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    French Healthcare Expertise To Be Introduced At Arab Health 2020

    • 2 French pavilions: Za’beel Hall 2 for “Medical equipment & devices” & Sheikh Rashid Hall for “Orthopedics & physiotherapy/rehabilitation” companies • 80 exhibiting companies on the national pavilions   United Arab Emirates- January, 2020 - With over 80 French companies - including 14 new exhibitors - France will once again be participating at the Arab Health 2020 show in Dubai from January 27 to 30 dedicated to the latest innovations in the health sector. Gathered on the French Healthcare pavilion organized by Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, these companies will unveil their latest innovations designed to tackle today's major challenges.   The sectors with the largest representation on ......read more

    Eolisair, the Middle East leading company in Indoor Air Quality to participate at Arab Health 2020 to target Hospitals & Clinics

     Eolis Air Manager: An Innovative device to support patients suffering from respiratory problems  First appearance as an exhibitor (French pavilion, booth Z2F03, Za'abeel Hall 2)   United Arab Emirates; Dubai, January 21, 2020:  EOLISAIR, Middle East leader in indoor air quality treatment (IAQ), will be exhibiting at Arab Health Medical Exhibition Dubai 2020, from January 27th to 30th 2020, on the French pavilion, at booth Z2F03, Za'abeel Hall 2, Dubai World Trade Center.       With the patient acuity on the rise and many hospitals trying to extend the life of aging facilities through renovations and expansions has made the risk of infection caused by the health care environment, it became an increasing concern for infection control professionals. Studies at the ......read more

    Patients suffering from secondary infertility due to genetic problems give birth to healthy children, says IVI Middle East

    Advancements in reproductive medicine are helping more and more difficult cases start their parenthood journey    UAE, 21st January 2020:   The not-so-talked-about secondary infertility is defined as a situation where couples who have previously experienced pregnancies but are now struggling to conceive naturally again. Both male and female factors play a role and this condition may arise due to various causes. One of these causes, according to IVI Middle East Fertility Clinic, is genetic problems.  This was the case for two married women, both in their 30s, who sought the intervention of IVI Middle East to have healthy babies. One was 35 years old and the other was 31 years old.  IVI Middle East, who runs state-of-the-art clinics in Abu Dhabi and Dubai in UAE and Muscat in Oman, shared the ......read more

    Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences Signs a Memorandum of Understanding with United Eastern Medical Services

    Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences Signs a Memorandum of Understanding with United Eastern Medical Services to Train Medical Students at Danat Al Emarat Hospital, HealthPlus Network of Specialty Centers and Moorfields Eye Hospital in Abu Dhabi   • MOU includes clinical training at UEMedical’s hospitals and clinics  • Both parties to collaborate on creating residency program in medicine and health sciences    UAE, 20 January 2020: Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU) in Dubai signed today a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with United Eastern Medical Services (UEMedical) in Abu Dhabi, the parent organization of Danat Al Emarat Hospital for Women & Children, HealthPlus Network of Specialty Centers and Moorfields Eye Hospital ......read more

    Healthy is the Word at the Mum Mum Culinary School in Kidzania®

    Emaar Entertainment’s KidZania® Dubai has announced healthy new recipes at their popular culinary school.  The Mum Mum Culinary School in KidZania®, run by the pioneering, locally-owned company providing healthy and nutritious meals to schools across the UAE, instructs students on the art and science of food preparation that include the mastery and appreciation of the culinary arts and techniques.  From sweet potato pancakes made with whole wheat flour and honey to sugar-free banana muffins, the new dishes are delicious, nutritious and fun to make, according to nutritionist Magdalena Scriabine of Mum Mum. Other recipes that kids can try their hand at making include vegetarian tacos, zucchini-choco loaf, smoothie bowls and even some delightful vegan cookies. Seasonal recipes for special occasions such as ......read more

