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Tips to avoid penalty headaches on Dubai's mandatory health coverage

Dubai, UAE, March 23, 2017:  An unintended consequence of mandatory health insurance has been the commoditization of health plans. What was once seen as an additional benefit for some key employees has become mandatory for all employees – naturally leading to a massive increase in demand for the health insurance industry. This is particularly relevant for employers with less than 100 employees, dependents of employees and domestic help. Under the Compulsory Health Insurance Law in Dubai, which aims to build homogenous health services for all, every employer is mandated to offer medical insurance to their employees.  Keeping up with a demand hike of this level is no small feat for any industry, especially when insurance seekers and sponsors alike faced fines for non-compliance by a set deadline. As of the beginning of ......read more

Rashid Hospital recognised as a centre for metabolic and bariatric surgery.

The hospital performs the highest number of mini-gastric bypass procedures in the region. The hospital is currently expanding its bariatric services due to a high-waiting list. Hospital follows stringent selection criteria and only those patients who medically need surgery and have exhausted other methods of weight loss are selected.   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 22, 2017:  Dubai Health Authority run Rashid Hospital recently received international recognition as a centre for metabolic and bariatric surgery. The Surgical Review Corporation presented Dr. Alya Al Mazrouei, CEO of Rashid Hospital and her team with the certification.  In 2016, the general surgery department performed 400 bariatric surgery procedures, of which 65 per cent of the patients have several comorbidities. Of these, in 95 per cent ......read more

A pebble with a message encourages women to get breast cancer checks

Medcare initiated a unique direct engagement campaign to help women in UAE proactively seek guidance for breast cancer checks. Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 22 March 2017:  Breaking the silence and taboo around breast examination, Medcare has initiated a ‘discreet’ campaign to help women directly reach out to healthcare specialists for screening and mammography, with an opportunity to have their questions on the disease answered. As part of the effort, a pebble was placed inside the shoes of women who went for prayers and attended religious education sessions. Upon coming back, the women felt a lump inside their shoes, and were compelled to examine the small stone that gave them a simple yet powerful message “Some Lumps are Not Visible, Breast Check Tips at 800 Medcare”. The first phase of the ......read more

Julphar's Board of Directors recommends 16% cash dividends and 3% bonus shares

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 Board’s decision, Julphar’s Chairman His Highness Sheikh Faisal Bin Saqr Al Qasimi said: “Last year witnessed economic and political challenges impacting the region. However, we managed to maintain a strong performance, which demonstrates our solid and stable foundation. We are deeply committed to enhance our shareholders’ value and we believe in our long term vision to be the leader in enabling access to quality ......read more

DHA's telehealth project begins.

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 consultation and respiratory management for a 40-year-old patient with respiratory complications. DHA is the first government health organization in the region to implement telehealth. RoboDocs have been placed at Hatta Hospital’s emergency department and DHA’s 24-hour primary healthcare centres- Al Barsha and Nad Al Hammar and they are linked to Rashid Hospital’s Trauma Center.  Soon the Authority will roll out this ......read more

DHA felicitates scientific committee of DUPHAT conference.

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 recently at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.  The aim of the meeting was to appreciate the dedication of the members of the committee, headed by Dr Ali Sayed, Director of Pharmaceutical Services at the DHA, in chalking out the latest scientific program for the DUPHAT conference.  Al Qatami emphasized the need to strengthen the role of pharmaceutical services and he highlighted the importance of establishing ......read more

Emirates Hospitals Group participates in Dubai Medical Tourism roadshows in Nigeria and Ghana

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 treatment in Dubai. 

