Tag Archives: COVID-19 Corona

VFS Global extends exclusive visa and passport services to members and employees of the Najran Chamber of Commerce and Industry

VFS Global extends exclusive visa and passport services to members and employees of the Najran Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Memorandum of Understanding signed on 07 September 2021 Visa and Passport services extended to the Chambers’ members and employees at its headquarters located in Najran city. VFS Global has announced that a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed with the Najran Chamber of Commerce and Industry in the city of Najran, Kingdom of Saudi

Back to School: Okadoc allows parents to virtually book COVID-19 Tests and Vaccinations

The doctor booking platform allows patients to schedule COVID-19 tests and vaccinations to meet new UAE guidelines for students over the age of 12 September 12th 2021, Dubai, UAE: Okadoc, the leading doctor booking platform in the Middle East, can help relieve the burden of new back-to-school measures by allowing parents and patients to book COVID-19 tests

Op-Ed by the UN Resident & Humanitarian Coordinator for Lebanon “Climate change in Lebanon: a threat multiplier”

Over the last few years, Lebanon has been through immense challenges that have left no segment of its society unscathed. The country has been challenged by economic crisis, the COVID-19 pandemic, the Port of Beirut explosion, environmental disasters and prolonged political deadlock. These challenges have crippled Lebanon, obstructed its development and decimated its capacity to


Researchers from Qatar Foundation Research, Development, and Innovation’s Qatar Genome Programme contribute toward global initiative that can lead to therapeutic targets in addition to the protection conferred by the vaccines Beirut, Lebanon, August 10, 2021: In March 2020, thousands of scientists around the world united to answer a pressing and complex question: which genetic factors

Almost Half of Finance and Business Leaders Expect More Frequent Audit and Punitive Penalties in a Post-COVID World

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – 27 July 2021 — – Middle East companies have adjusted their operations to a digital-first world due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, many companies have sped up their adoption of digital tools to enable employees to work remotely and to file in expenses and invoices digitally. Despite this,

Lebanon receives new COVAX shipment of COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca

Beirut, Lebanon – July 16, 2021: Lebanon today received 129,600 doses of COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca through COVAX. COVAX, co-led by the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), Gavi (the Vaccines Alliance), and the World Health Organization, is a global initiative that works with governments and manufacturers to ensure COVID-19 vaccines are available worldwide to both

Bayer Middle East supports German Red Cross on a COVID-19 humanitarian aid initiative in Lebanon

• Bayer Middle East will support a German Red Cross initiative funded by the Federal Foreign Office of Germany to provide humanitarian assistance for vulnerable families through health services in Lebanon in the context of COVID-19 with a donation of EUR 25,000 • The initiative targets around 850,000 people encompassing some of the most vulnerable