Saudi Health Minister Eng. Fahd Al-Jalajel stressed the need to strengthen global health systems and enhance coordination through the "One Health" approach while ensuring sustainable funding to combat global health security threats. This came during his speech delivered virtually on Monday, June 20, to the meeting of G20 health ministers held in Jakarta.
Imperial College London Diabetes Centre (ICLDC), part of the Mubadala Health network, has recently entered a partnership agreement with Moorfields Eye Hospital Abu Dhabi, to provide ophthalmology services for ICLDC patients in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Moorfields Eye Hospital Abu Dhabi, also a Mubadala Health Partner, is a result of a partnership with Moorfields London, a leader in ophthalmology services in the United Kingdom.
Aster DM Healthcare, one of the largest private healthcare service providers in GCC and India, announced the launch of its latest integrated advanced healthcare facility at Trivandrum in Kerala. The hospital will be a 550-bed unit and will enclose 5.76 lakh sq. ft built-up area excluding the provision for 1 lakh sq. ft for multi-level car parking space. The company’s investment will be in the tune of 500 crores+ for the entire project, with the first phase having a capacity of 350 beds is expected to be operational by FY26.
Commenting on the decision to lift all covid preventive measures, Saudi Minister of Health, Fahd Al-Jalajel, announced that his country had provided historical lessons for the whole world during the pandemic, with the main message being people first, this was evident when King Salman directed to provide free treatment for all covid patients without differentiating between citizens, residents, or illegal migrants.
Saudi Cabinet decided Tuesday, May 31, to establish the Health Holding Company HHC, and to approve the charter of the National Health Insurance Center. The decision came in place to improve the overall performance of the Saudi healthcare system, in which the Ministry of Health will focus on regulating and supervising all public and private health institutions. While the Health Holding Company via its local health cluster subsidiaries will provide integrated healthcare services to beneficiaries all around the Kingdom.
Clemenceau Medical Center Hospital announced that it has approved cautery technology for patients with severe acceleration of the heart, using the Carto-3 Prime Mapping technology for 3D scanning, which is characterized by high accuracy.
EMPWR, the UAE-based organization behind the Middle East’s first mental health magazine, has announced the region’s first-ever wellness program for entrepreneurs. Named the ‘Peace & Purpose’ Program, EMPWR’s new initiative has been developed in partnership with the Universities of Canada’s Entrepreneurship Center.
EMPWR, the UAE-based organization behind the Middle East’s first mental health magazine, has announced the upcoming launch of a community-oriented digital platform for start-up founders and entrepreneurs. The announcement was made by Founder Ally Salama on the side-lines of the STEP Conference, where he moderated a panel on mental health and the role technology can play.
As part of its social responsibility to ensure the well-being of the community, Arabian Automobiles Company, the flagship company of AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for INFINITI in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, held its annual blood donation on 7th February 2022.
Burtlan Medical, a healthcare-focused subsidiary of Sedar Global and Expo 2020’s main supplier of COVID19 KF94 masks, will showcase their products at Arab Health Live on 24th–27th January. One of the positive home grown business stories to come out of the pandemic, Burtlan Medical provides medical accessories produced in the UAE and cost-effective solutions to healthcare industry.
Philips Foundation, which aims to provide access to quality healthcare for disadvantaged communities, has teamed up with Philips Lebanon to donate oxygen concentrators and ventilators through Lebanese NGO, SESOBEL, to urgently improve access to oxygen and ICU ventilation in Lebanon.