Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 06, 2020: With patient-centricity at the core of SEHA’s commitment, the UAE’s leading healthcare network has increased its operational hours to serve the community more effectively
Patients will have access to select specialties in Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC), Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC) and Tawam Hospital from 8:30am to 08:30pm, with select clinics also working on Saturdays, effective August 9
SEHA strives to meet increased demand for medical services as people resume reprioritizing their healthcare needs
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 03, 2020: International travel is an undeniable part of our lives. Whether it was work-related or leisurely time-off, it growingly became a familiar and frequent experience. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought this billion-dollar industry to an unprecedented halt. The world shifted from flying among the clouds to surviving on the cloud! This set the stage for changes unlike any ever known. With over 90% of the world waiting to travel again, there is a considerable amount of onus on the industry to adopt to the new normal.
There’s a silver lining, though. In March, the World Travel and Tourism Council forecast that international travel could fall by up to 25% this year. But some regions – particularly the Middle East – are forecast to recover more rapidly, ......read more
• RAK Hospital is first hospital in the UAE to offer such a CSR initiative
• First-of-its-kind initiative by a UAE-based multispecialty hospital
• Unique initiative open to any UAE resident recovered from COVID-19
• Customised programme syncs with UAE’s efforts to mitigate COVID-19 effects
• WHO endorses rehabilitation for ex-COVID-19 patients
August 3, 2020;Ras Al Khaimah, UAE: RAK Hospital, the multispecialty hospital located in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, has launched the first-of-its-kind free of cost COVID-19 Rehabilitation Programme in the UAE.
The exclusive wellness programme - conceptualised, developed and now offered by RAK Hospital- encompasses physical, cognitive, dietary and psychological support, and is aimed at UAE ......read more
SEHA announces Eid Al Adha holiday and Arafat Day working hours for all its facilities.
Emergency Departments will operate 24/7
Abu Dhab, August 02, 2020: Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) announces the operating hours of its facilities during Eid Al Adha holiday from 9th to 12th Dhu Al Hijjah 1440, corresponding July 30 until August 2, 2020.
SEHA extends its sincere greetings on the advent of Eid Al- Adha to UAE leadership, Government, and people asking God Almighty to grant citizens and residents health and wellness.
ational Screening Centers:
SEHA announces the National Screening Centers for Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) will operate with regular working hours on Thursday, July 30, 2020 and from 10:00 am until 06:00 pm during Eid Al- Adha holiday starting from Friday, July 31, 2020 until Sunday, ......read more
• While providing a new lease of life to 4 patients and their families, the procedure also provides a solution to a critical problem of shortage of compatible kidneys that can be used for patients suffering from kidney failures in India.
• According to recent reports, India’s annual requirement for kidney transplant could range between 1-2 lakh, with a mere 5000 occurring in reality. As per Kerala Network for Organ Sharing (KNOS) there are 1780 patients waiting for a kidney transplant in the State.
Dubai, UAE 29 July 2020: In a novel procedure that connected 4 patients requiring kidney transplant with four kind donors, through cross-matching as per compatibility, helped save 4 lives at Aster MIMS Hospital- Calicut, the second time that such a complex procedure has been performed at a single ......read more
Dubai, 29 June 2020: As the global economy continues to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) is advising MENA based investors to be optimistic, but also cautious, in the second half of the year.
Investment experts at Aberdeen Standard Investments, who have been supporting their clients through the COVID pandemic, say the most common question is - what is their latest economic thinking and outlook for the recovery and what is their outlook for the major asset classes?
Investors also want expert opinion on what permanent changes they can expect to come about post Covid-19 and what impact will these have on countries, sectors and industries.
Working with a global research team Edris Alrafi, Head of Middle East & Africa for Aberdeen Standard investments (ASI) has provided some ......read more
Group net revenues record 2.6% y-on-y growth
• Agthia continues to sustain market leadership across core categories
• Flour business outperforms on higher domestic volume, export sales and wheat trading
• Positive top-line momentum in food segment, 5-gallon HOD business and Kuwait operations
Abu Dhabi, UAE, July 29, 2020 - Agthia Group PJSC, one of the region’s leading food and beverages companies, today announced H1 2020 financial results for the period ending 30 June 2020. The Group posted AED 42 million in net profit, as well as net revenues of AED 1.09 billion.
