Thursday 20 October 2016

Few UAE women covered for critical illness

Less than one fifth (18 per cent) of females in the UAE have insurance against critical illness in place, a study said, hinting that the figure may be even lower than the research shows. Male respondents do not fare much better with just under one quarter (23 percent) of the resp


Global experts for Dubai green building event

Global and regional leaders in sustainability are set to take part in the upcoming EmiratesGBC Congress 2016, an independent forum aimed at conserving the environment by strengthening and promoting green building practices in Dubai, UAE.  Hosted by Emirates Green Building Co


Dubai Health Authority partners with GE Healthcare

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has signed memorandum of understanding (MoU) with GE Healthcare, collaborating a number of initiatives in DHA’s strategy for 2016-2021, which has 98 initiatives in 15 programmes. The signing of the MoU took place at the 36th Gitex Technology


UAE tops in number of JCI accredited organisations

The UAE leads the world in having the largest number of Joint Commission International (JCI) accredited organizations, said Dr Manal Taryam, the chief executive of Primary Health-Care Centers at Dubai Health Authority. The UAE has 145 JCI-accredited health organizations the highe


Dubai launches corporate policy on climate change

Dubai Municipality has launched its corporate policy on climate change, which is the first of its kind at the UAE level. Hussein Nasser Lootah, director general of Dubai Municipality stated that Dubai Municipality's climate change policy is an extension of the path of initiat


Green Climate Fund approves $745m projects

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) on Friday reached a new milestone with the approval of $745 million in funding proposals to support low-emission and climate-resilient development in developing countries. The 10 projects and programmes have a total value of $2.6 billion, and will hel


Julphar launches two medicines for Type 2 diabetes

The UAE-based pharmaceutical manufacturer Julphar Gulf Pharmaceutical Industries has launched two new medications for the management of Type 2 diabetes -- Xelevia and Velmetia. The launch is part of Julphar’s licence, supply and co-marketing agreement signed in April 2014 w


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