Monday , 24 September 2018

Healthcare

Cheaper medicine?: New generic drug rules in Abu Dhabi will boost market, but wider integration requires public awareness – analyst

Zawya Express presents the top story, topic or trend highlighted by our editorial team as recommended reading to start your working day By Yasmine Saleh, ZAWYA A recent decision in Abu Dhabi aimed at increasing demand for generic medicine – drugs that use formulas similar to branded drugs, but sold at cheaper prices – needs time to gain public acceptance …

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Saudi king Salman approves health care programs

Clinical coding licenses and standards will be included in unified national standards for accreditation of health facilities King Salman on Sunday approved the implementation of an electronic sick-leave system, and directed relevant authorities to coordinate with the Civil Service Ministry in case of any amendments to the terms for granting sick leave. He also approved a program to train Saudi …

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Forbes Middle East hosts its first healthcare event

Three panel discussions discussed future of healthcare. Forbes Middle East has held its first healthcare event highlighting the current trends and potential opportunities in the healthcare sector, built around a series of panel discussions and keynote speeches by industry leaders. Moderated by PwC, conversations centered around shaping the future of healthcare, finding a balance in pharma and implementing machine medicine. …

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Innovation Arabia 11 continues for the 2nd day in Dubai

An important scientific research study announced under the title: “Life expectancy and main causes of mortality in the UAE: A systematic analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 1990 – 2016” UAE: The second day of Innovation Arabia 11 continued at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, with the active participation of a number of world class speakers, …

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Workshop for Building Capacity of Analyzing Disrupted Health Systems

EU/Libya Health System Strengthening Project 2: Strengthening Health information system And Medicines Supply chain management SHAMS Project in Libya An intensive workshop was launched on Monday aiming to build capacity of analyzing disrupted health systems. The workshop is part of the EU funded SHAMS project workplan that is technically led by WHO Country Office in Libya. This capacity building activity …

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Saudi Jadwa Healthcare Opportunities Fund 2 acquires stake in UAE’s United Eastern Medical Services

The Investment in UEMS marks Jadwa Investment’s 10th Private Equity Deal Riyadh, 30 November 2016: Jadwa Investment, a leading Saudi Arabian investment management and advisory firm, today announced that the Jadwa Healthcare Opportunities Fund 2 has acquired a 42.1% stake in United Eastern Medical Services (“UEMS”), a leading UAE-based integrated healthcare group that specializes in the female and children healthcare …

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Sharjah gears to score higher than 88% to sustain its WHO ‘Healthy City’ status in the region

The emirate of Sharjah is now the healthiest city in the Middle East and Africa region with an impressive score of 88% as per the World Health Organization (WHO). Stakeholders from various Sharjah Government departments related to the healthy city program assembled at the Sharjah Health Authority headquarters to share their strategies. The stakeholders brainstormed during the meeting to ensure …

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How UAE’s Julphar and Siemens are tackling diabetes in the Middle East with digital tech

As World Diabetes Day is marked around the globe on 14th November, a first-of-its kind factory in the UAE is providing affordable insulin to the Middle East with the help of digitalization technology from Siemens. Established in 1980, Julphar (Gulf Pharmaceuticals) is the first pharmaceutical manufacturer in the GCC and one of the largest in the Middle East. In order …

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Sheikha Jawaher Al Qasimi Opens “My Health Conference 2016”

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah, inaugurated “My Health Conference 2016”, under the slogan “Let’s talk together for the benefit of our children’s health”. The two-day event was organized by the Health Education Department of the Supreme Council for …

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Leading industry experts highlight opportunity for e-Health at Life Science Discussion hosted by Dubai Science Park

Inaugural panel calls for continued expansion of the e-Health sector, while another raised focus on intellectual property rights transforming healthcare Dubai has the potential to become one of the world’s leading e-Health nations, according to delegates that gathered at the 2nd Dubai Life Science Discussion hosted by Dubai Science Park, a member of TECOM Group, during UAE e-Health week at …

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