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    Waterfront Market Focus' on Customer Safety by Increasing Health & Safety Precautions and Re-Opens its Fish Market

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 7 April 2020:   As an essential service to the public and trade customers, Waterfront Market, Dubai’s premier fresh food market, has been given permission by the authorities to re-open its Fish Market , and will resume business as normal for all its customers on  April 7th, 2020. As part of its re-opening, Waterfront Market has implemented a range of precautionary health and safety measures in order to combat the spread of COVID-19. A dedicated team has been assigned to implement a 24-hour cleaning programme, which includes disinfecting and sanitizing all common areas in addition to their standard hygiene cleaning practices. Thermal cameras have been installed at all entrances to WFM to monitor staff and customer’s temperatures as they enter and numerous fixed hand sanitizer ......read more

    Airbus Adapts Commercial Aircraft Production and Assembly Activities in Northern Germany and Alabama Sites in COVID-19 Environment

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 07, 2020:    Airbus is temporarily adapting commercial aircraft production and assembly activity at its German sites in Bremen and Stade and pausing production at its A220/A320 manufacturing facility in Mobile, Alabama in the United States. These actions are being taken in response to several factors related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic including high inventory levels in the sites and the various government recommendations and requirements which impact at different stages of the overall industrial production flow. Airbus remains committed to meeting customer demand.    Commercial Aircraft production and assembly activities in Bremen will be paused from 6 April until 27 April inclusive, with key business support services continuing on the site. Airbus in Stade will pause ......read more

    Medical Cadres to Are the Front Line of Defense to Maintain the Health and Safety of Everyone

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 07, 2020:   HE Iman Rashid Saif, Director of the Health Promotion Department (HPD) at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah, said that  the World Health Day 2020 Under the theme “Support Nurses and Midwives”, is coinciding with the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) which is one of the major health challenges in the world.   The role and dedication of the medical cadres to curbing patient’s suffering and mitigating their burdens became apparent. They form the front line of defense to maintain the health and safety of everyone, reflecting the noble meanings of the nursing profession and the health care providers in general. Since the emergence of COVID-19, Health Promotion Department and health-supporting associations, under the ......read more

    Online Scams on the Rise as Global Pandemic Takes Its Toll on Cybersecurity

    Cybercriminals are capitalising on global fear and business uncertainty with phishing attacks, impersonation, and more Remote work training will keep organisations and employees safe   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 07, 2020:   As cybercriminals prey on global fear, business and economic uncertainty caused by the coronavirus outbreak is amplifying scams and attacks, companies and individuals must be extra vigilant to the increasing threats online, a leading cybersecurity expert has warned.  With countries worldwide implementing lockdowns, work from home initiatives, social distancing and other precautionary and preventative measures, governments and businesses are disseminating more information than ever before via digital platforms, a situation cybercriminals are exploiting, says Simon Fisher, ......read more

    Global Leaders Issue G20 Call to Action Urging Immediate Pledging Conference and Task Force to Co-ordinate World Response to Covid-19

    165 past and present leaders say to G20: approve now $8bn emergency global health funding to prevent second wave of coronavirus     • Debt interest payments of poorest countries should be waived now; global fiscal co-ordination essential to avoid recession becoming depression   • Warning that without rapid support, 1.2 million covid-19 deaths are possible in Africa and Asia’s poorest countries amid danger of igniting second round of disease in rest of the world  • Race for vaccine, cure, test kits, ventilators and protective equipment for health workers - open letter says - demands enhanced co-operation and concerted global push to increase capacity   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 07, 2020:  A 165-strong international group including 92 former Presidents ......read more

    At Home with Galaxy: How to Stay Active and Fit

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 07, 2020:   As many of us adjust to new remote work arrangements and schedules, it’s important not to let your exercise routines slide. Even if you can’t access your local gym or run along your favorite route, there are many other ways to keep up with your fitness goals.   For Galaxy users, Samsung Health provides many programs and trackers to help you stay active and healthy indoors. Just take a few seconds to set up your goals and the app will give you a range of fitness programs tailored to different needs, including stretching, toning, and endurance building. From diet and exercise trackers to meditation guides, the app offers simple and easy ways to help you maintain your wellbeing. Check out our tips below to learn more.     Keep Your Workouts ......read more

