health

  • Al Qassimi Hospital organizes the First Gulf Retina Conference In collaboration with Bayer

    Retina doctors in the Gulf Cooperation Council and the Department of Ophthalmology at Al Qassimi Hospital and under the patronage of the Ministry of Health and Prevention in the United Arab Emirates and in collaboration with Bayer, successfully concluded the first Gulf Retina Conference under the name iSee GRC (iSee Gulf Retina Conference) for doctors and retina specialists in Arab Gulf countries in Dubai to address the need for a more collaborative approach in advancing retinal care in the region. This initiative is the first of its kind for retina specialists in the Middle East. Dr. Mohammed Al Omari, Chairman of the Conference and the Organizing Committee, Jamal Al-Kandari, Vice-President, and Dr. Ahmed Al Khashab, Chairman of the Scientific Committee, headed the conference.

  • Al Tadawi Medical Centre stresses the importance of using modern techniques in the treatment of angina pectoris “Chest Pain”

    Dr. Salman Adi, Head of Cardiology Department at Al Tadawi Medical Centre, provided important suggestions, tips and advice to reduce the risk of Angina. These methods are particularly centred on exercising regularly in order to maintain the level of blood sugar according to international standards, maintain cholesterol level at normal rates and quit smoking. In addition, Dr. Salman elaborated on observing a diet which contributes to the reduction of fat.

  • Alchemist Healthcare expands network to 27 facilities with TIDCO partnership

    Alchemist Healthcare LLC, a UAE-based healthcare company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Healthcare MENA Limited managed by Al Masah Capital, has successfully entered into a partnership in Kuwait-based Tijan International Dental Company (TIDCO). 

  • Alfardan Group donates QAR 300,000 to Qatar Red Crescent Society

    Alfardan Group has announced a donation of QAR 300,000 to the Qatar Red Crescent Society to help the citizens of Yemen. Mr Wael Jamal, Head of Corporate HR, Alfardan Group handed the donation to Mr Saed Shaeen Al Kaabi, Head of Resource Mobilization, Qatar Red Crescent Society; in a private ceremony held recently at Alfardan Towers.

  • Alfardan Group organizes health lecture with best-selling author Dr. Raymond Francis

    Alfardan Group has collaborated with Alfardan Hospitality, Marsa Malaz Kempinski at The Pearl - Doha, Al Gassar Elite and Qatar Charity in organizing a health lecture given by bestselling author Dr. Raymond Francis on May 24, 2016 at the Marsa Malaz Kempinski Venezia Ballroom. Dr. Francis’ talk gathered Alfardan Group employees along with their families and touched on key health issues. The event falls within Alfardan Group’s active Corporate Social Responsibility efforts aimed at promoting positive lifestyle choices among its personnel.

  • American Center for Psychiatry and Neurology hosts the 4th Neuroscience Updates Congress in the UAE

    The American Center for Psychiatry and Neurology (ACPN) officially welcomed attendees at the 4th Neuroscience Updates Congress at the Shangri-La Hotel in Dubai.

  • American Center for Psychiatry and Neurology hosts the 5th Neuroscience Updates Congress in the UAE

    The American Center for Psychiatry and Neurology (ACPN) officially welcomed attendees at the 5th Neuroscience Updates Congress at the Park Rotana Hotel, Abu Dhabi.

  • American Center for Psychiatry and Neurology launches the first Multiple Sclerosis Unit in the UAE

    Joining the fight against Multiple Sclerosis (MS), the American Center for Psychiatry and Neurology (ACPN) announced yesterday the launch of the first MS Unit in UAE. Held at Beach Rotana - Abu Dhabi, the launch along with a seminar was attended by over 60 high profile doctors and medical experts.

  • American Hospital Dubai bullish on creating new benchmarks of excellence for the medical industry

    American Hospital Dubai, a leading private hospital and member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, has expressed confidence in its move towards introducing new benchmarks of excellence for the medical industry. The company is currently participating at Medic West Africa 2016, the largest healthcare event in West Africa, which opened today (Wednesday, October 12, 2016) and will run until October 14, 2016 at the Eko Convention Centre, Lagos, Nigeria. American Hospital Dubai is showcasing its wide range of US standard healthcare services, including their Heart & Vascular Center, Cancer Care Center, and Cosmetic & Dermatology Services. The three-day event features a series of conferences in an effort to provide an interactive and networking platform for healthcare professionals.

  • American Hospital Dubai extends services to include outpatient treatment for MetLife medical cardholders in the UAE

    The American Hospital Dubai, one of the region’s leading private hospitals and a healthcare pioneer, and MetLife, a leading global provider of life insurance, annuities and employee benefits programs, have signed an agreement to extend the current medical services to include outpatient care and treatment for MetLife’s Gold cardholders, at the hospital’s main campus and its Dubai Media City Clinic.

