Thursday, February 21, 2019

Health

UAE: Import Of Live Russian Birds Banned After Flu Outbreak

The UAE's Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MoCCAE) has announced a ban on the import of all live birds from Russia, following the...

Cooling collars to keep Dubai street cleaners cool

The Waste Management Department of the Dubai Municipality recently distributed "cooling collars" to its cleaners to protect them from summer heat and humidity, when noontime temperatures...

Schools remain closed for 4th day due to bad weather

JEDDAH: Schools in parts of Saudi Arabia will be closed Thursday, for the fourth straight day, to maintain the safety of students due to...

Bahrain: Food wastage increases to 600 tonnes per day

When the world is fighting malnutrition and poverty, a lot of food is ending up in trash cans here at a time. The volume of...

Bahrain: Second ‘Hottest July’ Ever Experienced

The Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications’ Meteorological Directorate in its monthly weather summary said the month of July 2018 goes on record as the...

Kuwait: Returning Maids Must Undergo Fresh Medical Tests

Asian and African domestic workers from more than 30 countries will have to undergo medical tests whenever they go back to Kuwait after visiting...

Oman: Three Expats Burned To Death In Road Accident

Three Indian expats were killed and another sustained severe injuries when their vehicle collided with a stationary object in the wilayat of Taqah.An official...

Kuwait: Special Health Insurance Fees Cancelled For Dependents

Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior for Residence Affairs Major-General Talal Marafie has cancelled the special health insurance fees for dependents – the...

A cure for 3/4 of cancer sufferers within a decade?

Thanks to revolutionary advances in medical technology, three quarters of cancer patients will survive for at least ten years after diagnosis within the next decade, experts...

Saudi-funded SR100m epilepsy hospital opens in Colombo today

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena will open a 242-bed epilepsy hospital, which is fully funded by the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD), in Colombo...
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