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Dubai Healthcare City Records a 12% Year-on-Year Increase as it Celebrates 21 Years of Excellence and Empowering Partnerships

• DHCC recorded an increase in its facilities, with a total of 481 registered in its ecosystem   Dubai, 30 November 2023 - Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC), the enabling healthcare and wellness destination, witnessed a 12% year-on-year growth as it marks 21 years of unwavering commitment to sustainable health and wellness, under the guidance of visionary leadership and fortified by strategic partnerships.   The successful journey is highlighted by the increase of registered facilities, with a total of 481 facilities in its ecosystem– of which 195 are clinical facilities, in addition to a total of 19 facilities expanded their operations in the last year alone. DHCC marked the groundbreaking of Prime Hospital, expanded Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai and opened Kandinsky Clinic, the first Russian clinic in Dubai, more

Dubai Health Authority marks Commemoration Day

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 30 November 2023: On the occasion of  Commemoration Day, which falls on November 30 every year, the leadership of the authority and all employees, led by His Excellency Awadh Seghayer Al Ketbi, Director General of the Dubai Health Authority, observed a minute of silence in front of the  UAE flag, paying tribute and respect to the souls of the brave martyrs of the nation. His Excellency Awadh Seghayer Al Ketbi stated on this occasion that the selfless sacrifices made by the nation's martyrs, will remain a source of pride and honour for every Emirati. He said: “The souls of the martyrs will also remain immortal in every corner of the nation and in the hearts of all of us. We draw from them the meanings of sacrifice and we narrate stories of their sacrifice to our future more

SKIN111 Elevates the Luxury Wellness Experience as the Official Wellness partner of Burj Al Arab Jumeirah

• SKIN111 will support in elevating ultra-luxury wellbeing with Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, offering exceptional wellness services to guests at Talise Spa • The unparalleled wellness solutions include IV Vitamin Detox therapy and other services   Dubai – November 29th, 2023:  SKIN111 Medical & Aesthetic Clinic, a premium wellness centre chain, has been named wellness partner of Dubai’s Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, one of the world's most iconic hotels. The clinic has signed an agreement to provide world-class wellness services to the guests at Talise Spa, including IV vitamin detox therapy, which is designed to enhance guests’ well-being.   Skin111 aims to provide Burj Al Arab Jumeirah's guests with a holistic experience of the highest standards with this partnership. Much like more

Dubai Health Authority Celebrates the 52nd UAE Union Day

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 28, 2023: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) celebrated the 52nd UAE Union Day, with officials expressing their pride at the country’s remarkable journey of development and prosperity.  His Excellency Awadh Seghayer Al Ketbi, Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) congratulated on his behalf and on behalf of all employees of the DHA, President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan ( May God protect him) and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai ( May God protect him),  Their Highnesses Supreme Council Members and Rulers of the Emirates, and the people of the UAE. Al Ketbi said: “The UAE has had a remarkable journey of development and prosperity, we have surpassed all more

Hamdan bin Mohammed leads Dubai Run as 226,000 People take part in World's Largest Community Fun Run

Hamdan bin Mohammed receives the Dubai Fitness Challenge flag from astronaut Dr. Sultan Al Neyadi, who carried it during his historic journey aboard the ISS Dr. Sultan Al Neyadi, Hazzaa Almansoori, and Expedition 69 crew members participate in the fifth edition of the Dubai Run to emphasise the importance of exercise Sheikh Zayed Road transforms into spectacular running track in epic fifth edition Drawing solo runners, friends and families of all ages and abilities, event featured two routes – 5 km and 10 km  Ahmed Al Khaja: Hamdan bin Mohammed’s participation this morning is testament to the transformative power of embracing a healthy lifestyle, and a true inspiration to us all, promoting health, wellness, and community engagement Saeed Hareb: The event's success reflects Dubai's commitment to more

RAK Hospital Achieves Prestigious JCI Accreditation for the 6th Consecutive Time

November 22, 2023; Ras Al Khaimah, UAE - RAK Hospital, the UAE's premier healthcare institution located in Ras Al Khaimah, has proudly achieved the esteemed accreditation from Joint Commission International (JCI), USA, for the sixth consecutive time. This accomplishment, received from the world's largest healthcare accrediting agency, is a testament to the hospital's unwavering commitment, hard work, and dedication to providing the highest standards of care. Throughout its 16 years of operation, RAK Hospital has consistently standardized patient care processes at all levels while upgrading support service processes, ensuring a holistic and superlative experience for its patients. "Being accredited for the sixth consecutive time is a source of immense pride for RAK Hospital. We were the first hospital in the more

