CGTN: Vitality under COVID-19: China gears up for medical supplies

BEIJING, Dec. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — China has made efforts to ensure the medical supplies needed for COVID-19 prevention and control after it loosened its epidemic measures in early December, which was followed by an increase in infections and surging demand for medicines.

The country’s National Medical Products Administration has urged medical regulatory authorities at all levels to adopt various enhanced measures, such as sending personnel to factories for inspections and strengthening quality sampling inspections, to safeguard medical supplies needed, such as therapeutic medicines, testing reagents, vaccines, medical masks and protective suits.

Pharmaceutical enterprises have also striven to secure supply.

East China’s Shandong Province is the largest production base of raw materials for antipyretic analgesic medicines in the country. Many companies in the province focus on export markets, but quickly adjusted their distribution channels and increased production capacity in order to secure domestic supplies.

Local government departments have also helped companies to access to raw materials and transportation to ensure the stability of the industrial supply chain for key products. Raw materials and preparations have been produced at full capacity, Zhang Haibo, director at the Department of Industry and Information Technology in Shandong Province, told China Media Group.

Zhang said that they would also coordinate between production enterprises, medical institutions and commercial circulation among others, and organize the delivery of medicines to improve the accessibility to medicines for the people.

Pharmaceutical companies across the country have also adopted measures, such as technological transformations and new production lines, to expand production capacity and meet market demand.

Tan Guanghua, general manager at Pharmaceutical Business Department of Guangzhou Xiangxue Pharmaceutical Co., LTD. in south China’s Guangdong Province, said that they have opened two new production lines to produce Chinese patent medicines and increase daily production capacity by about 50 percent.

For antigen detection reagents, Zhou Jian, deputy general of the consumer product industry department at the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, said at a press conference on December 14 that all 42 manufacturers have been included in a government white list and were required to procure and store key materials to ensure sufficient supply of the reagents.

Zhou said the country’s vaccine could also meet the needs of the current epidemic prevention and control, since China has built the world’s largest production line of COVID-19 vaccine, with an annual capacity of more than 7 billion doses and an output of over 5.5 billion doses.

In response to the rising demand for N95 masks, the country has improved its production, according to Zhou.

Medical services provided by hospitals and clinics

Multiple makeshift fever clinics have been set up at the grassroots level in cities in east China’s Jiangsu and Zhejiang provinces, central Henan Province and southern Guangdong Province to provide timely treatment for people with COVID-19 symptoms.

Doctors in the makeshift clinics would diagnose patients and prescribe drugs, making it convenient for locals in urgent need of medical services.

In southwest China’s Guizhou Province, some community clinics have opened online consulting services which support medicine prescription and delivery. Some medical institutions have set up special treatment channels for vulnerable groups of people such as the elderly, the pregnant and infants.

Shanghai has expanded the capacity of fever clinics in community health service centers, branch centers and village clinics to receive the increasing numbers of patients.

China has a three-tier system to grade hospitals, with primary, secondary and tertiary hospitals. Primary and secondary hospitals usually receive patients from certain communities and districts. In Shanghai, these two levels of hospitals so far have responded to 60 percent of the whole treatment requirements.

Tertiary hospitals have the largest number of beds and provide comprehensive medical services and are at the top of the list. Many tertiary hospitals in Shanghai have enlarged their ICU capacity and increased their medicine inventories.

Beijing Municipality urged its tertiary hospitals to play a role in medical treatment, give full play to expert teams, and provide specific treatment for critically ill patients who are affected by the novel coronavirus in accordance with their cases, and make every effort to raise the cure rate and reduce the mortality rate, according to a spokesperson at a press conference held in Beijing on Saturday.

Sporty and Dynamic: GAC MOTOR EMPOW Sedan Launched in UAE

GUANGZHOU, China, Dec. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — On December 21, 2022, GAC MOTOR UAE hosted the brand’s first official launch ceremony for the EMPOW, a unique, sporty sedan that represents a bold new era for the Chinese auto maker.

Setting on an ambitious path to build a world-class brand, GAC MOTOR has been continuously rolling out proven performers equipped with cutting-edge technology across the continents. EMPOW is now the latest model to be added to the GAC MOTOR’s overseas lineup.

