Thursday 29 June 2017

UAE shuts down erring medical, pharma facilities

UAE’s Ministry of Health and Prevention has closed several medical and pharmaceutical establishments nationwide for one to four months, depending on their violations, following inspections conducted by the Health Governance Department. The inspections were undertaken to ens


Frontline leadership ‘key to better healthcare’

The region’s healthcare issues like diabetes can be tackled better by giving leadership training and power to those at the frontline of diabetes care and bringing them together for voluntary leadership roles, an industry expert said. “We have been part of award winnin


Yemen hit by world's worst cholera outbreak

Yemen is now facing the worst cholera outbreak in the world with suspected cases exceeding 200,000 and the number is increasing at an average of 5,000 a day, the United Nations has warned.   In a joint statement, Anthony Lake, the executive director of the Unite


UAE Ministry, Lundbeck to raise awareness on mental health

The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention said it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Lundbeck, a Danish international pharmaceutical company, to raise community awareness on mental health disorders. The awareness programme will highlight disorders such as depress


Abu Dhabi hospital welcomes Eid babies

Minutes before Eid was officially announced, Danat Al Emarat Hospital for Women and Children based in Abu Dhabi, UAE, welcomed four new borns including a pair of twins into this world.    The twin (girl and boy) are the first children for the family and wei


World population to hit 9.8bn by 2050, says report

The world population is now nearly 7.6 billion, up from 7.4 billion in 2015, spurred by the relatively high levels of fertility in developing countries – despite an overall drop in the number of children people have around the globe, according to a report by United Nations.


National Ambulance woos Emiratis with new campaign

UAE’s National Ambulance has officially launched its campaign for Emirati Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Programme, which targets UAE Nationals in the Northern Emirates to pursue careers in emergency medical service. National Ambulance is the leading pre-hospital emerge


Sustainable economic models 'key to tackle climate change'

Swift and effective action is needed to create new, sustainable economic models to mitigate the adverse effects of climate change on the world's working population, according to a recent report published by the International Bar Association Global Employment Institute (IBAGEI).


Etisalat signs deal with Prime Healthcare Group

Etisalat, the UAE's leading telecom services provider, has signed an agreement with Prime Healthcare Group to provide an end-to-end managed services solution for their entire network infrastructure. The project will provide faster, secure and reliable communication enabling P


ICT Health wins IT service provider award

ICT Health was named '2017 UAE Healthcare IT Service Provider of the Year' at the 2017 Frost & Sullivan Middle East Best Practices Awards Banquet held recently at Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai,UAE. ICT Health provides a comprehensive array of integrated clinical and adm

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