Robots are soon set to perform rare spinal surgeries in the UAE. Abu Dhabi-based Burjeel Hospital recently announced the launch of the region's first robotic navigation platform, which ensures accurate placement of implants with faster recovery time and more comfort for the patient. The...
The UAE has launched a virtual initiative to train one million paramedics. The ‘Waterfall Initiative’ will offer virtual medical training across 14 medical sectors and provide education for around one million doctors, physicians, pharmacists, technicians, and specialists in the hospital management sector and the...
The Consumer Products and Commodities Laboratory Section in the laboratory has developed the system as part of its endeavour to strengthen preventive measures to confront the Covid-19 pandemic. Amin Ahmed Amin, Director of the DCL, said, "The Dubai Municipality began testing cloth masks since...
The 'Frontline Heroes Office', which will be headquartered in Abu Dhabi, will recognise the efforts of healthcare workers and acknowledge their sacrifices, as well as look after their needs and address their priorities The UAE will establish a new entity that will raise awareness...
Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC), one of the UAE’s largest hospitals for serious and complex care, and a joint venture partnership between Mayo Clinic and Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), has fully resumed its operations with all services open to the UAE community. The integrated medical facility has...
Ninety doctors in Dubai have been added to the list of Covid-19 frontliners who were granted golden visas in the UAE. Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital recently confirmed that 90 of their doctors were given the 10-year residence visas in appreciation of their efforts...
NMC Healthcare has officially launched its new CosmeSurge Hospital in Jumeirah. The facility, completed in December 2019, specialises in providing cosmetic surgeries, and is located near the iconic Burj Al Arab. This will be the 17th branch of the CosmeSurge brand of facilities. The...
Ras Al Khaimah Medical and Health Sciences University (RAKMHSU) has recently shifted to online study, to ensure no loss of academic days despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Ras Al Khaimah government-owned university, established in 2006, added that it is also supporting...
A “coronavirus-fighting” robot that has the ability to work autonomously around public spaces has been unveiled in Bahrain. Designed by Fab Lab Bahrain – in collaboration with the country’s Ministry of Youth and Sports Innovation Centre – the machine reportedly uses ultraviolet germicidal irradiation...
The UAE has been taking steps to enforce a total ban on the use of hydrogenated oil (trans fat) by 2023, a top government official said recently.  Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, Minister of Economy, told members of the Federal National Council (FNC) that...