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Al Qassimi Hospital Receives International Accreditation as Centre of Excellence in the Treatment of AV block.

• Ministry of Health boosts UAE’s global leadership in the number of accredited health facilities. • Dr. Yousef Al Serkal: MoHAP is proud to be part of the UAE government’s achievements. • MoHAP the fastest institution in the world in the process of accrediting its facilities within 6 years. • Al Qassimi Hospital’s cardiology centre is the largest of its kind in the UAE and can handle 50 to 60 case per month.   Sharjah, January 19, 2021:  Adding yet another feather to its cap, the Sharjah-based Al Qassimi Hospital has achieved accreditation as a centre of excellence in the treatment of Atrioventricular (AV) block from the Joint Commission International (JCI).   The advanced international accreditation was granted to the hospital after passing rigorous assessments ......read more

‘Blue Zone' from COVID-19 Prime Assessment Centre to Relocate to Al Rowda Healthcare Center

Centre will exclusively serve all members of the Abu Dhabi community who have received a positive COVID-19 test result Abu Dhabi, Jan 14, 2021:   Abu Dhabi Health Services Company “SEHA”, has announced the relocation of the ‘Blue Zone’ from the COVID-19 Prime Assessment Center in Abu Dhabi to Al Rowda Healthcare Center. The center, managed by Ambulatory Healthcare Services, a SEHA healthcare facility, will exclusively serve all members of the community who have received a positive COVID-19 test result.  The blue zone is one of four zones in the COVID-19 Prime Assessment Center located in Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), which was opened in May 2020. The first center to be dedicated for patients with a positive test result, the COVID-19 Prime Assessment Center played a pivotal ......read more

SEHA Commences the Administration of the Covid-19 Vaccine to UAE Community at 40 Locations

Following the official registration of Beijing Institute of Biological Product’s inactivated COVID-19 vaccine, SEHA establishes three centers to exclusively administer the vaccine to the UAE public Abu Dhabi, January 13, 2021:  Abu Dhabi Health Services Company, (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, has announced the opening of two COVID-19 Vaccination Centers in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and one in Dubai, for members of the community who wish to receive the Beijing Institute of Biological Product’s inactivated vaccine. The COVID-19 Vaccination Centers, located in Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal in Abu Dhabi City and Al Ain Convention Center in Al Ain City, have the collective capacity to administer vaccine shots to 6,000 people daily, and were established in a record time of four days. The centers were ......read more

COVID-19 Vaccination is Now Available at Zulekha Hospital Sharjah Free of Charge

United Arab Emirates, 13 January 2021:  For the benefit of the Greater Community, this service is being offered at “free of cost” to everyone holding a valid Emirates ID. As you are aware the SARS-CoV-2 vaccine from Sinopharm is inactivated registered vaccine in the UAE which provides acquired immunity against COVID-19. Moreover, this vaccine will be given in term of two doses with an interval 21 – 28 days between the first & second doses. Based on initial results of phase 3 trials have shown it has an overall efficacy of 86%. The analysis also shows the vaccine to have 99% seroconversion rate of neutralizing antibody and 100% effectiveness in preventing moderate and severe cases of the disease.  It showed no serious safety concerns till date. Zulekha Hospital Sharjah started this CSR initiative last ......read more

COVID-19 and Working from Home by Dr. Muhammad S. Tahir

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 11 January 2021:  Since the Early news of COVID-19 in the beginning of January 2020 started appearing and gradually set the stage to change for lifestyle. Early months no body was aware of the impact it will make in the long run. However unknown fear and limited research resulted in different hypothesis and hence suggestions to protect the society.  Among social distancing, frequent hand washing, sanitization campaigns, use of mask, checking temperature and many more efforts unfolded and led to completely change the norm of the society.  “As the life goes on with these changes and working from home preferences over going to the workplace for obvious reasons has created different challenges. Human, being a gregarious in nature, socialization is not an option instead is necessity to ......read more

