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UAE Hemophilia Group Supports Arab World Celebrations of International Hemophilia Day Sponsored by Sobi in the Middle East

19 prominent Hematology professionals from the Arab world meet to raise awareness on blood thinners & discuss ways to prevent Coronavirus in cooperation with the World Federation of Hemophilia   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 04, 2020:  A regional online seminar organized by UAE Hemophilia Group brought together 19 prominent experts and specialists of Hematology. The online event’s main goal was to create awareness on the challenges that affect bleeding disorder patients during the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. It also showcased the solutions that could allow patients to maintain their health while demonstrating preventive methods that could help protect them from the virus. The seminar took place during the Arab World’s celebration of International Hemophilia Day in cooperation with several ......read more

Increasing Use of Screen-Time Causing Eye Problems in UAE Students

With distance learning into its third month, the number of students complaining of tired eyes and redness has risen significantly Follow practical steps such as the 20-20-20 rule, blinking often and keeping devices at safe distance to help relax eye muscles, advises doctor at RAK Hospital June 2, 2020; Ras Al Khaimah, UAE:   Increasing screen-time due to distance learning has resulted in a significant rise in complaints of eye issues such as redness and tired eyes, especially among children and young adults, says Dr Mohit Jain, Specialist Ophthalmologist at RAK Hospital. Dr Jain further cautioned parents and students to adopt necessary measures to minimize the impact of what is known as ‘Computer Vision Syndrome’. “Using digital devices during distance learning is unavoidable. However, when we ......read more

Dubai Chamber Analysis Examines Changing Consumer Behaviours in Covid-19 Era

• Online searches for e-groceries surged 316% y-o-y in April amid an imposed lockdown • UAE residents also sought out distance learning, office furniture and staycation options during time spent at home     Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 02, 2020:    Restrictions imposed to contain the Covid-19 outbreak in the UAE have led to significant changes in consumer behaviours in the country, according to new analysis published by Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry.   The study, based on Google Trends data, noted that online grocery shopping became the norm for many consumers in the UAE between March and May 2020. Searches in this category reached a peak during the lockdown period in April, before subsiding in May as consumers continued to purchase from their preferred e-grocery ......read more

Dubai International Financial Centre Companies to Benefit from Master Employee Health Insurance Policy

• DIFC signs MoU with EC3 Brokers Limited to establish a group health scheme for the Centre’s 2,437 registered firms  • First of its kind initiative for a free zone in Dubai/financial centre in the region • The collaboration facilitates the purchase of cost-effective health insurance for registered companies operating from the DIFC  • DIFC aids in the reduction of client costs, whilst providing a framework to facilitate comprehensive insurance cover whilst meeting mandatory requirements     Dubai, UAE, 2 June 2020:  Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading international financial hub in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with EC3 Brokers to implement a Group Health Insurance Master ......read more

Philips Foundation and Philips Middle East Join Forces with Lebanese Red Cross to Fight COVID-19

Philips Foundation, in collaboration with Philips Middle East, supports the Lebanese Red Cross in their fight against COVID-19 by strengthening local emergency care facilities.   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 01, 2020:   Philips Foundation, which aims to provide access to quality healthcare for disadvantaged communities, together with Philips Middle East today announced to provide medical equipment to the Lebanese Red Cross towards the prevention, monitoring and treatment of conditions caused by COVID-19. The donated equipment is an answer to the critical need to address healthcare challenges in the most affected regions in Lebanon. Through this contribution, the Lebanese Red Cross is able to equip its centers in Lebanon with mobile tele-ultrasound devices and defibrillators. Ultrasound devices can be used ......read more

Aster DM Healthcare Launches 50 Bed Critical Care Aster Hospital in Muhaisnah, Dubai

• The 50-bed critical care facility will add to Aster DM Healthcare’s current capacity to provide hospital treatment to Covid-19 patients and support the UAE Government’s efforts to contain the outbreak • The new hospital will also set-up a screening centre for Covid-19 that will cater to the surrounding neighbourhood of Muhaisnah • Aster has brought in medical professionals from India to join forces with existing teams in UAE to tackle Covid-19 cases     Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 1 June, 2020:  Dr. Amer Ahmad Sharif, Chairman of the Covid-19 Command and Control Centre & Vice Chancellor of the Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU), and Dr. Muna Tahlak, CEO-Latifa Hospital formally inaugurated the 50 bed critical care Aster Hospital in ......read more

