Cambridge Medical and Rehabilitation Center organizes first Walkathon
Al Ain, UAE, 25 May 2017: Cambridge Medical and Rehabilitation Centre organized a walkathon, to show the determination of its patients in leading normal lives. The initiative falls in line with His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s recommendation to consider people with special needs as the determined ones and highlights the importance of acceptance and communication in changing the lives of people in need.
The walkathon, which involved the center’s patients, their families, and the larger community, was organised at Al Muwaiji Palace – Al Ain city, in partnership with the Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority, The general Administration of Customs – Al Ain and Al Ain Police Directorate – Al Hili ......read more
The Diabetes and Ramadan (DAR) International Alliance and the International Diabetes Federation are spearheading interventional approaches for diabetes management, with support of an unrestricted educational grant from Sanofi.
The new application allows individuals to choose their Ramadan food menu with a calorie count, customized to the cuisine of their choice.
The Ramadan Education and Awareness in Diabetes (READ) study demonstrated a significant decrease in the number of hypoglycemic (low sugar levels) events in a group of patients with Type 2 Diabetes who received diabetes education (from 9 events pre-Ramadan to just 5 during Ramadan) compared to an increase (from 9 to 36 events) in a control group that did not receive the educational advice.
A survey conducted in 39 countries involving over 38,000 Muslims reported ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 23 May 2017: Hypertension, commonly known as high blood pressure is one of the major risk factors for cardiovascular diseases. As per reports of the World Health Organization (WHO), globally 1 billion people suffer from high BP, out of which two thirds of the people are from developing countries.
In 2025, the WHO estimated that the total number of people suffering from high blood pressure will increase to 1.56 billion from the current 1 billion. In the UAE, 75% of people who suffer from stroke are due to high blood pressure and 50% of these have never been diagnosed or treated for high BP.
Acknowledging the alarming rise in the incidence of hypertension & stroke in the UAE, Emirates Neurology Society has launched a hypertension and stroke awareness campaign in collaboration with Aster ......read more
A recent ‘Always® on the Move Study’* shows that 77% of girls feel like no time of the month should limit them from enjoying special occasions, the new Always Nassijaf Moutawar means that you don’t have to.
Dubai, UAE, 22 May 2017- A girl’s monthly cycle may feel like an emotional rollercoaster, and when it is that time of the month, exercise and going out with friends may go on hold. Always®, the leading feminine care brand discovered that half of girls actually minimize their movement during the menstruation cycle. Girls restrict their movements during their period and avoid going out and doing their favourite things because they don’t feel comfortable. However, 77% of girls feel like no time of the month should limit them from enjoying any special occasion.
Even though it ......read more
Eating Habits to Follow During Ramadan
Ramadan is just a few days away and while the holy month is filled with goodness, Ramadan falls at the peak of summer this year. It is important we maintain our energy levels and avoid the unhealthy food temptations that come with the month.
“In Ramadan our diets are radically altered, as we eat only during Suhoor (pre-dawn) and Iftar (at sunset). As such both these meals form an essential part of fasting. While it’s a good idea to consume low Glycaemic Index (GI) items, both Suhoor and Iftar should be well-balanced and contain items from each food group, such as vegetables, cereals, meat, dairy products and fruits,” said Ms. Rahma Ali , Clinical Dietician at Burjeel Hospital Abu Dhabi.
“Suhoor needs to be wholesome to provide enough energy to last ......read more
Thiqa policy holders to avail 3 FREE IVF cycles. No co-payment needed!
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 20 May 2017:A big decision on fertility treatments for Thiqa policy holders has come as a huge relief for couples unable to conceive naturally.Changes inAbu Dhabi health schemes have facilitated the removal of a cap on infertility treatments set last year. The cap was announced in June 2016, effective from 1st July 2016 limiting in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) at private centres forThiqa insurance holders in Abu Dhabi from three cycles to one cycle and that too with a 20% co-payment.