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Complete Men's Health Clinic Launched at RAK Hospital

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 Hypertensive more prone. March 20, 2017, Ras Al Khiamah, UAE:  To create awareness regarding Andrology and Men’s Health issues, RAK Hospital is launching a Complete Men’s Health Clinic starting this month. The first-of its- kind campaign focused on providing guidance, help and treatment options for male problems will be held for 3 days from 25th -27th March 2017 at their facility in Ras Al Khaimah. This will be the first in the ......read more

International Happiness Day: Keeping sick kids smiling can help improve patient outcomes, says leading children's hospital

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, explains that, for parents, it is often hard to be happy when their children are so sick. “At times like these, we as parents look forward to the future when our children can be successfully discharged and returned home,” she explained.   To support the difficult journey, GOSH, who treat over 1,500 patients from the Middle East each year, aims to incorporate happiness into every aspect of the hospital treatment. According to ......read more

7th Pink Caravan Ride Offers 7,108 Breast Cancer Examinations across the UAE

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 offered since 2011  Sharjah, 19 March 2017:   At the end of the seventh Pink Caravan Ride, the number of people’s lives this pan-UAE breast cancer campaign has touched with awareness about the importance of early detection through regular screenings speaks louder than words. The 10-day campaign broke its previous records, offering free screenings, mammograms and expert medical advice to 7,108 people – the highest the ......read more

Lose the Back Pain at Work

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 long commutes only serve to exacerbate the gradual damage that can be caused by having a bad posture. The ill-effects of sitting with poor posture for a few hours is not immediate, but over time the stress that poor posture places on your spine can lead to anatomical changes in your spine. This, in turn, can provoke back pain through the constriction of your blood vessels and nerves. Back pain due to poor posture is characterised by the ......read more

Cancer and Heart Disease Account for 85% of Critical Illness Claims in the UAE

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 burden patients face when diagnosed with a chronic disease or terminal illness, however financial strains can often exacerbate an already debilitating situation for both patients and their loved ones. “How will I cover my treatment and rehabilitation costs? What will happen to my family if I need to leave work? Who will cover their basic living expenses? These are questions patients sadly often have to face while already trying to cope ......read more

IVI Middle East Fertility Clinic stresses the importance of pre-marital screening to avoid passing on of genetic diseases to children

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 are not fully aware of our state of health or what we might be carrying forward genetically. Though you might not have any health problems in the past, you may be a silent carrier of a hereditary disease, which could affect your children once you choose to conceive. The IVI Middle East Fertility Clinic is a highly advanced IVF institution with clinics in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Muscat. The institution stresses on the importance of pre-marital ......read more

DHA inks deal with Emirates Hospitals Group to provide restorative neurorehabilitation for UAE patients in Slovakia

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 leading healthcare services provider in the UAE, to help adult and paediatric patients with neurological disorders avail advanced restorative therapy at ADELI Medical Centre, an international clinic for intensive neurorehabilitation in Pieštany, Slovakia.   ADELI Medical Centre is part of the Emirates Hospitals Group network.  The MoU was signed by His Excellency Humaid Al Qatami, Chairman of the Board and Director General of the ......read more

Al Jazira's win over Al Ain gets extra special as differently-abled persons join in their victory

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 held at the Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi yesterday. The patients and their families cheered on ecstatically from the VIP box as Al Jazira scored 2 over Al Ain, while an entire team of medical experts from EHRH readily stood by to take care of the patients.  EHRH is the first-of-its-kind healthcare provider dedicated to long-term recovery, elderly care and home health services in the UAE. “The Al Jazira Club gave ......read more

Let's Support Breast Cancer Awareness, One Bite at a Time

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 than ever.  Seven celebrated Dubai chefs will team up with seven prominent Pink Caravan ambassadors, who will create regionally inspired, pink-themed dishes live before a huge gathering of breast cancer awareness supporters and advocates. The dishes will be auctioned, whose proceeds will support the Pink Caravan’s mission of making people aware about the importance of early detection, and will be used to offer free screenings to people ......read more

Emirates Hospitals Group partners with DHA to provide restorative neurorehabilitation for UAE patients at its Slovakia facility

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 agreement with the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) to help adult and paediatric patients with neurological disorders avail advanced restorative therapy at ADELI Medical Centre, an international clinic for intensive neurorehabilitation in Pieštany, Slovakia.   ADELI Medical Centre is part of the Emirates Hospitals Group network.  The MoU was signed by His Excellency Humaid Al Qatami, Chairman of the Board and Director General of the ......read more

