Middle East’s Future Health-Care Professionals

The Middle East’s public-health challenges are enormous, especially when one accounts for the region’s transient population of refugees and guest workers. The refugee population alone now numbers in the millions, and is straining health-care systems in Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey nearly to the breaking point.

Affluent Gulf Cooperation Council countries would be mistaken to assume […]

60 Million in Middle East May Be at Risk of Pulmonary Fibrosis

Boehringer Ingelheim recently held a second regional respiratory conference concerning the latest medical and scientific insights on the treatment and management of respiratory diseases — namely, pulmonary fibrosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma. These conditions represent a major public health problem in developing countries, due to their high incidence, and their social and […]