Living-donor kidney transplant patient speaks out about his journey to recovery on World Health Day.
SEHA participates in World Kidney Day by offering free consultations and educational events that focus on the burden of kidney disease, disparities and access to healthcare.
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates March 20, 2018: Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network organized various events across Abu Dhabi to provide a platform for Yousef Al Naqbi, a kidney transplant patient to share his experience with kidney failure. The events helped raise awareness on kidney disease, risks, prevention and the co-existence with kidney failure on World Kidney Day.
After years searching for a cure for his kidney disease, Mr. Al Naqbi obtained the correct diagnosis and treatment at Sheikh ......read more
Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery (CTVS) and Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) will now be available at Zulekha Hospital Dubai
Cardiovascular Diseases (CVDs) represent 30% of deaths in the UAE, according to The World Health Organization
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19 March, 2019: Following the opening of Zulekha Hospital Dubai’s new facility this year, the healthcare group has announced the addition of an open heart center at the new facility. The Cardiac Center of Excellence now offers comprehensive end-to-end cardiac care and is equipped to facilitate high-risk treatments.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Cardiovascular Diseases (CVDs) represent 30% of deaths in the UAE. The UAE Vision 2021 outlines a reduction in the number of lifestyle diseases such as CVDs to ......read more
Dubai, March 19, 2019: His Excellency Humaid Al Qatami, Director General of Dubai Health Authority (DHA), has honoured ZAJEL, the UAE’s leading provider of courier and parcel delivery services, in recognition of its role as a strategic partner in the health services sector and its continued support for the development of Sheryan, Dubai’s online health licensing system for all healthcare professionals and facilities.
Khawla Kabanji, CEO of ZAJEL, expressed her deep appreciation for the recognition for the fastest growing courier company and said it would motivate it and its employees to make even more efforts to enhance the level of its services.
The 200-bed tertiary-care speciality and sub-speciality facility to be the biggest hospital in the emirate, with covered area spanning over 41,062 square meters
March 19th, 2019; Ajman, UAE: Saudi German Hospitals Group – one of the largest private hospital groups in the MENA region – has announced their world class, state-of-the-art, Dhs300 million worth healthcare facility in Ajman. The tertiary-care speciality and sub-speciality facility will be the biggest hospital in Ajman, designed to cater to the growing population across all northern emirates, while offering a wide range of medical services. Spanning over 41,062 square meters, the 200-bed hospital will commence operations soon.
With 46 OPD clinics and over 20 specialities, Saudi German Hospital, Ajman, will be the Group’s third healthcare ......read more
Warm Up & Run and Yoga Flow workouts back by popular demand on Saturday, 23 March
Dubai, 19 March 2019: Golden Mile Galleria on Palm Jumeirah is hosting the second edition of its free Run & Flo fitness event following a tremendous response to the first session last month.
Over 100 fitness enthusiasts and their friends and families participated in the first Run & Flo last month, guided by triathletes, fitness experts and yoga gurus. The next event is on 23 March, with another session planned for April.
Held on the terraces of Golden Mile Galleria Building 8, adjacent to Al Ittihad Park, the event features Warm Up & Run and Yoga Flow sessions that encourage a healthy and active lifestyle through simple workouts, running, yoga and meditation. Participants ......read more
Ministry of Health highlights the importance of early detection of diseases
UAE, Dubai, March 17, 2019: The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) has stressed that the National Periodic Health Screening and Cancer Screening initiatives titled ‘Etminan’ (Contentment in Arabic) are running smoothly and perfectly as scheduled.
Being part of the Cabinet approved programmes, the two initiatives aims to reduce the prevalence of cancer and non-communicable diseases, particularly cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, breast, cervical and colon cancer.
The ‘Etminan’ initiative has been launched to support the Ministry of Health and Prevention’s strategy, seeking to heighten the public awareness on health risks and provide diagnostic and therapeutic services in ......read more
Youssef Mohammed Al Serkal: The Ministry has several national programmes that serve the national indicators of cardiovascular diseases,
UAE, Dubai, March 16, 2019: The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) has announced the third phase completion of its initiative, ‘Heart Experts,’ programme, selecting, training and empowering a group of students to serve as awareness ambassadors for cardiovascular health in their schools, neighborhood and local community.
The pilot phase of the programme was completed at the Al Mawakeb School in Al Barsha, targeting 21 students aged 15-17 years.
The Hear Experts initiative falls under the umbrella of the Operational Plan Initiatives to achieve the National Indicators for the reduction of mortality due to cardiovascular disease.
