Rachel McArthur

Vaccines, covid-19
By Rachel McArthur 04:04 am January 21, 2021
Vaccines by six developers – Sinopharm, Sinovac, Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, Oxford-AstraZeneca, and Sputnik V (Gamaleya Research Institute) – are the ones doing the rounds in the region. Here’s what’s known about them.
Vaccines, covid-19

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By Rachel McArthur 04:03 am January 21, 2021
There are four main types of vaccines currently approved, in approval or being considered in the MENA region in its fight against COVID-19. We bring you a summary of just what they are, how they differ, along with the advantages and disadvantages of each type.
Pure Health, medical record

Credit: MoHAP

By Rachel McArthur 03:02 am December 29, 2020
Developed and managed by Pure Health, the Ministry of Health and Prevention’s Riayati aims to provide a centralised medical record for “every citizen and resident” in the Gulf country.
Malaffi, DoH, Abu Dhabi

Credit: Malaffi and Abu Dhabi DoH

By Rachel McArthur 08:17 am December 16, 2020
Launched in partnership with the UAE capital’s Department of Health, the platform will use “advanced artificial intelligence analytic technologies such as machine learning” to assess various risk factors.
GITEX Technology Week 2020, Dubai
By Rachel McArthur 10:06 am December 10, 2020
The country’s Ministry of Health and Prevention introduced the new system on the sidelines of GITEX Technology Week 2020 in Dubai.
Dubai Health Authority, GITEX

Credit: Dubai Health Authority

By Rachel McArthur 08:18 am December 09, 2020
Solutions include its medical supplies management system, training platforms, and new additions and updates to its mobile app.
MENA Digital Awards, AI-powered, Medcare

Credit: Mena Digital

By Rachel McArthur 06:18 am December 07, 2020
One of the country’s leading private healthcare providers took gold at the latest edition of the MENA Digital Awards for its conversational AI-powered agent.
EMR, InterSystems

Credit: InterSystems

By Rachel McArthur 08:41 am November 26, 2020
The healthcare provider – and first member of the Kingdom’s Mayo Clinic Care Network – will roll-out the EMR system in its Jeddah hospital and clinics.
Dubai’s TVM Capital Healthcare, GE Healthcare

Credit: TVM Capital Healthcare

By Rachel McArthur 10:55 am November 11, 2020
Both will work together to accelerate the growth of transformational healthcare companies across markets in the Middle East and North African, and the Association of South-East Asian Nations.

Credit: Dept of Health Abu Dhabi

By Rachel McArthur 01:51 am September 16, 2020
Reportedly showing promising results is the G42 Healthcare vaccine currently undergoing Phase III clinical trials. It is now being made optionally available to healthcare professionals on the frontlines, confirmed the country’s Minister of Health and Prevention. 

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