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New Targeted Gene Therapy Could Keep Lung Cancer from Progressing Thereby Extending and Improving Lives of Millions of Patients Worldwide

In a clinical trial, 81 percent of lung cancer patients experience disease control, says expert from American hospital Cleveland Clinic      July 31, 2021:   newly targeted therapy could help millions of lung cancer patients worldwide keep their cancers from spreading, says an expert at a top American hospital, Cleveland Clinic, ahead of World Lung Cancer Day on August 1. Dr. Khaled Hassan, of the Hematology and Medical Oncology Department at Cleveland Clinic, said: “The KRAS mutation is a main gene that drives cancer, and lung cancer specifically, but previously it’s been difficult to target. With the new KRAS targeted therapy, 81 percent of cancer patients kept their cancer under control, which could extend and improve patients’ lives by about six months. One third of the patients ......read more

Over 300 Aster Doctors honoured with UAE's Golden Visa

• The UAE Golden Visa is a long-term residency visa awarded by the UAE Government to scientists, researchers, doctors, outstanding students, talented professionals, and entrepreneurs who are contributing to UAE’s development in their respective fields. • The Golden Visa was presented to 319 Aster doctors along with their family members, taking the total number of granted golden visa to 750+.   31st July, Dubai, UAE:  Around 319 doctors from Aster DM Healthcare’s network of Aster and Medcare hospitals and clinics in UAE have been awarded the Golden Visa long-term residency for their continued contribution to the field of medicine and healthcare services. Being one of the largest integrated healthcare players in GCC and an UAE originated healthcare brand, Aster DM Healthcare has been playing a ......read more

Canadian Specialist Hospital, KEF Healthcare sign MoU to Open Centre for Cardiac Sciences on MCN Platform

Collaborative platform to offer a complete range of advanced cardiology services, including surgery  Dubai, July 28, 2021:  Canadian Specialist Hospital (CSH) and KEF Healthcare have signed a MoU paving the way for the establishment of a Centre for Cardiac Sciences in Dubai which will offer a complete range of advanced cardiology services.  The Centre for Cardiac Sciences located within the CSH premises will operate on the Meitra Care Network (MCN) of KEF Healthcare, and will have renowned specialists in cardiac sciences, including a panel of surgeons and physicians, from Meitra Hospital of the South Indian state of Kerala on board. This centre, due to open in October 2021, will link five countries — UAE, Kuwait, Oman, Iraq and Qatar — bringing efficient, worldclass and affordable healthcare to ......read more

Early Detection is Key to Treatment of Hepatitis: says MoHAP on World Hepatitis Day

World Hepatitis Day, observed on 28 July every year, aims to raise global awareness of hepatitis — a group of infectious diseases known as Hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E — and encourage prevention, diagnosis and treatment.  July 27, 2021:  As part of its commitment to improving public health and immunizing society, the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) continues to launch regular awareness campaigns to highlight the importance of the early detection of hepatitis C. This also aims to achieve health security by developing and advancing the health system to the best international practices. According to official statistics on hepatitis, the UAE is among the world's least affected countries, thanks to the strenuous efforts being made by the government and private health departments. Healthcare providers ......read more

Middle Eastern Medical Students at St. George's University Secure US Residencies

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 27, July 2021:   Nine Middle Eastern medical students from St. George’s University (SGU) School of Medicine in Grenada have been appointed to begin their residency positions at prestigious US medical hospitals and health centers this summer. The students will make an undeniable impact on healthcare. St. George’s University, the premier choice in Caribbean medical schools, has evolved into a top center of international education, contributing over 18,000 physicians to the global physician workforce, with students, graduates, and faculty from over 150 countries. SGU graduates have practiced in every state in the US, as well as in more than 50 countries, including UAE, Lebanon, and Egypt. According to a recent report from the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB), 11,627 ......read more

SEHA Introduces Specialized Saturday Clinics Across the Network

Expanding access to in-demand services during the weekend strengthens the availability of world-class healthcare for patients to benefit from  Abu Dhabi - 25, July 2021:  Abu Dhabi Health Services Company, (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, announced the opening of additional specialized clinics on Saturdays across Ambulatory Healthcare Services (AHS), Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC), Al Dhafra Hospitals, and Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC). As the cornerstone of the UAE’s healthcare landscape with patient-centricity at its core, the additional clinics available on Saturdays will provide additional avenues for patients to better manage their health journeys. The clinics available on Saturdays across the network include pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, gastroenterology, cardiology, ......read more

SEHA COVID-19 Drive-Through Services Center will Open with Regular Working Hours on Arafa and will Operate from 10 AM to 8 PM throughout the 3 Days of Eid Al Adha

SEHA announces Eid Al Adha holiday and Arafat Day working hours for all its facilities. Abu Dhabi, 18 July 2020:  Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) announces the operating hours of its facilities during Eid Al Adha holiday from 9th to 12th Dhu Al-Hijjah 1442, corresponding July 19 until August 22, 2021.   SEHA extends its sincere greetings on the advent of Eid Al Adha to UAE leadership, Government, and people asking God Almighty to grant citizens and residents health and wellness.  COVID-19 Centers: SEHA announces the SEHA COVID-19 Drive-Through Services Center in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and the Northern Emirates will operate with regular working hours on Monday, July 19, whereas working hours during Eid Al Adha holiday starting from Tuesday until Friday, July 20 until 23, will be from 10:00 am until ......read more

DHA Announces Timings of Healthcare Facilities during the Eid Al Adha Holidays

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 17, 2021: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) announced today the working hours for all DHA hospitals, DHA COVID-19 assessment and vaccination centres, DHA administration, primary health centres and medical fitness centres during the Eid Al Adha holidays. Timing of DHA hospitals:  Hospitals and health centres, will work as per shift timings and medical practitioners will be on call to ensure work continues as usual. The emergency departments of all DHA hospitals will be functional round-the-clock. In terms of specialist outpatient clinics, Rashid, Latifa and Dubai hospital outpatient services will be closed during the Eid holidays.   Hatta Hospital’s family medicine clinic will be open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. COVID-19 Vaccination Centres: The COVID-19 ......read more

