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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...
MoH contracts canceled over corruption
Healthcare | Tuesday 20 January, 2015 10:33 am
The Ministry of Health has suspended 38 contracts from a total of 148 for health-related programs on the suspicion of corruption, sources said.Sources said the suspicions surrounded 38 contracts worth SR1 billion allocated to fighting the coronavirus. It was found the amount was not spent on...
HRH Prince Turki bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Riyadh Province inaugurates “Run 4 Riyadh” 2015
Healthcare | Thursday 15 January, 2015 1:39 am
HRH Prince Turki bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Riyadh Province, launched “Run 4 Riyadh 2015” at a press conference held at the Emarah palace. During the inauguration, HRH asserted the importance of such new events for Riyadh, which would realize the vision of Custodian of the Two...
Minister promises better health care services
Healthcare | Friday 9 January, 2015 1:13 am
During a tour of a number of health facilities in Al-Kharj, Health Minister Muhammad Alhayazie vowed to provide the best possible health care for the nation. The minister, accompanied by other high-profile health officials, inspected the area’s health care facilities to understand the patient’s ...
Disease-fighting body urged to double efforts
Healthcare | Wednesday 7 January, 2015 2:49 pm
Health Minister Muhammad Alhayazie urged the members of the Command and Control Center (CCC), the disease fighting body, to double their efforts aimed at pushing the work process in the center to achieve its objectives like combating coronavirus and Ebola.He was addressing the members in a meeting...
Non-medical investors ‘not banned’ from sector, says minister
Healthcare | Tuesday 6 January, 2015 8:50 am
Minister of Health Mohammed Al-Hayazie has denied reports that non-medical citizens and expatriates are banned from investing in private health care facilities in the country.Al-Hayazie made the comments last Thursday following reports on social media websites that a ban is now in place on those...