Living-donor kidney transplant patient speaks out about his journey to recovery on World Health Day.
SEHA participates in World Kidney Day by offering free consultations and educational events that focus on the burden of kidney disease, disparities and access to healthcare.
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates March 20, 2018: Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network organized various events across Abu Dhabi to provide a platform for Yousef Al Naqbi, a kidney transplant patient to share his experience with kidney failure. The events helped raise awareness on kidney disease, risks, prevention and the co-existence with kidney failure on World Kidney Day.
After years searching for a cure for his kidney disease, Mr. Al Naqbi obtained the correct diagnosis and treatment at Sheikh ......read more
Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery (CTVS) and Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) will now be available at Zulekha Hospital Dubai
Cardiovascular Diseases (CVDs) represent 30% of deaths in the UAE, according to The World Health Organization
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19 March, 2019: Following the opening of Zulekha Hospital Dubai’s new facility this year, the healthcare group has announced the addition of an open heart center at the new facility. The Cardiac Center of Excellence now offers comprehensive end-to-end cardiac care and is equipped to facilitate high-risk treatments.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Cardiovascular Diseases (CVDs) represent 30% of deaths in the UAE. The UAE Vision 2021 outlines a reduction in the number of lifestyle diseases such as CVDs to ......read more
Dubai, March 19, 2019: His Excellency Humaid Al Qatami, Director General of Dubai Health Authority (DHA), has honoured ZAJEL, the UAE’s leading provider of courier and parcel delivery services, in recognition of its role as a strategic partner in the health services sector and its continued support for the development of Sheryan, Dubai’s online health licensing system for all healthcare professionals and facilities.
Khawla Kabanji, CEO of ZAJEL, expressed her deep appreciation for the recognition for the fastest growing courier company and said it would motivate it and its employees to make even more efforts to enhance the level of its services.
The 200-bed tertiary-care speciality and sub-speciality facility to be the biggest hospital in the emirate, with covered area spanning over 41,062 square meters
March 19th, 2019; Ajman, UAE: Saudi German Hospitals Group – one of the largest private hospital groups in the MENA region – has announced their world class, state-of-the-art, Dhs300 million worth healthcare facility in Ajman. The tertiary-care speciality and sub-speciality facility will be the biggest hospital in Ajman, designed to cater to the growing population across all northern emirates, while offering a wide range of medical services. Spanning over 41,062 square meters, the 200-bed hospital will commence operations soon.
With 46 OPD clinics and over 20 specialities, Saudi German Hospital, Ajman, will be the Group’s third healthcare ......read more
Warm Up & Run and Yoga Flow workouts back by popular demand on Saturday, 23 March
Dubai, 19 March 2019: Golden Mile Galleria on Palm Jumeirah is hosting the second edition of its free Run & Flo fitness event following a tremendous response to the first session last month.
Over 100 fitness enthusiasts and their friends and families participated in the first Run & Flo last month, guided by triathletes, fitness experts and yoga gurus. The next event is on 23 March, with another session planned for April.
Held on the terraces of Golden Mile Galleria Building 8, adjacent to Al Ittihad Park, the event features Warm Up & Run and Yoga Flow sessions that encourage a healthy and active lifestyle through simple workouts, running, yoga and meditation. Participants ......read more
Ministry of Health highlights the importance of early detection of diseases
UAE, Dubai, March 17, 2019: The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) has stressed that the National Periodic Health Screening and Cancer Screening initiatives titled ‘Etminan’ (Contentment in Arabic) are running smoothly and perfectly as scheduled.
Being part of the Cabinet approved programmes, the two initiatives aims to reduce the prevalence of cancer and non-communicable diseases, particularly cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, breast, cervical and colon cancer.
The ‘Etminan’ initiative has been launched to support the Ministry of Health and Prevention’s strategy, seeking to heighten the public awareness on health risks and provide diagnostic and therapeutic services in ......read more
Youssef Mohammed Al Serkal: The Ministry has several national programmes that serve the national indicators of cardiovascular diseases,
UAE, Dubai, March 16, 2019: The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) has announced the third phase completion of its initiative, ‘Heart Experts,’ programme, selecting, training and empowering a group of students to serve as awareness ambassadors for cardiovascular health in their schools, neighborhood and local community.