  • American Hospital Dubai hosts public awareness campaign to promote the use of infant car seats

    American Hospital Dubai recently conducted a public awareness campaign to highlight the importance of infant car seats in support of the initiative launched by the Dubai Health Authority’s (DHA) Public Health and Safety Department to promote the use of rear-facing child safety seats for new-born babies being discharged from hospital. Officials from DHA participated in the seminar to give a deeper insight to healthcare professionals, especially those associated with child birth, and new parents about the significance of the infant car seats for a baby’s safety.

  • American Hospital Dubai offers breakthrough cancer radiotherapy treatment

    American Hospital Dubai announced that it has successfully treated more than 10 cancer patients with the leading-edge CIVICO trUpoint ARCH SRS / SRT and Body Pro-Lok ONE SBRT Immobilization Systems, which are designed to deliver radiation therapy to cancer patients.

  • American Hospital Dubai opens Advanced Rehabilitation Unit to optimize quality of life for patients recovering from serious long-term conditions.

    The American Hospital Dubai has opened an Advanced Rehabilitation Unit at its Dubai campus, to provide specialty care for patients requiring long-term care for serious conditions such as stroke or spinal cord injuries. The unit combines high-tech and high-touch to optimize the expertize of a multidisciplinary team. The holistic approach ensures care for the patient and their loved ones to help patients through their recovery and return to the highest possible quality of life and work.  

  • American Hospital Dubai partners with Dubai Police to promote road safety during Ramadan

    As part of its commitment to collaborate for the wellbeing of communities and society as a whole, American Hospital Dubai, one of the leading pioneers of private healthcare in the Middle East, has partnered with Dubai Police to promote road safety during the holy month of Ramadan.

  • American Hospital Dubai successfully conducts Dubai's first ever CT scan Based high dose Brachytherapy radiation treatment

    American Hospital Dubai successfully conducted High Dose Brachytherapy radiation treatment on a patient diagnosed with cervical cancer—a first-of-its-kind procedure to be done in the Dubai and Northern Emirates area. The procedure was performed by a team of radiation oncology experts led by Dr. Tarek Dufan, the hospital's Director for Radiation Oncology, using the CT scan based high dose brachytherapy radiation. The patient was kept under deep sedation during the procedure and was also sent home on the same day of the treatment.

  • American Hospital Dubai successfully hosts storytelling session in support of SAADA’s ‘Reading is Healing’ initiative

    The American Hospital Dubai, in collaboration with Al Aalm Al Arabi for Publishing and Distribution, recently hosted a storytelling session for young children above the age of two years in support of the ‘Reading is Healing’ initiative by SAADA, a health insurance program for the citizens of the Emirate of Dubai. The session complements the directive of H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, declaring 2016 as the ‘Year of Reading’ with the aim of creating a generation of book lovers to help position the country as a global capital for culture and knowledge.

  • American Hospital Dubai successfully performs first CT fluoroscopy-guided lung biopsy

    A team of radiologists and pulmonologists from the American Hospital Dubai successfully performed its first case of computerized tomography (CT) fluoroscopy-guided lung biopsy using its newly acquired low-radiation dosage CT scanner.

  • American Hospital Dubai to begin fit out of its new clinic in Galleria Mall Al Barsha

    American Hospital Dubai – one of the leading pioneers of private healthcare in the Middle East – is set to start the fit out of its second community clinic off-campus serving the growing population in Dubai's residential community of Al Barsha.

  • American Hospital Dubai to showcase innovative services & latest facilities at Kuwait Medical Tourism 2016

    The American Hospital Dubai has announced its participation at the 7th edition of Kuwait Medical Tourism, the country’s biggest healthcare expo, which will take place from March 20 to 22, 2016 at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Kuwait City. During its presence at the high-profile healthcare exhibition, the leading hospital will highlight its Palliative Care and new Advanced Rehabilitation Centre along with the latest innovations in Interventional Cardiology, Orthopaedics, and Neurosurgery.

  • American Hospital Dubai to showcase US-standard healthcare facilities and services at Arab Health 2017

    The American Hospital Dubai, the Middle East’s leading private hospital, has announced its participation as Platinum Sponsor at the Arab Health Exhibition & Congress 2017 to be held from January 30 to February 2, 2017 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. The hospital will present its range of US-standard healthcare services in the largest gathering of healthcare and trade professionals in the Middle East and North Africa participated in by more than 4,400 companies from 70 countries.