Reinforced by the Group’s resilience and agility navigating challenges imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, along with the new technological innovations launched to serve the community, the ......read more
Sharjah, July 29, 2020: The Health Promotion Department, HPD, at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah recently discussed the salt reduction strategic plan, which is intended to be launched and carried out in many bakeries in the emirate in order to reduce of salt percentage in bakery products according to the UAE’s approved health specifications.
The initiative is being held in cooperation with the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP), Abu Dhabi Public Health Center, University of Sharjah, and Sharjah Municipality.
This came during the virtual workshop organized by the HPD with the participation of representatives of the National Nutrition Committee and the strategic partners, and a number of bakery owners in Sharjah.
Moderated by Latifa Rashid, Head of the Nutrition Department, MOHAP, the ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 28, 2020: Diabetes is no longer a disease of predominantly rich nations. It is one of the serious and most rapidly growing diseases. The prevalence of diabetes is steadily increasing everywhere, most markedly in the world’s middle-income countries. The Sultanate of Oman has also been witnessing a rise in diabetes over the past decade, across a wide age group among men and women.
People who are overweight or obese, are at greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes, particularly if they have excess weight around the abdomen. Overweight and obesity, together with physical inactivity, are estimated to cause a large proportion of the global diabetes burden
(1). As a matter of fact, the prevalence rates of overweight and obesity in the Sultanate is about 60% of total adults as of ......read more
Public and private sectors partner to guarantee safety in UAE capital
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, July 28, 2020: In line with the Go Safe Certification Programme spearheaded by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), and endorsed by the government of Abu Dhabi, regular COVID-19 testing for all tourism sector staff has been made mandatory. The effort is part of DCT Abu Dhabi’s extensive and ongoing efforts to ensure the health and safety of its residents and visitors and follows the recent launch of the ‘Rediscover Abu Dhabi’ campaign aimed at engaging with the myriad staycation and touristic offers made available to visitors within the UAE capital.
Abu Dhabi has received international praise for its highly successful efforts in containing the spread of COVID-19, and the ......read more
Ras Al Khaimah, UAE 28 July 2020: Aster Volunteers in partnership with Aster Hospitals, Aster Clinic, Indian Association – Ras Al Khaimah and the Ministry of Health – Ras Al Khaimah has conducted a 2-day free medical camp and blood donation drive that has benefitted more than 800 people.
With loss of employment and residents being unable to return to their home countries due to travel restrictions in different countries, many people have not been able to afford regular health checkups and visits to medical facilities. The medical camp, conducted by Aster Volunteers, the Global CSR initiative of Aster DM Healthcare, at the Indian School in Nakheel, Ras Al Khaimah, aimed at providing an opportunity for people to come and get their ailments checked free of cost. The school, located at the heart of the city, allowed ......read more
• Al Zahra Hospital Dubai is the only Hospital in Dubai to have a Hyperbaric Oxygenation Chamber
Dubai, 27 July 2020 – Al Zahra Hospital Dubai has completed over 4,000 sessions of Hyperbaric Oxygenation Treatments in 3 years, making it the only private hospital in the UAE to achieve this number.
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy also known as HBOT, which is the use of 100% oxygen under high pressure, has been gaining abundant popularity in recent years (FDA approved since seventies) for its many health benefits. It involves delivering oxygen to the body (15 times the normal amount) while the patient is placed in a positive pressure chamber. The treatment is proven to speed up the body’s healing process and is used for many medical conditions such as Diabetic wounds, Sudden hearing ......read more
• Businesses investing in CSR were able to respond more effectively to new challenges created by Covid-19.
