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
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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
Dubai Health Authority established an Innovation Centre to create an environment for collaboration with the private sector and universities in the field of healthcare innovation
The aim of the Innovation Centre is to transform Dubai into a leading healthcare destination by fostering innovative and integrated care models and by enhancing community engagement.
The centre will ensure the implementation of the Dubai Innovation and Artificial Strategy that was launched in 2017.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 24, 2019: In line with the UAE vision and Dubai Health Strategy 2016-2021 that seeks to make the population of the emirate healthier and happier by providing world-class healthcare services and fostering creativity and innovation, the Dubai Health Authority has established an
Innovation ......read more
Upon the Directives of H.H Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
His Excellency Abdulrahman Al Owais: In recognition of the hospital’s historic role since Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum opened it
His Excellency Mohamed Salim Al Olama: In gratitude for the impactful role of the hospital in delivering healthcare services
His Excellency Youssif Al Serkal: The hospital has become a value added to the healthcare system
UAE, Dubai, 24 February 2019: As per the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) has announced the renaming of Al Baraha Hospital, Dubai to Al Kuwait Hospital, in the wake of the ministerial decree No. 16 of 2019. Under this decree, the name of “Al Baraha ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 24 February 2019 – Berets MC, a Dubai based bike club will raise awareness for autism with the help of several cause supporters and exhibitors for the fifth year in a row by hosting an Autism Awareness Ride at the Dubai Investment Park on March 15th. This event invites children and teachers from local autism schools, bike riders, and the public to come down to support and have a fun day filled with activities, meet the biker community in the UAE and witness the ride. Entry is free of charge.
The event will kick off with the ride including numerous bikers from bike clubs all around the UAE. The ride will start at 10 AM at the Bikers House Restaurant, which is the established meeting point for all bikers participating and the end point is at 11 AM in Dubai Investment Park with the duration of an hour ......read more
Patients, caretakers, families and friends come together to fight chronic disease
24th February 2019, Dubai, UAE – Over the weekend, the Middle East Arthritis Foundation (MEAF) concluded its ‘Walk for Arthritis’ awareness event, targeted at improving the quality of life for people with arthritis, through exercise and movement. More than thousand people walked 3.5km in Dubai Creek Park and took part in various activities like an open-air fitness session, exercises specially designed for patients with arthritis and more, to show their support for people suffering from this lifelong disease, break myths and create greater awareness about this condition and treatment routines.
Speaking on the occasion, Consultant Rheumatologist and Founding Member of MEAF, Dr. Humeira Badsha said, “The ‘Walk for ......read more
MonViso Water announces alliances with upcoming events to support its CSR collaborations
February 23, 2019 - Dubai, UAE
Dubai, UAE: MonViso, the purest and minimally mineralized Italian water will have a presence at major events in the UAE as it continues its “Take Water. Give Life” campaign, where for every 1 litre sold, MonViso is donating 1 AED to the Al Jalila Foundation which supports the global cause of transforming lives through medical education and research.
The brand’s humanitarian and sustainability commitment is evident, as since January 2017 till January 2019, MonViso has donated the equivalent of 334,326 liters via the original donations program designed for Dubai’s hospitality industry by MonViso and Al Jalila Foundation.
MonViso is part of Desert Warrior Challenge, RAK ......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
Abu Dhabi, December 10, 2018: To mark the achievements and accomplishments in the Year of Zayed, Burjeel Day Surgery Centre is organizing a very special art exhibition to celebrate the legacy of the founding father of the Nation by encouraging and promoting young talent. Marking one year of operations, Burjeel Day Surgery Centre is opening its doors to visitors to a unique exhibition, ......read more
There are an estimated 150 cases of lung cancer per year in the UAE,around 40 – 50 percent of these cases are at an advanced mostly incurable stage
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 9 December 2018: Smoking accounts for 80 to 90 percent of the causes of lung cancers, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, however lung cancer from new forms of smoking including ......read more
Dubai Health Authority, Emirates Cardiac Society and World Heart Federation encourage the community to undergo regular health screening to protect against cardiovascular disease( CVD)
Campaign partners displayed a LED video on Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, to highlight the importance of early screening for prevention of CVD and the link between high cholesterol and ......read more
Multiple Mr. Olympia and Arnold Classic Winner Jay Cutler and Kai Greene squeeze in one last workout before this weekend’s Dubai Muscle Show
Dubai, UAE – 6 December 2018: Two of the biggest names on the international professional bodybuilder circuit - Jay Cutler and Kai Greene - joined forces for a muscle-fuelled workout overlooking Dubai’s newest entertainment ......read more
December 4, 2018;Abu Dhabi, UAE: National Hospital – Abu Dhabi,along with its sister concern New National Medical Centre – Mussafah, celebrates the 47th UAE National Day by offering a Special Health Check-up Package for AED 47. The health package includes complete blood count, Vitamin D, blood sugar, ESR and specialist consultation. In addition to this, free Dental ......read more
The conference shed light on varied areas pertaining to reproductive medicine as it explored potential treatment and solutions for Assisted Reproductive Technologies
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, December 01, 2018: The 4th Annual In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Conference was opened today (November 30th) in Abu Dhabi by HE Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, UAE Minister of Tolerance. HE ......read more
RAK Hospital’s surgical team conducts successful surgery on the patient to relieve him of severe neck pain, numbness in his upper limbs and dependency on medicine
November 28th, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE: In an eight-hour long surgery RAK Hospital’s surgical team relieved a hypertensive young man from several years of excruciating neck pain while saving him from permanent ......read more
Dubai, UAE - 27 November 2018: Takeda team in Lebanon gathered insights from oncologists and pathologists who practice in different health care settings to understand how Takeda can support lung cancer patients.
