• Three-day conference to adopt models for standardized coordinated and integrated health care approach
• Focused on improving health outcomes through artificial intelligence, innovative work environment and staff well-being, event aims to transform healthcare set-up and well-being of patients and healthcare providers
Abu Dhabi, September 23 Sep 2019: The Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the largest healthcare network in the UAE, has announced the 8th edition of the SEHA International Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Conference (SINMAC). Running from September 24th – 26th at the Jumeirah Etihad Towers Hotel, the three-day conference is set to host over 1,000 healthcare professionals and will demonstrate the use of artificial intelligence and other innovative ......read more
Abu Dhabi, September 22, 2019: Abu Dhabi Health Services (SEHA) has today unveiled plans for a world-class kidney care service at SEHA Kidney Care (SKC), previously known as SEHA Dialysis Services (SDS) centers – from preventing kidney disease through peritoneal and hemodialysis, to kidney transplantation. This integrated and comprehensive service expands the center’s current offering as part of a long-term strategy to enhance kidney healthcare provision.
This move builds on over a decade of delivering cutting edge dialysis services in Abu Dhabi and takes advantage of a deep level of collective knowledge and expertise. Building on SEHA’s heritage and first-class track record for specialist care, SKC will also invest in research and training to further enhance skills and deliver new services to the ......read more
4 Days a week, 4KM for 40 Minutes
Ahead of World Heart Day, doctors at RAK Hospital give easy guidelines on walking to boost heart health
Walking can reduce the chances of cardiac events by 30 percent; heart attack survivors can lower the risk of death by up to 71 percent
September 19th, 2019; Ras Al Khaimah, UAE: Regular walking can offset the chances of cardiac events by as much 30 percent and is an important tool for heart attack survivors significantly reducing the risk of death in immediate years. In order to instill this easy, yet effective habit ahead of World Heart Day, doctors at RAK Hospital have devised a workable guideline for UAE residents which they can easily incorporate in their busy routine.
“It’s titled ‘The Rule of 4’, and the idea is to create a walking plan that can ......read more
Participants hail the decreasing prevalence of obesity in UAE, dropping to 27.8% up from 37.2% in 2010
Dubai, September 18, 2019
The UAE Obesity Masterclass V.2 has concluded on a high note, stressing the importance of concerted public and private sectors’ efforts to address obesity which is a major concern for healthcare systems world over.
The one-day event concluded that stepping up awareness-raising campaigns, enhancing the knowledge, skills and competence of specialized doctors and healthcare professionals, opening new obesity clinics, and holding scientific conferences and workshops, will significantly impact the prevalence of obesity in the UAE.
Moreover, the participants hailed the UAE government's plans and programs tailored to combat obesity. The ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 18, 2019: As we approach Breast Cancer Awareness for the month of October, please see a roundup of pink products that we hope might assist with any pink themed features that you are working on. If you need any further details at all please do let us know.
Enjoy a whimsical and decadent bath and body range with the Marshmallow collection by MOR. The collection is reminiscent of a botanical garden filled with flirtatious flowers and comes in an assortment of beautiful, fragrant products that will not only take you on a sensory skincare ritual, but look truly chic on your bathroom shelves.
Available from selected Virgin Megastores; Dubai Marina Mall, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai Mall and Yas Mall, Abu Dhabi. Also at John Lewis – Dubai Festival City, Be Bar, ......read more
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi’s ‘Know Your Heart’ Campaign Examines Wide Range of Cardiovascular Challenges
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. September 17, 2019: Poor oral health has been considered to be a possible cause of heart disease for more than a century, but the issue is still being examined in the run-up to World Heart Day on September 29.
Over the years, studies have connected gum disease to an increased risk of developing heart disease, since poor oral health increases the risk of bacterial infection in the blood stream which can affect the heart values, especially artificial heart valves.
However, additional research is needed to fully understand the possible connection between oral health and heart disease since there is no scientifically proven evidence even after one ......read more
Dubai, 14 September 2019: The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) is organizing, in cooperation and association with Majid Al Futtaim, the American Heart Association, the Emirati Cardiac Society and Burjeel Hospital, heart-health awareness campaign, which is targeting the women, in particular, and society in general, it aims to raise awareness on the risk factors associated with cardiovascular diseases and the importance of conducting medical checkups on a regular basis.
The campaign comes on the sidelines of the World Heart Day which falls on September 29.
In this regard, MoHAP is carrying out a series of events at the shopping malls of Majid Al Futtaim in Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Ras Al Khaimah, Fujairah.
The activities of the campaign will be carried out three days every weekend until the end of September. The ......read more
Recognized as one of the top Indian business leaders in healthcare in the Middle East, Alisha becomes one of the first Indian female business leaders to receive the long-term residency visa
11th September, Dubai, UAE: In accordance with UAE government’s recent announcement to grant leading entrepreneurs, investors and business professionals with the long-term visa, Alisha Moopen, newly elected Deputy Managing Director of the Aster DM Healthcare Group has now been awarded the 10-year long term Gold Card visa. It comes as an acknowledgement of her efforts to shape the healthcare service sector in UAE while also contributing to the global conversation around the future of healthcare.
