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Clinical and pre-clinical data on compounds representing several of the largest diabetes treatment classes will be presented

INGELHEIM, Germany & INDIANAPOLIS, US. - Wednesday, May 27th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The presentation of 35 abstracts will demonstrate the breadth and depth of the Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company diabetes alliance portfolio June 5-9 at the American Diabetes Association’s® (ADA) 75th Scientific Sessions in Boston.

“With growing numbers of people being diagnosed with diabetes, there is tremendous need for ongoing clinical research to ensure treatment options and approaches are available to meet patients’ diverse needs,” said Professor Hans-J. Woerle, Vice President, Head of Medicine, Therapeutic Area Metabolism, Boehringer Ingelheim. “As part of our commitment to the diabetes community, the BI-Lilly diabetes alliance will present an array of product, disease state and patie ... Read more »

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Now book your holidays, hotels and activities online with and make your payment from the comforts of your homes in cash.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates. - Tuesday, May 26th 2015 [ME NewsWire], Middle East’s first customised holiday booking portal, has launched the ‘Pay in Cash’ payment facility, adding yet another pioneering feature to its plethora of services being offered to its customers. The option is currently available on all Hotel, Holiday and Activity bookings to users based in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah and Riyadh and will soon be available in other cities in the Middle East.

The Pay in Cash payment option allows the customers to do their bookings online and make payments in cash later, which will be collected by a representative from, at the address provided by the customer. The facility benefits those customers who are not comfortable making their payments online for their t ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, May 22nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

In cooperation with the Transport and Workshops Department at the Ministry of Interior, the Abu Dhabi Civil Defense General Directorate carried out a successful mock drill to extinguish a “fire” and evacuate staff at the department’s technical workshop. This comes in line with the constant and unrelenting efforts to boost the efficiency and capability of the various national institutions and entities in dealing with fires, control them, and evacuate in emergency situations. It is also designed to assess the readiness, preparedness and efficiency of the security and safety teams operating within the various companies across the country in handling incidents and emergencies, and to promote better coordination with various competent departments and institutions.

Teams from Al Qubesat Civil Defense Station and the Ambulance Section took part in the drill, along with patrols from the T ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, May 27th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior attended on Tuesday the signing of two cooperation and intelligence exchange agreements between the UAE and the UK.

Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior and Keith Bristow, Director-General of the National Crime Agency (NCA), signed the cooperation agreement. The agreement is aimed at boosting cooperation in the fight against crime between the UAE Ministry of Interior and the NCA in the UK.

The agreement also aims to further promote and foster cooperation between both parties in all areas of police work, to exchange expertise and develop training programs. Additionally, the agreement seeks to provide liaison officers to handle evidence collection and exchange of information processes related to crime f ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, May 24th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

A delegation from the Ministry of Interior left for Geneva to participate in the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), on Sunday. The summit will be held in Switzerland from 25 to 29 May.

The delegation includes: Lieutenant Colonel Salem Abdullah Saqr; Lieutenant Colonel Mohammed Abdul Rahman Al Ahmed; Major Ibrahim Humaid Al Mayahi and Captain Suroor Mohsen Al Harbi from the General Directorate of Electronics and Telecommunications Services.

As the strategic partner for the MoI, the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) extended their invitation to the Ministry to participate in the fifth summit. The summit will witness the participation of over 100 ministers and director generals representing more than 70 countries in the field of information, in addition to 10 subsidiaries of UN organizations.

During the designated state sessions, the MoI will present two workin ... Read more »

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GENEVA, Switzerland. - Wednesday, May 27th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- An International Childhood Cancer Fund (ChiCa) has been launched by Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Founder and Royal Patron of the Friends of Cancer Patients Society (FoCP), the International Ambassador of the World Cancer Declaration for Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), and International Ambassador for Childhood Cancer for UICC.

The fund, the first of its kind globally, was launched in cooperation with the UICC, and aims to reduce the number of 90,000 children who die of cancer each year. The fund will collect donations for awareness campaigns, provide healthcare and treatment, and fund emergency relief projects to provide care to childhood cancer. Her Highness donated $1 million through The Big Heart Foundation as the fund’s first revenue.

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Al Qasimi said the fund wi ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, May 24th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

A delegation from the Ministry of Interior (MoI) met with representatives from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to review the most recent developments and information regarding the best practices in the fight against drugs. The meeting took place at the DEA headquarters in the U.S. state of Virginia.

The MoI delegation reviewed the training programs, courses, and experiences used to counter drug trafficking. Drug Profiling techniques were also studied, which include methods of enabling the identification of a drug’s source and its spread and availability in the local market. Following such techniques, appropriate and effective plans can then be developed in order combat the spread of the illicit substances.

The delegation’s visit to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) follows an invitation from the administration of the DEA to the director generals of the ant ... Read more »

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Traffic Awareness Campaign Continues in Al Ain
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, May 22nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Traffic and Patrols Directorate at the Directorate General of Central Operations at the Abu Dhabi Police intensified its outreach campaigns and monitoring of roads in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and the Western region. The directorate urged motorists to examine the tires fitted on their vehicles in order to avoid tire bursts that can result in serious injuries and fatal accidents, especially with high temperatures during the summer that could cause tires’ wear and tear.

Major Salah Abdulalh Al Hemairi, Chief of the Al Ain Traffic Section, stressed that the awareness campaign aims at educating motorists on the need to check their vehicles’ tires regularly; and warn them against the risks of using the tires for extended periods of time, at long distances during summer, which may lead to tire wear and tear due to the high temperature of roads. ... Read more »

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