16 October 2020: Update on The Corona Pandemic – Figures show that during the last seven-day observation period starting 5 October on average 5,421 people tested positive each day and that on average 170 patients a day were hospitalised. While our coronavirus infections figures continue to soar, calls have been rising to follow the neighbouring countries’ example and introduce “partial lockdowns” or curfews. As consequence we’re all anxiously looking forward to the outcome of today’s meeting of the consultative committee. In advance of the meeting Frank Vandenbroucke, Belgium’s new Minister of Health, announced yesterday that whatever the meeting will decide a number of guiding principles will be respected. Those include keeping schools open, ensuring that businesses can continue their activity, ensuring that health care does not overturn, allowing people suffering from cancer to be treated and a person who has to undergo a serious operation to be admitted to hospitals. Awaiting the result, I’ll work through my agenda of videoconferences and hope for a decision that strikes the right balance between the economy and the need to ensure the safety of all of us. On display today is the clock tower of the old post office downtown Ghent – Korenmarkt, Ghent, Belgium
WELCOME TO MY PHOTOGRAPHY BLOG AND PORTFOLIO. MY GOAL IS TO DOCUMENT THE WORLD AROUND ME, FROM THE SMALL DETAILS OF EVERYDAY LIFE TO THE GRAND LANDSCAPES THAT TAKE OUR BREATH AWAY. WHETHER I'M AT HOME OR TRAVELING TO NEW PLACES, I AM ALWAYS ON THE LOOKOUT FOR NEW AND INTERESTING SUBJECTS TO PHOTOGRAPH. MY PHOTOGRAPHS ARE A VISUAL DIARY OF MY EXPERIENCES AND A WAY TO SHARE THE WORLD AS I SEE IT WITH OTHERS. I HOPE YOU ENJOY EXPLORING MY COLLECTION AND DISCOVER THE BEAUTY OF THE WORLD THROUGH MY LENS.
Before: Healthcare Exec. Based in Brussels; Heidelberg; Los Altos Hills, CA; The Hague, Geneva, Nijmegen, Groningen
Now: Non-Executive Director in the Healthcare Industry based in Ghent. A travel buff with a passion for photography, photography books, Leica, wine and Asian food. Last but not least: proud grandfather of William, Nicholas and Mateo.
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