“The inability to conceive is a medical disorder affecting several couples in the region today and the number is only increasing. For a few couples, paying for such treatments is not an issue, but a large number rely on the Thiqa policy and ......read more
Patients suffering from chronic ailments will be advised on best possible ways to manage their health while fasting
The camp will be particularly beneficial for people over the age of 40 and suffering from chest pain, high BP, diabetes or diabetic foot pain
May 17, 2017; Ras Al Khaimah, UAE: With a change in diet plan and sleeping pattern during the holy month of Ramadan, patients suffering from chronic ailments need special care. In order to help people take stock of their health ahead of Ramadan, RAK Hospital has organised diabetes, heart and foot assessment at their premises on Thursday, May 18. The complimentary health check, scheduled from 9am to 5pm, will offer BMI test, blood pressure check, random blood sugar test, ECG and consultation with specialists. The camp will be particularly beneficial for people over the age ......read more
Dubai-UAE: Have you ever wondered what it would be like to get a makeover? It does not matter who you are or where you live at one point or another there has always been something that you wish that you could change about yourself, the way you look-be it to have that perfect nose, those perfect lips and that perfect body weight. While some people are simply content to live with their appearance, however, over the last few years there has been an increase in the number of people opting for makeovers with the help of medical science and technology to enhance their appearance and thus improve their self-confidence.
“Constantly being criticized of the way you look can take a toll on a person’s self-confidence, particularly the younger generation. When you look good, you feel good and therefore there is no harm in working ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 15, 2017: The Dubai Health Authority-run Dubai Gynecology and Fertility Centre (DGFC) marked today International Family Day by hosting a gathering for those born through fertility treatments at the Centre.
The facility is the first government fertility center in the UAE and one of the leading establishments’ of-its-kind.
Proud parents who conceived with the help of fertility treatments they received at the Centre got together to celebrate this day with their children.
The Authority organized several activities for the children including a balloon bender, magic shows etc. Amidst an atmosphere of laughter and joy, doctors and staff members of the Centre were felicitated for achieving high success rates and adhering to international best practices.
HE Humaid Al Qatami, Chairman of ......read more
DUBAI - May 15, 2017: Nurses at Emirates Hospitals Group, a leading healthcare provider in the UAE, were honoured with the prestigious DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The award is part of the DAISY Foundation’s program to recognize the super-human efforts that nurses take up every day. The awards were a part of the Nurses Day celebrations by the Emirates Hospitals Group in Dubai amidst 400 nurses and other members of the organization.
The DAISY Foundation is a not-for-profit organization based in Glen Ellen, CA, established in memory of J. Patrick Barnes by his family members. Patrick died at the age of 33 in 1999 from complications of Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP), a little known but not uncommon auto-immune disease. The care Patrick and his family received from nurses while he was ill ......read more
Capabilities of MicroScan Presented to HCPs in a regional roadshow across Kuwait and Abu Dhabi
Dubai, May - 15, 2017- Beckman Coulter, a worldwide leader in developing clinical diagnostic products and solutions, has introduced the workflow efficiency boosting MicroScan range of solutions to healthcare providers (HCPs) and members of the medical community in Kuwait and Abu Dhabi.
MicroScan products offer choice in panel formats, setup and speed. Its unique PROMPT™ setup with combo identification and antibiotic susceptibility testing (ID/AST) panels provides flexible workflow. ASTs are growth-based to ensure the detection of resistance while its built-in visual read capability provides added assurance.
To mitigate antimicrobial resistance , the May 2015 World Health Organization adopted a global action plan. Among its key ......read more
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 13 May 2017: His Highness Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, inaugurated the new Medcare Hospital in Sharjah this morning in the gracious presence of His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Salem bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah. The hospital is located on King Faisal Street in the Al Qasimiya Area of Sharjah.
An opening video was showcased during the ceremony about Medcare Hospitals and Medical Centres, the latest developments in the medical field, and the new facilities being offered at the Medcare Hospital in Sharjah.
Dr. Azad Moopen, Chairman and Managing Director of Aster DM Healthcare, the global healthcare conglomerate which operates Medcare said, “Medcare is a brand that strives to achieve a new benchmark in healthcare ......read more
Ajman Bank Health Awareness Week will see Aster doctors educating over 450 employees on healthy lifestyle measures and providing free health check-ups.
The initiative is being conducted in alignment with Ajman Bank’s corporate responsibility objective of encouraging their employees to lead better and healthier lifestyles.
