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Global health expert discusses WHO shortcomings

Monday, 26 January 2015 12:46 PM

Charles Clift, a global health security analyst at Chatham House, discusses the shortcomings of the UN body.

Woman dies after surgery to shrink her stomach
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Woman dies after surgery to shrink her stomach

Sunday, 25 January 2015 1:42 PM

Woman reportedly suffers complications from endoscopic gastroplasty, a weight loss procedure

Saudi Arabia suspects $266m worth of 'corruption' related to MERS
Politics & Economics»

Saudi Arabia suspects $266m worth of 'corruption' related to MERS

Wednesday, 21 January 2015 1:44 PM

Health ministry suspends 38 contracts related to the coronavirus that has killed at least 347 people for suspected corruption

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Budget bionic arm set to make prosthetics affordable

Tuesday, 20 January 2015 12:41 PM

A budget bionic arm that reads nerve impulses is set to give amputees in Argentina more freedom at an affordable price.

Saudi firm plans $272m Dubai 'smart hospital', eyes IPO
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Saudi firm plans $272m Dubai 'smart hospital', eyes IPO

Monday, 19 January 2015 2:10 PM

Dr Soliman Fakeeh Hospital to build healthcare hub in Dubai Silicon Oasis, may sell 30% stake through IPO

Healthcare»

Chinese doctors perform unprecedented surgery

Monday, 19 January 2015 12:40 PM

Chinese doctors have announced that they have performed an unprecedented surgery, using stem cells to treat a paralysed patient.

UAE parents face legal action for sending children to illegal nurseries
Culture & Society»

UAE parents face legal action for sending children to illegal nurseries

Sunday, 18 January 2015 1:45 PM

UAE’s Ministry of Social Affairs says parents will face prosecution while nurseries will face heavy fines

More than 1m patients treated in 2014, says Dubai Health Authority
Healthcare»

More than 1m patients treated in 2014, says Dubai Health Authority

Saturday, 17 January 2015 9:37 AM

Dubai health chief says will continue to expand health services in emirate to keep up with population growth

Celebrity plastic surgeon relocates to Dubai amid wellness boom
Healthcare»

Celebrity plastic surgeon relocates to Dubai amid wellness boom

Saturday, 10 January 2015 2:55 AM

Dr Kasem Abu Bakr says move inspired by Dubai Health Authority's bid to boost medical tourism trade

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Bahrain launches new medical plan for expat workers
Healthcare»

Bahrain launches new medical plan for expat workers

Thursday, 8 January 2015 12:02 PM

Private sector companies must pay $189 for expats, $58 for local employees

WHO says reports of suspected Ebola cases in Iraq are untrue
Healthcare»

WHO says reports of suspected Ebola cases in Iraq are untrue

Tuesday, 6 January 2015 5:35 PM

World Health Organisation dismisses media reports of deadly infection cases in Mosul as 'rumour'

Healthcare»

Stand-up wheelchair lifts patients to an upright position

Tuesday, 6 January 2015 12:25 PM

An innovative wheelchair design by Chilean physiotherapists helps patients to move from a seated to an upright position, allowing them to see the world from a different perspective.

UAE's NMC Health said to be in talks for loan
Banking & Finance»

UAE's NMC Health said to be in talks for loan

Monday, 5 January 2015 4:39 PM

Company founded by Indian billionaire BR Shetty has reportedly met with banks to discuss funding options

Major Dubai hospital expansion set for completion in May
Healthcare»

Major Dubai hospital expansion set for completion in May

Sunday, 4 January 2015 2:22 PM

$43.8m expansion of Dubai-based Rashid Hospital's Trauma and Emergency Centre will add 160 beds

Qatar to get 6 new healthcare centres in 2015
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Qatar to get 6 new healthcare centres in 2015

Sunday, 4 January 2015 1:23 PM

A total of 19 gov’t-funded centres are planned are planned by 2018, although some will be privately operated


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