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    Editor’s Picks: My Top 10 from 2021

    2021-12-29T08:00:00Z

    gasworld Global Managing Editor Rob Cockerill counts down his top 10 stories of the industrial gas year. At number three, one of the biggest stories of the year when it comes to medical oxygen…

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    Editor’s Picks: most-commented in 2021

    2021-12-21T09:00:00Z

    Over the coming days, we’re going to be looking at my top 10 stories across the industrial gas year – and what a year it has been. But before we get to those top 10 stories, first we take a look at gasworld’s most-commented story of 2021 – that’s the ...

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    Editor’s Picks: gasworld’s most-read story of 2021

    2021-12-20T08:00:00Z

    Over the coming days, we’re going to be looking at my top 10 stories across the industrial gas year – and what a year it has been. But before we get to those top 10 stories, first we take a look at gasworld’s most-read story of 2021…

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    Oxygen: Covid-19 full report available

    2021-11-22T11:00:00Z

    Over recent weeks gasworld has released the various chapters of a 10-point playbook of political, social, scientific and economic constructs that underpinned one of the most devastating public health emergencies in a century.

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    The Covid-19 oxygen crisis, Part 10

    2021-11-10T09:00:00Z

    Could we say our oxygen needs were all being met? How prepared were we to deal with Covid-19, and how prepared will we be in future? Is it now time for a global estimate of the number of deaths attributable to lack of access to medical oxygen? These were all ...

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    The Covid-19 oxygen crisis, Part 8

    2021-11-10T06:00:00Z

    In part 7 of this exclusive series, we asked if our oxygen preparedness one of the key weak links in the global response to Covid-19. Here in Part 8, we pick up that baton and ask if barriers have been broken in how we perceive industrial versus medical oxygen?

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    The Covid-19 oxygen crisis, Part 9

    2021-11-10T06:00:00Z

    In the concluding analytical part of this exclusive series, we ask how prepared we might be for the next pandemic. Will our oxygen supply chains be ready, if and when needed? Have we learned the lessons of the Covid-19 pandemic? Can we even expect to improve our response?

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    We cannot afford to lose momentum in medical oxygen

    2021-11-02T14:10:00Z

    We cannot afford to lose momentum in medical oxygen, and for many low and middle-income countries (LMICs) the difficulties in accessing oxygen are systemic and long-term. That’s according to Robert Matiru, Director of the Programme Division at Unitaid, speaking in an exclusive interview with gasworld.

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    The Covid-19 oxygen crisis, Part 7

    2021-10-27T07:00:00Z

    The Covid-19 pandemic was a preventable disaster with weak links at every point in the chain of preparedness and response, says the summary of findings from a report from the Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response. The question is, was our oxygen preparedness one of the key weak links ...

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    The Covid-19 oxygen crisis, Part 6

    2021-10-27T06:00:00Z

    The scene is set: healthcare systems in a complex balancing act, political distractions at play, and a new virus emerging from origins evidently unknown. We’ve discussed the discovery of oxygen, here in Part 6 of gasworld’s exclusive series we look at the oxygen supply chains at the heart of the ...

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    The Covid-19 oxygen crisis, Part 4

    2021-10-13T06:00:00Z

    Part 4 of gasworld’s new series explores the political battlegrounds that were drawn and fought in 2019/20 and questions whether these could have influenced or indeed hindered the national or even global response to the oncoming Covid-19 pandemic.

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    The Covid-19 oxygen crisis, Part 5

    2021-10-13T06:00:00Z

    The scene is set from the series so far: healthcare systems in a complex balancing act, political distractions at play, and a new virus emerging from origins evidently unknown. Here in Part 5 of gasworld’s exclusive series we explore the discovery and use of medical oxygen – the product that ...

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    Oxygen: New report from coalition into pneumonia control

    2021-10-11T12:15:00Z

    The Every Breath Counts coalition has today released a new report into the way in which pneumonia is treated and controlled.

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    The Covid-19 oxygen crisis, Part 3

    2021-10-06T07:00:00Z

    From the moment the SARS-CoV-2 virus first began to proliferate out of control in China and was subsequently recognised as a pandemic in official terms by the World Health Organization on 11th March 2020, it became one of the fastest-spreading and most significant pandemics in modern history. Here in Part ...

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    The Covid-19 oxygen crisis, Part 2

    2021-09-29T09:00:00Z

    How pandemic-prepared were we really, how did Covid push oxygen supply chains to the brink, and will we be pandemic-prepared next time? Part 2 of a new 10-point playbook of political, social, scientific and economic constructs that underpinned one of the most devastating public health emergencies in a century.

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    The Covid-19 oxygen crisis, Part 1

    2021-09-29T07:00:00Z

    How pandemic-prepared were we really, how did Covid push oxygen supply chains to the brink, and will we be pandemic-prepared next time? Introducing a new 10-point playbook of political, social, scientific and economic constructs that underpinned one of the most devastating public health emergencies in a century.

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    Zambia: New era in medical oxygen begins

    2021-09-24T20:14:00Z

    The first signs of the summer’s groundbreaking new medical oxygen agreements in progress have been demonstrated in Zambia, where the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) has been working with Afrox to maximise access to oxygen for all.

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    Urgent funding appeal for ACT-Accelerator

    2021-08-17T10:35:00Z

    With more Covid-19 cases reported in the first five months of 2021 than in the whole of 2020 and the fear that hard-won gains of the last three months are at risk, the ACT-Accelerator has mounted a $7.7bn funding appeal, including $1.2bn to rapidly address acute oxygen needs. 

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    Nigeria issues tender for repair of oxygen plants

    2021-08-17T09:19:00Z

    Nigeria has issued a tender for the repair of oxygen plants in Federal Tertiary Hospitals in Nigeria, with 31 sites across the country requiring repairs under the scope of the works.

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    10 minutes with…Dr. Peter Biedenkopf

    2021-08-09T15:31:00Z

    Take 10 minutes out with Dr. Peter Biedenkopf, General Manager at INMATEC.