Dr. Aster Mobile Clinic - Aster’s mobile health service unit will visit 6 branches across Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi to provide free health services.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 11 May, 2017: Aster Clinic, Ajman in partnership with Ajman Bank, is conducting ‘Ajman Bank Health Awareness Week’ aimed at equipping employees with the information and measures required to improve their health and wellness. The programme will include talks on various health topics and free health ......read more
Women, Men and couples facing fertility issues invited to attend.
Repeated IVF Failure, Recurrent miscarriages, Fertility laws, update on latest fertility treatments to be discussed at the session.
May 8th 2017, Dubai, UAE: Couples facing fertility problems such as repeated IVF failures and recurrent miscarriages can now find hope, support and guidance through UAE’s first and only IVF & Fertility Support Group. The Group, founded by Cassie Destino, an American expat in the country and mother of twins, is progressively becoming a pillar of strength for many who are finding comfort and encouragement, discussions, guidance and advice on issues of infertility on the forum.
The group in association with Bourn Hall Fertility Centre in Dubai is organizing their first support meet to help couples struggling with ......read more
Aster DM Healthcare organized an International CME on Lifestyle Disorders, which saw the attendance of medical professionals from within the local and International network of Aster.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 8 May, 2017: With the objective of offering a platform for Doctors across different specialties, to come together and discuss latest treatment modalities and practices to ensure development by preventing lifestyle disorders, Aster DM Healthcare organized the fourth edition of Synerge International Medical Conference on ‘Lifestyle Disorders’ on Friday, 28th April 2017. The one day conference was addressed by specialists from across different verticals of Aster DM Healthcare, including; Aster Medcity (Kochi), Medcare Medical Centre (Dubai), Aster Hospital (Dubai) and Aster Clinic (Dubai).
Dr. Azad ......read more
The initiative offered health check-up to more than 650 employees at Empower’s Head Quarters and Camp
Dubai, UAE, 8 May 2017: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (EMPOWER), the world's largest district cooling services provider, conducted Wellness Programs to help, nurture and improve the health and well-being of its employees. The move falls in line with the company’s social responsibility programmes, and its commitment to support Dubai government's vision of a happy, healthy and safe society in accordance with its 2021 goal - ‘Inclusive and Cohesive Society’, and the UN goal – Good Health and Wellbeing. Moreover, this initiative comes as part of Empower’s participation in “Year of Giving”, which was launched by HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of ......read more
A pediatric orthopedic awareness campaign on the prevention and cure of musculoskeletal concerns in children conducted by Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery (BHAS)
United Arab Emirates, Dubai –8th May 2017: According to the World Health Organization, child injuries are a global public health problem. There is also high morbidity associated with childhood injuries: for every injured child who dies, there are several thousand children who live on with varying degrees of disability. A large proportion of these injuries (for example, drowning, burns, falls) occur in or around the home.
In order to address this issue of childhood injuries, Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery (BHAS) is running a unique campaign called "Watch Your Back Teenager". ‘’Watch Your Back Teenager" is a pediatric ......read more
Nearly 900-1000 additional ICU beds will be required by 2021 in the UAE to meet the growing demand for patient health care services
United Arab Emirates, Dubai – 7th May, 2017: Nearly 900-1000 additional ICU beds will be required by 2021 in the UAE to meet the growing demand for patient health care services, senior officials from LINET Group announced. The announcement was made in effect to the burgeoning health care sector in the UAE, which is currently witnessing a structural shift and poised to record a strong growth of 60 per cent in next five years to Dh103 million by 2021, according to a latest research by Mena Research Partners.
ICU beds are specifically designed to provide comfort and quality of sleep to hospitalised patients and cater to their other healthcare needs. This specialised medical equipment provides ......read more
FUJAIRAH – May 5, 2017: Emirates Hospitals Group, a leading healthcare services provider in the UAE, has opened its well-known brand Emirates Hospitals Clinics in Fujairah, aimed at addressing the gap of quality care for residents in the emirate. The clinic was inaugurated by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Crown Prince of Fujairah.
