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China, Russia and Africa are new target markets for healthcare tourism

The core team from Dubai Medical Tourism Council, Dubai Health Authority (DHA), responsible for healthcare tourism in the Emirate, visited Canadian Specialist Hospital, who is one of the DXH ( Dubai Health Experience) Group members since the inception of the initiative. During the visit the team met the International patient team and other doctors to share the plans and discuss strategies to attract more patients into the city. Dubai witnessed an influx of 326,649 international patients from various parts of…

Oman Health Exhibition to take place in October

The event organisation company Omanexpo is preparing to hold the seventh edition of Oman Health Exhibition and Conference from 9 to 11 October 2017 at the new Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre. Leveraging rapidly emerging opportunities in Oman's health and healthcare market as a result of the government's billion-dollar investment into the industry, the recognized biggest healthcare platform in Oman will once again provide a beneficial trade platform for companies to access these opportunities and showcase the best of their…

Half a million unskilled construction workers urged to consume O.R.S Tablets

Health experts at Clinova urged thousands of unskilled workers working in the UAE to consume O.R.S Hydration Tablets. The Hydration tablets help to maintain hydration at work during summer. In the UAE, heat increases the risk of dehydration and heat stress for the workers. Most at risk are those working outdoors performing physically intensive labour and indoor workers who are exposed to high temperatures with poor ventilation. This includes miners, construction workers, office workers, transport workers, air hostess/pilots, domestic workers,…

WHO estimates cost of reaching global health targets by 2030

The SDG Health Price Tag, published in The Lancet Global Health, estimates the costs and benefits of progressively expanding health services in order to reach 16 Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) health targets in 67 low- and middle-income countries that account for 75 per cent of the world's population. The analysis shows that investments to expand services towards universal health coverage and the other SDG health targets could prevent 97 million premature deaths globally between now and 2030, and add as…

Sensor Patch Market worth $562.1 million by 2023

According to a new research report "Sensor Patch Market by Product (Temperature, Blood Glucose, Blood Pressure/Flow, Heart Rate, ECG, Blood Oxygen), Application (Monitoring, Diagnostics), End-User Industry (Healthcare, and Fitness and Sports), and Geography - Global Forecast to 2023", published by MarketsandMarkets™, the Sensor Patch Market is expected to be worth USD 562.1 million by 2023, at a CAGR of 47.03 per cent between 2017 and 2023. The growth of this market is mainly driven by increasing per capita healthcare expenditure…