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    Rashid Hospital's Trauma Centre Among Top Ten in MENA Region and Europe.

    • Centre to begin robotic surgeries within the next three months • Highly specialised doctors have already completed training in robotic surgery, which is the future of minimally invasive-surgeries.   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19 February, 2020: Rashid Hospital’s Trauma Centre is one of the top ten in the MENA region and Europe said a top health official.   His Excellency Humaid Al Qutami, Director General of the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) inaugurated the 4th International Trauma Conference and highlighted the achievements of the largest trauma centre in the UAE and MENA region.    Al Qutami said that the field of Trauma care is an extremely pivotal and critical field that requires immediate, precise multidisciplinary care and protocols to save lives.    He ......read more

    First Time in UAE, Hospital Performs Cervical Spine Surgery Using 3D Printing Technology

    RAK Hospital adopts superior surgical innovation to ensure unprecedented accuracy, patient safety and better clinical outcome   February 16th, 2020; Ras Al Khaimah, UAE:   In a breakthrough development, RAK Hospital in Ras Al Khaimah has become the first hospital in the UAE to perform cervical spine surgery using the 3D printed model on a patient suffering from damaged cervical spine. The new kid on the technology block in the country, use of 3D printed model has added unprecedented accuracy to surgical methods, further reducing the time of the procedure and increasing the chances of success significantly.  Thirty-seven-year-old Amineh Hasan Issa had been suffering from intense neck and arm pain for over past six weeks despite several consultations with physicians and using multiple analgesics to relieve the ......read more

    Mas'ool Session Highlights SEHA's Ongoing Improvements to Patient Care

    • The Mas’ool initiative, introduced in 2011, is part of SEHA’s strategy to establish clear channels that allow patients and community members to provide feedback on its services and facilities.  • 2019 Masoo’l session gathered  1100 Patients    Abu Dhabi,16 Feb 2020: Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, has concluded its sixteenth session of the Mas’ool initiative. The initiative, which means ‘responsible’ in English, launched in 2011 to create an open dialogue between SEHA healthcare professionals and its customers for the purpose of improving the network’s services, facilities and patient experience.    The sixteenth session gathered over 1,100 members of hospital staff and customers from ......read more

    SEHA to Showcase the Latest Technology in Diagnostics and Interventional Radiology at the Ninth SEHA International Radiology Conference

    ABU DHABI, 15 Feb. 2020: Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network,is organizing the ninth edition of the SEHA International Radiology Conference, taking place on February 20 and 21, 2020. The conference will be held in the Rosewood Abu Dhabi and will converge leading radiologists; surgeons and medical consultants in the UAE, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, wider MENA region, USA, and Ireland. This year’s edition will focus on the imaging technological advancements and diagnostics that are accelerating change in the field of radiology. The extensive conference program will include plenary sessions from globally renowned radiology experts, academic and institutional lectures, which promote the exchange of knowledge and raising awareness of best practices. Furthermore, the conference will ......read more

    Artificial Intelligence Seen to Play a Significant Role in Driving Success Rate of IVF Treatments

    IVI Middle East Fertility Clinic says experts should continue to research on how next-gen technology can help address infertility UAE, 13th February 2020:   Studies showing how fertility experts can leverage the next-generation artificial intelligence (AI) technology to assist infertile couples in their arduous parenthood journey are growing with promising results. The latest study to have come out in this regard is in the United States.  Researchers have claimed that the results of their study could help enhance the success rate of In-vitro Fertilisation (IVF) method, a widely known Assisted Reproductive Technology, by determining early on if an in vitro fertilised human embryo could lead to live birth. According to an online report, they used an AI-driven system to examine a large number of time-lapse images of ......read more

    Aster Hospitals Dubai Hosts PACESprep MRCP UK Students

    DUBAI – February 12, 2020: Aster Hospitals Dubai, a world-class facility under Aster DM Healthcare, a leading provider of healthcare in the Middle East and India, recently hosted international medical education program PACESprep course at its unit in Al Qusais. The PACESprep is a preparatory course for physicians, who aspire to become Members of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) UK. A total of 16 candidates from all over the Middle East participated in the course, which has been conducted five times earlier at MIMS Hospital Kottakkal in Kerala, India and this happened in Dubai for the first time.  The course was conducted by senior examiners of the UK the Royal College and directed by Dr Abraham Chacko, Consultant Cardiologist in UK and Dr Tahsin Neduvanchery, Consultant Cardiologist at Aster MIMS Kottakkal. Other ......read more

