Sunday 26 April 2015

DHA to launch smart personal medical file

Dubai Health Authority (DHA) is set to launch the smart personal medical file and completed all smart solutions projects by the end of 2017, said a senior official. Speaking at the recently concluded Healthcare Information and Management Society (HIMSS) conference and exhibition


Global vaccination targets ‘off-track’ warns WHO

Global vaccination targets for the year is far off-track with one in five children still missing out on routine life-saving immunisations that could avert 1.5 million deaths each year from preventable diseases, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). In the lead up to t


Saudi healthcare sees increased construction activity

Saudi Arabia’s health sector, which is expected to drive in a demand for 70,000 more hospital bed by next year, is worth SR108.59 billion ($28.99 billion) currently, according to a report. Looking to address this, the kingdom is currently witnessing increased construction a


Kaya launches advanced skincare products

Kaya Skin Clinc, a leading skincare clinic, has launched its advanced series of skincare products. The Kaya advanced formulations are set to revolutionise skincare, combining a range of natural and scientific ingredients that offer results in the quest for radiance, clarifying an


Bahrain's healthcare staff 'hit by stress'

Healthcare workers in Bahrain are calling for stress management courses to help them deal with the daily barrage of verbal assaults they often receive from unco-operative patients. The call was made yesterday (April 21) during a Health Ministry-organised medical ethics workshop b


Aster DM Healthcare ventures bag excellence awards

Aster DM Healthcare said two of its ventures won the Business Excellence Awards (2014 cycle) from the Depart of Economic Development (DED), under the Government of Dubai. Medcare Hospital was honoured with the Dubai Quality Award and Aster Pharmacy Division won the award in the B


Dubai Hospital to raise awareness about sleep disorders

Dubai Hospital is set to hold a campaign to raise awareness about sleep disorders on April 23. The campaign is aimed at helping improve public knowledge about signs, symptoms, complications, diagnosis, and treatment options of sleep problems, said a statement. Dr A


Irish group launches novel recycling system in UAE

Ireland-based Orwell International in conjunction with interiors manufacturer TSSC Dubai has launched the PEL Waste Reduction Equipment in the UAE, marking a world first in glass bottle sustainable closed-loop recycling. The value of the deal is estimated at €3million ($3.23


Imdaad honoured for excellence in health and safety

Imdaad, a leading provider of integrated facilities management solutions in the GCC, has been honoured by Trakhees-Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation (PCFC) during the third Dubai Environment Health and Safety (EHS) Awards for promoting health and safety at work. The awards


Majid Al Futtaim saves big from green practices

Utilities management practices of Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, retail and leisure pioneer across Mena, saved the company more than Dh3.8 million ($1.03 million) in reduced operating costs in 2014. More than 6,000 tonnes of waste, the equivalent to 2.5 Olympic swim

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