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2011-02-04 15:14:00

JERUSALEM, February 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medisafe 1 Technologies Corp. (OTCBB: MFTH), a developer of patented technologies that physically prevent unauthorized administration of prescription medications, announced today a significant progress on the discussions to implement the company's safety pre-matching locking device technology for blood transfusion vials with Israel's national Emergency Medical Services Provider who oversee the entire Nation's Blood Banks. Israel's...

2011-01-17 07:00:00

JERUSALEM, January 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medisafe 1 Technologies Corp. (OTCBB: MFTH), a developer of patented technologies that physically prevent unauthorized administration of prescription medications, announced today that the company has initiated discussions to implement the company's safety pre-matching locking device technology for blood transfusion vials with Israel's national Emergency Medical Services Provider who oversea the entire Nation's Blood Banks....

2009-08-06 09:29:24

Israeli business leaders recently visited Indonesia even though the countries have no formal diplomatic ties, an Israeli commercial attache said. Anat Katz, an Israeli commercial attache in Singapore said it took three years to build a business relationship that would be permitted by law in Israel and Indonesia to facilitate the trip, The Jerusalem Post reported Thursday. Katz said the aim of the trip was to strengthen ties between the two countries. The visit was organized by the Israel...

2009-06-10 09:17:41

A religious ruling permits ultra-orthodox Jews to operate their mobile phones on the Sabbath and religious holidays with their teeth. Many of the ultra orthodox volunteers and workers at Israel's Magen David Adom emergency services work on the Sabbath and were confronted with the dilemma of how to activate their mobile phones without violating religious rules, Ynetnews.com reported. Recently, the agency began replacing workers' paging systems with modern mobile phones equipped with GPS...

2009-01-05 16:53:00

Ten days into the conflict, medical supplies remain most urgent need WASHINGTON, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross is contributing $250,000 to support the ongoing work of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to address the growing humanitarian needs from the conflict in the Gaza Strip. "The American Red Cross contributions will help the ICRC address increasing humanitarian needs for medical support, hospital supplies, and relief distributions," says...

2006-06-22 07:40:18

By Laura MacInnis GENEVA (Reuters) - The Red Cross and Red Crescent humanitarian movement accorded membership on Thursday to the Israeli and Palestinian relief organizations, ending nearly 60 years of struggle over the Israeli agency's accession. Joining the international relief network should engender cooperation between Israeli and Palestinian emergency services and improve access to conflict victims, said conference chairman Mohammed Al Hadid, who heads Jordan's Red Crescent...

2006-06-20 12:33:22

By Laura MacInnis GENEVA (Reuters) - A bid by Israeli and Palestinian emergency services to join the world's biggest relief agency hit a hurdle on Tuesday when several Muslim states pushed for changes to a deal clearing the way to their entry. Pakistan and Tunisia argued that last December's pact should have spelt out that all the occupied territories -- including East Jerusalem and the Golan Heights -- were under the jurisdiction of the Palestinian relief agency. Their amendment,...

2006-04-17 06:37:27

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - A suspected Palestinian suicide bomber killed at least five people at a sandwich stand in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv on Monday and wounded dozens more, medics said. The bombing occurred near Tel Aviv's old central bus station. The ZAKA emergency service put the number of dead at six, including the bomber. The Magen David Adom ambulance service initially estimated the number of wounded at 30. "It was a huge explosion. It was an unbelievable sight," Yossi Bar, a...

2006-04-17 06:24:27

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - A suspected Palestinian suicide bomber killed at least five people at a sandwich stand in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv on Monday and wounded dozens more, medics said. The bombing occurred near Tel Aviv's old central bus station. The ZAKA emergency service put the number of dead at six, including the bomber. The Magen David Adom ambulance service initially estimated the number of wounded at 30. "It was a huge explosion. It was an unbelievable sight," Yossi Bar, a...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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