The network recommends children begin partial fasting and gradually increase the period of fasting over the coming weeks
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - April 21, 2021: Abu Dhabi Health Services Company, (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, provides guidelines and advice to help children fast during the Holy Month of Ramadan, emphasizing the importance of beginning with partial fasting for a few hours every day, and gradually increasing the timeframe to the comfort and capabilities of the child.
Dr. Jamal Al Jubeh, Chair of Department-Pediatrics & Medical Affairs, Endocrinologist, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, said: “Children enjoy replicating what their parents and other influential adults around them do, which is why during Ramadan, they often want to take part in ......read more
Abu Dhabi, April 19, 2021: Abu Dhabi Health Services Company, (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, announced updated working hours across its facilities for the holy month of Ramadan. All the hospitals under the SEHA network will operate from Sunday to Thursday from 10 am – 1 pm, and from 9 pm -1 am.
Emergency units in Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Tawam Hospital, Corniche Hospital and Al Gharbia Hospital will operate for 24 hours and will care for inpatients across other SEHA hospitals and outpatient clinics to ensure seamless continuation of patient treatment journeys.
Ramadan timings for Screening, Assessment and Vaccination Centers:
SEHA COVID-19 Vaccination Center ......read more
• Arab Board Specialization is a highly recognised medical specialization.
• DHA keen to foster and promote medical education and research in the Emirate.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - April 19, 2021: The Dubai Health Authority’s (DHA) Medical Education Department recently hosted the final exams in the field of family medicine for the Arab Board of Health Specializations.
More than 322 resident physicians registered to give the examination for the Family Medicine Specialization Certificate across 10 examination centers in Arab countries.
Sixty-eight doctors from the UAE undertook the examination. The examination was conducted virtually for the first time and the examiners were family medicine specialists.
Dr. Wadeia Mohammad Sharif, Director of Medical ......read more
• MoU to foster collaboration in specialised paediatric fields of medicine such as organ transplant.
• The two sides will also collaborate in the field of medical education and research as well as medical tourism.
• MoU in line with the DHA’s priority to provide high quality internationally recognised standards of accessible patient-centered care.
• Al Ketbi: DHA is keen to collaborate with esteemed medical and academic institutions.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - April 14, 2021: In line with the aim of the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) to provide high quality internationally recognised standards of accessible patient-centered care, DHA has signed a MoU with Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital.
The MoU will help facilitate ......read more
United Arab Emirates - April 14, 2021: North Kerala’s famous hospital Aster Mims Kozhikode offers Surgeries and treatments at free of cost to financially-weak children. Surgeries like Liver Transplant costing around Rs. 20 lakhs, Bone marrow Transplant costing around Rs. 25 lakhs, Kidney Transplant costing around Rs. 8 lakhs and Cancer Treatments among others are providing without charging any fee to the financially-weak children.
As part the 20th anniversary celebrations of Aster Mims in Kerala, the free of cost treatments are providing in accordance with the suggestion of Aster Mims Chairman Padmasree Dr. Azad Moopen. The funds for free surgeries and treatments are raised by Aster DM Foundation, Mims Charitable Trust and other Voluntary Service Organisations jointly.
Besides free of ......read more
Patients should consult a doctor in advance, and be alert to blood sugar fluctuations, dehydration and other red flags, says an expert from Mubadala Health’s
Imperial College London Diabetes Centre
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 13, APRIL 2021: To ensure people with diabetes are fasting safely, they should seek the advice of a doctor ahead of Ramadan, and throughout the fasting period they will need to be vigilant in checking their blood sugar levels, and will need to know the health risks and warning signs to watch for, advises an expert from Imperial College London Diabetes Centre (ICLDC), a Mubadala Health partner.
Dr Farhana Bin Lootah, an internal medical consultant at ICLDC, explains that the four main risks of fasting for a person with diabetes are hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar), ......read more
The United Nations Population Fund endorses TENA’s mission to update the existing phrase, helping tackle stigma connected to female health and ageing
‘Age of Renewal’ is now listed in the popular online Arabic dictionary Al Maany
Thousands of suggestions of new phrases were shared across TENA platforms, the final of which was decided by a panel including TV personality and influencer Fadia Al Taweel, the singer/songwriter Ghalia Benali, and renowned doctor Dr Abdul Malek
12 April 2021: Garnering support from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, TENA has announced that Age of Renewal has been selected as the new description for menopause in Arabic. Age of Renewal has now been added to Al Maany, the Arabic dictionary as a new entry. After reviewing ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 11, 2021: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) announced today the working hours for all DHA hospitals, DHA COVID-19 screening and vaccination centres, DHA administration, primary health centres and medical fitness centres during the Holy month of Ramadan.