• 62% of companies reported a highly mature approach to employee involvement, while 70% of respondents prioritised health and safety.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 26, 2020: Businesses in Dubai investing in corporate social responsibility were able to respond more effectively to new challenges created by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a new survey from Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Centre for Responsible Business.
The survey, conducted in May and June 2020, revealed that the Dubai businesses community quickly responded during the early stages of the Covid-19 outbreak by safeguarding employee health, safety and wellbeing and putting ......read more
• A first of its kind initiative in UAE, through the support group Aster Hospitals aim to address not only the medical treatment needs of COVID – 19 patients but also support their mental, emotional and physical well-being.
• Rehabilitation for COVID – 19 recovered patients due to long periods of isolation, mental trauma especially for those who required intensive or critical care, has been globally recognized as an emerging need
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 25 July, 2020: The rising number of patient cases globally, supported by significant number of recoveries has brought to front the rehabilitation needs of COVID-19 recovered patients, who may have become deconditioned due to long-periods of isolation, mental-trauma caused ......read more
Sharjah, July 25, 2020: The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry, SCCI, has underlined the importance of the constructive cooperation with the diplomatic missions and their commercial attaches in the UAE to develop joint action plans and step up efforts of strengthening economic and investment cooperation between the UAE in general and the Emirate of Sharjah in particular and the private sector in these countries.
This was stated during a recent virtual meeting between His Excellency Abdullah Sultan Al Owais, Chairman, SCCI, and His Excellency Emmanuel Hategeka, Ambassador of the Republic of Rwanda to the UAE, in the presence of Fatima Khalifa Al Mokarrab, Director of International Relations Department, SCCI.
The meeting touched on means of enhancing the economic relations between the business sector in the two countries ......read more
The exclusive interview with Ashish Koshy is now available to watch on Euronews’ Inspire Middle East channel
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 22nd July 2020: Europe’s number one leading news channel, Euronews, sat down with Ashish Koshy, the CEO of Group 42, an Abu Dhabi-based artificial intelligence and cloud computing company that is currently involved in the development of a COVID-19 vaccine. The interview comes as health authorities of Abu Dhabi and Beijing announce the start of the world’s first phase three clinical trial of a vaccine to treat the novel coronavirus.
Ashish Koshy commented on the high expectations of his company’s work: “It's a global effort together against this global pandemic. Every country needs to play its part in participating and not in a race, but in a ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 21, 2020: Whilst sun exposure is an excellent source of vitamin D, not taking the necessary protective measures during the summer can have damaging effects on the eyes. Spending a lot of time under direct sun light and heat may accelerate the aging process of the eyes and lead to conditions such as cataracts and macular degeneration.
With temperatures reaching as high as 48°C in the UAE, our eyes are at risk of developing corneal burns, also known as photokeratitis. Therefore, it is extremely important to take the necessary precautions while enjoying summer activities in the sun.
Dr. Avi Gurbaxani, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Medical Retina & Uveitis Specialist, Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai shares six effective tips to protect your eyes in the ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 20, 2020: As the movement restrictions across the UAE have been lifted, it is but natural that people are stepping out for work and other day-to-day essentials as individuals and families. Although it is considered safe to move around, it is important that people follow the recommended safety guidelines and precautions when socializing.
According to Dr. Ayesha Khalid, Consultant - Family Medicine at Burjeel Medical Centre Al Zeina, it is important that we protect ourselves and everyone around us. To be able to do that, one must take note of all the facts and take appropriate precautions, and strictly follow the
advice provided by the local health authority.