Dubai Health Authority's New Medical Fitness Centre Opens in Bur Dubai

• With the opening of this centre, the authority has 17 medical fitness centres across Dubai    • The aim of the authority is to provide convenience and ease to the population by ensuring geographical access and efficient services.   • Currently, the centre has a capacity to serve up to 500 patients per day and the capacity as well as timings can be increased based on demand.      Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 13, 2021: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has opened a new medical fitness centre in Bur Dubai.   With the opening of this centre, the DHA now has 17 medical fitness centres across the Emirate for issuance and renewal of visas.   The centre is located in Central Mall, next to Sharaf DG Metro Station (Exit 4), Old Musalla Tower in Bur Dubai. ......read more

SEHA Orthopedic Clinic Enables Patient to Stop Using Wheelchair Orthopedic Clinics in Two Additional Healthcare Centers

Abu Dhabi, 11, July 2021:  Abu Dhabi Health Services Company, (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, has unveiled a new orthopedic clinic in Abu Dhabi’s Baniyas and Al Bahia Healthcare Centers, which are managed by Ambulatory Healthcare Services (AHS), in line with the network’s drive towards streamlining access for specialized services.  Dr. Ahmed Al Shamary, Orthopedic Specialist, Oud-Al-Touba Diagnostic & Screening Center said: Orthopedic challenges and pain in the bone, muscle, or joints have a significant impact on a person’s overall quality of life, which is why early diagnosis and rapid treatment is extremely important. To ensure early diagnosis, we utilize the latest diagnostic tools available, such as the DEXA scan, which is a quick and painless procedure that measure bone density ......read more

Philip Morris International Announces Agreement to Acquire Fertin Pharma

The acquisition advances PMI’s goal to become a majority smoke-free business by 2025 and creates growth opportunities beyond nicotine   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 11, 2021: Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) announced today it has entered into an agreement to acquire Fertin Pharma A/S (Fertin Pharma), a leading developer and manufacturer of innovative pharmaceutical and well-being products based on oral and intra-oral delivery systems, for an enterprise value of DKK 5.1 billion (approximately USD 820 million).   “The acquisition of Fertin Pharma will be a significant step forward on our journey toward delivering a smoke-free future—enhancing our smoke-free portfolio, notably in modern oral, and accelerating our progress in beyond nicotine,” stated Jacek Olczak, Chief ......read more

Tawam Hospital Restores Smile to Trigeminal Neuralgia Patients

Al Ain, UAE - 7, July 2021:  The Neurosurgery Department at Tawam Hospital, part of Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) – the UAE’s largest healthcare network, successfully rid a patient’s long-term condition of Trigeminal Neuralgia, with a minimally-invasive, microscopic operation that lasted a couple of hours.  Trigeminal Neuralgia is a chronic pain condition that affects the trigeminal nerve, which carries sensation from the face to the brain. Patients with trigeminal neuralgia can experience significant pain from any mild stimulation of the face, like brushing teeth or putting on makeup.  The patient, Ibrahim’s journey, began with him experiencing acute pain, which he described as very warm and sharp needle punctures to the left half of his face, that occurred when he would carry out ......read more

Thumbay Group Announces 12 Free Webinars to Educate Public on Prevalent Health Issues

Over 15,000 people to benefit from the two-month long webinar series, part of Thumbay Group’s Summer Festival   • Attendees to win exciting cash prizes, gadgets and vouchers through contests besides guaranteed vouchers worth AED 1500 for each participant • Learn how to prevent heat stroke, pick up dental hygiene tips, identify potential mental illness, manage diabetes, and get expert advice on skin care, among other everyday health concerns • Free Career Counselling webinars for Healthcare Profession Education     July 07, 2021:  Offering practical solutions to managing everyday health concerns during the hot summer, Thumbay Group has announced a series of webinars that will share tips and essential information on best ways to create holistic health. Comprising 12 webinars in ......read more

SEHA and Khalifa University come together to launch Clinical Research Certificate Program

Abu Dhabi, 6 July 2021:  Abu Dhabi Health Services Company, (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, has launched a Clinical Research Certificate Program (KU-CRC) in collaboration with the internationally ranked Khalifa University of Science and Technology.   The six-month, internationally competitive training program, tailored towards healthcare practitioners, including physicians, nurses, allied health professionals, and others, will initially be targeting residents from several institutions and programs. The future of the program is to be offered to all of those health professionals who are interested in clinical research and are eager to substantially improve their skills and knowledge base in this area.    The KU-CRC provides the building blocks for the necessary competencies for clinicians to ......read more

Sanitization: Safeguarding Your Home Against Flu Infections

With rising cases of illness specifically amongst children, Champion Cleaners offers an array of sanitization services essential to keep families protected   July 06, 2021:   While the summer heat simmers, and kids finish school terms, people are taking refuge in air-conditioned spaces – there is an evident rise in cold and flu cases. Seasonal infectious diseases may be caused by various factors including fungus, bacteria, viruses, and parasites. One of the essential preventive measures to stop the spread of common diseases is cleaning and sanitization. Champion Cleaners shares key elements that require professional sanitization every three to six months for healthy living.   General home sanitization Champion Cleaners is dedicated to providing an array of cleaning and sanitization services, using the ......read more

SEHA and University of Sharjah Collaborate to Launch Diploma in Ultrasound

Abu Dhabi,04 July 2021:  Abu Dhabi Health Services Company, (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, has partnered with the Clinical & Surgical Training Center at the University of Sharjah to introduce a new diploma program for its workforce.  The year-long Professional Diploma in Ultrasound aims to enhance the competencies and skills of sonographers and radiographers throughout the SEHA network, providing them with the necessary knowledge and skillset required to standardize the practice of ultrasound across facilities.  To complete the program, participants will have attend a total of six modules – four core and two electives, including but not limited to, Ultrasound Physics, Image Acquisition and Instrumentation; Abdominal Ultrasound; Kidney Male and Female Pelvis; Head & Neck Ultrasound; ......read more

