• Wellth, the only hub for integrative medicine in Dubai, promises new hope with natural reversal of chronic diseases such as Diabetes, Autoimmune Disorders, Cardiovascular Disease and much more
• During the first year of operations, Wellth helped over 2000 patients to naturally amplify their body’s healing potential by reversing years of their age or chronic diseases.
Dubai – December 05, 2023: Wellth, UAE's premier integrative medicine hub, proudly commemorates its inaugural year dedicated to operational excellence and reversal of chronic diseases.
Strategically located in one of Dubai’s iconic locals, Jumeirah and spearheaded by the visionary leadership of Dr. Azad Moopen, Chairman and Managing Director of Aster DM Healthcare, Wellth consistently delivered ......read more
abandoning preventive precautions allows respiratory infections to reach pre-pandemic levels
Riyadh: Saudi Health revealed monitoring mechanisms implemented to deal with respiratory infections. A local network of monitoring centers consists of 70 primary health care centers and 30 hospitals, distributed geographically and demographically, which collect data on respiratory infections, assess their severity, and analyze samples.
At the monitoring centers, influenza, "COVID-19," and respiratory syncytial virus are examined. Samples are then sent to the Public Health Authority laboratory, for further examination, subclassification, and DNA sequencing.
Due to lax preventive precautions, Saudi Health warned that respiratory infections may return to levels before the "Covid-19" pandemic, emphasizing ......read more
Get vaccinated at the comfort of your home
Riyadh: Saudi Health offered seasonal influenza vaccination service through the CAREEM ride-share application.
Saudi Health stated that the vaccine can be obtained easily through this service, and the reservation process will be through the application, in which the user first launches the application, then chooses a car, skips the access point, and then picks the location. After selecting the vaccination location, by selecting the category of (influenza vaccination car), and pressing the "Yalla" button, the captain accepts the order and the medical team is deployed to the patient’s location.
To prevent influenza infections, Saudi Health stressed the importance of taking the vaccine, since it has indicated that the vaccine reduces the chances of ......read more
• DHCC recorded an increase in its facilities, with a total of 481 registered in its ecosystem
Dubai, 30 November 2023 - Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC), the enabling healthcare and wellness destination, witnessed a 12% year-on-year growth as it marks 21 years of unwavering commitment to sustainable health and wellness, under the guidance of visionary leadership and fortified by strategic partnerships.
The successful journey is highlighted by the increase of registered facilities, with a total of 481 facilities in its ecosystem– of which 195 are clinical facilities, in addition to a total of 19 facilities expanded their operations in the last year alone. DHCC marked the groundbreaking of Prime Hospital, expanded Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai and opened Kandinsky Clinic, the first Russian clinic in Dubai, ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 30 November 2023: On the occasion of Commemoration Day, which falls on November 30 every year, the leadership of the authority and all employees, led by His Excellency Awadh Seghayer Al Ketbi, Director General of the Dubai Health Authority, observed a minute of silence in front of the UAE flag, paying tribute and respect to the souls of the brave martyrs of the nation.
His Excellency Awadh Seghayer Al Ketbi stated on this occasion that the selfless sacrifices made by the nation's martyrs, will remain a source of pride and honour for every Emirati. He said: “The souls of the martyrs will also remain immortal in every corner of the nation and in the hearts of all of us. We draw from them the meanings of sacrifice and we narrate stories of their sacrifice to our future ......read more
condition affects less than 1% of inflammation cases
Riyadh: In Al-Ula (western Saudi Arabia), a medical team succeeded Tuesday 28th November in ending a patient’s suffering through surgical intervention to remove a rare tumor in the appendix, at Prince Abdul Mohsen bin Abdulaziz Hospital.
According to Saudi Health, after conducting ultrasound medical examinations with, it was discovered that the appendix of a 37-year-old man had enlarged and accumulated fluids.
The CT scan also revealed a tumor measuring 14 cm long and 3 cm wide, The tumor, a spherical mucinous granuloma is considered a rare type occurrening in 0.3% - 0.8% of all cases.
As a result of the diagnosis and tissue analysis, the tumor was successfully removed in an operation. The patient's condition was stabilized and he was discharged ......read more
• Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi records remarkable sustainability milestones, including an 11.3% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions
• Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi will participate in the upcoming COP28 as part of M42, the summit’s Principal Health Partner
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. November 29, 2023: Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, part of the M42 network, the Principal Health Partner of COP28, has published its decarbonization and sustainability efforts. As a proactive contributor to the sustainable future of health, the hospital’s patient-centric approach and sustainability endeavors underscore its success in prioritizing the well-being of patients, caregivers, and the community and align with the Abu Dhabi Environment Vision 2030.
To date, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi has achieved ......read more
• SKIN111 will support in elevating ultra-luxury wellbeing with Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, offering exceptional wellness services to guests at Talise Spa
• The unparalleled wellness solutions include IV Vitamin Detox therapy and other services
Dubai – November 29th, 2023: SKIN111 Medical & Aesthetic Clinic, a premium wellness centre chain, has been named wellness partner of Dubai’s Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, one of the world's most iconic hotels. The clinic has signed an agreement to provide world-class wellness services to the guests at Talise Spa, including IV vitamin detox therapy, which is designed to enhance guests’ well-being.
