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    Urgent funding appeal for ACT-Accelerator


    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


    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


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

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    Digitisation in medical gases: A perspective from APT


    Italian  gas and liquid analysis specialist APT provides a first-hand perspective on the evolving world – and requirements – of digitisation and data integrity in medical gases.

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    Digitisation and data integrity in medical gases


    Rob Cockerill explores the ever-increasing world of digitisation in medical gases, and the critical importance of data integrity in this future-proofed area of healthcare.

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    In focus… MRI technologies


    With the general consensus that electronics applications could soon creep up on the shoulder of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as the traditional biggest consumer of liquid helium worldwide, Rob Cockerill explores whether advances in MRI technology and techniques could also have an impact on the sector’s helium demand in the ...

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    Gas analysis in medical gas production


    High-purity gases – particularly oxygen – play a vital role in healthcare. As a result, so too does the world of medical gas analysis, as Servomex explains in an exclusive feature for gasworld.

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    On the frontline in a global medical emergency


    A perspective from GCE Healthcare of being on the frontline in a global medical emergency.

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    A flat-bottomed world-first


    With customer choice paramount, Luxfer’s Global Key Account Manager Martin Barrs explores the latest addition to the company’s medical portfolio, charting its potential in a fragmented global market.

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    The cylinder market during the Covid-19 pandemic


    Malcolm Worrall, of AMS Composite Cylinders, explains the fundamentals behind the medical oxygen supply chain from a cylinder perspective – and the barriers to meeting demand.

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    Covid-19 and the impact on healthcare businesses


    Rob Cockerill explores the lessons learned from the Covid-19 pandemic in Europe, in conversation with Pasquale di Chio of Nippon Gases Europe.

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    Spotlight on 2021: The value of IoT as the industrial gases market builds back from Covid-19


    As a result of the coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19), companies have an increased need for digitalisation and the use of data, complemented by value-added solutions, to help narrow gaps in the supply chain.

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    Smile Foundation partner with Maire Tecnimont Group for COVID relief in India


    Facing a looming oxygen shortage crisis, one of India’s leading NGO’s, the Smile Foundation, is set to be given direct support to fight against the Covid-19 pandemic by Tecnimont Private Limited (TCMPL), the Mumbai-based engineering hub of Italian energy collective, Maire Tecnimont Group.

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    Brazil: New medical oxygen concerns as crisis deepens


    As Covid cases and deaths increased rapidly, the Brazilian hospital system is under serious stress, writes Eduard Pelitti exclusively for gasworld.

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    New partnership to accelerate ECMO development


    CVD Materials Corporation (CVDM), a subsidiary of CVD Equipment Corporation, has teamed up with Dymax Corporation and Keyence Corporation of America to accelerate the development of CVDM’s c-VACNT™ Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) platform.

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    Hot topic: Opening the door to onsite oxygen


    Oxygen is on the frontline and in hot demand. Medical oxygen is being used in its most critical form in treating coronavirus patients, drawing attention to its supply chain and delivery, usually in bulk or cylinder form. Here, gasworld explores a third way in oxygen supply – onsite oxygen generation. ...

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    Medical applications


    Alongside economic development, the specialty gases market is driven by an increasing need for reliable, accurate measurements of purity across a range of end-user markets, not least in the medical sector.

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    Meditech Technology


    Oxygen for the world’ is the mission of Meditech Technology Co. Ltd. The two major shareholders of Meditech Technology are both graduates of medical universities in China and deeply recognise the importance of the quality of medical oxygen for human beings, as well as for other lives.

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    An introduction to…Alternative medical gas storage systems


    The medical oxygen cylinder has been on a journey of progression through the decades, as the sector has required ever more portability and ever-lighter weight vessels.

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    Day two of the EIGA Winter Seminar 2019


    Over the past two days, over 30 industry professionals have taken to the European Industrial Gases Association (EIGA) stage, at the grand Le Plaza Hotel Theatre, to discuss topics under the theme of ‘Medical Gases – A deep breath’.