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Languages the focus of annual UN World Book and Copyright Day

Bookshops, libraries, schools, publishers, authors’ societies and cultural institutions in more than 100 countries are holding events today to mark the annual World Book and Copyright Day, designated by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to celebrate the enduring value of the written word.This year’s Day focuses on the linguistic aspect of publishing, a theme that coincides with 2008 being proclaimed by the General Assembly as the International Year of Languages.In a message to mark the Day, UNESCO Director-General Koïchiro Matsuura warned that “when a language has no access to the world of publishing, it is excluded – together with those who speak it – from a significant part of the intellectual life and economic activity of society.”Mr. Matsuura added that “in this context, it is then a matter of urgency to give languages broader access to publishing, so as to promote the exchange of books and editorial content.”Today, Amsterdam succeeds Bogotá as World Book Capital City, a designation introduced by UNESCO in 2001 to promote books. The Dutch city is planning to hold many events over the next 12 months to celebrate literature.The title-holder is chosen by representatives of UNESCO, the International Publishers Association, the International Booksellers Federation and the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions, and previous recipients include Madrid, Alexandria, New Delhi, Antwerp, Montreal and Bogotá.Beirut has been selected to succeed Amsterdam in 2009 and the nominations for 2010 – a decision will be made in June – are Guadalajara, Lisbon, Ljubljana, Riga, Saint Petersburg, Vienna and Wellington.UNESCO chose 23 April for World Book and Copyright Day because it is the day in 1616 when the United Kingdom’s William Shakespeare, Spain’s Miguel de Cervantes and Peru’s “El Inca” Garcilaso de la Vega all died. The prominent writers Vladimir Nabokov, Halldor Laxness, Josep Pla, Maurice Druon and Manuel Mejía Vallejo were also either born or died on this day. 23 April 2008Bookshops, libraries, schools, publishers, authors’ societies and cultural institutions in more than 100 countries are holding events today to mark the annual World Book and Copyright Day, designated by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to celebrate the enduring value of the written word. read more

Sri Lanka ADB enter into loan agreements worth USD 270 million

The total investment cost of the proposed tranche 4 is US$ 168 million. The Government will contribute US$ 18 million and the balance US$ 150 million will be obtained from ADB.Safe drinking water is an essential prerequisite for better health and socio economic development in a country .The focus of the Government to provide safe drinking water to the entire population of the country by 2020 of which 60 percent would be pipe borne water. In line that, the overall impact of the Jaffna Killinochchi Water Supply Project is to improve health and human development in urban areas of Jaffna Peninsula. Improvement of headwork at the Iranamadu water Tank, implement of water supply infrastructure and services in the Jaffna Peninsula and strengthening of water resources management system are the main components of this project. Additional financing of the Jaffna Kilinochchi Water Supply Project will support restructuring of the current project by financing the cost overrun under the current project and supporting the additional activities of the desalination plant and related works under the component of improvement of water supply infrastructure and services in the Jaffna Peninsula and additional activates of the water resource management system component.The total investment cost of the Jaffna Killinochchi Water Supply Project – Additional Financing will be US$ 153 million. The Government will contribute US$ 33 million and the balance portion of US$ 120 million will be provided in two loans by ADBIn this connection, at the Ministry of Finance and Mass Media, Dr. R H S Samaratunga, Secretary of the Ministry of Finance and Mass Media on behalf of the Government of Sri Lanka and Ms. Sri Widowati, Country Director of ADB Sri Lanka Resident Mission on behalf of ADB, signed a three Loan Agreements today to obtain USD 270 million for the implementation of the Integrated Road Investment Program – Tranche 4 and Jaffna Killinochchi Water Supply Project (Additional Financing). The Integrated Road Investment Program is being implemented in six Provinces; i.e. Southern, Central, Sabaragamuwa, North Western, North Central Provinces and Kalutara District in Western Provinceunder the financial assistance of Asian Development Bank since 2014 with the aim of building up better connectivity between rural communities and socio economic centers. About 3108 km of rural access roads and about 248 km of national roads will be improved and maintained under this program. In addition, the program is focused on enhancing the capacity of road agencies on road asset management, project management and contract administration. The Government of Sri Lanka entered into three Loan Agreements worth of USD 270 million with the Asian Development Bank for the implementation of the Integrated Road Investment Program and Jaffna Kilinochchi Water Supply Project, the Ministry of Finance said today.A loan of USD 150 million was obtained for the investments required for the 4th Tranche of the Integrated Road Investment Program and two loans worth USD 120 million were obtained as additional financing for the investment required for the ongoing Jaffna Kilinochchi Water Supply Project. The total investment cost of the overall program is US$ 906 million of which US$ 800 million will be provided by ADB under Multi-tranche Financing Facility (MFF) through six tranches. The Government contribution for the total program is US$ 106 million. The government has already obtained loan assistance of US$ 407 million from ADB under the 1st, 2nd and 3rd tranches. read more

