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PTC is a science-driven, global biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of clinically differentiated medicines that provide benefits to patients with rare disorders. Our mission is to provide access to best-in-class treatments for patients with little to no treatment options. For 25 years, we have been successful delivering on our mission by pursuing groundbreaking science and technology to bring multiple innovative therapies that are transforming patient’s lives, globally.Everything we've done, every study, every experiment, every investment is made first and foremost to change the course of rare diseases and the lives of our patients. To learn more about PTC, please visit us at and follow us on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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At Genpharm, our mantra is clear – Bringing Cures To MENAT Patients. Genpharm is a pharmaceutical market access company focused on niche therapeutics and diagnostics for rare diseases and specialty. We provide fast and sustainable market access solutions into the MENAT (Middle East, North Africa, and Turkey) region to our strategic partners. We act as the exclusive regional commercial partner for pharmaceutical pioneers in the MENAT. Our expertise is maintained through our cross-functional departments such as Medical Affairs, PV, Regulatory, Quality, Logistics, and more. We provide strategic advice and solutions on Business Development opportunities as well as pathway for companies evaluating their entry into MENAT. We are proud to be the first company to successfully introduce gene therapy in the MENAT region.



We put better health within reach, every day. By creating high-quality medicines and making them accessible to the people who need them, we help to shape a healthier world that enriches all our communities. Our partners collaborate with us because of our reputation for quality, our strong brand recognition, and our US FDA-inspected manufacturing plants. Organisations we work with know they can rely on us to deliver consistently, in all our markets. We have always been committed to high standards of ethical conduct. In our business and in our dealings with other people. At the heart of this are our three values: Innovation. Caring. Collaboration. These shape the way our people think, work and behave. And ensure the sustainability of our company. In 2017, we achieved the highest ranking of any pharmaceutical company in the UK’s Institute of Directors' Good Governance Report.


CMRC is a specialized Rehabilitation Hospital and Long-term care provider in the MENA Region. At Cambridge Medical and Rehabilitation Center, we provide specialized rehabilitation hospital setup and dedicated medical care and rehabilitation services to patients requiring short-term comprehensive rehabilitation and long-term care for patients with chronic illness or injury. We deliver a superior level of service tailored to meet the individual treatment needs of every patient in our care and encourage family members’ involvement in the patient’s treatment plan.


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About Novartis Novartis is reimagining medicine to improve and extend people’s lives. We deliver high-value medicines that alleviate society’s greatest disease burdens through technology leadership in R&D and novel access approaches. In our quest to find new medicines, we consistently rank among the world’s top companies investing in research and development. About 103,000 people of more than 140 nationalities work together to bring Novartis products to nearly 800 million people around the world. Find out more at Novartis is on Twitter. Sign up to follow @Novartis at For Novartis multimedia content, please visit For questions about the site or required registration, please contact


Throughout our 125-year history, Roche has grown into one of the world’s largest biotech companies, as well as a leading provider of in-vitro diagnostics and a global supplier of transformative innovative solutions across major disease areas. Our commitment to our people, partners, stakeholders and, most importantly, our patients remains as strong as it was on the first day of our journey. We focus on finding new medicines and diagnostics and establishing data-based insights that evolve the practice of medicine and help patients live longer, better lives.

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We are an innovative global healthcare company, driven by one purpose: we chase the miracles of science to improve people’s lives. Our teams across the world strive to transform the practice of medicine, turning the impossible into the possible for patients. We provide potentially life-changing treatments and the protection of life-saving vaccines to millions of people, and affordable access to our medicines in some of the world’s poorest countries.


Biogen is a leading global biotechnology company that pioneers science and drives innovations for complex and devastating diseases. Biogen is advancing a pipeline of potential therapies across neurology, neuropsychiatry, specialized immunology and rare disease and remains acutely focused on its purpose of serving humanity through science while advancing a healthier, more sustainable and equitable world. Founded in 1978, Biogen has pioneered multiple breakthrough innovations including a broad portfolio of medicines to treat multiple sclerosis, the first approved treatment for spinal muscular atrophy, and two co-developed treatments to address a defining pathology of Alzheimer’s disease.



AbbVie was founded in 2013 when we became a separate company from Abbott. Our name represents a proud connection to that legacy. AbbVie formed a new kind of enterprise – a biopharmaceutical company – with the stability, global scale, resources and commercial capabilities of a pharmaceutical company and the focus and culture of a biotech. Since the beginning, our mission hasn't wavered. Our combination of focused innovation and commercial scale brings differentiated products to market that benefit patients, customers and health care providers. Our mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines and products that solve serious health issues and enhance people’s lives today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow.