Speaking on the occasion, Alisha said, “I am truly honored that the UAE government has recognized me as one of the first ......read more
Dubai, 9 September 2019: The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP), represented by the Health Education & Promotion Department, has recently launched the “Lose to Win” program.
The ten-week program aims at stimulating the spirit of challenge among the participants by adopting a healthy diet and engaging in proper physical activities to prevent obesity and overweight.
The first phase of the phase is targeting MoHAP employees, while the second phase is dedicated to the employees of the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority.
Based on medical and scientific foundation, the “Lose to Win” would help the participants to adopt positive changes in their lifestyle by making it an experience full of challenge and determination, thus boosting the functional achievement and excellence among the ......read more
Abu Dhabi, September 08, 2019: Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) is at the forefront of epilepsy diagnosis and treatment in adults and children, actively advancing patient care in neurology and providing the best possible outcomes for patients. As the fourth most common neurological illness, since 2017, more than 11,700 patients have received the highest-level of medical and surgical care across SEHA network neurology clinics at Tawam Hospital, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Mafraq Hospital, and Al Rahba Hospital.
Epilepsy is neurological condition marked by abnormal electrical discharges in the brain resulting in a temporary disturbance of motor, sensory, or mental function. It most commonly appears in childhood, adolescence or late adulthood, and while it can be hereditary, some cases are caused by head trauma, brain ......read more
Despite being the fourth most common form of cancer across the world, public awareness on colorectal cancer is much lower when compared to other cancers.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 04, 2019: Aster Hospitals Qusais, a world-class facility under Aster DM Healthcare, a leading healthcare provider in the Middle East and India, has launched a colorectal health awareness campaign with a complimentary preventive screening for colorectal cancer. The campaign targets residents aged above 30 years, as recent studies show that young people, aged below 40 years, in the UAE are more prone to colon cancer and the disease is more prevalent than in previous decades.
A team of expert colorectal surgeons and gastroenterologists are leading the two-month-long campaign at Aster Hospital in Al ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 04, 2019: As part of Ma’kom” initiative activities, the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has launched yesterday the second phase of the media awareness campaign “Beat the Habit…Fight Extra Sugar” with an aim of raising the awareness of community members about the health risks associated with the overconsumption of sugar-sweetened beverages or any other sweeteners.
The campaign, which will continue from 3 September to 30 November 2019, with a purpose to enhance the interaction with the individuals through all MOHAP’s “Ma’kom” media channels and social media platforms, in a bid to protect them from the commercials and promotional campaigns which attract the people to buy sweetened beverages.
H.E. Dr. Hussein Abdel ......read more
Sharjah, Sep 04, 2019: The Health Promotion Department at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah (SCFA) announced launching the first phase of the Healthy Schools Program approved by the World Health Organization (WHO).
The program launched in collaboration with the Sharjah Private Education Authority (SPEA) and the Royal Health Awareness Society, Jordan.
the Health Promotion Department is the UAE’s first institution that launches the “Healthy Schools” program in line with WHO’s requirements and standards. Additionally, this program is one of the outcomes of the “My Health” 7th Regional Conference, organized by the Health Promotion Department, which focused on the theme of nutrition, as a key factor in preventing chronic diseases among children and adolescents.
Great Acceptance ......read more
On the occasion of World Physical Therapy Day
In order to highlight the benefits of physical therapy, the Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy Center at RAK Hospital will be open to public on September 8th for onsite tour
• Free screening for back strength and gait analysis during September
• Physiotherapy reduces pain, improves strength, balance, coordination and movement to maximize one’s ability to participate in everyday activities, and prevent complications
• Reduces dependency on medicine with focus on alternative healing treatments
September 3, 2019; Ras Al Khaimah, UAE: Back strength, gait and correct posture are severely compromised in today’s predominantly sedentary lifestyle, and are among the biggest causes of chronic pain and other related ailments, warn ......read more
Long-term harm from nicotine or chemicals aren’t the only potential dangers from e-cigarettes, with doctors seeing a growing number of injuries from ‘vapes’ that overheat or catch fire.
Monday, September. 2, 2019: When experts look at whether electronic, or ‘e-cigarettes’, are a safe alternative to traditional cigarettes, the focus is often on the long-term effects of chemicals or the nicotine they release. However, doctors say the devices can also cause severe burns, with a growing body of evidence that they are a fire hazard.
Baruch Fertel, M.D., a physician in the emergency department at Cleveland Clinic in the United States, says doctors are seeing more and more instances where people become injured after batteries for e-cigarettes, often referred to as ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 1, 2019: More than a million school children in the UAE are going back-to-school after the two-month summer break. Doctors at the DHA are providing health tips to make the transition from holidays back to academic life easier and healthier.
“In the first two weeks, getting their sleep routine back on track is of utmost importance as lack of sleep can make your child tired, irritable and sluggish all day. School children need nine to eleven hours of sleep depending on their age. Sleep should be prioritized and parents should give their children at least two weeks to fully settle into their new routine, after-school activities can be slowly reintroduced during this period,” says Dr Badreyya Al Harmi, Director of Public Health Protection Department at the DHA.