Easy Ways to Stay Motivated and Stick to Your 30x30 This DFC

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 20 November 2023 – Are you struggling to stick to your 30 minutes of exercise a day and keen to get back on track? If so, look no further – here are five easy and effective ways to supercharge your workout routine and still achieve remarkable results this Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC), ensuring that your motivation remains high throughout your DFC journey and beyond.  Whether you're a busy professional, a parent juggling multiple responsibilities, or simply someone looking for quick and efficient ways to boost your fitness levels, these time-saving tips will help you stay motivated this DFC and take your fitness to new heights. Get ready to sweat, burn calories, and unleash your full potential in just half an hour! Commit to simple movement for 30 minutes a day The DFC schedule is more

Dubai Health Authority Honours its Strategic Partners

 More than 40 federal, local, and private sector institutions were present at the honouring ceremony Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 16, 2023: His Excellency Awadh Seghayer Al Ketbi, the Director General of the Dubai Health Authority, expressed the organisation's commitment to building relationships, solidifying partnerships, and engaging with all relevant health institutions.  Al Ketbi was speaking at the DHA’s ceremony held to honour its strategic partners. More than 40 federal, local and private sector institutions including insurance and educational institutions were felicitated at a ceremony that took place today at the Grand Hyatt in Dubai.  Al Ketbi said: “This belief in the synergy of efforts and collaboration with all stakeholders aims to enhance the goals and vision of more

39-Year-Old Pakistani National Emerges as Overall Winner in RAK Diabetes Challenge 2023, Takes Home AED 5000 Prize

- Cash awards totalling AED 20,000 were presented to the victors - RAK Diabetes Challenge 2023 concludes with remarkable success, participants witness significant improvements in HbA1c levels, weight and overall health - The challenge revealed that 85% of participants exhibited HbA1c levels above 5.7, reinforcing the event's relevance for individuals actively managing diabetes   Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, November 15, 2023 - The 3-month-long RAK Diabetes Challenge 2023 (RAKDC23), a flagship diabetes awareness initiative by RAK Hospital in collaboration with MOHAP- RAK (Ministry of Health and Prevention- Ras Al Khaimah), concluded today with an Awards Ceremony at the RAK Hospital premises. This community-driven program witnessed the participation of nearly 5000 individuals from across the UAE.   Launched on more

Dubai Health Authority Continues Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Campaign

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 9 2023: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) is continuing its extensive campaign to vaccinate against seasonal influenza in various government departments, private schools, and labour accommodations in the Emirate of Dubai.  The campaign, which will run until the end of February, is part of the ongoing efforts by the DHA to enhance the health security of the community and reduce the spread of infectious diseases.  Influenza is a common illness during the winter season and can cause serious symptoms that affect daily life.  Dr. Butti Al Suwaidi, a Public Health Specialist at the Dubai Health Authority, emphasised on the importance of this campaign, which is part of the national campaign implemented by various health authorities in the country to vaccinate against seasonal more

Al Ketbi Opens Newly Expanded International Modern Hospital

The hospital now offers increased capacity with technologically advanced infrastructure to meet the growing demand for care in the UAE.  DUBAI – November 08, 2023: International Modern Hospital, one of the oldest hospitals in Dubai, has stepped up its medical care capacity, marking a significant expansion in healthcare services. The tertiary care multi-speciality hospital has upgraded its medical resources and infrastructure to address the challenges associated with technologically advanced medical facilities. This expansion includes an increase in in-patient beds and a substantial improvement in operation theatres. The expansion positions the hospital to meet the increasing demand for emergency and elective medical care in the UAE, allowing it to treat twice the number of patients in the coming years.  HE Awadh more

Spirit of Partnership Propels Dubai Fitness Challenge towards Healthier future for the Community

Seventh edition receives significant backing from leading government and corporate partners  With 8.2 million participants since launching in 2017, organisers Dubai’s Department of Economy and Tourism and Dubai Sports Council cite collaborative efforts with partnerships as key to its success Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 8 November 2023: Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC) continues to receive overwhelming support from partners across both the public and private sectors, underscoring the collaborative ethos that lies at the heart of this citywide fitness movement. As it embarks on its seventh edition, the unwavering commitment and collective efforts of partners have positioned DFC for an even more impactful and transformative edition. With the shared vision of fostering a healthier society, these partnerships fortify more

RAK Hospital Empowers Community in Fight Against Diabetes with Informative Webinar on Renal Health

30-40% of diabetics eventually develop diabetic kidney disease Diet plays a significant role in managing diabetic kidney disease. Switching to plant proteins, reducing salt and sugar intake, and controlling potassium and phosphorus intake recommended by the doctor 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise, focused on consistency rather than intensity is essential. Combining weight training, stretching, and cardio exercises such as walking, swimming, and cycling into the daily routine can make a significant difference. 8th November 2023; Ras Al Khaimah, UAE- RAK Hospital, steadfast in its mission to educate and empower the community in the battle against diabetes, recently organized an engaging webinar as part of the ongoing 3-month RAK Diabetes Challenge. The webinar, titled "Diabetes and Renal Health," featured more

