HEALTHCARE

August 15, 2019

2019 Edogawa NICHE Prize Awarded to Dr. Steven Rosenberg for His Pioneering Feat in Tackling Cancer with Immunotherapy

The Edogawa NICHE Committee today announced that the 2019-Edogawa NICHE Prize (www.edogawanicheprize.org) has been awarded to Dr. Steven A. Rosenberg, for his pioneering work in developing effective adoptive immunotherapies and genetically modified T cells which has heralded the birth of a new chapter in the fight against cancer. Dr. Rosenberg’s accomplishment has significantly contributed to the development of several immune system-based drugs and clinically effective immunotherapies including the CAR-T cell therapy. Dr. Rosenberg is an epitome of significance of inter-disciplinary interaction in developing clinical solutions, who after......

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August 15, 2019

AHF Applauds Appointment of Winnie Byanyima as Head of UNAIDS

AHF lauded today a historic decision by the United Nations Secretary-General to appoint Winnie Byanyima as the new Executive Director of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS). Byanyima, who is a prominent Ugandan diplomat and humanitarian, will be the first woman Executive"...

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August 14, 2019

Concept Medical Granted “Breakthrough Device Designation” by FDA for MagicTouch PTA Sirolimus Coated Balloon

Concept Medical Inc. (CMI) has been granted Breakthrough Device Designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for MagicTouch PTA (Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty), its Sirolimus drug coated balloon (DCB) catheter, for the treatment of Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) in Below-the-Knee (BTK). Concept Medical Inc. is backed by cardiologist, philanthropist and serial entrepreneur Dr. Kiran Patel, a staunch supporter of innovative and disruptive medical devices, providing breakthrough treatments to the people of the world. Under the leadership of drug delivery pioneer Dr. Manish Doshi, the company has initiated an extensive range......

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August 14, 2019

Emirates Hospital- Jumeirah, among five hospitals in the region to receive CORE certification

Emirates Hospital - Jumeirah was recently awarded the Collaboration of Organised and Recognised Endoscopy units (CORE) certificate by the World Endoscopy Organisation (WEO). Only five hospitals in the entire region received this recognition.

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August 8, 2019

WHO: 8.5m Nigerians Experiencing Hearing Impairment

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has disclosed that 8.5 million Nigerians have a disabling hearing loss.

In the same vein, an audiologist, at the King Saud University, Saudi Arabia, Prof. Dele Owolawi, has"...

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August 8, 2019

Study Demonstrates Reduction in Mortality Using Masimo Noninvasive, Continuous Hemoglobin (SpHb®) and Pleth Variability Index (PVi®) Monitoring

Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that in a study published in the Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing, researchers investigated the effects of implementing a hospital-wide fluid and blood administration protocol using two Masimo measurements: noninvasive, continuous hemoglobin (SpHb®) and pleth variability index (PVi®).1 To evaluate the impact of the implementation, they collected data on transfusions and mortality 30 and 90 days after surgery and compared the findings between two 11-month periods in 2013 and 2014. In the study, Dr. Jérôme Cros, Prof. Nathalie Nathan, and colleagues at Hôpital Dupuytren,......

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August 6, 2019

Jumia Supports Healthcare

To commemorate this year’s Pan-African Women’s Day and in line with the global theme which addresses maternal and neo-natal mortality in Africa, the female staff of Jumia Nigeria have expressed their support for new mothers and other patients who could not pay medical bills"...

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August 6, 2019

SpeeDx Pty. Ltd. Raises $15 Million From U.S. Investment Partnership

SpeeDx Pty. Ltd., the developer of transformative new molecular diagnostic solutions, today announced it had raised up to US $10 million in additional equity investment from US-based Northpond Ventures. This follows an original investment of US $5 million from Northpond Ventures in April"...

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August 6, 2019

Fakih IVF gives you more of a reason to celebrate this Eid

In observation of Eid-al Adha, Fakih IVF Fertility Center, one of the leading Infertility, Gynecology, Obstetrics, Genetics and IVF centers in the GCC Region seeks to reach out to many more couples that are struggling to fulfill their dream of starting a family.

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August 6, 2019

Two Transmedia Initiatives Aimed at Encouraging Emirati and Arab youth launched by Jawaher Khalifa Al Khalifa Foundation for Youth Empowerment and Art Format Lab

Aimed at supporting talented Arab and Emirati youth in the region whilst also honing their scientific and cultural abilities, Sheikha Jawaher bint Khalifa Al Khalifa and Khulud Abu Homos, on Behalf of Jawaher Khalifa Al Khalifa Foundation for Youth Empowerment and Art Format Lab Production,"...

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