Archive for the ‘Medical’ Category

US-based Eleison Pharmaceuticals seeks to extend hope to cancer sufferers

US-based Eleison Pharmaceuticals seeks to extend hope to cancer sufferers
Edwin Thomas of Eleison Pharmaceuticals. US-based Eleison Pharmaceuticals seeks to extend hope to cancer sufferers By James Brewer Patients with rare, life-threatening cancers may be offered new hope by therapeutic drugs which are in an advanced stage of development at a US private pharmaceutical company. The...
January 7th, 2017 | Health and Safety, Medical, News | Read More

ORBCOMM’s Temperature Recorders and Cold Chain Monitoring Solutions for the European Market receive GAMP 5 certification

ORBCOMM’s Temperature Recorders and Cold Chain Monitoring Solutions for the European Market receive GAMP 5 certification
Hardware and web applications meet the requirements to support customers that store and transport pharmaceuticals throughout Europe Rochelle Park, NJ, September 20, 2016 –ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, today announced...
September 20th, 2016 | IT and Communications, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Medical | Read More

The OSCAR Campaign

The OSCAR Campaign
Hello All, The OSCAR Campaign (one of Wista UK’s Charity of the Year) Next Friday, 16th September, we are hoping that we will be able to celebrate having raised £1.5m for Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children. Can I tempt you to sponsor the Spinnaker boat in the third OSCAR Dragon Boat...
September 9th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Medical, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Despite Brexit, UK Chemical and Pharmaceutical companies project positive outlook

Despite Brexit, UK Chemical and Pharmaceutical companies project positive outlook
Stephen Elliott BREXIT WORRIES HOLD BACK SOME INVESTMENT BUT UK CHEMICAL AND PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES PROJECT POSITIVE OUTLOOK Despite weakening sales and exports in Q2 2016, chemical and pharmaceutical companies are continuing their positive outlook in the midst of significant post-Brexit concerns....
August 4th, 2016 | Associations, Medical, News | Read More

KVH Offers Videotel’s New Zika Virus Safety Video Free to All Mariners Worldwide

KVH Offers Videotel’s New Zika Virus Safety Video Free to All Mariners Worldwide
“Zika Virus – Staying Safe, ” produced by Videotel, a maritime e-Learning leader, explains the dangers of the virus and how to help prevent its spread MIDDLETOWN, RI, and LONDON, UK – July 27, 2016 – KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI), announced today that it is offering Videotel’s new safety...
July 27th, 2016 | Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Film Industry, Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Medical, Safety and Security | Read More

Breakthrough genetic test…

Breakthrough genetic test…
Prof. Constantinos G. Pangalos Breakthrough genetic test reveals genetic diseases associated with ultrasound abnormalities in the embryo An innovative test reveals the genetic disorder in a fetus when the 1st or 2nd trimester ultrasound reveals abnormal findings. The test is called Fetalis®, the first...
July 26th, 2016 | Health and Safety, Medical, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Prof. C.G.Pangalos elected corresponding member of the French National Academy of Medicine

Prof. C.G.Pangalos elected corresponding member of the French National Academy of Medicine
Prof. Constantinos G. Pangalos Professor Constantinos Pangalos is elected Corresponding Member of the French National Academy of Medicine The distinguished medical geneticist Constantinos C. Pangalos*, who has served as Associate Professor of Medical Genetics at the Medical Faculty of Necker-Enfants...
July 26th, 2016 | Academia, Awards, Health and Safety, Medical, Person Profiles, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

IMMA’S Maritime Medical Stores App Proves Crucial To Industry

IMMA’S Maritime Medical Stores App Proves Crucial To Industry
Deteriorating seafarer health and poorly-stocked onboard medical chests are still major issues concerning maritime medical practitioners, which is why the International Maritime Medical Association (IMMA) has developed an App-driven Maritime Medical Stores Catalogue designed to ensure that vessel owners...
November 25th, 2015 | Associations, Books, Health and Safety, Medical | Read More

Take a deep breath and avoid occupational asthma

Take a deep breath and avoid occupational asthma
Steve Wright THOUSANDS of UK workers could be suffering from breathing and respiratory issues without realising that a huge range of everyday workplace substances, that are common across most industries, could be the cause according to a warning from workplace equipment supplier Slingsby. In many cases...
August 28th, 2015 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR, Medical, Safety and Security | Read More