“It is ......read more
Dr Maher Alahdab dispels some of the common misconceptions about plastic surgery
With cosmetic procedures and surgery gaining popularity around the world, there is a lot of curiosity about the process. However, the downside of this is that there is a lot of false and inaccurate information that is being spread. Dr Maher Alahdab addresses some of the major misconceptions that people have when it comes to cosmetic procedures:
1 - Plastic surgery radically changes the person's features.
Popular movies show the hero or villain getting plastic surgery and revealing a new face that no one can recognize. To a large extent, cosmetic procedures, and plastic surgeons, aim to improve the person’s appearance while still maintaining his/her identity.
2 - Plastic surgery does not leave scars.
Any surgical incision in the ......read more
Sharjah, August 29, 2019: The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP), represented by Sharjah Medical District, announced that it has added 7 new services to the list of services provided by the primary health care centers.
These services include cervical screening, colon cancer screening, Itmenan service, premarital screening, medical examination for residency, pilgrims’ health service and the inauguration of evening dental clinics.
The new services are part of MoHAP’s strategy in terms of providing high-quality healthcare services that meet society needs.
A Series of Integrated Healthcare
H.E. Dr. Hussein Abdel Rahman Al-Rand, Undersecretary of the Ministry’s Health Assistant Sector, Health Centers and Clinics, said: “This package of new healthcare services is part of a series of the ......read more
Study investigates anti-Mullerian hormone levels of over 1,300 women residing in Modena, Italy
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 29th August 2019: The newest research studying the impact of air pollution on female fertility reaffirms the alarming role of environmental factors in the rising number of infertility cases amongst women worldwide, according to an expert from IVI Middle East Fertility Clinic.
Dr. Laura Melado - Specialist – Obstetrics & Gynecology, IVI Fertility Middle East, explained that the findings of the latest study, which measured the levels of anti-Mullerian hormone (AMH) of 1,318 women in Modena, Italy, have put the spotlight on the detrimental effects of everyday exposure of air pollution on women, in relation to their capacity to conceive.
“AMH is a substance which ......read more
• SEHA accepts 158 highly qualified medical students for their residency and fellowship programs
• A total of 660 doctors have trained at SEHA facilities since 2010
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, August 28, 2019: Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the largest healthcare network in the UAE accepts 158 candidates for the 2019-2020 residency and fellowship programs that include 23 residency programs and 9 fellowship sub-programs in 20 specializations, held to the highest international standards.
The programs are held in 6 teaching facilities that offer specializations including but not limited to Anesthesiology, Dermatology, Emergency, Family medicine, General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Gynecology, Obstetrics and ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 27, 2019: In a bid to minimize no-show appointments and provide the most efficient appointment management system with minimum patient waiting times, DHA primary healthcare sector has introduced the hybrid appointment model.
The model will be applicable across all DHA primary healthcare centres including all dentistry clinics from September 1, this year.
Dr Manal Taryam, CEO of Primary Healthcare Sector said, “The model is a culmination of the walk-in and appointment system. All patients except urgent cases will need an appointment to see a doctor and they will get follow-up appointments with the same general physician to ensure continuity of care. Walk-ins will be reserved for urgent cases. This system will help ensure those who need to be seen by the doctor on an urgent basis get ......read more
~Free skin analysis, prices cut down to half on skincare, laser, fillers Botox and Laser Teeth whitening treatment till 31st August ~
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 22, August 2019: As the nation is all set to celebrate Emirati Women’s Day on 28th August the recently launched American Aesthetic Medical Center located at Umm Al Sheif, Sheikh Zayed Rd – Dubai, is offering a lucrative discount for all the Emirati women’s till the end of this month. The Clinic, will offer free skin analysis and jaw-dropping 50% discount on skincare, laser, fillers, botox and laser teeth whitening treatment.
They have an enormous range of treatments from diamond peel, to celebrity facial, to Age recovery treatment, to fitness drip and many more. Some of them have exclusively been developed for this prestigious day, not ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 22, August 2019: “The Honourable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s third visit to UAE is a clear indication of the growing ties and bonds between the two countries, which is being showcased on the global platform.
We are hopeful that this will lead to further strategic partnerships being formed in key economic sectors like infrastructure, energy, healthcare, tourism and education and defense that will also encourage FDI from UAE businesses into India. Similarly, the launch of RuPay card in UAE will also boost the financial independence and help the two million Indians who annually travel to UAE on an average, while connecting the payment network of both countries.
While cross border investment and trade is expected to cross $100 billion by 2020 with many UAE ......read more
Struggling with uncontrolled blood sugar and weight, the patient found guidance at RAK Hospital to manage the disease successfully.
August 21, 2019: Ras Al Khaimah: One of the most prevalent chronic diseases across the UAE, diabetes needs to be addressed in a comprehensive manner under medical supervision, requiring consistent management to avoid subsequent complications, warns doctor at RAK Hospital. The advice came in the light of a recent case of an Emirati patient who was able to conquer the condition under controlled dietary habits, exercise regime and appropriate treatment that has vastly improved his quality of life.