Dr. Ayesha shares some basic yet very necessary tips to protect oneself from ......read more
Feel energetic, productive and achieve weight loss faster
20th July 2020; Ras Al Khaimah, UAE: A strong immune system helps a person stay healthy by fighting off bacteria and viruses, and in the current situation building one’s immunity is perhaps our best bet against the potentially deadly COVID 19. “We all know eating a healthy and balanced diet plays a significant role in achieving a healthy body and a strong immune response. People follow all sorts of diets and many never achieved the desired results, simply because one-size doesn’t fit all as each individual is different. Therefore, a diet specific to our blood type is recommended - it strengthens your immune system and boosts energy levels manifolds while you will start noticing positive changes within a short period ”, says Dr. Harkirat ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 19, 2020: Medcare Hospitals & Medical Centres, the premium private healthcare provider, is proud to announce the launch of a full suite of At Home Care Medical Services which aim to provide comfort and peace of mind to communities by putting the safety of patients at the forefront of everything Medcare does and is another innovative step Medcare is taking to ensure it is offering the best in quality and convenient healthcare options.
Medcare’s At Home care services offer many patients a level of privacy that may not be achieved within a clinic environment, providing devoted qualified medical personnel and customized healthcare programme with five different at homes services now available to patients:
Lab@home – Often, getting lab testing involves a lengthy ......read more
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, July 19, 2020: The Dental Services Department at the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) is proud to provide teledentistry services in addition to their comprehensive oral and dental care procedures.
This service helps provide continued dental services to the public during COVID-19.
Dr. Hamda Al Mesmar, Director of the Dental Services Department at Dubai Health Authority said that advancements in communication technology has had a profound impact on healthcare practices globally. Teledentistry offers the opportunity for improving delivery and accessibility of the oral and dental services.
She added that it is also a way of providing consultations for vulnerable individuals who may be at risk or have limited access to dental services during the current situation.
Dr. Mesmar said, “A ......read more
Sharjah, July 18, 2020: In Sharjah, everything in is all set for receiving the exceptional season "Sharjah Shopping Promotions 2020", which is held under the theme "Smile, You Are in Sharjah". With exciting offers and discounts of up to 75%, the shopping event will begin on July 22 and lasts for August 21.
In the same vein, the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry, SCCI, has announced the completion of all preparations for the event, while a host of shopping malls and retail stores has confirmed their participation through exclusive offers and discounts. Among those are Sahara Center, Al Waha Mall, City Center Sharjah, Zawaya Walk, and Zero 6 Mall, in addition to a large number of retail stores in the emirate.
His Excellency Mohammad Ahmed Amin Al-Awadi, SCCI Director-General, said: “Since ......read more
Sharjah, July 18, 2020: With a new school year approaching, the Health Promotion Department, HPD, at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs (SCFA) in Sharjah has launched an action plan to update the Healthy Schools Program standards in line with the precautionary measures and health requirements adopted by the UAE’s competent authorities and the World Health Organization (WHO).
The move aims to ensure the highest levels of health and safety of all the components of the educational process, including students and academic and administrative staff.
This was stated during the virtual workshop organized, recently, by the HPD in cooperation with WHO EMRO and Water Alliance Association under the title “Healthy Schools Program Overview”.
The two-day event was attended by Her Excellency Iman Rashid ......read more
Abu Dhabi,14 July 2020: Abu Dhabi Health Services Company’s (SEHA) pharmaceutical teams are playing a prominent role in combatting COVID-19 on the frontlines. Pharmaceutical teams have joined the medical, nursing, and administrative staff in the nation’s fight against the virus, making it their national duty. Clinical pharmacists in particular are on the frontlines, supporting COVID-19 patients every day. These teams are part of SEHA’s Allied Health arm – responsible for medical prevention, diagnostic treatment programs for a range of conditions and illnesses, in synergy with other multidisciplinary health teams to provide the best patient outcomes.
Dr. Zain Al-Yafie, Pharmacy and Allied Health Director of SEHA, confirmed that around 900 pharmacists are based at various SEHA’s COVID-19 treatment ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 14, 2020: Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has begun to sterilize its hospitals and health centres by using smart robots. The move is in line with precautionary measures to enhance the safety of all staff members and patients across DHA health facilities.
The sterilization process coincides with the return of all diagnostic and therapeutic services for patients. Using smart technology makes the sterilization process thorough, efficient and less time-consuming.