The working hours for DHA administration will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. from Sundays to Thursdays.
Timing of DHA hospitals:
Hospitals and health centres, will work as per shift timings and medical practitioners will be on call to ensure work continues as usual. The emergency departments of all DHA hospitals will be functional round-the-clock.
In terms of specialist outpatient clinics, Latifa Hospital’s outpatient clinics will be open from Sundays to Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Dubai hospital outpatient clinic will ......read more
United Arab Emirates - April 11, 2021: The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP), represented by the Health Education & Promotion Department, has launched the “Ma’kom in Ramadan” program, which aims to highlight the most important healthy habits and food practices that have to be maintained in Ramadan, raise health awareness of community members, and help them opt for healthy foods during their shopping while maintaining the precautionary measures to limit the spread of Covid-19.
The “Ma’kom in Ramadan” program is packed with a host of online initiatives and activities, including public health online workshops, “Cooking with chef Ma’kom” initiative which highlights the healthy ways of cooking Ramadan meals.
The program includes preparing healthy ......read more
• UAE's Month of Reading is celebrated across the country in March every year.
• Symposium discussed importance of reading and the need to foster and cultivate a culture of reading among the youth.
• Community encouraged to read books and tag DHA on its socials using the hashtag #ReadwithDHA
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - April 10, 2021: The Dubai Health Authority held a symposium to conclude its activities to mark the month of reading.
The UAE month of reading is held in March every year and DHA conducted a series of seminars throughout the month to highlight the benefits of reading. DHA is also encouraging community members to tag DHA on its socials using the hashtag #ReadwithDHA.
The symposium to conclude the month of reading was organized by the DHA’s Research, ......read more
United Arab Emirates - April 05, 2021: As the world marks International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, and the World Physical Activity Day on April 6, Dubai Sports Council has urged members of the community to embrace the celebrations, but without violating any of the COVID-19 safety norms and protocols.
The World Health Organization (WHO) named April 6 as the World Physical Activity Day in 2002, during its 54th World Health Assembly, the theme of which was to promote physical activity. The day was inspired by the Agita Mundo Network, a non-governmental organization dedicated to promoting physical activity.
The International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, meanwhile, is an annual celebration of the power of sport to drive social change, community development and to foster peace and understanding. ......read more
6th GCC Regulatory Affairs Pharma Summit, supported by the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention, seeks to expedite drug registration and approval
Two-day summit had 50 regional and international speakers and over 300 professionals as attendees
United Arab Emirates - April 05, 2021: Government authorities in the Gulf region and leading healthcare solutions providers came together at the sixth GCC Regulatory Affairs Pharma Summit this week to discuss regulations and best practices relating to drug registration and approvals in the region.
The two-day virtual summit supported by the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention was aimed to showcase new developments in the pharmaceuticals sector in GCC as well as their impact on improving patient access to medicines.
Over 300 professionals from public health ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 4, 2021: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has been awarded a full institutional accreditation by the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties, SCFHS, said a top health official.
Dr. Wadeia Muhammad Sharif, Director of Medical Education and Research Department (MERD) at the DHA said the accreditation, which is valid for four years, was awarded after the SCFHS institutional committee completed a thorough evaluation of all the DHA’s Medical Education facilities and services. The commission also inspected all four DHA hospitals- Rashid, Dubai, Latifa and Hatta and 12 primary healthcare centres.
SCFHS team members also accessed the faculty and their ability to effectively provide SCFHS-approved programmes.
SCFHS is responsible for supervising and evaluating training programmes, as ......read more
Virtual seminar gathered more than 1,800 industry experts to explore medical diagnostics and treatment methods for patients with chronic kidney disease
Abu Dhabi, 03 April 2021: SEHA Kidney Care (SKC), part of Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the largest healthcare network in the UAE, gathered more than 1,800 leading clinical, academic, research and healthcare executives, and industry experts to discuss various elements of kidney care, donation and transplantation.
