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 observed live laparoscopic supra-cervical hysterectomy, crucial for further development of the skills and quality of minimal access surgery techniques amongst the Gynecologists in the UAE. ICAGE-15 brought to life the first ever live surgery ......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 at the venue on the day of the walk between 3:00 – 3:45 pm.
To further support the cause, Avivo Group is encouraging women across UAE to avail free mammography and breast examination at Group’s facilities in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and ......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 Tiny.
Those wishing to register can do so at www.raceme.ae/dfc and online registrations is open until November 3rd. The Dubai Festival City Run half marathon will start at 6:30am.
The run is open to both seasoned marathon runners as well ......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 2018. DHA also showcased other smart services in line with its vision to provide smart health services to community members.
HE Humaid Al Qutami, Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority highlighted that in line with the vision of ......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, all designed to create greater awareness of the chronic disease, support those who suffer from arthritis, and encourage early diagnosis.
With more than 50 million people around the world diagnosed with some form of arthritis and one in five ......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 services solutions, including dynamic orchestration, business support systems (BSS) and Ericsson Cloud Core, enabling T-Mobile to rapidly launch innovative and groundbreaking 5G experiences to customers.
Neville Ray, Chief Technology Officer, T-Mobile, ......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 sidelines of the 3rd International Hepatology Summit (IHS 2018) endorsed by the Emirates Gastroenterology and Hepatology Society, accredited by the Dubai Health Authority and supported by Gilead Sciences. This year IHS 2018 has seen over 170 ......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 and laser treatments for hemorrhoids, thus the patient can go home or to work after 10 to 15 minutes of the treatment.
The JCI is the United States-based highest gold standard for medical facility benchmarking. The JCI ......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 three-week campaign, nurses from Mediclinic at Ibn Battuta Mall will advise on the importance of self-screening, with general health checks – including glucose, blood pressure and cholesterol monitoring, and body mass index measurement – ......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 Capital Health has developed in line with UAE Vision 2021 and Plan Abu Dhabi 2030. With a strategy to pioneer new healthcare models, patients will be provided with the best quality care possible from Capital Health.
As spots are limited, residents can ......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 is empowering regulation with innovation and evidence. The four sub-themes are: Safe Practice and Quality, Innovative Regulation Models, Medical Work Force and Medical Education.
HE Humaid Al Qutami, Director General of the DHA ......read more
7th October 2018; Dubai, UAE: Addressing mental health and the ways to reduce anxiety and stress ahead of World Mental Health Day, Dr Sweta Adatia Specialist Neurologist at RAK Hospital and RAK Diabetes Center, Dubai, advises to tap into the power of the Vagus Nerve to improve and strengthen one’s mental health.
As per the doctor, most diseases start in the mind, moving to organic brain and later follow with the systemic symptoms; the pattern known psycho-neuro-physio-immuno-endocrinology.
“A long and wandering nerve, the vagus nerve is made of both motor and sensory fibers and connects the brain stem to organs and systems, including the heart, lungs, liver, kidneys and female sex organs, as well as linking the neck, ears and tongue to the brain,” explains Dr Adatia, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 6 October 2018: At the 11th Arabia CSR Awards 2018, Aster DM Healthcare was felicitated with a special recognition in the healthcare category, for its outstanding contribution to the society through its corporate social responsibility programmes. The award was presented by Dr. Saeed Al Kindi- Former Minister of Environment & Water, UAE and Honorary Member of Emirates Environmental Group along with Dr. Radhiya Al Hashimi- Executive Committee Member of Emirates Environmental Group.
Commenting on the occasion, Dr. Azad Moopen, Founder Chairman and Managing Director of Aster DM Healthcare, said: “At Aster DM Healthcare, we firmly believe that profit should be a by-product in healthcare. Guided by this philosophy, we have been constantly exploring ways to give back to our society and environment. In ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 2, 2018: Dubai Health Authority has designed the world’s first comprehensive healthcare change management framework and is currently highlighting this framework at international conferences.
