Thursday 30 May 2024

EWEC opens registration for Q2 clean energy certificates auction

EWEC (Emirates Water and Electricity Company), a leading company in the integrated coordination of planning, purchasing, and supply of water and electricity across the UAE, announced that registration is open for its Q2 2024 auction for Clean Energy Certificates (CECs) in Abu Dhabi. Th


Saudi Arabia formally joins International Drought Resilience Alliance

Saudi Arabia has become the latest country to formally join the International Drought Resilience Alliance (IDRA), the global coalition mobilizing political, technical, and financial capital to prepare the world for harsher droughts.   This addition brings the to


Aster Royal Al Raffah Hospital launches advanced stroke unit

Aster Royal Al Raffah Hospital, part of the GCC’s leading integrated healthcare provider Aster DM Healthcare FZC, has announced the launch of the Aster Stroke Unit and Aster Urgent Care 24x7 programme in Oman. Located in Al Ghubra, Muscat, the hospital is set to significantly enhance it


Pure Health unit launches Centre of Innovation and Medical Simulation

Abu Dhabi’s Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City, a member of the PureHealth network, has launched its new state-of-the-art Centre of Innovation and Medical Simulation, setting new benchmarks in healthcare education in the region, a report said. The inauguration of the facility, which s


HIV, viral hepatitis and STIs cause 2.5m deaths annually: WHO

Global HIV, viral hepatitis epidemics and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) continue to pose significant public health challenges, causing 2.5 million deaths each year, according to a new WHO report.   The report, ‘Implementing the global health secto


Fine Hygienic’s Al Nakheel awarded EcoVadis Silver Rating

Fine Hygienic Holding (FHH), a global hygiene industry leader, has said its Al Nakheel paper manufacturing plant has been awarded the EcoVadis Silver Rating.    The prestigious recognition underlines FFH’s position among the top 20% of companies globa


Abu Dhabi to ban single-use Styrofoam products from June 1

As part of Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi’s (EAD) Single-Use Plastic Policy launched in 2020, a ban on a series of Styrofoam products in the emirate will become effective from June 1, 2024.   Styrofoam is a type of plastic called expanded polystyrene


Almarai Prize for Scientific Creativity Strategy launched

The Almarai Prize for Scientific Creativity Strategy has been launched in Saudi Arabia to promote innovation in food security locally and globally.   The President of King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), Chairman of Almarai Prize for Scientifi

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