    Owned by Nayel & Bin Harmal Group, Ayla Hotel Offer Accommodation for Healthcare Fraternity Serving Covid-19 Patients

    Al Ain, United Arab Emirates, 6th April 2020:   As the world continues to battle against the deadly coronavirus pandemic, Ayla Hotel in Al Ain city, owned by Nayel & Bin Harmal Group has reportedly opened the doors of its luxury hotel to accommodate medical professionals who are serving the COVID-19 patients. The initiative is to offer tribute and gratitude to the healthcare fraternity in the country, which has served as an instrumental force in combatting the current crisis and maintaining public health and safety.  In line with the initiative, the healthcare fraternity will be provided with comprehensive stay at Ayla Hotel with all its facilities, until the crisis ends. For all the needs of the medical staff during their stay, the hotel has also prepared everything in accordance with the standard operating ......read more

    More Isolation Resources, Quarantine Facilities and Accommodation for Medical Staff

     Facilitated by Ma’an’s Together We Are Good Programme in Collaboration With Department of Health – Abu Dhabi   Abu Dhabi, Monday 6 April 2020:  The Authority of Social Contribution – Ma’an’s ‘Together We Are Good’ programme will allocate some of the contributions received so far towards extra relief for Abu Dhabi’s health care sector. The past week has seen businesses and individuals step up their support financially alongside many in-kind contributions for the benefit of Abu Dhabi and aid the current health and economic challenges. The Department of Health has identified the key priority areas that will be of most benefit outside of the usual operations of the UAE’s healthcare system and will work closely with the Authority of Social Contribution ......read more

    FHH Establishes US$1 Million Covid-19 Relief Fund to AID MENA Communities

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 06, 2020:    Fine Hygienic Holding (FHH), one of the world’s leading wellness groups and manufacturers of hygienic paper products, has set up a US$1 million relief fund to provide aid to MENA region communities it serves. The multi-faceted fund has been set up to benefit those most in need in the region during the current COVID-19 crisis. The relief fund is enabling FHH to expedite the supply of necessary hygienic and sterilised products for senior citizens, as well as proprietary N95-grade ‘Fine Guard’ masks for essentials workers, and cash donations to support governments and local and regional charities mainly among the communities in which FHH operates including the UAE, Jordan, Egypt, KSA, and Morocco. Among its many efforts to provide aid and combat the spread ......read more

    3D-Printed Protective Visors for NHS Staff on the Coronavirus Frontline

    • Jaguar Land Rover starts production of NHS-approved protective visors • The reusable face visors will be manufactured in company’s rapid prototype 3D-printing facility, one of the most advanced in Europe • Initially, company will 3D-print 1,300 visors each week for keyworkers, with aspiration to develop operation for mass production     Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 06, 2020:   Jaguar Land Rover will be turning over its prototype build operations to start production of protective visors for keyworkers, utilising its CAD design expertise to answer the government call for more vital equipment to fight coronavirus.   The only reusable, NHS-approved visor of its kind, the design has been developed in consultation with a team of NHS healthcare professionals for ......read more

    BGI Unveils Mobile, Inflatable Biosafety Lab: “Huo-Yan Air Lab” Offers an Effective, Rapid Deployment Solution for COVID-19 Testing

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 06, 2020:    The ability of a country to quickly implement early screening and detection of COVID-19 cases has proven key to effectively managing the spread of the disease. But the scale and speed of infection has posed serious challenges to many governments. In order to address these challenges BGI, in collaboration with the company Etopia, have jointly designed a mobile, inflatable P2 level biosafety laboratory, the Huo-Yan Air Lab, which enables partners to rapidly deploy and implement a professional, in-country diagnostic laboratory solution for COVID-19. The Huo-Yan Air Lab was unveiled at a launch ceremony at the China National GeneBank on April 3. Because of the outbreak, the ceremony was held in the form of an online cloud broadcast, and nearly half a million people watched the ......read more

