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    WCM-Q Alumna Publishes Research In Prestigious New England Journal Of Medicine

    Doha – September 25, 2022: More than 500 WCM-Q educated graduates are currently serving careers as physicians, scientists, and academics at leading institutions in Qatar and internationally. One such scholar is Dr. Heba Altarawneh, a postdoctoral research fellow at WCM-Q’s Infectious Disease and Epidemiology Group (IDEG), who recently published her research in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM). As part of an IDEG team, Dr. Altarawneh conducts studies that aim to increase our understanding of the epidemiology of SARS-CoV-2 infection by investigating the protection of natural immunity, protection of vaccine immunity, and COVID-19 severity. During the peak of the Omicron wave in early 2022, the team published the first-ever global study to estimate the effectiveness of prior infection against reinfection ......read more

    Abu Dhabi Public Health Centre Launches ‘One Billion Steps Challenge' To Encourage Citizens And Residents To Live A Healthier Lifestyle

    • The ‘One Billion Steps Challenge’ is aligned with hosting the International Society for Physical Activity and Health (ISPAH) Congress’ activities. • In partnership with the STEPPI fitness app, the Challenge will run from 23rd  of September until the 26th of October 2022, which is final day of the Congress, encouraging people to be more active. • Users can download the app for free, take part and be in with a chance of winning flight tickets with Etihad Airways to any destination in Europe and Asia.    Abu Dhabi, 23rd September 2022: Abu Dhabi Public Health Centre (ADPHC), the region’s first dedicated center protecting the physical, mental and social wellbeing of Abu Dhabi’s population by raising public and preventative healthcare awareness has collaborated with ......read more

    WebOps Global – The World's Leading Healthcare Supply Chain Solutions Provider Launches Its First International Headquarters in the UAE

    WebOps will support healthcare organisations on their digital journey to automate and streamline workflows, improve service levels, lower costs, and optimize supply & inventory management  Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 22nd September 2022: WebOps Global – a subsidiary of WebOps LLC, USA – the world’s leading healthcare supply chain solutions provider, has launched its first international headquarters in the UAE.  As the healthcare sector in the country witnesses a rising demand amidst rapid digital transformation, infrastructural development, a strong regulatory framework to protect patients, and advancements in patient care delivery to build a seamless healthcare ecosystem, WebOps Global will provide for the growing needs of the sector in the country and beyond. Being one of the most ......read more

    3d Printed Jaw, A Life Changer for Saudi Cancer Patient

    Tumour removed and new jaw fitted after a 15-hour operation  Riyadh: The face and jaw surgery team at Buraidah's General Hospital (central Saudi Arabia) managed on Tuesday, September 20th to end the suffering of an 18-year-old patient from a cancerous tumour in his lower jaw. The Qassim Health cluster confirmed that the patient was transferred to the hospital's Maxillofacial dept suffering from a tumour in the lower left jaw for 3 years. A quick decision was taken to operate on the patient and remove the affected jawbone, which was replaced by using his own leg fragment aided by 3D-printed missing parts. The operation, which ran for 15 hours, was successful and the patient is currently recovering at the hospital.

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    Treating Idiopathic Scoliosis Without Surgery

    Dr. Firas Husban, Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon, Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 21 September 2022: Over the past 100 years, significant advancements have been made in spinal fusion to treat scoliosis. These advancements have led to improved fusion rates, lower complication frequency, greater three-dimensional correction of the deformity and more rapid postoperative recovery.  However, spine fusions mean fewer motion segments (less spine motion), which may lead to lower function in high-level physical activity and greater chance for spine arthritis. Dr. Firas Husban, Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon, Burjeel Hospital highlights more on how to Treat idiopathic scoliosis without surgery. Scoliosis is an abnormal lateral curvature of the spine, often diagnosed in childhood or early ......read more

    MoHAP to Launch National Seasonal Flu Awareness Campaign

    • The campaign to be launched during press conference on September 26 • The campaign targets most vulnerable groups to influenza complications, including the elderly, pregnant women, and those with chronic diseases. • The annual camapgin to run until next December   The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) will launch the National Seasonal Flu Awareness Campaign at a press conference to be held next week. Themed "Protect yourself...Protect your community", the annual seasonal flu campaign will kick off on September 26; in cooperation with Abu Dhabi Center for Public Health and Dubai Health Authority (DHA) and Department of Health- Abu Dhabi.    The seasonal flu campaign, which comes in line with the UAE’s strategy to provide comprehensive health coverage and protect ......read more

    The UAE Reaffirms its Position as a Global Healthcare Hub Following AED2.8 Billion Deals Secured at Arab Health 2022

    · In line with the UAE Government’s initiative of attracting industrialists, innovators and entrepreneurs in sectors including pharmaceuticals and medical technology, Arab Health secured deals worth over AED2.8 billion earlier this year · Exhibitors at the 2023 event will cover the full spectrum of the healthcare industry, including medical equipment and devices, disposables, wellness and prevention, and healthcare infrastructure, amongst others  · Informa Markets has confirmed the 2023 edition of the exhibition and congress will take place from 30 January – 2 February at the Dubai World Trade Centre    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 14 September 2022: Arab Health has underscored its position as the epicentre of healthcare trade and reaffirmed its support for global businesses and ......read more

    Cigna Run and Fitness Kicked Off – Redefining Fun and Fitness in Dubai

    Dubai, UAE, September 13, 2022: With health and wellbeing a top priority in the UAE, Cigna Insurance Middle East [CIME] – the leading global health services company – inaugurated its fun-packed fitness events series – Cigna Run and Fitness – on Saturday, 10th September, welcoming 350 participants representing all age groups and people of all abilities.  The flagship fitness event kicked off at Ibn Battuta Mall in Jebel Ali Village with 2.5 kms and 5 kms runs, both timed and untimed, catering to all levels of fitness, High Intensity Interval training (HIIT), along with static cycling events and yoga sessions. “We all know the positive impact an active lifestyle has on our physical and mental health. And it’s even more beneficial when you exercise in company. The Cigna Run & Fitness event ......read more

    Financing Healthcare Projects in KSA Unlocking the “Hidden” Value

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 12 September 2022 – Colliers, a leading diversified professional services and investment management company focusing on healthcare issued its latest white paper ‘Unlocking the “Hidden” Value’ on Financing Healthcare Projects in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The paper is the 17th edition of the “Pulse Series” of research papers on healthcare in the MENA Region.  The paper highlights that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is one of the largest markets in the region and the biggest in the GCC. KSA’s Vision 2030 combined with its population base of 35 million, the largest in the GCC, is driving fundamental structural changes across the Kingdom’s economy, including healthcare. With the introduction of several legal and economic incentives, including 100% ......read more

    Trucheck Now Available Across The UAE, A Remarkably Accurate Test To Detect 70+ Types of Cancer With One Simple Blood Test

