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The Supreme Council of Health Launches Extensive “Our Future lies in our health” Campaign
Healthcare | Monday 29 June, 2015 1:36 am
The Supreme Council of Health (SCH), the responsible authority for healthcare issues in the State, kicked off its “Our Future lies in Our Health” awareness campaign, with an aim to encourage all segments of society to lead a healthy lifestyle and abandon harmful daily habits. This...
Keep Walking During Ramadan
Healthcare | Monday 29 June, 2015 1:21 am
According to specialists at Abu Dhabi’s Imperial College London Diabetes Centre (ICLDC), it is extremely important to take regular exercise, even while fasting during the Holy Month of Ramadan.    ICLDC’s Dr Farhana Bin Lootah said that exercise is a key contributor to...
Agreement places technology at the heart of new healthcare facility in Riyadh
Healthcare | Sunday 28 June, 2015 4:40 pm
Three leading organizations in the healthcare industry have today agreed to collaborate on the creation of the most technicallyadvanced,integrated medical IT system ever deployed in the private sector in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). Aldara Hospital and Medical Center, a new hospital and...
Health minister to make major reshuffles at the ministry
Healthcare | Sunday 28 June, 2015 5:10 am
Minister of Health Khaled Al-Falih will making changes at the level of directors of health affairs in all regions of the Kingdom on Sunday, sources told Okaz/Saudi Gazette. The decisions also include relieving the director general of health affairs in Najran region from his post.  The...
Healthcare | Saturday 27 June, 2015 5:40 am
No person has been found infected with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) Coronavirus in Makkah and Madinah, the Health Ministry said on Friday. This clean bill of health could be attributed to the ministry’s comprehensive preventative measures at airports and border points,...
Qatar Supreme Council of (QMED)
Healthcare | Thursday 25 June, 2015 1:23 am
The inaugural edition of the Qatar International Medical Devices & Healthcare Exhibition and Conferences (QMED) will be held under the patronage of the Qatar Supreme Council of Health, from 2 to 4 December 2015 at the brand new Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre (DECC) located in the West Bay...
New cancer drug approved
Healthcare | Sunday 21 June, 2015 9:22 am
A new drug that delays the metastasis of solid tumors was introduced at a medical conference recently. The new drug relieves pain caused by cancer and helps to protect patients and achieves positive results.An international group of oncologists participated in the conference organized by the the...
Award instituted to honor archaeologist
Healthcare | Friday 19 June, 2015 4:06 am
The Kingdom has instituted a national award in the name of senior archaeologist Abdul Rahman Al-Ansari to acknowledge his great works in the field of archaeology."The award adopted by the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA), in collaboration with King Saud University (KSU) and the...
IHI Releases Practical Guide to Designing and Executing Large-Scale Improvement Initiatives
Healthcare | Wednesday 17 June, 2015 12:10 am
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) has released a new, interactive guide designed to help inform the success of those in any health care setting striving to design and execute large-scale improvement initiatives. The guide draws on lessons learned from seven years of work on Project...
GCC patients can explore options for conventional tumor removal by Cyberknife robotic radiosurgery
Healthcare | Tuesday 16 June, 2015 8:51 am
Apollo Hospitals, Asia’s foremost healthcare provider, is reinforcing its pre-eminence as a centre of healthcare innovations by introducing ‘Cyberknife Robotic Radiosurgery’ to its international patient community based in the GCC region. Over 200,000 foreign patients from over 120 countries...