    Ma'an to Direct Contributions to Provide Extra Relief Across the Health Care Sector

    Abu Dhabi, Monday 6 April 2020:  The Authority of Social Contribution – Ma’an’s ‘Together We Are Good’ programme will allocate some of the contributions received so far towards extra relief for Abu Dhabi’s health care sector. The past week has seen businesses and individuals step up their support financially alongside many in-kind contributions for the benefit of Abu Dhabi and aid the current health and economic challenges. The Department of Health has identified the key priority areas that will be of most benefit outside of the usual operations of the UAE’s healthcare system and will work closely with the Authority of Social Contribution - Ma’an to determine how to apportion the funds to best provide Abu Dhabi’s world-class health care professionals and facilities with ......read more

    1 Percent of All New-born Infants Have Some Type of Structural Heart Defect

    Cases from Middle East are complex or second/third-time open heart surgeries or children who come late with extremely damaged hearts Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 5th April 2020:   Studies indicate that about 1 percent of all new-born infants have some type of structural heart defect. In infants, heart failure often presents with breathing trouble, poor feeding, poor growth, excessive sweating or even low blood pressure. At times, heart failure can look like other problems such as colic, pneumonia or other respiratory infections. As such, medical experts at Apollo Hospitals recommend that parents must seek help from paediatric or congenital heart cardiologist immediately – for further evaluation and testing. While Apollo’s tertiary paediatric cardiac center performs open heart surgeries on small babies and ......read more

    Basundhara Group to Convert Its Convention Centres to 5,000-Bed Hospital to Fight Coronavirus in Bangladesh

    Bangladesh’s largest private sector business group donates Tk100 million (US$11.76 million/Dh43 million) to Bangladesh Government in support of combating the Coronavirus outbreak     Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 05, 2020:   Basundhara Group, the largest diversified industrial conglomerate in Bangladesh, will convert all of its four convention centres located at the International Convention City in Dhaka to a cluster of 5,000-bed hospital to help combat the Coronavirus health crisis. Ahmed Akbar Sobhan, Chairman of Basundhara Group, says, “With the global outbreak of the deadly Coronavirus, it is important for the private sector to join hands with the government and intensify efforts to overcome the crisis. We are offering all our facilities and resources at our disposal at the ......read more

    Corporate Hygiene Audits by RAK Hospital Helping Prevent the Spread of Covid-19

    • Ensures greater safety measures for workforce as the Disinfection Protocols are implemented  • Desktops, Mobile Phones, Pantry, Dispensers and washrooms identified as common problem areas of infection spread. • Use of medical disinfectant and wipes recommended in reducing the chances • Paperless communication and transactions advised to help stop the spread     5th April 2020; Ras Al Khaimah, UAE:  The recent initiative by RAK Hospital is helping thousands of employees stay safe as the hospital conducts Hygiene Audits for several Ras Al Khaimah-based companies. These audits are highly effective in preventing the spread of Covid-19 as suggested protocols help break the surface contact chain.    “We understand that there are several organizations and ......read more

    Airbus to Produce 3D-Printed Hospital Visors in Fight Against Covid-19

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 02, 2020:    The majority of Airbus sites in Spain have joined forces to produce 3D printed visor frames, providing healthcare personnel with individual protection equipment in the fight against Covid-19.  More than twenty 3D printers are working day and night. Hundreds of visors have already been produced and dispatched to hospitals close to the Airbus facilities in Spain. Airbus leverages a patented design to manufacture the visor frames, using PLA plastics.  "One of the reasons I love my job is the capability we have for advanced design and quick manufacture. Overnight, we have gone from making aerospace concepts to medical equipment. This genuinely makes a difference in the fight against the pandemic and I couldn’t be prouder of our teams working day and night on ......read more

    Ajman Sewerage Services to Go on Uninterrupted, Customers Urged to Use Online Services to Curb the Spread of Covid-19

