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Emirates Health Services: Al Qassimi Women's & Children's Hospital Provides Innovative Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation Services

October 25, 2021:  The Emirates Health Services (EHS) announced that Al Qassimi Women’s & Children’s Hospital has experienced remarkable developments made to its rehabilitation and physiotherapy services provided to patients.  The EHS lauded the hospital’s advanced treatment services, which are delivered based on sophisticated technologies and incorporates innovative interactive techniques, electronic game devices. The hospital’s therapeutic services cover different rehabilitation specialties including physical and occupational therapy, as well as swallowing and speech disorders. “The Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation Department constitutes an important and qualitative addition to the health services provided by the hospital, where an innovative approach is being adopted to deliver a ......read more

SEHA and VMWARE Collaborate to Enable Rapid Provision of Smart Health Services

The UAE’s largest healthcare network accelerates its digital transformation with cloud-based approach as it prepares for the next 50 years Abu Dhabi - 24, October, 2021:  Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, has partnered with VMware to upgrade its IT infrastructure with new state-of-the-art cloud solutions.  With SEHA’s extensive network serving millions of patients every year, the organization’s IT team embarked on a mission to expand and deploy modern, cloud-based native applications to provide rapid, efficient, and world-class health services to citizens and residents of Abu Dhabi for the next 50 years and beyond.  Collaborating with VMware Cloud Foundation Enterprise has enabled the network to adopt a flexible, scalable, hybrid cloud platform, ......read more

Statements of Ministry of Health on World Polio Day

UAE an exemplary role model in polio eradication: Mohammed Salim Al Olama HE Dr. Mohammed Salim Al Olama, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Emirates Health Services, said on the occasion of World Polio Day, observed on 24 October, that since 1992, no polio cases have originated in the UAE, thanks to the strong polio surveillance system and universal vaccination coverage, as well as the painstaking efforts made by the health ministry alongside other health authorities in the country to eliminate the disease. Such achievement wouldn't have been possible had it not been for the support and directives of the wise leadership in the field of disease control and the provision of the best health care services in accordance with the highest international standards, added Al ......read more

New Program for Saudi Arabia Healthcare Professionals Targets Healthcare Management in Qatar

HEC Paris in Qatar partners with Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar to drive excellence in healthcare provision, a strategic goal for the Qatar National Vision 2030.   October 19, 2021: A new Executive Education program co-designed by top-ranked business school, HEC Paris in Qatar and Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar – both members of Qatar Foundation – will target healthcare professionals with the aim of driving systems-level management expertise and accelerating patient outcomes in the Kingdom and across the region.  The Executive Certificate in Healthcare Management and Policy forms part of Qatar’s commitment to transform into a thriving, diversified knowledge-based economy. Specifically targeting healthcare management, the new program has been designed to optimize practitioner understanding of effective ......read more

Dubai Health Authority Honoured for Excellence in Implementing Business Process

United Arab Emirates, Dubai October 18, 2021: Software AG has recently awarded the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) for ‘Excellence in Business Process in the Government’ for DHA’s outstanding and innovative use of the process management platform. The award recognizes DHA’s innovation through Software AG’s Business Process Transformation and Management Platform ‘ARIS’, acknowledging the authority’s excellence in transforming, analyzing and optimizing business processes and customer journeys.  The award was presented to Ahmed Al Nuaimi, CEO of Joint Corporate Support Services at the DHA by Mr. Rami Kichli, Vice-President Gulf and Levant, Software AG during the GITEX exhibition 2021.  Ahmed Al Nuaimi, CEO of Joint Corporate Support Services at the DHA said: “DHA is keen to ......read more

Story of Hope: UAE Resident Shares the Importance of Early Detection this Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Thanks to early diagnosis, Patricia - a Mathematics teacher working in Al Ain – has been able to overcome breast cancer Abu Dhabi, 17 October 2021:  Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, has shared the inspirational breast cancer survival story of a patient named, Patricia, to urge women in Abu Dhabi to get checked this Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  "In late 2019, I felt a pain in my left breast but I just thought this was normal. However, when doing a self-check, I could feel a painful abnormal lump. It was constantly on my mind, and I was scared that it could be cancer. After opening up to my colleague, they urged me to get it checked. At the mammogram, I discovered I had breast cancer and needed to undergo immediate treatment,” explains Patricia, a ......read more

Health Promotion Department Launches Awareness-Raising Events to mark World Food Day

Sharjah, October 17, 2021:  As part of its celebrations of World Food Day, observed on October 16 of each year, the Health Promotion Department (HPD) at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, has launched an awareness campaign in cooperation with the Sharjah Cooperative Society and College of Health Sciences at the University of Sharjah. The campaign aims to raise community awareness about concepts of proper nutrition and a healthy lifestyle and equip them with the scientific foundations and the necessary skills that help them adopt healthy nutritional practices. The campaign includes a series of awareness programs and health projects, most notably is the healthy shopping initiative, which aims to help individuals make the right choices while shopping for food. A special guide will be published for each section of food ......read more

Ministry of Health to Showcase State-of-the-Art Digital Health Services at GITEX Technology Week 2021

October 16, 2021:  The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) is participating in GITEX Technology Week 2021, which runs from 17 to 21 October at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Through its participation, MoHAP will showcase state-of-the-art healthcare services and projects according to the latest artificial intelligence and digital technologies.  MoHAP's participation aims to consolidate a digitally advanced, efficient, and reliable health system that constitutes a new approach towards future health care, enhances health information systems, enriches and improves the experience of customers and enhances the quality of digital life for community members. To enrich and improve the experience of its customers, the ministry launches innovative and proactive features that integrate artificial intelligence techniques ......read more

