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ADP Evaluates the Periodic “PAP Test” System

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, October 17th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Pan Medical Conference (Women's Health), organized by the Medical Services Department, representing Abu Dhabi Police GHQ, continued its activities for the second day. A number of medical topics and chronic diseases that pose a threat to women's health were tackled as part of the three sub-specialty tracks running simultaneously at the Rosewood Hotel in Abu Dhabi.

The first session was moderated by Dr. Mohammed Al Raisi; Dr. Hanan Jeghami, Specialist Internal Medicine at Abu Dhabi Police  Medical Services Department and Dr. Bashir Salih from Corniche Hospital. During this plenary session, three papers were discussed. The first papers, submitted by Dr. Kornelia Kotseva from the United Kingdom, tackled global prevention efforts against cardiovascular disease. Professor Stephen Robson from the United Kingdom presented ... Read more »

Views: 79 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 10.23.2014 | Comments (0)

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, October 17th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Abu Dhabi Police GHQ recently participated in the 5th International Disaster and Risk Conference (IDRC), which took place in Switzerland.

Major General Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi, Director General of Central Operations, stressed the importance of participating in such prestigious international conferences. “These conferences represent the perfect opportunity to exchange experiences, review the latest developments, and hone the skills and knowledge of the participating officers, in a way that reflects the civilized image of Emiratis and their efforts in various fields, in accordance with the best international standards,” indicated Major General Al Raisi.

These remarks were made by Major General Al Raisi, as he met in his office with Major Abdullah Ali Al Saghiri, Planning and Follow-up Branch Manager at the UAE Search and Rescue Team Section; who led the UAE delegation to the ... Read more »

Views: 90 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 10.23.2014

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, October 17th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Within just a few minutes, Abu Dhabi Police managed to evacuate staff members and customers from 3 adjacent police buildings in the capital, as part of a successful mock fire evacuation drill, based on the training scenario.

The buildings that took part in the drill were the Directorate General of Police Operations; the Capital Police Directorate; and the GIS Security Center that are affiliated with Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters.

The drill was carried out according to the environment, health and public safety system requirements, aimed at maintaining the security and safety of staff members and customers in the event of potential accidents. It is also designed to spread the security and safety culture, acquaint individuals with the optimal means to handle emergency cases, and ensure  the readiness of police buildings and staff members to handle different circumstances; in a ... Read more »

Views: 91 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 10.23.2014 | Comments (0)

MIRAGE by Mobli introduces version 2.0 of its ephemeral instant messaging app with groups and multiple languages.

TEL AVIV - Tuesday, October 21st 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mobli Media (www.mobli.com) has announced MIRAGE 2.0, an updated version of its ephemeral instant messaging app.

MIRAGE (www.mirageapp.co) was launched by Mobli in July 2014. The stand-alone app is an instant messaging platform that enables users to send and receive messages that disappear after a few seconds. The app’s interface is based on a one-tap principle. As soon as the user opens the app, all of his contacts are immediately available. Even if a contact does not have the app installed, he can receive the message from a link via SMS.

The new version provides two key ways to share an image with several contacts at once:

    Groups – You can create a group and start a disappearing conversation with a few of your contacts in one grou ... Read more »

Views: 49 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 10.23.2014

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, October 19th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Many of the physicians participating in the Pan Medical Conference “Women’s Health”, hailed the outstanding efforts of the Abu Dhabi Police Medical Services in organizing the conference, and in attracting the best consultants to showcase the latest medical developments in the field of women’s health through the Pan Medical Conference.

Dr. Hassan Shehata, Obstetrics and Gynecology consultant, Ambassador of the Royal British College in the GCC region, said that the conference successfully focused on major diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, blood pressure, cervical cancer, and other diseases that affect women. The Royal British College decided, based on the importance of this conference, to hold a conference about women’s health in the GCC region, and chose the UAE to host the initial conference which will be held in 2016.

During the honoring ceremony h ... Read more »

Views: 77 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 10.23.2014

Leaders from AVG, BBVA, Mozilla, Peel, TAPTAP Networks, Thinfilm and Wikipedia Confirmed to Keynote; AT&T, Jasper, KT, Oral-B, Sierra Wireless and Vodafone to Exhibit in GSMA Innovation City

LONDON - Tuesday, October 21st 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Mobile World Congress 2015

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today provided updates on the 2015 GSMA Mobile World Congress, including the addition of new keynote speakers, exhibitors, sponsors and participants in partner programmes at the annual mobile industry event. Mobile World Congress will be held 2-5 March 2015 at Fira Gran Via in Barcelona, with events also taking place at Fira Montjuïc.