    Ajman, UAE - April 01, 2020:    As part of the precautionary measures announced by the Ministry of Health and Prevention aimed at combating the spread of Covid-19 and under the directives of H.H. Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman, Ajman Sewerage Private Company Limited (ASPCL) is appealing to its customers to use its online services available instead of visiting its customer service centers with immediate effect.   The endorsement, which was issued by H.H. Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman and chairman of the Executive Council, is geared towards ensuring the health and safety of the community while ensuring the sustainability, efficiency and continuity of service delivery to the residents of Ajman.   Customers planning to visit any of the ......read more

    Aster Announces Support Package for Kerala to fight COVID-19

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 01, 2020:    In an effort to support the State Government of Kerala in managing the COVID-19 pandemic, Aster DM Healthcare is undertaking proactive measures as a responsible healthcare organization with significant presence in the State. The measures were announced by Dr. Azad Moopen- Founder Chairman and Managing Director of Aster DM Healthcare following his conversation with the Honorable Chief Minister of Kerala, Shri Pinarayi Vijayan, who is the leading Kerala’s efforts to contain the COVID-19 crisis.   The measures are:   1. Aster shall be donating Rs 2.5 Crores to Chief Minister’s Relief Fund to support the excellent efforts by the Government of Kerala to contain and eradicate COVID-19 2. Aster has hospitals at Kochi, Kozhikode, Kannur, Kottakal and ......read more

    Fighting Stress, Anxiety or Depression Due to COVID-19? Psychologists to Help People in UAE

    VPS Healthcare and one of India’s leading mental health specialty center, Cadabam’s, join hands to set up an online mental health support system    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 01, 2020:   The spike in the number of people tested positive for Covid-19 has induced stress and anxiety among many. In an attempt to help those battling depression, fear panic and other issues, VPS Healthcare has associated with Cadabam’s Group, a renowned psycho-social rehabilitation center in India, to offer online mental health support for all in the UAE. The healthcare provider has now opened “VPS Cadabams Mindtalk”, an online service.   Imposition of stricter measures such as confinement to rooms, physical distancing, quarantining, travel restrictions and more have pushed many into ......read more

    Tips to Avoid Bone Pain While Working Remotely

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 01 April 2020:   Since a lot of people are now asked to work from home amid the COVID-19 pandemic, we have decided to talk to Dr Ahmed Labib regarding applying best practices in home to avoid neck and back pain:   Dr. Ahmed Labib the Consultant Orthopedics and Sports injuries Head Of Department at Al Zahra Hospital Dubai say: "Many people don't have proper office chairs and working for extended periods of time on your bed or hunched over a coffee table is not great for your body and overall health. That means you have to be extra aware of your posture and routine, so you can reduce the stress and strain that might come from working in a compromised position," explained Dr. Ahmed Labib   Here are easy tips to follow so that your new home office set-up is more ......read more

    Revolutionary Multi-Purpose and Multi-Use Sterilizer - SterilOx

    **Multi-purpose Sterilizer 99.99% effective against Covid-19 takes the region by storm. Use it on Children’s Toys, any hard or soft surfaces, AC Ducts and so much more!**    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 01, 2020:   Maintaining a clean, healthy and sterile home has never been more prevalent. With the current CoronaVirus outbreak we have to spend the majority of our time indoors with our family, children and pets. During this time it is vitally important to make sure that our living spaces are clean from both a health perspective and to really relax and feel comfortable in our surroundings.  With this in mind, brand new SterilOx  has excitingly just launched in the region and is here to ensure lots of hassle-free cleaning days ahead! SterilOx received the Certificate from the laboratory in ......read more

    Meet the Doctor Who Treated Pakistan's First Coronavirus Patient

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 01, 2020:   Once the threat of the coronavirus epidemic going global was raised Dr Faisal Mahmood, an associate professor of infectious diseases at the Aga Khan University, was anticipating a healthcare emergency in Pakistan.  He and his colleagues rapidly assessed preparedness preparations and started coordinating with the provincial and federal governments.  Pakistan’s first COVID-19 patient was identified on February 26 – a 22-year-old man who had returned from Iran just a few days ago. Feeling unwell, he came to AKU to be tested. “Once he tested positive, we admitted him immediately,” Dr Mahmood said. “Although he had COVID symptoms, he seemed healthy and calm. Since we were all prepared to deal with patients, it was an easy decision for the ......read more

