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Aster DM Healthcare wins the ‘Excellence in Healthcare Sector’ Award at the Qadat Al Tagheer Awards 2016

On occasion of the 2nd UAE-INDIA Economic Forum, the healthcare conglomerate was felicitated for their outstanding achievements through their business endeavors that helped shape the economies of both countries. Aster DM Healthcare has received the “Excellence in Healthcare Sector” award at the Qadat Al Tagheer Awards 2016, the inaugural awards of the 2nd UAE-INDIA Economic Forum. Ms. Alisha Moopen – …

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A step towards better science for education policy

By Connie St Louis- SciDev.Net Evidence-based policy. It’s one of those phrases that has become ubiquitous. But what exactly does it mean? And perhaps more importantly, where is that evidence coming from, and can it be trusted as a basis for formulating policy? The NGO The International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) has been wrestling with such questions in the …

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UAE’s Yahsat appoints Farhad Khan as Chief Commercial Officer

As the company gears up for its next phase of geographical expansion with its upcoming satellite, Al Yah 3, and further diversification of products and services Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat), a private joint stock company fully owned by Mubadala, has appointed Farhad Khan as its Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). Farhad will assume the position and will be responsible …

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Microsoft brings cloud power to non-profits in UAE

    Company to donate $1 billion in cloud computing resources over the next three years to 70,000 non-profits and NGOs worldwide Microsoft increases its cloud offering to NGOs by adding Microsoft Azure to the suite As part of its Microsoft Philanthropies division and its ‘Modern Non-profit’ campaign, Microsoft has announced that it will be making Microsoft Azure available toeligible …

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UAE’s Al Yah Satellite Communications appoints Mona Al Muhairi as Chief Human Capital Officer

Abu Dhabi, UAE – Al Yah Satellite Communications Company PrJSC (Yahsat), the UAE-based satellite operator which is fully owned by Mubadala, has appointed Mona Al Muhairi as Chief Human Capital Officer. Mona has more than 20 years of human capital experience and she has been promoted to the role having previously held the position of Executive Director – Human Capital …

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RTA inks MoU with Huawei on the sideline of its participation in GITEX 2016

RTA – Nashwan Atta’ee The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) signed MoU with the Huawei International Co. Limited on the sideline of its participation in the 36th GITEX Technology Week that takes place on 16-20 October 2016 the Dubai World Trade Center (DWTC). Abdulla Al Madani, CEO of Corporate Technology Support Services Sector signed the MoU on behalf of …

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Facebook Holds Social Media Workshops for Small Businesses at GITEX Startup Movement

Throughout the week at GITEX, young entrepreneurs have had the unique opportunity to benefit from the experience and expertise of some of the world’s most successful startup heroes at the GITEX Global Startup Movement. Perhaps the most renowned startup success story, Facebook drew major attention this week at its series of social media workshops held at the event. Lead by …

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DubaiStartupHub stand attracts over 200 entrepreneurs at Gitex

During the first three days of its participation in the 35th Gitex Technology Week, the stand of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s newly-launched online platform DubaiStartupHub attracted over 200 business ideas from start-ups who pinned their projects onto a giant digital billboard displaying the map of Dubai. This magnetic tool is inviting investors to express interest in the projects …

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Ministry of Interior deploys Cisco Collaboration Solution Across its UAE Operations

Cisco and Ministry of Interior (MoI) sign Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to drive technology innovation, enable MoI to stay at the forefront of technological updates and harness latest trends. Collaboration deployment one of the largest in the UAE; delivers communication efficiencies, higher flexibilityand increased reach across MoI departments at reduced costs. Dubai, UAE – October 20, 2016: Cisco and the …

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Masdar unveils new licences for clean-tech at GITEX

Additional licensing categories will empower UAE start-ups to bring their innovative ideas in clean technology and sustainability to market. Abu Dhabi, UAE – Masdar City, one of the world’s most sustainable urban developments, is introducing new licences to encourage entrepreneurs to set up within the City’s business free zone. The announcement coincides with the 36th Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (GITEX) …

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