Struggling with uncontrolled Type 2 diabetes with limited success, 39-year-old Mohammad Salem Al Mazroui was facing trouble managing his weight and other adverse effects of the condition. ......read more
Family balancing cases have gone up by 22 percent from 2018
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 21 Aug. 2019: The number of couples in the UAE undergoing the In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) procedure for family balancing is growing at a steady pace. According to IVI Middle East Fertility Clinic, the number of family balancing cases handled by them has gone up displaying a notable increase of 22 percent.
“Family balancing allows couples to select the gender of the baby. Sometimes, even those who already have children choose to undergo the required medical procedures to ensure achieving a gender balance in their families.
This is done through IVF along with Pre-implantation Genetic Testing (PGT), a procedure used to evaluate the chromosomes of the embryo, hence to determine the gender of the embryo prior to implantation. PGT is also ......read more
New BETADINETM Cold Defence exhibits antiviral properties1,2 and found to combat symptoms and reduce duration of common cold by 2 day s3,4
February 17, 2019 - Dubai, UAE
Millions of people all over the world will be suffering from common cold symptoms after contracting a cold this winter, particularly in the Middle East when the cooler temperatures can catch many people off-guard leaving them prone to bouts of seasonal sickness. The symptoms of a common cold include sneezing, runny nose, headache, and general malaise, with around half of sufferers also experiencing a sore throat and ......read more
Dubai, February 17, 2019—Banner Health, a Phoenix, Arizona based healthcare provider with hospitals and clinics in six states, has selected the CommScope Era C-RAN antenna system to deliver strong, consistent mobile coverage in its facilities.
Reliable wireless connectivity can be critical in hospitals, and Banner Health’s IT team wanted a solution that ensured coverage throughout the building. Banner Health had previously leased a distributed antenna system (DAS) but wanted a system that its IT staff could deploy and maintain.
Based on the proven success of ......read more
February 14, 2019 - Dubai UAE
Potentially lethal heart conditions may become easier to spot and may lead to improvements in prevention and treatment thanks to innovative new software that measures electrical activity in the organ.
The heart’s pumping ability is controlled by electrical activity that triggers the heart muscle cells to contract and relax. In certain heart diseases such as arrhythmia, the organ’s electrical activity is affected.
Cardiac researchers can already record and analyse the heart’s electrical behaviour using optical and electrode ......read more
Research reveals millennials have little experience or knowledge of heart disease
Aetna International survey finds 31% of millennials have no knowledge about heart disease
32% of UAE residents surveyed have never taken steps to check for heart disease
15% of millennials don’t know what is considered a symptom of heart disease
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: 13 February 2019 – A poll undertaken by leading global health insurance services and health care company, Aetna International, has revealed almost a third (31%) of Millennials in the UAE are unaware ......read more
February 13, 2019 - Dubai, UAE
Finding the right doctor and scheduling an appointment could never be easier
Making an instant booking for a confirmed appointment with the doctor who matches your exact requirements is now a reality for the first time in the UAE.
Whether visiting okadoc.com or downloading the Okadoc app for iPhone or Android, people in need of medical care can quickly, simply and seamlessly discover the doctor they need, and make a confirmed appointment, at the time and location they prefer, on a fully automated platform and without any human intervention. ......read more
Pooja Srivastav awarded ‘Adam Global Outstanding Leadership Award’ for her efforts to create toxin-free, sustainable body, buildings and structures in the UAE and across the world
Rt. Honorable Paul Clark, Past Minister of State for Her Majesty the Queen UK presented the award
February 12th, 2019; Dubai, UAE: In recognition of her efforts to champion the cause of sustainability goals in the UAE and across the world, Dubai’s first building biologist, and CEO of Shreem International, Pooja Srivastav was awarded the prestigious “Adam Global Outstanding ......read more
H Retreats welcomes you to “Wellness Saturday: Reflect, Realign and Redesign” on February 16 at The Retreat Palm Dubai MGallery By Sofitel
February 11, 2019 - Dubai UAE
It’s still the start of the year and an ideal time to reflect on the things that you’re not truly happy with. Could it be your work? Your career? Your home? Your professional relationships? Your personal life? Your lifestyle? Or even your health?
Do you feel your life is a bit stuck with old bad habits that you can’t quite shake off? Do ......read more
This February 14th, give yourself and your loved ones the gift of complete cardiac care at RAK Hospital
February 11th, 2019; Ras Al Khaimah, UAE: Highlighting the matters of heart, RAK Hospital in Ras Al Khaimah has organised complimentary cardiac check-up at its premises this Valentine’s Day. The camp, open to public and across all ages, will be held from 10am to 4pm on February 14, and will be offering heart screening and consultation by a senior cardiologist, and height, weight, blood pressure, blood sugar and ECG on doctor’s advice.
