A number of cancer patients including children of various age groups in Tawam Hospital in Al Ain were visited by Sheikh Dr Saeed Bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan and prominent philanthropists and Ambassador of Hope and Happiness Rawd Abdul Kader to share some quality time with them as part of their commitment towards the ‘Year of Tolerance’.
Ministry of Health and Community Protection has issued a circular banning six herbal products being sold on websites.
WHO is helping Palestinians set up a limb reconstruction unit in Nasser hospital in southern Gaza.
The battle against obesity in the UAE is far from over, warn healthcare professionals at Bareen International Hospital in Mohammad Bin Zayed City, Abu Dhabi. With 30% of the world’s population being obese or overweight (according to the World Health Organisation), the figures are more alarming in the Middle East. The prevalence of obesity in children and adolescents ranges from 5% to 14% in males and from 3% to 18% in females. Furthermore, in the UAE for example, obesity levels are as high as 37% of the population.
The second edition of Friends of Cancer Patients (FOCP)’s unique youth awareness initiative, the annual Ana-vation School Championship, which seeks to educate the UAE’s school-goers about common signs of paediatric cancers and empower them to come up with realistic DIY solutions to detect these signs and help young cancer patients, has just finished its school visits phase.
Physicians at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi’s Voice Clinic have helped a patient regain his voice with a series of innovative treatments, as part of a multidisciplinary approach to tackle a significant healthcare challenge.
Since October, however, 285 cases of measles have been confirmed in New York City, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
A Dubai-based certified sleep consultant have one thing to say to those who have lost a good number of hours of good sleep: “Never think that you will not sleep.”
Humaid Al Qutami, Director General of the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) and Chairman of Noor Dubai Foundation honoured 13 employees from the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) for taking part in Noor Dubai Foundation’s mobile eye clinic in Bangladesh earlier this year.