This is yet another first for the Emirate and the idea behind this framework is to have a structured three-year change management roadmap to help uplift the health sector and create a stimulating and motivating environment for employees.
The framework has been designed in collaboration with GE Healthcare.
Patient care and satisfaction are at the heart of this framework and DHA officials said that patients will be able to witness noticeable improvements in the quality of health services within a year from today.
Factors such as waiting time, appointment systems, empowering patients ......read more
Retirement law’s impact on healthcare insurers and providers to come under the spotlight at 4th MENA Insurance Congress
Dubai, UAE, October 02, 2018: At the 4th MENA Health Insurance Congress, major players from across the regional insurance industry will explore and dissect the immediate and long-term implications of the UAE Cabinet’s historic decision to approve a new expatriate retirement law, according to Georges Chidiac, UAE Country Manager and Senior Vice President of SAICOHEALTH.
Although the formal Congress agenda was finalized before the new law - which is expected to provide special residency-visa privileges for expat retirees over 55 years of age for a period of five years - was passed, Chidiac expects the topic to be a popular talking point among industry representatives on the sidelines of various ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 01, 2018: Dubai Customs launched “Locks of Hope” two-day campaign in support of the Friends of Cancer Patients Society (FoCP) as part of the agreement signed between the two sides. The aim is to support FoCP and its activities through donation and awareness campaigns which can help relieve patients and their families.
The campaign saw a positive turnout, and 13 female employees donated locks of hair which will be used to make artificial hair for cancer patients who lost their hair to chemotherapy.
Director of Dubai Customs, Ahmed Mahboob Musabih expressed his pride in this initiative as it helps in giving hope to those whose lives have been turned upside down.
Musabih added:” This campaign is the first of its kind at the government departments level and it aims to ......read more
Two parties sign agreement to collaborate and expedite diagnostics and treatment processes
Sharjah, September 27, 2018: Friends of Cancer Patients (FOCP), a UAE-based cancer non-profit and organisers of one the nation’s most popular annual breast cancer awareness campaigns, the Pink Caravan Ride, has entered into an agreement with the University Hospital Sharjah (UHS) to boost the cancer detection, prevention and treatment services they have been offering to the UAE community across its seven emirates.
According to the Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) signed by the two parties, first-of-its-kind Pink Caravan Mobile Screening Clinic that was introduced by the campaign early 2018 to offer free screening and early detection services to communities across the UAE throughout the year, will be stationed on the UHS ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 25, 2018: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) signed today a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Nice University Hospital.
The Mou was signed by HE Humaid Al Qutami, Director-General of the DHA and Charles Guepratte, Chief Executive Officer of Nice University Hospital in the presence of high level officials including Her Excellency Raja Rabia, the Consul General of France in Dubai and Mr. Guillaume Huart, Regional Counselor for Health – Middle East at Embassy of France.
The purpose of the MoU, which is applicable until mid-2021, is to establish a framework between the two parties to provide training programmes for UAE nationals based on the experience and knowledge of Nice University Hospital. The training will cover all medical fields and will be applicable for ......read more
627,000 women are estimated to die from breast cancer in 2018 worldwide
This campaign included the book launch “Twisting Fate”, which depicts the inspiring story of Dr Pamela Munster’s research and experience of breast cancer first-hand
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 25 September, 2018: Zulekha Hospital’s ‘Pink It Now’ breast cancer campaign has attracted 7,600 women to attend the free screenings and consultations in its hospitals to-date. The campaign launch was attended by His Excellency Humaid Al Qatami, Director General of Dubai Health Authority; Brig. Dr. Ali Singel, Director of Dubai Police Health Center; Captain Expert Anoud Saadi, Chairman of the Women's Police Council; Ms. Maha Bastaki - Director of Cultural Office of Her Highness Sheikha Manal; Ms. ......read more
UAE Showcases Its Pioneering Experience in Who’s Healthy Cities Initiative at Global Forum Being Held in Northern Ireland
Sharjah, UAE, September 25, 2018: Represented by Sharjah, the UAE will be participating in the International Healthy Cities Conference 2018 being held from October 1 - 4 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Sharjah has been nominated by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to take part in the Belfast conference following its successful implementation of the WHO’s Healthy City initiative. Represented by Sharjah, UAE is the only Arab country to take part in the global forum.
