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Translated Tool from NCCN Measures Mental Health "Temperature" of People with Cancer

Monday, July 13, 2020 - 8:05am

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pennsylvania, July 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The National Comprehensive Cancer Network ( NCCN )an alliance of leading cancer centers in the United Statestoday announced the NCCN Distress Thermometer has been translated into 46 languages .

Key Points: 
  • PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pennsylvania, July 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The National Comprehensive Cancer Network ( NCCN )an alliance of leading cancer centers in the United Statestoday announced the NCCN Distress Thermometer has been translated into 46 languages .
  • NCCN also provides NCCN Framework for Resource Stratification of NCCN Guidelines ( NCCN Framework ) and NCCN Harmonized Guidelines with optimal recommendations alongside pragmatic approaches to improve treatment in resource-constrained settings, such as low- and middle-income countries.
  • The National Comprehensive Cancer Network ( NCCN ) is a not-for-profit alliance of leading cancer centers devoted to patient care, research, and education.
  • The NCCN Guidelines for Patients provide expert cancer treatment information to inform and empower patients and caregivers, through support from the NCCN Foundation .

World's First FDA IDE Coronary Patient Treated With a DEB

Saturday, July 11, 2020 - 8:00am

This is the first DEB accepted by the FDA for its 'Breakthrough Program'.

Key Points: 
  • This is the first DEB accepted by the FDA for its 'Breakthrough Program'.
  • "This first patient was treated with the investigational device after suffering a DES ISR.
  • We are delighted to be able to offer our patients this promising new technology," commented Professor Pascal Vranckx, Hartcentrum Hasselt, Belgium.
  • "No coronary drug-eluting balloon has yet been approved in the US, where ISR currently represents 11% of all stent implantations.

Press release - MEPs approve €585 million to support Syrian refugees in neighbouring countries

Saturday, July 11, 2020 - 12:04am

485 million have been earmarked to keep funding the two main EU humanitarian support actions in Turkey, the Emergency Social Safety Net (ESSN) and the Conditional Cash Transfer for Education (CCTE).

Key Points: 
  • 485 million have been earmarked to keep funding the two main EU humanitarian support actions in Turkey, the Emergency Social Safety Net (ESSN) and the Conditional Cash Transfer for Education (CCTE).
  • Host communities and refugees (Syrian refugees and Palestinian refugees from Syria) in Jordan and Lebanon will be supported with a total of 100 million.
  • This money will be used to fund projects that offer access to education, support livelihoods and provide health, sanitation, water and waste services, as well as social protection.
  • Detailed information is available in the Commissions proposal and in the Parliaments report.

AMN Passes Milestone of 1 Billion Phone Calls Per Year

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 1:31pm

LONDON, July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Africa Mobile Networks (AMN) is pleased to announce that it now processes more than 1 billion phone calls annually for subscribers in previously unconnected rural areas in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Africa Mobile Networks (AMN) is pleased to announce that it now processes more than 1 billion phone calls annually for subscribers in previously unconnected rural areas in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • In June 2020, AMN processed 91,623,222 voice calls, representing an annualised rate of 1.1 billion calls per annum, plus also nearly 6 terabytes (6,000 GB) of data.
  • The 2G/3G/4G mobile network services are provided by AMN on behalf of tier-1 licensed mobile network operators in each country.
  • All of the major pan-African tier-1 operators partner with AMN to extend their network coverage deep into rural Africa.

AMN Passes Milestone of 1 Billion Phone Calls Per Year

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 1:22pm

LONDON, July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Africa Mobile Networks (AMN) is pleased to announce that it now processes more than 1 billion phone calls annually for subscribers in previously unconnected rural areas in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Africa Mobile Networks (AMN) is pleased to announce that it now processes more than 1 billion phone calls annually for subscribers in previously unconnected rural areas in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • In June 2020, AMN processed 91,623,222 voice calls, representing an annualised rate of 1.1 billion calls per annum, plus also nearly 6 terabytes (6,000 GB) of data.
  • The 2G/3G/4G mobile network services are provided by AMN on behalf of tier-1 licensed mobile network operators in each country.
  • All of the major pan-African tier-1 operators partner with AMN to extend their network coverage deep into rural Africa.

