Dubai PR Network, Online Press Release from Dubai and Middle East
Featured in Healthcare and Medicine
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

Pure Health expands lab facilities for COVID-19 testing at Obaiduallah Hospital, Ras Al Khaimah

Ras Al Khaimah; September 08, 2021:  Pure Health, the leading integrated healthcare solutions provider in the UAE, launched their extended laboratory service offerings at the Ibrahim Bin Hamad Obaidullah Hospital in Ras Al Khaimah to include COVID-19 RT- PCR testing.  Healthcare facilities in and around Ras Al Khaimah can now use the laboratory facilities of the hospital operated by the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) located in Al Oraibi area, Ras Al Khaimah, for COVID-19 testing. “The COVID-19 testing facility is yet another addition to the Ibrahim Obaidullah Hospital’s healthcare services to cater to the citizens and residents of Ras Al Khaimah and nearby areas.  With the laboratory’s capacity to run 10,000 COVID-19 RT-PCR tests per day, we can now further support Ras Al ......read more

Corniche Hospital Helps Women Suffering From Chronic Conditions Resume Normal Lives

The SEHA facility treats women with complex endometriosis cases, freeing them from what is known to be an elusive condition  Abu Dhabi,07 Sep. 2021:  Corniche Hospital, part of Abu Dhabi Health Services Company, (SEHA) – the UAE’s largest healthcare network, continues to make a positive and memorable impact on woman’s health by providing life-changing care for women diagnosed with complex endometriosis. Endometriosis can occur in women anytime from puberty until the age of menopause and is a disorder in which tissue similar to the lining of the uterus grows outside the uterus, involving most commonly the ovaries, the fallopian tubes and the tissue lining the pelvis. In rare cases, endometrial-like tissue may spread to other distant organs beyond the pelvic area, such as such the lungs or the belly ......read more

“SEHA” Postpones the Implementation of the decision related to Al Hosn Green Pass

06, September 2021:  Abu Dhabi Health Services Company “SEHA” announced the decision today to postpone the implementation of Al Hosn Green Pass. Current visitation measures will remain unchanged until further notice.   

...read more

Other Top Stories from Healthcare and Medicine
 
Breastfeeding Friends Association marked World Prematurity Day…

Sharjah, November 28, 2020:  The Friends of Breastfeeding Association of the Health Promotion Department at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah has marked the World Prematurity Day, which is observed on 17 November each year, to raise awareness about premature birth, the reasons behind the birth of premature babies, and the role of families in reducing complications associated ......read more

Rare Case of Bowel Obstruction, Treated Laparoscopically at Aster Hospital in Qusais, Allows ...…

• Meckel’s diverticulum is an uncommon cause of intestinal obstruction in adult life which is found in only 1-3% of the general population  • Rarely Meckel's diverticulum is complicated by a mesodiverticular band, which can lead to intestinal obstruction and gangrene of the gut. This abnormality is associated with high mortality.  At Aster Hospital in Qusais, the ......read more

UAE Businesses Urged to Follow WHO Legionella Guidelines To Avoid Health Risks…

Culligan says cost cutting is bringing reduction in testing as more businesses turn waster systems back on   Dubai, UAE, 24 November, 2020: UAE businesses are being urged by water experts to observe World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines on Legionella and avoid cost cutting in order to prevent health risks. Water treatment specialists Culligan Middle East have questioned ......read more

MBRU-LED Genetic Study Reveals Crucial Insights Into Make-up of MRSA Superbug…

Collaborative study with researchers from across the UAE reports previously unknown MRSA strains in the Gulf region MBRU – “Continuing surveillance and responsible use of antibiotics are crucial in combatting the rise and spread of superbugs” Dubai, November 24,  2020:  Researchers from Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU) led ......read more

Millions of Lung Cancer Patients See Gene Therapy and Immunotherapy Medical Innovations as a ...…

Lung cancer is the most common and deadliest type of cancer if untreated, says expert from American hospital Cleveland Clinic   United Arab Emirates -  November 23, 2020:   Millions of lung cancer patients could leverage medical advancements in gene targeted therapy and immunotherapy to treat the disease and extend their lives, says an expert at a top American hospital, ......read more

