Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 25, 2018: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) signed today a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Nice University Hospital.
The Mou was signed by HE Humaid Al Qutami, Director-General of the DHA and Charles Guepratte, Chief Executive Officer of Nice University Hospital in the presence of high level officials including Her Excellency Raja Rabia, the Consul General of France in Dubai and Mr. Guillaume Huart, Regional Counselor for Health – Middle East at Embassy of France.
The purpose of the MoU, which is applicable until mid-2021, is to establish a framework between the two parties to provide training programmes for UAE nationals based on the experience and knowledge of Nice University Hospital. The training will cover all medical fields and will be applicable for ......read more
627,000 women are estimated to die from breast cancer in 2018 worldwide
This campaign included the book launch “Twisting Fate”, which depicts the inspiring story of Dr Pamela Munster’s research and experience of breast cancer first-hand
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 25 September, 2018: Zulekha Hospital’s ‘Pink It Now’ breast cancer campaign has attracted 7,600 women to attend the free screenings and consultations in its hospitals to-date. The campaign launch was attended by His Excellency Humaid Al Qatami, Director General of Dubai Health Authority; Brig. Dr. Ali Singel, Director of Dubai Police Health Center; Captain Expert Anoud Saadi, Chairman of the Women's Police Council; Ms. Maha Bastaki - Director of Cultural Office of Her Highness Sheikha Manal; Ms. ......read more
UAE Showcases Its Pioneering Experience in Who’s Healthy Cities Initiative at Global Forum Being Held in Northern Ireland
Sharjah, UAE, September 25, 2018: Represented by Sharjah, the UAE will be participating in the International Healthy Cities Conference 2018 being held from October 1 - 4 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Sharjah has been nominated by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to take part in the Belfast conference following its successful implementation of the WHO’s Healthy City initiative. Represented by Sharjah, UAE is the only Arab country to take part in the global forum.
The announcement came in the fourth meeting of the Executive Committee for Expansion of Healthy Cities in the Emirate of Sharjah, held yesterday (Monday) at the Muwailah Suburb Council in Sharjah under ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Dubai, September 23, 2018: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) signed today a MOU with the Dubai Government Human Resources Development (DGHR) to rotate national workforce between government and private departments and to train frontline DHA employees.
The aim of the MoU is to develop employee expertise through structured on‐the‐job training and to provide them with experience across various entities.
The MoU is part of a series of MoU’s that DGHR signed with various private and governmental entities to strengthen and develop national talent.
HE Abdulla Ali Bin Zayed Al Falasi, Director-General of DGHR signed MoU’s with HE Humaid Al Qutami, Director General of the DHA, HE Ahmed Mahboob Misbah, Director General of Dubai Customs, HE Arif Al Muhairi, ......read more
40 to 60 % of women who have undergone myomectomy for removal of fibroids have conceived successfully post-treatment
Submucosal or a fibroid larger than six cm in diameter, may impede conception by up to 70 percent
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 23 September 2018: Painful and heavy periods, bloating and constipation are common indicators of women with uterine fibroids. However, in the UAE many young women ignore these symptoms because of a common misconception that such fibroids only affect older women. According to Dr Laura Melado, IVF Specialist, Abu Dhabi, IVI Middle East Fertility Clinic, uterine fibroids can affect any woman in the reproductive age group, as their growth is dependent on the production of oestrogen and progesterone - hormones that maintain and regulate the female reproductive system.
It is ......read more
International Patient Experience Symposium will align UAE’S patient experience practices with global standards
Dubai, UAE, September 23, 2018: UAE has made improving healthcare delivery a key plank of its Vision 2030. The state envisions to enhance the health of individuals and societies in the region through the provision of comprehensive and excellent health services, in a healthy and sustainable environment, through implementing policies, legislations, programs and effective partnerships locally and internationally.
Digital transformation and transition to value-based care are pushing care providers to change their patient experience approach. As patient experience moves center stage at many of the nation’s health systems, leaders responsible for this function are tackling issues related to a maturing ......read more
Dubai, September 20, 2018: A graduate of Canadian University Dubai (CUD) has been honoured by the Supreme Commander of Dubai Police, Major General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, for inventing an innovative that device that analyses air quality and helps asthma and allergy sufferers avoid contaminated areas.