International Women's Day: Healthcare leaders commit to raising the bar on gender diversity at the 2017 MENA MedTech Forum

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 Dubai. The commitment comes following local survey results which revealed very few women in senior leadership roles within the corporate healthcare environment in MENA , mirroring global numbers reported by the World Economic Forum showing only 6% of CEOs in the healthcare industry are women .  The MedTech event, which attracted more than 400 medical technology professionals, regulators and policy makers was used as a platform to examine ......read more

Diabetic patients 20 times more likely to have vision problems

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 Hospital will be conducting a Free Eye Check Up camp on Saturday, March 11, 2017 from 9 am to 5 pm at RAK Eye Care Center located within the hospital premises. The camp is dedicated to UAE’s Year of Giving initiative and would particularly focus on Diabetes linked eye diseases and will provide free Vision test, Tonometry or eye pressure measurement to check for glaucoma (an eye diseases that can cause blindness by damaging the nerve in the ......read more

Dubai Clinic offering Free Fertility Tests for Women throughout March

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:  On the occasion of International Women’s Day, Bourn Hall Fertility Centre, Dubai, is offering all women in the UAE a chance to get a free fertility health check throughout March at their clinic in Jumeirah. The fertility check would include a free AMH, FSH and LH hormone blood tests to assess a female’s ovarian reserve and help determine her fertility potential. The free screening will be particularly beneficial to women under ......read more

NMC Royal Hospital forms Patient Advisory Board

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 Board. The Board, which is made up of existing patients who reside in the hospital’s surrounding community and is headed by the hospital’s management team, aims to identify the service and expectation gaps at the hospital, and represent the voice of the community in regards to patient care. The group will actively participate in the development of the hospital policies and systems, helping ensure the planning of services and care ......read more

World Hearing Day Campaign Highlights the Importance of Hearing in Life's Great Moment's

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 around the world. MED-EL Medical Electronics, the leading provider of hearing implant solutions in the Middle East, is supporting this year's world hearing day by announcing a global campaign to highlight the significance of hearing in one's life.  The campaign film "Moment of Silence," has been launched to show that while there are moments in life when hearing matters; there are some when hearing is everything, with once ......read more

Burn calories for free this March at Motion Ladies Fitness Center

** 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 environment where women can work on their health and fitness goals together with motivating trainers.  Starting on 19th March 2017, the center will be welcoming new customers to enjoy any fitness class from their daily schedule which includes TRX, Barre, Yoga, Pilates, Reformer Pilates, Zumba and much more. Classes normally start from AED 110 and up, and are hosted in small intimate ladies only groups with passionate and professional ......read more

Dubai Science Park and Sanofi Announce Partnership to Tackle Rare Diseases in the Middle East

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 delivering transformative therapies for patients with rare and special diseases. The MoU will bring together DSP, the region’s leading community for research and innovation in the sciences, and Sanofi to cooperate, collaborate, and help shape the environment of rare diseases in the Middle East region. According to research by Rare Disease UK, an organisation dedicated to raising awareness of rare diseases, 1 in 17 people, or 7% of the ......read more

Hospital introduces unique Motherhood experience

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 2017, Ras Al Khiamah, UAE:  RAK Hospital, one of the premier healthcare institutions based in Ras Al Khaimah has introduced a unique and luxurious motherhood experience for women offering complete care, support and pampering “mothers to be” in every possible way. The distinct program from pre-conception to post delivery and beyond offers an individualised approach for woman and her pregnancy needs. The ‘Royal Motherhood ......read more

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No More Neck Scars: NMC Doctor Masters Revolutionary Armpit-Entry Thyroid Surgery Technique…

Advanced method leaves no unsightly neck scar, reduces operation and recovery time Abu Dhabi. Sunday November 21st, 2016:  Patients requiring thyroid operations no longer need worry about invasive neck incisions, large scars and lengthy recovery times thanks to an incredible new technique mastered by a NMC Healthcare doctor. Dr. Balaji Balasubramaniam, a consultant Surgical Oncologist ......read more

UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention Renews Relationship with Cerner to Provide Electronic Health ...…