Paediatric Emergency Services to be Transferred from Dubai and Latifa Hospital to Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - October 16, 2021:  The Paediatric Emergency Services at Latifa Hospital for Women and Children and Dubai Hospital will be transferred to Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital.  All Emergency services will be shifted to Al Jalila from Wednesday, 20th October.  The move aims to provide specialized paediatric services to children under one roof as well as provides Dubai and Latifa Hospital an opportunity to focus on further developing and expanding their services. The decision aims to support the provision of the highest quality of care that is specialized and accessible. Recently, paediatric surgery, endocrinology and neurology services were also transferred from Latifa and Dubai hospital to Al Jalila hospital. The aim is to transfer paediatric services across DHA hospitals ......read more

Pink October: Downtown Dubai Will Illuminate in Pink to Raise Awareness This Weekend

Residents and visitors in Downtown Dubai will witness spectacular pink events this and next weekend to honour this auspicious month  13 October 2021, Dubai United Arab Emirates: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Burj Khalifa and Emaar Entertainment is doing its part with a range of activities to get the community involved and help spread the message of the importance of early detection. From Friday 15th October and on Friday 22nd October, Burj Khalifa will host a special LED show at 8:25pm to honour this auspicious month. If you are in Downtown Dubai, keep your eyes peeled on the world’s tallest building to witness a spectacular pink show. Additionally, this one-of-a-kind projection will be supported by an accompanying light up at The Dubai Fountain.  Dubai Opera will also light up in pink on Friday 15th ......read more

Aster Hospitals UAE Launches Oncology Centre in Dubai

Introduces 'Tumour Board’ at the Al Qusais hospital for multidisciplinary treatment planning Dubai, October 11, 2021: Aster Hospitals UAE, a world-class facility under Aster DM Healthcare, a leading healthcare provider in the Middle East and India, today opened a state-of-the-art Department of Oncology at Aster Hospital Al Qusais, Dubai. Bringing Aster’s world-class cancer healing experience for the UAE patients, the centre adds greater value to Aster Hospitals’ existing resources as a leading tertiary care facility to meet the needs of patients.  The oncology centre offers highly specialized, advanced cancer care therapies to patients with focus on multidisciplinary treatment planning. As part of this, the centre introduces a 'Tumour Board (TB)’, which is an integral component of the ......read more

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi Announces Three Breast Cancer Studies

Research will provide essential knowledge on health history, demographics, tumor characteristics and time to treatment initiation among Emirati patients       Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. October 10, 2021:  Three studies underway at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, an integral part of Mubadala Health, aim to offer insights on the awareness, genetic profile and demographics of Emirati women with breast cancer, which can have a significant impact on the detection and treatment of the disease.    Initiated in September, the three studies are being led by the Oncology Institute’s multidisciplinary team and will rely on voluntary participation as well as retrospective data collected from hospital records over the last five years.     Dr. Stephen R. Grobmyer, Chair of the Oncology ......read more

Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City Focuses on Holistic Care This Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. October 09, 2021:  Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC), one of the UAE’s largest hospitals for serious and complex care and a joint-venture partnership between Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) and Mayo Clinic, drives emphasis on holistic care this Breast Cancer Awareness Month – observed in October of every year, beginning from education to a multi-disciplinary model of care. Dr. Shahrukh Hashmi, Consultant and Chairman, Hematology & Oncology Division at SSMC, said: “Breast Cancer Awareness Month is an annual, month-long initiative to raise awareness about the impact of breast cancer. While the annual observance increases collective consciousness around the disease and healthcare providers emphasize the significance of regular screening, it is equally important to ......read more

SEHA Introduces Novel Treatment to Better Support Adults With Depression

Abu Dhabi, October 09, 2021:   Abu Dhabi Health Services Company, (SEHA) – the UAE’s largest healthcare network, has recently introduced Esketamine nasal spray for the treatment and management of severe depression in adults who have tried other antidepressant treatment modalities, but have seen little or no benefit (otherwise known as treatment-resistant depression).   Esketamine targets new receptors in the brain than those which were traditionally addressed by antidepressant medications. It has shown good safety profile and tolerability in patients. In line with the network’s mission to provide patients with world-class medical care, SEHA has introduced this novel therapy for patients experiencing treatment-resistant depression. It will be administered as nasal spray under medical supervision at ......read more

Otology, Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery to be discussed at Dubai Otology Next Week

Dubai, United Arab Emirates,  07, October 2021: Under the patronage of His Excellency Abdul Rahman Mohammed Al Owais, Minister of Health and Prevention in the UAE, the 9th edition of the Dubai Otology, Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery Conference and Exhibition – Dubai Otology will be held from the 10th to the 12th of October, 2021 at the Dubai World Trade Center. Over the course of three days, the highly specialized Otology, Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery event in Dubai, will exclusively focus on the most critical ear, head and neck diseases and disorders while also exploring the latest medical research, treatment advances and technologies in the field of Otology.   Dubai Otology 2021 will be held as a physical event with a virtual component where delegates will have the chance to attend the event either ......read more

Gestational Diabetes Was a Blessing in Disguise,' Says Emirati Business Woman

Nashwa Al Ruwaini, a patient at Imperial College London Diabetes Centre, made lifestyle changes a priority to prevent high-risk pregnancies and long-term complications        Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on 7 October 2021:   Emirati businesswoman Nashwa Al Ruwaini admits that before she had children, she had an insatiable sweet tooth, was a workaholic and lived a very stressful life.    While her unhealthy lifestyle did not impact on her first pregnancy, the patient of Mubadala Health’s Imperial College London Diabetes Centre (ICLDC) – a global leader in diabetes treatment, education and research – had an alarming fasting blood sugar level of 195mg/dL in the second trimester of her second pregnancy in 2010, which signalled to doctors that she had gestational ......read more

Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) Erges Women to Prioritize their Health as part of its Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign

 SEHA calls upon the public to resume screenings and self-examination, as breast cancer continues to account for the most prominent type of cancer found in women in the UAE   Abu Dhabi - 07 October 2021:  Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, is urging women across the UAE to prioritize their health and get screened this Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The multi-faceted campaign will run across SEHA’s facilities, including mobile mammogram trucks and webinars, ensuring equitable access to breast cancer care and awareness.    According to the Department of Health Abu Dhabi, breast cancer is the most prevalent cancer in women in Abu Dhabi and accounts for 44% of cancers in women and if found at the early stage, 98% of women will survive. With the ......read more

P&G partners with Zulekha Hospital and Choithrams for Pink It Now Campaign this October

Leading global FMCG group P&G partners with Zulekha Hospital and Choithrams to drive awareness and early detection of Breast Cancer this October     UAE, 6 October 2021: Procter & Gamble (P&G) has partnered with Zulekha Hospital in the UAE and Choithrams, for the Pink It Now campaign in October as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This initiative strives to increase awareness of the disease, promote screening and early testing, and raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure.    On purchases of AED70 of P&G brand products such as Pampers®, Tide®, Ariel® and Herbal Essences® at Choithrams, customers will receive a free breast cancer consultation and mammogram. P&G’s support for Pink It Now corresponds to its vision to ......read more

Zulekha Hospital's “Pink It Now” Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign Turns 10. Screens 13000+ Individuals Till Date

United Arab Emirates, 5 October 2021: Zulekha Hospital’s yearly breast cancer awareness initiative ‘Pink it Now’ turns 10 this year and the team has launched the year’s campaign for free screenings and consultations for a period of two months starting October 4 to November 30 this year. The announcement of the year’s campaign was made at a gathering at The Oberoi hotel in Dubai by the Oncology department experts, Managing Director Mr. Taher Shams and Co-Chairperson Ms. Zanubia Shams in the presence of His Excellency Dr. Amin Hussain Al Amiri, Assistant Undersecretary of Health Regulation – MOHAP. In 2020 Breast Cancer accounted for 21.4 per cent of all cancers in the country according to the World Health Organisation. A panel of Oncology experts at Zulekha Hospital shed light on important areas of ......read more

The Annual Radiology Meeting Returns for its 6th Edition Next Week

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 04 October 2021: The 6th edition of Annual Radiology Meeting – (ARM) returns to Dubai from 10th - 12th of October 2021, and will be held at the Dubai World Trade Center. This year, ARM, which is held as a physical event with a virtual component, will discuss key topics and the most recent innovations in the field of Radiology.  The 3-day pivotal annual radiology gathering will attract over 2,000 visitors and participants, and will bring together some of the most prominent radiologists, radiographers and industry professionals from across the UAE and abroad, who will explore key advances in radiology through 70 scientific sessions.  Dr. Usama Al Bastaki, ARM conference chairman said: “The 6th edition of the Annual Radiology Meeting in the UAE will be held at the Dubai World Trade ......read more

P&G Partners with Al Zulekha Hospital and Choithrams for Pink It Now Campaign this October

Leading global FMCG group P&G partners with Al Zulekha Hospital and Choithrams to drive awareness and early detection of Breast Cancer this October Dubai, UAE, 3 October 2021: Procter & Gamble (P&G) has partnered with Al Zulekha Hospital in the UAE and Choithrams, for the Pink It Now campaign in October as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This initiative strives to increase awareness of the disease, promote screening and early testing, and raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure.    On purchases of AED70 of P&G brand products such as Pampers®, Tide®, Ariel® and Herbal Essences® at Choithrams, customers will receive a free breast cancer consultation and mammogram. P&G’s support for Pink It Now corresponds to its vision to create a ......read more

Aster Hospital Doctors in Bangalore, India Successfully Remove more than 8kg Hanging Tumor on the Face of a 31-Year-Old Man

17years later, the patient underwent sixteen surgical procedures over six months to get rid of the tumor October 3, 2021: In yet another medical feat, a team of doctors at Aster CMI Hospital successfully removed a humongous tumor from a 31-year-old, Manbodh Bagh from Titilagarh, Odisha, who had been suffering from a rare condition, plexiform neurofibroma, a benign tumor of peripheral nerves since childhood. As a result of this condition, he developed a tumor on his face, and it grew as he aged. The tumor was massive, weighing 8+kg and was a bulky mass drooping from the right side of his face. He faced humiliation from several people due to his looks and had visited multiple hospitals earlier for partial resection of the tumor. However, he was denied surgery as his chance of survival was bleak if they had gone ahead with his surgery ......read more

SEHA, Emirates Nursing Association to Co-host International Council of Nurses Congress

Abu Dhabi, 30 September 2021:  Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, and the Emirates Nursing Association, are set to host The Congress of the International Council of Nurses (ICN), later this year. The International Council of Nurses has been the global voice of nursing since its inception in 1899. Today, ICN represents the interests of over 27 million nurses worldwide, with 130+ members, including the Emirates Nursing Association, and hosts a congress on a bi-annual basis.   The three-day event will be held virtually from November 2 to November 4and aims to advance the nursing profession while promoting the wellbeing of nurses. The Congress is expected to be one of the largest nursing related events, with delegates from over 120 countries around the ......read more

Emitac Healthcare, GoCheck Partnership brings AI-powered Vision Screening App for Children