Inspired by his sister’s struggle with asthma, Saeed Matar Al-Jabri, who is currently studying for a Masters in Information Technology Management and Governance at CUD, came up with the idea while pursuing his undergraduate engineering studies at the university.
Saeed explained, “I was embarking on my final graduation project and felt that I could use my technical skills to develop something that would really make a difference. My sister had been suffering severely from asthma, requiring frequent ......read more
Dubai’s RAK Diabetes Center, Jumeirah, aims to create awareness on heart diseases and to provide a proactive approach to avoid cardiac issues
Increasing number of people in their 20s becoming victims to cardiac issues
Spin the “Health Wheel” to win fabulous and exciting prizes from bicycles to weighing scales to free consultations with doctors, dietician and fitness trainer
September 19th 2018; Dubai, UAE: Focusing more on prevention rather than cure, Dubai’s RAK Diabetes Center, Jumeirah, is offering free ECG and cardiac consultation with Dr Mukesh Nathani, Specialist Cardiologist at the Center just ahead of the World Heart Day. Scheduled for September 22nd and 29thbetween 9am and 5pm the camp will be open to UAE residents across all ages. As a measure of encouragement the Center has ......read more
Launched today, J-Clinic builds on MIT expertise across multiple scientific disciplines
This is the fourth major collaboration between MIT and Community Jameel, the social enterprise organization
New center will harness the power of machine learning for preventative medicine, clinical diagnostics, and drug discovery and development
This work will focus on a wide range of conditions that affect millions, from cancer and neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, to chronic illnesses such as diabetes, kidney disease and asthma
Dubai, UAE, September 18, 2018: Today, MIT and Community Jameel, the social enterprise organization founded and chaired by Mohammed Abdul Latif Jameel ’78, launched the Abdul Latif Jameel Clinic for Machine Learning in Health (J-Clinic). This is the fourth major ......read more
The partnership will see Aster setting up Centres of Excellence in Nigeria, offering solutions to complex medical issues
Dubai, UAE, September 17, 2018: Aster DM Healthcare, a leading integrated healthcare services provider in Asia, announced today that it has entered into a partnership agreement with a leading university hospital in Nigeria. Aimed at addressing the need gaps in the Nigerian healthcare sector, the partnership with Afe Babalola University Ado Ekiti (ABUAD) will see the Company setting up centres of excellence across specialties and also a Telemedicine unit managed by Aster DM Healthcare’s internationally certified specialists, majority of whom are from Aster’s network of 11 hospitals in India.
The announcement came against a wider backdrop of Nigeria scoring poorly among United Nations ......read more
Procedure could help doctors treat disease before it spreads – without drastic surgery
Dubai, UAE, September 17, 2018: A new minimally invasive surgery could provide a breakthrough in treating early-stage lung cancer, based on a review of some of the first patients to receive the procedure.
Currently performed at just a handful of medical centers internationally, ‘microcoil localization’ allows doctors to pinpoint and remove tiny nodules in the lungs without damaging additional healthy tissue.
“Rather than cutting out an entire lobe, or potentially even an entire lung, we can just take out a small bit of tissue,” said Jason Lempel, M.D., a thoracic radiologist at Cleveland Clinic in the United States. “We’re able to treat patients with early-stage lung cancers quickly and thus ......read more
Dubai, UAE, September 16, 2018: The organizing committee of the Sehati (My Health) conference have chosen the speakers and the program content for the 7th edition of the conference. The conference will be organized by the Health Promotion Department at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah during November 27-29.
The committee also decided to organize a youth-run workshop attended by 100 of their peers during the next edition of the conference. The decision came in light of the selection of the youth age group as a target for the activities of this year’s conference. The workshop will review ways to help the youth avoid obesity and to sustain their health in the future.
