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Educational model to raise children’s traffic safety awareness

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, January 15th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Traffic and Patrols Directorate at the Abu Dhabi Police reiterated their warning about the dangers associated with the self-balancing two-wheel electric scooters (hoverboards), which is growing in popularity across the UAE. The directorate urged parents to make sure these devices are suitable for children and highlighted the risks of such toys, which pose a risk to users who fail to observe safety and prevention requirements. The directorate also stressed the need to prevent children from using these boards on public roads and pavements, warning that they could cause serious risks to their lives.

Colonel Jamal Salem Al Ameri, Chief of the Public Relations Section at the Traffic and Patrols Directorate of Abu Dhabi Police, emphasized the importance of providing good quality play opportunities to children, provided t ... Read more »

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ACCA Report Examines How Behaviour Reflects Culture in Worldwide Organisations


Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Monday, January 18th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

A new report, Culture and channelling corporate behaviour: ACCA member survey, published by ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) has found that recognition at work is the highest motivator, regardless of age, industry or location – even outstripping monetary reward.  

The survey harnessed the views of almost 2,000 ACCA finance professionals from across the globe. The highest motivators for respondents that included the Middle East region, after recognition was getting to a more senior position followed by having more challenging work.  

Jo Iwasaki, ACCA Head of Corporate Governance, said:

“To promote ethical behaviour at work, the creation of an environment where people could comfortably discuss any concerns was rated highest among respondents. On ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Monday, January 18th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

High temperatures, extremely bright sunlight, hot air currents, and dry air are all factors that have direct impacts on the body in general and the eyes in particular. Individuals in areas where summer heat doesn’t exceed 35 degrees can feel these changes, so what would be impacts of these changes in desert areas such as the United Arab Emirates particularly and the Gulf in general, where temperatures rise dramatically.

Some of the precautions that can be adopted to reduce the direct negative impact of such weather are the use of headgears of light colors that reflect sunbeams such as the white Ghutra and hats to protect the face and the eyes from the sun. Sunglasses that contain Ultraviolet (UV) protective filters can also be used for such protection.

In some cases, these conditions lead to common eye diseases such as Keratoconus.

Perhaps many of us have heard the term Kerato ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, January 12th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The Smart Government Program at the Ministry of Interior (MoI) launched the new design for the ministry’s MoI UAE application. The application is available in the Apple Store for iOS supported devices such as iPhone and iPad. Providing this service through the Smart Government Program falls in line with the MoI’s efforts to develop smart services offered to customers, so as to enhance the provision of these services and make them available and accessible around the clock.

It is worth mentioning that customers download the new design via the following link:

https://itunes.apple.com/ae/app/uae-moi/id768665731?mt=8

For Android compatible smart phones:

https://play.google.com/store/apps/developer?id=UAE+Ministry+of+Interior&hl=en_GB

Lt. Colonel Faisal Mohammed Al Shimmari, Executive Director of the MoI’s Smart Government Program noted: “T ... Read more »

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GOTHENBURG, Sweden - Sunday, January 17th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ascom Wireless Solutions, one of the world’s leading providers of mission-critical wireless communication solutions for healthcare, will use its presence at the upcoming Arab Health 2016 event to underscore its commitment and involvement in the Middle East and Asia.

“Arab Health 2016 is our showcase event of the year for the rapidly growing Middle East market,” says Ahmad Al Jassim, Managing Director Ascom Middle East. “We have good news to share, such as how our innovative solutions are helping hospitals become state-of-the-art organizations offering high levels of care bringing them closer to the people that really matter. There’s also the news that Ascom is committed to focusing on healthcare by providing integrated workflow intelligence solutions, and how we are working with our partners to achieve this.”

Ascom’s strategic focus on heal ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, January 17th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

In line with the Traffic Awareness Plan for 2016, the Traffic and Patrols Directorate at the Abu Dhabi Police spread awareness among 180 school bus drivers of Emirates Transport.

Colonel Jamal Salem Al Ameri, Chief of Public Relations Section at the Traffic and Patrols Directorate, Abu Dhabi Police, said that the Traffic Awareness Plan aims to enhance the traffic culture of the public in general in order to create an integrated safe traffic environment. He explained that the lectures provided to drivers focused on providing secure and safe transportation for students in order to reduce accidents and ensure the students’ well-being.

He said, “The awareness lecture delivered by Warrant Officer Ahmed Abdah elaborated on safe ways to board and exit school buses, and the proper ways of school bus seating. The lecture also highlighted the instruction given to drivers to stop at de ... Read more »

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