• Service is known as Dawaee and it is aimed to provide added convenience to patients.
• The delivery service is particularly tailored to assist senior citizens and people of determination.
• Electronic request on DHA’s website www.dha.gov.ae can help avail of this home-delivery service.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 15, 2019: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) announced today a free medication home delivery service in Dubai for patients that visit DHA hospitals and health facilities.
Patients that have a valid prescription from a DHA health facility and are Emiratis or have a valid ENAYA or SAADA health insurance programme, are eligible for this service. They can log onto the DHA website www.dha.gov.ae and request for the home delivery service. ......read more
• To mark its 33rd Foundation Day, Aster DM Healthcare has announced the launch of 5 new Aster Volunteers Mobile Medical Services in India, Oman and Ethiopia equipped with Tele-Consultation facility. This is in addition to the 7 existing Aster Volunteers Mobile Medical services in India, UAE and Philippines.
• Flag-off event hosted at Aster Hospital premises to launch Medical services vehicle for Ethiopia in the presence of Consul General of Ethiopia to UAE and officials from Dubai Health Authority and Dubai Ambulance.
• As part of its internal initiatives, the group has also announced the launch of the ‘Green Choices’ campaign to encourage sustainable workplace within the group.
Dubai, UAE, 12 December 2019: Aster DM Healthcare, one of the largest private, integrated ......read more
• First laboratory to provide a full suite of testing services across construction & building, oil & gas, F&B, industrial, agricultural, health, tourism, education, and Government sectors.
• Featuring state-of-the-art information systems, sophisticated equipment and technical expertise
• A subsidiary of NCC Group, one of the largest support services conglomerates in the UAE
11 December, 2019, Abu Dhabi – UAE: His Excellency Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, Tarek Al Goweiny, CEO of NCC Group, and Eng. Muhammad Nassar, COO of AMAN Integrated Solutions, today inaugurated Aman Integrated Solutions Lab, the first facility to provide a full suite of quality, conformity and HSE testing services for a wide ranges of sectors ......read more
Up to 90% of stroke sufferers do not get the help they need owing to poor awareness of existence and importance of rehabilitation services, experts say
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. 08 December 2019: Residents and their families now have access to a new world-class standard of stroke rehabilitation care, the first of its level in the UAE.
Amana Healthcare, part of Mubadala’s network of healthcare providers, was recently awarded Stroke Specialty Center accreditation by the U.S. Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). The commission is an international, non-profit organization founded in 1966 to assist and assess healthcare providers with a particular focus on post-acute services such as inpatient rehabilitation.
With this new specialty accreditation, Amana, which was the first ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 07, 2019: It was a jubilant occasion for Apollo Hospitals Group when it signed a memorandum of understanding ( MoU) with Dubai Health Authority ( DHA) at the Apollo Hospitals Navi Mumbai facility. His Excellency Humaid Al Qutami,Director General, Dubai Health Authority and Mr Santosh Marathe- COO Apollo Hospitals signed the MoU.
Dr Prathap C Reddy, Chairman of Apollo Hospitals Group reiterated the commitment of Afro-Asia’s largest integrated healthcare provider to associate with Dubai Health Authority on clinical, academic & preventive healthcare. The two sides will also explore collaboration opportunities in the field of healthcare technology.
Al Qutami appreciated the efforts of Apollo Hospitals Group and stated that DHA values such partnerships and clinical ......read more
• Aster Hospitals Dubai hosts international conference on bone marrow transplantation
• With charity funds, Centre of Excellence at Aster Hospital Bangalore, India takes initiative to ensure every needy child with immunodeficiency receives bone marrow transplant.
DUBAI – December 5, 2019: Scores of children remain undiagnosed and suffer for years with primary immune deficiency disorders. There is an urgent need to increase awareness amongst doctors and public about these diseases, say experts. “Unfortunately, many physicians and pediatricians are not well versed with these diseases and this may result in undue delay in the diagnosis.”
