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Abu Dhabi launches region’s first integrated healthcare system

Abu Dhabi launches region’s first integrated healthcare system

A new scheme aims to modernise and simplify the process of information sharing in the country’s healthcare system. Malaffi, which means ‘my file’ in Arabic, is billed as the region’s first health information exchange connecting more than 2,000 public and …

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Why this F1 superstar was shaved for a good cause

Why this F1 superstar was shaved for a good cause

A Formula 1 driver has helped back a month-long initiative to raise awareness for men’s health. Daniel Ricciardo took part in the Movember shave-off challenge by VPS Healthcare at Burjeel Day Surgery Center in Abu Dhabi where he had his …

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Why medical tourism is the next focus here

Why medical tourism is the next focus here

Abu Dhabi is vying to become a world-class destination for medical tourism. On a historical level, people have always travelled in order to get the best medical care they can. Harking right back to the ancient Greeks, who made pilgrimages …

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New campaign to celebrate inspirational community heroes

New campaign to celebrate inspirational community heroes

A new campaign recognising society’s everyday heroes has been launched in the UAE. The Panadol Extra Toughies campaign wants to identify and celebrate individuals who ‘create meaningful moments of selflessness despite tremendous, multi-pain barriers’. Running until 24th October, you can …

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Got a health emergency? You need to know this first

Got a health emergency? You need to know this first

Healthcare providers across the emirate are set to make changes to emergency admission procedures with the implementation of new medical standards. Announced by the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi in a bid to streamline patient care and use resources …

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Why AI is the key to the future

Why AI is the key to the future

Artificial intelligence is projected to become a key driver in the UAE’s economic growth within the next two decades, according to the findings of a new industry report. Compiled by consulting firm Accenture, the report analysed 15 industry sectors including …

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These hackers are out to do good in the world

These hackers are out to do good in the world

Winners of the 8th Annual International Hackathon for Social Good in the Arab World have been announced. Held at NYUAD, the three-day event saw students and renowned industry professionals from around the world come together to take part in the …

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Amazing ideas come to the fore at this fest

Amazing ideas come to the fore at this fest

As the Abu Dhabi Ideas Weekend returns to the capital, we take a look at how the event’s festival is creating a homegrown culture for innovation In 1997, tech company Apple was at a low ebb. To boost struggling sales, …

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This is why UAE healthcare is gaining global attention

This is why UAE healthcare is gaining global attention

A new recognition has highlighted the UAE’s growing position in the health industry both on the domestic and international front. The country has notched the top spot in the number of internationally accredited facilities as determined by the Joint Commission …

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