Friday 22 June 2018

Rashid Hospital first to conduct InterStim technique

Rashid Hospital, a unit of Dubai Health Authority (DHA), has become first in Dubai to implement sacral nerve stimulation known as InterStim technique for the treatment of foecal incontinence (the inability to control bowel movements) and chronic constipation. Foecal incontinence


Moorfields Dubai highlights cataract concerns

Consultants at Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai have marked the Cataract Awareness Month (June 2018) sharing their concerns marking about the increasing incidence of cataract - the leading cause of blindness in the region. The good news is that cataracts can be treated very effectiv


DHA opens application for scholarships

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) is now accepting applications for Emirati high school graduates who are seeking scholarships in the fields of medicine, nursing and other healthcare-supporting fields. The DHA will be providing Emirati high school graduates with a scholarship, to


Metito chairman gets IDA council seat

UAE-based Metito, a leader in providing total intelligent water management solutions in the emerging markets, said its chairman and CEO Mutaz Ghandour has been inducted into the council of International Desalination Association (IDA).   A non-profit association,


American Hospital Dubai receives top accreditations

American Hospital Dubai, a pioneering private multi-specialty hospital, has announced its latest accreditations by Joint Commission International (JCI) and College of American Pathologists (CAP) for the seventh (JCI) and ninth (CAP) time. The hospital was the first in the Middle


WHO releases new International Classification of Diseases

The World Health Organization (WHO) is today releasing its new International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11).   The ICD is the foundation for identifying health trends and statistics worldwide, and contains around 55 000 unique codes for injuries, diseases and causes of d


UAE hospital welcomes 7 Eid babies

Abu Dhabi-based Danat Al Emarat Hospital for Women & Children welcomed seven newborns within the first few hours of Eid Al Fitr. A total of 350 newborns were welcomed by the hospital during Ramadan including 12 twins and 1 triplet.   The first baby was an Em


National Ambulance steps up emergency readiness

UAE’s National Ambulance has launched a plan to increase emergency resources by 20 per cent leading to 120 per cent readiness to deal with emergency situations across the Northern Emirates during Eid Al Fitr holidays. As part of the pre-emptive preparations, National Ambula


Work set to start on Bahrain medical complex

Bahraini authorities said work would soon begin on a BD1.7-million ($4.5 million) multiple sclerosis centre in the Muharraq region of the kingdom. The 100-bed facility, being developed as part of the Muharraq Medical Complex, is set for completion by mid-2020. The Muharraq Medica


New safety jackets for RTA female staff at project sites

As part of its continuous efforts to support working women in office or on site, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai, has endorsed a high-visibility safety jacket for all female staff undertaking field work at all its construction and operation project sites. The ste

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