~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_Çáíæã# 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
Advanced facility offers quality & cost-efficient cancer treatment options to patients worldwide
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2 February 2019: Apollo Hospitals Group took part in the recently concluded Arab Health 2019 in Dubai to put the spotlight on the state-of-the-art services of its groundbreaking Proton Cancer Centre, the first of its kind in South East Asia.
During this year’s Arab Health, the largest healthcare event in the MENA region, a team of specialists from Apollo Hospitals was on hand to answer queries from both visitors and fellow exhibitors from across the ......read more
Meeting attended by MOHAP Undersecretary and Assistant Undersecretaries
Dubai, UAE, January 31, 2019: On the sidelines of the Arab Health 2019 Exhibition and Congress 2019, His Excellency Omar bin Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence met Madeline Bell, President and CEO, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. The meeting was attended by Mohammad Salim Al Olama, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health and Prevention and assistant undersecretaries.
The meeting discussed mutual collaboration, nursing staff training, as well as a number of futuristic ......read more
More than 700 UAE residents to walk for arthritis this February
31st January 2019, Dubai, UAE: The Middle East Arthritis Foundation (MEAF)is challenging people this February with its ‘Walk for Arthritis’ event,
to get moving in an effort to improve the lives of the one in five people in the UAE who live with arthritis.
Founding Member of the Foundation, Dr. Humeira Badsha said that the walkathon will help people with and without arthritis to set themselves a physical challenge or even to extend their current exercise regime.
“Walk ......read more
The partnership will see SPOTCHECK available to consumers for the first time.
Spotcheck health kiosk will be now available at CRYO’s flagship location, The Boulevard, Emirates Towers, Dubai.
CRYO will boost its client offering with the 8-minute health assessment and boost client retention
CRYO and SPOTCHECK are complementary partners as both are pioneers of innovation within the health and wellness sector
Dubai, UAE (January 31, 2019): Dubai-based innovative health and wellness platform, SPOTCHECK, has partnered with global leading cryotherapy ......read more
31 January 2019, Dubai - UAE: This year’s Saudi Arabian Business Achievement Awards held in Riyadh on January 29th, saw Saudi German Hospital Group (SGH Group) honoured as Healthcare Company of the Year. The awards, hosted by Arabian Business, recognised business leaders and companies who achieved stellar performance over the course of the last year.
Speaking about this prestigious accolade, Eng. Sobhi Batterjee, Group President of Saudi German Hospital Group, said: “As a proud family-run Saudi business with a legacy spanning over 70 years, including the opening of the first ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 30 January 2019: With those in the Middle East more at risk of suffering from atrial fibrillation than other parts of the world, Dr Sabine Ernst from Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Specialist Care (RB&HH) conducted a simulated catheter ablation during Arab Health 2019 using 3D mapping which mitigates the requirement for harmful x-ray.
The corrective procedure is well known, however the consultant cardiologist and cardiac electrophysiologist showcased the pioneering 3D mapping technique, which removes the need for radiation, is unique. The procedure was ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 29, 2019: The Ministry of Health and Prevention announced that it will utilize Artificial Intelligence technologies in X-ray equipment that are used in medical examinations for residency procedures in the country. This initiative aims to protect members of society from communicable diseases, as well as enhancing the level of healthcare services in order to ensure customer satisfaction.
The announcement took place during the Ministry’s participation in the Arab Health 2019 Exhibition and Conference, which is being held during January 28-31 at the Dubai World ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 29, 2019: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) highlighted its smart home healthcare services at the 44th edition of the Arab Health Exhibition and Congress.
The service is part of the overall home care programme. The move is in line with the Authority’s vision to enhance its home care programme and utilize smart technology in the emirate’s healthcare landscape.
