The tests can be done after obtaining an appointment with any of the government-affiliated facilities in Dubai.
The campaign aims to raise awareness among the community about the importance of vaccination—especially amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The three new approved tests include the antigen test, the RT-LAMP test and the saliva test. The saliva test can be used for children in healthcare facilities if a nose swab is not possible.
The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) issued a circular to all licensed health facilities in Dubai dealing with testing of COVID-19.
The Sinopharm vaccine will be available at Nad Al Hamr Health Centre, Al Twar Health Centre and Al Mankhool Health Centre, the DHA said. Dubai began the first phase of the vaccination campaign in December with the COVID-19 vaccine produced by Pfizer and BioNTech.
It is for the health, safety and security of everyone if anyone who goes for a Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test, do the responsible act of self-isolation while practising all precautionary measures until guaranteed that he is not stricken with the dreadful persisting mutated SARS-CoV2-causing Novel Coronavirus (COVID19).
A British expat based in Dubai, David F. Overall was one of the first to take the AstraZeneca vaccine.
The men and women of the Rashid Hospital-Department of Radiology were recently honoured when officials of the Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Awards for Medical Sciences (SHAMS)
An internationally-recognised US healthcare accreditation body will begin consultation and conduct of certification procedures on day surgery centres in Dubai next week, in collaboration with the Dubai Health Authority (DHA).