Al Mafraq Hospital leads the way in sustainable healthcare in ME

Dubai, UAE – 31 May, 2010: The winners for the Hospital Build Middle East Awards for 2010 have been announced. The winners for the five award categories are as follows: Best Physical Environment (Built) – The Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357, Egypt; Best Sustainable Hospital Project – Al Mafraq Hospital, UAE; Best Healing Environment – […]
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Dubai Podiatry Centre to Bring Apple iPads to the Healthcare Field

Apple has grown a whole new market with the introduction of the iPad – medical. Dubai Podiatry Centre is leading the healthcare field in implementing new technology for patient education. Using the iPad’s phenomenal imaging capabilities, the clinic is using the new iPads to show detailed structure of the foot and ankle to patients, zooming […]
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Health care can pay other dividends – UAE Newspaper

Health care is one of the economy’s bright spots, a recession-proof industry for which demand is forecast only to increase. To that end, governments and companies across the globe, including in the UAE, are developing plans and spending billions to build hospitals and clinics to cater for the needs of a population increasingly afflicted by […]
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Banaja Pharmaceuticals and Qatar Pharma Sign First Saudi-Qatari Agreement for Healthcare Cooperation

Doha, 31st May 2010: BanajaBanajaSaudi Import Company Banaja Saudi Import Company, has recently signed an agreement with Qatar Infusions Factory (Qatar PharmaPharma). In the agreement Banaja Saudi Import Company will distribute Qatar PharmaPharma’s products in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), marking the first healthcare cooperation move between KSA and Qatar. The agreement is expected […]
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Role of social science in HIV Prevention Research termed Critical

(CNS): It is well understood that both the efficacy and effectiveness of HIV Prevention research trial products (such as microbicides) depends upon their actual use by the clinical trial participants. “Use is a function of human behaviour and action that is affected by an individual, interpersonal, social, and cultural factors that operate interactively in complex, […]
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Siemens Healthcare adds to its MoodLight portfolio with new MRI systems

Siemens Healthcare recently expanded its range of MoodLight products with the introduction of its latest MRI systems, the Magnetom Aera and Magnetom Skyra. The LED MoodLights have been introduced as a means of improving the patient experience during what can be an anxiety-provoking examination. The two MRIs join the Mammomat Inspiration Full Field Digital Mammography […]
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Boston Scientific Teams With Philips, Siemens

Boston Scientific, the Natick-based medical device manufacturer, announced it has teamed with Philips Healthcare and Siemens Medical Solutions to provide doctors with a tool that can give a 360-degree view of the heart. Boston Scientific’s iLab ultrasound imaging system will work with the Philips Allura Xper and the Siemens AXIOM x-ray systems to create an […]
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J&J Criticized Over Drug Recall

FRIDAY, May 28 Criminal penalties could be levied against the Johnson & Johnson division responsible for a recent massive recall of pediatric medications, a U.S. Food and Drug Administration official said Thursday. The FDA is “considering additional enforcement actions against the company for its pattern of noncompliance, which may include seizures, injunction or criminal penalties,” […]
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Statistics Center Abu Dhabi, Health Authority sign cooperation agreement

HE Butti Ahmed Mohammed Bin Butti Al Qubaisi, Director General of Statistics Center Abu Dhabi, and HE Zaid Al Siksek, Director General of the Health Authority – Abu Dhabi, signed a cooperation agreement between them for the exchange of statistical data and other related work, recognizing the need of the both parties for statistical information […]
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Nursing Council Approves Guidelines for Three-Year Key Strategic Plan

Dubai, 28 May 2010 – Dr. Hanif Hassan Ali, UAE Minister of Health, assured that the wise leadership stresses on excellence and quality in all health sectors through training and continuous medical learning that conform to the requirements of the current development phases in order to raise the standards of medical services in all health […]
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Evolution of Biomedical Test Equipment

Biomedical test equipment lies at the foundation of every hospital and GP surgery. From the simple thermometer to the CT scanner, biomedical equipment is used in every medical diagnosis and, in many cases, is also used for selecting the appropriate treatment option. Before the widespread availability of biomedical test equipment, the art of medical diagnosis […]
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New device developed for healing diabetic wounds

A new prototype device for healing diabetic wounds has been developed by Drexel’s College of Medicine and the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems. The team of researchers behind this device included biomedical engineering professors Elisabeth Papazoglou, Leonid Zubkov and DUCOM professor Michael Weingarten. According to Weingarten, professor of surgery at the medical […]
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GE Healthcare Launches Over 250 New ReadyCircuit Bioprocess Assemblies & ReadyKart Station

GE Healthcare has extended its ReadyToProcess™ platform of ready-to-use systems with the launch of ReadyCircuit disposable flow path assemblies and ReadyKart, a mobile processing station for the quick setup of sterile fluid processing systems. All new products are used in the manufacture of biopharmaceuticals. ReadyCircuit’s range of over 250 bags, sensors, filtration devices, tubing and […]
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