Knee replacements will increase to more than 1 million surgeries per year by 2030 and approach 3 million by 2060 worldwide
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 20th May 2019: Suffering with painful osteoarthritis of his left knee, Elnoor Muntasir El Hassan, a 48-year-old doctor working for the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Afghanistan and Salman Ahmed Qureshi a 66-year-old, Pakistani Engineer working in Dubai had lost hope to be able walk again. While Elnoor Mutasir suffered from complete destroyed knees due to an injury in his youth, Salman Ahmed was a victim of malalignment of kneecaps, which led to severe Arthritis of both knees over time.
However, Professor Dr. Matthias Honl, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Head of Joint Replacement Unit at Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery, Dubai (BHAS) offered them something they ......read more
A part of the leading integrated healthcare provider’s network in GCC, Aster Al Raffah Hospitals & Clinics opened its 3rd Hospital in Ibri, the 9th facility in Oman.
16 May, 2019, Dubai, UAE: Delivering upon its commitment to improve the availability and accessibility of quality healthcare services in Oman, Aster Al Raffah Hospitals & Clinics are now serving patients with its newest 22-bed Aster Hospital located in Ibri. The new facility further strengthens Aster DM Healthcare’s offering in primary and secondary care services in Oman.
The inauguration of the new facility was officiated by His Excellency Sheikh/ Khalaf Salim Abdullah Alishaqi , Wali of Ibri and Ms. Alisha Moopen, Executive Director & CEO of Aster and Medcare Hospitals & Clinics- GCC, in the presence of officials from various ......read more
Monday, April 29, 2019: City of Dubai had accommodated the grand opening of Prof. Sakla Spanish Eye Clinic as part of the expansion plan of Ebsar Eye Center in association with Clinica Baviera – The largest group of ophthalmological hospitals in Spain, Europe & China - at McLaren Building, Sheikh Zayed Road at 11:30 am; The opening ribbon was cut in the presence of His Excellency Humaid Mohammed Al Qatami, Director General of Dubai Health Authority and Kholeta Cazanova, Commercial Counsellor at the Embassy of Spain, as well as a large number of VIP and Media personalities.
Professor Sakla Spanish Eye Clinic is established and owned by the renowned Eye Surgeon Professor Hani Sakla, consultant in ophthalmology at Ebsar Eye Surgery Center in Dubai, and member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American ......read more
Aster DM Healthcare announces Aster Finance Service Centre across all its existing 11 hospitals and upcoming 2 hospitals, in 5 states in India.
May 11, 2019, Dubai: Keeping in view the requirement of timely support for patients who visit the hospitals, Aster DM Healthcare today announced the launch of Aster Finance Service Centre which shall be providing the following services
1. Aster Easy Care - This service has been developed in association with Bajaj Fin Serve and Federal Bank to provide patient funding which can be repaid in monthly installments (EMIs) over a period of 1 year. The interest cost of the loan is borne by Aster DM Healthcare which is a great relief for patients who are struck by sudden illness or accidents and do not have availability of sufficient money. Even in case ......read more
Join us for this global mental health awareness event to eliminate the stigma surrounding Mental Illness and to celebrate the wonderful community
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 06, 2019: On May 11th, over 250,000 participants in over 200 venues across 19 countries and 5 continents will walk from Darkness Into Light.
Darkness into Light UAE is proud to announce that four venues in the UAE will host the Darkness into Light walk again this year; Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi, Kite Beach in Dubai, Green Mubazzarah Park in Al Ain and Al Marjan Island in Ras Al Khaimah, in partnership with Al Jalila Foundation.
The Darkness into Light walk is a unique international event that strives to unite communities and raise awareness for Mental Health.
The Darkness into Light walk, organised by the voluntary community group Darkness ......read more
IVI Middle East Fertility Clinic to run a campaign titled ‘This Ramadan, Start Something New’
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 05 May 2019: With Ramadan set to begin in a few days, IVI Middle East Fertility Clinic encourages couples to take the first step towards making their dream of having a baby come true during the holy month. In lieu of the same, the clinic will run a campaign titled ‘This Ramadan, Start Something New’, which aims to encourage couples towards an overall health-oriented lifestyle. The holy month of Ramadan is the right time for us to cleanse our bodies and mind. To top that, if we also pledge to bring those much-needed lifestyle changes and put our health first, it will yield better outcomes. This is what the IVI philosophy is and in fact everyone in IVI Fertility too is going to begin by taking a new ......read more
To detect genetic diseases within 72 hours of birth
Dubai, UAE, 29 April 2019 - In line with the UAE’s efforts to provide comprehensive and innovative health services in accordance with the highest standards of excellence, professionalism and leadership in the health sector, the Ministry of Health & Prevention (MOHAP) has announced that it continue provides early detection services for neonatal diseases. MOHAP has revealed that its Laboratory for genetic & neonatal screening services is the only facility of its kind to provide the neonatal screening testing on a national scale for all new-borns in the UAE--from both government and private segments.
