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WHO hails Saudi Clean Hand initiative
Healthcare | Tuesday 10 May, 2022 3:57 pm
The World Health Organization WHO praised the Saudi record in implementing the hand hygiene program, noting it as one of the most successful examples in the world. This came through a report published by the organization on its official website on the International World Hand Hygiene Day, which is...
CITROËN Launches NIGHTRIDES Cycling Event to Raise Awareness About Cancer Research in The Region
Healthcare | Tuesday 26 April, 2022 4:25 am
CITROËN is continuing its comeback in the UAE with a unique sporting experience in Dubai this Ramadan. The European automaker will host CITROËN NIGHTRIDE, a first-of-its-kind cycling event focusing on generosity and people’s wellbeing, in the spirit of the Holy Month. The event will be...
 Saudi Health Minister: No epidemic outbreaks in Ramadan Umrah season
Healthcare | Sunday 24 April, 2022 7:23 pm
Saudi Minister of Health, Eng. Fahd Al-Jalajil confirmed a reassuring health status for all pilgrims and visitors to Makkah this Ramadan. He added that no epidemic outbreaks or any threats to public health have been recorded so far. Noting the Saudi government’s keenness to provide the best...
The notorious botnet is back: Emotet’s activity grows three-fold in just one month
Healthcare | Thursday 14 April, 2022 9:39 pm
Emotet, a botnet and, according to Europol, “the most dangerous malware in the world”  showed worldwide growth of over 200% in March 2022, according to Kaspersky telemetry. This growth indicates that the threat actors behind the botnet have been taking steps to significantly increase...
Riyadh doctor saves pilgrims' life 900 km away
Healthcare | Thursday 14 April, 2022 6:26 pm
Great distances between a specialist doctor residing in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, and the holy city of Makkah, did not prevent him from saving the life of an elderly woman who suffered a stroke inside the Grand Mosque while performing the all-year pilgrimage known as Umrah on Tuesday 12...
Health minister meets with Ambassadors
Healthcare | Thursday 14 April, 2022 6:23 pm
Saudi Minister of Health, Eng. Fahad Al-Jalajel, met on Sunday, March 10, with Mr. Neil Crompton, the UK ambassador to the Kingdom, Mrs. Dominique Mineur, the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium to the Kingdom, Dr. Abdul Sattar Al Janabi, Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq to the Kingdom, and Mr....
Dubai Customs organizes initiatives for employees in Ramadan
Healthcare | Sunday 10 April, 2022 7:39 pm
Dubai Customs organized a series of virtual awareness workshops for its employees as part of its “Blessed Days” Ramadan Campaign. The workshops aimed at raising awareness among the employees around health lifestyle and the importance of giving and charity work.  One of these...
Saudi covid restrictions eased after 99% vaccination achieved
Healthcare | Tuesday 8 March, 2022 2:55 pm
Saudi Ministry of Health spokesperson Dr. Muhammad Al-Abdali, said on Sunday, March 6, that the Kingdom has successfully passed the critical stage of the pandemic, as new cases fell by 95% from numbers recorded in the last wave. Adding that critical cases also fell by 62%. Al-Abdali credited...
21st edition of Dubai Derma to begin on February 27
Healthcare | Monday 21 February, 2022 3:26 pm
The 21st edition of the Dubai World Dermatology and Laser Conference and Exhibition (Dubai Derma 2022) will be held in-person from 27th February to 1st March at the Dubai World Trade Centre.Under the theme ‘Shaping the Future of Dermatology and Aesthetics,’ the event will provide a platform for ...
Smart apps: Saudi Arabia outshines top countries in pandemic management
Healthcare | Thursday 17 February, 2022 10:34 pm
The COVID-19 pandemic has helped Saudi Arabia become one of the most tech-savvy countries. For the past two years, you couldn’t leave your home without two main essentials: Your mask and your smartphone. Forget your bulky wallet or potentially forgetting to bring one of your IDs; all you need now ...