The Ministry of Health reported eight swine flu related deaths during the Eid El-Adha break, which began Thursday, raising the death toll in Egypt to 21.
Even though the ratio of death to infection is less than 1 percent, the increasing rate is worrying. On Thursday, the ministry announced the death of a 28-year-old man in [...]
The UAE’s healthcare market is predicted to grow at an annual rate of more than 13 percent to 2012, according to new research.
A new report by research house RNCOS said the growth would be driven by various factors such as rapidly increasing population, rising prevalence of lifestyle diseases, such as obesity, diabetes and hypertension, and [...]
A Saudi official says the death toll from the unusually heavy rains that hit western Saudi Arabia has reached 106.
The official said that rescue teams were looking for possible survivors from the downpours that caused heavy flooding in the coastal city of Jeddah, the main entry point for the millions of Muslims performing the annual [...]
The Saudi health minister said yesterday five people died from the H1N1 flu virus during the Haj, which as the largest annual gathering of people in the world is considered by health experts as an ideal incubator for the virus.
Speaking on the final day of the pilgrimage, Abdullah Al Rabe’ei said authorities recorded 73 cases [...]
Saudi Arabia said on Saturday a pilgrim had died of the H1N1 flu virus on the third day of the massive Muslim haj which experts fear could trigger new waves of the pandemic. The victim was a 70-year-old man from Pakistan, the Health Ministry said in a statement on the official news agency.
Saudi Arabia reported [...]
Two employees of the UAE Ministry of Health have been fired for forgery and breach of trust, a senior official has confirmed. One employee, who was not named by the ministry, was dismissed after being found guilty by “legal authorities” of copying official documents.
The other, who was also not named, was working in a different [...]
Cancer Diagnosis and treatment monitoring is set to become at least 17 times cheaper, faster and accurate in Qatar, according to a report.
The Peninsula daily reported on Saturday that cheaper services would be possible in the country with the introduction of a new critical leukaemia checkup at Hamad Medical Corporations (HMC).
The test is being conducted [...]