~Free skin analysis, prices cut down to half on skincare, laser, fillers Botox and Laser Teeth whitening treatment till 31st August ~
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 22, August 2019: As the nation is all set to celebrate Emirati Women’s Day on 28th August the recently launched American Aesthetic Medical Center located at Umm Al Sheif, Sheikh Zayed Rd – Dubai, is offering a lucrative discount for all the Emirati women’s till the end of this month. The Clinic, will offer free skin analysis and jaw-dropping 50% discount on skincare, laser, fillers, botox and laser teeth whitening treatment.
They have an enormous range of treatments from diamond peel, to celebrity facial, to Age recovery treatment, to fitness drip and many more. Some of them have exclusively been developed for this prestigious day, not ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 22, August 2019: “The Honourable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s third visit to UAE is a clear indication of the growing ties and bonds between the two countries, which is being showcased on the global platform.
We are hopeful that this will lead to further strategic partnerships being formed in key economic sectors like infrastructure, energy, healthcare, tourism and education and defense that will also encourage FDI from UAE businesses into India. Similarly, the launch of RuPay card in UAE will also boost the financial independence and help the two million Indians who annually travel to UAE on an average, while connecting the payment network of both countries.
While cross border investment and trade is expected to cross $100 billion by 2020 with many UAE ......read more
Struggling with uncontrolled blood sugar and weight, the patient found guidance at RAK Hospital to manage the disease successfully.
August 21, 2019: Ras Al Khaimah: One of the most prevalent chronic diseases across the UAE, diabetes needs to be addressed in a comprehensive manner under medical supervision, requiring consistent management to avoid subsequent complications, warns doctor at RAK Hospital. The advice came in the light of a recent case of an Emirati patient who was able to conquer the condition under controlled dietary habits, exercise regime and appropriate treatment that has vastly improved his quality of life.
Struggling with uncontrolled Type 2 diabetes with limited success, 39-year-old Mohammad Salem Al Mazroui was facing trouble managing his weight and other adverse effects of the condition. ......read more
Family balancing cases have gone up by 22 percent from 2018
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 21 Aug. 2019: The number of couples in the UAE undergoing the In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) procedure for family balancing is growing at a steady pace. According to IVI Middle East Fertility Clinic, the number of family balancing cases handled by them has gone up displaying a notable increase of 22 percent.
“Family balancing allows couples to select the gender of the baby. Sometimes, even those who already have children choose to undergo the required medical procedures to ensure achieving a gender balance in their families.
This is done through IVF along with Pre-implantation Genetic Testing (PGT), a procedure used to evaluate the chromosomes of the embryo, hence to determine the gender of the embryo prior to implantation. PGT is also ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 20th August: Obesity is a global health concern. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 30% of the world’s population suffer from weight issues and the estimated prevalence in the Middle East does not differ from international records. In fact, 37% of people in the UAE are obese – one of six Middle Eastern countries with the highest rates of overweight and obesity globally.
While it is certain that many overweight individuals around the world have successfully made serious attempts to lose weight through diet, exercise, and medically supervised weight-loss programs, others have unfortunately failed in their attempts to do so, leading to the need for bariatric surgery – in some cases, on repeated occasions.
One of the latest repeat surgeries was ......read more
• Over 200,000 orthopedic patients treated since 2017, including 35,000 in the first half of 2019
• Use of new technologies and robotics underpins the delivery of over 10,464 surgeries conducted by orthopedic specialists since 2017
Abu Dhabi, Aug. 19, 2019: Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, today announced that over 200,000 patients have sought treatment across its orthopedic facilities. Of these 200,000 patients, over 35,000 have been treated in the first half of 2019 alone.
Most orthopedic cases range from victims of traffic accidents and fall, to workplace-related injuries caused due to long hours of being seated. Orthopedic surgeons at SEHA hospitals have managed over 10,464 complex bone and fracture operations since 2017, ......read more
Unique pancreatic procedure performed at Burjeel Hospital saved young woman, now a mother
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 18 August 2019: The one thing that is most important to the doctors at Burjeel Hospital is alleviating the pain and suffering of patients. So no matter how complex or complicated the case may be, they put in all their experience and effort into solving it.
Like in the case of a 27-year-old woman, who came to Dr Omran Gatee, Consultant - Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolic Disorders, , having suffered from hypoglycemia for the last 10 years. She had already had two surgeries in different countries, but her problem had not been solved. Her condition had gotten so bad that she had to wake up in the middle of the night to drink sugar syrup to keep her stamina up. This, however, led to increased ......read more
Sharjah, August 17, 2019: In its second week, the “Health & Tourism 2019” Campaign, launched by Health Promotion Department at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah (SCFA), continues its awareness activities and events in a number of tourist and recreational sites and shopping malls in the Emirate of Sharjah.
The campaign was launched earlier this month under the theme “5_Ýí_Çáíćă# 5aday”, and in collaboration with the Sharjah Commerce & Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA), Sharjah Cooperative Society.