The programme goals ......read more
Doctors give a new lease of life to teen through a bone marrow transplant
Till now, less than 10 such cases have been successfully transplanted in the world
The hospital highlights the need to increase awareness on Immune Deficiency
Aster CMI Hospital’s Pediatric Immunology Department recognized as Foundation for Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases (FPID) center of excellence
Dubai, March 14th, 2019 – Ciara (name changed), a 13-year-old-girl from Mauritius, suffering from rarest of the rare Complement Deficiency genetic disease, C1q deficiency since the age of 2, became the first teen in Asia suffering from this complex condition to receive a bone marrow transplant. Thanks to the team of efficient doctors at Aster CMI Hospital in Bangalore, a part of Aster DM Healthcare’s global ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 14, 2019: Since the early days of founding the Union, the UAE has been very keen to be at the forefront of global countries foreseeing the future and pay utmost attention to children, seeing it a top national priority. This is because children are the builders of the future and the sustainable wealth that will boost the country’s future status.
To that end, the UAE dedicated a national day to celebrate Emirati children and reflect the wise leadership’s keenness to provide children of citizens and residents alike full care and attention within a supportive and sustainable environment that contributes to enhancing their capabilities and skills.
In doing so, the UAE is trying to develop difference makers who are capable of shaping the future, devising innovative solutions and building on ......read more
World Kidney Day marks launch of awareness and screening initiative
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 14 March 2019: Aster Hospitals has launched an awareness and screening initiative to promote prevention of chronic kidney disease (CKD) through education, awareness and early diagnosis.
50 million people worldwide are now estimated to have kidney diseases from various causes. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) causes at least 2.4 million deaths per year and is now the sixth fastest growing cause of death. Through the campaign, Aster Kidney Care will encourage early screening and management at Aster Hospitals. Members of the public can avail of complimentary screening and detailed analysis through a simple urine test and blood creatinine test at Aster Hospitals’ Mankhool or Qusais facilities between ......read more
Colon Cancer is a Preventable Disease Yet it Remains One of the Most Common Forms of Cancer in the UAE
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. March 13 2019: Even though cases of colon cancer are on the decline due to increased community awareness and screening using sophisticated technologies, it is still the most common cancer among men in the UAE.
Physicians in the UAE recommend that people should start regularly screening for colon cancer at the age of 40. This advice is for those who do not have a family history of colon cancer, and who have no symptoms. Screening should commence 10 years earlier if there is a family history of the disease, and regular screenings are important because symptoms of colon cancer do not usually appear until the disease has reached an advanced stage.
Dr. Matthew Kroh, Chair of the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 13, 2019:
Traditionally, to bring down the cost basis of optical transceivers, the industry relied solely on economies of scale to drive supplier volume for all-optical subassembly supply chains. This stands in stark contrast to the multi-$100 billion silicon electronic supply chain which has benefited from shared design methodologies, automated wafer manufacturing, shared packaging approaches and common test infrastructure to deliver unparalleled economies of scale for computing and networking equipment. The optical transceiver industry, by comparison, is a cottage industry built on fractured design methodologies, captive wafer manufacturing, proprietary packaging and labor-intensive production that limits economies of scale.
In order to enjoy the same benefits as the ......read more
Dubai, 11 March 2019: The MENA region’s first and largest digital health platform Altibbi is revolutionizing the delivery of healthcare and improving medical outcomes for those who lack access to quality healthcare providers by managing up to 1,000 consultations a day through its growing network of registered and verified doctors.
The company began with the launch of an extensive Arabic medical dictionary to address the lack of health awareness in the Middle East. Today, Altibbi is the preferred choice for remote healthcare provision in the region. The company has evolved into a comprehensive healthcare provider with 2 million app downloads in 2018 and 62 million visitor during 2018.
To enhance its offering in Egypt, Altibbi launched a unique initiative called ‘One Million Free Medical ......read more
The pharmaceutical leader conducted an industry-first head-to-head study of two biologic therapies commonly used to treat the illness: vedolizumab and adalimumab
Vedolizumab was found to be superior in achieving clinical remission and mucosal healing at week 52
Study focused on patients with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis
Dubai, UAE, March 11, 2019: Global biopharmaceutical company Takeda today announced the results of its pioneering VARSITY study into the effectiveness of two common therapies used to treat Ulcerative Colitis. Shared at the 14th Congress of the European Crohn’s and Colitis Organization (ECCO) in Copenhagen Denmark, the findings showed that the use of vedolizumab – a gut-selective biologic treatment, was more effective overall at tackling the illness when ......read more
Through “Hayat” App, organ donors can register online to donate their organs after death
A proposal on adding the status “donor” in the Emirates ID
UAE, Dubai March 9, 2019: The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) hosted in Abu Dhabi the coordination meeting of the Supreme Committee for Organ Transplantation. The meeting was headed by H.E. Dr. Amin Hussein Al Amiri, Assistant Undersecretary for Public Health Policy and Licensing of the
Ministry of Health & Prevention, with the participation of Dr. Ali Al Obaidili, Chairman of the National Organ Transplant Committee, representatives of all members of government and local authorities in the country, College of Medicine and Health Sciences of United Arab Emirates University, Dubai Health Authority “DHA”, ......read more
UAE, Dubai, March 07, 2019
The Ministry of Health & Prevention (MoHAP) has announced the launching of a new E-service to submit complaints or observations against the private medical facilities, its medical and technical staff, which are dealing with members of the society.