Enable to detection of 40 genetic diseases
His Excellency (H.E.) Hussein Abdel Rahman Al Rand, Assistant Undersecretary for Health Centers and Clinics ......read more
Dr Maher gives you valuable tips to keep your skin healthy and beautiful, even during the difficult days of Ramadan
Dubai, UAE, April 29, 2019: The holy month of Ramadan is an eagerly awaited time as it is a month of spirituality and religious practice. It is also a time for reconnecting with friends and family over shared meals. During the month of Ramadan, our lifestyle and schedule changes to accommodate the requirements of fasting, and this can cause havoc on our skin. Due to the dietary and schedule changes, we need to adjust how we nourish our body to stay healthy.
Dr Maher Al Ahdab offers some tips and tricks to keep your skin glowing even when you are fasting.
The use of moisturising cream should be an integral part of your daily routine. Using moisturiser regularly helps to maintain moisture in ......read more
According to medical experts, an IVF prenatal period is the same as a regular conception
Abu Dhabi, UAE 25 of April 2019: For couples who’ve been struggling to conceive for a long time, a successful round of In-Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) is a major achievement. However, most patients are of the opinion that an IVF pregnancy is different from natural conception, which can lead to complications and challenges as the gestation continues. In the opinion of Prof. Dr. Human Fatemi, Medical Director, IVI Middle East Fertility Clinic, UAE, an IVF prenatal period is the same as a regular conception.
“Every pregnancy is different, be it normal or through Assisted Reproductive Techniques. It is recommended that patients should seek adequate information from their doctors to be able to transition from the three ......read more
This is a part of the 250 Aster Homes project which was initiated last year. Out of this 75 homes are being built in partnership with Rotary International, to be rebranded as Aster Rotary Homes.
Dubai, 25th April - 2019: The first set of cluster houses, built as a part of Aster Volunteer’s efforts to Re-build Kerala were handed over to the beneficiaries. These were built in association with Rotary Cochin Harbour under the Aster-Rotary Homes project. The keys were handed over by actor Aparna Balamurali at a function held on Wednesday. Eight houses were built at Velankanni Matha colony, North Kuthiyathodu at Kunnukara Panchayat in Kalamassery assembly constituency.
Kalamassery MLA V. K. Ibrahim Kunju inaugurated the function, which was presided over by Francis Tharayiil, President, Kunnukara Grama Panchayat. ......read more
The AED 7,347,000 (USD 2 million) program is set to benefit around 77,000 children and train 2,400 teachers
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 25 April 2019: Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has announced a three-year integrated school health program in Liberia to tackle deworming and eye health needs for school-aged children. The AED 7,347,000 (USD 2 million) program, in partnership with Sightsavers, is set to benefit around 77,000 children aged 6-18 years old in four regions across Liberia.
The program is an integrated school health system that seeks to support Liberia's health system in the aftermath of the Ebola outbreak. The program provides marginalized children in four regions of Liberia with basic vision screening and deworming and then ......read more
Signing underlines University’s commitment to fostering diversity, empowerment and unity
His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan witnessed an MOU signing with Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Dubai, UAE - 22 April 2019: Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU), has issued a ‘Doctors Tolerance Pledge’ in the presence of His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, the UAE’s Minister of Tolerance.
His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan’s signing of the Pledge was the highlight of the ministerial visit to MBRU. The Minister toured the educational and research facility, including the recently launched Design Lab, built to be a center for nurturing and fostering innovative healthcare solutions, and met with leading faculty, ......read more
Waterfront workouts to the beats of live handpan music on Saturday, 27 April
Dubai, UAE, 22 April 2019: Club Vista Mare on Palm Jumeirah is hosting an invigorating eighth edition of Core Beats – the immensely popular, free-to-attend beach yoga and fitness concert – to help kick-start your summer fitness routine.
Held on the beach offering spectacular views, the event has hosted over 2,000 participants so far. Join the event along with your friends to experience high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workouts and immersive yoga to the rhythm of live handpan music by celebrated artist, Anas Alhalabi on Saturday 27 April.
