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Introducing ForeverX, the First Dating App and Social Connection Platform Exclusively for Healthcare Professionals

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 3:30pm

Shivani Shah and Sagar Shah are proud to announce the launch date of the first, exclusive healthcare dating app and social connection platform, slated for Oct.17, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • Shivani Shah and Sagar Shah are proud to announce the launch date of the first, exclusive healthcare dating app and social connection platform, slated for Oct.17, 2021.
  • ForeverX aims to "Help Healthcare Heroes Find Their Forever,"prioritizing the curation of meaningful and substantive relationships amongst healthcare professionals.
  • The app is a freemium app, meaning that it is free to download and use but with daily limitations on access.
  • Dr. Shivani Shah along with her brother and fellow co-founder, Sagar Shah went on to develop ForeverX, the first dating app and social connection platform exclusively for healthcare professionals.

VTB LAUNCHES ESG INITIATIVES

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:29pm

VTB Group is set to launch a Russia-wide ESG platform.

Key Points: 
  • VTB Group is set to launch a Russia-wide ESG platform.
  • In total, the ESG platform's perimeter includes about 20 areas of VTB Group's activities.
  • The new ESG strategy will be adopted by the end of 2021 and will include the following priority areas: responsible financing, including advising clients on improving the ESG side of their business, engaging clients in ESG projects and initiatives, investing in socially significant projects, sponsorship and philanthropy, organisational development, and building an ESG governance model, including related risk management.
  • VTB Group offers ESG products across all business segments, including placing green bonds, financing green industries, Russia's first open-ended mutual funds for responsible investment, and retail eco-projects.

Pregistry Study Shows an Increase in Stress Related to the COVID-19 Pandemic Among Pregnant Women

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 11:00am

It is one of the first research projects to explore stress levels among pregnant and postpartum women during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Key Points: 
  • It is one of the first research projects to explore stress levels among pregnant and postpartum women during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211014005034/en/
    Pregistry study shows an increase in stress levels among pregnant and postpartum women during the COVID-19 pandemic (Photo: Business Wire)
    Published in The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine, Stress levels among an international sample of pregnant and postpartum women during the COVID-19 pandemic was an anonymous, online, cross-sectional survey of 7,185 women in 64 countries between May and June 2020.
  • When race and ethnicity were included in the model, black women were found to have higher stress compared to white women.
  • Pregistry also offers pregnant women a safe space to connect with a global community of experts and peers at no cost.

BetterMe new program on how to support people with mental health problems

Monday, October 11, 2021 - 1:52pm

NICOSIA, Cyprus, Oct. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- For World Mental Health Day, October 10, BetterMe: Mental Health presented a podcast to help users develop empathy, increase social awareness, and better interact with those experiencing mental challenges.

Key Points: 
  • NICOSIA, Cyprus, Oct. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- For World Mental Health Day, October 10, BetterMe: Mental Health presented a podcast to help users develop empathy, increase social awareness, and better interact with those experiencing mental challenges.
  • Mental health gets the least attention when it comes to health globally, and the pandemic didn't make it any better.
  • A new podcast will be available in BetterMe: Mental Health for free from October 3rd to 31st.
  • The overall objective of World Mental Health Day is to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and to mobilize efforts in support of mental health, so together with qualified psychologists we are putting affords to help everyone peacefully and effectively for each other to live with people with different mental states.

CKGSB and RED CLUB x Cartier Collaborate on Inaugural Young Leader Award

Saturday, October 9, 2021 - 8:40am

BEIJING, Oct. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB) and RED CLUB x Cartier are pleased to announce their collaboration on the Young Leader Award.

Key Points: 
  • BEIJING, Oct. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB) and RED CLUB x Cartier are pleased to announce their collaboration on the Young Leader Award.
  • The Young Leader Award, to which CKGSB is a Knowledge Partner, aims to empower young entrepreneurial leaders.
  • Entrepreneurs who meet the criteria for the Young Leader Award are encouraged to apply from now until November 30th, 2021.
  • To find out whether you meet eligibility criteria for the Young Leader Award, please click here .

CKGSB and RED CLUB x Cartier Collaborate on Inaugural Young Leader Award

Saturday, October 9, 2021 - 8:28am

BEIJING, Oct. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB) and RED CLUB x Cartier are pleased to announce their collaboration on the Young Leader Award.