Ministry of Health approves Emergency Registration of Moderna Covid-19 Vaccine

July 04, 2021:  The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced the approval of the emergency registration of Moderna's Covid-19 vaccine. The decision was made following the completion of clinical trials and a strict assessment conducted to approve the local emergency use of the vaccine, as well as the approval of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The move clearly reflects the UAE's strategy that puts the health and safety of people at the forefront of its priorities and the tireless efforts being made to counter the pandemic. An effective response to the pandemic  Attracting and providing effective and efficient vaccines is part of the UAE's commitment to promoting the effective response to the pandemic, said HE Dr. Mohamed Salim Al-Olama, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health and ......read more

SEHA Introduces Comprehensive Hematology and Oncology Center

• SKMC’s Hematology & Oncology department will integrate with SSMC, leveraging Mayo Clinic’s talent and expertise  • The service line integration will strengthen SEHA’s distinctive Group Practice Model, ensuring a collaborative approach to medical care   Abu Dhabi, July 01, 2021:  Abu Dhabi Health Services Company, (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, further strengthens its Group Practice Model by integrating adult hematology and oncology services from Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC), a flagship tertiary hospital in the UAE and the largest teaching medical center in Abu Dhabi, with Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC), one of the UAE’s largest hospitals for serious and complex care and a joint-venture partnership between SEHA and Mayo ......read more

Abu Dhabi Health Services Company Announces the Opening of the SEHA COVID-19 Drive-Through Services Center in Al Manhal

Abu Dhabi, 30, June 2021:  Abu Dhabi Health Services Company, (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, announced the opening of a new COVID-19 drive-through services center in Al Manhal area in Abu Dhabi.  The new center is composed of 4 tracks; 1 for vaccination and 3 for nose swab with a capacity of 100 vaccinations and 600 nose swabs and laser tests per day. The center welcomes clients from Saturday to Thursday from 8 AM to 8 PM and on Friday from 10 AM to 8 PM. The new center was built utilizing shipping containers, similar to the center recently opened in Al Sarouj. The shipping containers are more durable and adaptable, and provide a very high level of heat and cold resistance. They are also easier to move, reuse, and maintain. This brings the total number of drive-through screening centers managed ......read more

The Importance of Daily Nasal Hygiene

UAE, Dubai, June 30, 2021 - The UAE’s hot weather is upon us and the humidity isn’t easy on anybody. But for people with sinusitis and other sinus issues, the constantly changing weather can make life absolutely miserable. The unpredictability can certainly be rough, but the heat and humidity can truly harm your sinuses, which is where daily nasal hygiene takes the priority.  Nasal hygiene, just like personal hygiene, sleep hygiene, and dental hygiene, is an important part of your daily wellness routine. We’re not talking about flushing your nose with a neti pot. True nasal hygiene is the practice of keeping your sinuses clean, clear, and moisturised to ensure your nose functions at its peak performance. Implementing a proper nasal rinse will not only help you relieve sinus pressure and breathe better, but it ......read more

SEHA Wins the 7th International Best Practice Competition

Abu Dhabi, 29 June 2021:  Abu Dhabi Health Services Company, (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, has won the 7th International Best Practice Competition for their COVID-19 Drive-Through Screening Centers project, managed by Ambulatory Health Services (AHS), part of the SEHA network. The competition, organized by Business Performance Improvement Resource (BPIR) and the Centre for Organizational Excellence Research, and held in partnership with the Abu Dhabi International Center for Organizational Excellence, Abu Dhabi Chamber, and the Sheikh Khalifa Excellence Award, saw the participation of 68 projects from nine countries.  All projects participating in the competition were evaluated against four criteria. These include Level of Deployment (evaluates the design and implementation of the project and the ......read more

SEHA Helps Two Lymphedema Patients in Al Ain Regain Full Mobility

The network’s Group Practice Model made it possible for both patients to receive seamless, expert healthcare services across two different facilities Abu Dhabi, 27 June 2021:  Abu Dhabi Health Services Company, (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, successfully treated two patients diagnosed with Lymphedema. Lymphedema is the swelling that generally occurs in the arms or legs caused by the removal of or damage to lymph nodes as part of cancer treatment.  In these instances, a blockage occurs in the lymphatic system, which is part of the immune system. The blockage prevents lymph fluid from draining well, and the fluid buildup leads to the swelling.  Both patients, Fatima Al Kaabi and Asma Saleh share similar medical history, having undergone chemotherapy and surgery to cure breast cancer. ......read more

MoHAP, EHS Launch International Telemedicine Service Under Visiting Consultants Program

June 24, 2021:  The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) and the Emirates Health Services (EHS) have launched the International Telemedicine Service, which falls within both entities’ plans to develop Visiting Consultants Program and help patients and doctors get remote 2nd opinion consultations in critical conditions. The launch of the service came during the MoHAP’s and EHS’s participation at the Arab Health 2021 which takes place in Dubai from 21 - 24 June. UAE citizens can avail of the new service, when visiting their attending physicians at any of the 16 hospitals where a doctor from outside the country is visually contacted to take medical advice. Accordingly, information on the patients’ visits shall be recorded and regularly updated on the system by the ministry’s and EHS’s ......read more

Dubai Health Authority Introduces Online Health Facility Inspections

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 24 June 2021: In order to create an adaptive environment and to accelerate the pace of adopting digital technology, the Dubai Health Authority’s Health Regulation Sector has introduced online inspections for health facilities. While in-person inspections will continue, the sector will adopt the digital method for areas where online inspections are possible. Dr. Marwan Al Mulla, CEO of Health Regulation Sector at the DHA said: “We adapted to changes during the pandemic and we saw an opportunity to enhance online inspections where possible. For example, for checking new services that are introduced in healthcare facilities etc. The inspections will ensure faster turnaround time, more efficiency and will save costs as well. We have always focused on using healthcare technologies to improve ......read more