    Leading IVF Facility in the UAE Takes a Frontline Position to Safeguard Patients

    Clinics and specialized medical facilities in IVF treatments undertake specific measures to combat threats related to Coronavirus  Dubai, UAE, 31st March 2020:  Medical professionals in the UAE have stepped up their game with relentless efforts to combat the spread of COVID-19. Several healthcare facilities have implemented unique steps at their facilities to align with government’s policies.  “As a responsible IVF brand, it is critical that we collaborate with the government’s policies and mobilize action plans that safeguard patients, staff and doctors and yet cater to the needs of our patients. As such, our strategy utilizes safety precautions along with technology utilization,” said Dr Laura Melado, IVF Specialist of IVI Middle East Fertility Clinic. As most of the patients at the ......read more

    Innovation Platform GELLIFY Forays into the Middle East

    On a mission to create a holistic ecosystem in the digital economy, empower innovative B2B tech startups, and provide job opportunities   Dubai, UAE - 31 March 2020:  GELLIFY, a new innovation platform for the business community, opens a hub in Dubai Internet City. Aiming to provide the community of B2B innovators - from investors, startups to corporates - with a unique and integrated approach, the Italian-headquartered company acts as an international technology transfer highway, exchanging startups’ cutting-edge technologies between Europe and the Middle East.  The third branch after Italy and Spain, GELLIFY Middle East innovation hub will help to revolutionize businesses in the region and become more competitive in the digital age.  It simultaneously acts as an investor, a venture capital, a growth ......read more

    Expo Centre Sharjah Holds Virtual Meeting to Follow Up on Work Progress Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

    Sharjah, March 31, 2020:  The Expo Centre Sharjah recently held a virtual meeting to ascertain the smooth functioning of the entire departments and services. The meeting comes as part of the precautionary measure taken by the centre to maintain the health and safety of employees and customers to cope with the government preventive measures amid the outbreak of the emerging coronavirus (COVID-19). Headed by His Excellency Saif Mohammed Al Midfa, CEO, Expo Centre Sharjah, the meeting was attended by department heads and managers, where they discussed the general controls of the departments work and the implementation of a package of stimulus measures to ensure business continuity and sustainability, as well as providing support to the economic sectors in the Emirate and reviewing the future plans for the exhibition agenda in the ......read more

    Other Top Stories from Healthcare and Medicine
     
    Al-Futtaim Engineering Provides Safe and Effective Sanitization Services

    Service is approved by Dubai Municipality and other international bodies   Dubai, March 31, 2020:   Al-Futtaim Engineering & Technologies, has announced it has introduced a new service to provide customers with effective sanitizing services for home owners, businesses and public facilities.   The non-toxic and food-safe sanitization service is approved by the Dubai Municipality and other relevant bodies including the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Boeing and Airbus and is effective for disinfecting surfaces against viruses for up to 30 ......read more

    COVID-19 Data Exchange to Curb the Virus' Propagation and Limit its Economic Impact

    A pro bono initiative accelerating & facilitating the access and the circulation of essential non-personal data between public and private organizations   United Arab Emirates, March 30- 2020:   Under the impulse of the World Health Organization and the European Union stressing the importance of data sharing, Dawex, the leading data exchange technology company, today announced launching a COVID-19 Data Exchange initiative. The platform will be available pro bono to a large community of companies and organizations looking to contribute to the resolution of ......read more

    Mental Health and Corona Virus COVID 19 by Dr. Muhammad S. Tahir

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 30 March 2020:   The recent spread of COVID  19 has brought a lot of uncertainty, unpredictability and unknown fear around the world. The mass spread of the illness and the number of casualties are causing a dreadful feeling of helplessness amongst people everywhere, fearing for their futures.   There are mixed news of hopefulness, light at the end of the tunnel and unknown fear which leaves everything uncertain. Moreover, restriction of movement across borders as well as the seclusion from social interactions, are making people feel ......read more

