19 prominent Hematology professionals from the Arab world meet to raise awareness on blood thinners & discuss ways to prevent Coronavirus in cooperation with the World Federation of Hemophilia
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 04, 2020: A regional online seminar organized by UAE Hemophilia Group brought together 19 prominent experts and specialists of Hematology. The online event’s main goal was to create awareness on the challenges that affect bleeding disorder patients during the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. It also showcased the solutions that could allow patients to maintain their health while demonstrating preventive methods that could help protect them from the virus. The seminar took place during the Arab World’s celebration of International Hemophilia Day in cooperation with several ......read more
With distance learning into its third month, the number of students complaining of tired eyes and redness has risen significantly
Follow practical steps such as the 20-20-20 rule, blinking often and keeping devices at safe distance to help relax eye muscles, advises doctor at RAK Hospital
June 2, 2020; Ras Al Khaimah, UAE: Increasing screen-time due to distance learning has resulted in a significant rise in complaints of eye issues such as redness and tired eyes, especially among children and young adults, says Dr Mohit Jain, Specialist Ophthalmologist at RAK Hospital. Dr Jain further cautioned parents and students to adopt necessary measures to minimize the impact of what is known as ‘Computer Vision Syndrome’.
“Using digital devices during distance learning is unavoidable. However, when we ......read more
• Online searches for e-groceries surged 316% y-o-y in April amid an imposed lockdown
• UAE residents also sought out distance learning, office furniture and staycation options during time spent at home
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 02, 2020: Restrictions imposed to contain the Covid-19 outbreak in the UAE have led to significant changes in consumer behaviours in the country, according to new analysis published by Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
The study, based on Google Trends data, noted that online grocery shopping became the norm for many consumers in the UAE between March and May 2020. Searches in this category reached a peak during the lockdown period in April, before subsiding in May as consumers continued to purchase from their preferred e-grocery ......read more
• DIFC signs MoU with EC3 Brokers Limited to establish a group health scheme for the Centre’s 2,437 registered firms
• First of its kind initiative for a free zone in Dubai/financial centre in the region
• The collaboration facilitates the purchase of cost-effective health insurance for registered companies operating from the DIFC
• DIFC aids in the reduction of client costs, whilst providing a framework to facilitate comprehensive insurance cover whilst meeting mandatory requirements
Dubai, UAE, 2 June 2020: Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading international financial hub in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with EC3 Brokers to implement a Group Health Insurance Master ......read more
Philips Foundation, in collaboration with Philips Middle East, supports the Lebanese Red Cross in their fight against COVID-19 by strengthening local emergency care facilities.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 01, 2020: Philips Foundation, which aims to provide access to quality healthcare for disadvantaged communities, together with Philips Middle East today announced to provide medical equipment to the Lebanese Red Cross towards the prevention, monitoring and treatment of conditions caused by COVID-19. The donated equipment is an answer to the critical need to address healthcare challenges in the most affected regions in Lebanon.
Through this contribution, the Lebanese Red Cross is able to equip its centers in Lebanon with mobile tele-ultrasound devices and defibrillators. Ultrasound devices can be used ......read more
• The 50-bed critical care facility will add to Aster DM Healthcare’s current capacity to provide hospital treatment to Covid-19 patients and support the UAE Government’s efforts to contain the outbreak
• The new hospital will also set-up a screening centre for Covid-19 that will cater to the surrounding neighbourhood of Muhaisnah
• Aster has brought in medical professionals from India to join forces with existing teams in UAE to tackle Covid-19 cases
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 1 June, 2020: Dr. Amer Ahmad Sharif, Chairman of the Covid-19 Command and Control Centre & Vice Chancellor of the Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU), and Dr. Muna Tahlak, CEO-Latifa Hospital formally inaugurated the 50 bed critical care Aster Hospital in ......read more
The latest innovation is designed to sterilize ambulances transporting COVID-19 patients, disinfecting the vehicle in 20-30 seconds
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, June 01, 2020: Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest health care provider, announced the launch of its ‘Ambulance Sterilization System’. Created specifically for transporting COVID-19 patients, the latest innovation completes the full sterilization of a single ambulance within 20-30 seconds. As part of SEHA’s continuous efforts to deliver world-class healthcare, the system is aimed at improving the response time required between trips with the same ambulance. This also enhances the capacity, allowing more patients to be transported within a single day, improving the overall efficiency in treatment delivery. ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 31, 2020: Ericsson, Sony Network Communications Europe, and Telenor Connexion make it easy to connect people and things with intelligent tracking and monitoring solutions. Ranging from cargo to IoT healthcare devices for patients, tracking increases mobility and improves reliability and efficiency.
