#ArabHealth 2015: Day 2 - Top Five Highlights
Canadian owned and managed Enayati Home Healthcare Center has launched the region’s first homecare technology, a patient remote monitoring system in the home. In attendance at the signing ceremony at Arab Health were Haider Khan; Director, e-Health Business Development, Etisalat; Francisco Salcedo, Head of Digital Services, Etisalat; as well as Mariam Hasan; Founding Director and General Manager, Enayati Home Healthcare Center.
Rare volumes of 1867 edition of The Lancet donated to Dubai’s Al Maktoum Medical Library
In a gesture of professional partnership and recognition of the 40th anniversary of the Arab Health Exhibition and Congress, U.S. Pavilion organiser Kallman Worldwide presented rare volumes of the 1867 edition of The Lancet to the Al Maktoum Medical Library in Dubai.
The volumes document the state-of-the-art in medicine nearly 150 years ago, most notably Dr. Joseph Lister’s breakthrough case for “sterile surgery,” a discovery that revolutionised operating room procedures and dramatically reduced the risk of post-operative infection.
The Lister report will be prominently displayed first for Arab Health attendees to view in the show’s “Future of Surgery Zone,” a new interactive exhibition area in the Plaza Hall.
Isku Interior launches new antibacterial furniture at Arab Health Expo 2015
The award winning Finland-based Isku Interior is the first company in the furniture sector to launch an antibacterial copper-based coating for furniture with Hygiene furniture collection. The range, whose antibacterial coating reduces significantly or eliminates the risk of infections spreading through surfaces, includes a range of chairs, sofas, couches, tables, office chairs and desks. The range has been awarded the right to use Cu+ mark of the Copper Development Association.
F1 Inspired Wheelchair makes International debut
Described by Design Milk as ‘A Wheelchair That Might Disrupt the Industry’, Carbon Black made its international debut at the Arab Health exhibition. Andrew Slorance, managing director of Carbon Black System, said: “We offer a real alternative to the typical perception of ‘wheelchair’ each of our chairs is hand made entirely from carbon fibre, bespoke for the customer by formula one engineers in the UK. The vision was to create a highly designed wheelchair that empowered the user with ability, confidence and style and was a world apart from the typical wheelchair as we know it.
The German Export Association celebrates 20 years at Arab Health
The German Export Association (GHE) hosted press session to celebrate 20 years at Arab Health. 50 medicine technology exporters were in attendance with keynote addresses from GHD Chairman, Markus Braun and Informa CEO, Will Morris. For those companies involved in the export of German medical and laboratory technology, Arab Health has become the most important trade fair based in the Middle East. For more than 20 years, the GHE has been witness to its rapid development whereby Dubai and the region have increasingly gained in significance in the healthcare realm.
Source: HK Strategies
Image Credit: Arab Health Online
Published on : Tue, 27 Jan 2015