Saturday 1 November 2014

Sanofi begins generic drugs production in Dubai

Sanofi, a global and diversified healthcare leader, has announced the start of the first phase of local generic medicines production through Dubai-based Globalpharma at a special ceremony today (October 28). The announcement follows the recent acquisition of a significant stake i


Etisalat turns green to reduce UAE's carbon footprint

Etisalat, a leading telecommunications operator in the region, has revealed its goals and initiatives to adopt cleaner technologies for power generation and energy efficiencies for sustainable development and reduction of carbon footprint in the UAE.   It has collaborated wi


Gulf Care widens US network for GCC patients

Gulf Care International, a provider of global patient services, has expanded its network of world-class healthcare partners from the Midwest to the West Coast of the US. It is part of a major development that will broaden the healthcare options of Gulf patients seeking treatment


DHCC launches online licensing exams

Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC) has unveiled online examinations for physicians and dentists from more than 30 countries representing Eastern Europe, Southeast Asia, the Mena region and the Indian subcontinent. The exam is part of a phased plan to strengthen DHCC’s regulatory


GCC water treatment market ‘growing at 10.6pc’

The market for water and wastewater treatment equipment in the GCC is estimated to be $2.2 billion in 2014, and is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 10.6 per cent up to 2020 to reach $4 billion, a report said. “Several utilities and water agencies are ann


Dubai to host Mena medical technology forum

The recent advances in medical technology and their scope will be explained in detail for the benefit of the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) healthcare community at the first Mena Medtech Forum organised by Mecomed in Dubai, UAE, next month. The forum will be held on November


Experts in new push to fight sickle cell

Leading oncologists and haematologists discussed introducing a sickle cell disease (SCD) registry system in Bahrain as a means to formulate accurate SCD management protocol. The experts shared latest global best practices in the management of the disease, providing hope for advan


Nature reserve to be fenced off in Bahrain

A planned nature reserve in the west of Bahrain is being fenced off to prevent further fly-tipping after thousands of tonnes of rubbish were dumped on the site. Fencing work at Al Louzy, where 160,000 sq m has been set aside for a natural habitat and park, will continue for the n


Bahrain steps up measures to stop ebola outbreak

Bahrain is stepping up measures to stop an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in the country. A delegation of World Health Organisation (WHO) experts is coming to Bahrain to be updated on preventive measures and help draw up an Ebola contingency plan, said a report in the Gul


Abu Dhabi partners with SAS for green solution

The Environment Agency of Abu Dhabi (EAD) has entered into a strategic collaboration with SAS, a global provider of business analytics software and services, to support the Emirate in realizing a sustainable environment more effectively. The SAS Visual Analytics solution has allo

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