Using Telenor Connexion's network, Ericsson IoT Accelerator for global connectivity, and Sony Network Communications Europe's smart IoT services, the three partners are collaborating to enhance real-time location and tracking solutions for different sectors.
Ericsson IoT Accelerator is the Ericsson's IoT connectivity and device management platform, providing enterprises with a unified solution that manages IoT operations of any scale, using worldwide mobile network infrastructure. ......read more
By Peter Mohring, Managing Director, Transport, Serco Middle East
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 30, 2020: COVID-19 has presented unparalleled challenges to all businesses across the globe, but perhaps one of the most affected are those within the transport industry. No longer can we freely move people across cities, countries and continents due to the travel restrictions put in place to combat the virus. The result is a dramatic decrease in transportation revenue that is causing a range of issues in both the short and long term, from pay decreases and redundancies to closures of long-standing businesses that can’t maintain liquidity through an extended period of inoperability.
Private companies and regional governments have aligned their strategies in this critical time to deliver an unprecedented ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 27, 2020: As the world continues to unite in its efforts to combat the spread of COVID-19, government officials are working closely with private sector organizations to adopt new technologies and maintain wellbeing.
DJI and departments across China have deployed drones for known public safety applications and have even discovered new ways drones can be deployed to combat viruses altogether.
As remotely piloted devices, drones are naturally effective at minimizing human interactions, crucial to safeguard communities. DJI’s tests with local partners have had drones deployed in four ways: to facilitate communication, disinfect areas, deliver supplies and measure body temperatures. Some of these applications are new, unique ways to deploy drones, ......read more
By: Dr Mohammed Sohaib Mustafa, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Specialist in Glaucoma and Cataract Surgery at Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 27, 2020: Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness worldwide and the number one cause of irreversible blindness. However, the disease is treatable, and blindness can be prevented through early diagnosis. Although children and young adults can be affected by Glaucoma, high risk groups include people over 40, diabetics and those with a family history of glaucoma.
One of the earliest symptoms of Glaucoma is having a cloudy-looking cornea, especially in children. Some of the other warning signs include increased sensitivity to light. For example, patients can start seeing halos around bright lights. Another red flag is having ......read more
Sharjah, May 23, 2020:
The Department of Family Development Centers (DFDC) of the institutions of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah recently organized, in cooperation with the Family Development Foundation in Abu Dhabi (FDF) a webinar entitled “Bode well … Eid Mubarak”.
This comes as part of the DFDC’s keenness to enhance cooperation and coordination with the social-sector-related authorities and institutions to bolster the UAE’s efforts in countering the repercussions of the new Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The even falls under the virtual social campaign “Bode Well” launched by Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union, President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, and Supreme Chairwoman of the Family ......read more
Strata and Mubadala Healthcare collaborate to create multiple medical supplies to prevent the spread of coronavirus
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. 21 May 2020:
Mubadala Healthcare and Strata Manufacturing (Strata), Mubadala’s composite aero-structures manufacturing company, are collaborating to manufacture essential medical supplies and support the fight against COVID-19, utilizing additive manufacturing to produce intubation capsule, face shields and ear guards.
The cooperation is part of Mubadala’s #WeAreDedicated campaign aimed at fostering collaboration across diverse enterprises and sectors to protect the community, and to support the UAE government in its COVID-19 response and mitigation.
A joint team was established to identify the requirements and business needs of the ......read more
• Laser beam technology identifies the virus as soon as blood cells are infected
• Camera detects morphological change in blood cells
• Tests and instant results can be provided in public places
• Introducing this technology reinforces the UAE’s position as a center for research, innovation and technology
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, May 20, 2020: (AETOSWire) – QuantLase Imaging Lab, the medical-research arm of the Abu Dhabi Stock Exchange-listed International Holdings Company (IHC), announced that it has developed novel equipment which enables for much faster mass screenings, with test results available in seconds and allowing testing on a wider scale. This break-through will enable ‘Mass-scale screening’, changing the whole dimension of ......read more
• ‘Our New Earth’ microsite https://www.ournew.earth/ is a health, wellness and development focused ‘Guide On The New Normal’ to coach people to allow them to thrive in this new style of living with a focus on the different roles they play within a society for the self, for the parent in you, the employers/ business owners as well as the employee.