The world’s first online campaign, that brings together the health awareness and tourist promotion, aims to raise the community awareness about eating at least 400 gm, or five portions, of fruit and vegetables per day to reduce enormous health risks, such as heart ......read more
Abu Dhabi, Aug 14, 2019: The medical team at Al Ain Hospital, part of Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, performed a dangerous procedure to save a 13-year-old girl who swallowed a 2.5 cm pin that settled near her heart.
The young girl accidently swallowed the narrow pin as she was preparing to wear her veil. A series of medical tests and analysis revealed that it landed in one of the lower bronchi of the left lung, adjacent to the heart muscle. The doctors managed to insert an endoscope and successfully remove the pin from the wall of the lung using localized anesthesia without causing any internal bleeding.
Dr. Saber Al-Mishal, Head of the Pulmonology Department stated: “This case was extremely sensitive due to the location of the pin. Our doctors had to carefully ......read more
August 8, 2019: The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has scheduled the working hours at MoHAP’s primary health care and preventive medicine centers during the Eid Al-Adha holiday, which starts from 9-12 of Dhul-Hijjah 1440, 10-14 August.
In this context, MoHAP announced that the services of preventive medicine centers will be available in all medical district on Tuesday from 9 am to 2 pm, in addition to the medical examination center for residency at Ibn Battuta Mall, Salah al-Din, Riffa, and Dahan.
Medical services will be available in 27 health centers, 6 preventive medicine centers, and 3 medical examination centers for residency.
While Birth and death certificates services will also be available during the Eid Al-Adha holiday in a shift system.
Health Centers Are Well-Prepared for Receiving ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 08 August, 2019: Alisha Moopen, Executive Director and CEO of Hospitals and Clinics-GCC, has been promoted to the role of Deputy Managing Director of Aster DM Healthcare. Working closely with Dr. Azad Moopen- Founder, Chairman and Managing Director of Aster DM Healthcare, Alisha Moopen would be leading the growth strategy for the company and steering the organisation to newer heights of success. The appointment was approved by the Board of Directors of Aster DM Healthcare during their meeting on 7th August, 2019.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Azad Moopen said, “The appointment is a part of our long-term strategy to create a sustainable business that is well-equipped to meet the needs of the market and the people. Having seen Aster DM Healthcare being built brick by brick over the last three decades, ......read more
8 August 2019, Sharjah, UAE: Zulekha Hospital, Sharjah takes pride in being the first private hospital in UAE to be certified with the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) accreditation by UNICEF and WHO. The Baby-friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) was launched by WHO and UNICEF in 1991, following the Innocenti Declaration of 1990. The initiative is a global effort to implement practices that protect, promote and support breastfeeding.
Being based out of the Baby-friendly city Sharjah and in line with the vision of Founder & Chairperson Dr. Zulekha Daud, the hospital extensively advocates breastfeeding and imparts breastfeeding education and awareness to expecting mothers and the community at large. Doctors and nurses are encouraged to undergo the Lactation Consultant Training Program and today the hospital has ......read more
SEHA network emergency services to operate 24 hours a day
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, August 06 , 2019: Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, has announced that doctors and other staff in emergency departments across the SEHA network will be available 24 hours a day during Eid Al Adha holidays 9 to 12 Dhu Al Hijjah (10th to 13th August, 2019). Dialysis services at all locations will be available from 7am to 11pm daily, except on Fridays.
SEHA has extended its Eid greetings to the leadership of the UAE, members of the Abu Dhabi government, citizens and residents.
This was a decision in-line with the Abu Dhabi government’s commitment to provide people from across the UAE with the highest quality of care and treatment, and to ensure that ......read more
In addition to cult.fit fitness centre, cure.fit has expanded the offering to yoga and meditation
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 05, August 2019: India’s leading integrated health and wellness start-up, cure.fit, announced the launch of mind.fit at Shorooq Community Centre, Mirdif in Dubai. This will be the first international yoga studio for cure.fit that integrates mindful yoga and meditation, with insights from modern psychology and science.
The sessions in mind.fit are crafted by a team of experts, with a proper warm up, balanced, full body workout and cool down. As part of the launch celebration, the centre will be open to first-timers allowing them to experience the work out formats for select days.
The mind.fit vertical was introduced to provide a seamless ......read more
Dubai, Aug 5th, 2019: The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP), represented by HE Dr. Amin Hussein Al Amiri, Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health and Prevention’s Public Health Policy and Licenses, received a delegation from AstraZeneca, headed by Mr. Leon Wang, the Executive Vice-President, International, to discuss means of enhancing innovation in the pharmaceutical sector and fostering cooperation to develop treatment of chronic diseases, such as asthma, diabetes and heart diseases.
Commenting on the meeting, AstraZeneca expressed its appreciation for MoHAP’s efforts to speed up the drug registration process for the benefit of both the individual and society.
“Nowadays, we are registering our innovative products in the UAE among the first countries worldwide, after being approved ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 05, August 2019: Aster Hospitals Mankhool-Dubai, a world-class facility under Aster DM Healthcare, a leading healthcare provider in the Middle East and India, has performed catheterization procedures on 1,000 cardiac patients at its state-of-the-art Cath lab within one year of its launch.
