Wednesday 18 July 2018

Many with dementia unaware of condition says study

A substantial majority of older adults with probable dementia in the US have never been professionally diagnosed or are unaware of their condition, says a study.    A Johns Hopkins Medicine analysis of information gathered for an ongoing and federally-spons


Al Ain Hospital joins AWC as organisational member

The Ahima World Congress (AWC) has announced that Al Ain Hospital in the UAE has joined AWC as an organisational member.   The three-year AWC Organizational Membership (AWC OM) programme helps healthcare providers, healthcare service organisations, and governmen


Dubai health facilities rating system underway

Dubai Health Authority (DHA) will rate all healthcare facilities including public and private hospitals and day-care health centres in Dubai in accordance with the Dubai Health Facilities Performance Framework (DHFPF). The framework, known as Qeyas, will be finalized and implemen


Dubai Chamber pilots cutting-edge healthcare technology

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has revealed the latest initiative designed to ensure the wellbeing of its team members.    The organisation, which represents the interests of Dubai’s business community, has piloted a trial of the new AXA 360 D


Boehringer Ingelheim unveils 15 new medicines

Boehringer Ingelheim, a family-owned pharmaceutical company, recently unveiled 15 new medicines could potentially be approved by 2025 in immunology, CNS, oncology, respiratory and cardio metabolic diseases.   The company presented its latest pipeline updates at a recent even


UAE to promote community plantation

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, has issued a Cabinet resolution on community plantation and agriculture.   According to the new resolution, the Ministry Of Climate Change and Environm


DHA includes free Hepatitis C treatment in insurance

Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has announced the inclusion of free screening and treatment for Hepatitis C under the basic benefit plan of the Dubai Mandatory Health Insurance Scheme. Hepatitis C is a liver disease caused by the hepatitis C virus (HVC).  According to WHO, appr


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