The fourth and last phase of Dubai Municipality’s public health campaign under the slogan “Together for a healthier lifestyle” was held in the jogging track of Jumeirah Open Beach recently.
The campaign addressed weighty matters like obesity and related diseases such as diabetes, high cholesterol and blood pressure. Free check ups and consultations were offered by [...]
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC) managed by Cleveland Clinic hosted the Music and Medicine Concert Lecture today March 29, at 1:30 pm in cooperation with Cleveland Clinic Arts and Medicine Institute and Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation (ADMAF). More than 60 patients, visitors and doctors attended the event which took place in SKMC is [...]
Employee benefits are clearly becoming increasingly important elements of rewards packages a Mercer survey has found, with 75 percent of companies in KSA already offering employees protection for death and long-term disability.
Medical care is a key macro issue in the Gulf States, and in Saudi Arabia there is a well documented drive to manage dependence [...]
Productiveness, human rights and reintegration to the society of the mentally challenged are the main focus of the three-day Mental Health Awareness Campaign which opened yesterday at the Hamad General Hospital.
Organised by the Psychiatry Department at the Hamad Medical Corporation, the event includes an exhibition of the arts and crafts work of the patients, interactive [...]
In a research, Mosquito genetic engineering may turn the malaria transmitting mosquito into a natural ‘flying vaccinator’, in order to provide a new strategy for biological control over the disease.
“Blood-sucking arthropods including mosquitoes, sand flies and ticks transmit numerous infectious agents during blood feeding,” said Yoshida.
“This includes malaria, which kills between 1-2 million people, mostly [...]
In line with its pursuance in raising health awareness, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC) managed by Cleveland Clinic, launches a mental health awareness program aiming to raise the public awareness on the importance of their psychological wellbeing.
The Mental Health Awareness Program is organized by the Behavioral Science Pavilion (BSP) of SKMC, a comprehensive psychiatric facility [...]
Health Minister Nayef Fayez on Wednesday defended a decision imposing fees on blood units, saying that the measure aims to cut ministry funds spent on foreign patients.
In a joint press conference with the ministers of finance and state for media affairs and communications yesterday, Fayez said over 700,000 non-Jordanians live in the country and enjoy [...]
Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is increasingly becoming a common problem here with majority of the sufferers being women in Qatar.
Though no complete cure is available till date, latest advancements in the medical science gives much promise to the patients, according to an expert.
“We see patients at our clinic every day and now we have some 700 [...]
KUSTAR organized a blood donation campaign for its students, staff and faculty in cooperation with the Blood Bank Abu Dhabi.
During his participation in the blood drive Dr. Arif Sultan al Hammadi, KUSTAR’s Interim President, praised the Blood Bank for its active role in nurturing the concept of regular blood donation within all public and private [...]
Dubai Municipality has organised today a health campaign to provide free medical check-ups and consultations for those who do regular walking as exercise in Dubai.
The checkups and consultations will be offered by the medical staff of the clinic and Medical Services Section of the Public Health Services Department of the Municipality in collaboration with doctors [...]