“We’re very excited to add these keynote speakers, several of whom are making their first appearance at Mobile World Congress, to an already strong conference agenda,” said Michael O’Hara. “The conference will showcase many of the new and innovative technologies and services that are changing the f ... Read more »

Views: 66 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 10.23.2014

Turnbull Also Assumes Director Position at Aman Group Owner PHRGL

LONDON - Tuesday, October 21st 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Peak Hotels and Resorts Limited (“PHRL”), part owner of Aman Resorts, today announced the appointment of Carolyn Turnbull to the board of directors of PHRL effective immediately. Turnbull, an industry veteran and long-standing executive at Aman Resorts, succeeds Omar Amanat, whose family trust will remain a majority shareholder of PHRL along with Adrian Zecha, Aman’s admired and renowned founder. As part of Turnbull’s appointment she will also become a representative to the board of directors of Peak Hotels and Resorts Group Limited (“PHRGL”). PHRL has an equity ownership of 35.2% in PHRGL, the joint venture that owns Aman Resorts, and 50% voting control.

Turnbull has over 18 years of leadership experience in the hospitality industry and has been instrumental in the strategic positioning of ... Read more »

Views: 80 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 10.23.2014 | Comments (0)

INGELHEIM, Germany - Tuesday, October 21st 2014 [ME NewsWire]

• LUME-COLON 1 will evaluate the efficacy and safety of nintedanib* in specific patients with colorectal cancer, whose disease has progressed on previous treatment

• The study builds on the early efficacy sign observed in previous studies with nintedanib* in colorectal and lung cancer

• The study will enrol more than 750 patients at 150 sites worldwide, with locations in U.S., Europe and Asia

(BUSINESS WIRE) For Ex-US and Ex-UK Media Only

Boehringer Ingelheim today announced the enrolment of the first patient in a new global Phase III study in patients with advanced colorectal cancer (CRC). Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the world, with nearly 1.4 million new cases diagnosed each year. Prognosis is poor for patients with advanced CRC with fewer than 10% surviving for more than five years after diagnosis.

LUME-COLON 1 [ClinicalTrials.gov i ... Read more »

Views: 67 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 10.23.2014 | Comments (0)

While Attending the Graduation of the First National Team of Documents Examination Experts

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, October 17th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Major General Khalifa Hareb Al Khaili, Acting Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of the Interior for Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs, underscored the higher leadership's keenness to provide national cadres who man the various countries’ points of entry with extensive necessary training on the use of the latest technologies to detect documents fraud and illegal entry attempts into the UAE.

Major General Al Khaili reiterated the MoI’s commitment to thoroughly examine the documents provided by travelers and to arrest those using false or falsified passports. He also noted that the UAE has become a security hub, thanks to the support and attention of its leadership. “The Ministry of Interior strives to achieve the UAE's vision of becoming one of the safest a ... Read more »

Views: 125 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 10.23.2014 | Comments (0)

Bureau van Dijk and MENA Research Partners report on regional M&A activity till 3Q2014

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Monday, October 20th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Despite pausing in the past 3rd quarter, the MENA M&A market prolonged, during the first 9 months of the year 2014 (9m14), its recovery path initiated post-financial crisis and in the aftermath of the Arab Spring. The strengthening economic fundamentals, the amelioration in the risk profile of major regional countries, the governmental implementation of key business-friendly reforms are all stimulating factors for deal generation activity.

While the total number of completed deals has been stabilizing at the low-end of its range since 2009, the announced value of M&As reached $40 billion and $32 billion respectively during 9m13 and 9m14, compared to a slightly lower 9-month average of $27 billion during the previous 3 years. Such trend is gradually reinstating the large deal sizes witnessed du ... Read more »

Views: 85 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 10.23.2014

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, October 18th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The MoI has introduced the issuance of Criminal Status Certificates (Certificates of Good Conduct) service as part of its smart services bundle. The smart services will help all society segments save time and effort, and enable them to access these services through the smartphone applications anywhere any time; without the hassle of  visiting the service centers except for special cases that require personal presence.

This announcement was made by Major General Dr. Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi, Director General of Central Operations, and Chairman of the E-transformation Higher Committee. He also explained that the MoI has launched an array of services via smartphone applications that would significantly reduce the burden on customers, citizens and residents alike. These services include issuance of Criminal Status Certificates; citizens’ passport renewal; issuance of short-term (60 and 90 ... Read more »

Views: 114 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 10.23.2014 | Comments (0)