Tuesday 6 December 2016

Tasneef to launch new healthcare leadership programme

Emirates Classification Society (Tasneef) and the International Hospital Federation (IHF) have signed an  agreement to launch the Healthcare Leadership and Management Programme in the Middle East region. As a first-of-its-kind in the region, the internationally accredited an


UAE hospital welcomes 5 newborns on National Day

Danat Al Emarat, a leading hospital in the UAE, welcomed five newborns on the eve of the country's 45th National Day celebrations with the first baby - a boy - born at 1:01 am. He is the third child for the family, after his two elder sisters, said Sultan Al Hammadi, the prou


Talaya launches glass bottles for water

Talaya Water, a leading drinking water company in Lebanon, has launched a new range of water bottles made of glass. Marcel Hage, founder and CEO of Talaya Water, said: “Our main goal is to create awareness among the Lebanese society about the importance of using glass gallo


Averda expands service portfolio in Oman

Averda, a major environmental solutions provider in region, has expanded its waste management services in Oman with two new contract wins for waste collection and landfilling services in Al Dhakhiliya and Dhofar regions. The services cover a total area of 127,000 sq km, serving 1


Researchers hunt missing link between genetics, environmental factors

A new global network linking leading research centres across the world has launched today to tackle some of the most pressing global health challenges of our time such as autism, cancer, diabetes and dementia. The International Phenome Centre Network (IPCN) will greatly increase


UAE interior designers in bid to tackle water crisis

Leading interior design professionals will converge in Dubai, UAE, next month, in support of Surge, an international organisation that funds sustainable safe water and sanitation projects. Under the concept ‘Design, Dine, make a Difference’ (DDD) over 400 guests will


Saudi water sector spend seen at over $50bn

Saudi Arabia is likely to need more than $53 billion in water sector investment with growth in demand, a report said. This investment could be supported by private funds, Ali al-Hazmi, governor of the Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC), which desalinates water from the Gu


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