part, Mr. Sanzhar Zharkeshov, CEO of QazaqGas, praised all the efforts resulting in the signing of these contracts, wishing UCC Holding success in these projects considering the distinguished relations between the two countries.

UCC Holding Signs Contracts for Seven Energy Projects in Kazakhstan with the Kazakh Ministry of Energy and QazaqGaz

Retrieved on: 
Thursday, February 15, 2024

the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, and as part of a series of contracts signed between Qatari companies and various Kazakh entities, UCC Holding signed two energy contracts for seven projects.

Key Points: 
  • the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, and as part of a series of contracts signed between Qatari companies and various Kazakh entities, UCC Holding signed two energy contracts for seven projects.
  • Minister of Energy Almassadam Satkaliyev on behalf of the Ministry and Mr. Mohamed Moutaz Al Khayyat on behalf of UCC Holding in his capacity as Chairman.
  • the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani for his constant support to the Qatari private sector in its international expansions.
  • For his part, Mr. Sanzhar Zharkeshov, CEO of QazaqGas, praised all the efforts resulting in the signing of these contracts, wishing UCC Holding success in these projects considering the distinguished relations between the two countries.

Verofax facilitates Egyptian EU Export with CBAM Compliance and Lifecycle Assessment Solutions

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

The Egyptian Businessmen's Association (EBA) convened to discuss the importance of technology in keeping exporters compliant with the requirementsof the EU.

Key Points: 
  • The Egyptian Businessmen's Association (EBA) convened to discuss the importance of technology in keeping exporters compliant with the requirementsof the EU.
  • Wassim Merheby of Verofax explains the opportunity for Egyptian exporters to achieve greater profits and seize greater market share in the EU.
  • The discussion emphasized the imperative for Egyptian exports to adhere to green economy principles outlined in the CBAM law.
  • source: Symposium on Carbon Tax - Egyptian Businessmen's Association discusses the importance of technology in factory compatibility with EU export requirements; Elmahrousa News, February 9th, 2024.