GoDubai
  
  
  
  
Citylife > Press Release
  Home Contact us Add to Favourites
Most Recent Postings
More Press Releses
Featured Sections

Event Finder
A daily roundup of exhibitions, promotions and other events in Dubai and the rest of the Emirates.
Submit an Event
Latest Dubai Press Releases >> Government, Legal and Humanity

 
  Share

Canadian Specialist Hospital to contribute AED 10.5 million in 2018 in support of the Year-of-Giving 

Dubai, UAE, February 04, 2018:  In support of the Year-of-Giving initiative, Canadian Specialist Hospital will be contributing 10.5 million dirhams for the treatment of 175 patients for dialysis and cataract surgery in the year 2018. The hospital will be offering half the price to selected patients on dialysis sessions, lab tests and cataract surgeries along with complimentary consultation with the doctor.

The hospital will conduct dialysis sessions for 125 underprivileged patients next year. Furthermore, the hospital will offer discounted prices for cataract surgeries to 50 patients who are unable to afford the full cost of the surgery.

Dr. Yashar Ali, CEO, Canadian Specialist Hospital, said, “Year-of-Giving is all about offering support to the people and we endeavor to target and extend help towards patients who lack the resources to get themselves treated. This year has been a great one for the UAE in terms of charity and volunteering and we are honored to be a part of this initiative by treating patients in need.”

The enrollment for the offer started in the first week of December 2017. UAE nationals and Dubai residents are required to submit their documents to Canadian Specialist Hospital in order to avail the offer. After submission, the application will be reviewed by DHA and the applicant will receive a response within 2 working days. The decision would be based on the financial status and health condition of the patient.

In UAE, the demand for dialysis has been on the rise due to the increase in the number of diabetes and hypertension cases, which incidentally are the leading causes of kidney diseases. Kidney diseases are often diagnosed at the later stage as they do not manifest early symptoms. People with diabetes and family history of kidney diseases are recommended to go for screenings every 6 months to avoid being diagnosed at the last stage where dialysis is the only solution.

Diabetes and hypertension are also major contributors towards the growing number of patients suffering from cataract. This condition may develop due to diabetic retinopathy, eye injury, ageing or other medical issues. To treat cataract, the cloudy lens can be replaced with an artificial lens via surgery to restore clear vision.

The Hospital is fully equipped with medical technologies and experienced staff for both dialysis and ophthalmology department. The dialysis clinic provides a full range of services to patients with renal diseases, whereas, the ophthalmology clinic is equipped with state-of-the-art diagnostic, therapeutic and surgical technology for treatment of various eye disorders. 

Patients who are interested in availing the offer can find out more details regarding the application requirements by logging on to the hospital's website. 



Posted by : GoDubai Editorial Team
Viewed 6533 times
Posted on : Sunday, February 4, 2018  
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of GoDubai.com.
Previous Story : UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment on the 21st National Environment Day (Feb 4, 2018) “...
Next Story : Ministry of Climate Change and Environment Bans Shark Fishing from 1st February 1 to June 30
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine

Comments

Back to Top  
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
100% Vegan New… Body Yogurts 15 Seconds to Glowing Healthy-looking Skin Spoon It on
Therése Neaimé- Sold to perfection
Leaves of Joy
Marni Eyewear Collection, Exclusively Available at Grand Optics
Toyota Land Cruiser Prado Scoops Best SUV Car of the Year trophy
Linda Paradis brings non-invasive ink removal to Dubai
Raffle Draw Winner - “Win upto 10 Kilos of Gold for 100 Winners" campaign
Calvin Klein Eyewear
Mubadala Petroleum Signed Andaman I PSC in Indonesia
Social Media Star, Amanda Cerny Is the New Face of the Guess SS18 Activewear Co...
ba&sh The Modest Collection
Sandro's SS18 Top Picks - It all begins with color!
IKEA announces latest INDUSTRIELL and HJÄRTELIG Collections
Rado is raising the design bar with its new DiaMaster models
Sony's PXW-Z280, World's first 4K 3-chip Camcorder with new 1/2-type Exmor R CMO...
Martin Hoping for Amstel Gold as Irishman Leads Team to Ardennes Classics
Scuderia Ferrari Abetone Collection
HP's New High-Performance Workstations Push Creative and Technical Workflows to ...
Timeless Ties
Tommy Hilfiger's SS2018 men's and women's watch collection
Boss watches presents the Ocean Edition
Sophie's Café Introduces Ve-Gang Tuesdays for ladies starting from 17th April
The Chronofighter Grand Vintage by Graham is exactly as big as it appears in the...
Al-futtaim Names Its New Dubai Lifestyle Mall – ‘Festival Plaza'
Nikon D850 and D7500 presented with Red Dot Award: Product Design 2018
Japan's Masazo Nonaka Is Awarded Guinness World Records Title for Oldest Living ...
MG Motor and Al Yousuf Motors Open New Dubai Showroom
Skyline Mega Fitness Challenge Sparked Positivity and Happiness
Trend Alert from kate spade to help you pull off the cool girl look when you're ...
Accessories Collection 2018 Gentleman Attitude
Latifa bint Mohammed visits PCFC's stand at DIGAE, hails state-of-art initiatives
Global Village sets a new record after drawing smiles on faces of more than 6 mi...
Etihad Airways Enhances Its Onboard Food Offering With the Addition of ‘Weqaya' ...
Sony unleashes refined creativity with the new FS5 II
Get the best bargains at Dragon Mart's End of Season Clearance Market
Summertime Beauty Picks at Glambeaute.com
ICBA, Dubai Carbon team up for sustainability projects
Indie Film ‘Selfie' Premieres in Dubai
PCFC's stand at DIGAE sees heavy diplomatic footfall
ETIHAD AIRWAYS BOOSTS SERVICES TO MOROCCO
GMIS Signs Memorandum of Understanding With Italian Pharmaceutical Leader Farmin...
COLAB - Dry Shampoo
Dubai Quality Group kicks off the 2-day Ideas Arabia 13th International Conferen...
Airbus and Zodiac Aerospace enter into a partnership for a new lower-deck passen...
International Property Show and Dubai Property Festival drive exclusive banks offers
Finnair to offer a hand baggage only ticket type on selected North Atlantic routes
His Excellency Eng. Basim Bin Yacob Alhamer opens 2nd edition of Procurement Mid...
HONEYWELL TO INSPIRE NEXT GENERATION OF PROGRAMMERS AND SCIENTISTS AT THINK SCIE...
Airbus launches new Cabin-Flex option for A380 with Qantas
Dubai-based Al Kasir Group launches three Crypto assets backed by diamonds