• It is important for us to holistically focus on Physical, Emotional and Mental health to enable our readiness and preparedness to manage this crisis constructively
• The microsite also provides essential guidance for people dependent industries like manufacturing, services, retail and construction. The concept of Our New Earth: https://youtu.be/8ReOKTHUWfI
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 21, 2020: ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 20 May 2020: Narcolepsy is a chronic neurological disorder affecting the part of your brain that regulates sleep. As a result, the patient experience excessive daytime sleepiness and a sudden loss of muscle control (called cataplexy) causing you to fall asleep during normal daytime activities such as working or studying. These episodes are often triggered by strong emotions. Narcolepsy is more common than you probably realize affecting about 1 in 2,000 people—and while there is not yet a cure, there are plenty of ways you can reduce the symptoms.
Dr. Trilok Chand, Specialist - Respiratory Medicine at Burjeel Hospital Abu Dhabi shares recommendation for diagnosing and treating narcolepsy:
What are the causes?
Narcolepsy can be familial and it runs in families that mean it is ......read more
• Ericsson webinar spotlights the importance of maintaining mobile communications as critical infrastructure
• In the long term, safeguarding and strengthening key digital infrastructures are key priorities
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 20, 2020: organized a media webinar to discuss network capacity, performance and digitization as service providers gear up for an unprecedented situation presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. Ericsson presented how the company is working with telecom service providers to manage their networks and face continued changes in traffic patterns during uncertain times.
Chafic Traboulsi, Head of Networks at Ericsson Middle East & Africa says: “During these challenging times, service providers are focusing their attention on solving the ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 19, 2020: Over 28 million elective surgeries across the globe could be cancelled as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic – leading to patients facing a lengthy wait for their health issues to be resolved, a new study reveals.
The CovidSurg Collaborative has projected that, based on a 12-week period of peak disruption to hospital services due to COVID-19, 28.4 million elective surgeries worldwide will cancelled or postponed in 2020.
The modelling study, published in the British Journal of Surgery, indicates that each additional week of disruption to hospital services will be associated with a further 2.4 million cancellations.
Led by researchers at the University of Birmingham, researchers collected detailed information from surgeons across 359 hospitals and 71 countries ......read more
SHARJAH - May 18, 2020: Pure Health, the largest laboratory operator in the GCC, has setup a full-fledged field laboratory dedicated to the nation’s fight against Covid-19.
The new field laboratory was setup within a 48 hours window, within the Covid -19 dedicated field hospital setup by the UAE government at the Sharjah Expo Center. The new field laboratory plays a key role in the UAE’s initiative to contain and fight Covid-19.
In order to strengthen the UAE’s fight against COVID-19, the UAE’s government built the Covid – 19 field hospital on April 10, 2020 with the specialized laboratory set up by Pure Health at a record time of 48 hours. The facility, aimed at increasing patient capacity amid the Covid-19 outbreak, has raised the nationwide hospital capacity to more than 5,000 beds in ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates 18 May 2020: The American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF) remains committed to quality care and patient safety, especially in times of crisis. During the COVID-19 pandemic, AAAASF has worked tirelessly to keep facilities up to date with the most current information. AAAASF Executive Director, Thomas S. Terranova said ”We have implemented tools and gathered resources so our accredited facilities can make the best-informed choices possible, as surgery facilities begin to reopen, AAAASF is ready to assist accredited facilities in ensuring that clinic operations are carried out in the safest manner possible.”
Mr. Thomas added “AAAASF has developed an approach that facilities can use in order to achieve the most efficient path to ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 18, 2020: World Family Doctor Day, which comes on the 19th of May and being held this year under the theme “Family doctors on the front line”, has an additional impetus as it coincides with the challenges posed by the outbreak of the new coronavirus (COVID-19). In this respect, the UAE has been at the forefront of the countries worldwide, thanks to the rapid response of its government system response by harnessing all logistical and human resources. Also, the efforts of the health authorities and sectors have been obvious, while family doctors teamed up with their fellows on the frontline of defense to provide the necessary health care.