The launch event featured a select crowd of automobile industry media and online influencers, who were given exclusive pre-release access to the car inside the F1 track at YAS Marina, near the Abu Dhabi showroom.

Introducing the EMPOW: A Unique, Sporty Sedan

EMPOW’s exterior is bold and original, featuring futuristic lines and a sleek, muscle car-esque silhouette.

Design details like the oversized front grille, beautiful 18-inch alloys and quad exhausts at the rear give the car a distinctly sporty appearance, reiterated by a pleasantly loud engine roar that can be heard from the driver’s seat.

The sporty design is continued on the interior, with bright supercar-style colored leather panels and carbon fiber materials. Integrated twin smart touchscreens provide a futuristic, ergonomic cabin experience.

Under the hood, the EMPOW has a 1.5L turbopower engine that utilizes GAC MOTOR’s in-house developed MegaWave technology. It does 0-100 km/hr in 6.95 seconds, with a 7-speed DCT transmission and 270 Nm of torque.

A Bold New Era

The EMPOW represents a bold new era for GAC MOTOR: an era of far greater confidence in its brand identity, international strategy and in-house technology.

GAC MOTOR raced the EMPOW in the world-famous supercar attraction in Dubai, the Gumball Rally 3000. This was the first time a Chinese automobile brand has ever participated in this prestigious racing event.

With its dynamic design and performance-enhancing features, the EMPOW will allow Middle Eastern buyers to recognize GAC MOTOR’s continued commitment to the spirit of Chinese craftsmanship. The brand will continue to roll out new models that demonstrate quality and innovation to the Middle East market in 2023.

“UAE is one of GAC MOTOR’s most important markets in Middle East,” said Zeng Hebin, General Manager of GAC MOTOR. “I firmly believe that Empow will continue to break through in the UAE, achieve another great success and create a better life of mobility for our consumers.”

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‫ Hetero ‘Nirmacom’ هي أول نسخة عامة في العالم من دواء COVID-19 الفموي ‘PAXLOVID’ لتلقي التأهيل المسبق من منظمة الصحة العالمية

  •   Hetero’s ‘Nirmacom’ (Nirmatrelvir) ، نسخة عامة من دواء شركة Pfizer المضاد للفيروسات ‘ PAXLOVID ‘ عن طريق الفم يتم تعبئته مع أقراص ritonavir 
  •  مع إطلاق Nirmacom، تهدف Hetero إلى توسيع الوصول إلى مضاد الفيروسات الرائد في
  •   95 دولة منخفضة ومتوسطة الدخل بما في ذلك الهند

حيدر أباد، الهند، 27 ديسمبر 2022 /PRNewswire/ — أعلنت شركة Hetero، الشركة الهندية الرائدة في مجال المستحضرات الصيدلانية ذات الانتشار العالمي الأوسع، اليوم عن استلام موافقة منظمة الصحة العالمية لبرنامج التأهيل المسبق للأدوية (WHO PQ) لإصدارها العام من COVID-19 مرشح العلاج المضاد للفيروسات عن طريق الفم nirmatrelvir. هذا هو أول تأهيل مسبق لنسخة عامة من دواء فايزر COVID-19 الفموي المضاد للفيروسات “PAXLOVID”، والذي وصفته منظمة الصحة العالمية بأنه أفضل خيار علاجي للمرضى المعرضين لمخاطر عالية حتى الآن [1].

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قدمت منظمة الصحة العالمية توصية قوية باستخدام nirmatrelvir و ritonavir لمرضى COVID-19 الخفيف والمتوسط الأكثر عرضة لخطر دخول المستشفى، مثل المرضى غير المحصنين أو المسنين أو الذين يعانون من نقص المناعة.

ستحتوي الحزمة المختلطة، التي أطلقتها Hetero باسم Nirmacom ، على nirmatrelvir 150 مجم (قرصين) و ritonavir 100 مجم (قرص واحد). وهي متوفرة بوصفة طبية فقط ويجب أن تبدأ في أقرب وقت ممكن بعد تشخيص COVID-19 وفي غضون خمسة أيام من ظهور الأعراض. سيتم تصنيع Nirmacom في منشآت Hetero في الهند.

