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Humanitarian aid coming in and out of Dubai is now being managed through a centralised data-bank. Giuseppe Saba, CEO of the International Humanitarian City, explains how the new system will ensure that emergency aid like medical supplies reach the right people. Listen Saba also says more countries around the world will soon be linked to […]

The UAE has raised concerns over the escalation of violence in Syria’s eastern region of Ghouta and its effect on the humanitarian situation there. In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has called for an immediate truce to protect the lives of civilians. It has also stressed the need to allow […]

Diabetics could soon be getting their annual retina check-up done with artificial intelligence.  A diagnostic program is currently in its preliminary study phase but is showing promising results, according to officials. The aim is to decrease workload and provide faster results for patients with eye diseases due to diabetes. Dr. Hamed Farouqi, Director of Dubai […]

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) is taking steps towards the prevention of diseases from genetic origins with its Dubai Genome Initiative. The project maps genomes of entire population (including residents) and uses Artificial Intelligence to analyse genetic data, with the aim of preventing diseases before they occur. Dr. Hemad Yasaei, Specialist Geneticist at Latifa Hospital, […]

Abu Dhabi Police have rescued a man after he attempted to kill himself by jumping in front of a truck on Hamdan Street. The 40-year-old has been rushed to a nearby hospital to treat his bone injuries. The incident was spotted by a traffic patrol team during its routine run. Authorities have reiterated that suicides are a […]


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