Sunday 26 June 2016

Gulf Air signs deal for recycling waste

Bahrain’s national carrier Gulf Air has selected Alfa Express Company (AEC) to handle its waste management and recycling drive, reported the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication. To read further, please visit


Bee’ah rolls out wi-fi bins in Sharjah

Bee’ah, a leading integrated environmental and waste management company, has installed wi-fi supported, solar-powered bins in the Heart of Sharjah, UAE, in partnerships with telecom provider Du and investment firm Shurooq. Designed and built by BigBelly, a leading provider


Abu Dhabi hospitals partner to examine newborns

Danat Al Emarat Hospital for Women and Children and Moorfields Eye Hospital Abu Dhabi have partnered to examine the eyes of all newborn premature babies who were born earlier than 31 weeks of gestation at Danat Al Emarat. The initiative is being launched to avoid the development


Bee’ah wins Al Kalba municipality contract

Bee’ah, a leading fully integrated environment and waste management company, has signed  a contract with Al Kalba Municipality in Sharjah, UAE, for the provision of waste collection, management and treatment services in the city. The signing ceremony was held at Kalba


Diabetes reaches record levels in Middle East: Experts

The Middle East suffers from the highest rate of diabetes in the world, affecting nearly 43 million people, and this is causing a rise in incidence of diabetes-related illness, health experts have warned. The prevalence of the disease has risen from 6 per cent of the region’s pop


Dubai medical committee issues new comprehensive guidelines

The General Medical Committee in Dubai has issued new comprehensive guidelines for policies including occupational injuries, medical leave, emergency leave and parking facilities for the disabled. The guidelines are applicable to 74,000 Dubai government employees who work across 45 gov


Cerner honours firms for healthcare IT adoptions

Cerner Middle East & Africa, a health IT company, recently held the fifth edition its Achievement and Innovation Awards to honour its clients across the region for their most rewarding health care technology adoptions. Cerner created five new award categories covering clinica


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