Medical News

The National Committee of AMR organized the 2nd UAE's International Conference on Antimicrobial Resistance (ICAMR) 2019, at Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre to shed the light on the latest developments in antibiotic resistance research and practices.

Saudi German Hospitals Group – one of the largest private hospital groups in the MENA region – has announced their world class, state-of-the-art, Dhs300 million worth healthcare facility in Ajman. The tertiary-care speciality and sub-speciality facility will be the biggest hospital in Ajman, designed to cater to the growing population across all northern emirates, while offering a wide range of medical services. Spanning over 41,062 square meters, the 200-bed hospital will commence operations soon.

The Ministry of Health and Prevention has announced the inauguration of “Breast Care” and “Pain Management” Units at Saqr Hospital in Ras Al Khaimah to help patients early detect breast cancer and treat those with chronic pains. The two units are equipped with state-of-the-art medical technologies according to international quality standards and under the supervision of specialists.

The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) has stressed that the National Periodic Health Screening and Cancer Screening initiatives titled ‘Etminan’ (Contentment in Arabic) are running smoothly and perfectly as scheduled. 

Starkey® Hearing Technologies has launched the world’s first hearing aid that utilizes ‘Artificial Intelligence’ and ‘integrated sensors’ at the Yas Circuit in Abu Dhabi, UAE. This is the world’s first Healthable™ that tracks physical activity and cognitive health as measured by hearing aid use in social situations. Livio AI also features the first-ever fall detection and alert capability and translates 27 languages instantly including Arabic. Starkey’s ‘AI framework’ set to transform Middle East’s US$660 million hearing aids marketplace.