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Arab Health 2020: virtual reality headsets used to tackle child anxiety in hospitals

A cartoon bear who lost his hair from chemo is among the characters used to ease sick children's worries

A clever virtual-reality programme is putting nervous children at ease by showing the simplicity of common medical procedures.

A seven-minute film features three cartoon characters who have treatment from Roomi, a doctor rabbit with a jetpack who flies in to treat his patients in a virtual world.

Children sit through the short educational message to help ease their anxiety before having the same procedure as that of the character they watched through a headset.

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Symed has proudly acquired Parker Laboratories Inc. agency for sales and distribution of all its products in the United Arab Emirates. Parker Laboratories Inc. is a leading global medical products company based in the USA that develops, manufactures and sells ultrasound and electro medical contact media, as well as leading lines of institutional cleaners and disinfectants. Parker Laboratories is the first manufacturer of electro medical contact media to receive ISO Certification, an international recognition of excellence. Parker is registered with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as a manufacturer of medical devices and its products are…

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Symed had sponsored an event on 18th May 2017 at the JW Marriot Marquis Dubai to enforce and promote the use of automated 3-D Breast ultrasound as a Promising Adjunctive Screening Tool for examining Dense Breast. The course covered a clinic value of the ABUS (Automated Breast Ultrasound) in screening and diagnostics. The participants were able to learn how to acquire images and establish standard view protocol as well as hands on training. 

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GE Distributors Meeting

Symed has attended the annual GE distributors meeting. This meeting aims to provide an in-depth view of all the latest technology, unique software and hardware features providing up to date knowledge of the entire GE Ultrasound portfolio. During this meeting, Symed has proudly received the 'GE Belief Heroes’ award for the high level of performance over the past year.


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The annual GE Healthcare Distributor Training was held from: 10th – 13th of April 2017 at the Viceroy Yas Abu Dhabi Hotel . During this event, Symed has been awarded with a distinguished trophy titled “Customers Determine Our Success” in recognition of Symed’s dedication, growth in a declining market and repeated successes! Hats off to Symed Team!

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GE L.E.A.D Course

Symed has also participated in the region’s second LEAD (LOGIQ Expert Academy Days) . This LEAD course aims at developing skills and improving knowledge of Leadership Ultrasound while bringing experts together, building LOGIQ super users and experts’ network within the UAE.

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Conference dedicated to member's of Dubai's Ministry Of Health team of biomedical engineer and healthcare professionals.

Symed has had the pleasure of hosting an exclusive 2 day conference dedicated to member's of Dubai's Ministry Of Health team of biomedical engineer and healthcare professionals. The event which was held at the Rixos Hotel and Resort Ras Al Khaimah, was primarily dedicated to showcase the new GE Ultrasound portfolio across the board, including General Imaging, Women's health, Cardiovascular Ultrasound, Point of Care and well as the state of the art ABUS (Automated Breast Ultrasound) system. Key technical and clinical topics were covered providing the participants an in depth view of the latest and most…

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OBS-GYN Exhibition and Congress

Symed has also recently participated in the OBS-GYN exhibition and Congress held in Dubai. The exhibition hosted leading suppliers, manufacturers and service providers of the women's health industry to discuss the latest technologies and trends in the market. Obs-Gyne congress is unique in the region, bringing together the top-level decision makers from the industry. 

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Dubai Anaesthesia

Symed has proudly participated in The 9th Dubai Anaesthesia under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum. The Dubai Anaesthesia 2016 Conference & Exhibition is a highly specialized event that plays a vital role in the development of the profession in the region. Symed has received an award of appreciation to our participation with our GE LOGIQ E  ultrasound machine.

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NYSORA Abu Dhabi (New York School of Regional Anaesthesia Middle East)

Symed has recently participated in The NYSORA (New York School of Regional Anaesthesia Middle East) is the most comprehensive program to-date that offers updates in ultrasound techniques, practice protocols, and patient-management trends. The utility of ultrasound in the clinical practice of Anesthesiology and RAPM will be presented by some of the very best innovators in the field. Nysora provides standardization of nerve blocks, and the latest fast tracking, early mobilization and rapid recovery principles will be presented.

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Launch of GE Automated Breast Ultrasound - Invenia ABUS

Symed L.L.C team along with GE Healthcare have successfully organized the new launch of the “Automated Breast Ultrasound System – Invenia ABUS” to an elite key opinion doctors/customers from UAE and the Gulf region. The event took place on the 10th of September, 2015 at Al Bustan Rotana in Dubai. The participants were very impressed with ABUS as this system provides new automated compression tools for enhanced workflow and ergonomics, enabling the capture of whole breast 3D volumes in less time compared to previous versions and GE competitors. The Invenia ABUS creates a reproducible, operator-independent result…

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Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Course

SYMED along with GE Healthcare has participated in EULAR “European League Against Rheumatism” in Abu Dhabi between the period of 14th-16th of October, 2015. The “Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Course;” MSUS is increasingly being benefited by Rheumatologists, Orthopedics along with Sports and Medicine physicians for the diagnosis and management of musculoskeletal disorders in their daily practice worldwide. EULAR has promoted education in MSUS for the last 15 years with very successful results. Currently, there is a great need and demand for education on MSUS in Gulf and Middle East and we are proud to be part of this…

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