Smartphone-enabled application to detect vision abnormalities in children Dubai, September 30, 2021: Emitac Healthcare Solutions today announced its partnership with the U.S digital health company GoCheck to bring to the UAE a Smartphone-enabled, integrated vision screening application for the detection of vision abnormalities in children.  Emitac Healthcare said in a statement that the distribution partnership will strengthen its portfolio of cutting edge screening applications and add value to its vision and mission to transform care delivery through cost-effective digital technologies.  “Our partnership with GoCheck will enable us to reinforce the company’s mission to offer clinical innovation through new technology. Partnering with GoCheck will bring value and strength to the pediatric healthcare ......read more

SEHA Adds Salma Children's Rehabilitation Hospital to Its Network

This latest acquisition of the UAE’s first and only specialized pediatric long-term rehabilitation facility will significantly expand SEHA’s pediatric offerings Abu Dhabi, September 29, 2021:  Abu Dhabi Health Services Company, (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, has acquired Salma Children’s Rehabilitation Hospital (Salma), one of the leading integrated long-term care and post-acute rehabilitation hospitals in the GCC region, further strengthening its extensive pediatric services offering. Headquartered in Abu Dhabi, Salma started admitting patients in August 2019, and since then has experienced remarkable growth to become a well-recognized reference in the UAE for pediatric rehabilitation services. Salma provides complex medical care to patients diagnosed with chronic illness, disability, ......read more

Gargash Group Announces first of its kind Technical Talent Program for UAE Nationals, in line with “Projects of the 50”

iStar Technical Apprenticeship will be the second program under Gargash Group’s overarching Emiratization drive Dubai-UAE, 29 September 2021: Gargash Group, one of the leading business conglomerates in the UAE, has launched iStar Technical Apprenticeship, a unique training and recruitment initiative for UAE Nationals under its Gargash automotive arm. Aimed at giving local talent a platform to explore careers in the automobile industry, this program is the second project under the Group’s overarching Emiratization drive.  The announcement comes swiftly in line with the Government’s recently announced vision to increase the number of Emiratis employed within the private sector and boosting the UAE’s human capital.  Designed to develop key skills in Emiratis entering the private sector, the eight ......read more

New Study Shows Standardized Heart Attack Protocols Can Reduce Deaths by 50% and Eliminate Gender Gaps in Care

“Any hospital anywhere in the world can implement these straightforward protocols to help to improve patient outcomes,” says expert from a top American hospital Cleveland Clinic on World Heart Day, September 29       September 29, 2021:   CLEVELAND, Ohio: A new series of protocols for treating patients with the most severe types of hearts attacks can reduce deaths by more than 50%, and eliminate gender disparities in care and outcomes, according to a new study by Cleveland Clinic. The hospital has been number one in heart care in the U.S. for 27 consecutive years in News & World Report’s ‘Best Hospitals’ rankings.     Dr. Umesh Khot, Head of Regional Cardiovascular Medicine at Cleveland Clinic, and senior author of the study, said: “Women worldwide ......read more

On this World Heart Day, You Can Walk and Aster Volunteers will Donate on your behalf to Save a Child's Life

• Heart to Heart Walks – a health and fitness initiative launched to encourage people to walk and for minimum 10,000 steps per day, Aster Volunteers will donate AED 5/ Rs. 100 per day towards life-saving surgery for an underprivileged child over the week long programme. • Launched today, people can register online via Heart2Heart.AsterVolunteers.com or spot register through the Aster Volunteers check-points at Zabeel Park in Karama on 1st October. The initiative will conclude with a mega event on 8th October at Zabeel Park where people who complete the highest number of steps will be awarded. • This is a global initiative being conducted simultaneously across 6 countries in India and GCC where Aster has a presence.   28th Sept, Dubai, UAE:  On occasion of World Heart Day, Aster Volunteers - the ......read more

Ministry of Health Introduces eClaims Office Service to Insurance Companies, Healthcare Service Providers

September 28, 2021:  The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) held a series of seminars to introduce insurance companies and health care providers to the eClaims Office service which is part of the “Riayati” platform. The new service will be operational as of January 2022. The eClaims service provides better management and tracking of central information in order to improve the level of treatment services and reduce healthcare costs in the UAE. The service also aims to achieve a smart and integrated health system that serves those eligible for health services in the country and enhances oversight of the insurance system to limit misuse of financial resources. The seminars, held in partnership with "Pure CS", are considered as a hands-on for insurance companies and health care facilities to ......read more

Al Qassimi Women's & Children's Hospital Certified as Baby-Friendly

September 27, 2021:  Al Qassimi Women's & Children's Hospital of the Emirates Health Services (EHS) has been officially certified as a Baby-Friendly hospital following its success in complying with the quality of healthcare standards and providing outstanding services to women and children. The EHS attributed this achievement to the strenuous and ongoing efforts exerted by the hospital staff members and competent national committee. A four-day assessment process was conducted by the WHO/UNICEF under the supervision of the Ministry of Health's National Committee for Motherhood and Childhood. The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) is based on ten steps to successful breastfeeding, where Al Qassimi Hospital has successfully passed the test in full thus enforcing the policies and criteria of BFHI, getting ......read more

Pediatric Gastroenterology Team at SKMC Successfully Care for 17-year-old Girl Diagnosed With Crohn's Disease

Abu Dhabi, 27 September 2021:  Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC), part of Abu Dhabi Health Services Company, (SEHA) – the UAE’s largest healthcare network, continues the successful treatment journey of 17-year-old girl who had been suffering from Crohn’s disease for over half a decade.  Crohn's disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that causes chronic inflammation in the digestive tract, which may present with abdominal pain, severe diarrhea, fatigue, weight loss and malnutrition. Unfortunately Crohn’s disease can be both painful and debilitating if not diagnosed and treated appropriately. There is currently no known cure for this disease, but therapies have proven to greatly reduce its signs and symptoms and bring long term-remission and very good quality of life. The right ......read more