“Valentine’s ......read more
Combined efforts of doctors and a Good Samaritan helped in saving the life of the baby
Neonatologists and plastic surgeons use innovative way to rescue the infant from superbug
Dubai, February 10, 2019: Aster DM Healthcare, a leading integrated healthcare services provider in GCC and an emerging player in India fulfilled yet another commitment to saving lives using the latest technologies in medical treatment, this time through its unit Aster CMI Hospital in Bangalore-India.
Less than a month - old new born who had been infected by a superbug recently, was ......read more
Aetna named one of the main sponsors of the 2019 philanthropic initiative
Dubai Cares’ ‘Walk for Education’ 3km route reflects the distance millions of children walk to school each day in developing countries
The 10th anniversary of the Walk for Education is in support of the “Year of Tolerance”
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 10 February 2019: Aetna, the leading health benefits provider, has renewed its support as a key commercial partner of this year’s Dubai Cares’ Walk for Education, having agreed a sponsorship ......read more
GSK launches Medzy, a new UAE patient-friendly chatbot, aimed at increasing antibiotic adherence
This is in response to a research commissioned by GSK to understand the needs of HCPs and patients on antibiotics and the level of understanding of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) which revealed 54 per cent of UAE residents find it difficult to remember to take antibiotics
Three out of ten people believe they should stop taking antibiotics once they feel better rather than finish their course of treatment
According to the World Health Organisation, AMR represents one of the ......read more
44 Emirati couples and 55 other couples in the UAE were blessed with new-borns at the Hospital
February 9th, 2019, Ras Al Khaimah: Setting a record of a kind, hundred babies were born at RAK Hospital’s Mother and Child Department in just the first month of the year 2019. In all, 44 babies were born to Emirati couples and 56 babies to the other UAE residents with one couple blessed with twins.
Commenting on this milestone, Dr Raza Siddiqui, CEO of Arabian Healthcare Group and Executive Director at RAK Hospital said: “We would like to congratulate all the parents ......read more
Under the Slogan “Dream Small... It adds up”
UAE, February 9th,2019: Under the slogan “Dream Small... It adds up”, the Ministry of Health and Prevention launched its media campaign as part of the “With You” Initiative, which started with the aim of encouraging the Emirati society to exercise by adopting a simple healthy life style.
Under the campaign, the world’s shortest marathon “the 1 Kilometer Marathon” was organized at Zabeel Park in Dubai attended by Dr. Amin Hussain Al Amiri, Assistant Undersecretary for Public Health Policy ......read more
Dubai, UAE; February 07, 2019: As AEEDC, the region’s premier event for the dental industry concludes today, the Italian pavilion, one of the largest country pavilions at the show, welcomed record number of visitors. Italian Trade Agency (ITA) and The Italian Dental Industries Association (UNIDI) brought together 26 leading Italian companies that displayed a wide range of solutions such as robotics, laser systems, 3D scanners and 3D printers.
Visitors were introduced to the latest medical imaging software and computer guided surgery procedures for the dental and maxillofacial ......read more
The survey is a comprehensive assessment of health and healthcare in the Emirate of Dubai
It will help DHA tailor its existing policies to meet the healthcare requirements of Dubai’s population in an evidence- based manner.
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, February 7, 2019: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) in collaboration with the Dubai Statistics Centre (DSC) has undertaken a Dubai Household Health Survey (DHHS).
The DHHS survey, which is taking place in the Emirate for the third time, is the most comprehensive health survey in the ......read more
Dr Maher Al Ahdab shows you 6 easy ways to get and maintain beautiful skin and a healthy appearance.
February 06, 2019 - Dubai, UAE:
In this age of social media, good looks are desired more than ever. And it’s not just the women who are looking to improve their appearance – men are becoming more conscious of their looks as well.
As desirable as it is to look good, it is also important that a good appearance should be easy to maintain. Dr Maher Al Ahdab gives his top tips for gaining and maintaining a young and healthy appearance.
The foundation for ......read more
Unique and innovative wellness destination in Meydan brings unprecedented offering with principles of Macro Health™
Max & Aegle has been purpose-built to offer dynamic health and fitness solutions for the mind, body and soul
Facilities include numerous exercise areas across two floors, dedicated fitness studios, outdoor training arena, Olympic size swimming pool, running track and Yoga lawn.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (6th February 2019): A new and highly innovative concept in health and fitness has been launched in Dubai, which focuses on the ......read more
Study conducted with The University of Manchester – UK.
MEBO Scar found to improve skin hydration, collagen deposition, and elasticity
February 6th, 2019, Ras Al Khaimah (UAE) – Julphar, one of the largest pharmaceutical manufacturers in the Middle East and Africa, has had a groundbreaking paper published in “Advances of Wound Care Journal”, the Official Publication of the Wound Healing Society.