    DHA Drives Forward Patient Care with Pioneering 3D Printing Lab

    United Arab Emirates, Dubai, January 19, 2020:   Medical Experts from Dubai Health Authority’s Innovation Centre have collaborated with Sinterex, an additive manufacturing healthcare specialist firm, to bring 3D Printing to the point-of-care at DHA Hospitals-Rashid, Latifa, Dubai, and Hatta Hospital. The newly opened 3D Printing Lab located at the DHA’s Innovation Centre provides medical professionals at DHA with patient specific anatomical models allowing them to conduct detailed pre-operative analysis and to improve patient communication.  The workflow starts with patient data acquisition, typically from a CT or MRI scan. This patient data is then brought into medical image segmentation software, which allows the physician to isolate the specific anatomical region of interest. This digital model is then ......read more

    MBRU faculty performs pioneering surgery at Mediclinic to treat rare swallowing disorder

     Dr. Homero Rivas conducts sophisticated POEM procedure to enable Dubai man to eat again         Dubai, January 18, 2020:  Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU), Professor of Surgery and Associate Dean of Innovation and The Future, Dr. Homero Rivas, has pioneered a medical first at Mediclinic City Hospital in Dubai, performing a complex Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) surgery to treat a patient with an uncommon swallowing disorder.   The patient, a man in his 30s, was suffering from Achalasia, an atypical condition that affects only three in every 100,000 people where the esophagus is unable to move food into the stomach. The man was unable to swallow food, surviving only on a few liquids.   Dr. Rivas, one of a paucity doctors to have ......read more

    Filipino finds respite from a rare eye condition and poor vision

    Suffering from a dislocation of artificial lens after cataract surgery, the 40-year-old UAE resident underwent a highly challenging surgery at RAK Hospital  The patient could barely read the first letter on the vision chart 16th January, 2020; Ras Al Khaimah, UAE: Addressing a very rare case of spontaneous dislocated Intraocular lens (IOL), RAK Hospital helped a 40-year-old Filipino to regain normal vision through a challenging surgery. Manuel Mason Jr, a UAE resident visited RAK Hospital complaining of poor vision for the past six months. A known case of presenile cataract (occurring in the younger age group), he had earlier undergone cataract surgery for the same eye in Philippines 11 years ago, which were now causing severe complications. “The patient was suffering from what is known as Intraocular Lens ......read more

    Seha Leads Discussions in Pediatric Medicine

    Experts discuss the latest advancements in pediatric medicine during SEHA’s 14th International Conference.   Abu Dhabi, January 15, 2020:   Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, is gearing up to host the 14th edition of its International Pediatric Conference, an annual event that gathers physicians, nurses and technicians from the region, US and UK to discuss the latest advancements in the field of pediatrics and exchange knowledge and expertise.  The two-day conference will begin on Thursday, January 16 and take place at the Rosewood Hotel on Al Maryah Island in Abu Dhabi, with delegates from Children’s Hospital in Philadelphia, the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Boston Children’s Hospital and the National Children’s Hospital in ......read more

    Boosting sperm quality: How tomatoes can help fight male infertility

    IVI Middle East says new study on impact of lycopene, found in tomatoes, on sperm quality a major development in further male infertility studies  UAE, 13th Jan 2020: Studies have suggested that male infertility affects almost 40% of the couples who are struggling to conceive naturally and sperm issues such as low count and poor quality are said to be the most frequently seen causes of this condition.  Extensive research on male infertility continues and, recently, a new report has presented an improbable ally that may help the issue. As per the report conducted by the University of Sheffield in the UK, lycopene, an antioxidant found in tomatoes, can help boost sperm quality. The findings came after researchers noted a higher proportion of healthy-shaped sperm with motility in those who took lycopene during their ......read more

    Unhealthy diet and lifestyle continue to contribute to rising prevalence of cardiovascular diseases in Middle East, says Apollo Hospitals' specialist

    • Dr. Nambala says multipronged approach needed to address issue  • Technological advancements improve patient care and outcomes    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 12th January 2020: An unhealthy diet and sedentary lifestyle continue to play a role in the growing incidence of cardiovascular diseases in the Middle East region, a certified cardiac and thoracic surgeon at Apollo Hospitals warned recently.     Dr. Sathyaki Nambala, Apollo Hospitals’ Senior Consultant and Chief of Cardiac Surgery, noted that ischemic heart disease is now the number one cause of death in the Middle East. Across the entire Eastern Mediterranean region, meantime, around 54 percent of deaths from non-communicable diseases are due to cardiovascular diseases as per the report of the World Health Organisation ......read more