SEHA Develops Cutting Edge Self-sterilization System for Ambulances

The latest innovation is designed to sterilize ambulances transporting COVID-19 patients, disinfecting the vehicle in 20-30 seconds   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, June 01, 2020:   Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest health care provider, announced the launch of its ‘Ambulance Sterilization System’. Created specifically for transporting COVID-19 patients, the latest innovation completes the full sterilization of a single ambulance within 20-30 seconds. As part of SEHA’s continuous efforts to deliver world-class healthcare, the system is aimed at improving the response time required between trips with the same ambulance. This also enhances the capacity, allowing more patients to be transported within a single day, improving the overall efficiency in treatment delivery. ......read more

Telenor, Sony and Ericsson Team to Develop Smart IoT Healthcare Devices

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 31, 2020:   Ericsson, Sony Network Communications Europe, and Telenor Connexion make it easy to connect people and things with intelligent tracking and monitoring solutions. Ranging from cargo to IoT healthcare devices for patients, tracking increases mobility and improves reliability and efficiency. Using Telenor Connexion's network, Ericsson IoT Accelerator for global connectivity, and Sony Network Communications Europe's smart IoT services, the three partners are collaborating to enhance real-time location and tracking solutions for different sectors. Ericsson IoT Accelerator is the Ericsson's IoT connectivity and device management platform, providing enterprises with a unified solution that manages IoT operations of any scale, using worldwide mobile network infrastructure. ......read more

Understanding COVID-19's Impact on the Transport Industry

By Peter Mohring, Managing Director, Transport, Serco Middle East   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 30, 2020:  COVID-19 has presented unparalleled challenges to all businesses across the globe, but perhaps one of the most affected are those within the transport industry. No longer can we freely move people across cities, countries and continents due to the travel restrictions put in place to combat the virus. The result is a dramatic decrease in transportation revenue that is causing a range of issues in both the short and long term, from pay decreases and redundancies to closures of long-standing businesses that can’t maintain liquidity through an extended period of inoperability. Private companies and regional governments have aligned their strategies in this critical time to deliver an unprecedented ......read more

Innovating to Fight COVID-19: Four Ways Drones are Contributing

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 27, 2020:    As the world continues to unite in its efforts to combat the spread of COVID-19, government officials are working closely with private sector organizations to adopt new technologies and maintain wellbeing.    DJI and departments across China have deployed drones for known public safety applications and have even discovered new ways drones can be deployed to combat viruses altogether.    As remotely piloted devices, drones are naturally effective at minimizing human interactions, crucial to safeguard communities. DJI’s tests with local partners have had drones deployed in four ways: to facilitate communication, disinfect areas, deliver supplies and measure body temperatures. Some of these applications are new, unique ways to deploy drones, ......read more

Glaucoma: Symptoms and Treatment

By: Dr Mohammed Sohaib Mustafa, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Specialist in Glaucoma and Cataract Surgery at Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 27, 2020:   Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness worldwide and the number one cause of irreversible blindness. However, the disease is treatable, and blindness can be prevented through early diagnosis. Although children and young adults can be affected by Glaucoma, high risk groups include people over 40, diabetics and those with a family history of glaucoma.   One of the earliest symptoms of Glaucoma is having a cloudy-looking cornea, especially in children. Some of the other warning signs include increased sensitivity to light. For example, patients can start seeing halos around bright lights. Another red flag is having ......read more

DFDC, FDF Hold Joint Webinar on Managing Stress and Anxiety Amid COVID-19

Sharjah, May 23, 2020: The Department of Family Development Centers (DFDC) of the institutions of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah recently organized, in cooperation with the Family Development Foundation in Abu Dhabi (FDF) a webinar entitled “Bode well … Eid Mubarak”. This comes as part of the DFDC’s keenness to enhance cooperation and coordination with the social-sector-related authorities and institutions to bolster the UAE’s efforts in countering the repercussions of the new Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The even falls under the virtual social campaign “Bode Well” launched by Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union, President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, and Supreme Chairwoman of the Family ......read more

Mubadala Supports the Fight Against COVID-19 by Leveraging Its Assets' World-Class Capabilities