The announcement came in the fourth meeting of the Executive Committee for Expansion of Healthy Cities in the Emirate of Sharjah, held yesterday (Monday) at the Muwailah Suburb Council in Sharjah under ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Dubai, September 23, 2018: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) signed today a MOU with the Dubai Government Human Resources Development (DGHR) to rotate national workforce between government and private departments and to train frontline DHA employees.
The aim of the MoU is to develop employee expertise through structured on‐the‐job training and to provide them with experience across various entities.
The MoU is part of a series of MoU’s that DGHR signed with various private and governmental entities to strengthen and develop national talent.
HE Abdulla Ali Bin Zayed Al Falasi, Director-General of DGHR signed MoU’s with HE Humaid Al Qutami, Director General of the DHA, HE Ahmed Mahboob Misbah, Director General of Dubai Customs, HE Arif Al Muhairi, ......read more
40 to 60 % of women who have undergone myomectomy for removal of fibroids have conceived successfully post-treatment
Submucosal or a fibroid larger than six cm in diameter, may impede conception by up to 70 percent
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 23 September 2018: Painful and heavy periods, bloating and constipation are common indicators of women with uterine fibroids. However, in the UAE many young women ignore these symptoms because of a common misconception that such fibroids only affect older women. According to Dr Laura Melado, IVF Specialist, Abu Dhabi, IVI Middle East Fertility Clinic, uterine fibroids can affect any woman in the reproductive age group, as their growth is dependent on the production of oestrogen and progesterone - hormones that maintain and regulate the female reproductive system.
It is ......read more
International Patient Experience Symposium will align UAE’S patient experience practices with global standards
Dubai, UAE, September 23, 2018: UAE has made improving healthcare delivery a key plank of its Vision 2030. The state envisions to enhance the health of individuals and societies in the region through the provision of comprehensive and excellent health services, in a healthy and sustainable environment, through implementing policies, legislations, programs and effective partnerships locally and internationally.
Digital transformation and transition to value-based care are pushing care providers to change their patient experience approach. As patient experience moves center stage at many of the nation’s health systems, leaders responsible for this function are tackling issues related to a maturing ......read more
Dubai, September 20, 2018: A graduate of Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has been honoured by the Supreme Commander of Dubai Police, Major General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, for inventing an innovative that device that analyses air quality and helps asthma and allergy sufferers avoid contaminated areas.
Inspired by his sister’s struggle with asthma, Saeed Matar Al-Jabri, who is currently studying for a Masters in Information Technology Management and Governance at CUD, came up with the idea while pursuing his undergraduate engineering studies at the university.
