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INGELHEIM, Germany - Monday, October 19th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

    First FDA approval of a specific reversal agent for a novel oral anticoagulant (NOAC)1
    Praxbind® immediately reverses the anticoagulant action of dabigatran2,3

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted approval of Praxbind® (idarucizumab).4 Praxbind® is indicated for patients treated with Pradaxa® (dabigatran etexilate), when reversal of the anticoagulant effects of dabigatran is needed for emergency surgery/urgent procedures or in life-threatening or uncontrolled bleeding.1

“We are very pleased to offer Praxbind®, the first specific reversal agent for a novel oral anticoagulant, now approved by the FDA,” said Professor Jörg Kreuzer, Vice President Medicine, Therapeutic Area Cardiovascular, Boehringer Ingelheim. “With th ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, October 16th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

A delegation from the Ministry of Interior, headed by Major General Dr. Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi, Inspector General of the Ministry of Interior, recently visited the UK’s Inspectorate of Constabulary office for Punitive Establishments. During the visit, the delegation reviewed the workflow and the best international practices adopted at the Punitive Establishments and Naturalization and Ports Affairs in the UK; in order to avail these experiences, keep abreast of changes and developments, and ensure sustainable development.

The visit aims to exchange expertise, information, referencing comparisons, and benchmarking. It also aims to review mutually beneficial exchanges of practical applications, to harness human and technical capabilities to transfer knowledge, avail the unique experiences, and examine the referencing comparisons mechanism with other establishments, in a way that would ultima ... Read more »

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SUMMIT, N.J. - Monday, October 19th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

A significantly greater proportion of patients with moderate to severe ulcerative colitis achieved clinical remission at 32 weeks with Ozanimod 1 mg versus placebo

Clinical response and mucosal healing also significantly improved with Ozanimod 1 mg compared to placebo at week 32

Week 32 safety results consistent with those at week 8

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG) today announced detailed results from the maintenance phase of the TOUCHSTONE phase 2 clinical trial of Ozanimod, an investigational compound, in patients with moderate to severe ulcerative colitis at the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) Annual Scientific Meeting in Honolulu. In the trial, a significantly greater proportion of patients on Ozanimod achieved or maintained clinical remission at 32 weeks compared with those on placebo.

“Along with the previously reported results from the induction ... Read more »

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With the participation of selected local and international experts

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, October 14th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Under the patronage of Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, the Ministry of Interior organized on Tuesday, the Fourth Scientific Forum for Research and Decision-Making Support Centers at the Police Officers Club in Abu Dhabi. Participants at the Forum called upon the competent authorities to conduct periodic opinion polls and field surveys to identify the number of young people affected by the destructive ideas that are tackled across various social media networks.

Moreover, the attendees underlined the importance of concluding scientific cooperation agreements between the Ministry of Interior and the different universities and research centers across the country in order exchange scientific and academic knowledge and expertise, and to create a common database ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, October 14th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Directorate General of Finance and Services at Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters has achieved the Integrated Management System (IMS) Certification across the the director general’s office and affiliated sections, after meeting the international standards’ requirements for   ISO 9001 Quality Management System, ISO 14001 Environment Management System, OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health and Safety Management Syste. The certificate was awarded by third party certification LRQA (Lloyds Register Quality Assurance).

The certification marks the success of the Directorate General of Finance and Services in  providing administrative support; organizing employees’ productivity; following-up on  the strategic plans of organizational units; supervising the implementation of engineering projects; and maintaining the buildings affiliated with the Abu Dhabi Police ... Read more »

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One of a kind training with assessment makes Arabia CSR Network leading training centre in the Region

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, October 18th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Arabia CSR Network (ACSRN), a local think tank and knowledge centre, will organize a four day advanced session on Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability. Designed to augment knowledge and know how on the subject, the accredited course is based on the training series conducted in the past by the Network in collaboration with the Asian Institute of Management, Manila.

The training course aims to shed light on conceptual underpinnings, and practical applications of the theory and practice of CSR and sustainability. It underlines the concept of value creation through strategic CSR, emphasizing on the business’ role in society going beyond making profits and attaining growth. The individual sessions will include the following topics: evaluating the internal and external env ... Read more »

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Welcomed Participation of Emirates Association for Lawyers and Legal Consultants in Khalifa Student Empowerment Program ‎

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Monday, October 19th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, met with Zayed Saeed Saif, Chairman of the Emirates Association for Lawyers and Legal Consultants, at the Abu Dhabi Police Headquarters, as a part of the introductory meeting organized by Khalifa Student Empowerment Program “Aqdar” with the Association. This falls in line with the efforts to enhance and promote the concepts of mutual institutional work between all ministries, local and federal entities, private institutions and civil society institutions, as well as all other parties involved with students,  as per the National Charter for Students’ Awareness.

His Highness Sheikh Saif hailed the partnership between the Emirates Association for La ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, October 14th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

On Wednesday, Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, offered his condolences to the families of the Emirati martyrs and armed forces heroes who died in the line of duty while participating in the Arab Coalition's 'Operation Restoring Hope' led by Saudi Arabia to back the legitimate government of Yemen.

During his visit to the mourning tent of martyr Yusuf Salim Al Ka’bi in Madab area in the emirate of Fujairah, and martyr Sultan Saeed Al Mazroui in Kalba area in the emirate of Sharjah, His Highness expressed his heartfelt condolences and sincere sympathies to the families of the martyrs, praying to God Almighty to rest the martyrs’ souls in peace, to grant them rest in heaven among the martyrs and the saints, and to grant their families patience and solace to bear their loss.

For more information about:< ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, October 14th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Mandilicious™, the world’s first international quick service restaurant chain to serve authentic Mandi and the traditional Cuisine of Arabia, has announced a new partnership with The Franchizery, a franchise consulting firm based in Abu Dhabi.

“We are proud to announce this new partnership with a reputable company such as The Franchizery, and are excited about what the prospects this partnership will bring,” said Fayez Al Nusari, CEO of Mandilicious™.  “As we are a rapidly expanding global brand, our partnership with The Franchizery will no doubt help us to expand the footprint of Mandilicious™ throughout the Middle East and Africa.”

Equally optimistic, Yendy Khayat, Founder and Managing Director of The Franchizery, noted that Mandilicious™ has developed a unique concept for Arabian food which has a great appeal among restaurant ... Read more »

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