Thursday 5 May 2016

Top firms to attend Qatar medical congress

The second annual Qatar International Medical Congress (QIMC), taking place in Doha later this month, will bring together the most renowned and innovative companies from around the world. The event will take place from May 18 to May 20 at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre


Bahrain in new drive to promote waste recycling

Coloured garbage collection bags will be introduced in Bahrain from September under a new initiative to properly separate recyclable and non-recyclable waste, reported the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication. To read further, please visit


Astronomers find a tail-less comet, first of its kind

Astronomers have found a first-of-its-kind tailless comet whose composition may offer clues into long-standing questions about the solar system's formation and evolution, according to research published on Friday in the journal Science Advances. The so-called "Manx"


Al Baraha hospital achieves a first in ear implant

The Dubai-based Al Baraha Hospital has successfully implanted the smallest hearing device by Sophono in a patient, the first such case in the Middle East.   The medical team, led by Dr Ahmed Al Amadi, consultant and head of the ear, nose and throat department, implanted the modern


Averda opens second medical waste plant in Oman

Environmental solutions provider Averda has started operations at its second medical waste treatment plant (MWTP) in Oman at Liwa. The company already operates one facility in Muscat (Al Multaqa). Averda Oman’s medical waste treatment services cover the waste handling and collect


Cigna brings health care services to region

Global health service company Cigna has partnership with Saudi Arabian Insurance Company (Damana) to roll out its Chronic Conditions Management program in the region. The program is designed to help insured members better manage chronic conditions. One of Cigma’s key focus areas

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