    Dubai United Arab Emirates, September 2022: Lifegen, the UAE-based company focusing on providing world-leading cancer detection and management solutions, partners with Datar Cancer Genetics to enable access to Trucheck, a highly accurate blood-based multi-cancer screening test across the UAE region. LifeGen’s partnership with Datar Genetics spans across multiple markets and addresses the serious problem of late cancer diagnosis through the use of the Trucheck blood test, which can detect over 70 cancers. The progressive CE-marked test provides early cancer diagnosis and is able to test over 70 different types of cancer with 96% accuracy and 99% specificity. Trucheck can be combined with existing annual health check-up programs across healthcare groups, corporates and insurances. Private hospitals across Abu Dhabi and Dubai ......read more

    UAE Takes Part in 3rd G20 Health Working Group

    UAE plays pivotal role in supporting international efforts to prepare for and respond to health emergencies The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has taken part in the 3rd G20 Health Working Group (HWG3) meeting held recently in Indonesia to discuss strengthening global health architecture through expanding global manufacturing and research hubs for pandemic prevention, preparedness and response actions. Led by HE Dr. Yousif Mohammed Al Serkal, Director General of Emirates Health Services, the ministry’s delegation highlighted the importance of promoting solidarity among member states to better meet essential health needs, support global health systems, and provide supplies, treatments, and safe and effective vaccines, in addition to ensuring equitable access by all countries, thus sowing the seeds of reassurance and ......read more

    Bayan Medical Certified as a Great Place to Work.

    Becoming the first medical company in Kuwait to earn the certification Kuwait, September 5, 2022 - Bayan Medical recently announced that it has been certified as a Great Place to Work® after a thorough and independent analysis conducted by Great Place to Work® Middle East. With that, Bayan Medical becomes the first medical company in Kuwait to earn the international certification, and it is now among a list of top brands globally to have received this award. The company earned the coveted title after 100% participation in anonymous surveys by Trust Index Survey that evaluated employee satisfaction across several areas.  Commenting on the certification, Bayan Medical's CEO, Dr. Mohammed AlQemlas, said: “We are extremely proud of this amazing achievement, which accentuates Bayan’s dedication to make ......read more

    Add Goodness to Meals by Contributing to Choithrams' Campaign to Support the UN WFP's School Feeding Programme

    More than 6 million meals donated to the Zero Hunger global campaign since its start Dubai, September 01, 2022: In partnership with United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Dubai’s popular community supermarket Choithrams presents the 2022 edition of Zero Hunger global campaign. Under the theme, “Add Goodness to Meals”, an awareness and fundraising campaign will be rolled out between 1 September and 31 December 2022, and proceeds will go to WFP’s School Feeding Programmes in the Middle East region.  Through its school feeding programmes, WFP ensures that school aged children have access to nutritious school meals and snacks, enabling them to develop in a healthy way and to focus on their education. Since 2015, Choithrams has supported WFP by donating more than 6 ......read more

    A Partnership Between AMAN Centre and Doha Festival City to Promote Awareness of the Centre's Hotline for the Prevention of Domestic Violence and Family Dysfunction

    The campaign highlighted the Centre’s services in the protection and rehabilitation of women and child victims of abuse and the Centre’s 919 hotline Doha, Qatar – 31 September 2022: The Protection and Social Rehabilitation Centre (AMAN), one of the Qatar Foundation for Social Work centres, concluded its awareness campaign on the (919) hotline at Doha Festival City as part of the Mall’s #Festival Cares community  initiatives.  The weeklong awareness campaign at Doha Festival City, focuses on AMAN Centre’s target population, which is women and child victims of domestic violence and family dysfunction.  This campaign aims to spread awareness to enhance the social protection needed to prevent domestic violence and family dysfunction, through reporting violence incidents experienced ......read more

    Saudi Arabia moves all Public Medical assets to Health Holding Company

    a step to transform the public health sector and raise efficiency  Riyadh:  Saudi Cabinet approved Tuesday, August 23, the transfer of all assets related to health services from the Ministry of Health to the Health Holding Company HHC. The decision included the transfer of all financial and contractual obligations and rights related to health services currently provided by the Ministry, to the Health Holding Company or any of its subsidiaries. Worth noting that the HHC is a public corporation established by the cabinet last June with the aim to run local health clusters that provide direct services to beneficiaries all around the country. HHC manages five subsidiaries distributed in different geographical regions.

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    Dubai Fertility Centre reaccredited with Diamond-level accreditation from Accreditation Canada International ACI

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates - August 23, 2022: The Dubai Fertility Centre was recently reaccredited with a ‘Diamond-level’ accreditation from Accreditation Canada International (ACI) for Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) and Leadership standards. This is the highest level of recognition from Accreditation Canada. It is awarded to highly committed and quality-oriented organisations that monitor outcomes, use evidence and best practices to improve services. The accreditation makes the centre the first and only government centre in the world to receive this accreditation for the second time in a row. This accreditation reflects the distinguished services provided by the Dubai Fertility Centre that are in line with international standards and contributes to enhancing patient safety while providing the highest ......read more

    Saudi Hospital Hits 1000 Heart Operations in 180 days

    Local efforts reduced the number of transfers to major cities  Riyadh:  King Abdulaziz Specialist Hospital in Taif (west Saudi Arabia) successfully accomplished 998 cardiac catheterizations and 10 open-heart surgeries during the first half of this year. Taif Health explained that the heart center at the hospital achieved this through a local team of dedicated surgeons aided with the latest medical equipment to provide integrated services for heart patients, which contributed to the decline in the number of patients who seek treatment in other Saudi cities. The Center provided its services in the same period for more than 8,000 patients in general and subspecialties such as pediatric cardiac surgery and ultrasound clinics.

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    COVID-19: SEHA Opens Al Wagan Drive-through Testing Center

    • The new center at Al Wagan Hospital will operate daily to support the UAE’s on-going efforts to tackle COVID-19   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - 18, August 2022: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, August 2022: Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, has announced the opening of a new drive-through testing center at Al Wagan Hospital, part of Tawam Hospital.    Located within Al Wagan hospital, the center will provide a convenient and easily accessible alterative to those in need of testing and provide accurate and reliable test results for all members of Al Wagan community and those residing in adjacent remote areas.    The PCR tests are available in Al Wagan n Hospital on daily basis from Monday to Friday from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM where ......read more

    EU Ambassador to Riyadh discovers the Future of Healthcare

    Riyadh - August 15, 2022:  Saudi Minister of Health, Eng. Fahad Al-Jalajil, met on Monday, March 14th, at his office in Riyadh with His Excellency the Ambassador of the European Union, Mr. Patrick Simonnet, accompanied by the Head of Commercial and Economic Affairs at the European Commission to the kingdom. The meeting dealt with several issues related to health cooperation opportunities between Saudi Arabia and EU countries. After the meeting, Mr. Simonnet visited the new Seha Virtual Hospital SVH, which is considered the largest of its kind in the world, with a network of more than 130 connected hospitals around the Kingdom, accompanied by the Medical Director, Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Hamoud. After that, he visited the Ministry's National Health Command and Control Centre NHCC.