Fitness Beats will start at 5pm, with a 60-minute calorie-busting, HIIT workout conducted by experts from top fitness center, BARE ......read more
Health Minister and Pfizer delegation review innovative healthcare services
Al Owais: Our wise leadership’s directives played pivotal role in creating conducive investment environment for leading international medical and pharmaceutical companies
Al Olama: Ministry of Health strikes new partnerships to launch and implement initiatives and projects, focusing on upgrading the quality of healthcare services
Dr. Yousef Al-Sarkal: We intend to develop an innovative system to support self-care for heart patients, launch a one-year awareness campaign and implement training programs to improve the medical team's competence.
UAE, Dubai, April 20, 2019: HE Abdul Rahman bin Mohammed Al Owais, Minister of Health and Prevention (MOHAP), met Dr. Amrit Ray, the Global President, R&D and Medical, Pfizer EMB, to ......read more
The UAE has 20 pharmaceutical factories and 73 global scientific offices,
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 20 April 2019: His Excellency Dr. Amin Hussein Al Amiri, Assistant Undersecretary for Public Health Policy and Licensing, Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP), inaugurated the new plant for Geltec that manufactures dietary supplements and medicines at the National Industries Park (NIP) of DP World.
The opening ceremony was attended by Mr. Ahmad Al Haddad, Chief Operating Officer, Parks and Zones of DP World, UAE Region, and Mr. Vikram Tannan, Geltec Group Director, and the Management and Team of Professionals from Geltec.
Geltec has invested over AED 110 million in the facility and will be producing dietary supplements and pharmaceutical products in soft gelatine capsules and gelatine enrobed tablets, with a ......read more
Healthcare experts in the UAE urge residents to take steps to a healthier lifestyle amidst concerns about rise in conditions related to obesity
Bareen International Hospital launches new fitness challenge to encourage residents to take heed of latest advice to curb obesity epidemic
18 April 2019, Abu Dhabi, UAE: The battle against obesity in the UAE is far from over, warn healthcare professionals at Bareen International Hospital in Mohammad Bin Zayed City, Abu Dhabi. With 30% of the world’s population being obese or overweight (according to the World Health Organization), the figures are more alarming in the Middle East.
The prevalence of obesity in children and adolescents ranges from 5% to 14% in males and from 3% to 18% in females. Furthermore, in the UAE for example, obesity levels are as high as 37% of the ......read more
Iman Rashid Saif: We are keen to strengthen the Emirate of Sharjah’s efforts to raise health awareness among children and their families
Sharjah, April 17, 2019: The Health Promotion Department at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah (SCFA) will take part in the 11th edition of the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF), which is by organized by Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) under the theme “Explore Knowledge”.
The event will be held at Sharjah Expo Centre during the period from 17 – 27 April.
The participation of the Health Promotion Department comes as part of its strenuous endeavors to spread health awareness among members of the society in general and to promote children’s health culture in particular. It also comes in line with the Department’s ......read more
Musician Anas Alhalabi will elevate workouts that inspire a better quality of life on Saturday, 20 April
Dubai, 17 April 2019: Golden Mile Galleria on Palm Jumeirah is hosting celebrated percussionist and handpan artist Anas Alhalabi at the third edition of its Run & Flo free fitness event, where participants will feel the benefits of cardio and mobility-based workouts to rhythmic music.
Over 200 people participated in the first two editions of Run & Flo, with another big turnout expected at the next event on 20 April. Warm Up & Run begins at 5pm, followed by Yoga Flow at 6pm.
Held on the terraces of Golden Mile Galleria Building 8, adjacent to Al Ittihad Park, Run & Flo encourages a healthy and active lifestyle through simple workouts, running, yoga and meditation. Participants can enter ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 16, 2019: Globally renowned in his field Dr Ahmed Emara will bring Inner Healing and Bioenergy training workshops to Dubai from 18th -21st April 2019. Having completed over 20 similar workshops worldwide for Arab nationalities and famous for his lifelong study of the mind and dedication to finding a more universal, all-encompassing way for people to achieve true happiness. The founder of Emara Foundation- Egypt, Al Naeem Consultation Center - United Arab Emirates and Emara Academy – USA is also known for his guest slots on prestigious television shows, including MBC as well as his avid following and thousands of views via his YouTube Channel and other social platforms.
