Public Interest

Statement: Vision Impact Institute Supports Women in Japan Demanding Rights to Wear Glasses at Work

Stigmas around women wearing spectacles must be challenged DALLAS, Nov. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent reports aired by Japan's Nippon TV and Business Insider Japan revealed that women inJapan working in a number of industries have been instructed by the companies in which they work to refrain ...

2019-11-12 05:00 397

Taiwan Excellence Brings Advanced Technology to the Automotive Aftermarket at AAPEX

-  Taiwan Excellence hosted a news conference at the 2019 Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) to announce new products featuring advanced technology from Taiwanese companies -  News conference featured product introductions from representatives at Noodoe Corporation, EverFocus Electroni...

2019-11-06 07:29 523

Frost & Sullivan Distinguishes Inovalon as Company of the Year for Advancing the Healthcare Industry by Harnessing Massive-Scale Data and Advanced Analytics

Inovalon's cloud-based platform supports a highly differentiated use of data and analytics to optimize clinical outcomes and healthcare economics across the healthcare ecosystem SANTA CLARA, California, Nov. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the North American data analytic...

2019-11-05 22:00 6381

New NCCN Guidelines Debut to Manage Complications and Improve Readiness for Stem Cell Transplant Recipients

National Comprehensive Cancer Network expands resources to meet growing utilization of cell-based cancer treatments PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pennsylvania, Oct. 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) published new NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology ...

2019-10-30 20:30 372

World Pancreatic Cancer Day Campaign Launches to Raise Awareness of the Risks and Symptoms of the World's Toughest Cancer

More than 80 organizations from 30 countries to advocate for early diagnosis of pancreatic cancer onThursday, Nov. 21 MANHATTAN BEACH, California, Oct. 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Pancreatic cancer has the lowest survival rate among all major cancers because few people know the risks and symptoms a...

2019-10-30 05:47 343

Significant Challenges in Meeting Australia's Smoking Reduction Target by 2025, Based on Current Trends in Smoking Prevalence Decline

SYDNEY, Oct. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The target of achieving a daily smoking rate of 10% of adults by 2018, outlined in the National Health Agreement of 2008, was not achieved, with the Minister for Health recently announcing an extension to the target to 2025. Based on the most recent National...

2019-10-29 14:55 255

Registration opens for SPIE Photonics West 2020

BELLINGHAM, Washington and CARDIFF, Wales, Oct. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- In February 2020, SPIE Photonics West, the largest annual international conference in optics and photonics, will host researchers, innovators, and business leaders from across the globe atSan Francisco's Moscone Center. <...

2019-10-25 01:45 480

Earth Day Network Announces Countdown to the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day -- April 22, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- To mark the six-month countdown to the 50th anniversary of Earth Day (April 22, 2020), Earth Day Network and partners issued major announcements on a worldwide press call this morning, including the launch of the global mobilization EARTHRISE. Eart...

2019-10-23 08:39 326

Flip Your World View: Expo 2020 Dubai Aims to Turn Millions Into Global Changemakers as Event Marks One Year Countdown

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Oct. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Expo 2020 Dubai has announced a collaboration with the Swedish-based Gapminder Foundation to turn Expo 2020 visitors into global champions for change. The news comes as Expo2020 marks the one year countdown to The World's Greatest Show of...

2019-10-21 19:34 344

"MEDIA ALERT: Dutch Farm Group Are Not 'Unification Church' Members"

NEW YORK, Oct. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Family Federation for World Peace and Unification (FFWPU), commonly referred to as 'the Unification Church', was deeply alarmed to hear of the family being held in inhumane conditions on a farmhouse inthe Netherlands. While we can confirm that one of the vi...

2019-10-18 11:16 415

Malaysia's Former Minister of Defence, Hishammuddin Hussein, Declares That His Country Deserves Better

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Oct. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Mr. Hishammuddin Hussein, the former Defence Minister ofMalaysia, has called on his countrymen to work towards uniting all races and working towards the nation's progress. ...

2019-10-18 09:00 502

IOF: A Fracture Every 3 Seconds Worldwide - That's Osteoporosis

GENEVA, Oct. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Marine fractured her spine while bending to help her disabled mother. Lo Lan broke her hip after tripping over a loose carpet in her home. Osteoporosis causes bones to become weak and easi...

2019-10-18 08:05 559

Artificial intelligence is transforming health care across Asia, fuelled by innovative public-private sector R&D and a focus on domestic health-care burdens

SINGAPORE, Oct. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study by MIT Technology Review Insights in association with Baidu explores emerging use cases for artificial intelligence (AI) inAsia's health-care ecosystems. The report, "AI in health care: Capacity, capability and the future of active health inAsi...

2019-10-15 21:00 430

World Thrombosis Day Empowers People Around the World to Recognize and Help Prevent Life-Threatening Blood Clots

In Its Sixth Year, the Global Campaign Highlights Ways to Reduce the Impact of a Condition that Contributes to One in Four Deaths Worldwide CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina, Oct. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 13, the World Thrombosis Day campaign shares an important message: patients, regardless ...

2019-10-09 12:00 355

Statement on the Abuse of Jewish Children in Australia

MECCA, Saudi Arabia, Oct. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Sheikh Dr. Mohammad bin Abdulkarim Al-Issa, the Secretary-General of the Muslim World League, condemned on Monday the images that have circulated in Australian media depicting humiliating treatment of Jewish students. The MWL, which is a non-...

2019-10-08 07:38 283

President Macky Sall and Bishop Munib A. Younan selected as the 2020 Sunhak Peace Prize Laureates

NAGOYA, Japan, Oct. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sunhak Peace Prize Committee has selectedMacky Sall (age 59, President of Senegal) and Munib A. Younan (age 70, former President of the Lutheran World Federation) as the 2020 Sunhak Peace Prize Laureates. In addition, to mark the 100th anniversary o...

2019-10-05 17:00 798

Desmond Tutu Announces the Winners of the International Children's Peace Prize 2019: Greta Thunberg (16) From Sweden and Divina Maloum (14) From Cameroon

AMSTERDAM, Oct. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Children's Peace Prize is an initiative of the International children's rights organization KidsRights. Each year the young winner's message reaches millions of people worldwide.

2019-10-04 14:00 629

"Everything You Treasure -- For a World Free From Nuclear Weapons" Exhibition Shown in Kazakhstan

NUR-SULTAN, Kazakhstan and TOKYO, Oct. 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The exhibition "Everything You Treasure -- For a World Free From Nuclear Weapons" is on display in the Library of the First President of the Republic ofKazakhstan - Elbasy in Nur-Sultan (Astana), fromOctober 2 - 13, to mark the 30th a...

2019-10-02 18:19 313

Medical Tourism Conference Moves to Abu Dhabi with Highest Quality of Participants in 12 Years

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida, Oct. 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Hosted buyers, expert speakers, Ministers of Health, and hundreds of other healthcare executives will travel toAbu Dhabi next month as delegates to the 12th World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress (WMTC). The Congress, which hopes ...

2019-10-02 01:45 486

A boost for development in Saudi Arabia: Entertainment Industry Forum launches in Riyadh

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Oct. 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- In a move that will spur the development of the entertainment sector in theKingdom of Saudi Arabia, the JOY Entertainment Industry Forum 2019 is set to launch fromOctober 13th through 14th at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel inRiyadh. The Forum is all pa...

2019-10-02 00:49 343
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