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Julphar posts Dhs859.4m in H1 revenues, up 2.5%

Julphar half-year revenues surge to Dhs859.4m on solid growth

The company registered double-digit growth in the UAE and GCC region markets due to continued positive developments in key markets including Saudi Arabia


SoftBank-backed Proximie launches virtual robotic-assisted surgery training course

The first observership programme will begin on October 16

UAE enacts new laws for healthcare professionals

UAE enacts new laws for healthcare professionals

Practising without a healthcare licence attracts a fine of not less than Dhs50,000 and not exceeding Dhs100,000

PIF launches fitness and wellbeing company

Saudi Arabia’s PIF sets up fitness and well-being company

Kayanee will adopt a female-focused approach to all its services, prioritising mental, physical and social health to create a vibrant society

Saudi Fund for Development signs loan agreement for hospital project Image SFD

Saudi Fund for Development signs $75m loan agreement for hospital project in Saint Lucia

This agreement is part of SFD’s efforts to support sustainable development in developing countries and small island developing states

Burjeel Holdings’ half-year profit up 47% to Dhs225m

Burjeel Holdings’ half-year profit up 47% to Dhs225m

The healthcare services provider’s H1 revenues surged by 13.9 per cent year-on-year to Dhs2.2bn, driven by an increase in patient footfall

Man tests positive for MERS virus in UAE,

Man tests positive for MERS virus in UAE, WHO confirms

Abu Dhabi has increased monitoring for the virus to try to identify potential cases and raise awareness by hosting workshops


Al Tayer Group partners with DAHC to support the Centre for Prenatal Paediatrics at Latifa Hospital

This collaboration aims to prioritise prenatal and maternal care in a secure and nurturing environment while delivering multidisciplinary care

Medcare Royal Hospital

Dubai: Medcare Royal Hospital to be launched in Al Qusais

Constructed by Dubai Developments, the 126 – bed premium hospital will offer individualised care in a range of specialties

Niven Al-Khoury on diabetes management strategies to be effective

Insights: How Saudi Arabia is making strides in diabetes control and prevention

There are an estimated 4.2 million patients suffering from diabetes in Saudi Arabia, out of which 1.8 million are undiagnosed

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Zaid S Al Khayyat of Al Khayyat Investments shares the company’s expansion plans

The holding company’s managing director highlights how the company has been charting its growth path as it supports Dubai’s grand economic vision

PIF sets up Lifera to boost biopharma industry growth

Saudi Arabia’s PIF sets up Lifera to boost biopharma industry growth

The biopharma investment firm seeks to advance formulation development, medicine development and manufacturing

PureHealth and Sheba Medical Center sign MoU Image credit PureHealth

PureHealth inks strategic MoU with Israel’s Sheba Medical Center

The two entities will closely collaborate on joint clinical research projects, promote the use of advanced technology in healthcare, expand genetic research initiatives and boost health tourism in both countries

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G42 Healthcare offers first certified proteomics site in EMEA region

The certification equips G42 Healthcare to support and drive clinical decisions as well as future development of tests using genomic, proteomic and clinical characteristics


Novartis agrees to buy Chinook for up to $3.5bn

The Swiss drug company will pay $40 a share in cash for California-based Chinook

Burjeel to launch neurological institute with Northwell Health Image credit Burjeel Holdings

UAE’s Burjeel, US-based Northwell Health to launch neuroscience institute in UAE

The neuroscience institute will be located at Burjeel Medical City in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi’s life sciences hub ambitions

Hayat Biotech bolsters Abu Dhabi’s life sciences hub ambitions

The city serves as a secure and efficient gateway for global distribution, particularly in the healthcare industry

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Preserving health and planet: The imperative of sustainable healthcare systems

The interconnection between sustainability and climate change in the healthcare sector is crucial for safeguarding the future of both our planet and the human race

Little-known lung Infection grabs limelight from Covid, RSV Image Getty Images

Little-known lung Infection grabs limelight from Covid, RSV

The virus, a relatively obscure cousin of respiratory syncytial virus, can cause infections like bronchitis or pneumonia that can be severe in children and older adults

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New drug to treat liver, lung cancer now available in UAE

The UAE is one of the first countries in the Middle East to receive the medication

Zest Pharmacy retail outlet

Aster Pharmacy, Spinneys launch Zest Pharmacy in Abu Dhabi

The pharmaceutical concept will provide a wide range of products including skincare, nutrition, cosmetics and mother and childcare

Dubai Healthcare Authority

Number of Dubai healthcare facilities jump 11.5% in Q1 2023: DHA

The healthcare facilities provide care across a range of medical specialities and sub-specialities

drone delivery

Dubai hospital delivers medicines to patient’s house via drone: Watch here

The delivery took place within a 10-kilometre radius, transporting medication from the hospital to a patient’s home in Cedre Villas project

Healthcare facilities

Abu Dhabi temporarily closes two healthcare facilities over several violations

The violations include failure to adhere to safety procedures, use of expired materials and tools, and non-compliance with the standards for medical waste disposal

Virtual reality may help cure healthcare

Virtual reality therapy has been used to reduce pain and anxiety without costly or potentially addictive medications

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Abu Dhabi-based IHC posts 20.5% rise in Q1 net profit to Dhs4.3bn

The company achieved a robust revenue increase of 50 per cent versus Q1 2022, reaching Dhs15.7bn during Q1 2023

Burjeel Holdings

Burjeel Holdings’ Q1 2023 profit surges 43.4% to Dhs121.3m

The healthcare services provider said its revenues surged by 11.6 per cent year-on-year to Dhs1.1bn in the first quarter of 2023

PureHealth, Ardent deal

PureHealth closes acquisition of Dhs1.8bn stake in Ardent Health

The completion of the transaction is expected to further strengthen PureHealth’s vision towards becoming a leading global player in healthcare

courtesy CMRC twitter Amanat Holdings merger

UAE-based Amanat Holdings acquires majority stake in Sukoon via merger with CMRC

The merger, which creates the largest post-acute care provider in the GCC, places Amanat Holdings in a strong position to benefit from the significant post-acute care bed gap across Saudi Arabia and UAE

Mubadala co-leads funding round.

Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala co-leads Hasten Biopharma’s $315m funding round

The firm plans to use the proceeds to fund acquisitions and business development of innovative assets in the pipeline