Strata and Mubadala Healthcare collaborate to create multiple medical supplies to prevent the spread of coronavirus   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. 21 May 2020:   Mubadala Healthcare and Strata Manufacturing (Strata), Mubadala’s composite aero-structures manufacturing company, are collaborating to manufacture essential medical supplies and support the fight against COVID-19, utilizing additive manufacturing to produce intubation capsule, face shields and ear guards.     The cooperation is part of Mubadala’s #WeAreDedicated campaign aimed at fostering collaboration across diverse enterprises and sectors to protect the community, and to support the UAE government in its COVID-19 response and mitigation.   A joint team was established to identify the requirements and business needs of the ......read more

UAE Develops a Rapid Coronavirus Laser Testing Technology

• Laser beam technology identifies the virus as soon as blood cells are infected • Camera detects morphological change in blood cells • Tests and instant results can be provided in public places • Introducing this technology reinforces the UAE’s position as a center for research, innovation and technology   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, May 20, 2020: (AETOSWire) – QuantLase Imaging Lab, the medical-research arm of the Abu Dhabi Stock Exchange-listed International Holdings Company (IHC), announced that it has developed novel equipment which enables for much faster mass screenings, with test results available in seconds and allowing testing on a wider scale. This break-through will enable ‘Mass-scale screening’, changing the whole dimension of ......read more

Aster DM Healthcare Launches ‘Our New Earth' Microsite to Coach People to Transition to the ‘new Normal' Living Post Lock-down

• ‘Our New Earth’ microsite  https://www.ournew.earth/ is a health, wellness and development focused ‘Guide On The New Normal’ to coach people to allow them to thrive in this new style of living with a focus on the different roles they play within a society for the self, for the parent in you, the employers/ business owners as well as the employee. • It is important for us to holistically focus on Physical, Emotional and Mental health to enable our readiness and preparedness to manage this crisis constructively • The microsite also provides essential guidance for people dependent industries like manufacturing, services, retail and construction. The concept of Our New Earth:  https://youtu.be/8ReOKTHUWfI     Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 21, 2020:  ......read more

What Narcolepsy Is and How to Cope With It

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 20 May 2020:  Narcolepsy is a chronic neurological disorder affecting the part of your brain that regulates sleep. As a result, the patient experience excessive daytime sleepiness and a sudden loss of muscle control (called cataplexy) causing you to fall asleep during normal daytime activities such as working or studying. These episodes are often triggered by strong emotions. Narcolepsy is more common than you probably realize affecting about 1 in 2,000 people—and while there is not yet a cure, there are plenty of ways you can reduce the symptoms. Dr. Trilok Chand, Specialist - Respiratory Medicine at Burjeel Hospital Abu Dhabi shares recommendation for diagnosing and treating narcolepsy: What are the causes? Narcolepsy can be familial and it runs in families that mean it is ......read more

Keeping Mobile Networks Running Top Priority During COVID-19 Pandemic

• Ericsson webinar spotlights the importance of maintaining mobile communications as critical infrastructure  • In the long term, safeguarding and strengthening key digital infrastructures are key priorities    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 20, 2020:   organized a media webinar to discuss network capacity, performance and digitization as service providers gear up for an unprecedented situation presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. Ericsson presented how the company is working with telecom service providers to manage their networks and face continued changes in traffic patterns during uncertain times.   Chafic Traboulsi, Head of Networks at Ericsson Middle East & Africa says: “During these challenging times, service providers are focusing their attention on solving the ......read more

Covid-19 Disruption Will Lead to 28 Million Surgeries Cancelled Worldwide

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 19, 2020:   Over 28 million elective surgeries across the globe could be cancelled as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic – leading to patients facing a lengthy wait for their health issues to be resolved, a new study reveals. The CovidSurg Collaborative has projected that, based on a 12-week period of peak disruption to hospital services due to COVID-19, 28.4 million elective surgeries worldwide will cancelled or postponed in 2020.  The modelling study, published in the British Journal of Surgery, indicates that each additional week of disruption to hospital services will be associated with a further 2.4 million cancellations. Led by researchers at the University of Birmingham, researchers collected detailed information from surgeons across 359 hospitals and 71 countries ......read more

