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2012-04-14 23:03:22

Cloud based Electronic Health Record easy and affordable for Third World Sebastopol, CA (PRWEB) April 13, 2012 Offsitecare Resources Announces Implementation of Electronic Health Record in Philippines OffSite Care Resources, Inc. (OSCR), the developer of HamoniMD, a cloud based electronic health record (EHR) has successfully implemented HarmoniMD in the Mary Johnston Hospital in Manila, Philippines. This implementation follows installations in Haiti and the Congo, where OSCR recently...

2012-04-03 10:25:18

ENCINO, Calif., April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As Apple reacts to factory audits exposing the poor working conditions in its factories, Jewish World Watch (JWW) has launched a campaign this Passover season aimed at educating people on the "conflict minerals" present in all electronics. JWW's new website, www.IsMyCellPhoneKosher.com, explains that minerals found in all of our cell phones - tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold - provide funding for armed groups committing horrific atrocities in...

2012-03-14 11:14:00

Contribution is part of country's growing humanitarian efforts. MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea has sent a national cargo plane filled with rice, milk, water, medicine, clothing and medical equipment to Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, on Sunday, March 11. The shipment of humanitarian aid totaled 400 tons (MT) and was delivered to the Congolese capital in several trips. The shipment was made in response to the series of...

2011-12-29 16:00:00

United Safety´s Upstream Division Successfully Expanded in 2011 with new customer relationships in China, Bahrain, Iraq, and Congo Dubai, UAE (PRWEB) December 29, 2011 United Safety Limited, a leader in safety equipment and consulting for the oil and gas industry, is elated about experiencing increasing recognition as an Upstream oil and gas safety services provider beyond the Canadian borders. The year 2011 has proven to be a strong year in the area of global expansion into brand new...

2011-11-28 21:00:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Nov. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International peacekeeping works better when the people trying to do that job pay attention to local conflicts in the countries they are trying to help. So says Severine Autesserre, a Barnard College political scientist who has won the 2012 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order for the ideas set forth in her book, "The Trouble with the Congo: Local Violence and the Failure of International...

2011-10-20 17:21:00

WILLIAMSBURG, Va., Oct. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The first annual James River Jam will be held Friday, November 11, 2011, at Busch Gardens' Royal Palace Theatre in Williamsburg, Virginia. The charity jam session is presented by Tempus Jets and Busch Gardens, and will benefit An Achievable Dream Academy, Folds of Honor Foundation and Eastern Congo Initiative, organizations dedicated to improving educational opportunities for children and young adults. Event organizers chose the Veterans...

2011-10-11 07:00:00

-- Following 24 months of construction and development, Twangiza has become the first new commercial gold mine in the DRC in over half a century -- Banro is expected to ramp up production during Q4 2011, and achieve an annual output of some 120,000 ounces of gold in 2012 TORONTO, Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Banro Corporation ("Banro" or the "Company") (NYSE AMEX - "BAA"; TSX - "BAA") is pleased to announce first gold...

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2011-07-16 08:09:18

Fires raging in central Africa are generating a high amount of pollution that is showing up in data from NASA's Aura Satellite, with the ominous shape of a dark red butterfly in the skies over southern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and northern Angola. An image of the pollution from agricultural fires in central Africa was created from data of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) levels over the period from July 7 to 12, 2011. It was created from Ozone Measuring Instrument (OMI) data using...

2011-06-13 17:57:00

Trading Symbols TSXV: AFRFrankfurt: OWW VANCOUVER, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - African Metals Corporation ("AFR") is pleased to provide initial figures for resources estimated by Geosure Exploration & Mining Solutions Pty Ltd, independent geological consultants, for its Luisha South Stockpile in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The resource as estimated includes: An Inferred 370,000 tonnes at 1.0% Cu for 3,800 tonnes of contained copper metal and 0.5% Co for 1,700 tonnes...

2011-05-12 00:00:46

On May 12 at 11 am, His Excellency, Minister Henri DJOMBO, the Minister of Environment for the Republic of Congo, will hold a briefing on the May 31-June 3 summit in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo of the major rainforest regions in Africa, Latin America and Asia. This summit, hosted by the Republic of Congo, will bring together representatives of the world's three major tropical rainforest regions: the Congo Basin in Central Africa, the Amazon Basin of South America and the Mekong-Borneo...


Latest Congo Reference Libraries

Western Tree Hyrax, Dendrohyrax dorsalis
2012-10-01 17:43:06

The western tree hyrax (Dendrohyrax dorsalis), also known as Beecroft's tree hyrax or the western tree dassie, is a mammal that is native to Central and West Africa. Its range holds many areas including Benin, Cameroon, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Gambia, Liberia, Rwanda, Senegal, and Uganda. It prefers a habitat within moist savannah or rocky areas, as well as tropical and subtropical moist low-lying forests. Not much is known about this species habits, but some studies have...

Okapi, Okapia johnstoni
2012-10-01 08:48:10

The okapi (Okapia johnstoni) is a species within the Giraffidae family that can be found in Central Africa. Its native range includes the Ituri Rainforest, which can be found to the northeast of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. This species is most closely related to the giraffe, despite its resemblances to the zebra. Its habitat varies slightly depending on the area of its range. It occurs in swamps in the southeast, montane forests in the east, savannahs in the north, and woodlands in...

2012-06-15 06:58:02

Symbol: HICL2 Group: Dicot Family: Malvaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: PR    N VI    N Distribution: HibiscusclypeatusL. distribution:USA+(PR, VI) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida...

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2008-10-18 12:24:29

The Gray-backed Fiscal (Lanius excubitoroides) is a species of bird found in Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Mauritania, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are dry savanna and subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland.

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2008-05-01 00:06:09

The Reedfish (Erpetoichthys calabaricus), also known as the ropefish or snakefish is a species of freshwater fish in the bichir family and order. It is the only member of the genus Erpetoichthys. It is native to West Africa, with its natural habitat stretching from Nigeria to the Congo. The Reedfish has a maximum total length of 36 inches. It lives in slow-moving, brackish, warm water, and it can breathe air using a modified swimbladder which it uses like a pair of lungs. This organ means...

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