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New COVID-19 Response Report Analyses Saudi Arabia's Insurance Industry as Digitisation Gains Pace

Oxford Business Group and Najm Insurance Services launch latest research tool    Riyadh, 9 September 2020: The impact of Covid-19 on the insurance sector in Saudi Arabia and the efforts of sector players to support the national response to the challenges of the pandemic  are explored in a new Covid-19 Response Report (CRR) by Oxford Business Group (OBG), produced with Najm Insurance Services.   The CRR provides an in-depth analysis of Saudi Arabia’s response to the coronavirus in an easy-to-navigate and accessible format, focusing on key data and infographics relating to the country’s socio-economic landscape.   The report examines the Kingdom’s robust macroeconomic position before the crisis, looking at how the combination of low public debt, a strong credit rating and high FX ......read more

Latest COVID-19 Response Report on Saudi Arabia Highlights E-commerce Expansion'

Oxford Business Group and Saudi Payments launch new economic analysis    17 August, 2020 – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia:   A new Covid-19 Response Report (CRR) issued by Oxford Business Group, (OBG) in partnership with Saudi payments, revealed the success of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in benefiting from e-commerce, digital transactions and dealing with the challenges imposed by the Coronavirus, which contributed in supporting the recovery of the national economy, despite the quarantine policies and commercial lockdown during the last period. The CRR provides an in-depth analysis at the Saudi Arabia’s response to the challenges imposed by this pandemic, as it highlights on solid infrastructure of the e-commerce and digital payments sectors in the Kingdom, which has facilitated the transition towards ......read more

B20 Announces Six Policies World Leaders Must Adopt to Accelerate Economic and Health Recovery from COVID-19

Global Business Group Lays Out Plan for Addressing Resurgence from Pandemic and Issues Call to Action for Collaboration      July , 2020, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia --- B20 Saudi Arabia, the official voice of business to the G20, today announced a six-point plan designed to combat the current global pandemic and lay a foundation to address future resurgences of the disease, including a potential “second wave” of the virus in the coming months. The warning comes in concert with the launch of a new special report by B20, which was developed in collaboration with business leaders and leading multilateral organizations around the world.    B20 wanted to get consensus from the business world on how governments can better support the private sector during the crisis, protect the economy and prepare ......read more

Nahdi Medical Company Transforms its Financial Management with Infor

Saudi-based pharmacy chain automates its treasury and payment systems, boosting efficiency and visibility as it plans regional expansion       July 2, 2020 – Infor, a global leader in business cloud software specialized by industry, today announced that Nahdi Medical Company, a Saudi Arabia-based pharmacy retail chain, has digitally transformed its financial management, payment systems, and financial planning with Infor Treasury Management.     This solution allows vast improvements to Nahdi Medical’s financial management and planning capabilities, placing the company in a strong position to expand its operations in line with Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 ambition to increase the private sector participation in the provision of healthcare services. Saudi Arabia is the Gulf Cooperation ......read more

Alstom at Forefront of Hygiene & Safety Innovation for Transport & Mobility in a COVID-19 World

July 02, 2020:  As lockdown restrictions are gradually eased, and people adjust to the new normal, many are asking what the new normal will be for public transport and mobility. Safety and hygiene are at the root of people’s concerns when it comes to travel and mobility in a COVID-19 world, with commuters seeking reassurance that their health and wellbeing will be a top priority.   Alstom, a global leader in rail transport and sustainable mobility, has been working to alleviate such concerns, making the most of the lockdown period by investing an extra €1 million into speeding up the development of health and wellbeing mobility initiatives.     A dedicated team of experts at Alstom has brought together their key expertise and resources across all technical domains, while coordinating with ......read more

Updates to Transfer Pricing in Saudi Arabia

By Omer Saleem, director and deputy CEO of Proven SA June 28, 2020:   The past months have shifted the business world dramatically, and central hubs of business have been leading the world through the strategic actions necessary to overcome these extreme situations. Remote work adoption is at an all-time high as a matter of necessity and with new guidelines, while business service providers began re-tailoring their services to fit changing business models. Saudi Arabia has led the response for COVID-19 emergency, and the Kingdom continues to update its policies in response to the ramifications of the pandemic as well as other global events. Recent news revealed updates on WPS (Wage Protection System) and customs fees, and more recently the Saudi Arabia GAZT (General Authority of Zakat and Tax) issued updated transfer ......read more

Preparing for a New Post-pandemic Economic Era in Mena

• Expectations for the pace of economic recovery must be realistic, but many GCC countries can be optimistic for 2021.   By Edris Alrafi, Head of Middle East & Africa for Aberdeen Standard investments (ASI)   June 28, 2020: The aftermath of the economic and market turbulence due to Covid-19 has redefined the landscape for GCC member states. A relatively bleak growth outlook requires a shift in expectations – with a recovery unlikely until 2021.   However, some GCC countries such as the UAE, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia are well placed to ensure this recovery becomes a reality as their strong Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWFs) will pay a vital role in helping the economies get back on their feet.   As with other regions globally, the growth outlook for the Middle East has suffered from ......read more

Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Group (HMG) Reports First Quarter Net Income Growth of 5.35%

• Q1 revenues of SAR 1,343.3 million grew 9.4% and decreased by 4.4% on the previous quarter • Group’s total capacity stands at 1,913 beds and 1,371 clinics as at 31 March 2020, through which an integrated system of general and specialized services is provided  • Ramp-up of electronic services and remote medical consultations; delivery of medicines and other medical services to serve customers at home     29 April 2020:  Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Group (“HMG”, or the “Group”), Saudi Arabia’s largest private medical services provider, has announced its financial results for the 3-month period ended 31 March 2020.    First quarter revenue increased by 9.4% year-on-year to SAR 1,343.3 million, driven by revenue growth across the ......read more

The First Largest Virtual World Dental Conference Concludes With Thousands of Medical Participants Around the World Attending

April 25, 2020:    The Saudi Dental Society has conducted the first and largest virtual  Dental Conference around the world, with senior lecturers from the most prestigious universities in the United States, Europe, the United Kingdom and Saudi Arabia were contacted to give continuous lectures for 11 hours a day for three days event. This conference came with the aim of motivating the members and colleagues in the dental society considering the social divergence the world is witnessing today. This conference witnessed the registration of more than 16 thousand dentists from around the world, and more than one hundred thousand views through social media. Dr. Thamer Theeb, a dental consultant at the British Academy (BAIRD), comments: “This conference is the largest virtual gathering of dentists ......read more

Increasing Number of UAE and KSA Residents are Concerned About Job and Income Loss Due to the Coronavirus

In addition to this, most residents think the pandemic will incur a long lasting damage to their respective economies   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 16, 2020:   The latest data from YouGov’s survey run between 8th- 15th April shows an increasing number of people in the UAE and KSA are concerned about the loss of job or salary due to the ongoing Coronavirus crisis. The proportion of respondents who said this has increased from 44% to 51% this week. Notably, UAE residents are much more worried about this outcome as compared to people in KSA (64% vs 38%). In both the countries, concern over job loss was seen more among expats than locals. In the UAE, Western (74%) and Asian expats (68%) appeared more nervous about this scenario as compared to the Emiratis (46%). Similarly, in KSA, expats are more anxious ......read more

Lenovo Offers Free Global Warranty Extension During COVID-19

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, April 11, 2020:   Keeping customer centricity as our primary objective, Lenovo is leveraging the full strength of its global business operations to maintain services support and minimize any potential impact on customers worldwide during this challenging time of COVID-19 pandemic.  To better support our customers, Lenovo is offering a free global warranty extension for up to 75 days through May 31, 2020. The extension is applicable to all Lenovo PCs, tablets, smart home devices, consumer AR and VR devices, monitors and accessories, with warranties that are coming to an end between March 15 and April 30, 2020. Through the breadth of consumer technology and services, Lenovo is here to support customers in continuing to stay connected, productive and entertained at home.  

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King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre - First Recipient of HIMSS Davies Award in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – February 2, 2020:   King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre (KFSH&RC) is one of four recipients of this year’s Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Davies Award of Excellence and is in the top 100 list of organizations worldwide to achieve this award. KFSH&RC is the first HIMSS Davies Award winner in the Kingdom and the first outside of North America to achieve HIMSS Stage 7 Ambulatory and HIMSS Stage 6 Analytics Maturity.   The HIMSS Davies Award recognizes outstanding achievements of organizations that have utilized health IT to substantially improve patient outcomes through sharing evidence-driven best practices on implementation strategies, workflow design, change management and patient ......read more

Minister of Health meets Saudi and Kuwaiti Ministers of Health

The meeting aims to advance bilateral relations and enhance cooperation in health field     January 28, 2020:   H.E. Abdul Rahman Bin Mohammed Al Owais, Minister of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has discussed with Dr.Tawfiq bin Fawzan Al-Rabiah, Minister of Health of Saudi Arabia and Kuwaiti Health Minister Sheikh Dr. Basel Al-Humoud Al-Sabah, ways of boosting cooperation and coordination in the health sector.    The meeting was held today on the sidelines of the 45th Arab Health being held at Dubai World Trade Centre from January 27 to 30.     H.E. Dr. Mohammad Salim Al Olama, Undersecretary of the Ministry, and a number of officials from the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait attended the meeting, which touched on methods of improving health services and how to keep abreast of ......read more

