3 former U.S. intelligence operatives to pay over $1.6 million to resolve mercenary hacking charges
The men worked for the United Arab Emirates and faced federal charges of conspiring to violate hacking laws, the Justice Department said Tuesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

3 Former U.S. Intelligence Operatives Admit Hacking For United Arab Emirates
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ex-U.S. Intelligence Officers Admit to Hacking Crimes in Work for Emiratis
They were among a trend of Americans working for foreign governments trying to build their cyberoperation abilities. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ECW Interviews Dubai Cares Ceo H.E. Dr. Tariq Al Gurg
Discussions at the Summit will span three key themes namely: Youth, Skills and the Future of Work, Innovation in Education and Education Training. For the first time at a global educational conference, climate change and sustainability will take center stage with a high-level panel dedicated only to this topic, and a number of side events looking at education through this lens. Amongst other things, we will explore new ways of working in the areas of future skills, alternative pathways to secondary and tertiary education, and the opportunities that more holistic locally rooted learning ecosystems can bring. Through a serie...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Aid COVID-19 Education Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Humanitarian Emergencies Education Cannot Wait (ECW) Source Type: news

A Tale of Two Internationally Trained Medical Doctors in Canada
This report published by the United Nations, said the number of international migrants globally reached an estimated 272 million in 2019, an increase of 51 million since 2010. According to the estimates released before the pandemic by the United Nations, international migrants comprised 3.5 per cent of the global population, compared to 2.8 per cent in the year 2000. The World Migration Report 2020 says the world witnessed historic changes at the global level with United Nations Member States coming together to finalize two global compacts on the international manifestation of migration and displacement: the global Compac...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Sania Farooqui Tags: Development & Aid Economy & Trade Featured Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Labour Migration & Refugees North America TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

No cashiers, please: Futuristic supermarket opens in Mideast
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Middle East on Monday got its first completely automated cashier-less store, as retail giant... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WHO health supplies land in Afghanistan
Kabul/Cairo, 30 August 2021 A plane carrying WHO medicines and health supplies landed in Afghanistan today, 30 August, at 12:25 pm local time. This is the first shipment of medical supplies to land in Afghanistan since the country came under control of the Taliban authorities. “After days of non-stop work to find a solution, I am very pleased to say that we have now been able to partially replenish stocks of health facilities in Afghanistan and ensure that — for now – WHO-supported health services can continue,” said Dr Ahmed Al Mandhari, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean. The 1...
Source: WHO EMRO News - August 30, 2021 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

UAE capital mandates booster shot for Sinopharm recipients
The capital of the United Arab Emirates has ordered all residents who received the Chinese state-backed Sinopharm coronavirus vaccine over six months ago to get a booster shot by September 20 (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

UAE Unlikely to Set Net-Zero Emissions Target Before COP26
The United Arab Emirates is unlikely to set a net-zero emissions target before the COP26 talks starting in October, dealing a potential blow to the climate event. While the country is considering such a goal, its extreme heat and dry conditions make reducing greenhouse gas emissions difficult because plenty of energy is needed for cooling and desalination, according to a senior Ministry of Climate Change and Environment official. “Don’t expect us to announce anything by the COP26, but we are considering a net-zero target like any other part of the world,” Qais Al Suwaidi, head of the ministry’s clim...
Source: TIME: Science - August 24, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Verity Ratcliffe / Bloomberg Tags: Uncategorized bloomberg wire climate change Londontime Source Type: news

Iran official acknowledges videos of Evin prison abuse real
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The head of Iran's prison system acknowledged Tuesday that videos purportedly obtained by a... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Simulation of connected driving in hazardous weather conditions: general and extensible multiagent architecture and models - Outay F, Galland S, Gaud N, Abbas-Turki A.
Based on historical records, driving in hazardous weather conditions is one of the most serious causes that lead to fatal accidents on roads in general and in United Arab Emirates (UAE) highways in particular. One solution for improving road safety is to e... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Exiled Afghan President Ghani In United Arab Emirates ‘On Humanitarian Grounds’
The UAE “welcomed” the exiled president “on humanitarian grounds,” its foreign ministry said in a statement. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 18, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Graison Dangor, Forbes Staff Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Breaking breaking-news Source Type: news

