Thursday 10 July 2014

Dubai dental college, Julphar in scholarship deal

Dubai College of Dental Medicine (DCDM), a part of Dubai Healthcare City’s integrated academic and clinical operations, signed a scholarship deal with Gulf Pharmaceutical Industries (Julphar) to support the UAE’s Ministry of Health dentists.   As per


US drugmaker AbbVie offers $51bn for Shire

US drugmaker AbbVie raised its offer for London-listed hyperactivity and rare diseases specialist Shire to 30.1 billion pounds ($51.3 billion) on Tuesday, hoping to win over its reluctant target after three earlier offers were rejected. The latest 51.15 pounds a share cash-and-st


Bahrain hospital blames unpaid bills in wages row

A private hospital in Bahrain has blamed non-payment of medical bills by patients for delays in paying its own staff.   The cash crunch at the International Hospital of Bahrain (IHB) has resulted in 23 doctors and employees resigning since last year, its head of


P&G, Carrefour launch Unicef vaccine drive in UAE

Procter & Gamble (P&G) has launched its Pampers-Unicef campaign in the UAE in collaboration with Majid Al Futtaim’s Carrefour stores.   The initiative is being run out across Carrefour stores in UAE as well as its online store. It will run until De


Oman malls test 400 women for heart disease

City Centre Muscat and City Centre Qurum, leading shopping malls in Muscat, recently conducted complimentary heart health testing for more than 400 women over a span of two weekends. The drive was part of a global awareness campaign called Go Red for Women and supported in the re


Bahrain launches health insurance plan

Bahrain has officially launched the first phase of its National Health Insurance programme which is scheduled to run until July next year.   Minister of State for Defence Affairs and Supreme Health Council chairman Lieutenant General Dr Shaikh Mohammed bin Abdul


June 'hotter than normal' in Bahrain

June was hotter than normal in Bahrain with an average temperature of 34.3C, according to the meteorology department.   It was 1.9C above the long-term normal, making it the seventh highest average monthly temperature for June since 1902, said a report in the Gu


Prices of more drugs to be slashed in Bahrain

Drugs used to treat skin conditions and sexually transmitted diseases will be included in a nationwide scheme to reduce prices of medicines in Bahrain.   The third phase of the initiative, which is part of a GCC decision to unify cost of medication across the Gu


Nestlé Egypt launches wellness campaign

Nestlé Egypt, a leading nutrition, health and wellness company, is sponsoring a lifestyle transformation challenge in Cairo as a part of its campaign to encourage its consumers to eat healthier and exercise in order to enjoy better health. For the next two months, 20 women


'Bad breath could be sign of internal health issues'

About 25 per cent of Europeans are reported to suffer from bad breath, which could be a sign of serious internal health problems.    According to German PrpDente, poor oral hygiene is the main cause of bad smell, said a report in the Gulf Daily News (GDN),

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