Bahrain plans to slash HIV infections among children and drug addicts by 50 per cent in the next 12 months, a report said.
Health officials also aim to eliminate deaths among pregnant women due to AIDS-related medical complications, reported the Gulf Daily News, our sister public
Bourn Hall, a leading Dubai-based IVF clinic, has recently tied up with top UAE national insurance providers in a move to extend its fertility treatment services to patients covered by the providers.
The alliances were signed with Thiqa, which is managed by Daman, and Daman Premi
Saudi Arabia confirmed 13 new cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers) in the kingdom on Sunday, a report said.
This takes number of new cases in the last six days to 49, a sudden increase of a disease that kills about a third of the people infected and has no cure so far
The pharmaceutical market in Saudi Arabia including government procurements is estimated at SR13.5 billion ($3.6 billion) with the private sector claiming a share of SR7 billion, a report said.
The per capita consumption of medicines in the GCC and Arab countries stands at $52 an
Bahrain is to beef up measures to protect public health and avert epidemic outbreaks under orders issued by HRH Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa.
The Premier instructed authorities to do whatever necessary to protect public health as he chaired the weekly Cabin
Saudi Arabia has confirmed seven new cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers), adding up to 36 infections in five days, a sudden increase of a disease that kills about a third of the people infected and has no cure.
Mers, a Sars-like novel coronavirus that emerged in Saud
Two more foreigners have died of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers) in Jeddah, a report said quoting the Saudi Health Ministry.
The ministry said five more people were infected with Mers in the city, including two foreign medics aged 54, the Arab News report said.
Bahrain is planning to set up a panel of experts to monitor assessments to strengthen the quality of medicine and dentistry graduates, a report said.
The new regulations will be part of the kingdom's proposal for a GCC project to unify criteria for the recognition of medical
A foreign woman has died after she contracted Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers) virus in Riyadh, bringing the death toll to 73 in Saudi Arabia, a report said.
The 55-year-old woman, whose nationality was not disclosed, was suffering from chronic illnesses, the Health
The basic package of Dubai Health Authority’s (DHA) mandatory insurance scheme will become available with participating insurance companies from June 1, said a report.
Dr Haidar Al Yousuf, DHA’s Director of Health Funding, reiterated that the packa