The paper provides fresh insights into the positive effects of Julphar’s ointment, MEBO Scar, in managing scars. MEBO Scar is one of Julphar’s leading ......read more
Massive 34% increase in participation volumes to hit a record 1,053,100 with 92% completing a minimum of 30 minutes of daily physical activity
Long-term lifestyle changes with DFC positively influencing vital health indicators including frequency of exercise (76%), water consumption (73%) and sleeping patterns (70%)
Dubai, United Arab Emirates –4 February 2019: Impact assessment of the 2018 Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC) emphatically confirms the strong and growing resolution of the city to become the most active city in the world – as both residents and ......read more
February 4 to 7, 2019 at DWTC
11 French companies to be gathered on the French pavilion
Major innovations to be exhibited in hematology, biochemistry, pharmacology, toxicology, cytology and pharmacogenetics.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - February 03, 2019: 11 French companies will be taking part in the region’s largest laboratory trade show, in Dubai, from February 4-7, 2019. Showcased across 180 m², the French in vitro diagnostics industry (IVD) will unveil its latest innovative ideas, which are the strategic pillars of the sector's ......read more
Campaign aims to promote healthy eating and exercise in UAE
‘Support and information key to cutting rates of obesity and diabetes,’ says General Manager
February 3, 2019, Ras Al Khaimah (UAE) - Julphar, one of the largest pharmaceutical manufacturers in the Middle East and Africa, has launched a new campaign to promote healthy eating and exercise in the UAE.
The “Julphar Healthy Living” campaign is designed to inspire people to improve their overall wellbeing and will include a series of nationwide activities and competitions. The pharmaceutical major is ......read more
Advanced facility offers quality & cost-efficient cancer treatment options to patients worldwide
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2 February 2019: Apollo Hospitals Group took part in the recently concluded Arab Health 2019 in Dubai to put the spotlight on the state-of-the-art services of its groundbreaking Proton Cancer Centre, the first of its kind in South East Asia.
During this year’s Arab Health, the largest healthcare event in the MENA region, a team of specialists from Apollo Hospitals was on hand to answer queries from both visitors and fellow exhibitors from across the ......read more
Meeting attended by MOHAP Undersecretary and Assistant Undersecretaries
Dubai, UAE, January 31, 2019: On the sidelines of the Arab Health 2019 Exhibition and Congress 2019, His Excellency Omar bin Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence met Madeline Bell, President and CEO, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. The meeting was attended by Mohammad Salim Al Olama, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health and Prevention and assistant undersecretaries.
The meeting discussed mutual collaboration, nursing staff training, as well as a number of futuristic ......read more
More than 700 UAE residents to walk for arthritis this February
31st January 2019, Dubai, UAE: The Middle East Arthritis Foundation (MEAF)is challenging people this February with its ‘Walk for Arthritis’ event,
to get moving in an effort to improve the lives of the one in five people in the UAE who live with arthritis.
Founding Member of the Foundation, Dr. Humeira Badsha said that the walkathon will help people with and without arthritis to set themselves a physical challenge or even to extend their current exercise regime.
“Walk ......read more
The partnership will see SPOTCHECK available to consumers for the first time.
Spotcheck health kiosk will be now available at CRYO’s flagship location, The Boulevard, Emirates Towers, Dubai.
CRYO will boost its client offering with the 8-minute health assessment and boost client retention
CRYO and SPOTCHECK are complementary partners as both are pioneers of innovation within the health and wellness sector
Dubai, UAE (January 31, 2019): Dubai-based innovative health and wellness platform, SPOTCHECK, has partnered with global leading cryotherapy ......read more
31 January 2019, Dubai - UAE: This year’s Saudi Arabian Business Achievement Awards held in Riyadh on January 29th, saw Saudi German Hospital Group (SGH Group) honoured as Healthcare Company of the Year. The awards, hosted by Arabian Business, recognised business leaders and companies who achieved stellar performance over the course of the last year.
Speaking about this prestigious accolade, Eng. Sobhi Batterjee, Group President of Saudi German Hospital Group, said: “As a proud family-run Saudi business with a legacy spanning over 70 years, including the opening of the first ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 30 January 2019: With those in the Middle East more at risk of suffering from atrial fibrillation than other parts of the world, Dr Sabine Ernst from Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Specialist Care (RB&HH) conducted a simulated catheter ablation during Arab Health 2019 using 3D mapping which mitigates the requirement for harmful x-ray.
The corrective procedure is well known, however the consultant cardiologist and cardiac electrophysiologist showcased the pioneering 3D mapping technique, which removes the need for radiation, is unique. The procedure was ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 29, 2019: The Ministry of Health and Prevention announced that it will utilize Artificial Intelligence technologies in X-ray equipment that are used in medical examinations for residency procedures in the country. This initiative aims to protect members of society from communicable diseases, as well as enhancing the level of healthcare services in order to ensure customer satisfaction.
The announcement took place during the Ministry’s participation in the Arab Health 2019 Exhibition and Conference, which is being held during January 28-31 at the Dubai World ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 29, 2019: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) highlighted its smart home healthcare services at the 44th edition of the Arab Health Exhibition and Congress.
The service is part of the overall home care programme. The move is in line with the Authority’s vision to enhance its home care programme and utilize smart technology in the emirate’s healthcare landscape.