    Majority of UAE Residents Know How to Contain COVID-19, Confirms Kantar Study

    72 percent recognize that washing hands frequently could help fight the outbreak Survey reveals that a majority of UAE residents are aware of the ‘touchpoints’ on how Covid-19 spreads and the ways to stop it     March 30th, 2020, Dubai, UAE:   As the world battles against Coronavirus, a recent study by Kantar, one of the world’s largest research agencies, reveals that majority of UAE residents are well-informed on how to best contain the virus. The study, which took into account both hygiene and social distancing concluded that between 60 ......read more

    Aster DM Healthcare Launches Free Tele-Health Consultation Service in the UAE

    • New tele-consultation service allows patients to remotely access medical advice for general ailments from home or office  • People seeking information on COVID-19 can also reach a medical professional through the Aster call center – 04-4400500   Dubai, UAE, 30 March 2020:   Aster DM Healthcare has introduced a free tele-consultation service across its Medcare, Aster Hospital and Aster Clinic facilities in the UAE, allowing patients to remotely consult qualified doctors for all general ailments. The leading private healthcare group is one of ......read more

    Leukaemia Affects Individuals Between 20 to 44 Years of Age, With Females Getting Affected More Than the Men

    Four early signs of Leukaemia every woman should know Dubai, UAE 29th March 2020: It has been observed that the incidence of acute leukaemia in the UAE residents is 1.78 per 100,000 people, with 2.31 IR in females and 1.57 IR in males. The commonly affected age group is individuals between 20 to 44 years of age, with females getting affected more than the men.  Leukaemia is a cancer of the blood cells, specifically the white blood cells. Though exposure to radiation and chemicals are some of the causative factors, more important causes include secondary mutations which cause the ......read more

    Department of Health Abu Dhabi and SEHA Launch Drive-through Screening for Covid-19 at Zayed Sports City

    • The UAE is the fifth country to implement this method of screening, allowing for faster testing and it’s considered as a referral center at SEHA for screening • HE Salem Rashid Al Nuaimi, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Health Services Company “SEHA” says that SEHA has advanced technologies to detect the emerging corona virus • Testing can be completed in five minutes for a car with four passengers and results will be shared through SMS and on the SEHA app within six hours • Patients will need to book an appointment through Estijaba ......read more

    Leading Fertility Centre Offers Telephonic Consultations to Patients

    The move aims to safeguard patients trying to conceive  Dubai, UAE, 26th March 2020: In the wake of the ongoing Corona crisis, Fertility centers and specialists in the UAE have started offering patients telephonic consultations to help combat the spread of COVID-19 by practicing social distancing.  “Considering the current situation, we deem it vital to keep patients safe and secure by controlling the number of visits to the clinic. These are extraordinary times and call for extraoridinary measures. As a responsible IVF facility, we understand how important it is to ......read more

    The Methods That Must Be Followed to Avoid Infection With the Corona Virus COVID-19

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 26 March 2020:  Dr. Faisal Dalfi the Specialist Internal Medicine at Burjeel Hospital Abu Dhabi gives tips to prevent Corona Virus Covid 19: Wash your hands regularly and thoroughly with soap and water for 20 seconds or use an alcohol based rub.  Cover your nose and mouth with a bent elbow or tissue when you cough or sneeze. Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth to prevent the virus from entering your body.  Keep at least 1 meter distance while on the street or in the supermarket. Avoid crowded places and go out of the house, ......read more

    What Are the Effects of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Private Healthcare Insurance and Government Funded Public Sectors?