Pure Health Launches Covid-19 Field Laboratory at Sharjah Expo Centre

SHARJAH - May 18, 2020:  Pure Health, the largest laboratory operator in the GCC, has setup a full-fledged field laboratory dedicated to the nation’s fight against Covid-19. The new field laboratory was setup within a 48 hours window, within the Covid -19 dedicated field hospital setup by the UAE government at the Sharjah Expo Center. The new field laboratory plays a key role in the UAE’s initiative to contain and fight Covid-19.  In order to strengthen the UAE’s fight against COVID-19, the UAE’s government built the Covid – 19 field hospital on April 10, 2020 with the specialized laboratory set up by Pure Health at a record time of 48 hours. The facility, aimed at increasing patient capacity amid the Covid-19 outbreak, has raised the nationwide hospital capacity to more than 5,000 beds in ......read more

AAAASF Implemented COVID-19 Checklist for Surgery Facilities

Dubai, United Arab Emirates 18 May 2020:  The American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF) remains committed to quality care and patient safety, especially in times of crisis. During the COVID-19 pandemic, AAAASF has worked tirelessly to keep facilities up to date with the most current information. AAAASF Executive Director, Thomas S. Terranova said ”We have implemented tools and gathered resources so our accredited facilities can make the best-informed choices possible, as surgery facilities begin to reopen, AAAASF is ready to assist accredited facilities in ensuring that clinic operations are carried out in the safest manner possible.”   Mr. Thomas added “AAAASF has developed an approach that facilities can use in order to achieve the most efficient path to ......read more

Mohap Hails Family Doctors' Efforts in Countering Covid-19 Crisis

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 18, 2020:  World Family Doctor Day, which comes on the 19th of May and being held this year under the theme “Family doctors on the front line”, has an additional impetus as it coincides with the challenges posed by the outbreak of the new coronavirus (COVID-19). In this respect, the UAE has been at the forefront of the countries worldwide, thanks to the rapid response of its government system response by harnessing all logistical and human resources. Also, the efforts of the health authorities and sectors have been obvious, while family doctors teamed up with their fellows on the frontline of defense to provide the necessary health care. His Excellency Dr. Hussein Abdel Rahman Al-Rand, Undersecretary of the Ministry’s Health Assistant Sector, Health Centers and Clinics, pointed ......read more

Boosting Immunity While Fasting During Ramadan

With the ongoing holy month of Ramadan, medical experts from one of the leading fertility clinic Middle East – IVI Fertility suggest extra care and precautions to improve immunity while fasting Ramadan is the holiest month of the year for the region. Fasting, held from dawn to dusk during Ramadan, is very crucial. For the first time ever, we are experiencing an event that has brought the world to a standstill. So, it poses an important question as to how should we celebrate Ramadan in its true essence during this pandemic, while also taking care of our health? These are special times and call for extraordinary measures. While we all are taking relevant precautions against COVID-19, it’s equally necessary to build a strong immune system during this time. Taking care of your immunity becomes especially important if ......read more

How to Successfully Navigate the Implications of the Evolving Insurance and Risk Management Covid-19 Environment

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 17, 2020:    Marsh, the world’s leading insurance broker and risk adviser, has published a report on how to successfully manage and navigate insurance and risk management during these challenging times. The report reinforces Marsh’s commitment to guiding and supporting the region’s businesses through the adverse effects of the COVID-19 outbreak.   As uncertainty continues, businesses and economies worldwide are seeking ways to maintain  business growth and continuity to protect their employees and mitigate their financial losses. From an insurance perspective, the pandemic has impacted property, casualty, event cancellation, management liability, cyber and credit risk and in this report, Marsh highlights the ways in which businesses can proactively respond to ......read more

Hospital to Organize a Live Session on Managing Hypertension During Pandemic

On World Hypertension Day, doctors at RAK Hospital remind patients not to be too stressed about the situation, avoid panic, and find new activities to learn. Focus on lifestyle changes and building a strong immune system to fight COVID 19; those who are fasting should take their medicine after Iftar.     May 16th, 2020; Ras Al Khaimah, UAE:  Hypertensive patients suffering from anxiety due to Covid-19 pandemic should make a conscious effort not to stress over the situation, but instead opt for relaxation exercises and experiment with new activities. To drive the point home, RAK Hospital has organized a Facebook Live session on World Hypertension Day, titled, ‘Manage hypertension in this pandemic’, the session will advise people on different ways to reduce stress levels during these trying ......read more