The huge number of cardiac procedures performed at the centre indicates the rapid escalation of cardiac incidents afflicting younger people in the UAE and reminds people that prevention should start early before problems develop, say experts at the hospital.
Commenting on this, Dr. Sherbaz Bichu, CEO of Aster Hospitals UAE, said, “Our Cath lab in Mankhool is one of the very few centers in the UAE that offers 24x7 emergency angiogram and angioplasty for patients with acute heart ......read more
Fujairah, 3rd Aug 2019: The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced the launch of an innovative package of health care services for people with Down Syndrome, including the establishment of a multidisciplinary clinic at the Fujairah Hospital and the establishment of an electronic health surveillance unit for people with Down Syndrome, in line with the recommendations of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Medical Genetics.
This comes in pursuance of the government's efforts to develop health services for people with determination, including Down syndrome patients.
The project involves effective communication between the different departments of multidisciplinary clinics, which include all those involved in the care of Down Syndrome children, including the clinical genetic counselor, ......read more
Company reported sales of AED 118.3m
The priority this year is to focus on recovery says CEO
July 31 2019, Ras Al Khaimah (UAE) – Julphar, one of the largest pharmaceutical manufacturers in the Middle East and Africa, has published its financial results for Q1 2019. The company reported revenue of AED 118.3 million and a net loss of AED 91.6m.
Commenting on the announcement, Jerome Carle, CEO of Julphar, said: “In line with expectations, the first quarter of 2019 has been a challenging period for the company. However, the underlying strengths of our core business remain firmly established and we are seeking to achieve our immediate priorities.
“We are confident that we can lay the foundations to pursue future success. The priority this year is to focus on recovery and we have already laid much of ......read more
Ras Al Khaimah, July 31st, 2019:
Dr. Abdullah Al Nuaimi, Director of Ras Al Khaimah Medical District, has revealed the district’s plans for developing, expanding and maintaining Trauma and Operations Departments at Saqr Hospital.
The plan comes in line with the Ministry of Health and Prevention’s (MoHAP’s) vision to provide comprehensive and innovative healthcare services and to enhance the hospital’s role as a reference one that receives various medical conditions.
Al Nuaimi underlined that the services provided by both departments will not be affected throughout the development work, pointing out that the hospital has provided all the possible alternatives to ensure offering the medical services to their fullest extent.
He also shed light on MoHAP’s keenness to constantly follow up the ......read more
• Ministry launches awareness campaigns targeting UAE citizens and residents
• UAE is one of the world's least infected
• Ministry's efforts goes in line with WHO's 2030 Hepatitis targets
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 28, July 2019: The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAPO) has launched many awareness campaigns throughout the year to promote the early detection of hepatitis, especially in conjunction with the World Hepatitis Day, which is marked on July 28 of every year according to the World Health Organization ((WHO).
The ministry's campaigns, which usually provide free medical examinations and witness the distribution of awareness leaflets on ways of transmission, prevention methods, diagnosis and treatment option, aim to ......read more
Over 300 treatment sessions were completed in three months
Therapy available for adults and children
Abu Dhabi, UAE - July 28, 2019: Al Rahba Hospital, part of Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, now provides speech counseling services for children and adults at the Speech Clinic under the supervision of Therapists Dima Al Awaysi and Neethu Sabin. The clinic provides speech counseling for patients with Receptive /expressive language disorder, Articulation/phonological disorder, Social skills/pragmatic language, Stuttering/Fluency disorder, Autism, ADHD, Swallowing disorder, Adulthood language disorder and Voice Disorders.
The speech therapist at Al Rahba Hospital has completed over 300 treatment sessions over the past three months.
Dr. Amna al-Mehairi, Acting ......read more
Ever wondered why your asthma feels worse in Dubai’s hot summers? Blueair’s General Manager for Middle East & Africa, TR Ganesh explains how the weather plays its part – and offers some tips for asthmatics to survive the summer
July 25, 2019 - Dubai, UAE
Stepping outside for even a few minutes can leave you feeling sticky, while your clothes often seem to be instantly soaked through. But beyond the need for extra hydration and increased laundry bills, the UAE’s legendary humidity brings with it several health concerns.
Those suffering from asthma and frequent allergies are often the worst hit. Hot and humid weather, particularly when the amount of water vapour in the atmosphere crosses 50 per cent, has been linked to increased asthma ......read more
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi Highlights Risk in Advance of World Hepatitis Day
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. July 24, 2019: Physicians at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi are using World Hepatitis Day on July 28 to raise community awareness of cirrhosis, a serious disease, often linked to lifestyle conditions, including viral hepatitis.