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani resurfaces in UAE after fleeing Afghanistan, Emirati government says
The Biden administration and NATO have placed the blame squarely on the Afghan national government for the stunning and swift Taliban takeover. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

United Airlines reroutes planes around Afghanistan, Emirates suspends Kabul flights
United Airlines says its India flights are avoiding Afghanistan airspace after Taliban fighters took over Kabul. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Development and application of a vehicle safety rating score for public transport minibuses - Logan D, Fildes B, Rashed A, Ibrahim MN, Al Jassmi A, Dibas M, Newstead S.
This study identified a simple set of active and passive safety measures and 566 minibuses in the United Arab Emirates were inspec... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Tanzania: Company Seeks Local Partners for Covid-19 Vaccines Delivery
[Daily News] AS Tanzania is currently rolling out its vaccination plan, Hope Consortium of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates is seeking local partners to ensure the vaccines are transported and delivered safely in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 11, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

UAE to make drinking water out of thin air
(Natural News) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) plans to install water generators that can turn moisture in the air into water for public consumption. Powered by solar energy, these “hyper-dehumidifiers” can provide plenty of water to people, thanks to the humid UAE air. The technology is going to be tested in October. About 20 of these... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tunisia: Tunisia Takes Delivery of Medical Supplies Provided By United Arab Emirates
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Two planes filled with oxygen and medical equipment provided by the State of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) landed at Tunis Carthage Airport on Tuesday afternoon, to support Tunisia's efforts in the fight against the COVID19 pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 4, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: UAE Lifts Covid-19 Transit Travel Ban On Nigeria, Uganda, Others
[Vanguard] The United Arab Emirates, UAE, today, announced that with effect from Thursday passengers on transit flights from Nigeria, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, and Uganda can now enter UAE. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 4, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Dubai to burn mountains of TRASH to create energy
(Natural News) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) plans to burn the waste it generates to create energy. It currently has one finished waste-to-energy plant and three more under construction, including one of the world’s largest. The UAE’s decision to burn its trash comes as China imposed a ban on waste importation. A Bloomberg report said... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US Navy says drone strike hit oil tanker off Oman, killing 2
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — U.S. Navy explosive experts believe a “drone strike” targeted an oil tanker that came under attack... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria: Covid-19 - Again, UAE Extends Travel Ban Against Nigeria, South Africa
[Leadership] Emirates Airline has extended the suspension of its flights from Nigeria to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to at least August 7. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 30, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

UK Defense Ministry: Israel ship targeted in attack off Oman
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An oil tanker linked to an Israeli billionaire reportedly came under attack off the coast of Oman in... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Positive psychology interventions in the United Arab Emirates: boosting wellbeing - and changing culture? - Lambert L, Warren MA, Schwam A, Warren MT.
As the science of wellbeing has grown, universities have adopted the challenge of prioritizing the wellbeing of students. Positive psychology interventions (PPIs), activities designed to increase the frequency of positive emotions and experiences, which he... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Trump friend Tom Barrack says 'I'm 100% innocent' of illegal lobbying for the United Arab Emirates
Private equity investor Thomas Barrack is accused of illegally lobbying then-President Donald Trump for the United Arab Emirates. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump ally Tom Barrack set to be released on $250 million bond
Wealthy investor is charged with secretly acting as foreign agent for United Arab Emirates (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Spacewatch: UAE ’s Hope Mars mission hits first anniversary
Hope ’s scientific mission is to study atmosphere and climate of Mars and is remarkable successIt is one year since the United Arab Emirates launched theHope spacemission from the Tanegashima Space Centre in Kagoshima prefecture, in south-west Japan, to begin its journey to Mars.By 9 February 2021, Hope had crossed 493m km of space and performed the Mars Orbit Insertion (MOI) manoeuvre. On 23 March, Hope manoeuvred into its final operating orbit, a highly elliptical path that carried it from 20,000km to 43,000km in altitude above Mars, and, after a period of commissioning the instruments, science operations began on ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 23, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Stuart Clark Tags: Mars United Arab Emirates Space Middle East and North Africa Science World news Source Type: news