Strategically located in the FEWA Building on Sheikh Hamad Bin Abdulla Street in the heart of Fujairah, the state-of-the-art family clinic is the latest addition to Emirates Hospitals Group’s growing number of healthcare services focusing on personalized services, convenience and care. The new clinic is part of the Group’s ongoing mission to expand its reach further in the UAE and beyond offering quality care to the residents.
The ......read more
The patient was suffering from retinal detachment; was referred to RAK Hospital after two unsuccessful surgeries in her home country that left her blind.
Retinal detachment can lead to blindness in the affected eye.
Symptoms include light flashes or floaters, blurred vision and a curtain-like shadow over one’s visual field; patients should consult an eye specialist at the earliest
May 2, 2017; Ras Al Khaimah, UAE: When Wafa Jamil Boudi, a 61-year-old Syrian resident, began experiencing light flashes and floaters in her right eye, she did not pay much attention to them. However, when she started losing vision in the right eye and was diagnosed with retinal detachment, she underwent two surgeries within a space of a few months in Syria. Unfortunately, soon after the second surgery she experienced complete loss of ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 2, 2017: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with The Retreat Palm Dubai MGallery by Sofitel Hotel, the first holistic health and wellness resort in the Middle East with an aim to drive wellness tourism in the region.
This collaboration is in line with the vision of the Dubai Health Experience, which is overseen and implemented by the DHA. The MoU was signed in the presence of Shaikh Rashid Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Head of Municipality and Planning Department in Ajman.
DXH was launched in April 2016 by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, as a continuation of ‘Dubai, a Global Destination for Medical Tourism’ project. DXH is a highly integrated programme that aims to ......read more
NRL is the exclusive laboratory services provider to MOHAP for the breast and cervical cancer screening program.
NRL supports Ministry’s awareness campaign for the enhancement of women’s health and improvement of early cancer detection rates.
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 30 April 2017: National Reference Laboratory (NRL), part of Mubadala’s network of healthcare providers, has expanded its partnership with the Ministry of Health & Prevention’s (MOHAP) to include laboratory testing for its breast cancer screening program, in addition to cervical cancer screening. Under the program named ‘Etmnan’ – which the Ministry officially launched in September 2015 – free breast cancer screening is offered to UAE Nationals aged 40 years old and over, and cervical cancer screening to women ......read more
30 April 2017, Dubai, UAE: With asthma the most common chronic disease among children and increasing in prevalence , a pediatric respiratory expert from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children (GOSH) is calling for parents in the UAE to educate their children about the condition.
The burden of asthma is relatively higher in some countries in Africa, the Middle East and Western Europe when compared to the rest of the world . A 2009 survey conducted in Al Ain assessed the impact of asthma on school attendance and found that 62% of asthmatic boys and 72% of asthmatic girls missed at least one day of school due to asthma . A local study reports that the percentage of asthmatic UAE patients that had emergency room visits within a year was 27.5%, and further, 4% of asthmatic patients were hospitalized .
According to Pediatric ......read more
Statement follows ban on imports of vegetables and fruits from five countries earlier in the week
Dubai-UAE: 28 April, 2017 – Following the decision to ban imports of vegetables and fruits from select countries, His Excellency Sultan bin Alwan Al Habsi, Assistant Under Secretary for Regions at the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment, stated that the decision comes as part of the Ministry's keenness to ensure the health and safety of consumers by confirming the entry of consignments that do not pose any danger to the public health.
He added: “This ban will not have any significant impact on the markets, both in terms of quantity or variety and the public need not be worried. There are many alternative sources from other countries and markets such as Saudi Arabia, India, Pakistan, Morocco, ......read more
Partners with UAE’s only IVF and Fertility Support Group to eliminate social stigma attached with infertility
April 28, 2017, Dubai, UAE: With the aim to provide education, raise awareness, support and encourage women and couples struggling with infertility, Bourn Hall Fertility Centre, Dubai, collaborates with the ‘IVF & Fertility Support Group – UAE’, the country’s exclusive forum for voicing out all issues related to infertility. Bourn Hall Fertility Centre will support the group’s growing membership by offering expert advice, free consultations and fertility checks besides offering counseling and continuous education.
