Wednesday 28 June 2017
 
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Yemen hit by world's worst cholera outbreak

Yemen is now facing the worst cholera outbreak in the world with suspected cases exceeding 200,000 and the number is increasing at an average of 5,000 a day, the United Nations has warned.   In a joint statement, Anthony Lake, the executive director of the Unite

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UAE Ministry, Lundbeck to raise awareness on mental health

The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention said it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Lundbeck, a Danish international pharmaceutical company, to raise community awareness on mental health disorders. The awareness programme will highlight disorders such as depress

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Abu Dhabi hospital welcomes Eid babies

Minutes before Eid was officially announced, Danat Al Emarat Hospital for Women and Children based in Abu Dhabi, UAE, welcomed four new borns including a pair of twins into this world.    The twin (girl and boy) are the first children for the family and wei

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World population to hit 9.8bn by 2050, says report

The world population is now nearly 7.6 billion, up from 7.4 billion in 2015, spurred by the relatively high levels of fertility in developing countries – despite an overall drop in the number of children people have around the globe, according to a report by United Nations.

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National Ambulance woos Emiratis with new campaign

UAE’s National Ambulance has officially launched its campaign for Emirati Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Programme, which targets UAE Nationals in the Northern Emirates to pursue careers in emergency medical service. National Ambulance is the leading pre-hospital emerge

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Sustainable economic models 'key to tackle climate change'

Swift and effective action is needed to create new, sustainable economic models to mitigate the adverse effects of climate change on the world's working population, according to a recent report published by the International Bar Association Global Employment Institute (IBAGEI).

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Etisalat signs deal with Prime Healthcare Group

Etisalat, the UAE's leading telecom services provider, has signed an agreement with Prime Healthcare Group to provide an end-to-end managed services solution for their entire network infrastructure. The project will provide faster, secure and reliable communication enabling P

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ICT Health wins IT service provider award

ICT Health was named '2017 UAE Healthcare IT Service Provider of the Year' at the 2017 Frost & Sullivan Middle East Best Practices Awards Banquet held recently at Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai,UAE. ICT Health provides a comprehensive array of integrated clinical and adm

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85pc GCC patients want better patient experience

Consumers across the GCC are no longer satisfied with healthcare providers just meeting their basic physical needs; 85 per cent of respondents in a survey believe not enough is being done to improve patient experience. Furthermore, 38 per cent of those surveyed have trust in thei

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Aster DM Healthcare launches volunteers programme

Dubai-based Aster DM Healthcare, a leading healthcare enterprise in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region, has announced the launch of the ‘Aster Volunteers’ programme as part of the milestone ‘Aster @30’ campaign marking its 30th anniversary. In

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