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Avigan® Shows Promising Results in Treatment of COVID Patients in Japan

DUBAI — September 23, 2020 – Healthcare solutions provider Global Response Aid (GRA) and Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories (NYSE: RDY) announced that the anti-viral drug Avigan® produced promising results in a single-blinded, placebo-controlled Phase 3 clinical study conducted in Japan with the sponsorship of FujiFilm Toyama Chemical.
Patients who received Avigan® recovered from COVID-19 symptoms 2.8 days earlier, on […]

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Indonesia OKs Avigan® (Favipiravir) for COVID-19 Treatment

Global Response Aid (GRA) and Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories will begin selling the anti-viral drug Avigan® in Indonesia following a recent decision by the country’s National Agency of Drug and Food Control (NA-DFC) to approve the drug’s active ingredient, Favipiravir, for treatment of patients infected with COVID-19.

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A Conversation with Eric Ten Kate, Vice President of Life Sciences

Life sciences companies, logistics and transportation providers, and governments are working to overcome huge hurdles and mount an unprecedented global effort to help make vaccines safely and quickly available to the world’s 8.6 billion people. Continue reading

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4 Big Logistics Challenges of COVID-19 – And How to Overcome Them

The pandemic has disrupted supply chains around the world. It presents vast logistics challenges everywhere. But there are solutions. And at their heart are technology and people – and the tools, communications and data that link them. Continue reading

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Agility Reports KD 16.2 Million Net Profit for the first 6 months of 2020

Agility, a leading global logistics provider, today reported first-half earnings of 8.47 fils per share on net profit of KD 16.2 million, a decrease of 61.3% over the same period in 2019. Continue reading

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CDCI Selects Agility Logistics Park in Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire

Agility, a leading global logistics and warehousing provider, has leased warehouse space in the Agility Logistics Park (ALP) in Abidjan to CDCI, Cote D’Ivoire’s top retailer, for a new nationwide warehousing and distribution center. Continue reading

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Part 2: A Conversation with the Chief Digital Officer of Agility GIL

Agility GIL’s Biju Kewalram on the lessons of the COVID-19 crisis and our response to it, along with some of the unexpected changes it might bring about for the future. Continue reading

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Agility, Kuwait National Fund Help Small Businesses Sell Online

Bee3kw.com gives Kuwait’s 500+ small and medium businesses advice, tools and access to leading regional e-commerce partners that can help them start or expand online sales. Continue reading

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A Conversation with the Head of Air Freight

Agility’s Michael Blaufuss on capacity, volatility and what lies ahead in the air freight market. Continue reading

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Potential COVID Drug Avigan® Shows Encouraging Results in Limited University-Led Study in Japan

Global Response Aid and Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories have signed a deal with FujiFilm for global production and distribution of Avigan, an anti-viral drug being tested in several countries as a potential treatment for COVID-19. Continue reading

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