Premarital Screening and Counseling Service Now Available at Al Yahar Healthcare Center

Abu Dhabi, 27, September 2021:  Ambulatory Healthcare Services, a SEHA Healthcare Facility, announced the opening of the premarital screening and counseling service in Al Yahar Healthcare Center in Al Ain in cooperation with the Department of Health in Abu Dhabi, in line with Abu Dhabi Health Services Company “SEHA” strategy to provide patients with easy access to healthcare services. The newly opened service includes screening for infection diseases as HIV, Hepatitis B and C, genetic diseases such as Beta –thalassemia and sickle cell anemia, and testing for German Measles (Rubella) and blood grouping. Commenting on the announcement, Dr. Omar Al Jabri, Chief Medical Officer at AHS said, “Premarital screening and counseling is one of the most effective ways to reduce the rate of inherited diseases, ......read more

Al Qassimi Women's & Children's Hospital Successfully Performs 12 Robotic Surgeries for Pelvic Diseases in 5 Days

September 26, 2021:  The Emirates Health Services (EHS) announced that Al Qassimi Hospital for Women & Children, in cooperation with the Visiting Consultants Program, has successfully performed 12 surgeries to treat pelvic diseases using the surgical robot within five days. With this achievement, Al Qassimi Hospital enhances its leadership at the local level as the first health body to conduct over 151 robotic surgeries since February 2019.  This remarkable achievement underpins the successes of the Robotic Surgery Program in Gynecology which was developed by the EHS in order to deepen the use of robotic surgeries in several medical specialties and promote the use of artificial intelligence as a practical approach in health services. Also, this new success consolidates the achievements of the Visiting Consultants ......read more

FlexoFix is Building the Middle East's First-Ever All-Encompassing Wellness Eco-System Brand

Karl Dariane, Founder & CEO of FlexoFix, reveals plans to launch the Middle East's first and only one-stop-shop wellness centre, offering nutritional plans, muscular health services, alignment support, emotional guidance, and much more. Dubai  - September 26, 2021: Karl Dariane, the founder of the first flexology studio in the Middle East, FlexoFix, has experienced such tremendous success that the time to build his vision has finally arrived. FlexoFix will be expanding into an all-encompassing wellness centre as a natural next step. Knowledge, caring, and experience will bring to life the core principles of FlexoFix's existing model and build upon this to create the region's go-to centre for all physical and mental balance wellbeing needs.  With an evolving team and a brand new concept being brought to the ......read more

Aster DM Healthcare Set to Serve World Tourists, Global Showcase at the India Pavilion, Expo 2020

• As a corporate partner of the India pavilion at Expo 2020, Aster to operate First Aid Medical booth at the basement of the India pavilion for 6 months and present a grand showcase for a month during the Health & Wellness week starting in January 2022. • UAE’s largest healthcare provider, with a presence across most neighbourhoods, Aster introduces exclusive services to meet the overall healthcare needs of global tourists visiting Dubai.      23rd September, Dubai, UAE: Aster DM Healthcare, one of the largest integrated healthcare provider network in GCC and India, which operates 27 hospitals, 115 clinics and 223 pharmacies under the Aster, Medcare and Access brands has revealed its grand plans for global tourists visiting Dubai over the next 6 months. Participating as one of the corporate ......read more

DHA Launches Post-COVID-19 Clinics

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 22, 2021:  The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has introduced Post-COVID-19 clinics at two of its health centres in Dubai. The clinics will take place on Tuesdays at Al Barsha Health Centre and on Thursdays at Nad Al Hammar Health Centre. The clinics are for patients with lingering symptoms, often referred to as “long-COVID” as the symptoms persist 4 to 12 weeks after the onset of the illness. This service is not for pregnant women and children under 6 years of age. Dr. Hanan Al Hammadi, Family Medicine Consultant and Director of Medical Affairs at DHA’s Primary Health Care Sector highlighted the importance of the clinic  She said:  “Post-COVID-19 clinics help support patients who experience lingering symptoms weeks or months after being cleared of ......read more

Ministry of Health Launches National Seasonal Flu Awareness Campaign 2021

Under the theme "Protecting yourself... protects your community", the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has announced the launch of the National Seasonal Flu Awareness Campaign which runs until the end of December 2021.  The campaign is being organized in cooperation with the Abu Dhabi Public Health Center (ADPHC), the Abu Dhabi Health Services Company "SEHA", the Dubai Health Authority (DHA), and the Emirates Health Services (EHS). The campaign aims to raise community awareness and enhance prevention to reduce complication rates, encourage individuals to get the seasonal flu vaccine, and enhance the capabilities of health workers and train them on the best international practices.   This came during a press conference held at Dubai, in the presence of HE Dr. Hussain Abdul Rahman Al ......read more

Patients With Alzheimer's Disease and Their Family Members Encouraged to Join Support Group

New initiative known as Memory Café will host a two-hour meeting every month at the Centre’s café for patients with Alzheimer’s and other related dementias and their family members. Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 21 September, 2021: The DHA’s Seniors' Happiness Centre is encouraging families of patients with Alzheimer’s and other related dementias to join a support group, which will meet on a monthly basis to share experiences, expertise and provide support for patients and caregivers. The newly enhanced service is known as a Memory Café. Once a month healthcare practitioners from the Seniors’ Happiness Centre will meet with caregivers and patients with Alzheimer’s and other related dementias in the Centre’s café. Dr Salwa Al Suwaidi, geriatrician and director of the Seniors’ ......read more

