Category Archives: Health

South Korean virus cases jump again, first US soldier infected

Seoul, South Korean virus cases jumped again Wednesday and the U.S. military confirmed its first case among soldiers based in the Asian country, with his case and many others connected to a southeastern city with an illness cluster.

South Korea’s …

‘Forecasting Healthy Futures’ initiative to tackle malaria launched

Abu Dhabi, A unique group of global health, technology and public sector organisations on Tuesday launched ‘Forecasting Healthy Futures’ to improve health outcomes and accelerate progress against deadly mosquito-borne diseases.

The new initiative – convened by Malaria No More – …

New coronavirus cases fall in China but fears grow over global spread

Beijing, China reported a sharp fall in new deaths and cases of the coronavirus on Saturday but world health officials warned it was too early to make predictions about the outbreak as new infections continued to rise in other countries.…

National medical team to confront COVID-19 holds meeting

Manama, President of the Supreme Council of Health Lieutenant General Shaikh Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, the Head of the national medical team to confront coronavirus (COVID-19), chaired today the team’s second meeting, in the presence of Health Minister Faeqa …

UAEU allocates AED70 million to scientific research in 2019

Al Ain, UAE University (UAEU), has financed scientific research projects worth AED70 million in 2019, and the period of their completion averaged between two years and four years.

One of the great strengths of the UAEU is its ability to …

Coronavirus suspected cases test negative for virus

Manama, 39 suspected cases, 28 Bahrainis and 11 expats, have tested negative for the novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), which was first detected in China in January, Health Ministry Undersecretary Dr. Waleed Al Mena revealed. He added all tests examined at the …

Qatar Airways Becomes the Official Airline Sponsor of the Union for International Cancer Control on the 20th Anniversary of World Cancer Day

DOHA, Qatar, Qatar Airways is privileged to announce it has become the Official Airline Sponsor of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) to support its efforts towards cancer prevention and control. The announcement comes on the 20th Anniversary of …

Sidra Medicine to host inaugural maternal and child health conference

Doha, Sidra Medicine, a member of Qatar Foundation, announced today that it will be hosting its first research based symposium dedicated to maternal and child health from 7th to 9th March 2020 at the Qatar National Convention Center in Doha.…