Dubai Health Authority to Study Implementation of Pioneering Ai Preventive Healthcare Technology

June 23, 2021:  DHA has signed a MoU with Enpy, a Dubai-based Medical Technology company specialising in Artificial Intelligence and healthcare innovation having developed a patented first of its kind all-in-one solution for preventive healthcare monitoring at home. The solution consists of a patented non-invasive medical device measuring 6-vital signs including a 12-leads ECG that is connected with a smartphone/tablet application powered by Artificial Intelligence algorithms analysing health trends and potential symptoms to provide immediate relevant healthcare guidance to patients at home. Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 23 June 2021:  In an endeavour to integrate and provide advanced innovative solutions in the field of smart preventive healthcare, the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has signed an MOU with Enpy, a Medical ......read more

LG Showcases Medical Displays at Arab Health to Empower More Confident Diagnosis and Operations

State-of-the-Art Displays Combine High Resolution Visuals, Functionality and Technology Smarts to Deliver All-Round Patient Care Dubai, June 23, 2021:  With the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region’s largest healthcare exhibition underway, LG Electronics (LG) is showcasing its advanced medical display solutions to empower better patient care at Arab Health 2021. Under the show’s theme of ‘United by Business – Driving the Industry Forward’, attendees are exploring the latest technological innovations designed to improve the speed and accuracy of diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions, in accordance with upholding standards of providing quality healthcare. Aligned with this agenda, LG is showcasing its current line-up of medical displays and has also revealed its latest solution ......read more

Ministry of Health, Al Jalila Foundation Cooperate to Underpin Health Researches in the UAE

• MoU to meet growing health needs of UAE people by providing proactive and effective health services  • Both sides will exchange expertise, training and health research findings • The agreement supports innovation programs in health and medical fields based on health research findings • The agreement goes in line with the UAE Centennial 2071     The Ministry of Health and Prevention, MoHAP, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Al Jalila Foundation, a renowned healthcare organisation dedicated to transforming lives through medical research, education and treatment in the UAE, to support the UAE’s health and medical research sector. The agreement aims to provide proactive and effective healthcare services that meet the growing healthcare needs of the UAE society. It ......read more

UAE First Country in the World to Obtain ISO Certification for Psychological Health and Safety at Work

June 22, 2021:  Adding yet another feather to its glowing cap, the UAE has been recently recognized by the British Classification Foundation, Lloyd's Register (LR), as the world's first to obtain the ISO Certification for the management of psychological health and safety at work. This comes after the Emirates Health Services (EHS), represented by Al Amal Psychiatric Hospital, received the ISO 45003:2021 for psychological health and safety at work. This honor was conferred upon the EHS in recognition of its commitment to the implementation of the highest global benchmarks in maintaining the health and safety of its workers. It's another testament to the painstaking efforts being made by Al Amal Hosptial to ensure a safe and healthy workplace for its staff.   The ISO Certification for the management of ......read more

Tawam Hospital Cancer Program Receives CCPC Reaccreditation for Six Cancer Programs

The SEHA-affiliated facility is the first in the UAE to obtain the JCI certification for the second time with 99.5 per cent compliance score Abu Dhabi - 21, June 2021:  Tawam Hospital, part of Abu Dhabi Health Services Company, (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, is the first center in the country to become recertified with the Joint Commission International (JCI) Clinical Care Program Certification (CCPC) for 6 Oncology Programs, following its initial certification in 2017. The CCPC recognition is rewarded to facilities that are already JCI-approved and that provide general medical care and excel at a defined care service. Renowned for its comprehensive cancer care, Tawam Hospital received the CCPC endorsement in 2017 and recertification in 2021 for six cancer programs, namely Breast, Cervix, Colon, Lung, ......read more

DHA and its Strategic Partners to Highlight Experience of Combating COVID-19 at Arab Health 2021

DHA will also display its latest services especially in the field of healthcare technology. Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 21, 2021:  The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) is participating in the 46th edition of the Arab Health Congress and Exhibition, which is the Middle East's largest healthcare trade show.  The congress is taking place at the Dubai World Trade Centre and the DHA will participate in this year's edition of the exhibition, along with a group of its strategic partners, namely: the Control and Control Center, Mohammed bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences, Emirates Airline, Noor Dubai Foundation and Al Jalila Children's Hospital. DHA’s participation in this edition aims to shed light on the efforts that Dubai has made and is continuing to make in order to overcome the ......read more

Managing Gastroenteritis in Children Prevention Tactics and Symptoms to Watch Out For

Abu Dhabi - 21, June 2021:  Gastroenteritis (GE) is an infection that affects the gastrointestinal tract (stomach and intestine). It usually presents with diarrhea (sometimes may be bloody), abdominal cramps, nausea, or vomiting, and sometimes fever. Other symptoms related to dehydration can also occur, like loss of energy, decrease in the amount of urine, dry mucus membranes, sunken eyes, occasionally lowered levels of consciousness and other neurological signs. We should pay attention to GE in children especially in younger ages, as we expect the disease to manifest and cause possible complications more in this age group. GE is usually caused by an infectious agent, usually viruses (the most common virus across the world is Rotavirus); However, bacteria, parasites, and fungus may cause GE as well. GE is common among ......read more

Dubai Healthcare City To Weigh Into Arab Health 2021 With 'Research & Innovation' Focus

Health & Wellness Destination To Leverage R&D Expertise To Drive Global Research Hub Goal Dubai, June 20, 2021: Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC) – the emirate's pioneering health and wellness destination – is galvanizing key partners for a major drive focused on its research and development (R&D) capabilities at Arab Health 2021, the Middle East's leading healthcare exhibition which opens a four-day, in-person run at the Dubai World Trade Centre tomorrow (June 21). Adopting the theme 'Research & Innovation' DHCC will highlight the inspirational behind-the-scenes research capabilities and innovative initiatives of its community partners as part of its drive to evolve the destination to becoming a global research hub and a transformer of healthcare for the next 50 years. "We have a ......read more

