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ISSY LES MOULINEAUX, France-Friday 19 November 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- According to the World Health Organisation, tuberculosis has been the world’s leading cause of infectious mortality for more than 20 years. Every year, 10 million people contract tuberculosis, and of these, an estimated one third of new cases are undetected. These 3 million cases therefore do not receive the treatment that they need and are extremely contagious. They account for most of the 10 million infections and 1.5 million victims of the disease the following year.

The main reason for this lack of detection is the lack of testing suitable for developing countries, where 80% of cases are found. Current tests require infrastructure and medical personnel, which are scarce in these countries and too expensive.

In order to face this challenge, the development of new Point-of-Care diagnostic methods is essential. Portable, easy to use, fast, cost effective and reliable, ... Read more »

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 • The world’s first donepezil patch is approved for the incrementally modified drug

• Launching in 2022, its availability will be expanded to the global market 

SEOUL, South Korea-Saturday 20 November 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Icure Pharmaceutical Inc. (KOSDAQ: 175250), a biopharmaceutical company in Korea, announced today that its donepezil patch, a treatment of Alzheimer’s-type dementia, received a drug product approval from the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety of Korea.

The drug product approval process took 7 months after it filed an appl ... Read more »

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Bespoke Programme Designed to Develop the Next Generation of Chief Human Resource Officers in Africa

Recruitment Underway for First Cohort of Fellows for Inaugural Programme in February 2022

NAIROBI, Kenya-Saturday 20 November 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The RIKA HR Leadership Programme (“RIKA”), designed to deliver advanced HR programming to prepare high-achieving human resources professionals in Africa for senior leadership roles, today announced the official programme launch and commenced recruitment of Fellows for its inaugural February 2022 cohort.

RIKA’s innovative programme aims to bridge the gap between traditional HR practices and more holistic leadership approaches through a training program that brings together business, thought and HR leaders from around the world as faculty and speakers. Curated sp ... Read more »

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LONDON & JOHANNESBURG-Saturday 20 November 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IHS Holding Limited (“IHS Towers”), one of the largest independent owners, operators, and developers of shared telecommunications infrastructure in the world by tower count, has signed agreements to acquire 5,709 telecommunication towers in South Africa from Mobile Telephone Networks Proprietary Limited (“MTN”), one of the leading mobile telecommunications operators in South Africa (the “Transaction”). IHS Towers will also provide Power-as-a-Service (“PaaS”) to MTN at approximately 12,800 sites across South Africa (including the acquired 5,709 sites).

Cash consideration in the Transaction is ZAR6.4 billion1. The acquired assets as well as the provisions of PaaS across MTN’s portfolio are expected to deliver Revenue and Adjusted EBITDA of approximately US$220 million and US$80 million, respectively, in the first full year of operat ... Read more »

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