Holds awareness campaigns to educate community about signs and symptoms of childhood cancer.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 21, 2019: Face painters and magicians visited Dubai Hospital today to meet children with cancer as part of the annual event that aims to bring them joy and cheer.
Dubai Hospital and Mediclinic Middle East organised a campaign to mark International Childhood Cancer Day, which falls on February 15 every year.
Dubai Hospital doctors also held awareness campaigns to educate the community about the signs and symptoms of childhood cancer, importance of timely detection and treatment options.
Dr. Maryam Al Rayes, CEO of Dubai Hospital inaugurated the campaign.
Dr Hani Humad, Paediatric Oncologist at Dubai Hospital said, “Every year we mark this occasion to raise awareness about ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, - 21 February 2019: Marina Mall Abu Dhabi is teaming up with UAE-based breast cancer awareness and screening initiative Pink Caravan to encourage all women and men across Abu Dhabi to get tested.
From 21st of February until 2nd of March, medical staff from Pink Caravan will offer women free advice and screening for breast cancer at a private booth in the Mall.
Pink Caravan promotes early breast cancer detection, offering women of all ages free breast cancer screening. They will be sharing the message that the earlier cancer is detected, the easier it is to treat.
Visitors will also have a chance to speak to medical experts and learn about the disease, its causes, symptoms and methods of detection.
Marina Mall Abu Dhabi encourages all women to visit the fixed ......read more
Congenital Heart Disease is fatal and is most common in infants
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19 February 2019 – Zulekha Hospital saved the life of a 27-year-old, Joey Oclarit suffering from a rare heart condition and was referred to Zulekha Hospital, exhibiting symptoms of exhaustion, shortness of breath and disorientation. Following an examination, the patient was found to be suffering from Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) – which is a condition mainly diagnosed in infants.
CHD is usually found in infants, however, the population of adults with congenital heart disease is increasing and is estimated to grow at a rate of 6 percent per year* in developed countries while in the UAE it is at 3 to 5 percent.
“This rare type of congenital heart disease effects approximately 5 out of 1000 infants born with the ......read more
New BETADINETM Cold Defence exhibits antiviral properties1,2 and found to combat symptoms and reduce duration of common cold by 2 day s3,4
February 17, 2019 - Dubai, UAE
Millions of people all over the world will be suffering from common cold symptoms after contracting a cold this winter, particularly in the Middle East when the cooler temperatures can catch many people off-guard leaving them prone to bouts of seasonal sickness. The symptoms of a common cold include sneezing, runny nose, headache, and general malaise, with around half of sufferers also experiencing a sore throat and coughing5.
Each year children can suffer from up to five colds with two to three colds affecting adults, which results in time off from school or work and considerable discomfort for the patient5.
As part of its commitment to tackling some of the ......read more
Dubai, February 17, 2019—Banner Health, a Phoenix, Arizona based healthcare provider with hospitals and clinics in six states, has selected the CommScope Era C-RAN antenna system to deliver strong, consistent mobile coverage in its facilities.
Reliable wireless connectivity can be critical in hospitals, and Banner Health’s IT team wanted a solution that ensured coverage throughout the building. Banner Health had previously leased a distributed antenna system (DAS) but wanted a system that its IT staff could deploy and maintain.
Based on the proven success of CommScope’s ION-E®, the all-digital Era runs over standard IT structured cabling infrastructure that is familiar to the IT team, and that can be leveraged for future services such as 5G and Internet of Things (IoT). It can even share fiber with other ......read more
February 14, 2019 - Dubai UAE
Potentially lethal heart conditions may become easier to spot and may lead to improvements in prevention and treatment thanks to innovative new software that measures electrical activity in the organ.
The heart’s pumping ability is controlled by electrical activity that triggers the heart muscle cells to contract and relax. In certain heart diseases such as arrhythmia, the organ’s electrical activity is affected.
Cardiac researchers can already record and analyse the heart’s electrical behaviour using optical and electrode mapping, but widespread use of these technologies is limited by a lack of appropriate software.
Computer and cardiovascular experts at the University of Birmingham have worked with counterparts in the UK, Netherlands and Australia to develop ......read more
Research reveals millennials have little experience or knowledge of heart disease
Aetna International survey finds 31% of millennials have no knowledge about heart disease
32% of UAE residents surveyed have never taken steps to check for heart disease
15% of millennials don’t know what is considered a symptom of heart disease
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: 13 February 2019 – A poll undertaken by leading global health insurance services and health care company, Aetna International, has revealed almost a third (31%) of Millennials in the UAE are unaware of the causes or symptoms for heart disease, when cardiovascular disease is the leading cause for death in the region.
The research conducted through YouGov found that 32% of UAE residents surveyed have never taken steps to check ......read more
February 13, 2019 - Dubai, UAE
Finding the right doctor and scheduling an appointment could never be easier
Making an instant booking for a confirmed appointment with the doctor who matches your exact requirements is now a reality for the first time in the UAE.
Whether visiting okadoc.com or downloading the Okadoc app for iPhone or Android, people in need of medical care can quickly, simply and seamlessly discover the doctor they need, and make a confirmed appointment, at the time and location they prefer, on a fully automated platform and without any human intervention. Okadoc’s service comes at absolutely no cost to patients.