HE Humaid Al Qutami, Director General of the DHA said, “DHA is keen to foster the use of technology in the health sector to better serve patients, ......read more
Poor lifestyle choices contribute to diseases pertaining to the heart and lungs
Pioneering 3D mapping technology reduces arrhythmia patients’ exposure to radiation
Dubai, UAE, 29 January 2019: In response to the Middle East’s growing number of heart and lung disease cases, Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Specialist Care (RB&HH) are showcasing its latest advancements which provide viable options to directly combat these serious diseases at Arab Health 2019.
In many cases, diseases of the heart and lungs are caused by poor lifestyle choices ......read more
Dubai World Trade Centre: Sheikh Saeed Hall 1, Booth #S1.D10
AI-based digital companions increase productivity and quality in radiology and support personalized and standardized patient management along clinical pathways
Remote scanning assistance with Syngo Virtual Cockpit1 makes workforce management in radiology more flexible
New MRI portfolio expands the reach of BioMatrix Technology and revolutionizes patient experience with its all-new in-bore infotainment system Innovision2
Dubai, UAE, January 29, 2019: At this year’s Arab Health (January 28 – 31, 2019) ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 28, 2019: His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, UAE Minister of Finance and President of the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) launched today the Tawreed Artificial Intelligence (AI) system during his tour of the 44th edition of Arab Health Congress.
H.E. Humaid Al Qutami, Director General of the Dubai Health Authority said, “DHA is proud to become the first Government entity to implement AI in the Purchasing and Contracts process. Introduction of AI is in line with the UAE Strategy for Artificial Intelligence ......read more
Dubai Dental Hospital is the emirate’s first and largest dental hospital with 63 dental chairs
Dubai, UAE, January 28, 2019: His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and President of Dubai Health Authority, today inaugurated Dubai Dental Hospital, the first and largest dental hospital in Dubai, in presence of Dr Amer Al Zarooni, CEO, Dubai Healthcare City Medical, Dr. Amer Sharif, Chief Executive Officer, Dubai Healthcare City Authority – Education Sector, and Dr Ramadan Al Blooshi, Chief Executive Officer, ......read more
Procedure offers excellent outcome for cervical spondylosis, herniated or degenerative discs in the neck with reduced post-surgical pain, while achieving both stability and mobility
28th January, 2019; Ras Al Khaimah, UAE: Offering an efficient and highly innovative alternative for spine surgeries, RAK Hospital introduces Hybrid Cervical Spine Surgery which treats multiple levels of disc disease within the neck by utilizing a combination of Artificial Disc Replacement and Spinal Fusion technology. Patients suffering from a combination of herniated and degenerative discs in the ......read more
Infor & E3 Join Forces for Arab Health 28-31 2019 January - Dubai World Trade Center
Dubai, UAE, January 28, 2019: Infor, a global leader in business cloud software specialized by industry, today announced the appointment of E3 LLC as its preferred Healthcare industry partner for Infor’s solutions for the Healthcare market in the Middle East & Africa region. The appointment will offer Infor’s Healthcare customers access to leading industry enterprise solutions along with specialized professional services.
Notably, the E3 team has ......read more
Al Serkal: We strive to be ready for the future and use Artificial Intelligence (AI) to achieve the National Agenda Indicators 2021
Dubai, UAE, January 28, 2019: Within the context of its participation at Arab Health 2019 which will be held at Dubai World Trade Centre 28 – 31 January, the Ministry of Health and Prevention “MOHAP” announced the launch of “Actiste” service for the management of diabetes.
Actiste is the world’s first service for monitoring and treating diabetics remotely. This service comes as part of the Ministry’s keenness ......read more
Abdulrahman bin Mohamed Al Owais: UAE has achieved the leadership in the adoption of smart transformation in government services in accordance with UAE Vision 2021 and UAE Agenda 2030 for sustainable development of health and wellness.