These decisions were made during the fourth meeting held by the organizing committee of the 7th edition of Sehati conference, which recently ......read more
A full day of free activities to be organised on October, 12th to raise awareness of the management of the chronic illness
Dubai, UAE, 11th September 2018: The Middle East Arthritis Foundation (MEAF) announced that it will hold a public community event on 12th October at the Shangri-La hotel, Dubai to mark World Arthritis Day 2018 (WAD). Concurrent with this year’s theme - ‘Don't Delay, Connect Today', the Foundation will host a number of activities led by arthritic patients including a fashion show, nutrition and pain management sessions and free bone density tests, all designed to create greater awareness of the chronic disease.
With more than 50 million people around the world diagnosed with some form of arthritis and one in five people in the UAE, it is imperative that preventative ......read more
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, September 6, 2018: In line with the Dubai Health Authority’s (DHA’s) policy to continue providing specialized medical care to the population of Dubai, the Authority is hosting visiting doctors who are currently practicing medicine in countries such as America and Belgium.
This is an ongoing program and the Authority hosts visiting doctors on a monthly basis to provide consultation to patients in highly specialized and super-specialized medical fields.
Visiting doctor- Dubai Hospital:
Dr Bruno Dillmans, Bariatric Surgeon from Belgium will be in Dubai Hospital from 22 to 25 September and Dr A. Kurian Joseph, Gynecologist from India will be in Dubai Hospital from 16 to 20 September.
Visiting doctor- Rashid Hospital:
Dr Sahni Singh and Dr. Matthew Scot Boyce, Consultant ......read more
Comment Article by TR Ganesh, General Manager, Blueair Middle East
After a long summer break, it's time for the kids in the Middle East to head back to school and focus on classes, sports and other after-school activities. It is a time of transition, not only for children but for parents. Besides being anxious about the regular and recurring worrying thoughts such as – does my child have the right uniform? will they need extra help in the classroom? or what am I going to pack for lunch every day?, parents have some deeper concerns around sending their kids back to school, one of which is their child’s health.
Many people are not aware of how bad the indoor air quality in schools can be. Fatigue, headaches, dizziness, coughing, and eye, nose and throat irritation are symptoms of poor air quality in learning ......read more
Starting on September 6th, the once-a-month classes will focus on nutrition during and after pregnancy to ensure health benefits for both mother and child
One in three pregnant women lose control over their calorie intake, potentially leading to various health issues
September 4, 2018, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE: With the aim to educate women on the importance of balanced nutrition for expectant mothers and babies, RAK Hospital has announced free Antenatal Classes on the first Thursday of every month, starting from Thursday, 6th September. The interactive monthly sessions, “Nutrition During and After Pregnancy”, will be held between 11am and 11:45am and provide in-depth guidelines on diet programmes best suited for each month of pregnancy to ensure the growth of a healthy foetus. Classes will be held at ......read more
KCH opens a new medical centre, which bridges healthcare in Dubai Marina, cementing KCH’s plans to create a triangle of care in Dubai
Future expansion includes upcoming 100 bed hospital in Dubai Hills
Dubai, 3rd September, 2018: King’s College Hospital London in the UAE (KCH) officially opened the doors of its Marina Medical Centre this morning, the first facility with British NHS standards to be located in Dubai Marina. Alongside the new home for KCH, the newly appointed CEO, Christian Schuhmacher, announced KCH’s plans on providing international standards of care and focussing on primary healthcare as frontline care.
The centre was inaugurated by His Excellency Humaid Al Qutami, Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority and H.E. Ahmed H. Al Tayer, Chairman of King’s ......read more
Prestigious award recognizes three-decade of commitment in making quality healthcare affordable and accessible.
Dubai, UAE, September 01, 2018: Dr. Azad Moopen, Founder Chairman and Managing Director of Aster DM Healthcare, has been honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award at 10th edition of The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce (FICCI) Healthcare Excellence Awards. The prestigious accolade is in recognition of his valuable contribution and efforts in the field of healthcare.
Under his leadership, Aster DM Healthcare in the last 31 years has become one of the few entities across the globe providing the complete circle of care from primary, secondary, tertiary to quaternary medical care. Starting with a single doctor clinic in Dubai in 1987, when healthcare was still in its primitive stages in the ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 30, 2018: School premises will be filled with the chatter of children and as the gates open to welcome kids’ back-to-school, there are a few tips that can make the transition from holidays to academic life easier.
