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Gulf Today, Staff Report
In line with efforts to ensure the highest quality of care to the community, Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has directed all its licensed hospitals and day surgical centres to put elective therapeutic surgeries on hold until Feb.19.
This decision was aimed at ensuring that the most critical health issues are prioritised. This decision applies only to elective therapeutic surgeries that require deep sedation or general anaesthesia. Elective surgeries that are medical emergencies will be permitted.
The list of elective surgeries includes but is not limited to neurosurgical procedures, fractures and corrective orthopaedic procedures, cardiological and radiological interventions, stone and urological stent removals.
Separately, during the last 3 weeks, Dubai Tourism issued more than 200 violations of non-compliance with guidelines and closed down around 20 establishments.
Dubai Municipality has strengthened its inspection campaigns to ensure the commitment to precautionary measures. The number of inspection visits reached 2,258. Five establishments were closed.The Department of Economic Development (DED) closed 1 establishment, warned 2 and fined 23 others over the past 24 hours for not adhering to the precautionary measures set to limit COVID-19 over the past 24 hours.
A visiting official of an internationally-recognised healthcare accreditation body said the public must and should not be embarrassed to inquire whether the facility they have decided to go for consultation were certified to function and render services.
A leading hospital group in the UAE has upgraded its Dubai facilities to help address the observed increase in cardiac cases and lifestyle-related diseases.
"We are sorry to inform that as per local authorities and relatives it is so far confirmed that eight Indians have passed away in Dubai bus accident. Consulate is in touch with relatives of some of the deceased and awaits further details for others to inform their families," the CGI Dubai said in a tweet.
Suspect had a criminal record and was jailed pending a case of illegal trade in foreign exchange outside the banking market at black market prices.
On Sunday, the Iraqi Ministry of Interior announced the arrest of a man suspected of killing his wife in Diwaniyah Governorate of central Iraq.
The World Government Summit 2023 will be held in Dubai from Feb.13-15, under the slogan 'Shaping Future Governments,' will bring together 10,000 international government officials, thought leaders, global experts and decision makers.
The farmer indicated that during his work he wanted to move a tree but he lost his balance and fell from a crane, due to the negligence and the employer's failure to provide security and safety means to protect workers from work risk.