National Geographic Premieres Virus Hunters: A Chilling Chronicle of the Heroic Experts on the ...…

Premiering on National Geographic Channel on November 26 at 9PM UAE/ 8PM KSA TIME      Dubai, UAE – November 22, 2020:  With the world gripped by the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, it’s not easy to think about what could be next. But those on the front lines of science know the worst could be still to come. So, what can we do to head off the next contagion ......read more

Philips World COPD Day Survey Reveals Global Shifts in Awareness and Action Surrounding Respiratory ...…

Survey confirms COVID-19 pandemic impacted ability of COPD patients and informal caregivers to receive and administer care, but brought increased awareness to the disease Dubai, United Arab Emirates – November 22, 2020:  Royal Philips , a global leader in health technology, today announced findings from its first ever World COPD Day survey ahead of the awareness day on November 18. ......read more

DHA Approves Saliva for COVID-19 Testing in Children…

• Move comes after large research study by MBRU and DHA showed saliva to be an effective alternative to the nasal swab for PCR testing of COVID-19 in children. • The move aims to provide convenience and ease to children who need a COVID-19 test. • The decision highlights how data and evidence can help develop public health policies and improve practice to provide high quality ......read more

Dubai Health Authority Launches a New Stand-alone Laboratory Facility…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 22, 2020: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has launched a new stand-alone laboratory, which provides several state-of-the-art diagnostic services. It is the only facility in Dubai and the Northern Emirates to provide testing for Tuberculosis (TB) and legionella.  Previously it was located in Rashid Hospital and now the stand-alone lab that is ......read more

UK Ambassador to the UAE Receives Latest Update on Covid-19 Vaccine From SEHA…

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. November 21, 2020:  Abu Dhabi Health Services Company, (SEHA), the UAE’s largest public healthcare network, hosted Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the UAE, His Excellency Patrick Moody, to share the latest developments surrounding the success of the third phase of the COVID-19 vaccine clinical trials. British Ambassador Moody was accompanied by ......read more

DaburCares provides Hand Sanitizers to Disadvantaged Communities with the Support of SmartLife and ...…

Started in March this year, DaburCares initiative has helped 20,000 individuals and families so far Dubai, UAE; November 21, 2020:  DaburCares initiative by Dabur International continues to protect disadvantaged communities with provision of hand sanitizers and care packs. In the latest phase of the programme, more than 5000 individuals and families in the UAE were provided Dermoviva ......read more

DHA Holds 35 Virtual Webinars to Discuss Prevention and Management Methods of Cyberbullying…

The webinar is in line with the fourth National Bullying Prevention Week Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 18 November 2020: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) is participating in the fourth National Bullying Prevention Week with 28 local & federal authorities. The initiative is organized by the Ministry of Education and is held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman ......read more

Aster Volunteers to Provide 9000 Free Diabetes Tests as Part of Week-long Awareness Campaign…

• On occasion of World Diabetes Day, the Diabetes Awareness Week is being launched from 17th November onwards in UAE where people can avail HbA1c tests for diabetes free-of-cost at any Aster Hospitals & Clinics and Medcare Hospitals & Medical Centres across the country  • In addition to the free 9000 tests worth AED 2 million, free consultations will also be provided at ......read more

Dubai Health Authority Launches Contactless eWallet Payment System…

• The Authority becomes the first government entity in Dubai to implement this smart payment system.  • Al Qutami: The Authority is keen to be at the forefront of the paperless transformation  • Patients will be able to easily make payments using eWallet at DHA hospitals, clinics and fitness centres.   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 16, 2020:  ......read more

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi Men's Health Survey Shows High Stress Levels and Low Awareness…

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. November 16, 2020:  More than two thirds of men in the UAE may be putting themselves at risk for advanced prostate and testicular cancers by not knowing the symptoms of the disease and failing to schedule an annual checkup with their doctor, a new study shows. A survey of 1,000 people living in the UAE, commissioned by Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, part of ......read more