UAE, 21 November, 2016 – The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) has renewed and expanded its strategic alignment with Cerner, a global leader in health care technology, for the continued implementation of its enterprise wide health IT system, called the Wareed project. The project is designed to establish a streamlined and accessible electronic health record (EHR) between United Arab ......read more

Children created Diabetes Awareness through a Fun Event…

Live Healthy Carnival at RAK Diabetes Center Dubai and RAK Hospital brought together hundreds of parents and children. Kids Paintings and Fashion Shows encouraged adults to lead healthier lifestyle. Echoing WHO’s ‘Beat Diabetes theme, in a first-of-its-kind venture RAK Diabetes Centre aims to create a healthier UAE through education, preventive measures and by screening over ......read more

Boehringer Ingelheim and Medtronic shed light on Atrial Fibrillation 360 treatment solutions…

Regional experts meet to discuss holistic approach to atrial fibrillation from diagnosis to treatment United Arab Emirates, Dubai – 20th November 2016:  Boehringer Ingelheim and Medtronic have collaborated recently to develop a holistic approach to Atrial Fibrillation (AF) treatment solutions. Both Boehringer Ingelheim and Medtronic organized a two-day program which integrated both ......read more

The 2nd Abu Dhabi International Conference in Dermatology and Aesthetics (AIDA) a resounding success…

Abu Dhabi, UAE: November 20, 2016:  The 2ND Abu Dhabi International Conference in Dermatology and Aesthetics held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) over the course of three days successfully concluded. The Event was organized by a Committee comprising of Dr. Khaled Othman, Conference Chairman and Consultant Dermatology Advanced Center for Daycare Surgery, Abu Dhabi, UAE, ......read more

Eighth Edition of Beat Diabetes Walk Draws More than 18,000 Participants…

Dubai Sports Council’s 24-hour 'Diabetes Awareness Walk' and ‘Senior Run’ garner significant attention at Beat Diabetes Walk Landmark Group raises funds towards Al Jalila Foundation for diabetes research, awareness and education Dubai-UAE: 19 November, 2016:  The eighth edition of Beat Diabetes Walk, the Landmark Group’s flagship initiative to ......read more

Dubai Hosts 2nd Nutrition Conference…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 17, 2016:  His Excellency Humaid Al Qatami, Chairman of the Board and Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) inaugurated today the 2nd Dubai Nutrition Conference that is taking place at the InterContinental Festival City. The three-day conference is being held under the patronage of His Highness Shaikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, ......read more

Landmark Group's Eighth Beat Diabetes Walk to Combine Education with Entertainment…

Fun-filled Day Out with Family and Friends Free Glucose Level Testing, Healthy Living Tips at Venue Fitness Zone and Sports Zone to encourage families to Get Active Dubai-UAE: 17 November, 2016:  Landmark Group, the region’s leading retail and hospitality conglomerate, is gearing up to host its eighth Beat Diabetes Walk on Friday, 18 November, 2016 at Zabeel Park in ......read more

Dubai Health Authority's smart clinic discusses the importance of nutrition ahead of the 2nd Dubai ...…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 17, 2016:  Dubai Health Authority’s smart clinic discussed today the importance of nutrition for overall health and well-being ahead of the 2nd Dubai Nutrition Conference. The conference will take place from 17 to 19 November at the InterContinental hotel in Dubai.  Information was disseminated via the Authority’s Twitter page ......read more

“Live Healthy Carnival” to address health issues through children…

The fun-filled event at RAK Diabetes Centre, Jumeirah and RAK Hospital takes a light-hearted approach to drive home the perils of an unhealthy lifestyle in general and diabetes in particular. Live Healthy Prince and Princess Fashion Shows, Kids Art Competitions and other fun activities at the event. November 16, 2016; Dubai, UAE:  With the aim to inculcate and create awareness about ......read more

DHA Hospitals celebrate National Breastfeeding Week…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 15, 2016:  Dubai Health Authority hospitals-Latifa and Dubai- celebrated  the National Breastfeeding Week which takes place annually from the 13 to 17 November. As part of the celebrations, the hospitals raised awareness about the importance of breastfeeding. Both hospitals offer lactation consultancy to pregnant patients throughout their ......read more

