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...
Arab Health 2013 opens its doors for 38th year focusing on diabetes, complementary medicine and big data. Arab Health Exhibition and Congress, the Middle East's largest healthcare event, which takes place from 28-31 January 2013 at the Dubai International Convention...
The Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI) has stated that major drug companies have drastically cut the price of life-saving vaccines. GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Merck, Johnson & Johnson and Sanofi-Aventis have agreed to cut prices through the international vaccine...
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...
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...
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...
Survey reveals GCC residents more likely to see Coronavirus as a major threat to public health compared to people in Europe and America
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...
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...
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...
The first study to bring out the potential of using a virus to fight human malignancies has shown that a modified small pox vaccine can help shrink tumors in some cancer patients, and spare the healthy cells at the...
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...
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 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...
The government of UAE has adopted a favorable policy to promote accessibility of healthcare facilities and welcome a greater number of highly qualified medical to the emirate. Speaking to Arab News on the sidelines of the Government Summit, Dr. Salem...
The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, pledged a donation of USD 120 million (AED 440 million) in support of a child health initiative to eradicate polio by 2018, worldwide. The prime...
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...
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...
Recent reports on around 25 per cent fall in number of patients in Jordan by the country's Private Hospital Association (PHA) as a consequence of political instability have drawn the attention of GCC countries to potential medical tourism opportunities...
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...
  VPS Healthcare launches clinical research fellowships for Fatima College of Health Sciences nursing students VPS Healthcare’s Burjeel Royal Hospital and Medeor 24x7 International Hospital in Al Ain today announced the establishment of annual research fellowships for Abu Dhabi’s Fatima College...
A recent report revealed that cancer has outrun cardiovascular diseases and emerged to be the topmost killer globally. If there's anything that can serve as a ray of hope, it is the Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) -...
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...
Spain is all set to demand a 100% compensation over claims that the country?s produce has caused the E-coli outbreak. The outbreak of the virus has killed 18 people and left hundreds seriously ill. Spanish PM Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero...
Authorities in Dubai have announced hiking the price of cigarettes from August as part of their wider campaign to reduce cardiovascular diseases in the emirate and counter under-age tobacco usage. Tobacco products in Dubai cost an average AED8 (US$2.2), but...
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...
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...
Dubai Health Authority (DHA) and Mubadala Healthcare signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate pertaining to areas such as knowledge-sharing, partnership initiatives and improved access to care for patients in Dubai. The initial focus will be on three of Mubadala...
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...
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...