Saturday 2 July 2022

60pc businesses in UAE and KSA lack ESG framework: survey

Some 60% of businesses in the UAE and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) do not have a framework governing their environment, social and governance (ESG) standards. Around half of those who do are not sure their employees fully understand it.    These were t


EGPC ties up with Baker Hughes to cut emissions from flaring

Petrosafe, a subsidiary of the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC), will deploy Baker Hughes’ flare.IQ technology in refinery operations in Egypt to help reduce emissions from oil and gas flaring operations.    For this Baker Hughes and Petr


Hologram Doctor to serve pilgrims at Madinah airport

Saudi Arabia's Health Minister Fahd Al-Jalajel has launched the Holo-Doctor service for pilgrims attending this year's Hajj season via Madinah International Airport.   The service, which offers state-of-the-art technology, was made possible through the c


Healthpoint introduces cutting-edge tech for spider veins

Healthpoint, a Mubadala Health partner, has introduced ‘Veingogh’ vein treatment to remove spider veins. The latest innovative technology is exclusively available to Healthpoint patients to access.   This is a safe and minimally invasive procedure th


Bupa Arabia launches innovative Telehealth Platform

Bupa Arabia for Cooperative Insurance has launched a new Telehealth Platform that delivers value-added healthcare services such as doctor-patient video consultations (telemedicine) and appointment booking.   The Digital Transformation Unit (NDU) valued in a twee


First stand-alone kidney treatment centre opens in Bahrain

Bahrain’s first stand-alone dialysis centre for treating kidney diseases and conditions has been launched with support from the Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB).   The $1.4 million Al Bayrooni Dialysis centre includes a full-spectrum of high-qualit


DHA introduces value-based healthcare in Dubai

The Dubai Health Authority’s (DHA) Health Insurance Corporation, which regulates the health insurance sector in Dubai, has launched the first-of-its-kind value-based healthcare model for the emirate.   The model known as Ejadah is a value-based model rathe


Bioventure Healthcare to expand production

The newly rebranded Bioventure Healthcare plans to expand the production capacity of its manufacturing plant by introducing new products such as oral solid tablets, capsules and sachets lines by 2023.   A strategic partner of multinational companies and a key ex


Daca picks MoEI as leader in decarbonisation, clean energy

The UAE Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure (MoEI) has been recognised as ‘Sustainability Leader in Shipping’ and  as a ‘Decarbonisation Champion in Power Sector’ at the recently held Decarbonisation and Climate Action Awards.   Th


41pc of UAE residents turned to telemedicine solutions in 2021

Some 71% of UAE respondents search medical information online, 66% book medical appointments online, and 41% use video telemedicine, says a 2021 survey.   Boston Consulting Group’s (BCG) latest survey highlights high adoption rates of digital health channe

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