Ahmed El Sherif

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By Ahmed El Sherif 02:10 am April 08, 2020
The Abu Dhabi Health Workforce Management System allows clinical staff from across the UAE to volunteer their services, or apply to work, in the healthcare sector during the current outbreak of COVID-19.

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By Ahmed El Sherif 10:37 am March 20, 2020
Lebanon’s Berytech Fab Lab is offering up to a $10,000 grant to five heathtech startups working on a solution that can help combat the current coronavirus pandemic.

The health ministers of each country held an online meeting earlier this month; Credit: Gulf Cooperation Council

By Ahmed El Sherif 07:01 am March 18, 2020
The Gulf Health Council, in coordination with the region’s Ministries of Health, will issue a daily report on confirmed cases, their source, and exchange information on precautionary measures.

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By Ahmed El Sherif 11:46 am March 13, 2020
IBC Group’s chairman has urged businesses to “set aside the profit motive and collaborate with each other,” as the WHO declares the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic. In the GCC, Qatar currently has the highest number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 to date.
By Ahmed El Sherif 09:29 am March 06, 2020
The UAE’s ministry of health is working with one of the country’s top telecom operators to set up the region’s first virtual hospital, it has emerged.

Credit: Amal Glass

By Ahmed El Sherif 10:19 am March 04, 2020
Amal Glass is using artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to help thousands of blind and visually-impaired individuals in the region.

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