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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, November 20th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Media Department at the General Directorate of Civil Defense organized a diabetes awareness campaign under the slogan “My Health” (Sehhati). The campaign, tailored in cooperation and coordination with Al Ahli Hospital, was held at the directorate’s Abu Dhabi headquarters.

Officers, non-commissioned officers, constables, civilians and workers from the General Directorate of Civil Defense took part in the event, which marks the World Diabetes day. Attendees participating in the campaign underwent on-site medical screening tests, which included cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar and body mass index tests.

Colonel Jassim Abdullah Humaid, Director General of Resources and Support Services, praised the valuable health awareness campaign. He stressed the importance of regular medical checks-ups, to ensure the safety and health of all staff members at the General ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, November 23rd 2014 [ME NewsWire]

In a step to help those who have lost limbs in an accident, the Abu Dhabi Police Headquarters (GHQ) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Omniyati Prosthetics Arts Center.

The agreement was signed at the Abu Dhabi Police GHQ by Major General Khalil Dawood Badran, Director General of Finance and Services, Abu Dhabi Police; and Ms. Ashwaq Hassan Al Hashimi, Director of the Omniyati Prosthetics Arts Center.

Major General Badran said: “This MoU reflects the vision of Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, in supporting leading national institutions, which positively reflects on the services provided to the public. It also embodies the strategy of the Abu Dhabi Police in being a part of the development process.”

The MoU allows both the Omniyati Center and the Medical Services Department at the Gen ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, November 19th 2014 [ME NewsWire]
 Arzan Wealth (DIFC) Limited (‘Arzan Wealth’), a Dubai-based advisory firm regulated by the Dubai Financial Services Authority, is pleased to announce that it has advised a consortium of investors on the acquisition of a prime logistics warehouse in Oslo, Kingdom of Norway let to Onninen AS (“The Property”).
The property is a modern warehouse constructed in 2010 for Onninen AS, as their Norwegian headquarters and key distribution warehouse to serve their 28 stores in Norway. Onninen is a solid, privately-owned multinational company founded in 1913 and operating in the Nordics and Baltics. It is one of the largest electrical wholesale distributors in the Nordics and in Norway. The total site area of 82,231m2 consists of two independent buildings comprising of 25,974m2 of high specification offices and warehouse space, and is 100% leased to Onninen AS.
Arzan Wealth ... Read more »

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SUMMIT, N.J. - Wednesday, November 19th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

ACR 20 response rates sustained with continued OTEZLA treatment through 104 weeks - 65.3 percent and 61.4 percent in PALACE 1 and 4, respectively

Eighty four percent of patients who completed one year of treatment with OTEZLA continued on OTEZLA through week 104 in both trials

The rates of most commonly reported adverse events of diarrhea, nausea and headache decreased during the 52 to 104 week period compared to the 0 to 52 week period

(BUSINESS WIRE) Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG), today announced that results from long-term (104-week) efficacy and safety analyses of OTEZLA® (apremilast) from the open-label phase of two PALACE phase III clinical trials were presented at the 2014 American College of Rheumatology (ACR)/Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals (ARHP) annual meeting in Boston. OTEZLA is the Company’s oral, selective inhibitor of phosphodiesterase 4 (PDE4), a ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, November 19th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

    KHDA  invites RoadSafetyUAE.com and Michelin to participate in “What Works Maths+”
    ‘Train-the-Teacher’ concept to roll-out Michelin’s successful road safety concept
    Targeting more than 240,000 kids

a ‘Train-the-Teacher’ concept for road safety was presented by RoadSafetyUAE.com and Michelin at “What Works Maths plus”; an event that offers a unique opportunity for schools to regularly come together to share best practice, to provide support and guidance to each other to advance education in Dubai.

The ‘Michelin Man Academy’ concept of using education and entertainment to empower children has reached 6,000 students to date. In partnership with RoadSafetyUAE.com, the Michelin Man Academy created a ‘Train-the-Teacher’ program extension, and ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, November 21st 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Major General Khalifa Hareb Al Khaili, Acting Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of the Interior for Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs, honored a large number of officers, non-commissioned officers, constables and female staff members from the Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs sector, winners of the Minister of Interior’s Excellence Award in the Commander’s category. The honoring ceremony took place at the Abu Dhabi Police Officers’ Club and was attended by Major General Mohammed Ahmed Al Marri, Director of Directorate General of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai, alongside other directors general and officers from  the Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs sector.