The alarming Migrants saga continues worse than ever before…

The alarming Migrants saga continues worse than ever before…
Outside a temporary…accomodation: washed clothes hanging before the migrants departure to Piraeus… We have numerous times in writing expressed our dismay from the way the Migrants saga is being tackled by governments, politicians, organisations, ngo’s and others over the last four years,...
August 13th, 2015 | Associations, Breaking News, Bribery and Corruption, Civil Unrest, Corporate Social Responsibility, Corruption, Defense, Featured, Health and Safety, HR, Immigration, Medical, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

Hill Dickinson helps cruise industry win key Norovirus judgment

Hill Dickinson helps cruise industry win key Norovirus judgment
Maria Pittordis In what is being seen as a landmark decision, Hill Dickinson is the first law firm to have successfully defended a UK class action case involving a Norovirus outbreak onboard a cruise liner.  The case, which involved an outbreak of gastroenteritis onboard the “THOMSON SPIRIT”, chartered...
July 31st, 2015 | Cruise Industry, Health and Safety, Legal, Marine Insurance, Medical, News, Safety and Security | Read More

Sri Lanka union pioneers HIV non-discrimination deal

Sri Lanka union pioneers HIV non-discrimination deal
The National Union of Seafarers Sri Lanka (NUSS) has brokered a pioneering HIV non-discrimination deal in an agreement signed with Mercantile Marine Management Ltd. 30/04/2015 The ‘special agreement’, added to the three-year memorandum of agreement that runs from 2015 to 2017, will cover around...
April 30th, 2015 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR, ITF, Medical | Read More

Asklepios Group achieves further growth in financial year 2014

Asklepios Group achieves further growth in financial year 2014
Stephan Leonhard, Vice-Chairman of the Group Hamburg, 28 April 2015. At Group level the Asklepios Kliniken Group is looking back at successful business performance in 2014. On the basis of a clear alignment as an integrated healthcare group,  the Asklepios Group posted particularly good growth rates...
April 28th, 2015 | Health and Safety, Medical | Read More

Listing of Vistin Pharma ASA at Oslo Bør

Listing of Vistin Pharma ASA at Oslo Bør
Applied date: 23/04/2015 Ticker: VISTIN   Vistin Pharma is a leading producer and supplier of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API), used in medications for diabetes and pain relief, and in cough medicine, and a contract manufacturer (CMO) of finished dose tablets. The company’s...
April 24th, 2015 | Company Profiles, Markets, Medical, Stock Markets | Read More

Ship Owners should stop their seafarers eating fish caught while their vessel is at anchor or drifting

Ship Owners should stop their seafarers eating fish caught while their vessel is at anchor or drifting
Henry Anderson Allowing seafarers to eat fish they have caught off the side of their ship is a sure way for the crew to contract food poisoning and it can take a whole ship out, according to one of the shipping industry’s leading voices on food quality and catering standards onboard ship. This comment...
April 14th, 2015 | Associations, Food and Drink, Health and Safety, Medical | Read More

The Migrants issue: the masks must fall….the Bautas must be dropped…

The Migrants issue: the masks must fall….the Bautas must be dropped…
A Guarda Costiera patrol boat from Italy, part of the Frontex Force in the port of Chios WITHOUT PREJUDICE Time and again I have stressed the fact that the media and politicians must come down to their senses and face reality on this ongoing inhumane issue. John Faraclas writes and provokes: The latest...
April 14th, 2015 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Comment, Corporate Social Responsibility, Corruption, European Union, Featured, Health and Safety, HR, Immigration, IMO, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Fraud, Medical, Mediterranean Shipping, Military, News, Organisations, P and I Clubs, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Seizures, Short-sea shipping, UN | Read More

Scottish Asbestos Proposal likely to prove unlawful warns IUA

Scottish Asbestos Proposal likely to prove unlawful warns IUA
Chris Jones A proposal for the Scottish government to recover medical costs for treating asbestos diseases is unequitable, could prove unlawful and would drive up the cost of liability insurance. The plan to retroactively extend the terms of insurance policies would breach the rights of insurance companies,...
April 14th, 2015 | Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Health and Safety, HR, IUA, Marine Insurance, Medical, Safety and Security | Read More