Discussing about the “New strategies in the treatment of children affected by onco-haemopathies and severe primary ......read more
His Highness Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Member of the Supreme Council, UAE and Ruler of Ajman, conferred degrees
15 UAE Nationals and 205 other nationality students graduate from the Medical University
University signed 46 international agreements with the leading universities in USA, Europe, India, Japan, Korea, Egypt and Gulf States
Number of undergraduate and postgraduate programs being offering at the University has increased from 15 to 26.
27th November 2019; Ajman, UAE: His Highness Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Member of the Supreme Council, UAE and Ruler of Ajman, conferred degrees on 220 graduates of the various colleges under Gulf Medical University (GMU), Ajman, at the 16th Convocation Ceremony held on Wednesday, 27th November 2019, at the Emirates Hospitality Centre, Al Jurf, ......read more
Centre of Excellence Certificates by SRC
Sharjah, UAE, 26 November, 2019: Zulekha Hospital Sharjah is proud to be the first private hospital in the UAE to attain a total of four Center of Excellence accreditations by SRC this year.
Zulekha Hospital Sharjah is now an SRC Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Surgery as well as Center of Excellence in Urology, Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology and Center of Excellence in Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery.
Established in 2003, Surgical Review Corporation (SRC) - is an internationally recognized healthcare leader committed to advancing the safety, efficacy and efficiency of surgical care worldwide. Achieving COE Accreditation by SRC demonstrates the commitment and ability of surgeons and facilities to consistently deliver the ......read more
Al Qutami: The awards reflect the quality of medical services provided by the Authority
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 25, 2019: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has announced that it has won several prestigious local, regional and international awards for its services, initiatives and applications. The Authority has also won leadership awards.
The awards highlight a number of initiatives, which stemmed from innovative ideas that were developed and implemented to enhance the health services and health management functions at the DHA to provide high-quality care and ensure an efficient health system.
H.E. Humaid Al Qutami, Director General of the DHA said that the awards won by the DHA reflect the quality of medical services it provides to community members and visitors.
Al Qutami ......read more
Children from Human Appeal International Ajman attend a fun-filled medical camp hosted under the initiative ‘Healthy Kids, Brighter Future’ by Medcare Hospitals & Medical Centres and Aster Volunteers
Dubai, UAE, 23rd November, 2019: To commemorate the occasion of World Children’s Day, Medcare Hospitals & Medical Centres and Aster Volunteers joined forces with Human Appeal International, Ajman, to launch their initiative titled ‘Healthy Kids, Brighter Future’ on 22nd November 2019 at Medcare Hospital Sharjah. Under this initiative, Aster Volunteers and Medcare Hospitals hosted a fun-filled children’s’ medical camp wherein over 40 volunteers conducted health checkups for more than 350 underprivileged children.
The UAE Vision 2021 ......read more
** Dubai Muscle Show brings an incredible line-up of celebrity bodybuilders to the Middle East for the largest fitness and bodybuilding show in the region **
Dubai, UAE - November 21, 2019: The region’s biggest fitness event is excited to announce that reigning Mr Olympia, Brandon Curry, will be headlining the Dubai Muscle Show this year and will be joined by incredible talent including Phil Heath, Ronnie Coleman, Big Ramy, Hadi Choopan, Roelly Winklaar, Kai Greene, Hany Rambod and many more. Set to be the biggest and best muscle show to date, guests are promised a weekend full of exciting sporting competitions and a series of Meet and Greets and Q&As with the biggest names in fitness.
Returning to Dubai for an incredible fourth edition on 5th – 7th December 2019 at Dubai World Trade ......read more
Worldwide, US15 trillion worth of family wealth will pass on to the next generations between 2020 and 2030, as families transform wealth management
Dubai, UAE - November 20, 2019: More than US$500 billion (Dh1.8 trillion) worth of family wealth will be passed on to the next generations in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region within the next decade, experts at the 4th Wealth Arabia Summit (WAS) said on Tuesday.
According to WealthX, a global intelligence solutions provider, more than US$15 trillion worth of family wealth will be passed over to the next generations globally.
WealthX data shows, Jeddah appearing in both the top five cities according to the share of people worth more than US$100 million and more than US$500 million. In Jeddah, almost 29 percent of the ultra-wealthy have ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 19, 2019: Marking November as the month of men’s health awareness, American Hospital Dubai host the UAE’s first motorbike health tour on 15th November 2019, highlighting the importance of men’s health and early cancer detection.