Skin111 aims to provide Burj Al Arab Jumeirah's guests with a holistic experience of the highest standards with this partnership. Much like ......read more
Riyadh, November 29th 2023 – King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre (KFSH&RC) proudly announces its recognition as a "Digital Health Most Wired" hospital for the third consecutive year by the esteemed College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHiME). This prestigious accolade acknowledges KFSH&RC's unwavering commitment to harnessing digital health technologies to enhance patient care, improve operational efficiency, and foster innovation in the healthcare sector.
The CHiME Digital Health Most Wired award is a testament to KFSH&RC's strategic and seamless integration of digital interoperability, positioning the hospital as a leader in the global healthcare landscape. By effectively leveraging information technology, KFSH&RC continues to shape the future of ......read more
Succeeded in solving 500k cases in one year
Riyadh: Saudi Health launched a new entity dubbed (The Medical Referrals Center) which aims to provide wide-ranging services through a unified electronic portal, ensuring recipients' access to services quickly and easily.
The Center works to coordinate the transfer of medical referrals and appointment booking procedures for patients transferring between Saudi health facilities inside and outside the country. A unified electronic platform for referrals is utilized to accomplish this, along with a streamlined work process and a standardized approach for registering referral requests and referrals, which helps hospitals reduce patient waiting lists and optimize capabilities when making referrals or booking appointments.
Over half a million beneficiaries have been referred ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 28, 2023: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) celebrated the 52nd UAE Union Day, with officials expressing their pride at the country’s remarkable journey of development and prosperity.
His Excellency Awadh Seghayer Al Ketbi, Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) congratulated on his behalf and on behalf of all employees of the DHA, President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan ( May God protect him) and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai ( May God protect him), Their Highnesses Supreme Council Members and Rulers of the Emirates, and the people of the UAE.
Al Ketbi said: “The UAE has had a remarkable journey of development and prosperity, we have surpassed all ......read more
With many choices of Gyms in Dubai, finding one that suits individual needs takes a lot of work. But now, resources simplify this. FindYourGym.ae provides clear details to help choose.
Explore facility profiles showcasing strengths without visiting. Read the experiences of others who are now strong through training there. Learning equipment and classes meet private targets. Comparing offers picks budget workouts.
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Start shaping your lifestyle and energizing within welcoming environments near you by searching ......read more
A 19-minute to move patient from Farasan Island to Jizan city
Riyadh: Saudi Red Crescent Authority transferred a female patient by air aircraft on Sunday 26th November. The Director General of the Saudi Red Crescent Authority in the region stated that after coordination with Saudi health in Jazan (southern Saudi Arabia) and Farasan General Hospital, the case was transferred.
He pointed out that this trip was the first-ever night over-water medevac in Saudi Arabia, where the patient was transferred from the airstrip of Farasan General Hospital to Prince Mohammed bin Nasser Hospital’s airstrip on the mainland. The trip took 19 minutes.
Doha – November 27, 2023: Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) delivered an innovative educational series to explain the mechanism of protein misfolding and amyloid formation behind some of the most common neurodegenerative diseases, and to highlight recent advancements in treatment modalities.
Titled “Protein Misfolding Diseases and Neurodegeneration: From Experimental Approach to Clinical Therapy,” the yearlong series was attended by an impressive number of health professionals. The sessions were aimed at physicians, dentists, allied health practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, students, researchers, and educators.
Coordinated by the Division of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) at WCM-Q, the course was directed by Dr. Ali Chaari, assistant professor of biology at WCM-Q and expert on the role of amyloid ......read more
• The appointment follows Cigna Healthcare's expansion into Saudi Arabia after becoming the first international insurance company authorized to operate through a branch in the Kingdom.
• Cigna Insurance Saudi Arabia opens office in Riyadh, solidifying its physical presence in the heart of the Kingdom.
• Cigna Insurance Saudi Arabia partners with Total Care Saudi (TCS) as its third-party administrator.
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, November 27, 2023: Cigna Healthcare, International Health, the globally acclaimed health services company, has appointed Hisham Radwan as the Chief Executive Officer of Cigna Insurance Saudi Arabia. This strategic move marks a significant milestone for Cigna Healthcare as it opens its office in Riyadh after receiving authorization from the Insurance Authority ......read more
Six operations to give the 7-year-old new hope
Riyadh: Surgeons in Buraidah (central Saudi Arabia) performed a delicate six-stage surgery that allowed a child with cerebral palsy to walk and stand.
According to Saudi Health, the 7-year-old was paralyzed on all four limbs, unable to wear his own shoes, stand, or walk.
Following the necessary examinations, the team decided to perform a surgical intervention to lengthen the short tendons of the feet, knees, and hips, over six stages in one surgical session.
Saudi Health confirmed the success of the operation, and that the child's condition has stabilized as he now began to walk agter removing the plaster cast.