His Excellency Dr. Hussein Abdel Rahman Al-Rand, Undersecretary of the Ministry’s Health Assistant Sector, Health Centers and Clinics, pointed ......read more
With the ongoing holy month of Ramadan, medical experts from one of the leading fertility clinic Middle East – IVI Fertility suggest extra care and precautions to improve immunity while fasting
Ramadan is the holiest month of the year for the region. Fasting, held from dawn to dusk during Ramadan, is very crucial. For the first time ever, we are experiencing an event that has brought the world to a standstill. So, it poses an important question as to how should we celebrate Ramadan in its true essence during this pandemic, while also taking care of our health?
These are special times and call for extraordinary measures. While we all are taking relevant precautions against COVID-19, it’s equally necessary to build a strong immune system during this time. Taking care of your immunity becomes especially important if ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 17, 2020: Marsh, the world’s leading insurance broker and risk adviser, has published a report on how to successfully manage and navigate insurance and risk management during these challenging times. The report reinforces Marsh’s commitment to guiding and supporting the region’s businesses through the adverse effects of the COVID-19 outbreak.
As uncertainty continues, businesses and economies worldwide are seeking ways to maintain business growth and continuity to protect their employees and mitigate their financial losses. From an insurance perspective, the pandemic has impacted property, casualty, event cancellation, management liability, cyber and credit risk and in this report, Marsh highlights the ways in which businesses can proactively respond to ......read more
On World Hypertension Day, doctors at RAK Hospital remind patients not to be too stressed about the situation, avoid panic, and find new activities to learn.
Focus on lifestyle changes and building a strong immune system to fight COVID 19; those who are fasting should take their medicine after Iftar.
May 16th, 2020; Ras Al Khaimah, UAE: Hypertensive patients suffering from anxiety due to Covid-19 pandemic should make a conscious effort not to stress over the situation, but instead opt for relaxation exercises and experiment with new activities. To drive the point home, RAK Hospital has organized a Facebook Live session on World Hypertension Day, titled, ‘Manage hypertension in this pandemic’, the session will advise people on different ways to reduce stress levels during these trying ......read more
Pinca’s New CSR initiative promises to spread joy to the children of our communities during the pandemic
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 16, 2020: Pinca, the region’s leading toy distributor has developed a CSR initiative designed to support the most deserving children in our communities and they need your help! Partnering with some of the biggest and best loved toy brands, PINCA is asking everyone to nominate a child within their community that has been adversely affected by the Pandemic. From those whose families have been affected in this time through redundancy, salary reductions, illness or separation, to those children who tested positive to Covid-19 and made a full recovery or may still be in hospital today.
By Firas Sleem, CEO, Virtue PR and Marketing Communications
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 08, 2020: The last few weeks have seen a few of the world’s countries witness pressure and criticism, but each has responded differently. From China to Egypt, South Korea, United States of America, European countries and the UAE, each country has instituted a remarkable PR ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 08, 2020: In its continued efforts to support the society in its relentless fight against Covid-19, Kalyan Silks has contributed Rs. 1 crore to the Chief Minister’s Covid-19 Relief Fund. Since the outbreak of the pandemic, Kalyan Silks has been in the forefront of extending a helping hand to the needy by distributing essential commodities through ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 7 April 2020: As an essential service to the public and trade customers, Waterfront Market, Dubai’s premier fresh food market, has been given permission by the authorities to re-open its Fish Market , and will resume business as normal for all its customers on April 7th, 2020.
As part of its re-opening, Waterfront Market has implemented a ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 07, 2020: Airbus is temporarily adapting commercial aircraft production and assembly activity at its German sites in Bremen and Stade and pausing production at its A220/A320 manufacturing facility in Mobile, Alabama in the United States. These actions are being taken in response to several factors related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic including ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 07, 2020: HE Iman Rashid Saif, Director of the Health Promotion Department (HPD) at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah, said that the World Health Day 2020 Under the theme “Support Nurses and Midwives”, is coinciding with the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) which is one of the major health challenges in ......read more
Cybercriminals are capitalising on global fear and business uncertainty with phishing attacks, impersonation, and more
Remote work training will keep organisations and employees safe
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 07, 2020: As cybercriminals prey on global fear, business and economic uncertainty caused by the coronavirus outbreak is amplifying scams and ......read more
165 past and present leaders say to G20: approve now $8bn emergency global health funding to prevent second wave of coronavirus
• Debt interest payments of poorest countries should be waived now; global fiscal co-ordination essential to avoid recession becoming depression
• Warning that without rapid support, 1.2 million covid-19 deaths are possible ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 07, 2020: As many of us adjust to new remote work arrangements and schedules, it’s important not to let your exercise routines slide. Even if you can’t access your local gym or run along your favorite route, there are many other ways to keep up with your fitness goals.