With the participation of 500 motorbikes, the event, titled Mustache Knights, commenced from Last Exit Al Khawaneej at 3 pm and concluded at Last Exit Al Qudra at 7 pm. Guests were also offered complimentary health checkups done by American Hospital Dubai, enjoyed a number of activities at the end point.
On this occasion, Sherif Beshara, Chief Executive Officer of Mohamed & Obaid Al Mulla Group, commented: “Mustache Knights highlights the commitment of American Hospital Dubai to align with global health movements and mobilize the ......read more
• Historic participation of 1,108,890 residents and visitors across Dubai marked DFC’s biggest edition yet
• Spectacular line-up including the historic Dubai Run 30x30 and the region’s largest-ever HIIT class with Joe Wicks drew thousands across all ages and abilities
• The city endorsed its commitment to an active and healthy lifestyle, with mass engagement at over 13,000 all-inclusive events and sessions across Dubai throughout the month
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19 November 2019: Dubai emphatically demonstrated its people’s commitment to an active lifestyle, as Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC) officially drew curtains on its most successful and engaging edition this weekend. In an unprecedented validation of social solidarity, the citywide fitness ......read more
Dubai, 17 November 2019: KPMG Lower Gulf was the bronze sponsor of the 4th edition of the Unity Run organized by Emirates NBD to mark the UAE Year of Tolerance and the grand finale of the Dubai Fitness Challenge.
The event encouraged everyone to walk and run for unity in diversity to support people of determination. A total of 80 KPMG Lower Gulf staff were registered as runners and/or volunteers to join the inspiring event in Dubai Silicon Oasis.
Nadar Haffar, Chairman and CEO, KPMG Lower Gulf, said: “We are proud to support such a fantastic initiative in the UAE that encourages the social inclusion of people of determination.
KPMG strives to support social causes that promote diversity and inclusion, following our involvement in the Special Olympics World Games earlier this year. We are ......read more
A lack of rest can raise anxiety by 30 per cent, finds new study
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 17, 2019: A good night’s sleep can do wonders to help manage anxiety, according to a new study. UC Berkeley’s study says that a full night’s sleep can stabilise and manage emotions whereas a sleepless night can increase anxiety levels by up to 30 per cent.
According to the WHO, one in four people in the world will be affected by mental or neurological disorders at some point in their lives. Around 450 million people currently suffer from such conditions, placing mental disorders among the leading causes of ill health and disability worldwide. Anxiety is one of the most common mental health disorders.
“Over the past decade, research is constantly emerging to show the ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 16 November 2019: In an attempt to raise awareness about diabetes, a common but life threatening lifestyle disease, hundreds of participants, including men and women, took part in a three-kilometer mini-marathon race held at Al Reem Island here on Friday. The #darediabtes race organised by Burjeel Day Surgery Centre in association with Burjeel Medical City and Aldar Group was flagged off by John Sunil, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Burjeel Hospital.
The mini-marathon race organized to mark the World Diabetes Day observance also provided complementary health checkups to all the participants. A slew of other physical activities was held as part of the one-day event at Reem Central Park. Dozens of families including their children participated in the beach games, body pump & ......read more
Dubai United Arab Emirates - November 14, 2019: With World Diabetes Day (14th November) taking place tomorrow, there’s no better time to look at how you can manage your sugar levels, especially while working out.
Recent studies have shown that exercise is one of the best ways to help manage type 2 diabetes. Exercise can enable your cells to use insulin better and help keep your blood within a healthy range. However, if you take insulin or other medication for diabetes then a workout can cause your sugar levels to decrease; which is also known as hypoglycemia.