د. فامسي كريشنا باندي، العضو المنتدب لمجموعة شركات Hetero Group ،  قال: “يعد التأهيل المسبق لمنظمة الصحة العالمية لـ Nirmacom معلمًا هامًا في مكافحة COVID-19 لأنه يتيح لنا توسيع نطاق الوصول إلى هذا الدواء المبتكر والمضاد للفيروسات القهقرية للأشخاص المحتاجين. نحن ملتزمون بجعل Nirmacom متاحًا بشكل أسرع وبأسعار معقولة عبر 95 دولة منخفضة ومتوسطة الدخل بما في ذلك الهند.”

 دخلت Hetero في اتفاقية ترخيص طوعية غير حصرية مع مجموعة براءات اختراع الأدوية ( MPP ) لتصنيع وبيع نسخة عامة من مرشح العلاج الفموي المضاد للفيروسات من شركة Pfizer’s COVID-19 ، والذي يتم تعبئته مع ritonavir (nirmatrelvir ؛ ritonavir) ، في البلدان المنخفضة والمتوسطة الدخل.

قال تشارلز جور، المدير التنفيذي لـ MPP “يسعدنا أن نرى أول إصدار عام من nirmatrelvir بموجب ترخيص MPP مع شركة Pfizer ، يحصل على موافقة ضمان الجودة من منظمة الصحة العالمية. هذا إنجاز مثير للإعجاب من Hetero حيث أعلنا عن اتفاقيات الترخيضص الفرعي قبل تسعة أشهر فقط. مع ارتفاع حالات COVID-19 مرة أخرى، نحتاج إلى إتاحة العلاجات بسهولة في البلدان المنخفضة والمتوسطة الدخل حتى لا يتخلف أحد عن الركب”.

لمزيد من المعلومات عن Hetero ، يرجى زيارة .

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‫VAPORESSO يتطلع إلى الوراء في عام حافل من الجوائز

شنتشن، الصين، 27 ديسمبر 2022 / PRNewswire / – بالنسبة لـ VAPORESSO ، مبتكر صناعة السجائر الإلكترونية، كان عام 2022 عامًا فاصلًا حيث حصلت VAPORESSO  على الجوائز والثناء من دور التصميم والمعاهد في جميع أنحاء العالم. كما يوحي شعارها  Move Beyond Ordinary ، فقد اتبعت العلامة التجارية روحها في تجاوز المعتاد والسعي وراء التميز، مما مكنها من كسب أكثر من  70 جائزة  خلال عام.

التقطت الشركة مجموعة من الدعايات على مدار العام في الداخل والخارج من السلطات الصناعية مثل جوائز تصميم موسى الأمريكية، وجوائز التصميم الألمانية، وجوائز ريد دوت، بالإضافة إلى جوائز تصميم CMF في الصين في العام السابق.

تعطي VAPORESSO الأولوية للمنتجات المبتكرة والموثوقة والأنيقة كجزء من مقترحها للقيمة “التحرك إلى ما بعد العادية” والفلسفة التي تركز على العملاء. تمت الإشادة بـ LUXE X  لمظهرها الخيالي الاستثنائي، مما يسلط الضوء على ابتكار العلامة التجارية وأسلوبها، كما يرفع مستوى الصناعة لتصميم المنتجات والجماليات.

 بناءً على جائزة ريد دوت الأخرى التي فازوا بها في العام السابق، فإن VAPORESSO XROS 2 هو منتج التدخين الوحيد في السوق الذي يوفر جائزة ريد دوت في عام 2022 للتصميم. في ديسمبر، منحت المؤسسة الشهيرة، مجلس التصميم الألماني، VAPORESSO إشارات خاصة لـ XROS 3 ، الإصدار المطور من  XROS 2 ، وكذلك  ZERO S  و  LUXE X ، مشيدًا بهم على ميزات التصميم المريحة.

