Wednesday 8 July 2020

Mulk Healthcare launches the Middle East’s first E-Hospital

Mulk Healthcare has launched the Middle East’s first digital hospital – with a network of 2,000 doctors and access to the best diagnostic clinics, hospitals and medical experts.   For patients, E-Hospital offers complete end-to-end services from book


NMC launches new cosmetic surgery hospital

NMC Healthcare has officially launched its new CosmeSurge Hospital in Jumeirah. The facility, completed in December of last year, specialises in providing cosmetic surgeries.   Located near the iconic Burj Al Arab, the hospital is the 17th branch of the CosmeSur


UAE to conduct 2m Covid-19 tests in next two months

The UAE Government will complete more than two million Covid-19 tests during the next two months to continue to curb the spread of the virus.   The announcement was made at the UAE Government’s regular media briefing wherein Dr Amna Al Dahak Al Shamsi, off


AAAASF to accredit more medical centres in Dubai

The American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF) is looking to expand its mission of accrediting surgery facilities in the UAE to improve patient safety.    This is especially after the mandate was passed from the DHA, di


Saudi Arabia announces health protocols for Hajj

Saudi Arabia has announced health protocols for prevention of Covid 19 disease for Hajj season, forbidding entrance to holy sites Mona, Muzdalifah and Arafat without a permit, starting from July 19 to August 2. The controls allow completion of Hajj for suspected cases after evalu


Ajman residents to benefit from hospitals’ deal

Residents of Ajman can now avail advanced and complex medical treatment at the  nearby Burjeel Specialty Hospital of Sharjah following an agreement signed by Ajman Specialty Hospital with Burjeel.   Burjeel will now be taking referral patients from the emir


GMU strengthens its academic health system

Gulf Medical University (GMU), Ajman, the leading medical university in the Middle East region has signed an agreement with the Healthcare Division of Thumbay Group.    The agreement aims to apply, implement and follow the international standards of academi


WHO discontinues hydroxychloroquine trials for Covid-19

World Health Organisation (WHO) today accepted the recommendation from the Solidarity Trial’s International Steering Committee to discontinue the trial’s hydroxychloroquine and lopinavir/ritonavir arms.    The Solidarity Trial was established by


UAE leads way in mask technology

To address the community spread of Covid-19 across the globe, UAE company ViroMasks has brought together a team of leading experts around the world to research, design and manufacture a higher quality product that provides a safer alternative to disposable and fabric masks. 


New partnership to create potential Covid Drug

Global Response Aid and Dr Reddy’s Laboratories have signed a deal with FujiFilm for global production and distribution of Avigan, an anti-viral drug being tested in several countries as a potential treatment for Covid-19.   Avigan, an influenza anti-viral

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