Drones are zapping clouds with electricity to create rain in United Arab Emirates project
The United Arab Emirates is creating enhanced rain through cloud seeding, a method of artificially encouraging clouds to produce rain. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump adviser Tom Barrack arrested on foreign-agent charges
Prosecutors say wealthy investors traded on ties to the administration to benefit the United Arab Emirates. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tunisia: Saied-Al Nahyane Telephone Conversation - Tunisia to Receive 500 Thousand Doses of Anti-Covid Vaccine On Monday
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Tunisia will receive, Monday, 500 thousand doses of anti-COVID vaccine, announced Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 12, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Why UAE Imposed Travel Ban On Nigeria
[Daily Trust] The United Arab Emirates (UAE) General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has replied to the Federal Government of Nigeria over the reason it offered for the suspension of flights to Dubai in the past four months. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 6, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Emirati Genome Program inviting more participation via new SEHA partnership
The programme, which is focused on providing preventive and personalised healthcare for citizens of the United Arab Emirates, wants more citizens to offer samples. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 5, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Saudi Arabia pushes back on UAE opposition to OPEC+ deal
Saudi Arabia's energy minister pushed back on Sunday against opposition by fellow Gulf producer the United Arab Emirates to a proposed... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The prevalence of seatbelts use in the United Arab Emirates [conference abstract] - Sadig ME, Grivna M, Kindi FRA, Nuaimi MKA, Marzougi SHA, Hosani MKA.
Virtual Pre-Conference Global Injury Prevention Showcase 2021 - Abstract Book - # 4D.003 Background and Aims Road traffic injury (RTI) is a leading cause of death and injury in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Mortality from RTI is higher in the UAE comp... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Covid live news: half of all adults in England under 30 now jabbed
More than 4.2 million people aged between 18 and 29 have received coronavirus vaccine in the three weeks since programme beganAustralia: NSW reports 30 new infectionsSports fans in UK warned: you will be guinea pigs at summer eventsThe Oxford vaccine: the trials and tribulations of a world-saving jabJakarta gravediggers chart Indonesia ’s Covid battleWill vaccines protect us against the Delta variant?See all our coronavirus coverage9.16amBSTAbu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, has removed an option for visitors to apply for vaccines from a dedicated mobile app, although a hotline run by Abu Dhabi Healt...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 27, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Kevin Rawlinson Tags: World news Coronavirus Infectious diseases Medical research Science UK news Health Source Type: news