Park Heights Clinics by King's College Hospital: Pioneering Physiotherapy Excellence in Dubai

Dubai – November 06, 2023: King's College Hospital announced the launch of the Park Heights Clinics, representing a significant advancement in its ongoing commitment to providing comprehensive and specialized healthcare to the community. These state-of-the-art clinics, with a particular emphasis on the Physio Clinic, have been thoughtfully equipped with cutting-edge medical infrastructure and advanced equipment, ensuring precise diagnoses and the provision of highly effective physiotherapy services. The Physio Centre at Park Heights Clinic offers a comprehensive range of therapies, including manipulation and soft tissue release, therapeutic exercises, sports-specific rehabilitation, kinseotaping/rigid taping, flossing technique, dry needling, and various electrotherapies. Technological advancements are also incorporated more

King's KIDEO Clinic at Park Heights: Pioneering Care for Diabetes, Endocrine, and Obesity Challenges in the UAE

Dubai – October 31, 2023: King's College Hospital introduced the King's Institute of Diabetes, Endocrine, and Obesity (KIDEO) Clinic at Park Heights Clinics, marking a remarkable achievement in their enduring dedication to delivering specialized and comprehensive healthcare services to the community. This advanced clinic is meticulously equipped with state-of-the-art medical facilities and cutting-edge equipment, guaranteeing accurate diagnoses and effective treatment options for diabetes, endocrine, and obesity-related concerns. The KIDEO Clinic assumes a pivotal role in tackling a pressing healthcare challenge in the UAE. Diabetes, endocrine disorders, and obesity have been on the rise, posing significant threats to the health and well-being of the community. These conditions not only impact the individuals affected more

Distinctive Presence of more than 3200 Participants and 20 Governmental & Private Entities in "Dubai Pink Ride"

Eminent Participation for Consuls of Several Countries in Dubai   Dubai Sports Council (DSC) organized Dubai Pink Ride in collaboration with Al-Jalila Foundation and in the presence of 3200 participants; top of them are consuls of several countries. Participants in the event converted Dubai Design District & Dubai Water Canal into a destination of joy, celebration, coexistence & convergence among various classes in society.   Dubai Pink Ride aimed to meet humanitarian goals; the main of which is the support of the remarkable efforts to combat breast cancer & to make individuals in society aware of its dangers.     The event was held with participation of Sheikha Jawaher Bint Khalifa Al- Khalifa / H.E. Saeed Hareb, the Secretary General of DSC / H.E. Naser Aman Al-Rahma, Assistant Secretary more

RAK Hospital Sheds Light on Diabetic Foot Care to Prevent Amputations

25% of diabetics suffering from Diabetic Foot Disease face the traumatic prospect of surgical amputation Recent studies have shown that the five-year survival rate for Diabetic Amputees is less than 43% Crucial warning signs of Diabetic Foot Disease include tingling sensations, loss of feeling, cracks in the feet, changes in foot color or temperature, foot swelling, fungal infections, and the presence of sores, blisters, or ulcers.   30th October 2023; Ras Al Khaimah, UAE —RAK Hospital, continues its mission to educate and empower the community in the fight against diabetes. As part of the ongoing 3-month RAK Diabetes Challenge, Dr. Abhay Khadke recently led an engaging session on Diabetes Foot Care, equipping participants with essential knowledge to effectively manage this condition and take proactive measures to more

Hotpack's Breast Cancer Awareness Programme Reaches Out to Nearly 4,000 Employees under “Hotpack Happiness” Initiative

DUBAI – October 30, 2023: Hotpack Global, the UAE-based global leader in packaging products, has conducted a breast cancer awareness campaign for the nearly 4,000 employees of the company. This campaign took place under "Hotpack Happiness", a corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative. The Hotpack employees took a resolute pledge to make a meaningful difference in raising awareness about breast cancer among their family members and circle of friends. The campaign centred around an engaging awareness program and an inspiring art installation aimed to reach every staff member. "Hotpack Happiness" is Hotpack's extensive employee engagement program that seeks to enhance the welfare and engagement of its workforce. The initiative seeks to foster an atmosphere of support within the organization, which more

Harley Owners Group Creates Breast Cancer Awareness through a Pink Ride across the UAE

