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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, May 27th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior launched the Ministry of Interior's #Award for Innovative Police Ideas hashtag on social media to introduce the Award and its objective both regionally and internationally.

Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior and Chairman of the Ministry of Interior’s Excellence Awards Committee, stressed the importance of introducing the Award on both local and international levels, pointing to the sheer breadth of social media and its ability to reach all over the world. “Social media enables global participation in contributing suggestions, opinions, and even applications to participate in the Award. Through this, it holds the capability to develop and upgrade the Award to higher levels, which will ultimately further the objectives of future efforts,” he said.

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, May 27th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

An estimated 12,000 individuals have benefited from 131 awareness programs organized by the Traffic and Patrols Directorate at Abu Dhabi Police in the past four months of 2015. The objectives of the programs focus on promoting traffic safety culture amongst transport companies, people's councils, and the education sectors in schools and universities in both public and private institutions. The aim is to promote traffic safety and to limit all causes of accidents, fatalities, and serious injuries resulting from such incidents.   Colonel Jamal Salem Al Ameri, Chief of Public Relations Section in the Traffic and Patrols Directorate at Abu Dhabi Police, noted that the outreach plan for this year includes 12 traffic awareness programs. “These programs aim to promote traffic culture amongst different segments of society in addition to instilling traffic education among students early on,&r ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany. - Sunday, May 31st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

    In the Phase III LUX-Lung 8 trial, afatinib* significantly improved overall survival compared to erlotinib, reducing the risk of death by 19% in patients with advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the lung, previously treated with first-line chemotherapy
    Afatinib significantly delayed progression of lung cancer (primary endpoint) and improved control of cancer-related cough and shortness of breath compared to erlotinib
    The overall rate of severe adverse events (≥grade 3) was similar between both therapies, with differences observed in the incidence of certain side effects
    Global regulatory submissions are planned later this year to treat this patient population

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim today announced overall survival (OS) results from the LUX-Lung 8 trial (NCT01523587) that directly compared the effica ... Read more »

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Under the Patronage of the Prime Minister of Qatar and Minister of Interior, H.E Sheikh Abdullah Bin Nasser Bin Khalifa Al Thani

Doha, Qatar - Wednesday, May 27th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Under the patronage of the Prime Minister of Qatar and Minister of Interior, HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani .. H.E Mr. Abdulla bin Khalid Al-Qahtani, Minister of Public Health & Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Health (SCH) inaugurated QIMC 2015 at the Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC).

With Strategic Partners, Supreme Council of Health, Hamad Medical Corporation and the Primary Health Care Corporation, QIMC 2015 is in line with the aspirations of the Qatar National Vision 2030. The event will run till May 28 at the Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC) to support the regional medical sector’s needs.

QIMC is connecting researchers, experts, and leading medical companies from around the world to the region, with Qatar’s ... Read more »

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Significant growth opportunities in short-form video and Digital Islamic Services

Dubai, United Arab Emirates. - Tuesday, May 26th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Dubai’s media sector has gone from strength to strength in the past decade, with the creation of a real industry ecosystem emerging in Dubai; Dubai Media City provides a home to industry giants, as well as SMEs and entrepreneurs from across the media value chain.

TECOM Investments’ Media Cluster, which comprises Dubai Media City, Dubai Studio City and International Media Production Zone, experienced positive growth in 2014, with 201 new companies joining its portfolio.

Deloitte’s recent TMT Predictions 2015 highlight real growth opportunities for content creators across the MENA region, focusing particularly on short-form content and Digital Islamic Services. In line with this, Mohammad Abdullah, Managing Director of TECOM’s Media Cluster has called for content creators to join th ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, May 27th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

During their current visit to the USA, a delegation from the Security Support Department at the Abu Dhabi Police reviewed the tasks and duties of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) in the fields of combating crime and dismantling bombs. Working closely with the Special Security Force and Emergency units of the LAPD, the team was welcomed and introduced to the division and tasks by Captain Edward J. Prokop, Commander of the Metropolitan Division at LAPD.  

The Security Support team took part in some of the tasks at the headquarters of the Special Security Force Unit, and became acquainted with the machinery and equipment used in incursions and raids during dangerous communications. The team additionally learned about the latest training and tactical methods alongside the standards for selecting qualified officers to join the Special Security Forces Units once they have passed the theor ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, May 26th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The fourth annual INTERPA Conference (International Association of Police Academies) hosted two sessions to discuss eight specialized papers regarding topics related to elevating training systems and skill development. The conference, which is organized by the Police College as representatives of the Ministry of Interior, is being held at the Abu Dhabi Intercontinental Hotel.

The first session, where participants discussed four of the papers, was chaired by Justin Choy from South Korea. Zaher Sabah, director of the Palestine College for Police Sciences (PCPS) in Palestine, presented the first paper about the Palestinian experience in leadership, management, and community police. Joseph Mogory, from Dar es Salaam Police Academy in Tanzania, presented the second paper that discussed promoting police professionalism by training the Tanzanian community police.  Major Dr. Mansour Nasser Al Razzuqi ... Read more »

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The Council’s Healthcare Committee visits Thermo Fisher and Himalaya Labs at DuBiotech

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates. - Tuesday, May 26th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Dubai Biotechnology and Research Park (DuBiotech), a member of TECOM Investments, the free zone business community dedicated to fostering the growth of the life sciences industry in the region, welcomed the French Business Council’s (FBC) Healthcare Committee to its world class laboratory facilities in a bid to share best practice and knowledge within the life sciences sector.

The FBC Healthcare Committee, of which DuBiotech is a founding member, promotes and represents different stakeholders operating in the French healthcare industry in Dubai, providing a platform for information sharing among various sectors, including pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices and equipment, as well as medical insurance.

Given that France’s healthcare sector employs 200,000 people directly ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, May 26th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Al Ain Social Support Center recently launched an awareness program entitled “My Secure and Stable Marital Life” in a bid to strengthen the essential foundation for community safety. The program strengthens the efforts of Abu Dhabi Police in maintaining family stability and in enhancing the leading role of the Social Support Center.  

According to Colonel Ali Salem Al Badi, Director of the Social Support Center in Al Ain, “The program aims to spread the positive culture in society through introducing the fundamental aspects of building a successful marital life and a happy family. The program embodies the keenness of the police to enhance understanding between family members and to further strengthen social stability.”

He said that marital life is a social and economic institution that plays an important role in building and maintaining a stable society. By ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, May 26th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Traffic and Patrols Directorate of the Abu Dhabi Police recently held a coordination meeting with strategic partners in order to discuss the dangers of using counterfeit or expired tires. The strategic partners involved in the meeting included representatives from tire companies, the Abu Dhabi Department of Transport, the Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC), and the Department of Economic Development.

Throughout the meeting, the Directorate warned motorists against using expired or counterfeit tires, citing that as the temperatures rise, faulty tires are like ticking time bombs.

Colonel Hamad Nasser Al Bloushi Head of Peripheral Regions Traffic Department at Abu Dhabi Police stressed the dangers of using counterfeit or expired tires that do not meet the certified standards in vehicles. He reiterated the importance of providing the maximum safety requirements to all motorists ... Read more »

Views: 102 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 06.01.2015