With the region having some of the highest levels of obesity and Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) cases in the world – the two key factors ......read more
March 22, 2017, Ras Al Khaimah (UAE): The Board of Directors of Julphar Gulf Pharmaceutical Industries recommends the distribution of 16 percent cash dividends and 3 percent bonus shares for the year 2016 – subject to the formal approval of the company’s shareholders during the upcoming Annual General Meeting (AGM), which will be held on April 16th, 2017.
Commenting on the ......read more
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, March 21, 2017: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has begun the implementation of its much-awaited RoboDoc project. The first patient to undergo treatment using this advanced technology was based in Hatta Hospital.
Doctors from Rashid Hospital’s respiratory department communicated with the team of doctors at Hatta Hospital to provide specialised ......read more
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, March 21, 2017: His Excellency Humaid Al Qatami, Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority and Chairman of the Board held a meeting today at the DHA headquarters to felicitate the members of the scientific committee of the 22nd edition of Dubai International Pharmaceuticals & Technologies Conference & Exhibition – (DUPHAT) which took place ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 21, 2017: Emirates Hospitals Group, a leading healthcare services provider in the UAE, participated in the Dubai Medical Tourism Roadshows organized in Nigeria and Ghana recently. The roadshows brought together healthcare facilities and travel operators specialized in medical tourism to meet with Dubai-based facilities to sign agreements and begin referring on patients for ......read more
Clinic aimed at creating awareness on unique male problems through its monthly campaigns; highlights Male Menopause, its symptoms and treatments in its fist outreach.
Mood swings, developing large breasts, decreased libido, erection problems, loss of muscle mass could all be symptoms of Male menopause, consult Doctor.
1 in 5 men over 45 face low testosterone levels; Diabetic and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 19, 2017: This International Happiness Day, paediatric experts at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children (GOSH) are highlighting the importance of promoting happiness and play in hospitals as a tool to support positive patient outcomes.
Being in hospital can be an anxious wait for many parents. A mother from the UAE, who currently has a child being treated at GOSH, ......read more
Ride’s achievements dedicated to the memory of late Ameera BinKaram
Closing ceremony attended by HE Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan
The highest number of clinical examinations performed during a 10-day PCR
100 riders and 70+ volunteers traveled over 200 km to spread breast cancer awareness in the UAE Year of Giving
48,499 free clinical examinations ......read more
UAE, March 19, 2017- The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) organized the third meeting of the Joint Committee on Health of Cities in the GCC in coordination with the GCC Secretariat General. H.E. Dr. Hussein Abdel-Rahman Al Rand, Assistant Undersecretary of MOHAP’s Health Centers and Clinics Sector opened the meeting in the presence of representatives from various ministries.
Dr. ......read more
Ahalia Hospital will be the first UAE hospital to be part of SHCC that is spread across 2.5 million sq. mtr area and will be home to leading local and international healthcare entities
Sharjah, UAE; March 19th, 2017: Ahalia Hospital has signed an agreement with Sharjah Healthcare City (SHCC), becoming the first healthcare organization to setup operations at Sharjah Healthcare ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 18, 2017: In today’s time and age with the wide scale spread of the corporate culture, the majority of the people spend their days working at a desk and in front of a laptop. Despite not having to do anything physical or strenuous that might strain the back directly, this makes people susceptible to back pain irrespective of the age. Long working hours coupled with ......read more
UAE, March 14, 2017 - The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) has issued a public warning against the circulation of videos containing healthcare information, especially with relation to medicines. The warning was issued following the recent circulations of a video regarding the antibiotic Flumox (250 and 500 grams) produced by Egyptian International Pharmaceutical Industries Company ......read more
Average Age of Critical Illness Claimant in the Middle East is 48, with Youngest Child Claimant just 4-Years-Old;
76% of UAE Residents ‘Underinsured’ for Critical Illness: Industry Report
“Many clients are coming to us too late,” warns Region’s Largest Independent Financial Advisor
Dubai, UAE, March 13, 2017: There is no doubt the emotional and physical ......read more
UAE, March 13, 2017- H.E. Abdul Rahman Mohammed Al Owais, UAE Minister of Health and Prevention met with H.E. Frank J.M. Mollen, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the UAE, in the presence of Dr. Mohamed Salim Al Olama, Undersecretary of the UAE Ministry of Health & Prevention, at the Minister’s Cabinet Office in Dubai to discuss health cooperation ......read more
The pre-marital screening is a customary blood test, which allows couples to be genetically screened for incurable inherited diseases before they start a family.
