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KASCH successfully conducts first liver transplant on infant
Healthcare | Saturday 13 February, 2016 10:49 am
A medical team of the King Abdullah Specialist Children’s Hospital (KASCH) at the King Abdulaziz Medical City (National Guard) here have successfully conducted the first liver transplant on a baby boy.  Fahad Mari Said Al-Sairdh, father of the eight-month-old child, expressed his and...
International experts discuss key issues concerning people with disabilities
Healthcare | Wednesday 10 February, 2016 2:09 pm
Early Intervention is the key to help children with specific disorders. The government has introduced a host of initiatives that will not only enhance the lives of people with disabilities but also integrate them into the society, according to a Dubai government official. Dr. Hussain Ali Maseeh, ...
Ministry of Health to require employees to declare assets
Healthcare | Wednesday 10 February, 2016 7:40 am
The Ministry of Health is considering imposing an asset declaration as well as an absence of interest conflict testimony on its employees as a measure in fighting corruption. Health Minister Khalid Al-Falih made the announcement at a one-day forum on promoting integrity and combating corruption in ...
Nahdi Concludes Wazen Program with Over 3,000 kilograms of Weight Lost in Jeddah
Healthcare | Sunday 7 February, 2016 1:24 pm
With the aim of creating a nationwide health movement, in line with its vision towards spreading wellness within the fabric of society, Nahdi, the largest pharmaceutical retailer in the Middle East and North Africa, completed its Wazen program in Jeddah on January 16th, 2016, ringing in a total...
Health Ministry cuts spending by 50 percent
Healthcare | Friday 5 February, 2016 12:20 pm
The Ministry of Health has asked its various departments to review current inventories to ensure the availability of medicine and medical devices. The move was made after Health Minister Khalid Al-Falih ordered the reduction of medicines and medical device purchases by 50 percent. Medical industry ...
INDEX Celebrates 20 Years of Success at AEEDC Dubai Night
Healthcare | Thursday 4 February, 2016 3:25 pm
AEEDC Dubai Night took place yesterday at Le Meridien hotel in Dubai, celebrating 20 years of success and achievements for AEEDC Dubai Conference and Exhibition. AEEDC Dubai Night was attended by His Excellency Major General Mohammed Ahmed Al Marri, Director General, General Directorate of...
New health insurance policy to include obesity treatment
Healthcare | Wednesday 3 February, 2016 3:44 am
The Health Ministry and the Council of Cooperative Health Insurance (CCHI) are currently considering a project to amend the current insurance policy to cover the treatment of obesity and the diseases resulting from it, Health Minister Khaled Al-Falih was reported by Al-Eqtisadiah daily on...
His Excellency Humaid Al Qatami Inaugurates the 20th Edition of AEEDC Dubai 2016
Healthcare | Tuesday 2 February, 2016 4:57 pm
Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and President of the Dubai Health Authority, His Excellency Humaid Mohammed Obaid Al Qatami, Chairman of the board of the Dubai Health Authority inaugurated today the 20th edition of...
Al-Falih opens GCC Cancer Awareness Campaign
Healthcare | Monday 1 February, 2016 7:11 am
Health Minister Khalid Al-Falih launched on Sunday the GCC Cancer Awareness Campaign in all GCC countries to mark World Cancer Day which falls on Feb. 4. The launch occurred in the presence of Director General of the Executive Bureau of the Council of Health Ministers of the Gulf Cooperation...
Jeddah Hosts the 10th Middle East Best of San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
Healthcare | Sunday 31 January, 2016 2:31 pm
With the participation of more than 400 doctors and specialists in oncology globally and locally, Saudi Arabia will host the 10th Middle East Best of San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, which is organized by the Health Affairs at the Ministry of National Guard, during the period from 6th –...
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