The UAE Ministry of Health has participated at the first ever ‘MENA MedTEch Regulatory Symposium,’ which was conducted recently at the Radisson Royal Hotel in Dubai. H.E. Dr. Amin Hussain Al Amiri, Assistant Undersecretary for the Ministry’s Public Health Policy and License, opened the inaugural event and delivered the keynote address during its opening. Organized by the Middle East Medical Devices & Diagnostics Trade Association (MECOMED) and its 24 member companies, the pioneering event offerd an ideal platform to MENA region’s regulatory affairs healthcare professionals to share their reports and experiences on key regulatory topics.

H.E. Saeed Almatrooshi, Secretary General of the Executive Council of the Emirate of Ajman will head a delegation from Ajman government to visit Milan Expo 2015 from October 1 – 6, 2015.

H.E. Expert Tarish Eid Al Mansouri, Director-General of the Dubai Courts, recently met a group of outstanding employees to honour their exceptional performance and valuable contributions towards improving the quality of legal and judicial services to enhance customer confidence in 2014. The honouring of outstanding employees is in line with Dubai Court’s commitment to appreciate its creative and talented human resource. Such recognition leads to high efficiency, enhances internal environment, and stimulates innovation and excellence to achieve its vision of ‘Leadership in Courts.’

Dubai Courts has announced that it won three prestigious Stevies® at the 12th International Business Awards (IBA), the latest edition of the world’s premier business awards recognizing corporate innovation and excellence within the international business community. The coveted prizes conferred to Dubai Courts demonstrate the legal and judicial excellence in the emirate. The awarding ceremony will be held on October 28, 2015 in Toronto, Canada, in the presence of high-profile decision-makers and business leaders from all over the world.

The Ministry of Health has launched two new initiatives aimed at raising public awareness on cancer and the importance of its early detection through regular medical check-ups for more effective treatments. Developed under the slogan ‘Etmnan,’ the ‘National Periodic Health Screening’ and ‘Cancer Screening’ initiatives were formally unveiled during a press conference held at the Ministry of Health's auditorium in the presence of H.E. Dr. Hussein Abdul Rahman Al Rand, Assistant Undersecretary for Health Centers and Clinics. H.E. Dr. Al Rand emphasized the significance of the two initiatives, saying that they complement the Ministry’s vision and mission of promoting individual and community health in the UAE by providing full and distinctive services delivered within a sustainable healthy environment. The initiatives are part of the Cabinet approved programs.