    By Simon Fisher, Executive Vice President – Gulf, ACE Group As the world holds its collective breath over the full human and geographical impact of COVID-19, which is developing on an hourly basis and which remains unclear amidst the uncertainty of exponential transmission rates, one common consideration is to what extent private insurance policies respond to the cost of treatment in countries that adopt a predominantly private healthcare model. Technically, and as a general rule, now that the virus has been classified by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as a ......read more

    Emirates Post Group Company Hosts First Remote Board Meeting to Discuss Ongoing Efforts to Combat COVID-19

    Dubai, UAE - March 26, 2020:  His Excellency, Mohammed Sultan Al Qadi, Chairman of Emirates Post Group Company, chaired the company’s first remote board meeting to discuss business continuity and precautionary efforts amidst the COVID-19 outbreak. In line with government directives on social distancing and remote working, the meeting discussed ongoing efforts by the organization to contain the spread of the virus while limiting the level of disruption to services for the people of the UAE. His Excellency concluded the meeting by thanking the Board of Directors for their ......read more

    Type 2 Diabetes Increases the Risk for Pancreatic Cancer by 1.5 to 2 Times Over the General Population

    The prevalence of this cancer amongst women in UAE is the highest in the world at 10.1 cases per 100,000 population Dubai, United Arab Emirates 26th March 2020:   Newly diagnosed diabetics over the age of 50 years, particularly those who are not overweight have 4 to 7 times the risk of pancreatic cancer compared to general population In the UAE, the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) reported that 17.3 percent of the adult population of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), more than 1 million people, had type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM), placing the country 15th worldwide for ......read more

    Dubai Health Authority Partners With Twitter to Provide Health Information on COVID-19

    Campaign will run under the hashtag #AskDXBdoctor    Dubai-UAE: 25 March, 2020:   The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) and Twitter have partnered to launch a campaign entitled #AskDXBdoctor to increase the availability of credible health information on COVID-19 on the platform through an open dialogue with the public.  Tomorrow, the authority’s account on Twitter (@DHA_Dubai) will launch the campaign through a Tweet that includes the hashtag #AskDXBdoctor, inviting the public to ask questions to registered   doctors in Dubai in both Arabic ......read more

    DHA Honours Philanthropists for Their Efforts

    Al Qutami: The world is going through a difficult crisis that requires consolidated and collaborative efforts.   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 23, 2020:  The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has honoured philanthropists who have contributed to promote integrated healthcare and disease prevention to tackle COVID-19.  Al Qutami received the philanthropists at the DHA headquarters today. The list of businesspersons and prominent personalities who contributed towards this cause Included Buti Obaid Al Mulla, Chairman of Al Mulla Group, Abdullah Abdul Karim Al Arif, ......read more

    NYUAD Researchers Develop New Tool for Performing Cancer Liquid Biopsy and Studying Mechanical Properties of Circulating Tumor Cells

    Fast facts: - Cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide - when caught in its early stages, before metastasis (which is the growth of a secondary tumor separate to the primary site of cancer), it is known that cancer survival rates are higher - NYUAD researchers have developed a new fluid analyzing platform that allows for  the isolation of circulating tumor cells (CTCs), which are formed during metastasis  - The new technology, featured in the Nature journal Microsystems and Nanoengineering, enables the effective isolation of CTCs from prostate cancer patients’ ......read more

    Medical Education, Healthcare & Research Activities of Thumbay Group Gears-up & Aligns with UAE Government's Precautionary Policies

    “Through a Rational and realistic approach, we support the government & fall in line with the government strategy to defeat the global pandemic,” says Dr. Thumbay Moideen, Founder President.     22nd March, 2020 - Ajman:  The Medical Education, Healthcare & Research activities of Thumbay Group have implemented several steps throughout their entities across the various Emirates, aimed at supporting UAE Government’s initiatives in fighting the Coronavirus crisis. The strategy combines technology utilization, safety precautions, awareness ......read more

    What Parents Need to Know About the Coronavirus

    The latest on COVID-19, including some encouraging news for parents.      Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 22, 2020:   I understand the concern about the coronavirus most of us have right now. After all, it’s dominating the headlines and probably your work and home conversation.   But as a pediatrician, let’s talk first about what’s most important to me and you: our kids.   Fortunately, we have not seen any cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) at Cook Children's. The other good news is based on confirmed cases of ......read more