    Aster DM Healthcare Wins 6 Awards at AHPI Awards 2020

    Five hospitals of Aster DM Healthcare group, out of which three are India based, received awards in various categories   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 11, 2020:    Five hospitals of Aster DM Healthcare group were recognized with the Association of Healthcare Providers India (AHPI) Awards 2020, which recently concluded in Bengaluru. The annual award by AHPI recognizes and celebrates the excellence achieved by healthcare organizations across various fields. Aster Medcity- Kochi, Kerala was conferred with the ‘Excellence in Community Engagement’ and ‘Best Place to Work For’ awards. Aster CMI Hospital, Bengaluru won the ‘Nursing Excellence Award’ while Medcare Women and Children Hospital-Dubai received the ‘Nursing Excellence Award’ in the overseas segment. ......read more

    Essential Weight Loss Motivation Tips by Cynthia

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 11 February 2020:   Losing weight is not hard, and finding motivation start the weight loss journey is harder. That's probably why, that the number of overweight people consistently rises while, at the same time, there are fewer people embarking on weight loss journey of their own. Mrs Cynthia has put together tips that help start and stick to a healthy weight loss plan and stay motivated all along.  1. Remind yourself about why you wanted to lose weight in the first place Make a list of all the reasons why you want to lose weight. Put your listing up in a place where it can continuously remind you. Studies have shown that people are more successful if their weight loss motivation comes from within. 2. Have realistic expectations and set different goals  Set ......read more

    Dairy Has the Nutritional Credentials to Meet Snacking Boom Driven by a Health & Wellness Revolution

    Global dairy ingredients business, NZMP, to showcase the potential for protein-fortified dairy nutrition in the Middle East & Africa snacking industry - which is forecast to reach US$58.6m by 2024     Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 09, 2020:   NZMP, Fonterra’s global ingredients and solutions business, is set to target the Middle East & Africa (MEA) region's rapidly growing snacking category with a multi-product showcase at Gulfood 2020. The aim is to provide food & beverage manufacturers with the ingredients and insights required to meet this consumer need, as Mintel data shows that the number of snacking products in the MEA has doubled over the past five years since 2014 .   The growth in the snacking segment is driven by the increasing popularity of healthy ......read more

    NYU Abu Dhabi Researchers Design Proteins That Can Be Utilized to Combat Alzheimer's Disease

    Protein-based therapeutics prevent protein aggregation associated with Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases   Fast facts ● Alzheimer’s disease, an irreversible and progressive brain disorder, is the most common cause of dementia.  ● A hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease is the aggregation of the amyloid-β (Aβ) protein in a process that is toxic to the brain’s neurons. As neurons die, this slowly destroys memory and cognitive function.  ● NYUAD researchers have developed small proteins called cell-penetrating peptides (CPPs) that prevent the aggregation of the Aβ protein.  ● The paper Designed cell-penetrating peptide inhibitors of amyloid-beta aggregation and cytotoxicity has been published in Cell Reports Physical ......read more

    InterSystems Wins Two 2020 Best in KLAS Awards

    KLAS Research recognizes TrakCare and HealthShare Unified Care Record for superior customer satisfaction   Dubai, UAE, February 6, 2020: InterSystems, a global leader in information technology platforms for health, business, and government applications, today announced that KLAS Research has named InterSystems TrakCare® unified healthcare information system as the 2020 Best in KLAS award winner in the Asia/Oceania Region for Global Acute Care EMR, and InterSystems HealthShare® Unified Care Record as the Category Leader for Interoperability Platforms. The “2020 Best in KLAS Global Software Services” report is based on satisfaction ratings gathered in 2019 by healthcare providers in two segments: Acute Care Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) and the Interoperability Platforms category. It recognizes ......read more

    California Walnuts Launches First-Ever Global Marketing Initiative Encouraging Consumers to Embrace “The Power of 3”