The webinar, titled ‘Paired Kidney Donation from Theory to Implementation: Local, Regional and International Perspectives’ facilitated the exchange of knowledge, expertise, experiences, and best practices amongst attendees from over 32 countries, including the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman, USA, and India. A broad range of state-of-the-art ......read more
• State-of-the-art blood donation bus to operate across Dubai Holding communities and retail destinations
• The campaign provides an opportunity to donate blood in a convenient and safe manner
• This is the second joint blood donation drive post the success of ‘Be the Hero. Save Lives’ campaign, which secured 39,000 blood units to Dubai Blood Donation Centre
Dubai, UAE, 30 March 2021: Dubai Holding – a diversified global company with operations in 13 countries – and Dubai Health Authority (DHA) today announced the launch of ‘The Perfect Gift is Saving Lives’ blood donation campaign. This marks the start of the second official drive as part of the long-term partnership aimed at encouraging Dubai residents to donate blood.
The three-month ......read more
The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) continues to provide high-quality home mobile healthcare services for the elderly citizens and people of determination who don’t have access to healthcare services. This comes as part of the UAE government’s commitment to the health of these important community groups.
Emirati citizens who meet the requirements of the Home Healthcare Program, including those with movement disorders or paralysis, bedridden people who need continuous follow-up, patients with mental illnesses, can avail of the services provided under this program. This includes curative and preventive services; rehabilitation, and nursing services; laboratory tests; free in-house Covid-19 vaccination; telemedicine services; medication home delivery; in-house flu vaccination; in addition to mobile apps for ......read more
Emirati patient resumes normal activities thanks to an operation undertaken at the Mubadala Health partner, with both the surgeon and the facility certified for excellence by the international Surgical Review Corporation
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. 28 March 2021: Emirati Majed Abdulla Al Mazrouei, 33, who suffered a complex knee injury that caused him so much pain he couldn’t walk, is now back on his feet and returning to his normal activities thanks to a procedure performed for the first time in Abu Dhabi at Healthpoint, a Mubadala Health partner.
Dr. Sebastian Orduna, the specialist orthopedic and arthroscopic surgeon who led the team in performing the meniscal allograft surgery, says that Majed Abdulla had such severe damage to his meniscus that it had to be removed, which ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 18 March 2021: Vision plays a critical role in your child’s development and yet some eye conditions show no signs or symptoms. For Mother’s Day, Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai highlights the importance of having your child's eyes examined regularly as most vision issues can be treated easily if the problem is detected early on.
According to Dr. Darakhshanda Khurram, Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist and Strabismologist at Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai, vision problems can affect physical, cognitive and social progress of a child and early detection of vision problems and management is crucial in ensuring your child reaches their potential by developing the vision needed for them to learn.
Dr Khurram recommends to mothers that the first eye evaluation should be the ‘red reflex test’ ......read more
Dubai, 16 March 2021: Rizek, one of the fastest-growing Abu Dhabi-based start-ups, and the first ‘super app’ for on-demand home services in the country, has helped facilitate more than 100,000 COVID-19 tests to date and over the past few months alone. This announcement is a mark of the company’s milestone of becoming the first in the Middle East to add at-home PCR (polymerase chain reaction) test services to its offerings. The company has partnered with top-tier hospitals certified by Dubai Health Authority and Abu Dhabi’s Department of Health to provide the PCR tests.
Abdallah Abu Sheikh, co-founder and chief operating officer of Rizek, said: “Rizek has continuously offered innovative solutions for residents across the UAE in alignment with national strategies and mandates to ensure a healthier and ......read more
UAE's Month of Reading is celebrated across the country in March every year.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - March 16, 2021: DHA has also been conducting a series of seminars this month to highlight the importance of reading in line with UAE’s Month of Reading, which is celebrated in March every year.
The latest seminar discussed strategies that can be implemented to provide diverse reading material and information in Arabic language to the visually impaired.
The seminar was organized by the DHA’s Research, Studies and Data Analysis Department and moderated by Asma Al Janahi at the DHA.
The speakers’ highlighted ways that could help provide and enhance the availability of Arabic content specially catered for the visually impaired.
Some of the recommendations ......read more
• ARISE UAE and RAK Hospital collaborate to launch a holistic initiative for COVID long haulers
• Patients from across the globe can enroll and benefit from the program
• About 30% of COVID patients experience long-term debilitating aftereffects of the disease
United Arab Emirates - March 15, 2021: ARISE UAE in association with RAK Hospital today launched the Middle East’s first ever comprehensive ‘Online COVID-19 Rehabilitation Program’, which will be offered to patients suffering from long COVID symptoms, completely free of cost. ARISE, the Private Sector Alliance for Disaster Resilient Societies, is a network of private sector entities led by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR).
