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IRVINE, Calif.-Friday 24 January 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- President Bill Clinton, the 42nd President of the United States, will be the closing keynote speaker at the Patient Safety Movement Foundation’s 2020 World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit. The 8th annual Summit will be held in Huntington Beach, California, beginning with a Pre-Summit Symposium on Thursday, March 5th.

At the 2020 Summit, hospital leaders, medical and information technology innovators, patient advocates, policy makers and government officials collaborate and discuss best practices solutions to eliminate preventable patient deaths in hospitals around the world. The event is co-convened with the International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua), the American Society of Anesthesiologists and the European Society of Anaesthesiology.

The 2020 Summit is scheduled for March 5 – 7th, 2020, at the Waterfront Beach Resort in Huntington Beach, Califor ... Read more »

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WILMINGTON, Del.-Friday 24 January 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The LYCRA Company, a global leader in developing innovative solutions for the apparel industry, will showcase the most ground-breaking line up of innovations at ISPO Munich in years. Attendees can learn about new LYCRA® FitSense™ technology, LYCRA® MyFit™ fiber, LYCRA® EcoMade fiber and Planet Agenda, The LYCRA Company’s sustainability platform.

 “We are very excited to showcase our latest innovations for activewear, sportswear and athleisure apparel at ISPO,” said Julien Born, President, Apparel, The LYCRA Company. “We look forward to working with brands, and their supply-chains, to create offerings that bring tangible value to garments, consistent with consumers’ active lifestyles and their desire for lasting comfort, fit and shape.”

LYCRA® FitSense™ technology is a patented water-based dispersion that features ... Read more »

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 Ghana ranks second highest receiving country for remittances

 

ACCRA, Ghana-Friday 24 January 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Leading mobile payments company WorldRemit saw a 43% growth in remittances to Africa from higher income nations in 2019.

The top five countries receiving remittances from the diaspora in 2019 included, Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, Zimbabwe, with Nigeria receiving the most remittances.

The top sending countries to the region included the United States, Australia, Canada, and Sweden, with the UK sending the most remittances.

The diaspora plays a key role in Africa's development story, today the value of remittances is three times larger than official development assistance (ODA), and forecasted to become higher than foreign direct investment for a handful of African countries in 2019.

The growth of digital and mobile penetration across the continent has contributed to the growth in remittance ... Read more »

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 Highlights need for transformation from all players to maximize market opportunity

 

LONDON-Friday 24 January 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Arthur D. Little (ADL) today published a major new report on the future of on-demand mobility. Covering ride-hailing platforms such as Uber, Lyft and FreeNow, traditional taxi providers, public transport operators and regulators, the Rethinking on-demand mobility report from ADL’s Future of Mobility Lab analyzes the opportunities and threats for all players.

We love them and we hate them. Enabled by ubiquitous connectivity, ever more powerful smartphones, and cloud-hosted applications, private “on-demand” ride-hailing platforms have disrupted the entire mobility industry. Yet, despite their growth, most platforms are still loss-making, requiring them to evolve their business models to become profitable.

Drawing on global data and ADL’s mobility experience, the rep ... Read more »

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