Saudi Pharmaceutical Sector in Spotlight at Pharma Congress in Riyadh

The three-day congress sheds light on the latest technological innovations, investment opportunities and developments in pharmaceutical manufacturing    Saudi - December 04, 2019: The 5th MENA Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Congress and Exhibition kicked off today at the Voco Hotel, Riyadh. The three-day congress with the theme – ‘Improving pharmaceutical manufacturing through innovative strategies and knowledge’ – will discuss key innovations, challenges and opportunities in Saudi Arabia, and the MENA region in general.     Dr. Moureq Alotaibi, President of Saudi Pharmaceutical Society, and Dr. Faisal BinDail, Chairman of National Committee for Pharmaceutical Industries and the Scientific Committee Chairman of the Congress opened the congress which brought together 360 delegates ......read more

Intertek participates in inaugural Saudi Workplace Health and Safety conference

October 22, 2019, Dammam, KSA:    Intertek, a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide, participated in the inaugural conference for Saudi Workplace, Safety, Health, Environment and Wellbeing with experts providing insights on Road Traffic Safety Management Systems and global industry standards to an audience of health and safety professionals and industry leaders.   The four-day event, held under the auspices of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), took place in Damman, Saudi Arabia. It is the first event of its kind in Saudi Arabia and supports the commitments set by Saudi Vision 2030. Deemah Saleh Alswat, Training Supervisor in Business Assurance at Intertek Gulf region, presented on road traffic safety management, shedding light on how organisations can play a key ......read more

Three words that could save your life: Saudi Red Crescent Authority roll out what3words location technology in a revolutionary move to improve response times ahead of Hajj

Riyadh, July 31, 2019:  Today, the Saudi Red Crescent Authority announces it has partnered with what3words, helping those in need of medical attention to be found faster and respond to incidents more effectively. The partnership, launching ahead of the busy Hajj period, will enable callers to use 3 word addresses, providing a simple way to describe precisely where help is needed. what3words has divided the globe into 3m x 3m squares and given each one a unique 3 word address. It is one of the most advanced systems in emergency operations in the world. ///seagull.shorter.hobbit for example, will take you to the front entrance of        Ar Riyāḑ, Riyadh. The app is free to download for both iOS and Android, or by browser, and works offline – making it ideal for use in areas with an unreliable ......read more

Amanat portfolio company agrees to acquire three medical facilities in Jeddah Saudi Arabia

• International Medical Center acquires three new facilities in North Jeddah • In line with Amanat’s strategic growth plans of making both direct and add-on acquisitions to its portfolio • Amanat oversaw the acquisition, leveraging its deep healthcare expertise to support successful closing   Saudi - 02 July 2019:  Amanat Holdings PJSC (“Amanat”), the GCC’s largest healthcare and education investment company, announces that its portfolio company, International Medical Center (“IMC”), has agreed to the acquisition of 100% of three medical facilities located in North Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Completion is pending regulatory and legal approvals of the Ministry of Health in Saudi Arabia.    IMC is a leading tertiary care hospital, with an existing 300 bed ......read more

Saudi patient with life-threatening facial injury thankful after reconstruction surgery transforms his life

08 April 2019, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia:  A Saudi patient with a devastating facial injury now feels like he has his life back on track thanks to life-changing surgery by Saudi German Hospital (SGH) in Jeddah. A 30-year-old patient was involved in a gardening accident with an electric chainsaw, which resulted in severe and catastrophic damage to his left side of his face: forehead, eye, middle face, cheek, chin, and neck. The injuries were very deep near to the base of his skull, facial bones, muscles, skin, and nerves. Bone of his left eye was completely detached from its place.   After one day, and rejections from other hospitals due to the severity of the injuries, the patient visited Prof. Ibrahim Hashish, Head of Dental and Maxillofacial Center at SGH Jeddah. “In my forty years of work in maxillofacial ......read more

Saudi's dynamic business leader and visionary celebrates World Health Day

Universal health coverage is WHO’s number one goal and theme for this year’s World Health Day Aligned and in support of World Health Day, Mr. Makarem Batterjee, President of Bait Al Batterjee (BAB) holding company and Vice Chairman and Deputy President of Saudi German Hospitals Group, shares his healthcare vision and purpose for the Middle East and beyond 03 April 2019, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia:   April 7th marks World Health Day, an initiative launched by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to raise awareness of prevalent global health issues that require action and impact driven change collectively from around the globe.   Universal health coverage is WHO’s number one goal and theme for this year’s World Health Day with the aim of ensuring that everyone can obtain the care they need, ......read more

New Saudi German Hospital in Dammam, set to be completed in June 2019, aims to increase patient access to World-Class Healthcare