Rashid Hospital Doctors Perform Special Implant Procedure for an Epilepsy Patient.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 6, 2021:  Doctors at Rashid Hospital transplanted a small device (roughly the size of a one-dirham coin) under the skin of the chest of a 14-year old Emirati girl who was suffering from drug-resistant epilepsy seizers.  Since the successful procedure, H.A. has been able to breathe a sigh of relief as she now prepares herself for programming the device and leading a life with minimum seizures that are less severe and less frequent in nature, thus greatly improving the quality of her life and giving her a brighter future.  Dr. Abdulla Qassim, Consultant and Head of Neurosurgery at Rashid Hospital said, “The mechanism is so sophisticated that the patient does not realise there is an implant in the body. After a thorough evaluation, we concluded that the patient was the right ......read more

Hundreds of Thousands of Cervical Cancer Cases Could Be Prevented with HPV Vaccines and Pap Smear Tests

Cervical cancer is a leading cause of death of young women, but can be easily prevented and treated if caught early says expert from American hospital Cleveland Clinic   United Arab Emirates -  January 05, 2021:   Hundreds of thousands of cervical cancer cases per year could be prevented through widespread vaccinations for human papillomavirus (HPV) and annual pap smear tests, says an expert at a top American hospital, Cleveland Clinic, marking Cervical Cancer Awareness Month in January.   Dr. Robert DeBernardo, Section Head of Gynecologic Oncology and Vice Chair Subspecialty Care for Women’s Health at Cleveland Clinic, said: “Cervical cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer-related death for young women, but is also entirely preventable between widespread HPV vaccinations and early and ......read more

Dubai Central Lab Is Now Esma Halal Certification Body

Dubai, 05 January 2021: The Product Conformity Assessment Section in Dubai Central Laboratory (DCL) was recently registered as one of the halal certification bodies at the Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (ESMA) to grant the National Quality Mark (EQM) for halal products on behalf of the authority, according to the technical requirements contained in Cabinet Resolution No. 10 of 2014. Recognition of DCL as Halal certification body is part of Dubai Municipality's efforts to expand its areas of work in certification services and product conformity assessment in line with the directions of the top leadership in achieving Dubai Municipality’s vision of building a happy and sustainable city and enhancing Dubai's position as the capital of the Islamic economy. Eng. Amin Ahmed Amin, Director of DCL said ......read more

DHA begins COVID-19 Vaccination for Frontliners in the Government Sector

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 4 January 2021:  In line with the rollout of the first phase of the COVID-19 vaccine, DHA has begun the vaccination drive for frontliners and employees in vital professionals in the government sector. Dr. Farida Al Khaja, CEO of Clinical Support Services and Nursing Sector at the DHA and Chairperson of the COVID-19 Vaccination Steering Committee said the vaccination drive is in line with providing vaccines for priority groups in the first phase.  “These employees are public-facing employees, we are truly thankful to all frontliners across all sectors. We have received the list of these employees after coordination with relevant stakeholders across all government departments and we have booked their appointments.” DHA will also shortly begin the same process for frontliners in ......read more

Newborn baby undergoes life-changing complex foot correction procedure at Aster Hospital, Mankhool

•       Baby girl born with severe congenital foot deformity called ‘Club Foot’ undergoes corrective procedure which allows her to learn to walk normally without any complications  •       The procedure, using the ‘Ponseti Method’, has helped many infants born with birth deformities at Aster Hospitals •       Clubfoot is a common congenital birth defect, with an average prevalence of approximately 1 per 1000 live births[1] Dubai, UAE, 3 January, 2020:  A baby girl born at Aster Hospital, Mankhool with a birth deformity in her left ankle and foot, commonly known as ‘Club Foot’ has undergone a correction procedure using the ‘Ponseti Method, a method used to help infants born with this birth ......read more

MoHAP Puts Spotlight on the Service of Approving Retirement and Medical Disability Applications by Competent Medical Committee

