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CareView Communications, Inc. Executes Hospital Agreement with Jefferson Hospital

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 1:00pm

CareView Communications, Inc. ("CareView" or the "Company") (OTCQB: CRVW), an information technology provider to the healthcare industry, today announced the execution of a hospital agreement with Jefferson Hospital in Louisville, Georgia, a public, non-for-profit hospital providing primary medical and surgical care to Louisville and surrounding communities since 1974.

Key Points: 
  • CareView Communications, Inc. ("CareView" or the "Company") (OTCQB: CRVW), an information technology provider to the healthcare industry, today announced the execution of a hospital agreement with Jefferson Hospital in Louisville, Georgia, a public, non-for-profit hospital providing primary medical and surgical care to Louisville and surrounding communities since 1974.
  • Jefferson Hospital and its three primary care facilities located in Louisville, Wadley and Wrens, Georgia, are devoted to family oriented primary care.
  • Jefferson Hospital is utilizing our platform in negative pressure COVID-19 units for continuous monitoring and patient interaction.
  • Sandra McRee, CareViews Chief Operating Officer, stated, We recently updated our contracting model to align with the preferred acquisition model in the hospital industry.

AHF Lauds Biden Administration for Joining COVAX and Rejoining WHO

Monday, January 25, 2021 - 6:04pm

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the worlds largest AIDS organization, applauds the recent announcement by the Biden Administration that the U.S. will be rejoining the World Health Organization (WHO) as well as joining COVAX , a global coordinating facility that seeks to ensure equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines across the developing world.

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  • AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the worlds largest AIDS organization, applauds the recent announcement by the Biden Administration that the U.S. will be rejoining the World Health Organization (WHO) as well as joining COVAX , a global coordinating facility that seeks to ensure equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines across the developing world.
  • While the World Health Organization has made serious missteps throughout this and other global public health emergencies, AHF applauds the Biden Administration for reengaging the United States with the international community on important health issues, said Terri Ford, AHF Chief of Global Advocacy and Policy.
  • COVAX desperately needs to shore up support and confidence among wealthy countries, who have largely bypassed the facility in favor of concluding separate bilateral deals with leading vaccine manufacturers.
  • Rejoining WHO and joining the COVAX facility are steps in the right direction.

EUSA Pharma and BeiGene Announce Acceptance of a Biologics License Application for SYLVANT® (Siltuximab for Injection) in China

Monday, January 25, 2021 - 12:00pm

EUSA Pharma (UK) Limited and BeiGene, Ltd. (NASDAQ: BGNE; HKEX: 06160) today announced that the Biologics License Application (BLA) for SYLVANT (siltuximab for injection) was accepted by the China National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) and granted priority review.

Key Points: 
  • EUSA Pharma (UK) Limited and BeiGene, Ltd. (NASDAQ: BGNE; HKEX: 06160) today announced that the Biologics License Application (BLA) for SYLVANT (siltuximab for injection) was accepted by the China National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) and granted priority review.
  • Siltuximab is listed in the first batch of New Drugs in Urgent Clinical Need Marketed Overseas by the NMPA.
  • Lee Morley, Chief Executive Officer of EUSA Pharma, said, The BLA acceptance of siltuximab for review in China represents another exciting step in delivering therapies to patients in need worldwide.
  • We will continue in our close collaboration with BeiGene and the NMPA to potentially bring siltuximab to iMCD patients in China.

ViiV Healthcare announces FDA approval of Cabenuva (cabotegravir, rilpivirine), the first and only complete long-acting regimen for HIV treatment

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 10:12pm

The FDA approval of Cabenuva underscores the value of community-centric research and I am pleased this new option will be available for those living with HIV.

Key Points: 
  • The FDA approval of Cabenuva underscores the value of community-centric research and I am pleased this new option will be available for those living with HIV.
  • ViiV Healthcare will begin shipping Cabenuva to wholesalers and specialty distributors in the US in February 2021.
  • Because Cabenuva is a complete regimen, coadministration with other antiretroviral medications for the treatment of HIV-1 infection is not recommended.
  • ViiV Healthcare is committed to providing assistance to eligible people living with HIV in the US who need our medicines.

ViiV Healthcare announces FDA approval of Cabenuva (cabotegravir, rilpivirine), the first and only complete long-acting regimen for HIV treatment

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 9:44pm

The FDA approval of Cabenuva underscores the value of community-centric research and I am pleased this new option will be available for those living with HIV.

