Friday 1 July 2016

GlobalMed in deal to launch Africa operations

US-based GlobalMed, a global industry leader in telemedicine delivery systems, has selected The Mbaoua Group in Côte d’Ivoire to oversee opportunities and deployments in Africa. Yaya Mbaoua, CEO of Mbaoua Group, will leverage his multicultural business experience in E


DHA to shut down health centre

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) is planning to shut down its Al Qusais primary health centre and shift its operations to Al Mizhar primary health centre, a press release revealed. Patients registered with Al Qusais health centre will now have access to facilities with several speciali


SCFHS accredits solution for medical education

The Saudi Commission for Health Specialties (SCFHS) has accredited an evidence-based clinical decision support resource of US-based healthcare solutions provider Wolters Kluwer as a continuing medical education resource. Healthcare practitioners in Saudi Arabia can earn CME credi


Swiss pharma group buys Norgine's Mena business

Netherlands-based drugmaker Norgine said it has completed the divestment of its Middle East and North Africa (Mena) operations and product rights for several of its products including Movicol (macrogol, polyethlene glycol, Moviprep (polyethylene glycol electrolyte solution), Klean-Prep (macrogo


Al Borg targets 200 centres across Mena

Al Borg Laboratories, the largest chain of diagnostic centres in Mena, is aiming to increase the number of laboratories from 47 to 200 across the region, Dr Sameh Al Sheikh, the company’s CEO said.   This will coincide with launching the First Health & Bio Informati


Gulf Air signs deal for recycling waste

Bahrain’s national carrier Gulf Air has selected Alfa Express Company (AEC) to handle its waste management and recycling drive, reported the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication. To read further, please visit


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