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2011-04-20 00:00:28

International SOS panel of International Rescue Committee, PricewaterhouseCoopers executives emphasizes importance of staying connected when natural, man-made crises occur Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 18, 2011 WHO: International SOS is the world's leading international healthcare, medical and security assistance, and concierge services company Keynote Speakers: Denise Furnell, International Rescue Committee, Senior Director of Global Safety and Security Daniel J. Pocus,...

2011-02-02 12:40:00

CAIRO, Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International SOS, the world's leading international healthcare, medical and security assistance and concierge services company, said it has evacuated over 800 people from Egypt today, who are primarily expatriate employees and families of International SOS clients, and students. Via seven flights, the passengers will be escorted to Frankfurt, Paris and Dubai, where International SOS reception teams are waiting to meet them. According to on the ground...

2011-01-25 08:00:00

TREVOSE, Pa., Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International SOS, the world's leading provider of integrated medical, international healthcare and security assistance WHO: services. Keynote Speakers: -- Ken E. Lucas, Bank of America Senior Vice President, Global Intelligence and Analysis Director, Security Operations and Analysis Command Center, Corporate Security --...

2010-11-03 16:38:00

WESTMINSTER, Calif., Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon customers in California have donated nearly $65,000 to five nonprofit groups promoting literacy, including the Westminster chapter of Boat People SOS. The money was donated by Verizon customers in California who checked a box on their monthly phone bill to make a $1 tax-deductible donation to the company's Check Into Literacy Program. The recipients of this year's Check Into Literacy grants were selected by members of the public...

2010-10-27 14:07:00

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The People's Court" and FBI-SOS (Safe Online Surfing) initiative has produced public service announcements (PSA) explaining the importance of internet safety and encouraging schools to participate in the FBI's internet educational program. The PSAs have been distributed to the show's affiliates and are being made available to other outlets. This is the second generation of PSAs created by "The People's Court." The initial PSA,...

2010-10-12 08:30:00

LONDON, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- International SOS, the world's leading international healthcare, medical assistance and security services company, today announced the establishment of a strategic alliance with RMSI, a specialist in the provision of medical services for hostile environments. This strategic alliance will align the service delivery resources with RMSI becoming the sole provider for International SOS when delivering medical services in hostile environments. Cooperation in...

2010-10-01 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Oscar nominated actress, Maggie Gyllenhaal and her husband, the critically acclaimed actor, Peter Sarsgaard, are to act as global ambassadors for a new project by international charity organization, SOS Children's Villages and global lifestyle brand, Esprit, which will see 140 abandoned Indian children housed and provide support to poverty stricken families to keep them together. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101001/NY74490 ) (Photo:...

2010-07-23 08:12:00

TREVOSE, Pa., July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- When a crisis hits - be it a natural disaster, terrorist incident or ash cloud - travel executives can find themselves, often with no warning, on the front lines of their organization's response as they are tapped by senior leadership to gather information, identify critical tasks, manage internal and external assets and maintain lines of communications in all directions. Fulfilling duty of care for traveling employees during emergency scenarios can...

2010-06-30 01:57:00

LONDON, June 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- SOS 4 Life, a company which provides medical mobile applications, announces the launch of its 'Health Records' iPhone App dedicated to providing peace of mind during a medical crisis whilst in a foreign country. The application stores your most important medical information including allergies, medical conditions and medication in a health record on your mobile phone and provides an immediate translation of the health record into Spanish, German,...

2010-06-29 11:32:00

Organization's Supporters Meet with SOS Children and Families in Cape Town during 2010 FIFA World Cup WASHINGTON, June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SOS Children's Villages, a global organization that focuses on family-based, long-term care of children, welcomed acclaimed actor Djimon Hounsou and his wife, Kimora Lee Simmons, to its Village in Cape Town, South Africa. The couple toured the area, visited with the children, and expressed their support for SOS Children's Villages worldwide....


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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