Dubai, UAE; October 29, 2023:  UAE-based owners of Harley-Davidson motorbikes today conducted a breast cancer awareness programme through a country-wide Pink Ride that saw more than 130 members of the Harley Owners Group drive through the country’s highways crisscrossing the deserts and mountains for more than two hours. Started from the Harley-Davidson showroom in Dubai at 6:30 am, all the 130 bikes roared in to the highways, supported by a team of marshals and volunteers that saw the team ride across the UAE’s desert and mountainous regions before checking into Hilton Palm Jumeirah for breakfast. October is the month of breast cancer awareness month observed worldwide to help people combat this killer disease. According to World Health Organisation (WHO), breast cancer is a disease in which abnormal breast cells more

Canadian Biotech Company BioAro Unveils Precision Medicine to Revolutionise Healthcare in the UAE and Prolong Lives

BioAro will infuse resources to set up genome labs, clinics to launch precision medicine, personalised treatment to upgrade healthcare service, train medical professionals that will extend people’s health-span and longevity and make the UAE a global leader in precision medicare   Date: Dubai, UAE; Saturday, October 30, 2023   News Highlights: 1. Introduction of Genomics in the UAE’s healthcare will revolutionise the industry by reducing health risks and extend the life span of people; 2. BioAro is going to invest in the UAE to bring the latest breakthrough technology in Genomics, establish Genome testing labs, clinics, training and innovation centres that will drastically improve public health; 3. The global genomics market is currently estimated at US$46.2 billion in 2023; 4. With a compound more

Celebrating Pink October: QNET's Passionate Pursuit of Breast Cancer Awareness

Dubai – October 27, 2023: Breast cancer continues to be one of the most prevalent and formidable challenges to women's health worldwide. In honour of Pink October, a month dedicated to raising awareness about breast cancer, QNET, the renowned global lifestyle and wellness-focused direct-selling company, has taken significant strides to educate communities and empower individuals with vital knowledge about this pervasive disease. The impact of this disease on families and communities cannot be understated, making education and awareness imperative in the fight against this formidable foe. Through targeted campaigns, informative webinars, and collaborations with healthcare professionals and organizations, QNET aims to empower individuals with the knowledge and resources necessary to combat this prevalent health more

Unleash Fitness for All: Dubai Fitness Challenge 2023 to Celebrate Inclusivity with an Action-Packed Calendar Open to All

Challenge and be challenged, try new sports, and embrace the benefits of an active lifestyle; Dubai Fitness Challenge to welcome everyone Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 27 October 2023 – Get ready for a month-long celebration of all-things fitness. Kicking off on Saturday 28 October, Dubai will transform into a bustling hive of sporting fun and exercise for all with the seventh edition of the Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC).  With an emphasis on inclusivity, DFC serves as a platform for everyone to embrace a healthier lifestyle by dedicating just 30 minutes a day to physical activity. Striving to empower individuals to prioritise their well-being and embark on a journey towards a fitter future, DFC 2023 will feature an action-packed calendar of free sporting events and activities and much more – open to all, regardless more

Al Ketbi Opens Premier Diagnostic Center's Advanced Laboratory in Dubai

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 26, 2023:  His Excellency Awadh Seghayer Al Ketbi, Director General of the Dubai Health Authority, stated that the consecutive advancements in Dubai's healthcare sector indicate a promising future for healthcare systems and the sustainability of this vital and important sector.  He highlighted the significant role played by the private healthcare sector, including hospitals, centres, clinics, and specialised facilities, which collaborate and represent a valuable force that directly contributes to the strategic goals of the Dubai Health Authority. These goals include achieving community well-being and making Dubai a distinctive destination for health tourism.  This was announced during the opening of Premier Diagnostic Center's state-of-the-art laboratory, located in the more

Swift and Precise Diagnosis Rescues 43-year-old Saudi Woman from Massive Life-threatening Blood Clots

• The treatment at Medcare Hospital Al Safa not only removed the blood clots in the patient’s leg, it also decreased the risk of blood clots recurring in the future. • Medcare Hospital Vascular surgeons' timely and successful intervention alleviated the Saudi woman's severe breathing difficulties, acute chest pain, critically low blood pressure, and impaired oxygen levels.   Dubai – October 26, 2023:  In a remarkable demonstration of medical excellence, a 43-year-old Saudi woman with severe breathing difficulties and critically low blood pressure was successfully treated for large blood clots forming in her leg, saving her life with a swift and precise treatment at Medcare Hospital Al Safa.  The patient was diagnosed with Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), in her leg, which had led to more

Ten Reasons to Take the Challenge and Get Involved in the Dubai Fitness Challenge 2023

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 26 October 2023 – Mark your calendars, set your goals, and get ready for the seventh edition of the Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC).     Offering an action-packed 30-day calendar of free sporting events, villages, community hubs, classes, and activities, DFC 2023 is taking place from Saturday 28 October to Sunday 26 November. The flagship fitness initiative from His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Crown Prince and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai, aims to help transform Dubai into the world's most active city by encouraging everyone to commit to 30 minutes of exercise every day for 30 days.   Want to know more? Here are ten reasons why you should take the challenge and get involved in this year’s Dubai Fitness more