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    9 Million Calls Answered by Saudi Health Hotline

    937 achieved 90% customer satisfaction level  Riyadh:  Saudi Health said on Monday, August 8, that its 937 toll-free hotlines received 8.8 million calls during the first half of 2022. Of those 2.5 million calls inquired about urgent medical consultations, while 350 thousand calls reported incidents that were resolved promptly, achieving a customer satisfaction rate of 89.6%. The Ministry renewed its commitment to further improve services provided through 937 by adding additional options, such as appointment booking services for primary health centers, stop-smoking clinic appointments, referrals to major hospitals, as well as technical support for e-health applications. The ministry also announced the re-launching of its WhatsApp service via the number 92005937 to provide quick access to express options such as locating ......read more

    Four-hour Operation Saves Saudi Child from a Fatal Brain Infection

    Rapid intervention ended the two-year-old suffering from rare headaches  Riyadh:  A Saudi surgical team at the Maternity & Children Hospital of Makkah managed to end the suffering of a two-year-old child from recurrent brain infections due to a congenital cyst. The medical team explained that the mother noticed the child holding his head and crying continuously, the condition developed into pus coming out of the back of his head, in addition to a decrease in consciousness. When he was transferred to the hospital, an MRI was performed, which revealed an increase in the size of the congenital cyst with pus gathering in the cerebellum, pressuring the neighboring nerve tissue, a condition that could have been fatal if not treated. The successful surgery that was performed using a microscope took four hours, ......read more

    WHO Hails Readiness of Saudi Center for Crisis and Disaster Management

    Programmed visit for transferring know-how to Yemeni counterparts  Riyadh:  A delegation from the World Health Organization's WHO regional office accompanied by a Yemeni Health Ministry team visited on Thursday, July 28, the Health Emergency Operation Center in Riyadh. Saudi Health said that the visiting delegation was briefed on the center's experiences in the field of operations, emergency preparedness, and navigation of data management systems. The visit comes within the WHO initiative to train personnel at the Yemeni Emergency Operations Center.

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    Amana Healthcare Earns Coveted CARF Accreditation for Highly Specialized Amputee Rehabilitation Program

    • First provider in the UAE to earn CARF accreditation for amputee rehabilitation services • The three-year accreditation underpins Amana Healthcare’s pledge to provide world-class patient care across its programs and services   Abu Dhabi, UAE - 28 July 2022: Amana Healthcare, a Mubadala Health partner, has received a three-year accreditation from the US-based Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) for its highly specialized Amputee Rehabilitation Program.   The sought-after CARF accreditation requires the strictest levels of accountability and adherence to internationally accepted standards within the health and human services fields. Following the rigorous audit of Amana Healthcare’s inpatient rehabilitation facility, programs, and services, CARF awarded the health ......read more

    Around 99% of Cases of Hepatitis C Are Curable, but Early Diagnosis and Aftercare are Vital to Prevent or Address Liver Damage, says Cleveland Clinic Expert

    Advances in medicine are bringing hope to millions of hepatitis patients worldwide, according to hepatologist ahead of World Hepatitis Day (July 28)      27 July, 2022:   Infection with the hepatitis C virus is almost always curable, but given its impact on liver health, it is important to catch it early and to address any liver damage after the infection has been eliminated, says a hepatologist from global health system Cleveland Clinic ahead of World Hepatitis Day, observed on July 28.  Hepatitis refers to inflammation of the liver and viral hepatitis is caused by one of five strains of hepatitis viruses named from A to E. According to the World Health Organization, an estimated 354 million people worldwide live with hepatitis B or C, both of which are blood-borne, and which together are the most ......read more

    Actor Sonu Sood helps Seven-Month-Old Safan Ali rRceive a Liver Transplant at Aster Medcity, Kochi through the Second Chance Initiative

    • The Second Chance initiative was launched by Bollywood Actor Sonu Sood in partnership with Aster Volunteers, CSR arm of Aster DM Healthcare to support underprivileged children in need of liver transplant  • Safan Ali is the first child to benefit from the liver transplant programme which would support 50 children in the first phase.  • Children from underprivileged families can seek to undergo the liver transplant at Aster CMI and Aster RV Hospitals in Bangalore, and Aster Medcity and Aster MIMS Hospital Calicut in Kerala, India. Families in need can seek further information by Whatsapp on these 24 x7 helplines: 8113078000, 9656000601. Dubai, July 21, 2022: The Second Chance Initiative launched by Aster Volunteers in association with Bollywood Actor Sonu Sood treated its first patient – ......read more

    MoHAP Reports Significant Growth in Number of Licensed Healthcare Professionals

    • MoHAP: 28,195 licensed health professionals until the end of Q1, 2022 • Applicants meeting all requirements provided for to get their license in one working day • Ministry provides best licensing services to attract talented cadres and enhance the vitality of the health sector   The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has reported that a total of 28,195 health professionals had been licensed as of the end of the first quarter of this year, with the average time it took to issue a license for applicants meeting all requirements provided for being no more than one working day. The ministry clarified that applications are typically submitted online using the account of the licensed facility they work for on the ministry’s portal for licensing nursing and medical ......read more

    Cleveland Clinic Dermatologist Shares Tips on Picking out the Best Sunscreen

    Expert weighs in on sunscreen ingredients, application tips and precautions        18 July, 2022: People who use sunscreen regularly have lower risk of skin cancer and younger-looking skin, but with so many varieties on the market, it is important to choose one that works well, says an expert from global health system Cleveland Clinic.  Dermatologist Melissa Piliang, MD, says that daily use of sunscreen that is SPF 30 or higher can reduce the risk of skin cancer. In addition, individuals can slash their risk of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, by 50% as well as decreasing the risk of the most common skin cancer, squamous cell carcinoma, by 40%. Dr. Piliang adds, “Aside from cancer, the sun’s UV rays damage the skin and cause wrinkles, dark spots and sagging. Regular ......read more

    180 Kg Man Undergoes Surgery for Kidney Stone in Dubai Hospital

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 12 July, 2022:  A 50-year-old man weighing about 180kgs underwent a minimally invasive kidney surgery for removal of a big deer-horn shaped kidney stone which caused him flank pain and discomfort for more than three years. Umar, an expatriate in Dubai had a huge stone in his kidney for the past few years. He had approached several hospitals in different countries, but due to the challenges of the operation and morbid obesity, the procedure was refused by various doctors. He was told to lose weight before any surgery could be done since his weight was a high-risk factor. However, he was unable to lose the weight , in the meantime, his kidney stone grew to about seven centimeters in diameter and  became like the shape of deer-horn, occupying most parts of the 10 cm left kidney. In addition, he had ......read more

    Telemedicine in Hajj...When Riyadh Doctors treat Makkah Pilgrims

    Rapid intervention teams treat strokes and analyze scans in under 30 minutes  Riyadh: Saudi Ministry of Health announced Sunday 10th July that Seha Virtual Hospital SVH in the capital Riyadh succeeded in providing services to pilgrims in Makkah and the Holy Sites, as it contributed to the diagnosis of 4 cases of stroke, completed the analysis of 6 remote x-rays, and contributed to saving the life of a complex case that required remote critical care service. It added that the number of pilgrims who benefited from virtual medical consultation through the SEHATY app exceeded 1,700 cases. Medical services provided by SVH have been linked with the Holy Sites hospitals, under the supervision of a team of consultants working around the clock within 3 main departments: virtual radiology, virtual stroke, and virtual intensive ......read more

