Open cooperation between Israel the Gulf states in fighting the COVID-19 came to fruition as years of closer and public ties with Israel have become more commonplace.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Three Gulf states have reached out to Israel in recent weeks to receive information and assistance in the fight against the novel coronavirus disease known as COVID-19. The three make up half of the countries that are members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).
Bahrain and another Gulf state reached out to Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer, expressing interest in the hospital’s response to the pandemic, and the United Arab Emirates’ ambassador to the United Nations said publicly that her government would be willing to work with Israel on a vaccine. Continue Reading »
Among other African countries joining in, South Africa is seeing a huge boom in their cannabis industry, as Israeli eyes are looking to invest big and donate part of their profits to help the local communities.
Low labor costs, minimal regulation, sufficient water supply and excellent weather conditions have attracted Israeli medical cannabis industry leaders to several countries in Africa.
Cannabis greenhouse – Screenshot: Israel’s i24NEWS video report
By paying local workers over twice the average monthly income, and guarantees to reinvest part of the profits into the local medical system, authorities are welcoming the cooperation with the Israelis to spur their economies. Continue Reading »
A team of international researchers from Harvard and Bar-Ilan University in Israel have discovered the specific mechanism that allows one’s immune system to attack cancer cells in a particularly efficient manner, and most effectively against lung cancer and melanoma.
By Arutz Sheva Staff
A new mechanism for activating the immune system against cancer cells allows immune cells to detect and destroy cancer cells better than before, according to a study recently published this week in the journal Nature.
The study was led by Prof. Nick Haining, of Harvard Medical School, and co-authored by Prof. Erez Levanon, doctoral student Ilana Buchumansky, of the Mina and Everard Goodman Faculty of Life Sciences at Bar-Ilan University, and an international team. Continue Reading »
A Georgia Institute of Technology affiliate in Atlanta will host a new medical innovation incubator for local Israeli bio-med and digital health companies.
By Abigail Klein Leichman
Rambam Health Care Campus of Haifa and the Global Center for Medical Innovation (GCMI) – an affiliate of the Georgia Institute of Technology — are partnering to start a med-tech incubator for Israeli-based companies in Atlanta.
GCMI, along with Rambam doctors and specialists from various fields, will provide advice and consultation to Israeli companies at the new Biomedical and Digital Health Innovation Center to help them obtain funding, navigate commercialization and regulatory clearance and other necessities for entering the US healthcare market. Continue Reading »