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Orthocure SportsMed Clinic- Opens its grand doors at The Mall in Jumeirah

November 25, 2021:  Orthocure is the brainchild of Dr. Saeed and Dr. Ali, pioneers in the field of Orthocare and Orthopedic Surgery. The two originally conducted numerous orthopaedic surgeries at Mirdiff, but found that with their expertise in robotic surgery and a growing clientele with demand for sports rehab programs and holistic non-invasive treatment, an upgrade was needed. Thus, in alliance and partnership with Dr. Naveen Singh, a Swiss citizen, professional athlete and well renowned sports rehabilitation specialist having many established businesses. In association with Mr. Deepak, a well-established businessman and investor in Dubai , Orthocure today aims to establish itself as the No.1 leading Ortho care clinic in UAE with top of the line equipment and machinery to a brilliant and unique non-invasive 12 days back to perfect ......read more

The National Program for Donation and Transplantation of Organs and Human Tissues emphasizes the importance of organ donation during the ADNOC Marathon

SEHA encourages community to adopt a healthy lifestyle to reduce organ failure   Abu Dhabi,November 24, 2021:   The National Program for Donation and Transplantation of Organs and Human Tissues reiterated the importance of organ donation as a life-saving act of charity during its participation in this year’s ADNOC Marathon.   The program, is partnering with this year’s ADNOC Marathon to help increase registrations for life-saving organ donations. The third edition of the ADNOC Marathon will take place on November 26th, while the ADNOC Marathon village begun on the 22nd of November.   A theme of ‘Together We Transplant Hope’ will highlight the program’s goal of encouraging donors, with people invited to register via the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention’s ......read more

Dubai Health Authority Uses Radionuclide Therapy to Treat Chronic Joint Disease.

This is the first time nuclear medicine is being used to treat this condition in the UAE and the Gulf region.  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 21, 2021:  Dubai Health Authority’s Dubai Hospital has begun the use of radionuclide therapy to treat various chronic joint diseases.  This is the first time nuclear medicine is being used to treat this condition in the UAE and the Gulf region. Using Radiosynovectomy, a small amount of a beta-emitting radionuclide (Y90) is injected into the affected joint delivering a minor radiation dose, this helps reduce inflammation and provides long-term symptom relief. The radionuclides are injected in a specialised way to ensure no radiation exposure to other organs.  The method helps in reduction of swelling and pain and helps restoration of normal function to ......read more

SEHA and Abu Dhabi Energy Services begin First Phase of its Energy Savings Framework to Enhance Sustainability across the SEHA Network

The Energy Savings Framework Agreement was signed in September to initiate energy-saving projects for SEHA and its facilities Abu Dhabi - 19, Nov 2021:  Abu Dhabi Health Services Company, (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, and Abu Dhabi Energy Services (ADES), a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (TAQA), have begun the first phase of their Energy Savings Framework Agreement that aims to retrofit SEHA’s healthcare facilities and reduce power and water consumption. As part of the agreement, which was originally signed in September, ADES will implement key energy-saving technologies in several of SEHA’s facilities to enhance sustainability across the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. The strategic collaboration will mark SEHA’s commitment towards the adoption of energy-efficient modifications ......read more

Dubai Health Authority Wins the Gold Award for Leadership and Management at the 44th World Hospital Congress.

• The 44th World Hospital Congress recently concluded in Barcelona and Dubai will host the 45th edition of the congress in November 2022.  • This is the second time Dubai will host this prestigious congress.   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 15, 2021: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) won the gold award for leadership and management at the prestigious 44th World Hospital Congress that took place in Barcelona. Organized by the International Hospital Federation (IHF), the congress is a platform that connects leaders in the health sector to share knowledge, good practices, exchange new ideas and innovations.   The award committee selected the winners from 250 entries received from 38 countries. The winners were selected based on criteria such as originality, innovation, intended impact, ......read more