    Ajman Free Zone Takes Precautionary Measures Against Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    • A range of measure has been put into place by AFZ, including building sanitization programme, and testing of remote working systems • Social distancing efforts assisted with digital platform offering over 150 services to customers and investors    Ajman, United Arab Emirates (March 18, 2020):   As part of its efforts to enhance health and safety, Ajman Free Zone (AFZ) has launched a set of precautionary measures to tackle the spread of Coronavirus (Covid-19).   These measures include disseminating factual information regarding Covid-19 to ......read more

    MBRU Improves Medical Care Services Through Organ Transplantation

    University’s Transplant Program has registered 11 successful organ operations on 4 children and 7 adults Officials and parents urged people to register for donation through the Hayat initiative Dubai, March 18, 2020: Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU) is  committed to improving health in the UAE and beyond; to date MBRU has successfully completed 11 organ transplants, in collaboration with Mediclinic City Hospital and Al Jalila Children’s Specialty Hospital (AJCH), who all work hand-in-hand with the Ministry of Health and ......read more

    Champion Cleaners - Sanitize Your Home and Keep Your Family Safe

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    Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery Gives New Lease of Life to a 5 Year Old Girl Suffering from a Congenital Heart Defect

    Jana and her mother with treating surgeon Dr. Yasser Menaissy   Sharjah, UAE, 17 March 2020:   Five year old Jana Akawi, was brought to Zulekha Hospital Sharjah with complaints of recurrent chest infections increasing up to 6-7 times a year. Following an echocardiogram, she was found to have a large Atrial Septal Defect with moderately severe pulmonary hypertension which demanded immediate surgical closure to prevent further progression which could have been life-threatening. An atrial septal defect (ASD) is a hole in the wall between the two upper chambers of the ......read more

    Protect Your World with Sanytol - Available at Glambeaute.com

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 17, 2020:   Spread of disease is a global problem that threatens our health, so it is important to have good hygiene and maximum precautions for cleaning and disinfection to product the whole family from germs found at home.    Sanytol, available at Glambeaute.com, is committed to helping you keep your homes healthy with effective products for disinfecting and refreshing environments. The range includes simple and effective products that help thousands of homes combat germs, mold and bacteria, caring for your family.    The ......read more

    Community Development Authority in Dubai launches remote work system in response to government's directives

    Initiative aimed at ensuring business continuity & enhancing safety of employees & customers March 16th, 2020 - Community Development Authority (CDA) in Dubai announced the launch of a remote work policy that allows its employees to perform their official tasks from their residences and ensure the continuity of operations, in view of the ongoing circumstances. The initiative was launched in response to the government's directives to ensure the health and safety of employees, their families, and customers, and to incorporate the best international standards and practices in work ......read more

    Gulf States Record High Incidence of Colorectal Cancer (CRC) in People Under 40 Years of Age

    Colorectal Cancer (CRC) is the third most common cancer worldwide, with approximately 1·8 million new cases in 2018 Dubai, United Arab Emirates 16th March 2020:  Non communicable diseases are having a huge impact on the health and economy of the world. Cancers are rising in incidence and prevalence. Colorectal Cancer (CRC) is the third most common cancer worldwide, with approximately 1·8 million new cases in 2018. Department of Health, Abu Dhabi( DOH) reports that CRC is the second most common cancer and the second highest cause of cancer deaths in the ......read more

    Dr. Hussein Nasser Matlik Tips on Cerebral Palsy

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 16 March 2020:   Cerebral palsy is a disorder that causes problems with movement and balance. It is a condition that babies are born with or that develops very early in life, though some children with cerebral palsy may not have noticeable symptoms until they are toddlers. Babies with cerebral palsy are often slow to roll over, sit, crawl, or walk.   Dr. Hussein Nasser Matlik, Consultant - Pediatric Neurology and Head of Department at Burjeel Hospital Abu Dhabi : “These conditions are due to abnormalities of the developing fetal or ......read more

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