What’s more, patients have all the practical information they need easily accessible at their fingertips, in one screen, to help them instantly make the right choice for them, based on ......read more
Pooja Srivastav awarded ‘Adam Global Outstanding Leadership Award’ for her efforts to create toxin-free, sustainable body, buildings and structures in the UAE and across the world
Rt. Honorable Paul Clark, Past Minister of State for Her Majesty the Queen UK presented the award
February 12th, 2019; Dubai, UAE: In recognition of her efforts to champion the cause of sustainability goals in the UAE and across the world, Dubai’s first building biologist, and CEO of Shreem International, Pooja Srivastav was awarded the prestigious “Adam Global Outstanding Leadership Award”.
Pooja Srivastav is a pioneer in bringing energy solutions to the UAE and is a known electromagnetic radiation expert. She also possesses a deep understanding of Geopathic Stress – a distortion of the earth’s ......read more
February 12, 2019 - Dubai, UAE
It is really admiring when I see lots of people fit and fab. How do they even do that? How? Don’t they see all these tempting foods, both to the eyes and soul satisfaction? One should have extreme control over them self in the current world to be able to maintain these perfect figures. When we love ourselves the most, we dedicate to ourselves cautiously. Self-care is one of the main reasons for being in good health, shape. With all the accepting yourself, being yourself talk, saying anything about weight has become an offending topic and a very sensitive topic.
Being yourself is nothing wrong, but there is an undeniable truth, accepting and being confident in yourself is the most beautiful charm anybody can accept. but there is reality knocking us, which we just ignore, being ......read more
H Retreats welcomes you to “Wellness Saturday: Reflect, Realign and Redesign” on February 16 at The Retreat Palm Dubai MGallery By Sofitel
February 11, 2019 - Dubai UAE
It’s still the start of the year and an ideal time to reflect on the things that you’re not truly happy with. Could it be your work? Your career? Your home? Your professional relationships? Your personal life? Your lifestyle? Or even your health?
Do you feel your life is a bit stuck with old bad habits that you can’t quite shake off? Do negative patterns seem to repeat themselves time and time again? Or maybe you just need really useful tips on how to get what your heart is really calling for this year?
No matter how big or how small your concerns are, it’s ......read more
This February 14th, give yourself and your loved ones the gift of complete cardiac care at RAK Hospital
February 11th, 2019; Ras Al Khaimah, UAE: Highlighting the matters of heart, RAK Hospital in Ras Al Khaimah has organised complimentary cardiac check-up at its premises this Valentine’s Day. The camp, open to public and across all ages, will be held from 10am to 4pm on February 14, and will be offering heart screening and consultation by a senior cardiologist, and height, weight, blood pressure, blood sugar and ECG on doctor’s advice.
“Valentine’s Day is all about emotions and heart talk, but taking care of your heart physically is just as important. At RAK Hospital, we want you to ensure that your heart is fit, and you, in turn, can make sure that of your loved ones’ heart remains ......read more
Combined efforts of doctors and a Good Samaritan helped in saving the life of the baby
Neonatologists and plastic surgeons use innovative way to rescue the infant from superbug
Dubai, February 10, 2019: Aster DM Healthcare, a leading integrated healthcare services provider in GCC and an emerging player in India fulfilled yet another commitment to saving lives using the latest technologies in medical treatment, this time through its unit Aster CMI Hospital in Bangalore-India.
Less than a month - old new born who had been infected by a superbug recently, was miraculously saved by the combined effort of the doctors at Aster CMI Hospital and active intervention by a Good Samaritan. Baby girl Rekha (name changed), born in a small town of Jharkhand was suffering from a rare life threatening infection of the skin ......read more
Aetna named one of the main sponsors of the 2019 philanthropic initiative
Dubai Cares’ ‘Walk for Education’ 3km route reflects the distance millions of children walk to school each day in developing countries
The 10th anniversary of the Walk for Education is in support of the “Year of Tolerance”
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 10 February 2019: Aetna, the leading health benefits provider, has renewed its support as a key commercial partner of this year’s Dubai Cares’ Walk for Education, having agreed a sponsorship deal.
Held in support of the “Year of Tolerance 2019”, the 10th Walk for Education aims to raise awareness about the importance of providing underprivileged children and young people around the world with access to quality ......read more
GSK launches Medzy, a new UAE patient-friendly chatbot, aimed at increasing antibiotic adherence
This is in response to a research commissioned by GSK to understand the needs of HCPs and patients on antibiotics and the level of understanding of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) which revealed 54 per cent of UAE residents find it difficult to remember to take antibiotics
Three out of ten people believe they should stop taking antibiotics once they feel better rather than finish their course of treatment
According to the World Health Organisation, AMR represents one of the biggest current threats to global health and development
Dubai, 10 February 2019 —
The science-led global healthcare company GSK launches Medzy, a UAE-focused chatbot, to help patients use antibiotics more responsibly. This is in ......read more
44 Emirati couples and 55 other couples in the UAE were blessed with new-borns at the Hospital
February 9th, 2019, Ras Al Khaimah: Setting a record of a kind, hundred babies were born at RAK Hospital’s Mother and Child Department in just the first month of the year 2019. In all, 44 babies were born to Emirati couples and 56 babies to the other UAE residents with one couple blessed with twins.