Dubai Healthcare City Names Building in Honour of First Emirati Doctor Ahmed Kazim

Tribute will ensure the lasting legacy of Dr Kazim who devoted his life to the care of patients in the UAE and beyond  Move is in line with DHCC efforts to acknowledge pioneers of the region’s medical history, including Al Razi, Ibn Sina and Al Zahrawi Dubai, November 14, 2021: Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC), the emirate’s healthcare enabling freezone, has paid tribute to Dr Ahmed Kazim, the first Emirati Doctor, naming a building after the esteemed, prominent doctor. Dr Kazim was recognized in 2014 by the UAE Pioneers Award as the first Emirati Doctor. The Award is given to UAE pioneers in diverse fields in honour of their service to the nation and their pioneering spirit and for being the first in their respective fields.  Dr Kazim graduated from medical school in 1950 and started his career in 1955. ......read more

Emirati Doctor becomes First Arab Women to get Elected as the IHF President Designate

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 13, 2021: The United Arab Emirates achieved an important victory in the global health front as Emirati Dr. Muna Tahlak, CEO of DHA’s Latifa Hospital for Women and Children was elected as the President of the International Hospital Federation. This is the first time that an Arab woman will hold this esteemed position, the highest international position in the history of the Union.  The IHF Governing Council voted to elect Dr Tahlak as the new IHF President Designate. In doing so, Dr Tahlak ends her term as Treasurer with IHF and now begins her two-year term as President Designate of the IHF. Commenting on this important historic victory, Dr. Tahlak said: “I am honoured and I extend my deepest thanks and gratitude to our wise leadership who have always directed  to empower ......read more

Abu Dhabi Public Health Centre and Imperial College London Diabetes Centre Offer 10 Top Tips to Help Prevent Diabetes Type 2

Experts say changing lifestyle, particularly diet and exercise habits, can keep diabetes type 2 at bay, or help to manage or even reverse an existing diagnosis        Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on 13 NOVEMBER 2021:    Ahead of World Diabetes Day on 14 November, experts from Abu Dhabi Public Health Centre (ADPHC) and Mubadala Health’s Imperial College London Diabetes Centre (ICDLC) are encouraging members of the community to take charge of their health and avoid or delay developing type 2 diabetes by changing their lifestyle habits.    While the awareness message is focused on prevention, the experts stress that even if a person has already been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, it is never too late to take up exercising and healthy eating habits as these steps can ......read more

Emirates Oncology Society and Ipsen Break Guinness World Record for Largest Awareness Ribbon

- Emirates Oncology Society (EOS) and Ipsen came together to raise awareness of Neuroendocrine Tumors (NET), an often-misdiagnosed cancer  - Record-breaking event held on the globally recognized World NET Cancer Awareness Day - Awareness ribbon measured a staggering 4.8km2 – more than double the size of the previous record     Dubai (UAE), 11 November 2021 – Emirates Oncology Society (EOS) and Ipsen, a global biopharmaceutical company, have helped the UAE enter the record books once again. At an event held on World Neuroendocrine Tumor (NET) Cancer Awareness Day, teams from the two organizations gathered at Dubai’s Al Habtoor Polo Club to create the world’s largest awareness ribbon. Displaying the ‘zebra’ print associated with the condition’s awareness activities, ......read more

Golden Jubilee Celebrations begin at Thumbay University Hospital, Free Health Packages for 1000 Emiratis Announced!

Campaign ‘Better Health 50’ to run for 50 days 11th November  -  Ajman, UAE: Marking five decades of the UAE’s unification and in line with the ‘Year of 50th’ celebrations, Thumbay University Hospital Ajman has launched free of cost health packages benefiting 500 Emirati couples. The initiative under the theme ‘Better Health 50’ will run for 50 days starting 11th November upto 31st December 2021. Agreement to this effect was signed between Citizens Affairs Office, Government of Ajman and Thumbay University Hospital Ajman in alignment with the vision of Dr. Thumbay Moideen to serve the society.  The comprehensive health packages cover doctor’s consultation and are designed to diagnose, monitor, and prevent health problems and help each citizen to lead healthier ......read more

UAE Wins Two Major Positions in FIGO Regional Trustee Africa - Eastern Mediterranean 2021–2023.

