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ASPETAR - Qatar Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital Named FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence

DOHA, Qatar, April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- ASPETAR - Qatar Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital was officially named as a FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence. Following the strategy implemented with the opening of the first FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence at the Schulthess Clinic in Zurich in M...

Indian Students in Qatar Opts For Distance Education

More and more Indian students in Qatar, especially Doha, are opting for distance education programmes after passing their higher secondary examinations//. After clearing their Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class 12 exams, the students are making a beeline for the various distance...

President of IDF calls for government focus and spending on diabetes and other NCDs

...al Review Regional Ministerial Meeting on NonCommunicable Diseases in Doha, qatar on May 10-11, Professor Silink urged governments, the United Nations (UN) a...of diabetes, five are in the Gulf. In 2007, the diabetes prevalence rate in qatar was 15.2%, 15.2% in Bahrain, 19.5% in the United Arab Emirates, 15.7% in Sa...

Autism Speaks launches research partnerships with Albania and Ireland

...tism Speaks continues the existing international collaboration between both qatar and the Pan American Autism Awareness and Training Initiative (PAAATI). PAA...sm Speaks and the Shafallah Center for Children with Special Needs in Doha, qatar continue their partnership designed to increase global autism awareness and...

Autism Speaks Celebrates Second Annual World Autism Awareness Day with an Array of International Events on April 2

...the Ad Council will sponsor a unique awareness event to highlight the 1 in 150 prevalence rate for autism. The World Health Organization and the qatar Mission will host a panel luncheon on the subject of autism at the United Nations on April 2. Bob Wright will be a participant in the panel discussion...

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center to Manage New Health Center in Cyprus

...land, two cancer centers in Ireland and a leading transplant hospital in Palermo, Italy. UPMC also provides emergency medical services and training in qatar and is deploying electronic medical record technology at Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals in the United Kingdom. By leveraging its medical, technological...

Patton Boggs Wins Landmark Insurance Case for Client

...Business, and Intellectual Property. With offices in Northern Virginia, New Jersey, New York, Dallas, Denver, Anchorage, and internationally in Doha, qatar and Abu Dhabi, UAE, our more than 600 lawyers and professionals provide comprehensive, practical, and cost-effective legal counsel to clients around ...

Underwriters Laboratories to Host Global Leadership Conference on Fire and Life Safety

...many (Frankfurt), India (Delhi, Mumbai), Indonesia (Jakarta), Italy (Rome), Japan (Tokyo), South Korea (Seoul), Mexico (Mexico City), Nigeria (Lagos), qatar (Doha), Singapore, South Africa (Johannesburg), United Arab Emirates (Dubai), United States (Phoenix, San Francisco, District of Columbia, Chicago, Ch...

No More Needles? Georgetown University Teams with Gentag and SAIC to Develop New Glucose Sensor Technology with Wireless Connection to Cell Phones

...jor student-centered, international, research university offering respected undergraduate, graduate and professional programs in Washington, DC, Doha, qatar and around the world. For more information about Georgetown University, visit http://www.georgetown.edu . Additional Links http://otc.georgetown...

GE and Satyam Announce Global Alliance to Provide Healthcare IT Services

...ms for Centricity Enterprise Software. In addition, the companies will staff a demonstration center of the "hospital of the future" that is opening in qatar to highlight the shared vision and advanced capabilities the two companies can bring to customers. "It is a significant endorsement of our strategy ...
Qatar in Biological News

Genetic secrets of date palm unlocked by researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar

DOHA, QATAR (May 1, 2009) -- Researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar (WCMC-Q) have mapped a draft version of the date palm genome, unlocking many of its genetic secrets. "We have generated a draft DNA sequence and initial assembly of the date palm using the most advanced technolog...
Qatar in Biological Technology

Proplant Awarded Qatar Project

HOUSTON, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Proplant Inc. announced today it has been awarded an EPC contract by Qatar Fertiliser Company for their ammonia and urea plants Steam Integration Project. QAFCO operates the world's largest single site fertilizer complex with four ammonia and urea plants. Proplant...

Misys Improves Efficiency and Performance at International Bank of Qatar

LONDON, February 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Misys Learning Suite Adoption Facilitates Best-Of-Breed Training Across Bank's Network Misys plc (FTSE: MSY.L), the global application software and services company, today announces that International Bank of Qatar (IBQ) will be imp...

Essilor: Essilor Forges New Strategic Partnerships Around the World

...set up a 50/50 joint venture that would operate Amico's prescription laboratory in Dubai. The laboratory, which serves the United Arab Emirates, Oman, qatar and Kuwait, generated 2008 revenue of EUR3.5 million. With the current management team remaining in place, the joint venture will have exclusive distr...

Excalibur International Marine (49% Owned by EFT BioTech Holdings) Completes Inaugural Passenger Crossing of Taiwan Strait

...augural Taiwan Strait passenger voyage which has been highlighted in multiple news articles and internet news sites, including the Taiwan Sun, and the qatar Tribune. The article states: "A Taiwan company launched a cruise service with China on Sunday, making it the first such cross-strait service in...

EFT BioTech Holdings, Inc.'s Sea Vessel Completes Inaugural Passenger Voyage Across the Taiwan Strait

...s with China's mainland. The voyage was featured in a news article that has run in several internet news sites, including the Taiwan Sun and the qatar Tribune. Jack Qin, the President and CEO of EFT BioTech Holdings, Inc., stated, "We are excited to be recognized by the regional press and this covera...

Leading Middle East Cancer Hospital Acquires Advanced Radiotherapy Capability from Varian Medical Systems

... Only Radiotherapy Department in State of qatar to Introduce State-of-the-Art Treatments including RapidArc(TM) Technology ...i. "We have always ensured that the treatments offered to the population of qatar match those found in any major state-of-the-art cancer center in the world....
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