    International campaign educates consumers about walnuts’ unique nutrient composition and how just 3 handfuls each week can improve overall wellness     Dubai, UAE - February 5, 2020:   The California Walnut Commission announced today the launch of the “Power of 3” global marketing initiative, the first campaign of its scale aiming to educate consumers about how eating walnuts is a simple way to boost overall nutrition, worth sharing with friends and family in the spirit of love this February. The program will run in nine countries including the USA, Germany, India, Japan, South Korea, Spain, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United Arab Emirates. Central to the campaign is a global landing page (http://www.californiawalnuts.ae/power-of-3)  featuring content that will show how ......read more

    IVI Middle East Specialists Spread Awareness on Parenthood Post Cancer

    • The IVF institution has launched a campaign to raise awareness of the disease that continues to cause millions of deaths worldwide  • Fertility expert says fertility preservation offers hope to cancer patients desirous of starting a family post recovery   Abu Dhabi, UAE, 4th Feb 2020: IVI Middle East Fertility Clinic will join the world in marking the ‘World Cancer Day’ by launching a campaign to spread awareness about the disease and its correlation to fertility and starting a family.   As part of this initiative, IVI Middle East has launched a campaign to raise awareness of the disease that continues to cause millions of deaths worldwide. The campaign targets key areas as early detection, know-how of family history, adapting a positive lifestyle that includes cutting down on smoking ......read more

    Aster Hospitals Dubai achieves diamond level status from Accreditation Canada

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 03, 2020:    Aster Hospitals Dubai, a world-class facility under Aster DM Healthcare, a leading healthcare provider in the Middle East and India, has achieved diamond level accreditation status from Accreditation Canada reaffirming the confidence of residents in the qualitative healthcare services provided by Aster Hospitals. This new accreditation confirms Aster Hospitals’ status as a truly world-class provider of health services and a vital player in the UAE healthcare ecosystem.    The Accreditation Canada diamond level status covered three Aster Hospital units located in Mankhool and Qusais and Aster Day Surgery Center in Mankhool. The Accreditation Canada conducted a rigorous assessment in the three units in December 2019 and validated the quality standards ......read more

    SEHA Showcases Breakthrough Advances in Stem Cell Research and Treatment of Motor and Sensory Spinal Injuries

    The one-hour session is based on a breakthrough study by Mayo Clinic’s Dr. Mohamad Bydon, Neurosurgeon Abu Dhabi,01 February 2020: Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, welcomed medical experts to a Grand Rounds Event titled ‘Use of Stem Cells in the Treatment of Spinal Cord Injury’ with Dr. Mohamad Bydon, M.D., Neurosurgeon and Professor of Neurologie Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, and Health Services Research.  The one-hour session was hosted at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City, and is based on the recently released study by Mayo Clinic, on a Phase 1 Trial of Autologous Adipose Tissue–Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells in the Treatment of Paralysis Due to Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury. The Grand Rounds event highlighted findings of the report following examination ......read more

    HUR, A Finnish Manufacturer To Showcase Air Resistance Rehabilitation Equipment With Cutting-Edge, Computerized Technology At Arab Health 2020 In Dubai

    HUR’s participation will showcase the importance of rehabilitation in the case of Orthopedic surgery and in terms of helping reduce obesity and manage type 2 diabetes The HUR type 2 diabetes (T2D) concept is designed to be used in strength training as a therapeutic modality in treatment of T2D by using the HUR’s Natural Transmission method 30th January 2020, Dubai, United Arab Emirates – HUR, a Finnish manufacturer of exercise, rehabilitation and wellness equipment is all set to showcase innovative solutions at Arab Health 2020, the largest gathering of healthcare and trade professionals in the MENA region. With this participation HUR aims to contribute and solve the challenges of an ageing society by improving the quality of life for their users, and lowering costs for society as a whole. HUR was founded in ......read more

    Nutrition Conference Brings Together Local and International Experts to Discuss Alternative Front-of-Pack Labelling, Allowing Consumer to Make More Informative Choices

