Bahraini doctors have been advised against prescribing more than four medicines to one patient at the same time. The practice of prescribing four or more medications, known as ‘polypharmacy,’ could actually harm patients while incr
A change in the mindset of senior public health sector medics could reduce expenditure by 25 per cent, said a Health Ministry expert. Health Ministry senior adviser Mohammed Jassim, who heads the Patient First team at Salmaniya Medical Complex
More than 150 newly graduated doctors could soon practise medicine following a government decision to open training for Bahraini medics.
The training programme, which will start on October 1, will replace the existing system of gr
A shortage of qualified Bahraini doctors to fill senior and specialised positions is forcing the Health Ministry to hire from abroad.
This was revealed by the ministry’s hospital affairs assistant under-secretary Dr Waleed A
The Qatar International Medical Congress (QIMC), which concluded today (May 29), bridged the gap between international researchers, experts and leading medical companies and Qatar’s leading entrepreneurs, docs and researchers in the field.
A heat wave in India has killed more than 1,100 people this week as temperatures soar above 47 degree Celsius, and doctors' leave has been cancelled to help cope with the sick.
May and June are India's hottest months, with
The United Arab Emirates will need a steep increase of 50 per cent in the number of doctors from 2012 levels in order to meet its ambitious 2021 health targets, a report said.
Expatriates will be a major contributor to this expand
Doctors on duty at Bahrain's main public hospital claim they are being treated "worse than labourers" due to allegedly "filthy" conditions and bed shortages in the on-call rooms.
They allege a ceiling even
A team of doctors from Dubai Health Authority (DHA) conducted a minimally invasive lifesaving cardiovascular procedure, for the first time in the UAE and the Middle-East region.
The procedure was performed on a 27-year-old Pakista
Health authorities in Makkah have begun training their personnel, including nurses and doctors, to prevent the spread of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection during the Haj season, a report said.