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WHO, Partners Call for Urgent Investment in Nurses

The Covid-19 pandemic underscores the urgent need to strengthen the global health workforce. A new report, The State of the World’s Nursing 2020, provides an in-depth look at the largest component of the health workforce.

OR Today Celebrates Nurses on World Health Day

Today (April 7) is designated at World Health Day by the World Health Organization (WHO). It is a day to celebrate the work of nurses and midwives and remind world leaders of the critical role they play in keeping the world healthy. Nurses and other health workers are...

Lack Of PPE Poses Clear and Present Danger to Nurses

Without immediate action, limited supplies of personal protective equipment (PPE), ventilators and other lifesaving equipment will cause greater loss of life and increase the toll from COVID-19, warns the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN). AACN...

3M to Import 166.5 Million Additional Respirators into the U.S. over Next Three Months

3M and the Trump Administration are announcing a plan to import 166.5 million respirators over the next three months to support healthcare workers in the United States. 3M and the Administration worked together to ensure that this plan does not create further...

BD Phasix ST Mesh with Echo 2

Phasix ST Mesh with Echo 2 is a bioresorbable mesh with a removable positioning system designed to help simplify minimally invasive ventral hernia repairs. This new device combines two category-leading technologies, Phasix ST Mesh and the Echo 2 Positioning System, into a single product. Phasix ST Mesh is comprised of a long-lasting, naturally derived bioresorbable mesh that includes a proven hydrogel barrier for intraabdominal placement. Phasix ST Mesh helps create a strong repair without the need for a permanent implant. The Echo 2 Positioning System is a pre-attached deployment and positioning device that is designed to help facilitate accurate and consistent mesh placement in minimally invasive ventral hernia repairs.

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