The Federal Authority for Human Resources (FAHR) has announced the recent activation of the electronic link between the sick leave of employees of ministries and federal bodies running the Federal Government’s Human Resources Information System with the electronic system of sick leave of the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday criticised the Kerala government for delaying his flagship Ayushman Bharat, billed as the world’s largest health scheme.
The Indian state of Bihar grappled Monday with twin crises, with a brain virus potentially linked to lychees killing over 100 children and extreme heat leaving 78 people dead.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel dismissed concerns about her health after visibly trembling at an official ceremony on Tuesday, saying she was just a bit dehydrated in the heat.
The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) to conduct a cohort study titled “UAE Healthy Future Study”.
The programme was conducted at Oasis Mall, Dubai where the children got an opportunity to shop, receive Eid gifts from Aster Volunteers and Max, followed by various entertaining activities like art & craft workshops, face painting and competitions with valuable prizes given to the winners.
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.
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.