Hamdan bin Mohammed receives the Dubai Fitness Challenge flag from astronaut Dr. Sultan Al Neyadi, who carried it during his historic journey aboard the ISS
Dr. Sultan Al Neyadi, Hazzaa Almansoori, and Expedition 69 crew members participate in the fifth edition of the Dubai Run to emphasise the importance of exercise
Sheikh Zayed Road transforms into spectacular running track in epic fifth edition
Drawing solo runners, friends and families of all ages and abilities, event featured two routes – 5 km and 10 km
Ahmed Al Khaja: Hamdan bin Mohammed’s participation this morning is testament to the transformative power of embracing a healthy lifestyle, and a true inspiration to us all, promoting health, wellness, and community engagement
Saeed Hareb: The event's success reflects Dubai's commitment to ......read more
Intensive 6-month treatment plan
Riyadh: A medical team in Al-Awegeliah (northren Saudi Arabia) succeeded in restoring walking ability for an Ataxia patient in a 6-month treatment plan after a year of losing it.
Saudi Health confirmed that the physiotherapy and rehabilitation team succeeded late october in restoring a (Ataxia) patient's movement. He was suffering from inflammation in the cerebellum that led to an imbalance and inability to perform daily activities. After examinations, the patient underwent an intense rehabilitation program that included balance and strengthening exercises using auxiliary devices and exercises to enhance motor skills. The positive results appeared within 3 months.
The patient began to respond by standing and walking completely after 3 months. After increasing muscle ......read more
RIYADH: November 23, 2023: The King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre (KFSH&RC) is poised to hold the 10th International Nursing Conference in Jeddah from November 27th to 29th. Themed 'Nurses: Catalysts, Navigators, and Innovators in Healthcare,' this conference is designed to create a collaborative platform for healthcare professionals. It serves as a hub for sharing knowledge and experiences, with a strong emphasis on transforming healthcare practices and advancing the nursing field to unprecedented levels.
Celebrating its 20th year, the conference will explore pivotal themes in the nursing sector. Top on the agenda is the integral role of nursing in achieving Saudi Vision 2030's ambitious objectives. The event will also probe into the future of healthcare, particularly how technology and innovation are ......read more
With the rise of digital media, social pressures regarding physical appearances are becoming increasingly more difficult to ignore. Though it may oftentimes seem like only a middle ground between dislike and satisfaction, there is a powerful way for individuals to gain back control of their physical confidence. At Hortman Clinic in Dubai, aesthetic procedures comprising everything from face lifts to breast augmentations are allowing people to ditch feelings of insecurity and find the renewed confidence they've always wanted.
Unleash Your Confidence: The Journey of Breast Augmentation
Stop feeling stuck with your physical appearance! Look no further than the renowned Hortman Clinics, the best aesthetic clinic in Dubai for their breast augmentation journey. With experienced and certified surgeons, latest technologies, ......read more
November 22, 2023; Ras Al Khaimah, UAE - RAK Hospital, the UAE's premier healthcare institution located in Ras Al Khaimah, has proudly achieved the esteemed accreditation from Joint Commission International (JCI), USA, for the sixth consecutive time. This accomplishment, received from the world's largest healthcare accrediting agency, is a testament to the hospital's unwavering commitment, hard work, and dedication to providing the highest standards of care.
Throughout its 16 years of operation, RAK Hospital has consistently standardized patient care processes at all levels while upgrading support service processes, ensuring a holistic and superlative experience for its patients.
"Being accredited for the sixth consecutive time is a source of immense pride for RAK Hospital. We were the first hospital in the ......read more
Saudi Health partners with ride-share app CAREEM
Riyadh: Saudi Health has partnered with Careem, a popular ride-share application, to transport individuals to vaccination centers for free in five major Saudi cities starting from November 19th until the 2nd of December.
According to Saudi Health, the vaccine is safe and effective. It reduces infections by more than 60% among the most vulnerable segments including chronic disease patients and those with weak immune systems, adults above the age of 50, children aged 6 months and above, pregnant women, obese individuals, and healthcare providers.
This partnership reflects Careem's commitment to social responsibility, which aims to impact society positively, providing reliable means of transportation to take the vaccine safely.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 20 November 2023 – Are you struggling to stick to your 30 minutes of exercise a day and keen to get back on track? If so, look no further – here are five easy and effective ways to supercharge your workout routine and still achieve remarkable results this Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC), ensuring that your motivation remains high throughout your DFC journey and beyond.
Whether you're a busy professional, a parent juggling multiple responsibilities, or simply someone looking for quick and efficient ways to boost your fitness levels, these time-saving tips will help you stay motivated this DFC and take your fitness to new heights. Get ready to sweat, burn calories, and unleash your full potential in just half an hour!
Commit to simple movement for 30 minutes a day
The DFC schedule is ......read more
25 years of experience in public health and infection control
Riyadh: WHO appointed the leading Saudi public health expert Dr. Hanan Balkhi as Regional Director of its Eastern Mediterranean Office, after a vote from member states at the organization's regional committee meeting in Cairo last October.
Saudi Health Minister, Fahd Al-Jalajel, commented that the achievement by Dr. Balkhi is evidence of "the excellence and leadership of Saudi women in various fields."
Dr.Balkhi is a Saudi scientist and an international expert in her field. For more the 25 years, she worked in public health and communicable diseases. Since then, she has acquired comprehensive expertise in managing disease outbreaks.
