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E-commerce startup launches new health category

souKare.com, a Dubai-based lifestyle and healthcare tech startup, has announced the launch of organic health products, catering specifically to the health-conscious population seeking healthier product options. According to Mintel, global market research company, the approximate retail space stocking organic products in UAE has increased by 60 per cent over the last four years. souKare's recent product addition leverages the growing trend for organic products in the UAE by offering customers more ways to purchase these products. In addition, souKare.com has…

State-of-art cath lab with advanced diagnostic facilities opens in the UAE

With increasing incidence of cardiovascular diseases in UAE, experts are urging communities to be more aware of early symptoms of heart diseases, and get diagnosed in time to prevent health complications. To meet the growing need for cardiovascular services in the UAE, Aster Hospital, Mankhool has opened a state- of-the-art Cath lab that will allow residents to access high quality cardiac services in Dubai. While the hospital is recognized for providing primary and secondary care services to patients in UAE,…

Emirates SkyCargo operates vaccine charter to Brazil

Emirates SkyCargo has transported over 25 tonnes of vaccines from Milan to BH airport, Bello Horizonte in Brazil on its Boeing 777 freighter aircraft. This is the largest shipment of vaccines that the air cargo carrier has transported on a single flight and it is also the first time that BH Airport has received such a large shipment of vaccines. Given the extreme sensitivity of the vaccines to temperature fluctuations, the entire shipment, equivalent to about 1.8 million doses, had…

National Reference Laboratory certified by GCAA to conduct safety tests

National Reference Laboratory (NRL), part of Mubadala's network of healthcre providers, has been approved by the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) to carry out drug and alcohol testing for pilots, cabin crew, ground staff, air traffic controllers and other safety-sensitive aviation professionals and stakeholders in the UAE. NRL obtained the stringent certification for its robust testing process, quality control, extensive experience with drug and alcohol testing in other industries, and its established reputation in the UAE and the wider region…

Dubai Science Park launches platform to enhance healthcare sector

Dubai Science Park (DSP), a science-focused business community, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with OPEN Health, a communications and market access firm, Synapse Medical Services, a healthcare service provider, and Connect Communications, a strategic healthcare communications company, to launch the healthcare networking platform Advance Health. The platform converges key stakeholders in the healthcare sector in Dubai. Providing access to information, educational events and networking opportunities, Advance Health ultimately aims to improve patient outcomes in the UAE. The agreement…