The DHA’s dedicated school health department recommends that parents should allow children to settle into their new routines over a period of two weeks.
Set bedtimes, even on weekends:
“The first thing to focus on is sleep patterns as that affects the child’s attention span and ability to function through the day,” says Dr Badreyya Al Ehremi, Director of Public Health at the DHA. “School children need nine to eleven hours of sleep depending on their age. Once school starts, it is very important to follow the same sleep pattern ......read more
Sharjah - 29 August 2018: The Health Promotion Department at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah organized a workshop entitled “First Aid in cases of heat exhaustion.” The event, which is one of the activities organized as part of the 5th edition of the “Health and Tourism 2018” campaign, is being held under the slogan 'Umbrella' and will take place during 1-30 August.
The workshop, which was held on Tuesday at the headquarters of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, focused on raising awareness on the concept of heat exhaustion, and educating the community on the best health practices that prevent it. The workshop also focused on ways to combat fires, and the appropriate steps that need to be followed in case of disasters.
The workshop, which was held on the occasion of ......read more
Challenging corrective surgery performed to restore unusual food-pipe disorder
29th August 2018; Ras Al Khaimah, UAE: After going through two unsuccessful surgeries abroad and suffering for nearly 2 years with excruciating pain in stomach, throat and difficulty swallowing, Bindu F Dukuly, a 73 year old American woman finally found cure at RAK Hospital. The patient had Achalasia cardia, a serious condition caused by the absence of nerves in esophagus.
The commonest symptom of achalasia is difficulty in swallowing. Patients get a sensation that swallowed food as well as liquids gets stuck in the chest. This problem invariably progresses and becomes severe. Other symptoms include regurgitation of swallowed food and liquid, chest pain, heartburn, a sensation of fullness or a lump in the throat, hiccups, and weight ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 28th August 2018: Royal Philips ( NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, and Habib Medical Group, signed a strategic cooperation agreement to launch an integrated program for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up for sleep disorder patients in Al Habib Medical Group’s hospitals. It is the first agreement of this kind in the Middle East in terms of its program inclusiveness as well as the innovative diagnosis and treatment solutions it provides to enhance the efficiency in hospitals. The partnership will deliver a holistic sleep solution that spans the health continuum within Habib Medical Group’s hospitals.
Philips will provide support in logistics to all sleep disorder units in the Group’s hospitals. Philips will also conduct training to the medical, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 26 August 2018: Every IVF attempt starts with an embryo – the beginning of a baby. However, if repeated efforts to conceive have led to failure, In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) experts suggest further investigations through a variety of tests to increase chances of success.
Chromosomal abnormalities with the embryo are one of the major reasons for recurrent implantation failure, resulting in more than two-thirds of all unsuccessful implantations. Parental age is one of the major risk factors for having embryos affected by chromosomal abnormalities. The risk of a failed cycle due to genetic problems with a mother aged above 35 is much higher than a mother in her 20s. However, Pre-implantation Genetic Testing (PGT) is a test that can check an embryo for chromosomal defects beforehand, thus resulting in a ......read more
14 August 2018 – Dubai, International SOS and Control Risks, the world’s leading medical and security risk experts, provide advice on how to have a healthy Hajj in Saudi Arabia, as well as important tips for business travellers to the region during the pilgrimage this month.
Close to 3 million foreign and domestic pilgrims are expected to perform their religious duties in Mecca, Mina, Arafat & Muzdalifah between Sunday 19 August and Friday 24 August, with many also travelling to Medina in the weeks before and after the pilgrimage. Hundreds of thousands of travellers will have already arrived in Saudi Arabia, and local authorities and transportation hubs have been preparing for the busy period ahead.
International SOS top 15 travel advice tips during Hajj:
Expect heightened security at transport ......read more
RAK Hospital and Waldorf Astoria team up for this community health event.
