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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.
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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.
Minimally invasive robotic surgery using the Da Vinci Robotic system helps restore normal renal function in two young children aged 10 and 4.
The operations room of Dubai Police on Friday was alerted about a man who sustained injuries in the pelvis and a fracture in the leg, after he had an accident with his motorcycle in the "Margham" desert. It was reported he was unable to move.
A sixty-eight-year-old Indian man undergoes rare life-saving procedure after 90% arterial calcified blockage.
Ismail Berabih lost his mother two years ago, and he entered into a state of great shock and sadness, and decided to sleep next to her grave every day, according to Algerian local media.
A snowy avalanche in northern Pakistan killed 11 people on Saturday, including a 4-year-old boy, and injured 25 from a nomadic tribe as they crossed a mountainous area with their goat herds, police said.
At least 50 children — at least two dozen of them babies - have died at the orphanage in the six weeks since the war broke out in mid-April, according to Dr Abdullah.
“Every story comes to an end and this is only the beginning of a new era for our country (Saudi Arabia) and our region.so just like to thanks everyone who had helped us,” Rayana Barnawi said.