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Sanofi KSA launches pediatric initiative
Healthcare | Wednesday 27 May, 2015 12:16 am
In collaboration with Saudi Pediatric Association’s, Sanofi KSA has launched its pediatric initiative to promote health for children. Under the slogan of “Happy children, Healthy children”, Sanofi aims to widen the scope of its healthcare offerings to Saudi young patients with innovative...
Opening The Qatar International Medical Congress 2015
Healthcare | Wednesday 27 May, 2015 12:04 am
Under the patronage of the Prime Minister of Qatar and Minister of Interior, HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani .. H.E Mr. Abdulla bin Khalid Al-Qahtani, Minister of Public Health & Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Health (SCH) inaugurated The Qatar International Medical...
Al-Falih: MERS checked
Healthcare | Sunday 24 May, 2015 9:30 am
Health Minister Khalid Al-Falih stressed the importance of supporting primary health care in GCC countries in order to reduce economic burdens, noting that diabetes is one of the top diseases that require intensive preventative measures to reduce high rates in the region.In his speech during the...
King Salman opens medical projects
Healthcare | Friday 22 May, 2015 9:06 am
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman inaugurated a number of medical projects of the National Guard, including King Abdullah Specialist Hospital for Children and King Abdullah International Center for Medical Research and Central Laboratory.The king was received at the King Abdul Aziz...
Three South Korea MERS cases have origin in GCC
Healthcare | Friday 22 May, 2015 6:30 am
South Korea on Thursday confirmed three cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome having their origin in the Middle East.“The report of three confirmed MERS cases is correct and the first patient visited Gulf countries recently,” said Lee Jungho, spokesman of the South Korean...
Royal step to boost KSA health
Healthcare | Wednesday 20 May, 2015 8:39 am
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman will open a number of new National Guard medical projects, including a 552-bed specialist children’s hospital, during a ceremony at King Abdul Aziz Medical City in Riyadh on Thursday.National Guard Minister Prince Miteb bin Abdullah thanked King...
TIELLE® Non Adhesive Foam Dressing Now Available from Acelity
Healthcare | Tuesday 19 May, 2015 1:50 pm
Acelity, a global wound care and regenerative medicine company, today announced that TIELLE® Non Adhesive, a new and improved foam dressing, is now available in Europe. TIELLE® Non Adhesive is the first in an enhanced range of TIELLE® hydropolymer foam dressings incorporating new design and...
40 Saudi consultants develop curative health care for diabetics in the Kingdom
Healthcare | Monday 18 May, 2015 1:13 pm
The Saudi Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism (SSEM) and the Saudi Diabetes & Endocrine Association (SDEA) signed an agreement for training, scientific cooperation and knowledge-based exchange with Joslin Diabetes Center which is one of the largest Diabetes centers worldwide, affiliated to the...
Boehringer Ingelheim brings global oncology experience to the region by introducing an innovative treatment for non-small cell lung cancer patients in the Middle East
Healthcare | Sunday 17 May, 2015 11:21 am
The newly introduced treatment improved overall survival benefit reaching median of 33 months in specific type of lung cancer patients 11 and their quality of lives in comparison to chemotherapy • Lung Cancer has the highest mortality rate among other cancers globally, accounting for 1.60...
Seminar tackles challenge posed by red palm weevil
Healthcare | Sunday 17 May, 2015 12:58 am
The Ministry of Agriculture and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations in Saudi Arabia recently held a seminar at the Riyadh Marriott Hotel on controlling red palm weevil.“We realize the danger posed by weevils to the Kingdom’s 20 million date and palm trees which...