Friday 3 July 2020

New partnership to create potential Covid Drug

Global Response Aid and Dr Reddy’s Laboratories have signed a deal with FujiFilm for global production and distribution of Avigan, an anti-viral drug being tested in several countries as a potential treatment for Covid-19.   Avigan, an influenza anti-viral


NMC opens new Royal Medical Centre in Karama, Abu Dhabi

NMC Healthcare has recently opened a new Royal Medical Centre. Located in Karama, Abu Dhabi, the centre will provide residents within the community and the surrounding areas access to trusted healthcare services.   NMC Health’s CEO Michael Davis, along wit


JLL Middle East & Africa expands its healthcare offering

JLL’s healthcare team recently advised on a partnership between Al Murjan Group, a Saudi family business group, and Mediclinic Middle East, part of the UK’s Mediclinic International, that will see the establishment of an internationally accredited private hospital with 200 beds in


UAE’s first fully awake cochlear implant surgery performed

Internationally Renowned Consultant ENT Surgeon Dr Jamal Kassouma has carried out UAE’s first Cochlear Implant Surgery under local anesthesia.   An 80-year-old man was able to follow his son in reciting Quran verses less than 5 hours after receiving Cochle


Transguard provides key support to UAE’s field hospitals

As the number of Covid-19 recoveries in the UAE continues to climb, Transguard Group reveals that it has been at the forefront of the country’s containment efforts in its field hospitals in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.   “Since late April, more than 500 Tran


American Hospital Dubai Selects Oracle and Cerner

American Hospital Dubai, part of Mohamed & Obaid Al Mulla Group, has selected Oracle Cloud Applications and Cerner, a Gold Level member of Oracle Partner Network (OPN), for a major digital transformation.    The initiative is aimed at reducing cost, opt


Nestlé supports 100,000 families and 50,000 health professionals

Nestlé in the Middle East and North Africa has so far supported 100,000 families and 50,000 healthcare professionals. It donated 10 million food and beverage servings, 620,000 litres of water, in addition to supporting the provision of essential medical supplies to governments, health


Over 1m Covid-19 cases in Eastern Mediterranean: WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has confirmed more than one million cases of Covid-19 in the 22 countries of WHO's Eastern Mediterranean Region. As of 11:00 hrs on June 28, 1,025,478 cases and 23, 461 deaths have been recorded from the Region, which spans from Morocco to


Bahri in special cargo ops to fly in Covid medical equipment

Bahri, a global leader in logistics and transportation, is operating cargo flights from China to Saudi Arabia to bring in medical equipment and supplies into the kingdom in continuation with its ongoing efforts to support the Ministry of Health’s initiatives to contain and combat Covid-


Nasdaq Dubai welcomes $1.5bn IsDB Covid-19 sukuk listing

Nasdaq Dubai welcomed today's (June 28) listing of a $1.5 billion sukuk issued by Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) to support Covid-19 relief initiatives.    The capital raised will fund medical, social and business projects in many of the bank’s 5

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