Suffolk Chamber News
On Tuesday 12th Jan 2010 Haiti, one of the poorest countries in the world, experienced a massive earthquake recorded as 7.1 on the Richter scale. It has completed devastated the capital Port-Au-Prince and death toll estimates are between 100,000 and 200,000 and more than 300,000 people are left homeless with one in 10 homes in the city destroyed.
Multi-national insurance broker and major Ipswich employer Willis is launching a Hidden Gems campaign to boost the stocks of a St Elizabeth Hospice shop.
An award-winning agency has boosted its PR department, with not one but two new employees.
Following the success of the government’s car scrappage scheme, Long Melford based website development company netXtra have today launched a similar initiative – the netXtra Website Scrappage Scheme – a program aimed at helping local I.T., marketing and website managers fund new website design, development and hosting projects in 2010.
Climate change appears to be linked to the spread of malaria. While malaria parasites may not survive temperatures of less than 18 degrees outbreaks are occurring in Kenya and Tanzania at higher and higher altitudes.
There were also 1.3 million deaths from TB among HIV-negative people in 2007, and an additional 456 000 deaths among HIV-positive TB cases – equivalent to 23% of the total
deaths attributed to HIV.
The number of incident cases is increasing with 86% of incident cases in Africa and Asia .
Following the unification of the Biosciences Federation and the Institute of Biology, Long Melford based website development specialist, netXtra, has recently launched an attractive new website – www.societyofbiology.org - for the newly consolidated Society of Biology – a site that was designed, developed and launched in less than eight weeks!