Covid: Arsenal stadium tours offered as part of vaccine clinic
Fans are being offered the "memorable experience" when they get vaccinated at the Emirates. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Abu Dhabi says no vaccines for tourists, changes app posting
The capital of the United Arab Emirates says it won't allow tourists flying into the emirate to receive coronavirus vaccines (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Update on COVID-19 in WHO ’s Eastern Mediterranean Region
24 June 2021 – I would like to welcome you all to this virtual media briefing on the COVID-19 situation in the Eastern Mediterranean Region. We are glad to have with us today, Dr Hany Jokhdar, Deputy Minister of Health of Saudi Arabia, and Dr Ibrahim El-Ziq, WHO Representative in Saudi Arabia, to discuss the preparations for this year's hajj season. Let me start with the latest updates on COVID-19.  As of 22 June 2021, there have been around 179 million confirmed cases of COVID-19, including more than 3.9 million deaths, reported globally to WHO. The Eastern Mediterranean Region has reported around 10.8 m...
Source: WHO EMRO News - June 23, 2021 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Central Africa: Abu Dhabi Opens Up Free Covid-19 Vaccines to Tourists
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Dubai/United Arab Emirates -- Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, is offering tourists free COVID-19 vaccinations that were previously restricted to UAE citizens and residency visa holders. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Center for Genomic Discovery launched in the United Arab Emirates
The “first of its kind” institution aims at enhancing local genomic research, and diagnosing and treating patients with genetic disorders. Its launch coincides with the formation of the board of the Emirati Genome Program. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - June 22, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Iran's hard-line president-elect says he won't meet Biden
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's president-elect said Monday he would not meet with President Joe Biden or negotiate over... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria: UAE Lifts Travel Ban on Nigeria as Emirates Resumes Flights
[Daily Trust] The United Arab Emirates has finally lifted travel ban on Nigeria, paving the way for the resumption of flights between two countries. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Hard-line judiciary head wins Iran presidency as turnout low
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's hard-line judiciary chief won a landslide victory Saturday in the country's presidential... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Moderate Iran candidate concedes win by judiciary chief
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The sole moderate in Iran's presidential election conceded his loss early Saturday to the country's... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Uganda: UAE Bars Entry for Uganda, DR Congo Travellers Over Covid-19
[East African] The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will suspend entry for travellers coming from Zambia, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda starting June 11, as part of efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus, state news agency WAM said on Wednesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 11, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Child maltreatment and neglect in the United Arab Emirates and relationship with low self-esteem and symptoms of depression - Shah SM, Nowshad G, Dhaheri FA, Al-Shamsi MH, Al-Ketbi AM, Galadari A, Joshi P, Bendak H, Grivna M, Arnone D.
OBJECTIVES: To our knowledge, this study is the first in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to investigate the prevalence of child maltreatment in relation to depressive symptoms and self-esteem. STUDY DESIGN: Exposure to physical maltreatment, emotional abuse... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Epidemiological changes of geriatric trauma in the United Arab Emirates - Alao DO, Cevik AA, Grivna M, Eid HO, Abu-Zidan FM.
We aimed to study the epidemiological changes in geriatric trauma in Al-Ain City, United Arab Emirates, in the past decade to give recommendations on injury prevention.Trauma patients aged 65  years and above who were hospitalized at Al-Ain Hospital for m... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Middle East ’s Aster DM Healthcare announces partnership with Roche Diagnostics
The agreement will focus on improving solutions across Aster ’s entities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), Qatar, and Oman. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - June 2, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

More than 10 million cases of COVID-19 reported in WHO ’s Eastern Mediterranean Region
Cairo, 31 May 2021 – More than 10.1 million COVID-19 cases and 202 121 deaths have been reported from 22 countries across WHO’s Eastern Mediterranean Region since the first documented case on 29 January 2020. “This is a troubling milestone for everyone in our Region. Despite all our efforts over the past 16 months, we have not yet controlled the pandemic and there is much work to do. We all have a role in reducing infections and deaths by acting responsibly to protect ourselves and our loved ones,” said Dr Ahmed Al-Mandhari, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean. As of 30 May, almost...
Source: WHO EMRO News - May 31, 2021 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Wanted: Transparency & Accountability in Pandemic-Related Spending
Under the UN-backed COVAX initiative, UNICEF ships COVID-19 vaccine syringes from a warehouse in Dubai Logistics City, United Arab Emirates. And as the world continues to grapple with the health and economic crisis sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN and Islamic Development Bank have teamed up to help the most vulnerable. May 2021. Credit: UNICEF/Ruel PableoBy Chady El Khoury, Jiro Honda, Johan Mathisen, and Etienne Yehoue*WASHINGTON DC, May 21 2021 (IPS) Governments around the world are playing a crucial role in providing lifelines to people and firms to help combat the pandemic and its economic fallout. To support t...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Chady El Khoury - Jiro Honda - Johan Mathisen and Etienne Ye Tags: Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Peace TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news