Monday 14 June 2021

UAE medical device market to top $1.5bn by 2025: Fitch

The UAE’s medical device market will reach AED5.6 billion ($1.52 billion) by 2025, with an annual compound growth rate (CAGR) of 4.4% from 2020-2025, said Fitch Solutions, the content partners of Arab Health 2021, in a new report. According to the Q2 2021 Fitch Solutions Un


ThreeFold's green technology strategy to a fairer, more sustainable world

ThreeFold has announced a rollout of new product offerings, a year after the company launched the first true peer-to-peer Internet.   Threefold's pioneering technologies eliminate the need for centralised control and power-hungry data centres, consuming 90%


G7 leaders pledge 1bn Covid vaccine doses to poor countries

In a landmark agreement at G7 summit, held in Cornwall, UK, leaders of the major industrial nations have pledged one billion Covid vaccine doses to poor countries in support of global equitable access and to help end the acute phase of the pandemic.    Buil


Real Madrid star Marcelo Vieira praises UAE’s healthcare ecosystem

Acclaimed Brazilian footballer and Real Madrid super defender Marcelo Vieria has praised the UAE’s healthcare ecosystem for its highest standards and its efforts in successfully containing the deadly pandemic.   The footballer said UAE is one of the top co


Farnek to compost 73T of staff food waste per annum

Farnek, a leading UAE-based smart and green facilities management (FM) company, is composting 125kg of food waste per day, at its state-of-the-art staff accommodation centre, Farnek Village. The resulting compost is then used to grow salad plants in the building’s vertical


Shycocan launches first virus attenuation device in the UAE

Shycocan Corporation has announced the launch of the first virus attenuation device in the UAE as part of its efforts to implement safe workplaces in the country.   With businesses needing to operate under strict safety guidelines and reduced capacity, Shycocan


Covid-19 ranks among leading risks to life in the Middle East

People are giving more consideration to insurance cover, especially since the advent of the Covid-19 pandemic, says Zurich International Life in the Middle East (Zurich) in a report.   Its 2021 Customer Benefits Paid Report revealed that with Covid-19 the major


Global call for affordable Covid-19 vaccine: WTO

A petition signed by over 2.7 million people from around the world calling for universal access to affordable Covid-19 vaccines was recently received by the World Trade Organization (WTO). It was delivered by Avaaz, an online activist network, and the People’s Vaccine Allia


GCI Health expands global footprint into Middle East

GCI Health, a global speciality healthcare and medical communications agency, has expanded into the Middle East at a pivotal time when healthcare has become one of the fastest growing sectors in the region.   GCI Health will integrate with ASDA’A BCW&rsquo


Lithuania sets records in speed and scope of energy transition

While EU governments are still debating whether they need new pipelines or can get off the natural gas tap, Lithuania has been transforming its heat supply at record speed to be able to use domestic biomass. Leaving the era of its energy dependence on Russia behind, the country is upgrading i

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