Bahrain’s Salmaniya Medical Complex (SMC) is tying up with the King Fahad Hospital in Saudi Arabia to create a cross-border transplant programme for patients needing a new kidney, liver or pancreas.
Organs donated in Bahrain will also be used to help patients in Saudi Arabi
The Bahrain Works Ministry has launched a major green information technology initiative.
It aims to increase staff awareness about the need to protect environment and cut carbon footprint, information technology director Hisham Sater said.
The initiative follows th
Egypt-based Resala Charity Association recently launched its ‘My Blood Can Save a Life’ campaign to encourage blood donation in support of patients with thalassemia.
The launch took place on International Thalssemia Day (ITD), and is endorsed by many organisations inc
The rising incidence of heart disease and diabetes in the region will be the main focus for the three-day International Cardiology Symposium opening in Dubai today (May 16).
Endorsed by the Government of Dubai, the Dubai Health Authority and the Saudi Heart Association, the event
Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector arm of the World Bank, plan to collaborate on the advancement of clean energy projects.
The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), signed yesterday in Washington, D
Two health workers in Saudi Arabia have become infected with a potentially fatal new SARS-like virus after catching it from patients in their care - the first evidence of such transmission within a hospital, the World Health Organization said.
Forty medical and nursing staff, technicians and management, will participate in an online-learning programme developed by Seha, which is designed to enhance skills and knowledge of patient safety best practices.
The programme was developed in collaboration with Johns Hopkins&rsq
Bahrain’s Health Ministry officials will travel to Geneva next week to discuss how to combat the spread of a deadly SARS-like virus that has put the kingdom on high alert.
Fifteen people have already died of the novel coronavirus in Saudi Arabia, including at least nine in
Saudi Health Exhibition and Conference 2013, the largest international healthcare event in Saudi Arabia, concluded yesterday (May 14) in Riyadh, attracting about 10,000 visitors, suppliers and other key global industry players.
Dr Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Al Rabeeah, Minister of He
A team of Etisalat’s employees from the Middle East, Africa and Asia will participate in a 2000km, Pan-European cycle tour – the GSMA mHealth Grand Tour this September aiming to raise awareness of diabetes.
It will also aim to showcase mobile health technologies that