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French med-tech company Biom'Up raises €6.8m – Irish Innovation …

Thursday, October 25th, 2012 | Permalink

Biom'Up, a French company that specialises in the manufacture of re-absorbable medical devices based on collagen technology, has raised €6.8m in financing from existing shareholders and acquired three new investors.

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French med-tech company Biom'Up raises €6.8m – Irish Innovation …

WHO reviews all evidence on possible link between hormonal contraception and HIV

Thursday, February 16th, 2012 | Permalink

16 February 2012 — WHO has concluded that women living with HIV or at high risk of HIV can safely continue to use hormonal contraceptives to prevent pregnancy. The recommendation follows a thorough review of evidence about links between hormonal contraceptive use and HIV acquisition.

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WHO reviews all evidence on possible link between hormonal contraception and HIV

Dr Margaret Chan nominated for a second term to be WHO Director-General

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012 | Permalink

18 January 2012 — Dr Margaret Chan was nominated today by the WHOs Executive Board for a second term as Director-General of the Organization. If confirmed by the World Health Assembly, Dr Chan’s new term will begin on 1 July 2012 and continue until 30 June 2017.

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Dr Margaret Chan nominated for a second term to be WHO Director-General

WHO recognizes progress of Gulf States for adopting regional strategy to address noncommunicable diseases

Friday, January 6th, 2012 | Permalink

6 January 2012 — Six Gulf States detail how they plan to tackle noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) during the coming years. The regional strategy by Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates lays out details on setting targets and measuring results, advancing multisectoral action, and strengthening national capacity to combat NCDs.

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WHO recognizes progress of Gulf States for adopting regional strategy to address noncommunicable diseases

Election of the WHO Director-General

Monday, November 21st, 2011 | Permalink

21 November 2011 — Only one candidate has been proposed for the election of WHO Director-General. The candidate is Dr Margaret Chan, the current Director-General, whose name has been submitted by China.

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Election of the WHO Director-General