Unity Verse is Bringing a One-of-a-kind Wellness Festival to Dubai on November 3rd & 4th

•       The two-day music and wellness festival will be at the Desert Palm Polo Club, Dubai •       Grammy-nominated Deva Premal & Miten to headline the vast range of musical acts •       35 classes and workshops feature yoga, mindfulness practices and more Dubai, UAE - October 24, 2023 - Unity Verse, the two-day musical and spiritual festival in association with Dubai Sports Council, is coming to Dubai on November 3rd 2023. The Dubai’s Desert Palm Polo Club gathering will provide a spiritual journey through yoga, live music, and wellness activities.  Set in the 5-star Melia Hotel Dubai’s secret garden and surrounded by nature, the Unity Verse Festival will feature all-day musical acts and 35 classes and workshops for the whole family more

DHA holds Honouring Ceremony for its Employees

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 23, 2023: As part of the ‘ Proud of You initiative, the Dubai Health Authority celebrated its outstanding and creative employees.  The Dubai Health Authority honoured its exceptional and creative employees, as well as those with long-standing dedication and service. The initiative, ‘Proud of You,’ created by the authority, was implemented to foster a stimulating environment for creativity and achievement among all employees. The list of honourees at the ceremony held at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Library included various categories such as functional and administrative excellence, employees with many years of service showing organisational loyalty, academic achievements to encourage the development of Emirati employees, and their academic advancement in various fields and more

Dubai Health Authority Launches the "Mawaheb" Smart Platform to Enhance Medical Education and Healthcare Innovation

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 19, 2023: During its participation in GITEX Global 2023, the Dubai Health Authority(DHA) launched the "Mawaheb" smart platform to enhance medical education and healthcare innovation. The platform aligns with the principles of the Services 360  and is integrated with various systems in the emirate. Mawaheb is a comprehensive platform developed by the Authority to improve medical education, research, and innovation in the field of healthcare in the Emirate of Dubai. It is an integrated electronic platform that connects with various systems of entities in Dubai and offers a range of services for health professionals, medical and health sciences students, and healthcare and training facilities.  Dr. Marwan Al Mulla, CEO of Health Regulation Sector at the DHA said  the more

World Osteoporosis Day: 6 Steps to Protect Bone Health

Rheumatologist from global health system Cleveland Clinic shares lifestyle strategies for all ages to aid in prevention and treatment of bone loss       19 October, 2023, CLEVELAND, Ohio: It is never too early or too late to implement measures to prevent or slow down osteoporosis, says an expert from global health system Cleveland Clinic, speaking ahead of World Osteoporosis Day (20 October), which this year focuses on bone health and fracture prevention awareness.    Osteoporosis is a disease that weakens bones and puts them at greater risk for sudden and unexpected fractures. According to the International Osteoporosis Foundation, it is the most common bone disease, affecting one in three women and one in five men over the age of 50 worldwide.    Sarah Keller M.D., a more

RAK Hospital's Diabeat Webinar Unveils the Heart-Healthy Formula for Managing Diabetes

Doctor emphasized the importance of combining different types of exercises to achieve comprehensive well-being. Balanced and natural diet advocated; importance of obtaining essential macro and micro nutrients from food rather than relying on supplements highlighted 17th October 2023; Ras Al Khaimah, UAE - RAK Hospital,in a recent Diabeat webinar hosted as part of the ongoing RAK Diabetes Challenge, Dr. Adil Rizvi, Consultant Thoracic Surgery & Director Medical Services at RAK Hospital, delivered an enlightening session focusing on heart health and diabetes management. Dr. Rizvi's insights provided essential guidance to participants on maintaining heart health while dealing with diabetes. Dr. Rizvi underlined the importance of two vital "pills" for a healthy body, a healthy mind, and overall heart health more

KFSH&RC Organizes Annual Clinical Trials Conference

Providing Roadmap in Line with National Priorities October 13th: Set for October 22nd in Riyadh, the King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre (KFSHRC) prepares for its annual Clinical Trials Transformation Conference, a two-day event themed "Ecosystem Harmony." The conference aims to refine its infrastructure and unveil a strategic roadmap in harmony with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's national ambitions and priorities in research, development, and innovation. The event aims to establish a unified platform involving regulatory authorities, the medical research community, individual researchers, collaborative research partners, and relevant industries at both domestic and international levels. The primary focus is developing a comprehensive system for clinical trials, emphasizing studies centered around more