Two key suspects in Lasantha murder case granted bail

Two key suspects arrested in connection to the murder of journalist Lasantha Wickrematunga, have been granted bail.The Mount Lavinia Magistrate’s Court today granted bail to former Senior DIG Prasanna Nanayakkara and former Mount Lavinia Police Crimes Officer in Charge (OIC) Tissa Sugathapala. Nanayakkara was attached to the Western Province (South) Police division at the time the former Editor of The Sunday Leader was killed. Sugathapala was also accused of concealing and destroying information pertaining to the murder of Lasantha Wickrematunge. Wickrematunge was killed in Attidiya in 2009 when he was on his way to office. (Colombo Gazette) Prasanna Nanayakkara was arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) in February this year for allegedly concealing evidence related to the murder. read more

Video SMMT puts record straight on diesel cars

Jeremy Hicks, UK Managing Director, Jaguar Land Rover Mike Hawes – Chief Executive, SMMT Paul Willis, Managing Director, Volkswagen Group UK Mark Ovenden, Chairman and Managing Director, Ford of Britain Graeme Grieve, CEO, BMW Group UK Today, SMMT has launched a nationwide consumer campaign to challenge the demonisation of diesel and raise awareness of the latest low-emission technology available. It is accompanied by a diesel myth-busting guide – available at www.dieselfacts.co.uk.In a press conference to launch the campaign, Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief Executive explained that 87% of UK adults said they were unaware of the latest Euro-6 vehicle emission technology. He was joined by a number of influential industry executives:Mark Ovenden, Chairman and Managing Director, Ford of BritainJeremy Hicks, UK Managing Director, Jaguar Land RoverGraeme Grieve, CEO, BMW Group UKPaul Willis, Managing Director, Volkswagen Group UKSpeeches from the press conference are available below. Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) read more

Greek trade mission breaks B2B record

first_img Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagram In what can be taken as a sign of the tenacity of Greek business to trade its way out of the country’s continuing woes, a trade delegation of leading Greek companies completed the Melbourne leg of a ground breaking trip to Australia on Friday. After two intense days of presentations and meetings, the delegation set a new record for the largest number of business to business meetings ever organised in a single networking event between Greek and Australian companies. Organised by the Hellenic Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (HACCI) in association with the Thessaloniki International Trade Fair (TIF), the warmly welcomed visitors included the Minster for Macedonia and Thrace and the Mayors of the Municipality of Western Mani and the Municipality of Lagadas. Comprising a diverse range of business interests – including food and beverage, renewable energy, engineering, security systems company, fashion accessory business, furniture and home-wares, all were looking for a foothold in the Australian market. They move on to New South Wales energised and optimistic following their experience in Melbourne. As the curtain came down on the Victorian trade interactions, TIF Managing Director Mr Anastasios Tzikas told Neos Kosmos: “Australia is a very important market for Greece – mainly because of the strong Greek contingency which can serve as the bridge.“The meetings went well and in a very positive climate, and I think that we will have specific results.” Mr Tzikas said he was keen for momentum to be kept up after a strong start to the partnerships conceived so far. “There will have to be a follow up and continuation of the connections made,” said TIF’s MD. “A first step will be the participation of Australia in the Thessaloniki International Trade Fair next September and the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between TIF, HACCI and the Victorian Employers’ Chamber of Commerce and Industry.” A spokesperson for HACCI told Neos Kosmos that the trade mission in Victoria had been a unparalleled success: “Over eighty B2B meetings were organised for the companies over the two days. This is the first mission of what will surely be several more to follow.” Companies who took part included AIAS Engineering – specialists in solar energy technologies, AKROTHEA – winery producers and bottlers of organic wine, ALFA WOOD S.A. – wood processing, ELEONES of CHALKIDIKI S.A. – olive production, ENPOKA S.A. – ouzo and tsipouro EVDERMIA – dermatological products, GLS Fused Glass, IMIA furniture, MONDOABEE / Unitrade Group – food products, OLYMPIA ELECTRONICS, PELOPAC SA food products, PERIDEO S.A. – jewellery, TECHNOPOLIS THESSALONIKIS S.A. – Thessaloniki business park and THESSALONIKI INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIR Australian companies wishing to sign up for B2B meetings in Sydney which take place on Tuesday Nov 27 at the Sydney Convention Centre, should contact HACCI on 03 9602 2977 or info@hacci.com.aulast_img read more