Commenting on this milestone, Dr Raza Siddiqui, CEO of Arabian Healthcare Group and Executive Director at RAK Hospital said: “We would like to congratulate all the parents on this happy occasion, and wish the new-borns all the best in life. For RAK Hospital, this is indeed a beautiful start to the year where we have played our part in spreading joy to so many people. The fact that so many couples have trusted us with ......read more
Under the Slogan “Dream Small... It adds up”
UAE, February 9th,2019: Under the slogan “Dream Small... It adds up”, the Ministry of Health and Prevention launched its media campaign as part of the “With You” Initiative, which started with the aim of encouraging the Emirati society to exercise by adopting a simple healthy life style.
Under the campaign, the world’s shortest marathon “the 1 Kilometer Marathon” was organized at Zabeel Park in Dubai attended by Dr. Amin Hussain Al Amiri, Assistant Undersecretary for Public Health Policy and the Licensing Sector.
The event included a number of activities such as medical tests for Diabetes, Hypertension and BMI for participants in addition to entertainment for children.
H.E. Dr. Amin Hussain Al Amiri, Assistant ......read more
Dubai, UAE; February 07, 2019: As AEEDC, the region’s premier event for the dental industry concludes today, the Italian pavilion, one of the largest country pavilions at the show, welcomed record number of visitors. Italian Trade Agency (ITA) and The Italian Dental Industries Association (UNIDI) brought together 26 leading Italian companies that displayed a wide range of solutions such as robotics, laser systems, 3D scanners and 3D printers.
Visitors were introduced to the latest medical imaging software and computer guided surgery procedures for the dental and maxillofacial fields, dental vacuum pumps, orthopaedic prosthetics, dental implants, and new CAD/CAM solutions to improve the quality of the performance and operative efficiency of dental labs. Also, on display were dental whitening solutions and uniforms for ......read more
The survey is a comprehensive assessment of health and healthcare in the Emirate of Dubai
It will help DHA tailor its existing policies to meet the healthcare requirements of Dubai’s population in an evidence- based manner.
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, February 7, 2019: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) in collaboration with the Dubai Statistics Centre (DSC) has undertaken a Dubai Household Health Survey (DHHS).
The DHHS survey, which is taking place in the Emirate for the third time, is the most comprehensive health survey in the Emirate of Dubai. The survey was first conducted in 2009.
HE Humaid Al Qutami, Director General of the DHA said, “The survey is in line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime ......read more
Dr Maher Al Ahdab shows you 6 easy ways to get and maintain beautiful skin and a healthy appearance.
February 06, 2019 - Dubai, UAE:
In this age of social media, good looks are desired more than ever. And it’s not just the women who are looking to improve their appearance – men are becoming more conscious of their looks as well.
As desirable as it is to look good, it is also important that a good appearance should be easy to maintain. Dr Maher Al Ahdab gives his top tips for gaining and maintaining a young and healthy appearance.
The foundation for looking good is in a healthy body. So, following a healthy diet and giving your body the right nutrition is extremely imperative. A healthy and balanced diet, rich in vitamins is important for the skin. Vitamins B and A, which are found in green ......read more
Unique and innovative wellness destination in Meydan brings unprecedented offering with principles of Macro Health™
Max & Aegle has been purpose-built to offer dynamic health and fitness solutions for the mind, body and soul
Facilities include numerous exercise areas across two floors, dedicated fitness studios, outdoor training arena, Olympic size swimming pool, running track and Yoga lawn.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (6th February 2019): A new and highly innovative concept in health and fitness has been launched in Dubai, which focuses on the principles of ‘Macro Health™’, a term which describes a unique holistic approach to wellness.
Max & Aegle, located in Meydan and developed by Meydan Group is a 500,000 sq. ft purpose-built wellness ......read more
Study conducted with The University of Manchester – UK.
MEBO Scar found to improve skin hydration, collagen deposition, and elasticity
February 6th, 2019, Ras Al Khaimah (UAE) – Julphar, one of the largest pharmaceutical manufacturers in the Middle East and Africa, has had a groundbreaking paper published in “Advances of Wound Care Journal”, the Official Publication of the Wound Healing Society.
The paper provides fresh insights into the positive effects of Julphar’s ointment, MEBO Scar, in managing scars. MEBO Scar is one of Julphar’s leading products and is made from natural ingredients including sesame, cactus and beeswax, which are thought to improve the appearance of scars.
The study included 45 volunteers, whom were given MEBO Scar as well a widely used anti-scarring ......read more
Massive 34% increase in participation volumes to hit a record 1,053,100 with 92% completing a minimum of 30 minutes of daily physical activity
Long-term lifestyle changes with DFC positively influencing vital health indicators including frequency of exercise (76%), water consumption (73%) and sleeping patterns (70%)
Dubai, United Arab Emirates –4 February 2019: Impact assessment of the 2018 Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC) emphatically confirms the strong and growing resolution of the city to become the most active city in the world – as both residents and visitors embraced the societal movement spearheaded by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council.
