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Saudi Arabia guarantees rights of disabled
Healthcare | Saturday 13 June, 2015 3:54 am
The Kingdom confirmed its national commitment to the development of national systems and processes that will ensure and protect the human rights of people with disabilities.During the current eighth session of the conference of states that are parties to the Convention of the Rights of Persons with ...
Early vaccination against infectious diseases recommended for Umrah travelers
Healthcare | Wednesday 10 June, 2015 1:27 pm
To raise awareness on the precautionary measures that should be undertaken by the Umrah travelers and infectious diseases which pose serious health risks, leading experts from Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, came together to address the media on “Control of Infectious Diseases during Umrah and Role of...
Safe use of antibiotics
Healthcare | Saturday 6 June, 2015 1:11 am
With most antibiotics readily available over the counter, people in the Kingdom often take them by self-diagnosing their illnesses and conditions, which in addition to the obvious likelihood of misdiagnosis, can cause more harm than good. Saudi health experts spoke to Al-Riyadh daily and warned...
Health Ministry unveils plan for Haj 1436
Healthcare | Saturday 6 June, 2015 12:54 am
The Ministry of Health announced recently that it has drawn up a comprehensive plan to protect the health of Haj pilgrims this year, with a focus on infectious diseases.The plan was unveiled at the fifth meeting of the Haj preparatory committee held in Riyadh. Hussein Abdullah Al-Ghannam,...
Healthcare | Thursday 4 June, 2015 10:44 am
FROM KING FAHAD SPECIALIST HOSPITAL - DAMMAM King Fahad Specialist Hospital - Dammam Supports Staff Development, Empowers its Saudi Workforce In keeping with their staff development plans, a group of healthcare professionals from the leading King Fahad Specialist Hospital - Dammam, Saudi Arabia,...
VPS Healthcare to Improve Job Prospects for Emiratis by Providing Training to 1000 Youth
Healthcare | Tuesday 2 June, 2015 12:13 pm
VPS Healthcare has committed to train 1000 youth by the end of 2017 as part of the new initiative launched at the World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa, recently held at Jordan. With more than half of its population under 25 years of age and the world’s highest regional youth...
Tobacco consumption still remains as the primary cause of preventable deaths
Healthcare | Tuesday 2 June, 2015 12:39 am
Canadian Specialist Hospital (CSH), one of the leading private sector hospitals in the UAE honoured by the Dubai Health Association (DHA) for JCI reaccreditation, celebrated ‘World No Tobacco Day’, stressing on the health risks linked to tobacco use and supporting the cause for effective...
What you need to know to enjoy the health benefits of Ramadan fasting
Healthcare | Monday 1 June, 2015 4:13 pm
Experts from the Sharjah Planetarium has announced that this year’s Ramadan fasting hours will last for more than 15 hours, the longest in 32 years. Combining this with rising summer temperatures, this, no doubt, can be considered to be one of the toughest years to fast. The American...
Tabuk Pharmaceuticals Renews Support to Nulabi Al-Nida’a Campaign
Healthcare | Sunday 31 May, 2015 1:08 am
Stemming from its firm belief in contributing to societies and helping those in need, Tabuk Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Company (“Tabuk Pharmaceuticals”), one of the leading pharmaceutical companies in the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA) region, joined the “Nulabi Al-Nida” (We...
Healthcare | Saturday 30 May, 2015 10:53 am
Etihad Airways is hosting a week-long anti-smoking campaign among its UAE-based workforce to coincide with World No Tobacco Day which takes place tomorrow (Sunday 31 May). The campaign activities, which will be run throughout the airline’s Abu Dhabi offices and accommodation buildings, aim to...