• First UAE doctor gets selected for the position of FIGO Regional Trustee Africa - Eastern Mediterranean 2021–2023. • Dr Tahlak becomes the first UAE doctor to be selected for this position in FIGO • The International Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology (FIGO) is a Non- Profit Organization, which is the global voice of Women’s Health.  • Dr Muna Tahlak is the CEO of Latifa Hospital for Women and Children; she is the first Emirati to complete her specialization in Obs/Gyne from the John Hopkins Hospital in the USA. • Dr Amala Nazareth, leading obstetrician and gynaecologist from Dubai gets selected as a core member of the FIGO Regional Trustee Africa - Eastern Mediterranean 2021–2023.   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 7, 2021: The United Arab Emirates ......read more

Women in UAE Ignore Early Warning Signs of Gynecologic Cancers

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi expands cancer treatments with new female gynecologic oncologist   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. November 07, 2021:  Abdominal bloating, pelvic pain, early satiety/feelings of fullness while eating, and spotting after menopause can be some early signs of gynecologic cancers but are often ignored as minor inconveniences until they advance, says the newly appointed female gynecologic oncologist at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, an integral part of Mubadala Health.  Dr Stephanie Ricci, who treated cancer patients for six years at the US-based Cleveland Clinic, has joined the oncology team at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi as its first female and US Board Certified gynecologic oncologist. Her experience and expertise focus on diagnosing and treating cancers of the female reproductive system, ......read more

SEHA's Corporate Nursing Division is formally Accredited by the American Nursing Credentialing Center (ANCC) for its Excellence in Nursing Continuous Professional Development (NCPD

Abu Dhabi - 06, Nov 2021:  The Corporate Nursing Division at Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, has been formally accredited by the American Nursing Credentialing Center (ANCC) for its excellence as a provider of Nursing Continuous Professional Development (NCPD) activities. ANCC as a subsidiary of the American Nurses Association (ANA) one of the largest and most prestigious international bodies that grant accreditations in the nursing professional development field. The certificate of excellence was awarded to the nursing division at SEHA by the ANCC after an in-depth preparation and evaluation process during which the ANCC reviewed SEHA’s policies and procedures to determine the quality and excellence of all its Nursing Continuous Professional Development ......read more

Dubai Hosts 7th International Nutrition Congress

Three-day congress is taking place under the theme, "Challenges, Resilience and Sustainability in Nutrition” Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 4, 2021: The seventh Dubai International Nutrition Congress (DINC) started today under the theme, "Challenges, Resilience and Sustainability in Nutrition” The three-day congress is taking place in a hybrid format at the Ritz Carlton Hotel, DIFC, Dubai. Organized by the DHA, in cooperation with Index Conferences and Exhibitions and certain regional and international organizations, the DINC aims at raising scientific and professional knowledge in the field of nutrition.   More than 800 doctors (in-person and online), specialists and members of local, regional and international nutrition associations will take part in the congress.  The opening ceremony ......read more

SEHA Celebrates UAE Flag Day Across its Facilities

Abu Dhabi, November 3, 2021:   Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, marked UAE Flag Day with ceremonies across all of its facilities, including Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Al Corniche Hospital, Al Ain Hospital, Tawam Hospital, Al Ain Hospital, Al Dhafra Hospital, Al Rahba Hospital and Ambulatory Healthcare Services.  The events brought together SEHA’s employees and highlighted the importance of celebrating UAE Flag Day this year as it commemorates a national occasion that reflects compassion, tolerance, advancements, and solidarity among citizens and residents. 