Dubai, UAE, January 28, 2019: Within the framework of achieving Vision 2021, National Agenda Indicators in health and preventative services, transformation from E-Government to smart government, Agenda 2030 for sustainable development and in order to implement the initiative of strengthening the pharmacovigilance for the safety of society which has ......read more
Dr. Youssif Al-Serkal: the project comes as part of Ministry of Health and Prevention’s programmes to entirely (100%) incorporate Artificial Intelligence (AI) into healthcare services
Dubai, UAE, January 28, 2019: The Ministry of Health and Prevention “MOHAP” announced the exploitation of AI technologies to reduce waiting time in emergency departments with a view to managing the operational processes of hospitals by using the smart healthcare operation centre “PaCE”. The announcement comes within the context of a package of innovative projects MOHAP will ......read more
With this new facility, Aster DM Healthcare strengthens presence in UAE, with 2 Aster Hospitals and 4 Medcare Hospitals.
To match the changing requirements of Dubai’s population with mandatory insurance cover, the hospitals will provide tertiary treatments.
Over the last three years, Aster DM Healthcare has invested AED 750 million in UAE and another AED 250 million is envisaged over the next two years. Total estimated investment of AED 1 billion in 5 years in UAE, with 2 new hospitals expected to come up in the next 3 years.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – ......read more
Augmented reality healthcare technology company, Proximie, has signed an agreement with the Dubai Health Authority at the culmination of the nine-week Future Accelerators program paving the way for future collaboration.
It shows a commitment, in principle, of the possibilities of future working together after Proximie successfully demonstrated its ability to solve the three challenges set out at the beginning of the project, namely:
Improving the quality of life for patients through early and swift healthcare intervention
Reducing patient waiting time in emergency ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 26, 2019: HE Dr. Amin Hussein Al Amiri, Assistant Under-Secretary for Public Health Policy and Licensing Sector at the Ministry of Health and Prevention, stated that the Ministry is cooperating with pharmaceutical companies to support patent programs and registration of patents at the Ministry of Economy.
HE Dr. Al Amiri pointed out that the Ministry has organized several workshops and meetings last week, which included representatives from the Ministry of Health
and Prevention, the Ministry of Economy, local factories, economic bodies, and ......read more
A package of services and technologies based on the fourth industrial revolution, artificial intelligence (AI) and exploring the smart healthcare future.
Launch of a world-wide leading projects in partnership with leading companies in health sector.
Under the slogan “Crossing Future Limits” 23 projects will be available on the platforms of the Ministry of Health and Prevention and UAE Health Services Corporation
Dubai, UAE, January 26, 2019: The Ministry of Health and Prevention “MOHAP” announced its participation at Arab Health 2019 which will take ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 26, 2019: The Ministry of Health and Prevention has issued a circular to the directors of medical districts, government and private hospitals, doctors, pharmacists and assistant pharmacists to withdraw Zordyl Mouthwash, which is manufactured by Gulf Pharmaceutical Industries (Julphar), due to the harmful impurities it contains.
The Ministry revealed that the decision to withdraw the product came after it reviewed the reports received from Saudi Arabia, which stated that the Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) withdrew this product from the market. The reports ......read more
‘We follow stringent standards to ensure safety and quality’ says GM
Low-dose aspirin tablet recalled due to stability issues
January 24, 2019, Ras Al Khaimah (UAE) - Julphar, one of the largest pharmaceutical manufacturers in the Middle East and Africa, has issued a statement reinforcing its commitment to quality following the recall of one of its products by the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP).
Jerome Carle, General Manager of Julphar, said: We can confirm that low-dose aspirin medicine, Jusprin 81mg, has been recalled by MoHAP ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 24, 2019: “On India’s 70th Republic Day, we are not only celebrating our constitution which stood the test of times but reiterating the unity in diversity. This year is especially important as it also marks the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi who was an NRI. On this momentous occasion we fondly remember our home land, which has given us the basic ingredients and foundation to live our lives to the fullest and achieve our dreams. Looking back, India’s growth has become more stable, diversified and resilient with the economy expected to grow ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 24 January, 2019: The 100 Mentors programme hosted His Excellency Humaid Al Qutami, Director General of the Dubai Health Authority to discuss some key values and traits, which will help the youth of the country achieve success and wellbeing.