SEHA Marks World Alzheimer's Day

Abu Dhabi, 20 September 2021:  Abu Dhabi Health Services Company, (SEHA) – the UAE’s largest healthcare network, joins the health community in observance of World Alzheimer’s Day, which takes place annually on September 21. Alzheimer's disease is a progressive neurologic disorder that causes the brain to shrink (atrophy) and brain cells to die. Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia — a continuous decline in thinking, behavioral and social skills that affects a person's ability to function independently. According to the World Health Organization, 1 out 6 people over the age of 60 experience mental health issues. However, it is difficult to account for real numbers within this age group as symptoms are often overlooked and attributed to old age.   In line with ......read more

Dubai CrossFit Championship returns in December with 40 of the World's Fittest in Action

The three-day Dubai CrossFit Championship will take place from Dec 16-18 and offer more than AED 1 million in prize money   Dubai - United Arab Emirates:  The Dubai CrossFit Championship, one of the most anticipated events in the sport, is set to bring 40 of the world’s biggest CrossFit stars to Dubai for a gruelling three-day challenge that will offer more than AED 1 million in prize money. Supported by Dubai Sports Council, this year’s Dubai CrossFit Championship, which started in 2012 and became the first ever CrossFit sanctioned event in the world in 2018, will take place from December 16 to 18 at Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium, and will be broadcast live on Dubai Sports TV and online on Dubai CrossFit Championship’s website and YouTube channel. It will feature 40 of the world’s fittest ......read more

SEHA Integrates UAE Pass With Its Mobile App and Patient Portal

Abu Dhabi, 16 September 2021:  Abu Dhabi Health Services Company, (SEHA) – the UAE’s largest healthcare network, announces the integration of the UAE PASS, with SEHA’s Mobile App and Patient Portal, as part of the medical network’s continuous efforts to elevate the patient journey and ensure seamless access to our platforms and services,  This will now allow patients to use their UAE Pass account/login details to login or register directly onto the SEHA Mobile App and Patient Portal, without the need to create separate SEHA credentials. Patients whose medical details are already available on SEHA’s electronic medical record or have previously visited a SEHA facility, and who hold a Verified UAE Pass account (with valid Emirates ID), will be able to avail this feature effective ......read more

Ministry of Health marks World Patient Safety Day 2021

September 16, 2021:  Under the theme "Safe maternal and newborn care", the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) is celebrating World Patient Safety Day, observed annually on 17 September. On this occasion, the Dubai Frame will be lit up in orange color at 6 pm. This year's theme aims to promote global awareness on issues related to maternal and neonatal safety, especially during childbirth, it also aims to take sustainable measures to ensure safe and respectful childbirth, activate the safe use of medicines and medical devices during childbirth, and strengthen the capacity and support of health workers. Outstanding and safe care MoHAP's multidisciplinary plans and initiatives pay special attention to enhance awareness about the safety of mothers and newborns during childbirth through the provision ......read more

More Than Half of UAE Residents Affected by Heart Disease

Survey Conducted By Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi Reveals True Scale Of Heart Disease’s Impact On Community   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - September 16, 2021:  More than half of UAE residents have been affected by heart disease during their lifetime, according to a new study commissioned by Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, an integral part of Mubadala Health, to mark World Heart Day on September 29.   The survey of more than a thousand UAE residents revealed that 55 percent of respondents had been directly affected by heart disease, either through being diagnosed themselves (12%), having a close friend or family member diagnosed with heart disease (53%), or both. Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the UAE, with symptoms in patients often occurring a decade earlier than their counterparts in ......read more

Dubai Health Authority Introduces Ai Policy in Healthcare

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 15, 2021: The Informatics and Smart Health Department at the Dubai Health Authority has launched the first Artificial Intelligence Policy for healthcare in Dubai. The policy is in line with the vision of the UAE Strategy for Artificial Intelligence that intends to achieve the UAE Centennial 2071 objectives, boost government performance, and invest in AI adoption.  The AI policy for the health sector in Dubai aims to determine regulatory requirements for the provision of artificial intelligence solutions in field of healthcare; it determines the ethical requirements for artificial intelligence solutions as well as defines the main roles and responsibilities of stakeholders involved in the development and use of artificial intelligence in healthcare. The policy has an in-depth ......read more

SEHA Kidney Center Inaugurates Country's First Renal Training Program for Nurses

UAE-based nurses now have the opportunity to specialize in renal care with internationally accredited training program  Abu Dhabi, 15 September, 2021:  SEHA Kidney Care (SKC), part of Abu Dhabi Health Services Company, (SEHA) – the UAE’s largest healthcare network, has launched the country’s first Renal Training Program for locally-based nurses. The six-month training program, which is currently targeting SEHA nurses, is based on international best practice and broadly following the American Nephrology Nurses Association (ANNA) competency framework, included six nurses from across the SEHA network.  The SKC Renal Training Program provides participants with the opportunity to develop renal specific skills and enhance their knowledge and understanding of renal care. Prior to the launch of the program, ......read more

Dubai Health Authority Opens Registration for Subspecialty Fellowship Programs

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 14 September, 2021:  Today, the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) announced the opening of registration for subspecialty fellowship programs for doctors within and outside the United Arab Emirates from 14 to 30 September, to complete training requirements in facilities affiliated with the Dubai Health Authority. The training requirements will be as per accredited bodies such as the Arab Council for Health Specialties, the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties, and the Royal Irish College of Health Practitioners. Dubai Health Authority has obtained accreditation for seven (7) fellowship programs in fields such as cardiology, gastroenterology, intensive care and NICU care.  The DHA highlighted the criteria for joining fellowship programs. The trainee must have a board certificate in a general ......read more

