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Depression and its Effects discussed in Dubai at a Global Conference

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Innovative treatment options for depression have been discussed on Friday by one hundred healthcare professionals from across the Gulf in Dubai. Les Laboratoires Servier organized the event which showed new therapies that are now available for the first time in the Gulf. Dr. Adel Karrani, Assistant Head of Psychiatry at Rashid Hospital in Dubai […]

Awareness about Osteoporosis in Women is increasing in KSA

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According to the Saudi Diabetes and Endocrine Association in the Eastern Province, 30-50% of Saudi women over the age of 40 years develop osteoporosis. This disease occurs in women by double than men. The goal of the association is to increase public awareness about osteoporosis and its impact on the quality of life for […]

HAAD Plans to Increase Healthcare Facilities across the Emirate

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A senior official in the Health Authority Abu Dhabi (HAAD) announced that 70 new healthcare facilities and 32 pharmaceutical institutions have been licensed this year. This step ensures keeping up with the growing demand for medical care in the emirate of Abu Dhabi. Zaid Al Siksek, chief executive officer of the HAAD commented “In […]

Different Preparations at the Holy Locations During Haj

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The ministry of health is the only authority to release health information in Makkah and Madinah during Haj, as Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah, Health Minister announced. He commented “Major health problems such as an outbreak of epidemics or mass food poisoning among pilgrims will be communicated to the public only by the Ministry of Health. […]

Boost for private sector involvement in UAE’s healthcare industry

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Abu Dhabi, UAE: The 5th Abu Dhabi Medical Congress (ADMC), which got underway today at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), was officially inaugurated by His Excellency Zaid Al Siksek, CEO, Health Authority – Abu Dhabi. The event continues on 24 and 25 October, and is expected to attract more than 5000 professionals […]

Motivational Interviewing; new technique used to transform unhealthy lifestyles in the UAE

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Abu Dhabi, UAE: Traditionally, taking care of patients meant minimizing the impact of disease, and the most dramatic example has been a 20% to 30% reduction in mortality by treating heart disease patients with s-statin or a beta-blocker. More recently, however, multiple studies on primary prevention have showed very large correlations between specific healthy […]

Middle East OHS Strategy Summit on 5th – 7th March 2012 in Abu Dhabi, UAE

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Middle East OHS Strategy Summit

Now just by attending the summit, earn upto 15 credit points accredited by Board of CME Ministry of Health, UAE.

The Middle East OHS Strategy Summit has engaging sessions designed to provide a holistic purview on Occupational Health and Safety. In this Conference the whole focus would be […]

Hira Hospital to Provide Pilgrims in Makkah with Medical Consultancy by Telephone

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A free telephone number is offered by Hira General Hospital in Makkah to give medical advices to pilgrims and residents. The number is 5211124 and its available daily between 3 and 4 p.m. to receive questions and inquiries from callers. Waleed bin Abdul Haleem Muhammad Hussain, Director of the hospital said “The establishment of […]

DHA will Expand Healthcare Facilities across New Dubai

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The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has put expansion plans aiming to increase healthcare facilities in New Dubai. Those plans are part of the Dubai Health Strategy aiming to develop all aspects of healthcare during 2011-2013. Dr Laila Al Jasimi, CEO of Health Policy and Strategy at the DHA commented “As of now, we know […]

Moorfields Hospital will hire New Consultant in Dubai

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Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai started meeting a new specialist consultant to the team based permanently at Moorfields in Dubai, which treats around 11,000 patients from the region, each year. Ms Jana Sheqem, an Arabic speaking Italian national, joins Moorfields as a Vitreoretinal Surgeon and Medical Retina Specialist.

She is specialized in Vitreoretinal Diseases and […]