PRA Enhances COVID-19 Monitoring Program with Integration of Microsoft Healthcare Bot Service

RALEIGH, N.C., June 12, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — PRA Health Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRAH) announced today the enhancement of its commercial Health Harmony COVID-19 Monitoring Program with the integration of the Microsoft Healthcare Bot service. Users of PRA’s Health Harmony digital platform who enroll in their organization’s COVID-19 Monitoring Program can use the AI-based chatbot, which […]

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Philips launches obstetrics monitoring solution to support clinicians and expectant mothers during COVID-19 pandemic

June 12, 2020 Under new April 2020 FDA guidance [1], the Avalon CL Fetal and Maternal Pod and Patch are now available in the U.S., in addition to existing countries in Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Singapore, to support fetal and maternal monitoring Integrated with Philips’ comprehensive obstetrical care portfolio, the new offering has the […]

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Flash flood inundates homes in Gorontalo, impacts 1,150 residents

Gorontalo A total of 1,150 people were affected by flooding in Padebuolo and Ipilo, Kota Timur Sub-district, in Gorontalo City, Gorontalo Province, on Thursday night. The floodwaters, reaching heights of nearly 1.5 meters, submerged residential areas, as Bone River overflowed its bank, Kota Timur Sub-district Head Eladona Oktamina Sidiki revealed here. The local authorities deployed rubber boats to help the displaced people move to higher grounds. “A joint team and also residents quickly evacuated the flood victims,” he stated. The flooding affected 150 families comprising 500 people in Ipilo and…

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Germany assists Indonesia’s peat protection, management

  Jakarta Germany, through the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, allocated a three-million euro grant for peat protection and management in North Kalimantan (Kaltara), conducted jointly with the Environmental Affairs and Forestry (KLHK) Ministry. The ministry’s Directorate of Peat Damage Control with GIZ here on Tuesday (June 9) spoke of the Implementation Agreement of the PROPEAT Project for the protection and management of peat ecosystems in Kaltara. Indonesia expressed gratitude to the German Government for support to expedite the implementation of protection and management of peat ecosystems in…

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West Nusa Tenggara to reopen Gili island triplets in Lombok

Mataram, W Nusa Tenggara West Nusa Tenggara will reopen tourist destinations in Lombok’s three small island triplets — Gili Trawangan, Gili Air, and Gili Meno — that can serve as a model of reopened tourism attractions applying health protocols. “The province will reopen tourist destinations in the three Gilis to serve as a model of tourism attractions that implement health protocols to prevent COVID-19 transmission,” head of the province’s Tourism Office H. Lalu Moh Faozal remarked here on Friday. The spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has decimated the…

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Two Indonesian-made ventilators permitted to enter market: official

Jakarta Two ventilators for COVID-19 patients developed by the Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT) in collaboration with three Indonesian companies received a permit for public distribution, a government official confirmed. The ventilators, developed by BPPT along with PT Len Industri, PT Poly Jaya, and PT Dharma Precision, adopted a European design, Chief of the Research and Innovation Task Force for Handling COVID-19 (TFRIC-19) Soni Solistia Wirawan stated here, Friday. Apart from the adopted design, the portable ventilators were developed by modifying the used materials and components,…

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