Wednesday , 24 July 2019

Science & Tech

Libyan Ministry of Health Explores Collaboration Opportunities with Dubai Healthcare City

A high-ranking delegation from the Libyan Ministry of Health visited Dubai Healthcare City ( DHCC ) to raise awareness about the status of the Libyan healthcare sector and engage in dialogue with healthcare institutions in the UAE. Headed by the Libyan Deputy Minister of Health, His Excellency Dr Omran Turbi, the delegation comprised Dr Amal Naagi, the Ministry’s Head of Medical Exhibitions, Dr Ashraf …

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Researchers look to nanotech to keep fruit fresh

This article was originally published on the SciDev.Net Website 29 May 2012. It’s ridiculous to think that 40% of fruit yields in India are lost to the lack of cold storage facilities. But a new breakthrough in packaging technology looks to stop this waste not just in India but across the World. Researchers are working on ‘nano-film’ packaging materials to extend the …

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Works Under Way in MENA Submarine Cable System

Khaled Bichara, CEO of Orascom Telecom Media and Technology Holding SAE (OTMT) stated that works are under way in MENA Cables Submarine cable project, as all marine construction works have been completed and the landing stations and network operating centre (NOC) are now fully operational. The telecom company obtained most of the official approvals to lay the terrestrial section of …

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Innovation ‘must consider water, energy and land jointly’

This article was originally published on the SciDev.Net Website 25 May 2012. When considering the sustainability of natural resources it is important to understand that is not only biological species that share symbiotic relationships, these are also relevant to water, energy and Land. A new European report explores these interdependencies and will be submitted for discussion at Rio+20. More technological innovation is needed to …

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Beirut to host 2012 Levant Region Trade & Export Finance Conference

Committed to spreading awareness about the latest ways to manage energy in the world, Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management, launched an e-learning website under the name Energy University to provide the latest information and best practices training courses for energy efficiency. In addition to learning new ideas and innovative ways to conserve energy and achieve overall well-being …

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IMImobile’s DaVinci Content Management System recognised for delivering outstanding results to MTN Group

IMImobile, a global mobile data technology infrastructure and solutions provider to telecom operators, media companies and enterprises, today announced that it has won ‘Multimedia Content Management Solution of the Year’ at the Cloud Africa Awards, hosted in Johannesburg last night. IMImobile’s DaVinci Content Management System (CMS) powers MTN’s mobile content service – ‘MTN Play’ – across 19 countries in Africa …

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Destination Morocco: Solar impulse successfully lands in Madrid for technical stopover

Under the High Patronage of King Mohammed VI and upon invitation of the Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy (Masen), the Solar Impulse aircraft of Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg has completed half the leg of its flight to Morocco. The prototype landed successfully in Madrid-Barajas airport at 01:28AM (UTC+2) this morning. This strictly technical layover is also a chance to change pilots …

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Middle Eastern and African Markets food trade growing stronger

By: Thandisizwe Mgudlwa – AfricanBrains – 25 May 2012 The Middle Eastern and African Markets food trade is reaching for the stars – a business leader has revealed. “Africa is becoming a major new emerging market to the rest of the world due to its strong economic growth and rapidly expanding population of middle class consumers.” For these are the …

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Malaria vaccine candidate ‘could be grown at home’

This article was originally published on the SciDev.Net Website 24 May 2012. An incredible development in the fight against Malaria has arisen. Researchers in America have discovered a way rural communities in the third World can harvest their own mosquito vaccine using home grown algae. A potential malaria vaccine produced by genetically-engineered algae could allow people to grow their own vaccine at …

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Biomed Analysis: Time for rights-based women’s health

This article was originally published on the SciDev.Net Website 23 May 2012. Have human rights in maternal health been replaced with economics? The Council on Health Research for Development will discuss all issues relating to maternal health including pre/post-maternal sexual health.   We need to revive the rights-based agenda and realign research priorities for women’s health, says Priya Shetty. The activists who fought …

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