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15 Dec, 2017, 19:47 GMT Journal of Biomedical Optics and Neurophotonics to become fully open access journals

SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, has announced that its Journal of Biomedical Optics and Neurophotonics will become fully...


14 Dec, 2017, 19:51 GMT Bayat Foundation Receives Mother Teresa Award for Social Justice

Afghanistan's Leading Private Philanthropy Received Honor At December 10th Ceremony The Bayat Foundation (www.bayatfoundation.org),...


14 Dec, 2017, 13:08 GMT Four Years Of War In South Sudan Leaves Seven Million In Need

Global organization Mercy Corps calls for urgent cease-fire On the fourth anniversary of the start of the conflict in South Sudan, Mercy...


14 Dec, 2017, 09:00 GMT United Nations Recognizes IEEE Smart Village Program

IEEE, the world's largest technical professional organization advancing technology for humanity, announced today that its IEEE Smart Village...


13 Dec, 2017, 19:45 GMT Patrick Gaspard Named President of the Open Society Foundations

Former U.S. ambassador to South Africa to lead global philanthropic work The Open Society Foundations today announced the appointment of...


13 Dec, 2017, 09:00 GMT Peruvian Bondholders Seek Response To Report Criticising Peru's Membership In The OECD

Report cited Peru's Default On Sovereign Land Bonds, Poor Financial Reporting, Weak Rule Of Law, And Concern About Adherence To OECD "Core Values"...


11 Dec, 2017, 10:00 GMT Hundreds of Children Take Over City Hall to be 'Mayor for the Day' with Support from Elena Baturina's BE OPEN Foundation

Friday 1st December saw hundreds of London school pupils, representing more than one million children from across the capital, come together to...


08 Dec, 2017, 11:39 GMT HealthProm Hosts Annual Rostropovich Tribute at Leighton House, London

HealthProm welcomed cellist Aleksei Kiseliov and pianist Alasdair Beatson to Leighton House in London this week to perform at the charity's annual...


07 Dec, 2017, 14:30 GMT EDM Council Partners with eLearningCurve for Online Education and Certification

New Courses to Further Knowledge, Skills and Best Practices for Data Management Professionals The Enterprise Data Management Council...


06 Dec, 2017, 23:22 GMT Wyclef Jean Donates Santana Guitar for Charity

Auction at Jumby Bay Raises More Than US$80,000 Wyclef Jean headlined a fundraiser on November 16 organised by the Consulate General of...


06 Dec, 2017, 20:39 GMT Mercy Corps Calls For Cease-Fire In Yemen To End Catastrophic Humanitarian Crisis

The global organization warns that even a short period of reduced humanitarian access will have dire consequences Civilians are facing dire...


06 Dec, 2017, 09:00 GMT Businessman and Jewish Philanthropist Aaron Frenkel Receives Keren Hayesod's Prestigious Yakir Award

At a moving ceremony held recently in the Canadian city of Toronto, the leadership of Keren Hayesod - United Israel Appeal conferred the...


06 Dec, 2017, 05:05 GMT Andrea Goulet, Jeff Sussna to Keynote deliver:Agile 2018 Conference

Third annual event in Austin, Texas tailored to Agile software developers will explore current and emerging technical practices Agile...


05 Dec, 2017, 16:45 GMT Infosys Foundation USA to Host Free Computer Science Training for over 800 Public School Teachers in Summer 2018

Inspired by the success of past funding initiatives to train thousands of public school teachers, Infosys Foundation USA will host the Pathfinders...


05 Dec, 2017, 11:00 GMT Marine Litter: Novamont Presents the Results of its Scientific Research at the UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi (Kenya)

During "Together against marine litter and micro-plastics", the high-level side event held at the UN Environment Assembly taking place in Nairobi...


05 Dec, 2017, 05:05 GMT Agile Alliance Announces Agile2018 Call for Speaker Submissions

Premier industry event now accepting session proposals for those who want to present ideas, experiences, and best practices in Agile software...


04 Dec, 2017, 19:37 GMT Mercy Corps Urges an End to Violence, Siege in Syria's Eastern Ghouta

Unfettered aid access is needed in the face of humanitarian catastrophe The global organization Mercy Corps urges an end to the violence that...


04 Dec, 2017, 10:16 GMT The Mayor's Fund for London Announces New Trustees

New Trustees have been appointed to the Board of the Mayor's Fund for London. We are a social mobility charity that empowers young Londoners from...


04 Dec, 2017, 08:26 GMT Performance Management software vendor CAMMS to showcase benchmarking solution at APSE seminar

Enterprise Performance Management software vendor, CAMMS, is sponsoring APSE Performance Networks Seminar 2017, where it will showcase its custom...


04 Dec, 2017, 03:29 GMT Dr. M.S. Ravindra receives inaugural Excellence in MSICS award from ISMSICS

Leading ophthalmologist selected as first recipient of new award named in honor of the late Dr. Jatin Shah The International Society of Small...


02 Dec, 2017, 19:40 GMT Appasamy named as recipient of Excellence in Ophthalmic Manufacturing Award at Comprehensive Cataract Conference

During a ceremony at the Comprehensive Cataract Conference (CCC), the International Society of Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgeons (ISMSICS)...


02 Dec, 2017, 18:30 GMT Dr. Strauss receives Albert Lee Ueltschi Award for Simulation in Ophthalmology from ISMSICS

Dr. Glenn Strauss, cataract specialist and Chief Subject Matter Expert at HelpMeSee, has been named by The International Society of Manual Small...


01 Dec, 2017, 19:20 GMT HelpMeSee and ISMSICS Sign Multi-year Agreement to Promote Cataract Surgery

Focus on Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery as the safe, global standard surgical solution for reducing the backlog of cataract blindness...


01 Dec, 2017, 13:20 GMT BE OPEN Forges New Partnership With the Mayor's Fund for London Within City Pitch Leadership Programme

BE OPEN, the international think-tank founded by businessperson and philanthropist Elena Baturina to encourage and support creativity and design...


01 Dec, 2017, 09:00 GMT PFS Partners with Mastercard to Provide School Meals to Hungry Children in Mali

From today, every time a prepaid card is issued by Prepaid Financial Services Limited (PFS), 20 school meals will be donated to some of the...