    Saudi Minister of Health: Health Plans have Succeeded, and Hajj is Free from Epidemic Outbreaks

    Minister thanked 27,000 health staff and volunteers  Riyadh:  Saudi Minister of Health, Fahd Al-Jalajel, announced the success of this year's Hajj health plans, and that it was free from any outbreaks or effects on public health. Al-Jalajel said in a statement he read, Monday, July 11, from the Command-and-Control Room of Mina's Emergency Hospital: “I am pleased to announce the success of the health plans for this year’s Hajj, and that it is free from any outbreaks or effects on public health, which, thank God, is a reflection of the integration between all government agencies and early preparation". He added that Saudi health operated more than 230 facilities across all sectors, in it more than 25000 practitioners worked, aided by 2000 volunteers. Al-Jalajel also indicated that the number ......read more

    Saudi Health Provides Mobile Dialysis for Pilgrims

    service offered for patients through 251 fixed and 10 mobile units  Riyadh:  As part of its efforts to take care of pilgrims attending this year's Hajj. Saudi Ministry of Health provides a dialysis service for patients with kidney failure, Serving up to 1,000 patients 24 hrs a day. by a team of 57 doctors and 228 nurses, working on 251 units. This year, the ministry added 10 mobile dialysis units, which are easy to transport to the patient's location. It can also be used in ambulances and inside hospitals where central dialysis units are not available. Mobile units can also be transferred to pilgrims' camps if needed.

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    AAU and SAJA Pharmaceuticals Raise Awareness at Khorfakkan Hospital

    Dubai - July 07, 2022: The Arab Association of Urology (AAU) and its educational platform, the Arab School of Urology (ASU) collaborated with the Saudi-based SAJA Pharmaceuticals for a public awareness program about overactive bladder (OAB) and urinary Incontinence at Khorfakkan Hospital. This was the first of many collaborations to promote preventable urological health issues by the AAU and SAJA Pharmaceuticals following their signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) the previous week.  The scientific program aimed to educate and raise awareness about the common urological conditions and discussed various important and relevant topics including their effects, how they worsen with age, methods for diagnosis, and possible treatments.  Dr Yasser Farahat, Secretary General of the AAU said, “It is very important ......read more

    MoHAP Holds Workshop on Occupational Safety and Health

    July 07, 2022: The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has recently organized a workshop on occupational safety and health to review the best international practices in this field and develop innovative solutions to promote the wellbeing of employees at work. The workshop featured a number of presentations discussing the most common methods for fostering a healthy workplace and reducing occupational injuries. This is in addition to interactive discussions on how to promote a healthy and safe work culture.  The event comes as part of the ministry’s commitment to supporting the National Standard for Occupational Safety and Health Management System (OSHMS). HE Dr Hussain Abdul Rahman Al Rand, Assistant Undersecretary for the Public Health Sector, MoHAP, stressed that the ministry is making every effort to enhance ......read more

    Saudi Health Enables ICU Patients to Attend Hajj by Overland Convoy

    Ambulance evacuation from Madinah to Holy sites in Makkah  Riyadh:  Saudi Ministry of Health convoy for inpatient pilgrims set sail early morning on Tuesday, July 5, after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic. The annual ritual involves transporting pilgrims, who were admitted to Madinah Hospitals to the holy sites in Makkah (450km away) to resume their Hajj. The ministry stated that the convoy included 10 ambulances, with a specialized medical team consisting of doctors, nurses, and paramedics. In addition to 5 backup ambulances, an intensive care ambulance, in addition to an integrated oxygen cabin, a mobile mechanic workshop, and a bus to transport patient spouses and relatives. Every year, Saudi Health has transferred inpatients in hospitals in Madinah to the holy sites so that they can complete their Hajj rituals ......read more

    Rashid Hospital's Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation undergoes Expansion

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 5, 2022: Rashid Hospital’s Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation(PMR) underwent expansion with the support and donation from Seddiqi Holding.  The philanthropic effort led to major expansion of services including a new gym for physical exercises, a rehabilitation section for nervous system injuries, a hydrotherapy pool, an occupational therapy and rehabilitation unit, an upgraded physical medicine and rehabilitation clinic, and a sports medicine clinic.  Additionally, the department also has a dedicated Retinal Prosthetic Organ Restoration Unit. The expansion is in line with the growing demand for rehabilitation services provided by Rashid hospital, which has a state-of-the-art Trauma Centre that is a regional centre of excellence for emergency and trauma ......read more

    Mobile Dental Clinics to serve Pilgrims outside Grand Mosque

    32 dentists provide oral care for pilgrims 24/7  Riyadh:  Saudi Ministry of Health announced the launch of mobile dental clinic services affiliated with Makkah's Health Cluster. The clinic is stationed in the vicinity of the Grand Mosque's Emergency Hospital, to provide health care for pilgrims attending this year's Hajj. The importance of this service lies in its central location next to the Grand Mosque, given the limited dental care outlets in the area. The clinic employs 32 dentists around the clock throughout the days of the Hajj season.

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    What Everyone Should Know About Sun Poisoning Symptoms

    Cleveland Clinic expert explains the condition and gives tips to avoid and treat it    4 July, 2022, CLEVELAND: With travel restrictions easing and many people taking vacation days at this time of year, an expert from global health system Cleveland Clinic is advising individuals to take precautions to avoid overexposure to the sun or risking what is commonly referred to as sun poisoning.  Matthew Goldman, MD, a family medicine doctor at Cleveland Clinic, explains that sun poisoning is a nonscientific term to describe a severe sunburn that often mimics a flu bug or allergic reaction.   Depending on the severity, sun poisoning can cause a range of symptoms that may include a severe rash, blistering or peeling skin, nausea, dehydration, dizziness, confusion, lightheadedness, shortness of breath, ......read more

    Iranian Pilgrim Resuscitated from a Heart Attack on his way to Holy Mosque

    60-year-old recovers after installing heart stents in Makkah Hospital  Riyadh:  A local medical team rescued an Iranian pilgrim in his sixties from a heart attack while he was on his way to the Holy Mosque in Makkah on Friday, July 1. The emergency department of King Abdullah Medical City KAMC received the case of an Iranian pilgrim, who was suffering from severe chest pain, and the medical team from the cardiology center performed an urgent diagnostic catheterization, with full examinations, and CT scans, the results of which showed the presence of a blockage of more than two arteries in his heart. The team at KAMC decided to perform open-heart surgery, but the patient refused the procedure, and after consulting with the Iranian delegation doctor, it was decided to install stents for the damaged arteries. The ......read more

    Zulal Wellness Resort Unveils New Serenity Beauty Retreat

    The Serenity Beauty Retreat will help guests replenish their inner beauty with the help of five different packages Doha, Qatar – 2 July 2022 Zulal Wellness Resort by Chiva-Som, the region’s largest holistic wellness resort and the world's first contemporary showcase of Traditional Arabic & Islamic Medicine (TAIM), announced the launch of its new, signature Serenity Beauty Retreat, aimed at supporting guests to rediscover and renew themselves and bring out their inner glow. Zulal Wellness Resort’s Serenity Beauty Retreat is based on the resort’s philosophy which adopts a complete approach to beauty where physical appearance reflects the deeper levels of the mind, body, and soul and where we work on inner and outer aesthetic appearance in the belief that feeling good goes hand with looking good. A ......read more

