Friday 21 February 2020

DHA trauma centre among top 10 in Mena, Europe

The Trauma Centre of Rashid Hospital, a unit of Dubai Health Authority, has been ranked as one of the top 10 in the Mena region and Europe, said a top health official. Humaid Al Qutami, director general of DHA, inaugurated the 4th International Trauma Conference and highlighted t


Duphat to see participation from 75 countries

The 25th edition of the Dubai International Pharmaceuticals and Technologies Conference and Exhibition (Duphat), the largest pharmaceutical event of its kind in Mena, is expected to attract 33,000 visitors and participants from 75countries. Being held under the patronage of HH Sh


French medical gear firm opens GCC office in Dubai

France-based Sebia, a leading global provider of advanced medical equipment for in vitro diagnostic testing, has opened its first GCC regional office in Dubai Science Park (DSP), a science and healthcare-focused business community. The opening of Sebia’s first office in the


Novo Nordisk Egypt appoints new Vice President

Novo Nordisk, the leading global health care company, has appointed Dr Ayman Hassan as the new Vice President and General Manager for the company’s operations in Egypt.    With nearly 25 years of diverse experience in the medical field, the pharma ind


GCC doubling efforts to conserve water

The GCC region remains one of the highest consumers of water in the world as demand surges simultaneous with its booming population and steady socio-economic growth.    A report titled ‘Water Management and Sustainability in the Gulf Cooperation Counc


Balloon Capsule to fight obesity

Among many existing treatments and procedures for obesity, Balloon Treatments are the newfound, non-surgical, convenient method for losing weight and helping to decrease the associated medical conditions, according to Dr Tarek Saleh.   With the number of obesity


Amanat net profit up 40pc to $16.3m

Amanat Holdings, the GCC’s largest healthcare and education investment company, recorded a total income of Dh113.3 million ($30.85 million) in FY-2019, up 8% year-on-year, and a net profit of Dh60 million ($16.34 million), up 39.8% y-o-y.    The board


400 trees planted to mark legacy of WUF10

Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, took part in the initiative to plant 400 ghaf trees at the Old Airport Garden in Abu Dhabi to mark the legacy of the 10th World Urban Forum (WUF10), the premier international gathering for exchanging views and experien


Impact of coronavirus underestimated

With the coronavirus impacting markets and threatening to derail the world economy, BMO Global Asset Management assess the global economic outlook and the impact of longer-term trends.   Steven Bell, BMO Global Asset Management’s Chief Economist, says: &ld


HAAD and DHA partner to develop new model

The Department of Health- Abu Dhabi (HAAD) and the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) announced that they are strategically partnering with the goal of achieving the objectives and vision of the UAE of developing an international healthcare model that promotes quality of life and enhances health.

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