Abu Dhabi Grants US$25 Million to Global Malaria Partnership – Updates

Abu Dhabi, Feb 10th, 2010 — The Government of Abu Dhabi announced today a grant of US$25 million, over five years, to support the work of the Roll Back Malaria Partnership (RBM). Specifically to scale-up malaria control worldwide and contribute to achieving the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDG) by 2015. Following the signing of […]
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Medicines not working? There’s a software for that

LONDON – Drugmakers are starting to get into talks with IT companies as they struggle to prove the value of their medicines to governments and insurers. By using smart devices and gadgets to monitor patients in real time, pharmaceutical companies believe they can improve clinical outcomes and establish the cost-effectiveness of treatments. The result of […]
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Kuwait – Alternative medicine hospital approved

KUWAIT: The Cabinet has approved the establishment of a new 300-bed capacity hospital for alternative medicine and rehabilitation at a total cost of KD 30 million, announced the Health Ministry Deputy Dr Ibraheem Al-Abdulhadi. The new hospital will built on the site where the current alternative medicine hospital is situated. A state-of-the art, fully equipped […]
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Biomed sale kicks off

The Treasury Ministry has put up for sale a 85% stake in Biomed, a biotech firm specialised in the production of vaccines, sera and active pharmaceutical ingredients. The deadline for the submission of bids is 5 October. Between 7 and 25 September potential investors will be allowed to review the company‚Äôs books. The ministry has […]
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