On-the-spot complimentary health evaluations for attendees to provide each participant with an overall health report card
Counseling on personality enhancement, relationship issues sleep disorders and stress management.
14 August 2018 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates: To promote the culture of wellness and help people gain a holistic outlook on health, RAK Hospital has collaborated with Waldorf Astoria Hotel in Ras Al Khaimah for a one-of-its kind workshop. The interactive session will address various aspects of health including physical activity, nutrition and stress management while focusing on providing information and solutions to help people be and feel their best.
The event is scheduled for Friday, 17th August at ......read more
Snö Dental Clinic has welcomed Dr. Mohamad Mikhael Iskandarani to the team to help with the growing number of patients benefitting from its unique ‘prevention over treatment’ approach
Abu Dhabi, September 09, 2018: A leading dental practice has strengthened its senior clinical team to help with its increasing patient numbers since it first opened just under a year ago. Snö Dental Clinic, one of the leading and most advanced dental health care providers in the capital, has welcomed Dr. Mohamad Mikhael Iskandarani, DDS to its team of world-class dental experts.
Dr. ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 01 September 2018: An Abu Dhabi dental practice is reminding parents of the importance of a checkup before the kids go back to school as unchecked dental diseases can lead to sleep deprivation, missed school days, and a lack of concentration.
Dr Nancy Barbar, Pediatric Dentist at Snö Dental, says the fun and excitement of busy summer holidays can often lead to breaks in routine that can impact on oral hygiene for children and stresses that now is a perfect time to have a full dental exam.
Global research by leading *health organisations indicates that dental-related ......read more
Mundipharma’s range of BETADINE® products, including hand cleansers, proven to be effective in preventing spread of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and other illnesses2-7
13 August 2018, Dubai, UAE: Haj and Umra pilgrims preparing to travel to Mecca have been advised to make personal health and hygiene a top priority after cases of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus was reported. Between 12 January through 31 May 2018, the National IHR Focal Point of The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia reported 75 laboratory confirmed cases of Middle East ......read more
Secondary infertility can be confusing and also heart-breaking. It is important to raise awareness, give clarity and encourage people struggling to get the support they need
UAE, Abu Dhabi, 9 August 2018: There are several women who struggle to conceive after being able to have a child before. Such a condition is termed as secondary infertility. Studies indicate that one in eight couples suffer from infertility, in fact, according to a recent research, 11 per cent of couples who already have a child go on to experience secondary infertility. That's approximately 4 million ......read more
Patient suffered multiple complete visual loss attacks despite suggestive therapy; the Neurology team at RAK Hospital treated the complicated case successfully.
Till date, only a few hundred optic neuritis cases with anti MOG syndrome and steroids resistance are recorded world over.
8 August 2018; Ras Al Khaimah: Nawzer Lala, a diabetic middle-aged gentleman, had not the foggiest idea that Optic Neuritis (ON) with positive Anti MOG syndrome is even a disease he would have to deal with. After experiencing repeated attacks of pain around the eyeball with visual loss ......read more
Enjoy a variety of dance classes completely FREE for a week – September 1st until September 6th
Dubai, UAE, August 08, 2018: Dancing is one of the most positive forms of physical activity. It requires focus, precise technique and attention to detail. It can also offer a myriad of benefits to your body and work as a natural anti-depressant, releasing happiness hormones. However, with so many dance forms out there, it becomes quite the task to decide which one is for you!
So, how do you know which class is the one for you?
For one week only, James & Alex ......read more
The FREE event will be hosted on Saturday 11th August at Le Méridien Dubai Hotel and Conference Centre
Dubai, UAE – 7th August 2018: Following the roaring success of the last Fitness In DXB yoga event, the expert team are inviting residents across the UAE to a free evening of yoga and inspiration on Saturday 11th August, 2018, from 5pm to 9:30pm. Focused on promoting holistic wellness, the special event will be hosted at Le Méridien Dubai Hotel and Conference Centre’s Great Ballroom and will be preceded with a motivational talk, starting at 5pm.
