Monday 8 March 2021

Exploring future healthcare resilience

The UAE’s Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology (MoIAT) has convened a number of the country’s pharmaceutical and medical industry companies in the fourth session of its ‘Future of Industry Dialogue’ series.    The meeting wil


Facilitating equitable worldwide vaccine deliveries

The UPS Foundation and UPS Healthcare are moving quickly to support an equitable delivery programme and sustainable global supply chain of Covid-19 vaccines.    UPS, in collaboration with COVAX, Gavi, the vaccine alliance and CARE will initially facilitate


Seha announces Dr Fathey as the new Group CEO

Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (Seha), the largest healthcare network in the UAE, has announced the appointment of healthcare industry veteran Dr Tarek Fathey as its new Group Chief Executive Officer.   Dr Fathey is a seasoned, award-winning healthcare leader


Finland firm wins Aviation X Lab Traveler Wellbeing Challenge

AREA 2071, Dubai Future Foundation’s (DFF) innovation ecosystem, and Emirates have announced the winner of the Aviation X Lab Accelerate Traveler Wellbeing Challenge - Nanoksi from Finland.    The winning company impressed the judges of the virtual co


HomeGenie launches sanitisation service

HomeGenie Services, a Dubai-based technology company, is upgrading its sanitisation services by adding groundbreaking water-based titanium nano-technology disinfectant from CleanShieldX. The firm offers its customers surface protection from 99.99% virus and bacteria for at least 30 days.


Efficacy of diabetes drug on weight loss is game-changing: expert

More than 800 million people worldwide who have obesity could potentially benefit from a hormone-mimicking medication typically used to treat diabetes. The medication is now shown to be effective for weight loss, says an expert at a top American hospital, Cleveland Clinic, ahead of World Obes


More GPCA members sign OCS pledge to address plastic waste

Major players from across the plastic value chain in the Arabian Gulf have adopted Operation Clean Sweep (OCS) in an effort to address plastic waste, the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA), the voice of the chemical industry in the Arabian Gulf, announced today (March 2).&nb


Nightingale opens physiotherapy unit at Dubai Gold & Diamond Park

Nightingale Health Services, a healthcare group based in the UAE, said it has opened a dedicated physiotherapy centre at Dubai’s Gold & Diamond Park, a key development of Emaar properties located on Sheikh Zayed Road.    Spread over a 511,343 sq f


Seha, MBZUAI to collaborate on clinical research

Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (Seha), the largest healthcare network in the UAE, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI), the world’s first graduate-level, research-based Artificial Intelligence (AI) un


WHO advises against use of hydroxychloroquine

The anti-inflammatory drug hydroxychloroquine should not be used to prevent infection in people who do not have Covid-19, say a WHO Guideline Development Group (GDG) panel of international experts in The BMJ.   Their strong recommendation is based on high certai

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