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Aug 11

Kuwait delivers medical devices to Lebanon’s hospitals

Kuwait delivers medical devices to Lebanon’s hospitals

BEIRUT: Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) on Sunday delivered medical equipment and supplies to hospitals affected by the blast that recently rocked Beirut port in Lebanon. The society’s field team visited five affected hospitals and was briefed on their conditions, and handed those"...

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Aug 08

Lebanon receives medical aid from Kuwait, first from abroad

Lebanon receives medical aid from Kuwait, first from abroad

KUWAIT/BEIRUT: Lebanon received on Wednesday the first batch of aid from abroad which is a shipment of medical supplies provided by Kuwait and transported through a plane belonging to Kuwait Air Force. In a statement to KUNA, the advisor to the Lebanese Minister of Health Dr Hussein Muhaidly,"...

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Aug 06

Qatar sends two field hospitals and urgent medical assistance to Lebanon

Qatar sends two field hospitals and urgent medical assistance to Lebanon

Doha: On the directives of the Amir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Qatar send urgent medical assistance to Lebanon this morning.

The first plane of the Amiri Air Force carrying the aid left for Rafic Hariri"...

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Aug 06

WHO Airlifting Medical Supplies to Lebanon

WHO Airlifting Medical Supplies to Lebanon

The World Health Organization says it is airlifting medical supplies to Lebanon to cover up to 1,000 trauma interventions and up to 1,000 surgical interventions following the explosion in Beirut.

WHO spokesman"...

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Aug 06

Turkey Sends Rescue and Medical Teams after Beirut Explosion

Turkey Sends Rescue and Medical Teams after Beirut Explosion

Turkey said Wednesday it is sending search and rescue teams along with emergency medical personnel to aid Lebanese authorities in the aftermath of the devastating explosion that killed at least 100 people in Beirut and injured thousands.

Foreign"...

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Aug 06

Eyenuk Announces FDA Clearance for EyeArt Autonomous AI System for Diabetic Retinopathy Screening

Eyenuk Announces FDA Clearance for EyeArt Autonomous AI System for Diabetic Retinopathy Screening

Eyenuk, Inc., a global artificial intelligence (AI) medical technology and services company and the leader in real-world applications for AI Eye Screening, announced today that it has received 510(k) clearance (K200667) by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to market its EyeArt® autonomous AI System for diabetic retinopathy, a leading cause of blindness among American adults. EyeArt is indicated for use by healthcare providers to automatically detect more than mild diabetic retinopathy (mtmDR) and vision-threatening diabetic retinopathy (vtDR) in eyes of adults diagnosed with diabetes who have not been previously diagnosed with......

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Aug 06

Vifor Pharma Group Reports Continued Growth in H1 2020

Vifor Pharma Group Reports Continued Growth in H1 2020

  • Net sales and EBITDA continued to grow in H1 2020 despite challenging market conditions due to COVID-19
  • Ferinject®/ Injectafer® demand impacted by global COVID-19 restrictions
  • Sustained growth in nephrology supported by dialysis business
  • Veltassa® net sales impacted by reduced promotion to nephrologists due...

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Aug 05

Rafik Hariri Hospital Clarifies Number of COVID-19 Beds

Rafik Hariri Hospital Clarifies Number of COVID-19 Beds

The state-run Rafik Hariri University Hospital on Tuesday denied reports claiming that it had stopped receiving coronavirus patients after running out of beds designated for COVID-19 treatment.

“The hospital’s"...

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Aug 04

Beirut Hospital Director Restores Some Faith in Public Sector

Beirut Hospital Director Restores Some Faith in Public Sector

Dr Firass Abiad was a little-known Beirut hospital director until the coronavirus pandemic propelled him into the spotlight and restored at least some faith in Lebanon's much-maligned public sector.

At a time"...

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Aug 04

Hassan: Lockdown Could be Extended

Hassan: Lockdown Could be Extended

Health Minister Hamad Hassan lamented on Monday that public health procedures to counter the spread of COVID-19 are not being respected, warning that the period of lockdown could be extended if the present general mobilization was assessed negatively.

The"...

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