The growing millennial population is driving food trends and services in the UAE. Not only do they want healthy ingredients but they also look for price convenience. This younger generation is more open to trying new cuisines and prefers the convenience of online platforms for shopping and ordering food. Furthermore, the increase in the number of working and single women living in the UAE is driving the expansion of dining-out options and of food home delivery services through e-commerce platforms (Source: Canadian Government, 2021).

The growing millennial population is driving food trends and services in the UAE. Not only do they want healthy ingredients but they also look for price convenience. This younger generation is more open to trying new cuisines and prefers the convenience of online platforms for shopping and ordering food. Furthermore, the increase in the number of working and single women living in the UAE is driving the expansion of dining-out options and of food home delivery services through e-commerce platforms (Source: Canadian Government, 2021).

Quris-AI and Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI) signed an agreement during Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) to develop a world-class Bio-AI center in Abu Dhabi. The state-of-the-art facility will support the development of personalized medications, tailored specifically to the diverse populations of the MENA region.

In the presence of HE Dr. Jamal Mohammed Al Kaabi, Undersecretary of The Department of Health – Abu Dhabi (DoH), the regulator of the healthcare sector in the Emirate, the Department launched the “Poison and Drug Information Service” aimed at preventing and treating poison incidents of all kinds. The service was announced during DoH’s Research and Innovation Centre’s participation in the Middle East and North Africa Clinical Toxicology Conference (MENATOX), held in Abu Dhabi from 11 to 14 January 2023.

Following the announcement of the Abu Dhabi community campaign supporting the National Programme for Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation “Hayat”, launched by the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi, the regulator of the healthcare sector in the emirate, the number of registrants in the “Hayat” programme reached more than 10,000 organ donors from different nationalities, backgrounds and ages, who expressed their desire to become organ donors post mortem. This confirms their belief in the importance of organ donation as a noble humanitarian act that embodies the highest meaning of giving and gives others renewed hope in life. These values create a vivid scenario of community solidarity, where organ donation, whether during life or after death, saves many patients, affording them a full recovery.

More than 150 students from six schools across Sharjah will be competing in the third edition of the Ana-vation Competition, which aims to educate the youth and stimulate their participation in the global fight against cancer. The yearly competition aims to integrate students’ efforts through the use of futuristic technologies by building innovative solutions that raise awareness and help patients.

Amana Healthcare, a Mubadala Health partner and one of the Middle East’s leading providers of long-term care, inpatient rehabilitation and home care services, has won two Gold Initiative Certificates from Arab Hospitals Federation’s Arab Healthcare Climate Change Challenge Champion, in two categories: Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency; and Water, Waste & Resource Management.

As part of its ongoing efforts to focus on complex care and pediatric sub-specialties, Burjeel Holdings, one of the leading private healthcare services providers in the MENA region, in collaboration with renowned orthopedic surgeon Dr. Dror Paley, has launched a clinic in the UAE. The Paley Middle East Clinic, located at Burjeel Medical City (BMC) in Abu Dhabi, aims to become a hub for complex procedures in the region by providing world-class specialized orthopedic care. It is the first clinic in the Middle East and Asia by Dr. Paley, who has performed around 20,000 limb-lengthening and reconstruction-related procedures.

The journey to being a mother is a significant experience which a woman wants to cherish for the rest of her life. Post birth, a mother requires help, care and support to help with the changes the post-partum phase brings. However, in the UAE, several new mothers are on their own without the support of an elderly member in the family. This has seen a steering rise in demand for midwives and home nurses.

Dubai Chamber of Commerce, one of the three chambers operating under Dubai Chambers, has announced the establishment of the Medical Labs & Diagnostic Centers Business Group. Supporting the robust healthcare sector in Dubai and the wider UAE, the new business group seeks to foster collaborative relationships between its members and relevant stakeholders to cement importance of medical labs and diagnostic centers within the healthcare sector.