Cirrhosis is advanced scarring or fibrosis of the liver, linked to existing conditions such as obesity and type-2 diabetes - which are often associated with fatty liver disease - and chronic viral hepatitis. Cirrhosis is closely linked to rising rates of liver cancer in the Middle East and liver failure due to progression of cirrhosis is the primary reason for liver transplant in the UAE. With effective patient screening, physicians are confident that a large number of cases could be avoided ......read more
Procedure utilizes cutting edge microscopic technology, delivered by local experts
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 23 July 2019: Specialists at Mafraq Hospital, part of Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, have successfully replanted a severed hand using world-leading technology and microscopic transplant techniques.
The male patient was transferred to Mafraq hospital immediately after being involved in a workplace accident. The incident created a complicated medical challenge due to multiple crushed bones and the severing of all ligaments, arteries and nerves feeding the hand.
Medical staff at Mafraq completed the complex procedure using microscopic surgery techniques that successfully restored blood flow and hand hydration and reinstated the bones, arteries and ligaments ......read more
** The Region’s Only Teen Mental Health First Aid Training is Launched by The LightHouse Arabia for Teenagers to be ‘First-Responders’ for Peers **
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 23 July 2019: Half of all mental health disorders like depression or anxiety start by age 14, but most cases remain undetected and go untreated for approximately eight to ten years. This long and dangerous delay is usually due to a combination of lack of awareness of what mental health problems are, not knowing how to respond, and the stigma surrounding mental health.
Building on their mission to help improve mental health across the Middle East, The LightHouse Arabia has created a platform for intervention to happen earlier, through the launch of Teen-to-Teen Mental Health First Aid (tMHFA) ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 22 June 2019: The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) unveiled its plans for expanding medical examination centers for residency to reach 18 centers to enhance the services provided by the existing 10 centers in light of the heavy turnout by the ministry’s clients.
The number of beneficiaries from the services provided by these centers has reached 752,000 customers in 2018, considering that each transaction is done in record time, only 7 minutes. This led to increasing the customer happiness rate to 83%, amid expectations of further increase, ......read more
● The liver is the only solid organ that can regenerate itself in mammals, but what confers this special property to the liver has not been uncovered, despite decades of research.
● NYU Abu Dhabi researchers suggest that a novel mechanism driven by the epigenome promotes liver regeneration.
● The epigenome refers to the code that packages the DNA so that some parts can be activated (i.e. genes) and some parts remain in dormant domains - these dormant parts largely contain remnants of old viruses or transposable elements.
● Epigenetic compensation is when parts ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 22 June 2019: Ras Al Khaimah, UAE: Marking its commitment to the growing UAE healthcare sector and consistently being hailed as the new medical tourism destination, RAK Hospital wins the Superbrands award for the fifth time. In the awards ceremony held at Intercontinental Hotel in Dubai Festival City, the prestigious healthcare institution was also awarded the ‘Brand of the Year’ status yet again, honoring its innovative and holistic approach towards healthcare and well-being.
Offered to the most outstanding brands in their ......read more
Dubai, 19th June 2019: Summer is around the corner and temperatures are rising to extreme degrees in some areas of the Middle East. Cook Children’s Pediatricians provide expert guidelines on how to protect the children from the heat while still enabling them to play and have fun.
When the temperatures rise so much, especially with such high humidity, it is very important to know how to protect your children from getting ill. Exposure to the heat can cause dehydration, heat exhaustion, heat cramps, or heat strokes.
The first and most important tip is to keep your ......read more
Dabur Rapidex Muscle Pain Relief Spray and Pudin Hara Pearls are now available across the UAE
Dubai, UAE, 18 June 2019: Dabur, one of India’s largest Ayurvedic Healthcare companies, has introduced two innovative healthcare products made with well-known herbs selected for their unique health properties.
Dabur Rapidex Muscle Pain Relief Spray, with oil of wintergreen and menthol as its main ingredients, is the first product to be launched under the Pain Relief category from the house of Dabur. Pudin Hara Pearls contain Mint Oils as the main ingredient – ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 15 June 2019: Under the theme “Hand in Hand”, the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has recently launched the “Self-Audit” initiative within the context of developing its measures in accordance with health regulations and laws.
The initiative focuses on promoting the quality of services provided by the private sector, so as to simplify the process of obtaining international accreditation.
A list of inspection standards on health facilities has been published by MoHAP, so that those facilities can conduct ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 15 June 2019: Wolters Kluwer, Health announced that healthcare providers in the GCC can now manage and redeem their Continuing Medical Education (CME), Continuing Education (CE), and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credits directly on the UpToDate® mobile app and mobile web.
With the near constant flow of new and updated medical research, healthcare professionals are challenged now more than ever to keep up with new evidence and to identify relevant research that changes clinical practice.
To remain current, CME/CE/CPD ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 15, 2019: On “World Blood Donor Day”, which falls on June 14 every year, Dubai Health Authority (DHA) and Dubai Holding announced a yearlong blood donation campaign known as ‘Be the Hero. Save Lives’.
As part of the campaign, Dubai Holding has provided a state-of-the-art blood donation bus, which will be operated by the DHA’s Dubai Blood Donation Centre (DBDC).
