The re-accreditation, which has happened for the second time, will raise HMC’s profile internationally and help it in further improving its services and attracting highly qualified medical professionals from across the globe, HMC’s Managing Director Dr Haman Al Kuwari has said.
“The re-accreditation is a recognition of the high quality of services being provided by the [...]
Qatar will soon be a hub for medical research as the Sidra Medical Research Centre, Qatar University and CERN, the European Laboratory for Particle Physics, set up a Cyclotron Research Centre next year with the primary focus of producing radioactive isotopes necessary for a PET scanning centre planned for Sidra.
PET or Positron Emission Tomography scan [...]
Oman and the Netherlands yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding and a Covenant on co-operation in the health sector in general and on HIV/Aids in particular. The MoU and Covenant were signed by Mohammed Hassan Abdawani, Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Health for Planning Affairs and Ed Kronenburg, Secretary-General of the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign [...]
The Kingdom will not bar anyone considered a high risk for swine flu from performing the Haj this year, said Minister of Health Abdullah Al-Rabeeah.
Al-Rabeeah said it is the responsibility of individual countries to enforce recommendations that children, the elderly and pregnant women forgo this year’s pilgrimage.
“Saudi Arabia does not ban anyone because the Haj [...]
Four Arab countries (Saudi Arabia, Algeria, Sudan and Lebanon) accounted for about two-thirds of Jordan’s exports of medicines during the first eight months of 2009, according to statistical report released by the Central Bank of Jordan(CBJ).
The report showed that Saudi Arabia, Algeria, Sudan and Lebanon imported 60.5 percent of the Kingdom’s total exports of pharmaceuticals [...]
The shipment comprised of 40,000 units is now available across private and public schools, primary healthcare centres and preventive care departments in the UAE. The vaccine, which will be free of charge, is in the form of a single-use injectable and will be initially given to the most vulnerable people — children, pregnant women, and [...]