The test checks for 549 diseases, 600 genetic disorders and 4000 genetic mutation by a blood sample only.
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 12 March 2017: Marriage is a significant event in a couple’s life. However, most of us ......read more
This initiative will help hundreds of patients - from infants to adults - in the UAE suffering from neurological deficits that require specialised care
As one of the few institutes in Europe, ADELI Medical Centre specialises in paediatric neurorehabilitation
DUBAI, March 11, 2017: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has signed an agreement with Emirates Hospitals Group, a ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 9, 2017: Patients of Emirates Rehabilitation and Homecare Centre (EHRH) were invited by the popular Al Jazira Club to relish an evening of pure football in style. Four football-crazy differently-abled patients of the Dubai-based rehab centre were specially invited to watch their favourite team, Al Jazira in action against Al Ain in the Arabian Gulf League match ......read more
UAE, March 9, 2017- The Ministry of Health and Prevention represented by the Primary Healthcare Department of the Umm Al-Quwain Medical District recently announced that the newly opened Umm Al-Quwain Dental Center in Al Qarain has begun receiving patients beginning March of this year.
Dr. Hussein Abdel-Rahman Al Rand, Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health and Prevention’s ......read more
Join Dubai’s top chefsat Pink Caravan’s ‘Pink Bite’ fundraiser on 14 March at Galeries Lafayette Dubai Mall
Sharjah, 09 March 2017: Last year they raised a whopping AED 51,000 auctioning the quirky ‘pink shawarma’, and this year Pink Caravan Ride’s record-breaking event, ‘Pink Bite’ is gearing up to be bigger and more entertaining ......read more
This initiative will help hundreds of patients - from infants to adults - in the UAE suffering from neurological deficits that require specialised care
As one of the few institutes in Europe, ADELI Medical Centre specialises in paediatric neurorehabilitation
DUBAI, March 08, 2017: Emirates Hospitals Group, a leading healthcare services provider in the UAE, has signed an ......read more
Mecomed hosts the 3rd MENA MedTech Forum “Joining forces for better patient outcomes” at Mohammed Bin Rashid Academic Medical Centre on 8th and 9th March 2017
Dubai, UAE 8th March 2017: On International Women’s Day today healthcare leaders from across the region pledged to take action in closing the workplace gender gap while attending the 3rd MENA MedTech Forum in ......read more
RAK Hospital free Eye Check up Camp, dedicated to UAE’s Year of Giving program, to provide comprehensive tests to identify diabetes related eye diseases
March 8, 2017; Ras Al Khaimah, UAE: Taking forward hospital’s “Nazar Ayeni” community initiative that has provided eye screening for over 16,000 RAK residents so far and just ahead of the World Glaucoma Week, RAK ......read more
UAE, March 8, 2017 - In line with its strategic plan to provide healthcare services to a wider segment of the society, the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention, represented by the Dubai Medical District and the Ministry’s Primary HealthCare Department, inaugurating the Dubai Specialized Dental Centre in Al Hamriya on the 1st of April 2017.
Dr. Hussein Abdel-Rahman Al Rand, ......read more
To celebrate International Women’s Day, Bourn Hall Fertility Centre in Dubai help women assess their reproductive health and take appropriate measures
A healthy fertile woman has only 20% chance of getting pregnant per month, at 40 years it’s less than 5%
Low ovarian reserve means reduced fertility and an increased risk of miscarriage
March 7, 2017; Dubai, UAE: ......read more
Board is made up of hospital patients, who will participate in review and development of hospital policies, services, and systems
March 5 2017. Abu Dhabi: NMC Healthcare, one of the region’s largest private healthcare providers, has committed to maintaining and increasing high standards of care at NMC Royal Hospital Khalifa, City, Abu Dhabi, by introducing a Patient Advisory ......read more
UAE, March 4, 2017 - H.E. Dr. Amin Hussein Al Amiri, Assistant Undersecretary for Public Health Policy and Licensing at the Ministry of Health and Prevention, met with a number of stakeholders at the Ministry as part of the ‘Ya Marhba Bekom’ initiative. Under this initiative, the Ministry holds open discussions with customers with the aim of upgrading the level of customer service, ......read more
There are moments in life when hearing matters; but there are moments when hearing is everything
Over 5% of the world’s population are currently living with disabling hearing loss
Dubai, UAE, 02 March 2017: The World Health Organization marks the 3rd of March of every year, as the World Hearing Day. This day is meant to raise awareness and promote ear and hearing care ......read more
** From 19th to 25th March, enjoy the center’s full class schedule for free **
Dubai, UAE, March 1, 2017: For one week, ladies only fitness center, Motion Ladies Fitness Center, will be offering free classes from their class schedule to women around Dubai.
