Monday , 21 October 2019

Healthcare

Technology can save patients even before they reach hospitals

The VR camera will be used by a medical professional in the hospital to assess the condition of the patient in the ambulance Technologies, such as artificial intelligence (AI) and virtual reality (VR), will soon have a critical role to play in emergency response situations, where every minute saved in diagnosing and planning a course of action improves the chances …

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Merck Foundation partners with National Cancer Institute and Ministry of Higher Education of Egypt to train African Oncologists

Merck Foundation commits to improve access to quality and equitable cancer care in Africa Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation (Merck-Foundation.com) conducts a special meeting with Ministry of Higher Education, Egypt; National Cancer Institute, Cairo and African Ambassadors of Guinea Conakry, Ghana, Kenya, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Malawi and Zambia to discuss Merck Foundation’s Cancer Access Program & the two …

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Alwaleed Philanthropies invests $5 million to Gavi’s INFUSE initiative to support the global fight for vaccines

Partnership will tackle immunisation challenges in urban areas through investment in innovation and technology Launched at the 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7) Dubai: Alwaleed Philanthropies, chaired by HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz AlSaud, the global philanthropic foundation, has made a fresh commitment to preventing the spread of disease by investing a further US $5 million …

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Zain Group launches ‘WE ABLE’ initiative, aiming to be Disability Inclusive by 2022

Program is the brainchild of Zain Vice-Chairman and Group CEO, Bader Al-Kharafi embracing Zain’s highly impactful Diversity and Inclusion activities Committing to Equal Access to Opportunities for all WE ABLE coincides with Zain Group signing up to the International Labor Organization (ILO) Global Business and Disability Network Charter Initiative will provide more jobs and training for people with special needs …

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MBRGI total expenditure on spreading education and knowledge programmes totaled $170mln

6 million people in 29 countries benefitted from Dubai Cares’ educational programmes 5 million participating students in the 2018 Arab Reading Challenge 1 million students accessed Madrasa e-learning platform in its first three months Dubai: The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives (MBRGI) announced that 41 million people across the world have benefitted from its Spreading Education & Knowledge …

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DKT WomanCare Participates with DKT-Egypt/MENA in Africa Health Exposition 2019

DKT WomanCare Global, the global reproductive health marketing and product distribution platform for DKT International, and DKT International-Egypt/MENA have announced that they will participate in the Africa Health Exhibition 2019 at the Gallagher Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa, May 28-30, 2019, and sponsor a lecture by Dr. Eddie Mhlanga on the Essential Steps in Managing Obstetric Emergencies (ESMOE) protocol. Dr. Mhlanga …

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Merck Foundation partners with National Cancer Institute of Egypt to provide Master Degree in Medical Oncology for African Doctors

This initiative is a part of Merck Foundation’s ‘Merck Cancer Access Program’ that has been initiated by the Merck Foundation to increase the limited number of oncologists across Africa Merck Foundation supports Africa through the partnership with Egypt, to build the Cancer Care Capacity in the African Continent; Through this partnership, Merck Foundation aims to provide two-year Medical Oncology Master …

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MEDLAB explores “Lab of the Future” as the UAE prepares to adopt the use of Artificial Intelligence in the medical laboratory

AI set to significantly change the way that laboratory medicine is performed in the UAE AI predicted to add US$182 billion to UAE’s economy by 2035 with the healthcare industry taking a US$22 billion slice of the gains in its GVA Artificial Intelligence conference takes place from 4-7 February 2019 at MEDLAB Exhibition & Congress in Dubai, UAE Dubai, United …

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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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