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Ebola: EU states urged to commit additional cash

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 12:18 PM

EU countries are being pushed to do more to tackle the latest outbreak of Ebola in Africa, where more than 2,400 people have died.

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French Minister visits Ebola units in Guinea

Monday, 15 September 2014 12:31 PM

French Junior minister for French speaking countries, Annick Girardin will visit Ebola units and healthcare workers in the Guinean capital Conakry to discuss France's contribution to the battle to halt an epidemic which has taken 2,400 lives in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

Saudi Arabia orders health system investigation
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Saudi Arabia orders health system investigation

Monday, 15 September 2014 10:55 AM

Poor hygiene standards blamed for an outbreak of MERS at a Jeddah hospital

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Stringent Ebola checks for 3 million Haj pilgrims

Sunday, 14 September 2014 12:57 PM

Saudi authorities introduce an Ebola screening programme at airports as the country prepares to receive three million pilgrims for the annual Haj, many of whom will be traveling from Nigeria where there is an Ebola outbreak.

More than 140 Dubai healthcare facilities violated rules in H1
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More than 140 Dubai healthcare facilities violated rules in H1

Saturday, 13 September 2014 10:53 AM

Senior DHA official says total of 3,000 inspections carried out in the first six months of 2014

New Dubai hotel to allocate rooms for the disabled
Travel & Hospitality»

New Dubai hotel to allocate rooms for the disabled

Friday, 12 September 2014 1:42 AM

UAE-based operator TIME says two rooms per floor will be adapted in move to attract medical tourists

Dubai investor sells Al Noor Hospitals stake in $142m deal
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Dubai investor sells Al Noor Hospitals stake in $142m deal

Thursday, 11 September 2014 1:58 PM

Dubai private equity firm Ithmar Capital sells 7.3% stake; company still holds 20% interest in healthcare firm

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CEO Middle East Award Winners 2014

Thursday, 11 September 2014 12:02 PM

Fifteen of the Middle East’s finest executives were presented with awards at the lavish ceremony at Emirates Towers in Dubai

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WHO: Liberia to see huge Ebola surge

Wednesday, 10 September 2014 12:42 PM

The African Union has been meeting in Ethiopia to discuss a joint response to the Ebola outbreak.

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Ebola Outbreak: Inside a Quarantined Zone

Tuesday, 9 September 2014 12:26 PM

The European Union announced 140 million euros ($183 million) in funds to fight the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa, a sharp increase over its previous pledge as the outbreak worsens.

No Saudi ban over Ebola for Nigerians going on haj
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No Saudi ban over Ebola for Nigerians going on haj

Monday, 8 September 2014 3:38 PM

Gulf kingdom reportedly not planning to extend ban on pilgrims from Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea to Nigeria

Smoking Shisha '10 times more harmful than cigarettes'
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Smoking Shisha '10 times more harmful than cigarettes'

Monday, 8 September 2014 2:03 PM

Health expert Dr Ahmed Al Mulla says shisha does not have filter like cigarettes

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Iran's leader Khamenei has successful prostate operation
World»

Iran's leader Khamenei has successful prostate operation

Monday, 8 September 2014 2:03 PM

State TV says Supreme Leader will stay in hospital for a few days to recover from surgery

Mulk Holdings to invest $68m in two UAE hospitals
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Mulk Holdings to invest $68m in two UAE hospitals

Sunday, 7 September 2014 1:14 PM

Plans to expand healthcare investment to 12 facilities across GCC, North Africa

UAE schools targeted in crackdown on child obesity
Education»

UAE schools targeted in crackdown on child obesity

Saturday, 6 September 2014 1:23 AM

Dubai Health Authority chief says inspections will be carried out to ensure schools offer healthy foods to pupils


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