United Arab Emirates -  December 29, 2020:   One of the services provided by the Ministry of Health and Prevention, MoHAP, to its customers is the approval of applications for retirement, or work and occupational injuries, according to the decision of the competent Medical Committee. The applicant must be an employee in any of the ministries or federal authorities, a local government department, or private-sector employees covered by health insurance. For workers in the government sector, a letter from the employer should be submitted to the Office of the competent Medical Committee. Accredited medical standards His Excellency Dr. Hussein Abdel Rahman Al-Rand, Undersecretary of the Ministry’s Health Assistant Sector, Health Centers and Clinics, said: “Approving the application for retirement due to ......read more

Renal Failure in Women

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 29 December 2020: The risk of developing chronic renal (kidney) diseases is higher in women as compared to men. Approximately 195 million women worldwide suffer from kidney-related problems. The prevalence of the disease in women is 14% on an average, while in men, it’s 12%. It is currently the 8th leading cause of death in women, causing 600,000 deaths each year globally.  The leading causes of kidney failure in women are not different from what affects men, which is diabetes, followed by high blood pressure, glomerulonephritis - a renal cyst which is a hereditary disease that results from the presence of a polycystic kidney and Alport syndrome (a genetic condition characterized by kidney failure, hearing loss and eye abnormalities). The diseases can affect in two ways. It can result in SLE, an ......read more

DHA signs MoU with Gulf Medical University

Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  December 28, 2020:  The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Gulf Medical University to promote cooperation in the field of medical education and training.  His Excellency Humaid Al Qutami, Director General of the DHA and Prof. Hossam Hamdy. Chancellor, Gulf Medical University, signed the MoU at the DHA headquarters in Dubai.  The MoU aims to promote cooperation in medical training and enhance competencies of health personnel across health specialties. It also aims to promote cooperation in organizing joint health-supporting programmes such as conferences, seminars and events and unifying efforts to spread the culture of innovation in society.  Commenting on the MoU, Al Qutami said that the cooperation with the Gulf Medical ......read more

Dubai Health Authority, Rashid and Latifa Hospital Receive International Recognition for their Covid-19 Response

• Over 100 Hospitals from 28 Countries Recognized at the International Hospital Federation’s Beyond the Call of Duty for COVID-19 Program   • The DHA’s Dubai Shield Program was recognised at the Beyond the Call of Duty for COVID-19 Program for proactively responding with outstanding and innovative actions in facing the COVID-19 pandemic.   • DHA’s hospitals – Rashid and Latifa Hospital for Women and Children were recognized for their COVID-19 response action plan.    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 24 December 2020. The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has been recognized at the International Hospital Federation’s Beyond the Call of Duty for COVID-19 Program for its COVID-19 response action plan along with over 100 hospitals from 28 ......read more

Aster DM Healthcare Chooses Cayman Islands to Set Up Clinical Excellence Hub for the Western Hemisphere

United Arab Emirates -  December 22, 2020:   Today Aster DM Healthcare and Cayman Islands Government announced an agreement making the Cayman Islands Aster’s clinical excellence hub for the Western hemisphere, serving the Caribbean Region, North America, Canada, Latin & South America. The agreement will see Aster initially develop around 150-bed comprehensive, tertiary and quaternary care hospital, with an opportunity to expand in the future based on need, alongside an assisted living facility and healthcare university in the long-term. With this project, Aster aims to replicate its “Medcity” concept which has proven to be highly successful as its flagship facility in Kochi, India. The team leading the project hopes to break ground by mid-2021, with the commencement of the Aster Cayman Medcity - ......read more

Dubai Health Authority: We Aim to Establish the Emirate as the Ideal Destination for Health Tourism

Four per cent growth in the number of health tourists to Dubai in 2019 compared to 2018.    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 21, 2020:  The readiness of UAE’s health sector and its success in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic will contribute to effectively accelerating the recovery of the health tourism sector, said a high-level official. Mohamed Al Mheiri, Director of Health Tourism Department at the DHA said that all concerned stakeholders are taking preventive measures to enhance the safety and well-being of the community and maintain health security.   He highlighted that the UAE has ranked number one in the Middle East region and 14th globally in terms of COVID-19 handling, according to a survey released by UK's Global Soft Power Index. The survey ranked 105 countries in the world ......read more

