healthcare

June 26, 2019

To advance the education of healthcare professionals and reduce the number of preventable deaths, the Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) has developed core curriculum to teach patient safety throughout the entire education process, from freshman year through residency. The continued education and development of healthcare students and professionals improves the quality of patient care and eliminates preventable medical error.

By committing to the Patient Safety Curriculum (Actionable Patient Safety Solutions #17), participants commit to:

  • Improve knowledge of the science, as well as the human side, of patient safety
  • Gain"...

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June 25, 2019

SpeeDx Pty. Ltd., a developer of innovative molecular diagnostic solutions, has signed a collaborative agreement with GSK, to provide a combination of existing tests and custom test development to support certain GSK antibiotic clinical trials and new product development.

“We welcome this extension of the utility and application of our tests and technology,” said Colin Denver, SpeeDx CEO. “SpeeDx has a demonstrated commitment to improve patient care, and our tests currently used in clinical practice are supporting Resistance Guided Therapy, positively impacting cure rates and helping to minimise the spread of antimicrobial"...

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June 24, 2019

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has launched a new unified electronic platform to monitor the dispensing of opioid pain medication to all government and private health facilities in partnership with the Ministry of Interior.

By adopting this platform, DHA has succeeded in eliminating paper transactions related to dispensing these medications, said a statement from the Authority.

The platform also helps prevent"...

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June 24, 2019

It’s barely over a week into June and we are already wishing for winters to begin. The sweltering heat takes a toll on our health, causing the most damage to our skin in particular. Hence, the weather calls for an upgrade in our skin care routine by introducing more moisture-based products. To ensure your skin receives optimal nourishment experts at CosmeSurge - one of the region’s most trusted brands for cosmetic and aesthetic procedures advise the use of good moisturisers. Hyaluronic acid is one such moisturiser that draws water into the skin and hold it there. Its injectable solution is known to reduce the appearance of fine lines, facial folds, and significantly approve the appearance of the skin. The"...

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June 20, 2019

Jumeirah was recognized as one of UAE’s strongest brands at the 15th annual Superbrands tribute event, held on June 18 at the Intercontinental Dubai-Festival City. Out of approximately 150 leading brands, 48 brands from the UAE were awarded Superbrand Status at the event, considered as the ‘Oscars of Branding’ by the corporate world.

Dr Waleed Achi, COO, Emirates Healthcare and officials from Emirates Hospital - Jumeirah, including Dr Ashishkumar M. Jaiswal-Director of Operations, Atul John-Hospital Director, Dr Suhail Kazim-Medical Director and Consultant General Surgeon, and Dr Wael Sammur-Group Medical Director, were present"...

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June 19, 2019

Integrated healthcare platform cure.fit launched its new fitness revolution centre, cult.fit in Dubai at Palm Strip Mall. Headquartered in Bengaluru India, the holistic healthcare company was founded in 2016 by Mukesh Bansal and Ankit Nagori with the aim to address preventive healthcare.

Funded by top investors like Accel Partners, Kalaari Capital, Chiratae Ventures, Ratan Tata, IDG Ventures, Pratithi Investment Trust among others, cure.fit has raised over $ 200 million in funding.

cult.fit has 160 centres spread across six cities"...

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June 19, 2019

Ferring Pharmaceuticals and WOOM today announced a collaboration, which aims to improve and shorten the fertility journeys of the one in six couples who have difficulty conceiving.1

The WOOM ovulation and fertility app, currently available in Spanish - with registered users across Spain, Mexico, Colombia, Chile, Argentina and Peru - is able to analyse a woman’s menstrual cycle, lifestyle factors and biometrics to help couples better understand their bodies to either help conceive naturally or go and see a specialist as soon as possible. The app was developed in partnership with medical professionals.

As"...

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June 18, 2019

International Day of Yoga was declared an official global day by the UN General Assembly in 2015, and it takes place annually on June 21, the longest day of the year in the northern hemisphere. Here are some ways to take part in the activities that are being held in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.

Covering Concepts

Thursday, June 20

Covering Concepts hosts a half-day yoga and well-being retreat to promote happiness, physical and mental health and productivity. Take part in five sessions that feature"...

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June 18, 2019

Aligning with the principles set forth for the “Year of Tolerance,” Fakih IVF Fertility Center is reaching out to individuals in an effort to promote the values of tolerance.

The campaign titled “Positive Mind. Positive Vibes. Positive Results,” stems out from the center’s support of our ruler’s vision of creating a more tolerant nation. As part of the initiative patients will be offered a generous discount on all IVF-ICSI packages along with an additional 10 percent discount on all other packages. This offer can be availed until the end of the month at the center’s branches located in Abu Dhabi, Dubai"...

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June 18, 2019

Boehringer Ingelheim and OSE Immunotherapeutics SA (ISIN: FR0012127173; Mnémo: OSE) today announce that the first patient has been dosed in the first-in-human Phase 1 clinical trial evaluating BI 765063, formerly OSE-172, a first-in-class monoclonal antibody antagonist of SIRPα, being studied in patients with advanced solid tumors. The Phase 1 study is a dose finding study of BI 765063, a myeloid checkpoint inhibitor, administered as a single agent and in combination with Boehringer Ingelheim’s monoclonal antibody PD-1 antagonist BI 754091, a T-lymphocyte checkpoint inhibitor.

“We are very pleased with the progress achieved"...

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