For Galaxy users, Samsung Health provides many programs ......read more
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates, 6th April 2020: As the world continues to battle against the deadly coronavirus pandemic, Ayla Hotel in Al Ain city, owned by Nayel & Bin Harmal Group has reportedly opened the doors of its luxury hotel to accommodate medical professionals who are serving the COVID-19 patients. The initiative is to offer tribute and gratitude to the healthcare ......read more
Facilitated by Ma’an’s Together We Are Good Programme in Collaboration With Department of Health – Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, Monday 6 April 2020: The Authority of Social Contribution – Ma’an’s ‘Together We Are Good’ programme will allocate some of the contributions received so far towards extra relief for Abu Dhabi’s health ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 06, 2020: Fine Hygienic Holding (FHH), one of the world’s leading wellness groups and manufacturers of hygienic paper products, has set up a US$1 million relief fund to provide aid to MENA region communities it serves.
The multi-faceted fund has been set up to benefit those most in need in the region during the current COVID-19 crisis. The ......read more
• Jaguar Land Rover starts production of NHS-approved protective visors
• The reusable face visors will be manufactured in company’s rapid prototype 3D-printing facility, one of the most advanced in Europe
• Initially, company will 3D-print 1,300 visors each week for keyworkers, with aspiration to develop operation for mass production
Dubai, ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 06, 2020: The ability of a country to quickly implement early screening and detection of COVID-19 cases has proven key to effectively managing the spread of the disease. But the scale and speed of infection has posed serious challenges to many governments.
In order to address these challenges BGI, in collaboration with the company Etopia, have ......read more
Abu Dhabi, Monday 6 April 2020: The Authority of Social Contribution – Ma’an’s ‘Together We Are Good’ programme will allocate some of the contributions received so far towards extra relief for Abu Dhabi’s health care sector.
The past week has seen businesses and individuals step up their support financially alongside many in-kind contributions for ......read more
Cases from Middle East are complex or second/third-time open heart surgeries or children who come late with extremely damaged hearts
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 5th April 2020: Studies indicate that about 1 percent of all new-born infants have some type of structural heart defect. In infants, heart failure often presents with breathing trouble, poor feeding, poor growth, ......read more
Bangladesh’s largest private sector business group donates Tk100 million (US$11.76 million/Dh43 million) to Bangladesh Government in support of combating the Coronavirus outbreak
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 05, 2020: Basundhara Group, the largest diversified industrial conglomerate in Bangladesh, will convert all of its four convention centres ......read more
• Ensures greater safety measures for workforce as the Disinfection Protocols are implemented
• Desktops, Mobile Phones, Pantry, Dispensers and washrooms identified as common problem areas of infection spread.
• Use of medical disinfectant and wipes recommended in reducing the chances
• Paperless communication and transactions advised to help stop the ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 02, 2020: The majority of Airbus sites in Spain have joined forces to produce 3D printed visor frames, providing healthcare personnel with individual protection equipment in the fight against Covid-19.
More than twenty 3D printers are working day and night. Hundreds of visors have already been produced and dispatched to hospitals close to ......read more
Ajman, UAE - April 01, 2020: As part of the precautionary measures announced by the Ministry of Health and Prevention aimed at combating the spread of Covid-19 and under the directives of H.H. Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman, Ajman Sewerage Private Company Limited (ASPCL) is appealing to its customers to use its online services available ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 01, 2020: In an effort to support the State Government of Kerala in managing the COVID-19 pandemic, Aster DM Healthcare is undertaking proactive measures as a responsible healthcare organization with significant presence in the State. The measures were announced by Dr. Azad Moopen- Founder Chairman and Managing Director of Aster DM Healthcare ......read more
VPS Healthcare and one of India’s leading mental health specialty center, Cadabam’s, join hands to set up an online mental health support system
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 01, 2020: The spike in the number of people tested positive for Covid-19 has induced stress and anxiety among many. In an attempt to help those battling depression, fear panic ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 01 April 2020: Since a lot of people are now asked to work from home amid the COVID-19 pandemic, we have decided to talk to Dr Ahmed Labib regarding applying best practices in home to avoid neck and back pain:
Dr. Ahmed Labib the Consultant Orthopedics and Sports injuries Head Of Department at Al Zahra Hospital Dubai say: "Many ......read more
**Multi-purpose Sterilizer 99.99% effective against Covid-19 takes the region by storm. Use it on Children’s Toys, any hard or soft surfaces, AC Ducts and so much more!**
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 01, 2020: Maintaining a clean, healthy and sterile home has never been more prevalent. With the current CoronaVirus outbreak we have to spend the majority ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 01, 2020: Once the threat of the coronavirus epidemic going global was raised Dr Faisal Mahmood, an associate professor of infectious diseases at the Aga Khan University, was anticipating a healthcare emergency in Pakistan.
