Hello from Hong Kong

SEPTEMBER 07, 2016 12:09 AM| no comments

I’m writing this blog looking out over Hong Kong harbor. I’m here because we’ve just finished producing a series of television programmes for the World Congress on Anaesthesiologists -WCA TV. It’s our first time working with the World Federation Of Societies of Anaesthesiologists (WFSA) and our first major project in Hong Kong. It’s such a [...]

WebsEdge Film Focus features World’s Top 10 Universities

OCTOBER 05, 2016 12:10 AM| no comments

Recently, Times Higher Education released their 2016/2017 World University Rankings.  The rankings look at teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook of universities from every corner of the globe. Here at WebsEdge we were excited for this announcement as we have worked closely with many of the universities for our Conference TV projects. Looking at [...]

Saving Lives: Organ Donation Week (UK)

SEPTEMBER 07, 2016 12:09 AM| no comments

Organ transplantation can be a lifesaving procedure, yet statistics show that one in ten people will die while waiting. In the UK alone, there are over 6,000 people currently on the waiting list. Organ donation has dropped for the first time in the UK in 11 years, raising concerns to the health professionals – but [...]

Thinking about Europe

MAY 16, 2016 12:05 AM| no comments

Spring is a really busy season here at WebsEdge. Fifteen conferences in three months equates to around 50 days of broadcast television – more than a year’s supply of Antique’s Roadshow! What makes it even busier is that these days we’re literally covering the globe. Of those 15 conferences, several will be all across the [...]

Global Unity to End TB

MARCH 18, 2016 12:03 AM| no comments

Every 21 seconds someone dies from Tuberculosis (TB), which has now overtaken HIV as the leading killer from infectious diseases in the world. Globally, nine million people will become affected by TB every year, however, not everyone will have access to the right treatment and care to effectively address it. This can lead to the [...]

Unlocking the brain- neurodegenerative diseases

MARCH 15, 2016 12:03 AM| no comments

Globally, 45 million people are affected by degenerative disorders such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s disease, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and Huntington’s disease. These devastating conditions, where nerve cells in the brain die (degenerate) can cause severe mental and physical health issues. What causes the cells to die in the first place? New research at the Pittsburgh [...]

Rare Diseases – is social media changing health research?

FEBRUARY 29, 2016 12:02 AM| no comments

We all use social media in different ways – to share life events with friends and family, keep up to date with the latest industry and entertainment news, but for some, it’s much more that. People and families affected by rare diseases have identified social media as a platform to create support networks with those [...]