#Healthcare

Dubai Fertility Centre

Sheikh Hamdan inaugurates new building at Dubai Fertility Centre

Since its establishment in 1991, 5,099 babies have been born as a result of the treatment provided by the Centre

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Covid-19: Oman running out of ICU beds for patients – report

The sultanate has announced several guidelines to curb the spread of the virus

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Covid-19: UAE reports 2,113 new cases, six deaths

The total number of infections recorded in the UAE has reached 470,136

Shailesh Dash

Phi Trends: Healthy growth for alternative therapies

The market for alternative therapies such as gene-based solutions has garnered investor interest due to advancements in recent months, states entrepreneur and investor Shailesh Dash

Mohamed Bin Zayed Field Hospital Sharjah

UAE: New Covid-19 field hospital opens in Sharjah

The Mohamed Bin Zayed Field Hospital in Sharjah has 204 beds, 48 of which are reserved for intensive care patients

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UAE to begin manufacturing ‘Hayat-Vax’ Covid-19 vaccine

The ‘Life Sciences and Vaccine Manufacturing in the UAE’ is a joint project by the Abu Dhabi-based Group 42 and China’s Sinopharm CNBG

Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala to invest in ophthalmic lens innovator Rodenstock

The transaction is subject to applicable regulatory approvals and is expected to close in the middle of 2021

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Covid-19 PCR tests to now cost Dhs65 in Abu Dhabi

The same tests would previously cost Dhs85 in the capital emirate

Covid-19 update: UAE reports 2,196 cases, 5 deaths

The nationwide case count has now risen to 446,594

Ajman Covid-19 Testing Vaccination

New mobile Covid-19 testing and vaccination centre opens in Ajman

The centre has already begun receiving Emiratis and residents in Ajman, and the 12 mobile units will cover several regions across the emirate

Philips to set up sleep disorder management centres at Saudi German hospitals

The centres will cater to Saudi patients suffering from Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Kuwait’s DHAMAN picks InterSystems for Electronic Medical Record system

Project also includes digital infrastructure for issuance of medical health insurance policy

Vadim Fedotov, CEO and co-founder of Bioniq

Interview: Vadim Fedotov, CEO and co-founder of bespoke micronutrients producer bioniq

Bioniq, a personal health management startup which recently entered the UAE, uses AI and machine learning to offer bespoke nutrition supplements

SAUDI-HEALTH-VIRUS

Saudi says no cases of blood clots recorded among those who have been vaccinated

The Saudi Food and Drug Authority confirmed that over 2.3 million doses of the vaccine have been administered in the kingdom

Covid-19: UAE reports 2,051 infections; nationwide case count crosses 432,000

The death toll in the UAE stands at 1,414

Covid-19: UAE reports 2,373 cases, 1,784 recoveries and 10 deaths

The nationwide case count has moved past 415,000

Abu Dhabi International Airport Covid-19 PCR Test

Free Covid-19 PCR tests at new lab inside Abu Dhabi International Airport

The 4,000-square-metre facility with 190 staff is capable of conducting over 20,000 tests per day, with results available in approximately 90 minutes

Health chain Aster plans $400m bond, India expansion

Aster is expanding across India, looking to open at least four hospitals there in the next four years

Ajman University Covid-19 Testing Vaccination

UAE: New Covid-19 vaccination, testing centre opens in Ajman

It is located in the Sheikh Zayed Exhibitions and Conferences Hall in Ajman University

Healthcare: Universal patient access within complex, rare diseases must continue to be prioritised

Collaboration can help establish guidelines within diagnostic and treatment training at the provider level

Explainer: How Covid-19 has impacted the GCC’s healthcare sector

Healthcare providers have been forced to upgrade to new technologies and improve efficiencies, opines Dr Fatih Mehmet Gul, CEO, Fakeeh University Hospital

Covid-19: UAE reports 2,742 infections; nationwide count crosses 400,000

The death toll stands at 1,286

Unilabs Abu Dhabi

New Swiss lab in Abu Dhabi can analyse 80,000 Covid-19 PCR tests per day

Unilabs’ Abu Dhabi laboratories are also testing samples collected overseas, with results provided within 24 hours

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Oman suspends commercial activities from March 4-20

Restaurants and cafés across the country must close daily between 8pm-5am

UAE’s Amanat buys Cambridge Medical in $232m deal

Cambridge Medical and Rehabilitation Center is a post-acute care and rehabilitation provider

Emirates Dubai Health Authority

Dubai Health Authority to share Covid-19 medical records with Emirates

The two entities signed an MoU to share, store and verify passenger health information related to Covid-19 infections, testing and vaccination

Covid-19 Vaccination Masdar City Abu Dhabi

No prior appointments required for select persons at new Covid-19 vaccination centre in Abu Dhabi’s Masdar City

Operated by Mubadala Health, the centre is open from Sunday to Thursday between 10am and 7pm

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UAE to set up 7 Covid-19 field hospitals; Dubai increases interval between Oxford-AstraZeneca jabs

The hospitals will increase the health sector’s capacity to deal with Covid-19 patients

Covid-19 update: UAE reports 2,250 cases; nationwide count crosses 370,000

The case count in the UAE has risen to 370,425

Saudi-backed UK health app Babylon ends deal with Tencent

A $550m cash infusion led by Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund in 2019 valued the company at about $2bn