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India heat wave kills 1,100, doctors' leave cancelled

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

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Can UAE reach ambitious 2021 health goals?

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

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Bahrain’s doctors seeking better facilities

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

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DHA doctors perform rare heart procedure in Mideast

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

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Doctors trained to combat infections during Haj

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. Nearly

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Bahrain medical mission to Gaza strip stranded

Escalating Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip are preventing a team of Bahraini doctors from flying to the war-torn area to treat the injured.   More than 10 medics planned to

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DHA interviews 162 doctors for residency training

The Department of Medical Education at the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) recently interviewed 162 medical graduates from various universities within and outside the UAE to join the residency program in Dubai. After medical students

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Decision to suspend doctors ‘hasty’: BMS

Bahrain Medical Society has voiced concern over a Health Ministry decision to suspend three doctors following the death of a 12-year-old boy on the operating table at Salmaniya Medical Complex.    It describ

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Doctors suspended after boy dies on operating table

Three doctors have been suspended following the death of a 12-year-old boy on the operating table in Bahrain.   The child has been identified as Sayed Sajad Murtada, from Sitra, said a report in the Gulf Daily Ne

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Saudi govt doctors working in private clinics warned

Saudi Arabian authorities have issued an official notice to private hospitals and medical centres not to recruit doctors and health practitioners working with the government, said a report.   The directives also

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