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“Implementation Science” Bolsters Egyptian Health Care

Medical researchers from the Middle East and North Africa region are meeting in Cairo on December 5-7 to study “Implementation Science,” which is a field that brings evidence from biomedical and healthcare research into public health practice and policy. Their goal is to improve public health by bridging the gap between optimal health practices and the realities of everyday practice. …

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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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There is a Lack of Agriculture and Rural Finance in OIC Countries

Lahore: 53% of the population of OIC (Organization for the Islamic Conference) countries lives in the rural area which is globally more than the other areas and its commitment to the total agricultural department is 34%. On the other hand, 49% population lives in the rural areas while their commitment to the total agricultural department is 38%. OIC Countries have …

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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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HH Sheikh Nahyan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan inaugurates the sixth edition of the award-winning Abu Dhabi Science Festival 2016

Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces 10-day extravaganza led by ADEC, set to inspire curious minds to take up more STEM subjects Festival has dual benefit of complementing school curriculum and meeting government education objectives Fun and inspiring range of workshops …

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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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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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