Kholoud Abdullah Al Ali, Abdulla Al Ali, project manager and leader of DHA’s Dubai Future Accelerators team said that the Authority has begun using eight intelligent robots to perform UV sterilization scans for all rooms and corridors in its health facilities.
Al Ali said the move is part of the ......read more
As an IT specialist, you understand that your career path may not be the same as the one of the others out there. Over the past years, you’ve been working hard to build your knowledge and skills and different Certbolt.com . Now, you feel like you’re ready to take the next step and finally choose a specialization and take on more significant responsibilities and tasks. The IT profession is quite different since there are a lot of different pathways to choose from. One of them is specializing in IT infrastructure. If you’re looking to go down this path, your best bet is to get ......read more
Get COVID-19 Antibody Test for just AED 200 at Thumbay Labs in Dubai
• COVID-19 Antibody testing augments UAE’s coronavirus-testing facilities and will help in easier implementation of the vaccine program, once vaccine is developed
• The test can be availed onsite or in comfort of home and offers the peace of mind
• Thumbay Labs can conduct 4000 COVID-19 Antibody tests per day
Dubai, UAE, 14th July, 2020: Thumbay Labs - the UAE’s foremost private diagnostic referral laboratory ......read more
Doctor provides tips on Eye protection during this pandemic
13th July 2020, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE: While facial masks and hand sanitizers are mandatory as a preventive measure to curb the spread of the potentially deadly COVID 19, we shouldn’t be neglecting the eyes as the contagious virus may be transmitted through aerosols to your eye. Studies published in the journal of medical virology found that 1 out of 30 COVID positive patients had eye involvement in China whereas a CNN report suggested that ‘Pink Eye’ may be an early symptom of COVID 19 especially ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 13, 2020: Please meet Dr. Jamil Al Jamali, a consultant plastic surgery at Medcare who is an expert at a number of advanced reconstructive procedures, such as microsurgery free flaps, head and neck cancer microsurgery, breast reconstructions including DIEP flaps, skin cancer surgeries for sarcomas and melanomas, peripheral nerve surgeries, facial nerve palsy reanimation surgeries, facial wound repair, and burn scar surgeries.
Dr. Jamil Al Jamali has a particular expertise in performing surgeries of the hand, such as congenital ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 12, 2020: Mandela Day 2020 will be a day more critically connecting than any we have had. It falls amid a locked down, fearful society who are spending their days dodging the threat of an invisible flu that holds a power well beyond the virus name would suggest. We are living through an economic crisis that leaves our businesses on the edge and our anxiety in constant flux, and there are more hungry mouths and unemployed families than we can reach.
It was Mandela that said that it is our compassion that “binds us together.” ......read more
Congenital Thoracoschisis is a rare condition with only 15 cases reported in medical literature
July 11, 2020- Saudi German Hospital in Jeddah has successfully performed a surgical procedure on a newborn suffering from a rare congenital condition called 'Congenital Thoracoschisis.' The successful operation is the Arab world's first ever surgery dealing with this critical condition, which is a congenital malformation characterized by herniation of the abdominal content through a defect detected in the thorax that developed during the fetal stage.
According to the ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 9 July 2020: Allurion Technologies, an established leader in the development of innovative, proven, and trusted weight loss experiences, developed the first gastric balloon to lose weight requiring no endoscopy or anesthesia to place or remove it. The balloon is swallowed with a capsule and filled with liquid in a 20 minutes procedure at the doctor's office.
The Elipse balloon is designed to help patients always feel full, which helps them to eat less food without the feeling of hunger that accompanies most of the diets. This encourages them to ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 08, 2020: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released public opinion research showing the willingness to travel being tempered by concerns over the risks of catching COVID-19 during air travel. The industry’s re-start plans address passenger’s main concerns.
Concerns for Travel During COVID-19
Travelers are taking precautions to protect themselves from COVID-19 with 77% saying that they are washing their hands more frequently, 71% avoiding large meetings and 67% having worn a facemask in ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 08, 2020: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today authorized the marketing of IQOS, Philip Morris International’s (PMI) electrically heated tobacco system, as a modified risk tobacco product (MRTP). In doing so, the agency found that an IQOS exposure modification order is appropriate to promote the public health.
