Daily Archives: January 6, 2021

Democratic Republic of Congo Says China Has Granted Pandemic-Linked Debt Relief

China has granted some debt relief to Democratic Republic of Congo to help it overcome economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, the Congolese Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday. As a result, Congo will not have to repay its interest-free loans from China that matured at the end of 2020. The ministry did not say how

In Africa’s Sahel Region, Violence and Hope Compete

Recent violence in Mali, Niger and the Central African Republic have left hundreds dead in recent weeks. But the United States’ envoy to the Sahel region says there is hope in the West African region, as several nations have recently held peaceful polls, with more elections to come in 2021. The top U.S. envoy to

South African Virologist: Vaccines Can Be ‘Tweaked’ to Handle Coronavirus Variants

A South African virologist says existing COVID-19 vaccines may not be fully effective against the new coronavirus variant found in the country, but he expressed belief the vaccines can be “tweaked” to combat the variant. Scientists studying the variant of COVID-19 found in South Africa say that so far, they have no evidence it causes

Germany’s BfArM Joins SNOMED International for Nationwide Use of SNOMED CT

LONDON, Jan. 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Germany’s Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices (BfArM) has announced their membership in SNOMED International for national use of SNOMED CT from the beginning of January 2021. SNOMED CT, the world’s most comprehensive clinical terminology and a recognized critical element for the electronic exchange of health data, […]

LeddarTech Announces the Appointment of Carl-Peter Forster to Its Board of Directors

QUEBEC CITY, Jan. 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LeddarTech®, a global leader in Level 1-5 ADAS and AD sensing technology, is pleased to announce the appointment of Carl-Peter Forster to the Board of Directors, which further enhances the diversity and experience of the Board. Carl-Peter Forster holds a degree in economics from Bonn University and […]

LeddarTech annonce la nomination de Carl-Peter Forster au sein de son conseil d’administration

QUÉBEC, 06 janv. 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LeddarTech®, chef de file de calibre mondial en technologie de détection pour les systèmes avancés d’aide à la conduite (systèmes ADAS) et de conduite autonome (systèmes AD) de niveau 1 à 5, est heureuse d’annoncer la nomination de Carl-Peter Forster au sein de son conseil d’administration, renforçant ainsi […]

LeddarTech Anuncia Nomeação de Carl-Peter Forster para seu Conselho Diretor

QUEBEC CITY, Jan. 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — A LeddarTech®, líder global em tecnologia de detecção de Nível 1-5, tem o prazer de anunciar a nomeação da Carl-Peter Forster para seu Conselho Diretor, ampliando ainda mais a diversidade e a experiência do Conselho. Carl-Peter Forster é formado em economia pela Bonn University e em aviação e […]