Saturday 18 January 2020

Fifth Emirates Plastic Surgery Congress opens in Dubai

The fifth edition of the Emirates Plastic Surgery Congress, (EPSC) was officially opened today by Dr Younis Kazim, CEO of Dubai Healthcare. Running from January 16 to 18, the three-day premier plastic surgery event is being held under the theme ‘Science and Art in the field


American Hospital Dubai launches robotic surgery

American Hospital, part of Mohamed & Obeid Al Mulla Group, one of the leading pioneers of private healthcare in the Middle East, has inaugurated its robotic surgery services. The hospital is the first medical facility in Dubai to offer the fourth generation of the da Vinci Xi


Is the air our next source of fresh water?

The World Future Energy Summit’s Water Exhibition and Forum in Abu Dhabi is looks to the future of GCC water security, with new technologies at the forefront.   The GCC states have long been pioneers in using technology to provide fresh water in a desert e


Leaders discuss sustainability success at summit

The Future Sustainability Summit opened today in Abu Dhabi, bringing together more than 1,000 delegates and 90 global leaders and innovators from 45 countries – including four presidents and a prime minister – to drive sustainability innovation.   Am


Future of sustainability on show at CLIX

Thousands of people are experiencing the future of sustainability – from weather satellites to farming automation, and from hydrogen fuel cells to fast-charging electric vehicles networks – at the World Future Energy Summit’s Climate Innovations Exchange (CLIX) 2020 showcase


Gulf Capital acquires IVI-RMA Middle East for $100m

Gulf Capital, one of the largest and most active alternative asset managers in the Middle East, announced today its three-year growth plans for IVI-RMA Middle East, the fastest growing provider of fertility treatment services in the GCC, following its acquisition of 100% of its stake for over


Thai health officials spot and treat coronavirus-infected tourist

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is working with officials in Thailand and China following reports of confirmation of the novel coronavirus in a person in Thailand. The person was a traveller from Wuhan, China, and was identified by Thai officials on January 8, and hospitalise


Installed base of smart waste sensors to reach 1.5m

The installed base of smart waste sensors is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 30.8 per cent and reach 1.5 million in 2023, a report said.   The number had reached 379,000 worldwide in 2018, said Berg Insight, a leading M2M/IoT market r


Amanat mulls taking stake in VPS Healthcare

Amanat Holdings, GCC’s largest healthcare and education investment company, has announced that it is assessing a potential acquisition of a strategic stake in the Middle East operations of VPS Healthcare.   Established in 2007 and founded by Dr Shamsheer V


UK pavilion to demonstrate complex cardiac surgery

Complex heart surgery which hopes to give the best possible chance of survival to children diagnosed with heart problems, including congenital heart disease, will be demonstrated on the ABHI UK Pavilion at Arab Health 2020.   The technically challenging paediatr

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