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Dubai Chamber organises agribusiness roundtable in Kenya

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Roundtable discusses and reviews opportunities for co-operation and investment in agri-business in EAC. Dubai: Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Ethiopian International Office-organised roundtable in Nairobi, Kenya, brought together representatives from the East African Community (EAC) to discuss and review opportunities for cooperation and investment in the agri-business industry for Dubai businesses and their East African counterparts. The 2nd East …

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Qatari Clinical Leader Highlights New Clinics and Services Driving Quality Improvements at Women’s Hospital

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The introduction of new clinics and services at Women’s Hospital has driven improvements in the delivery of high quality patient care to the women in Qatar, according to Dr. Huda Abdullah Saleh, Senior Consultant Gynecologist and Executive Director of Quality and Safety at Women’s Hospital. According to Dr. Saleh, recent improvements include the introduction of clinics in the Outpatient Department …

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Ajman University and DIFC Academy of Law sign cooperation agreement

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The College of Law at Ajman University of Science and Technology and The Academy of Law for the DIFC today announced details of a newly signed cooperation agreement covering the development of training programmes for the benefit of the UAE legal community. The memorandum was signed by Dr. Khalid Al Khaja, Acting Chancellor, Ajman University and Vice-Chancellor for Academic and …

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MOHAP signs a MoU with Sanofi aimed at ensuring higher diabetes awareness and care for patients in the UAE

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The program is being launched in alignment with UAE’s commitment to the 10-year executive plan by the Gulf Cooperation Council and Health Ministers of Gulf Community signed in 2008 to fight diabetes and with a mission to promote health awareness in the Gulf The partnership will involve accredited training programs for healthcare professionals to elevate the standard of care in …

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Virtual reality set to be GCC’s next billion dollar industry

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Last weekend Etihad Airways unveiled the full length version of its new marketing campaign featuring its brand ambassador, actress Nicole Kidman. After the massive response to Emirates’ quirky Jennifer Aniston ad, it needed something epic to top its Dubai rival. Slipping on a Samsung headset, users are transported on board the luxury surroundings of Etihad’s A380 superjumbo. Looking around, they …

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Advancement of science and technology key for socio-economic development in OIC member states

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The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group participated in the 15th General Assembly of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Standing Committee for Science and Technology (COMSTECH) held in Islamabad, Pakistan on 31 May – 1 June 2016. The meeting was preceded by the 30th Executive Committee meeting of COMSTECH on 30 May 2016. The General Assembly meeting, chaired by …

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Disruptive technologies and innovation to drive digital healthcare delivery for 2020

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The Digital Health conference at Building Healthcare Middle East 2016 opening tomorrow will explore best practice and innovative digital strategies that set the benchmark for healthcare of the future The future of digital health aims to promote and facilitate the process of self-health checks, so that individuals can conveniently and efficiently manage their own health. Disruptive technology and innovation will …

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DEWA releases tender for 3D-printed R&D Laboratories at Mohammed bin Rashid Solar Park

HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and DEWA President

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority ( DEWA ) has released an Expression of Interest (EOI) for the construction of 3D-printed Laboratories, to conduct research on drones and 3D-printing technologies, at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, the largest single-site project in the world. The Solar Park will generate 1,000 megawatts (MW) by 2020 and 5,000MW by 2030. The …

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African beekeeping stops mites wiping out hives

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By SciDev.Net – Inga Vesper Traditional African beekeeping methods offer better protection against hive-destroying varroa mites than pesticides which, according to a study, are losing their potency. The mites, which attach to bees and suck their body fluids, are increasingly resistant to pyrethroids, according to a study, published yesterday in PLOS One. The research shows that genetic mutations are enabling …

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Monster Employment Index: Healthcare is the fastest growing occupation in the Kingdom; HR & Admin shows strong potential for growth

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Demand for HR and Admin professionals showed 4% increase in April 2016, as compared to the same time last year, with strong potential for further growth Saudi Arabia is creating strong employment opportunities for Healthcare, HR &Admin and Sales and Business Development professionals, as shown by the latest Monster Employment Index. Demand for healthcare professionals has been growing tremendously over …

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