Saudi Arabia - Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Statement from UPS

December 21, 2020:   UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced the successful delivery of the first batches of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in Saudi Arabia, to support vaccinations of first citizens and expatriates. Saudi Arabia is the first Arab country to roll out the Pfizer-BioNTech jab, marking a breakthrough milestone in the ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Rachid Fergati, UPS Managing director for Middle East and Indian subcontinent said: “UPS has proudly delivered the first batches of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to Saudi Arabia, to support vaccinations of first citizens and expatriates in the country.  Saudi Arabia is the first country in the Middle East that we are serving and we are in position to continue delivering what matters to help stamp out the pandemic in the ......read more

Dubai Health Authority Doctors Provide Pre-travel Advice

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 20, 2020: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) is encouraging those who plan to travel to ensure they take necessary pre-travel vaccinations at least one month prior to their journey to ensure the effectiveness of the vaccines. The pre-travel health services are available across all DHA Primary Healthcare Centre and the services include pre-travel counseling, risk assessment, vaccinations and medications.  Dr. Alia Mohammad Al Dallal, Consultant Family Physician and Acting Director of Specialized Program Services Department at DHA’s Primary Health Care Sector said, “In terms of the COVID-19 vaccine, people who intend to travel should first seek their healthcare provider’s advice so that they can assess their medical condition, allergies if any, pre-existing health conditions ......read more

Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Volunteer Program and Frontline Heroes Office Introduce Innovative New Emergency Response Training Program for UAE Frontline Heroes

• New Jaheziya program to offer internationally accredited emergency and disaster management certification to UAE frontline professionals • Self-sustaining training program to build long-term capacity and readiness for always-on response to potential emergencies and natural disasters   Abu Dhabi, UAE, 19 December 2020: The Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Volunteer Program and the Frontline Heroes Office are partnering to provide UAE frontline professionals accredited emergency and disaster management training through a new comprehensive program that is recognized as the international gold standard for medical and emergency response.   The new “Jaheziya” training initiative, which translates as “Readiness” from Arabic, will enhance the knowledge and skills of frontline professionals ......read more

P&G Commits to 2,021 Acts of Good in 2021 and Inspires Millions through Lead with Love Campaign

• P&G and its brands will make their next wave of donations for COVID-19 relief including health, hygiene and cleaning products, PPE and financial support worth tens of millions of dollars as the first “acts of good” for 2021. • Lead with Love campaign unites P&G’s longstanding and ongoing Citizenship efforts of Community Impact, Equality & Inclusion, and Environmental Sustainability. • Unveiled through a powerful new creative film, “Emotions,” P&G invites everyone to make 2021 the year we all come together to do more and do better.   December 19, 2020:   Today, Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) is announcing a commitment to 2,021 acts of good for 2021, starting with its next major wave of contributions of health, hygiene and cleaning products, personal ......read more

Dubai Health Authority provides COVID-19 Testing to Dubai World Trade Centre Visitors

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 December 2020: The Dubai Health Authority is providing COVID-19 testing services at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) for visitors said a high-level official. Dr. Farida Al Khaja, CEO of Clinical Support Services and Nursing Sector said that the DHA has provided this service for company representatives, exhibitors and exhibition-goers who participate in international conferences that are hosted at DWTC. She said the move is in line with the Authority’s vision to continue to provide easy and accessible COVID-19 testing services across the Emirate. In September this year, DHA added three new Covid-19 testing centres  The centres, each with a capacity to carry out 550 tests a day, are located in Al Rashidiya Majlis, Al Hamriya Port Majlis and Jumeirah 1 Port Majlis.  Dr. Al ......read more

Dr. Afnan Al Shuaiby Appointed New Chair of Board of the Arab International Womens' Forum

