health

  • Apollo Hospitals Group showcases first-of-its-kind Proton Cancer Centre at Arab Health 2019 in Dubai

    Apollo Hospitals Group took part in the recently concluded Arab Health 2019 in Dubai to put the spotlight on the state-of-the-art services of its groundbreaking Proton Cancer Centre, the first of its kind in South East Asia.

  • April marks Autism awareness month at Nursery Chain

    British Orchard Nursery in its continuous endeavor to create an all-encompassing environment for the people of determination has collaborated with Autism Rocks to bring awareness on autism and developmental delays. The Nursery’s initiative also comes in line with KHDA’s inclusive policy that seeks to change society’s attitude towards people of determination allowing for a more inclusive education policy framework.

  • Arab Health to offer lucrative platform for Brazilian healthcare sector

    The Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) has recently revealed that 38 Brazilian companies are set to attend Arab Health, a healthcare industry show to be held from January 25 to 28, 2016 in Dubai, UAE. The Brazilian pavilion will be organized by Abimo, the Brazilian Medical Devices Manufacturers Association, in partnership with the Brazilian Export and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brasil). The participating companies are expected to gross over USD 22 million in the wake of the event, according to Abimo.

  • Arab Media Figure Ola Al-Fares Undergoes a Breast Cancer Screening at a Pink Caravan Ride Clinic in City Walk Dubai

    With 3.3 followers on Instagram, Pink Caravan Ambassador, a fashion icon and an influential young voice in the Middle East, Ola Al-Fares does not need an introduction in the Arab World. Her intelligence, strong stance on social issues and She has captured the hearts and imaginations of the young and the young at heart.

  • Arabian Healthcare Group and Dignity Health USA team up to expand world-class clinical excellence to the UAE

    Continuing its efforts to bring world-class expertise and clinical care to the doorstep of UAE residents, Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) based Arabian Healthcare Group has formed a strategic alliance with Dignity Health, one of the largest healthcare providers based in the United States.Through this collaboration, the Arabian Healthcare Group and its subsidiaries that include flagship RAK Hospital, RAK Medical Centers, RAK Diabetes Centers and several other entities, will provide more advanced medical services in the area of orthopedics, rehabilitation, oncology, neuroscience, cardiology and thoracic medical care, for patients within the UAE and surrounding countries.

  • Arabian Healthcare Group launches fitness programme across corporates in UAE

    Addressing the growing cases of chronic ailments that stem from sedentary lifestyle at workplaces, Arabian Healthcare Group has launched a massive country-wide proactive campaign targeting more than 300 corporate houses and influencing thousands of people. ‘My Employees’ Health First’ initiative motivates office workers to remain active despite doing stationary desk jobs, encouraging them to find time for physical activity at regular intervals during office hours. Besides taking a short break every hour to unwind, employees will also be taught light exercises to help them relax their neck, shoulder, wrist and back muscles, spurring them into adopting a more active lifestyle.

  • Are we parenting obesity in children?

    Children these days are overweight for various reasons, it is a growing concern in many countries.  Unfortunately the children of UAE are not spared either. There are many reasons that foster obesity like consumption of fried and fatty foods, inactive lifestyle and neglect. Desertion about health is a common factor. Also, lack of guidance and proper direction by parents. Obesity causes harm not just physically but psychologically.

  • Art enthusiasts attend a unique showcasing “Enlightened Visions” a spiritual perspective on healing

    Art enthusiasts, doctors, patients, yoga and meditation lovers join together in a unique event that linked art with fertility care. Mr. Yasser Al Gergawi – Director of Cultural Events at the Ministry of Culture & Knowledge Development and Guest of Honour of Enlightened Visions, inaugurated the event on the 4th of July and expressed the Ministry’s commitment to supporting cultural events in Dubai.

  • Artificial Intelligence Officer's Shoulder Recovered After Complex Total Reverse Shoulder Replacement Surgery

    Angelika Eksteen, 57 from Germany, who works for an Artificial Intelligence (AI) company, sustained a fracture in the left shoulder 10 months ago, for which she underwent a surgery at a local hospital. However, the surgery wasn’t successful, and Angelika continued to have complications in form of pain, lack of movements and weakness. As such, she couldn’t cope with daily activities which not only affected her daily chores, but also her sleep. The unbearable pain caused by the shoulder, eventually led her to be referred to Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery (BHAS), where Dr. Bhuvan Machani – Consultant Orthopaedic Upper Extremity Surgeon, performed a total reverse shoulder replacement surgery on her left shoulder. Following surgery and recovery that included targeted physical therapy, Angelika gained a new lease on life.

