Wednesday 26 October 2016

ME’s largest optical trade show opens in Dubai

Vision-X 2016, the Middle East’s largest optical trade show, featuring world-class industry brand names, has opened in Dubai, UAE at Dubai World Trade Centre featuring more than 4,000 buyers from 70 countries. Inaugurated by Humaid Mohammed Obaid Al Qatami, director general


Rashid Hospital doctors reattach worker's amputated arm

Doctors from Rashid Hospital in Dubai succeeded in reattaching the arm of a 20-year-old Pakistani worker, whose arm was completely amputated as a result of an industrial injury. The major procedure required a multi-disciplinary team of doctors from the hospital in the vascular, h


National Ambulance launches campaign video

UAE's National Ambulance has released the second video under its ‘Ready and Responsible’ campaign to raise public awareness about the most effective way to use the emergency ambulance service. ‘Every Second Counts’ follows the success of the first vide


UAE gets 137 applications for global water award

The UAE Water Aid Foundation (Suqia), under the umbrella of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives (MBRGI), has received 137 applications to participate in the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award.  The award is worth $1 million and aims to find s


UAE hospital launches breast cancer awareness drive

Danat Al Emarat, a specialty women and children’s hospital in Abu Dhabi being managed by Singaporean ParkwayHealth, is hosting several programmes including educating women on the importance of regular screenings for early breast cancer detection across the emirate this month as part of it


Few UAE women covered for critical illness

Less than one fifth (18 per cent) of females in the UAE have insurance against critical illness in place, a study said, hinting that the figure may be even lower than the research shows. Male respondents do not fare much better with just under one quarter (23 percent) of the resp


Global experts for Dubai green building event

Global and regional leaders in sustainability are set to take part in the upcoming EmiratesGBC Congress 2016, an independent forum aimed at conserving the environment by strengthening and promoting green building practices in Dubai, UAE.  Hosted by Emirates Green Building Co


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