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Aging, higher incomes to drive Mena health market

A growing and aging population, the rising prevalence of chronic diseases, higher healthcare spending, and a rising number of high-income households region are the growth drivers for the healthcare sector in Mena, said an industry expert.

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Aging, diseases to push global health bill to $8.7trn

An aging population and associated chronic disease, innovative clinical advancements, and rising technology and labour costs could drive global healthcare costs to reach $8.7 trillion by 2020, up from $7 trillion in 2015, a report said.

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Global experts discuss viral diseases in Doha

Medical and public health experts from all over the world are currently attending a major workshop in Doha on serious viral diseases affecting the Middle East and North Africa, such as Hepatitis C, HIV/AIDS and Mers.   The End

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Bahrain slashes medicine prices by 60pc

Prices of more than 1,000 medicines will be slashed by up to 60 per cent in Bahrain starting Thursday, as part of a GCC decision to unify cost of medication. The list includes medicines used to treat diabetes, hypertension, gastro

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UK plans world's first go-ahead for '3-parent' babies

Britain is planning to become the first country in the world to offer controversial "three-parent" fertility treatments to families who want to avoid passing on incurable diseases to their children.

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Bahrain health centres to offer new drugs

Health centres in Bahrain including the Salmaniya Medical Complex will soon provide residents with 1,400 types of drugs to counter a range of diseases, said a top official. At least 200 new medicines will also be available, Health

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Pharma firms vow help to fight 10 diseases

The world's major pharmaceutical companies joined forces with governments and leading global health organisations on Monday to donate drugs and scientific know-how to help control or wipe out  10 neglected tropical diseases by 2020.

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Bahrain to open fifth nutrition clinic

Bahrain's fifth specialised nutrition clinic is expected to open in the coming months to promote healthy lifestyles, said a top official. However, the location is yet to be confirmed as the clinic could open its doors in either Manama or R

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Bahrain mandates Makkah vaccination

All pilgrims from Bahrain planning to travel to Makkah should take vaccinations at least 10 days before undertaking the journey, said a senior official. In addition, patients needing medicines for chronic diseases must carry them

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WHO warns of chronic diseases enormity

Chronic illnesses like cancer, heart disease and diabetes have reached global epidemic proportions and now cause more deaths than all other diseases combined, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Wednesday. In its first worldwide re

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