The session took place at the Dubai Health Forum, which concluded last week.
The 100 Mentors is a programme organised by the Emirates Youth Council, it aims to connect the youth with role models in both the private and government industries.
Al Qutami said, “The youth have several opportunities to ......read more
From January 28th to 31st 2019 at Dubai World Trade Centre
International launch of the brand French Healthcare
110 exhibiting companies on the French pavilion
Dubai, UAE, January 24, 2019: 110 French companies will be exhibiting at the largest health show in the Middle East, 30 of them will be in Dubai for the first time. For the 2019 edition of the French pavilion, Business France, the agency supporting the international development of the French economy will launch the French Healthcare brand, an innovative initiative aimed at bringing together French companies, ......read more
Regular campaigns lasting five days each First Campaign of 2019 to Launch at Saqr Hospital in Ras Al Khaima
• Al Serkal: Campaign highlights Ministry’s efforts to achieve the national agenda of UAE Vision 2021, and reduce cancer rates through education and prevention.
United Arab Emirates, 23 January 2019: Ministry of Health and Prevention launched the first awareness and prevention campaigns of 2019 for breast cancer screening, under the slogan “Scan Today, Not Tomorrow”. The campaign will be run from January 20th to 24th, at Saqr ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 22, 2019: Young tech-savvy individuals with extensive knowledge of coding are using their expertise to find solutions to better the existing facilities available to support people of determination.
The hack is primarily focused on three themes revolving around people of determination.
The themes aim to improve the lives of those with physical, mental and intellectual disabilities, using technology as a medium to bring a positive impact in the day-to-day lives of people with determination.
The hack is in line with the Dubai Health ......read more
First Campaign of 2019 to Launch at Saqr Hospital in Ras Al Khaimah
Ministry of Health and Prevention Launches “Scan Today, Not Tomorrow” Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign
Al Serkal: Campaign highlights Ministry’s efforts to achieve the national agenda of UAE Vision 2021, and reduce cancer rates through education and prevention.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 22 January 2019: Ministry of Health and Prevention launched the first awareness and prevention campaigns of 2019 for breast cancer screening, under the slogan “Scan Today, Not Tomorrow”. The ......read more
Highlights progress made since launch of the strategy.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 21, 2019: In 2018, Dubai Health Authority (DHA) launched the Mental Health Strategy for the emirate. The strat¬egy known as Happy Lives…..Healthy Community is Dubai’s first comprehensive mental health strategy and is applica¬ble across all public and private health entities in the emirate.
According to World Health Organization (WHO), mental health is a ‘state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 17, 2019: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) signed today an agreement with Neuron.
As per the agreement, Neuron will be the third party administrator (TPA) for the Saada health programme.
The agreement was signed by HE Humaid Al Qutami, Director General of the DHA and HE Mohammed Al Mutaiwei, Chairman of Neuron, in the presence of Saleh Al Hashimi, Advisor of Dubai Health Insurance Corporation; Umair Nizami, Managing Director and Board Member of Neuron and other senior health officials.
Saada means happiness in Arabic and the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 17, 2019: Mundipharma, the maker of the BETADINETM range of products, announced expansion of the partnership with Marinomed Biotech to extend their rights for the Carragalose® based Nasal Sprays and Lozenges in additional markets across the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META).
The deal will aim to further extend marketing of Marinomed’s products which have shown to significantly reduce disease duration and reduce relapses and help more adults and children suffering from the symptoms of the disease in additional markets across the META ......read more
February 4 to 7, 2019 at DWTC
11 French companies to be gathered on the French pavilion
Major innovations to be exhibited in hematology, biochemistry, pharmacology, toxicology, cytology and pharmacogenetics.
