healthcare

July 22, 2017

If you have been planning to take up nursing, this is the best time to go for a course since the UAE is giving a huge impetus to the nursing profession and offering jobs to nursing students.

The Ministry of Health and Prevention is hiring seven nursing students who got their Bachelor's degrees and completed their four-year studies under the 'enhancing the attractiveness of nursing as a profession initiative'.

Also 17 nurses who were part of the Nursing Bridging Programme and another eight from the Master's Programme in Nursing will be joining back from"...

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July 22, 2017

(ME NewsWire)-- The Paradise Foundation, a not-for-profit environmental conservation organization in China, announced its first overseas conservation program in Africa today. The announcement was made during the Foundation delegates’ visit to the continent, led by Jack Ma, Co-Chairman of The Paradise Foundation and Executive Chairman of Alibaba Group.

The Foundation, established in April 2015 by a group of prominent Chinese business leaders, aims to preserve the nature of our planet through charitable action, adopting a scientific approach and highly-efficient business management.

At"...

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July 21, 2017

A private hospital in the Capital opened a specialised clinic exclusively for Filipino expats on Friday.

Inaugurating the multi-specialty Kabayan Clinic at Al Raha Hospital, Ambassador of the Philippines to the UAE Constancio R. Vingno Jr. said the hospital is a role model for others to follow. 'I expect more such services from Abeer Medical Group Abu Dhabi,' the ambassador said.

The clinic will have all Filipino staff from call center executives to specialty doctors. The clinic has now started with general practitioner service and will soon have specialty"...

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July 21, 2017

(ME NewsWire)-- AHF Kenya, in collaboration with NACC, Nairobi City County, and a host of partners will today light up Nairobi with the grand finale of Base Yangu, Dunda Yangu; under the theme “Street Dance With A Difference”. Base Yangu, Dunda Yangu translated as My Base, My Dance, is a street dance project which targets young people in three slum areas of Nairobi, namely, Mathare, Kibera and Mukuru. The program is part"...

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July 20, 2017

(ME NewsWire)-- Together for Safer Roads (TSR), a coalition of global private sector companies, announced today that David Braunstein will join TSR as president on July 24. Braunstein is a seasoned business leader with deep global and emerging technologies experience within the private sector.

“Safe roads are important to our families, communities and our businesses and TSR is more committed than ever to improve road safety and reduce deaths and injuries from road traffic crashes globally,” said Carlos Brito, chairman of TSR and chief executive officer of AB InBev. “David adds leadership"...

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July 19, 2017

Emirates Hospital, a member of the Abu Dhabi-based KBBO Group, has acquired 60 percent of Mobile Doctors 24-7, a round-the-clock health management provider.

The acquisition makes KBBO Group the majority shareholder in MD 24-7, it said in a statement.

Mobile Doctors 24-7 is contracted with both public and private sectors and has over 230 multinational corporate clients including employers, insurance carriers, brokerage firms, as well as telecom carriers such as Etisalat.

It offers 24-hour medical and wellness concierge services to its 145,000 plus registered members.

Yazen Abu Gulal, KBBO Group CEO, said:"...

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July 19, 2017

Emirates Hospital, a member of KBBO Group, has acquired 60 per cent ownership of Mobile Doctors 24-7 (MD 24-7), a round-the-clock, state of the art Population Health Management provider. The acquisition makes KBBO Group the majority shareholder in MD 24-7, following its monumental success in what has been a transformational year.

Mobile Doctors 24-7, MD 2-47 is contracted with both public and private sectors to align consumers through its 24-7 Concierge services and payers by insuring appropriate evidence based medicine utilization. MD 24-7 has over 230 multinational corporate clients in multiple countries including employers, insurance carriers,"...

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July 19, 2017

(ME NewsWire)-- According to plastic surgeon Paul Chasan, MD, FACS, founder of Ranch and Coast Plastic Surgery in Del Mar, California, reductive augmentation is the best choice for women who want a higher and more round breast after breast reduction surgery. Although breast reduction surgery plays an invaluable role in the correction of macromastia, a condition where the breasts become overly large, it almost always results in breasts lacking upper pole fullness. Upper pole fullness refers to roundness and fullness of the upper part of the breast. “Historically, most breast reduction procedures are prone to bottoming out and lack upper pole fullness,” said Dr. Chasan. “Over the last 14 years, I have developed a one-stage technique for breast reduction combined with breast augmentation called reductive augmentation to solve the problem.” He added that for women who want their large breasts reduced, adding implants during the surgical procedure seems counter-intuitive. But when breast tissue is removed without adding implants, breasts can sag as time goes on. This technique is also extremely useful for correcting breast asymmetry, as well as revising significant......

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July 17, 2017

Abu Dhabi-based NMC Health expects another solid year of growth in 2017, its new CEO Prasanth Manghat said in his first full-length interview in the job.

Manghat, the longstanding deputy CEO of Abu Dhabi-based healthcare provider NMC Health, replaced founder BR Shetty as CEO in March.

At the same time, the group announced a 38 percent jump in revenues for 2016 to $1.22bn, and a 64 percent hike in net profit attributable to parent to $132.7m.

Manghat told Arabian Business NMC is on track to"...

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July 16, 2017

Health, Safety and Environment Department (HSED) - Industrial Development Office (IDF) supervised by Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development has approved 16 applications submitted by the industrial facilities in the emirate of Abu Dhabi to obtain occupational safety and health management systems during the first half of 2017.

The department received 24 other documents and nominated 25 industrial facilities to develop health and safety management system.

The biannual report for 2017 on the occupational safety, health, and environment performance in the industrial"...

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