The theme ......read more
Dubai, UAE, August 06, 2018: Pure Health, the leading healthcare technology solutions provider in the UAE, has partnered with ‘Draw a Smile’ social support volunteering organization, for a two-month initiative titled ‘Cool their Summer’. This initiative is being conducted in association with the UAE Food Bank.
The campaign will see the ‘Draw a Smile’ volunteers distributing cold drinking water bottles to people helping them beat the heat during this summer across the UAE.
The ‘Cool their Summer’ campaign, officially ......read more
Young Adults Under 35 Suffer from Pain in Knee, Ankle, Feet and Shoulder
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 5th August, 2018: With the rise in high intensity workouts, including CrossFit, heavy weightlifting and metabolic conditioning classes, physical therapists and orthopaedic surgeons have noticed a new demographic of patients - young adults under 35 who suffer from overwhelming pain in knee, ankle, feet and shoulder. The DHA accredited Continuing Medical Education (CME) Summit, organised by Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery (BHAS), Dubai brought to focus the key factors that cause ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 4 August 2018: As part of the strategic partnership between wasl Asset Management Group, one of the largest real estate development and management companies in Dubai, and Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU), wasl has organised a health campaign for its employees that includes dental screening, bone density check-ups and medical consultations done in collaboration with MBRU, Dubai Dental Clinic, and Dubai Bone & Joint Center. The services offered have received a high level of demand from wasl employees.
The ......read more
Reform your workout routines
Dubai, UAE, August 02, 2018: Finding a great gym or workout class in Dubai can be quite overwhelming with all of the countless options that are available. With the endless offerings to try, it’s important to opt for a fitness studio that makes you feel comfortable, motivated and has you wanting to go back for more. Reform Athletica, the fitness boutique studio located in Jumeirah 1, has you covered and prides themselves in offering the best fitness classes in town.
The one-of-a kind fitness studio differentiates itself from other ......read more
Hikma Medical Center celebrates 35 years in United Arab Emirates.
Hikma Medical Center located in Khaleej Al Arabi Street and Hamdan Street in Abu Dhabi.
Abu Dhabi, August 1, 2018: Hikma Medical Center, one of the leading dental care facilities in Abu Dhabi, is marking 35 years of excellence in dental care this year. As part of the anniversary celebrations, they are sharing the story of The Evolution of Dentistry in the UAE. Award-winning prosthodontist, and CEO of Hikma Medical Center, Dr. Omar Aloum, will share his experiences and stories from his professional journey ......read more
Range of Privileges for Health Insurance Card Holders who are affiliated to the Department
Dubai, UAE, 30 July 2018: The Sharjah Social Services Department has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Medcare Hospital Sharjah, to provide Health Insurance Card Holders affiliated to the Department with a range of privileges and deductions on the healthcare services provided by the Hospital.
The agreement was signed by Kholoud Abdullah Al-Ali, Director of Homecare Management at Social Services Department, and Dr. Amira Zoheir, Medical Director at Medcare Hospital ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 30, 2018: Al Areesh Club, the family–friendly sports and social destination located in the heart of Dubai Festival City, has partnered with Les Mills, pioneer leaders of the fitness industry in the Middle East, to bring world class fitness experience to the club.
Les Mills promises to make members of Al Areesh Club fall in love with fitness with its cutting-edge exercises mixed with great music in a group environment. Members of Al Areesh Club can now experience a 55 minutes of intense workout such as;
BODY ATTACK - Sports ......read more
Leading specialists caution Middle East patients on importance of preventative health measures
Dubai, UAE, 28 July, 2018: With a significant increase in life expectancy anticipated across the Middle East, leading Swiss medical experts are working to educate men in the region on the importance of preventative medicine and treatment.
Professor Jacques Proust, founder of luxury Swiss preventative medical clinic Nescens Clinique de Genolier, has dedicated his life to the science behind ageing and the practice of medical solutions to combat, reduce and reverse the ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 26 July, 2018: Dubai Hospital recently held a regional workshop on quality management in nuclear medicine and molecular imaging.
The five-day training and workshop is the first-of-its-kind in the region and is organized by the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) and the Dubai Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Centre in cooperation with IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency).