Nominate a Deserving Child and Spread Joy

Pinca’s New CSR initiative promises to spread joy to the children of our communities during the pandemic   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 16, 2020:   Pinca, the region’s leading toy distributor has developed a CSR initiative designed to support the most deserving children in our communities and they need your help! Partnering with some of the biggest and best loved toy brands, PINCA is asking everyone to nominate a child within their community that has been adversely affected by the Pandemic. From those whose families have been affected in this time through redundancy, salary reductions, illness or separation, to those children who tested positive to Covid-19 and made a full recovery or may still be in hospital today. 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 11 February 2020:   Losing weight is not hard, and finding motivation start the weight loss journey is harder. That's probably why, that the number of overweight people consistently rises while, at the same time, there are fewer people embarking on weight loss journey of their own. Mrs Cynthia has put together tips that help start and stick to ......read more

Dairy Has the Nutritional Credentials to Meet Snacking Boom Driven by a Health & Wellness Revolution…

Global dairy ingredients business, NZMP, to showcase the potential for protein-fortified dairy nutrition in the Middle East & Africa snacking industry - which is forecast to reach US$58.6m by 2024     Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 09, 2020:   NZMP, Fonterra’s global ingredients and solutions business, is set to target the Middle East & Africa ......read more

NYU Abu Dhabi Researchers Design Proteins That Can Be Utilized to Combat Alzheimer's Disease…

Protein-based therapeutics prevent protein aggregation associated with Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases   Fast facts ● Alzheimer’s disease, an irreversible and progressive brain disorder, is the most common cause of dementia.  ● A hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease is the aggregation of the amyloid-β (Aβ) protein in a ......read more

InterSystems Wins Two 2020 Best in KLAS Awards…

KLAS Research recognizes TrakCare and HealthShare Unified Care Record for superior customer satisfaction   Dubai, UAE, February 6, 2020: InterSystems, a global leader in information technology platforms for health, business, and government applications, today announced that KLAS Research has named InterSystems TrakCare® unified healthcare information system as the 2020 Best in ......read more

California Walnuts Launches First-Ever Global Marketing Initiative Encouraging Consumers to Embrace ...…

International campaign educates consumers about walnuts’ unique nutrient composition and how just 3 handfuls each week can improve overall wellness     Dubai, UAE - February 5, 2020:   The California Walnut Commission announced today the launch of the “Power of 3” global marketing initiative, the first campaign of its scale aiming to educate ......read more

IVI Middle East Specialists Spread Awareness on Parenthood Post Cancer…

• The IVF institution has launched a campaign to raise awareness of the disease that continues to cause millions of deaths worldwide  • Fertility expert says fertility preservation offers hope to cancer patients desirous of starting a family post recovery   Abu Dhabi, UAE, 4th Feb 2020: IVI Middle East Fertility Clinic will join the world in marking the ‘World ......read more

Aster Hospitals Dubai achieves diamond level status from Accreditation Canada…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 03, 2020:    Aster Hospitals Dubai, a world-class facility under Aster DM Healthcare, a leading healthcare provider in the Middle East and India, has achieved diamond level accreditation status from Accreditation Canada reaffirming the confidence of residents in the qualitative healthcare services provided by Aster Hospitals. This new ......read more

SEHA Showcases Breakthrough Advances in Stem Cell Research and Treatment of Motor and Sensory ...…

The one-hour session is based on a breakthrough study by Mayo Clinic’s Dr. Mohamad Bydon, Neurosurgeon Abu Dhabi,01 February 2020: Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, welcomed medical experts to a Grand Rounds Event titled ‘Use of Stem Cells in the Treatment of Spinal Cord Injury’ with Dr. Mohamad Bydon, M.D., Neurosurgeon and ......read more

HUR, A Finnish Manufacturer To Showcase Air Resistance Rehabilitation Equipment With Cutting-Edge, ...…

