Wednesday 17 January 2018

Tadweer signs Abu Dhabi waste management contracts

The Centre of Waste Management in Abu Dhabi (Tadweer) has signed five new contracts, worth Dh165 million ($45 million) for waste management investment projects in the emirate with leading firms in the waste sector, said a report. The contracts were announced at the CWM-Tadweer bo


DHA to have unified immunization records

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) will create a unique immunization record for each individual in Dubai to improve preventative care, said a top health official on the sidelines of the ongoing Dubai Health Forum. Amani Al Jassmi, director of Information Technology at the DHA, said


Cleveland Clinic to share knowledge at Arab Health

Leading physicians from Cleveland Clinic in the US, and from Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, will be sharing their vision of healthcare excellence during the 2018 Arab Health Congress, the region’s largest healthcare event in Dubai, UAE. The exhibition will run from January 29


Al Falah signs up CBRE for region's first medical mall

UAE-based Al Falah Healthcare group has signed up leading global real estate consulting firm CBRE as the leasing and consulting partner for its Medical Mall project coming up at Khalifa City in capital Abu Dhabi. A first-of-its-kind in the region to specialise in medical services, the


Arab Health to feature tech for Parkinson’s disease

UK-based London Clinic, a private hospital and charity, will showcase a technology that allows patients to control their Parkinson’s disease symptoms using an iPod at Arab Health, the largest healthcare exhibition in the Middle East. The event is taking place from January 2


Dubai Health Authority to launch new home delivery service

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has announced the launch of a new home delivery service of feeding tubes for DHA patients who cannot obtain nutrition by mouth, the elderly and people of determination. The DHA signed a MoU with Danone Nutricia Middle- East, an international nutri


Bee'ah to buy 50 all-electric Tesla semi trucks

Bee'ah, the region's fastest growing environmental management company, has placed an order for 50 of Tesla all-electric vehicles. The announcement was made in-line with Bee'ah's participation at the "World Future Energy Summit", which is taking place in


Emirates Healthcare launches new medical centre

Emirates Healthcare, a leading global healthcare provider and a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi-based investment group KBBO, has announced the launch of Al Reef Medical Centre as part of its expansion plans in Ras Al Khaimah. The new facility at Al Reef Building, Nakheel  was inaugu


NYU Abu Dhabi develops device to detect E. Coli

NYU Abu Dhabi has developed a portable and affordable device that is capable of amplifying a genetic marker of the Shiga-toxin-producing E. coli in just 20 minutes using a technique called loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP). With this, NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD)’s Int


UAE ministry warns against dangers of silicone injection

The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (Mohap) has warned health care practitioners and community members about the risks involved in using silicone injections, which are falsely promoted as approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).   Injections

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