اعترفت جوائز تصميم موسى الأمريكية المرموقة بـ VAPORESSO كشركة عالمية رائدة في التصميم الإبداعي في أكتوبر، ومنحت الشركة ست جوائز لتصميم المنتجات (اثنتان من الذهب لـ VAPORESSO LUXE X وصفر S ، وأربع فضية لـ XROS 3 و XROS NANO و GEN 200 و GEN 80 s ). في نوفمبر 2021، حظيت جهود VAPORESSO في التصميم بتقدير أقرب قليلًا إلى الوطن مع الفوز بجوائز تصميم CMF الصينية.

VAPORESSO ليس غريبًا عن الثناء على جهود التصميم. حصلت منتجات العلامة التجارية أيضًا على أكثر من 60 جائزة في أفضل قوائم منتجات التبخير في الوسائط الصناعية المختلفة. علاوة على ذلك، ظهرت أيضًا مراجعات إيجابية واسعة النطاق لـ XROS 3 و LUXE X و LUXE QS على مواقع وسائط التدخين الشهيرة، والتي كانت متجذرة في الصناعة كمحترفين لسنوات وتمتعت بسمعة عالية بين عشاق التدخين. حصلت XROS 3 و LUXE X على تقييمات شبه مثالية في عدد من المراجعات، وذكرت العديد من وسائل الإعلام البخارية أن LUXE QS هي واحدة من أفضل MTL Pods المتاحة اليوم.

وقال سيمون لاي، الرئيس التنفيذي لشركة VAPORESSO : “بالنسبة لشركة VAPORESSO ، فإن هذا العام من الجوائز هو بمثابة التقدير المطلق لجهودنا بينما نواصل الاستماع إلى صوت عملائنا”. “نحن ملتزمون بمواصلة طريقنا نحو الابتكار بينما نتطلع إلى خلق أفضل تجربة مستخدم مع الحرفية على أعلى مستوى.”


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VAPORESSO Looks Back on a Bumper Year of Award Wins

SHENZHEN, China, Dec. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — For VAPORESSO, the innovator of the vaping industry, the year 2022 has been a watershed year as VAPORESSO racked up accolades and praise from design houses and institutes around the world. As its slogan Move Beyond Ordinary suggests, the brand has followed its spirit of going beyond the ordinary and pursuing excellence, which enabled it to earn more than 70 awards within a year.

The company picked up a raft of plaudits throughout the year at home and abroad from industry authorities as the American MUSE Design Awards, the German Design Awards, and Red Dot Awards, as well as the CMF Design Awards in China the year before.

VAPORESSO prioritizes innovative, reliable, and stylized products as part of its Move Beyond Ordinary value proposition and customer-centric philosophy. Its LUXE X has been praised for its exceptional sci-fi-like appearance, highlighting the brand’s innovation and style, also raising the industry standard for product design and aesthetics.

Building on another Red Dot Award they won the year before, the VAPORESSO XROS 2 is the only open-pod-system vaping product on the market to bring home a Red Dot Award in 2022 for design. In December, the celebrated institution, the German Design Council, granted VAPORESSO Special Mentions for its XROS 3, the upgraded version of XROS 2, as well as ZERO S and LUXE X, lauding them for their ergonomic design features.

The prestigious American MUSE Design Awards recognized VAPORESSO as a global leader in creative design in October, granting the company six awards for product design (two Gold for the VAPORESSO LUXE X and ZERO S, and four Silver for the XROS 3, XROS NANO, GEN 200, and GEN 80S). In November 2021, VAPORESSO’s efforts in design received recognition a little closer to home with a win in China’s CMF Design Awards.

VAPORESSO is no stranger to drawing praise for its design efforts. The brand’s products have also received over 60 awards in various industrial media’s best vaping product lists. Furthermore, extensive positive reviews of the XROS 3, LUXE X, and LUXE QS have also appeared on popular vaping media sites, that have been rooted in the industry as professionals for years and enjoyed a high reputation among vaping enthusiasts. The XROS 3 and LUXE X have received near-perfect ratings in a number of reviews, and many vaping media outlets have stated that the LUXE QS is one of the best MTL Pods available today.

“For VAPORESSO, this year of award wins serves as the ultimate recognition of our efforts as we continue to listen to the voice of our customers,” said Simon Lai, CEO of VAPORESSO. “We are committed to continuing on our path to innovate as we look to create the best user experience with the craftsmanship of the highest level.”


