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Janssen and Riyadh Pharma sign partnership agreement
Healthcare | Thursday 12 February, 2015 8:14 am
In culmination of the cooperation that followed signing of the memorandum of understanding (MoU) between Janssen and Riyadh Pharma, the Belgian Janssen Company, and the Medical and Cosmetic Products Company (Riyadh Pharma) have signed a partnership agreement in Saudi Arabia for five years.Janssen...
King’s vision to implement quality health services to citizens lauded
Healthcare | Wednesday 11 February, 2015 7:50 am
National Guard Minister Prince Miteb bin Abdullah commended Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman for his role in ensuring quality health care services to citizens.Prince Miteb was inaugurating the international conference on Emergency Medicine of the Saudi Emergency Medicine Assembly...
Experts predict dramatic reduction in medicine prices
Healthcare | Monday 9 February, 2015 7:54 am
A senior official at the Council of Saudi Chambers (CSC) has lauded the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) for it recent decision to unify medicine prices in all of the member countries.This new medical regulation comes after the council approved the free movement of medicine and pharmaceutical drugs...
Health Ministry expects high MERS cases in coming weeks
Healthcare | Monday 9 February, 2015 7:43 am
Deputy Health Minister for Public Health Abdul Aziz Saeed says the coming weeks will witness an increased number of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus cases because of unfavorable weather forecasts.Saeed confirmed the ministry has made the necessary preparations to deal with the...
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,...