Monday 30 November 2015

UAE Ministry launches medicine pack for visually impaired

The UAE Ministry of Health (MOH) along with Globalpharma, part of Sanofi Company, has launched a first of its kind ‘innovative advanced medicine pack’, to aid visually impaired people. The new medicine pack has been designed to improve treatment outcomes by making dis


McDonald’s UAE trucks to mark 5m km on biodiesel

McDonald's UAE’s  fleet logistics trucks are set to mark on December 15 a milestone of running five million kilometres on recycled vegetable oil. Introducing the biodiesel initiative in the UAE in July 2011 with the support of Dubai FDI, the foreign investment prom


TB research funding falls $1.3bn short of targets

Funding for tuberculosis (TB) research fell $1.3 billion short of global targets last year, threatening worldwide goals to eliminate the disease between 2030 and 2035, researchers said on Monday. The Treatment Action Group (TAG), an independent think tank, said the $674 million o


Global climate breakthrough talks open in Paris

World leaders will launch an ambitious attempt on Monday to hold back the earth's rising temperatures, urging each other to find common cause in two weeks of bargaining meant to steer the global economy away from dependence on fossil fuels. They arrive at United Nations clima


Mena water supply ‘could fall 50pc’

With population set to double in the Mena region over the next 40 years, per capita water availability is projected to fall by more than 50 per cent by 2050, according to international experts. Stakeholder collaboration and a systemic approach to water management can help the GCC


Moorfields opens eye hospital in Abu Dhabi

United Eastern Medical Services (UEMedical), a leading healthcare development company in the UAE, and Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in London, have announced the launch of a major eye hospital in Abu Dhabi. The Moorfields Eye Hospital Centre in Abu Dhabi was offici


Indian drugmaker Biocon eyes $1bn revenue in 4 years

India's biggest biotech firm Biocon expects revenue to double to $1 billion in four years as it expands in Europe and the US with new products, its chairperson and managing director said on Saturday. In a tie-up with US generic drugmaker Mylan NV, the Bangalore-based biopharm


Bee’ah to launch smart WiFi bins in Sharjah

Bee'ah, a leading integrated environmental and waste management company in the Middle East, has unveiled solar-powered bins across Sharjah that will act as hotspots.   It is in line with the UAE's Innovation Week, which seeks to promote and encourage the


Medical tourism in Dubai ‘ahead of regional peers’

Dubai has consolidated its standing as a preferred medical tourism destination, according to experts.   Dr Ihab William, director of Dr William Dental Center, said that demand for cosmetic dentistry in the emirate, especially for the so-called 'Hollywood Smi


Specialist sickle cell clinic expansion set in Bahrain

Bahrain’s main specialist clinic treating patients with blood disorders will be expanded to cope with massive demand, the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister publication, has learnt. The Genetic Blood Disease Centre at Salmaniya Medical Complex (SMC), which opened in February las

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