    Diabetes Friends Association Trains Schools Nurses on Innovative Methods to Protect Students from Diabetes

    Sharjah, January 9, 2020: The Friends of Diabetes Association, one of the health-promoting organizations under the Health Education Department of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah, organized, in cooperation with the Ministry of Health and Prevention, MoHAP, a training workshop for the female nurses of schools participating in the “Superhero Program”, one of the Association’s annual initiatives aiming to raise community awareness about diabetes, how to deal with it, and ways of prevention.  Held at Al Qassimi Hospital for Women & Children today “Thursday” In the presence of HE Khawla Al-Haj, Head of the Friends for Diabetes Association and Dr. Ilham Al-Amiri, Vice-President of the Association, the workshop presented by Dr. Ilham Al-Amiri, Vice-President of the Association and a ......read more

    SHEIKH SHAKHBOUT MEDICAL CITY'S EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT IS NOW OPEN TO SERVE THE UAE COMMUNITY

    • Patients will be referred directly to the new Emergency Department in Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City starting from Thursday, January 9  • The Emergency Department in Mafraq Hospital will be closed permanently  Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. January 07, 2020: Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the largest healthcare network in the United Arab Emirates, has announced that the new Emergency Department in Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City, SEHA’s latest world-class facility, will begin accepting patients from 7:00am on Thursday, January 9. Simultaneously, the Emergency Department in Mafraq Hospital will close permanently.  On the same day, the inpatient wards in Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City will be activated, marking the full functioning of the UAE’s largest hospital. In partnership with ......read more

    MoHAP, AbbVie Biopharmaceuticals Sign MoU to Provide Innovative Medications for Patients with Autoimmune Diseases, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Psoriasis

    Dubai, 4th January 2020:   The Ministry of Health and Prevention, MoHAP, has recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with AbbVie Biopharmaceuticals to enhance innovation, training, healthcare, and awareness about Autoimmune diseases.  Under this MoU, both sides have agreed to foster cooperation in the field of therapeutic innovations for autoimmune diseases, provide training programs for MoHAP’s medical cadres as per the latest scientific developments, and provide medications for patients with rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis so as to enable them to continue treatment according to their treatment plan. The agreement was signed at MoHAP premises by HE Dr. Youssif Al Serkal, Assistant Undersecretary for the Ministry’s Hospitals Sector, and Muhammad Abu Bakr Abdul-Jawad, General Manager, ......read more

    Dr Azad Moopen, Founder Chairman & Managing Director, Aster DM Healthcare shares his comments on New Year 2020

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 02, 2020:   “As we bid adieu to year 2019 and usher in the New Year , there are fresh hopes and high aspirations in the minds of everyone. May God bless everyone with Health, Happiness and Prosperity in 2020. For UAE, 2020 will be the most memorable year of EXPO 2020, as this mega event kick starts in October. The EXPO 2020 is expected to give the economy a major boost through various ways and will driving large number of tourists from world over to Dubai. We are now only 10 months away from the launch of the world EXPO, which will not only showcase the country and its achievements on a global stage but will also undoubtedly play a significant role in further boosting the country’s non-oil GDP. We are looking forward to participating in the EXPO through the India Pavilion. ......read more

    Aster Volunteers flags off its 9th Mobile Medical Service from Aster Medcity, Kochi

    • In India, these services are being currently offered in Delhi, Orissa, Jamshedpur, Kozhikode and Nilambur  • Three more mobile medical services to be launched in Wayanad and Bangalore in India and in Oman • In total, it is the 9th Aster Volunteers Mobile Medical Services globally, with presence in UAE, Ethiopia and Philippines also.      Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 30, 2019:   Aster Volunteers, the CSR arm of Aster DM Healthcare, flagged of its 9th Mobile Medical Services, in continuation of its commitment announced during the 33rd Foundation day of Aster DM Healthcare early this month. The Mobile Medical Services was flagged off jointly by Dr. Azad Moopen, Founder Chairman and Managing Director, Aster DM Healthcare, and Mr. Hibi Eden, Member of Parliament – ......read more

