October 19, 2014


Health Insurance Companies on the Abu Dhabi Residency Website

General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Abu Dhabi received a memorandum from the Health Authority- Abu Dhabi, which includes the updated list of approved health insurance companies by the authority.

Health Authority- Abu Dhabi expressed their appreciation for the continuous cooperation with the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in"...

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October 19, 2014


Abu Dhabi Medical Efforts Hailed in Organizing the Pan Medical Conference

Many of the physicians participating in the Pan Medical Conference “Women’s Health”, hailed the outstanding efforts of the Abu Dhabi Police Medical Services in organizing the conference, and in attracting the best consultants to showcase the latest medical developments in the field of women’s health through the Pan Medical Conference.

Dr. Hassan Shehata,"...

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October 18, 2014


Algiers to have priority in improvement of health care

Minister of Health, Population and Hospital Reform, Abdelmalek Boudiaf said Thursday that Algiers represents "a significant share" of the total volume of health care production.

"Since Algiers is a showcase of the country, it will be given priority in the improvement of health care by the valuation of the available resources in addition to the upgrading of existing"...

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October 18, 2014


Algeria to count 24 university hospitals in 2018

Algeria will be endowed with 24 university hospitals (CHU) in 2018, said Thursday in Algiers the Director General of the National Agency for the Management of implementation and health facilities equipping (AREES), Lazhar Bounafa.

"Algeria will be endowed with 2018 by 24 university hospitals nationwide which will help to significantly improve the care and quality of"...

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October 18, 2014


Eating in fast-food restaurants makes chronic diseases multiply in Algeria

The spread of fast-food restaurants in the Algerian society has "significantly" contributed to increasing the number of patients with chronic diseases, medical experts said.

In this regard, head of the cardiology wing of at Nafisa-Hamoud University Hospital (Ex-Parnet), Professor Djamaleddine Nibouche warned against changing the lifestyle in our society and the multiplication"...

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October 16, 2014


Algeria: Judicial probe into involvement of doctors, nurses in theft of medicines and vaccines from hospitals

Well-informed sources told Echorouk that judicial police services have launched an in-depth investigation into the reported shadowy practices of a total of 530 doctors, nurses and employees in public hospitals in various parts of the capital Algiers suspected of involvement in the wanton theft of medicines, medical equipment, vaccines and blood bags.

The investigators"...

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October 14, 2014


AHF Mourns Liberia’s Dr. Taban Dada; Urges African Union and W.H.O. to Accelerate Ebola Response

(ME NewsWire)-- The AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) mourns the loss of another Doctor, Dr. John Taban Dada, who died due to Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in West Africa. Dr. Dada, a Ugandan national, succumbed to the Disease on 9th October 2014 in Monrovia, Liberia. By the time of his death, Dr. Dada was working at Liberia’s largest hospital, JF Kennedy Memorial Center, and was consulting with the AIDS Healthcare Foundation partner in HIV service provision, People Associated for People’s Assistance (PAPA).


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October 13, 2014


Covidien Promotes Greater Global Awareness of Thrombosis Risks

As part of a global effort to highlight the threat posed by venous thromboembolism (VTE), Covidien plc today announced it will support the inaugural World Thrombosis Day campaign as a Global Partner. Developed by the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH), the campaign will use October 13, 2014 as an opportunity to highlight the burden and the risk of morbidity and mortality1 associated with VTE.


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October 13, 2014


International and Regional Healthcare CIO’s will gather in Dubai to discuss Transformations in the Region’s Healthcare Sector

MCI Middle East is proud to announce the Middle East Healthcare Informatics Summit (MEHIS), which will be held in Shangri-La, Dubai from 26th to 28th October 2014. MEHIS will feature government, policy makers, healthcare providers and solution providers with the objective of transforming the region’s healthcare sector.

The summit will aim at highlighting latest developments"...

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October 10, 2014


Oral OTEZLA® (apremilast) Data Presented at EADV Show Improved Measures of Health-Related Quality of Life and Work Productivity in Patients with Moderate to Severe Plaque Psoriasis

Apremilast treatment resulted in improved health-related quality of life during 16 weeks of therapy in ESTEEM 2

Apremilast significantly increased work productivity and improved work limitations compared with placebo at week 16 in pooled analyses of ESTEEM 1 and 2

23rd European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology Congress


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