Tag: health

    UAE, Israel to focus on increasing mutual investments, says official

    Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid has shared his thoughts on the growing ties between the UAE and Israel ahead of the new year in an exclusive interview with Khaleej Times. Let’s read the full story. Following a year of cooperation in the fields of tech, health, agriculture, food and water security, tourism, defence, and space, […]

    Young people worldwide believe that humanity is doomed due to climate change – research
    22 Dec 2021

    Young people worldwide are pessimistic about the future of humanity due to global climate change and believe that governments are not doing enough to solve this problem, a study published in the scientific journal The Lancet Planetary Health shows. The survey involved 10 thousand respondents aged 16 to 25 years from Australia, Brazil, Great Britain, […]

    Dubai 7th International Nutrition Congress highlights the role of technology in nutrition

    The seventh Dubai International Nutrition Congress (DINC) started on November 4 under the theme, “Challenges, Resilience and Sustainability in Nutrition”. The three-day congress is taking place in a hybrid format in Dubai. Organized by the Dubai Health Authority (DHA), in cooperation with Index Conferences and Exhibitions and certain regional and international organisations, the DINC aims […]

    COP26, Day 9: Climate-linked health risks to rise, COP26 panelists warn
    10 Nov 2021

    If you thought the COVID-19 pandemic was disruptive and deadly, climate change would be so much worse. So said a slew of panelists щт Тщмуьиук 9 at the U.N. climate talks in Glasgow, warning about escalating climate-linked health threats such as disease, heatstroke and air pollution. But they also called out the health systems in […]

    The Sultanate of Oman celebrated Tree Day
    09 Nov 2021

    The Sultanate of Oman celebrated Tree Day on October 31, with events and announcements marking the day. As an environment-friendly country, it has taken many measures to protect and conserve the environment – be it the turtle reserve or protected areas in terms of sensitivity towards wildlife and flora and fauna, the country’s records are […]

    Saudi Arabia celebrates World Cities Day

    Saudi Arabia is celebrating World Cities Day, strengthening cooperation between countries in addressing the challenges of urbanization in cities and creating awareness of the successes and challenges of urban sustainability. A UNGA resolution established World Cities Day on Dec. 27, 2013, setting Oct. 31 to promote and inspire action on the concept of sustainable urbanization. […]

    Expanding Basic Services to Poor Neighbourhoods in Basra, Iraq

    The European Union supports UN-Habitat to expand basic services to poor neighbourhoods in Basra City, Iraq-Business News states. The last 18 months have highlighted the importance of access to safe potable water, sanitation, waste management, and hygienic conditions to prevent and protect human health during disease outbreaks. Nearly 1.8 billion people world-wide live in inadequate […]

    Finland will be the first in Europe to vaccinate mink against the COVID-19

    Finland will soon start introducing a specially developed coronavirus vaccine to minks, Yle reports. The Finnish Food Authority has issued a permit to The Finnish Breeders’ Association (FIFUR) to use the mink coronavirus vaccine. The vaccine was developed by a team of scientists at the University of Helsinki. FurcoVac was tested in a university laboratory […]

    Women’s Cycling Challenge to take place in the UAE on October 8

    Dubai Sports Council (DSC) has announced that the second season of the Women’s Cycling Challenge will take place on Friday, 8th of October, on the Al Qudra Cycle Track inside Al Marmoom Desert Conservation Reserve, WAM reports. The event is presented by DP World and held under the umbrella of DSC and Dubai Women’s Sports […]

    Never throw masks away

    It is a common sight these days to see masks and gloves littered in the parking lots, on the roads, grounds, sidewalks, beaches, and parks. Masks are the first line of defense against ongoing pandemic but when it comes to its safe disposal, we are least bothered. Let’s read the article written for Oman Observer […]