Dubai Health Authority receives Irish delegation.…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 15, 2016: His Excellency Humaid Al Qatami, Chairman of the Board and Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) recently received a high-level delegation from Ireland at the DHA headquarters. The delegation was headed by His Excellency Charles Flanagan, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Ireland.  The two sides discussed ways to ......read more

American Hospital Dubai holds symposia featuring Mayo Clinic medical experts as part of 20th year ...…

UAE, November 15, 2016 - The American Hospital Dubai successfully hosted three symposia presenting physicians and professors from US-headquartered Mayo Clinic as part of its 20th year celebration. The talks, which was held at the hospital’s premises today (November 15, 2016), focused on three key areas: developments in individualized medicine and its impact in today’s patient care, ......read more

Prevention against infectious diseases key to healthy aging: say UAE experts…

The quality of immune response may decline with advancing age, resulting in increased susceptibility to infections.  Incidence of pneumococcal disease begins to increase in middle-age, with a marked increase in those 60 years and older.1 It has been estimated to cause 1.6 million deaths per year worldwide,  of which an estimated 600,000 - 800,000 are adults.   The annual ......read more

How to get rid of Visceral Fat after Lipo or Tummy Tuck surgery?…

You are invited to discover the secret with the French Medical Expert company at the Emirates Plastic Surgery Congress. Dubai, UAE, November 15, 2016:  ReduStim – is based since 18 years on the diffusion of BioEnergetic field to provide a 100% natural way of stimulating the release of adipose cells for aesthetic and therapeutic purposes. Our French group was quick to understand ......read more

Clinic Highlights Male Fertility Health this ‘Movember'…

Nearly 50 percent infertility cases male-related, more than 90 percent of cases result from low sperm count. With focus on men’s health issues, Bourn Hall Fertility Centre, Dubai, offers free semen analysis November 15, 2016; Dubai, UAE:  In nearly 50 percent of infertile couples, the male partner is either the sole cause or a contributing factor to infertility, say doctors ......read more

Doctors save life of patients after their car catches fire…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 15, 2016:  Two young Emirati men have a new lease of life thanks to the efforts of Dubai Ambulance officials and healthcare staff at Rashid Hospital. The men, in their early twenties, we rushed to Rashid hospital by Ambulance officials after their car caught fire. The exact cause of the fire is still under investigation. Dr Marwan Al Zarouni, head ......read more

HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum visits Medstar Day Surgery Centre in Dubai…

The delegation of HH Sheikh Mansoor included senior officials from Dubai Health Authority Dubai, November 14, 2016:  His Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum visited the Medstar Day Surgery Centre in Dubai, reviewing the innovative model of day surgery center and its effectiveness. He led a high-level delegation that included Dr. Ahmed Ibrahim Bin Kalban, CEO of ......read more

Things You Never Knew About Foot Care and Diabetes…

Landmark Group Beat Diabetes Initiative   Dubai, UAE, November 14, 2016:  Diabetes is a condition that tends to affect all parts of the human body. Being the most ignored appendage, more often than not, the foot tends to suffer most. Unknown to most is the fact that for those suffering with diabetes, it is imperative to care for your feet. Diabetes can lead to reduced supply of ......read more

Cook Children's Health Care System Celebrates 1,000th Bone Marrow Transplant…

Bone Marrow Transplant Expertise To Be Promoted to UAE and Kuwait Children Through International Services Program Outreach Dubai, UAE, November 14, 2016:  Cook Children’s Health Care System, a not-for-profit pediatric health care organization based in Fort Worth, Texas, recently achieved a milestone in bone marrow transplant (BMT) by successfully concluding its 1000th ......read more

Abu Dhabi to Host World Conference of Family Doctors 2020…

Biennial International Conference to Draw Participation of 4,000 Delegates from Across the Globe Abu Dhabi-UAE: 14th November, 2016:  Abu Dhabi has won the rights to host the 2020 edition of World Conference of Family Doctors (WONCA 2020), a prominent biennial conference of family physicians that will take place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).  The event ......read more