Lung cancer is one of the most common cancers diagnosed in Lebanon and its incidence is increasing. The National Cancer Registry data show that 1212 cases were diagnosed with lung ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 27 November 2018: Dubai Health Authority (DHA) signed MoU’s with four international firms under the fifth cycle of the Dubai Future Accelerators programme.
The aim of the MoU is to work together and introduce cutting-edge technologies in the healthcare landscape of the emirate. The initiatives will help enhance the overall health sector and ......read more
DHA has opened the tendering process for its new facility to be built in the Rashid Medical Complex
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 25, 2018: Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has begun the tendering process for the establishment of a state-of-the-art cardiac centre.
The centre will follow the public-private partnership (PPP) model for building the centre. DHA ......read more
Coinciding with Men’s Health Awareness Month, a UAE company, SPOTCHECK, launches a health & wellness eco-system that combines an 8-minute non-invasive health screening focusing on lifestyle diseases and a tailored wellness program through their web and mobile application.
In the initial research 1,744 men participated between the age group of 18 and 71. The assessment focused ......read more
Beachfront destination teams up with Fitness First and Yoga La Vie for power-packed, rock music-themed workouts
Dubai, 20 November 2018: Club Vista Mare on Palm Jumeriah is teaming up with Fitness First and Yoga La Vie for the biggest edition yet of Core Beats, the free-to-attend beach yoga and fitness concert.
Taking place on Saturday, 24 November – the last ......read more
Humanitarian leader spreads message of peace on the occasion of World Tolerance Day
On a 4-day visit to the UAE, Gurudev inspires thousands to take up meditation to find inner strength and fulfilment
Gurudev visited the country on the invitation of the Fujairah government
November 19th, 2018; Dubai, UAE: Meditation is the technology to expand the mind and the key to ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 17, 2018: VPS Healthcare, one of the largest integrated healthcare service providers in the Middle East, has announced its foray into Sudan by offering coverage of tertiary and quaternary care to patients of Sudan in partnership with the country’s two major insurance providers.
Global patient care division of VPS Healthcare Group undertook the initiative. ......read more
The conference will bring international experts to the region who will give insights on breakthroughs in fertility treatments
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, November 15, 2018: The incidence of infertility is on the rise in the UAE. Research indicates that the causes can be attributed to both female and male conditions. Hence, there is a growing demand for infertility treatments. With ......read more
DUBAI – November 15, 2018: Pure Health, the leading healthcare technology solutions provider in the UAE, celebrated a successful year of partnership with the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) in providing leadership and innovations in the laboratory diagnostics sector.
In 2017, Pure Health took over operations of medical diagnostic laboratories under the ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 14, 2018: On World Diabetes Day, which takes place on November 14 every year, the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) discussed to use of incorporating technology to provide holistic care to those with the disease.
DHA is working with several international firms at the Dubai Future Accelerator’s initiative to evaluate and incorporate new ......read more
The event, hosted by RAK Hospital will be held on 15th November 2018, 7pm – 9pm in Marjan Island
In the UAE one in five people are diabetic while another one in five are pre-diabetic
November 13th, 2018; RAK Al Khaimah, UAE: In their effort to create awareness about preventing and managing Diabetes with regular physical activity and to commemorate World Diabetes Day, RAK Hospital is ......read more
Emirati Woman spreading peace and happiness amongst war victims and refugees of the region
November 12th, 2018; Dubai, UAE: Over 14,000 war refugees living in Jordan and Lebanon have found new lease to happiness and hope through recently-concluded training programs conducting by the International Association for Human Values (IAHV) and its sister organization The Art of Living. The ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 11, 2018: Established in 2014, Roda Hotels and Resorts continues to flourish in the ever developing UAE hospitality industry. From the seven properties within its portfolio, two have been awarded at this years GCC Best Employer of the year awards, Roda Al Bustan for ‘GCC’s Best General Manager – Hospitality’ and Roda Amwaj Suites for ......read more
The Color Run presented by Daman, marks its sixth year with the most colorful yet!
