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Saudi Arabia Assures Sierra Leone in Post – Ebola Recovery Plan
April 26, 2015


Sierra Leone’s Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has said that his country attaches great importance to its brotherly and friendly ties with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. (Photo: Ambassador Kargbo and team with the Governor of Riyadh)


Ambassador Alhaji M.S. Kargbo made the remarks early this week"...

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Teva Proposes to Acquire Mylan for $82.00 Per Share in Cash and Stock
April 26, 2015

Combination to Create an Industry-Leading Company, Well Positioned to Transform the Global Generics Space and Create a Unique and Differentiated Business Model, Leveraging on Its Significant Assets and Capabilities in Generics and Specialty

Very Attractive Strategic and Financial Benefits for Teva and Mylan Stockholders

Teva’s"...

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MERS cases continue to drop; only two found this week
April 25, 2015

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus cases have continued to drop in the last six weeks in Saudi Arabia.

According to the Health Ministry, two new confirmed cases and two recoveries were reported on April 20, but no deaths.

A 49-year-old expatriate in Riyadh and a 61-year-old Saudi in Hafoof tested positive for the infection, but both were in stable conditions, the ministry added.

Till Friday (April 24), 981 confirmed cases have been registered since June 2012.

A total of 550 patients (56...

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Jean Boulle Group Announces First US Clinical Trial
April 25, 2015

Boulle Medtech Ltd, a Jean Boulle Group medical technology company and the founding investor of Tendyne Holdings, Inc. ("Tendyne"), is pleased to announce that the Tendyne Transcatheter Mitral Valve Implant (TMVI) was successfully implanted in the first patient in the United States.


This follows successful implants"...

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On World Malaria Day, ExxonMobil Marks 15 Years Fighting Malaria
April 25, 2015

  • New grants support research, treatment, prevention and capacity-building to combat malaria
  • ExxonMobil partners have trained nearly half a million health workers and distributed more than 13 million bed nets, 2 million rapid diagnostic tests and 2 million doses of antimalarial treatments

ExxonMobil"...

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Aster DM Healthcare ventures bag Dubai Government’s Business Excellence Awards
April 22, 2015

Aster DM Healthcare scales new heights of quality and excellence by having two of its ventures recognized with the coveted Business Excellence Awards (2014 cycle) by the Department of Economic Development (DED), under the Government of Dubai. Medcare Hospital honored with the Dubai Quality Appreciation Award (DQA); and Aster Pharmacy Division won the award in the Best Service Performance Brands award under the Dubai Service Excellence Scheme.


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OT Will Present its Q1 2015 Financial Results to Investors on May 12th 2015
April 22, 2015

Oberthur Technologies (OT), a world leader in digital security solutions for the mobility space today announced that it will present its first-quarter 2015 financial results to investors on Tuesday May 12th, 2015.


Didier Lamouche (CEO) and Anne-France Laclide (CFO) will be presenting these financial results and"...

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Teva Files for Hart-Scott-Rodino Notification Regarding Proposed Acquisition of Mylan
April 22, 2015

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE:TEVA) (TASE:TEVA) today announced that it has filed for premerger notification under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR) with the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission regarding its proposed acquisition of Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ: MYL). As announced on April 21, 2015, Teva proposed to acquire Mylan for $82.00 per Mylan share, with the consideration to be comprised"...

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Swine flu strikes doctor in Jeddah
April 21, 2015

An internal medicine doctor working for King Abdulaziz University Hospital in Jeddah has contracted swine flu, Al-Watan daily reported. The doctor was reviewing some cases in the emergency unit when he came down with a sudden fever accompanied by coughing and was taken to an isolation room. He is recovering well but will continue to undergo treatment. Meanwhile, an infectious disease consultant has warned against the return of the swine flu, calling for urgent plans to be drawn up to fight the virus.

Dr. Majdi Al-Tookhi said the...

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Global Trials Show Addition of Medtronic’s Solitaire™ Device Stent Thrombectomy Procedure in Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke Improves Neurological Outcomes
April 21, 2015

Two global trials published online in The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) and presented at the European Stroke Organisation Conference found that the addition of the Solitaire™ device stent thrombectomy procedure"......

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