Orders, decorations, and medals

His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco Receives 2021 Indianapolis Prize Jane Alexander Global Wildlife Ambassador Award

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 5:01am

INDIANAPOLIS, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The reigning Monarch of Monaco His Serene Highness Prince Albert II is an ocean conservationist, a philanthropist for protection of human rights, a five-time Olympian, and the 2021 Jane Alexander Global Wildlife Ambassador Award recipient.

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  • INDIANAPOLIS, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The reigning Monarch of Monaco His Serene Highness Prince Albert II is an ocean conservationist, a philanthropist for protection of human rights, a five-time Olympian, and the 2021 Jane Alexander Global Wildlife Ambassador Award recipient.
  • In 2006, His Serene Highness proved his passion for wildlife conservation by establishing the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation to address the planet's alarming environmental situation.
  • "It is a great honor to welcome him as the recipient of the Global Wildlife Ambassador Award for 2021."
  • Prince Albert II will be honored on Sept. 25, 2021, at the Indianapolis Prize Gala presented by Cummins Inc., to be held in downtown Indianapolis.

Eisenhower Health One of Only FIVE Hospitals Nationwide to add Fourth Mako Robot for Orthopedic Surgery

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 6:49pm

For some patients, this can mean less soft tissue damage; for others, greater bone preservation," says Erik Schnaser, MD, Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon, Eisenhower Desert Orthopedic Center.

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  • For some patients, this can mean less soft tissue damage; for others, greater bone preservation," says Erik Schnaser, MD, Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon, Eisenhower Desert Orthopedic Center.
  • "To have a fourth Mako robot for an institution of this size is truly remarkable, and a testament to the support the hospital receives from our generous community.
  • Mako SmartRoboticsTM for Total Hip is a treatment option for adults who suffer from degenerative joint disease of the hip.
  • Eisenhower Health is a not-for-profit, comprehensive health care institution that includes the 463-bed Eisenhower Hospital, the Barbara Sinatra Children's Center at Eisenhower and the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower.

Message to Canadians from the Administrator

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 - 9:39pm

OTTAWA, ON, July 20, 2021 /CNW/ - Dear Canadians,

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  • As my tenure draws to a close, I wanted to share with you what I have learned and gained from my experience.
  • On any given day, this means signing official documents, Orders in Council, letters to Heads of State and more.
  • I likewise had the privilege of honouring Canadians for lifetime achievements, for bravery, as well as for their talents and contributions to society.
  • I performed my duty as Administrator with great pride.

Jordanian Political Activists Abroad Press Event

Monday, July 19, 2021 - 4:51pm

WASHINGTON, July 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Jordanian political activists in coordination with their counterparts from North America will gather to protest King Abdullah II planned visit to the White House on July 19, 2021 and it will be followed by a press conference in the press club- Washington DC.

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  • WASHINGTON, July 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Jordanian political activists in coordination with their counterparts from North America will gather to protest King Abdullah II planned visit to the White House on July 19, 2021 and it will be followed by a press conference in the press club- Washington DC.
  • Authoritarianism is how the monarch rules Jordan, through many unpopular changes to the constitution in 2014 and 2016.
  • King Abdullah rules through absolute power, disabling and stripping all democratic institutions from their constitutional powers, such as the parliament.
  • Time: 1 PM @ White House - 3 P.M. at the National Press Club

Qualus Selected to Present at CleanEquity® Monaco 2021

Tuesday, July 6, 2021 - 10:00am

LONDON, July 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Qualuswill present at CleanEquityMonaco 2021 on 22nd& 23rd July at the Fairmont Monte Carlo.

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  • LONDON, July 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Qualuswill present at CleanEquityMonaco 2021 on 22nd& 23rd July at the Fairmont Monte Carlo.
  • CleanEquity is an annual invitation-only event hosted by Innovator Capital, the London based specialist investment bank.The 30 best-in-class sustainable technologies must meet high standards set by the selection committee.
  • Other partners and sponsors include Prince Albert II of Monaco's Foundation, Cision, Covington & Burling, Cranfield University, MIT Solve, the Monaco Economic Board and Taronis Fuels.
  • Qualushas been identified by an expert panel as one of the world's most innovative sustainable technology companies and has been selected to present to selected sovereign, corporate, family offices and professional investors & acquires, policy makers, end users and international trade media.