She holds a bachelor's degree in medicine and surgery from King Abdulaziz University and a ......read more
Ranked "highest impact" among 1,300 participating organizations
Riyadh: Saudi Health received the Innovation Award in e-Education and Training in its 1st edition this November, which recognizes organizations that activate e-learning and training initiatives.
More than 1,300 organizations participated in the award, which aims to improve e-education and training programs, promote innovation by highlighting those who create the best solutions and practices, and honor initiatives that push human capital development.
In its first edition, the award targeted all government, private, and non-profit entities. It has three tracks: Excellence, Innovation, and Impact. In accordance with international best practices in the sector, and in a manner that achieves justice, empowerment, and development, these tracks ......read more
• Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi ranked amongst the top smart hospitals in the world on Newsweek’s 2024 ‘World’s Best Smart Hospitals’ rankings
• Listed among 330 renowned hospitals from around the world, this recognition is based on the adoption of smart technologies that are leading personalized, precision patient care
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. November 17, 2023: Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, part of the M42 network, has been ranked as the top hospital in the UAE and Gulf region for the second time by Newsweek in its ‘World’s Best Smart Hospitals’ 2024 list. The ranking places the hospital amongst the top in a list of 330 world-class healthcare facilities from across the globe.
The 330 global hospitals part of the list from 28 countries were ......read more
More than 40 federal, local, and private sector institutions were present at the honouring ceremony
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 16, 2023: His Excellency Awadh Seghayer Al Ketbi, the Director General of the Dubai Health Authority, expressed the organisation's commitment to building relationships, solidifying partnerships, and engaging with all relevant health institutions.
Al Ketbi was speaking at the DHA’s ceremony held to honour its strategic partners. More than 40 federal, local and private sector institutions including insurance and educational institutions were felicitated at a ceremony that took place today at the Grand Hyatt in Dubai.
Al Ketbi said: “This belief in the synergy of efforts and collaboration with all stakeholders aims to enhance the goals and vision of ......read more
Necessary winter dose to fight infections and limit spread
Riyadh: Saudi Health encouraged all to book an appointment and receive the seasonal influenza vaccine through the SEHHATY app.
In a statement released early November, the ministry emphasized the importance of vaccinations to prevent influenza and respiratory diseases. Even if infected vaccinations help reduce side effects associated with the virus.
Influenza is an acute viral infection that spreads easily and affects all ages. It is transmitted by inhaling droplets containing the virus or touching contaminated surfaces and typically takes 2-4 days to incubate.
With the winter season coming, Saudi Health reported that patients with chronic diseases, children, the elderly, pregnant women, and healthcare providers are mostly at risk of infection.
30 min Procedure Removes Battery Without Damages or Burns
Riyadh: Surgeons in Bisha (southern Saudi Arabia) succeeded in saving a child's life after swallowing a battery.
Saudi Health reported that the child was brought to Bisha Maternity and Children's Hospital suffering swallowing and breathing difficulties.
After conducting clinical and radiological examinations, a battery was shown to be stuck in the esophagus. The patient was immediately taken into the operating room where the battery was successfully extracted laparoscopically without any complications.
According to the medical team, these operations are conducted with extreme caution due to the risk of battery explosions inside the cavity, which can result in chemical burns and could sometimes be fatal.
- Cash awards totalling AED 20,000 were presented to the victors
- RAK Diabetes Challenge 2023 concludes with remarkable success, participants witness significant improvements in HbA1c levels, weight and overall health
- The challenge revealed that 85% of participants exhibited HbA1c levels above 5.7, reinforcing the event's relevance for individuals actively managing diabetes
Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, November 15, 2023 - The 3-month-long RAK Diabetes Challenge 2023 (RAKDC23), a flagship diabetes awareness initiative by RAK Hospital in collaboration with MOHAP- RAK (Ministry of Health and Prevention- Ras Al Khaimah), concluded today with an Awards Ceremony at the RAK Hospital premises. This community-driven program witnessed the participation of nearly 5000 individuals from across the UAE.
Launched on ......read more
Ranked the largest virtual hospital globally
Riyadh: SEHA Virtual Hospital and Innovation Empowerment Center won ZIMAM Award for Best Business Incubator Project 2023 during the 6th GCC eHealth Workforce Conference; in Dubai.
The award aims to pay tribute to arising projects in Digital Health. This win came as a recognition for the hospital and center efforts in promoting digital healthcare services and a support for innovators and innovations. Seha Virtual Hospital is a main initiative under the Healthcare Transformation Program in Saudi Arabia and a pioneer project in the Middle East and North Africa, and is considered the biggest globally in terms of network hospitals.
The hospital and the center contribute to the goals of Saudi Vision 2030 by investing in cutting-edge medical technologies to ......read more
The King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre (KFSH&RC) has successfully administered an advanced gene therapy for eight patients suffering from hemophilia, a genetic bleeding disorder. The hospital has demonstrated the therapy's efficacy in substantially elevating the deficient clotting factor with just a single dose. This increase enables patients to engage in daily activities without the constant requirement for preventive treatment. This advancement heralds a transformative improvement in the quality of life for patients with hemophilia.