Phishing Attacks Soar 220% During Covid-19 Peak as Cybercriminal Opportunism Intensifies…

F5 Labs releases 2020 Phishing and Fraud Report; COVID-19 scams and increasing attacker sophistication raises global cybersecurity stakes  16 November 2020 – COVID-19 continues to significantly embolden cybercriminals’ phishing and fraud efforts, according to new research from F5 Labs. The fourth edition of the Phishing and Fraud Report found that phishing incidents rose 220% ......read more

WCU: Vaccine Hopes and Virus Fears Battle for Supremacy…

United Arab Emirates -  November 16, 2020:   Following the U.S. election, the focus as expected, quickly returned to the Covid-19 pandemic and the promising news on the vaccine front. Precious metals and energy reacted strongly in opposite directions after Pfizer and BioNTech said their coronavirus vaccine was more than 90% effective in preventing Covid-19. Gold slumped by more ......read more

Medcare Aids Two Infants With Spinal Muscular Atrophy With Revolutionary Gene Therapy Worth USD 2.1 ...…

United Arab Emirates -  November 15, 2020:   The premium medical provider has offered the gene therapy as part of a global programme (Managed Access Programme) that has given access to the world’s most ground-breaking treatment to 100 Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) patients in the world in 2020 Medcare Hospitals has become the first healthcare provider in the Middle East to ......read more

5 Tips for Diabetes Management…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 12 November 2020: With advances in diabetes treatments, it is now easier for patients suffering with the disease to have a fulfilling normal lifestyle. Dr. Vikram Hundia – Consultant Endocrinologist at Al Zahra Hospital Dubai continue, coming to terms with the diagnosis can be difficult one for many people, there is light at the end of the tunnel in managing the ......read more

Portion Plates can Empower Millions of Children with Type 2 Diabetes to Easily Visualize Healthy ...…

Dietitian from American hospital Cleveland Clinic Children’s recommends a plate filled with half fruit and vegetables, one quarter lean protein, and one quarter grains or carbohydrates   United Arab Emirates -  November 12, 2020:    Millions of parents and their children with diabetes can use simple portion plates to easily visualize healthy meals and manage ......read more

Ashuja'an Association Launches in UAE for World Diabetes Day 2020…

United Arab Emirates -  November 12, 2020:  Ashuja’an Association, the first and largest, association in Israel that acts on behalf of Arab children and communities living with diabetes, announces it’s launch into the UAE in time for World Diabetes Day 2020. In light of the recent peace treaty between the UAE and Israel, Ashuja’an Association, meaning ......read more

Men ‘Should See a Doctor if They Have Medical Concerns'…

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi’s #MENtion It campaign encourages men to Speak Up about their Health  Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. November 12, 2020:  Physicians at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, part of Mubadala’s network of healthcare providers, has launched the annual men’s health campaign ‘#MENtion It’ to encourage people to have regular check-ups ......read more

Diabetes Friends Association marks World Diabetes Day, Launches “Blue Circle” Drive…

Sharjah, November 10, 2020:  The Friends of Diabetes Association, one of the health-promoting organizations under the Health Education Department of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah has launched on Tuesday the “Blue Circle” campaign, which comes in conjunction with the World Diabetes Day and as part of the global initiative “Blue Circle” aimed at ......read more

DHA Receives 6,681 Requests for a New Healthcare Professional License in 2020…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 10 November 2020:  The Dubai Health Authority’s Health Regulation Sector has received approximately 6,681 new requests for a DHA healthcare professional license since the beginning of the year to date, said a top health official. This brings the number of licensed health professionals in Dubai to approximately 39,000.  In terms of health ......read more

Ski Dubai Warms up for Dubai Fitness Challenge…

Dubai, UAE, 10 - November 2020: To coincide with the Dubai Fitness Challenge (30 October – 28 November), Ski Dubai will host a series of free-to-attend activities, which will make it fun and easy for everyone to complete their 30 minutes of physical activity. Having recently hosted a ‘snowga’ class to kickstart the 30-day challenge, HIIT and hiking will get a cool new twist on ......read more

