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New clinical study shows excellent patency consistent with previous study results of self-expanding stent-graft in long, complex SFA lesions

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. & LAS VEGAS - Tuesday, September 20th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) today announced positive results from a prospective, multicenter Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) Clinical Study of the GORE® VIABAHN® Endoprosthesis with Heparin Bioactive Surface* in Japan. The device demonstrated excellent outcomes in treating long, complex lesions in the superficial femoral artery (SFA), achieving 88 percent primary patency at 12 months. The findings were presented during a Gore MEDICAL MASTERY Series event hosted in conjunction with the Vascular Interventional Advances 2016 (VIVA) Conference in Las Vegas. (See detailed information on the study here.)

The prospective single-arm study enrolled 103 patients for analysis across 15 trial sites. The trial e ... Read more »

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The upcoming hotel project located in the thriving district of Jumeirah Village Triangle recognised for its innovative design at the 2016-17 Africa & Arabia Property Awards

Dubai,United Arab Emirates - Monday, September 26th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Millennium Place JVT Dubai, one of the latest hotel projects from leading Dubai-based property developer The First Group, has received a Highly Commended Award in the Best New Hotel Design & Construction category at the 2016-17 Africa & Arabia Property Awards.

The property eclipsed a host of high-profile rivals to receive the honour, which was judged by an esteemed panel of more than 70 internationally recognised architectural and design experts.

The objective of the awards is to acknowledge excellence in the property industry worldwide and to promote the highest international standards for construction and design.

The striking 34-storey glass-clad Millennium Place JVT Dubai, which is schedul ... Read more »

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NEW YORK - Monday, September 26th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- During the 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly, Prime Minister of Bangladesh, H.E. Sheikh Hasina, Heads of State & Government, UN Officials, Ambassadors, celebrities, private sector and hundreds of guests attended a High level Reception for the launch of the World Organization of Governance & Competitiveness at United Nations Plaza honoring the First Anniversary of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

WOGC is a mixed International Organization (IGO, NGO and Government) with special consultative status under the framework of the UNSDGs and the Trifinio Treaty Agreement (El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras). The WOGC mission focuses on implementing SDGs, improving governance and enhancing competitiveness in developing countries through capacity building, sharing of best practices & promotion of public-private partnership.

UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, has st ... Read more »

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Rising Mobile Internet Usage And Smartphone Adoption Driving Economic Growth and Delivering Digital Inclusion Across Latin America and the Caribbean

MEXICO CITY - Wednesday, September 21st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The number of people across Latin America using their mobile devices to access the internet is set to grow by 50 per cent by the end of the decade, according to a new GSMA study. It is forecast that 150 million new mobile internet subscribers1 will be added in the region by 2020, bringing the total to 450 million and driving economic growth, innovation and digital inclusion. The new report, ‘The Mobile Economy: Latin America and the Caribbean 2016’, was published at the ‘GSMA Mobile 360 – Latin America’ event being held in Mexico City this week, which brings together leading mobile executives from across the region.

“Latin America has seen rapid growth in the number of mobile internet subscribers over ... Read more »

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Western Union CEO attends White House Call-to-Action Meeting for Private Sector Engagement

NEW YORK - Tuesday, September 20th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As a founding partner of the White House Call-to-Action for private sector engagement on the global refugee crisis, the Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payment services, today announced expanded participation.

The Western Union Foundation has pledged a three-year grant support totaling USD$ 750,000 to the Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative (WPDI) that will help provide access to education for 10,000 refugees in Uganda.

During a White House Call-to-Action meeting today in New York, Western Union CEO, Hikmet Ersek reaffirmed exploring the opportunity to use Western Union’s cross-border platform, marketplace voice, charitable giving and talent to help refugees participate more directly in the global economy. Western Union’s support will extend to includ ... Read more »

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Cairo, Egypt - Sunday, September 25th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

 As the first of a series of strategic initiatives that aims to expand the company’s operations into Africa, ITWORX has partnered with Microsoft, Tigo Business, Lenovo, and Zepto to empower SMEs in Ghana with enterprise productivity solutions that help them grow and scale efficiently.

The partnership brings together an ecosystem of business solution providers ranging from content, connectivity, devices, software and financial expertise to help businesses build solid processes at par with international standards and give them the edge to compete both regionally and globally.

Commenting on the collaboration, Hafez Hamdy, CEO of ITWORX, said:

“Our fruitful partnership with Microsoft, Tigo Business and Lenovo marks the beginning of an exciting journey that ITWORX is embarking on in Africa. Our vision is to bring our enterprise-grade productivity solutions to SMEs in the world’ ... Read more »

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