The Public Authority for Social Insurance (Pasi) and Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) joined to organize the 2nd Occupational Health and Safety Conference under the theme ‘Towards a more healthier manpower’ from May 30 to June 1.
The conference will discuss certain topics such as study and evaluation of Muscat 1st Declaration of the 1st Conference in [...]
UAE Ministry of Health stated that all pharmaceuticals and medicine companies registered at the Registration and Pharmaceutical Drugs Department will be required to appoint a pharmaceutical vigilance officer in their organizations.
Dr. Amin Al Amiri, Executive Director for Medical Practices and Licenses at the UAE Ministry of Health the decision, explained that all the above mentioned [...]
As GHI moves into its second phase of acquisitions, CEO Mark Adams calls for healthcare regulators to drive quality for a more patient-centered approach and increased public benefit.
” With a limited public health system in place and poor underlying health conditions, GCC regulators need to prioritise the needs of patients” said Adams. ”Quality versus cost [...]
The Pharmacy Department at the Hamad Medical Corporation has launched an awareness campaign on blood-thinning drugs.
The campaign which is specifically related to anti-platelet and anti-coagulant medication aims to raise public awareness about these drugs- How they work and what are the potential side-effects once the patient has completed the course.
The medication [...]
The director of Al-Fanar Psychiatric Hospital, Samar Labban, and Italian Ambassador Gabriele Checchia inaugurated over the weekend the Al-Fanar Psychiatric Hospital in the southern town of Zahrani.
The project is funded by the Italian Cooperation Office of the Italian embassy in Beirut in the framework of ROSS Emergency Program for an [...]
More than 150 liver disease experts participated in the Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver’s (APASL) 20th Annual Conference in Beijing, China.
The conference spotlighted latest research and treatment in the field of liver diseases, with a special emphasis on hepatitis C, the disease recognized as Egypt’s top health concern. With over 12% [...]
Governor of Assir Region, Prince Faisal bin Khalid bin Abdulaziz, launched 14 health projects worth SR800 million in the region. Dr. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Rabee’a, Minister of Health, attended the ceremony.
They projects include crucial, expansion and new projects in a number of provinces of the region, the Governor said.
The Minister disclosed that work to construct [...]
The government plan in combating bird flu has proven successful, Minister of Health Hatem El-Gabaly said, explaining that the death rate from the H1N5 virus has substantially decreased and citizen awareness has increased.
El-Gabaly was in parliament Tuesday to respond to several investigation requests about the effectiveness of the precautionary measures taken against bird flu, which [...]
The Kingdom registers 200 cases of kidney cancer per year, most of them in the regions of Makkah, Riyadh and the Eastern Province, according to Ashraf Abu Samra of the Saudi Urological Society.
Speaking on the sidelines of the recent Saudi Conference on Urological Tumors in Sharm Al-Sheikh in Egypt, Abu Samra [...]