Monday 25 September 2017

Merck appoints new head of MEA

Merck, one of the leading science and technology companies, has appointed Paolo Carli as head of Middle East, Africa & Turkey (MEA) region for its healthcare business. In his new role, Paolo will be responsible for leading the commercial operations for Merck across MEA.


NMC Health plans major expansion in Saudi Arabia

NMC Health, a leading integrated healthcare provider operating across the UAE, has announced that it has received all regulatory approvals for its long-term care facility, Chronic Care Specialty Medical Center (CCSMC), in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. CCSMC is believed to be one of the first g


Prime gets ‘Superbrands’ status for second year

UAE-based Prime Healthcare Group said it has been awarded the prestigious ‘Superbrand’ status for the second year in a row which embodies the pinnacle of excellence in healthcare branding within the emirates.   Superbrands is an internationally accla


Dubai Science Park sets blueprint for pharma sector

Dubai Science Park (DSP), the region’s first business community dedicated to science sector, said it has achieved significant progress in identifying, developing and promoting opportunities in the emirate’s pharmaceutical and medical equipment sector. The achievement


Saudi group awards $37m hospital expansion contract

Saudi-based Dallah Health Company has awarded a SR140 million ($37.3 million) contract to Youssef Marroun Contracting Company for expansion of the western side of the Dallah Hospital - Al-Nakheel in capital Riyadh. The scope of work includes some mechanical, electrical and plumbi


AccessAbilities Expo to showcase latest technology

More than 50 million people with determination across the Middle East will get an opportunity to explore the world’s latest and smart assistive technology products and solutions at the upcoming AccessAbilities Expo in Dubai, UAE. The Middle East’s largest expo for peo


Impact Investing: do good and do well

The need is immense in terms of infrastructure, jobs and capacity building in our neighbourhood.  Impact investments  provide both ROI as well as the social return, writes Shainoor Khoja, MD, Foundation Holdings’ Value Healthcare Platform, in an article to Trade


Abraaj Group enters healthcare deal with IFRC

The Abraaj Group, a leading investor operating in growth markets, and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to provide education, primary care interventions and more complex treatment for NCDs, communicable d


University Hospital Sharjah names new CEO

University Hospital Sharjah (UHS), the leading healthcare provider in the emirate, has announced the appointment of Dr Ali Obaid Al Ali as its new CEO effective immediately. Dr Ali Obaid Al Ali will be responsible for overall control, strategic direction, operational planning and


NMC Healthcare wins Superbrands award

UAE-based NMC Healthcare has won the 'Brand of the Year' award at the 13th annual Superbrands tribute event, recently held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Dubai Festival City. Sixty-four leading brands from the UAE were awarded Superbrands status and the 2017 Superbrands

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