Tawam Hospital Saves an Elderly Patient from Permanent Paralysis after Experiencing an Acute Stroke

Al Ain,17 June 2021:  The medical team in the Interventional Radiology Department at Tawam Hospital, a facility affiliated with Abu Dhabi Health Services Company, (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, successfully treated a 75-year-old national patient. She was brought to the hospital's Emergency Department with symptoms of an acute stroke resulting in the loss of her ability to speak or move her right limb. Upon arrival, the patient immediately underwent the necessary diagnostic radiological examinations, which identified the blockage of a large artery supplying the brain. The patient was then transferred to the cerebral catheterization department, where the medical team rushed to remove the clot inside the cerebral vessels with advanced technologies and restored perfusion to the brain.  The ......read more

Mubadala Health Acquires a Controlling Stake in UEMedical

(Includes Danat Al Emarat Hospital for Women & Children, HealthPlus, and Moorfields in Abu Dhabi)   Expands network with leading facilities focusing on women’s health, family medicine, neonatology, pediatrics and fertility to address patients’ healthcare needs through all life stages.      Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 17, June 2021:   Mubadala Health, the integrated healthcare network of Mubadala Investment Company, today announced the acquisition of a 60% stake in United Eastern Medical Services (UEMedical) from Jadwa Investment and United Eastern Group (UEG). UEMedical owns and operates multiple hospitals and clinics specializing in women’s health, family medicine, pediatrics, fertility, eye care, dentistry and dermatology in the UAE and KSA.    Through ......read more

DHA signs MoU with Enpy to enhance the use of Smart Healthcare Technologies

• DHA plans to implement the use of AI-powered technology for remote-patient monitoring. • DHA keen to further strengthen the use of  healthcare technology to empower patients, enhance patient convenience and care.   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 16, 2021:  The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) signed today a MoU with Enpy, a Dubai-based firm to explore the use of AI-powered device for remote-patient monitoring.    Enpy is a start-up UAE company, based in Dubai, specializing in Medical Artificial Intelligence. It has designed the non-invasive innovative medical device.    The MoU was signed by Dr Younis Kazim, CEO of Dubai Healthcare Corporation at the DHA and Sam Taleb, Chairman of the Board of Directors at Enpy at the DHA headquarters.    Dr Kazim ......read more

MoHAP Continues to provide Inspection of Private Medical and Pharmaceutical Facilities Services

June 16, 2021:  The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) continues to provide oversight and inspection services on private medical and pharmaceutical facilities and medical advertisements to ensure that they are abiding by the ministry's standards. The services are being carried out in a flexible manner to enhance the self-censorship of these facilities on the grounds of the public-private partnership which is a key pillar for the country's health sector. This comes as part of MoHAP's strategy to provide a vital legislative framework and, governance, and distinctive regulatory and supervisory services to enhance the competitiveness and performance of the healthcare sector. It also falls within its strategy to implement the national standards, enhance the supervisory role on medical and pharmaceutical ......read more

SEHA Advances Medical Education, Training, and Development With UAE's First ASHP-accredited Pharmacy Residency Program

• Program prioritizes applied learning to help graduates accelerate their growth beyond entry-level professional competence and develop skills necessary for direct patient care • Eight pharmacists from SEHA-affiliated Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC) and Tawam Hospital have been selected to join the first cohort of the residency program   Abu Dhabi, 14 June, 2021:   Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the largest healthcare network in the UAE, is bridging the gap between university medical qualification and clinical professional practices with its Pharmacy Residency Program – the country’s first and only training initiative accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). The two-year program has been specially designed to advance the practice of ......read more

Ariel PODS Launches Mind, Pody & Soul at Alserkal Avenue in Dubai

• A completely free holistic wellbeing experience  • With three activity zones including yoga, art and sustainable fashion classes – it’s not to be missed   Dubai, UAE, 14th  June 2021:  Ariel Middle East – one of the world’s most recognisable laundry brands – is collaborating with the city’s leading wellbeing and creative partners to host Mind, Pody & Soul, a free of charge holistic experience starting from Wednesday 16th June 2021 to Saturday 19th June 2021 at Alserkal Avenue in Dubai.    The experience is inspired by Ariel PODS – an innovative laundry form designed to deliver three superior benefits: brightening colors, lifting stains, and cleaning, to ultimately bring ease to your everyday laundry experience. Reflecting on the three ......read more

Hamdan Bin Mohamed Bin Zayed Inaugurates Largest Fitness Centre in Abu Dhabi

UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation and Mubadala Investment Centre collaborate to promote fitness and healthy lifestyle choices and take jiu-jitsu to the ‘next level’  New two-storey facility in Al Bahia features top-level jiu-jitsu training, latest cardiovascular and resistance training equipment and specialised classes including yoga and Zumba Abu Dhabi, UAE – June 14, 2021:  HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has officially inaugurated the largest sports facility in Abu Dhabi, a collaboration between the UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation and Mubadala Investment Company, created to foster healthy living and strengthen the sport of jiu-jitsu in the UAE capital. Based in Al Bahia, on the Abu Dhabi-Dubai highway, the state-of-the-art fitness centre spans two floors and is home to top-level jiu-jitsu ......read more

National Ambulance provides Emergency Medical Services at Abu Dhabi Airports

• With 70 highly trained medical staff members available on-site to support      Abu Dhabi, 14 June 2021:  Abu Dhabi Airports has signed an agreement with National Ambulance (NA), where NA will provide and manage emergency medical services across all their airports. The services commenced earlier this month at Abu Dhabi International Airport, Al Bateen Executive Airport and Al Ain International Airport. As part of the agreement, 70 highly trained medical and support staff are currently present on site to support the airports and their customers in the instance of any medical emergencies. This comes as an important step to expand National Ambulance’s services and partnerships with organisations across the public and private sectors in Abu Dhabi.   National Ambulance has invested two ......read more

International Medical Center Announces the Project Kick-off of its Unified Electronic Medical Record System, InterSystems TrakCare