Awarded a Ph.D. in Psychology and now with over 18 years of experience in psychological counselling, mental health, and industrial ......read more
Translated across six different languages, this year’s campaign expands its reach in the work towards a global asbestos-free future
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 11, 2019 – The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), an independent non-profit dedicated to preventing asbestos exposure, announced the launch of the 15th Annual ‘Global Asbestos Awareness Week, (GAAW) April 1-7, 2019.
Global Asbestos Awareness Week is dedicated to awareness and prevention, with each day featuring educational resources from leading organizations, guest blogs, videos, and asbestos victims’ stories. The week culminates on April 7th with an online, worldwide candlelight vigil.
Building on strength and collaboration, this year’s Global Asbestos Awareness Week will focus ......read more
The Ministry is monitoring all misleading rumors triggered by social media platforms in order to safeguard the health of the community
UAE, Dubai, April 10, 2019: The Ministry of Health & Prevention (MoHAP) has issued a warning against the hazards of buying medicines online or relying on its allegations. In this context, the Ministry has strongly warned against the use of a dietary supplement produced from red rice yeast claiming its ability to unclog blood vessels.
The Ministry further underlined that this product is not licensed by MoHAP and its specifications are unknown, noting that all the communicated information is deceptive and not based on scientific ground, and it can lead to health hazards that may occur to high cholesterol and hypertension patients.
MoHAP said that its ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 06, 2019: HE Abdulrahman bin Mohammed Al Owais, Minister of Health and Prevention:
The UAE is joining the world countries in celebration of the World Health Day which falls on April 7 every year. This year’s theme is “Universal Health Coverage” under the slogan “Health for All”.
In this regard, the Ministry of Health underlines its commitment to launching the health initiatives, programmes, and projects which consolidate the leading position of our health system, in addition to our integrated and innovative health services in line with the latest medical technologies.
Furthermore, we, at the Ministry of Health, spare no effort to explore the future and to achieve the health services sustainability in accordance with the country’s wise leadership to ......read more
Medcare Hospital receives Dubai Quality Award, while Medcare Orthopaedics & Spine Hospital presented with the Dubai Quality Appreciation Award
Aster Clinic wins the Dubai Quality Appreciation Award, while Aster Pharmacy receives the Dubai Service Excellence Awards under the Health & Wellness category
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – April 03, 2019: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, The Department of Economic Development (DED) organised the 25th Annual Dubai Business Excellence Awards, to recognise outstanding pursuit of excellence in business practices in 2018. Aster DM Healthcare, one of the leading healthcare service providers in the UAE and the region, picked up four recognitions of ......read more
Pharma company visits African nation as part of UAE delegation
Healthcare system in critical state’ says company’s Director – Africa Region
Meetings held with Country’s president and local companies
Visit in wake of Cyclone Idai devastation
April 3, 2019, Ras Al Khaimah (UAE) – Julphar, one of the largest pharmaceutical manufacturers in the Middle East and Africa, has pledged its support to the Zimbabwean government to help boost the country’s healthcare sector, days after a devastating tropical storm battered the country.
The announcement was made during a visit by the UAE pharmaceutical company to the African nation as part of a UAE delegation last month. Accompanied by representatives from the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) and Abu Dhabi Health Services ......read more
CSR event hosted to better understand autism and improve awareness of the lives of individuals living with it
April 02, 2019 - Dubai, UAE:
Mushrif Mall in Abu Dhabi hosted activities to raise awareness of Autism in the UAE on the 2nd of April as part of their annual CSR programme geared to motivate more parents to come forward if they notice anything different in children as early intervention is key for an affected child’s progress.
Wajeb Al Khoury, Director, Line Investments & Proprty said, “Children with autism and their families face unique and daunting challenges that the community can never fully appreciate and we hope to raise awareness for the syndrome and ultimately help parents find the missing pieces of the autism puzzle.”
Among the expert speakers will be Amal Galal Sabry, Director, ......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
Profeta Health - Synonym for Halal Health
All products are rigorously laboratory tested and undergo a stringent vetting process
All of our healthcare supplements are made using premium grade vitamins, minerals and ingredients
We use the latest internationally renowned scientific research to develop our products with optimum and effective levels of vitamins, minerals and active ......read more
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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......read more
December 23, 2018, Ras Al Khaimah (UAE) - Julphar, one of the largest pharmaceutical manufacturers in the Middle East and Africa, has announced its results for the third quarter of 2018.
