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Eye of Riyadh
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KACST chief calls for activation of ‘open science’ initiative
Healthcare | Friday 3 April, 2020 11:55 am
King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) President Dr. Anas Bin Faris Al-Faris urged the development and adoption of a “recommendation” for activating the “open science” initiative. Dr. Anas discussed this during a virtual meeting of the KACST, which was...
Over 1,000 patients benefit from KAMC’s free drug delivery
Healthcare | Friday 3 April, 2020 6:51 am
More than 1,000 outpatients have benefited from the home delivery of prescribed medicines by the King Abdullah Medical City (KAMC) in Makkah over the last two weeks. These include over 600 beneficiaries within Makkah and 400 beneficiaries outside Makkah. The initiative is part of several...
G42 and BGI Announce Groundbreaking High Throughput Detection Lab to Fight Against COVID-19
Healthcare | Friday 3 April, 2020 4:29 am
Group 42 (G42), the leading technology company based in Abu Dhabi, and global genomics leader BGI announced today the launch of a new massive-throughput laboratory built to address the need for population-scale detection and diagnosis of COVID-19 in the United Arab Emirates.  The lab is...
Ministry of Health Broadcasts More than 2 Billion Awareness Messages about Coronavirus
Healthcare | Thursday 2 April, 2020 2:55 pm
The Ministry of Health, in cooperation with the Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC), has broadcast more than 2 billion awareness messages about the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), addressed to various segments of society including citizens and residents in 24...
Major Energy Companies Support Health Endowment Fund with SR 525 million
Healthcare | Wednesday 1 April, 2020 2:50 pm
Minister of Health and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Health Endowment Fund, Dr. Tawfiq Al-Rabiah, has expressed his thanks and appreciation to the Ministry of Energy and major companies operating in the field of oil and gas, renewable energy, electricity and petrochemicals for the...
Isnaad Conducts Disinfection Drive at Facilities for People of Determination as Part of CSR Initiative
Healthcare | Wednesday 1 April, 2020 1:09 pm
Isnaad, a subsidiary of Imdaad that provides a comprehensive range of Soft Facility Management with specialized cleaning services, and highly-trained manpower supply, recently provided disinfection services at Senses Residential and Day Care for Special Needs and the Emirates Down Syndrome...
Ford to Produce 50,000 Ventilators in Michigan in Next 100 Days
Healthcare | Wednesday 1 April, 2020 5:02 am
Ford Motor Company, in collaboration with GE Healthcare, announced today it will begin producing in Michigan a third-party ventilator with the goal to produce 50,000 of the vitally needed units within 100 days and up to 30,000 a month thereafter as needed.   Ford will provide its...
Ministry of Health: More than 2,500 Persons Leave 14-Day Hospitality Facilities with Negative Tests of COVID-19
Healthcare | Tuesday 31 March, 2020 12:28 am
The Ministry of Health affirmed that more than 2,500 cases left health hospitality facilities after 14 days, adding that their novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) tests were negative. In a statement to Saudi Press Agency (SPA), the ministry disclosed that the cases completed all required medical...
Nahdi Medical offers free home delivery of all prescription medications across the Kingdom
Healthcare | Monday 30 March, 2020 12:15 pm
Out of its responsibility as a partner in community health and as part of its efforts to fight the spread of Covid-19 virus, Nahdi Medical Company, the leading pharmaceutical retailer in Saudi Arabia, launched a free home delivery service for all prescription drugs across the...
Aster DM Healthcare launches free tele-health consultation service in the UAE
Healthcare | Monday 30 March, 2020 10:14 am
Aster DM Healthcare has introduced a free tele-consultation service across its Medcare, Aster Hospital andAster Clinic facilities in the UAE, allowing patients to remotely consult qualified doctors for all general ailments. The leading private healthcare group is one of the...