Gargash Hospital and Dermoviva Baby Educate Little Ones on Hygiene, to Promote a Healthier Society…

Dubai, UAE; November 10, 2020: Teaching children about the spread of germs and how to avoid it, is a challenge for most parents. To make this task easier for parents through entertaining ways, Gargash Hospital and DermoViva Baby collaborated to educate little ones on hygiene, with a view to promote health, safety and a happier society, in honour of the upcoming UAE National Day. The fun, ......read more

50-year-old Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi Patient with 3.5kg Life-Threatening Tumor had “Almost Lost ...…

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, November 10, 2020:  Doctors at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi have successfully removed a massive cancerous tumor growing in the pancreas of a 50-year-old woman after she was turned away from several other hospitals due to the size of the mass.  This aggressive form of cancer has very few symptoms until it is in its advanced stage. The patient began ......read more

Medcare Hospitals' Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign Unveils How People Can Miss Obvious Symptoms…

United Arab Emirates -  November 09, 2020:  A simple experiment carried out by a leading healthcare provider in the UAE revealed the lack of being able to spot symptoms, and highlighting the need for a professional check-up. Throughout October, Medcare Hospitals launched a campaign to raise awareness on breast cancer through an interesting experiment which was shared on its ......read more

Emirati Surfer Fought Cancer and Currently Joining the Dubai Fitness Challenge…

Mo Rahma, the first international surfer from the UAE is set to take the Dubai Fitness Challenge in a slightly different way competing in 30 different sports in 30 days this month. United Arab Emirates -  November 08, 2020:    Mo Rahma, who learned surfing in the wavepool in Dubai, is always inspiring himself to complete a new challenge. With this month the Dubai fitness ......read more

DHA Doctors Perform First-ever Intrauterine Fetal Surgery in the Arab Region…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 8, 2020:  Last week at Latifa Hospital for Women and Children, a tiny little fetus, a brave mother and a team of highly specialized doctors created history when they performed the first-ever intrauterine fetal surgery for a spinal cord defect in the Arab region. The extremely delicate six-hour surgery was performed on a 25-week-old fetus that was ......read more

Abu Dhabi Sports Council Partners With the Frontline Heroes Office to Support the Wellbeing of ...…

Partnership will offer sport initiatives in recognition of the heroic role of frontline professionals 8th November 2020, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates:   Abu Dhabi Sports Council, which spearheads the emirate’s leadership vision to develop sport and youth activities, has partnered with the Frontline Heroes Office to demonstrate its support and recognition of frontline ......read more

Breastfeeding Friends Association Marks 20th Anniversary of Its Establishment…

Sharjah, November 5, 2020:  Under the theme “20 Years of Giving and the march continues”, the Friends of Breastfeeding Association of the Health Promotion Department at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah organized on Thursday a virtual ceremony on the 20th anniversary of its establishment. The event was attended by  Her Excellency Dr. Khawla Al Mulla, ......read more

Aster Joins Hands with Dubai Fitness Challenge 2020 as the Official Hospitals & Clinics Partner…

• In alignment with Dubai’s mission to create a fitness focused mindset among the residents, The Group has launched a #LiveBetterwithAster campaign to motivate Dubai residents to actively take-up the 30x30 fitness challenge • Aster Hospitals and Clinics is offering various free fitness sessions and giveaways through its booths at Dubai Quranic Park and Kite ......read more

SEHA Hosts Breastfeeding Week at Select Healthcare Facilities in Line With the National Program…

Abu Dhabi - November  05, 2020:  Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest public healthcare network, is hosting the annual national Breastfeeding Week at Corniche Hospital, Abu Dhabi, Madina Zayed Hospital, and Al Dhafra Hospital. Conducted from November 1 to 7, the annual Breastfeeding Week aims to promote the importance of breastfeeding with all three SEHA ......read more

Campaign ‘‘Let's Beat Coronavirus' Launched with Participation from Dubai Corporation for Ambulance ...…