The pilot phase of the programme was completed at the Al Mawakeb School in Al Barsha, targeting 21 students aged 15-17 years.
The Hear Experts initiative falls under the umbrella of the Operational Plan Initiatives to achieve the National Indicators for the reduction of mortality due to cardiovascular disease.
The programme goals ......read more
Doctors give a new lease of life to teen through a bone marrow transplant
Till now, less than 10 such cases have been successfully transplanted in the world
The hospital highlights the need to increase awareness on Immune Deficiency
Aster CMI Hospital’s Pediatric Immunology Department recognized as Foundation for Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases (FPID) center of excellence
Dubai, March 14th, 2019 – Ciara (name changed), a 13-year-old-girl from Mauritius, suffering from rarest of the rare Complement Deficiency genetic disease, C1q deficiency since the age of 2, became the first teen in Asia suffering from this complex condition to receive a bone marrow transplant. Thanks to the team of efficient doctors at Aster CMI Hospital in Bangalore, a part of Aster DM Healthcare’s global ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 14, 2019: Since the early days of founding the Union, the UAE has been very keen to be at the forefront of global countries foreseeing the future and pay utmost attention to children, seeing it a top national priority. This is because children are the builders of the future and the sustainable wealth that will boost the country’s future status.
To that end, the UAE dedicated a national day to celebrate Emirati children and reflect the wise leadership’s keenness to provide children of citizens and residents alike full care and attention within a supportive and sustainable environment that contributes to enhancing their capabilities and skills.
In doing so, the UAE is trying to develop difference makers who are capable of shaping the future, devising innovative solutions and building on ......read more
World Kidney Day marks launch of awareness and screening initiative
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 14 March 2019: Aster Hospitals has launched an awareness and screening initiative to promote prevention of chronic kidney disease (CKD) through education, awareness and early diagnosis.
50 million people worldwide are now estimated to have kidney diseases from various causes. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) causes at least 2.4 million deaths per year and is now the sixth fastest growing cause of death. Through the campaign, Aster Kidney Care will encourage early screening and management at Aster Hospitals. Members of the public can avail of complimentary screening and detailed analysis through a simple urine test and blood creatinine test at Aster Hospitals’ Mankhool or Qusais facilities between ......read more
Colon Cancer is a Preventable Disease Yet it Remains One of the Most Common Forms of Cancer in the UAE
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. March 13 2019: Even though cases of colon cancer are on the decline due to increased community awareness and screening using sophisticated technologies, it is still the most common cancer among men in the UAE.
Physicians in the UAE recommend that people should start regularly screening for colon cancer at the age of 40. This advice is for those who do not have a family history of colon cancer, and who have no symptoms. Screening should commence 10 years earlier if there is a family history of the disease, and regular screenings are important because symptoms of colon cancer do not usually appear until the disease has reached an advanced stage.
Dr. Matthew Kroh, Chair of the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 13, 2019:
Traditionally, to bring down the cost basis of optical transceivers, the industry relied solely on economies of scale to drive supplier volume for all-optical subassembly supply chains. This stands in stark contrast to the multi-$100 billion silicon electronic supply chain which has benefited from shared design methodologies, automated wafer manufacturing, shared packaging approaches and common test infrastructure to deliver unparalleled economies of scale for computing and networking equipment. The optical transceiver industry, by comparison, is a cottage industry built on fractured design methodologies, captive wafer manufacturing, proprietary packaging and labor-intensive production that limits economies of scale.
In order to enjoy the same benefits as the ......read more
Dubai, 11 March 2019: The MENA region’s first and largest digital health platform Altibbi is revolutionizing the delivery of healthcare and improving medical outcomes for those who lack access to quality healthcare providers by managing up to 1,000 consultations a day through its growing network of registered and verified doctors.
The company began with the launch of an extensive Arabic medical dictionary to address the lack of health awareness in the Middle East. Today, Altibbi is the preferred choice for remote healthcare provision in the region. The company has evolved into a comprehensive healthcare provider with 2 million app downloads in 2018 and 62 million visitor during 2018.
