Monday, June 25, 2018

Health

UAE Private school shut down after student dies in school bus

The Abu Dhabi Court of Cassation upheld the decision of the Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) to close Al-Worood Academy Private School, following the...

“Heaviest woman” admitted to UAE hospital for treatment

An Egyptian woman who was believed to have been the world's heaviest has been admitted to a hospital in Abu Dhabi to receive further...

SCE denies fish deaths in Busaiteen

The Supreme Council for the Environment (SCE) yesterday denied that thousands of dead fish were found on  the coasts of Busaiteen, similar to a...

Dubai get’s tough on employees taking time off for ‘sick leave’

It seems that gone are the days when employees can treat sick leave simply as extra paid holidays by their employer. Predated sick leave...

Bahrain ranks second healthiest in GCC

Bahrain ranks second healthiest country in the GCC in the 2017 edition of Bloomberg Healthiest Country Index. Lebanon took the top spot in the Arab...

Summer predicted to reach 100% humidity

Signs that the season is changing – your glasses mist up, the shirt sticks to your back or your hair goes all frizzy. But what...

Sarayat season in Kuwait brings unstable weather

Kuwait was affected by a sandstorm yesterday with authorities advising the public to be cautious when using highways because of the low visibility caused...

Corona Virus case found in Abu Dhabi

The Health Authority of Abu Dhabi (HAAD) has announced a positive case of the MERS-CORONA Virus. The patient is currently receiving the medical care...

School closures due to sandstorm in Saudi

All schools in the Makkah region of Saudi have been closed since yesterday due to a sandstorm that has severely limited visibility, disrupted traffic,...

Price hike won’t stop Bahrain’s smokers

Small and medium businesses continue to suffer as Ministry of Health (MoH) takes a strong stand on its cigarette license fee hike.MoH’s hike in...

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