    Rowing over the Atlantic with Total Hip Replacement

    UAE Resident Patrick Bol was rowing over the Atlantic Ocean with his Total Hip replacement. UAE, Dubai, 29th December 2019: In the UAE, Hip replacement is currently one of the most common orthopaedic operations and several surgeries are performed annually at Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery, Dubai (BHAS) to treat conditions related to hips. While the aim of a Total Hip replacement in the past was mainly pain reduction, the patient of the 21st century’s focus is on function and lifestyle.  “It happens frequently that patients approach us saying - Please Doctor give me a total hip replacement because I want to win the Iron Man, the only medal I did not achieve in my life.” Prof. Dr. Matthias Honl, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, specialized in Joint Replacement and Sports Medicine at Burjeel Hospital for ......read more

    Your search for a healthier lifestyle ends with Beleaf, your local nutrition, wellness and beauty destination

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 29, 2019:   In a new age of awareness about the products we put not just on our body, but in our body, busting the myths and taking the time to debunk the jargon on packaging can be time-consuming and confusing. As lifestyles in the UAE are busy, it’s often hard to find the time to think about self-care, let alone practice it or research exactly what our bodies need to deal with the high-paced daily routines of modern lives. That’s where the health and wellness store Beleaf comes in. At Beleaf, we know that you care about the products you buy and what’s in them. Ensuring you and your family are nourished both on the outside and within can be a task, but with Beleaf stores so close at hand you can ensure everyone is taken care of in one place. At Beleaf, if it’s ......read more

    The Consulate General of The Kingdom of the Netherlands' Forum on the Future of Healthy Food

    In cooperation with  Al Rawabi Dairy Company and FrieslandCampina Middle East   Dubai, UAE, 23 December 2019:   In cooperation with Al Rawabi Dairy Company and FrieslandCampina Middle East, the Senior Policy Advisor – Agri & Food Samar Kadri at the Department of Agri & Food - Netherlands Consulate in Dubai organized The Future of Healthy Food Forum, to discuss the importance of healthy food for better nutrition. The Forum was Opened by H.E Hans Sandee, Consul General of the Kingdom of Netherlands, and attended by Mr. Erik Smidt, Agricultural Counsellor for the Gulf Region, Dr. Ahmed El Tigani, CEO of Al Rawabi Dairy Company, Mr. Sumeet Mathur, Managing Director of FrieslandCampina Middle East, and Rutger Shilpzand, Executive Director of Choices International from The Netherlands. The ......read more

    Hospital's eye screening initiative identifies the prevalent vision problems among RAK residents

    Refractive errors, dryness in the eyes, diabetes-related issues, cataract, glaucoma and eye allergies more widespread issues found during the screening   December 23rd, 2019; Ras Al Khaimah, UAE: When it comes to vision problems, residents in Ras Al Khaimah are largely suffering from refractive errors, dryness in the eyes, eye allergies, diabetes-related issues, cataract and glaucoma with more common complaints including blurry vision, headache, dryness, itching or redness of eyes. These were the findings of the ongoing ‘Nazar Ayeni’ (My eyesight) initiative, conducted by RAK Hospital in Ras Al Khaimah. Through its free screening and subsequent medical help, the campaign has been actively creating awareness regarding eye-related health issues, and in a few cases saving people from preventable blindness.  The ......read more

    Stave Off Seasonal Strains this Winter with Vaccines and Health Checks at Aster Clinic

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 22, 2019:   Winter in the UAE is a wonderful time to spend more time outside with family and friends in the cooler climate. Making memories can be made harder with the onset seasonal flu outbreaks and other contagious air borne virus.  The good news is that there is no need to spoil your weekends and holidays with ill health. A preventative flu vaccine from Aster Clinic will ensure your family stays fit, well and happy.   Influenza, commonly known as ‘flu’ is prevalent across cooler months and outbreaks tend to start as early as October and last until May.  The viral infection, that affects your respiratory system, comes with symptoms which include: fever over 100.4 F (38C), aching muscles, headache, sore throat, fatigue and weakness. The virus is extremely ......read more