InterSystems TrakCare will enable the leading Jeddah hospital to achieve its clinical, financial, and digitization goals. Dubai, UAE, June 14, 2021:  The International Medical Center (IMC), a leading multi-disciplinary hospital and the first member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network in Saudi Arabia, has announced the project kick-off of its unified electronic medical record system, InterSystems TrakCare® across its facilities in Jeddah. TrakCare will be implemented in IMC Hospital, Petro Rabigh Clinic, The First Clinic, Tadawi Center, and First Scan. The Electronic Medical Record (EMR) project kick-off was announced during a ceremony that was held at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Jeddah where the senior leadership teams of both IMC and InterSystems gathered to embark on a new transformational journey of implementing the new EMR ......read more

First Aid - Wounds and Burns Workshop Hosted by Flamigel®

June 13, 2021:  Flamigel® in collaboration with Safe Hands UAE, the First Aid training center hosted a specialised first aid – ‘Wounds and Burns Workshop’ yesterday, educating the attendees on how to administer the required first aid and treat the domestic burns and wounds efficiently at home. Flamigel being one of the elements which are important to have in a first aid kit. Flamigel is a hydrocolloid gel clinically proven to contribute to 40% faster wound healing and prevention of scar formation. It can be used on a whole range of ailments, including sun burn, 1st degree burns, cuts, grazes, minor wounds and even post laser therapy. The most common everyday injuries are minor wounds and cuts, a superficial skin injury that can be a grazed area of the skin or slightly deeper wound. This is where the top ......read more

SEHA Prioritizes Women's Health With Revamped State-of-the-art Clinics

• Corniche Hospital, part of the SEHA network, upgrades multiple centers with best-in-class equipment and technology to improve the patient experience • In 2020, the frozen IVF cycles success rate at Corniche Hospital was almost double the international standards, with 49% success rates for women above 35 years of age     Abu Dhabi, June 10, 2021: Abu Dhabi Health Services Company, (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, continues to prioritize women’s health, with Corniche Hospital, part of the SEHA network, recently upgrading its facilities to enhance the patient experience and streamline the continuum of care.   Established in 1977, Corniche Hospital is the UAE’s leading tertiary maternity hospital providing high quality and specialized services to women and ......read more

Dubai Holding and Dubai Health Authority successfully conclude ‘The Perfect Gift is Saving Lives' blood donation campaign

• 770 units of blood collected for the Dubai Blood Donation Centre in second joint blood donation drive  • State-of-the-art blood donation bus operated across 16 of Dubai Holding’s communities and retail destinations from 1 April to 3 June 2021 • More than 900 donors participated representing over 71 nationalities  • Dubai Holding employees volunteered 160 hours onsite to support Dubai Health Authority teams   UAE, Dubai, 9 June 2021:  Dubai Holding – a diversified global investment company with operations in 13 countries – and Dubai Health Authority (DHA) have successfully concluded ‘The Perfect Gift is Saving Lives’ blood donation campaign securing 770 blood units for Dubai Blood Donation Centre (DBDC). The campaign, which ran for three months, marked ......read more

A Major Kidney Operation without Much of a Scar – A Patient's Success Story at Tawam Hospital

 09 June 2021:  As part of the extensive array of services and procedures provided by the Urology Department at Tawam Hospital, part of Abu Dhabi Health Services Company, (SEHA), the medical team at the hospital was successful in preserving a 30-year-old woman’s kidney.  Upon visiting Tawam Hospital and after thorough medical assessments, the patient was diagnosed with uretero-pelvic junction obstruction. This is caused by a narrowing of the ureter, leading to urine drainage to the bladder and enlargement of the kidney.   Patients who suffer from such conditions are sometimes advised to remove the affected kidney however the medical team at Tawam Hospital opted to perform minimally invasive reconstruction surgery.  Dr Aftab Ahmad Bhatti, Consultant Urologist, Tawam Hospital, who performed the ......read more

SEHA Announces Extended Operating Hours for the COVID-19 Prime Assessment Centers

Abu Dhabi, 08 June, 2021:  Abu Dhabi Health Services Company “SEHA” announced extended operating hours for the COVID-19 Prime Assessment Centers. The centers are located in Mina Zayed and Mafraq Hospital in Abu Dhabi and in Al Ain Convention Center in al Ain, will operate daily from 8 AM to 10 PM. The COVID-19 Prime Assessment Center in Mina Zayed, Abu Dhabi and the Purple Zone in Al Ain Convention Center provide screening, assessment, and follow-up services for contacts and travelers, meanwhile all services for COVID-19 positive patients are available in the Outpatient Clinics building in Mafraq Hospital in Abu Dhabi and in the Red Zone in Al Ain Convention Center.   The first center to be dedicated for patients with a positive test result, the COVID-19 Prime Assessment Center continues to play a ......read more

Increase in Cardiovascular Disease Among Premenopausal Women in the UAE

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi expert says many young women unaware of risk factors   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. June 7, 2021:  The risk of cardiovascular disease in women, once considered a problem common among those after menopause (45-55), is on the rise in younger patients largely because of their unhealthy lifestyle choices, says a cardiologist at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, an integral part of Mubadala Health.    According to the Department of Health, cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death in Abu Dhabi among men and women. The main risk factors for heart disease include diabetes, high blood pressure and cholesterol, smoking, being overweight or obese, and family history of heart issues. About 80 percent of women in the US have at least one risk factor for heart ......read more

DHA Opens Registration for Dubai Residency Training Program

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 6, 2021:  The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has opened up registrations for the Dubai Residency Training Program (DRTP) that offers 16 accredited training programs across various medical specialties.  The robust and comprehensive program ensures Emiratis and residents in the country have an opportunity to specialize in key medical fields.  Dr. Wadeia Mohammad Sharief, Director of the Medical Education and Research Department at the Dubai Health Authority highlighted that the program aims to strengthen and foster medical education within the Emirate.  She said, “Medical education, continuous learning opportunities and research are key areas of priority at the DHA to ensure continued excellence in manpower in the medical field as well as to advance research and development in ......read more