    • Highlighting the importance of nutrition for consumers’ health, local and international nutrition experts discuss how to better ensure transparency in labeling and nutritional information. • The Italian labelling system presented as a model that allows for informed choices by consumers.          Dubai, UAE - 30 January 2020:   In an effort to dispel health and nutrition misconceptions among consumers, European and local health and nutrition experts discussed the importance of informative Front-of-Pack labelling (FoPL) of consumer goods in a conference hosted by the Italian Embassy in the UAE, in collaboration with the Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (ESMA), at the Sofitel Hotel, Downtown Dubai.      Titled ‘Positive ......read more

    Mecomed Calls For Regionwide Overhaul Cf Healthcare Models, To Deliver Better Patient Outcomes

    Executives from MEA MedTech trade association lead discussion at Arab Health 2020 on the future of regional healthcare outcomes, urging adoption of new approaches to ensure a bright new era for patients Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 30 January, 2020:   Regional MedTech trade association Mecomed led a vital discussion on the future of the MEA healthcare sector at this year’s Arab Health event, urging industry professionals and other healthcare stakeholders to focus on patient-centered care. In a session called “Shaping the MedTech Industry, while keeping the patient first”, Mecomed called for patient welfare to be at the center of all healthcare strategies, and unveiled a three-pronged strategy for doing so. By bringing patient-centered care into regulations, establishing high compliance ......read more

    Take Your Heart Seriously This February With Health Essentials From Aster Pharmacy

    The month of February celebrates Valentine’s Day, and Aster Pharmacy is encouraging everyone to take some time and give their hearts some extra love! A human heart requires nurturing, attention and good care if it is to be healthy and functioning perfectly. With a major shift in lifestyle and daily routines, one tends to overlook the care and attention given to one of the most important organs in the body.    Many health conditions and lifestyle choices contribute to cardiac diseases, which is the No.1 cause of fatalities around the world. These include high blood pressure, high cholesterol and obesity. Unhealthy diets, smoking and leading a sedentary lifestyle, among others, are also key contributors to cardiac diseases.    The good news is that cardiovascular diseases can often be prevented when ......read more

    Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Group Launches All Its Services in One Mobile Application

    The move is in line with the Saudi Arabia Ministry of Health's plans for digital transformation   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 30, 2020:  In the presence of the Deputy Minister of Health for Development and Planning Professor Fahad Al-Jalajel, Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Group launched the new version of its smartphone app integrating all its healthcare services, during its participation in the "Arab Health Exibition 2020" located in Dubai.   The unveiling of this new app is part of the strategy of Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Group to facilitate the delivery of healthcare services to beneficiaries through the latest technologies. The app is an integral part of the Group’s pioneering model in the field of health care, in line with the Ministry of Health's plans towards ......read more

    MoHAP Launches the First National Project for the Smart Connectivity between Ambulance Services and Hospitals

    Dubai, 28 January 2020:   The Ministry of Health and Prevention, MoHAP, recently unveiled the first of its kind project in the UAE for the smart connectivity between the National Ambulance services and hospitals. This was announced during MoHAP’s participation in the Arab Health 2020, which is held at the Dubai World Trade Centre, January 27 – 30. The new project comes as part of MoHAP’s endeavors to explore the healthcare future and achieve the objectives of the year of preparing for the next 50 years. Implemented in partnership with the National Ambulance and the Federal Authority for Identity & Citizenship, the newly developed project showcased the new smart ambulance that will be electronically connected to emergency departments in hospitals, besides another virtual emergency room with an alarm ......read more

    His Highness Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi Receives Ajman-based Businessman Dr. Thumbay Moideen

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 28, 2020:   His Highness Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Member of the Supreme Council, UAE and Ruler of Ajman, received Dr. Thumbay Moideen, the Founder President of Thumbay Group at the Ruler’s Court on 27th January 2020. Dr. Thumbay Moideen briefed His Highness about the latest developments and progress of Thumbay Group, especially in the Group’s three pillars of Education, Healthcare & Research. Dr. Thumbay Moideen thanked His Highness for all the support given to Thumbay Group and briefed him about the progress of Gulf Medical University, the 9 academic hospitals under the Thumbay Hospital network, 15 Thumbay Clinics, 5 Thumbay Labs and around 60 Thumbay Pharmacy outlets, as well as the group’s strategic plans for 2020 and the developments thereof. He also ......read more

