#ArabHealth 2015: Day 3 - Top Five Highlights

#ArabHealth 2015: Day 3 - Top Five Highlights
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Brazil expects US$20 million in deals at Arab Health

This year, 44 Brazilian enterprises are exhibiting at Arab Health. As a result, the enterprises are expecting US$20 million worth of deals throughout the year, according to Brazilian Association of the Industry of Medical, Hospital & Laboratory Articles & Equipment (Abimo).

University Hospital Sharjah (UHS) makes its debut at Arab Health

UHS is showcasing the hospital’s advanced medical offering, including its groundbreaking programmes such as the Sharjah Breast Centre being run in collaboration with Gustave-Roussy, which is one of the worlds’ leading cancer research institutes and the biggest health centre dedicated to oncology in Europe.

Paralyzed Film Producer Nick ‘Pikki’ Fearon demonstrated walking and doing robotic assisted physiotherapy (RAP) with new robotic device ‘REX’


Pikki walked with the support of the REX robot for the first time since he battled back from life threatening injuries sustained in an accident 11 years ago. Pikki, who broke his back in 2004, was told he would never walk again. He has helped to launch an appeal to help raise funds to purchase a REX. Fearon demonstrated walking today at Arab Health.


REX Bionics is used by people with complete spinal cord injury, as well as people who have suffered a stroke or other traumatic brain injury; and people with multiple sclerosis and muscular dystrophy. REX P, for use in the home, enables users to walk and stand with their hands free - providing more work and recreation options. 


Dubai Healthcare City expands its licensing framework, adding 34 new countries

Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC), the world’s healthcare largest free zone, has added 34 countries to the licensing framework for its healthcare and CAM (complementary and alternative medicine) professionals, totalling to 63 countries.  The new list of countries was evaluated against comprehensive criteria including undergraduate training, undergraduate medical/dental education, examination assessment, postgraduate medical/dental education, certification/qualification, licensing/registration, and accredited institutions. The 34 countries came from the MENA region, Eastern Europe and the Indian Subcontinent and India.


Record number of companies from Wales attend Arab Health

Thirty two delegates from sixteen businesses and organisations are participating in Arab Health as part of a Welsh government supported visit and trade missions. Twelve companies are exhibition on the UK pavilion – one of the biggest stands at Arab Health.

Economy Minister Edwina Hart said: "This event offers an exciting opportunity for businesses of all sizes to increase their export activity by connecting with businesses in the Life Sciences sector from around the world. It is a key event for the sector and the Welsh Government is supporting companies to either exhibit at Arab Health or visit as part of a trade mission and I am delighted at the take up.”

Source: HK Strategies

Image Credit: Arab Health Online 

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Published on : Wed, 28 Jan 2015

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