    Hologram Doctor to Serve Pilgrims at Madinah Airport

    Real-size 3D interaction between Saudi doctors and patients  Riyadh:  Saudi Minister of Health, Fahd Al-Jalajel, launched Tuesday, June 28th, the Holo-Doctor service, for pilgrims attending this year's Hajj season, via Madinah Int airport. The service, which offers state-of-the-art technology was made possible through cooperation with the Saudi Telecom Company STC, allowing patients to be diagnosed by doctors from Seha Virtual Hospital SVH in the capital, Riyadh. Al-Jalajel stated that several services have been linked within this initiative provided by SVH in cooperation with hospitals in Makkah, Madinah, and the Holy Sites. Aiming to provide real-time consultations from a virtual team working 24-7 within 3 main specialties: strokes, intensive care, and radiology. This technology allows the patient to ......read more

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    Hatta Hospital Expansion Underway

    • The hospital has increased its bed capacity by 20 per cent  • Expansion and modernization of services in line with growing demand for services    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 1, 2021: Hatta Hospital has increased its bed capacity by 20 per cent and is currently undergoing further expansion to meet the increase in demand of health services.   The hospital inaugurated a new state-of-the art surgery section which includes 12 in-patient rooms for general and orthopaedic surgery increasing the bed capacity by 20 ......read more

    Reebok MENA Teams Up with Les Mills™ to Run EXPO-Inspired “Fitness for Your Flag” Competition during this Year's Dubai Fitness Challenge

    • ‘Fitness for Your Flag’ is an Expo 2020-inspired fitness competition that encourages participants to shape up during Dubai Fitness Challenge • Sign-ups for the ‘Fitness for Your Flag’ will be open from October 29 to November 10, 2021 on Steppi   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - November 01, 2021:  Reebok and Les Mills have teamed up to run ‘Fitness for Your Flag’, a competition that calls on fitness enthusiasts from every stage of their journeys to get up and get moving!   Drawing inspiration from Expo 2020’s ......read more

    Emirates Health Services Launches “Pink Shield” App to Promote Breast Cancer Awareness

    October 31, 2021:  In observance of "Breast Cancer Awareness Month", the Emirates Health Services (EHS) has launched the “Pink Shield” application, which aims to raise awareness among community members of the importance of early detection of breast cancer, to enhance prevention and diagnosis, thus accelerating therapeutic interventions.  The application is available in Arabic and English, and contains basic information and knowledge to raise awareness of diseases among women at risk of developing breast cancer. The app has also supportive guidelines, ......read more

    MoHAP to Organize a Series of Activities as Part of Participation in Dubai Fitness Challenge 30*30

    October 31, 2021:  The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) will organize a series of activities on the sidelines of its participation in the Dubai Fitness Challenge 30*30 starting today (October 31) and for a full month. The ministry’s activities also come as part of its ‘Ma’kom for an Active Lifestyle’ initiative.  Targeting employees in particular and the society in general, the ministry’s activities aim to encourage the adoption of healthy lifestyles including healthy food and physical activity, in line with the national agenda objectives to ......read more

    SEHA Provides Life-Changing Treatments to Patients Suffering With Psoriasis

    To mark World Psoriasis Day, SEHA is raising awareness of advances in treatments that can give patients a new lease of confidence  Abu Dhabi, 31, October 2021:  Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, is raising awareness of advances in the treatment of psoriasis. SEHA and its team of specialist medical dermatologists provides high-level medical care for psoriasis patients at healthcare centers across Abu Dhabi with treatments. This includes the use of biologic medicines - one of the latest and most advanced therapies for moderate ......read more

    Dubai Health Authority Discusses Early Detection of Breast Cancer during Hope Campaign

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 30, 2021: Dubai Health Authority (DHA) experts advocated the importance of early detection in the battle against breast cancer during the authority’s concluding event for the Hope Campaign. The authority carried out the campaign in collaboration with Zabeel Labies Club and BinSina Pharmacy.  More than nine online lectures to educate women about Breast cancer and seven field visits took place in the month of October as part of the campaign.  According to WHO, in 2020, there were 2.3 million women diagnosed with breast cancer, making it ......read more

    Cleveland Clinic Launches First-of-its Kind Preventive Breast Cancer Vaccine Study

    Novel clinical trial based on research from Cleveland Clinic’s Lerner Research Institute      Wednesday, 27 October, 2021:   Researchers from a top American hospital, Cleveland Clinic, have opened a novel study for a vaccine aimed at eventually preventing triple-negative breast cancer, the most aggressive and lethal form of the disease.    This phase I trial is designed to determine the maximum tolerated dose of the vaccine in patients with early-stage triple-negative breast cancer and to characterize and optimize the body’s immune response. ......read more

    Emirates Health Services: Al Qassimi Women's & Children's Hospital Provides Innovative Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation Services

    October 25, 2021:  The Emirates Health Services (EHS) announced that Al Qassimi Women’s & Children’s Hospital has experienced remarkable developments made to its rehabilitation and physiotherapy services provided to patients.  The EHS lauded the hospital’s advanced treatment services, which are delivered based on sophisticated technologies and incorporates innovative interactive techniques, electronic game devices. The hospital’s therapeutic services cover different rehabilitation specialties including physical and occupational therapy, as well as ......read more

    SEHA and VMWARE Collaborate to Enable Rapid Provision of Smart Health Services

    The UAE’s largest healthcare network accelerates its digital transformation with cloud-based approach as it prepares for the next 50 years Abu Dhabi - 24, October, 2021:  Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, has partnered with VMware to upgrade its IT infrastructure with new state-of-the-art cloud solutions.  With SEHA’s extensive network serving millions of patients every year, the organization’s IT team embarked on a mission to expand and deploy modern, cloud-based native applications to provide rapid, ......read more

    Statements of Ministry of Health on World Polio Day

    UAE an exemplary role model in polio eradication: Mohammed Salim Al Olama HE Dr. Mohammed Salim Al Olama, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Emirates Health Services, said on the occasion of World Polio Day, observed on 24 October, that since 1992, no polio cases have originated in the UAE, thanks to the strong polio surveillance system and universal vaccination coverage, as well as the painstaking efforts made by the health ministry alongside other health authorities in the country to eliminate the disease. Such achievement wouldn't ......read more

    New Program for Saudi Arabia Healthcare Professionals Targets Healthcare Management in Qatar

    HEC Paris in Qatar partners with Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar to drive excellence in healthcare provision, a strategic goal for the Qatar National Vision 2030.   October 19, 2021: A new Executive Education program co-designed by top-ranked business school, HEC Paris in Qatar and Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar – both members of Qatar Foundation – will target healthcare professionals with the aim of driving systems-level management expertise and accelerating patient outcomes in the Kingdom and across the region.  The Executive Certificate in Healthcare Management ......read more

