Wednesday 22 November 2017

DHA app makes blood donation process easier

Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has launched a blood donation app that makes it easier to find a time and place to make blood donations in Dubai, UAE. Dr Mai Raouf, director of the Dubai Blood Donation Center said the ‘Dammi’ app allows blood donors to answer donation el


Dubai launches stem cell therapy for joint disease

Bioscience Clinic, located in Dubai Healthcare City has launched its latest innovative therapy for treatment of joint disease, becoming the first to use stem cells taken from adipose tissue in a variety of clinical applications. Its latest therapy was first introduced in Europe b


Abu Dhabi Airports signs deal with Healthpoint

Abu Dhabi Airports has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Healthpoint, part of Mubadala’s network of healthcare providers, as its preferred healthcare partner.    Healthpoint will provide premium medical services to Abu Dhabi Airports&rsq


Carbon credits drive green funding in Dubai

Dubai Carbon has announced its first carbon credit transaction, with the sale of the resulting Certified Emission Reductions (CERs) from Dewa Chiller Station L Project through adopting the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) to Farnek Total Facility Management. This initial sale pa


Emirates Hospital 'committed to medical tourism'

Emirates Hospital, a leading healthcare facility owned by KBBO Group, has reaffirmed its commitment to providing medical services to tourists, particularly Chinese visitors.   During official visit and meeting with Dr Jia Xiao Fang, president of China Internatio


Esco to power Dewa water reservoirs with solar PV

Etihad Energy Services Company (Etihad Esco) has been awarded the contract for the development, and installation of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems at Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) water reservoirs. The installation of solar PV systems on Dewa’s water reservo


Italian group wins contract for new Bee’ah HQ

Bee’ah, a leading regional environmental management company based in Sharjah, UAE, has awarded a major contract to Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel, an Italian multi-disciplinary design practice, to design the interiors of its new, futuristic headquarters.  


Abu Dhabi launches fund to combat diseases

Abu Dhabi has launched the Reaching the Last Mile Fund to raise $100 million with the aim of eradicating, eliminating, and controlling preventable diseases that hinder the health and economic prospects of the world’s poorest people. The fund was launched by Sheikh Mohamed b


Carillion JV wins $315m Oman hospital project

Carillion, a leading British facilities management and construction services company, said its joint venture firm in Oman has been awarded a £240-million ($315 million) contract to design and build the new Sultan Qaboos Hospital in Salalah. The contract, which has been awar


19pc Emiratis in Dubai diabetic, says survey

The second phase of the Dubai Diabetes Survey has revealed that the total prevalence of diabetes amongst Emiratis in Dubai is 19 per cent, while the total of undiagnosed diabetes cases of Emiratis is 11 percent and the rate of those at the pre-diabetic Emiratis is 18.6 per cent. 

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