The Qatar National Cancer Society and SAH Global has announced that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to make the next generation of cancer treatment, Proton Therapy, available to cancer patients in Qatar.
The agreement, the first of its kind in the Middle East, promises to promote Proton Therapy as the primary treatment for cancer [...]
The GCC region entered the current financial crisis with substantial resources, but a lack of open communication and financial transparency have proved detrimental, according to Ali Al Shihabi, Founder and Chairman of Rasmala Investment Bank.
Al Shihabi’s remarks came during a lecture titled “How Quickly can the GCC Emerge from the Slowdown?”, organized by the Dubai [...]
The health insurance system is not a guarantee for providing the public with the best medical services, reports Al-Seyassah daily quoting Assistant Undersecretary for Planning and Quality at the Ministry of Health Dr Waled Al-Falah. Proposing the establishment of another system for excellent health services and recognition, Al-Falah disclosed the ministry has been applying the [...]
Surgeons or physicians working in Dubai will have to pass a skills test before being granted a license to practice under new rules planned by health officials.
Dubai Health Authority is planning to build a surgical skills laboratory where physicians will be required to take a test, according to a report in Khaleej Times.
“We cannot judge [...]
The Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) is close to publishing new regulations on the required quality of health products, equipment, cosmetics and foodstuffs in the Kingdom.
Daily newspaper the Saudi Gazette quoted an SFDA official as saying the authority was conducting spot inspections of stores to analyse the quality of products being sold.
In the last [...]
Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC), a member of TECOM Investments, has announced positive results from its participation at Arab Health 2010 and 45% year-on-year growth in business partners over the past 7 years.
Dr Ayesha Abdullah, Senior Vice President of Dubai Healthcare City, said:
“The four days at Arab Health were marked by many highlights. We were privileged [...]
The Ministry of Health (MoH) will be presenting its electronic health information system Wareed for the first time to health ministers and representatives of health authorities today, the opening day of the 68th conference of the Council of Ministers of Health of the GCC in Abu Dhabi.
Wareed project is the first and largest public health [...]
A new multi-speciality orthopaedic centre has opened in Bahrain.
German Orthopaedic Hospital, on the third floor of Bahrain Medical Centre, Salmaniya, is billed as a state-of-the-art medical facility promoted by Venture Capital Bank.
‘The centre specialises in providing orthopaedic health care and is operated by well-known orthopaedic surgeons and medical staff from Germany,’ said Venture Capital Bank [...]