Monday 24 April 2017

Saudi Arabia set to build five hitech hospitals

The Saudi government has launched health projects worth more than SR1.1 billion ($293 million) in the Najran region of the kingdom, said a report. The projects include development of five modern hospitals, two healthcare units, a specialised dental centre and 13 primary health ca


Danfoss offers 10 green tips on Earth Day

Danfoss, a global leader in manufacturing heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration solutions, is calling on residents of the UAE to show their support for Earth Day by switching-off appliances, and saving money in return. Danfoss has revealed that by 2025, cities


Imdaad inks waste collection deal with Emarat

Dubai-based Imdaad, a top facilities management (FM) company, recently entered into a three-year-agreement with Emarat, one of the largest suppliers of petroleum products in the UAE, to deliver general waste collection services. The scope of the contract includes Emarat’s 4


Fad Diet: Eat according to your blood group

Fad Diet: Eat according to your blood group The tendency of individuals trying to lose weight is to look for the fastest and the easiest way to do so, thereby giving rise to a growing jungle of “fad diets”. There are numerous types of fad diets available with supporti


Qatar launches expanded $480m desal plant

Qatar has launched the QR1.75 billion ($480 million) Ras Abu Fontas A3 (RAF A3), a major desalination plant after an expansion project which took about 18months, a report said. The station, using superior reverse osmosis (RO) technology for the desalination process, has the capac


3D printing likely to disrupt drug distribution

The field in the pharmaceuticals sector that is most likely to be disrupted by 3D printing is the distribution of drugs because of the ease of obtaining customized dosage quantities of medication, a report said. “Using 3D-printed tissues for drug testing, clinical trials an


Global healthcare robot market to top $4.4bn

The global care assistance and automation robots market is expected to generate $4.47 billion by 2021, says a new report by Frost & Sullivan, a growth partnership company. New growth opportunities will be driven by the growing penetration of cognitive computing, mobile app co


IOSH to unveil new strategy at Middle East Conference

The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), a leading membership body for safety and health professionals, will present its new five-year strategy, charting how the profession can continue to progress up to 2022, at its annual Middle East Conference in Doha, Qatar T


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