The campaign will reach out community members in Dubai including Dubai Holding’s business districts, commertial communities, ......read more
UAE-Based Imam Receives Life-Saving Surgery thanks to Swift Diagnosis at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. June 11, 2019:
More options are available for lung cancer treatment than ever before, say experts at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, but effective treatment relies on early diagnosis through screening.
Doctors have long advised high-risk patients, such as smokers and people with a family history of cancer, on the importance of early screening. However, there is a growing body of evidence that suggests that early screening can also be ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 11 June 2019: The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has underlined that the Cabinet’s approval for the Executive Regulation of the Federal Law No. 4 of 2016 on medical liability is reinforcing the country’s health system and efficiency of medical services to align with the latest international developments and to consolidate the UAE’s position at the global level.
This comes in accordance with the country’s strategic trends to develop health legislation as per the highest international standards and in line with the ......read more
Nivea is the Most Intimate Brand in the industry, while previous leaders Dove and Gillette each drop several rankings
DUBAI—9 June 2019—The health & hygiene industry experienced a lift in overall emotional connection with consumers this year, rising three ranks from #11 to #8 out of 15 industries. Additionally, this is the industry consumers are most likely to pay 20% more for, as showcased in the 2019 Brand Intimacy Report. Nivea took #1 for the first time ever, with Pantene coming in at #2 and Colgate at #3, pushing previous star performers Dove and Gillette ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 8 June, 2019: Dr. Azad Moopen, Founder Chairman and Managing Director of Aster DM Healthcare, along with his wife Mrs. Naseera Azad became one of the first few Indians residing in the UAE to be awarded the 10-year visa by the UAE authorities.
Following the UAE government’s announcement to award long-term residency visas to entrepreneurs, investors and professionals, few business leaders have been granted the visa till now. The move is in alignment with the government’s vision to further encourage business growth and direct investments into the ......read more
• Two laboratories set to open in Bangalore by Q2 FY’20 and another 19 to be established in South India. Expected investment of Rs. 40 crores over the next two years.
• The company will also look at strategic acquisitions to expand this business and additional capital will be deployed accordingly.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 02 June 2019: Aster DM healthcare is entering into a new vertical in the healthcare sector in India by stepping into healthcare diagnostic services business as Aster Laboratories, with 2 laboratories to be operational in ......read more
• Dr. Wael Al Mahmeed is the first to receive the “Mohammed bin Rashid Award for Investing in Scientific Research.”
• The MBRU-AlMahmeed Collaborative Research Award is a joint initiative between Emirati physician Dr. Wael Abdulrahman Al Mahmeed and MBRU
• The UAE aspires to become the top destination for scientists and researchers to strengthen the UAE’s march towards achieving sustainable economic development
• Priority for funding is given to proposals in the areas of cancer biology, mental health and brain sciences, and cardio-metabolic ......read more
With Father’s Day around the corner, what better gift to give dad than the gift of a brighter smile.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 27, 2019: Smiling is an important and enjoyable part of life, so if you’re thinking of a Father’s Day gift, think about his brighter smile. An appointment with one of The Smile Bar’s highly trained smile attendants will detail exactly what he needs. It is the go-to place for pain-free, quick teeth whitening. A trip to The Smile Bar for a relaxing and painless session will be the perfect gift to show him you care in a very ......read more
A part of the leading integrated healthcare provider’s network in GCC, Aster Al Raffah Hospitals & Clinics opened its 3rd Hospital in Ibri, the 9th facility in Oman.
16 May, 2019, Dubai, UAE: Delivering upon its commitment to improve the availability and accessibility of quality healthcare services in Oman, Aster Al Raffah Hospitals & Clinics are now serving patients with its newest 22-bed Aster Hospital located in Ibri. The new facility further strengthens Aster DM Healthcare’s offering in primary and secondary care services in Oman.
The inauguration of ......read more
Monday, April 29, 2019: City of Dubai had accommodated the grand opening of Prof. Sakla Spanish Eye Clinic as part of the expansion plan of Ebsar Eye Center in association with Clinica Baviera – The largest group of ophthalmological hospitals in Spain, Europe & China - at McLaren Building, Sheikh Zayed Road at 11:30 am; The opening ribbon was cut in the presence of His Excellency Humaid Mohammed Al Qatami, Director General of Dubai Health Authority and Kholeta Cazanova, Commercial Counsellor at the Embassy of Spain, as well as a large number of VIP and Media ......read more
Aster DM Healthcare announces Aster Finance Service Centre across all its existing 11 hospitals and upcoming 2 hospitals, in 5 states in India.
May 11, 2019, Dubai: Keeping in view the requirement of timely support for patients who visit the hospitals, Aster DM Healthcare today announced the launch of Aster Finance Service Centre which shall be providing the following services
1. Aster Easy Care - This service has been developed in association with Bajaj Fin Serve and Federal Bank to provide patient funding which can be repaid in monthly ......read more
Join us for this global mental health awareness event to eliminate the stigma surrounding Mental Illness and to celebrate the wonderful community
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 06, 2019: On May 11th, over 250,000 participants in over 200 venues across 19 countries and 5 continents will walk from Darkness Into Light.