Everton is good team and they played well – Benitez

first_imgNewcastle boss Rafa Benitez believes rival Everton is a good team, acknowledging that they played well to a 1-1 draw.Speaking after the match, as quoted by Sky Sports, Benitez said:“We have to give credit to them, they are a good team and they played well. It was not easy to play against our team or break us down. At the end we were looking at getting three points one way or another but one point against a very good team can be fine.”“You cannot forget they have won their last four home games, they did well in the Merseyside derby too.”Roberto Firmino, LiverpoolVirgil van Dijk praises Roberto Firmino after Liverpool’s win Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Virgil van Dijk hailed team-mate Roberto Firmino after coming off the bench to inspire Liverpool to a 3-1 comeback win against Newcastle United.He continued: “We needed a back three because we have some problems with players being suspended and things like that which we have to manage, and try to be solid.”In March 2016, Newcastle announced Benítez as their manager in an attempt to save the club from relegation.Benítez couldn’t avoid relegation, but had promotion back to the Premier League in 2017, winning the Championship.last_img read more

Houston Palestine Film Festival Addresses Provocative Cultural Issues

first_img X 00:00 /02:15 Listen Share Amy BishopDegrade, a film by Tarzan and Arab NasserA few of the films in this year’s Houston Palestine Film Festival will strike a chord with the audience, especially one titled, Sara 2014.“It discusses an appalling topic, which is honor killing,” says Khalil Abu Sharekh, president of the HPFF. This is the U.S. premiere for Sara 2014, a film by director Khalil al Mozian, whose work is regarded as being too controversial back home in Gaza.“Unfortunately, it was banned,” Sharekh says. “And Hamas refused to show his film on the big screen.”That’s why most of the films are easier to screen outside of West Bank and Gaza than inside. To the surprise of many, the director was granted a visa to the U.S. to attend the premiere in Houston and is giving a Q&A after the movie.Also in this year’s lineup is Degrade, a story of 13 women who find themselves stuck in a beauty salon as war breaks out in the street. It’s critical of Hamas government, which makes it edgy, Sharekh explains.HPFFScene from Speed Sisters, a film about the first all-female race car driving team in the Middle East.But some of the festival’s films are more lighthearted, such as Speed Sisters, about a team of all-female race car drivers who are competing head-to-head with Palestinian men in the West Bank.This is the HPFF’s largest festival in its ten-year history, spanning three weekends. They’re starting to put more effort into attracting a particular demographic in Houston that’s growing.  Specifically, Palestinians who are born and raised here, but struggling to shape and form their own identity as being American-Palestinians.But film has a unique way of breaking through cultural barriers while delivering powerful messages.“People want to share their stories,”  Sharekh says. “People want the world to hear their voices. And there’s no better way than through art.”The festival runs through May 28th at the Rice University Media Center. To embed this piece of audio in your site, please use this code:last_img read more

Oh Gospel The Evolution of Praise Worship and Song

first_imgThe National Great Blacks in Wax Museum, Furs by Demetrios and Fade2Blac are sponsoring a concert named, “Oh Gospel! The Evolution of Praise, Worship and Song” at 6 p.m. April 11. The event will be held at New Antioch Baptist Church of Randallstown, located at 5609 Old Court Road, Windsor Mill, Md. General admission and group tickets are $35 and $60 for VIP. Contact NABCOR’s Rhema Christian Bookstore at 410-521-6130 or www.ohgospel.org for more information and to purchase tickets. The proceeds will benefit New Antioch Baptist Church of Randallstown.last_img read more