    QUICK REACTIONS SAVE MAN'S LIFE AFTER HEART ATTACK

    Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi Encourages Men to Take Control Of Their Health Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, December 22, 2019:  A UK national who collapsed in an Abu Dhabi carpark after suffering a massive heart attack had his life saved by the quick reactions of bystanders and rapid emergency medical care, it was announced today.  Bystanders immediately responded to UK national Leigh Lenaghan when he collapsed, starting cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), calling an ambulance and applying an automated external defibrillator (AED). The AED detected a dangerous heart rhythm and delivered a shock to his heart to correct it.  Ten minutes after his collapse, an ambulance arrived and took Leigh to Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi’s emergency department, where he was placed on a ventilator. An electrocardiogram showed ......read more

    Affordable flexible payment solutions and services for IVF patients

    Fakih IVF aims to reach out to more individuals by providing affordable solutions Dubai, 18th  December 2019: Fakih IVF Fertility Center, one of the leading fertility centers in the GCC has recently collaborated with one of the premier banks in the UAE, to provide a flexible payment plan to all its patients.  Boasting of a large network of branches and electronic channels, the bank joined hands with the leading fertility center and formulated an exclusive deal for all its card holders. As part of this deal patients can pay for the services availed at Fakih IVF in affordable, easy installments with 0% interest rate for a period of 3 to 6 months. In addition, patients can also enjoy up to 10% discount on all IVF packages and services at the fertility center. Dr. Michael Fakih, Medical Director of Fakih IVF said, ......read more

    Doctor takes out a baby crab from youth's ear

    The youth is safe and there is no damage to the organ as he was brought to the hospital on time Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 20 December 2019:  L.E, 38, can’t still believe that a baby crab had gone into his right ear and the sea creature was taken out alive through an endoscope assisted procedure.  L.E, who is an expat living in Abu Dhabi, was on the beach on Monday (18 November 2019) when a crab went inside his right ear accidentally.  “I was on the beach when I suddenly realized that something went inside my ear. I couldn’t figure out what it was. All I could feel was that it was annoying. But never had I thought that it would be a crab,” he says.  The incident happened around 10 am in the morning. Though L.E and his friends tried to check what had gone inside the ear they ......read more

    Health Promotion Department Organizes the Awareness Exhibition “Towards a Healthy Life for Children & Adolescents”

    Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, December 19, 2019:   With the participation of 13 government entities, the Health Promotion Department at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah, SCFA, today (Wednesday) organized an awareness exhibition entitled “Towards a Healthy Life for Children & Adolescents”. Held at the Sharjah Girl Guides, the two-day event falls within the initiatives of the “Healthy Schools” program and aims to raise students' and individuals’ mental, social and health awareness. Present at the opening ceremony were HE Iman Rashid Saif, Director of the Health Promotion Department, Aisha Saif Alsiri, Director of Health and Physical Fitness, Ministry of Education, and Sheikha Al Shamsi, Director of the Sharjah Girl Guides, as well as a number of members of the ......read more

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    The Technology and Innovators Pioneers Program (TIP) announces winners of the first edition of TIP Healthcare award 2018

    1185 applications from 34 countries, including 24 healthcare winners H.E. Mohammed Ali Al Shorafa: “ADDED provides support to inventors through The Technology and Innovators Pioneers Program (TIP) in order to enhance the environment for innovation and build a knowledge economy” Abu Dhabi, 23 December 2019: The Technology Innovation Pioneers (TIP), an initiative launched by the UAE Ministry of Economy and Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED), announced the winning inventors Mr. Ahmad Al Hamadi and Mr. Wissam Kamaleddine, two of the 24 inventors who have ......read more

    10 tips to beat winter allergies in the UAE

    The cooler weather has triggered a round of seasonal allergies across the Emirates. Sara Alsén, Blueair’s Chief Purpose Officer, offers some preventive tips on how to combat seasonal respiratory ailments   With the UAE reporting single-digit temperatures, residents are bracing themselves to deal with a sudden onset of respiratory allergies and asthma attacks caused by the change in weather. As fog and rain coincide with fall pollen season, the situation could become more difficult for those who are vulnerable to atmospheric triggers. Unfortunately, even staying indoors with ......read more

    DHA launches Doctor for Every Citizen

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 17, 2019: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) launched today the Doctor for Every Citizen initiative to achieve Article Five of the Fifty-Year Charter, in line with the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.  This initiative will further empower DHA’s drive towards the use of latest digital technology to better patient care, enhance efficiencies in the health sector and better support medical professionals as well as provide patients with added ......read more

