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RCSI and MBRU sign MOU to foster advancement in healthcare education

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) Dubai and Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU), Dubai Healthcare City Authority's academic arm, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that highlights their joint efforts to support healthcare professionals through high-quality education, continuing professional development, research and innovation.   RCSI and MBRU have a long-standing friendship, strategic partnership and are continuously cultivating their relationship through joint initiatives such as the “Women in Leadership program”, which caters to women from a range of…

Health Authorities advocate early screening for prevention of cardiovascular disease

Dubai Health Authority, Emirates Cardiac Society and World Heart Federation discussed the importance of regular health screening to protect against cardiovascular disease. Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death globally, claiming more lives than all cancers and chronic lower respiratory diseases combined. Over 30 million heart attacks and strokes occur every year. Of those who experience a heart attack or stroke, one in three will live to suffer another episode.   World-renowned experts discussed ways to prevent the further…

Turkish Health and Medical Tourism to top 1 million in 2019

Medical tourism to Turkey from Bahrain, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) significantly increased since the beginning of 2018 as Turkey's international reputation as a high-quality medical services provider to global patients, it was revealed. Over the years Turkey has established a reputation and developed the necessary infrastructure required to become a leading global player in the healthcare services industry. The country's close cultural and religious ties with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries have therefore made Turkey especially…

UAE sets Guinness World Record in support of World Psoriasis Day

Global phar maceutical firm LEO Pharma, in collaboration with Dubai Health Authority (DHA), successfully set a Guinness World Record® for the world's “largest awareness ribbon”. Held in Dubai, in the presence of Dr. Anwar Al Hammadi, Head of Dermatology Department, DHA, the attempt was made to raise awareness and provide knowledge about psoriasis. To achieve this record, a large fabric was custom made to match the colours of the awareness ribbon - orange and orchid, and in terms of dimensions,…

Moberg Pharma to bring fungal treatment options to the region

Mundipharma has signed a new agreement with Moberg Pharma, a specialist in topical treatments for nail and skin diseases, to commercialize its consumer healthcare product for the treatment of nail diseases in the Middle East and Africa (MEA). Moberg Pharma is one of the leading players in the treatment of nail diseases. Moberg Pharma is promoting its brands in the US and UK as well through distributors across more than 30 countries. Under the agreement Mundipharma will license and introduce…