Gene therapy for hemophilia works by introducing new, functional genes into the patient's body, enabling it to independently manufacture the previously deficient clotting factor. Essentially, these new genes instruct the patient's own cells on how to synthesize the ......read more
#Walk30 deployed in 20 cities nationwide
Riyadh: Saudi Health Minister launches this Saturday, 11th November the 5th edition of the nationwide program #Walk30 in capital Riyadh. The event will bring together health and sport communities to promote walking for 30 minutes per day.
Saudi Health has stated that this program aims to implement walking as a habit and raise awareness on the health benefits side as well.
The #Walk30 campaign has set up several activities such as self-tests to measure individuals' walking levels and provide practical solutions, Saudi Health added.
A field study about walking habits among Saudis will be released as a part the campaign. As well as a walking challenge through the “Sehaty” mobile app to walk 8000 steps a day.
The event includes operating "Healthy ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 9 2023: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) is continuing its extensive campaign to vaccinate against seasonal influenza in various government departments, private schools, and labour accommodations in the Emirate of Dubai.
The campaign, which will run until the end of February, is part of the ongoing efforts by the DHA to enhance the health security of the community and reduce the spread of infectious diseases.
Influenza is a common illness during the winter season and can cause serious symptoms that affect daily life.
Dr. Butti Al Suwaidi, a Public Health Specialist at the Dubai Health Authority, emphasised on the importance of this campaign, which is part of the national campaign implemented by various health authorities in the country to vaccinate against seasonal ......read more
The hospital now offers increased capacity with technologically advanced infrastructure to meet the growing demand for care in the UAE.
DUBAI – November 08, 2023: International Modern Hospital, one of the oldest hospitals in Dubai, has stepped up its medical care capacity, marking a significant expansion in healthcare services. The tertiary care multi-speciality hospital has upgraded its medical resources and infrastructure to address the challenges associated with technologically advanced medical facilities.
This expansion includes an increase in in-patient beds and a substantial improvement in operation theatres. The expansion positions the hospital to meet the increasing demand for emergency and elective medical care in the UAE, allowing it to treat twice the number of patients in the coming years.
HE Awadh ......read more
Seventh edition receives significant backing from leading government and corporate partners
With 8.2 million participants since launching in 2017, organisers Dubai’s Department of Economy and Tourism and Dubai Sports Council cite collaborative efforts with partnerships as key to its success
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 8 November 2023: Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC) continues to receive overwhelming support from partners across both the public and private sectors, underscoring the collaborative ethos that lies at the heart of this citywide fitness movement. As it embarks on its seventh edition, the unwavering commitment and collective efforts of partners have positioned DFC for an even more impactful and transformative edition. With the shared vision of fostering a healthier society, these partnerships fortify ......read more
30-40% of diabetics eventually develop diabetic kidney disease
Diet plays a significant role in managing diabetic kidney disease. Switching to plant proteins, reducing salt and sugar intake, and controlling potassium and phosphorus intake recommended by the doctor
150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise, focused on consistency rather than intensity is essential. Combining weight training, stretching, and cardio exercises such as walking, swimming, and cycling into the daily routine can make a significant difference.
8th November 2023; Ras Al Khaimah, UAE- RAK Hospital, steadfast in its mission to educate and empower the community in the battle against diabetes, recently organized an engaging webinar as part of the ongoing 3-month RAK Diabetes Challenge. The webinar, titled "Diabetes and Renal Health," featured ......read more
November 08, 2023- Saudi German Health (SGH) a leading healthcare group in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region , has received approval to establish a SIGMA Chapter as the first multisite healthcare system outside USA. The Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Sigma) has more than 100,000 active members and 600 chapters. Sigma's Board of Directors, responsible for approving Sigma’s chapters, unanimously approved the SHG Sigma with positive findings. The establishment of this chapter represents a significant milestone in the Group’s journey to empower the nursing workforce and promote nursing excellence.
In line with the national transformation strategy to improve the healthcare sector in Saudi Arabia, SGH is committed to supporting the nursing profession and elevating the status of the ......read more
Dubai – November 06, 2023: King's College Hospital announced the launch of the Park Heights Clinics, representing a significant advancement in its ongoing commitment to providing comprehensive and specialized healthcare to the community. These state-of-the-art clinics, with a particular emphasis on the Physio Clinic, have been thoughtfully equipped with cutting-edge medical infrastructure and advanced equipment, ensuring precise diagnoses and the provision of highly effective physiotherapy services.
The Physio Centre at Park Heights Clinic offers a comprehensive range of therapies, including manipulation and soft tissue release, therapeutic exercises, sports-specific rehabilitation, kinseotaping/rigid taping, flossing technique, dry needling, and various electrotherapies. Technological advancements are also incorporated ......read more
She is keen on everyone’s Health during the Global Health Exhibition
Riyadh: Professor Hanan Balkhy, the newly elected Regional Director for the World Health Organization in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, attended a discussion panel on 30th October titled: “Roadmap to AMR 2024” During the Global Health Exhibition.
Dr. Balkhy discussed the widespread use of antimicrobials across various sectors, from human medicine to agriculture. She also highlighted Saudi Arabia's forthcoming initiative, the Fourth Ministerial Conference on Antimicrobial Resistance, slated for November 2023.