    Newest Non-surgical cosmetic treatments Tips by Dr Maher'

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 December 2019:   The pursuit of beauty is continuous. We all want to look more beautiful, fresh and young. And the good news is, surgery is not the only option for you. Dr Maher Al Ahdab is an expert in providing amazing results with non-surgical procedures, which sometimes offer better results than surgery. One option is botox, which is an injection used mainly on the face. Botox works on the muscles to hide wrinkles and smoothens the skin. The effects of botox start to show after about 3 days of the treatment, and the results last for about 4-6 ......read more

    Newest Non-surgical cosmetic treatments Tips by Dr Maher

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 16 December 2019:   The pursuit of beauty is continuous. We all want to look more beautiful, fresh and young. And the good news is, surgery is not the only option for you. Dr Maher Al Ahdab is an expert in providing amazing results with non-surgical procedures, which sometimes offer better results than surgery. One option is botox, which is an injection used mainly on the face. Botox works on the muscles to hide wrinkles and smoothens the skin. The effects of botox start to show after about 3 days of the treatment, and the results last for about ......read more

    Cook Children's Genetic Oncology Clinic Identifies Genetic Risks of Cancer for Patients

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 16, 2019:    Cancer has become a widespread disease in recent years, and many of us know at least one person who has suffered from it. In most cases, cancer develops by chance; however, in some cases it develops because of genetics, which means some people are more inclined to develop different types of cancer. Those people also have a high chance of passing those genes to their offspring, and that is why Cook Children’s decided to open the Genetic Oncology Clinic.    The program, which provides clinical care and counseling ......read more

    Dubai Health Authority's pharmacy department offers home delivery of medicines.

    • Service is known as Dawaee and it is aimed to provide added convenience to patients.  • The delivery service is particularly tailored to assist senior citizens and people of determination. • Electronic request on DHA’s website www.dha.gov.ae can help avail of this home-delivery service.      Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 15, 2019:  The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) announced today a free medication home delivery service in Dubai for patients that visit DHA hospitals and health facilities.    Patients that ......read more

    Aster DM Healthcare celebrates 33rd Foundation Day by announcing launch of 5 new Aster Volunteers Mobile Medical Services in Ethiopia, Oman and India

    • To mark its 33rd Foundation Day, Aster DM Healthcare has announced the launch of 5 new Aster Volunteers Mobile Medical Services in India, Oman and Ethiopia equipped with Tele-Consultation facility. This is in addition to the 7 existing Aster Volunteers Mobile Medical services in India, UAE and Philippines. • Flag-off event hosted at Aster Hospital premises to launch Medical services vehicle for Ethiopia in the presence of Consul General of Ethiopia to UAE and officials from Dubai Health Authority and Dubai Ambulance. • As part of its internal initiatives, the group has ......read more

    Aman Integrated Solutions Lab, first technologically advanced laboratory for testing services, opens in KIZAD

    • First laboratory to provide a full suite of testing services across construction & building, oil & gas, F&B, industrial, agricultural, health, tourism, education, and Government sectors. • Featuring state-of-the-art information systems, sophisticated equipment and technical expertise • A subsidiary of NCC Group, one of the largest support services conglomerates in the UAE     11 December, 2019, Abu Dhabi – UAE:   His Excellency Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, Tarek Al Goweiny, ......read more

    Amana Healthcare First in UAE to Earn U.S. Accreditation as Stroke Specialty Center

    Up to 90% of stroke sufferers do not get the help they need owing to poor awareness of existence and importance of rehabilitation services, experts say   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. 08 December 2019:  Residents and their families now have access to a new world-class standard of stroke rehabilitation care, the first of its level in the UAE. Amana Healthcare, part of Mubadala’s network of healthcare providers, was recently awarded Stroke Specialty Center accreditation by the U.S. Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). The commission is ......read more

