Hackathon winning team provide communities impacted with COVID-19 with Bounceback ability amid pandemic crisis

The winners of the #MBRUHacksCOVID19 hackathon, a pioneering competition which tasked UAE residents with developing innovative solutions that could help in the fight against the global pandemic, have been crowned. The winning quartet took the top prize for their solution, … Continued

Current COVID-19 and Beyond: A review of the pediatric dentistry guidelines and post-COVID-era clinical recommendations

Overview:  The COVID-19 pandemic restrictions on elective dentistry are easing. Some regular pediatric dentistry procedures, especially the Aerosol Generating Procedures, can be modified to safeguard patients and practitioners. Available evidence-based non-invasive treatment modalities that avoid the use of a handpiece … Continued

MBRU hackathon offers UAE residents unique opportunity to join battle and innovatively tackle COVID-19

Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU) has launched its latest initiative in the fight against COVID-19, a hackathon for UAE residents to develop innovative solutions that could help contain the spread of the virus. The winners … Continued


We call on all UAE residents to join forces to help the UAE The #MBRUHacksCOVID-19 hackathon is an online five-day hackathon that gives residents and citizens the opportunity to collectively address the challenges that the country and Dubai are facing due … Continued

Dubai Command & Control Center announces UAE’s first full genome sequencing of virus causing COVID-19

Dubai’s COVID-19 Command and Control Center (CCC) announced the UAE’s first full genome sequencing of the virus causing COVID-19. The successful sequencing of the virus from a patient in Dubai was performed by researchers at the Mohammed Bin Rashid University … Continued

Hamdan bin Mohammed visits Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences

Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum said a strong foundation of scientific and academic research is essential to realise our aspirations for the future. … Continued

MBRU, National Programme for Happiness and Wellbeing launch ‘Find Your Light’

The Mohammed bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences, MBRU, in partnership with the National Programme for Happiness and Wellbeing launched the online course “Find Your Light” aimed to promote mental health and enhance wellbeing in UAE. The online … Continued

Disruption in healthcare: Tools to redesign your business model

Overview:  COVID19 has disrupted the economy and the health sector. From one day to the next, non-emergency clinic and hospital visits were not possible. Telemedicine has quickly been implemented in some cases, with little time to analyze the business impacts. … Continued