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SEHA Frontline Workers Express Golden Visa Joy

Abu Dhabi,November 04, 2021:  Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, and its employees have expressed their deepfelt gratitude to His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan for granting Golden Visas to frontline workers and their families. Earlier this week, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, announced the granting of Golden Visas to "frontline heroes" and their families. Those eligible include the families of fallen frontline workers, and select distinguished individuals whose extraordinary efforts helped protect the nation and its people throughout the pandemic. H.E. Salem Al Noaimi, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Health Services Company - SEHA said: “On behalf of everyone at SEHA, we would like to thank His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan ......read more

Dubai Health Authority Celebrates Flag Day

United Arab Emirates, Dubai, November 3, 2021:  The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) hoisted today the UAE flag to join the Flag Day celebrations taking place across the country. The UAE Flag Day marks the accession of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan to the office as President of the UAE in 2004. DHA raised the UAE flag to show their pride and appreciation to their homeland. The UAE flag was raised at the DHA headquarters by a DHA doctor and a nurse in the presence of His Excellency Awadh Al Ketbi, Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority, senior DHA officials and employees including administrative and medical staff.  His Excellency Awadh Al Ketbi, Director General of the Dubai Health Authority on his behalf and on behalf of all DHA employees congratulated President His Highness Sheikh ......read more

Dubai Health Authority Bags Two Awards at Asian Hospital Management Awards 2021

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 02, 2021:   The Dubai Health Authority recently won two awards at the Asian Hospital Management Awards (AHMA), which is a prestigious program that recognises and honours hospitals’ best practices in Asia Pacific since 2002.  Running alongside the Hospital Management Asia conference, it is the most prominent hospital management awards in the region. AHMA 2021 recognises hospital projects that have demonstrated the most innovative and progressive approaches across the region to improve healthcare. DHA won the runner-up award for most advanced technology for its E-Connected Healthcare Model towards COVID-19 Response.  In the category of the most advanced health technologies, the authority won the Excellence Award by implementing an innovative work model based on the ......read more

Hatta Hospital Expansion Underway

• The hospital has increased its bed capacity by 20 per cent  • Expansion and modernization of services in line with growing demand for services    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 1, 2021: Hatta Hospital has increased its bed capacity by 20 per cent and is currently undergoing further expansion to meet the increase in demand of health services.   The hospital inaugurated a new state-of-the art surgery section which includes 12 in-patient rooms for general and orthopaedic surgery increasing the bed capacity by 20 percent.    Further expansion will include four modern and well-equipped rooms for obstetrics and gynaecology.      During a recent inspectional visit of the hospital, His Excellency Awad Al Ketbi was provided an overview of all the ......read more

Emirates Health Services Launches “Pink Shield” App to Promote Breast Cancer Awareness

October 31, 2021:  In observance of "Breast Cancer Awareness Month", the Emirates Health Services (EHS) has launched the “Pink Shield” application, which aims to raise awareness among community members of the importance of early detection of breast cancer, to enhance prevention and diagnosis, thus accelerating therapeutic interventions.  The application is available in Arabic and English, and contains basic information and knowledge to raise awareness of diseases among women at risk of developing breast cancer. The app has also supportive guidelines, which allow directing patients diagnosed in the early stage of the disease. Pioneering experience HE Dr. Youssef Mohamed Al Serkal, Director-General, EHS, said that Emirates Health Services pays particular attention to breast cancer through the ......read more

MoHAP to Organize a Series of Activities as Part of Participation in Dubai Fitness Challenge 30*30

October 31, 2021:  The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) will organize a series of activities on the sidelines of its participation in the Dubai Fitness Challenge 30*30 starting today (October 31) and for a full month. The ministry’s activities also come as part of its ‘Ma’kom for an Active Lifestyle’ initiative.  Targeting employees in particular and the society in general, the ministry’s activities aim to encourage the adoption of healthy lifestyles including healthy food and physical activity, in line with the national agenda objectives to reduce prevalence of disease and obesity, and support the National Strategy for Wellbeing, which calls for adopting a healthy and active lifestyle. Stimulating positive energies "Taking part in Dubai Fitness Challenge 30*30 falls within the ......read more