The company reported Q3 year-to-date sales of AED 719 million and a net loss of AED 29m. Following the temporary suspension on the export of Julphar’s products to Saudi Arabia, the ......read more
By Allison Zimmer, Communications Specialist, Commercial Excellence, Xerox
Dubai, UAE, December 20, 2018: Between holiday stress, distracted or vacationing employees, unusual sales patterns, and managing your year-end budget, the fourth quarter isn’t the easiest time of year for business owners – especially the small business owner. Not only is everyone looking to ......read more
Forearm fractures are responsible for up to 50 percent of all fractures in children
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 19th December 2018: In an age that is dominated by screens and video games, parents generally encourage children to play outdoors to build upper body strength, balance and resilience. However, engaging in vigorous physical activities may lead to fall which can break a ......read more
The project is in collaboration with private sector insurers and aims to provide free health insurance cover to more than 100 people with financial constraints.
The insurance will cover a maximum sum of AED 150,000 per person insured.
Authority revisits several DHA initiatives undertaken in 2018 to mark the Year of Zayed.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 19, ......read more
Varicoceles can be found in 15 percent of the adult male population
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 19 December 2018: Infertility has traditionally been linked as a woman’s issue. However, failure to conceive can also be due to fertility issues in male partners. Studies suggest that a male related factors accounts for approximately 40percent of all infertility cases. While there ......read more
Health insurance really matters to expatriate workers in the UAE
In the UAE, 45% of expatriate (expat) workers, and a similar number of their dependents, visit doctors, clinics or hospitals at least four times a year.
Some 65% of expat workers in the UAE would be prepared to sacrifice 1-5% of their annual salary for better medical coverage. The remaining 35% would be prepared to make a ......read more
Dubai, UAE (December 19, 2018): Gold’s Gym is taking fitness solutions to another level in the UAE with an ambitious refurbishment of its Reef Mall Club in Dubai which will transform the popular gym into a standard bearer for the fitness industry.
Slated for completion by early 2019, the major re-development project will see the gym facility fitted with the latest ......read more
Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, December 18, 2018: RAK Hospitality Holding (RAKHH), represented by its chairman HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Beit Al Khair Society, represented by HE Abdeen Taher Al Awadhi, General Manager of Beit Al Khair Society.
The signing was also attended by Mr. Yannis Anagnostakis, ......read more
Ms. May Al Joudeh, Clinical Dietician, Medeor 24x7 International Hospital, Al Ain
Dubai, UAE, December 18, 2018: 1. What are the best recommendations to maintain your ideal weight after losing the extra pounds?
Maintaining an ideal weight is not easy, yet it is not as hard as it seems. It is important to keep an ideal weight because it reflects an overall healthy ......read more
Fines and medical license suspensions could put some out of business says law firm
Dubai, UAE, 18 December, 2018: UAE hospitals and clinics have been warned to do a thorough check-up of the new law which protects consumers from healthcare scams before using social media to stand out in the increasingly competitive market.
Sunil Thacker, Senior Partner at STA Law Firm, believes ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 16, 2018: Keeping pace with the growing population and the need to enhance specialised care, the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has undertaken major expansion plans in areas of need to provide high-quality medical services to the population and visitors.
His Excellency Humaid Al Qutami, Director-General of the DHA recently inspected the ......read more
40 percent of premature deaths are the result of individual behaviour, with obesity and smoking as the leading causes of death.
Genetic predisposition and social circumstances are also important factors.
Advances in science and technology can help curb the rate of premature deaths, by predicting and preventing health episodes before they happen.
Aetna International explores a holistic ......read more
Exclusive distribution agreement signed with US medical technology company, Valeritas
‘High-tech device will help empower diabetes sufferers to take control of their condition,’ says Julphar GM
December 12, 2018, Ras Al Khaimah (UAE) - Julphar, one of the largest pharmaceutical manufacturers in the Middle East and Africa, has signed an exclusive distribution ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 10, 2018: Under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Maktoum Bin Juma Al Maktoum, Child Early Intervention Medical Center and Child Learning and Enrichment Medical Center, in collaboration with the Emirates Autism Society presented ‘The Listen to the Autism Beat Gala Dinner’ at Atlantis-The Palm on Thursday 6th December 2018, hosted by ......read more
DHA partners include Nature Valley.
Three hundred and seven nationalities took part in the relay.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 10, 2018: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) in partnership with Nature Valley broke the existing Guinness World Record for the most participants to take part in a bicycle relay.
Three hundred and seven nationalities took ......read more