To ensure a safe workout there are a few simple steps you can take to help keep your sugar levels under control. Robert Richards, National Fitness & Wellness Manager at Fitness First explains:
Before working ......read more
RAK Hospital’s “Let’s Beat Diabetes” programme to provide free health checks, complimentary Cardiac and Eye Screenings along with free consultations with the specialists
Initiative to be kicked-off through a Fun Zumbathon event on 15th November at Marjan Island
Focus on screening existing diabetics for cardiac and eye health and identifying undiagnosed diabetic patients
One in 2 people suffering from Type 2 diabetes is not aware of his/her condition
At least 68 percent of diabetic patients above the age of 65 with diabetes die from some form of heart disease
November 13th 2019; Ras Al Khaimah, UAE: Initiating a massive diabetes awareness and management drive in Ras Al Khaimah, RAK Hospital launches its “Let’s Beat Diabetes” campaign on the ......read more
1 in every 100,000 people can suffer from a rare tumor called Acoustic Neurinoma
UAE, 10th November, 2019: 63-year-old Pakistani National, Mr. Abdul Hameed Baloch had lost hope as he suffered from a right sided hearing loss and an inability to walk due to an imbalance which caused him to sway to the ride side. He was referred to Dr. Sharath Kumar Maila, an Indian, Specialist Neurosurgeon at Medeor Hospital Dubai well renowned for his expertise and experience at operating brain and spine tumors.
His diagnosis revealed the patient had a tumor called Acoustic Neurinoma of about 3.5 to 4 cm’s size. Though the tumor was benign, it was large and caused pressure on vital brain structures called ‘Brain stem’ and also very important ‘Cranial nerves’ in the brain. He advised the patient ......read more
• Dubai to celebrate the final stretch of the 2019 Dubai Fitness Challenge with new events, activities and challenges for the entire city to enjoy
• Programme to feature fitness classes and entertainment from NIKE basketball clinics, Daman DXB Swimfest, Yoga Day Out at Global Village and the inaugural
Dubai Run 30x30on Sheikh Zayed Road
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 07 November 2019: With just over a week to go for Dubai Fitness Challenge 2019, the citywide fitness initiative is kicking the action into an even higher gear. With an incredible array of free citywide fitness events, activities and wellness sessions on offer, people of all ages, abilities and levels of fitness can join the movement and make strides towards a more active ......read more
Dubai Health Authority in cooperation with Union Coop the organized the ‘Dubai Pink Ride’ Breast Awareness campaign for the 8th consecutive year.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - November 06, 2019: On the occasion of International Day against Breast Cancer, Dubai Health Authority and Union Coop, the largest Consumer Cooperative in the UAE organized their signature breast awareness campaign under the name ‘Dubai Pink Ride in the year of tolerance’ for the 8th year in a row, in coordination with numerous government and private institutions.
This annual show of solidarity towards breast cancer fighters was held via bicycle and motorcycle procession, wherein more than 4500 participants marched together to raise awareness about Breast Cancer and to show solidarity with patients and ......read more
Cleveland Clinic Ohio introduces rare keyhole surgery procedure in a bid to improve recovery of living donors, which may encourage more donations
Tuesday, November 5, 2019: Cleveland Clinic has successfully performed its first purely laparoscopic living donor surgery for liver transplantation in an adult recipient. The advanced procedure is available at only a few hospitals worldwide.
Unlike open surgery that requires a large incision to access the liver, the laparoscopic procedure is performed with surgical tools and a camera inserted through a few half-inch holes in the abdomen of the living donor. Once the piece of the liver is dissected, the surgeon retrieves the graft through a small incision below the navel. The minimally invasive technique benefits the living donor, who experiences better ......read more
Atrial Fibrillation, or arrhythmia, can lead to ischemic strokes, heart failure, blood clots besides other complications, cautions Dr. Aparna Jaswal, India’s leading cardiologist
The condition is responsible for about 15 to 20 percent of strokes; if left untreated, it can double the risk of heart-related deaths.
Dr. Jaswal – specialists in Rhythm Disorders – will be visiting RAK Hospital on Saturday, November 9th to create further awareness
November 5th, 2019; Ras Al Khaimah, UAE: Frequent fluttering in the chest, irregular heartbeat and palpitation could be signs of a more serious heart issue, warned Dr Aparna Jaswal, one of India’s leading cardiologists and visiting consultant at RAK Hospital. The condition, known as arrhythmia or Atrial Fibrillation (AF), can lead to ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 5th November, 2019: Catering to the growing demand for fertility-related treatments and services in the UAE, American Hospital Dubai, part of Mohamed & Obaid Al Mulla Group, one of the leading pioneers of private healthcare in the Middle East, has signed a joint venture deal with Sweden-based Livio AB, the largest provider of in vitro fertilization (IVF) in Nordic countries. After becoming the inaugural Middle East member of the prestigious Mayo Clinic Care Network in 2016, the American Hospital Dubai seeks to offer only the best expertise for the betterment of patient care in the UAE and surrounding region.