He and his colleagues rapidly assessed preparedness preparations and started coordinating with the provincial and ......read more
Clinics and specialized medical facilities in IVF treatments undertake specific measures to combat threats related to Coronavirus
Dubai, UAE, 31st March 2020: Medical professionals in the UAE have stepped up their game with relentless efforts to combat the spread of COVID-19. Several healthcare facilities have implemented unique steps at their facilities to align with ......read more
On a mission to create a holistic ecosystem in the digital economy, empower innovative B2B tech startups, and provide job opportunities
Dubai, UAE - 31 March 2020: GELLIFY, a new innovation platform for the business community, opens a hub in Dubai Internet City. Aiming to provide the community of B2B innovators - from investors, startups to corporates - with a unique and ......read more
Sharjah, March 31, 2020: The Expo Centre Sharjah recently held a virtual meeting to ascertain the smooth functioning of the entire departments and services. The meeting comes as part of the precautionary measure taken by the centre to maintain the health and safety of employees and customers to cope with the government preventive measures amid the outbreak of the emerging coronavirus ......read more
Service is approved by Dubai Municipality and other international bodies
Dubai, March 31, 2020: Al-Futtaim Engineering & Technologies, has announced it has introduced a new service to provide customers with effective sanitizing services for home owners, businesses and public facilities.
The non-toxic and food-safe sanitization service is approved by the Dubai ......read more
A pro bono initiative accelerating & facilitating the access and the circulation of essential non-personal data between public and private organizations
United Arab Emirates, March 30- 2020: Under the impulse of the World Health Organization and the European Union stressing the importance of data sharing, Dawex, the leading data exchange technology company, ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 30 March 2020: The recent spread of COVID 19 has brought a lot of uncertainty, unpredictability and unknown fear around the world. The mass spread of the illness and the number of casualties are causing a dreadful feeling of helplessness amongst people everywhere, fearing for their futures.
There are mixed news of hopefulness, light at ......read more
72 percent recognize that washing hands frequently could help fight the outbreak
Survey reveals that a majority of UAE residents are aware of the ‘touchpoints’ on how Covid-19 spreads and the ways to stop it
March 30th, 2020, Dubai, UAE: As the world battles against Coronavirus, a recent study by Kantar, one of the world’s largest ......read more
• New tele-consultation service allows patients to remotely access medical advice for general ailments from home or office
• People seeking information on COVID-19 can also reach a medical professional through the Aster call center – 04-4400500
Dubai, UAE, 30 March 2020: Aster DM Healthcare has introduced a free tele-consultation service ......read more
Four early signs of Leukaemia every woman should know
Dubai, UAE 29th March 2020: It has been observed that the incidence of acute leukaemia in the UAE residents is 1.78 per 100,000 people, with 2.31 IR in females and 1.57 IR in males. The commonly affected age group is individuals between 20 to 44 years of age, with females getting affected more than the men.
Leukaemia is a cancer of ......read more
• The UAE is the fifth country to implement this method of screening, allowing for faster testing and it’s considered as a referral center at SEHA for screening
• HE Salem Rashid Al Nuaimi, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Health Services Company “SEHA” says that SEHA has advanced technologies to detect the emerging corona virus
• Testing can be completed in five ......read more
The move aims to safeguard patients trying to conceive
Dubai, UAE, 26th March 2020: In the wake of the ongoing Corona crisis, Fertility centers and specialists in the UAE have started offering patients telephonic consultations to help combat the spread of COVID-19 by practicing social distancing.
