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QCC verifies accuracy of medical measuring instruments in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC), the entity responsible for developing quality infrastructure in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, carried out an inspection drive to verify the accuracy of medical measuring instruments in the markets and healthcare facilities across Abu Dhabi. The drive articulated QCC's ongoing efforts to ensure the metrological compliance of all medical and laboratory measuring devices in close collaboration with the Health Authority - Abu Dhabi (HAAD). As part of the drive, 1,168 medical devices and…

Salama revolutionizes the concept of Electronic Medical Records in the region

In today's world of progression driven by technological advancement and the sheer force that comes with the constantly expanding population, creates a market for improved services and innovation to fulfil the demands of the residents. Dubai has proven to be a central hub in the arena of technology and continues to play a pivotal role in transforming the environment of their residents into a user friendly platform facilitating their everyday needs. One such recent example is the introduction of a…

Dubai medical tourism industry generated over AED 1.4 billion in 2016

The Dubai medical tourism industry generated more than AED1.4bil­lion for the emirate in 2016. The city received 326,649 medical tourists, representing an increase of 9.5 per cent over the previous year. The most popular areas of treatment for medical tour­ists last year was orthopaedics, dermatology and ophthalmolo­gy. In 2016, the largest market for the emirate was Asian med­ical tourists, who accounted for 37 per cent of visitors. Arab and GCC countries were the second largest market, accounting for 31 per…

UAE Ministry of Health & Prevention partners with JAFZA to develop pharmaceutical sector

The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention and Jafza, a DP World company, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the development of the healthcare and pharmaceutical sector in the country. The MoU was signed at Jafza head office by Dr. Amin Hussein Al Amiri, Assistant Under Secretary of Public Health and Licensing Policy at the Ministry of Health and Protection and Mohammed Al Muallem, CEO Jafza and Senior Vice President and General Manager of DP World, UAE Region.…

Abbott broadens product offerings in coagulation

Abbott announced that the Sekisui CP3000 coagulation system, a fully automated analyzer that tests bleeding and clotting function in blood, is now available in Europe, the Middle East, and Asia Pacific. Abbott is the exclusive global distributor of the CP3000 coagulation system in the U.S.1,2, Europe and other countries that recognize CE Mark and has non-exclusive distribution rights with Sekisui in China, Hong Kong, Japan and Macau. “The launch of the CP3000 coagulation system is an important milestone in our…