Established in 1990, MetroMed is a pioneer among UAE healthcare distributors, known for its professional excellence and reputation as one of the region’s medicale marketing partners of choice. Headquartered in Dubai, MetroMed is a company of Mazrui International LLC, a privately-held diversified conglomerate with operations across numerous industries and asset classes in the MENA region. The Mazrui International group of companies are market leaders in several sectors including Oil & Gas, Construction & Building Materials, Retail, Industrial, and Healthcare. Each Mazrui International company benefits from a world-class support structure delivered through a Shared Services model. Know more about Mazrui International. MetroMed supplies pharmaceutical products, medical devices and equipment, consumer healthcare, and veterinary products to pharmacies, government and private hospitals, supermarkets, and veterinary clinics throughout the United Arab Emirates. Know more about veterinary products. Backed by decades of regional experience, our company has been consistent in creating a valuable market presence for our partner brands and delivering above-average market share growth. As a result, we foster long term partnerships and associations and are regarded as a specialty distributor of choice boasting a valuable product portfolio and an ever-expanding list of new partners.


Realize a better Prosthetic & Orthotic Experience Xtremity Prosthetics and Orthotics is a specialized health clinic where treatment is provided by a specialized team which comprises allied health professionals as well as medical professionals giving a multidisciplinary approach towards prosthetic and orthotic rehabilitation care. During the current evolution of digital era, we thrive to maintain and embrace the digital transformation in our specialized care. Our service includes the utilization of the latest cutting-edge technology i.e., 3D printing, and CAD-based production, which helps us to serve the children and adult population, with functionally enhanced Orthoses and Prostheses. This in turn not only raises the quality of the product but also enhances the overall standard of the Prosthetic and Orthotic market in the country.


Neurovation provides physicians the ability to capture EEG anywhere and deliver rapid diagnosis. Neurovation is a joint venture led by regional experts with more than 15 years of healthcare experience in the Middle East, and two leading neurodiagnostic companies based in the US. Together, we deliver state-of-the-art innovative solutions to make care more accessible, with a mission to support the lives of millions of patients suffering from neurological disorders.


Noubel Rehabilitation Center is a leading provider of high-quality rehabilitation services for individuals who have experienced physical injury, illness or disability. Our team of experienced healthcare professionals is dedicated to help our clients achieve their rehabilitation goals, using evidence-based treatments and personalized care plans. With a focus on promoting independence and maximizing function, we strive to empower our clients to live their best lives. At Noubel Rehabilitation Center, we are committed to delivering compassionate, comprehensive care to each and every person we serve.


Al Naghi Medical Company is a leading provider of medical devices in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). With offices in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, Al Naghi Medical supplies hospitals, universities and various types of medical facilities across the UAE with the highest quality products and leading technologies. Operating under the umbrella of Gulf Medical Company, with headquarters in The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and dedicated since 1983 to offering specialized solutions to the medical sector , Al Naghi Medical is a professional exemplification of building long-term partnerships with suppliers and customers in the UAE’s medical field.


Transforming Lives Through Genetic Discovery Over two decades ago when we first opened our doors, we focused on giving much-needed attention to the underserved communities of those with rare diseases. These rare disease communities mostly affected children and were often ignored. At the time, BioMarin developed the only treatments for these life-altering conditions, giving hope to patients and families. Throughout our history, we’ve worked tirelessly to make a difference by pursuing bold science while respecting, educating, and connecting with patients. Through our expertise in genetics and molecular biology, we have been able to develop targeted therapies that address the root cause of the exact conditions we seek to treat. Our discoveries have led us to countless breakthroughs, best-in-class treatments and many ‘firsts’ in the category. We are grateful to able to better the lives of those struggling with genetic diseases. As we look forward, we strive to make an even greater impact by applying the same science-driven, patient-forward approach to a broader range of genetic disorders. The more innovative solutions we develop, the more lives we can impact. This isn’t just our passion, it’s our purpose.

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Advance Care is one of the leading Orthotics Prosthetics and Rehabilitation service providers based in UAE.They strive to take traditional handcrafting workflows to the next level by combining new multidisciplinary ideas to improve operational readiness and cost effectiveness. To meet the demands of each patient we give a high-quality product as well as excellent service to help our patients reclaim their lives. We are enthusiastic about the potential of creative and evidence-based solutions to enhance people’s lives. We are a patient-oriented organization, believes in patient satisfaction and quality services. Advance care is providing a wide range of custom made and over the shelf Orthotics Prosthetics devices, mobility aids and other healthcare related solutions and services. Our organization has strong collaboration with leading International brands to provide an effective and efficient bracing solution to local community.


Discover PHARMALINK Exemplifying the Best-In-Class healthcare provisions made accessible to the GCC region. Our Purpose is to offer the missing link to essential and high-quality healthcare innovation and value-added services which address emerging unmet medical needs and help more patients live healthier and happier lives. Our Aspiration is to solidify PHARMALINK’s presence as the number one healthcare provider in the region by 2030 if not before.

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Established in 2020 and with a capacity of over 200 beds, Reem Hospital is the first Post-acute Rehabilitation, and Multi-specialty Hospital built to provide quality and world-class care to patients throughout their recovery journey. By onboarding best-in-class doctors and integrating renewed advanced technologies as well as AI tracking and programming systems, we aim to provide you access to the world’s best healthcare services, reducing your need to seek medical support abroad. We are proudly operated by VAMED in partnership with Charité, one of the leading University Hospitals in Germany and Europe, with more than 300 years of experience in specialized pediatric care.

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