    Dubai Health Authority Honoured for Excellence in Implementing Business Process

    United Arab Emirates, Dubai October 18, 2021: Software AG has recently awarded the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) for ‘Excellence in Business Process in the Government’ for DHA’s outstanding and innovative use of the process management platform. The award recognizes DHA’s innovation through Software AG’s Business Process Transformation and Management Platform ‘ARIS’, acknowledging the authority’s excellence in transforming, analyzing and optimizing business processes and customer journeys.  The award was presented to Ahmed Al Nuaimi, CEO ......read more

    Story of Hope: UAE Resident Shares the Importance of Early Detection this Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    Thanks to early diagnosis, Patricia - a Mathematics teacher working in Al Ain – has been able to overcome breast cancer Abu Dhabi, 17 October 2021:  Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, has shared the inspirational breast cancer survival story of a patient named, Patricia, to urge women in Abu Dhabi to get checked this Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  "In late 2019, I felt a pain in my left breast but I just thought this was normal. However, when doing a self-check, I could feel a painful abnormal lump. It was ......read more

    Health Promotion Department Launches Awareness-Raising Events to mark World Food Day

    Sharjah, October 17, 2021:  As part of its celebrations of World Food Day, observed on October 16 of each year, the Health Promotion Department (HPD) at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, has launched an awareness campaign in cooperation with the Sharjah Cooperative Society and College of Health Sciences at the University of Sharjah. The campaign aims to raise community awareness about concepts of proper nutrition and a healthy lifestyle and equip them with the scientific foundations and the necessary skills that help them adopt healthy nutritional practices. The campaign ......read more

    Ministry of Health to Showcase State-of-the-Art Digital Health Services at GITEX Technology Week 2021

    October 16, 2021:  The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) is participating in GITEX Technology Week 2021, which runs from 17 to 21 October at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Through its participation, MoHAP will showcase state-of-the-art healthcare services and projects according to the latest artificial intelligence and digital technologies.  MoHAP's participation aims to consolidate a digitally advanced, efficient, and reliable health system that constitutes a new approach towards future health care, enhances health information systems, enriches and improves the ......read more

    Paediatric Emergency Services to be Transferred from Dubai and Latifa Hospital to Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates - October 16, 2021:  The Paediatric Emergency Services at Latifa Hospital for Women and Children and Dubai Hospital will be transferred to Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital.  All Emergency services will be shifted to Al Jalila from Wednesday, 20th October.  The move aims to provide specialized paediatric services to children under one roof as well as provides Dubai and Latifa Hospital an opportunity to focus on further developing and expanding their services. The decision aims to support the provision of the highest quality of ......read more

    Pink October: Downtown Dubai Will Illuminate in Pink to Raise Awareness This Weekend

    Residents and visitors in Downtown Dubai will witness spectacular pink events this and next weekend to honour this auspicious month  13 October 2021, Dubai United Arab Emirates: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Burj Khalifa and Emaar Entertainment is doing its part with a range of activities to get the community involved and help spread the message of the importance of early detection. From Friday 15th October and on Friday 22nd October, Burj Khalifa will host a special LED show at 8:25pm to honour this auspicious month. If you are in Downtown Dubai, keep your eyes peeled on ......read more

    Aster Hospitals UAE Launches Oncology Centre in Dubai

    Introduces 'Tumour Board’ at the Al Qusais hospital for multidisciplinary treatment planning Dubai, October 11, 2021: Aster Hospitals UAE, a world-class facility under Aster DM Healthcare, a leading healthcare provider in the Middle East and India, today opened a state-of-the-art Department of Oncology at Aster Hospital Al Qusais, Dubai. Bringing Aster’s world-class cancer healing experience for the UAE patients, the centre adds greater value to Aster Hospitals’ existing resources as a leading tertiary care facility to meet the needs of patients.  The ......read more

    Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi Announces Three Breast Cancer Studies

    Research will provide essential knowledge on health history, demographics, tumor characteristics and time to treatment initiation among Emirati patients       Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. October 10, 2021:  Three studies underway at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, an integral part of Mubadala Health, aim to offer insights on the awareness, genetic profile and demographics of Emirati women with breast cancer, which can have a significant impact on the detection and treatment of the disease.    Initiated in September, the three studies are being led by the ......read more

    Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City Focuses on Holistic Care This Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. October 09, 2021:  Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC), one of the UAE’s largest hospitals for serious and complex care and a joint-venture partnership between Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) and Mayo Clinic, drives emphasis on holistic care this Breast Cancer Awareness Month – observed in October of every year, beginning from education to a multi-disciplinary model of care. Dr. Shahrukh Hashmi, Consultant and Chairman, Hematology & Oncology Division at SSMC, said: “Breast Cancer Awareness Month is an annual, ......read more

    SEHA Introduces Novel Treatment to Better Support Adults With Depression

    Abu Dhabi, October 09, 2021:   Abu Dhabi Health Services Company, (SEHA) – the UAE’s largest healthcare network, has recently introduced Esketamine nasal spray for the treatment and management of severe depression in adults who have tried other antidepressant treatment modalities, but have seen little or no benefit (otherwise known as treatment-resistant depression).   Esketamine targets new receptors in the brain than those which were traditionally addressed by antidepressant medications. It has shown good safety profile and tolerability in patients. In line ......read more

    Otology, Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery to be discussed at Dubai Otology Next Week

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates,  07, October 2021: Under the patronage of His Excellency Abdul Rahman Mohammed Al Owais, Minister of Health and Prevention in the UAE, the 9th edition of the Dubai Otology, Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery Conference and Exhibition – Dubai Otology will be held from the 10th to the 12th of October, 2021 at the Dubai World Trade Center. Over the course of three days, the highly specialized Otology, Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery event in Dubai, will exclusively focus on the most critical ear, head and neck diseases and disorders while also ......read more

    Gestational Diabetes Was a Blessing in Disguise,' Says Emirati Business Woman

    Nashwa Al Ruwaini, a patient at Imperial College London Diabetes Centre, made lifestyle changes a priority to prevent high-risk pregnancies and long-term complications        Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on 7 October 2021:   Emirati businesswoman Nashwa Al Ruwaini admits that before she had children, she had an insatiable sweet tooth, was a workaholic and lived a very stressful life.    While her unhealthy lifestyle did not impact on her first pregnancy, the patient of Mubadala Health’s Imperial College London Diabetes Centre (ICLDC) ......read more

    Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) Erges Women to Prioritize their Health as part of its Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign

     SEHA calls upon the public to resume screenings and self-examination, as breast cancer continues to account for the most prominent type of cancer found in women in the UAE   Abu Dhabi - 07 October 2021:  Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, is urging women across the UAE to prioritize their health and get screened this Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The multi-faceted campaign will run across SEHA’s facilities, including mobile mammogram trucks and webinars, ensuring equitable access to breast cancer care and ......read more

    P&G partners with Zulekha Hospital and Choithrams for Pink It Now Campaign this October

    Leading global FMCG group P&G partners with Zulekha Hospital and Choithrams to drive awareness and early detection of Breast Cancer this October     UAE, 6 October 2021: Procter & Gamble (P&G) has partnered with Zulekha Hospital in the UAE and Choithrams, for the Pink It Now campaign in October as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This initiative strives to increase awareness of the disease, promote screening and early testing, and raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure.    On purchases of AED70 of ......read more

