Wednesday 25 November 2015

5 initiatives launched at UAE Innovation Week

The UAE Ministry of Environment and Water has launched five environmental initiatives - 'Smart Gargoor', 'Green Legacy', ‘Beautiful in Wild' and ‘Emirates Nature Reserves’ at Dubai Mall and ‘Monitor and Control’ in Masdar City – as part


Mena resuscitation guidelines update takes place in Sharjah

The Training and Development Center at UAE's Ministry of Health recently organised a conference titled “2015 Emergency Cardiovascular Care Guidelines, International Instructor Update,” in partnership with the American Heart Association.    H


NMC Health acquires majority stake in Fakih IVF

NMC Health, a leading integrated healthcare provider operating across the UAE, has entered into an agreement to acquire a 51 per cent shareholding in Fakih IVF Group for Dh696 million ($189 million).   NMC has also agreed a mechanism by which it could increase i


Zulekha announces new management structure

The Zulekha Healthcare Group has announced the new designations of senior management in a bid to empower corporate governance principles within the organisation and to external stakeholders.   Taher Shams will take on a new appointment at Zulekha Hospital as man


Galderma opens ME office in Dubai

Global dermatology leader Galderma has opened its branch office in Dubai Healthcare City.   As the regional headquarters for the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, the Dubai office, spearheaded by Hesham AbdAllah, regional director, will serve as a hub for the


Millions of children 'exposed to climate change’

Governments meeting in Paris next week must agree a strong new deal to curb global warming because they owe it to the world's children, with hundreds of millions highly exposed to the impacts of climate change, the U.N. children's agency said. Nearly 530 million children


Burjeel to open tertiary care hospital in Al Ain

Burjeel Hospital plans to open a new tertiary care hospital in Al Ain, UAE which will be operational 12 months from now. The announcement was made by Dr Shamsheer Vayalil, founder and managing director of VPS Healthcare, Dr Ali Obaid Al Ali, CEO - Abu Dhabi Hospitals of VPS Healt


Pfizer to buy Allergan in $160bn deal

Pfizer, the maker of Viagra and Lipitor, has struck a deal to buy Botox-maker Allergan in a transaction valued at about $160 billion, creating the world's biggest drugmaker. New York-based Pfizer and Allergan, headquartered in Ireland, said on Monday that Pfizer would offer 1


Dubai Health Authority opens Health Innovation Village

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has opened the Health Innovation Village at Kite Beach in the emirate.   It was inaugurated by Humaid Al Qatami, chairman of the board and director-general of the DHA, said a statement.   The villag


VPS Healthcare 'will bid for Al Noor'

VPS Healthcare will make a bid for Al Noor Hospitals before the December 8 deadline set by the UK Takeover Panel, two sources aware of the matter told Reuters on Monday, as the battle for the London-listed healthcare firm intensifies. The UAE-based firm has already agreed a &poun

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