Smart Specs Autofocus Near or Far

first_imgStay on target For the love of science, stop cluttering your house with cheap plastic reading glasses.Engineers at the University of Utah developed smart specs with liquid-based adaptive lenses that automatically focus on whatever a person sees—near or far.Not yet ready for primetime, the technology could one day replace ready readers: over-the-counter frames that offer clearer vision to people with presbyopia and hyperopia. But the non-prescription magnifiers are only a temporary fix.“Most people who get reading glasses have to put them on and take them off all the time,” University of Utah instructor Carlos Mastrangelo (pictured, right) said in a statement. “You don’t have to do that anymore. You put these on, and it’s always clear.”Lucky for us, the human eye comes with a built-in lens that naturally adjusts the focal depth. But as people age, that lens loses its ability to change focus, leaving folks at the mercy of drug-store and supermarket reading glasses displays.University of Utah College of EngineeringIn an attempt to correct for that unavoidable damage, engineering professor Mastrangelo and doctoral student Nazmul Hasan (pictured, left) created eyeglass lenses made of glycerin—a thick colorless liquid, often used in electronic cigarettes, antifreeze, electric race cars, and various foodstuffs.Flexible rubber-like membranes on the back of the lens connect to mechanical actuators that push back and forth “like a transparent piston,” the University press release said.“The focal length of the glasses depends on the shape of the lens, so to change the optical power we actually have to change the membrane shape,” Mastrangelo explained.First-time users simply input their eyeglasses prescription into an accompanying smartphone app, which calibrates the lenses via Bluetooth. And, theoretically, wearers will never have to buy another pair of specs again.There’s one catch, though: The current prototype—invented by Mastrangelo, Hasan, and their researchers—looks like Harry Potter blinkers on steroids. Round, bulky, and altogether unfashionable, the battery-powered frames measure the distance from the glasses to an object via pulses of infrared light; the lenses can change focus from one object to another in 14 milliseconds.The team is working to improve the design—first displayed at January’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas—to make them smaller and lighter. A “more attractive” pair of spectacles, Mastrangelo said, could hit shelves as soon as 2020; startup Sharpeyes LLC has been created to commercialize the glasses. Stanford’s ‘Smart Glasses’ Track Your Eyes to Stay FocusedNext-Gen Google Glass Wearable Ready For Business last_img read more

