August 2022

Global CCS Institute opens first regional headquarters at Masdar City

ABU DHABI, Masdar City, the regional home of technology innovation and R&D in Abu Dhabi, has announced the opening of the Global Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Institute’s first Middle East headquarters. The opening was attended by the Institute’s global CEO, Jarad Daniels, who was visiting the region as part of a five-day tour, accompanied by the Institute’s Head of the MENA Region, Dr. Mohammed Abu Zahra, and General Manager of Client Engagement, Jeff Erikson. The Global CCS Institute is an international think tank with a mission to scale-up carbon capture and storage technology to support the drive to climate neutrality. It aims to work alongside industry and public sector partners to build CCS ambitions in the region in the months and years to come. Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology, UAE Special Envoy for Climate Change and Chairman of Masdar, said, “Hosting the

UAE relief aid distributed to drought victims in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Following the arrival of a UAE aid ship at the port of Mogadishu, Emirati charity organisations, in collaboration with the Somali Disaster Management Agency and other authorities responsible for distributing relief aid, have begun distributing aid to residents in areas affected by drought in parts of Mahas and Mataban in Hiran Governorate, Hirshabelle State. Mohammed Ahmed Al Othman, UAE Ambassador to Somalia, said the provision of this aid is taking place in collaboration with UAE donor entities, including the Emirates Red Crescent (ERC), the Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation, and the Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation to provide assistance to the Somali people. The aid also reflects the UAE’s policy to support affected communities around the world through crises and disasters by implementing relief and humanitarian programmes and projects.   Source: Emirates News Agency

ADPHC issues Public and Preventive Health System for Abu Dhabi in coordination with DoH

ABU DHABI, The Abu Dhabi Public Health Centre (ADPHC) has issued the Abu Dhabi Public and Preventive Health System to serve as a cornerstone of the centre’s vision toward a healthy and safe society. The decree defines the critical responsibilities of Abu Dhabi’s entities in managing various aspects of public and preventive health and encompassing eight pillars, such as communicable diseases, noncommunicable diseases, occupational health and safety, environmental health, community health, information and research, awareness programmes, and public health emergencies and crises. In collaboration with the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi (DoH), the ADPHC will work on preparing and developing the systems, policies, circulars, and initiatives to meet the requirements of the Abu Dhabi Public and Preventive Health System. Abdulla Bin Mohamed Al Hamed, Chairman of the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi, said, “As a result of our leadership’s wise directives that have placed the safety and wellbeing

Vertex unveils tolling tech designed to ease Tel Aviv road congestion

The Vertex Company Optical Detection Intelligent Network is a cutting-edge system for urban congestion zones TEL AVIV, ISRAEL, Aug. 30, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Vertex Company, a V2X company (NYSE: VVX), announces a brand-new technology for the proposed Tel Aviv congestion pricing zone. The Optical Detection Intelligent Network, ODIN, is an advanced, compact tolling […]

VitalLife Achieves GHA’s Certification for Excellence in Medical Travel Patient Experience

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Aug. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — VitalLife Scientific Wellness Center in Bangkok, Thailand has achieved Certification for Excellence in Medical Travel Patient Experience by Global Healthcare Accreditation (GHA). A subsidiary of Bumrungrad International Hospital, VitalLife strives to provide personalized medicine that not only promotes health, but also encourages illness prevention and aging resilience […]

Lantronix Announces 2022 SmartEdge Channel Partner Program Award Winners

SmartEdge Channel Partner Winners Represent Lantronix’s Global and Diverse Partner Ecosystem IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 30, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Lantronix Inc. (NASDAQ: LTRX), a global provider of secure turnkey solutions for the Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) and the Intelligent IT market, today announced the winners of its SmartEdge™ Partner Program Awards, highlighting its best […]