To enhance its offering in Egypt, Altibbi launched a unique initiative called ‘One Million Free Medical ......read more
The pharmaceutical leader conducted an industry-first head-to-head study of two biologic therapies commonly used to treat the illness: vedolizumab and adalimumab
Vedolizumab was found to be superior in achieving clinical remission and mucosal healing at week 52
Study focused on patients with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis
Dubai, UAE, March 11, 2019: Global biopharmaceutical company Takeda today announced the results of its pioneering VARSITY study into the effectiveness of two common therapies used to treat Ulcerative Colitis. Shared at the 14th Congress of the European Crohn’s and Colitis Organization (ECCO) in Copenhagen Denmark, the findings showed that the use of vedolizumab – a gut-selective biologic treatment, was more effective overall at tackling the illness when ......read more
Through “Hayat” App, organ donors can register online to donate their organs after death
A proposal on adding the status “donor” in the Emirates ID
UAE, Dubai March 9, 2019: The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) hosted in Abu Dhabi the coordination meeting of the Supreme Committee for Organ Transplantation. The meeting was headed by H.E. Dr. Amin Hussein Al Amiri, Assistant Undersecretary for Public Health Policy and Licensing of the
Ministry of Health & Prevention, with the participation of Dr. Ali Al Obaidili, Chairman of the National Organ Transplant Committee, representatives of all members of government and local authorities in the country, College of Medicine and Health Sciences of United Arab Emirates University, Dubai Health Authority “DHA”, ......read more
UAE, Dubai, March 07, 2019
The Ministry of Health & Prevention (MoHAP) has announced the launching of a new E-service to submit complaints or observations against the private medical facilities, its medical and technical staff, which are dealing with members of the society.
The service aims to ensure that healthcare service providers fulfill their role in accordance with global standards, and within the context of MoHAP’s policy in upgrading E-services, with a view to promoting health system quality and innovating smart solutions, besides the commitment to carrying out quality systems.
Dealing with cases of default in providing healthcare services
Dr. Hessa Mubarak, Director of the Department of Health Empowerment and Compliance said that the Ministry of Health & Prevention doesn’t accept any shortcomings in ......read more
The only Hospital in the UAE to receive the honor in 10th cycle of the awards
March 6, 2019; Ras Al Khaimah, UAE: At a prestigious ceremony hosted at Dubai Opera, RAK Hospital was awarded the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum (MRM) Business award during the 10th cycle of the awards. The healthcare institution stood tall amongst the winners as being the only hospital in the entire UAE to be recognized at the forum. This is the second time the hospital has won the Business Excellence Award for their outstanding commitment to quality care and innovation.
“We are humbled and honored to have received this award for the second time and I am proud to announce that we remain the only hospital to get the award in this cycle. This certainly proves our dedication to achieve and showcase the best that UAE healthcare industry can ......read more
** Working towards achieving your own personal goals of self-confidence**
March 04, 2019 - Dubai, UAE
We all associate exercise with weight loss or building muscles, but the mental benefits may far outweigh the physical. In our high-stress society, regular exercise can help us not only de-stress but it can make us feel happy and confident within ourselves and one of the main goals at Surge Body Fitness is to help both men and women feel confident and content in their bodies.
Surge Body Fitness offers an experience like no other, the energizing space is a balance of both mindfulness and purpose and each class is taught by their incredible team of professionals with true encouragement and inspiration. The newly launched combination classes, which consist of a Ryde session and off-the-bike exercises, and the traditional Ryde ......read more
The ‘Screen and Survive’ campaign aims to drive awareness of the fatal disease and save the lives of the UAE’s citizens through preventative screenings
United Arab Emirates, 4 March, 2019: In the presence of dignitaries from the Ministry of Health and Dubai Health Authority, Zulekha Healthcare Group has today launched its fourth annual ‘Screen and Survive’ colorectal cancer (CRC) campaign. The initiative aims to raise the awareness of the disease by offering free preventative screenings to the public between March 4th and May 3rd 2019 in order to reduce the number of CRC fatalities in the UAE through early detection in the pre-cancerous stage.