Darkness into Light UAE is proud to announce that four venues in the UAE will host the Darkness into Light walk again this year; Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi, Kite Beach in Dubai, Green Mubazzarah Park in Al Ain and Al Marjan Island in Ras Al Khaimah, in partnership ......read more
IVI Middle East Fertility Clinic to run a campaign titled ‘This Ramadan, Start Something New’
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 05 May 2019: With Ramadan set to begin in a few days, IVI Middle East Fertility Clinic encourages couples to take the first step towards making their dream of having a baby come true during the holy month. In lieu of the same, the clinic will run a campaign titled ‘This Ramadan, Start Something New’, which aims to encourage couples towards an overall health-oriented lifestyle. The holy month of Ramadan is the right time for us to cleanse our bodies and mind. ......read more
To detect genetic diseases within 72 hours of birth
Dubai, UAE, 29 April 2019 - In line with the UAE’s efforts to provide comprehensive and innovative health services in accordance with the highest standards of excellence, professionalism and leadership in the health sector, the Ministry of Health & Prevention (MOHAP) has announced that it continue provides early detection services for neonatal diseases. MOHAP has revealed that its Laboratory for genetic & neonatal screening services is the only facility of its kind to provide the neonatal screening testing on a ......read more
Dr Maher gives you valuable tips to keep your skin healthy and beautiful, even during the difficult days of Ramadan
Dubai, UAE, April 29, 2019: The holy month of Ramadan is an eagerly awaited time as it is a month of spirituality and religious practice. It is also a time for reconnecting with friends and family over shared meals. During the month of Ramadan, our lifestyle and schedule changes to accommodate the requirements of fasting, and this can cause havoc on our skin. Due to the dietary and schedule changes, we need to adjust how we nourish our body to stay healthy.
Dr Maher ......read more
According to medical experts, an IVF prenatal period is the same as a regular conception
Abu Dhabi, UAE 25 of April 2019: For couples who’ve been struggling to conceive for a long time, a successful round of In-Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) is a major achievement. However, most patients are of the opinion that an IVF pregnancy is different from natural conception, which can lead to complications and challenges as the gestation continues. In the opinion of Prof. Dr. Human Fatemi, Medical Director, IVI Middle East Fertility Clinic, UAE, an IVF prenatal period is the same as a ......read more
This is a part of the 250 Aster Homes project which was initiated last year. Out of this 75 homes are being built in partnership with Rotary International, to be rebranded as Aster Rotary Homes.
Dubai, 25th April - 2019: The first set of cluster houses, built as a part of Aster Volunteer’s efforts to Re-build Kerala were handed over to the beneficiaries. These were built in association with Rotary Cochin Harbour under the Aster-Rotary Homes project. The keys were handed over by actor Aparna Balamurali at a function held on Wednesday. Eight houses were built at Velankanni ......read more
The AED 7,347,000 (USD 2 million) program is set to benefit around 77,000 children and train 2,400 teachers
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 25 April 2019: Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has announced a three-year integrated school health program in Liberia to tackle deworming and eye health needs for school-aged children. The AED 7,347,000 (USD 2 million) program, in partnership with Sightsavers, is set to benefit around 77,000 children aged 6-18 years old in four regions across Liberia.
The program is an ......read more
Signing underlines University’s commitment to fostering diversity, empowerment and unity
His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan witnessed an MOU signing with Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Dubai, UAE - 22 April 2019: Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU), has issued a ‘Doctors Tolerance Pledge’ in the presence of His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, the UAE’s Minister of Tolerance.
His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan’s signing of the Pledge was the highlight ......read more
Waterfront workouts to the beats of live handpan music on Saturday, 27 April
Dubai, UAE, 22 April 2019: Club Vista Mare on Palm Jumeirah is hosting an invigorating eighth edition of Core Beats – the immensely popular, free-to-attend beach yoga and fitness concert – to help kick-start your summer fitness routine.
Held on the beach offering spectacular views, the event has hosted over 2,000 participants so far. Join the event along with your friends to experience high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workouts and immersive yoga to the ......read more
Health Minister and Pfizer delegation review innovative healthcare services
Al Owais: Our wise leadership’s directives played pivotal role in creating conducive investment environment for leading international medical and pharmaceutical companies
Al Olama: Ministry of Health strikes new partnerships to launch and implement initiatives and projects, focusing on upgrading the quality of healthcare services
Dr. Yousef Al-Sarkal: We intend to develop an innovative system to support self-care for heart patients, launch a one-year awareness campaign and implement training programs to ......read more
The UAE has 20 pharmaceutical factories and 73 global scientific offices,
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 20 April 2019: His Excellency Dr. Amin Hussein Al Amiri, Assistant Undersecretary for Public Health Policy and Licensing, Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP), inaugurated the new plant for Geltec that manufactures dietary supplements and medicines at the National Industries Park (NIP) of DP World.