SEHA Provides Life-Changing Treatments to Patients Suffering With Psoriasis

To mark World Psoriasis Day, SEHA is raising awareness of advances in treatments that can give patients a new lease of confidence  Abu Dhabi, 31, October 2021:  Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, is raising awareness of advances in the treatment of psoriasis. SEHA and its team of specialist medical dermatologists provides high-level medical care for psoriasis patients at healthcare centers across Abu Dhabi with treatments. This includes the use of biologic medicines - one of the latest and most advanced therapies for moderate to severe cases of psoriasis. Dr. Huda Rajab Ali, Head of the Dermatology Department and a Consultant Dermatologist, said: “Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune skin condition that causes the appearance of red, itchy scaly patches, often on the ......read more

Dubai Health Authority Discusses Early Detection of Breast Cancer during Hope Campaign

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 30, 2021: Dubai Health Authority (DHA) experts advocated the importance of early detection in the battle against breast cancer during the authority’s concluding event for the Hope Campaign. The authority carried out the campaign in collaboration with Zabeel Labies Club and BinSina Pharmacy.  More than nine online lectures to educate women about Breast cancer and seven field visits took place in the month of October as part of the campaign.  According to WHO, in 2020, there were 2.3 million women diagnosed with breast cancer, making it the world’s most prevalent cancer. However, with advances in science there are high chances of curing the disease with minimum invasion through early detection.  In fact, if breast cancer is detected early on, the survival rate is 99 per ......read more

Cleveland Clinic Launches First-of-its Kind Preventive Breast Cancer Vaccine Study

Novel clinical trial based on research from Cleveland Clinic’s Lerner Research Institute      Wednesday, 27 October, 2021:   Researchers from a top American hospital, Cleveland Clinic, have opened a novel study for a vaccine aimed at eventually preventing triple-negative breast cancer, the most aggressive and lethal form of the disease.    This phase I trial is designed to determine the maximum tolerated dose of the vaccine in patients with early-stage triple-negative breast cancer and to characterize and optimize the body’s immune response. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved an investigational new drug application for the vaccine, which permits Cleveland Clinic and partner Anixa Biosciences, Inc. (ANIX:NASDAQ) to start the study.    “We are ......read more

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

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Dubai Health Authority signs MoU with Dubai Courts…

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Message on International Women's Day, 2021…

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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…

Medical and administrative professionals from SKMC track the wellbeing of newborns at home, keeping them safe and healthy as they wait for their second open-heart surgery Abu Dhabi - February 28, 2021:  Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, has introduced an Interstage Monitoring Program (IMP) for newborns with heart abnormalities that ......read more

SEHA Urges the Community to Donate Blood to Save Lives…

• People who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 can donate blood 14 days after receiving each dose • SEHA encourages community members to commit to donate, with the establishment of a completely safe and efficient blood donation process   Abu Dhabi,25 February 2021:  Abu Dhabi Health Services Company, (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, is ......read more

RAK Hospital Introduces New Treatment Option to Prevent Severe COVID-19 Cases…

Becomes one of the first hospitals in the UAE to provide Bamlanivimab antibody treatment Advanced treatment for COVID-19, an injection to be administered in a hospital setting 25 February 2021 - Ras Al Khaimah, UAE:  Staying at the forefront of providing advanced treatment options to the community, RAK Hospital in Ras Al Khaimah has now introduced Bamlanivimab, a highly effective ......read more

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

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Al Ain Nursing Department Awarded for Outstanding Quality of Care…

The award, presented by the American Nursing Association, acknowledges Al Ain Nursing Department’s success in meeting all of the requisites set out by the National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators.   Abu Dhabi, 16 Feb 2021:   Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, has announced that the Nursing Department in Al ......read more

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SEHA Partners With King Fahad Specialist Hospital in KSA…

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