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Legalization of Therapeutic Abortion in UAE on the Cards

A senior official of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) said the government is working to draft a law allowing therapeutic abortions, as part of the country's prevention programme of genetic disorders. "We are studying it from two ways: on the mother or child's health. But the choice to have t...

Legalization of Therapeutic Abortion in UAE on the Cards

A senior official of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) said the government is working to draft a law allowing therapeutic abortions, as part of the country's prevention// programme of genetic disorders. "We are studying it from two ways: on the mother or child's health. But the choice to have th...

Prevalence of AIDS Cases in UAE is Low

Abu Dhabi: The latest statistics by the Ministry of Health (MoH), United Arab Emirates has revealed 645 cases of AIDS at the end of 2006 in the country//, media reported Wednesday. "Only a few cases were reported recently. We could say AIDS cases are not increasing significantly," Ali Shukur,...

WHO Awards Prequalification Status to the First UAE Approved Vaccine

The first ever vaccine approved by the UAE Ministry of Health (MOH) against highly contagious rotavirus has been recently awarded with a //prequalification status by the World Health Organization (WHO). It is the first time a vaccine against rotavirus gastroenteritis has received such clearance. ...

Gates Foundation, MMV Plan To Fund Malaria Research Center in UAE

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Medicines for Malaria Venture plan to fund the establishment of a research center //in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The center will focus on developing affordable, effective malaria drugs, Gulf News reports. Gates Foundation and MMV representativ...

Escalating Healthcare charges in UAE

In UAE, the common man has seen a rapid increase in healthcare charges over the past few years. The people in UAE have been affected not only by the rising cost of living// but also by the health sector, which has become a money-spinning business. The government in 2003 revised the healthcare f...

Health Insurance for Low-Income Expats in UAE

Dubai, June 11 Abu Dhabi emirate will start a health insurance policy next month which will help low-income expats. "From July 1, all companies that fall under the Phase 1 category will be obliged to take part in the health insurance scheme // which will make the lowest paid the first to bene...

Hitting the Gym on the Web - a New Global Exercise Trend

...end. At this rate, Wexer could impact the health club industry as Skype has impacted the telecommunication industry. Dubai, uae (PRWEB) June 10, 2009 -- Citing new members from 46 countries only 4 weeks after launch, new online health club Wexer seems to have a running start ...

CMPMedica Signs an Agreement With MAIDIS for e-prescribing Solutions in Abu Dhabi (UAE)

...MAIDIS' e-prescribing software and Electronic Medical Record in the UAE. The integration of CMPMedica's data will help healthcare professionals in the uae to embrace their expanding roles and meet the changing needs of their hospitals. Overall medicine management will also be improved by access to better...

Cleveland Clinic and Mubadala Healthcare Name CEO of Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi

...e commitment to quality. It aims to provide the highest international standards of care and superior clinical outcomes, thereby avoiding the need for uae patients to travel abroad for medical treatment. Working with best-in-class clinical operating partners from around the world, Mubadala Healthc...

Singapore Caters to Middle East Medical Travelers with Arabic Version of Patients Beyond Borders-Singapore Edition

...today launched the Arabic version of Patients Beyond Borders Singapore Edition, a comprehensive medical travel book. Dubai, uae (PRWEB) November 26, 2008 -- Healthy Travel Media and SingaporeMedicine today launched the Arabic version of Patients Beyond Borders Singapore Edition...

Dubai Health Authority Unveils Healthcare for All

...uilding on the vision of His Highness Sheik Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, uae Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai contained within the D...national alike - is an important part of the system. Under the new system uae Nationals will continue to receive existing levels of cover and service. Th...

Fibroids common, but women have options

... submucosal fibroids became endocavitary following uae irrespective of their area of contact with the end...y, by Fred Burbank, MD adds patients contemplating uae should anticipate that fibroids bordering on or in...y procedures shouldnt necessarily be regarded as a uae complication or treatment failure, he says. ...

Dubai Cares Announces 12 Country Plan to Educate and Empower Children in Developing Nations

...kh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the uae and Ruler of Dubai. Save the Children has a 75 year history of helping chil...kh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the uae and Ruler of Dubai. Dubai Cares was launched as a fundraising campaign on...

Major surgery no longer needed for the removal of uterine fibroids

...ch shorter recovery period, said Dr. Arleo. Patients have returned to work as early as one day after MRgFUS, instead of approximately three days after uae or six weeks after a myomectomy or hysterectomy, she said. ...

Few Women Hear About Uterine Fibroid Embolization Treatment Option Directly From Gynecologists

...ging in the gynecologist's office; interventional radiologists can help gynecologists manage these patients. Abstract 143, "Community Awareness of uae as a Treatment Option for Women Suffering With Symptomatic Fibroids," can be found at http://www.SIRmeeting.org . About Uterine Fibroid Embolizat...

Satisfaction After Fibroid Embolization Similar to Hysterectomy

...rch issue of Radiology , found that women who had uae reported an equal quality of life compared to women who'd had a hysterectomy. "Both uae and hysterectomy improved health-related quality o...the Dutch researchers, who added that they believe uae is a good alternative to hysterectomy. "UAE doe...

Minimally invasive fibroid treatment fares well in multicenter trial

...gy. After two years, patients who had undergone uae reported health-related quality of life equal to t...0 hysterectomies performed annually in the U.S. uae is a minimally invasive fibroid treatment in which... shrink and, in most cases, symptoms are relieved. uae requires only a local anesthetic and has a shorter...