HUTTON’S Medical supports round-the-world yacht race

HUTTON’S Medical supports round-the-world yacht race
Hutton’s Medical, part of the international ship supplier Hutton’s Group, has been chosen as a partner by Praxes Medical Group to be the sole supplier of medical kits and supplies to the Clipper 2015-16 Round the World Yacht Race. Hutton’s Medical will assist Praxes, the Clipper Race’s Global...
March 23rd, 2015 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Medical, Safety and Security, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

SQEMARINE – Vector Management Plan

SQEMARINE – Vector Management Plan
 Vector Management Plan The Port Health Organization (PHO), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, in Kandla port has issued compliance instructions for port entry and operations. A vessel must have a Water Safety Plan and a Food Safety Plan as part of a Vector Management...
March 3rd, 2015 | Health and Safety, HR, Medical, Safety and Security | Read More

Yachtowners announce medical emergency helpline for yacht crew

Yachtowners announce medical emergency helpline for yacht crew
Yachtowners, the specialist yacht syndicate of The Shipowners’ Club, has launched an additional service for those Owners who have purchased its Enhanced PA cover, (crew Personal Accident with medical expenses cover). The availability of this dedicated helpline for crew, providing 24-hour emergency...
February 23rd, 2015 | Associations, Health and Safety, Legal, Medical, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security, Yachting | Read More

AMERICAN CLUB extends its E-learning modules

AMERICAN CLUB extends its E-learning modules
TO ASSIST SHIP OPERATORS AND CREWS The American P&I Club has added to its library of e-learning modules released in co-operation with IDESS IT in the Philippines. The new module covers compliance with the International Maritime Organization’s International Code for the Safe Carriage of Grain in...
February 11th, 2015 | Associations, Health and Safety, IT and Communications, Medical, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

HESGB 20th Anniversary Dinner and Dance: more than a success!

HESGB 20th Anniversary Dinner and Dance: more than a success!
The President of HESGB Dimitris Monioudis, Committee Member Alex Xenakis with the  Deputy President George Foustanos greeting guests With over 600 of the faithful – a record attendance – members, guests, sponsors and supporters at the 20thAnniversary of the Hellenic Engineers Society of Great Britain...
February 9th, 2015 | Academia, Anniversaries, Archaeology, Associations, Aviation, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Company Profiles, Environment, Events, Food and Drink, Games and Puzzles, Holidays, HR, Insurance and Reinsurance, Jewelry, Jobs, Maritime Education and Training, Medical, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Regulatory, Ship Agencies, Ship Conversions, Ship Supplies, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shiprepair, Stores and Provisions, Story of the Month, Taxation, Technical, Technology, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

IMCA to hold first section briefing in Angola

IMCA to hold first section briefing in Angola
Chris Charman The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is to hold a half day briefing meeting of its Europe & Africa Section for the first time in Luanda, Angola on Wednesday 4 March 2015, and looks forward to welcoming members and non-members alike. It is aimed at IMCA members, oil...
February 9th, 2015 | Associations, Construction, Corruption, Medical | Read More

SEAL Analytical invests in new staff

SEAL Analytical invests in new staff
Jens Neubauer and Caroline Blyth SEAL Analytical has announced two new appointments; Jens Neubauer joins the Norderstedt office in Germany to manage business development in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and Caroline Blyth joins the Southampton team to boost customer support in the UK. Jens has...
February 4th, 2015 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Medical, Technical, Technology | Read More

All eyes on 3M abrasives at Moorfileds Eye Hospital

All eyes on 3M abrasives at Moorfileds Eye Hospital
CASE STUDY ALL EYES ON 3M ABRASIVES AT MOORFIELDS EYE HOSPITAL Moorfields Eye Hospital in London, the world-renowned centre of ophthalmic medical excellence, has found a unique application for industrial abrasive wheels made by 3M, the diversified technology company, and uses them in the finishing and...
January 7th, 2015 | Health and Safety, Medical | Read More