The 30-day city-wide Challenge, held between 26 October ......read more
February 4 to 7, 2019 at DWTC
11 French companies to be gathered on the French pavilion
Major innovations to be exhibited in hematology, biochemistry, pharmacology, toxicology, cytology and pharmacogenetics.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - February 03, 2019: 11 French companies will be taking part in the region’s largest laboratory trade show, in Dubai, from February 4-7, 2019. Showcased across 180 m², the French in vitro diagnostics industry (IVD) will unveil its latest innovative ideas, which are the strategic pillars of the sector's development.
Health innovation goes well beyond medical innovation, particularly because the fields involved, and in particular the in vitro diagnostics industry, are becoming more numerous, diversified and interdependent.
The ......read more
Campaign aims to promote healthy eating and exercise in UAE
‘Support and information key to cutting rates of obesity and diabetes,’ says General Manager
February 3, 2019, Ras Al Khaimah (UAE) - Julphar, one of the largest pharmaceutical manufacturers in the Middle East and Africa, has launched a new campaign to promote healthy eating and exercise in the UAE.
The “Julphar Healthy Living” campaign is designed to inspire people to improve their overall wellbeing and will include a series of nationwide activities and competitions. The pharmaceutical major is kicking off its campaign by supporting the upcoming RAK Half Marathon on February 8.
Julphar is also sponsoring the Ras Al Khaimah stage of the UAE Tour, the region’s biggest cycling challenge, which begins on February 24, and will be ......read more
Beachfront destination teams up with Fitness First and Yoga La Vie for power-packed, rock music-themed workouts
Dubai, 20 November 2018: Club Vista Mare on Palm Jumeriah is teaming up with Fitness First and Yoga La Vie for the biggest edition yet of Core Beats, the free-to-attend beach yoga and fitness concert.
Taking place on Saturday, 24 November – the last day of the 2018 Dubai Fitness Challenge, the sixth edition of the concert will feature power-packed, rock-themed workouts on the beach, with an expected 300 people taking part.
With ......read more
Humanitarian leader spreads message of peace on the occasion of World Tolerance Day
On a 4-day visit to the UAE, Gurudev inspires thousands to take up meditation to find inner strength and fulfilment
Gurudev visited the country on the invitation of the Fujairah government
November 19th, 2018; Dubai, UAE: Meditation is the technology to expand the mind and the key to spread positivity and happiness among people. This was the crux of humanitarian and spiritual leader Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s message to the people of UAE on his 4-day visit to the country. ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 17, 2018: VPS Healthcare, one of the largest integrated healthcare service providers in the Middle East, has announced its foray into Sudan by offering coverage of tertiary and quaternary care to patients of Sudan in partnership with the country’s two major insurance providers.
Global patient care division of VPS Healthcare Group undertook the initiative. Senior officials of the Group led by Mr. Savnivise Gopinath, Director – VPS Healthcare, Dubai & India, signed agreements with the insurance companies in Sudan.
VPS Healthcare owns ......read more
The conference will bring international experts to the region who will give insights on breakthroughs in fertility treatments
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, November 15, 2018: The incidence of infertility is on the rise in the UAE. Research indicates that the causes can be attributed to both female and male conditions. Hence, there is a growing demand for infertility treatments. With the entry of IVI Middle East Fertility Clinic, couples have access to advanced, global quality IVF treatments, right here in the region.
As a leading provider of IVF services, IVI Middle East ......read more
DUBAI – November 15, 2018: Pure Health, the leading healthcare technology solutions provider in the UAE, celebrated a successful year of partnership with the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) in providing leadership and innovations in the laboratory diagnostics sector.
In 2017, Pure Health took over operations of medical diagnostic laboratories under the Ministry of Health and Prevention, starting with 11 and expanding to over 82 laboratory facilities across all the United Arab Emirates. The laboratories were renovated and updated with state-of-the-art ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 14, 2018: On World Diabetes Day, which takes place on November 14 every year, the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) discussed to use of incorporating technology to provide holistic care to those with the disease.
DHA is working with several international firms at the Dubai Future Accelerator’s initiative to evaluate and incorporate new technology to treat and manage the disease.
Senior DHA officials including Dr Younis Kazim, CEO of Dubai Healthcare Corporation (DHC) and Dr Ahmad Bin Kalban, CEO of the Specialised Healthcare ......read more
The event, hosted by RAK Hospital will be held on 15th November 2018, 7pm – 9pm in Marjan Island
In the UAE one in five people are diabetic while another one in five are pre-diabetic
November 13th, 2018; RAK Al Khaimah, UAE: In their effort to create awareness about preventing and managing Diabetes with regular physical activity and to commemorate World Diabetes Day, RAK Hospital is organizing a fun Zumbathon on 15th November 2018.