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first_img News | Patient Positioning Radiation Therapy | August 15, 2019 Mevion and C-RAD Release Integration for Improved Proton Therapy Treatment Quality Mevion Medical Systems and C-RAD announced the integration between the C-RAD Catalyst PT and the Mevion S250i proton… read more News | April 23, 2010 Inventor of Radiosurgery System Puts it to the Test News | Radiation Therapy | August 16, 2019 Drug Accelerates Blood System’s Recovery After Radiation, Chemotherapy A drug developed by UCLA physician-scientists and chemists speeds up the regeneration of mouse and human blood stem… read more News | Brachytherapy Systems | August 14, 2019 Efficacy of Isoray’s Cesium Blu Showcased in Recent Studies August 14, 2019 — Isoray announced a trio of studies recently reported at scientific meetings and published in medica read more Catalyst PT image courtesy of C-RAD Elekta’s Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion.April 23, 2010 – Professor Lars Leksell, the inventor of the Gamma Knife, a radiosurgical instrument, performed the world’s first Gamma Knife surgery at nearby Sophiahemmet Hospital, the location of the first Leksell Gamma Knife. Karolinska University Hospital recently acquired Elekta’s fifth generation radiosurgery system, Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion. Since January, Karolinska clinicians have been using the system to treat more patients per day and tumors that used to be hard to reach. Physicians also are much more easily treating multiple metastases in a single session. While the clinicians are currently treating traditional Gamma Knife indications, such as metastases, meningiomas, arteriovenous malformations, dural fistulas, acoustic neuromas, the immediate impact Perfexion has made is the ease with which physicians can treat two or more metastases in one session. “We treat five to 10 metastases on a regular basis, because the automated collimator makes it possible to rapidly plan and treat multiple tumor isocenters,” Karolinska neurosurgeon Ernest Dodoo explained. “Suddenly, it is feasible to treat everything we see. Now, the question is if it makes sense clinically from a therapy standpoint.” Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion replaced two earlier generation Leksell Gamma Knife 4C systems, one at Sophiahemmet Hospital and the other at Karolinska University Hospital. Each had been treating about 250 patients per year for the last three years. On Jan. 11, Karolinska used Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion to treat its first case, a patient with a glioblastoma. Since then, Karolinska has treated 120 patients with Perfexion and this single system already rivals the daily patient volume of the previous systems by virtue of its unique features. “We treated five patients in one day last week, including two quite complex cases,” Dr. Dodoo recalled. “With either of our previous systems that would have been logistically difficult. With Perfexion, up to five patients per day is absolutely realistic.”In addition to the system’s automated collimator, the enhanced planning system for Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion also is boosting the efficiency of Karolinska’s radiosurgery practice.”Planning is a lot easier, more intuitive and very user friendly,” Dr. Dodoo noted. “We can visualize the isodose lines simultaneously as we trace them and the dynamic shaping makes dose planning much simpler. It really has changed our approach.” FacebookTwitterLinkedInPrint分享 News | Radiation Therapy | August 02, 2019 Varian Showcases Cancer Care Systems and Software at AAPM 2019 Varian showcased systems and software from its cancer care portfolio, including the Identify Guidance System, at the… read more News | Proton Therapy | August 06, 2019 IBA Signs Contract to Install Proton Therapy Center in Kansas IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) recently signed a contract and received the first payment for a Proteus One solution… read more News | Patient Positioning Radiation Therapy | August 07, 2019 Qfix kVue One Proton Couch Top Validated by Mevion Medical Systems Qfix and Mevion Medical Systems announced that a special version of the kVue One Proton couch top is now both validated… read more The MD Anderson Proton Therapy Center expansion is expected to be completed in 2023. Rendering courtesy of Stantec. News | Proton Therapy | August 08, 2019 MD Anderson to Expand Proton Therapy Center The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center unveiled plans to expand its Proton Therapy Center during a… read more News | Radiation Therapy | August 15, 2019 First Patient Enrolled in World’s Largest Brain Cancer Clinical Trial Henry Ford Cancer Institute is first-in-the-world to enroll a glioblastoma patient in the GBM AGILE Trial (Adaptive… read more Following radiation, the bone marrow shows nearly complete loss of blood cells in mice (left). Mice treated with the PTP-sigma inhibitor displayed rapid recovery of blood cells (purple, right). Credit: UCLA Broad Stem Cell Research Center/Nature Communications Feature | August 05, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor Most Popular Radiology and Radiotherapy Topics in July 2019 August 5, 2019 — Here is the list of the most popular content on the Imaging Technology New (ITN) magazine website fr read more The top piece of content in July was a video interview explaining how Princess Margaret Cancer Center is using machine learning to create automated treatment plans. This was a hot topic at the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) 2019 meeting in July.  Related Content News | Radiation Oncology | July 31, 2019 Laura Dawson, M.D., FASTRO, Chosen as ASTRO President-elect The members of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) elected four new officers to ASTRO’s Board of… read morelast_img read more

