Muslims are required to fast during the holy month of Ramadan. However certain medical conditions like diabetes may be exempt from fasting especially if fasting may pose a risk or harm to their health.
As the pandemic continuously unfolds, we have collectively endured loss, but there are also opportunities for many of us to learn and grow. With people self-isolating and social distancing encouraged by governments, people have begun to revert their focus back into the things that are most important – families, friends and most especially, ourselves. In little and big ways, the rise of COVID-19 has also given rise to positive shifts in how we relate to ourselves and to each other and we should make the most of that.
Holy Month of Ramadan shortly begins and it’s very important to be prepared, Ms Archana Baju the Clinical Dietician at Burjeel Hospital Abu Dhabi say: “A healthy diet helps to maintain and improve overall health. Proper Nutrition and hydration is essential. People who follow a healthy balanced diet plan have stronger immune system and stay healthy during the fasting period”.
Dubai Investments Park [DIP], the unique integrated commercial, industrial & residential community in the Middle East, wholly-owned by Dubai Investments PJSC, initiated a disinfection drive across all common areas in Dubai Investments Park zones, supplementing Dubai Municipality sterilization drive, implemented as part of the precautionary measures against the coronavirus (COVID-19).
With the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus, a large number of NEXtCARE members are now opting for video consultations through the Teleconsultation feature in their MyNEXtCARE app. The company was the first to launch this service in 2019. The consultations are provided by Health at Hand - a DHA licensed telehealth service provider with qualified doctors who speak English, Hindi and Arabic.
The Health Promotion Department, HPD, of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs (SCFA) and its health-supporting associations recently revealed outstanding outcomes in terms of delivering their awareness-raising messages to community members, as part of the HPD’s commitment to the directives of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah and the precautionary measures adopted by the UAE government to battle the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).