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), COVID-19 ......read more
• MoU facilitates electronic linking of pre-marital screening certificate
• MoU in line with the Dubai Paperless Strategy and supports the digital drive of both entities.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 14, 2021: In line with the digital transformation drive of the Dubai Health Authority, the DHA has implemented the issuance of electronic pre-marital certificates.
It is mandatory for couples to undergo a pre-marital health examination to screen for certain genetic and infectious diseases. At DHA, the screening is available across primary healthcare centres. After the screening, DHA provides a pre-marital certificate electronically. The move has cut down processes from 12 to just three simple steps.
Now, the DHA has moved one-step further by linking the ......read more
• The non-invasive breath test provides COVID-19 test results within 60 seconds.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 14 March, 2021: Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU), Dubai Health Authority (DHA) and Breathonix Pte Ltd are currently carrying out a joint clinical trial to assess the accuracy of an easy-to-use breath test to detect COVID-19 within one minute.
The trials are being conducted at DHA’s Nadd Al Hamar primary health care centre for 2500 patients.
Breathonix, a spin-off company from the National University of Singapore (NUS), has developed this test. The company previously conducted a Singapore-based pilot study that involved 180 patients and achieved a sensitivity of 93% and specificity of 95% with machine learning ......read more
Through a series of virtual, community-wide initiatives, events, and activities, SKC is raising awareness around kidney disease
Abu Dhabi, March 13, 2021: SEHA Kidney Care (SKC), a facility that falls under Abu Dhabi Health Services Company, (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, organized a series of virtual activities, events and lectures in efforts to raise awareness about the effective management of symptoms of kidney disease. This comes in accordance with World Kidney Day, celebrated annually on March 11. This year’s theme is ‘Living Well with Kidney Disease.’
Dr. Stephen Holt, Professor Director and Chief Executive Officer, SEHA Kidney Care, said: “World Kidney Day is the perfect opportunity to remind ourselves how important it is to take care of our kidneys, staying away from things ......read more
As part of the initiative, two complimentary virtual sessions with kidney recipients, donors, and transplant surgeons will be organized to raise awareness on kidney health and the importance of organ donation to save the lives of people battling with serious kidney conditions
The initiative, a collaboration between five entities in Dubai, will look to draw attention to transplantation services in the UAE and the role of local and national health authorities in encouraging organ donation
Dubai, March 13, 2021: Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU) in collaboration with Al Jalila Children’s Specialty Hospital (AJCH), Mediclinic City Hospital, Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC), and Al Jalila Foundation will organize two complimentary virtual sessions focusing on kidney disease, organ donation, ......read more
Invented by well-known scientist, Dr. Rajah Vijay Kumar, the device aims to get life and businesses back to normal amidst the pandemic
• The device is proven to disable the virus in the pandemic and Influenza virus strains in indoor spaces, which carry the highest risk of transmission
• Shycocan is scientifically evidenced to attenuate/neutralise 99.9% of both airborne and surface-borne virus in the pandemic and Influenza family of viruses
• Shycocan also works on all current and future variants and mutants of these viruses
• A safe environment for ......read more
Hybrid gathering highlights group’s success stories and roadmap for future growth
March 30, 2021- Saudi German Health celebrated their transformation and introduced its new brand in a hybrid event, which hosted thousands of attendees virtually and physically at its hospitals across the region.
The event, was led by Chairman Eng. Sobhi Batterjee, and President and Vice Chairman Makarem Sobhi Batterjee and presented by famous Saudi presenter, Ali Al Mishaal. The event was extremely well received by all partners, investors and staff members who attended.
During the event, various ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 10, 2021: The Dubai Health Authority’s (DHA) Health Fund Office has collaborated with charities in the UAE and has provided humanitarian aid worth AED 340 million over the last three years to patients with financial constraints.
Patients from more than 50 nationalities facing financial difficulties received aid from the DHA’s Health Fund Office.
Salim Bin Lahej, Head of Health Fund Office at the DHA said that the authority continued its humanitarian work to aid those in need, despite the COVID-19 pandemic through its Mosaada programme, ......read more
University’s fifth-and-sixth-year students can opt to pursue electives in American medical schools affiliated with the AAMC
Dubai, March 9, 2021: Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU) has joined the Visiting Student Learning Opportunities (VSLO®) program, a service of the AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges), to engage medical students and faculty worldwide and expand their international mobility. The collaboration will allow MBRU students to pursue opportunities for clinical electives in reputable medical schools in the United ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 09, 2021: Spurred by the desire to mitigate the impact of risky events like COVID-19 pandemic on businesses, Protiviti conducted the first ever Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) survey in the Middle East to help regional companies evaluate their ERM preparedness. Protiviti’s largescale ERM Readiness Assessment Survey included companies from across sectors like Government, Financial Services, Technology, Media and Telecom, Real Estate and Construction, Transportation and Logistics, Energy & Utilities, Consumer and Industrial products. The purpose of the study ......read more
The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP), in cooperation with Sharjah’s Training and Development Center, has launched a volunteer training program for university students of different disciplines to support the medical cadres in the response to the Covid-19 pandemic and to enhance cardiovascular health.
