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Saudi German Hospital to build 100-bed facility in RAK

Saudi German Hospital, a leading healthcare group in the region, has announced plans to build a 100-bed specialty at Al Marjan Island, a luxury resort destination in the northern emirate of Ras Al Khaimah that will offer key healthcare including medical, rehabilitation and cosmetic services.

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Zulekha uses new technique for cancer treatment

Experts at Zulekha Hospital Sharjah recently treated a 51-year-old patient who had been suffering from rectal cancer and recurring metastasis using the latest CT-guided Percutaneous Microwave Ablation (MWA) Technique. The patient was unaware of the cancer spreading to various org

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Green Business Summit opens in Abu Dhabi

The Green Business Summit 2018 opened in Abu Dhabi yesterday (April 17) highlighting the significant opportunities and challenges faced by business leaders and policymakers in adopting sustainable development practices. Charles Goddard, The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Asi

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Dubai doctor performs cardiac op in 15 minutes

The Canadian Specialist Hospital in Dubai, UAE recently conducted a lifesaving cardiac procedure on a patient within 15 minutes into the operation theatre. The door-to-balloon time of the critical cardiac procedure was less than 15 minutes as opposed to 90 minutes, the globally r

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Dubai Health Authority to build new innovation centre

Dubai Health Authority (DHA) plans to set up a new innovation centre in partnership with the private sector. The facility, to be located behind Rashid Hospital, will implement the latest technologies such as 3D printing and artificial intelligence. The move is aimed at promoting

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Dubai to set up new dialysis centre for poor

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) and Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department have signed a memorandum of understanding to establish a dialysis centre, worth Dh30 million ($8.16 million), in Al Twar area, in Dubai, UAE. This is in line with Dubai government’s ef

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Debut Green Business Summit set for kick-off

The first-of-its-kind Green Business Summit 2018 is set to be held tomorrow (April 17) in Abu Dhabi, UAE, marking the Mena region as a global priority for environment conservation. Organised by The Economist Events, part of the global English-language weekly newspaper, the event

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Moorfields Eye Hospital names UAE medical director

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai has appointed Dr Ammar Safar, consultant ophthalmologist and vitreoretinal surgeon, and General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) approved specialist aeromedical  examiner as the medical director of Moorfields Eye Hospitals in the UAE. Dr Safar is

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Public speaking can damage vocal cords, says doctor

Teachers, sports coaches and business executives are among the professionals that regularly put their ability to speak at risk by ‘misusing’ their voices at work, a leading international medical expert has said ahead of World Voice Day (April 16). Dr Michael Benninger

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Clinical trial market ‘likely to touch $4bn by 2020’

The global clinical trial data management and eclinical solutions market is expected to cross $4 billion by 2020 due to the increased need for digital continuity, said growth partnership company Frost & Sullivan in a new report. “As the clinical trial industry transitio

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