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Rescheduled IPL In UAE: BCCI Reappoints VPS As Healthcare Partner
Filed on 2021-09-08
Dubai:The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has renewed its association with VPS Healthcare for the second consecutive year by appointing the UAE-based group as its healthcare partner for the Indian Premier League (IPL). Experienced in offering 360-degree healthcare services for sporting events, the group will provide comprehensive solutions that include setting up, implementing, and monitoring Covid-19 RT-PCR testing for everyone associated with the event. The rescheduled IPL tournament will take place over 31 matches across Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, and Dubai between September 19 and October 15.   To ensure a safe IPL experience, VPS Healthcare has made elaborate arrangements in all its hospitals across the Emirates. As the official medical partner, the group will be respon ... Read More..
More talents from around the world will choose UAE: Business leaders
Dhanusha Gokulan & SM Ayaz Zakir | Khaleej Times
Filed on 2021-09-07
With its 13 game-changing projects, the UAE will be able to attract and retain more talent across all sectors, top business leaders have said.  All these economic, digital and residency reforms — which were announced by members of the UAE Cabinet on Sunday — have been designed to prepare the country for the challenges of the future, they added.  Dr Shamsheer Vayalil, chairman and managing director of VPS Healthcare, said the projects will “transform the economy and drive the nation’s growth”.  “The residency reforms, including the launch of the Green Visa, will have a tremendous impact on attracting and retaining top talent in all sectors, especially healthcare,” he said.  “Through the Golden Visa scheme, the country&# ... Read More..
Covid-19: How UAE's frontliners helped fight the pandemic
James Jose | Khaleej Times
Filed on 2021-09-04
As we were gripped with trepidation, these were the heroes who fronted up and went to battle a pandemic of enormous proportions. And along the way, they put themselves in harm’s way so that residents could be safe.  These doctors and nurses have their own tale to tell after witnessing first-hand, and being amid a dangerous virus.  The Naif operation Saed Al Salaymeh, nursing director at Burjeel Hospital, narrated about being in Dubai's Naif area, one of the worst affected areas.  “When Naif was closed down, we allocated 18 members of our team to serve in the affected area for screening and taking care of patients. As healthcare providers, we have committed to serving patients. This sense of duty helped us to do our jobs even when we were worried about ... Read More..
Children care a lot about the planet, says survey
Mariecar Jara-Puyod, Senior Reporter | Gulf Today
Filed on 2021-09-04
Adults will learn a lot from children too and one aspect concerns the environment which has become synonymous with climate change. This has been reflected at a May 28 to June 6, 2021 survey across 13 countries which include the UAE, revealing that children from six to 12 years old, are indeed aware of what is happening around them – for this matter – nature and the environment.  On Wednesday, Medeor Hospital (Dubai) paediatric specialist Dr. Jamuna Raghuraman not only commented on the research results, saying they were “very interesting” and that the respondents “are quite committed to what they feel about the environment.” She also said: “Young minds actively grasp information from their (surroundings). They not only see and learn. They al ... Read More..