Pediatric Surgery Department at Riyadh Military Hospital (RMH) is holding here tomorrow a world conference on the Pediatric Surgery-Updates.
Speaking on the occasion Dr. Mohammed Taraheeb Al Meheidli, Head of the RMH Pediatric Surgery Department, and the President of the Conference Organizing Committee, said that a number of specialists and lecturers from the United States, Canada, [...]
Abu Dhabi wireless technology involving a capsule camera, about the size of a large vitamin pill, which helps to detect gastrointestinal problems when ingested was demonstrated by experts at a conference organised by Abu Dhabi police yesterday.
The procedure, called capsule endoscopy, has been around since the 1990s, but wireless technology that simplifies the process is [...]
Thousands of foreign workers in villages and hamlets are complaining they cannot benefit from health insurance due to a lack of local hospitals and health facilities.
Trading and industrial companies which have criticized a new Health Ministry initiative requiring SR1,000 to be paid for each employee’s health insurance, have supported their claims.
“The ministry’s decision did not [...]
Dubai Over one million UAE residents suffer from diabetes despite better health services and better awareness, a senior doctor told a diabetes congress here yesterday, saying the Gulf States are tackling the situation with urgency.
Top specialists gathered to tackle the growing incidence of diabetes in the Gulf states which is affecting productivity and also draining [...]
Millions of mobile phone users in the UAE could be at risk of developing brain tumours, according to a leading expert on electromagnetic radiation, who will release his findings in Dubai today.
Dr Howard Fisher, who has conducted dozens of studies and written three books on the subject, says there is a definite link between prolonged [...]
Emaar Healthcare is considering opening medical centres in Egypt and Syria as it looks to expand abroad, says Omar al Shunnar, the chief executive.
Investing in health care has become a major policy driver in the GCC as countries struggle to cope with ageing populations and the rise of the incidence of diseases related to obesity, [...]
Abu Dhabi Police Medical Services Administration was the first health facility in the UAE that introduced and adopted the latest medical technology that can effectively diagnose diseases and disorders of the gastrointestinal tract by use of a miniature imaging device.
It is less invasive than the traditional endoscopy or colonoscopy and explores all the rest of [...]
Abu Dhabi (HAAD), highlighted how it has built the foundation of a sustainable healthcare system for the Emirate by mandating health insurance for all residents, separating the regulator from the provision of healthcare services and finding international partners for all aspects of the healthcare system. Dr. Philipp Vetter, Head of Strategy at HAAD and a [...]
More than one million UAE residents suffer from diabetes despite better health services and better awareness, a senior doctor told a diabetes congress.
Dr Abdul Razzaq Al Madani, chairman of the Emirates Diabetes Association, added that the Gulf States were tackling the situation urgently.
He said an equally high number of people are pre-diabetic, a condition where [...]