Gulf Healthcare International, (which is owned by the private equity fund managed by Global Capital Management), has appointed Mark Adams as its new CEO.
GHI’s assets include Medsol, the region’s leading clinical pathology provider, which operates a total of fifteen branded laboratories (including independent and hospital facilities) across the Middle East and North Africa.
Most recently CEO [...]
Rashid hospital has recently increased its parking slots by sixty percent to cope with the parking pressures the hospital faces.
In recent years, with the surge in the number of patients and visitors, the parking spaces available were inadequate to meet the growing demand.
The move to add another 384 parking slots and make the total number [...]
The healthcare sector in the Arabian Gulf will continue to enjoy high growth in 2010, despite the global slowdown, led by government investment in infrastructure improvement, according to leading industry observers.
“In spite of significant project delays in other non-infrastructure sectors, the pipeline of healthcare projects in the region remains remarkably robust, particularly for Saudi Arabia [...]
A meeting was held yesterday to launch the implementation phase of the first Gulf ‘Survey of Atrial Fibrillation Events’, also known as GULF SAFE, an initiative set-up by the Gulf Heart Association (GHA) in partnership with Sanofi-aventis Gulf to understand, manage, and establish the approximate prevalence of the cardiac disease in the region.
Atrial fibrillation (AF) [...]
Royal Philips Electronics said it has partnered with bioMérieux to develop fully automated handheld diagnostic testing solutions for hospital use that can be deployed at the point-of-care (close to the patient).
The collaboration aims to improve diagnosis and management of disease in critical care settings within hospitals (for example, Emergency Departments, Coronary Units and Intensive Care [...]
As part of its commitment to provide quality service to its patients, Al Raffah Hospital announces its latest facility on audiometry which allows both pediatric and adult patients to undergo measurement of hearing acuity.
“Many people especially those who are diabetic and hypertensive could lose their sense of hearing and would only realise this in late [...]
The health risks of hypertension for women in the Gulf have been exposed in a regionally-based study that shows 70 percent of female heart attack victims suffer from the condition, compared to 43 percent of male patients.
The findings come from a drill-down of research looking at the death-rate of 8,166 males and females hospitalized for [...]
Oman Society of Contractors (OSC), in collaboration with Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Salalah branch, will hold a training course on safety and occupational health in Salalah during the last week of January. Salim al Sheedi, CEO of Oman Society of Contractors (pictured), said: “The aim of organizing the training programme is to educate [...]
Umrah pilgrims will in the near future be targeted for medical tourism, a concept that is to soon witness a strong boost in the Kingdom, said Prince Sultan bin Salman, chairman of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA).
Prince Sultan made the comments during a lecture at the Riyadh Chamber of Commerce and Industry [...]