Posts tagged “United Arab Emirates”

Mixed Fortunes For UAE Insurers

February 13th, 2014
Mixed Fortunes For UAE Insurers

The government of the United Arab Emirates in Dubai recently made it compulsory for all citizens and visitors to have medical and health insurance. Although this news has been welcomed by the insurance companies, it seems that the good news is somewhat tempered. The insurance providers are concerned that the potential profit that the new […]

Weight Loss Pill Banned in the United Arab Emirates

March 11th, 2011
Weight Loss Pill Banned in the United Arab Emirates

The UAE Ministry of health has banned a herbal weight loss pill called Celerite; it’s believed to cause palpitations and other side effects. This ban follows other similar bans in the UAE recently of any medications containing sibutramine, which clinical trials relate to heart attacks. Celerite also contains sibutramine. Speaking with reporters Dr Amin Al […]

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