Dubai, UAE, 10th November 2018: A colorful community of ‘superheroes’ turned out in force today at the sixth edition of The Color Run presented by Daman in the UAE. Proving that fun and fitness is very much at the forefront of residents’ minds in the UAE, the Happiest 5k on the ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 7 November 2018: Dubai Health Authority (DHA) is working with private companies from across the world to implement cutting-edge technologies to provide patients with the very best standards of care.
The initiative is part of the Dubai Future Foundation’s Dubai Accelerators programme.
HE Humaid Al Qutami, Director General of the DHA met ......read more
Join the Al Maha Fun Run to support Al Jalila Foundation's philanthropic endeavours
Dubai, UAE, November 06, 2018: With an aim to promote fitness and a healthy lifestyle, Al Maha, A Luxury Collection, Desert Resort & Spa is all geared up to launch their 6th edition of the Al Maha 10km Fun Run at the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve on Sunday, November 24th, 2018. Set in ......read more
EmtrixTM, the leading treatment for patients suffering from nail fungus and nail psoriasis, will be licensed by Mundipharma from the Swedish pharmaceutical company and to be marketed as part of the popular BETADINE® Infectious Disease portfolio
Dubai, UAE, November 05, 2018: Mundipharma has signed a new agreement with Moberg Pharma, a specialist in topical treatments for ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 05, 2018: Bharat Thakur Artistic Yoga expands its presence in Dubai; opens its flagship studio in Burjuman. It’s been an amazing and progressive journey for the Team BTAY since the inception of its first yoga studio in 1999. Known for its powerful combination of yoga techniques and modern exercises, Bharat Thakur Artistic Yoga plans to come up with new modes of ......read more
A record of over 40,000 Dubaians attended the Opening Weekend Carnival at Dubai Festival City on October 26 and 27, and rang in the city-wide movement in style with signature entertainment including the awe-inspiring Sound and Light Show and spectacular fireworks
Main Stage acts included a strong influential line-up of fitness professionals including professional boxer, Badou Jack and ......read more
Frank Wehner’s leisure trip to UAE was rudely disrupted when he was rushed to the ICU with a ruptured bowel and unbearable abdominal pain
RAK Hospital quickly diagnosed the condition and performed urgent laparoscopic surgery to treat the condition; patient was able to recover in just four days
30th October, 2018, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE: A happy vacation turned into ......read more
UAE: 29th October, 2018: VPS Healthcare’s Burjeel Royal Hospital and Medeor 24x7 International Hospital in Al Ain today announced the establishment of annual research fellowships for Abu Dhabi’s Fatima College of Health Sciences students. Every year, five nursing students will spend two weeks at some of the world’s top research institutions, observing the latest translational ......read more
The center aims to provide streamlined care for women expecting a child
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 29 October 2018: With an aim to enhance fetal care, IVI Middle East has announced the launch of IVI Fetal Medical Center as a part of its extensive portfolio of services.
The new facility will provide comprehensive diagnosis and screening for pregnant women with low as well as high-risk ......read more
Aetna International survey finds 43% of women in UAE have never checked for breast cancer
30% of those surveyed admitted they would be “too scared” to visit a doctor if they suspect they have breast cancer
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: 29 October, 2018 – A recent YouGov survey undertaken by leading global health insurance provider Aetna International ......read more
Healthcare Group providing free surgeries for Breast Cancer Survivors
The Breasthetica campaign to provide three complimentary breast aesthetic surgeries worth AED 300,000
29th October 2018, Dubai, UAE: Avivo Group, one of the fastest growing healthcare organizations in the GCC, announced the launch of Breasthetica – a social impact campaign for breast cancer survivors ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 29, 2018: Al Tadawi Medical Centre, a leading chain of community healthcare service provider in Dubai, launched a breast cancer awareness initiative and free screening programme focused on early detection to help reduce mortality rate.
The initiative will provide 250 women offering Obstetrics and Gynecology Consultation and free mammogram test starting ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 27, 2018: The cycle season continues and the Spinneys Dubai 92 Build-Up Ride 3 was part of the Dubai Fitness Challenge this morning with over 500 cyclists taking on the 65km route at Al Qudra Cycle Path and doing their bit to make Dubai one of the most active cities in the world.
There’s now just one more distance to cover before the ......read more
Discover how to find balance, live life with vitality and receive support when you need it with a range of paid and free to attend events at LightHouse Arabia this coming November
Dubai, UAE, October 25, 2018: The LightHouse Arabia, a community mental health and wellness center on Al Wasl Road, offers a monthly schedule of events and workshops to address the mental health needs of ......read more