Medical News

The Ministry of Health and Prevention, represented by the Department of Education and Health Promotion, launched recently a health awareness campaign across emirates for the Holy Month of Ramadan.  To run until June 8, 2017, the campaign has been designed to increase community awareness on healthy lifestyles and will include free medical check-ups and distribution of educational materials, among others.

Neopharma, one of UAE’s leading pharmaceutical manufacturing company has invested a total of AED100 million in a state-of-the-art Japanese factory, AED265 million in the acquisition of patents and licenses and an additional investment in clinical studies amounting to AED515 million. The factory in Japan will manufacture supplements for patients in the pre-diabetic stage and also Type II diabetic patients.

HH Sheikh Humaid bin Ammar Al Nuaimi inaugurated Thumbay Group Healthcare Division’s latest addition to its healthcare facilities in Ajman; Thumbay Elite Clinic and Thumbay Elite Pharmacy, on Sunday, 21st May 2017.

Ramadan is a special holy month for Muslims and a special occasion when families prepare their favourite traditional foods and sit down together with relatives and friends to enjoy the mouth-watering delicacies.  However, during Ramadan many of us follow bad eating habits and routines and also sometimes tend to over-indulge.

Dr. Amin Hussein Al Amiri, Assistant Undersecretary of the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention's (MOHAP) Public Health Policy and Licensing, received a high-level delegation from the Saudi Centre for Organ Transplantation led by Dr. Faissal A.M. Shaheen, Director General, Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation. Dr. Shaheen was accompanied by Hassan Abdullah Al Khanani, Administrative Coordination, Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation. The meeting also witnessed the attendance of Dr. Amer Ahmed Sharif, CEO of Dubai Healthcare City Authority (DHCA)- Education Sector, and Professor Alawi Al Sheikh, Dean at College of Medicine - Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences. The meeting focused on the prospects of cooperation, and enhancing cooperation in the UAE.