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Invest in Dominica for a life in paradise

Roseau, Dec. 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The festive season is often a time to reflect on the year that has passed and on plans and goals for the year to come. With gift-giving around the world, the festive season is also a time to think about what one really wants from life.

With the explosion of remote work options around the world, our experience wish lists are no longer restricted by location. And even if your professional and private life requires you to be in a certain location from time to time, the world has opened in ways which may just top your stockings’ list.

Dream island location

The Caribbean is known for its idyllic beaches and island lifestyle. Let alone its dynamic culture and history, it’s offered a hideaway for investors the world over.

Located halfway along the Eastern Caribbean archipelago is the Commonwealth of Dominica, an island-state stretching 751 km² (290 square miles) and boasting 148 km (91 miles) of coastal line. It is not to be confused with the Dominican Republic, also in the Caribbean.

Also known as the “Nature Island of the Caribbean”, its forest landscape is still being formed by geothermal-volcanic activity and boasts the second-largest hot spring in the world, Boiling Lake. The island boasts nine volcanic peaks.  Morne Diablotins is the highest mountain on the island and the second highest in the Lesser Antilles. One can even view the neighboring islands of Guadeloupe and Martinique from its top.

The country’s climate agenda also makes good use of these natural resources. As part of its aims to become the first climate-resilient country in the world by 2030, as announced by President Roosevelt Skerrit following the devastation ravaged on the island nation by Hurricane Maria in 2017, the nation is actively investing in sustainable development projects. In March 2019, the World Bank approved a US$27 million project to support the construction of a 7MW small geothermal power plant in the Rosseau Valley, which aims to increase the share of renewables, diversify the country’s energy matrix, and identify a clear road map for private sector investment in geothermal development. Development projects outside of the development and enhancement of renewable energy capabilities include sustainable housing, healthcare and educational facilities. The country already obtains 28% of its energy requirements from renewable energy sources such as hydropower and wind.

Cities and spoken languages

English is the official language of Dominica, with French and Spanish spoken in some parts. The capital city is Roseau, which is the most popular place for nomads and expats to settle in Dominica, while others choose to live in Portsmouth, Dominicas’ second-largest city.

Visa and work options

Dominica welcomes digital nomads from across the world. More recently, the government has launched its “Work in Nature” (WIN) campaign. This programme offers digital nomads an extended stay visa for individuals and families to work remotely in Dominica for up to 18 months.

Many affluent investors enjoy life on Dominica so much, that they opt to invest in the country’s Citizenship by Investment (CIB) programme, through which investors gain citizenship, freedom of movement and of doing business in and from the island nation. Citizenship is for life, with the right to hold dual citizenship, so investors don’t need to give up their current citizenship at all. Once citizenship is obtained, it can also be passed to future generations.

Launched in 1993, Dominica’s CBI programme has been ranked as the number one CBI initiative for five consecutive years by the CBI Index. This is a ranking system published by the Financial Times’s Professional Wealth Management (PWM) magazine. The Financial Times’ PWM publication particularly highlighted the programme’s stringent due diligence, efficient times and affordability. After applicants pass the due diligence checks, citizenship hopefuls then choose to either invest in real estate or contribute to a government fund. The latter is known as the Economic Diversification Fund (EDF), and it sponsors public and private sectors in Dominica that need financial support or have economic potential, such as the Geothermal Risk Mitigation Project.

Is this for me?

The Dominica CBI Programme is a good value for money for both individual applicants and families looking to apply for second citizenship. It is particularly a good fit for single professionals who want to broaden their horizons, families that would eventually like to add dependants such as grandparents or siblings, individuals looking to study abroad and digital nomads who want greater global mobility.

Dominica requires no wealth tax, gift tax, inheritance tax, capital gains tax, foreign income tax or personal income tax. There are also corporate tax incentives, import duty exemptions, tax relief and export allowances.

The programme has no residency requirements for applicants, so there is no need to be present on the island for any duration of time.

As the processing time for a CBI application takes about three months from submission of the application to approval in principle, this is something you’ll be able to bag before next Christmas.

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