Humaid Al Qutami, Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority, DHA, received a health delegation from Cuba led by Roberto Blanco Domenguiz, Ambassador of Cuba to the UAE, where both parties discussed partnership opportunities in exchanging expertise. The meeting, which took place on June 23rd...
From June 21st 2020, UAE restarted the healthcare services that were suspended for long due to the COVID 19 situation. The announcement came from the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP). However, this has been relaxed amid strict precautionary and preventive measures, with services...
American Hospital Dubai, part of Mohamed & Obaid Al Mulla Group, partners with global healthcare technology company Cerner for the launch of the first artificial intelligence research centre in the region. The AI research centre aims to leverage Cerner’s electronic health records (EHR) data along...
The Ministry of Health and Prevention - UAE in a tie-up with DU Telecom is working to set up the region’s first virtual hospital. In January, the MoH and Du signed an at Arab Health Exhibition 2020 for smart healthcare services. “Right now, there is a great burden on...
Arabian Gulf University (AGU) in Bahrain has called for construction companies to place bids for the construction of the planned King Abdullah Medical City. The US$267 mn project will aim to cater to the needs of its citizens and will cater to ongoing demands for...
Amanat Holdings, an investment company with interests in healthcare and education, announced that it is assessing a potential acquisition of a strategic stake in the Middle East operations of VPS Healthcare. Established in 2007 and founded by Dr. Shamsheer Vayalil, VPS Healthcare is an integrated...
As per recent reports, the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has informed that they have attracted 337,011 medical tourists in 2018 itself. The estimated value from these tourists maybe around Dh1.163 billion ($316.6 million). Orthopedics, sports medicine, dermatology and skin care, dentistry and fertility treatments, are leading the...
Aster DM Healthcare has signed a pact to acquire Abu Dhabi-based Wahat Al Aman Home Healthcare LLC for an estimated amount of Rs 204 crore. The acquisition of the home healthcare services provider will enhance Aster DM’s presence in Abu Dhabi, as per the...
Strap: Frost & Sullivan gives us a peek into the current healthcare trends in the GCC region and where is the industry headed in the year 2018 By: Jayata Sharma & Neelam Jhangiani Change is the only constant. Change is what defines our future...
Strap: Digital marketing rules the roost in the UAE where healthcare is concerned; and an extremely diverse group of people as the target market, looks like one of the biggest challenges of the region By: Jayata Sharma Marketing is universal. Be it any...