International conference on breast cancer begins

An international conference on breast cancer, organised by the Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) in collaboration with the Medical Specialty Board, was opened at the Al Bustan Palace Hotel yesterday under the chairmanship of Dr Rawya bint Saud al Busaidiya, the Minister of Higher Education. Dr Adel bin Mohammed al Ajmi, consultant breast reconstruction surgeon at […]
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First Gynaecology and Obstetrics Conference

The 1st Gynaecology and Obstetrics Conference was organised here yesterday by the Medical Services Department in Al Buraimi under the patronage of Dr Mohammed bin Saif al Hosni, Under-Secretary of Ministry of Health for Health Affairs. Attendees were members of Majlis Ash’shura and doctors. Nassir bin Saif al Busaidy, director of health services, said infertility […]
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GCC meet to enhance nurse’s role in public health under way

The 9th GCC nursing symposium aimed at exploring the current regional and international trends in public health nursing and to draft recommendations for future development plans to the GCC Executive Board of Health Ministers (EBMoH) was opened at the Crown Plaza Hotel yesterday. Rotationally conducted every two years in one of the GCC states, this […]
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Muscat Eye Laser Center to host renowned surgeon

Renowned Japanese eye surgeon Prof Takayuki Akahoshi (pictured), returns to Muscat next month in line with a commitment by local host, Muscat Eye Laser Center, to enabling the delivery of truly world-class eye surgical care services within the Omani private sector. The two-day tour, set for February 12-13, will build on Prof Akahoshi’s hugely successfully […]
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Oman’s medical landscape progressing, say experts

Experts who attended the Oman-Singapore Medical Seminar series, held at the Golden Tulip Hotel on Thursday, hailed the galloping progress made by the Sultanate in the area of medical health, saying “it’s growing by leaps and bounds”. Judy Lim, Director, Ministry of Health Holding Company (MOHH), the holding company of Singapore’s public healthcare assets, said […]
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Investment opportunities in pvt health sector

A study conducted by the Oman Development Bank (ODB) on small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the Sultanate indicated the importance of projects in the health sector in providing various health services to citizens and expatriates alike. The study, which included data on various economic sectors of SMEs, showed that the statistics from the Ministry […]
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Muscat Eye Laser Center’s appeal goes international

Muscat Eye Laser Center’s reputation as one of the Sultanate’s leading eye care facility extends beyond the country’s borders, as is evident from the recent case of a Swedish national who travelled all the way from her native Stockholm to avail herself of the Center’s specialist corrective services. Lotta Anderson underwent Z-Lasik treatment at the […]
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International meditation, empowerment conference

Effective methods of harnessing the power of the mind for a better and healthier life will be spotlighted at the first ever conference on meditation and self development, due to be held from January 11 to 14, 2011 at the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre under the patronage of Shaikh Khalid bin Abdullah al […]
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Walkathon held to enhance Aids awareness

In observation of the World Aids Day (WAD), a series of activities to enhance awareness about HIV commenced with a walkathon starting from the InterContinental Hotel to Qurum Natural Park yesterday. Dr Rasheed bin Safi al Huraibi, Secretary-General for National Committee for Human Rights, presided over the launch of a chain of events including an […]
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Vocational Health and Safety Conference begins

The three-day Vocational Health and Safety Conference, organised by Al Mada International Exhibitions Company, delegated by the Vocational Health and Safety Committee, kicked off at Al Bustan Place Hotel yesterday. The ceremony was presided over by Dr Ahmed bin Mohammed al Saeedi, Minister of Health. The conference focuses on the efficiency of the vocational health […]
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Apollo strengthens gynaecology services

Apollo Medical Centre has strengthened its Obstetrics/Gynaecology Department Services by appointing two more experienced specialists. By this Apollo assures un-interrupted 24-hour Mother and Child Care Services at its Hamriya facility. Sandeep Kumar, CEO of Apollo says, Apollo Ob/Gynaecology Department has two units and in each unit two doctors will be available to attend and take […]
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