HE Humaid Al Qutami, Director General of the DHA said, “DHA is keen to foster the use of technology in the health sector to better serve patients, ......read more
Poor lifestyle choices contribute to diseases pertaining to the heart and lungs
Pioneering 3D mapping technology reduces arrhythmia patients’ exposure to radiation
Dubai, UAE, 29 January 2019: In response to the Middle East’s growing number of heart and lung disease cases, Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Specialist Care (RB&HH) are showcasing its latest advancements which provide viable options to directly combat these serious diseases at Arab Health 2019.
In many cases, diseases of the heart and lungs are caused by poor lifestyle choices ......read more
Dubai World Trade Centre: Sheikh Saeed Hall 1, Booth #S1.D10
AI-based digital companions increase productivity and quality in radiology and support personalized and standardized patient management along clinical pathways
Remote scanning assistance with Syngo Virtual Cockpit1 makes workforce management in radiology more flexible
New MRI portfolio expands the reach of BioMatrix Technology and revolutionizes patient experience with its all-new in-bore infotainment system Innovision2
Dubai, UAE, January 29, 2019: At this year’s Arab Health (January 28 – 31, 2019) ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 28, 2019: His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, UAE Minister of Finance and President of the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) launched today the Tawreed Artificial Intelligence (AI) system during his tour of the 44th edition of Arab Health Congress.
H.E. Humaid Al Qutami, Director General of the Dubai Health Authority said, “DHA is proud to become the first Government entity to implement AI in the Purchasing and Contracts process. Introduction of AI is in line with the UAE Strategy for Artificial Intelligence ......read more
Dubai Dental Hospital is the emirate’s first and largest dental hospital with 63 dental chairs
Dubai, UAE, January 28, 2019: His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and President of Dubai Health Authority, today inaugurated Dubai Dental Hospital, the first and largest dental hospital in Dubai, in presence of Dr Amer Al Zarooni, CEO, Dubai Healthcare City Medical, Dr. Amer Sharif, Chief Executive Officer, Dubai Healthcare City Authority – Education Sector, and Dr Ramadan Al Blooshi, Chief Executive Officer, ......read more
Procedure offers excellent outcome for cervical spondylosis, herniated or degenerative discs in the neck with reduced post-surgical pain, while achieving both stability and mobility
28th January, 2019; Ras Al Khaimah, UAE: Offering an efficient and highly innovative alternative for spine surgeries, RAK Hospital introduces Hybrid Cervical Spine Surgery which treats multiple levels of disc disease within the neck by utilizing a combination of Artificial Disc Replacement and Spinal Fusion technology. Patients suffering from a combination of herniated and degenerative discs in the ......read more
Infor & E3 Join Forces for Arab Health 28-31 2019 January - Dubai World Trade Center
Dubai, UAE, January 28, 2019: Infor, a global leader in business cloud software specialized by industry, today announced the appointment of E3 LLC as its preferred Healthcare industry partner for Infor’s solutions for the Healthcare market in the Middle East & Africa region. The appointment will offer Infor’s Healthcare customers access to leading industry enterprise solutions along with specialized professional services.
Notably, the E3 team has ......read more
Al Serkal: We strive to be ready for the future and use Artificial Intelligence (AI) to achieve the National Agenda Indicators 2021
Dubai, UAE, January 28, 2019: Within the context of its participation at Arab Health 2019 which will be held at Dubai World Trade Centre 28 – 31 January, the Ministry of Health and Prevention “MOHAP” announced the launch of “Actiste” service for the management of diabetes.
Actiste is the world’s first service for monitoring and treating diabetics remotely. This service comes as part of the Ministry’s keenness ......read more
Abdulrahman bin Mohamed Al Owais: UAE has achieved the leadership in the adoption of smart transformation in government services in accordance with UAE Vision 2021 and UAE Agenda 2030 for sustainable development of health and wellness.
Dubai, UAE, January 28, 2019: Within the framework of achieving Vision 2021, National Agenda Indicators in health and preventative services, transformation from E-Government to smart government, Agenda 2030 for sustainable development and in order to implement the initiative of strengthening the pharmacovigilance for the safety of society which has ......read more
Dr. Youssif Al-Serkal: the project comes as part of Ministry of Health and Prevention’s programmes to entirely (100%) incorporate Artificial Intelligence (AI) into healthcare services
Dubai, UAE, January 28, 2019: The Ministry of Health and Prevention “MOHAP” announced the exploitation of AI technologies to reduce waiting time in emergency departments with a view to managing the operational processes of hospitals by using the smart healthcare operation centre “PaCE”. The announcement comes within the context of a package of innovative projects MOHAP will ......read more
With this new facility, Aster DM Healthcare strengthens presence in UAE, with 2 Aster Hospitals and 4 Medcare Hospitals.
To match the changing requirements of Dubai’s population with mandatory insurance cover, the hospitals will provide tertiary treatments.
Over the last three years, Aster DM Healthcare has invested AED 750 million in UAE and another AED 250 million is envisaged over the next two years. Total estimated investment of AED 1 billion in 5 years in UAE, with 2 new hospitals expected to come up in the next 3 years.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – ......read more
Augmented reality healthcare technology company, Proximie, has signed an agreement with the Dubai Health Authority at the culmination of the nine-week Future Accelerators program paving the way for future collaboration.