The opening ceremony was attended by Mr. Ahmad Al Haddad, Chief Operating Officer, Parks and Zones of DP World, UAE Region, and Mr. Vikram Tannan, Geltec Group Director, and ......read more
Healthcare experts in the UAE urge residents to take steps to a healthier lifestyle amidst concerns about rise in conditions related to obesity
Bareen International Hospital launches new fitness challenge to encourage residents to take heed of latest advice to curb obesity epidemic
18 April 2019, Abu Dhabi, UAE: The battle against obesity in the UAE is far from over, warn healthcare professionals at Bareen International Hospital in Mohammad Bin Zayed City, Abu Dhabi. With 30% of the world’s population being obese or overweight (according to the World Health Organization), the ......read more
Iman Rashid Saif: We are keen to strengthen the Emirate of Sharjah’s efforts to raise health awareness among children and their families
Sharjah, April 17, 2019: The Health Promotion Department at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah (SCFA) will take part in the 11th edition of the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF), which is by organized by Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) under the theme “Explore Knowledge”.
The event will be held at Sharjah Expo Centre during the period from 17 – 27 April.
The participation of the ......read more
Musician Anas Alhalabi will elevate workouts that inspire a better quality of life on Saturday, 20 April
Dubai, 17 April 2019: Golden Mile Galleria on Palm Jumeirah is hosting celebrated percussionist and handpan artist Anas Alhalabi at the third edition of its Run & Flo free fitness event, where participants will feel the benefits of cardio and mobility-based workouts to rhythmic music.
Over 200 people participated in the first two editions of Run & Flo, with another big turnout expected at the next event on 20 April. Warm Up & Run begins at 5pm, followed by ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 16, 2019: Globally renowned in his field Dr Ahmed Emara will bring Inner Healing and Bioenergy training workshops to Dubai from 18th -21st April 2019. Having completed over 20 similar workshops worldwide for Arab nationalities and famous for his lifelong study of the mind and dedication to finding a more universal, all-encompassing way for people to achieve true happiness. The founder of Emara Foundation- Egypt, Al Naeem Consultation Center - United Arab Emirates and Emara Academy – USA is also known for his guest slots on prestigious television shows, including ......read more
An integral part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle is balancing the soul, mind and the body. The coaches over at Bharat Thakur Artistic Yoga (BTA) use this mantra to motivate members, keeping in mind personal preference and physical ability. This encouragement and support provided by the coaches allow you to work towards a better version of yourself.
The strenuous and challenging body movements lead to an increase in the body’s flexibility.
There are various programmes and classes offered for different requirements. Recently BTA completed their successful batch of ......read more
Translated across six different languages, this year’s campaign expands its reach in the work towards a global asbestos-free future
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 11, 2019 – The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), an independent non-profit dedicated to preventing asbestos exposure, announced the launch of the 15th Annual ‘Global Asbestos Awareness Week, (GAAW) April 1-7, 2019.
Global Asbestos Awareness Week is dedicated to awareness and prevention, with each day featuring educational resources from leading organizations, ......read more
The Ministry is monitoring all misleading rumors triggered by social media platforms in order to safeguard the health of the community
UAE, Dubai, April 10, 2019: The Ministry of Health & Prevention (MoHAP) has issued a warning against the hazards of buying medicines online or relying on its allegations. In this context, the Ministry has strongly warned against the use of a dietary supplement produced from red rice yeast claiming its ability to unclog blood vessels.
The Ministry further underlined that this product is not licensed by MoHAP and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 06, 2019: HE Abdulrahman bin Mohammed Al Owais, Minister of Health and Prevention:
The UAE is joining the world countries in celebration of the World Health Day which falls on April 7 every year. This year’s theme is “Universal Health Coverage” under the slogan “Health for All”.
In this regard, the Ministry of Health underlines its commitment to launching the health initiatives, programmes, and projects which consolidate the leading position of our health system, in addition to our integrated and innovative health ......read more
Medcare Hospital receives Dubai Quality Award, while Medcare Orthopaedics & Spine Hospital presented with the Dubai Quality Appreciation Award
Aster Clinic wins the Dubai Quality Appreciation Award, while Aster Pharmacy receives the Dubai Service Excellence Awards under the Health & Wellness category
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – April 03, 2019: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, The Department of Economic Development (DED) organised the 25th ......read more
Pharma company visits African nation as part of UAE delegation
Healthcare system in critical state’ says company’s Director – Africa Region
Meetings held with Country’s president and local companies
Visit in wake of Cyclone Idai devastation
April 3, 2019, Ras Al Khaimah (UAE) – Julphar, one of the largest pharmaceutical manufacturers in the Middle East and Africa, has pledged its support to the Zimbabwean government to help boost the country’s healthcare sector, days after a devastating tropical storm battered the country.
The ......read more
CSR event hosted to better understand autism and improve awareness of the lives of individuals living with it
April 02, 2019 - Dubai, UAE:
Mushrif Mall in Abu Dhabi hosted activities to raise awareness of Autism in the UAE on the 2nd of April as part of their annual CSR programme geared to motivate more parents to come forward if they notice anything different in children as early intervention is key for an affected child’s progress.
