Category Archives: Medical

UAE Permanent Mission to UN in Geneva hosts event on polio eradication.

The Permanent Mission of the UAE to the United Nations Office in Geneva,UNOG, hosted an invitation-only event centered on polio eradication at the WHO Headquarters in Geneva yesterday.

This event was a precursor to a pledging moment that will be …

Al Daayeen Municipality made 213 inspection visits to food outlets

The Health Monitoring Department of Al Daayeen Municipality made 213 inspection visits to food outlets to check whether they were complying with the health rules in August.

Under the inspection campaign, the inspectors caught four violations of the provisions of …

Sidra Medicine to Host International Workshop on Reconstructive Pediatric Urology

Doha, Qatar, Sidra Medicine is pleased to announce its first international workshop on reconstructive pediatric urology. The workshop will be held from 30th to 31st October 2019 at the Qatar National Convention Center (QNCC) with separate sessions at Sidra Medicine. …

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed inquires about Emir of Kuwait’s health.

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, Thursday called Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Emir of Kuwait, to inquire about his health and his recovery …

Sidra Medicine Achieves ACGME-I Institutional Accreditation

Doha, Qatar, Sidra Medicine, a Qatar Foundation entity, has been awarded institutional accreditation by the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education International (ACGME-I).

The accreditation process included a comprehensive evaluation of Sidra Medicine, its academic and administrative effectiveness, with a …

Sidra Medicine conducts Qatar’s first Pediatric endoscopic cauterization brain surgery

Doha, Qatar, Surgeons from Sidra Medicine, a Qatar Foundation entity, have successfully conducted minimally invasive keyhole brain surgery on a baby born with Hydrocephalus.

Hydrocephalus is a condition in which fluids (cerebrospinal fluid) collect in the brain. It occurs in …

Taliban Close Afghan Health Facilities Run by Swedish Group

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN – The Taliban forced a Swedish non-profit group to close 42 health facilities it runs in eastern Afghanistan, the organization said Wednesday, the latest attempt by the insurgents to show strength amid negotiations to end the country’s nearly …