Monday 9 December 2019

Dubai signs collaboration deal with India's Apollo Hospitals

Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has signed an agreement with India-based Apollo Hospitals Group, the largest integrated healthcare provider in the Afro-Asia region, for joint collaboration opportunities in the field of healthcare technology.   The MoU was signed by


Dubai Health Authority signs deal with VPS Healthcare

Dubai Health Authority (DHA) said it has signed a MoU with VPS Healthcare, a leading healthcare provider with 20 hospitals and over 125 medical centres in the Middle East, Europe and India, to boost co-operation and partnership and exchange experiences. The DHA delegation is curr


Pharma manufacturing congress opens in Riyadh

The 5th Mena Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Congress and Exhibition kicked off today (Dec 4) at the Voco Hotel, Riyadh, shedding light on technological innovations, investment opportunities and developments in pharmaceutical manufacturing. The three-day congress with the theme &nda


Sagia, Xylem to develop localised water products

Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (Sagia) has partnered with Xylem, a leader in water technologies, to develop and localise advanced water and wastewater products and technologies in a bid to address water challenges in Saudi Arabia. Representing an investment of $50 mil


UNICEF appeals for $4.2bn for life-saving support

UNICEF has released its $4.2 billion 2020 emergency appeal to reach 59 million children with life-saving support in 64 countries across the globe. It is its biggest ask of donors yet, representing 3.5 times the funds requested in 2010. “Around the world today, we’re s


DHA chief opens two key units at India hospital

Humaid Al Qutami, director-general of Dubai Health Authority (DHA) recently inaugurated two superspecialty departments of Multiorgan Transplant Sciences and Andrology cum Reproductive Sciences at the BR Life SSNMC Hospital at Raja Rajeshwari Nagar, Bengaluru, India. The high-leve


Al Rajhi REIT fund acquires 100-bed Saudi hospital

Al Rajhi Capital, one of the largest asset managers in Saudi Arabia and a leading regional investment firm, said its shari'a-compliant real estate investment trust (REIT) fund has acquired Al Salam NMC Hospital, a 100-bed multispecialty hospital located in the capital Riyadh, for SR164 mill


Small-scale farmers hit by climate change: IFAD

Small-scale farmers in developing countries are already suffering from a changing climate they did not cause – with lower crop yields, reduced water availability, price spikes and increased food insecurity, said the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). Wh


Utico offers 48pc rebate in water tariffs to farmers

UAE-based Utico, a leading private utility, and Environment Protection and Development Authority (EPDA) in Ras Al Khaimah have announced a 48 per cent rebate in water supply tariffs to farmers to mark the 48th UAE National Day. The rebate for a month will be effective on the Nove


Mena pharma market booming; set for 10pc growth, says report

The pharmaceutical market in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region, which covers approximately 22 countries and represented 2 per cent of the global market in 2016, now appears to be making a big leap showing a 10% projected growth, significantly outstripping the current global growt

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