    Zulekha Hospital's “Pink It Now” Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign Turns 10. Screens 13000+ Individuals Till Date

    United Arab Emirates, 5 October 2021: Zulekha Hospital’s yearly breast cancer awareness initiative ‘Pink it Now’ turns 10 this year and the team has launched the year’s campaign for free screenings and consultations for a period of two months starting October 4 to November 30 this year. The announcement of the year’s campaign was made at a gathering at The Oberoi hotel in Dubai by the Oncology department experts, Managing Director Mr. Taher Shams and Co-Chairperson Ms. Zanubia Shams in the presence of His Excellency Dr. Amin Hussain Al Amiri, Assistant ......read more

    The Annual Radiology Meeting Returns for its 6th Edition Next Week

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 04 October 2021: The 6th edition of Annual Radiology Meeting – (ARM) returns to Dubai from 10th - 12th of October 2021, and will be held at the Dubai World Trade Center. This year, ARM, which is held as a physical event with a virtual component, will discuss key topics and the most recent innovations in the field of Radiology.  The 3-day pivotal annual radiology gathering will attract over 2,000 visitors and participants, and will bring together some of the most prominent radiologists, radiographers and industry professionals from across the UAE ......read more

    P&G Partners with Al Zulekha Hospital and Choithrams for Pink It Now Campaign this October

    Leading global FMCG group P&G partners with Al Zulekha Hospital and Choithrams to drive awareness and early detection of Breast Cancer this October Dubai, UAE, 3 October 2021: Procter & Gamble (P&G) has partnered with Al Zulekha Hospital in the UAE and Choithrams, for the Pink It Now campaign in October as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This initiative strives to increase awareness of the disease, promote screening and early testing, and raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure.    On purchases of AED70 of P&G ......read more

    Aster Hospital Doctors in Bangalore, India Successfully Remove more than 8kg Hanging Tumor on the Face of a 31-Year-Old Man

    17years later, the patient underwent sixteen surgical procedures over six months to get rid of the tumor October 3, 2021: In yet another medical feat, a team of doctors at Aster CMI Hospital successfully removed a humongous tumor from a 31-year-old, Manbodh Bagh from Titilagarh, Odisha, who had been suffering from a rare condition, plexiform neurofibroma, a benign tumor of peripheral nerves since childhood. As a result of this condition, he developed a tumor on his face, and it grew as he aged. The tumor was massive, weighing 8+kg and was a bulky mass drooping from the right side of his ......read more

    SEHA, Emirates Nursing Association to Co-host International Council of Nurses Congress

    Abu Dhabi, 30 September 2021:  Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, and the Emirates Nursing Association, are set to host The Congress of the International Council of Nurses (ICN), later this year. The International Council of Nurses has been the global voice of nursing since its inception in 1899. Today, ICN represents the interests of over 27 million nurses worldwide, with 130+ members, including the Emirates Nursing Association, and hosts a congress on a bi-annual basis.   The three-day event will be held ......read more

    Emitac Healthcare, GoCheck Partnership brings AI-powered Vision Screening App for Children

    Smartphone-enabled application to detect vision abnormalities in children Dubai, September 30, 2021: Emitac Healthcare Solutions today announced its partnership with the U.S digital health company GoCheck to bring to the UAE a Smartphone-enabled, integrated vision screening application for the detection of vision abnormalities in children.  Emitac Healthcare said in a statement that the distribution partnership will strengthen its portfolio of cutting edge screening applications and add value to its vision and mission to transform care delivery through cost-effective digital ......read more

    SEHA Adds Salma Children's Rehabilitation Hospital to Its Network

    This latest acquisition of the UAE’s first and only specialized pediatric long-term rehabilitation facility will significantly expand SEHA’s pediatric offerings Abu Dhabi, September 29, 2021:  Abu Dhabi Health Services Company, (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, has acquired Salma Children’s Rehabilitation Hospital (Salma), one of the leading integrated long-term care and post-acute rehabilitation hospitals in the GCC region, further strengthening its extensive pediatric services offering. Headquartered in Abu Dhabi, Salma started admitting ......read more

    Gargash Group Announces first of its kind Technical Talent Program for UAE Nationals, in line with “Projects of the 50”

    iStar Technical Apprenticeship will be the second program under Gargash Group’s overarching Emiratization drive Dubai-UAE, 29 September 2021: Gargash Group, one of the leading business conglomerates in the UAE, has launched iStar Technical Apprenticeship, a unique training and recruitment initiative for UAE Nationals under its Gargash automotive arm. Aimed at giving local talent a platform to explore careers in the automobile industry, this program is the second project under the Group’s overarching Emiratization drive.  The announcement comes swiftly in line with the ......read more

    New Study Shows Standardized Heart Attack Protocols Can Reduce Deaths by 50% and Eliminate Gender Gaps in Care

    “Any hospital anywhere in the world can implement these straightforward protocols to help to improve patient outcomes,” says expert from a top American hospital Cleveland Clinic on World Heart Day, September 29       September 29, 2021:   CLEVELAND, Ohio: A new series of protocols for treating patients with the most severe types of hearts attacks can reduce deaths by more than 50%, and eliminate gender disparities in care and outcomes, according to a new study by Cleveland Clinic. The hospital has been number one in heart care in the U.S. for 27 ......read more

    On this World Heart Day, You Can Walk and Aster Volunteers will Donate on your behalf to Save a Child's Life

    • Heart to Heart Walks – a health and fitness initiative launched to encourage people to walk and for minimum 10,000 steps per day, Aster Volunteers will donate AED 5/ Rs. 100 per day towards life-saving surgery for an underprivileged child over the week long programme. • Launched today, people can register online via Heart2Heart.AsterVolunteers.com or spot register through the Aster Volunteers check-points at Zabeel Park in Karama on 1st October. The initiative will conclude with a mega event on 8th October at Zabeel Park where people who complete the highest number of ......read more

    Ministry of Health Introduces eClaims Office Service to Insurance Companies, Healthcare Service Providers

    September 28, 2021:  The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) held a series of seminars to introduce insurance companies and health care providers to the eClaims Office service which is part of the “Riayati” platform. The new service will be operational as of January 2022. The eClaims service provides better management and tracking of central information in order to improve the level of treatment services and reduce healthcare costs in the UAE. The service also aims to achieve a smart and integrated health system that serves those eligible for health services in the ......read more

    Al Qassimi Women's & Children's Hospital Certified as Baby-Friendly

    September 27, 2021:  Al Qassimi Women's & Children's Hospital of the Emirates Health Services (EHS) has been officially certified as a Baby-Friendly hospital following its success in complying with the quality of healthcare standards and providing outstanding services to women and children. The EHS attributed this achievement to the strenuous and ongoing efforts exerted by the hospital staff members and competent national committee. A four-day assessment process was conducted by the WHO/UNICEF under the supervision of the Ministry of Health's National Committee for ......read more

    Pediatric Gastroenterology Team at SKMC Successfully Care for 17-year-old Girl Diagnosed With Crohn's Disease