DHA Nutrition department educates adolescents on how to take charge of their health.…

Seven per cent reduction in obesity levels after DHA conducts workshops on healthy lifestyle 257 children across four schools in Dubai educated on healthy lifestyle choices  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 14, 2016:  The Dubai Health Authority’s Nutrition department has reached out to 257 adolescents across four schools in Dubai to educate them about the importance of ......read more

Ministry of Health & Prevention in partnership with Ministry of Education launches ‘KiDs Program'…

UAE, November 13, 2016 - On the occasion of World Diabetes Day, the Ministry of Health & Prevention in partnership with the Ministry of Education, and supported by Sanofi, launched the ‘Kids and Diabetes in Schools’ (KiDS) program.  The program aims to raise awareness and improve understanding of diabetes, while highlighting the responsibility of the family and society in ......read more

How to reduce diabetes risk during pregnancy…

Dubai, UAE, November 14, 2016:  With gestational diabetes increasingly common here in the UAE, knowing whether you might be at risk is key to protecting your health and your baby’s. Ask any pregnant woman about her health concerns during those nine months and somewhere on the list, weight gain is likely to feature. After all, gaining weight is an inevitable part of the process for ......read more

Ministry of Health & Prevention in partnership with Ministry of Education launches the ‘KiDs ...…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 14 November 2016:  On the occasion of World Diabetes Day, the Ministry of Health & Prevention in partnership with the Ministry of Education, and supported by Sanofi, launched the ‘Kids and Diabetes in Schools’ (KiDS) program.  The program aims to raise awareness and improve understanding of diabetes, while highlighting the responsibility ......read more

NEC Display Solutions to continue innovation in strategic Healthcare areas…

Middle East, 11 November, 2016 – NEC Display Solutions Europe announced its decision to redirect development resources away from future medical diagnostic displays and instead to focus on its extensive hospital-wide display portfolio. With the growing need for displays in the healthcare segment, NEC is ideally placed to meet the needs of the market by offering a wide range of display ......read more

Uncontrolled Diabetes: How It Affects Your Body…

Almost one in five people, of the UAE population between the ages of 20 and 79 have type 2 diabetes. Individuals with diabetes tend to develop heart disease or have strokes at an earlier age than people without. Dubai, UAE, November 13, 2016:  Diabetes, the leading healthcare challenge of the 21st century, has today reached epidemic proportions. World Diabetes Day marked annually ......read more

Mleiha Concludes Workout Sessions in Preparation for the Spartan Race in Sharjah…

The race will take place on November 18 with the participation of hundreds of athletes and adventurers  Workout sessions were conducted on Fridays over six weeks at The Flag Island Sharjah, November 13, 2016:  Mleiha Archeological and Eco-Tourism has concluded a series of Friday workout sessions taking place over the past six weeks at The Flag Island, Khalid Lagoon, Sharjah. ......read more

Jawaher Al Qasimi Marks March 7th as the 7th Pink Caravan Ride…

10-day activity to travel around UAE spreading message of early breast cancer detection and offering free medical screenings Sharjah, 12 November 2016:  The 7th Ride of Pink Caravan, a pan-UAE breast cancer awareness initiative from Friends of Cancer Patients (FoCP), will commence in March 7th till 17th. The annual activity, which promotes the importance of early detection of breast ......read more

WALK 2016…

Dubai, UAE, November 12, 2016:  Walk 2016 is under the patronage of HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak and hosted by Imperial College London Diabetes Centre, the region’s leading diabetes one-stop-shop, and supported by the Health Authority Abu Dhabi. Photo 1: The UAE's largest walkathon, Walk 2016, celebrated its 10th anniversary today with thousands of people walking at Yas Marina ......read more

Get the best orthodontic treatment in Dubai at Cocoona Centre…

Orthodontics is a branch of dentistry that helps to correct the teeth and jaw flaws. Sometimes, the positioning of the teeth or jaws is not correct and this may result in improper bites. This also spoils the appearance of a person. It is a type of cosmetic surgery and one should get this treatment done from a renowned place like Dubai as the Orthodontist Dubai doctors are extremely knowledgeable ......read more

