Friday 15 December 2017

UAE's climate change ministry moves into new HQ

The UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) has announced that it is moving its headquarters from Abu Hail in Dubai, UAE, to a new state-of-the-art building in Al Ruwayyah 2, on Sunday. The new eco-friendly headquarters has been designed using sustainable building


Zulekha Healthcare, Air Arabia honour cancer survivors

Zulekha Healthcare Group and Air Arabia have joined hands, alongside Sharjah Tourism Authority, to fund an all-expenses paid holiday to the UAE for two children and their families from India. The two children, Chirag Sadan and Prathik Khushal Thakre, aged 17 and 16, both courageo


Cleveland Clinic performs UAE’s first full heart transplant

Physicians at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, part of Mubadala’s network of healthcare providers and the region’s leading heart care center, have created history by successfully completing the UAE’s first full heart transplant.   The pioneering sur


$1.2bn Kuwait hospital set for March opening

About 70 per cent of the work at the New Jahra Hospital, a $1.2-billion development taking shape on a 440,000-sq-m area in Kuwait, has been completed and the 1,171-bed facility is on track for completion by March next year. One of the largest healthcare projects in the Middle Eas


Dubai boy meets American who saved his life

A Syrian boy living in Dubai flew to the United States for an urgent organ transplant – then met the woman whose liver saved his life.   Ahmad Akkad, four, was desperately ill with a rare genetic disease when medics found the perfect match in 46-year-old A


Global experts to attend Dubai Health Forum

High government officials, policy makers, NGOs and associations, academics and researchers as well as health care industry service providers from across the globe are expected to take part in the upcoming Dubai Health Forum. The second edition of the forum will take place on Janu


UAE pharma market to top $3.8bn by 2020

The pharmaceutical market in the UAE is expected to grow from Dh9.61 billion ($2.6 billion) in 2016 to Dh14.11 billion ($3.84 billion) by 2020, driven by increased healthcare spend, mandatory health insurance and growing medical tourism. This was stated by the participants in the


Gosh marks topping out of Zayed Research Centre

The Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) has marked a crucial milestone in the construction of The Zayed Centre for Research into Rare Disease in Children, as a topping out ceremony was held to mark the moment when the building reached its highest point, said a report. The centre,


Zulekha Hospital performs special cardiac process

Zulekha Hospital in Sharjah, UAE recently performed a life changing stenting procedure 14 years after a patients bypass surgery at its Cardiac Center of Excellence. Dr Anil Bansal, the hospital’s consultant interventional cardiologist, a Coronary Angiography and Percutaneou


Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi cuts water usage by 30pc

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, a multispecialty hospital, reduced the amount of domestic water it was using by 30 per cent - saving more than four Olympic swimming pools worth of water per month - in the first nine months of the year. According to a report released today by the hosp

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