Sunday , 18 August 2019

Healthcare

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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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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