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Eye of Riyadh

50 Trainees on First Aid in the Center of the Girl Development Aboarish
Healthcare | Friday 19 July, 2019 1:55 pm
The summer girl's center in the village of Qamira of the Social Development Committee in Abu Ayrish governorate held a training course in first aid, in cooperation with the committee's Pulse of Life team, as part of the fourth summer program currently being implemented by the center. The...
Hospital launches free “Healthy Heart Wellness Programme” in Ras Al Khaimah
Healthcare | Thursday 18 July, 2019 11:00 am
In order to create a support system for cardiac patients and help them manage their condition better, RAK Hospital has launched a free “Healthy Heart Wellness Programme” for the UAE residents at the hospital premises. The programme aims to educate and counsel patients recovering from...
 Two UAE hospitals partner to create bilateral knowledge sharing platform
Healthcare | Wednesday 17 July, 2019 2:49 pm
Dubai based Canadian Specialist Hospital and Al Kuwait Hospital have signed an MoU to share their combined wealth of knowledge with doctors and medical practitioners in the UAE to further raise the industry standards.  As a result of this MoU, both the hospitals will host 4-5 knowledge...
Jordanian team conducts kidney transplantation in Bahrain
Healthcare | Tuesday 16 July, 2019 6:03 pm
Two Jordanian and Bahraini medical teams succeeded in conducting two kidney transplant operations at the Salmaniya Medical Complex in Manama, which were successful. The two teams transported one of the young thirties to her 20-year-old brother to save his life after a severe renal failure, while...
Allergan reaffirms commitment to eye care within Saudi Arabia by bolstering operations
Healthcare | Tuesday 16 July, 2019 12:00 am
Allergan, a leading global biopharmaceutical company, recently participated at the 31st Annual Scientific Meeting of Saudi Ophthalmological Society (SOS) held in Al Riyadh, by presenting data from key opinion leaders in the field of eye care and providing scientific insight. The conference focused...
The AAAASF supports day surgical centres achieve new mandatory accreditation in Dubai
Healthcare | Monday 15 July, 2019 10:06 am
On May 21st, 2019, the Dubai Health Authority issued a circular whereby it is mandatory for all Day Surgical Centers to achieve international accreditation. The American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF) has been named as an approved accreditation agency. In ...
Avivo Group, Worldplast Foundation to help poor in Pakistan with pro bono reconstructive surgery this month
Healthcare | Sunday 14 July, 2019 11:15 am
Avivo Group, one of the fastest-growing healthcare service providers in the GCC, has joined hands with Worldplast Foundation to help poor patients requiring reconstructive surgery during a leading charity programme in Pakistan later this month. Beside others, the third mission of the Worldwide...
Injazat Partners with Nuance to deliver Cloud-based Speech Recognition Technology for the healthcare industry in the UAE
Healthcare | Friday 12 July, 2019 12:00 am
Injazat has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Nuance Inc., an industry-leading provider of AI-powered solutions, to promote cloud-based speech recognition solutions in hospitals to enhance healthcare operations in the UAE. Using speech recognition technology, physicians will be...
Officials mull raising tobacco prices after WHO report
Healthcare | Wednesday 10 July, 2019 8:19 am
The government will be looking into raising the price of smoking-related products, particularly argileh, in an effort to “cut down on smoking rates”, it said  “Shisha, vapes and electronic cigarettes are becoming increasingly popular, possibly more so than cigarettes,...
The clinics of the King Salman Relief Center deal with more than 16,000 cases
Healthcare | Monday 8 July, 2019 6:08 pm
The clinics of the King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Work in Al-Za'tari camp in June 2019 provided medical and therapeutic services to 16122 patients, as part of the comprehensive medical care programs offered by the Center to the Syrian brothers there.   Where the...