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The Public Health Agency of Canada launches a national dementia awareness campaign to help reduce stigma

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Monday, January 17, 2022 - 11:04am

TORONTO, Jan. 17, 2022 /CNW/ - The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is launching its first national dementia awareness campaign during Alzheimer's Awareness Month in Canada, to reduce negative perceptions about dementia and the people living with the condition.

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  • TORONTO, Jan. 17, 2022 /CNW/ - The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is launching its first national dementia awareness campaign during Alzheimer's Awareness Month in Canada, to reduce negative perceptions about dementia and the people living with the condition.
  • Uninformed attitudes and beliefs about dementia can result in stigma, which can affect people living with dementia, their loved ones, and caregivers.
  • The campaign also highlights the abilities of people living with dementia while breaking down negative perceptions, to make our communities more welcoming and supportive.
  • The Public Health Agency of Canada is part of the federal health portfolio.

CITIC Telecom CPC's Data Science and Innovation Team Wins the Championship of "Material Demand Forecast" Award in the 5th China Industrial Internet Data Innovation and Application Contest

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Monday, January 17, 2022 - 6:53am

HONG KONG, Jan 17, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - CITIC Telecom International CPC Limited (CITIC Telecom CPC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CITIC Telecom International Holdings Limited (SEHK: 1883), is honored to announce that its data science and innovation team has won the championship of "Material Demand Forecast" award in the 5th China Industrial Internet Data Innovation and Application Contest.

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  • HONG KONG, Jan 17, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - CITIC Telecom International CPC Limited (CITIC Telecom CPC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CITIC Telecom International Holdings Limited (SEHK: 1883), is honored to announce that its data science and innovation team has won the championship of "Material Demand Forecast" award in the 5th China Industrial Internet Data Innovation and Application Contest.
  • Mr. Don Feng, Chief data algorithm expert of China Entercom, received the championship of "Material Demand Forecast"
    2021 was a bountiful year for CITIC Telecom CPC where its data science and innovation team has achieved new heights.
  • The latest award is the championship in the 5th China Industrial Internet Data Innovation and Application Contest.
  • The data science and innovation team of CITIC Telecom CPC entered the competition in the "Smart Material Demand Forecast in Discrete Manufacturing Industry" category.

Author Robert W. Sewell's new book "Inspirational Poetic Writings" is a heartfelt collection of poems, spiritual songs, and writing aimed at lifting up others.

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Monday, January 17, 2022 - 5:00am

Rob Law 3645 (Love), a poet, writer, entrepreneur, and public speaker, has completed his new book "Inspirational Poetic Writings": a moving collection of writing.

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  • Rob Law 3645 (Love), a poet, writer, entrepreneur, and public speaker, has completed his new book "Inspirational Poetic Writings": a moving collection of writing.
  • He lives in Detroit with his wife, Melanessia, where he works in the automotive industry in addition to several entrepreneurial endeavors.
  • This book is tremendously inspirational, classically spiritual, poetically educational, and energetically thought-provoking for the soul and spirit.
  • Page's accomplished writers and publishing professionals allow authors to leave behind these complex and time-consuming issues and focus on their passion: writing and creating.

Dermavant Presents New Patient Satisfaction Data from PSOARING 3 Long Term Extension Trial of Tapinarof in Adults with Plaque Psoriasis at the 2022 Winter Clinical Dermatology Conference

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Saturday, January 15, 2022 - 1:00pm

These results were presented during the 2022 Winter Clinical Dermatology Conference, held January 14-19 in Koloa, Hawaii.

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  • These results were presented during the 2022 Winter Clinical Dermatology Conference, held January 14-19 in Koloa, Hawaii.
  • Dermavants pivotal Phase 3 clinical program for tapinarof in adult plaque psoriasis consists of PSOARING 1 (NCT03956355) and PSOARING 2 (NCT03983980), as well as PSOARING 3 (NCT04053387), a long-term extension study.
  • PSOARING 3 was a long-term, open-label, extension study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of tapinarof cream, 1% for the treatment of plaque psoriasis in adults.
  • The company has reported positive Phase 3 results for tapinarof cream in adult patients with plaque psoriasis.

One World Universe to Add Its 1st Metaverse Real Estate Properties Within the Decentraland 3D Virtual Platform

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Friday, January 14, 2022 - 8:37pm

HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA, Jan. 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NewMediaWire – One World Universe, Inc. (OTC: OWUV), a publicly traded company that invests in sports related businesses, distressed assets, business opportunities within emerging industries and providing humanitarian efforts in over 185 countries, through its subsidiary Metaverse Holding Corp., will be purchasing 3 connecting LAND parcels in the Decentraland 3D virtual platform.

