Interview with Lena Karjaluoto, Executive Vice President, HUR, Finland, she explains how her company helps improve people's life long strength through innovative healthcare technology solutions
Signify and Boston University validate effectiveness of Signify’s UV-C light sources on inactivating the virus that causes COVID-19 • Test results show that the virus could no longer be detected after seconds of exposure • Signify to make its UV-C lighting...
During an event hosted at the Grand Hyatt in Dubai today, MSD announced the launch of a new fertility treatment; MSD Elonva, that is expected to bring new hope to thousands of couples across the country. (MSD Elonva Corifollitropin...
KFH Research latest report says the Qatar healthcare sector is expected to boom with the rapid increase in population due to large-scale projects announced and the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Qatar’s economy has been performing well which translates positively towards...
-Deloitte: Saudi Arabia spends 4.3% of GDP on health care -Deloitte: Health care delivery in the Middle East is dominated by the public sector "The fastest-growing region in the coming years could be the Middle East and Africa, where spending is...
The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Governments are to face unprecedented demands in healthcare in the coming decades, partly owing to the high prevalence of chronic diseases like diabetes.The current model where most of the direct healthcare costs are taken...
The government of Kuwait is seeking to propose an increase in medical fees for expatriates living in the country. The medical services previously have been available free of charge (or at minimal costs) to the expatriates. The Ministry of Health...
A new medicine for endometriosis was announced during the two-day Obs-Gyne Exhibition & Congress, held March 31 - April 2, 2013, at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre, UAE. Previously, the only remedy available for the medical condition...
It can be said that electronic media is a force that has led to the building of partnerships among different organisations, both local and national, to ensure continued development of society at large. Investment in GCC eHealth can help promote...
Dubai Courts has introduced a new programme named 'Twitter Visit' which aims to boost confidence in the Dubai judicial system, both locally and internationally. The Dubai government has wisely harnessed the power of social media to disseminate information to engage...
The Sultanate of Oman has announced its plans to spend an estimated USD 1.5 billion on the construction of a medical complex. According to Ahmed Al Qasmi, director general for planning at the health ministry, the government would be inviting...
Pfizer, a major player in the global pharmaceutical industry, has announced that it will soon begin construction work on a new manufacturing plant in Saudi Arabia. Foundation stone for the new facility has been laid in King Abdullah Economic City...
The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) have given strong indications of doubling customs tariffs on cigarette and other tobacco imports from next month. According to a senior Saudi official, finance ministers from six Gulf states scheduled to meet in May to approve...
Soft drink addicts would have to pay 50% more for their favourite beverage as authorities in the Gulf are pondering to impose a tax on these products, media reports suggested on Tuesday. The proposed tax will hit tobacco users as...
The healthcare sector in Saudi Arabia may come under tremendous pressure and fail to meet the growing healthcare needs of the country if the private sector does not step up and contribute. A report by Deloitte reveals that some provinces...
Coronavirus Research Index Reveals which Countries Put the most Effort in COVID-19 Research With pandemic Covid-19 wrecking havoc globally impacting countries and economies, researchers and scientists in various countries are racing to find a cure and a vaccine for the...
DNA Integrative Medicine & Wellness Center could turn out to be the UAE's prime destination for Medical Tourism. Hailed as a landmark medical treatment centre, it will be launched May 14th, 2013 on Saadiyat Island. The centre will be...
Tian Shan Xue Lian is a rare white flower found in snow-capped mountains. It is revered as a panacea and an elixir so powerful that can bring the dead back to life. This cusped, wrinkly flower, the size of...
Al Ain Hospital joins AHIMA as UAE's first organizational member, to enhance focus on quality of clinical documentation for improved patient care and reimbursement revenue Al Ain Hospital as the first UAE hospital to become an AHIMA World Congress (AWC)...
According to a new study, old people who are particular about dental hygiene are likely to be free from heart attack or stroke in comparison to their peers who are less concerned about their oral hygiene. Around 22,000 Taiwanese adults...
The GCC region is responding well to increasing healthcare requirements of its population by investing heavily in healthcare information technology (IT). According to a new report by Frost & Sullivan, GCC governments will be required to invest more than...
The Abu Dhabi Health Services Company has announced tenders for development of a major new healthcare project in Abu Dhabi. Also known as SEHA, the company has issued a statement inviting bids for the construction of a new Sheikh Khalifa...
DHA has come up with an innovative plan to step up Dubai medical tourism sector. Dubai attracts millions of tourists from all over the world who come to see the fusion of modernity and traditionalism that prevails all over the...
New figures released by Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health reveal that the healthcare sector created thousands of jobs, with 1,364 specialists recruited from abroad, last year. A total of 2,087 consultant physicians were appointed at various levels to provide health...
A recent study has found that, patients who have robot-assisted surgeries on their kidneys or prostrate have shorter hospital stays and lower risk of having blood transfusion or dying, but the bill is significantly higher. Analysis which appeared in the...
The digitization of healthcare is upon us. More hospitals and healthcare providers are implementing computerized patient records, physician order entry systems (CPOE), treatment histories, and even billing information. An Electronic Health Record (EHR) system has major benefits such as: Increasing...
Finland Returns to Arab Health, Dubai 2018 with their Latest Technology in the Healthcare Sector  Over 35 Finnish companies will be returning to the Arab Health Exhibition & Congress, the largest healthcare exhibition and medical congress in the Middle East....
The Doha-based Sidra Medical and Research Center, slated to open next year, plans to hire over 4,500 medical staff over the next two years. The state-of-the-art medical facility will provide healthcare services focused on obstetrics, gynecology and pediatrics. The hiring...
Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has announced an initiative to mobile-enable the various services it provides to residents. A top DHA official has said that hospital beds and waiting areas of all health centres, including hospitals and specialty centres will be...
A Libyan official said on Saturday his government will hire a Jordanian firm to help process financial claims filed by hospitals in Amman that treated around 55,000 injured patients flown from Libya over the past year. Private Hospitals Association chairman...