Lace up your shoes and get ready to #WalkOn at Walk 2016…

Under patronage of HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Walk 2016, celebrates its 10th year  - 5.5km walk and a family fun day located at Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, on Friday 11th November at 2pm, set to attract thousands of people across the Abu Dhabi community Abu Dhabi, UAE, 10 November 2016:  The 10th annual walkathon, Walk 2016, under the patronage of HH Sheikha Fatima ......read more

Diabetes can lead to blindness…

United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, 9 November, 2016:  Diabetes, a condition that affects more than 745,940 people in the UAE according to the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), not only affects blood sugar levels but also important organs: notably the retina, kidneys, heart and nerve tissues. The disease affects the blood vessels known as the capillaries in these organs causing ......read more

NYU Abu Dhabi's Public Health Think Tank tackles high level of road accidents among youth in the UAE…

Abu Dhabi, UAE, November 9, 2016:  More than 110 participants from 11 universities across the UAE came together to develop public health interventions to tackle the problem of road traffic incidents among youth in the UAE at the third annual Public Health Think Tank (PHTT) at NYU Abu Dhabi on Saturday, November 5.  Road traffic incidents are the number one cause of death in young people ......read more

Children and Diabetes…

School and Slumber parties; a parent’s nightmare Dr Abdul Razzak Al Madani, President of Emirates Diabetes Society Dubai, UAE, November 9, 2016:  Children who are diagnosed with diabetes at a young age have a more difficult time than the ones who are able to manage the condition on their own. The parents of these children are usually the gatekeepers between the child and the ......read more

Transform your smile in just one day with ConfiDent…

Dubai, UAE, November 9, 2016:  ConfiDent Dental and Skin Care Clinic, opens its doors in Jumeirah 1 this October.   The clinic is a unique offering in the market, focused on transforming smiles and building confidence, using the latest dental procedures and world class dentists and skincare specialists.  Among its many services, ConfiDent offers a range of one-day dentistry ......read more

Ministry of Health & Prevention inaugurates Family Health Promotion Center in Ras Al Khaimah…

UAE, November 9, 2016- The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention recently inaugurated the Family Health Promotion Center in Ras Al Khaimah in the presence of Dr. Hussain Abdul Rahman Al Rand, Assistant Undersecretary for the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention’s Health Centers and Clinics; and Dr. Abdullah Ahmed Al Nuaimi, Director of the Ras Al Khaimah Medical District, Dr. Ayesha ......read more

Early detection can reduce risk of Diabetes linked blindness by 90%…

On the occasion of World Diabetes Day, RAK Diabetes Centre, Jumeirah, to set up free comprehensive eye screening camp at its premises on November 13. Package includes glaucoma screening, diabetic and hypertensive retinopathy screening, cataract screening, dry eye work up and vision testing. Loss of vision can be delayed for as long as 30 years and even for life in some cases with the help ......read more

Local doctors remove large tumour in rare hi-tech surgery…

Zulekha Hospital surgeons perform sophisticated operation without opening patient’s abdomen Dubai, UAE, 9 November, 2016:   A team of surgeons from Zulekha Hospital successfully removed a large tumour from the abdomen of a UAE resident in a rare and highly sophisticated laparoscopic operation. Jasim Mohammed, a 54-years-old patient diagnosed with a five centimetre tumour in ......read more

Ministry of Health & Prevention tackles healthcare cooperation with Montenegro's Ambassador to the ...…

UAE, November 9, 2016- Dr. Mohamed Salim Al Olama, Undersecretary of the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention, recently met H.E Mr. Darko Uskokovic, Montenegro’s Ambassador to the UAE, at the Ministry’s headquarters in Abu Dhabi. The meeting was held in the presence of Dr. Essa Al Mansouri, Manager of the Undersecretary’s Office and Director of International Health ......read more

The many faces of Botox® by Dr. Rosanne Dalgado - Dermatologist at Kaya Skin Clinic…