Major General Al Khaili assured that the honoring embodies the strategy set out by the Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs sector to motivate its distinguished s ... Read more »

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In 10 months

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, November 19th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Call Center at the Police Follow-up Department, the General Secretariat of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Interior, received 4654 calls from the public in 10 months, from January 1 to October 31, 2014.

Lieutenant Colonel Saif Obaid Al Khaili, Head of the Police Follow-up Department, said, “The call center received several calls, either to inquire about the points system for traffic offenses or to register in the traffic points reduction program. The department has added an SMS service, whereas drivers who commit traffic violations and collect a fine or points shall receive an SMS regarding the traffic points added to their record. This SMS will urge violators to contact the Police Follow-up Department to check their traffic record and inquire about the number of points accrued to avoid accumulation. If the black points accumulated ar ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, November 19th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

A delegation from the Security Support Section at Abu Dhabi Police left the UAE en route to the United States of America, in order to review the latest practical practices adopted by the US Police. The visit also aims at measuring the remarkable capacities provided by the Security Support Section in carrying out its unconventional security tasks.

The ADP delegation included Lieutenant Colonel Khaled Saeed Al Shamesi, Chief of Security Support Section; Major Mohammed Mubarak Al Masa’bi, Security Support Patrols Branch Manager; Captain Mohammed Ibrahim Al Balas, Operations Planning Branch Manager; along with a number of officers and experts from the section.

Lieutenant Colonel Al Shamesi said,  “The visit is in response to the wise directives of Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, which stress the need  ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, November 21st 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Traffic and Patrols Directorate at Abu Dhabi Police, represented by the Al Ain Traffic Section, organized a traffic outreach program at the Liwa International School in Al Ain. The program featured a myriad of educational activities for children including traffic-related quizzes, as well as distribution of awareness publications about the importance of abiding by traffic rules and road safety rules and the means to avoid accidents. The program also acquainted students with the “Tathqeef” education patrols; a theatrical play on the main causes of traffic accidents with the help of a student.   Colonel Hamad Nasser Al Bloushi, Head of Peripheral Regions Traffic Department at the Traffic and Patrol Directorate, noted that this participation is in pursuance of the Abu Dhabi Police’s strategy to disseminate and promote traffic safety, and reinforce awareness of all segments ... Read more »

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ME NewsWire

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, November 19th 2014

DuBiotech, the Biotechnology and Research Park dedicated to facilitating and fostering growth of the UAE’s life sciences has conducted a high level event focused on the challenges of stimulating the biotechnology industry in the UAE.

A world-class biotechnology industry is of great importance for the future of quality healthcare service in the MENA region. The experts included Marwan Abdulaziz, Executive Director of TECOM Investment’s Science’s cluster, Dr Amin Al Amiri, Asst. Undersecretary Health Policy and License, UAE Ministry of Health, Christelle Dagoneau, Business Development Director for Biologics, Catalent Pharma Solutions, Europe, and Dr Sanjay Singh, CEO of Biotech Division, Emcure, gathered to discuss how to develop the UAE’s biotech industry and the challenges they face in doing so.

Biosimilars was a key discussion topic as one of the fastest g ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, November 19th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior (MoI), represented by the Higher Committee for Child Protection, will observe the Universal Children's Day tomorrow, which is celebrated worldwide event on the 20th of November. The MoI asserted its keenness to implement several initiatives and projects to enhance child protection from every potential danger. These initiatives and projects are in response to the directives of Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, and his commitment to the UAE to become a hub of child protection and security while elevating its status as a role model in the region. These commitments will be realized through the effective and precautionary measures that have been established in order to promote the security and safety of our communities.

On the occasion of the internationally and annually celebrated Universal Children&rsquo ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, November 20th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

A delegation of the Security Support Section at the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters (GHQ) reviewed the tasks and duties of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) during their current visit to the USA.

The delegation is headed by Lieutenant Colonel Khaled Saeed Al Shamesi, Chief of Security Support Section. This visit aims to enhance the prospects for cooperation, the exchange of training and academic expertise, and to review the tasks and duties of a number of police departments in the U.S.

Sheriff John L. Scott, Chief of LASD, welcomed the delegation of the Security Support Section. He provided them with a general briefing about the county, and spoke of the role of cooperation in policing. They also discussed a number of policing issues and how to promote mutual cooperation – most particularly in the fields of operations and training applications.

... Read more »
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