The partnership seeks to further progress upon national strategies to make Dubai and the UAE as a whole a hub for medical tourism and the focal point of patients across the region and ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 3rd November 2019: Dubai Festival City’s Half Marathon, organized by RaceME, that took place over the weekend saw over 1600 registered runners across all race categories including the 21km half marathon, 10km, 5km routes and the 1km Teeny Tiny fun run for kids. Hosted by Kris Fade, a popular radio host with an avid interest in fitness and healthy lifestyle, runners enjoyed the scenic routes that consisted of some of Dubai Festival City’s iconic landmarks, including the Dubai Festival City Mall, Festival Bay, Marsa Plaza and Al Badia ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - October 31, 2019: American Aesthetic Medical Center, a widely acclaimed name that encompasses most advanced and innovative techniques for both surgical and non-surgical treatments like Plastic Surgery, Hair Transplant, Cosmetic Gynecology, Andrology, and Laser & Skincare, has been declared as the only center of excellence in the region for hydra facial as well as Is clinical.
This auspicious occasion became more interesting with the Super Power Awards ceremony that gave recognition to people and companies across fifteen categories. ......read more
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, October 29, 2019: Dubai Health Authority’s Nutrition Department in collaboration with the Public Health and Protection Department carried out a pilot project known as Captain Nutrition.
The project took place in a private school in Dubai for Grade 5 students; more than 100 students took part in the initiative, which is in line with the Dubai School Health Policy.
Dr Wafa Ayesh, Director of Nutrition at the DHA said, “Through interactive sessions and workshops, we explained the concepts of healthy eating; we made ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 29 October 2019: For the first time ever, Dubai’s iconic Sheikh Zayed Road will turn into a running track on Friday 8 November, 2019. Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC) 2019 is giving the city new reasons to join the fitness movement by inviting residents and visitors to get active with Dubai Run 30x30 on Sheikh Zayed Road. With the aim of fostering a healthy community spirit, the free-to-attend event includes a 5km fun run and a 10km run, with both routes starting and ending at Dubai World Trade Centre.
This marks the first time that people have ......read more
SEHA unveils special focus for medical tourism together with Abu Dhabi Government entities
Abu Dhabi, 26 October 2019: Dr. Anwar Sallam, Group Chief Medical Officer at Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), confirms that SEHA is committed to provid the highest quality care to patients, in line with the globally recognized benchmarks. He highlighted that SEHA is partnering with the Department of Health in Abu Dhabi and other entities in order to strengthen Abu Dhabi's position in the field of medical tourism, as the Emirate continues to attract ......read more
• The week-long camp will be held from 27-31 October between 4pm and 6pm at the hospital premises in Ras Al Khaimah.
• Primary objectives of the camp include promoting a healthy lifestyle and creating awareness about the growing obesity epidemic in the country.
24th October 2019: Ras Al Khaimah, UAE: RAK Hospital has organized a complimentary obesity awareness camp at their premises in the Northern Emirate next week to help curb the rising obesity epidemic that has hit many UAE residents in recent times in both adults and ......read more
Dubai, UAE | 24 October 2019: Founder Chairman & Managing Director of Aster DM Healthcare, Dr. Azad Moopen, has been awarded with a Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP), UK. The prestigious accolade is presented to a select number of physicians across the world who have displayed a significant contribution to the medical and healthcare profession. For Dr. Moopen, the accolade is in recognition of his valuable contribution and efforts to shape the healthcare service industry in GCC & India and over three decades of commitment towards making quality ......read more
874 U.A.E National Students are completing their training in "SEHA" Health Care Facilities, including students of health care secondary and universities.