- Today’s decision demonstrates that IQOS is a fundamentally different tobacco product and a better choice for adults who would otherwise continue smoking
- IQOS is the first and only electronic nicotine product to be ......read more
• Honeywell’s Healthy Buildings solutions help building owners comply with new hygiene and social distancing policies and enable business continuity
• Honeywell’s #HealthyBuildings Score provides owners with real-time insights based on indoor air quality, safety, security, sanitation and compliance metrics
• Honeywell solutions can be tailored to the unique needs of commercial buildings, airports, hospitality, healthcare and education sectors, supporting the region’s return to the new normal
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, July 7, 2020 ......read more
Sharjah, July 7, 2020: The Health Promotion Department, HPD, at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah (SCFA) has recently launched the “Sohbati 2020” Program in collaboration with the University of Sharjah.
This year’s edition is being held remotely through a number of training workshops by health education specialists. The program aims to spread health awareness among adolescents and to encourage them to adopt healthy lifestyles, as well as to qualify them to be ambassadors among their peers in various domains such as health and ......read more
• 34% of MENA consumers’ behavior was to ‘save and stockpile’ at the start of the pandemic
• 55% of MENA consumers expect normal shopping habits to return in a matter of days or weeks once pandemic is over
• 58% of MENA consumers predict the way they shop will change over the next one to two years
• COVID-19 pandemic accelerated changes to operating models in the retail sector
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 05, 2020: According to the EY Future Consumer Index, 33% of consumers in the MENA region plan to stay ......read more
By Ole Hansen Head of Commodity Strategy Saxo Bank
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 02, 2020: The Covid-19 pandemic’s impact on the global economy will become increasingly apparent during the third quarter. While the Q2 was mostly about putting out fires and preventing a total collapse of the global economy, the repair work now begins in earnest. Since April, the economic impact of months of lockdowns had been painted over by a massive rally in global stock markets. However, support from the Fed (wall of liquidity), TINA (there is no alternative) and ......read more
Saudi-based pharmacy chain automates its treasury and payment systems, boosting efficiency and visibility as it plans regional expansion
July 2, 2020 – Infor, a global leader in business cloud software specialized by industry, today announced that Nahdi Medical Company, a Saudi Arabia-based pharmacy retail chain, has digitally transformed its financial management, payment systems, and financial planning with Infor Treasury Management.
This solution allows vast improvements to Nahdi Medical’s financial management and planning ......read more
July 02, 2020: As lockdown restrictions are gradually eased, and people adjust to the new normal, many are asking what the new normal will be for public transport and mobility. Safety and hygiene are at the root of people’s concerns when it comes to travel and mobility in a COVID-19 world, with commuters seeking reassurance that their health and wellbeing will be a top priority.
Alstom, a global leader in rail transport and sustainable mobility, has been working to alleviate such concerns, making the most of the lockdown period by investing an extra €1 million ......read more
● Study of more than 400 Syrian refugee children in Lebanon identified significant development and learning difficulties when children are above the regular age for their grade.
● NYU researchers drew insights into potential impacts as children around the world return to school following COVID-19.
Abu Dhabi, July 2, 2020: Researchers at Global TIES for Children, an international research center based at NYU Abu Dhabi and NYU New York, examined a variety of post-migration risks faced by Syrian refugee children enrolled in Lebanese public ......read more
COVID-19 is a sense check and provides an opportunity for businesses to reimagine and start afresh on the journey of digital transformation
Dubai, UAE; July 01, 2020: Over 350 business leaders joined the virtual session on ‘Enterprise and Market Resilience during COVID-19’, hosted by Protiviti Member Firm for the MENA Region. The theme was on the digital response to COVID-19, deliberating upon how automation, technology, cloud and analytics can help organizations overcome the crisis and equip them better post COVID.