HUR’s participation will showcase the importance of rehabilitation in the case of Orthopedic surgery and in terms of helping reduce obesity and manage type 2 diabetes The HUR type 2 diabetes (T2D) concept is designed to be used in strength training as a therapeutic modality in treatment of T2D by using the HUR’s Natural Transmission method 30th January 2020, Dubai, United ......read more

Nutrition Conference Brings Together Local and International Experts to Discuss Alternative ...…

• Highlighting the importance of nutrition for consumers’ health, local and international nutrition experts discuss how to better ensure transparency in labeling and nutritional information. • The Italian labelling system presented as a model that allows for informed choices by consumers.          Dubai, UAE - 30 January 2020:   In ......read more

Mecomed Calls For Regionwide Overhaul Cf Healthcare Models, To Deliver Better Patient Outcomes…

Executives from MEA MedTech trade association lead discussion at Arab Health 2020 on the future of regional healthcare outcomes, urging adoption of new approaches to ensure a bright new era for patients Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 30 January, 2020:   Regional MedTech trade association Mecomed led a vital discussion on the future of the MEA healthcare sector at this ......read more

Take Your Heart Seriously This February With Health Essentials From Aster Pharmacy…

The month of February celebrates Valentine’s Day, and Aster Pharmacy is encouraging everyone to take some time and give their hearts some extra love! A human heart requires nurturing, attention and good care if it is to be healthy and functioning perfectly. With a major shift in lifestyle and daily routines, one tends to overlook the care and attention given to one of the most important ......read more

Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Group Launches All Its Services in One Mobile Application…

The move is in line with the Saudi Arabia Ministry of Health's plans for digital transformation   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 30, 2020:  In the presence of the Deputy Minister of Health for Development and Planning Professor Fahad Al-Jalajel, Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Group launched the new version of its smartphone app integrating all its healthcare services, ......read more

MoHAP Launches the First National Project for the Smart Connectivity between Ambulance Services and ...…

Dubai, 28 January 2020:   The Ministry of Health and Prevention, MoHAP, recently unveiled the first of its kind project in the UAE for the smart connectivity between the National Ambulance services and hospitals. This was announced during MoHAP’s participation in the Arab Health 2020, which is held at the Dubai World Trade Centre, January 27 – 30. The new project comes ......read more

His Highness Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi Receives Ajman-based Businessman Dr. Thumbay Moideen…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 28, 2020:   His Highness Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Member of the Supreme Council, UAE and Ruler of Ajman, received Dr. Thumbay Moideen, the Founder President of Thumbay Group at the Ruler’s Court on 27th January 2020. Dr. Thumbay Moideen briefed His Highness about the latest developments and progress of Thumbay Group, especially in ......read more

Minister of Health meets Saudi and Kuwaiti Ministers of Health…

The meeting aims to advance bilateral relations and enhance cooperation in health field     January 28, 2020:   H.E. Abdul Rahman Bin Mohammed Al Owais, Minister of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has discussed with Dr.Tawfiq bin Fawzan Al-Rabiah, Minister of Health of Saudi Arabia and Kuwaiti Health Minister Sheikh Dr. Basel Al-Humoud Al-Sabah, ways of boosting ......read more

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month…

When did you last have your Pap Smear Test?   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 27, 2020:   It’s cervical cancer awareness month and as well as raising awareness, it is a great opportunity to highlight the importance of regular screening tests and follow up care to prevent cervical cancer. With branches that are all equipped with expertly-trained gynecologists, ......read more

MoHAP Launches the AI-Based First of its Kind Device for Treatment of Diabetic Foot…

Dubai, 26 January 2020: The Ministry of Health and Prevention, MoHAP, has recently launched the AI-based first of its kind device to evaluate diabetic foot wounds, through a handheld diagnostic tool providing the management of chronic wounds according to the fast track. This was announced as part of MoHAP’s participation in the Arab Health 2020, which is held at the Dubai World Trade ......read more

Medical device manufacturer TECHNO CONCEPT plans to expand its business in the Middle East region ...…

United Arab Emirates January 2020 - TECHNO CONCEPT is the designer and manufacturer of specialist medical devices used in Physical Medicine and Neurorehabilitation. TECHNO CONCEPT, a true "Made In France" startup, with a unique know-how resulting from 15 years of research in neurosciences, launched Vibramoov in 2016, an innovative therapeutic solution to treat motor disorders in ......read more

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