Balkhy lauded the sixth edition of the 2023 Global Health Exhibition, describing it as "a wealth of information, particularly with its sessions focused on the latest in health sectors.” She highlighted ......read more
Dubai – October 31, 2023: King's College Hospital introduced the King's Institute of Diabetes, Endocrine, and Obesity (KIDEO) Clinic at Park Heights Clinics, marking a remarkable achievement in their enduring dedication to delivering specialized and comprehensive healthcare services to the community. This advanced clinic is meticulously equipped with state-of-the-art medical facilities and cutting-edge equipment, guaranteeing accurate diagnoses and effective treatment options for diabetes, endocrine, and obesity-related concerns.
The KIDEO Clinic assumes a pivotal role in ......read more
Eminent Participation for Consuls of Several Countries in Dubai
Dubai Sports Council (DSC) organized Dubai Pink Ride in collaboration with Al-Jalila Foundation and in the presence of 3200 participants; top of them are consuls of several countries. Participants in the event converted Dubai Design District & Dubai Water Canal into a destination of joy, celebration, coexistence & convergence among various classes in society.
Dubai Pink Ride aimed to meet humanitarian goals; the main of which is the support of the remarkable efforts to combat breast cancer & to make ......read more
25% of diabetics suffering from Diabetic Foot Disease face the traumatic prospect of surgical amputation
Recent studies have shown that the five-year survival rate for Diabetic Amputees is less than 43%
Crucial warning signs of Diabetic Foot Disease include tingling sensations, loss of feeling, cracks in the feet, changes in foot color or temperature, foot swelling, fungal infections, and the presence of sores, blisters, or ulcers.
30th October 2023; Ras Al Khaimah, UAE —RAK Hospital, continues its mission to educate and empower the community in the fight against ......read more
DUBAI – October 30, 2023: Hotpack Global, the UAE-based global leader in packaging products, has conducted a breast cancer awareness campaign for the nearly 4,000 employees of the company. This campaign took place under "Hotpack Happiness", a corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative. The Hotpack employees took a resolute pledge to make a meaningful difference in raising awareness about breast cancer among their family members and circle of friends. The campaign centred around an engaging awareness program and an inspiring art installation aimed to reach every staff ......read more
Dubai, UAE; October 29, 2023: UAE-based owners of Harley-Davidson motorbikes today conducted a breast cancer awareness programme through a country-wide Pink Ride that saw more than 130 members of the Harley Owners Group drive through the country’s highways crisscrossing the deserts and mountains for more than two hours.
Started from the Harley-Davidson showroom in Dubai at 6:30 am, all the 130 bikes roared in to the highways, supported by a team of marshals and volunteers that saw the team ride across the UAE’s desert and mountainous regions before checking into Hilton ......read more
BioAro will infuse resources to set up genome labs, clinics to launch precision medicine, personalised treatment to upgrade healthcare service, train medical professionals that will extend people’s health-span and longevity and make the UAE a global leader in precision medicare
Date: Dubai, UAE; Saturday, October 30, 2023
1. Introduction of Genomics in the UAE’s healthcare will revolutionise the industry by reducing health risks and extend the life span of people;
2. BioAro is going to invest in the UAE to bring the latest ......read more
Dubai – October 27, 2023: Breast cancer continues to be one of the most prevalent and formidable challenges to women's health worldwide. In honour of Pink October, a month dedicated to raising awareness about breast cancer, QNET, the renowned global lifestyle and wellness-focused direct-selling company, has taken significant strides to educate communities and empower individuals with vital knowledge about this pervasive disease.
The impact of this disease on families and communities cannot be understated, making education and awareness imperative in the fight against this ......read more
Challenge and be challenged, try new sports, and embrace the benefits of an active lifestyle; Dubai Fitness Challenge to welcome everyone
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 27 October 2023 – Get ready for a month-long celebration of all-things fitness. Kicking off on Saturday 28 October, Dubai will transform into a bustling hive of sporting fun and exercise for all with the seventh edition of the Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC).
With an emphasis on inclusivity, DFC serves as a platform for everyone to embrace a healthier lifestyle by dedicating just 30 minutes a day to physical ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 26, 2023: His Excellency Awadh Seghayer Al Ketbi, Director General of the Dubai Health Authority, stated that the consecutive advancements in Dubai's healthcare sector indicate a promising future for healthcare systems and the sustainability of this vital and important sector.
He highlighted the significant role played by the private healthcare sector, including hospitals, centres, clinics, and specialised facilities, which collaborate and represent a valuable force that directly contributes to the strategic goals of the Dubai Health ......read more
• The treatment at Medcare Hospital Al Safa not only removed the blood clots in the patient’s leg, it also decreased the risk of blood clots recurring in the future.
• Medcare Hospital Vascular surgeons' timely and successful intervention alleviated the Saudi woman's severe breathing difficulties, acute chest pain, critically low blood pressure, and impaired oxygen levels.
Dubai – October 26, 2023: In a remarkable demonstration of medical excellence, a 43-year-old Saudi woman with severe breathing difficulties and critically low blood ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 26 October 2023 – Mark your calendars, set your goals, and get ready for the seventh edition of the Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC).
