Monday 31 August 2015

WISH presents global research at Manila forum

The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), an initiative of Qatar Foundation, presented its Global Diffusion of Healthcare Innovation (GDHI) research to leading healthcare entities at a recent research forum in Manila, Philippines. The Global Forum 2015 on Research and Innova


New fitness fest set to launch in Dubai

A new health and well-being event is set to launch in Dubai, UAE catering to all ages and abilities to participate in fun fitness, endurance and strength competitions, try out new sports and activities, and learn how to change lifestyle habits for a healthier future.  


Dubai dental college screens 700 workers

Dubai’s Hamdan Bin Mohammed College of Dental Medicine (HBMCDM) has conducted 14 dental screening sessions covering more than 700 workers as part of an initiative launched in May. The screenings are part of the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Oral Hygiene Initiative which was announced


Nexthink to manage UAE Health Ministry's IT infrastructure

UAE's Ministry of Health has selected Nexthink to manage its information technology (IT) infrastructure more efficiently and meet the strategic directives of the country's leadership.   It followed the adoption of advanced technologies such as the Smart


TCA Abu Dhabi team visits cancer patients at Tawam

A delegation from Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) recently visited Tawam Hospital, Al Ain, in a volunteering initiative aimed at promoting the spirit of community service and humanitarian activism among employees.    It included th


China passes new law, sets sight on coal consumption cap

Legislators have approved amendments to China's 15-year-old air pollution law that grants the state new powers to punish offenders and create a legal framework to cap coal consumption, the Asian giant's biggest source of smog.   The draft amendments were


Top biotech industry players to meet at BioJapan

Key players from the biotech industry from more than 30 countries are set to gather at Asia's leading biotechnology partnering event in Japan in October.   The 17th edition of BioJapan 2015 will run from October 14 to 16 at Pacifico Yokohama, said a statemen


‘Forget goals, get back to nature to save planet’

The way to achieve sustainable development is to reconnect with nature, not by setting international targets that are difficult to understand, according to a renowned Indian conservationist.   A new set of development objectives - known as the Sustainable Develo


UAE seeks to enhance veterinary quarantine performance

UAE's Ministry of Environment and Water has implemented 18 technical training courses for more than 160 qualified doctors and agronomists in 22 quarries across the country at the start of the year.   The programme is in line with the Ministry’s strateg


Move to enhance environmental awareness in UAE

The UAE Ministry of Environment and Water (MoEW) has signed an MoU with the Environment Friends Society (EFS) in Dubai, as part of the ministry’s efforts to strengthen partnerships with civil society organisations and consolidate efforts to promote environmental awareness and education in

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