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Al Jalila Foundation invests AED59 million in medical education and treatment

Al Jalila Foundationhas announced that it has invested AED59 million and transformed the lives of millions of beneficiaries with innovative medical treatment, research and education programmes. Founded in 2013 by Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Al Jalila Foundation has invested millions in healthcare programmes in the areas of medical treatment, education and research in the UAE and globally. Relying solely on donor funding, it has reached over 1.6 million…

Emirates SkyCargo receives prestigious pharma award

Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, has received an industry accolade for global excellence in transporting temperature sensitive pharmaceutical products. The air cargo carrier was the recipient of the DHL Carrier Award for Reliability and Excellence (DHL CARE) presented at the 17th Global Life Sciences & Healthcare Conference organized by DHL in Singapore. The award was accepted by Jeffrey Van Haeften, Emirates Vice President, Global Cargo Sales. The DHL CARE awards were inaugurated in 2016 and recognize air cargo…

Sheikh Khalifa Medical City receives prestigious international accreditation

Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, one of SEHA's hospitals, has earned the Gold Seal of Approval from the prestigious Joint Commission International, JCI, for the fourth time.The accreditation is a sign of SKMC's commitment to delivering quality care in a safe environment. It highlights SKMC's compliance to international standards. JCI is recognised to be a world leader in the improvement of quality in health care. Joint Commission International's on-site evaluation of SKMC was conducted by a team of international health care…

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…