Abu Dhabi Stem Cells Center (ADSCC) Reports Promising Results in PHOMS Clinical Trial for Multiple Sclerosis with Support and Approval of Department of Health – Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, UAE – October 12, 2023: Highlighting the efforts of Abu Dhabi Stem Cells Center (ADSCC) to pioneering research and transforming healthcare, a milestone has been achieved in one of its ongoing clinical trials, the Extracorporeal Photopheresis (ECP) for Optimal Management of Multiple Sclerosis (PHOMS) study. The study at ADSCC, a PureHealth subsidiary, the largest healthcare platform in the Middle East, evaluates the safety and efficacy of using ECP to treat people with multiple sclerosis (MS). As an immunomodulatory therapy used for some cancer treatments, graft-versus-host disease (GvHD), and autoimmune diseases, ECP in this study seeks to alleviate MS symptoms by rebalancing the immune system of the patient.  ADSCC has revealed that one of the success stories within the PHOMS trial involves a UAE resident, more

Dubai Health Authority's Medical Journal Achieves Global Impact Factor in the Medical Community

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 12, 2023: Dubai Health Authority has announced that its peer-reviewed journal, the Dubai Medical Journal, has achieved the 2022 Impact Factor (IF), reflecting the journal's commitment, quality, and continuous exceptional performance in publishing peer-reviewed scientific content. This accomplishment solidifies its position as a strong platform for researchers, scientists, and healthcare professionals in the country to share and disseminate their research in the journal, contributing to the advancement and innovation in this vital field. Dr. Marwan Al Mulla, CEO of Health Regulation Sector at DHA, emphasised the importance of this achievement, stating that it will effectively enhance the journal's competitiveness as a reliable scientific reference among global journals.  The global more

Emirati Human Resources Development Council in Dubai and Dubai Health Authority sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)

• The partnership aims for strategic collaboration to support the Emiratisation of the healthcare sector in Dubai. • Al Mansoori: "There is a strategic necessity to supply the healthcare sector with more specialised Emirati expertise in various fields of the sector." • Al Ketbi: "Broad prospects for employing Emirati cadres in various specialisations."   Dubai, United Arab Emirates 11 Oct 2023: In a significant step towards Emiratisation efforts in Dubai, the Emirati Human Resources Development Council in Dubai and the Dubai Health Authority have signed a MoU aimed at enhancing cooperation between the two parties to accelerate the Emiratisation efforts of the healthcare sector and enable Emiratis to access professional opportunities in this vital and strategic sector.   Under more

Boston Marathon Champion Des Linden to be First-Ever Recipient of TCSDigital Twin Heart

Dubai - 10th October, 2023: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a global leader in IT services and business consulting with $27.9 billion in revenue the most recent fiscal year, announced that Des Linden, the celebrated Boston Marathon champion and two-time Olympic marathoner, will be the inaugural recipient of a state-of-the- art Digital Twin Heart, designed to optimize athletic performance and advance personalized healthcare.   What is a Digital Twin Heart: A Digital Twin Heart is a real-time, virtual replica of a person’s heart, offering precise data on its function, efficiency, and response to varying conditions. Linden will have access to a tool that offers unprecedented insights into her cardiovascular health throughout her training. The Digital Twin Heart represents a significant leap forward in the integration of more

DHA Organised the "Health Talents" Exhibition to Promote Localisation Policies in the Health Sector

• The initiative promoted positive interaction between local staff and healthcare institutions.    • The authority is committed to opening employment opportunities for citizens in all fields of healthcare.      Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 10, 2023: The "Health Talents" exhibition, organised by the Dubai Health Authority, concluded today at the Dubai World Trade Center. It received a positive response, with 24 leading healthcare institutions offering more than 100 job vacancies in various health and administrative specialties to local talents.    The exhibition is an exceptional and innovative initiative by the authority to promote and expedite localisation in the healthcare sector. It aims to provide the sector with local competencies and experiences. It more

RAK Hospital Empowers Participants of RAK Diabetes Challenge 2023 with Insights on Diabetes Care

Diabetics are encouraged to have regular HbA1c tests every 3-6 months, annual eye and kidney exams, blood pressure control, frequent foot exams, and weekly self-monitoring of blood sugar Excess sugar in the blood is associated with attention deficit disorder in children (ADHD), dementia in adults, blurred vision, dental cavities, skin ageing, insomnia, and obesity. Neglecting prescribed Diabetes medications can have detrimental effects 10th October 2023; Ras Al Khaimah, UAE: In an effort to provide comprehensive support and guidance to the participants of the transformative 3-month-long RAK Diabetes Challenge 2023, RAK Hospital organized an informative webinar titled "Nuance of Diabetes Care." The webinar, conducted by Dr. Slavica Vukovic, MD, Specialist Internal Medicine at RAK Hospital, focused on educating more

