Sunday 26 January 2020

Cleveland Clinic to share expertise at Arab Health 2020

Leading physicians and healthcare management experts from Cleveland Clinic in the UAE, United States, Canada and its upcoming UK hospital will be sharing their vision of healthcare excellence and advances in treatments during the 2020 Arab Health event to be held in Dubai from January 27 to 3


Obesity key to type 2 diabetes

A UAE-based study predicts that around 26.7 per cent of children aged 5-9 and 22 per cent of children aged 10-19 will suffer from obesity by 2030.     Abdulatif, a 73-year old man suffered from complex diabetes which led to kidney


Emirates NBD marks sustainability milestone

Emirates NBD, a leading banking group in the region, today announced that three of its branches in the UAE have been awarded LEED Gold certification, making it the first bank in the Mena region to launch LEED Gold-certified branches.   Emirates NBD’s branc


UAE health ministry reports no cases with coronavirus

The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention affirmed that it is closely following up on the latest updates with regard to the Novel coronavirus emerging in China and that no cases were reported in the UAE. The ministry accordingly reassured the public that the outbreak does not pos


World’s only handheld robotic device for knee surgery

A live robotic surgery simulation featuring the world’s only handheld robotics system for knee surgery will be performed by BMI Healthcare on the ABHI UK Pavilion at Arab Health 2020.   Developed by British medical equipment manufacturer Smith & Nephew


4th International Rain Enhancement Forum kicks off

The 4th International Rain Enhancement Forum (IREF), organised by the UAE Research Program for Rain Enhancement Science (UAEREP) under the supervision of National Center of Meteorology (NCM) has opened at Jumeirah Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi.   Running from Janua


Multiple agreements signed at EcoWASTE

Abu Dhabi Waste Management Center – Tadweer, has highlighted a range of new technologies and signed several agreements during the World Future Energy Summit and EcoWASTE Exhibition and Forum, committing to excellence and innovation in waste management services and recycling.


Moving ahead on UHC in 2020

With 10 years remaining until 2030, the World Health Organisation (WHO) is calling on all countries to accelerate efforts to fulfil their commitments to achieve universal health coverage (UHC) and the other health-related targets in the Sustainable Development Goals.  


MoHAP’s Training & Development Centre receives award

For the fourth consecutive year, the Ministry of Health and Prevention, MoHAP, represented by its Training & Development Centre received the Silver Award from the American Heart Association.    The award is for the centre’s success in providing si


Fifth Emirates Plastic Surgery Congress opens in Dubai

The fifth edition of the Emirates Plastic Surgery Congress, (EPSC) was officially opened today by Dr Younis Kazim, CEO of Dubai Healthcare. Running from January 16 to 18, the three-day premier plastic surgery event is being held under the theme ‘Science and Art in the field

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