Monday 19 April 2021

Hope Consortium creates largest ‘freezer farm’

Hope Consortium, an Abu Dhabi-led public-private partnership delivering large quantities of Covid-19 vaccines globally, has developed the largest “freezer farm” in the UAE.    With static capacity to hold 11.4 million vaccine doses at ultra-cold


GE developing tech to detect Covid virus on mobiles

GE Research has been awarded a 24-month NIH grant of the RADx-rad program to develop miniature sensors that can detect the presence of the Covid-19 virus nano-particles on an array of different surfaces. “One of the first lines of defence against any virus is avoiding expos


Canadian Specialist Hospital Partners with KEF Healthcare

Meitra Care Network (MCN), an initiative by KEF Healthcare, has announced its partnership with Canadian Specialist Hospital (CSH) to launch a collaborative Centre of Excellence that will offer heart and vascular care services to patients.    CSH and KEF Hea


Bahrain Specialist Hospital receives JCI accreditation for the 4th time

Bahrain Specialist Hospital, the first hospital in Bahrain to be accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI) is now reaccredited for the 4th  time in a row.    The hospital has reinstilled the trust laid by the authorities in maintaining the


Saudi Arabia expands range for 1st dose of vaccine

Saudi Arabia has expanded administering the first dose to those who are yet to receive the Covid-19 vaccine, and rescheduling of all appointments of the second dose to give ample time for a large segment of the society to take the first dose. All existing appointments for the sec


WHO carefully monitoring the rollout of all Covid-19 vaccines

WHO is carefully monitoring the rollout of all Covid-19 vaccines and will continue to work closely with countries to manage potential risks, and to use science and data to drive response and recommendations.   Meanwhile, the Covid-19 subcommittee of the WHO Glob


Seha opens new 204-bed hospital in Ras al Khaimah

Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (Seha) has announced the opening of a 204-bed hospital in the northern emirate of Ras Al Khaimah.    The Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Field Hospital, which spreads over a 7,000-sq-m area, has been built by Seha in cooperation w

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