Set in a beautiful villa oasis in Umm Suqeim, Motion Ladies Fitness Center provides a welcoming and relaxed ......read more
Partnership will help raise awareness about rare diseases in the Middle East and develop knowledge and technical capabilities within the health care community
Dubai, UAE, March 1, 2017: Dubai Science Park (DSP), a member of TECOM Group, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Sanofi, one of the world's leading biotech companies, dedicated to discovering and ......read more
RAK Hospital’s comprehensive and luxurious concept works on overall health, well-being and appearance of expectant mothers
Customized post natal massages, diet and exercise to help women come back to shape.
Programme includes relaxing spa and yoga sessions, and complimentary paediatrician consultation until the baby’s first birthday, among other services
27th February ......read more
Now parents in Abu Dhabi to get the certificates at private hospitals rather than going to HAAD customer service centres
Abu Dhabi – February 26, 2017: Health Authority of Abu Dhabi (HAAD), the regulator of the healthcare sector in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, has signed an agreement with VPS Healthcare — the holding entity for Burjeel, Medeor, LLH and Lifecare Hospitals, ......read more
A team of neuro spinal specialists at Medcare Orthopaedics and Spine Hospital have initiated a School Screening Program for Spinal Deformity (SSPSS) for boys and girls aged 10-14 years, to detect early cases of Scoliosis and Kyphosis.
The most common form of spine deformity is Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS), involving abnormal sideways curving of the spine. Approximately 3% of ......read more
**Burn up to 750 calories per Aquabiking class before detoxifying your body in the unique IYASHI DOME **
Dubai, UAE, February 26, 2017: L’Atelier’s Aquafitness classes have taken Dubai by storm since its launch in 2013 and for good reason. Offering low-impact, high-intensity training, an Aquabike class will give you an intense full body workout burning up to 750 calories per ......read more
Her Highness stresses that UAE society provides a humanitarian model of healthcare
Sharjah, February 26, 2017: Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Founder and Royal Patron of the Friends of Cancer Patients, has urged the Emirati community and the UAE media to support the Pink Caravan's mission towards establishing a global ......read more
UAE, February 26, 2017 - In line with the directives of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and in the framework of the meetings of the executive teams responsible for the National Agenda 2021 for health that aims at developing an integrated national action plan, the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) hosted the first ......read more
UAE, February 25, 2017 - Physicians and hospital systems in United Arab Emirates (UAE) now have access to an innovative program that leverages the latest science and technology to provide education, resources and practical tools needed to prevent cardiovascular diseases in individuals at risk throughout the country. The program supports the UAE Vision 2021 National Agenda that emphasizes the ......read more
Bourn Hall Fertility Centre, Dubai, will be holding an in-depth interactive session for couples struggling to conceive; clear misconceptions regarding various treatments
The Centre will be awarding one free IVF cycle worth Dhs 30,000 to one lucky couple attending the seminar.
Ovulatory disorders account for 30% of women’s infertility. Endometriosis, obesity and unhealthy ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 23 February 2017: Aster Kids organized the very first ‘Aster Scouts’ session on Wednesday, 22nd February at Aster IVF and Women Clinic. The event was aimed at educating school going students about the basics of emergency first aid care. This particular session, being the first of many to come, was attended by 22 students, from grades 7 to 9, of ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 21, 2017: The Dubai Health Authority’s dental department is all set to begin using 3D printed technology to print 3D model of teeth for producing prosthesis for its patients.
