Daman Awards recognise UAE organisations driving wellbeing in the workplace

The sixth edition of the Daman Corporate Health and Wellness Awards announces eleven winning companies in the UAE for their efforts in prioritising employee health and wellbeing.  The gala dinner hosted at W Dubai – The Palm in collaboration with MEED, celebrates the companies that recognise employee wellbeing is linked with business performance and economic growth and have taken tangible steps to create a healthier, happier and more productive workforce. Fuelled by a greater awareness of the relationship between employee welfare and organisational growth, this year’s participants each demonstrated their commitment to their workforce which results in improved bottom lines.  The … Continue reading Daman Awards recognise UAE organisations driving wellbeing in the workplace

VISO ENDS RAMADAN WITH HEALTH DRIVE INITIATIVE

Healthcare outreach to labour camps a success with medical check ups As part of its ongoing commitment to the community during the Holy Month of Ramadan, VISO initiated a health campaign that offered complimentary health check ups at labour camps to promote wellness. Medical teams offered workers general health scans as well as blood pressure tests during the drive. The initiative, in partnership with Al Das Medical Clinic and 800 Pharmacy has been widely appreciated by workers who could not afford regular checkups. Al Das performed Blood sugar and blood pressure tests with GP consultation while 800 pharmacy sponsored gifts for … Continue reading VISO ENDS RAMADAN WITH HEALTH DRIVE INITIATIVE

Eliminating combustion with Philip Morris International

With the recent introduction of the innovative IQOS at the Dubai Duty Free, interest in smoke-free products has increased in particular with the new IQOS 3 and IQOS 3 MULTI that comes with improved design and functionality and offers adult smokers a better alternative for nicotine consumption than traditional combustible cigarettes. We recently ventured to Geneva to explore the benefits of moving away from smoking with combustion where toxicants associated with burning are the primary cause of smoking-related disease to an alternative that helps the transition to eliminate health issues related to smoking. We learnt with Philip Morris International (PMI) … Continue reading Eliminating combustion with Philip Morris International

Infoblox Reveals Top Cybersecurity Challenges in Healthcare Organizations

IT Professionals still struggle with patching operating systems and managing shadow IT Almost two years since WannaCry, the ransomware attack that brought the NHS (National Health Service) in UK to a halt, healthcare IT professionals feel more confident in their ability to respond to a cyber-attack. That’s according to new research from Infoblox Inc., the leader in Secure Cloud-Managed Network Services. As healthcare providers continue to undertake digital transformation initiatives in an effort to improve efficiencies and the quality of care they deliver, the risk of falling victim to cyberattack is increasing. Infoblox commissioned a survey of healthcare IT professionals … Continue reading Infoblox Reveals Top Cybersecurity Challenges in Healthcare Organizations