With the conclusion of Arab Health last month, the world's biggest health exhibition, we at Arabian Gazette had a chance to interact with Mr. Meria Heikelä, Director of Business Finland, to get a perspective on healthcare and discuss on the...
Novel treatment approach revolutionizes the management of cardiovascular disease in the UAE - Cardiovascular diseases contribute to 40% of total adult mortality within the UAE - Arterial diseases are of particular concern, as they can be asymptomatic but have devastating effects...
Drug maker, Glenmark Pharmaceuticals has confirmed that the unit has signed a licensing agreement with France?s Sanofi to develop and commercialize a novel monoclonal antibody. The news has sent the company?s share up by nearly 20 per cent, today. As...
Major investments in the healthcare sector and an easy visa regime ay help Dubai to become the global health tourism hub and attract millions of tourists to the emirate each year. The head of Dubai Health Authority (DHA) believes that...
War on Cancer takes on cancer control in the Middle East with HRH Princess Dina Mired, president-elect of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), and other esteemed international industry professionals. War on Cancer to highlight the important work of...
Arabian Gazette's chat with Dr. Arun Menon, Director of operations, VPS Al Ain region, where we discuss on a range of topics including VPS Healthcare's Moonshot Initiative, a research platform to transform healthcare in the region, and on their...
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...
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...
Jordan has demanded Libya to pay more than $200 million in medical and hotel bills for tens of thousands of Libyans who were flown for hospital treatment in Amman after the overthrow of Gaddafi’s regime in an armed uprising. The Hashemite Kingdom, a...
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...
-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...
One of the biggest devil on earth--diabetes According to a report by World Health Organization (WHO), Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are the number one cause of deaths globally claiming more lives annually than from any other cause. CVD is a major complication of...
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...
Dubai Gynaecology and Fertility Centre (DGFC) plans to shut down their fertility centre following the decision of Ministry of Health to ban the practice of storing embryos. DGFC helped to bring out over 180 successful births. The centre celebrated...
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...
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...
Jones Lang LaSalle report sees life sciences sector place greater emphasis on Asia as a market, manufacturing and R&D location Pharmaceutical multinationals are reinforcing their presence in Asia, according to Jones Lang LaSalle's latest Global Life Sciences Cluster Report. Widening...
Child obesity on the rise in the UAE Emirates taskforce intensifies fight against growing menace Multi-sectoral task force aims to achieve key milestones by 2020 Alarming 15% of young people under 20 in the UAE would be considered obese by 2025 According to...
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...
In this interview, we quiz Srikanth Velamakanni, Co-Founder, Group Chief Executive and Executive Vice Chairman at Fractal Analytics, on a range of topics covering Artificial Intelligence (AI) and ask him about the company, how they help companies on their...
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...
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...
Aakanksha Tangri, Founder of Re:Set shares some of her best tips for sleep hygiene “Who are these people who get 8 to 10 hours of sleep each night, and how do I become...
Dubai’s LIFEPharma signs historic agreement with Apotex Inc., the largest producer of generic drugs in Canada The project will see LIFEPharma manufacture 120 million tablets of medicine per year...
Dubai Healthcare City Authority (DHCA): A law was issued on Wednesday by His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, establishing the DHCA. According to the...
UAE's Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has launched the first blockchain-based system to save and share assessment information of health professionals, including doctors, pharmacists and technicians, with local licensing health authorities. The...
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...
Dubai-based private equity investor Abraaj has announced its plans to make an investment in Vine Pharmaceuticals, the largest pharmacy retail chain in Uganda. Abraaj is involved with the International Finance Corporation, The African Development Bank, DEG and Bill & Melinda...
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...
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...