HAIFA AL KAYLANI APPOINTED PRESIDENT & FOUNDER OF THE AIWF    December 15, 2020, Dubai, United Arab Emirates - On the 14th December 2020 there was a Board meeting of the Arab International Women’s Forum (‘AIWF’). The meeting was held to discuss the decision of Mrs Haifa Al Kaylani, the original Founder of the AIWF, to step down as Chair and to approve the appointment of the new Chair, Dr Afnan Al Shuaiby as of 1st of January 2021. Mrs Al Kaylani will remain as a Director of the AIWF and hold the title of President & Founder. Mrs Al Kaylani founded the Arab International Women’s Forum 20 years’ ago and she felt now was an appropriate time to hand over the role to a successor. AIWF was set up as a development organisation based in London with the clear aim of supporting women’s ......read more

Pacemaker Smaller Than a Dirham Changes Patients' Lives

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi Patients Benefit from March to Miniaturization in First-of-its-Kind Procedure    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, December 15, 2020:  Patients at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, part of Mubadala’s healthcare network, can now benefit from a cutting-edge miniature pacemaker device smaller than a one-dirham coin. Physicians at the hospital recently performed the UAE’s first implant of a synchronized leadless miniature pacemaker implant. The device, which is 93% smaller than a traditional pacemaker, was implanted into a 22-year-old Emirati woman to correct a slow heart rate problem. Complications from a slow heart rate can include fatigue, dizziness, loss of consciousness and even the risk of sudden death. The 30-minute, minimally invasive procedure took place in November. Since ......read more

Dubai Complementary Medicine Centre Treats More than 4000 Patients in 2019.

Dubai, UAE, December 15, 2020: The Dubai Health Authority’s (DHA) Dubai Complementary Medicine Centre (DCMC) revealed that 4,055 patients benefited from its services in 2019.  DCMC is the only government centre in the GCC to provide comprehensive complementary medicine services.  Out of the 4,055 patients, 2,732 benefited from the centre’s ozone clinic, 805 from the bio resonance clinic and 518 from the metatron clinic.  Complementary medicine has many benefits as it mostly involves natural remedies, helps boosts the immune system, reduces pain, reduces muscular spasm and fatigue and improves patient’s overall quality of life. Dr. Ahmed Ibrahim Bin Kalban, CEO of Hospital Services Sector at the DHA said, “The centre is equipped with the latest state-of-the-art technology and with skilled ......read more

Breastfeeding Friends Association takes part in Regional Forum for People of Determination

Sharjah, December 13, 2020:  The Friends of Breastfeeding Association of the Health Promotion Department at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah participated in the Regional Forum for People of Determination, themed ‘our happiness among you’, which was organized, on Tuesday, by the Read & Enjoy Library to mark the International Day of People of Determination. Held under the patronage of Sheikha Shamsa bint Hasher Al Maktoum, Honorary President of the library, board member of the UAE Volleyball Association, and President of the National Teams Committee, the event was attended by Widad bu Sheneen, the Founder and Chairwoman of the Read & Enjoy Library, Her Excellency Eng. Khawla Al Noman, Head of Breastfeeding Friends Association, and a large number of people of determination and community ......read more

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Euronews Investigates How the UAE is Using Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare and Education to ...…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 15th September 2020:  The UAE’s use of Artificial Intelligence has accelerated in the healthcare and education sectors due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Europe’s leading international news channel, Euronews, spoke to leaders in healthcare and education to discover the positives and negatives that AI use has had within these sectors, and what this means ......read more

Medcare Partners with InterSystems to Implement World-Class Healthcare Information System…

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Mubadala Healthcare Supports Department of Health – Abu Dhabi In Offering Comprehensive Remote Care ...…

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A Team of UAE Residents Found their Breakthrough Moment with An Innovation That Could Revolutionize ...…

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Dubai Health Authority Completes First-of-its Kind Study on Incidence and Trends of Seasonal ...…

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DHA Reemphasizes Preventive Measures for Students…