DHA's Medical Education Department enhances features of its online learning platform

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 12, 2021: The Medical Training Section at DHA’s Medical Education and Research Department highlighted enhanced features for their online portal platform. The MANAAR (Medical Augmentation & Nourishment Anytime Anywhere Resource) portal, the first online Learning Management Platform of DHA now has a Dubai Medical Calendar feature on it. Dr. Wadeia Mohammad Sharief, Director of DHA’s Medical Education and Research Department said: “The Dubai Medical Education Calendar will be a major reference for all healthcare professionals in the Emirate of Dubai and it will help maximize the accessibility to the latest medical updates.” Marwa Hashim Malik Al Balooshi, Head of Medical Training Section, highlighted that the MANAAR platform is considered the first unified Medical ......read more

Frontline Heroes Thank HH Sheikh MBZ

BACKGROUND INFORMATION  Under the direction of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and overseen by H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and Chairman of the Education and Human Resources Council, the Ministry of Education in partnership with the Frontline Heroes Office launched “Hayyakum,” an initiative that provides scholarships for children of frontline healthcare professionals to attend public schools across the UAE.  “Hayyakum” aims not only to provide the children of frontline healthcare professionals with access to high quality education, but also to alleviate the financial stress faced by many frontline healthcare professionals around ......read more

Patient Suffering from “Friedreich Ataxia” Regains Mobility with the Aid of Smart Technology

Abu Dhabi 09, Sep 2021:  Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC), part of Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) – the UAE’s largest healthcare network, successfully treated an Emirati patient who suffered from Friedreich Ataxia; a genetic condition that affects the nervous system and causes mobility imparities. When the young patient named Amira arrived at SKMC’s Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, she was unable to move her legs and had been suffering from this condition since birth. The rehabilitation team at SKMC developed a personalized intensive treatment plan to get her on the path to recovery, including the use of state-of-the-art LOKOMAT therapeutic technology, the newest addition to the institute. LOKOMAT is a highly specialized exoskeleton robotic device designed to aid severely ......read more

SEHA Celebrates World Physiotheraphy Day With Series of Events Aimed to Raise Awareness Within the Community

Abu Dhabi, 08 September 2021:  Ambulatory Healthcare Services (AHS), part of Abu Dhabi Health Services Company, (SEHA) – the UAE’s largest healthcare network, joins the health community in observing World Physiotherapy Day, which takes place every year on September 8. With the aim of raising awareness amongst the community, AHS has organized a series of virtual events for the employees in additional to the educational videos will be published on their account on social media highlighting the importance of physiotherapy as a treatment method and its ability to relieve patients from aches and pains that might result from habits like the lack of exercise and an active lifestyle. Since the community as a whole was encouraged to limit outdoor activity and exercise during the pandemic, associated body aches are now on the ......read more

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New Red Cross and Land Rover Short Films Show the Future of Emergency Response Is Local…

• International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and Land Rover reveal mini-series of emergency response films • Four-part series, On the Ground: Humanitarians in Action, uses front-line footage captured on GoPro cameras by staff and volunteers • New films demonstrate how local teams are the future of emergency response efforts  • Land ......read more

Ambulatory Healthcare Services Announces the Opening of the SEHA Drive-Through Screening and ...…

Abu Dhabi, May 1, 2021:  Ambulatory Healthcare Services, a SEHA healthcare facility, announced the opening of a new drive-through screening center in Al Sarouj area in Al Ain.  The new center is composed of 6 tracks: 2 for vaccination and 4 for PCR nose swab and DPI laser-based testing with a capacity of 200 vaccinations and 800 nose swabs and laser tests per day. The center ......read more

Mediclinic Middle East to operate DHA's Al Barsha Dialysis Centre from mid-May…

• Al Ketbi: The private health sector plays a vital role in the growth and development of healthcare in the Emirate.   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 29 April, 2021: Mediclinic Middle East will operate DHA’s Al Barsha Dialysis Centre from mid-May. The aim of the partnership is to provide patients with the highest quality of specialised patient-centered ......read more

UAE Health Council Discuss Mechanisms of Supporting Health Efforts, Initiatives to Enhance UAE's ...…

• The council comprises public and private health entities • The council discusses latest development with regard to the National Unified Medical Records (Riayati) • The meeting touched medical services needs and how to enhance coordination concerning the issuance of medical licenses    The UAE Health Council has recently held a meeting bringing together many ......read more

Health Tourism Department holds first DXH Group Meeting for 2021…

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SEHA Director's Proudest Achievement as She Oversees Creation of UAE's Covid-19 Screening and ...…

Mona Al Hadrami, Facilities Director at SEHA, is recognised by the Frontline Heroes Office for her integral role in coordinating the UAE’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. Abu Dhabi, 26 April 2021: ‘Don’t worry’. This was the phrase that echoed through the mind of Mona Al Hadrami as she undertook one of the greatest logistical challenges facing any individual ......read more

Dubai Gold & Jewellery Industry Prioritises Consumer Safety; Initiates Mass Vaccination for ...…

• Under the patronage of Criminal Investigation Department & Dubai Police, Dubai Gold & Jewellery Group facilitated one of the largest mass vaccination drive for the Jewellery sector members. • Dubai Gold & Jewellery Group is one of the first industry trade body that conducted a vaccination drive for the sector      Dubai - April 25, 2021:  As ......read more

SEHA Provides Guidance for Children Fasting During Ramadan…

The network recommends children begin partial fasting and gradually increase the period of fasting over the coming weeks   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - April 21, 2021:   Abu Dhabi Health Services Company, (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, provides guidelines and advice to help children fast during the Holy Month of Ramadan, emphasizing the importance of ......read more

