Abu Dhabi-based Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC) and UAE University in Alain have joined forces to develop new guidelines on a rare congenital disorder of the gastrointestinal tract known as Hirschsprung’s disease.
Hirschsprung disease is characterised by a partial or com
A powerful winter storm sweeping the eastern Mediterranean this week is causing mayhem across the region and inflicting extra hardships on Syrians convulsed in civil war and on refugees who have fled the fighting.
The storm, named Alexa, is expected to last until Saturday, bringi
Bahrain Petrochemical Company (Bapco) has installed a $120 million waste water treatment plant (WWTP) at its refinery.
Inaugurated by Finance Minister and Minister in charge of Oil and Gas Affairs Shaikh Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa yesterday, it is the first global installation
GCC countries could face a $68 billion health bill in the next nine years if people don't start leading healthier lifestyles, according to a report.
Global consulting firm Booz and Company says increasingly inactive lifestyles in the Gulf mean non-communicable diseases (NCDs)
Wellness chain VLCC has announced the launch of its largest anti-obesity initiative in Bahrain.
The move signals its commitment to providing a supportive environment for participants to shed excess weight through empowering them with the tools needed to achieve their weight-loss
Close to 1,000 global health innovators and policy makers from 67 countries gathered in Doha yesterday (Dec 11) to discuss solutions to the most pressing global health challenges at the inaugural World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH).
The two-day summit showcased a practical
Global efforts to eliminate malaria have saved an estimated 3.3 million lives since 2000, reducing malaria mortality rates by 45 per cent globally, according to the World malaria report 2013 published by the World Health Organization (WHO).
An expansion of prevention and control
MAF Dalkia, a leader in energy management services, has secured a contract with the Dubai Aviation Engineering Projects to provide consultation on energy management and conservation across key facilities including Dubai International.
Under this contract, MAF Dalkia will conduct
Challenges and advances in training and development of human resources in the Arab countries‘ health sectors were discussed at a conference in Dubai.
The three-day Arab Conference on New Trends in Hospital Administration was inaugurated by Dr Ahmed bin Kalban, CEO of Primar
Saudi-based The King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) has joined hands with Life Technologies Corporation for a national research project to study the genetic basis of all diseases in the Kingdom and throughout the Middle East.
Life Technologies is a global biotechnolo