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King Salman approves health care programs
Healthcare | Monday 16 July, 2018 6:13 am
King Salman on Sunday approved the implementation of an electronic sick-leave system, and directed relevant authorities to coordinate with the Civil Service Ministry in case of any amendments to the terms for granting sick leave. He also approved a program to train Saudi professionals in clinical...
Dubai Chamber pilots cutting-edge healthcare technology designed to put its employees in the driving seat
Healthcare | Sunday 15 July, 2018 2:30 pm
Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has revealed the latest initiative designed to ensure the wellbeing of its team members. The organisation, which represents the interests of Dubai’s business community, has piloted a trial of the new AXA 360 Doctor Check-up Station, a cutting-edge...
Pfizer Organizes Extensive Training Course for Pharmacy Students at King Saud University on 16-17 July 2018
Healthcare | Sunday 15 July, 2018 1:32 pm
In collaboration with King Saud University, Pfizer Saudi Arabia Ltd. has announced the organization of an extensive training course on 16-17 July for students from the university’s College of Pharmacy. The course is part of many programs organized by Pfizer in cooperation with different Saudi ...
Abdul Latif Jameel to provide state-of-the-art spinal treatment technology in Saudi Arabia
Healthcare | Monday 9 July, 2018 2:00 am
The Medical Hybrid Assistive Limb (HAL), a revolutionary robot treatment device for spinal injuries, has been approved for use in Saudi Arabia.    The launch follows the signing of aMemorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Abdul Latif Jameel and Japanese company CYBERDYNE, Inc,...
How to Make the Most of Your Kid’s Bath-time
Healthcare | Sunday 8 July, 2018 10:57 am
As fun as splashing around in the tub can be for your little one, bath-time offers so much more than just playtime. At Johnson’s, we’re strong believers that even the most basic of everyday rituals can offer new opportunities for your child to learn. Inspired by all those special...
UAE Cancer Charity Receives AED 1 Million Zakat Contribution from Dubai Islamic Bank
Healthcare | Sunday 1 July, 2018 4:16 pm
In their first collaboration with UAE-based cancer non-profit Friends of Cancer Patients (FOCP), Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB) has made a generous contribution of AED 1 million to FOCP’s Zakat campaign, recently. The charity revealed that this sizeable donation will be used by FOCP to support...
wasl organises blood donation campaign to support ‘Year of Zayed’ initiative
Healthcare | Wednesday 27 June, 2018 4:14 pm
As part of its ongoing efforts to support the ‘Year of Zayed’ initiative, wasl organised a blood donation campaign in cooperation with the Dubai Blood Donation Center.   The campaign was held on 27thJune at the ‘wasl Oasis II’ residential development and at the...
Saudi women launch all-female ambulance service
Healthcare | Wednesday 27 June, 2018 7:00 am
Saudi female doctors have launched an ambulance service with all female staff to serve women, according to Al Arabiya English. A team of female doctors at a government hospital in Al-Khobar in the Eastern Province came up with the idea following the lifting of ban on women driving. Dr Amal...
Increased prevalence of chest diseases in the Middle East place significant burdens on healthcare systems
Healthcare | Tuesday 26 June, 2018 1:18 pm
At its 4thRegional Thoracic Medicine Forum, which was held recently in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Boehringer Ingelheim, one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies brought together over 150 of the region’s top pulmonologists to shed light on continued innovation in...
FOCP’s ‘Joy Cart’ Parks Itself at the Dubai Hospital
Healthcare | Tuesday 26 June, 2018 3:14 am
Friends Of Cancer Patients (FOCP)’s ‘Joy Cart’ initiative has been making rounds at pediatric cancer wards across UAE, spreading happiness and hope in the lives of young patients fighting this difficult disease, and this time the UAE-based non-profit took their wonderful project...