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HCL bags Everest Group award for life sciences & healthcare IT services

HCL bags Everest Group award for life sciences & healthcare IT services

Noida, Mar 9 (UNI) Global IT services provider HCL Technologies (HCL) today said it has bagged Everest Group PEAK Matrix ‘Service Provider of the Year 2017’ award for its ‘Healthcare & Life–Sciences’ practice.
In this category, the company has been recognized as ‘Star Performer of the Year’.
“HCL is proud to be recognized for life–sciences and healthcare by Everest Group.
As one of the early movers in this space, HCL has invested in unique business solutions and IPs across the value chain, enabling superior patient experience,” said Karan Puri, Senior Corporate Vice President – Consumer & Commercial Services, HCL Technologies.
“HCL’s life–sciences & healthcare practice, with its deep domain strengths and micro–vertical focus, helps companies overcome industry challenges, achieve their business objectives and drive growth, ensuring that they continue to provide their customers and patients a ‘lifetime of care’,” he added.
HCL’s life–sciences & healthcare practice, one of the early movers in this vertical, offers transformational IT & digital services for 21st Century Enterprises’ success.
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Yemen

Yemen cholera epidemic slowing after infecting 400,000

By Tom Miles

GENEVA, July 25 (Reuters)  Yemen's cholera outbreak is set to hit 400,000 cases on Tuesday but there are signs the three-month-old epidemic is slowing, according to World Health Organization data analysed by Reuters.

IMA

IMA organises 'Kidney Update 2017'

Panaji, Jul 24 (UNI) State-level CME Kidney Update 2017 event, organised by Indian Medical Association (IMA) Goa, saw experts from all over India and Spain sharing knowledge with Goan doctors about how to manage better patients with kidney ailments.

HIV

HIV and cancer teams double up to seek out new disease killers

By Kate Kelland, Health and Science Correspondent

LONDON, Jul 22 (Reuters) HIV experts at an international conference starting today are keenly courting colleagues in oncology to explore whether advances in harnessing the immune system against cancer can help the search for a cure for AIDS.

Scales

Scales tip in AIDS fight as death rates decline, treatment rates rise

By Kate Kelland, Health and Science Correspondent LONDON, Jul 20 (Reuters) The scales have tipped in the fight against AIDS, with more than half of people infected with HIV now getting treatment and AIDS-related deaths almost halving since 2005, the United Nations said today.

Republican

Republican Senator John McCain diagnosed with brain tumor

Undated, Jul 20 (Reuters) US Republican Senator John McCain has been diagnosed with a brain tumor following surgery to remove a blood clot from above his left eye.

Broken pebbles offer clues to Palaeolithic funeral rituals

Broken pebbles offer clues to Palaeolithic funeral rituals

New Delhi, Feb 9 (UNI) Humans may have ritualistically "killed" objects to remove their symbolic power, some 5,000 years earlier than previously thought, a new international study of marine pebble tools from an Upper Palaeolithic burial site in Italy suggests.

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