Offering an action-packed 30-day calendar of free sporting events, villages, community hubs, classes, and activities, DFC 2023 is taking place from Saturday 28 October to Sunday 26 November. The flagship fitness initiative from His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Crown Prince and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai, aims to help transform Dubai into the world's ......read more
• The two-day music and wellness festival will be at the Desert Palm Polo Club, Dubai
• Grammy-nominated Deva Premal & Miten to headline the vast range of musical acts
• 35 classes and workshops feature yoga, mindfulness practices and more
Dubai, UAE - October 24, 2023 - Unity Verse, the two-day musical and spiritual festival in association with Dubai Sports Council, is coming to Dubai on November 3rd 2023. The Dubai’s Desert Palm Polo Club gathering will provide a spiritual journey ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 23, 2023: As part of the ‘ Proud of You initiative, the Dubai Health Authority celebrated its outstanding and creative employees.
The Dubai Health Authority honoured its exceptional and creative employees, as well as those with long-standing dedication and service. The initiative, ‘Proud of You,’ created by the authority, was implemented to foster a stimulating environment for creativity and achievement among all employees.
The list of honourees at the ceremony held at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Library included various ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 19, 2023: During its participation in GITEX Global 2023, the Dubai Health Authority(DHA) launched the "Mawaheb" smart platform to enhance medical education and healthcare innovation. The platform aligns with the principles of the Services 360 and is integrated with various systems in the emirate.
Mawaheb is a comprehensive platform developed by the Authority to improve medical education, research, and innovation in the field of healthcare in the Emirate of Dubai. It is an integrated electronic platform that connects with various systems ......read more
Rheumatologist from global health system Cleveland Clinic shares lifestyle strategies for all ages to aid in prevention and treatment of bone loss
19 October, 2023, CLEVELAND, Ohio: It is never too early or too late to implement measures to prevent or slow down osteoporosis, says an expert from global health system Cleveland Clinic, speaking ahead of World Osteoporosis Day (20 October), which this year focuses on bone health and fracture prevention awareness.
Osteoporosis is a disease that weakens bones and puts them at greater risk for ......read more
Al Ain: The Ruby Fitness Center from the Ruby Group, which has grown into a leading chain in the Middle East in the fields of beauty, health and fitness for 4 decades, has opened its operations in Al Ain. Renowned American professional bodybuilder, fitness star and film actor Sergio Olivia Jr. inaugurated the event in a grand ceremony held at Al Ain Barari Outlet Mall. Ruby Group Chairman Balan Vijayan, Rama Vijayan, Chief Executive Officers Hamid Ali, Anish.S, Shibu, Abdul Latheef, Abdul Khader, Hariprasad and other invited guests attended the opening ceremony.
Ruby Fitness Center ......read more
Doctor emphasized the importance of combining different types of exercises to achieve comprehensive well-being.
Balanced and natural diet advocated; importance of obtaining essential macro and micro nutrients from food rather than relying on supplements highlighted
17th October 2023; Ras Al Khaimah, UAE - RAK Hospital,in a recent Diabeat webinar hosted as part of the ongoing RAK Diabetes Challenge, Dr. Adil Rizvi, Consultant Thoracic Surgery & Director Medical Services at RAK Hospital, delivered an enlightening session focusing on heart health and diabetes management. Dr. ......read more
Providing Roadmap in Line with National Priorities
October 13th: Set for October 22nd in Riyadh, the King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre (KFSHRC) prepares for its annual Clinical Trials Transformation Conference, a two-day event themed "Ecosystem Harmony." The conference aims to refine its infrastructure and unveil a strategic roadmap in harmony with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's national ambitions and priorities in research, development, and innovation.
The event aims to establish a unified platform involving regulatory authorities, the medical research ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE – October 12, 2023: Highlighting the efforts of Abu Dhabi Stem Cells Center (ADSCC) to pioneering research and transforming healthcare, a milestone has been achieved in one of its ongoing clinical trials, the Extracorporeal Photopheresis (ECP) for Optimal Management of Multiple Sclerosis (PHOMS) study.
The study at ADSCC, a PureHealth subsidiary, the largest healthcare platform in the Middle East, evaluates the safety and efficacy of using ECP to treat people with multiple sclerosis (MS). As an immunomodulatory therapy used for some cancer treatments, graft-versus-host ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 12, 2023: Dubai Health Authority has announced that its peer-reviewed journal, the Dubai Medical Journal, has achieved the 2022 Impact Factor (IF), reflecting the journal's commitment, quality, and continuous exceptional performance in publishing peer-reviewed scientific content. This accomplishment solidifies its position as a strong platform for researchers, scientists, and healthcare professionals in the country to share and disseminate their research in the journal, contributing to the advancement and innovation in this vital field.
Dr. Marwan ......read more
• The partnership aims for strategic collaboration to support the Emiratisation of the healthcare sector in Dubai.
• Al Mansoori: "There is a strategic necessity to supply the healthcare sector with more specialised Emirati expertise in various fields of the sector."
• Al Ketbi: "Broad prospects for employing Emirati cadres in various specialisations."
Dubai, United Arab Emirates 11 Oct 2023: In a significant step towards Emiratisation efforts in Dubai, the Emirati Human Resources Development Council in Dubai and the Dubai Health Authority ......read more
Dubai - 10th October, 2023: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a global leader in IT services and business consulting with $27.9 billion in revenue the most recent fiscal year, announced that Des Linden, the celebrated Boston Marathon champion and two-time Olympic marathoner, will be the inaugural recipient of a state-of-the- art Digital Twin Heart, designed to optimize athletic performance and advance personalized healthcare.
