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MoHAP to provide free healthcare services to low-income patients

The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has partnered with healthcare supplies firm Biologix and Axios Health Education Services to provide around 260 low-income patients will treatment, according to the WAM state news agency. The initiative will see low-income patients - including those who aren't covered by insurance - gain access to vital medications to treat multiple myeloma, psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, and relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis. "This humanitarian initiative is part of a series of initiatives launched by MoHAP in…

‘As-a-service’ business strategy spurs growth in the global medical imaging industry

With healthcare systems around the world gradually transitioning to value-based care, the $250 billion global medical imaging industry is shifting from its traditional product-selling focus to the provision of solutions and services to adapt to the new market scenario. The 'as-a- service' business strategy currently being adopted by the industry, which exhibits a CAGR of 11.3%, offers market participants manifold growth opportunities. “Traditional business models centered on selling products based on specification superiority or product USP will slow down the…

Turkish Cargo extends IATA CEIV Pharma certificate till 2022

Turkish Cargo, the air cargo brand flying to the most countries around the world, extended the validity period of its IATA CEIV (Center of Excellence for Independent Validators) Pharma certificate to 2022, proving its success in all processes throughout the air transportation of medicinal products. Trainings for renewal period of the certificates, obtain initially in 2016 in order to be valid and applicable for a period of three years, were planned with the Turkish Airlines Aviation Academy, and completed successfully…

Lung cancer is the leading cause of death in UAE due to smoking

Of the 4,500 new cancer cases reported each year, 150 are of lung cancer in the UAE, according to the official cancer portal of the UAE government. While the number may seem relatively small, doctors warned on World Lung Cancer Day on July 31 that most cases that come to light are in an advanced stage. Dr Mohannad Diab, consultant oncologist from NMC Hospital, Abu Dhabi, said, “Nearly 50 percent of those who come in for screening are those in…

Brain stimulation help stroke patients regain movement

On the occasion of World Brain, physicians of C level and Clinic, Ohio have announced the results of their trials in the use of deep brain stimulation in helping stroke patients regain movement. Dr Andre Machado, chair of the Neurological Institute at C level and Clinic said, “We wanted to leverage our experience with deep brain stimulation to see if we could use it to try to help patients we couldn't help before. After 10 years in the lab, we've…