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  • Metaverse wearables or skins have opened up huge opportunities for designer labels to market virtual clothing for users avatars.
  • A 3D shopping experience will be created as Decentraland offers a different Metaverse experience than the Sandboxs whos metaverse is voxelart, or pixel-like blocks.
  • Built on the Ethereum blockchain, Decentraland is a decentralised virtual world software where virtual plots of lands, products and goods can be bought and sold using their native (MANA) token.
  • But all those avatars in the metaverse need virtual clothing, which is emerging as a hot sector.

ViewSonic Announced Winners of the Global "Acceleration for All" Awards

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Friday, January 14, 2022 - 5:00pm

The winners of each of the categories were announced and given the opportunity ofan investment or exclusive weekly one-on-one meetings with the Hustle Fund General Partners.They also received ViewSonic products valued at USD 6,000.

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  • The winners of each of the categories were announced and given the opportunity ofan investment or exclusive weekly one-on-one meetings with the Hustle Fund General Partners.They also received ViewSonic products valued at USD 6,000.
  • Founded in California, ViewSonic is a leading global provider of visual solutions and conducts business in over 100 countries worldwide.
  • [i]The Awards is hosted and sponsored by ViewSonic International Corp., located in New Taipei City, Taiwan.
  • ViewSonic International Corp. is a subsidiary of ViewSonic Corp. located in California, USA.

ViewSonic Announced Winners of the Global "Acceleration for All" Awards

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Friday, January 14, 2022 - 5:00pm

The winners of each of the categories were announced and given the opportunity ofan investment or exclusive weekly one-on-one meetings with the Hustle Fund General Partners.They also received ViewSonic products valued at USD 6,000.

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  • The winners of each of the categories were announced and given the opportunity ofan investment or exclusive weekly one-on-one meetings with the Hustle Fund General Partners.They also received ViewSonic products valued at USD 6,000.
  • Founded in California, ViewSonic is a leading global provider of visual solutions and conducts business in over 100 countries worldwide.
  • [i]The Awards is hosted and sponsored by ViewSonic International Corp., located in New Taipei City, Taiwan.
  • ViewSonic International Corp. is a subsidiary of ViewSonic Corp. located in California, USA.

Canadian Pilot lands at MUI airstrip in rural PNG for the first time in 25 years

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Friday, January 14, 2022 - 3:35pm

In late 2021, there were many happy faces when Alberta native, MAF pilot Ryan Cole, did a test landing at the Mui airstrip in Papua New Guinea.

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  • In late 2021, there were many happy faces when Alberta native, MAF pilot Ryan Cole, did a test landing at the Mui airstrip in Papua New Guinea.
  • Due to the serious repairs needed, it had been almost 25 years since the airstrip has been used.
  • The surrounding communities combined efforts on this immense undertaking, working to restore it and get it up to standards.
  • Airstrips in remote locations like Mui provide access to medical evacuations for sick or injured people who may otherwise not survive their injury or illness.

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Opens Applications for $1 Million in Scholarships and Grants

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Friday, January 14, 2022 - 3:24pm

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --On Saturday, January 15, the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) will begin accepting applications for more than $1 million in scholarships and grants available to individuals pursuing a secondary degree in the restaurant, foodservice, and hospitality industry.

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  • WASHINGTON, Jan. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --On Saturday, January 15, the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) will begin accepting applications for more than $1 million in scholarships and grants available to individuals pursuing a secondary degree in the restaurant, foodservice, and hospitality industry.
  • NRAEF scholarships and grants seek to lighten the financial burden of secondary education and support future leaders in the industry.
  • In 2021, as students continued to face unprecedented pandemic and economic challenges, the NRAEF awarded $1.1 million in scholarships and individual grants to more than 300 students at more than 130 colleges and universities across 44 states and territories.
  • This year's NRAEF scholarships are funded by our generous partners, including:

Black Trans Filmmakers Declare Transphobia Is a Sin

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Friday, January 14, 2022 - 1:44pm

In January of 2019, they hosted the first of what would become an annual event called the #TransphobiaIsASin Campaign.

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  • In January of 2019, they hosted the first of what would become an annual event called the #TransphobiaIsASin Campaign.
  • This social media event's purpose is to bring attention to religious violence impacting Trans, Non-Binary and Gender Expansive people globally (especially those that are Black, Brown and/or Indigenous.)
  • Dane and Mase go on to say, "Anti-Trans religious violence does not just look like demonizing Trans people within worship spaces.
  • It manifests as the framework that blooms violence against Trans people on the street, in their families, and in community at large."