Five Reasons Why Children Should Play Team Sports, According to a Psychologist

Ahead of World Mental Health Day, expert from global health system Cleveland Clinic says participating in sports teaches life skills and can build self-confidence for the long haul   October 9, 2023, CLEVELAND: The benefits children derive from playing team sports are not limited to better physical health as there are social and emotional gains too, according to an expert from global health system Cleveland Clinic, speaking ahead of World Mental Health Day (October 10). “One of the obvious benefits of sports is increased physical activity, especially in an age of so much screen time, but there are a lot of social and emotional benefits as well,” says health and sport/performance psychologist Matthew Sacco, PhD.   Here, Dr. Sacco gives the top five reasons why participating in team sports could set a more

Six Hospitals from Aster DM Healthcare's Network Recognised in Newsweek's World's Best Hospitals List for 2023

Dubai, 5th October, 2023: Aster DM Healthcare, a leading integrated healthcare services provider, has announced that six hospitals from its network in India and UAE have been featured in Newsweek's prestigious World's Best Hospitals List for 2023. This recognition reflects Aster's unwavering commitment to delivering top-notch clinical excellence and patient care across its facilities in India and the United Arab Emirates.   Newsweek's World's Best Hospitals List is renowned for recognizing healthcare institutions that meet international standards of quality and patient care. The inclusion of six hospitals from Aster’s network in this esteemed list underscores the organization's dedication and consistency in achieving optimal treatment outcomes for patients, while delivering exceptional patient more

Seventh Edition of Dubai Fitness Challenge Invites One and All to Join the Pursuit of an Active Lifestyle

Registrations open for highly anticipated annual event that motivates people to commit to 30 minutes of physical activity daily for 30 days Dubai to transform into bustling fitness hub from 28 October to 26 November 2023 Challenge features action-packed 30-day calendar of free fitness events, community hubs, classes and activities. Return of flagship events Dubai Run, presented by Mai Dubai, and Dubai Ride, presented by DP World, as well as the brand-new Dubai Stand-Up Paddle to set stage for biggest ever line-up of events Last edition of the Challenge saw 34,897 cyclists taking part in Dubai Ride, and 193,000 joining the Dubai Run Ahmed Al Khaja: DFC has grown into one of the largest city-wide fitness events, underlining our leadership’s dedication to ensure that Dubai is positioned as one of the world's most more

71 Children from around the World Receive Life-changing Gene Therapy for Rare Spinal Muscle Disorders at Medcare Women & Children Hospital

The hospital in Dubai becomes the first private health facility in the GCC offering gene therapy for Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a rare genetic disorder significantly diminishing the patient's quality of life. Dubai – October 04, 2023: Medcare Women & Children Hospital (MWCH) in Dubai has successfully treated 71 children suffering from life-threatening Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a disorder affecting the motor neurons, the nerve cells that control voluntary muscle movement, located in the spinal cord. MWCH has emerged as the private health facility in the GCC to offer this life-saving gene treatment through a globally managed access programme for gene therapies.    Children from several countries including Turkey, Romania, Russia, Belarus, Russia, Nepal, and Iran travelled to Dubai to receive the more

Dubai Health Authority Signs a MoU with the National Center of Meteorology

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 3, 2023: To bolster its public health protection systems and proactive preventive tools, the Dubai Health Authority ( DHA) has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Center of Meteorology.  The MoU focuses on fostering cooperation and partnership between the two entities in the fields of research and studies, as well as the exchange  expertise, data, and innovative ideas that enable the Authority to enhance community health security.  The MoU was signed by His Excellency Awadh Seghayer Al Ketbi, Director-General of the DHA and His Excellency Dr. Abdulla Al Mandous, Director General of the National Centre of Meteorology (NCM), President of World Meteorological Organization (WMO).  The signing ceremony was attended by officials and experts more

Dubai Health Authority begins Inspection Visits to Private School Clinics in Dubai

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 2, 2023: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has commenced extensive field visits to inspect the health clinics in private schools in Dubai.    The objective of these inspections is to assess the readiness of the clinics and ensure their compliance with the regulations and standards established by the authority.    The visits are carried out in collaboration and coordination with the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) in Dubai.    The DHA began these field visits with a team of officials and specialists at the start of the new academic year 2023/2024. The inspections are comprehensive and consider all aspects of the school clinics, including the ratio of doctors and nurses to student numbers.    Moreover, the visits also verify more

MoHAP Holds National Workshop to Strengthen Health System Response to Violence

Dubai September 28th, 2023:  The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has concluded a three-day National Workshop on Strengthening Health System Response to Violence, held in cooperation with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). The workshop, which took place from September 26th to 28th in Dubai, was designed to address national trends and align with the goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, as well as national legislation and priorities. The event was attended by numerous distinguished figures, including HE Dr. Hussain Abdul Rahman Al Rand, Assistant Undersecretary for the Public Health Sector, representatives from various health authorities, strategic partners, and experts from WHO and UNICEF. The primary objective of the workshop was to formulate an more