    Dubai Health Authority signs MoU with Apollo Hospitals Group India

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 07, 2019:   It was a jubilant occasion for Apollo Hospitals Group when it signed a memorandum of understanding ( MoU) with Dubai Health Authority ( DHA) at the Apollo Hospitals Navi Mumbai facility. His Excellency Humaid Al Qutami,Director General, Dubai Health Authority and Mr Santosh Marathe- COO Apollo Hospitals signed the MoU.   Dr Prathap C Reddy, Chairman of Apollo Hospitals Group reiterated the commitment of Afro-Asia’s largest integrated healthcare provider to associate with Dubai Health Authority on clinical, academic & ......read more

    Severe immunodeficiencies in many children remain undiagnosed with repeated symptoms, warn experts

    • Aster Hospitals Dubai hosts international conference on bone marrow transplantation  • With charity funds, Centre of Excellence at Aster Hospital Bangalore, India takes initiative to ensure every needy child with immunodeficiency receives bone marrow transplant.   DUBAI – December 5, 2019:   Scores of children remain undiagnosed and suffer for years with primary immune deficiency disorders. There is an urgent need to increase awareness amongst doctors and public about these diseases, say experts. “Unfortunately, many physicians and ......read more

    Gulf Medical University Provides 220 Healthcare Professionals to the Healthcare Sector of the UAE and the Region

    His Highness Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Member of the Supreme Council, UAE and Ruler of Ajman, conferred degrees 15 UAE Nationals and 205 other nationality students graduate from the Medical University University signed 46 international agreements with the leading universities in USA, Europe, India, Japan, Korea, Egypt and Gulf States Number of undergraduate and postgraduate programs being offering at the University has increased from 15 to 26.   27th November 2019; Ajman, UAE:   His Highness Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Member of the Supreme ......read more

    Zulekha Hospital Sharjah distinguished as Centre of Excellence by Surgical Review Corporation (SRC)

    Centre of Excellence Certificates by SRC Sharjah, UAE, 26 November, 2019:   Zulekha Hospital Sharjah is proud to be the first private hospital in the UAE to attain a total of four Center of Excellence accreditations by SRC this year.  Zulekha Hospital Sharjah is now an SRC Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Surgery as well as Center of Excellence in Urology, Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology and Center of Excellence in Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery.  Established in 2003, Surgical Review Corporation (SRC) - is an ......read more

    Dubai Health Authority wins several local, regional and international awards.

    Al Qutami: The awards reflect the quality of medical services provided by the Authority   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 25, 2019:   The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has announced that it has won several prestigious local, regional and international awards for its services, initiatives and applications. The Authority has also won leadership awards. The awards highlight a number of initiatives, which stemmed from innovative ideas that were developed and implemented to enhance the health services and health management functions at the DHA to provide high-quality ......read more

    Aster Volunteers and Medcare Hospitals celebrate World Children's Day with 350 underprivileged children

    Children from Human Appeal International Ajman attend a fun-filled medical camp hosted under the initiative ‘Healthy Kids, Brighter Future’ by Medcare Hospitals & Medical Centres and Aster Volunteers      Dubai, UAE, 23rd November, 2019:   To commemorate the occasion of World Children’s Day, Medcare Hospitals & Medical Centres and Aster Volunteers joined forces with Human Appeal International, Ajman, to launch their initiative titled ‘Healthy Kids, Brighter Future’ on 22nd November 2019 at Medcare Hospital Sharjah. Under ......read more

    2019 Mr Olympia, Brandon Curry, makes his Dubai debut at the Dubai Muscle Show.

    ** Dubai Muscle Show brings an incredible line-up of celebrity bodybuilders to the Middle East for the largest fitness and bodybuilding show in the region **   Dubai, UAE - November 21, 2019:  The region’s biggest fitness event is excited to announce that reigning Mr Olympia, Brandon Curry,  will be headlining the Dubai Muscle Show this year and will be joined by incredible talent including Phil Heath, Ronnie Coleman, Big Ramy, Hadi Choopan, Roelly Winklaar, Kai Greene, Hany Rambod and many more. Set to be the biggest and best muscle show to date, guests are ......read more

    US$500 billion worth of family wealth will change hands in MENA, experts at Wealth Arabia Summit 2019, say

    Worldwide, US15 trillion worth of family wealth will pass on to the next generations between 2020 and 2030, as families transform wealth management     Dubai, UAE - November 20, 2019:  More than US$500 billion (Dh1.8 trillion) worth of family wealth will be passed on to the next generations in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region within the next decade, experts at the 4th Wealth Arabia Summit (WAS) said on Tuesday.   According to WealthX, a global intelligence solutions provider, more than US$15 trillion worth of family wealth will be passed over to the ......read more