The fun event will transform Marjan Island stage into a red-hot, exhilarating dance fitness explosion from 7 pm – 9 pm on that day. Hundreds ......read more
Emirati Woman spreading peace and happiness amongst war victims and refugees of the region
November 12th, 2018; Dubai, UAE: Over 14,000 war refugees living in Jordan and Lebanon have found new lease to happiness and hope through recently-concluded training programs conducting by the International Association for Human Values (IAHV) and its sister organization The Art of Living. The Project which started in 2016 aims to reach out to another 4000 vulnerable, at-risk and high potential Iraqi and Syrian refugees by mid of next year, accomplishing the task of providing relief to a ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 11, 2018: Established in 2014, Roda Hotels and Resorts continues to flourish in the ever developing UAE hospitality industry. From the seven properties within its portfolio, two have been awarded at this years GCC Best Employer of the year awards, Roda Al Bustan for ‘GCC’s Best General Manager – Hospitality’ and Roda Amwaj Suites for ‘GCC’s Best Employer’.
Puneet Baijal, General Manager of Roda Al Bustan, a 5-star hotel neighbouring Dubai International Airport, was awarded the ‘GCC’s Best ......read more
The Color Run presented by Daman, marks its sixth year with the most colorful yet!
Dubai, UAE, 10th November 2018: A colorful community of ‘superheroes’ turned out in force today at the sixth edition of The Color Run presented by Daman in the UAE. Proving that fun and fitness is very much at the forefront of residents’ minds in the UAE, the Happiest 5k on the Planet was enjoyed once again by thousands of Color Runners.
This year’s Color Run Hero Tour saw families, children, fit-squads and work besties – from babies to grandparents, teens ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 7 November 2018: Dubai Health Authority (DHA) is working with private companies from across the world to implement cutting-edge technologies to provide patients with the very best standards of care.
The initiative is part of the Dubai Future Foundation’s Dubai Accelerators programme.
HE Humaid Al Qutami, Director General of the DHA met with the four companies that are part of the DHA’s fifth Dubai Future Accelerators cycle.
The DHA is working with these companies to brainstorm and discuss ways to implement these solutions in ......read more
Join the Al Maha Fun Run to support Al Jalila Foundation's philanthropic endeavours
Dubai, UAE, November 06, 2018: With an aim to promote fitness and a healthy lifestyle, Al Maha, A Luxury Collection, Desert Resort & Spa is all geared up to launch their 6th edition of the Al Maha 10km Fun Run at the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve on Sunday, November 24th, 2018. Set in the midst of the royal Arabian dessert, Al Maha Fun Run encourages fitness buffs of Dubai, and neighbouring emirates, to participate and run for a philanthropic cause.
Located in the ......read more
EmtrixTM, the leading treatment for patients suffering from nail fungus and nail psoriasis, will be licensed by Mundipharma from the Swedish pharmaceutical company and to be marketed as part of the popular BETADINE® Infectious Disease portfolio
Dubai, UAE, November 05, 2018: Mundipharma has signed a new agreement with Moberg Pharma, a specialist in topical treatments for nail and skin diseases, to commercialize its consumer healthcare product for the treatment of nail diseases in the Middle East and Africa (MEA).
An innovative and rapidly growing company, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 05, 2018: Bharat Thakur Artistic Yoga expands its presence in Dubai; opens its flagship studio in Burjuman. It’s been an amazing and progressive journey for the Team BTAY since the inception of its first yoga studio in 1999. Known for its powerful combination of yoga techniques and modern exercises, Bharat Thakur Artistic Yoga plans to come up with new modes of yoga including a ground-breaking technique called Kaya Kalp, a 90 day programme that encompasses anti-ageing powers as well as pre-natal and post-natal yoga.
Located in Burjuman Business ......read more
A record of over 40,000 Dubaians attended the Opening Weekend Carnival at Dubai Festival City on October 26 and 27, and rang in the city-wide movement in style with signature entertainment including the awe-inspiring Sound and Light Show and spectacular fireworks
Main Stage acts included a strong influential line-up of fitness professionals including professional boxer, Badou Jack and fitness guru, Emily Skye to inspire the crowds to get active
Vast range of all-inclusive, free events, activities and specilised zones including mass spinning, interactive cycling, yoga on the ......read more
Frank Wehner’s leisure trip to UAE was rudely disrupted when he was rushed to the ICU with a ruptured bowel and unbearable abdominal pain
RAK Hospital quickly diagnosed the condition and performed urgent laparoscopic surgery to treat the condition; patient was able to recover in just four days
30th October, 2018, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE: A happy vacation turned into an ugly life-and-death situation for 48-year-old Frank Wehner, a German tourist who was rushed to RAK Hospital, Ras Al Khaimah, with a ruptured bowel and unbearable abdominal pain. A quick blood and ......read more
UAE: 29th October, 2018: VPS Healthcare’s Burjeel Royal Hospital and Medeor 24x7 International Hospital in Al Ain today announced the establishment of annual research fellowships for Abu Dhabi’s Fatima College of Health Sciences students. Every year, five nursing students will spend two weeks at some of the world’s top research institutions, observing the latest translational and clinical research methods.
The fellowships were announced after the launch of the Moonshot Initiative, a first of its kind program in the region, to support broad-based, sustainable medical ......read more
The center aims to provide streamlined care for women expecting a child
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 29 October 2018: With an aim to enhance fetal care, IVI Middle East has announced the launch of IVI Fetal Medical Center as a part of its extensive portfolio of services.