Saeed explained, “I was embarking on my final graduation project and felt that I could use my technical skills to develop something that would really make a difference. My sister had been suffering severely from asthma, requiring frequent ......read more
Dubai’s RAK Diabetes Center, Jumeirah, aims to create awareness on heart diseases and to provide a proactive approach to avoid cardiac issues
Increasing number of people in their 20s becoming victims to cardiac issues
Spin the “Health Wheel” to win fabulous and exciting prizes from bicycles to weighing scales to free consultations with doctors, dietician and fitness trainer
September 19th 2018; Dubai, UAE: Focusing more on prevention rather than cure, Dubai’s RAK Diabetes Center, Jumeirah, is offering free ECG and cardiac consultation with Dr Mukesh Nathani, Specialist Cardiologist at the Center just ahead of the World Heart Day. Scheduled for September 22nd and 29thbetween 9am and 5pm the camp will be open to UAE residents across all ages. As a measure of encouragement the Center has ......read more
“The recent issuance of the Law No. (8) of 2018 by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, ahead of the World Tourism Day on September 27, further strengthens the Dubai Health Authority’s role in enabling healthcare to significantly contribute towards achieving Dubai’s tourism goals. Resonating with this year’s theme ‘Tourism and the Digital Transformation,’ which seeks to establish a more responsible and inclusive tourism sector, the new law will enable us to accelerate the ......read more
Launched today, J-Clinic builds on MIT expertise across multiple scientific disciplines
This is the fourth major collaboration between MIT and Community Jameel, the social enterprise organization
New center will harness the power of machine learning for preventative medicine, clinical diagnostics, and drug discovery and development
This work will focus on a wide range of conditions that affect millions, from cancer and neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, to chronic illnesses such as diabetes, kidney disease and asthma
Dubai, UAE, ......read more
The partnership will see Aster setting up Centres of Excellence in Nigeria, offering solutions to complex medical issues
Dubai, UAE, September 17, 2018: Aster DM Healthcare, a leading integrated healthcare services provider in Asia, announced today that it has entered into a partnership agreement with a leading university hospital in Nigeria. Aimed at addressing the need gaps in the Nigerian healthcare sector, the partnership with Afe Babalola University Ado Ekiti (ABUAD) will see the Company setting up centres of excellence across specialties and also a Telemedicine unit managed by ......read more
Procedure could help doctors treat disease before it spreads – without drastic surgery
Dubai, UAE, September 17, 2018: A new minimally invasive surgery could provide a breakthrough in treating early-stage lung cancer, based on a review of some of the first patients to receive the procedure.
Currently performed at just a handful of medical centers internationally, ‘microcoil localization’ allows doctors to pinpoint and remove tiny nodules in the lungs without damaging additional healthy tissue.
“Rather than cutting out an entire lobe, or potentially even ......read more
Dubai, UAE, September 16, 2018: The organizing committee of the Sehati (My Health) conference have chosen the speakers and the program content for the 7th edition of the conference. The conference will be organized by the Health Promotion Department at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah during November 27-29.
The committee also decided to organize a youth-run workshop attended by 100 of their peers during the next edition of the conference. The decision came in light of the selection of the youth age group as a target for the activities of this year’s conference. ......read more
A full day of free activities to be organised on October, 12th to raise awareness of the management of the chronic illness
Dubai, UAE, 11th September 2018: The Middle East Arthritis Foundation (MEAF) announced that it will hold a public community event on 12th October at the Shangri-La hotel, Dubai to mark World Arthritis Day 2018 (WAD). Concurrent with this year’s theme - ‘Don't Delay, Connect Today', the Foundation will host a number of activities led by arthritic patients including a fashion show, nutrition and pain management sessions and free bone ......read more
Snö Dental Clinic has welcomed Dr. Mohamad Mikhael Iskandarani to the team to help with the growing number of patients benefitting from its unique ‘prevention over treatment’ approach
Abu Dhabi, September 09, 2018: A leading dental practice has strengthened its senior clinical team to help with its increasing patient numbers since it first opened just under a year ago. Snö Dental Clinic, one of the leading and most advanced dental health care providers in the capital, has welcomed Dr. Mohamad Mikhael Iskandarani, DDS to its team of world-class dental experts.
Dr. ......read more
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, September 6, 2018: In line with the Dubai Health Authority’s (DHA’s) policy to continue providing specialized medical care to the population of Dubai, the Authority is hosting visiting doctors who are currently practicing medicine in countries such as America and Belgium.
This is an ongoing program and the Authority hosts visiting doctors on a monthly basis to provide consultation to patients in highly specialized and super-specialized medical fields.