    American Hospital Dubai to hold UAE's first motorbike health tour in support of men's health

    Dubai, UAE, November 19, 2019:  Marking November as the month of men’s health awareness, American Hospital Dubai host the UAE’s first motorbike health tour on 15th November 2019, highlighting the importance of men’s health and early cancer detection.    With the participation of 500 motorbikes, the event, titled Mustache Knights, commenced from Last Exit Al Khawaneej at 3 pm and concluded at Last Exit Al Qudra at 7 pm.  Guests were also offered complimentary health checkups done by American Hospital Dubai, enjoyed a number of activities at the end ......read more

    Crossing a Record of 1.1 Million Participants, Dubai Fitness Challenge Ends on a Resounding High

    • Historic participation of 1,108,890 residents and visitors across Dubai marked DFC’s biggest edition yet  • Spectacular line-up including the historic Dubai Run 30x30 and the region’s largest-ever HIIT class with Joe Wicks drew thousands across all ages and abilities • The city endorsed its commitment to an active and healthy lifestyle, with mass engagement at over 13,000 all-inclusive events and sessions across Dubai throughout the month      Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19 November 2019:   Dubai emphatically ......read more

    KPMG Lower Gulf supports Emirates NBD Unity Run

    Dubai, 17 November 2019:   KPMG Lower Gulf was the bronze sponsor of the 4th edition of the Unity Run organized by Emirates NBD to mark the UAE Year of Tolerance and the grand finale of the Dubai Fitness Challenge. The event encouraged everyone to walk and run for unity in diversity to support people of determination. A total of 80 KPMG Lower Gulf staff were registered as runners and/or volunteers to join the inspiring event in Dubai Silicon Oasis.     Nadar Haffar, Chairman and CEO, KPMG Lower Gulf, said: “We are proud to support such a fantastic ......read more

    Sleep your way to better health

    A lack of rest can raise anxiety by 30 per cent, finds new study   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 17, 2019:   A good night’s sleep can do wonders to help manage anxiety, according to a new study. UC Berkeley’s study says that a full night’s sleep can stabilise and manage emotions whereas a sleepless night can increase anxiety levels by up to 30 per cent.  According to the WHO, one in four people in the world will be affected by mental or neurological disorders at some point in their lives. Around 450 million people currently suffer from ......read more

    Hundreds of runners join #DareDiabetes race to spread awareness about diabetes

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 16 November 2019:   In an attempt to raise awareness about diabetes, a common but life threatening lifestyle disease, hundreds of participants, including men and women, took part in a three-kilometer mini-marathon race held at Al Reem Island here on Friday. The #darediabtes race organised by Burjeel Day Surgery Centre in association with Burjeel Medical City and Aldar Group was flagged off by John Sunil, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Burjeel Hospital. The mini-marathon race organized to mark the World Diabetes Day observance also ......read more

    How to Keep Your Sugar Levels Under Control While Working Out | Fitness First

    Dubai United Arab Emirates - November 14, 2019:    With World Diabetes Day (14th November) taking place tomorrow, there’s no better time to look at how you can manage your sugar levels, especially while working out.     Recent studies have shown that exercise is one of the best ways to help manage type 2 diabetes. Exercise can enable your cells to use insulin better and help keep your blood within a healthy range. However, if you take insulin or other medication for diabetes then a workout can cause your sugar levels to decrease; which is also known as ......read more

    Massive Diabetes Awareness and Management Drive in Ras Al Khaimah to screen thousands

    RAK Hospital’s “Let’s Beat Diabetes” programme to provide free health checks, complimentary Cardiac and Eye Screenings along with free consultations with the specialists Initiative to be kicked-off through a Fun Zumbathon event on 15th November at Marjan Island Focus on screening existing diabetics for cardiac and eye health and identifying undiagnosed diabetic patients One in 2 people suffering from Type 2 diabetes is not aware of his/her condition At least 68 percent of diabetic patients above the age of 65 with diabetes die from some form of heart ......read more

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