The new facility will provide comprehensive diagnosis and screening for pregnant women with low as well as high-risk pregnancies. The new service will focus on achieving a healthy pregnancy for those expecting.
The specialists at the Fetal Medicine clinic utilise advanced technologies to screen and prevent any ......read more
Aetna International survey finds 43% of women in UAE have never checked for breast cancer
30% of those surveyed admitted they would be “too scared” to visit a doctor if they suspect they have breast cancer
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: 29 October, 2018 – A recent YouGov survey undertaken by leading global health insurance provider Aetna International found that 43% of women in the UAE said they have never taken steps to check for breast cancer. The results demonstrate the need to strengthen awareness for women of all ages in the UAE to undertake ......read more
Healthcare Group providing free surgeries for Breast Cancer Survivors
The Breasthetica campaign to provide three complimentary breast aesthetic surgeries worth AED 300,000
29th October 2018, Dubai, UAE: Avivo Group, one of the fastest growing healthcare organizations in the GCC, announced the launch of Breasthetica – a social impact campaign for breast cancer survivors in the UAE providing Post Cancer Breast Aesthetic Surgery.
The campaign aims to help breast cancer survivors in the country through their recovery process by offering three women free breast ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 29, 2018: Al Tadawi Medical Centre, a leading chain of community healthcare service provider in Dubai, launched a breast cancer awareness initiative and free screening programme focused on early detection to help reduce mortality rate.
The initiative will provide 250 women offering Obstetrics and Gynecology Consultation and free mammogram test starting from October 28, 2018 to November 30, 2018. The drive will educate women on the major causes of breast cancer, which are lifestyle related, especially food habits and lack of physical activities.
The ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 27, 2018: The cycle season continues and the Spinneys Dubai 92 Build-Up Ride 3 was part of the Dubai Fitness Challenge this morning with over 500 cyclists taking on the 65km route at Al Qudra Cycle Path and doing their bit to make Dubai one of the most active cities in the world.
There’s now just one more distance to cover before the 92km challenge on 14th December. The fourth, 85km Build-Up ride will be held on Friday, 23 November, at Al Qudra Cycle Path and this will be the last ride before the biggest challenge of the ......read more
Discover how to find balance, live life with vitality and receive support when you need it with a range of paid and free to attend events at LightHouse Arabia this coming November
Dubai, UAE, October 25, 2018: The LightHouse Arabia, a community mental health and wellness center on Al Wasl Road, offers a monthly schedule of events and workshops to address the mental health needs of adults and young people in the community, including workshops & seminar training and free- to-attend support groups.
This November, The LightHouse Arabia are offering a ......read more
Dubai, 25 October 2018: The second season of Dubai Fitness Challenge is back and Al Ghurair Centre invites residents of Dubai to kick-start their exercise regimen.
In collaboration with Gold’s Gym Dubai, Al Ghurair Centre has unveiled numerous free fitness programs that will be lined-up every week from October 26 till November 24. All the programs are carefully designed to involve people of all ages, abilities and fitness levels to exercise every day.
Located within the ground floor of the mall, all participating guests can register on the spot with the team stationed ......read more
Signature entertainment including a flagship multimedia show and fireworks display will announce the start of Dubai Fitness Challenge 2018 on Friday 26 October
All inclusive, fully-free range of events, activities, specialised zones including mass spinning, interactive cycling, yoga on the helipad and TechnoGym zone will get participants started on their 30x30 journey
Huge range of sports to explore from Cardio Football on two custom made pitches, and FIFA World Cup Championship Experience to Dragon Boat racing, and holistic wellbeing in its own dedicated zone
Dubai, United ......read more
Fun workouts and prizes from 26 October to 24 November
Dubai, 24 October 2018: Ibn Battuta Mall in Dubai is partnering with Fitness First to host a range of activities including body mass index measurements, group exercises, workout competitions, morning walks and more, in support of the Dubai Fitness Challenge that is running from 26 October to 24 November.
In line with the mission of the Challenge to encourage UAE residents to get active for 30 minutes every day, Ibn Battuta Mall is hosting fitness activities at China Court led by ......read more
Recognizing brain stroke signs could be a life saver, stresses Neurologist
Evert minute the brain is deprived of blood and oxygen supply causes damage to around 2 million neurons.
Stroke remains the number one killer in the UAE after road deaths with approximately one case predicted every hour in the country
Increasing number of people in their 40s are suffering from ischemic strokes; around 7000 people succumb to it annually.
24th October, 2018; Ras Al Khaimah: The window to treat brain strokes with clot busting therapy is just four-and-a-half hours, and ......read more
Gold’s gym is delighted to be part of the citywide initiative introduced by His Highness, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum, Crown Price of Dubai and Executive Council for Dubai Government
Their support aligns with the company’s mission to encourage a healthy lifestyle amongst all UAE citizens
Dubai, UAE (October 24, 2018): Golds Gym is fully supporting the 2018 Dubai Fitness Challenge 30X30 which will run for a second year, from October 26th to November 24th.
The company which has 24 fitness clubs throughout the Emirates and ......read more
The expansion also sees extended services offered to clients across Health, Wealth and Career
Abu Dhabi, October 23, 2018 - Mercer, a global consulting leader in advancing health, wealth and career and a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), today announced that it has expanded its footprint in the Middle East with the opening of a new office in the capital of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi.
