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...
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...
The UAE Ministry of Environment and Water announced on Tuesday it is lifting the ban on the import of British beef and British beef products with immediate effect. The news comes at a time when British farmers and the wider...
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...
A GCC Healthcare Report by Kuwait Financial Centre (Markaz) highlights that healthcare expenditures in the region are expected to surge to USD 79 billion in 2015. Currently, five major healthcare projects are under completion in the six Gulf countries. Public...
One in two top pharma company managers expect share of revenues coming from emerging markets to exceed 30% by 2018 We are witnessing an influx of global pharma manufacturers focusing on optimising their Middle East operations and setting up...
The Canadian Specialist Hospital (CSH) has signed an agreement with Jordan’s Ministry of Labour to develop, train, and employ nursing graduates from Jordan in its Dubai campus. “Jordan’s healthcare infrastructure is taking dynamic strides and making rapid progress. Although we...
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...
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) 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...
Kuwait said on Monday it wants to raise the amount of revenue set aside in a rainy day fund to 25% from 10% in the 2012-2013 budget. The Kuwaiti cabinet asked the finance ministry to put the change in the budget, the...
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...
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...
  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...
Jordan's pharmaceutical exports made impressive gains in the regional and global market, witnessing an increase of 20 per cent in 2012. The growth in exports was recorded despite adverse regional conditions and other difficulties facing the industry. According to Mohammad...
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...
A new study has warned that growing depression among Middle East population could result in impairment of social, familial and work role functioning. Published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, the study points out that almost 7 percent of population...
The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has announced its plans to regulate the services provided through health insurance by the first quarter of 2013. The move comes in view of increasing number of complaints regarding insurance fraud, abuse, and cases...
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...
Survey reveals GCC residents more likely to see Coronavirus as a major threat to public health compared to people in Europe and America
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 Arabian Gulf’s growing healthcare sector and Arab Health 2019 in Dubai is a testimony demonstrating the importance to the UAE and the GCC economies.  Recent reports suggest that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) health sector will grow by 60%...
  COVID-19 has been a disruptive catalyst across every industry. This pandemic is set to reshape the healthcare industry with cutting-edge technologies in virtual care such as internet of medical things (IoMT), teleradiology, telemedicine, remote patient monitoring, and virtual visits. The post-COVID-19 telehealth market forecast of 64%...
Award presented for sponsoring venue for the 12th Annual Autism Awareness Campaign Al Wahda Mall in Abu Dhabi today received an award from H.E Helal Mohammed Al Hameli, Deputy Director General of Abu Dhabi Chamber...
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...
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...
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...
More than 4,150 exhibitors from 66 countries and 84,500 healthcare and trade professionals from around the world are expected to participate in the 44th edition of the largest healthcare event in the Middle East. Healthcare and trade professionals from more...
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...
Arab Health, now in its 40th year focuses on hypertension, the future of surgery and the ageing population Arab Health Exhibition & Congress is the Middle East’s largest healthcare event and the second largest in the world. The event will...