RAK Hospital's DiaBeat Webinar Sheds Light on Integrating Alternative Therapies for Diabetes Management

Nutraceuticals vital in diabetes care; Magnesium and Chromium recommended for nerve health and insulin management Yoga Therapy provides excellent physical and mental benefits in diabetes management.   27 September 2023; Ras Al Khaimah, UAE: RAK Hospital, in its unwavering commitment to educate and guide participants of the transformative 3-month-long RAK Diabetes Challenge 2023, recently conducted an insightful DiaBeat webinar. The webinar highlighted the pivotal role of alternative medicine in effectively managing diabetes and its associated complications. Dr. Harkirat Singh Wilkhoo, Health & Lifestyle Coach and Specialist Homeopath at RAK Hospital, commenced the webinar by delving into the pathophysiology of diabetes. Dr. Wilkhoo advocated for a comprehensive diabetes management program that integrates conventional more

Dubai Health Authority Employees Receive Expo 2020 Dubai Medal

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 21, 2023: Dubai Health Authority( DHA) employees were recognised and honoured with the Expo 2020 Dubai Medal, in implementation of the directive by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to award Expo 2020 Dubai Medals to individuals who played a key role in the success of the global event hosted by the UAE. A total of 40 employees received certificates of appreciation and medals for their volunteering work, which greatly contributed to the success of Expo 2020 Dubai.  The ceremony took place at the Authority's headquarters. On this occasion, as per His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s directive, His Excellency Awadh Seghayer Al Ketbi, the Director General of the Dubai Health Authority, more

Al Ketbi Inaugurates Mediclinic Creek Harbour Clinic

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 20 September 2023:  His Excellency Awadh Seghayer Al Ketbi inaugurated Mediclinic’s new multispecialty clinic located in the heart of the vibrant and iconic Dubai Creek Harbour. The clinic known as ‘Mediclinic Creek Harbour’, is an advanced, modern clinic that provides a comprehensive range of healthcare services for both adults and children in a patient-centric environment. It is staffed by a team of highly skilled and experienced medical professionals, all committed to delivering exceptional service to its patients.  Al Ketbi stated that the private healthcare sector in Dubai plays a vital role in developing the healthcare system, improving the level of medical services, and achieving strategic goals aimed at sustaining health and enhancing Dubai's healthcare more

RAK Hospital's DiaBeat Webinar Emphasizes the Power of Diet in Diabetes Management

The Diabetes Diet is the Best Eating Plan for everyone; offers an array of health benefits including lowered risk of cardiovascular diseases and specific types of cancer Carbohydrate counting and the Plate Method are recommended for effective meal planning and maintaining a balanced diet. Shedding just 7-10% of your current weight can yield notable improvements in blood glucose control 19 September 2023; Ras Al Khaimah, UAE - In a recent DiaBeat webinar conducted by RAK Hospital, Ms. Ruba Elhourani, Senior Dietician, and Head of the Nutritional Department, took centre stage to educate participants about the pivotal role of diet in diabetes management. These enlightening sessions conducted every week by the hospital are a key component of the healthcare institution's comprehensive three-month Diabetes Challenge more

ADIA Lab Symposium on Climate Change and Health Sciences to be held 7-8 November

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 12 September 2023 – ADIA Lab, the independent Abu Dhabi-based institute dedicated to basic and applied research in data and computational sciences, will host the inaugural ADIA Lab Symposium at ADGM in Abu Dhabi on 7 and 8 November 2023. Members of ADIA Lab’s Advisory Board along with ADIA Lab Fellows and principal researchers will participate in the event, examining how data science, blockchain, high performance computing and AI can be utilised to address key challenges in climate change and health sciences, two of the lab’s focus research areas.   Professor Steven Chu, former US Secretary of Energy and winner of the 1997 Nobel Prize in Physics, and Professor Sandy Pentland, Toshiba Professor of Media, Arts and Sciences at MIT and director of MIT’s Media Lab, will more

UAE Health Authorities Launch New Version of Al Hosn App

• Comprehensive Child Vaccination Records, Now at Your Fingertips • Bridging Technological Innovation and Trust: Al Hosn App, Your Reliable Health Companion   Dubai 12 September 2023:  The UAE health authorities have launched an updated version of "Al Hosn" app, the national digital healthcare platform for vaccinations and more in the UAE. Now empowered with vital features to safeguard the health of younger generations, the upgrade aims to further the goals of the National Immunization Program, highlighting the UAE's ongoing efforts to enhance the healthcare system and shield the community from infectious diseases. The upgraded app includes comprehensive vaccination records for children from birth to 18 years. It will play a pivotal role in achieving a higher percentage of child vaccination more

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