Mercer has been established in the Middle East for more than 10 years and offers a wide range of regionally-tailored ......read more
New Clinical Review Displays Optimized for Healthcare Settings
Dubai, UAE, October 23, 2018: The healthcare industry is faced with unique challenges when it comes to safety, workflow efficiency, and security. As the four newest additions to the HP Healthcare Edition portfolio, the HP Healthcare Edition HC271, HC241, HC271p, and HC241p Clinical Review Displays are optimized for patient rooms, nurses’ stations, medical carts, and other healthcare settings. These displays are designed to deliver safer, smarter and secured features to enhance care ......read more
Microwave, cell-phones, routers and other electronic devices contributing to stress.
Close contact with nature can optimize health by warding off negative energies.
22nd Oct, 2018; Dubai, UAE: Studies have shown that over 85% of patients who die from cancer had regular exposure to geopathic stress. This stress is actually the distortion of the earth’s natural electromagnetic field. Earth has high voltage lines called ley lines, curry lines and Schumann resonance which are negative and highly electromagnetic in nature causing Geopathic Stress meaning the ......read more
A recent clinical data from doctors at Aster Hospital Dubai confirms the rapid escalation of incidents afflicting younger patients and reminds that prevention should start early before problems develop.
DUBAI - October 22, 2018: A clinical data study of 142 Patients, initiated by Aster Hospitals Dubai, observed that a range of heart diseases strikes the younger generation of Indian expatriates in the UAE. Data analysis across people from multiple ethnicities and age groups of South East Asian countries including India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and the Philippines are ......read more
Registration for Dubai Fitness Challenge 2018 is now open via the new Dubai Fitness App
Bringing the world of fitness to users’ fingertips, the Dubai Fitness App can monitor daily activity, sync to their fitness trackers, find free city-wide classes, create and join social fitness groups and be a fitness companion for life
Compatible across all devices, the 2018 edition of the Dubai Fitness App is available free on iOS Apple Store and Google Play
Dubai, United Arab Emirates –22 October 2018: Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC) has officially released its ......read more
Community members can contribute towards this initiative.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 22, 2018: In the memory of the Founding Father of the UAE, late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, DHA employees will contribute to build 100 wells to provide clean drinking water to families in countries of need.
Community members can also contribute towards this initiative.
Salim Bin Lahej, Director of Dubai Health Fund Department at DHA said, “Through this initiative, we hope to expand on our Founding Father’s philanthropic vision and to celebrate his legacy. We ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 21, 2018: This year, the World Health Organization’s Mental Health Day theme was announced as “Young People and Mental Health in a Changing World”. Today, with the youth generation facing constant stressors and challenges such as bullying, academic pressures, wide usage of technology/social media and major mental illnesses like depression and anxiety – all at a time in their life when they are going through so many changes internally and externally, never has the need been greater to understand and focus on young people’s mental ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 21, 2018: Under the patronage of Ministry of Health, LEO Pharma in collaboration with Dubai Health Authority is aiming to take psoriasis awareness to a higher level by setting a Guinness World Record for the “largest awareness ribbon”.
Post the World Record attempt H. E. Dr. Amin Al Amiri, Assistant Undersecretary for Public Health Policy and Licensing Sector in the Ministry of Health and Prevention will give a speech followed by a Q&A media session with Dr. Anwar Al Hammadi, Head of Dermatology Department in the Dubai Health Authority about ......read more
R&B music-themed workouts on Saturday, 27 October
Dubai, 21 October 2018: Club Vista Mare on Palm Jumeriah is turning into an adrenaline-charged arena for the fifth edition of Core Beats, the free-to-attend beach yoga and fitness concert, on Saturday, 27 October.
The immensely popular event is being held to mark the Dubai Fitness Challenge 2018, which encourages UAE residents get active for 30 minutes every day.
Set on the beach offering scenic views, the past four editions of Core Beats have received overwhelming response with more than 1,500 participants in total. The ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 21, 2018: BurJuman Arjaan by Rotana, Jumeira Rotana and Villa Rotana in collaboration with Dubai Blood Donation Centre organized a blood donation drive under the slogan of “Save Life, Give Blood” as part of reassuring their commitment towards the community.
The 5 hours campaign raised awareness and resulted in gathering more than 50 colleagues and employees from Burjuman Business Tower who had the courage to be a blood donor.
Commenting on the event Ulrich Hoffmeister, General Manager for BurJuman Arjaan and Jumeira Rotana said, “We have ......read more
UAE Pharma company keen to ‘capitalize on growth opportunities in mobile tech’
October 21, 2018, Ras Al Khaimah (UAE) - Julphar, one of the largest pharmaceutical manufacturers in the Middle East and Africa, has partnered with Silicon Valley digital technology company, inui Health.
inui Health’s mobile urinalysis platform delivers a cost-effective diagnostics test that provides clinically accurate results, which users can view instantly via an app. The inui diagnostic system measures protein, glucose, leukocytes, nitrites and ......read more
Dubai, October 20, 2018: International Consensus Meeting, ICAGE-15, organised by Dr. Rajesh Devassy in cooperation with Dubai London Clinic and Prof. Dr. Rudy Leon De Wilde as a scientific chairperson, was held today in Dubai. Continuously providing live education experiences to the UAE based Gynecologists on minimal-access surgery, this 15th edition of workshop & symposium focused on Hysterectomy procedure, covering Myoma, Endometriosis and Revisiting Indications.