The screenings are open to visitors and residents of the UAE and supports the country’s goal of reducing cancer fatalities by 18% by 2021. With ......read more
Surgeons Used 3D-Printing to Help Plan Rare Spinal Cord Surgery
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. March 04, 2019: A 35-year-old woman has been saved from becoming paralyzed, following swift diagnosis from Healthpoint and a complex tumor removal surgery at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, both part of Mubadala’s network of healthcare providers.
F.K was diagnosed with cervical schwannoma, a slow growing tumor in the lining of the nerves in the spine, which can cause progressive weakness and tingling sensations as it grows and presses on the spinal cord.
“Without surgery, F.K would have been paralyzed from the neck down, however, surgery to remove it risked a similar outcome. Given the complexity, we worked with our colleagues at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi’s Neurological Institute to give ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 4, 2019: Experts from Dubai Health Authority’s Primary Healthcare Centre and Rashid Hospital have collaborated with 3D printing healthcare startup Sinterex, to save the jaw of a patient who had an aggressive tumour.
The patient, a 17-year-old girl in high school, was admitted to hospital after discovering she had a large, fast growing tumour of the right jaw.
Dr Khaled Ghandour, Maxilofacial Surgeon at DHA, said that the patient was diagnosed with Ossifying Fibroma, a particularly aggressive form of tumour, which meant that the right side of the jaw had to be removed.
It was at this stage that Sinterex became involved. Sinterex is a UAE based start-up specializing in customized 3D printed healthcare products. Managing Director, Julian Callanan, explained that given ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 3rd, 2019: On the occasion of World Hearing Day, MED-EL Medical Electronics the leading provider of hearing solutions, announced today the results of a survey querying 500 adults in the UAE about their approach towards hearing loss issues, as part of an international study of 11,000 adults across the globe. The survey revealed that just about one-third of the population in the UAE has never had their hearing checked, while on a more positive note, approximately 53% of those surveyed underwent a hearing screening over the past year. The survey was commissioned by MED-EL and conducted by Atomik Research from January 7th to 11th 2019.
When asked what were the most important things to get checked regularly by a medical professional, 33% of respondents in the UAE stated blood pressure to be the top ......read more
Sudden Attacks of Neovascular Glaucoma Threaten Eyesight
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - February 28, 2019: Physicians at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi and Imperial College London Diabetes Centre are using World Glaucoma Week in March to warn diabetics in the UAE to be careful of sudden attacks of acute glaucoma, which could threaten their vision.
One of the leading causes of blindness in the UAE, glaucoma generally presents without noticeable symptoms and develops over many years until it begins to affect a person’s vision. However, patients with diabetic eye disease are at risk of sudden, severe attacks of neovascular glaucoma that require immediate treatment.
“Attacks of neovascular glaucoma can be dramatic. The extreme pain in the eye can induce nausea and vomiting, meaning people don’t always ......read more
February 28, 2019 - Dubai, UAE
We are creatures of habit. Every day, most of us will stick to our morning routines like clockwork: wake up, make coffee, check social media feeds, go to work, etc. Of course, not all habits are created equal, as we form bad habits along with the good. But what if just a few simple steps each day could encourage us to start on the right foot? Research suggests it takes 21 days to establish a new habit through repeat behaviour. With our busy schedules and endless tasks, it is important that our habits are positively impacting our productivity, health, and overall happiness. Luckily, finding a routine that easily fits into your schedule is not as hard as it seems. Medy Navani, Founder and Creative Director of Design Haus Medy, provides his top habits that will benefit your everyday.
Make your bed
This ......read more
SMA syndrome is a rare disease that is often misdiagnosed with only 300 registered cases worldwide
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 27 February 2019: Zulekha Hospital successfully operated on 27 year-old female Fatimah who suffered from Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome (SMAS) which is a rare gastrointestinal tract disease that causes chronic pain, vomiting, full body weakness and weight loss. Fatimah underwent MRI, CT and X-ray scans and has previously been diagnosed for years with IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome). However, recently at Zulekha Hospital Fatima discovered that her actual condition had been overlooked due to its rarity.
