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GCC adopts new health strategy
Healthcare | Saturday 7 February, 2015 2:46 pm
The meeting of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) health ministers in Riyadh revolved around the development of various health systems in the Gulf, under the theme: ‘Measuring Health Systems: The Way to Excellence.”One of the topics discussed during the conference was the revised standard Gulf plan ...
Health is top priority
Healthcare | Friday 6 February, 2015 6:50 am
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman receives GCC health ministers who came to attend a conference in Riyadh. The ministers congratulated King Salman on his accession to the throne and condoled with him on the death of King Abdullah....
GCC blocks ‘95% of unfit workers’
Healthcare | Friday 6 February, 2015 2:08 am
A standard medical test used by all six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries have seen them block 95 percent of unfit workers from entering their territory, said Saudi Health Minister Ahmad Al-Khateeb on Wednesday.Al-Khateeb said the GCC had previously only been able to block 70 percent of...
PSI Successfully Participated at ‘Arab Health 2015’
Healthcare | Wednesday 4 February, 2015 6:10 pm
JEDDAH, SAUDI ARABIA, February 4, 2015—Pharmaceutical Solutions Industry (PSI), the largest sterile IV solutions manufacturer in the MENA region, headquartered in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, has successfully participated at the recently concluded ‘Arab Health 2015’, which took place from January...
Nahdi Medical Company Spreads Hope with
Healthcare | Monday 2 February, 2015 2:46 pm
Nahdi Medical Company, the largest retail pharmacy chain in the Middle East and North Africa, launched the largest interactive social media campaign to challenge diabetes in Saudi Arabia, as part of its CSR initiatives. The campaign titled, "I Challenge Diabetes," seeks to raise awareness through...
effective treatment as well as early conversations with patients are important factors in management of Type 2 Diabetes
Healthcare | Monday 2 February, 2015 12:14 am
Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) is the most common form of diabetes often leading to chronic complications like cardiovascular disease, kidney disease, liver disease and nerve damage. Increasing incidence of diabetes is putting people at an increasing risk of developing these complications. As a result,...
Saudi, expat infected with MERS
Healthcare | Sunday 1 February, 2015 9:20 am
Two new cases of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus ((MERS-CoV) were recorded by the Ministry of Health late Friday. The Command and Control Center (CCC) at the ministry reported that an expatriate worker in Riyadh and a Saudi national in Hofuf had contracted the infection,...
Arab Health 2015: New MRI solutions to boost patient comfort
Healthcare | Thursday 29 January, 2015 7:58 am
Royal Philips has announced the launch of Ingenia 1.5T S at Arab Health 2015, a new MRI system designed for “First Time Right” imaging and for faster workflow, while enhancing the patient’s experience during magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) examinations.Philips will showcase its Ingenia 1.5T...
Welch Allyn Celebrates 100-Year Anniversary with Innovation Showcase at Arab Health 2015
Healthcare | Saturday 24 January, 2015 12:58 am
 Welch Allyn, a leading medical diagnostic device company that delivers pragmatic innovation at the point of care, will showcase a new generation of solutions that meet the needs of fast-paced Middle Eastern healthcare markets next week at Arab Health 2015. In addition to celebrating 100 years of ...
Prince Turki launches health projects
Healthcare | Thursday 22 January, 2015 12:22 am
Riyadh Gov. Prince Turki bin Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz launched a host of health care projects in the presence of Health Minister of Health Mohammed Al-Hayazie at the governorate on Tuesday. The projects include 42 primary health care centers, two hospitals and a number of IT systems that aim to...
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