Dubai, UAE, January 17, 2019: 11 French companies will be taking part in the region’s largest laboratory trade show, in Dubai, from February 4-7, 2019. Showcased across 180 m², the French in vitro diagnostics industry (IVD) will unveil its latest innovative ideas, which are the strategic pillars of the sector's ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: January 16th 2019: On February 4-7 2019, LABELIANS will be exhibiting for the 3rd time in the French Pavilion at MEDLAB Dubai. The teams from LABELIANS will present, at their stand, their full range of pre-analytical, sampling transport, molecular biology, liquid handling products, etc... Plus, in a much- awaited reveal, the FMBIO5 Bioleader® armchair for blood sampling.
Conceived and designed by LABELIANS, the FMBIO5 bioleader® armchair for blood sampling is wide, robust and long-lasting. Its ergonomic upholstery and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 15, 2019: As part of the CHASTAGNER Group of companies, STERIGERMS manufactures mobile devices which neutralize medical infectious waste on-site (MIW), in a water-free, discharge-free process, requiring nothing more than a 220/230 volts functioning power outlet. Official and exclusive supplier to the French Navy, STERIGERMS devices can be found onboard most of its ships and notably on the Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier, the flagship of the French fleet. From January 28-31, 2019, it will be exhibiting for the 3rd consecutive year in the French Pavilion at Arab ......read more
Transoral approach aims to achieve scar-free surgery with minimal dissection
Dubai, UAE, January 15, 2019: Great leaps in medicine and science coupled with breakthrough technological innovations have made the treatment options for thyroid diseases less invasive. In fact, newer treatments like endoscopic thyroidectomy is now being presented as a treatment that is minimally invasive and with lesser complications to deal with.
The minimally invasive surgery leaves minimal scars as it employs the principles of natural orifice transluminal surgery (NOTES) to achieve a scar-free ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates- January 10, 2019: For the fifth year in a row, STEAM France and its French subsidiary S@TIS, with the support of Business France, will be exhibiting at the Arab Health show in Dubai, from January 28-31, 2019.
Subsidiary S@TIS in the limelight
It will be presenting a software suite composed of multiple complementary modules, compliant with the requirements of international standards, and which enable, real-time and paper-free, monitoring of each stage of the sterilization process, from the operating room to the sterile ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 9, 2019 : Most polymer-based medical devices are not compatible either with the high temperatures required for steam sterilization (121°C / 134°C), which cause them to deform, or with gamma rays, which can cause plastics to stain or become cloudy. Ethylene oxide sterilization, however, is performed at temperatures typically between 40°C and 55°C, and is compatible with all MDs, irrespective of their type and composition. Ethylene oxide is therefore the ideal sterilization method for all MDs, provided that the strict standards ......read more
Explore how to find relief, discover balance and live with vitality in 2019 at an interactive wellbeing event taking place on Friday, 25th January
Dubai, UAE, January 09, 2019: The New Year is the perfect time to make a commitment to being kinder to ourselves.
We all lead such busy lives, where we can overlook simple things that make us happy and more productive. If self-care and being more mindful is one of your goals for the New Year, if you are looking to enhance your wellbeing and live with greater vitality, or if you have a specific area ......read more
DHA to implement mechanisms to accelerate the pace of achieving these objectives.
Continuous evaluation to monitor progress
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 8, 2019: Dubai Health Authority(DHA) aims to meet the goals of the Fifty-Year-Charter and eight principles. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, recently announced eight principles for the future success of the nation. He also published a pledge on Sunday containing nine articles that aim to develop the quality of life and ......read more
Experts estimate 80% of us will experience back pain at some time in our lives.
Dubai, UAE, 7th January, 2019: Back pain is one of the most common spinal conditions in the UAE and third most common reason for visits to the doctor’s office. Severe cases can lead to spinal degenerative disease, also known as degenerative disk disease, or any disease of the spinal column, which can range from Herniated Disc, Spinal Stenosis, Degenerated Disc Disease, and Disc Prolapse.
