K&L Gates Recognized in 2022 Managing IP Magazine’s ‘IP Stars’

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Global law firm K&L Gates LLP and its lawyers have been named among the world’s leading intellectual property practices and professionals in Managing IP magazine’s ‘IP Stars’ 2022 rankings. The firm received six practice rankings for trademark across four jurisdictions and 22 K&L Gates lawyers were recognized for their work […]

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Devastating earthquake exacerbates dire humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan

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Country: Afghanistan Source: Norwegian Refugee Council Early estimates in the Afghan provinces of Khost and Paktika indicate that the earthquake took the lives of more than a thousand people, with the death toll likely to rise.

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Stronger Healthcare Systems Critical for Africa’s Socioeconomic Transformation

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As Africa rebuilds following the pandemic, investment in the fight against malaria and NTDs will make healthcare systems more resilient and support longer-term pandemic preparedness. Credit: UNDP Kenya/James Ochweri By Claude Mambo MuvunyiKIGALI, Jun 22 2022 (IPS) Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare systems globally have battled to […]

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Monkeypox case confirmed in Singapore, two more suspected in South Korea

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Singapore has reported the first confirmed case of monkeypox in Southeast Asia during this year’s outbreak — while two further suspected cases of the disease have been found in South Korea.

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Supreme Court Issues Decision Favorable to Hospitals on 340B Payment Reduction: What to Do Next

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On 15 June 2022, the Supreme Court issued the long-awaited decision in the American Hospital Association v. Becerra case examining whether the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) had the authority to make certain payment cuts.1 CMS implemented payment cuts to 340B Program safety net hospitals in 2018, such […]

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‘Forever’ PFAS chemicals linked to hypertension in women

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The “forever chemicals” known as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) have been linked to an increased risk of high blood pressure among middle-aged women, following a large study from researchers in the United States. The chemicals, a group of synthetic polymers first introduced in the 1930s, have thousands of different […]

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World’s biggest freshwater fish, a 660-pound stingray, caught in Cambodia

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Cambodian villagers on the Mekong River have caught what researchers say is the world’s biggest freshwater fish ever recorded, a stingray that weighed in at 661 pounds (about 300 kilograms), and took around a dozen men to haul to shore.

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High level policy forum: Encouraging continued food systems transformation in the ASEAN region in the wake of COVID-19

21 Juni 2022 Asupan Warta / Newsfeed 0 Comment

High level policy forum: Encouraging continued food systems transformation in the ASEAN region in the wake of COVID-19 Jun 21, 2022 jmcquaid Tue, 06/21/2022 – 11:46 High level policy forum: Encouraging continued food systems transformation in the ASEAN region in the wake of COVID-19 Rebika Laishram Southeast Asian countries pursue […]

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DR Congo: UN Human Rights Chief and Special Adviser on Prevention of Genocide disturbed by increase in violence and hate speech in eastern DRC

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Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo Source: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet and Alice Nderitu expressed deep alarm about the impact of the recent increase in hostilities between the M23 armed group and the armed forces of the DRC on the local population.

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Tobacco Consumption Slows in the West, Grows in Africa, say Researchers

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As cigarette smuggling in Southern Africa becomes big business, researchers have expressed concern that tobacco consumption is increasing in younger people and developing countries. Credit: Ignatius Banda/IPS By Ignatius BandaBULAWAYO, Zimbabwe , Jun 21 2022 (IPS) Cigarette smuggling has emerged as one of the most lucrative enterprises between Zimbabwe and […]

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