Some 107 students from the American University of Sharjah are taking part in the program, which comes as part of the Ministry’s keenness to enhance the role and readiness of volunteers to back up the efforts exerted nationwide to counter the pandemic and to underpin the ......read more
• Webinar in line with UAE month of reading which is celebrated in March every year.
• Webinar discusses importance of reading for academic research as well as overall health benefits for reading.
• Community encouraged to read books and tag DHA on its socials using the hashtag #ReadwithDHA
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 8, 2021: Have you challenged yourself recently to learn something new? Do you read often? According to research, challenging the brain by learning new skills as well as reading are activities that enhance brain ......read more
United Arab Emirates - March 07, 2021: As we celebrate this year’s International Women’s Day, I would like to express my sincere gratitude and admiration for all women out there who have been nothing less than warriors. Especially, in the past one year, from managing various roles, like being a mother, sister or a daughter to balancing jobs and careers while working from home, we have come a long way where women are no longer simply accepting roles assigned to them but are challenging the status-quo, getting their voices heard and bringing about changes that ......read more
Study of more than 10,000 people identifies a rare group with controlled HIV in the Democratic Republic of Congo, suggesting additional research could uncover links between natural virus suppression and future treatments
Discovery is a result of Abbott’s continued virus hunting efforts, which also uncovered a new strain of HIV in 2019
Abbott’s decades of work in global viral surveillance has advanced the understanding of HIV and allowed the company to quickly respond to the COVID-19 pandemic with its diagnostic tests
March 04, ......read more
Abu Dhabi, March 11, 2021: Ambulatory Healthcare Services, a SEHA healthcare facility, is launching a number of initiatives to mark World Hearing Day. As a part of its campaign, AHS is shedding the light on some of the issues and challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, such as the prolonged use of earphones and the communication challenges faced by people with hearing difficulties, who make up 20% of the world population according to the World Health Organization.
Commenting on the occasion, Dr. Omar Al Jabri, Chief Medical Officer at Ambulatory Healthcare ......read more
Having a well-thought-out workout routine that makes you feel proud and like you're tackling a healthy lifestyle is a goal for many. Unfortunately, for many, it remains just that, an unfulfilled goal. This, of course, doesn't need to be your case. If you've always wanted to be a fit, healthy, and active person, why not just begin? No more waiting for Mondays, the firsts of every month or New Year's Eve to start with this resolution. Simply get up and make the first move. If you're not someone who's very easily motivated, hiring a personal trainer in Dubai might be just ......read more
SEHA clinicians and MBZUAI faculty will explore the integration of Artificial Intelligence in the provision of medical care, with opportunities to research multiple elements of healthcare including the long-term effect of COVID-19 on patient wellbeing
Abu Dhabi, March 01, 2021: Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the largest healthcare network in the UAE, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI), the world’s first graduate-level, research-based Artificial Intelligence (AI) university, to integrate ......read more
The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has concluded its participation in the UAE Innovation Week, which was held under the slogan “UAE Innovates 2021”, from 21 to 27 February.
The ministry’s participation included a series of activities and events aimed at stimulating innovative thinking and celebrating creatives and innovators. This comes as part of the ministry’s plans to consolidate the culture of innovation in the institutional work, empower national competencies to develop pioneering projects, and get the most out of the medical and technical cadres to ......read more
Medical and administrative professionals from SKMC track the wellbeing of newborns at home, keeping them safe and healthy as they wait for their second open-heart surgery
Abu Dhabi - February 28, 2021: Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, has introduced an Interstage Monitoring Program (IMP) for newborns with heart abnormalities that require multiple surgeries. Implemented by a dedicated and highly specialized group of physicians, nurses and administrative staff for the first time in the UAE, the program helps to monitor infants while ......read more
• People who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 can donate blood 14 days after receiving each dose
• SEHA encourages community members to commit to donate, with the establishment of a completely safe and efficient blood donation process
Abu Dhabi,25 February 2021: Abu Dhabi Health Services Company, (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, is emphasizing the role of blood donation in saving the lives of patients - even after receiving COVID-19 vaccines. Vaccinated people may donate blood within 14 days of the first or second dose. Each donor ......read more
Becomes one of the first hospitals in the UAE to provide Bamlanivimab antibody treatment
Advanced treatment for COVID-19, an injection to be administered in a hospital setting
25 February 2021 - Ras Al Khaimah, UAE: Staying at the forefront of providing advanced treatment options to the community, RAK Hospital in Ras Al Khaimah has now introduced Bamlanivimab, a highly effective antibody treatment against COVID-19 which greatly reduces the risk of hospitalization or progression to severe disease and bad outcome including artificial ventilation.