It shows a commitment, in principle, of the possibilities of future working together after Proximie successfully demonstrated its ability to solve the three challenges set out at the beginning of the project, namely:
Improving the quality of life for patients through early and swift healthcare intervention
Reducing patient waiting time in emergency ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 26, 2019: HE Dr. Amin Hussein Al Amiri, Assistant Under-Secretary for Public Health Policy and Licensing Sector at the Ministry of Health and Prevention, stated that the Ministry is cooperating with pharmaceutical companies to support patent programs and registration of patents at the Ministry of Economy.
HE Dr. Al Amiri pointed out that the Ministry has organized several workshops and meetings last week, which included representatives from the Ministry of Health
and Prevention, the Ministry of Economy, local factories, economic bodies, and ......read more
A package of services and technologies based on the fourth industrial revolution, artificial intelligence (AI) and exploring the smart healthcare future.
Launch of a world-wide leading projects in partnership with leading companies in health sector.
Under the slogan “Crossing Future Limits” 23 projects will be available on the platforms of the Ministry of Health and Prevention and UAE Health Services Corporation
Dubai, UAE, January 26, 2019: The Ministry of Health and Prevention “MOHAP” announced its participation at Arab Health 2019 which will take ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 26, 2019: The Ministry of Health and Prevention has issued a circular to the directors of medical districts, government and private hospitals, doctors, pharmacists and assistant pharmacists to withdraw Zordyl Mouthwash, which is manufactured by Gulf Pharmaceutical Industries (Julphar), due to the harmful impurities it contains.
The Ministry revealed that the decision to withdraw the product came after it reviewed the reports received from Saudi Arabia, which stated that the Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) withdrew this product from the market. The reports ......read more
‘We follow stringent standards to ensure safety and quality’ says GM
Low-dose aspirin tablet recalled due to stability issues
January 24, 2019, Ras Al Khaimah (UAE) - Julphar, one of the largest pharmaceutical manufacturers in the Middle East and Africa, has issued a statement reinforcing its commitment to quality following the recall of one of its products by the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP).
Jerome Carle, General Manager of Julphar, said: We can confirm that low-dose aspirin medicine, Jusprin 81mg, has been recalled by MoHAP ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 24, 2019: “On India’s 70th Republic Day, we are not only celebrating our constitution which stood the test of times but reiterating the unity in diversity. This year is especially important as it also marks the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi who was an NRI. On this momentous occasion we fondly remember our home land, which has given us the basic ingredients and foundation to live our lives to the fullest and achieve our dreams. Looking back, India’s growth has become more stable, diversified and resilient with the economy expected to grow ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 24 January, 2019: The 100 Mentors programme hosted His Excellency Humaid Al Qutami, Director General of the Dubai Health Authority to discuss some key values and traits, which will help the youth of the country achieve success and wellbeing.
The session took place at the Dubai Health Forum, which concluded last week.
The 100 Mentors is a programme organised by the Emirates Youth Council, it aims to connect the youth with role models in both the private and government industries.
Al Qutami said, “The youth have several opportunities to ......read more
From January 28th to 31st 2019 at Dubai World Trade Centre
International launch of the brand French Healthcare
110 exhibiting companies on the French pavilion
Dubai, UAE, January 24, 2019: 110 French companies will be exhibiting at the largest health show in the Middle East, 30 of them will be in Dubai for the first time. For the 2019 edition of the French pavilion, Business France, the agency supporting the international development of the French economy will launch the French Healthcare brand, an innovative initiative aimed at bringing together French companies, ......read more
Regular campaigns lasting five days each First Campaign of 2019 to Launch at Saqr Hospital in Ras Al Khaima
• Al Serkal: Campaign highlights Ministry’s efforts to achieve the national agenda of UAE Vision 2021, and reduce cancer rates through education and prevention.
United Arab Emirates, 23 January 2019: Ministry of Health and Prevention launched the first awareness and prevention campaigns of 2019 for breast cancer screening, under the slogan “Scan Today, Not Tomorrow”. The campaign will be run from January 20th to 24th, at Saqr ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 22, 2019: Young tech-savvy individuals with extensive knowledge of coding are using their expertise to find solutions to better the existing facilities available to support people of determination.
The hack is primarily focused on three themes revolving around people of determination.
The themes aim to improve the lives of those with physical, mental and intellectual disabilities, using technology as a medium to bring a positive impact in the day-to-day lives of people with determination.
The hack is in line with the Dubai Health ......read more
First Campaign of 2019 to Launch at Saqr Hospital in Ras Al Khaimah
Ministry of Health and Prevention Launches “Scan Today, Not Tomorrow” Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign
Al Serkal: Campaign highlights Ministry’s efforts to achieve the national agenda of UAE Vision 2021, and reduce cancer rates through education and prevention.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 22 January 2019: Ministry of Health and Prevention launched the first awareness and prevention campaigns of 2019 for breast cancer screening, under the slogan “Scan Today, Not Tomorrow”. The ......read more