Neopharma, one of region’s leading pharmaceutical manufacturing companies, has invested a total of OMR92 million towards diabetes management in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and global markets. These investments include OMR10 million in a state-of-the-art Japanese factory, OMR28 million in the acquisition of patents and licenses and an additional investment in clinical studies amounting to […]
Category: Health Care
Bank Nizwa, in association with the Ministry of Health’s Department of Blood Services, organized a blood donation drive in direct response to the blood shortage in the Governorate of Muscat and other areas across the Sultanate.
According to the recent Alpen Capital report, development of the healthcare sector has taken a center stage in the GCC countries, as they witness an era of demographic transition accompanied by rising prevalence of lifestyle-related diseases.
Six major investment opportunities in the GCC’s health care market in 2016 have been predicted by EY as being areas of high demand and growth in the region.
To coincide with the annual Arab Health Exhibition & Congress this week, six major investment opportunities in the GCC’s health care market in 2016 have been predicted by EY as being areas of high demand and growth in the region.
Dr. Shamsheer Vayalil, Founder and Managing Director of VPS Healthcare, Dr. Charles F. Stanford, Senior Director of VPS Healthcare, and Mr. Clancey Po, CEO of Burjeel Hospital, announced the opening of the new Burjeel Hospital in Al Khuwair, Muscat, Oman on 9 November at The Chedi Muscat Hotel.
Al Madina Investment SAOG – one of the leading investment companies in Oman announced today a RO72 Million integrated healthcare complex to be constructed in Hail Al Seeb. In a press conference to announce the project, officials from Al Madina Investment unveiled plans to open launch a 225-bed tertiary care hospital, 120 keys three-star hotel apartments, 300 residential apartments, a fitness centre and a dedicated retail space within the premises. The multi-use healthcare complex will be known as Al Madina International Hospital with an anticipated opening in 2018.
Healthcare spending in the Middle East and North Africa region is on its growth track to reach ~USD 144 billion by 2020, following enormous development witnessed over the last 10 years, according to estimates by Al Masah Capital. Crossing USD 95.8 billion in 2013, government spending in healthcare across the region tripled from just ~USD […]
Oman has seen a significant increase in the rate of survival for extremely premature infants, new research indicated. The study, published in the latest issue of the Sultan Qaboos University Medical Journal (vol. 15, issue 3), investigated the outcome of infants born at 23 to 26 gestational weeks in Sultan Qaboos University Hospital (SQUH).
Dr Prathap Chandra Reddy, Founder and Chairman, Apollo Hospitals Group was in Muscat recently for an event. He speaks to Mayank Singh about his vision, preventive healthcare and the group’s future plans.