More than 40 professionals including doctors, technicians and physicists from UAE and abroad attended the workshop.
Batool Al Balooshi, consultant and head of Dubai ......read more
Such surgeries last for 10 years and more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 25th July 2018: Angelika Eksteen, 57 from Germany, who works for an Artificial Intelligence (AI) company, sustained a fracture in the left shoulder 10 months ago, for which she underwent a surgery at a local hospital. However, the surgery wasn’t successful, and Angelika continued to have complications in form of pain, lack of movements and weakness. As such, she couldn’t cope with daily activities which not only affected her daily chores, but also her sleep. The unbearable pain caused by the ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 25, 2018: The emergency department and the labour and delivery suite of Latifa Hospital for Women and Children, Dubai’s oldest and largest dedicated maternity and paediatric hospital, are currently undergoing expansion to double the hospital’s capacity.
By September 2019, the first phase of the emergency department and the expansion of the labour and delivery suite will be complete. The second phase of the emergency department will be complete by March 2020. Upon completion, the emergency department will be able to cater to ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 24, 2018: His Excellency Humaid Al Qutami, Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) received a high-level delegation from the UAE Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR).
The FANR delegation was headed by Christor Viktorsson, Director-General of FANR.
The two sides discussed cooperation in the field of nuclear regulation and radiation safety.
The FANR delegation provided an overview of their projects especially in the medical field. They discussed regulation and licensing requirements regarding ionizing radiation in ......read more
Global total of babies born as a result of IVF and other advanced fertility treatments is more than 8 million
Dubai, UAE, July 24, 2018: Infertility is not an unheard of phenomenon today. At a time when one in five couples run into difficulties conceiving a child, IVF is a ray of hope for millions of couples that look forward to having their own families. And over the last few years, there has been a notable IVF baby boom. The science has helped realize the dream of many couples including those who had completely given up hope. The recognition of this science, world over, is ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 24, 2018: Henkel has officially inaugurated its first Beauty Care laboratory in the Middle East. As a further milestone of Henkel’s continuous investment in the region, the new facility provides state-of-the-art technology to innovate and test Beauty Care products tailored specifically for the consumers in the Middle East.
The new Beauty Care laboratory is the second Henkel lab in Dubai, with the first one being opened in 2013 for the Laundry & Home Care Business Unit. The facility is the latest addition to the global network of 22 major R&D ......read more
DDC to introduce obesity clinic
DDC currently studying the use of Artificial Intelligence to detect diabetic retinopathy
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 23, 2018: The Dubai Diabetes Centre (DDC), the emirate’s only dedicated multidisciplinary diabetes centre, will undergo expansion services to enhance its capacity and cater to a larger number of patients.
The estimated number of people with diabetes in 2015 was 415 million and in 2040, it can reach up to 642 million. In the UAE, it is estimated one in five people are diabetic and another one in five are ......read more
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, July 23, 2018: In a bid to provide free high-cost cardiac surgeries and other humanitarian aid services in the medical field, the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Mohammed bin Rashid Charity and Humanitarian Establishment (MBRCHE).
The two organisations have a long-standing relationship and the aim of the MoU is to expand cooperation to reach out to individuals and communities in need of medical services.
The MoU will enable the DHA to provide medical treatment to those with financial ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 22, 2018: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) began its one-month summer training program for 170 E¬mirati students as part of its efforts to develop national talent in the medical sector.
The launch of the program took place in collaboration with Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences at Dubai Healthcare City.
Amna Al Suwaidi, Director of Human Resources at the DHA said, “Fostering national talent in the medical sector is a key strategic objective of the DHA. Summer training has multiple advantages for ......read more
UAE, July 21, 2018- The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) signed a strategic agreement with GlaxoSmithKline Export Limited (GSK) for the provision and distribution of medical and pharmaceutical stocks in emergency situations. The agreement falls in line with the efforts to strengthen the UAE’s medical health security, according to the Article (4) of Cabinet Decision No. 39 of 2015.
The list of medicines covered under the agreement includes several products for the treatment of respiratory diseases, nervous system diseases, infections, urology diseases, genecology and ......read more