The service aims to ensure that healthcare service providers fulfill their role in accordance with global standards, and within the context of MoHAP’s policy in upgrading E-services, with a view to promoting health system quality and innovating smart solutions, besides the commitment to carrying out quality systems.
Dealing with cases of default in providing healthcare services
Dr. Hessa Mubarak, Director of the Department of Health Empowerment and Compliance said that the Ministry of Health & Prevention doesn’t accept any shortcomings in ......read more
The only Hospital in the UAE to receive the honor in 10th cycle of the awards
March 6, 2019; Ras Al Khaimah, UAE: At a prestigious ceremony hosted at Dubai Opera, RAK Hospital was awarded the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum (MRM) Business award during the 10th cycle of the awards. The healthcare institution stood tall amongst the winners as being the only hospital in the entire UAE to be recognized at the forum. This is the second time the hospital has won the Business Excellence Award for their outstanding commitment to quality care and innovation.
“We are humbled and honored to have received this award for the second time and I am proud to announce that we remain the only hospital to get the award in this cycle. This certainly proves our dedication to achieve and showcase the best that UAE healthcare industry can ......read more
** Working towards achieving your own personal goals of self-confidence**
March 04, 2019 - Dubai, UAE
We all associate exercise with weight loss or building muscles, but the mental benefits may far outweigh the physical. In our high-stress society, regular exercise can help us not only de-stress but it can make us feel happy and confident within ourselves and one of the main goals at Surge Body Fitness is to help both men and women feel confident and content in their bodies.
Surge Body Fitness offers an experience like no other, the energizing space is a balance of both mindfulness and purpose and each class is taught by their incredible team of professionals with true encouragement and inspiration. The newly launched combination classes, which consist of a Ryde session and off-the-bike exercises, and the traditional Ryde ......read more
The ‘Screen and Survive’ campaign aims to drive awareness of the fatal disease and save the lives of the UAE’s citizens through preventative screenings
United Arab Emirates, 4 March, 2019: In the presence of dignitaries from the Ministry of Health and Dubai Health Authority, Zulekha Healthcare Group has today launched its fourth annual ‘Screen and Survive’ colorectal cancer (CRC) campaign. The initiative aims to raise the awareness of the disease by offering free preventative screenings to the public between March 4th and May 3rd 2019 in order to reduce the number of CRC fatalities in the UAE through early detection in the pre-cancerous stage.
The screenings are open to visitors and residents of the UAE and supports the country’s goal of reducing cancer fatalities by 18% by 2021. With ......read more
Surgeons Used 3D-Printing to Help Plan Rare Spinal Cord Surgery
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. March 04, 2019: A 35-year-old woman has been saved from becoming paralyzed, following swift diagnosis from Healthpoint and a complex tumor removal surgery at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, both part of Mubadala’s network of healthcare providers.
F.K was diagnosed with cervical schwannoma, a slow growing tumor in the lining of the nerves in the spine, which can cause progressive weakness and tingling sensations as it grows and presses on the spinal cord.
“Without surgery, F.K would have been paralyzed from the neck down, however, surgery to remove it risked a similar outcome. Given the complexity, we worked with our colleagues at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi’s Neurological Institute to give ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 4, 2019: Experts from Dubai Health Authority’s Primary Healthcare Centre and Rashid Hospital have collaborated with 3D printing healthcare startup Sinterex, to save the jaw of a patient who had an aggressive tumour.
The patient, a 17-year-old girl in high school, was admitted to hospital after discovering she had a large, fast growing tumour of the right jaw.
Dr Khaled Ghandour, Maxilofacial Surgeon at DHA, said that the patient was diagnosed with Ossifying Fibroma, a particularly aggressive form of tumour, which meant that the right side of the jaw had to be removed.