    Abu Dhabi, 27 September 2021:  Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC), part of Abu Dhabi Health Services Company, (SEHA) – the UAE’s largest healthcare network, continues the successful treatment journey of 17-year-old girl who had been suffering from Crohn’s disease for over half a decade.  Crohn's disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that causes chronic inflammation in the digestive tract, which may present with abdominal pain, severe diarrhea, fatigue, weight loss and malnutrition. Unfortunately Crohn’s disease can be both painful and ......read more

    Premarital Screening and Counseling Service Now Available at Al Yahar Healthcare Center

    Abu Dhabi, 27, September 2021:  Ambulatory Healthcare Services, a SEHA Healthcare Facility, announced the opening of the premarital screening and counseling service in Al Yahar Healthcare Center in Al Ain in cooperation with the Department of Health in Abu Dhabi, in line with Abu Dhabi Health Services Company “SEHA” strategy to provide patients with easy access to healthcare services. The newly opened service includes screening for infection diseases as HIV, Hepatitis B and C, genetic diseases such as Beta –thalassemia and sickle cell anemia, and testing for ......read more

    Al Qassimi Women's & Children's Hospital Successfully Performs 12 Robotic Surgeries for Pelvic Diseases in 5 Days

    September 26, 2021:  The Emirates Health Services (EHS) announced that Al Qassimi Hospital for Women & Children, in cooperation with the Visiting Consultants Program, has successfully performed 12 surgeries to treat pelvic diseases using the surgical robot within five days. With this achievement, Al Qassimi Hospital enhances its leadership at the local level as the first health body to conduct over 151 robotic surgeries since February 2019.  This remarkable achievement underpins the successes of the Robotic Surgery Program in Gynecology which was developed by the EHS in ......read more

    FlexoFix is Building the Middle East's First-Ever All-Encompassing Wellness Eco-System Brand

    Karl Dariane, Founder & CEO of FlexoFix, reveals plans to launch the Middle East's first and only one-stop-shop wellness centre, offering nutritional plans, muscular health services, alignment support, emotional guidance, and much more. Dubai  - September 26, 2021: Karl Dariane, the founder of the first flexology studio in the Middle East, FlexoFix, has experienced such tremendous success that the time to build his vision has finally arrived. FlexoFix will be expanding into an all-encompassing wellness centre as a natural next step. Knowledge, caring, and experience will bring ......read more

    Aster DM Healthcare Set to Serve World Tourists, Global Showcase at the India Pavilion, Expo 2020

    • As a corporate partner of the India pavilion at Expo 2020, Aster to operate First Aid Medical booth at the basement of the India pavilion for 6 months and present a grand showcase for a month during the Health & Wellness week starting in January 2022. • UAE’s largest healthcare provider, with a presence across most neighbourhoods, Aster introduces exclusive services to meet the overall healthcare needs of global tourists visiting Dubai.      23rd September, Dubai, UAE: Aster DM Healthcare, one of the largest integrated healthcare provider network ......read more

    DHA Launches Post-COVID-19 Clinics

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 22, 2021:  The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has introduced Post-COVID-19 clinics at two of its health centres in Dubai. The clinics will take place on Tuesdays at Al Barsha Health Centre and on Thursdays at Nad Al Hammar Health Centre. The clinics are for patients with lingering symptoms, often referred to as “long-COVID” as the symptoms persist 4 to 12 weeks after the onset of the illness. This service is not for pregnant women and children under 6 years of age. Dr. Hanan Al Hammadi, Family Medicine Consultant and Director ......read more

    Ministry of Health Launches National Seasonal Flu Awareness Campaign 2021

    Under the theme "Protecting yourself... protects your community", the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has announced the launch of the National Seasonal Flu Awareness Campaign which runs until the end of December 2021.  The campaign is being organized in cooperation with the Abu Dhabi Public Health Center (ADPHC), the Abu Dhabi Health Services Company "SEHA", the Dubai Health Authority (DHA), and the Emirates Health Services (EHS). The campaign aims to raise community awareness and enhance prevention to reduce complication rates, encourage individuals ......read more

    Patients With Alzheimer's Disease and Their Family Members Encouraged to Join Support Group

    New initiative known as Memory Café will host a two-hour meeting every month at the Centre’s café for patients with Alzheimer’s and other related dementias and their family members. Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 21 September, 2021: The DHA’s Seniors' Happiness Centre is encouraging families of patients with Alzheimer’s and other related dementias to join a support group, which will meet on a monthly basis to share experiences, expertise and provide support for patients and caregivers. The newly enhanced service is known as a Memory Café. Once a month ......read more

    SEHA Marks World Alzheimer's Day

    Abu Dhabi, 20 September 2021:  Abu Dhabi Health Services Company, (SEHA) – the UAE’s largest healthcare network, joins the health community in observance of World Alzheimer’s Day, which takes place annually on September 21. Alzheimer's disease is a progressive neurologic disorder that causes the brain to shrink (atrophy) and brain cells to die. Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia — a continuous decline in thinking, behavioral and social skills that affects a person's ability to function independently. According to the World ......read more

    Dubai CrossFit Championship returns in December with 40 of the World's Fittest in Action

    The three-day Dubai CrossFit Championship will take place from Dec 16-18 and offer more than AED 1 million in prize money   Dubai - United Arab Emirates:  The Dubai CrossFit Championship, one of the most anticipated events in the sport, is set to bring 40 of the world’s biggest CrossFit stars to Dubai for a gruelling three-day challenge that will offer more than AED 1 million in prize money. Supported by Dubai Sports Council, this year’s Dubai CrossFit Championship, which started in 2012 and became the first ever CrossFit sanctioned event in the world in 2018, ......read more

    SEHA Integrates UAE Pass With Its Mobile App and Patient Portal

    Abu Dhabi, 16 September 2021:  Abu Dhabi Health Services Company, (SEHA) – the UAE’s largest healthcare network, announces the integration of the UAE PASS, with SEHA’s Mobile App and Patient Portal, as part of the medical network’s continuous efforts to elevate the patient journey and ensure seamless access to our platforms and services,  This will now allow patients to use their UAE Pass account/login details to login or register directly onto the SEHA Mobile App and Patient Portal, without the need to create separate SEHA credentials. Patients ......read more

    Ministry of Health marks World Patient Safety Day 2021

    September 16, 2021:  Under the theme "Safe maternal and newborn care", the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) is celebrating World Patient Safety Day, observed annually on 17 September. On this occasion, the Dubai Frame will be lit up in orange color at 6 pm. This year's theme aims to promote global awareness on issues related to maternal and neonatal safety, especially during childbirth, it also aims to take sustainable measures to ensure safe and respectful childbirth, activate the safe use of medicines and medical devices during childbirth, and strengthen ......read more

    More Than Half of UAE Residents Affected by Heart Disease

    Survey Conducted By Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi Reveals True Scale Of Heart Disease’s Impact On Community   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - September 16, 2021:  More than half of UAE residents have been affected by heart disease during their lifetime, according to a new study commissioned by Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, an integral part of Mubadala Health, to mark World Heart Day on September 29.   The survey of more than a thousand UAE residents revealed that 55 percent of respondents had been directly affected by heart disease, either through being diagnosed ......read more

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