Key Points: 
  • BEIJING, Oct. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB) and RED CLUB x Cartier are pleased to announce their collaboration on the Young Leader Award.
  • The Young Leader Award, to which CKGSB is a Knowledge Partner, aims to empower young entrepreneurial leaders.
  • Entrepreneurs who meet the criteria for the Young Leader Award are encouraged to apply from now until November 30th, 2021.
  • To find out whether you meet eligibility criteria for the Young Leader Award, please click here .

TELUS and REACH Niagara launch new Mobile Health Clinic to provide healthcare to the homeless

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 3:00pm

NIAGARA, Ontario, Oct. 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, TELUS and REACH Niagara (Regional Essential Access to Connected Health Niagara) announced a new partnership through TELUS innovative mobile Health for Good program that will bring primary care to the underserved people in the Niagara Region.

Key Points: 
  • NIAGARA, Ontario, Oct. 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, TELUS and REACH Niagara (Regional Essential Access to Connected Health Niagara) announced a new partnership through TELUS innovative mobile Health for Good program that will bring primary care to the underserved people in the Niagara Region.
  • The REACH Niagara Mobile Health Clinic, powered by TELUS Health, is a specially-equipped clinic on wheels that provides trauma-informed, primary medical treatments, mental health services, addiction support and COVID-19 screening directly to those who need it most.
  • The REACH Mobile Health Clinic will bring much needed healthcare services to the Niagara Region.
  • This mobile, innovative care model and partnership between REACH and TELUS Health will also serve as practical Social Medicine training for McMaster University Family Medicine residents.

careMESH and Health Services for Children with Special Needs, Inc. partner to publish their first Fast Health Interoperability Resource Application Programming Interface (FHIR API) provider directory

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 3:04pm

"The careMESH Provider Directory delivered an easy-to-use and simple architecture for us to publish a complete list of our providers in a FHIR API format, the newest technology in the market."

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  • "The careMESH Provider Directory delivered an easy-to-use and simple architecture for us to publish a complete list of our providers in a FHIR API format, the newest technology in the market."
  • "We are glad to work with HSCSN on this program because it's exactly aligned with the vision for the careMESH National Provider Directory.
  • "We make it possible for healthcare organizations to rely on a single, continuously updated source for their directory needs."
  • About Health Services for Children with Special Needs, Inc.
    Health Services for Children with Special Needs, Inc. (HSCSN) is the contracted health care plan provider for the District of Columbias Child and Adolescent Supplemental Security Income Program (CASSIP) for children and young adults.

New Publications Highlight Impact of Companion Animals on Loneliness During the Pandemic

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 11:15am

The papers focus on the role of human-animal interaction (HAI) in helping to alleviate loneliness and social isolation during the pandemic.

Key Points: 
  • The papers focus on the role of human-animal interaction (HAI) in helping to alleviate loneliness and social isolation during the pandemic.
  • These papers were authored by working group members of the Consortium on Social Isolation and Companion Animals, established by HABRI and Mars Petcare in 2018.
  • "These publications represent a critical aspect of our Consortium effort to explore the potential of companion animals to help address the epidemic of loneliness and social isolation, which has only grown more pressing since the pandemic began," said Steven Feldman, president of HABRI.
  • In May 2019, HABRI and Mars co-hosted the first-ever Summit on Social Isolation and Companion Animals in Washington, DC.

Trend Micro Launches Cyber Academy to Keep Kids Safe Online

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 1:00pm

DALLAS, Oct. 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Trend Micro Incorporated ( TYO: 4704 ; TSE: 4704 ), a global cybersecurity leader, today announced that it is launching the new Trend Micro Cyber Academy this month, giving teachers and parents a powerful tool to improve children's safety and awareness online.

Key Points: 
  • DALLAS, Oct. 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Trend Micro Incorporated ( TYO: 4704 ; TSE: 4704 ), a global cybersecurity leader, today announced that it is launching the new Trend Micro Cyber Academy this month, giving teachers and parents a powerful tool to improve children's safety and awareness online.
  • Trend Micro, a global cybersecurity leader, helps make the world safe for exchanging digital information.
  • With 7,000 employees across 65 countries, Trend Micro enables organizations to simplify and secure their connected world.
  • Trend Micro's Internet Safety for Kids and Families (ISKF) program was launched to help kids around the world become great digital citizens.