  • Aster Disaster Support Team mobilized to help Kerala flood victims

    To support the victims of one of the worst floods that Kerala has seen in recent history, displacing more than 54000 people, Aster Disaster Support Team has been mobilized to provide humanitarian aid. Consisting of more than 200 medical and non-medical volunteers from Aster DM Healthcare’s network of hospitals in India and led by Aster Volunteers Global Programme, the Aster Disaster Support Team has started working with local government relief centres in Wayanad, Ernakulam, Calicut, Malappuram districts to conduct medical camps, provide health check-ups and essential materials for sustenance. The pledged amount of Rs. 50 Lakhs or AED 265,000 will further strengthen the local government’s efforts to help those affected by the floods.

  • Aster distributes 150,000 Salma food packets among famine affected people in Somalia

    Aster Volunteers joined hands with Al-Hayat Foundation humanitarian workers in Somalia, to support the ongoing relief efforts and aid in the safe distribution of over 150,000 meal packets to the famine affected and the displaced Somalis at Buraco in Somaliland, in presence of their regional Vice Governor Mr. Mohammed Hayd.

  • Aster DM Healthcare first in Asia to perform liver transplant using pioneering technology

    Aster DM Healthcare, a leading private healthcare services provider in GCC and an emerging player in India, announced today that it has performed Asia’s first-ever liver transplant using Normothermic Machine Perfusion, a process which can keep a liver alive outside the body for up to 24 hours by maintaining it at body temperature.

  • Aster DM Healthcare strengthens presence in Oman with the inauguration of 3rd Hospital

    Delivering upon its commitment to improve the availability and accessibility of quality healthcare services in Oman, Aster Al Raffah Hospitals & Clinics are now serving patients with its newest 22-bed Aster Hospital located in Ibri. The new facility further strengthens Aster DM Healthcare’s offering in primary and secondary care services in Oman.

  • Aster DM Healthcare Unveil AED 126 Million Quaternary Care Hospital in Bangalore - India

    Dubai-based conglomerate, Aster DM Healthcare, have formally launched its newly-upgraded Quaternary Care Super-specialty healthcare facility Aster CMI Hospital at Hebbal, Bengaluru.

  • Aster DM Healthcare wins four Dubai Business Excellence Awards

    Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, The Department of Economic Development (DED) organised the 25th Annual Dubai Business Excellence Awards, to recognise outstanding pursuit of excellence in business practices in 2018. Aster DM Healthcare, one of the leading healthcare service providers in the UAE and the region, picked up four recognitions of distinction at the coveted Business Excellence Awards under the healthcare category.

  • Aster DM Healthcare wins Special Recognition at Arabia CSR Awards 2018

    At the 11th Arabia CSR Awards 2018, Aster DM Healthcare was felicitated with a special recognition in the healthcare category, for its outstanding contribution to the society through its corporate social responsibility programmes. The award was presented by Dr. Saeed Al Kindi- Former Minister of Environment & Water, UAE and Honorary Member of Emirates Environmental Group along with Dr. Radhiya Al Hashimi- Executive Committee Member of Emirates Environmental Group.

  • Aster DM Healthcare wins the ‘Excellence in Healthcare Sector’ Award at the Qadat Al Tagheer Awards 2016

    Aster DM Healthcare has received the “Excellence in Healthcare Sector” award at the Qadat Al Tagheer Awards 2016, the inaugural awards of the 2nd UAE-INDIA Economic Forum. Ms. Alisha Moopen – Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, Hospitals & Clinics (GCC), Aster DM Healthcare received the award from Mr. Nitin Gadkari, India’s Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping. The awards honored prominent organizations and business leaders who have transcended boundaries to create epitome of business excellence in respective sectors which helped strengthen the trade and commerce ties between UAE and India.

  • Aster doctors rescue 25-day old baby from rare flesh-eating infection

    Aster DM Healthcare, a leading integrated healthcare services provider in GCC and an emerging player in India fulfilled yet another commitment to saving lives using the latest technologies in medical treatment, this time through its unit Aster CMI Hospital in Bangalore-India.

  • Aster Volunteers reaffirms continued support for people with determination with the launch of Al Amal 2.0

    Aster Volunteers, the global corporate social responsibility programme of Aster DM Healthcare, in collaboration with the Dubai Club for People of Determination and the Special Needs Development Centre, Dubai, recently held the Al Amal 2.0 (The Hope) initiative. The event marks Aster DM healthcare’s underlying global commitment and support towards the People of Determination in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). It is also in line with the government’s efforts to empower the People of Determination by urging an integrated community role. Currently, the organisation has 71 differently abled individuals employed at their units across India and GCC.

  • Aster Volunteers recognized with International Hospital Federation Excellence Award for CSR

    Aster Volunteers, the global CSR programme of Aster DM Healthcare has been recognized for its notable contribution to the society locally and globally. It has been named one of the Merit Awardees of the 2018 International Hospital Federation (IHF/Bionexo) Excellence Award for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The award was presented during the 42nd IHF World Hospital Congress in Brisbane, Australia.