The awareness campaign titled ‘Let’s Beat Coronavirus’ was held at Etihad Mall, Dubai    United Arab Emirates -  November 02, 2020:    Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services, Watani Al Emarat Foundation and Union Coop launched the awareness campaign ‘Let’s Beat Coronavirus’ in order to educate the public about the dangers of the ......read more

Dental Health Advice for Babies and Toddlers…

Dubai, Unites Arab Emirates, 3 November 2020:  Oral health is a prime indicator of your overall physical health and well-being of life. Even if you’ve been told you’ve got nice teeth, it’s important to take the right measures every day to look after them and avoid problems. This means having the right oral care products, as well as being conscious of your everyday habits. ......read more

Gate Avenue at DIFC Launches Fitness Hub Offering Complimentary Classes during Dubai Fitness ...…

Gate Avenue Fitness Hub offers more than 20 free fitness classes including HIIT, Pilates, yoga and more from 1 to 7 November 2020   Dubai, UAE - 2nd November 2020:  Gate Avenue at DIFC, one of Dubai’s most sought-after lifestyle destinations, has launched the Gate Avenue Fitness Hub, an exciting week-long activation to encourage the DIFC and wider Dubai community to get ......read more

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

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

MBRU AIDS Parents of Newborn Baby With Severe Respiratory Complications…

Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences Medical Simulation Center gives parents valuable practical guidance to simulate insertion of a tracheostomy tube that allows the baby to breathe safely Khalaf Ahmed Al Habtoor Medical Simulation Center is the largest facility of its kind in Dubai and recreates a complete patient journey in a realistic hospital ......read more

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

United Arab Emirates -  November 02, 2020:  Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services, Watani Al Emarat Foundation and Union Coop launched the awareness campaign ‘Let’s Beat Coronavirus’ in order to educate the public about the dangers of the epidemic and encourage people to take all precautionary and preventive measures against the spread of Covid19 in ......read more

What is Presbyopia and How Can You Treat it?…

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

Men's Health in the Spotlight During Movember Campaign at Bawabat Al Sharq Mall…

United Arab Emirates -  November 01, 2020:    The awareness campaign in November inspires men to overcome their fear of testing for critical health issues.  As every year goes by, health issues related to men are gaining attention worldwide. That's because most men do not discuss their health issues, don’t take action, and die too young, that too when most of the ......read more

DHA participates in Dubai Fitness Challenge…

Doctors highlight physical and mental health benefits of exercise  United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 1 November 2020: Dubai has transformed itself again into a fitness hub with the fourth edition of the 30*30 Dubai Fitness Challenge.   Dubai Fitness Challenge brings with it a sense of positivity, enthusiasm and manages to transform the whole city into a fitness hub. The support ......read more

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

United Arab Emirates -  November 01, 2020:    Global gold demand dropped by 19% y-o-y to 892t in Q3, as consumers continued to feel the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. This was the lowest quarterly total since Q3 2009. The Year-to-date demand of 2,972.1t was 10% lower versus the same period in 2019, according to the World Gold Council’s latest Gold Demand Trends ......read more

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

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - October 30, 2020:  Ahead of World Diabetes Day, which falls on November 14 every year, the Director and Consultant Endocrinologist of DHA’s Dubai Diabetes Center, Dr. M. Hamed Farooqi, highlights some tips, which people with diabetes can follow to help manage their blood sugar level.  Farooqi says that Type 2 diabetes in particular is a lifestyle ......read more

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

Dubai’s ‘water doctor’ turns spotlight on essential water hygiene for students at university’s virtual career fair Dubai, UAE - 30 October, 2020:  Rodger Macfarlane, the chemical engineer who has become one of the Middle East’s leading water treatment experts, says a career in making water safe offers students a wealth of opportunities to help develop vital ......read more

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Page 6 of 6   300
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
Search PR 
Filter PR by


RSS DubaiPRNetwork.com onFacebook DubaiPRNetwork.com on Twitter DubaiPRNetwork.com on LinkedDin DubaiPRNetwork.com on Instagram


Zamzam.com OTA approved by Ministry of Hajj and Umrah Saudi Arabia
 
Top Stories
 
 
Top Sections