Abu Dhabi,21 Oct. 2019: 874 U.A.E National students have completed their training in Health Care Facilities of Abu Dhabi Health Service Company "SEHA" during this year 2019, from health care student, students who will continue to complete the graduation requirements, secondary schools and universities students who are training during summer vacation.
Emirati students have received their ......read more
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi Highlights Stroke Warning Signs, Risk Factors and Need for Urgent Response
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. October 21, 2019: Physicians at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi have stressed the importance of the ‘Golden Hour,’ as part of an awareness campaign to help people recognize the symptoms of stroke and act quickly.
When a patient has an ischemic stroke, that is, when a clot blocks blood flow in the brain, they lose an average 1.9 million brain cells each minute that it goes untreated. Providing the ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19 October 2019: Dubai Fitness Challenge 2019 kicked off in style on Friday, with the entire city rising to the 30x30 Challenge by participating in exciting fitness and wellness activities and events across Dubai.
DFC’s flagship locations, the Kite Beach Fitness Village presented by ENOC in association with Etisalat and Meraas and Festival City Mall Fitness Village presented by DEWA in association with Fitbit and Al-Futtaim, both celebrated the start of the fitness extravaganza with vibrant fireworks last evening, while other locations also ......read more
Crown Prince of Dubai challenges all residents and visitors to come together for the third edition of the world’s only city-wide fitness movement
DFC is set to host a 30-day fitness extravaganza as the city turns into a gym from 18 October to 16 November – with two action-packed Fitness Villages, 10 Fitness Hubs, 40+ fitness events and 5,000+ fitness and health sessions
An event for the people, by the people, DFC makes ‘active living’ accessible to all ages, abilities and fitness levels, facilitated by the city’s partners and fitness ......read more
• Crown Prince of Dubai challenges all residents and visitors to come together for the third edition of the world’s only city-wide movement – Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC)
• DFC is set to host a 30-day fitness extravaganza as the city turns into a gym from October 18 to November 16 – with two action-packed Fitness Villages, 10 Fitness Hubs, 40+ fitness events and 5,000+ fitness and health sessions
• An event for the people, by the people, DFC makes ‘active living’ accessible to all ages, abilities and fitness levels, facilitated by the ......read more
The project will see LIFEPharma manufacture 120 million tablets of medicine per year for 10 years
Abu Dhabi: 10 October, 2019: LIFEPharma, a fully integrated pharmaceutical manufacturer, and a wholly-owned subsidiary of the UAE-headquartered VPS Healthcare, announced a historic agreement with Apotex Inc., the largest producer of generic drugs in Canada.
In a first of its kind agreement, LIFEPharma will manufacture nine products in its state-of-the-art facility in Dubai – which will then be exported for commercialization in Canada – becoming the first UAE company ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - October 09, 2019: Carrying on his scientific mission, Hazzaa AlMansoori, the first Emirati astronaut, undergoes a number of medical experiments, including thorough medical tests by specialists in Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Centre (GCTC) at Stars City in Moscow, Russia. Dr. Hanan AlSuwaidi, the flight surgeon, is following up on the experiments and on Hazzaa’s medical condition. The studies, which include testing the effects of microgravity and space flights on the human body vital indicators, are conducted for the first time on ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - October 08, 2019: The largest private academic hospital in the region, Thumbay University Hospital features state-of-the-art healthcare delivery systems with a 350-bed capacity in the first phase
Hospital to offer complimentary consultations across all OPD specialties for the first 15 days of operations
Tuesday, 8th October 2019, Ajman, UAE: Thumbay Group has opened its latest academic hospital, Thumbay University Hospital at Thumbay Medicity, Ajman. The new hospital is the largest private academic hospital in the region, with a capacity of 350 ......read more
• One in six women worldwide develop breast cancer. Breast cancer topped the total 4,707 new cancer cases that were found in the UAE in 2018
• Host of activities take place as Bareen International Hospital Abu Dhabi ‘goes pink’ in support of breast cancer awareness
• Bareen International Hospital urges women to self-examine and to see a doctor if they are concerned
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 7th, October, 2019: Cancer incidence in the Middle East region including the UAE is on the rise with the number of cases expected to ......read more
• Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry awarded Aster DM Healthcare with the CSR Label which is the highest level of recognition for CSR in the Middle East
• Aster DM Healthcare was presented with the winning award in the healthcare category at the Arabia CSR Awards last night for its CSR and community development initiatives, conducted by The Arabia Corporate Social Responsibility Network
3 October, Dubai, UAE: Aster DM Healthcare has been presented with two prestigious awards for its efforts in the area of CSR and community development in the Middle ......read more
• Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC) is set to launch edition 3 on 18 October for 30 consecutive days until 16 November 2019, inviting all residents and visitors to commit together as a city to an active lifestyle
• With 2 large-scale Fitness Villages, 10 Community Hubs, more than 40 events and over 5,000 classes across Dubai, DFC will transform the city into a gym that supports 30 min of daily activity for all ages, abilities and fitness levels
• Featuring global brand icons including Nike, Lululemon and Under Armour, the city’s partners and fitness industry come ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - October 01, 2019: During this Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Aesthetics by King’s College Hospital in Dubai Marina is pleased to announce they will be offering a free consultation on breast reconstruction for women who have undergone a mastectomy.
