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UAE reports 1,550 Covid-19 cases, 5 deaths

The nationwide case count has risen to 677,801

UAE reports 1,539 Covid-19 infections, 2 deaths

The nationwide case count has risen to 674,724

Covid-19 update: UAE reports 1,549 cases, 7 deaths

The nationwide case count has now risen to 673,185

Kath Kerry GCI Health

Four trends that will shape the future of healthcare in the Middle East

Regional healthcare infrastructure investments in the GCC are expected to reach $89bn by 2022


EY accused of actively concealing NMC Health audit fraud from investors

BR Shetty filed a suit in New York last week, naming Ernst & Young as a co-conspirator in the fraud alongside former executives

Abu Dhabi’s SEHA opens new Covid-19 drive-through centre offering vaccination, testing services

The centre has the capacity for 200 vaccinations and 1,000 nasal swabs and laser tests per day

UAE says Covid-19 drug Sotrovimab resulted in ‘100% prevention of death’

The drug was administered to 6,175 high-risk patients with Covid-19 in Abu Dhabi between June 30 and July 13

Dubai’s pharmaceuticals, medical supplies trade up 31% in Q1

Trade volumes also grew during the period to reach 48,600, up 47 per cent year-on-year

Dubai’s Foundation Holdings boosts Saudi healthcare portfolio

The healthcare and education investment firm acquired 51 per cent of Shifa Al Munthaza Polyclinic

UAE reports 1,539 Covid-19 cases, 2 deaths

The nationwide case count has risen to 645,653

Swiss medical tourism

Why the Swiss medical tourism sector is looking to tap into the GCC

A delegation of medical operators from Switzerland recently visited the UAE to explore opportunities to grow the Swiss medical tourism sector

UAE reports 1,552 Covid-19 cases, 4 deaths

The nationwide case count has risen to 642,601

Covid-19: Abu Dhabi updates home quarantine protocols

Vaccinated individuals must quarantine for seven days and take a PCR test on day 6

Covid-19: UAE reports 1,573 infections; total case count crosses 641,000

The nationwide case count has now risen to 641,049

Covid-19: UAE reports 1,599 cases, 3 deaths

The nationwide case count has risen to 639,476

UAE Moderna Covid-19 Vaccine

UAE approves emergency use of Moderna Covid-19 vaccine

Apart from Moderna, the other vaccines currently approved for use within the country are Pfizer-BioNTech, Oxford AstraZeneca, Sputnik V and Sinopharm

UAE reports 1,675 Covid-19 infections, 8 deaths

The nationwide case count has now risen to 634,582

Emirati Genome Programme partners with SEHA to increase participation in Abu Dhabi

Participants will only be required to donate either a blood sample or a buccal swab during their visit to the collection sites

UAE: Covid-19 medicine Sotrovimab aids recovery of 97% patients within a week

The UAE was one of the first countries in the world to receive a shipment of Sotrovimab last month

UAE reports 1,747 Covid-19 cases, 4 deaths

A total of 632,907 people have contracted the virus in the UAE

Dubai pregnant women Covid-19 vaccine

Dubai: Pregnant women now eligible for Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine

All DHA vaccination centres across Dubai have started administering the vaccine to pregnant women who are residents of the emirate

Covid-19 update: UAE reports 2,184 cases, 5 deaths

The nationwide case count has now risen to 631,160

US issues new UAE travel advisory

The CDC issued a Level 4 Travel health notice for the UAE on Monday

Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi: Only vaccinated individuals will be allowed to enter most public places

Starting Friday, August 20, 2021, exceptions will only be made for children aged 15 and under, and those with vaccination exemption certificates

UAE reports 2,040 Covid-19 cases, 6 deaths

A total of 628,976 people have contracted the virus across the country since it first broke out last year

Covid-19 Vaccine Delta UAE

Covid-19: Delta variant accounts for a third of all infections in the UAE

The Alpha, Beta and Delta strains are currently the most prevalent Covid-19 mutations in the country, together accounting for 84.4 per cent of all infections

UAE reports 2,122 Covid-19 cases, 4 deaths

The nationwide case count has risen to 626,936

UAE reports 1,988 Covid-19 cases, 6 deaths

The nationwide case count has risen to 618,148

dubai airport covid-19 testing laboratory

New Covid-19 lab at Dubai airport can process 100,000 samples daily

Located close to Terminal 2, the 20,000 square-foot lab was built in collaboration with Dubai Health Authority and Pure Health

Abu Dhabi Vaccine tourism

Tourists in Abu Dhabi can now receive Pfizer, Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccines

The vaccines are only available for holders of a visa issued by Abu Dhabi or passport holders eligible for visa on arrival