World's First FDA IDE Coronary Patient Treated With a DEB

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 1:00pm

This is the first DEB accepted by the FDA for its 'Breakthrough Program'.

Key Points: 
  • This is the first DEB accepted by the FDA for its 'Breakthrough Program'.
  • "This first patient was treated with the investigational device after suffering a DES ISR.
  • We are delighted to be able to offer our patients this promising new technology," commented Professor Pascal Vranckx, Hartcentrum Hasselt, Belgium.
  • "No coronary drug-eluting balloon has yet been approved in the US, where ISR currently represents 11% of all stent implantations.

Pisano Secures $2.5 Million Investment in a Round Led by CEE Fintech Investor Elevator Ventures

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 10:00am

The round was led by CEE Fintech Investor Elevator Ventures (EV), which is the venture capital arm of Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI).

Key Points: 
  • The round was led by CEE Fintech Investor Elevator Ventures (EV), which is the venture capital arm of Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI).
  • Founded in 2015, Pisano currently operates in more than 20 countries across Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and Asia-Pacific.
  • "Our collaboration with EV started with RBI's fintech partnership program Elevator Lab, where we shared our solutions from a start-up perspective.
  • The relationship developed from a successful PoC with RBI to a growth investment," said, Ozkan Demir, Co-founder and CEO at Pisano.

Pisano Secures $2.5 Million Investment in a Round Led by CEE Fintech Investor Elevator Ventures

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 10:00am

The round was led by CEE Fintech Investor Elevator Ventures (EV), which is the venture capital arm of Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI).

Key Points: 
  • The round was led by CEE Fintech Investor Elevator Ventures (EV), which is the venture capital arm of Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI).
  • Founded in 2015, Pisano currently operates in more than 20 countries across Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and Asia-Pacific.
  • "Our collaboration with EV started with RBI's fintech partnership program Elevator Lab, where we shared our solutions from a start-up perspective.
  • The relationship developed from a successful PoC with RBI to a growth investment," said, Ozkan Demir, Co-founder and CEO at Pisano.

The Mark Hotel Ranked "#1 City Hotel in the US" and "#1 Hotel in New York City" in Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards 2020

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 3:45pm

NEW YORK, July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The iconic Mark Hotel,which reopened its doorson June 15th and is located in one of Manhattan's most elegant and discreet neighborhoods in the heart of the Upper East Side, has been voted "#1 City Hotel in the Continental United States"and "#1 Hotel in New York City"in the Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards for 2020.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The iconic Mark Hotel,which reopened its doorson June 15th and is located in one of Manhattan's most elegant and discreet neighborhoods in the heart of the Upper East Side, has been voted "#1 City Hotel in the Continental United States"and "#1 Hotel in New York City"in the Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards for 2020.
  • "We are doubly honored to receive two major awards, namelyBest Hotel in New York andBest City Hotel in the US by Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards of 2020.
  • Our management team, creative team, staff and collaborators, including Michelin star chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten, beauty entrepreneur Frdric Fekkai and master perfumer Frdric Malle, are the very reason for our success."
  • The Mark Hotelcombines avant-garde design with the latest technology and old-world comfort.

The Mark Hotel Ranked "#1 City Hotel in the US" and "#1 Hotel in New York City" in Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards 2020

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 3:30pm

NEW YORK, July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The iconic Mark Hotel,which reopened its doorson June 15th and is located in one of Manhattan's most elegant and discreet neighborhoods in the heart of the Upper East Side, has been voted "#1 City Hotel in the Continental United States"and "#1 Hotel in New York City"in the Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards for 2020.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The iconic Mark Hotel,which reopened its doorson June 15th and is located in one of Manhattan's most elegant and discreet neighborhoods in the heart of the Upper East Side, has been voted "#1 City Hotel in the Continental United States"and "#1 Hotel in New York City"in the Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards for 2020.
  • "We are doubly honored to receive two major awards, namelyBest Hotel in New York andBest City Hotel in the US by Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards of 2020.
  • Our management team, creative team, staff and collaborators, including Michelin star chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten, beauty entrepreneur Frdric Fekkai and master perfumer Frdric Malle, are the very reason for our success."
  • The Mark Hotelcombines avant-garde design with the latest technology and old-world comfort.