SMA is a digestive condition that occurs when the duodenum (the first part of the small intestine) is compressed between two arteries. To date, there have only been 300 cases registered ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 4th, 2019: On the occasion of World Hearing Day, MED-EL Medical Electronics the leading provider of hearing solutions, announced today the results of a survey querying 500 adults in the UAE about their approach towards hearing loss issues, as part of an international study of 11,000 adults across the globe. The survey revealed that just about one-third of the population in the UAE has never had their hearing checked, while on a more positive note, approximately 53% of those surveyed underwent a hearing screening over the past year. The survey was commissioned by MED-EL and ......read more
Dubai Health Authority established an Innovation Centre to create an environment for collaboration with the private sector and universities in the field of healthcare innovation
The aim of the Innovation Centre is to transform Dubai into a leading healthcare destination by fostering innovative and integrated care models and by enhancing community engagement.
The centre will ensure the implementation of the Dubai Innovation and Artificial Strategy that was launched in 2017.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 24, 2019: In line with the UAE vision and Dubai ......read more
Upon the Directives of H.H Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
His Excellency Abdulrahman Al Owais: In recognition of the hospital’s historic role since Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum opened it
His Excellency Mohamed Salim Al Olama: In gratitude for the impactful role of the hospital in delivering healthcare services
His Excellency Youssif Al Serkal: The hospital has become a value added to the healthcare system
UAE, Dubai, 24 February 2019: As per the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 24 February 2019 – Berets MC, a Dubai based bike club will raise awareness for autism with the help of several cause supporters and exhibitors for the fifth year in a row by hosting an Autism Awareness Ride at the Dubai Investment Park on March 15th. This event invites children and teachers from local autism schools, bike riders, and the public to come down to support and have a fun day filled with activities, meet the biker community in the UAE and witness the ride. Entry is free of charge.
The event will kick off with the ride including numerous bikers ......read more
Patients, caretakers, families and friends come together to fight chronic disease
24th February 2019, Dubai, UAE – Over the weekend, the Middle East Arthritis Foundation (MEAF) concluded its ‘Walk for Arthritis’ awareness event, targeted at improving the quality of life for people with arthritis, through exercise and movement. More than thousand people walked 3.5km in Dubai Creek Park and took part in various activities like an open-air fitness session, exercises specially designed for patients with arthritis and more, to show their support for people suffering from this ......read more
MonViso Water announces alliances with upcoming events to support its CSR collaborations
February 23, 2019 - Dubai, UAE
Dubai, UAE: MonViso, the purest and minimally mineralized Italian water will have a presence at major events in the UAE as it continues its “Take Water. Give Life” campaign, where for every 1 litre sold, MonViso is donating 1 AED to the Al Jalila Foundation which supports the global cause of transforming lives through medical education and research.
The brand’s humanitarian and sustainability commitment is evident, as since January 2017 ......read more
Holds awareness campaigns to educate community about signs and symptoms of childhood cancer.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 21, 2019: Face painters and magicians visited Dubai Hospital today to meet children with cancer as part of the annual event that aims to bring them joy and cheer.
Dubai Hospital and Mediclinic Middle East organised a campaign to mark International Childhood Cancer Day, which falls on February 15 every year.
Dubai Hospital doctors also held awareness campaigns to educate the community about the signs and symptoms of childhood cancer, importance ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, - 21 February 2019: Marina Mall Abu Dhabi is teaming up with UAE-based breast cancer awareness and screening initiative Pink Caravan to encourage all women and men across Abu Dhabi to get tested.
From 21st of February until 2nd of March, medical staff from Pink Caravan will offer women free advice and screening for breast cancer at a private booth in the Mall.
Pink Caravan promotes early breast cancer detection, offering women of all ages free breast cancer screening. They will be sharing the message that the earlier cancer is detected, the ......read more
Congenital Heart Disease is fatal and is most common in infants
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19 February 2019 – Zulekha Hospital saved the life of a 27-year-old, Joey Oclarit suffering from a rare heart condition and was referred to Zulekha Hospital, exhibiting symptoms of exhaustion, shortness of breath and disorientation. Following an examination, the patient was found to be suffering from Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) – which is a condition mainly diagnosed in infants.
CHD is usually found in infants, however, the population of adults with congenital heart disease ......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