At the forum, Jonathan Wyatt, ......read more
Abu Dhabi 29th June 2020: Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Committee for the Covid-19 Pandemic, in collaboration with the Department of Health and Abu Dhabi Police, have announced that entry to Abu Dhabi emirate is permitted for all those who have received a negative Covid-19 test result within the previous 48 hours. Results must be shown via the Alhosn App, or a text message from any hospital, or screening centre in the UAE that is affiliated with the National Screening Programme.
The movement of mail and all types of goods is exempted. The public must continue to ......read more
** New Awards Recognising Exceptional Individuals in the Global Spa, Beauty and Wellness Industry Launches 1st July **
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 30, 2020: Spa Connectors, a global company offering business, training and recruitment solutions to the spa industry, specialising in 5-star hotels, resorts, stand-alone spas and wellness concepts is driving a movement to reward talent in the community on a global scale by launching The Hall of Wellness Awards 2020. Independently as a business, Spa Connectors are passionate about nurturing talent ......read more
Dr. Desislava Markova, a Fetal Medicine Specialist from a prominent IVF clinic Abu Dhabi outlines handy tips for expectant mothers to have a smooth pregnancy during the pandemic
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 30, 2020: Pregnancy is a special time for couples – full of excitement and happiness. However, given the current situation, and the increasing restrictions imposed on our lives as the world grapples with this pandemic, expectant mothers can feel anxious and nervous.
To ensure pregnant women can sail through this period smoothly, Dr. Desislava Markova, ......read more
Health Promotion Department organizes youth circle in cooperation with Federal Youth Authority
Sharjah, June 29, 2020: The Health Promotion Department (HPD) at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah (SCFA), has hosted a virtual youth circle titled “The role of youth in the fight against COVID-19” to discuss how electronic systems and social media can help combat the spread of Covid-19.
Held through video conference in collaboration with the Federal Youth Authority, the online event saw the participation of more ......read more
Intelligent wearable features exciting new activity modes for the health-conscious consumer
Dubai, UAE 30 June 2020 – Global leading technology brand, HONOR, has announced a range of exciting upgrades to the HONOR MagicWatch 2. The perfect companion for summer activity, the HONOR MagicWatch 2 is the next generation of HONOR smartwatches, with its exceptional innovations in design, battery and functionality.
100 Workout Modes to Discover on the HONOR MagicWatch 2
In addition to 15 pre-installed workout modes, HONOR is bolstering its fitness ......read more
By Omer Saleem, director and deputy CEO of Proven SA
June 28, 2020: The past months have shifted the business world dramatically, and central hubs of business have been leading the world through the strategic actions necessary to overcome these extreme situations. Remote work adoption is at an all-time high as a matter of necessity and with new guidelines, while business service providers began re-tailoring their services to fit changing business models. Saudi Arabia has led the response for COVID-19 emergency, and the Kingdom continues to update its policies in response to ......read more
Balancing the right pH in human body is essential to avoid risk for organ damage that can happen due to excess acidity or alkalinity
Imbalanced pH levels could lead to respiratory issues due to too much or too little CO2 in our bodies
Avoid processed food, excessive caffeine, sodas, etc, that can build acidity in our body, advises Dr Harkirat Wilkhoo at RAK Hospital
Sunday 28th June, 2020; Ras Al Khaimah, UAE: At a time when boosting our immunity is of paramount importance, UAE residents need to be more careful of their choice of food to maintain the right pH balance as ......read more
Dr. Melado, IVF expert at the world-renowned IVF Clinic UAE offers insights into the process
Dubai, UAE, 28th June 2020: Increasing fertility awareness and the rising trend of delayed parenthood in women have helped spike the demand for egg freezing over the recent years. “From technologies used to success rates, learning the fundamentals before opting for this procedure is an essential key to achieving the desired results”, emphasized Dr. Laura Melado, IVF Specialist, IVI Fertility Clinic Middle East, which runs clinics in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and Muscat in ......read more