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Action reveals plan for 240-room healthcare hotel in Dubai
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Action reveals plan for 240-room healthcare hotel in Dubai

Wednesday, 17 December 2014 1:19 PM

Action Hotels set to pay $15.7m for plot in Dubai Healthcare City to build project for patients and families

Dubai sees launch of $100m chain of travel clinics
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Dubai sees launch of $100m chain of travel clinics

Saturday, 13 December 2014 10:04 AM

Glosante aims to provide one-stop shop for travel medical needs; eyes expansion to 10 countries

Saudi king extends $35m grant to help fight Ebola
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Saudi king extends $35m grant to help fight Ebola

Saturday, 13 December 2014 2:20 AM

Funding will be used to buy vital equipment to help schools, hospitals to battle spread of disease in West Africa

Saudi Arabia issues fresh warning against touching camels
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Saudi Arabia issues fresh warning against touching camels

Sunday, 7 December 2014 10:54 AM

The health ministry has urged Saudi residents to avoid camels amid continuing fears over MERS, which claimed another 4 deaths in November

Saudi firms who fail to pay expat medical insurance will face visas curb
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Saudi firms who fail to pay expat medical insurance will face visas curb

Thursday, 4 December 2014 1:20 PM

Number of expats insured by 29 insurance companies in the kingdom has crossed 10 million

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Activists push awareness on World AIDS Day

Wednesday, 3 December 2014 12:13 PM

Activists and health workers across the globe hold various events to raise awareness and promote safe sex on World AIDS Day.

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Japan nips childhood obesity in the bud

Sunday, 23 November 2014 12:06 PM

Childhood obesity is a growing problem around the world but in Japan obesity in children is declining, thanks in part to a school lunch programme.

Expat doctors acquitted of negligence charges in Qatar
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Expat doctors acquitted of negligence charges in Qatar

Sunday, 23 November 2014 11:15 AM

The Jordanian and Sudanese doctors had been accused of causing a Qatari woman to go blind, become paralysed

Saudi’s Ministry of Health says three more die from MERS
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Saudi’s Ministry of Health says three more die from MERS

Friday, 21 November 2014 1:37 PM

Expat suffering from the coronavirus released

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Ebola: Sierra Leone surgeon dies in US

Tuesday, 18 November 2014 12:51 PM

A surgeon from Sierra Leone has died of Ebola in the USA after arriving from West Africa over the weekend.

Saudi Arabia urgently needs 30,000 medical staff
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Saudi Arabia urgently needs 30,000 medical staff

Tuesday, 18 November 2014 10:57 AM

The fatal MERS virus has exposed the kingdom’s lacking healthcare system, with a ministry report revealing it needs at least 10,000 doctors & 20,000 nurses ‘by the end of the year’

Politics & Economics»

Widespread criticism of India gov't sterilisation programme

Monday, 17 November 2014 12:08 PM

The deaths of 13 women who underwent sterilisation operations have triggered widespread criticism of a government-run programme that offers poor Indian women cash incentives for sterilisation in what activists say are often horrible conditions.

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UN urges leaders to help fight Ebola

Monday, 17 November 2014 12:08 PM

UN chief Ban Ki-moon, along with Oxfam campaigners, urge leaders attending the G20 summit to intensify efforts in fighting the Ebola outbreak.

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Chinese team arrives in Liberia to staff Ebola clinic

Sunday, 16 November 2014 12:16 PM

A team of 160 doctors, nurses and logistics staff arrive in Liberia, adding to the Chinese government's Ebola response that is already building a 100-bed treatment center.

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Women dead after mass sterilisation in India

Wednesday, 12 November 2014 12:46 PM

At least eight women have died and dozens of others are in critical condition after undergoing botched sterilisation surgery, according to local officials.


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