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dnata achieves GDP certification for pharma handling in Switzerland

dnata has been awarded the Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certification for the pharmaceutical handling services at the company's state-of-the-art facility in Zürich. GDP is a program focused on systems for warehouses and distribution centers that store and distribute products that are medicinal or carry active pharmaceutical ingredients. Setting stringent standards, the scheme ensures that consistent quality management systems are in place throughout the entire supply chain. In achieving the certification, dnata has proven its capability of handling pharmaceutical products safely…

Healthpoint seals partnership with Fortius Clinic London for sports medicine

Healthpoint, Abu Dhabi's leading specialty hospital, signed a contract with Fortius Clinic London to further elevate the standards of orthopaedics and sports medicine care in the UAE. Fortius Clinic excels in orthopaedics and sports injury treatments, holding the biennial International Sports Medicine Conference and is a FIFA accredited medical center of excellence. The partnership is set to offer patients in the UAE the opportunity to access even more of the world's leading sports medicine and orthopedic experts operating out of…

Frost & Sullivan to host healthcare meeting to discuss opportunities in Morocco

Frost & Sullivan is set to host its first Healthcare Meeting on 11 October 2018 in Casablanca, Morocco. The year 2018 will be a tipping point for mainstream adoption of popular digital health tech/solutions and the transition of noble technologies from research/proof-of-concept to actionable healthcare and clinical applications. Envisaging huge growth opportunities, Frost & Sullivan will host the meeting and discuss the global trends and the growth opportunities in the healthcare and life sciences sector. At the start of every…

Philips partners with DHA and VPS Healthcare to address child nutrition

Royal Philips has partnered with the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) for the 2nd year running and VPS Healthcare to launch 'Switch to healthy Living', a nationwide campaign that focuses on driving awareness around the impact of obesity, and promoting healthy eating habits amongst school children. With rising levels of obesity, and studies demonstrating a correlation between weight and health issues, Philips' 'Switch to Healthy Living' campaign presents an opportunity to impact the lives of UAE residents from a young age.…

Major pharmaceutical manufacturing facility begins production in Dubai

Pharmax Pharmaceuticals, a UAE-based international pharmaceutical company, has begun production out of its state-of-the-art facility located in Dubai Science Park. The AED125 million custom-built factory is the first advanced manufacturing facility to be opened in Dubai Science Park and is equipped with the latest European technology, meeting stringent global regulatory standards. The factory has a current annual capacity of over 200 million tablet and capsule dosage forms, which will increase in the next three to five years to over 800…