Bamlanivimab has been ......read more
• DHA discusses healthcare innovations during COVID-19
• Al Ketbi highlights the importance of enhancing health innovation
• Doctor for Every Citizen telemedicine service has provided 88,000 telemedicine consultations since January last year
• More than 1.5 million medicines were home delivered to patients across the UAE as part of DHA’s DAWAEE initiative
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 24 February 2021: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) is holding a series of virtual forums this week in line with the UAE’s Innovation ......read more
The UAE’s largest healthcare network stresses the importance of wearing protective face masks and adhering to safety precautions, even after receiving vaccine
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - February 21, 2021: Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, has emphasized that adherence to precautionary measures remains crucial – even for people who have received a COVID-19 vaccine.
Vaccination coupled with precautionary measures including wearing a face mask, regularly sanitizing hands, and practicing physical distancing, is ......read more
The award, presented by the American Nursing Association, acknowledges Al Ain Nursing Department’s success in meeting all of the requisites set out by the National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators.
Abu Dhabi, 16 Feb 2021: Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, has announced that the Nursing Department in Al Ain Hospital has been recognized by the American Nursing Association for meeting all the requisites set out by the National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators (NDNQI). NDNQI monitors 19 quality ......read more
Oxford Business Group and Altibbi MENA team up for new Covid-19 Response Report
United Arab Emirates - February 14, 2021: A new Covid Response Report (CRR), produced by Oxford Business Group (OBG) in partnership with the digital health platform Altibbi, explores the rapid development and uptake of medical and health technology across four MENA markets in 2020, while considering the major part that further innovation will play in driving economic recovery in the region.
The CRR provides in-depth analysis of how Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and the UAE ......read more
• The challenge of avoiding digital inequality
• How a more inclusive approach to digital transformation can provide long-term economic growth
• Why taking short cuts exposes UAE businesses to increased risk of cyber-attack
UAE, Dubai, 14 February, 2021: For the last 15 years the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report, written in partnership with Marsh has been warning the world about the dangers of pandemics. COVID-19 has not only claimed millions of lives, but it also risks ......read more
The MoU will foster collaboration opportunities in the shape of training programs, the exchange of knowledge and expertise, and the advancement of medical academia and clinical research.
February 10, 2021: Abu Dhabi Health Services Company, (SEHA), the largest healthcare network in the UAE, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with King Fahad Specialist Hospital (KFSH-D), Dammam, KSA.
Under the patronage of Dr Abdulaziz Al Ghamdi, Chief Executive Officer of the First Health Cluster in Eastern Region, KSA; SEHA’s Group Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Gareth ......read more
“Fantastic achievement! The Hope Mission to Mars testifies the capability of UAE to transcend the frontiers of space technology. Heartiest Congratulations to the Visionary Rulers of UAE who decided to embark on this bold initiative and the astute Scientists of UAE who made it a reality. Proud to be a resident in this young, vibrant and forward looking country”
- Dr Azad Moopen, Founder Chairman & Managing Director, Aster DM Healthcare
• The consultations were conducted from January 2020 until January this year
• DHA to continue drive towards the use of the latest digital technology in healthcare service delivery and management
• The authority currently provides family medicine consultation including COVID-19 consultation and plans to add more services such as the smart diabetic clinic.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 6 February, 2021: The Dubai Health Authority’s (DHA’s) Doctor for Every Citizen telemedicine service has provided 83,000 telemedicine consultations during the ......read more
Your child's toy may be the enemy of his health
United Arab Emirates - February 06, 2021: Geochem Laboratories Group, specialized in quality tests and conformity with the specifications, revealed the results of the opinion polls conducted through its accounts on social media, which show the weakness of consumers' awareness of the specifications of the products they consume whether it is food or daily use products such as clothes, disinfectants and household cleaners, furnishings, and children's toys.
Mr. Manish Kumar, the Group's Global ......read more