    Minister of Health meets Saudi and Kuwaiti Ministers of Health

    The meeting aims to advance bilateral relations and enhance cooperation in health field     January 28, 2020:   H.E. Abdul Rahman Bin Mohammed Al Owais, Minister of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has discussed with Dr.Tawfiq bin Fawzan Al-Rabiah, Minister of Health of Saudi Arabia and Kuwaiti Health Minister Sheikh Dr. Basel Al-Humoud Al-Sabah, ways of boosting cooperation and coordination in the health sector.    The meeting was held today on the sidelines of the 45th Arab Health being held at Dubai World Trade Centre from January 27 to 30.     H.E. Dr. Mohammad Salim Al Olama, Undersecretary of the Ministry, and a number of officials from the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait attended the meeting, which touched on methods of improving health services and how to keep abreast of ......read more

    Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

    When did you last have your Pap Smear Test?   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 27, 2020:   It’s cervical cancer awareness month and as well as raising awareness, it is a great opportunity to highlight the importance of regular screening tests and follow up care to prevent cervical cancer. With branches that are all equipped with expertly-trained gynecologists, Aster Clinics is encouraging women to book in for their PAP smear and HPV vaccine at their nearest community branch.    In the UAE, at least 108 women are newly diagnosed with cervical cancer each year. Cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer in women worldwide, however it is also one of the most preventable forms of cancer with routine screening and regular checks.  Cancer of the cervix has no symptoms in its early ......read more

    MoHAP Launches the AI-Based First of its Kind Device for Treatment of Diabetic Foot

    Dubai, 26 January 2020: The Ministry of Health and Prevention, MoHAP, has recently launched the AI-based first of its kind device to evaluate diabetic foot wounds, through a handheld diagnostic tool providing the management of chronic wounds according to the fast track. This was announced as part of MoHAP’s participation in the Arab Health 2020, which is held at the Dubai World Trade Centre, January 27 – 30. MoHAP added: “The new device, which was launched in cooperation with Emitac Healthcare Solutions, is now available at MoHAP’s diabetes clinics in health centers and hospitals. The device helps to accurately evaluate diabetic foot wounds and speed up their healing and recovery rate. This would help achieve better results in terms of treating diabetes and reducing health care costs.” The Ministry ......read more

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    Medical device manufacturer TECHNO CONCEPT plans to expand its business in the Middle East region following its participation in the ARAB HEALTH 2020 show in Dubai

    United Arab Emirates January 2020 - TECHNO CONCEPT is the designer and manufacturer of specialist medical devices used in Physical Medicine and Neurorehabilitation. TECHNO CONCEPT, a true "Made In France" startup, with a unique know-how resulting from 15 years of research in neurosciences, launched Vibramoov in 2016, an innovative therapeutic solution to treat motor disorders in patients who have suffered neurological damage. Innovation at the heart of TECHNO CONCEPT's business Launched in 2016, Vibramoov technology has taken TECHNO CONCEPT to a new level by opening the ......read more

    Aster CMI conducts India's first successful live liver transplant on Jehovah's Witnesses

    Patient suffering from end stage liver disease receives live liver transplant with brother as donor Both patient and donor were Jehovah’s Witnesses Specialized resources arranged to support the surgery   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 26, 2020:     In yet another commitment to saving lives using the latest technologies in medical treatment, Aster CMI Hospital Bangalore successfully performed India’s first live liver transplant on Jehovah’s Witnesses from Nigeria. The surgery was challenging compared to a normal liver transplant ......read more

    SEHA TO SHOWCASE ITS SOLUTIONS FOR THE MENA REGION'S BIGGEST HEALTHCARE CHALLENGES

    • The UAE’s largest healthcare provider will be hosting Arab Health as Official Congress Partner   JANUARY 25, 2020 - Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, is exhibiting at and hosting Arab Health Conference, as an Official Congress Partner. The company’s representatives will also be speaking on multiple panels to discuss the latest trends within the MENA region’s healthcare sector. Arab Health is the premier medical and healthcare conference in the Middle East for over 45 years, and will be held in ......read more