Over 50 attendees participated in depth clinical discussions, theoretical and didactic lectures and have ......read more
Group providing Free Mammography for women across UAE
Dubai, UAE, October 16, 2018: To mark solidarity towards breast cancer patients and survivors and to create awareness on the disease, Avivo Group is organising the “Ribbon of Life Walk” on Friday, October 19th. Open to all, the two-kilometer walk, which will be held between 4pm and 5 pm at Horizon International School, Al Wasl, Dubai, aims to alert public on the signs and symptoms of breast cancer and the importance of screening and early detection to raise survival chances. Onsite registrations can be done ......read more
Set around Dubai Festival City, participants can enter various run categories ranging from the 21km half marathon, 10km, 5km and 1km
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 15th October 2018: The first-ever Dubai Festival City Run will take place on November 9th. Dubai Festival City, Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate’s fully integrated mega project, will host the run which is being organised by RaceME.
Depending on skill level, runners can take part in the 21km half marathon, the 10km or 5km routes and finally, kids can also participate in the 1km Festival City Run Teeny ......read more
All-in-one app rolled out for patient convenience.
Al Qutami highlighted that DHA is keen to continue investing in smart technologies to enhance efficiencies, empower patients and further bolster the health management system.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 14, 2018: Community members will now have access to an all-in-one Dubai Health Authority (DHA) app that will help users access various health services from managing appointments at DHA facilities to checking the application status of their medical fitness test.
The app was displayed at GITEX ......read more
A full day of free activities was organised by the Middle East Arthritis Foundation (MEAF) to raise awareness of the management of the chronic illness
Dubai, UAE – 14th October 2018 – Over the weekend the Middle East Arthritis Foundation (MEAF) conducted its public community event at the Shangri-La hotel, Dubai to mark World Arthritis Day 2018 (WAD). Four hundred patients and their families and carers gathered to participate in several activities including a fashion show, nutrition and pain management sessions as well as free bone density and hand scan tests, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 14, 2018: Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) and T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS) today announced a multi-year, $3.5 billion contract to support T-Mobile’s nationwide 5G network deployment. Under the deal, Ericsson will provide T-Mobile with the latest 5G New Radio (NR) hardware and software compliant with 3GPP standards.
Bridging from a nationwide LTE Advanced network to 5G, T-Mobile will leverage Ericsson’s market-leading 5G portfolio to expand existing LTE capacity needs while future-proofing the network.
The contract also encompasses Ericsson’s digital ......read more
Dubai, October 13, 2018: A regional coalition led by the Emirates Gastroenterology and Hepatology Society (EGHS), Saudi Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and Transplantation (SASLT), and European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) signed a Call to Action to raise awareness about a ‘silent killer’ called NASH (Non-Alcoholic SteatoHepatitis). A sever form of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD), NASH is already affecting over 10% of the global population with high incidence across the Middle East.
The Call for Action was announced on the ......read more
DUBAI – October 11, 2018: Jehad International Medical Clinic (JIMC), a specialised medical service provider in Dubai, has achieved accreditation by the Joint Commission International (JCI) for the third time. This accreditation is for the medical facility’s commitment to demonstrate compliance with the global organisation’s quality and patient safety standards.
JIMC is an advanced clinic for the treatment of hemorrhoids and other ano-rectal diseases without conventional surgery. The clinic offers expertise by the first surgeon in the UAE to offer infrared rays ......read more
Glam up for a cause this October
Dubai, 9 October 2018: Ibn Battuta Mall in Dubai is tying up with Pink Caravan to promote breast cancer awareness and treatment through a unique, beauty-themed Glam up for a Cause campaign this October.
Running from 11 until 27 October, the campaign will help spread awareness about the importance of self-examination and dispel myths associated with breast cancer. The event is being held in collaboration with Pink Caravan, a UAE-wide breast cancer awareness initiative under Friends of Cancer Patients Society.
During the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 08, 2018: In honor of breast cancer awareness month, Health Shield Medical Center will partner with leading medical equipment distributors Dansys and Samsung to bring free screenings to the female residents of Abu Dhabi on October 9th.
The multi-specialty healthcare facility operated by private integrated healthcare group, Capital Health, will also celebrate women by paving a path to wellness through complimentary 3D/ 4D ultrasounds and revolutionary Regenlab PRP gynecology treatments.
Health Shield Medical Center is just one of the facilities that ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 7, 2018: Dubai Health Authority (DHA) will launch a Dubai Healthcare Professionals Registry by the end of this year.
The announcement was made at the 13th International Association of Medical Regulatory Authorities (IAMRA), which is taking place in Dubai under the patronage of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, UAE Minister of Finance and President of the Dubai Health Authority (DHA).
The conference is taking place for the first time in the Middle East. The main theme of the conference ......read more