Wajeb Al Khoury, Director, Line Investments & Proprty said, “Children with autism and their families face unique and daunting ......read more
Medcare has announced the launch of its new “virtual health assistant” chatbots which are set to revolutionise the way patients in the UAE region interact with their healthcare provider
The virtual health assistants are the first and only chatbots in the region that allow the patient to manage all aspects of their appointments online including booking, rescheduling and cancelling
United Arab Emirates, Dubai – 1 April 2019: Medcare today announced the launch of its new “virtual health assistant” chatbots which are set to revolutionise the way ......read more
March 26, 2019 - Dubai, UAE
Most people think that all kinds of exercising is just getting fit and muscle building, whereas they lose the key point – this isn’t just a physical issue, but a great mental benefit. The thing is that nowadays in our stressed and speedy lives we need some activity, which helps us both to keep fit and gives positive emotions. Dance lessons in Dubai is the best way to reach these aims.
Dance For You offers you a unique experience like no other dance schools, where one can choose from a great range of Ballroom and Latin-American dance classes. ......read more
On the occasion of World Colon Cancer Awareness Month, doctors at RAK Hospital urge people to go for early screening and adopt a healthy lifestyle
Recent study on UAE residents found one-fifth of colon cancer cases in patients below the age of 40
26th March, 2019; Ras Al Khaimah, UAE: Despite the fact that colon cancer is potentially preventable by making a few healthy lifestyle adjustments and adopting screening tools, the disease continues to prevail among the top few cancers among the UAE residents. A recent study on colon cancer screening conducted on residents ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 25, 2019: The best in healthcare information and technology in both the UAE and the world were celebrated and discussed extensively at the 4th HIMSS Middle East UAE eHealth Week 2019 Conference and Exhibition. The 2019 edition of e-Health Week is the ninth event hosted by HIMSS in Dubai and was held under the patronage of the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP), the Department of Health, the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) and the Emirates Health Informatics Society and supported by the Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA).
During the Opening ......read more
R&B music-themed beachfront workouts on Saturday, 30 March
Dubai, UAE, 25 March 2019: Dubai’s favourite celebration of movement – Core Beats – is back for its second, free-to-attend edition of 2019 at Club Vista Mare at Palm Jumeirah on Saturday 30 March.
Participants will experience immersive yoga and high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workouts at the vibrant beachfront destination, guided by experts from Dubai’s top studios Yoga La Vie and Barry’s Bootcamp.
Club Vista Mare’s Core Beats free fitness concert series ......read more
Living-donor kidney transplant patient speaks out about his journey to recovery on World Health Day.
SEHA participates in World Kidney Day by offering free consultations and educational events that focus on the burden of kidney disease, disparities and access to healthcare.
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates March 20, 2018: Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network organized various events across Abu Dhabi to provide a platform for Yousef Al Naqbi, a kidney transplant patient to share his experience with kidney failure. The events helped ......read more
Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery (CTVS) and Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) will now be available at Zulekha Hospital Dubai
Cardiovascular Diseases (CVDs) represent 30% of deaths in the UAE, according to The World Health Organization
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19 March, 2019: Following the opening of Zulekha Hospital Dubai’s new facility this year, the healthcare group has announced the addition of an open heart center at the new facility. The Cardiac Center of Excellence now offers comprehensive end-to-end cardiac care and is equipped to facilitate ......read more
Dubai, March 19, 2019: His Excellency Humaid Al Qatami, Director General of Dubai Health Authority (DHA), has honoured ZAJEL, the UAE’s leading provider of courier and parcel delivery services, in recognition of its role as a strategic partner in the health services sector and its continued support for the development of Sheryan, Dubai’s online health licensing system for all healthcare professionals and facilities.
Khawla Kabanji, CEO of ZAJEL, expressed her deep appreciation for the recognition for the fastest growing courier company and said it would motivate it ......read more
The 200-bed tertiary-care speciality and sub-speciality facility to be the biggest hospital in the emirate, with covered area spanning over 41,062 square meters
March 19th, 2019; Ajman, UAE: Saudi German Hospitals Group – one of the largest private hospital groups in the MENA region – has announced their world class, state-of-the-art, Dhs300 million worth healthcare facility in Ajman. The tertiary-care speciality and sub-speciality facility will be the biggest hospital in Ajman, designed to cater to the growing population across all northern emirates, while offering ......read more
Warm Up & Run and Yoga Flow workouts back by popular demand on Saturday, 23 March
Dubai, 19 March 2019: Golden Mile Galleria on Palm Jumeirah is hosting the second edition of its free Run & Flo fitness event following a tremendous response to the first session last month.
Over 100 fitness enthusiasts and their friends and families participated in the first Run & Flo last month, guided by triathletes, fitness experts and yoga gurus. The next event is on 23 March, with another session planned for April.
Held on the ......read more