HEALTHCARE

NMC Healthcare Walkathon 2018November 13, 2018

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. 2,000 participants let their legs do the talking as they joined NMC’s Walkathon yesterday.

Organised by NMC Royal Medical Center, Ras Al Khaimah in association with RAK Police and Public services department, UAE residents turned out in their droves in Ras Al Khaimah to show their support for the NMC Walkathon, an extremely worthy initiative which aims to raise awareness about diabetes, the ‘silent"...

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Syrian-Jordanian medical technology factory boosts small town’s growthNovember 12, 2018

AMMAN — Two successful business partners in the medical technology field back in Syria, Maen and Fira were compelled to start over when they fled to Jordan after the civil war broke out.

In a fortunate encounter, they crossed the path of Ziad, Maen and Yousef, three well-established Jordanian professionals with rich medical backgrounds. The five men decided to put their expertise together and partner on opening “Arabella”, a factory"...

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Everyone can raise mental health awareness’November 12, 2018

AMMAN — A group of citizens is advocating for a community-based approach to raise awareness of mental health in the Jordanian society and replace the current “top down policymaking”.

During a recent event organised by Hybris Media, an independent media project founded by Cesilia Faustina in Jordan two years ago, locals and foreigners gathered to discuss ways to improve society’s awareness of mental illness, and promote better"...

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NMC Healthcare wins at this year’s Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Awards, Middle EastNovember 11, 2018

NMC Healthcare was awarded the prestigious Leveraged Finance Deal of the Year at Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Awards which took place last week.

Organised by GFC Group, Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Awards, Middle East, the region's largest finance and investment conference recognises excellence and outstanding achievement to issuers, borrowers and market professionals for their work on landmark transactions.

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Team of specialists at Al Zahra Hospital get together to save the foot of a 42-year old PatientNovember 10, 2018

Recently, a team of doctors at Al Zahra Hospital Sharjah were tasked with treating a 42-year-old patient; Ahmed Mansouri, name changed for confidentiality purpose, who was a long-term diabetic. The patient had developed severe infections in both feet. His left foot in particular had suffered considerably; deteriorating from ongoing complications. In a bid to save his foot, Mr. Mansouri was offered the opportunity to undergo ‘free flap’ surgery, the first of its kind in Al Zahra Hospital Sharjah. The surgery, which"...

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KHCC inks grant agreement with OFIDNovember 8, 2018

Amman, Nov. 7 (Petra) - The King Hussein Cancer Center (KHCC) on Wednesday sealed a grant agreement with the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) for the purchase of advanced tools and equipment for the medical center.

The agreement was signed by KHCC Board of Trustees' Chairperson, Princess Ghida Talal, and OFID Director General, Sulaiman Al-harbash.

Princess Ghida expressed her appreciation for the continuous support of OFID in saving patients' lives and attaining the center's"...

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Princess Basma visits patients supported by Goodwill CampaignNovember 7, 2018

AMMAN — HRH Princess Basma, president of the Goodwill Campaign’s higher committee, on Monday visited several hospitals and checked on the condition of patients being treated at the expense of the campaign.

Princess Basma met with medical personnel supervising the patients and listened to a briefing about the surgeries they underwent, where doctors reported that all of the surgeries were successful, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

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NMC Royal Medical Centre to Host Walkathon to Combat DiabetesNovember 7, 2018

In an effort to raise awareness about diabetes, NMC Royal Medical Centre, Ras Al Khaimah in association with Ras Al Khaimah Police and the Ras Al Khaimah Public Services Department to organise a walkathon on November 9th, 2018 for World Diabetes Day.

NMC Royal Medical Centre, Ras Al Khaimah aim to raise awareness about this serious medical condition. The walkathon will also offer tips to combat and manage diabetes.

People"...

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ResMed to Acquire MatrixCare, Expands Out-of-Hospital SaaS Portfolio into Long-Term Care SettingsNovember 6, 2018

  • Expands ResMed’s out-of-hospital software portfolio into skilled nursing and senior living verticals
  • Enhances ResMed’s ability to improve patient transitions of care and provider efficiencies
  • Purchase price $750 million, accretive to non-GAAP gross margin and non-GAAP diluted earnings per share

(AETOS Wire)-- ResMed (NYSE: RMD) (ASX: RMD) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately held MatrixCare, a leader"...

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Arima Genomics Completes Early Access Program and Launches the Arima-HiC PlatformNovember 6, 2018

(AETOS Wire)-- Arima Genomics, Inc., a biotechnology company empowering researchers to apply long-range genetic sequence and structure information toward the understanding of health, disease and species evolution, announced today the full commercial launch of its Arima-HiC technology. The Arima-HiC sample preparation kit is a simple and rapid 6-hour protocol that enables detection of long-range chromatin interactions that can be used across multiple applications. The public launch"...

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