Friday 10 July 2020

WHO discontinues hydroxychloroquine trials for Covid-19

World Health Organisation (WHO) today accepted the recommendation from the Solidarity Trial’s International Steering Committee to discontinue the trial’s hydroxychloroquine and lopinavir/ritonavir arms.    The Solidarity Trial was established by


UAE leads way in mask technology

To address the community spread of Covid-19 across the globe, UAE company ViroMasks has brought together a team of leading experts around the world to research, design and manufacture a higher quality product that provides a safer alternative to disposable and fabric masks. 


New partnership to create potential Covid Drug

Global Response Aid and Dr Reddy’s Laboratories have signed a deal with FujiFilm for global production and distribution of Avigan, an anti-viral drug being tested in several countries as a potential treatment for Covid-19.   Avigan, an influenza anti-viral


NMC opens new Royal Medical Centre in Karama, Abu Dhabi

NMC Healthcare has recently opened a new Royal Medical Centre. Located in Karama, Abu Dhabi, the centre will provide residents within the community and the surrounding areas access to trusted healthcare services.   NMC Health’s CEO Michael Davis, along wit


JLL Middle East & Africa expands its healthcare offering

JLL’s healthcare team recently advised on a partnership between Al Murjan Group, a Saudi family business group, and Mediclinic Middle East, part of the UK’s Mediclinic International, that will see the establishment of an internationally accredited private hospital with 200 beds in

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