Top Three Oral Care and Hygiene Products that are a must-have

Here are the tools for you to set in place your oral and dental hygiene routine Maintaining oral health is a regular duty and one that is to be taken seriously. Regular visits to the dentist are not the only solution for oral care. To maintain oral health and hygiene, one must follow a routine that ensures necessary steps are taken to avoid any infections and unwanted problems. We know brushing our teeth is a basic and irreplaceable step that everyone should follow without missing a day. But do you know there are other products that you can incorporate into your routine to keep away dental problems at bay?     Here are three types of such products (apart from toothpaste and a toothbrush, obviously!) that may help you in setting up a daily routine for you to maintain your oral health:   Mouth ......read more

MoHAP Provides Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine to 12-15 Age Group, Announces Availability of Sinopharm Booster Shot

The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has further expanded its COVID-19 vaccination campaign by opening up booking slots for 12 to 15-year-olds for the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine through the ministry website or Covid-19 App. June 01, 2021:  The ministry also noted that those who took the second dose of the Sinopharm vaccine at least six months ago are now eligible to receive booster shots. This came days after MoHAP has approved the emergency use of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for children within that age group, following the completion of clinical trials and a strict assessment conducted to approve the local emergency use of the vaccine, as well as the approval of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This comes as part of the UAE's relentless efforts to vaccinate the largest possible population ......read more

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University Hospital Sharjah Introduces 5-minute ‘Haki Knife' Surgery to Remove Painful Trigger ...…

United Arab Emirates -  November 02, 2020:   As part of its commitment to bring innovative treatments to its patients, University Hospital Sharjah (UHS) has introduced the ‘HAKI Knife’ technique, a modern minimally invasive surgery which takes only five to 10 minutes to free a patient from trigger finger, a painful sensation which comes from the locking of the muscles ......read more

MBRU AIDS Parents of Newborn Baby With Severe Respiratory Complications…

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The Awareness Campaign Titled ‘Let's Beat Coronavirus' was held at Etihad Mall, Dubai…

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By Dr. Avinash Gurbaxani, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Medical Retina & Uveitis Specialist, Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai United Arab Emirates -  November 02, 2020:    Having trouble focusing on near objects, especially as you head into your 40s and 50s, could be a key sign that you are developing presbyopia. Presbyopia is a condition that affects many people, worsening as ......read more

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DHA participates in Dubai Fitness Challenge…

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Strong Growth in Global Investment Demand for Gold in Q3 Partially Offset Weakness Elsewhere as ...…

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DHA Endocrinologist Discusses Tips to Manage Diabetes Ahead of World Diabetes Day…

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Career in Water Treatment Can Lead to Key Role In Developing Vital New Technology…

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Dubai Health Authority raises awareness on stoke prevention ahead of World Stroke Day 2020…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 28, 2020:  Ahead of World Stroke Day, which is on the 29th of October every year, a DHA neurologist discusses the importance of lifestyle measures and the need to be aware on how to minimise brain damage in case of a stroke by taking quick actions.  “When it comes to stroke, every second counts. In fact, two million brain cells die every ......read more

Minimal Invasive Surgery at Zulekha Hospital Dubai Saves Life of a UAE Resident with Brain Aneurysm…

Smoking and high blood pressure cause brain aneurysms that can kill. Never ignore a sudden striking headache.   Dr. Parviz Dolati with Mr. Yaqoob Yousuf 28 October 2020, Dubai, UAE: Yaqoob Yousuf is a very active 59 year old UAE resident, who experienced a sudden onset of headaches which were the worst pains he ever experienced. These headaches lasted for two weeks and were ......read more

Dubai Health Authority Launches a State-of-the-art Centre for Treating Infectious Diseases…

Al Qutami: The authority spares no effort in utilizing its capabilities to overcome the COVID-19 challenge. United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 28 October, 2020: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) inaugurated today a Hospitality Care Center, which is a center specialized in treating infectious diseases. The center is located in the Dubai Industrial Zone and it consists of three floors, which ......read more

Namaste: Get Your Stretch on with Free Yoga Classes at Festival Plaza…

Starting 30th October, classes will be free for all guests  Chill-seekers are in for a month of Zen as the popular mall invites guests to nourish and flourish  Dubai, UAE - 26 October 2020:  Dubai is a city known for its hustle and bustle and while it’s one of the many reasons we love the city, sometimes everyone needs a breather. Look no further than ......read more

FOAP Reviews Current & Future Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Approaches…

Sharjah, October 25, 2020:  The Friends of Arthritis Patients Society, FOAP, of the Health Promotion Department at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs (SCFA) organized on Saturday the 2nd Virtual Rheumatologists Forum, under the theme “It’s time for activity”. The event, which brought together an elite group of doctors and consultants from inside and outside the ......read more

Thumbay Group Etches its Mark on the Global Map in 23 Years; Thumbay Medicity Ajman Plays a Key ...…

United Arab Emirates, 25 October 2020:  Established in 1998 by its Founder President Dr. Thumbay Moideen, Thumbay Group has crafted many a success story, especially in its core sectors of medical education, healthcare and research. The Group’s distinctive achievements and reputation in the UAE’s corporate landscape led it to accomplish the extra-ordinary, and has been ......read more

Dubai Health Authority Organizes Webinar on Breast Cancer Awareness…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 25, 2020:  The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) recently organized a webinar on breast cancer awareness. The webinar covered several topics including latest research, trends and the importance of early detection. As part of the month-long initiatives to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which takes place every year in October, the Authority is providing ......read more

Water Experts Sound Warning Over Hygiene as Covid Restrictions Relax…

Culligan Middle East questions if sufficient legionella testing is being carried out as water systems shut down for months are switched on again Dubai, UAE, 24 October, 2020:  As more hotels, malls and offices reopen in the Gulf region with the relaxing of Covid-19 restrictions, experts have raised concerns over the level of business and domestic water hygiene safeguards. Culligan ......read more