Some know it as the go-to solution for age control. Some see it as the refuge of rock stars and desperate divas who want to cling on to the fleeting and fickle fancies of youth. Some others lap up the tabloid and social feed updates about celebrity procedures gone wrong. Yet others look up the technical description of Botox® and ponder the wisdom of getting injected with neurotoxins. As ......read more

Sixth Annual YogaFest Middle East Returns this November…

Dubai’s favourite festival for all things yoga and wellness is back with a bang Dubai, UAE, November 9, 2016:  The Middle East’s favourite yoga festival YogaFest ME is back in Dubai this November 18 and 19, 2016. Taking place on the pastures of the Dubai Internet City Amphitheatre, the 6th annual event will see more than 5,000 seasoned and amateur yogis alike from around the ......read more

Dubai hosts ‘Leaders at Your Service' initiative.…

United Arab Emirates, Dubai, November 9, 2016:  The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) held today the monthly  ‘Leaders at Your Service’ initiative to provide customers with an opportunity to directly express their feedback, suggestions and complaints to senior DHA leaders. Sheikha Al Rahoomi, Director of Customer Relations Department at the DHA highlighted the importance of ......read more

UAE eHealth Week 2016 showcased best practice, award-winning hospitals and best innovation for UAE ...…

Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Tuesday 8 November 2016:   The best in healthcare information technology in the UAE and on an international level was discussed extensively at the HIMSS Middle East UAE eHealth Week 2016 conferences. The Week hosted five conferences and two AHIMA workshops. The conferences were namely: HIMSS Conference, WATCH Society Conference, Pathology Informatics Conference, ......read more

Ministry of Health and Prevention announces Visiting Consultants Program for November…

UAE, November 8, 2016 - The Ministry of Health and Prevention will host four Visiting Consultants from France, Belgium, Spain and Britain during the month of November 2016 to provide advisory, diagnostic and treatment services to patients in four UAE hospitals. The visits will take place in the following hospitals: Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Hospital in Ajman, Al Qassimi Hospital in Sharjah, Saqr ......read more

King's College Hospital, London breaks ground of its Dubai-based hospital and sets plans to offer ...…

Five decades of King’s London’s trailblazing history in hepatology to be passed on to King’s College Hospital London, Dubai and provide renewed life opportunities to UAE patients King’s College Hospital, London appoints CEO to lead its Dubai-based hospital operations Dubai, UAE, 8th November, 2016:  High-ranking representatives gathered today to break ground ......read more

BinSina is UAE's first Pharmacy Retail Group to be awarded the prestigious World Branding Award…

It was a shining moment for BinSina, one of the UAE's leading chains of pharmacies, to be the country's first Pharmacy Retail Group to receive the ultimate prize in branding from The World Branding Forum. BinSina along with two other UAE based groups, ADNOC Distribution and Dubai Duty Free won the coveted World Branding Award in recognition for the group's work and achievements. ......read more

Ministry of Health & Prevention and Sanofi uphold commitment to support scientific research and to ...…

Under the patronage of H.E. Abdul Rahman Al Owais, UAE Minister of Health & Prevention, the “Good Clinical Practice (GCP)” Training commenced today in continuation to the efforts of the ‘Integration Initiative’ launched in September 2014.  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 7, 2016:  The Ministry of Health and Prevention, represented by The Public ......read more

Ministry of Health and Prevention participates in Fitness Fest in Dubai…

UAE, November 7, 2016 - The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) has participated in the “Fitness Fest” festival being held at The Palm, Sky Dive Dubai, a global fitness event which featured a wide range of competitions and physical fitness challenges, alongside various sports activities for kids. The event features several international athletes and health and fitness ......read more

UAE Ministry of Health & Prevention meets representatives from public & private healthcare centers ...…

UAE, November 7, 2016- H.E. Dr. Amin Hussein Al Amiri, Assistant Undersecretary of the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention’s Public Policy and Licensing Sector, expressed his keenness to satisfy customers and boost their confidence by providing them with effective and efficient service. He said that customers are an important partner in the development of the Ministry’s services and ......read more

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