It was at this stage that Sinterex became involved. Sinterex is a UAE based start-up specializing in customized 3D printed healthcare products. Managing Director, Julian Callanan, explained that given ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 3rd, 2019: On the occasion of World Hearing Day, MED-EL Medical Electronics the leading provider of hearing solutions, announced today the results of a survey querying 500 adults in the UAE about their approach towards hearing loss issues, as part of an international study of 11,000 adults across the globe. The survey revealed that just about one-third of the population in the UAE has never had their hearing checked, while on a more positive note, approximately 53% of those surveyed underwent a hearing screening over the past year. The survey was commissioned by MED-EL and conducted by Atomik Research from January 7th to 11th 2019.
When asked what were the most important things to get checked regularly by a medical professional, 33% of respondents in the UAE stated blood pressure to be the top ......read more
Sudden Attacks of Neovascular Glaucoma Threaten Eyesight
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - February 28, 2019: Physicians at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi and Imperial College London Diabetes Centre are using World Glaucoma Week in March to warn diabetics in the UAE to be careful of sudden attacks of acute glaucoma, which could threaten their vision.
One of the leading causes of blindness in the UAE, glaucoma generally presents without noticeable symptoms and develops over many years until it begins to affect a person’s vision. However, patients with diabetic eye disease are at risk of sudden, severe attacks of neovascular glaucoma that require immediate treatment.
“Attacks of neovascular glaucoma can be dramatic. The extreme pain in the eye can induce nausea and vomiting, meaning people don’t always ......read more
February 28, 2019 - Dubai, UAE
We are creatures of habit. Every day, most of us will stick to our morning routines like clockwork: wake up, make coffee, check social media feeds, go to work, etc. Of course, not all habits are created equal, as we form bad habits along with the good. But what if just a few simple steps each day could encourage us to start on the right foot? Research suggests it takes 21 days to establish a new habit through repeat behaviour. With our busy schedules and endless tasks, it is important that our habits are positively impacting our productivity, health, and overall happiness. Luckily, finding a routine that easily fits into your schedule is not as hard as it seems. Medy Navani, Founder and Creative Director of Design Haus Medy, provides his top habits that will benefit your everyday.
Make your bed
This ......read more
SMA syndrome is a rare disease that is often misdiagnosed with only 300 registered cases worldwide
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 27 February 2019: Zulekha Hospital successfully operated on 27 year-old female Fatimah who suffered from Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome (SMAS) which is a rare gastrointestinal tract disease that causes chronic pain, vomiting, full body weakness and weight loss. Fatimah underwent MRI, CT and X-ray scans and has previously been diagnosed for years with IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome). However, recently at Zulekha Hospital Fatima discovered that her actual condition had been overlooked due to its rarity.
SMA is a digestive condition that occurs when the duodenum (the first part of the small intestine) is compressed between two arteries. To date, there have only been 300 cases registered ......read more
Dr Maher Al Ahdab shows you 6 easy ways to get and maintain beautiful skin and a healthy appearance.
February 06, 2019 - Dubai, UAE:
In this age of social media, good looks are desired more than ever. And it’s not just the women who are looking to improve their appearance – men are becoming more conscious of their looks as well.
As desirable as it is to look good, it is ......read more
Unique and innovative wellness destination in Meydan brings unprecedented offering with principles of Macro Health™
Max & Aegle has been purpose-built to offer dynamic health and fitness solutions for the mind, body and soul
Facilities include numerous exercise areas across two floors, dedicated fitness studios, outdoor training arena, Olympic size swimming pool, running track ......read more
Study conducted with The University of Manchester – UK.
MEBO Scar found to improve skin hydration, collagen deposition, and elasticity
February 6th, 2019, Ras Al Khaimah (UAE) – Julphar, one of the largest pharmaceutical manufacturers in the Middle East and Africa, has had a groundbreaking paper published in “Advances of Wound Care Journal”, the Official ......read more
Massive 34% increase in participation volumes to hit a record 1,053,100 with 92% completing a minimum of 30 minutes of daily physical activity
Long-term lifestyle changes with DFC positively influencing vital health indicators including frequency of exercise (76%), water consumption (73%) and sleeping patterns (70%)
Dubai, United Arab Emirates –4 February 2019: Impact ......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, United Arab Emirates - February 03, 2019: 11 French companies will be taking part in the region’s largest laboratory trade show, in Dubai, from ......read more
Campaign aims to promote healthy eating and exercise in UAE
‘Support and information key to cutting rates of obesity and diabetes,’ says General Manager
February 3, 2019, Ras Al Khaimah (UAE) - Julphar, one of the largest pharmaceutical manufacturers in the Middle East and Africa, has launched a new campaign to promote healthy eating and exercise in the UAE.
The ......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 ......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 ......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, ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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. ......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 ......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, ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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, ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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. ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......read more