Key Points: 
  • The FDA approval of Cabenuva underscores the value of community-centric research and I am pleased this new option will be available for those living with HIV.
  • ViiV Healthcare will begin shipping Cabenuva to wholesalers and specialty distributors in the US in February 2021.
  • Because Cabenuva is a complete regimen, coadministration with other antiretroviral medications for the treatment of HIV-1 infection is not recommended.
  • ViiV Healthcare is committed to providing assistance to eligible people living with HIV in the US who need our medicines.

AHF to UN Security Council: Convene an Emergency COVID-19 Meeting Now!

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 9:26pm

It took the UNSC until July 1 to agree on its own resolution , which was long overdue given the ongoing devastation, in addition to the plans limited scope and modest impact.

Key Points: 
  • It took the UNSC until July 1 to agree on its own resolution , which was long overdue given the ongoing devastation, in addition to the plans limited scope and modest impact.
  • Secretary-General Guterres must call for an immediate emergency UNSC meeting and urge member states to create substantive change in dealing with COVID-19the worlds greatest security threat.
  • AHF urges it to draw on any and all past successes in hopes for a more promising way forward in the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • To learn more about AHF, please visit our website: www.aidshealth.org , find us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/aidshealth and follow us on Twitter: @aidshealthcare and Instagram: @aidshealthcare .

Failed Global COVID Response Ignores Communities, says AHF

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 8:19pm

Officials should look to those with close ties to communities, such as community health providers, religious institutions, schools, businesses, neighborhood associations and all manner of organizations.

Key Points: 
  • Officials should look to those with close ties to communities, such as community health providers, religious institutions, schools, businesses, neighborhood associations and all manner of organizations.
  • Civil society has a strong focus on HIV/AIDS, and governments have yet to realize the role it can play in other infectious diseases.
  • Other steps that can improve the COVID-19 response include ensuring clear, transparent, and concise communication that is backed up with data.
  • To learn more about AHF, please visit our website: www.aidshealth.org , find us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/aidshealth and follow us on Twitter: @aidshealthcare and Instagram: @aidshealthcare .

Jenifer Lewis, Dyllón Burnside, Bernard David Jones and Thomas Hobson Cast in Filmed Dramatic Reading of George M. Johnson’s Bestselling Memoir, “All Boys Aren’t Blue" for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 1:00pm

We truly build community by each of us showing up fully as who we are, and each of us respecting the diversity that exists within our community.

Key Points: 
  • We truly build community by each of us showing up fully as who we are, and each of us respecting the diversity that exists within our community.
  • According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), African Americans make up close to 14% of the U.S. population, but close to 50% of new HIV diagnoses.
  • The short film, which is directed, adapted and produced by Nathan Hale Williams, is a filmed dramatic reading of three chapters of the book performed by Jenifer Lewis (Black-ish), Dylln Burnside (Pose), Bernard David Jones (The Mayor) and Thomas Hobson (Shermans Showcase).
  • The three-part virtual event will feature live performances, a virtual art installation curated by African American contemporary art dealer/curator, Rodney LoveJones and music featuring Black artists.

Nevada Shelves Program Cuts in Victory for HIV Patients: Federal 340B Changes Forestalled

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 12:36am

This delay will allow DPBH additional time to review the impact of community partners using the federal 340B program and the program income received directly to them and the impact of rebate revenue received at NMAP.

Key Points: 
  • This delay will allow DPBH additional time to review the impact of community partners using the federal 340B program and the program income received directly to them and the impact of rebate revenue received at NMAP.
  • After Nevada health officials first announced the plan, many community partners and nonprofit HIV providers decried the states action, warning it could have a profound and negative impact on patient care.
  • The 340B program, which costs taxpayers nothing, allows Ryan White HIV Clinics and providers to acquire HIV drugs at a steep discount, using the savings from those discounts to pay for HIV services not covered by their Ryan White grants.
  • Some of the advocates and HIV providers also ran an advocacy ad ( 340B ad ) targeting Nevada health officials and legislators urging state officials to not to interfere with the states successful 340B program.

AHF Alarmed by Bird Flu in India, Urges Immediate WHO Action

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 8:56pm

Amid an avian influenza outbreak in birds across nine Indian states, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) urges World Health Organization (WHO) to immediately dispatch a technical team to investigate the situation.

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  • Amid an avian influenza outbreak in birds across nine Indian states, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) urges World Health Organization (WHO) to immediately dispatch a technical team to investigate the situation.
  • While six people (out of 18 infected) died from bird flu in Hong Kong in 1997, there has been no known human-to-human transmission so far in India.
  • AHF India Cares has been working in the country since 2004 and currently provides HIV care and treatment to 2,643 clients.
  • To learn more about AHF, please visit our website: www.aidshealth.org , find us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/aidshealth and follow us on Twitter: @aidshealthcare and Instagram: @aidshealthcare
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