Friday 28 October 2016

Global experts for Dubai obesity summit

Global experts will discuss how best to step up the fight against the obesity pandemic and assess the socio-economic impact of obesity and its associated diseases at the upcoming ‘Global Crisis of Obesity’ summit in Dubai, UAE. Hosted by The Economist Events,


Zain Bahrain announces winners of e-waste competition

Zain Bahrain, a leading telecoms operator, has announced the winning schools in the first National e-Waste Recycling Competition at a ceremony held at the University of Bahrain (UoB). The event was held under the patronage of Supreme Council for Environment (SCE), and in the pres


Hundreds of taxis unite to form pink ribbon

Spreading awareness and extending support to those who battle against breast cancer, hundreds of taxis clustered in at the Thumbay Hospitals across Dubai, Ajman and Fujairah to form unique giant pink ribbon formations today (October 26).   The Pink Drive Campaign, which is be


ME’s largest optical trade show opens in Dubai

Vision-X 2016, the Middle East’s largest optical trade show, featuring world-class industry brand names, has opened in Dubai, UAE at Dubai World Trade Centre featuring more than 4,000 buyers from 70 countries. Inaugurated by Humaid Mohammed Obaid Al Qatami, director general


Rashid Hospital doctors reattach worker's amputated arm

Doctors from Rashid Hospital in Dubai succeeded in reattaching the arm of a 20-year-old Pakistani worker, whose arm was completely amputated as a result of an industrial injury. The major procedure required a multi-disciplinary team of doctors from the hospital in the vascular, h


National Ambulance launches campaign video

UAE's National Ambulance has released the second video under its ‘Ready and Responsible’ campaign to raise public awareness about the most effective way to use the emergency ambulance service. ‘Every Second Counts’ follows the success of the first vide


UAE gets 137 applications for global water award

The UAE Water Aid Foundation (Suqia), under the umbrella of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives (MBRGI), has received 137 applications to participate in the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award.  The award is worth $1 million and aims to find s


UAE hospital launches breast cancer awareness drive

Danat Al Emarat, a specialty women and children’s hospital in Abu Dhabi being managed by Singaporean ParkwayHealth, is hosting several programmes including educating women on the importance of regular screenings for early breast cancer detection across the emirate this month as part of it


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