UCL Professor From Zambia Receives International Science Award

Tuesday, June 29, 2021 - 10:00am

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, June 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- It was a slew of firsts as Professor Sir Alimuddin Zumla received his prize as the recipient of the 2020 Mahathir Science Award (MSA), the most prestigious international science award for Tropical Sciences.

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  • KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, June 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- It was a slew of firsts as Professor Sir Alimuddin Zumla received his prize as the recipient of the 2020 Mahathir Science Award (MSA), the most prestigious international science award for Tropical Sciences.
  • Sir Alimuddinhas been awarded the Mahathir Science Award in Tropical Medicine in recognition of his outstanding contributions to global health, particularly in tropical infectious diseases.
  • Sir Alimuddin, who was born and raised in Zambia, is currently a Professor of Infectious Diseases and International Health at University College London, UK and Consultant Infectious Diseases Physician at UCL Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London.
  • The Award of the very prestigious Mahathir Science Award to me, reflects the commitment, dedication and hard work of my research teams, collaborators and friends across the world," he said.

East Meets West: Joe Walsh Collaborates With Amjad Ali Khan On "Prayers" Inspired By Frontline Workers And Social Justice Groups

Friday, June 4, 2021 - 12:00pm

The result is music that is truly collaborative, and unlike any Joe has ever created, infused with a spiritual feel, fittingly titled Prayers .

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  • The result is music that is truly collaborative, and unlike any Joe has ever created, infused with a spiritual feel, fittingly titled Prayers .
  • This EP is the result of the second of those sessions, which took place in Joe's home studio in Los Angeles during 2020.
  • "It has been such a pleasure and an honor to work on this album with my dear friend, the legendary Joe Walsh," remarked Amjad Ali Khan.
  • "We are so thrilled and grateful to Joe and Amjad for their generosity," says Polly Dunford, president and CEO of IntraHealth International.

EnChroma Names Former Marvel and Remington CEO, and Previous SBIR Chief Technologist and Eisenhower Fellow, to Board of Directors

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - 1:00pm

the leader in solutions for color blindness today announced that corporate leader Peter Cuneo, and G. Nagesh Rao, a former Chief Technologist for the US Small Business Administrations SBIR program and an Eisenhower Fellow, have joined its Board of Directors.

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  • the leader in solutions for color blindness today announced that corporate leader Peter Cuneo, and G. Nagesh Rao, a former Chief Technologist for the US Small Business Administrations SBIR program and an Eisenhower Fellow, have joined its Board of Directors.
  • EnChroma also announced that Bob Dykes has been elected Executive Chairman of its Board.
  • The EnChroma Cx line of glasses help those with color vision deficiency see colors more vibrantly, clearly and distinctly.
  • Bob Dykes is currently the Executive Chairman of Enchroma, Executive Chairman of CloudVector, and a member of the advisory board of Bitfury.

Synovus Names Jody Patton Northeast Georgia Division CEO

Monday, May 24, 2021 - 2:00pm

Synovus Bank today announced the appointment of Jody Patton as CEO of its Northeast Georgia Division, effective July 1.

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  • Synovus Bank today announced the appointment of Jody Patton as CEO of its Northeast Georgia Division, effective July 1.
  • Patton has served as Synovus Augusta market executive since January 2018 and succeeds Bill Douglas, who will retire June 30 after 36 years with Synovus, including 19 as division CEO.
  • Douglas will remain chairman of Synovus Northeast Georgia Division Advisory Board following his retirement.
  • Jody is an exceptional banker, with a wealth of knowledge of industries and economic development opportunities in Northeast Georgia, said Wayne Akins, Synovus chief community banking officer.

The Mandela Rhodes Foundation Launches $80k Äänit Prize for Social Impact in Africa

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - 12:50pm

The \xc3\x84\xc3\xa4nit Prize will award up to $80 000 per year to projects and organisations that can deliver positive social impact in Africa.

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  • The \xc3\x84\xc3\xa4nit Prize will award up to $80 000 per year to projects and organisations that can deliver positive social impact in Africa.
  • The prize will be open to alumni of the Mandela Rhodes Scholarship and the Rhodes Scholarship and is funded by Ezrah Charitable Trust, started by Rhodes Scholar and MRF donor David Cohen.\nThis press release features multimedia.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210519005485/en/\nNelson Mandela, founding patron of The Mandela Rhodes Foundation, believed that young people could transform the African continent.
  • Photo: MRF archive\nProfessor Njabulo S. Ndebele, chairman of the board of The Mandela Rhodes Foundation said he is delighted about the prize.