Category: Health Care

Health Care
Neopharma invests OMR92 million in pharmaceutical plant, clinical studies
Neopharma invests RO92mn in pharmaceutical plant, clinical studies

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 […]

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Burjeel announces opening of new hospital in Muscat

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.

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Al Madina Investment announces RO72 million healthcare complex

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.

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MENA healthcare spending to reach USD 144 billion by 2020

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 […]

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Better health care for premature babies in Oman

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).

Let’s talk health

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.

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