Middle East Healthcare News

Difficult to say if Egypt has passed pandemic peak: Health Ministry

Daily News Egypt
It is too hard to say if Egypt has passed the peak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, according to Dr Hossam Hosni, head...

Are wearables like Fitbit a key to earlier detection of COVID-19?

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Church to honour frontline healthcare workers in Abu Dhabi

Khaleej Times
The Youth Movement of the Church of South India Parish in Abu Dhabi will organise a virtual function through Zoom platform on Thursday evening. ...

Egypt has 3rd most coronavirus cases among Arab nations: Johns Hopkins...

Egypt Independent
The Johns Hopkins University reported that a mong Arab countries, the largest numbers of coronavirus cases were in Saudi Arabia (217,100), followed by Qatar (100,900),...

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 445 cases; Oman registers 1,210 infections

Gulf Business
Zainab Mansoor Wednesday 08 July 2020 The total number of infections in the UAE cross 53,000 UAE The Ministry of Health and Prevention has reported 445 new Covid-19...

Cabinet denies rumors on fuel prices, health sector, bread susbidy –...

Egypt Today
CAIRO - 2 July 2020: The media center of the cabinet denied on Thursday a number of media reports on bread subsidy, taxes on...

China criticises US withdrawal from World Health Organization – Gulf Today

Gulf Today
US void forces Australia to stand up against China Beijing was urging the international community to step up support for the WHO, Chinese foreign ministry...

Dubai WTC hospital closes after last COVID-19 patient recovers

Gulf Insider
Image credits - AFP The Dubai World Trade Centre, which was converted into a field hospital in April to treat coronavirus patients, has shut its...

Oman coronavirus cases exceed 50,000 – Health Ministry – ZAWYA

Zawya
Oman coronavirus cases exceed 50,000 - Health Ministry | ZAWYA MENA Edition HomeLifeHealthArticleOman coronavirus cases exceed 50,000 - Health Ministry The country reported another...

Oman coronavirus cases exceed 50,000: Health Ministry

Ahram
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Oman exceeded 50,000 on Wednesday, the Health Ministry said. The country reported another 1,210 new cases of...

Virus-Tracing Apps Are Rife With Problems. Governments Are Rushing to Fix...

The New York Times
As countries race to deploy coronavirus-tracking software, researchers are reporting privacy and security risks that could affect millions of people and undermine trust in...

UAE’s Mulk Healthcare launches Middle East’s first digital hospital

Gulf Business
Mulk Healthcare has announced the launch of the Middle East’s first digital hospital with a network of 2,000 doctors and access to diagnostic clinics,...

‘At war time speed’, China leads COVID-19 vaccine race

Egypt Independent
SEOUL/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – China is forging ahead in the race to develop a vaccine to help control the COVID-19 pandemic, with Sinovac Biotech’s (SVA.O)...

Dubai World Trade Centre field hospital bids farewell to last Covid-19...

Arabian Business
The closure coincides with Dubai reopening its doors for tourists after a four-month shutdown with the hope of reviving the key tourism sector Read More

Video: Dubai closes Covid-19 field hospital at World Trade Centre

Gulf Business
Hiroaki Fujita, the hospitals last Covid-19 patient, was discharged on Tuesday. Image courtesy: Dubai Media Office The Dubai Field Hospital, set up within the Dubai...

Israeli health official resigns blasting virus response

Arab News
ERBIL, IRAQI KURDISTAN: In a move that shocked the Arab world late on Monday, unidentified gunmen on a motorcycle shot and killed Hisham Al-Hashimi,...

Hong Kong facing coronavirus community outbreak – health official – ZAWYA

Zawya
Hong Kong facing coronavirus community outbreak - health official | ZAWYA MENA Edition HomeLifeHealthArticleHong Kong facing coronavirus community outbreak - health official The Chinese-ruled...

Coronavirus: US begins formal exit from World Health Organisation – The...

The National
US sends letter to UN initiating process to withdraw ...

‘The pursuit of collective welfare’

Ahram
Arab League Permanent Representative to the UN Maged Abdel-Fattah on Tuesday said that the UN Security Council is waiting to hear from the current...

UAE reports 532 new Covid-19 cases

Arabian Business
The new cases were detected following more than 44,000 new tests carried out across the country Read More

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 532 cases; 1,262 infections recorded in...

Gulf Business
Zainab Mansoor Tuesday 07 July 2020 The number of Covid-19 cases in the UAE cross 52,000 UAE The Ministry of Health and Prevention has reported 532 new infections...

Mulk Healthcare launches the Middle East’s first E-Hospital – ZAWYA

Zawya
Mulk Healthcare launches the Middle East's first E-Hospital | ZAWYA MENA Edition HomeArticleMulk Healthcare launches the Middle East's first E-Hospital Mulk Healthcare, the healthcare...

UAE says Covid-19 spike due to ‘negligence’, as it reveals 2...

Arabian Business
Spike in cases over weekend blamed on 'negligence' from individuals failing to adhere to guidelines Read More

Prioritise health and well-being – and that of the children –...

The National
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Saudi opens world’s biggest camel hospital

Gulf Business
The camel hospital, worth SAR100m, stretches over 70,000 square metres The world’s biggest camel hospital has been inaugurated in the Saudi Arabian city of Buraidah,...

UAE reports 528 new Covid-19 cases; to conduct 2 million tests...

Gulf Business
Gulf Business Tuesday 07 July 2020 The Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services' Mobile Laboratory Unit seen here in an image dated April 24, 2020. Image courtesy:...

MOH hosts workshop in collaboration with WHO Oman – Times of...

Times of Oman
Muscat: The Ministry of Health (MOH) represented by the Directorate General of Quality Assurance Centre (DGQAC) is hosting a virtual Training of Trainers (TOT)...

Over 1700 physicians join duo’s e-hospital – GulfToday – Gulf Today

Gulf Today
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World to miss 2020 targets against AIDS due to unequal progress,...

Daily News Egypt
The global AIDS targets for 2020 will not be reached due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic and the highly unequal pace between...

MOH prepares 10th five-year health development plan – Times of Oman

Times of Oman
Muscat: Despite the current circumstances of COVID-19, the Ministry of Health (MOH) continues preparing the tenth five-year health development plan (2021 – 2025). Dr. Ahmed...

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