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Dr. Ahmed from Burjeel Hospital Shares 8 Tips to Prevent the Flu…

United Arab Emirates,  09 September 2020:  Flu is the most common infectious disease that millions of people worldwide get infected each year. While most of them recover within a week, an unfortunate lose their life to the seasonal flu virus. The flu is a respiratory infection that can affect anyone across any age, causing mild to severe symptoms. The most common symptoms of the flu ......read more

The UAE is Set for 4 Days of Free Fitness…

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SEHA Reopens the Rehabilitation Department at Al Ain Hospital…

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Portuguese Tourist Gets New Lease of Life After Cancerous Tumour Removal Procedure in Dubai…

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UAE Frontline Heroes Office Registers More than 80,000 Frontline Professionals in New Nationwide ...…

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Dubai Health Authority(DHA) Expands Specialized Medical Training Programs…

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Thumbay University Hospital Now Empanelled With All Leading Health Insurance Providers…

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DLD Adopts Artificial Intelligence Technology in the Smart Valuation Process…

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DHA Explores Scope of Further Collaborations With Indian Healthcare Institutions…

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RAK Hospital Regularly Tests all 525 Staff for COVID-19…

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COVID-19 Drives Rapid Adoption of Technology in Healthcare, Education, and Telecoms Sectors…

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MBRU Research Uncovers Saliva Testing as Effective Alternative to Nasal Swab in COVID-19 Detection…

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DHA's Health Tourism Department to Continue Webinars to Discuss Trends in Wellness Tourism…

• Wellness tourism trend shows potential among both residents and tourists.  • Webinars to discuss challenges, opportunities and trends in the current environment • The emirate witnessed a 4 per cent increase in its health tourist arrivals in 2019 to reach 350,118 compared to 2018.   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 5 September 2020:  The Dubai Health ......read more

DHA's Clinical Diagnostic Imaging Units Provide Subspecialized Services…

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Aster Hospital UAE Removes Rare Pregnancy Breast Tumor Weighing 1.2 kgs…

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United Arab Emirates,  September 01, 2020:   “My profound condolences on the sad demise of Former President of India and Bharat Ratna Shri Pranab Mukherjee.   He was a great scholar and an astute politician, who cut across party lines in maintaining relationships and focused on the future of India as the top priority.   I had the occasion to present to ......read more

Dubai Health Authority Discusses Back-to-school Health Tips…

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SEHA Concludes Covid-19 Accelerator Program With Innovative Solutions for Healthcare Challenges…

The program was conducted in partnership with the UAE University Science and Innovation Park and Future of Work Lab Abu Dhabi 30 August 2020:   Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest health care provider, recently concluded a COVID-19 accelerator program in partnership with the UAE University Science and Innovation Park and Future of Work Lab. The program ......read more

Dubai Health Authority Launches Dedicated 24/7 Helpline for Back-to-school Related Health Queries…

• 800 588 is the dedicated 24/7 helpline for all back-to-school COVID-19 related queries    • Helpline was launched yesterday and more than 700 calls have already been answered.   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 30 August, 2020:  In order to provide parents, students and all staff members in private schools in Dubai with an effective and convenient mechanism ......read more

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Carrefour spotlights the importance of cleanliness and good hygiene, safeguarding the health and wellbeing of students, parents and communities across the region.   Dubai, UAE, 30 August 2020:   Back-to-school season has well and truly arrived, bringing a few pressing questions along with it. The majority of these questions concern the health and safety of children set ......read more

Chronic Constipation Causing Pelvic Floor Dysfunction Among Young Adults in the UAE…

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi experts say poor lifestyle choices and unhealthy habits contribute to weakened pelvic floor muscles    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, August 30, 2020:  An increasing number of youngsters are suffering from pelvic floor dysfunction caused by chronic straining from constipation, according to experts at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, part of ......read more

