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Abscessed Tooth Awareness: Are you at Risk?
Healthcare | Thursday 8 October, 2015 10:39 am
What is an abscessed tooth and what causes it? An abscess is a term used to describe the collection of bacteria and their products (pus) around the causing agent which is usually the tooth and its surrounding structures.  A presenting dental abscess can be classified broadly...
‘Integrated planning resulted in Haj free of infectious diseases’
Healthcare | Wednesday 7 October, 2015 12:25 pm
The Kingdom successfully implemented an integrated health plan during the Haj season to make the sacred areas free of communicable diseases, Health Minister Khalid Al-Falih said in Kuwait on Tuesday. The minister who was leading the Saudi delegation, was speaking at the 62nd session of the WHO...
Al-Falih outlines Health Ministry’s rapid response during Haj 2015
Healthcare | Monday 5 October, 2015 2:45 am
Health Minister Khalid Al-Falih has expressed his deepest condolences to the families of those who died in the Mina stampede and wished a speedy recovery to the injured. In a report on the Health Ministry’s activities leading up to, and during, Haj 2015, he noted that a thorough...
Pampers and UNICEF Celebrate a Decade Together Helping to Save Millions of Mother’s and Babies’ Lives
Healthcare | Friday 2 October, 2015 12:53 pm
An estimated 500,000 newborn lives have been saved and 100 million women and their newborns protected from the deadly disease, maternal and newborn tetanus, thanks to a ten-year long partnership between Pampers® and UNICEF that helped achieve this milestone.  The partners marked the...
MoH: No MERS cases among Haj pilgrims
Healthcare | Friday 25 September, 2015 10:57 am
The current number of Coronavirus patients is 20 percent less than in the same period last year, with just 417 cases in comparison to 547 at this time in 2014, according to statistics from the Command and Control Center of the Ministry of Health. This news comes as the Minister of Health...
Bobolink Presents the Largest Pan-Arab Anti-Drug Campaign
Healthcare | Monday 21 September, 2015 7:19 am
The issues of drugs and drug addiction have always been a taboo in the Arab world, to the extent that - up until this day - there are no official statistics about the matter. Bobolink Creative Boutique, located in Beirut, Lebanon, has launched the first pan-Arab anti-drugs campaign entitled ...
Recycling medication
Healthcare | Saturday 19 September, 2015 1:14 pm
It seems many of the Kingdom’s pharmacies allow customers to return prescription medicines regardless of the dangers involved in doing so. A medicine that is taken outside the pharmacy should not be returned under any circumstances because if it is exposed to the sun or other elements, its ...
65 MoH centers to monitor pilgrim health
Healthcare | Saturday 19 September, 2015 3:43 am
The Ministry of Health has set up 65 epidemiological survey centers in Makkah and at the holy sites for the safety of the pilgrims, a senior official from the ministry told Arab News here  on Friday.  “We have mobilized our resources to offer maximum safety for the guests of...
Sanofi launches Hajj health awareness campaign to keep pilgrims healthy while performing their Hajj
Healthcare | Thursday 17 September, 2015 1:05 am
In cooperation with the Saudi Ministry of Health, Sanofi has recently launched a campaign to raise the awareness level of the pilgrims towards the common diseases that can affect them during the Hajj and the preventive procedures that should be taken during their journey through the holy cities of...
Tips for a Good Night’s Sleep  Linde Sleep & Respiratory Care Centre
Healthcare | Tuesday 15 September, 2015 2:12 pm
Feeling short on sleep? Is a good night’s sleep schedule still eluding you? Is the pressure at work or some family issues unnerving you? It is well known that a relaxed sleep schedule, bedtime habits and other lifestyle picks have a major impact on the quality of the night’s...
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