“Considering the current situation, we deem it vital to keep patients safe ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 26 March 2020: Dr. Faisal Dalfi the Specialist Internal Medicine at Burjeel Hospital Abu Dhabi gives tips to prevent Corona Virus Covid 19:
Wash your hands regularly and thoroughly with soap and water for 20 seconds or use an alcohol based rub.
Cover your nose and mouth with a bent elbow or tissue when you cough or sneeze.
Avoid touching ......read more
By Simon Fisher, Executive Vice President – Gulf, ACE Group
As the world holds its collective breath over the full human and geographical impact of COVID-19, which is developing on an hourly basis and which remains unclear amidst the uncertainty of exponential transmission rates, one common consideration is to what extent private insurance policies respond to the cost of treatment in ......read more
Dubai, UAE - March 26, 2020: His Excellency, Mohammed Sultan Al Qadi, Chairman of Emirates Post Group Company, chaired the company’s first remote board meeting to discuss business continuity and precautionary efforts amidst the COVID-19 outbreak.
In line with government directives on social distancing and remote working, the meeting discussed ongoing efforts by the organization to ......read more
The prevalence of this cancer amongst women in UAE is the highest in the world at 10.1 cases per 100,000 population
Dubai, United Arab Emirates 26th March 2020: Newly diagnosed diabetics over the age of 50 years, particularly those who are not overweight have 4 to 7 times the risk of pancreatic cancer compared to general population
In the UAE, the International Diabetes ......read more
Campaign will run under the hashtag #AskDXBdoctor
Dubai-UAE: 25 March, 2020: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) and Twitter have partnered to launch a campaign entitled #AskDXBdoctor to increase the availability of credible health information on COVID-19 on the platform through an open dialogue with the public.
Tomorrow, the authority’s account ......read more
Al Qutami: The world is going through a difficult crisis that requires consolidated and collaborative efforts.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 23, 2020: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has honoured philanthropists who have contributed to promote integrated healthcare and disease prevention to tackle COVID-19.
Al Qutami received the philanthropists at the DHA ......read more
- Cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide - when caught in its early stages, before metastasis (which is the growth of a secondary tumor separate to the primary site of cancer), it is known that cancer survival rates are higher
- NYUAD researchers have developed a new fluid analyzing platform that allows for the isolation of circulating tumor cells (CTCs), which are ......read more
“Through a Rational and realistic approach, we support the government & fall in line with the government strategy to defeat the global pandemic,” says Dr. Thumbay Moideen, Founder President.
22nd March, 2020 - Ajman: The Medical Education, Healthcare & Research activities of Thumbay Group have implemented several steps throughout their entities ......read more
The latest on COVID-19, including some encouraging news for parents.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 22, 2020: I understand the concern about the coronavirus most of us have right now. After all, it’s dominating the headlines and probably your work and home conversation.
But as a pediatrician, let’s talk first about what’s ......read more
• A range of measure has been put into place by AFZ, including building sanitization programme, and testing of remote working systems
• Social distancing efforts assisted with digital platform offering over 150 services to customers and investors
Ajman, United Arab Emirates (March 18, 2020): As part of its efforts to enhance health and safety, Ajman ......read more
University’s Transplant Program has registered 11 successful organ operations on 4 children and 7 adults
Officials and parents urged people to register for donation through the Hayat initiative
Dubai, March 18, 2020: Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU) is committed to improving health in the UAE and beyond; to date MBRU has successfully ......read more
Jana and her mother with treating surgeon Dr. Yasser Menaissy
Sharjah, UAE, 17 March 2020: Five year old Jana Akawi, was brought to Zulekha Hospital Sharjah with complaints of recurrent chest infections increasing up to 6-7 times a year. Following an echocardiogram, she was found to have a large Atrial Septal Defect with moderately severe pulmonary hypertension which ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 17, 2020: Spread of disease is a global problem that threatens our health, so it is important to have good hygiene and maximum precautions for cleaning and disinfection to product the whole family from germs found at home.
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Initiative aimed at ensuring business continuity & enhancing safety of employees & customers
March 16th, 2020 - Community Development Authority (CDA) in Dubai announced the launch of a remote work policy that allows its employees to perform their official tasks from their residences and ensure the continuity of operations, in view of the ongoing circumstances. The initiative was ......read more