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Special report: Why UAE has taken centre stage in the healthcare space
gulfbusiness.com
Filed on 2022-05-22
The UAE’s prompt and focused response to restrict the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic and its ensuing successful vaccination programme – over 24.7 million doses have been administered to date – put the country and its healthcare sector in the global spotlight.  The UAE is the first Arab nation to manufacture a Covid-19 vaccine. Hayat-Vax is a result of a joint collaboration between Sinopharm and Abu Dhabi-based healthtech company, G42 Healthcare. These initiatives – lauded around the world – were underpinned by the objectives of the UAE Vision 2021 National Agenda: to achieve a world-class healthcare system that serves the needs of citizens and residents.  The UAE is well on its way to achieving this goal; with the public and private sectors workin ... Read More..
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DHA electronic medical record initiative to further bolster the health sector
zawya.com
Filed on 2022-06-08
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) highlighted that the medical electronic record project for every individual in the Emirate known as ‘Nabidh’, has integrated 8.4 medical records; 31,800 doctors and 298 facilities.  The system is linked to the Ministry of Health and Prevention’s  ‘Riayati’ project to ensure a single medical electronic file for patients across the UAE.  This was announced during Nabidh’s quarterly forum that was held in the presence of His Excellency Awadh Al Ketbi, Director General of the Dubai Health Authority, officials from the Ministry of Health and Prevention, the Abu Dhabi Health Department, private hospitals and health centers.  The forum was attended by Dr. Shamsheer Vayalil, Ch ... Read More..
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BD And Burjeel Medical City Announce Strategic Partnership To Drive Healthcare Innovation In The UAE
Admin
Filed on 2022-06-08
In a joint effort to accelerate the UAE’s vision for a world-class healthcare system, the Dubai Branch of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), and VPS Healthcare’s Burjeel Medical City (BMC) today announced a strategic partnership that will enable both organizations to accelerate innovation and deliver healthcare excellence in the country. “This partnership is a cornerstone of our combined efforts to help advance UAE’s healthcare system,” said Maher Elhassan, Vice President & General Manager, BD Middle East, North Africa & Turkey. “The continued emphasis on patient safety inspires us to invest more into innovative collaborations to deliver safety and care to both patients and healthcare workers, rapid diagnosis, antimicrobial resista ... Read More..
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UAE’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic praised during Davos
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Filed on 2022-06-03
The United Arab Emirate’s handling of theCOVID-19 pandemichas been praised by a panel of experts during the annual World Economic Forum in Davos.   The panel discussion, held on Wednesday, also heard experts discuss the historic Abraham Accords signed between the UAE and Israel in 2020, saying it presented a huge opportunity for increased medical technological advancement through collaboration between healthcare actors in the region.   The UAE earlier this year topped the list of countries with a population of over one million in addressing the COVID-19 pandemic, in terms of rate of fully vaccinated individuals, according to an index released by Our World In Data. The UAE also ranked second globally in terms of the number of tests conducted per 1,000 people, fourth ... Read More..