It might be a sharp stab or a dull ache. At some point, 8 out of 10 of us will have back pain. In ......read more
January 02, 2019, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE: For Emirati couple Hassan Ali and Safeyya Ali Salem, the year 2019 brought their very own special bundle of joy: a beautiful baby girl, who was born in the wee hours of the New Year, at 3:00 am, at RAK Hospital, Ras Al Khaimah. Weighing around 3.2 kgs, the baby is the first child of the young couple.
Another baby girl, weighing 2.85 kgs was born to Egyptian parents, Hani Ahmed and Safiya Abbas Morsy at the Hospital on New Year.
Congratulating the happy parents on this occasion, Dr Raza Siddiqui, CEO of Arabian Healthcare ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 30 December 2018 – 42-year-old John Dingo Demadura Rojas, a resident of Dubai was biking in a mountainous area when he had an accidental fall and injured his left clavicle.
In severe pain John was rushed to another hospital where he was advised to undergo an open surgery to restore the shoulder function. However, he approached Zulekha Hospital Sharjah for a second opinion and was keen on an alternative to the open procedure. The diagnosis revealed a grade 3 (complete) dislocation of the lateral end of the clavicle – left shoulder. ......read more
Sharjah - 30 December 2018: Hundreds of people from all age groups participated in the “One Hour Walk 2” event, which was organized on Saturday by the Friends of Arthritis Patients Association at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah. The event, which was organized in cooperation with the Sharjah Police Headquarters, took place at the Sharjah Police Desert Park.
The event included the participation of a large number of students from schools and universities, as well as government and private institutions in Sharjah. The event was also attended by HE Major ......read more
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Sharjah – 27 December 2018: The Friends of Arthritis Patients Association at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah, in cooperation with the Sharjah Police Headquarters, will organize the “One Hour Walk 2” exercise event, which will be held on Saturday at the Sharjah Police Desert Park.
The event, which will begin at 4 pm in support of Arthritis patients, is part of the promotional campaign for the association’s 7th Annual Marathon. The marathon, which is organized annually by the association at the end of February, includes thousands of ......read more
MBRU is setting up massive genomic infrastructure to conduct large-scale whole genome sequencing
Dubai, December 27, 2018: A first for the United Arab Emirates, a whole genome-sequencing of an Emirati Boy with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) was conducted at Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU), as part of a collaborative research with the Autism Program at Al Jalila Children’s Specialty Hospital (Al Jalila Children’s), in Dubai Healthcare City.
As humans our genome, which is the complete set of genes or genetic material present in ......read more
Dr Manoj Menon receives top accolade at Smart Health Dubai Awards for “Spotcheck”, judged by leading lights in global Health Technology Sector
Dubai, UAE, December 26, 2018: The co-founder of Spotcheck, a technology driven health and wellness services provider, which offers an 8 minutes non-invasive health screening and a digital platform, has been awarded as one of the top 50 leaders in the healthcare sector in the region. Dr Manoj Menon was given the award at the Smart Health Dubai conference, a platform held in Dubai once a year which brings together ......read more
New drugs to be made available locally for first time
License and technology transfer agreement completed with Dutch company PharmaMatch BV
High cholesterol one of major factors in rise of cardiovascular diseases
Cardiovascular disease UAE’s biggest killer
December 26, 2018, Ras Al Khaimah (UAE) - Julphar, one of the largest pharmaceutical manufacturers in the Middle East and Africa, has completed a deal with leading Dutch company, PharmaMatch BV, to launch a novel combination for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia, which is currently unavailable in the UAE ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 26, 2018: In an endeavour to support development of Fertility and Reproductive Medicine in Oman, IVI Middle East Fertility Clinic Muscat– has organised a series of programmes for the medical community, in association with the Oman Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology (OSOG). The clinical team will participate in a number of workshops starting in December 2018 until February 2019 in four different cities in Oman – Sohar, Salalah, Muscat and Sur.
The first session entitled ‘Fertility Assessment in Omani Women’ will be held in Sohar on 20th ......read more