Visiting doctor- Dubai Hospital:
Dr Bruno Dillmans, Bariatric Surgeon from Belgium will ......read more
Comment Article by TR Ganesh, General Manager, Blueair Middle East
After a long summer break, it's time for the kids in the Middle East to head back to school and focus on classes, sports and other after-school activities. It is a time of transition, not only for children but for parents. Besides being anxious about the regular and recurring worrying thoughts such as – does my child have the right uniform? will they need extra help in the classroom? or what am I going to pack for lunch every day?, parents have some deeper concerns around sending their kids back to school, one of ......read more
Starting on September 6th, the once-a-month classes will focus on nutrition during and after pregnancy to ensure health benefits for both mother and child
One in three pregnant women lose control over their calorie intake, potentially leading to various health issues
September 4, 2018, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE: With the aim to educate women on the importance of balanced nutrition for expectant mothers and babies, RAK Hospital has announced free Antenatal Classes on the first Thursday of every month, starting from Thursday, 6th September. The interactive monthly ......read more
KCH opens a new medical centre, which bridges healthcare in Dubai Marina, cementing KCH’s plans to create a triangle of care in Dubai
Future expansion includes upcoming 100 bed hospital in Dubai Hills
Dubai, 3rd September, 2018: King’s College Hospital London in the UAE (KCH) officially opened the doors of its Marina Medical Centre this morning, the first facility with British NHS standards to be located in Dubai Marina. Alongside the new home for KCH, the newly appointed CEO, Christian Schuhmacher, announced KCH’s plans on providing international ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 01 September 2018: An Abu Dhabi dental practice is reminding parents of the importance of a checkup before the kids go back to school as unchecked dental diseases can lead to sleep deprivation, missed school days, and a lack of concentration.
Dr Nancy Barbar, Pediatric Dentist at Snö Dental, says the fun and excitement of busy summer holidays can often lead to breaks in routine that can impact on oral hygiene for children and stresses that now is a perfect time to have a full dental exam.
Global research by leading *health organisations indicates that dental-related ......read more
Prestigious award recognizes three-decade of commitment in making quality healthcare affordable and accessible.
Dubai, UAE, September 01, 2018: Dr. Azad Moopen, Founder Chairman and Managing Director of Aster DM Healthcare, has been honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award at 10th edition of The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce (FICCI) Healthcare Excellence Awards. The prestigious accolade is in recognition of his valuable contribution and efforts in the field of healthcare.
Under his leadership, Aster DM Healthcare in the last 31 years has become one of ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 30, 2018: School premises will be filled with the chatter of children and as the gates open to welcome kids’ back-to-school, there are a few tips that can make the transition from holidays to academic life easier.
The DHA’s dedicated school health department recommends that parents should allow children to settle into their new routines over a period of two weeks.
Set bedtimes, even on weekends:
“The first thing to focus on is sleep patterns as that affects the child’s attention span and ability to function ......read more
Sharjah - 29 August 2018: The Health Promotion Department at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah organized a workshop entitled “First Aid in cases of heat exhaustion.” The event, which is one of the activities organized as part of the 5th edition of the “Health and Tourism 2018” campaign, is being held under the slogan 'Umbrella' and will take place during 1-30 August.
The workshop, which was held on Tuesday at the headquarters of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, focused on raising awareness on the concept of heat exhaustion, ......read more
Challenging corrective surgery performed to restore unusual food-pipe disorder
29th August 2018; Ras Al Khaimah, UAE: After going through two unsuccessful surgeries abroad and suffering for nearly 2 years with excruciating pain in stomach, throat and difficulty swallowing, Bindu F Dukuly, a 73 year old American woman finally found cure at RAK Hospital. The patient had Achalasia cardia, a serious condition caused by the absence of nerves in esophagus.
The commonest symptom of achalasia is difficulty in swallowing. Patients get a sensation that swallowed food as well as ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 28th August 2018: Royal Philips ( NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, and Habib Medical Group, signed a strategic cooperation agreement to launch an integrated program for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up for sleep disorder patients in Al Habib Medical Group’s hospitals. It is the first agreement of this kind in the Middle East in terms of its program inclusiveness as well as the innovative diagnosis and treatment solutions it provides to enhance the efficiency in hospitals. The partnership will deliver a holistic sleep ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 26 August 2018: Every IVF attempt starts with an embryo – the beginning of a baby. However, if repeated efforts to conceive have led to failure, In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) experts suggest further investigations through a variety of tests to increase chances of success.