Breastfeeding Tips by Dr. Basema Jamal To Help Mothers Get Off to a Good Start…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates 30 August 2020:  Breastfeeding may be a very natural process, but it's not always easy. It is something new for mothers and babies. While both the mother and baby are learning, it can be harder for some mothers and babies.   According to Dr. Basema Jamal, Specialist, Gynecology at Al Zahra Hospital, breastfeeding has many health benefits for ......read more

Dubai Thalassemia Centre Highlights Reduction in New Thalassemia Cases…

• Challenging times were tied over during COVID-19 due to community support and dedication of medical professionals.   • During the last few months, DTC provided home delivery of medicines for Thalassemia patients through the DAWAEE initiative.   • Regular transfusions were uninterrupted and ongoing keeping all safety measures in ......read more

New Advanced Treatment for Early Gastrointestinal Cancers Comes to the Region…

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi’s high-tech screening and individualized care allows for minimally invasive endoscopic treatment of early cancers       Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, August 26, 2020:  Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, part of the Mubadala’s healthcare network, has introduced a specialized endoscopic treatment that eliminates the need for surgery in ......read more

The Devastating Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on the Oil and Gas Sector Across the Globe…

By Robert Minter, Investment Strategist at ASI on the oil sector   United Arab Emirates, August 26, 2020:   The Covid-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on the Oil and Gas sector across the globe and it is not going to get much better anytime soon.     The widespread mandated activity halt of work due to the pandemic has disrupted virtually every ......read more

Dubai Hospital's Emergency Department Receives More Than 8,000 Cases a Month…

The first phase of expansion and renovation of Dubai Hospital's emergency department is complete. Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 25, 2020: The Dubai Health Authority(DHA) has completed the first phase of expansion and renovation of Dubai Hospital’s emergency department. The expansion aims to meet the growing demand for emergency services and is in line with the ......read more

Are you affected by Digital Eye Strain?…

Experts at Moorfield’s Eye Hospital Dubai weigh in on Digital Eye Strain    By Dr. Luisa M. Sastre, MD, PhD Specialist Ophthalmologist in Medical Retina and Cataract Surgery    United Arab Emirates, August 25, 2020:   As technology advances, people are spending more and more time in front of screens. According to a study by Hootsuite in 2019, UAE residents ......read more

Dubai Diabetes Centre Achieves 97 Percent Customer Happiness Rate in the First Quarter of 2020…

•      During the last few months, the centre provided telemedicine consultation and home delivery of medication for patients. •      The centre is fully operational and provides multispecialty diabetes care and management to children and adults.    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 24 August, 2020: The  Dubai Health Authority’s ( ......read more

Observe Mental Health Hygiene Rituals to Beat Stress and Attain Positivity, suggests UAE based ...…

24th Aug, 2020, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE:   The current pandemic has turned the world upside down and is stressful for people in many ways. Fear and anxiety is common and is leading to overwhelming emotions due to the uncertainty of the situation. However, as we are taking pro-active measures to reduce the spread of the virus, it’s equally crucial to follow good mental health hygiene ......read more

Thumbay University Hospital's Center for Obstetrics and Gynaecology Celebrates 1000 Births within a ...…

• Thumbay University Hospital is a COVID-free hospital with strict social distancing and safety protocols in place to ensure patient safety    United Arab Emirates, August 24, 2020:   Less than a year after its opening, Thumbay University Hospital, the region’s largest private academic hospital with 350 beds, located at Thumbay Medicity, Al Jurf, Ajman marked ......read more

Dubai Hospital Enhances Capacity of Surgical Intensive Care Unit…

Al Qutami: Patient safety, health, comfort and privacy are a priority.    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 20, 2020:  The Dubai Health Authority(DHA) has completed the comprehensive developmental work of the Surgical Intensive Care Unit at Dubai Hospital and has increased the capacity of the unit.  The move is in line to meet the increasing demand of the service ......read more

UAE on Emerging Markets List for Digital Diagnostics Following Landmark Healthcare Autonomous AI ...…