14 February 2019, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: Saudi German Hospitals Group (SGH Group) has announced that it has successfully completed 66% of establishing its brand-new healthcare facility in Dammam, and is set to be completed by June 2019. Once complete, the state-of-the-art hospital will cover an area of 39,000 square meters, with 8 operating rooms and a potential capacity of up to 300 beds and 100 clinics. The hospital is located on King Fahd Street, West of Al Faisaliah in Dammam and will provide patients from the Eastern Province, and beyond, world-class expertise and patient care. Speaking about the project, Eng. Sobhi Batterjee, Group President of Saudi German Hospital Group, commented: “This is an important milestone for SGH Group as we continue to expand in the region to increase patient access to world-class healthcare. ......read more

Profeta - Premium Range of Halal Vitamins and Supplements for Men, Women and Children

Profeta Health - Synonym for Halal Health All products are rigorously laboratory tested and undergo a stringent vetting process All of our healthcare supplements are made using premium grade vitamins, minerals and ingredients  We use the latest internationally renowned scientific research to develop our products with optimum and effective levels of vitamins, minerals and active ingredients in-line with recognised safe upper levels for dietary supplements. Our products conform to international and natioanl standards. Including Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP). These industry best practices help ensure the safety, quality and efficacy of products. All of our products are halal certified by the relevant national and international bodies such as HMC in the UK. Our expert and highly experienced healthcare and ......read more

Al- Jazeera Paints Supports the 2018 Breast Cancer Campaign As a Contribution to Promote Health Awareness

2520 Female Visitors within 5 Days of Asir Campaign Saudi Arabia, October 31, 2018:  The National Campaign Events for Early Detection of Breast Cancer (2018), which was held by the General Directorate of Health Affairs in Asir Region was fulfilled. It was organized by the Department of Communication, Relations and Awareness of the Directorate under the guidance of the General Manager of Health Affairs in the Region (Khalid Ayedh Asiri) and sponsored by AL-Jazeera paints company at AL-Rashed Mall in Abha city. The campaign was a great success and attracted many attendees and participants. The most important of these was Dr. Meshabab Bin Saeed Al- Asmari, Assistant General Manager of Health Affairs for Human Resources in Asir Region who inaugurated the campaign on behalf of the General Manager of Health Affairs in the ......read more

Illicit Tobacco Trade in KSA Causes $80 Million Tax Revenue Loss

Market research shows a 14.1% incidence of non-domestic cigarette packs in Saudi Arabia for Q2 of 2018, almost doubling from 7.2% in Q4 of 2017 Excise and VAT have increased the price of cigarettes in some GCC nations, giving rise to illicit trade  Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: 22 October 2018:   A recent report by the Gulf Research Centre outlines the prevalence of smoking across the GCC and the implications of cigarette taxation on illicit trade. Smoking statistics for the GCC show a rate of over 7 million adult smokers ; of which more than 3 million adult smokers are in KSA.     Furthermore, Q2 2018 market research conducted by MSintelligence shows a 14.1% incidence of non-domestic cigarette packs in Saudi Arabia, almost doubling from 7.2% in Q4 of 2017. This research aims to provide an ......read more

Breast Cancer Campaign in Asir Starts under Auspices of Al- Jazeera Paints Next Wednesday

Dubai, UAE, October 07, 2018:  The campaign of the Saudi Ministry of Health to raise awareness about breast cancer in Asir region, will be launched on October 10th under auspices of Al- Jazeera Paints, as its continues custom to provide social support. The campaign will begin next Wednesday at Al- Rashed Mall in Abha and will continue for five consecutive days under supervision of the General Directorate of Health Affairs in Asir through Breast Cancer Awareness Exhibition 2018, which was prepared by Al- Jazeera Paints in full. Many agencies participate such as: Asir Central Hospital, Sector and hospital of Ahad  Rufaida, Shafa Abha Hospital for maternity and Children, the Directorate Health Awareness, Breast Cancer Zahrat Society and Al- Khamis General Hospital. The exhibition was provided with two clinics with a full ......read more

Clean Air in Classrooms Improves Student Performance

Comment Article by TR Ganesh, General Manager, Blueair Middle East After a long summer break, it's time for the kids in the Middle East to head back to school and focus on classes, sports and other after-school activities. It is a time of transition, not only for children but for parents. Besides being anxious about the regular and recurring worrying thoughts such as – does my child have the right uniform? will they need extra help in the classroom? or what am I going to pack for lunch every day?, parents have some deeper concerns around sending their kids back to school, one of which is their child’s health. Many people are not aware of how bad the indoor air quality in schools can be. Fatigue, headaches, dizziness, coughing, and eye, nose and throat irritation are symptoms of poor air quality in learning ......read more

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A Face Transplant Operation is a Demonstration of Advanced Surgery and High Technology…

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The Orthodontics Industry is set to reach SR 1.16 Billion by 2021…

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