Official Ground Breaking Ceremony for Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi

...uilding businesses. Our mandate is the establishment of new companies and the acquisition of strategic holdings in existing companies, either in the uae or abroad. Mubadala focuses on generating sustainable economic benefits through a careful selection of business ventures -- in partnership with local,...

RigNet and NuPhysicia Partner to Provide High Tech Health Solutions to Oil and Gas Industry

... and production industry. Based in Houston, Texas, RigNet has offices in Louisiana, Brazil, Malaysia, Nigeria, Norway, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, uae and the UK. For more information, please visit http://www.rig.net . About NuPhysicia LLC NuPhysicia LLC has more experience with the delivery of ef...

UAE Plans to Implement Anti-smoking Law

... to secure peoples' rights to the highest standards of health . "The uae is very much committed towards implementing a comprehensive anti-tobacco la... Khaleej Times. A draft bill on smoking is being deliberated at the uae Ministerial Council. Consumption and promotion of tobacco products ...

U.S. Preventive Medicine(R) Encourages the International Community to Embrace Prevention

...roductivity and vitality of the world. The uae has already made positive strides toward embracing...ional programs. As a result of these measures, The uae now ranks second among developing countries for th...ghting epidemic diseases. Fey supports The uae and other nations that are working to solve our wo...

Asian Workers Race Against Clock to Avoid Prison

... In 2003, around 100,000 illegal workers left the uae under a six-month amnesty. Nonetheless, the author...d 80 percent of the 4.1 million inhabitants of the uae are expatriates, mainly from Asian countries, attracted to the uae to work mainly as low-paid labourers and domestic ...

Benetton Perfumes Add Fragrance to Sweaty Summers

...all major retail stores and Benetton showrooms and would cost between Rs.995 and Rs.1,925. Paris Designs, a concept store headquartered in the uae that has a strong all-India distribution network of perfumes and accessories, has also joined hands with Benetton for distribution In India. "...

Marathon for a Cause: To Fight Against Kidney Disease

...e world, including 1000 women, 29 runners from the uae and a number of professional male athletes, partic...rman of the organizing committee and member of the uae diplomatic mission in the US Mohammed Saeed Al-Kin... the 2004 New York City Marathon. A number uae senior officials and members of the...

Breast Cancer on Rise Across Middle East

... The incidence of breast cancer is increasing rapidly across the Middle East, said doctors from uae who met in Paris at the 2nd Middle East and Africa Oncology summit . However, the medical experts agreed that the patients in the region suffe...

India Main Source of Counterfeit Medicines Seized in Europe

...1 percent of all fake medicines seized in the EU last year came from India, uae (31 percent) and China (8). The three countries are responsible for more th... counterfeit medicines are thought to be manufactured in India. The uae is not a producer of medicines, but the Emirate is used to hide the origin ...

UAE Analyses HIV Policies to Plan National Strategy

...late a national response to the disease, said Nada Al Marzouqi, head of the uae HIV Committee at the health ministry. According to official statistics, 645 reported cases of AIDS were reported among the uae nationals at the end of 2006. Source-Xinhua...

UAE Introduces Cervical Cancer Vaccine

... Gardasil targets the types 6, 11, 16 and 18 of pailloma virus. Of these, HPV type 16 and 18 are responsible for 75% of cases. In the Middle East, uae is the first nation to have got sanctions for this vaccine from the ministry of health in November 2006. Gadasil can be administered to girls from nin...

Gardasil – Cervical Cancer Vaccine in UA

...Centre for Immunology and Cancer Research (CICR), Australia who in all likelihood could be strong contender for Nobel Prize. In the middle East, uae is the first country to obtain this vaccine after their Health Ministry approved the same. America, Australia and European Union have already approved...

Dubai to commence free breast cancer screening

...best possible avenues to maintain good health, the uae is about to commence a free breast cancer screenin... The tests will enable all women in the emirate, uae nationals, expatriates and visitors, to avail time...ta between 1998 and 2002, nearly 1000 women in the uae were in the grips of this disease. To avail ...

Measures to Streamline Marketing of Breast-Milk Substitutes

... A senior health official of the uae government has revealed that government will enact a law to regulate marketing and promotion of breast-milk substitutes// in an effort encourage breas...

UAE Reports lowest number of AIDS cases

... WHO has reported that uae had some of the lowest number of reported HIV/Aids cases in the world over ...e report said, "No cases of transmission through blood products provided in uae facilities have been recorded since 1985 when the Aids program was implemen...

Metropolis Health Plans Middle East hub in Dubai

...ntigens) and tissue typing and other tests that are currently sent from the uae to European countries for diagnosis and take a lot of time," Velu told IANS... Kuwait and Bahrain, while talks are in progress with more hospitals in the uae and other Middle East countries. Diversifying its operations, Metropo...

Indian Training Company To Train Children In Dubai, Sharjah

... The firm also has a training facility in Chennai and offices in Bangalore and the Knowledge Village in Dubai. OnlySuccess's first programme in uae targeted Indian children and also local people and expatriates from the US, Sri Lanka, Iran, Pakistan, Palestine and China. --Edited IANS ...

Breastfeeding Decline In Middle East Worries UN

...fed during the first six months of their lives.// "Several high-income countries in the Middle East such as Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, the uae and Saudi Arabia maintain patterns similar to industrialised European countries where exclusive breastfeeding is below 35 percent," Unicef said in a s...
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