Philips receives grant to improve quality and accessibility of maternal care in low- and middle-income countries

November 10, 2021 USD 15.4 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation adds to Philips’ R&D investments and will boost obstetrics app development for Philips Handheld Ultrasound – Lumify Project further underscores Philips’ commitment to improve the lives of 2.5 billion people a year by 2030, including 400 million in underserved communities Amsterdam, […]

Virgin Pulse Completes Acquisition of Welltok, Expanding Health Engagement Capabilities for Employers, Payers and Health Systems

Welltok’s Data and Predictive Analytics, Activation Engine and Communications Capabilities Supercharge Virgin Pulse’s Ability to Engage Hard-to-Reach Populations, including Medicare Advantage and Managed Medicaid Members PROVIDENCE, R.I., Nov. 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Virgin Pulse, the leading global provider of tech-enabled solutions focused on improving the health and wellbeing of its members, today announced that […]

OrthoPets Launches Anatomically Shaped Casts to Eliminate Pressure Sores and to Create a New Standard Care for Pets’ Fractures

UPETS TLC Products Illustration WESTMINSTER, Colo., Nov. 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today OrthoPets, a subsidiary of material company Dassiet, has launched a safe and effective casting solution for veterinarians. The anatomically shaped splints cover the entire range of casting treatments, from full leg cast to paw or toe injuries. The products are tackling the widely […]

Seoul to Host Twentieth Republic of Korea-United Nations Joint Conference on Disarmament, Non-Proliferation Issues, 11-12 November

NEW YORK, 10 November (Office for Disarmament Affairs) — The Republic of Korea–United Nations Joint Conference on Disarmament and Non‑Proliferation Issues will take place in Seoul, Republic of Korea, from…

North Korea cracks down on printers to stop anti-state publishing

North Korea is cracking down on the use of unauthorized printers to prevent citizens from publishing anti-state materials, but sources told RFA that confiscation of the high-cost printing machines is…

Kishida Reelected Japan’s PM in Parliamentary Vote

Fumio Kishida was reelected as Japan’s prime minister on Wednesday after his governing party scored a major victory in key parliamentary elections. Elected just over a month ago by parliament,…

Teenagers account for quarter of suppliers of sexually exploitative online materials: police

SEOUL– Teenagers accounted for a quarter of offenders recently caught by police over allegedly supplying sexually exploitative materials across the internet, authorities said Wednesday. The cyber crime division of the…

New home of Lee Kun-hee’s collection expected to become magnet for museum-goers, tourists

SEOUL– The envisioned establishment of a museum for the donated artworks of late Samsung Chairman Lee Kun-hee is expected to help transform the streets near its location in central Seoul…

HHIH to launch 34 bln-won fund for digital health care and biotechnology

SEOUL– Hyundai Heavy Industries Holdings Co. (HHIH), the world’s largest shipbuilding group, said Wednesday it will launch a 34 billion-won (US$28.8 million) fund to support promising startups in the digital…

Tomorrow X Together drops first EP album in Japan

SEOUL– South Korean boy band Tomorrow X Together rolled out its first Japanese-language EP on Wednesday, the group’s management agency said. “Chaotic Wonderland” consists of four songs, including the main…