Covid 19/Business

Government Commits to Significant Reinvestment in CÚRAM

Image courtesy of @HighPerformingBuildings CÚRAM SFI Research Centre for Medical Devices at NUI Galway has received a significant funding award of €46,372,380 from Science Foundation Ireland. The investment was announced on…

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AI startup that captures vital signs via phone cameras launches new corporate wellness solution

Many employers, universities and other organizations are expanding health and wellness monitoring amid the COVID-19 pandemic. One artificial intelligence health startup that offers video-based health tracking sees big opportunities among insurance…

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PPE: What now for the global supply chain?

Covid-19 has turned the spotlight on healthcare supply chains, challenging 30 years of ever growing globalisation, writes Jane Feinmann As 2020 dawned, the idea that a healthcare procurement team should maintain…

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Work from Home: The G2 Guide

Expect more! G2 is giving tips to work from home.

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World Versus Virus is a weekly podcast from the World Economic Forum. Coping with COVID if you’re blind, and other stories in our new podcast WHO’s Bruce Aylward tells us how…

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Coronavirus will bankrupt more people than it kills — and that’s the real global emergency

We may look back on coronavirus as the moment when the threads that hold the global economy together came unstuck Coronavirus’s economic danger is exponentially greater than its health risks…

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COVID-19: France calls unemployed to work in fields as borders stay closed

The French government has called on employees who are on temporary lay-offs to make themselves available to help farmers with seasonal harvests. But such ‘agricultural patriotism’ does not go well…

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Safeguarding our lives and our livelihoods

In a thought-provoking article, expert contributors to global consultancy firm McKinsey & Co outline the urgency to win the battle with Covid-19 Everything has changed. Just a few weeks ago, all…

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Apple fined for slowing down old iPhones February 10, 2020 by admin Comments Off

Apple has been fined 25 million euros (£21m, $27m) for deliberately slowing down older iPhone models without making it clear to consumers. The fine was imposed by France’s competition and…

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Scheme aimed at taking the stress out of work launched in Cork

A workplace wellbeing awards scheme, aiming to celebrate workplaces supporting staff mental health, was announced last week by Cork City’s Lord Mayor. The scheme, the first of its kind in…

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Gardaí roll out new divisional protective units across Ireland

Gardaí will be stepping up efforts to crack down on domestic and sexual crimes across the country. Four new divisional protective service units (DPSU) have gone live and gardaí say…

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Big funding boost for Irish Community Rapid Response

A life-saving rapid response medical service hopes it will now be able to almost double its number of on-call volunteer GPs and save more lives after getting a massive injection…

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Analysis-Ambulance response times: the next step?

    In an era when all metrics are categorised into league tables and subjected to international comparison studies, anything related to ambulance response times that do not hit their…

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The Chief Fire Officers Association Conference 2016 to be held in Killarney

The Chief Fire Officers Association Conference is an annual national showcase for Ireland’s fire service sector. The conference hosts a extensive panel of speakers from throughout the emergency service sector,…

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Facebook Safety Check helps more families and friends during times of emergency

The Facebook Safety Check feature has proven to be an indispensable resource for concerned citizens in times of natural disaster. Since the attacks on Paris at the end of last…

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  The principal emergency services and related organisations in Ireland met with the Road Safety Authority (RSA) to discuss the development of a common driving standard for all emergency services…

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