Philips announces collaboration with American Telemedicine Association to further commitment to telehealth

June 18, 2020 Two leading organizations join forces to drive future telehealth strategies across hospital settings into the home propelled by COVID-19 Jeroen Tas, Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer at Philips to deliver executive spotlight address at Annual ATA Virtual Conference Amsterdam, the Netherlands and Washington, DC – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a […]

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Indonesia presses for strict actions against racially spurred violence

Jakarta Indonesia demanded firm actions to be taken against racially incited violence during an urgent debate on racism organized by the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland. The urgent debate on “racially inspired human rights violations, systematic racism, police brutality and the violence against peaceful protests” was held on Wednesday at the request of African nations in the wake of rising racial violence in the United States (US), particularly the death of George Floyd, an African American, that fueled huge protests across the US and drew global attention.…

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Bengkulu conservation office releases slow loris, eagle into wild

  Rejang Lebong, Bengkulu The Bengkulu Natural Resources Conservation Office (BKSDA) released a male Sunda slow loris and a male black eagle into the Bukit Kaba Eco-tourism Park (TWA) in Rejang Lebong District. The release of the Sunda slow loris (Nycticebus coucang) and black eagle (Ictinaetus malayensis) into the wild several days ago was part of the endeavors to restore the park’s function and ecosystem, Said Jauhari, head of the Conservation Section I of the Bengkulu BKSDA, stated here on Thursday. The conservation office examined the health of the two…

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Indonesia selected as ECOSOC member for 2021-2023 period

Bekasi Indonesia won a vote in the United Nations, Wednesday, June 17, to be one of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) members for the 2021-2023 period, representing the Asia-Pacific, along with Japan and Solomon Island. The election, held with no plenary session owing to safety concerns in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, involved some 190 permanent representatives to cast their votes, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs noted in a statement received here on Thursday. Indonesia secured 186 votes from the total ballot, while Japan pocketed 185 votes, and…

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