    Thumbay University Hospital Launches ‘Center for Imaging' with State-of-the-art Imaging Services

    Latest technology to reduce diagnostic time; the Center for Imaging will act as a referral center in the region  To celebrate the launch, the Center for Imaging has announced a month-long50% discount offer on all imaging services   25th January 2020; Ajman, UAE:  Thumbay University Hospital, the largest private academic hospital in the region, located at Thumbay Medicity, Al Jurf, Ajman, officially launched its ‘Center for Imaging’ today. The Center has cutting-edge technology and advanced equipment and is manned by a highly skilled team of ......read more

    Martial Arts Based Fitness Trends for 2020

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 25, 2020:   As a professional fighter and trainer in martial arts-based fitness, Rafat Shawe is always keeping up to date with the martial arts industry trends to stay ahead of the game. Whilst martial arts may be thousands of years old, in recent years it’s been one of the hottest fitness trends in part due to the unprecedented popularity of the UFC and champions Anderson Silva and Ronda Rousey, but fresh new takes on martial arts training are always on the rise. So, what are we seeing in 2020?     1. Self ......read more

    Ministry of Health launches Mobile App for diabetes

    • Ministry signs MoU with Merck Serono Middle East to enhance public awareness on diabetes • Al Rand: The launch of the app comes in line with the ministry’s strategy to counter diabetes    Dubai, January 22, 2020: The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has launched a mobile application for diabetes to enhance public awareness on ways of preventing diabetes among the community members and highlight methods of reducing complications caused by diabetes. The Sugar App was launched following a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that was inked today ......read more

    Medical software company Evolucare Technologies presents its high-performance solutions at the ARAB HEALTH trade fair in Dubai 2020'

    United Arab Emirates January 23, 2020:    Founded in 1988, EVOLUCARE Technologies is a French Healthcare IT company, leader in the development of medical information systems. The Group is offering a wide range of services satisfying the clinical, operational and financial needs of all healthcare institutions and facilities.     A dual ambition for Evolucare: artificial intelligence and the international market     The Group serves nearly 4,500 healthcare institutions, mostly in France, and has now the strategic aim of extending its ......read more

    National Committee for International Health Regulations confirms UAE is completely free of Coronavirus

    Dubai, January 23, 2020:    The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has categorically confirmed that the UAE is completely free of the mysterious virus emerging in China (Coronavirus). The National Committee for International Health Regulations and the Control of Pandemics stated that the UAE has an effective integrated system and plans for emergency and crisis to address public health risks and that the country is in constant touch with the World Health Organization (WHO) to find out the latest updates, recommendations and procedures taken in this matter. The committee ......read more

    Sterilization of medical devices by ethylene oxide

    A new range of EO sterilizers   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 22, 2020:    The market of single-use medical devices shows steady growth over the past 10 years. Experts say this fast-growing trend is far from over. Medical practices using disposable devices move sterilization upstream as a result, from healthcare facilities to the industry. It is estimated that 50% of all MD in the world are sterilized by ethylene oxide (EO) gas.  SOLSTEO is a French company that manufactures state-of-the-art industrial EO sterilizers. SOLSTEO is a member of the ISO ......read more

    French Healthcare Expertise To Be Introduced At Arab Health 2020

    • 2 French pavilions: Za’beel Hall 2 for “Medical equipment & devices” & Sheikh Rashid Hall for “Orthopedics & physiotherapy/rehabilitation” companies • 80 exhibiting companies on the national pavilions   United Arab Emirates- January, 2020 - With over 80 French companies - including 14 new exhibitors - France will once again be participating at the Arab Health 2020 show in Dubai from January 27 to 30 dedicated to the latest innovations in the health sector. Gathered on the French Healthcare pavilion organized by Business ......read more

    Eolisair, the Middle East leading company in Indoor Air Quality to participate at Arab Health 2020 to target Hospitals & Clinics

