Corporate wellness programs are not a new trend, but they certainly are picking up speed as more employers recognize that prevention and interventions that reduce employees’ health risk factors may be the key to not only a healthier and more productive work force, but also lower health care costs. In fact, studies have shown that [...]
A Kuwaiti official has unveiled ambitious programs to develop information systems in the Ministry of Health to keep up with the latest international standards in all sectors of the ministry, in recognition of the importance of using modern systems to develop work and performance.
Director of Management Information Systems in the Ministry of Health Salah Baqer [...]
Al Ain Hospital today announced the start of a renovation and expansion program of its Emergency Department, which will lead to the creation of a better, more efficient and reinforced modern 24/7 critical services centre.
The hospital, managed by VAMED and the Medical University of Vienna, owned and operated by SEHA, said in a statement that [...]
Thousands of cancer patients across the Middle East are set to benefit from the knowledge of a world-expert in bone health, in the wake of a regional tour to educate cancer specialists on the latest research on managing bone complications brought about by the disease.
More than 150 oncologists attended the lectures given by UK-based Professor [...]
IBM showcased its innovative, smart approaches to modernize the healthcare industry during the Arab Health Conference, which took place at Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Center, from the 25th – 28th of January. On show were their latest solutions and services designed to improve patient healthcare across the region, meeting the rapidly changing demands of [...]
In a survey published in the French edition of the January-February issue, “African Business” reports that 250, 000 foreign patients came to Tunisia in 2009 for treatment, including from Libya, Algeria and sub-Saharan Africa.
The survey writes that 70% (about 4 million people each year) of Libyans came for medical care.
Patients from sub-Saharan Africa, who represent [...]