Digital Diagnostics, formerly IDx, now holds the intellectual property for two key autonomous AI technologies focused on democratizing healthcare – with its solutions top-of-mind for regional healthcare providers   Dubai, UAE, August 20, 2020 – The UAE has been dubbed a key “emerging market” for autonomous AI healthcare solutions by Digital Diagnostics Inc., a ......read more

A Citizen of Determination Takes Part in COVID-19 Vaccine Clinical Trials…

Abu Dhabi, 20 August 2020:  His passion, patriotism, and loyalty to his country encouraged Ahmed Mohamed Al Shaibani, a Senior Call Centre Officer at Al Ain Hospital (part of SEHA), to participate in the extremely important phase III trial of COVID-19 inactivated vaccine. To serve the country and its people, he was quick to respond to the nation’s call to volunteer for the ......read more

Clinical Whitepaper on Aster DM Healthcare Covid-19 Surge: Effective Strategic Clinical ...…

United Arab Emirates, August 18, 2020:   Aster DM Healthcare is pleased to share its Clinical Whitepaper on Covid-19 Surge: Effective Strategic Clinical Interventions. The aim of this paper is to present the strategic clinical interventions that were successfully adopted by the organisation to effectively manage the COVID-19 surge. These interventions can act as best practice guidelines ......read more

Nurses Continue to Play an Integral Role in the Uae's Response to Covid-19 Across Different Field ...…

Abu Dhabi, 18 Aug 2020:  Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest health care provider, highlighted the important role played by the nursing teams from the various medical facilities on the frontlines of fighting the global pandemic. Consisting of technical, operational, and other medical employees, the nursing department at SEHA have showed high level of ......read more

Aster DM Healthcare Shares Critical Insights to Aid Medical Fraternity in Managing the Pandemic…

• The healthcare organization has successfully managed to flatten the curve through their institutions in GCC countries, treating 7375 patients and testing 100088 people, while maintaining a mortality rate as low as 0.87%. • The clinical whitepaper showcases the strategic clinical interventions that were successfully adopted to effectively manage the Covid-19 surge, which can prove ......read more

A Month-Long Comatose Man is Brought Back to Life by Dubai Doctors…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19 August 2020: On what seemed like a regular workday, 41- year old Indian driver went to his work at Atlantis Hotel in the Palm as usual, yet he had no idea he would later be rushed to the hospital to save his life as he spent 30 days in a coma. “It was just a regular day at work when suddenly, I felt a dreadful headache that I never experienced before. I ......read more

Mother Saves Son's Life With Kidney Donation at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi…

Transplant Enables Umair Walk the Stage at His High School Graduation   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. August 18:  A kidney donation from a loving mother enabled a student to recover from kidney disease and become well enough to attend his graduation ceremony, according to caregivers at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi – part of Mubadala’s healthcare ......read more

The AAAASF has Resumed Accrediting Medical Centers Across the UAE as the COVID-19 Situation in the ...…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 August 2020:  Following the recent downward trend in the COVID-19 cases around the world, most medical establishments have started returning to normalcy. In most of the countries, including some states in the USA, governments have eased stay-at-home restrictions and have supported systematic re-opening of surgery centers and permitted them to conduct ......read more

Research Team of Faculty Members and PharmD Students at College of Pharmacy – Gulf Medical ...…

(USA) discovered a novel compound that can inhibit the growth of cancer cells   United Arab Emirates, 16 August 2020: A research team at College of Pharmacy, Gulf Medical University designed, chemically synthesized, and screened a compound that has the ability to inhibit the growth of several different types of cancer cells by inhibiting one of the enzymes implicated in the ......read more

Breastfeeding for a Healthier Future of Mother and Infants…

United Arab Emirates. 13 August 2020:   Breastfeeding is the gold standard of infant nutrition and has lasting health benefits for the baby and the mother. Burjeel Hospital Abu Dhabi strongly supports the World Breastfeeding Week, to raise awareness about breastfeeding and improve the health of infants all over the world under the theme “Support breastfeeding for a healthier ......read more

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