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Eye of Riyadh

Boehringer Ingelheim and King Abdulaziz University Hospital organized the first Neurovascular Day in Jeddah
Healthcare | Wednesday 13 May, 2015 8:18 am
Under the Patronage of the Dean, the Faculty of Medicine at King Abdulaziz University in collaboration with King Abdulaziz University Hospital recently organized the first Neurovascular Day in Jeddah with the support of Boehringer Ingelheim. The medical meeting brought together experts from...
Foreign firm hired to check health workers’ certificates
Healthcare | Friday 8 May, 2015 3:00 am
The Saudi Commission for Health Specialties (SCHS) has signed a deal with an international company to check the education qualifications of health workers, particularly those coming from abroad.The global firm has uncovered 180 million forged certificates in several countries, Abdullah Al-Zahayyan, ...
Saudi-American Healthcare Forum recommends a unified command system for disaster management
Healthcare | Sunday 3 May, 2015 1:55 pm
The "C3 Saudi-US Healthcare Forum , held in Riyadh from 27 to 29 April 2015, resulted in a series of recommendations for both regions to take action in forming a more diverse dialogue and trusted partnership in the healthcare industry.In the presence of representatives of the participating of...
‘Kingdom to be center of medical excellence’
Healthcare | Thursday 30 April, 2015 7:26 am
Saudi Arabia is well on its way to becoming an impressive center known for excellence in health care, based on the vision of the late King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, according to an American healthcare architect.“Our firm, 'RTL Associates', has designed three medical cities in the Kingdom, all of...
Bupa Arabia Unveils Bupa World in Riyadh
Healthcare | Thursday 30 April, 2015 12:28 am
Bupa Arabia for Cooperative Insurance, the leading healthcare insurance provider in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has proudly unveiled the innovative flagship store “Bupa World” at its regional headquarters in Riyadh, the first of its kind in the country and in the Middle East, to provide the...
Antibiotic Use in Pregnancy
Healthcare | Wednesday 29 April, 2015 7:48 am
While the majority of antibiotics prescribed during pregnancy do not increase the risk of term babies being born with epilepsy or cerebral palsy, a class of antibiotics known as macrolides may carry a small risk, finds research by teams at the UCL Institute of Child Health, research partner of...
Global Leaders Gather in Doha to help control the epidemic of Diabetes in the region
Healthcare | Sunday 26 April, 2015 7:43 am
The Arab Diabetes Medical Congress held in Doha 23-25 April under the patronage of the supreme council of health and supported by the Qatar Diabetes Association, Health Ministries’ Council for Corporation Council and Hamad Medical Corporation.The leading congress was inaugurated by Sheikh Dr....
OIC chief calls for all-out fight against malaria
Healthcare | Saturday 25 April, 2015 9:04 am
Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Secretary General Iyad Madani has called upon the member states to continue to accord due attention to malaria control and elimination. He was speaking at a conference and photo exhibition organized on the eve of World Malaria Day, which falls on April...
Saudi medic scales Everest ... for a cause
Healthcare | Friday 24 April, 2015 10:56 am
Saudi dentist Dr. Nasreen Al-Hoqail said she embarked on an adventurous Everest journey to draw world attention to a rare disease of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), which has hit her son Talal.“I underwent intensive training for this difficult journey since December last year and ...
nuviun launches the world’s first interactive digital health event in Dubai
Healthcare | Tuesday 21 April, 2015 4:31 pm
nuviun, a company focusing on driving emerging technologies into the mainstream, has launched the world’s first interactive digital health event, taking place in Dubai on 5th-7th May 2015.Healthcare demand in the GCC countries and especially KSA is rising due to shifting demographics, higher...