     Eolis Air Manager: An Innovative device to support patients suffering from respiratory problems  First appearance as an exhibitor (French pavilion, booth Z2F03, Za'abeel Hall 2)   United Arab Emirates; Dubai, January 21, 2020:  EOLISAIR, Middle East leader in indoor air quality treatment (IAQ), will be exhibiting at Arab Health Medical Exhibition Dubai 2020, from January 27th to 30th 2020, on the French pavilion, at booth Z2F03, Za'abeel Hall 2, Dubai World Trade Center.       With the patient acuity on the rise and many ......read more

    Patients suffering from secondary infertility due to genetic problems give birth to healthy children, says IVI Middle East

    Advancements in reproductive medicine are helping more and more difficult cases start their parenthood journey    UAE, 21st January 2020:   The not-so-talked-about secondary infertility is defined as a situation where couples who have previously experienced pregnancies but are now struggling to conceive naturally again. Both male and female factors play a role and this condition may arise due to various causes. One of these causes, according to IVI Middle East Fertility Clinic, is genetic problems.  This was the case for two married women, both in their ......read more

    Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences Signs a Memorandum of Understanding with United Eastern Medical Services

    Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences Signs a Memorandum of Understanding with United Eastern Medical Services to Train Medical Students at Danat Al Emarat Hospital, HealthPlus Network of Specialty Centers and Moorfields Eye Hospital in Abu Dhabi   • MOU includes clinical training at UEMedical’s hospitals and clinics  • Both parties to collaborate on creating residency program in medicine and health sciences    UAE, 20 January 2020: Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU) in Dubai signed ......read more

    Healthy is the Word at the Mum Mum Culinary School in Kidzania®

    Emaar Entertainment’s KidZania® Dubai has announced healthy new recipes at their popular culinary school.  The Mum Mum Culinary School in KidZania®, run by the pioneering, locally-owned company providing healthy and nutritious meals to schools across the UAE, instructs students on the art and science of food preparation that include the mastery and appreciation of the culinary arts and techniques.  From sweet potato pancakes made with whole wheat flour and honey to sugar-free banana muffins, the new dishes are delicious, nutritious and fun to make, according to ......read more

    DHA Drives Forward Patient Care with Pioneering 3D Printing Lab

    United Arab Emirates, Dubai, January 19, 2020:   Medical Experts from Dubai Health Authority’s Innovation Centre have collaborated with Sinterex, an additive manufacturing healthcare specialist firm, to bring 3D Printing to the point-of-care at DHA Hospitals-Rashid, Latifa, Dubai, and Hatta Hospital. The newly opened 3D Printing Lab located at the DHA’s Innovation Centre provides medical professionals at DHA with patient specific anatomical models allowing them to conduct detailed pre-operative analysis and to improve patient communication.  The workflow ......read more

    MBRU faculty performs pioneering surgery at Mediclinic to treat rare swallowing disorder

     Dr. Homero Rivas conducts sophisticated POEM procedure to enable Dubai man to eat again         Dubai, January 18, 2020:  Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU), Professor of Surgery and Associate Dean of Innovation and The Future, Dr. Homero Rivas, has pioneered a medical first at Mediclinic City Hospital in Dubai, performing a complex Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) surgery to treat a patient with an uncommon swallowing disorder.   The patient, a man in his 30s, was suffering from Achalasia, an ......read more

    Filipino finds respite from a rare eye condition and poor vision

    Suffering from a dislocation of artificial lens after cataract surgery, the 40-year-old UAE resident underwent a highly challenging surgery at RAK Hospital  The patient could barely read the first letter on the vision chart 16th January, 2020; Ras Al Khaimah, UAE: Addressing a very rare case of spontaneous dislocated Intraocular lens (IOL), RAK Hospital helped a 40-year-old Filipino to regain normal vision through a challenging surgery. Manuel Mason Jr, a UAE resident visited RAK Hospital complaining of poor vision for the past six months. A known case of presenile cataract ......read more

    Seha Leads Discussions in Pediatric Medicine

    Experts discuss the latest advancements in pediatric medicine during SEHA’s 14th International Conference.   Abu Dhabi, January 15, 2020:   Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, is gearing up to host the 14th edition of its International Pediatric Conference, an annual event that gathers physicians, nurses and technicians from the region, US and UK to discuss the latest advancements in the field of pediatrics and exchange knowledge and expertise.  The two-day conference will begin on Thursday, January 16 and ......read more