ART Fertility Clinics Record 78 Percent Success Rate…

Highest success level documented across its UAE clinics  Abu Dhabi, UAE, 22 October 2020:  ART Fertility Clinics, previously known as IVI- Middle East Fertility Clinics, have achieved a landmark achievement in August, with its UAE centers recording 78 percent pregnancy success rate. This is considered as the highest level in the history of the healthcare facility and in the ......read more

Expert Urges Osteoporosis Patients to Get Back on Track With Bone-Health Injections…

 Extra precautions taken at Imperial College London Diabetes Centre to protect patients at its reopened facilities Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. 21 October 2020:  With a focus on safety precautions at all of its recently reopened facilities, Mubadala Healthcare’s Imperial College London Diabetes Centre (ICLDC) is encouraging those patients with osteoporosis who are treated ......read more

Facts Vs Myths about Mammograms – Brough to you by Dr. Sadir Alrawi – Director of Surgical Oncology ...…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 20 October 2020: Mammography remains the gold standard screening technique and offers an effective means to detect breast cancer early.  Although most women know they should undergo mammograms at some point in there lives, there is still some confusion regarding  Mammograms can only detect signs of cancer when it’s too late to treat it. - ......read more

Dubai's Health Insurance System Prioritizes Patients and Sustains Momentum…

In terms of numbers, according to e-claims data, from January to September this year, the gross claims were 11.83 billion AED Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 20, 2020:  Dubai’s health insurance and healthcare providers are prioritizing patients and their wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic, said a top health official. Saleh Al Hashimi, CEO of Dubai Health Insurance ......read more

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10 Steps to Train a Baby to Sleep on His Own…

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 20 October 2020: It is very common for parents to face problems with their children refusing to sleep alone. It is a never-ending conflict between the parents’ requests and the child’s pleas to sleep in the parents’ room, which often leads to parents surrendering to their children. Dr. Ahmed Mohamed Abdelaal, Consultant Pediatrics Burjeel ......read more

Creative Zone, Al Jalila Foundation and the Dubai Business Women Council Team Up to Raise the ...…

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Three Year Old Toddler Suffers Brain Hemorrhage with Repeated Head Injuries at Home…

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University Hospital of Sharjah Successfully Performs Surgery on 4-year-old Patient to Treat Rare ...…

Child quickly recovers and attends school again after complex procedure 18 October 2020:  The University Hospital of Sharjah has successfully performed a critical surgery on a four-year-old kid who was suffering from vertical squint, a rare medical case that is challenging to diagnose and treat. The successful surgical procedure led by Dr. Qasem Mubarak AlHammouri, Consultant - ......read more

Day Surgery Center Accreditation Support in the United Arab Emirates…

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Leading IVF Center - ART Fertility Clinics Celebrate Omani Women's Day with a Special Campaign…

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Saudi's International Medical Center Wins the International CHIME 2020 Digital Health Most Wired ...…

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Dubai Diabetes Centre Explores Telemonitoring for Diabetics…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 13, 2020:  The Dubai Diabetes Centre (DDC) announced today that they are conducting a study on the effectiveness of virtual health-follow ups for patients using home-monitoring devices, mobile technologies and software to track daily patient data and plan interventional strategies in real time to avoid complications of the disease. The study was ......read more

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Latifa Hospital for Women and Children Successfully Performs Minimally Invasive Procedure for ...…

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Exercise Benefits Women Fighting Breast Cancer, Study Says…

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DHA Explores Collaboration Opportunities with German Healthcare Entities and Institutions…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 6 October 2020:   His Excellency Humaid Al Qutami, Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority(DHA) received His Excellency Andreas Wegner, Deputy Consul General of Germany in Dubai at the DHA headquarters. The meeting was attended by Dr Issa Salim, Consultant and Head of the Department of Bioresonance at Rashid Hospital.  Al Qutami highlighted ......read more

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MoHAP Discusses Health Cooperation Prospects with Australia…

Dubai, October 6, 2020:  HE Dr. Youssif Al Serkal, Director-General of the Emirates Health Services Corporation, met virtually with HE Ian Halliday, Australian Consul General in Dubai, where the two sides reviewed prospects for cooperation and strategic partnerships in the healthcare sector, exchanging of experiences and building capacities in continuing medical education, and cooperation in ......read more

Global Financiers Tackle Refugees' Education…

United Arab Emirates,  October 05, 2020:  Leading organisations invested in children’s education met on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly last week to share programmatic and financial learnings developed during the COVID-19 pandemic, including the need to strengthen digital learning.    Entitled ‘Meeting our Promises on Refugee Education during ......read more

Chronic Pain Sufferers in the Region Find Relief With New Life-changing Nerve Stimulation Therapy…

First Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi patient on new technology can “sit in a chair without struggling to find a painless position.”   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 05 October 2020:  Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, part of Mubadala’s healthcare network, has expanded neuropathic pain management options for patients in the region by bringing new technology to treat ......read more

Breastfeeding Friends Reviews Recommendations of “Foster Mother” Project Study…

Sharjah - 4 October 2020:  The Friends of Breastfeeding Association of the Health Promotion Department at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah held a virtual meeting to discuss the recommendations of the ‘foster mother’ project, including enhancing health awareness about the importance of breastfeeding, highlighting recommendations of the international health ......read more

Detect to Protect: SEHA Launches Educational Campaign for Breast Cancer…

During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, SEHA’s facilities will host a series of informational webinars for entities and community groups and provide free mammogram screening for existent patients Abu Dhabi, October 04, 2020:  Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the largest healthcare network in the UAE, and its facilities are hosting educational webinars and providing free ......read more

DHA Participates in Virtual Parkinson's Patients Forum…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 3, 2020:  The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) in collaboration with Friends of Parkinson’s UAE, Genetic Diseases Association and King's College London held a virtual forum known as Parkinson’s Patients Forum. The forum aimed to raise awareness of Parkinson's disease as well as encourage active participation between doctors, patients ......read more

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