SEHA Announces Ramadan Working Hours Across Its Facilities…

Abu Dhabi, April 19, 2021:  Abu Dhabi Health Services Company, (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, announced updated working hours across its facilities for the holy month of Ramadan. All the hospitals under the SEHA network will operate from Sunday to Thursday from 10 am – 1 pm, and from 9 pm -1 am. Emergency units in Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City, Sheikh Khalifa ......read more

Dubai Health Authority (DHA) Hosts Virtual Exam for Arab Board of Health Specializations…

• Arab Board Specialization is a highly recognised medical specialization. • DHA keen to foster and promote medical education and research in the Emirate.   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - April 19, 2021: The Dubai Health Authority’s (DHA) Medical Education Department recently hosted the final exams in the field of family medicine for the Arab Board of Health ......read more

Dubai Health Authority signs MoU with Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital…

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Aster MIMS Kozhikode Offers Paediatric Surgeries Free of Cost to the Financially-Weak Children…

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Vigilant Glucose-Monitoring Is Key To Fasting Safely for People With Diabetes During Ramadan…

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UN Body Endorses TENA's Bid to Redefine Menopause in Arabic as ‘Age of Renewal'…

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DHA Announces Healthcare Facilities Timings during the Holy Month of Ramadan…

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Ministry of Health Launches “Ma'kom in Ramadan” Program…

United Arab Emirates -  April 11, 2021:  The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP), represented by the Health Education & Promotion Department, has launched the “Ma’kom in Ramadan” program, which aims to highlight the most important healthy habits and food practices that have to be maintained in Ramadan, raise health awareness of community members, and ......read more

Dubai Health Authority Holds Symposium to Conclude UAE's Month of Reading…

• UAE's Month of Reading is celebrated across the country in March every year. • Symposium discussed importance of reading and the need to foster and cultivate a culture of reading among the youth. • Community encouraged to read books and tag DHA on its socials using the hashtag #ReadwithDHA   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - April 10, 2021:  The Dubai Health ......read more

Dubai Sports Council Celebrates World Physical Activity Day and International Day of Sport for ...…

United Arab Emirates -  April 05, 2021:   As the world marks International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, and the World Physical Activity Day on April 6, Dubai Sports Council has urged members of the community to embrace the celebrations, but without violating any of the COVID-19 safety norms and protocols. The World Health Organization (WHO) named April 6 as the ......read more

Summit Discusses Latest Regulations and Best Practices in GCC Pharmaceuticals Sector…

6th GCC Regulatory Affairs Pharma Summit, supported by the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention, seeks to expedite drug registration and approval Two-day summit had 50 regional and international speakers and over 300 professionals as attendees United Arab Emirates -  April 05, 2021:  Government authorities in the Gulf region and leading healthcare solutions providers came ......read more

Dubai Health Authority Receives Full Institutional Accreditation from Saudi Commission for Health ...…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 4, 2021: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has been awarded a full institutional accreditation by the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties, SCFHS, said a top health official.  Dr. Wadeia Muhammad Sharif, Director of Medical Education and Research Department (MERD) at the DHA said the accreditation, which is valid for four years, was awarded after the ......read more

SEHA Kidney Care Collaborates With International Experts on Paired Kidney Donation…

Virtual seminar gathered more than 1,800 industry experts to explore medical diagnostics and treatment methods for patients with chronic kidney disease Abu Dhabi, 03 April 2021:  SEHA Kidney Care (SKC), part of Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the largest healthcare network in the UAE, gathered more than 1,800 leading clinical, academic, research and healthcare executives, and ......read more

Saudi German Health celebrates their transformation during its annual staff and partners event …

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Dubai Holding and Dubai Health Authority Launch ‘The Perfect Gift Is Saving Lives' Blood Donation ...…

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MoHAP Continues Providing Home Healthcare Services for Elderly and People of Determination…

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Healthpoint Surgeon Performs Abu Dhabi's First Meniscus Transplant, Preserving Knee Health…

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This Mother's Day, let Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai help your children see you more clearly…

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Rizek Works Hand in Hand with UAE Healthcare Authorities, Provides More Than 100,000 PCR Tests…

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DHA Holds Webinar to Discuss Ways to Improve Reading Opportunities for the Visually Impaired…

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Free Comprehensive Online COVID-19 Rehabilitation Program Unveiled in the UAE…

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Dubai Health Authority signs MoU with Dubai Courts…

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MBRU, DHA and Breathonix Undertake Research on Rapid COVID-19 Breath Test.…

• The non-invasive breath test provides COVID-19 test results within 60 seconds.   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 14 March, 2021:  Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU), Dubai Health Authority (DHA) and Breathonix Pte Ltd are currently carrying out a joint clinical trial to assess the accuracy of an easy-to-use breath test to detect COVID-19 ......read more

SEHA Kidney Care Remphasizes the Importance of Kidney Care…

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‘Think Kidney' Campaign to Shine Spotlight on Kidney Health and Benefits of Organ Donation & ...…

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MBRU Joins the Association of American Medical Colleges Visiting Student Program to Boost ...…

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Dubai Health Authority Holds Webinar to Discuss Health Benefits of Reading…

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Message on International Women's Day, 2021…

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Ambulatory Healthcare Services Celebrates World Hearing Day…

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SEHA, MBZUAI To Collaborate On Clinical Research…

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Ministry of Health Concludes Participation in UAE Innovation Week 2021…

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SEHA Introduces Home Monitoring Program for Infants With Heart Abnormalities…

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Dubai Health Authority holds Virtual Forum to Mark UAE Innovates 2021…

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