What is a Digital Twin Heart: A Digital Twin Heart is a real-time, virtual replica of a person’s heart, offering precise data on its function, ......read more
• The initiative promoted positive interaction between local staff and healthcare institutions.
• The authority is committed to opening employment opportunities for citizens in all fields of healthcare.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 10, 2023: The "Health Talents" exhibition, organised by the Dubai Health Authority, concluded today at the Dubai World Trade Center. It received a positive response, with 24 leading healthcare institutions offering more than 100 job vacancies in various health and administrative specialties ......read more
Diabetics are encouraged to have regular HbA1c tests every 3-6 months, annual eye and kidney exams, blood pressure control, frequent foot exams, and weekly self-monitoring of blood sugar
Excess sugar in the blood is associated with attention deficit disorder in children (ADHD), dementia in adults, blurred vision, dental cavities, skin ageing, insomnia, and obesity.
Neglecting prescribed Diabetes medications can have detrimental effects
10th October 2023; Ras Al Khaimah, UAE: In an effort to provide comprehensive support and guidance to the participants of the transformative ......read more
Ahead of World Mental Health Day, expert from global health system Cleveland Clinic says participating in sports teaches life skills and can build self-confidence for the long haul
October 9, 2023, CLEVELAND: The benefits children derive from playing team sports are not limited to better physical health as there are social and emotional gains too, according to an expert from global health system Cleveland Clinic, speaking ahead of World Mental Health Day (October 10).
“One of the obvious benefits of sports is increased physical activity, especially in an age of so much ......read more
Dubai, 5th October, 2023: Aster DM Healthcare, a leading integrated healthcare services provider, has announced that six hospitals from its network in India and UAE have been featured in Newsweek's prestigious World's Best Hospitals List for 2023. This recognition reflects Aster's unwavering commitment to delivering top-notch clinical excellence and patient care across its facilities in India and the United Arab Emirates.
Newsweek's World's Best Hospitals List is renowned for recognizing healthcare institutions that meet international standards of quality and ......read more
Registrations open for highly anticipated annual event that motivates people to commit to 30 minutes of physical activity daily for 30 days
Dubai to transform into bustling fitness hub from 28 October to 26 November 2023
Challenge features action-packed 30-day calendar of free fitness events, community hubs, classes and activities.
Return of flagship events Dubai Run, presented by Mai Dubai, and Dubai Ride, presented by DP World, as well as the brand-new Dubai Stand-Up Paddle to set stage for biggest ever line-up of events
Last edition of the Challenge saw 34,897 cyclists taking ......read more
The hospital in Dubai becomes the first private health facility in the GCC offering gene therapy for Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a rare genetic disorder significantly diminishing the patient's quality of life.
Dubai – October 04, 2023: Medcare Women & Children Hospital (MWCH) in Dubai has successfully treated 71 children suffering from life-threatening Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a disorder affecting the motor neurons, the nerve cells that control voluntary muscle movement, located in the spinal cord. MWCH has emerged as the private health facility in the GCC to offer ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 3, 2023: To bolster its public health protection systems and proactive preventive tools, the Dubai Health Authority ( DHA) has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Center of Meteorology.
The MoU focuses on fostering cooperation and partnership between the two entities in the fields of research and studies, as well as the exchange expertise, data, and innovative ideas that enable the Authority to enhance community health security.
The MoU was signed by His Excellency Awadh Seghayer Al Ketbi, ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 2, 2023: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has commenced extensive field visits to inspect the health clinics in private schools in Dubai.
The objective of these inspections is to assess the readiness of the clinics and ensure their compliance with the regulations and standards established by the authority.
The visits are carried out in collaboration and coordination with the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) in Dubai.
The DHA began these field visits with a team of officials and ......read more
Dubai September 28th, 2023: The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has concluded a three-day National Workshop on Strengthening Health System Response to Violence, held in cooperation with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).
The workshop, which took place from September 26th to 28th in Dubai, was designed to address national trends and align with the goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, as well as national legislation and priorities.
The event was attended by numerous distinguished figures, including HE Dr. ......read more
Nutraceuticals vital in diabetes care; Magnesium and Chromium recommended for nerve health and insulin management
Yoga Therapy provides excellent physical and mental benefits in diabetes management.
27 September 2023; Ras Al Khaimah, UAE: RAK Hospital, in its unwavering commitment to educate and guide participants of the transformative 3-month-long RAK Diabetes Challenge 2023, recently conducted an insightful DiaBeat webinar. The webinar highlighted the pivotal role of alternative medicine in effectively managing diabetes and its associated complications.
Dr. Harkirat Singh ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 21, 2023: Dubai Health Authority( DHA) employees were recognised and honoured with the Expo 2020 Dubai Medal, in implementation of the directive by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to award Expo 2020 Dubai Medals to individuals who played a key role in the success of the global event hosted by the UAE.
A total of 40 employees received certificates of appreciation and medals for their volunteering work, which greatly contributed to the success of Expo 2020 ......read more