The use of this technology is the beginning of the Authority’s ambitious plans to use 3D printing in all fields of healthcare.
The DHA’s dental ......read more
Dubai-based clinic Vilafortuny sees 80% occupancy rate at its training centre courses last year, with heavy growth expected in 2017
Dubai, UAE – February 20, 2017: With Dubai looking to cement its position as the region’s go-to hub for medical tourism – the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) recently set its sights on over 1.3 million medical tourists by 2021 with a projected ......read more
Second edition of Zulekha Hospital’s colorectal cancer campaign reinforces need for dialogue and openness to help treat the disease
Dubai, UAE, 20 February, 2017: The ‘Screen and Survive’ initiative, launched by Zulekha Hospital today at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel in Dubai, brought together like-minded doctors and professionals to increase the awareness of early ......read more
Dubai, UAE; February 20, 2017: UAE residents are willing to spend more on protection compared to the global average. This is against the financial impact of critical illness, according to insights released today by insurer Zurich International Life, Middle East (Zurich)*.
Critical Illness insights found a disparity between the willingness to spend to protect oneself versus the current ......read more
The event, supported by the Ministry of Health and Prevention, also includes three conferences dedicated to neonatology, child nutrition and rare diseases
Dubai, UAE; February 20, 2017: With the support of the UAE’s Ministry of Health and Prevention, the 4th Annual Arab Paediatric Medical Congress, taking place from 2-4 of March, presents a series of workshops dedicated to pressing ......read more
What is the process of egg freezing?
Dubai, UAE; February 20, 2017: While sperm and embryos have proven easy to freeze, the egg is the largest cell in the human body and contains a large amount of water – when frozen, ice crystals form that can destroy the cell. This necessitates dehydrating the egg and replacing the water with an ‘anti-freeze’ prior to freezing, ......read more
Organized under the auspices of the Emirates Osteopathic Society (Emirates Medical Association), the conference themed “Osteopathy across the Lifespan” is the first of its kind to be organized in the Middle East.
Experts emphasized the need for training and development of new talents in the field of Osteopathy, while highlighting the growing potential of the specialty using a ......read more
United Arab Emirates, Dubai – 19 February, 2017: Lower back pain is one of the most common health problems experienced by people, and is considered one of the main causes for absenteeism in the workplace. According to World Health Organization statistics, the lifetime prevalence of non-specific (common) low back pain is estimated at 60 per cent to 70 cent in industrialized countries. ......read more
Dubai well positioned for hair transplants with availability of reliable experts and advanced proven techniques
Dubai aims to rank among the world’s top 20 healthcare markets
Dubai, UAE, 18 February 2017: The UAE hair transplant landscape has witnessed significant improvement over recent years. And with the availability of reliable experts and advanced proven techniques, Dubai ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 15, 2017: When you reach for that bottle of Omega 3 fish oils or those vitamin C tablets, you might want to ask yourself do you really need them in the first place. Supplements usually come in capsule, pill, powder or liquid form.
You can take these supplements to make sure you get enough essential nutrients and to maintain or improve your health, but it is important ......read more
New study underscores insufficient services in a region where continued unrest will cause increased challenges in the coming years
Dubai, UAE, February 13, 2017: A new study shows that the Eastern Mediterranean Region is witnessing an increase in chronic disorders, including mental illness.
Mental disorders such as depression and anxiety accounted for 19% of years lived with ......read more
February 12th, 2017: NMC launched its full-fledged oncology care centre, NMC Vinoda on February 11th, 2017. NMC Vinoda is a first-of-its-kind oncology centre, which covers the full spectrum of diagnosis and both the medical and surgical management of cancer.
NMC Vinoda has European board-certified oncology consultants, who are supported by a strong multi-disciplinary team of specialists ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 12 February 2017: Aster Nurture organized the first ‘Aster S.H.I.E.L.D’ session on Friday, 10th February at Aster Hospital, Mankhool. The event aimed at educating parents and caregivers of babies about lifesaving measures and basic first aid in case of emergency situations. The event saw participation of around 100+ people who took part in the ......read more