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Creating the ideal healthcare Infrastructure

With the UAE boasting the strongest growth rate in healthcare sector, billions of dollars are being poured into new projects in MENA to build top facilities for patients both from within and outside the region To ensure that the healthcare infrastructure is well in place and according to the guidelines, the infrastructure should convey a positive message to its patients, visitors, volunteers and staffs about what the facility and medical care is being provided there. An ideal message should be…

Commitment to make a sustainable healthcare provision

With limited health insurance coverage and low government spending on healthcare, India needs better health infrastructure and a more robust healthcare financing system to broaden access, Novartis India notes Global leader in healthcare As a science-based and patient-oriented healthcare company, Novartis strives to be a global leader in growing areas of healthcare. Following a corporate transformation Novartis globally focuses on three divisions with global scale and innovation power – pharmaceuticals, eye care and generic medicines. This has strengthened the future…

Elixir of life

Creating centres of excellence & growth - Zulekha Hospital   Dr. Zulekha Daud who set foot in the UAE in 1964 is the first female Indian doctor to practice in the UAE as well as the founder and managing director of Zulekha Hospital. Dr Daud chose to open her first hospital at a time when the government hospitals treated both expatriate and local patients for free. However, Dr Daud always counted on her rapport with patients and was not disappointed…

Saving lives with Medical Gases

Incorrectly installed medical gas systems that fail to comply with local and international standards could result in loss of lives and that is where the utmost importance of correct installation of medical gas systems in healthcare facilities come to the fore. MediWorld ME has met with Aras Group of Companies - one of the leaders involved in the design, supply, supervision, installation, testing & commissioning of as well as training in medical gas systems. What is a medical gas? A medical gas can be defined as any gaseous substance…

All in one CT system

Mhealthcare over the past three decades, allowing doctors diagnosis to speed up. It is now the essential diagnostic tool for many illnesses and has a significant role in predicting, monitoring and improving patient outcomes. It includes many imaging modalities, having different physical principles of varying complexity. The detail and sensitivity of these techniques is of utmost importance, and the use of imagery for ultrastructural diagnostics, nanotechnology, functional and quantitative diagnostics and molecular medicine is steadily increasing. Computed tomography (CT) systems'…