Monday 6 July 2015

Bourn Hall Clinic offers discount on IVF treatments

Bourn Hall Clinic Dubai is offering a special Ramadan discount for patients wiling to avail fertility treatment. The initiative has been devised to make treatment economic during the season, according to officials. Sudhir Bahl, managing director, said: “Bourn


New spondyloarthritis centre planned in UAE

GCC and German rheumatologists plan to establish a Spondyloarthritis Center of Excellence in partnership with Abbvie Biopharmaceuticals, a global, research-based biopharmaceutical company. Rheumatologists from around the GCC recently journeyed to Charite Berlin University Hospita


Philippines confirms Mers case in visitor from Dubai

The Philippines confirmed a second case of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers) corona virus on Monday in a man who showed symptoms after arriving in Manila last month from Dubai. The 36-year-old was admitted to hospital on Saturday and was under observation, Health


Hospitals in Bahrain put on high alert

Hospitals in Bahrain are on high alert and ambulances are being stationed closer to mosques to ensure a rapid response in the event of an emergency, it has emerged. Staffing is also being stepped up after a spate of terrorist attacks linked to Islamic State (IS) in Saudi Arabia,


New family hospital opens in Abu Dhabi

Medeor 24x7 Hospital, a multi-specialty 80-bed family hospital, has opened in Abu Dhabi, UAE offering state-of-the-art facilities and innovative biomedical technologies. The hospital’s healthcare professionals are available to guests 24 hours a day, seven days a week, with


Sick warned against Hajj pilgrimage

Bahrainis suffering from chronic diseases have been warned against performing Hajj this year, a report said. Health officials said they could not prevent people from going on the pilgrimage, but strongly urged Bahrainis aged more than 65 and those suffering from chronic diseases


Sickle cell day care unit opens in Bahrain

A day care unit to treat patients suffering from sickle cell anaemia opens in the country’s main hospital today (July 5). It aims to reduce waiting lines at the accident and emergency department of Salmaniya Medical Complex and prevent patients from being admitted overnight


NEXtCARE’s system to power DHA’s insurance programme

NEXtCARE, a leading third party administrator (TPA) across the GCC and Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region and the provider of health insurance management services, has delivered cost optimised innovations to the Dubai Health Authority to power the government body’s ‘Saada&rs


Bahrain clamps down on illegal, imitation medicines

Bahrain is clamping down on illegal and imitation medicines that have been flooding into the country. Customs officials have seized 62 duplicate, banned or unlicensed medicines this week, said a report in the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister publication.


Turkey hospital adopts Masimo’s non-invasive technology

Masimo, a leader in innovative non-invasive monitoring technologies, said that Turgut Ozal Medical Centre Liver Hospital in Malatya, Turkey, has installed its non-invasive, continuous haemoglobin (SpHb) technology to monitor surgical patients. SpHb is a breakthroug

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