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G20 Health Ministers Coordinate Efforts to Combat COVID-19
Healthcare | Monday 20 April, 2020 3:05 am
The G20 Health Ministers held a virtual meeting today to further coordinate efforts in combatting COVID-19.G20 Ministers emphasized that people’s health and well-being are at the heart of all decisions taken to protect lives, tackle illness, strengthen global health security, and alleviate the...
WHO thanks Saudi Arabia for donating $500 million in fight against coronavirus
Healthcare | Saturday 18 April, 2020 3:50 pm
The World Health Organization thanked Saudi Arabia's King Salman for donating $500 million to support the international efforts in preventing the coronavirus spread, state news agency SPA reported on Friday."I express my great gratitude to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and to the Saudi...
Sanofi and GSK to join forces in unprecedented vaccine collaboration to fight COVID-19
Healthcare | Saturday 18 April, 2020 5:36 am
Sanofi and GSK today announce that they have signed a letter of intent to enter into a collaboration to develop an adjuvanted vaccine for COVID-19, using innovative technology from both companies, to help address the ongoing pandemic. Sanofi will contribute its S-protein COVID-19 antigen,...
COVID-19: Boehringer Ingelheim steps up effort with Global Support Program
Healthcare | Friday 17 April, 2020 2:00 am
Global support fund for local relief increased to EUR 5.8 millionOver 100 scientists and 11,000 lab hours committed to COVID-19 research in international consortia, expected to expand10 days paid leave offered to 51,000 employees for volunteeringEUR 580,000 relief fund made available for Making...
First General Motors-Ventec Critical Care V+Pro Ventilators Ready for Delivery
Healthcare | Thursday 16 April, 2020 1:45 pm
General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) began mass production of the Ventec Life Systems V+Pro critical care ventilator under contract to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. “Thousands of men and women at GM, Ventec, our suppliers and the Kokomo community have rallied to support their...
Ras Al Khaimah Ruler opens drive-through Covid-19 National Screening Center
Healthcare | Sunday 12 April, 2020 1:27 pm
His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, has highlighted the importance of an initiative led by his brother, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces,...
Medcare and Cisco Unveil Telehealth Platform
Healthcare | Saturday 11 April, 2020 9:42 pm
Allowing Patients to Connect Live with Doctors through Videoconferencing Medcare Hospitals & Medical Centres, the UAE’s premium provider of healthcare services, has in collaboration with Cisco, announced the roll-out of its telehealth technology that will give patients access to...
Al Zahra Hospital DUBAI introduces TeleMedicine Services and COVID-19 Hotline to support UAE population
Healthcare | Friday 10 April, 2020 9:32 pm
 Amidst the COVID-19 outbreak, Al Zahra Hospital Dubai has launched TeleMedicine services to support residents in need of healthcare who do not wish to visit hospitals or clinics. In addition, the hospital set-up a dedicated hotline - to respond to queries and address concerns related to...
Pfizer says ‘thank you’ to frontline healthcare workers in Africa and the Middle East
Healthcare | Thursday 9 April, 2020 2:47 pm
On World Health Day, Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE, “Pfizer”) has launched a campaign to say ‘Thank you’ for the thousands of essential workers, doctors and nurses who are helping the community and the healthcare sector in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic across the Africa and...
Prince Sultan Cardiac Center activates distance learning as coronavirus precaution
Healthcare | Thursday 9 April, 2020 9:07 am
The Prince Sultan Cardiac Center in Qassim, Saudi Arabia, has implemented distance for its training courses, state news agency SPA reported. The service was activated to allow nursing cardiac nursing students to finish their requirements and develop their experience following the Kingdom’s...