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first_img Videos | CT Angiography (CTA) | August 07, 2019 VIDEO: Walk Around of a Siemens Go.Top Dedicated Cardiac Scanner This is a quick walk around of the new Siemens Somatom Go.top cardiovascular edition compact computed tomography (CT) read more Video Player is loading.GE Cardiographe cardiac CT scanner at SCCT19Play VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:38Loaded: 26.15%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:38 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedAudio Trackdefault, selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. 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Medical imaging plays an increasing role in the accurate… read more Videos | Radiation Therapy | July 30, 2019 VIDEO: Use of Radiotherapy to Noninvasively Ablate Ventricular Tachycardia Pierre Qian, MBBS, read more Videos | Cardiac Imaging | July 30, 2019 VIDEOS | EP LAB | JULY 26, 2019 VIDEO: What Electrophysiologists Need From CT Imaging Prior to AF and VT Ablations Mark Ibrahim, M.D., F read more News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | August 02, 2019 ASRT Supports Radiopharmaceutical Reimbursement Bill The American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) announced its support for House Resolution (HR) 3772, a measure… read more Siemens Go.Top CT scanner at SCCT19Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:05Loaded: 15.14%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:05 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedAudio Trackdefault, selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. 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This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.center_img News | CT Angiography (CTA) | August 06, 2019 Artificial Intelligence Improves Heart Attack Risk Assessment When used with a common heart scan, machine learning, a type of artificial intelligence (AI), does better than… read more News | Artificial Intelligence | August 05, 2019 Montefiore Nyack Hospital Uses Aidoc AI to Spot Urgent Conditions Faster Montefiore Nyack Hospital, an acute care hospital in Rockland County, N.Y., announced it is utilizing artificial… read more Videos | CT Angiography (CTA) | August 07, 2019 VIDEO: Walk Around of a GE Cardiographe Dedicated Cardiac CT Scanner This is a quick walk around of the GE Healthcare Cardiographe dedicated cardiac CT system on display at the… read more Video Player is loading.Mark Ibrahim explains what EPs need from CT imagingPlay VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 5:23Loaded: 3.08%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -5:23 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedAudio Trackdefault, selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button. A new PET/CT scanner has been introduced that helps address the increasing cost pressures faced by healthcare providers. GE Healthcare’s Optima PET/CT 560 combines superb image quality, high productivity and a patient-friendly experience that can continuously deliver ongoing value over time.It offers efficiency and investment protection with the capability to grow with the future needs of the clinical practice. It also helps enable clinical confidence with small lesion detectability and offers a simplified and streamlined workflow, affordability and flexibility.The scanner was designed to help physicians put patients’ needs first. It enables a full 2-meter scan range—especially important when imaging skin and bone. Clinicians can complete a full head-to-toe-scan in one pass for greater patient comfort and convenience, and position taller patients on the table with greater ease. This saves up to 15 minutes per exam by eliminating patient repositioning and potentially boosting scanning efficiency and patient throughput.Advanced GE VUE Point HD intelligent 3-D iterative reconstruction technique enhances resolution for uncompromised image quality that helps enable clinicians to confidently detect small lesions and increase quantitative accuracy.Based on the Broselow-Luten Pediatric system, the default PET/CT protocols are specifically designed to help reduce CT radiation exposure in FDG pediatric exams to meet ALARA (as low as reasonably achievable) guidelines. With an intuitive interface dedicated to pediatric examinations, physicians select from color-coded protocols set in advance to suit a child’s specific weight.In addition, it uses a 3-D modulation algorithm, which automatically adjusts the mA as clinicians scan along the x-y-z axes. The modulation maintains CT image quality and reduces dose up to 40 percent.The system is fully upgradeable to the GE Healthcare Discovery PET/CT 600 series as department needs grow and change. Available in 8-slice or 16-slice configurations, the Optima PET/CT 560 can be operated as a standalone CT scanner. With its exceptional power, remarkable speed, high-resolution and low-dose imaging, and full diagnostic capabilities, it can help increase patient imaging volumes and revenues.Operators will appreciate the simplicity of the workflow. The user interface is simplified for fast exam set-up and the compact and ergonomic operators console is designed for flexibility and comfort of the operator. Daily Quality Assurance at the start of the scanning day is quick and efficient with one button push and less than 10 minutes a day all with no additional exposure to the staff with the automated source loader. Fast reconstruction times deliver images to clinicians sooner, allowing decision-making before a patient is even off the table.For more information: www.gehealthcare.com FacebookTwitterLinkedInPrint分享 News | PET-CT | August 15, 2019 United Imaging Announces First U.S. Clinical Installation of uExplorer Total-body PET/CT United Imaging announced that its uExplorer total-body positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) system… read more Related Content The CT scanner might not come with protocols that are adequate for each hospital situation, so at Phoenix Children’s Hospital they designed their own protocols, said Dianna Bardo, M.D., director of body MR and co-director of the 3D Innovation Lab at Phoenix Children’s.last_img read more

Air Mauritius wins the Indian Oceans Leading Airline award at t

first_imgAir Mauritius won the distinction which is often referred to as the ‘Oscars of the travel industry’ last night. The World Travel Awards (WTA) rewards travel brands for their contributions made to the region’s travel sector over the last year. The award ceremony took place at the Intercontinental Hotel, Singapore in the presence of hundreds of key personalities and decision makers from the region’s top travel brands. Andre Viljoen, CEO Air Mauritius: “We are honoured to have received this accolade for the 8th consecutive year. Air Mauritius has consistently been the choice for half of Mauritius’s passenger traffic. I wish to thank our valued customers for choosing to fly with us and dedicate this award to Air Mauritius’s employees for their hard work. As excellence is a journey and not a destination, we will continue to be close to our customers’ needs and evolve our product and services in our constant pursuit of excellence.” Source = Air Mauritiuslast_img read more

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