Daily Archives: May 4, 2015

Halting response to the 4 Ebola cases in U.S. valuable in preparations for bioterror attacks

BioterrorismHalting response to the 4 Ebola cases in U.S. valuable in preparations for bioterror attacks Published 5 May 2015 The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has killed at least 10,000 people to date. There were only four Ebola diagnoses in the United States, one of which resulted in a death, but many public health officials

Four African innovators selected for engineering innovation prize

African innovationFour African innovators selected for engineering innovation prize Published 4 May 2015 Following an open, competitive, application process which saw entries from fifteen countries in sub-Saharan Africa, twelve African entrepreneurs were chosen to receive a package of six months of business training and mentoring from the U.K.’s Royal Academy of Engineering. The four finalists

News in Brief 04 May 2015 (PM)

4 May 2015 Listen / A mother comforts her child, Nepal.  Photo: UNICEF “Clock is ticking” for earthquake relief efforts in Nepal The global humanitarian community is fighting against the clock to deliver critical relief to Nepal’s most devastated communities, a top United Nations official said on Monday. More than 7300 people died when a

Stephen B. Simpson to the 2015 British Columbia Broadband Conference

Richmond, British ColumbiaApril 29, 2015 Stephen B. Simpson,  Regional Commissioner for British Columbia and the YukonCanadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission Check against delivery Thank you very much. It’s always good to see so many familiar faces. Broadband technology is getting more awesome every day, but it’ll never replace getting together in the same room. In