    Boosting sperm quality: How tomatoes can help fight male infertility

    IVI Middle East says new study on impact of lycopene, found in tomatoes, on sperm quality a major development in further male infertility studies  UAE, 13th Jan 2020: Studies have suggested that male infertility affects almost 40% of the couples who are struggling to conceive naturally and sperm issues such as low count and poor quality are said to be the most frequently seen causes of this condition.  Extensive research on male infertility continues and, recently, a new report has presented an improbable ally that may help the issue. As per the report conducted by the ......read more

    Unhealthy diet and lifestyle continue to contribute to rising prevalence of cardiovascular diseases in Middle East, says Apollo Hospitals' specialist

    • Dr. Nambala says multipronged approach needed to address issue  • Technological advancements improve patient care and outcomes    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 12th January 2020: An unhealthy diet and sedentary lifestyle continue to play a role in the growing incidence of cardiovascular diseases in the Middle East region, a certified cardiac and thoracic surgeon at Apollo Hospitals warned recently.     Dr. Sathyaki Nambala, Apollo Hospitals’ Senior Consultant and Chief of Cardiac Surgery, noted that ischemic heart disease is now ......read more

    Diabetes Friends Association Trains Schools Nurses on Innovative Methods to Protect Students from Diabetes

    Sharjah, January 9, 2020: The Friends of Diabetes Association, one of the health-promoting organizations under the Health Education Department of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah, organized, in cooperation with the Ministry of Health and Prevention, MoHAP, a training workshop for the female nurses of schools participating in the “Superhero Program”, one of the Association’s annual initiatives aiming to raise community awareness about diabetes, how to deal with it, and ways of prevention.  Held at Al Qassimi Hospital for Women & Children today ......read more

    SHEIKH SHAKHBOUT MEDICAL CITY'S EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT IS NOW OPEN TO SERVE THE UAE COMMUNITY

    • Patients will be referred directly to the new Emergency Department in Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City starting from Thursday, January 9  • The Emergency Department in Mafraq Hospital will be closed permanently  Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. January 07, 2020: Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the largest healthcare network in the United Arab Emirates, has announced that the new Emergency Department in Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City, SEHA’s latest world-class facility, will begin accepting patients from 7:00am on Thursday, January 9. Simultaneously, the ......read more

    MoHAP, AbbVie Biopharmaceuticals Sign MoU to Provide Innovative Medications for Patients with Autoimmune Diseases, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Psoriasis

    Dubai, 4th January 2020:   The Ministry of Health and Prevention, MoHAP, has recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with AbbVie Biopharmaceuticals to enhance innovation, training, healthcare, and awareness about Autoimmune diseases.  Under this MoU, both sides have agreed to foster cooperation in the field of therapeutic innovations for autoimmune diseases, provide training programs for MoHAP’s medical cadres as per the latest scientific developments, and provide medications for patients with rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis so as to enable them to ......read more

    Dr Azad Moopen, Founder Chairman & Managing Director, Aster DM Healthcare shares his comments on New Year 2020

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 02, 2020:   “As we bid adieu to year 2019 and usher in the New Year , there are fresh hopes and high aspirations in the minds of everyone. May God bless everyone with Health, Happiness and Prosperity in 2020. For UAE, 2020 will be the most memorable year of EXPO 2020, as this mega event kick starts in October. The EXPO 2020 is expected to give the economy a major boost through various ways and will driving large number of tourists from world over to Dubai. We are now only 10 months away from the launch of the world EXPO, which will not ......read more

    Aster Volunteers flags off its 9th Mobile Medical Service from Aster Medcity, Kochi

    • In India, these services are being currently offered in Delhi, Orissa, Jamshedpur, Kozhikode and Nilambur  • Three more mobile medical services to be launched in Wayanad and Bangalore in India and in Oman • In total, it is the 9th Aster Volunteers Mobile Medical Services globally, with presence in UAE, Ethiopia and Philippines also.      Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 30, 2019:   Aster Volunteers, the CSR arm of Aster DM Healthcare, flagged of its 9th Mobile Medical Services, in continuation of its commitment announced ......read more

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