Making the announcement, Dr Adnan Tahir – Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon at the clinic stated that breast still remains the leading cause of cancer-related deaths among women.
“Although there are multiple risk factors involved in developing breast ......read more
** The Middle East’s Leading Active Living and Fitness Show Returns This December **
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 30, 2019: Being healthy and active isn’t just about moving; it’s about educating and challenging ourselves to maintain the healthiest lives that we can possibly live by focusing on our emotional, physical and mental wellbeing. Whether you are just starting out on your health and exercise journey or you are a devoted fitness enthusiast, then the Dubai Active really is an event that you wouldn’t want to miss out on. ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 30 Sep. 2019: Al Rahba Hospital, an affiliate of Abu Dhabi Health Services (SEHA), opened the first phase of the long-term unit; It is the first healthcare facility for Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) to be licensed by the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi for long-stay patients. The project was divided into two phases, the first phase was activated containing 7 beds for long-term intubated patients and the second phase will include increasing the number of beds and expanding the project in the future.
The team consists of ICU consultants, highly experienced ......read more
Oman’s total healthcare expenditure will amount up to 8-10% of the country’s GDP by the year 2030
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 30, 2019: The Sultanate of Oman has made tremendous advancements in healthcare sector development during the past 43 years represented by the percentage and speedy reduction in mortality, especially childhood mortality. Thanks to the government’s ‘Best HealthCare for all’ motto, which was commended by the UN.
With a growing total population of around 5 million, Oman’s young population ......read more
The 49-year-old patient collapsed while delivering water bottles; five of his arteries were blocked between 70 to 100 percent
He was urgently shifted to RAK Hospital where he underwent Rescue Angioplasty on one vessel followed by CABG for four blockages in his arteries
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 30, 2019: Ras Al Khaimah: Being at the right place and the right time could be the difference between life and death as proved by the case of Mohammad Siddiqui who suffered a cardiac arrest, and yet survived. The 49-year-old Pakistani expat was on duty ......read more
The Biggest Tough Mudder Celebration Comes to Dubai Festival City this November
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 30 September 2019: For the first time ever, world-renowned obstacle course challenge Tough Mudder is partnering with Dubai Fitness Challenge and will be the main event of the challenge’s final weekend.
Taking place at Dubai Festival City on 15th November 2019, Tough Mudder is the perfect challenge to set yourself to end the year on a high. In line with Dubai Festival City’s goal of creating a holistic destination that focuses on health and ......read more
Sharjah, September 29, 2019: The Visiting Consultants Office (VCO) at the Ministry of Health and Prevention had organized a lecture and a workshop at Kuwait Hospital in Sharjah on the impact of mental disorders on the academic achievement of young students.
The event targeted medical, administrative, and technical staff at Kuwait Hospital in Sharjah.
Dr. Sultan Al Sharif, Director of the MoHAP’s VCO, mentioned the importance of benefiting from the visits of experienced doctors and consultants under the Visiting Consultants Program, through holding lectures and awareness ......read more