Malaysian Firms Secure RM10.9 Million Orders At GITEX-DUBAI

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 4 reported by Bernama News Eleven Malaysian information and communication technology (ICT) companies secured orders worth RM10.9 million at the ICT trade fair, Gitex Technology Week, from Oct 18-22 in Dubai. The companies partcipated under the umbrella of the Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE).The event attracted trade visitors from the United […]
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Malawi body grants US$40m to gov’t ministry to fight HIV/Aids

Lilongwe Malawi The Malawi National Aids Commission (NAC), a coordinating body for all HIV/Aids activities in the country, on Tuesday granted US$40 million from Global Fund to the health ministry to help it scale up its HIV prevention intervention. The grant included funds for the procurement of health products like antiretroviral (ARV) drugs through the […]
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Imaging Systems from GE Healthcare Spotlight the Possibilities of Connected Oncology Care at ASTRO 2009

According to the American Cancer Society, more than one million people are diagnosed with cancer each year. In the United States, about 1 out of every 2 men and 1 out of every 3 women will have some type of cancer at some point during their lifetime. The sooner a cancer is detected and treatment […]
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“We Serve,” The Biomedical Engineering School Drexel University’s New Program

The Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems School has implemented “We Serve,” the school’s newest program that focuses on community outreach for students majoring in biomedical engineering. The program provides an opportunity for biomedical engineering students to go to partnering non-profits, interact with the patients, use what they know in the classroom and apply it […]
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Bahrain’s health facilities get $24m boost

Bahrain’s health facilities are receiving a BD9 million ($23.9 million) injection as part of a comprehensive modernisation plan.The extra funds are in addition to the BD176 million already sanctioned for the ministry for the year, said Under-Secretary Dr Abdul Hai Al Awadhi. ‘Of the extra funds, BD2.4 million will be spent on an upcoming genetic […]
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Bahrain winning flu battle

Bahrain is winning the battle against swine flu, with one of the lowest infection rates in the world. Tough measures have so far kept the infection rate at less than one per cent of the population, said Health Minister Dr Faisal Al Hamer. He also insisted the government’s budget was enough to combat any future […]
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Radicare subsidiary gets RM10m UAE deal

RADICARE (M) Sdn Bhd has expanded its Middle East venture when its subsidiary, Modern Technology Limited (MT), secured a contract worth more than RM10 million from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) government. The three-year contract was awarded through the UAE”s Health Ministry, covering two hospitals and 10 prime healthcare centres situated in the Dubai Medical […]
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H1N1 treatment available at private clinics

14 September 2009 © Times of Oman 2009 MUSCAT — An official source at the department of private health institutions affairs at the Ministry of HealthMinistry of Health said here yesterday that the ministryministry has approved some private health institutions as centres to dispense H1N1 medications free of charge for citizens and residents. The medical […]
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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’s books. The ministry has […]
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Collegiate Biomed Engineering Prizes Awarded

The National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance has recently issued prizes in the annual Biomedical Engineering Innovation, Design and Entrepreneurship Awards (BMEIdea). The contest is designed to motivate young biomedical engineers to design new products that might eventually by commercialized, something the graduates will have to deal with once in the industry. The first place […]
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وزير الصحة.. مواطن يتلقى العلاج بعد اصابته بانفلونزا اتش 1 ان 1 وحالته مستقرة

ابوظبي في 16 يونيو / وام / اعلن معالي الدكتور حنيف حسن وزير الصحة أن الفحوصات المخبرية أثبتت أن مواطناً من الإمارات كان قادماً من الولايات المتحدة مصاب بانفلونزا اتش 1 ان 1 وأن حالته مستقرة ويتلقى العلاج اللازم. وأضاف معاليه أن الجهات الصحية المختصة تابعت حالة جميع الركاب الذين وصلوا على الطائرة ذاتها القادمة […]
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Glaxo To Pull Out Of Cancer-Drug Venture With Synta

Synta Pharmaceuticals Corp. (SNTA) will see its cancer-drug venture with GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK) end within 90 days, putting the treatment further into question after a late-stage trial was stopped earlier this year amid mortality concerns. Synta has received $130 million from Glaxo since the deal involving elesclomol was signed in 2007, and was in line […]
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حمدان بن زايد يصدر قرارين بتعيين رئيس مجلس إدارة وأمين عام للهلال الأحمر

أبوظبي في 14 يونيو / وام / أصدر سمو الشيخ حمدان بن زايد آل نهيان ممثل الحاكم في المنطقة الغربية رئيس هيئة الهلال الأحمر .. قرارا بتعيين سعادة أحمد حميد المزروعي رئيسا لمجلس إدارة هيئة الهلال الأحمر .. كما أصدر سموه قرارا آخر بتعيين سعادة محمد خليفة أحمد القمزي أمينا عاما لهيئة الهلال الأحمر
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