Chromosomal abnormalities with the embryo are one of the major reasons for recurrent implantation failure, resulting in more than two-thirds of all unsuccessful implantations. Parental age is one of the major risk factors for having embryos affected by chromosomal abnormalities. The risk of a ......read more
14 August 2018 – Dubai, International SOS and Control Risks, the world’s leading medical and security risk experts, provide advice on how to have a healthy Hajj in Saudi Arabia, as well as important tips for business travellers to the region during the pilgrimage this month.
Close to 3 million foreign and domestic pilgrims are expected to perform their religious duties in Mecca, Mina, Arafat & Muzdalifah between Sunday 19 August and Friday 24 August, with many also travelling to Medina in the weeks before and after the pilgrimage. Hundreds of thousands of travellers ......read more
RAK Hospital and Waldorf Astoria team up for this community health event.
On-the-spot complimentary health evaluations for attendees to provide each participant with an overall health report card
Counseling on personality enhancement, relationship issues sleep disorders and stress management.
14 August 2018 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates: To promote the culture of wellness and help people gain a holistic outlook on health, RAK Hospital has collaborated with Waldorf Astoria Hotel in Ras Al Khaimah for a one-of-its kind workshop. The interactive session will ......read more
Mundipharma’s range of BETADINE® products, including hand cleansers, proven to be effective in preventing spread of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and other illnesses2-7
13 August 2018, Dubai, UAE: Haj and Umra pilgrims preparing to travel to Mecca have been advised to make personal health and hygiene a top priority after cases of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus was reported. Between 12 January through 31 May 2018, the National IHR Focal Point of The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia reported 75 laboratory confirmed cases of Middle East ......read more
Secondary infertility can be confusing and also heart-breaking. It is important to raise awareness, give clarity and encourage people struggling to get the support they need
UAE, Abu Dhabi, 9 August 2018: There are several women who struggle to conceive after being able to have a child before. Such a condition is termed as secondary infertility. Studies indicate that one in eight couples suffer from infertility, in fact, according to a recent research, 11 per cent of couples who already have a child go on to experience secondary infertility. That's approximately 4 million ......read more
Patient suffered multiple complete visual loss attacks despite suggestive therapy; the Neurology team at RAK Hospital treated the complicated case successfully.
Till date, only a few hundred optic neuritis cases with anti MOG syndrome and steroids resistance are recorded world over.
8 August 2018; Ras Al Khaimah: Nawzer Lala, a diabetic middle-aged gentleman, had not the foggiest idea that Optic Neuritis (ON) with positive Anti MOG syndrome is even a disease he would have to deal with. After experiencing repeated attacks of pain around the eyeball with visual loss ......read more
Enjoy a variety of dance classes completely FREE for a week – September 1st until September 6th
Dubai, UAE, August 08, 2018: Dancing is one of the most positive forms of physical activity. It requires focus, precise technique and attention to detail. It can also offer a myriad of benefits to your body and work as a natural anti-depressant, releasing happiness hormones. However, with so many dance forms out there, it becomes quite the task to decide which one is for you!
So, how do you know which class is the one for you?
For one week only, James & Alex ......read more
The FREE event will be hosted on Saturday 11th August at Le Méridien Dubai Hotel and Conference Centre
Dubai, UAE – 7th August 2018: Following the roaring success of the last Fitness In DXB yoga event, the expert team are inviting residents across the UAE to a free evening of yoga and inspiration on Saturday 11th August, 2018, from 5pm to 9:30pm. Focused on promoting holistic wellness, the special event will be hosted at Le Méridien Dubai Hotel and Conference Centre’s Great Ballroom and will be preceded with a motivational talk, starting at 5pm.
The theme ......read more