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Charity gives new smiles to children with cleft lips
Bernadette Guarino saw her two-year-old son smile for the first time and there was "nothing in the world more beautiful".
Taif health office starts program to serve pilgrims
TAIF: The Department of Health Affairs in Taif has launched programs to advise and educate local and foreign pilgrims who arrived by land and air in Taif.
Saudi Arabia to Establish $1 Billion Medical City in Egypt
Saudi-based Atraba Integrated Holding has announced plans to build an integrated medical city project over a sprawling 500,000-sq-km area in Egypt at an initial investment of $1 billion, said a report.
Saudi Reconstruction Program in Yemen provisions Seiyun hospital with essential medical supplies
In addition, to funding improvements to critical facilities, the SRPY provided the hospital — Hadramout Valley’s largest — with 191 pieces of modern medical equipment and supplies
UAE foundation’s Afghan water project
A massive project to provide drinking water in Afghanistan is 80 per cent complete thanks to funding provided by the Khalifa bin Zayed Foundation..
Shouldering the burden of health care
Primary health centres play a stellar role in helping lessen the burden on hospitals
Issue of medical malpractice to feature at Arab Health Congress 2014
Medical malpractice has always been a hot topic in the medical field, and the importance
Food-safety law to unify standards across the UAE
The first food-safety law is expected to be completely adopted by next year, authorities said on Tuesday
Northern emirates ’worse off’ without unified UAE food safety law
The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) recommended the unification of import and export procedures
Stiffer penalties for hospitals hiring unlicensed staff soon
Healthcare providers will face harsher punishments and pay hefty monetary fines for hiring unlicensed medical staff
Law to unify medical licensing throughout UAE
A new law to unify the licensing of medical facilities throughout the country is being considered by the Ministry of Health
Fee on medical waste will depend on number of doctors and not weight: Ajman official
Hameed Al Mualla, Director of Public Health and Environment at the Municipality and Planning Department
Dubai health inspectors close 53 restaurants in 6 months
Health inspectors closed down 53 restaurants and cafes for food-safety breaches in the first half of this year
Health professionals told to update details
The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has issued a circular to all health sector professionals and facilities asking them to update their details
Insurance plan launched for domestic workers in UAE
Sponsors of the 400,000 domestic workers in the UAE can now insure their staff against illnesses
Beware of enhancers: MoH
The Ministry of Health (MoH) has warned the public against consuming the dietary
Inspections on eateries intensified
The Ajman Municipality is continuing its inspection campaign targeting food markets,
Seven out of 10 workers malnourished
Seven out of 10 workers who took part in a Dubai Municipality health campaign
MoH warns of two medical products
The Ministry of Health (MoH) has decided to withdraw two batches of the drug AmBisome Lippsomal Amphotericin
Dubai Customs enhances efforts for food product trading
Dubai Customs continues its efforts in facilitating trade activities of foodstuffs
UAE nursery tried to raise fees by 64 per cent
Twenty-one nurseries have raised their fees for the next school year, but one request
Standard Life seeks end to UAE moratorium on licences for insurers
Standard Life is lobbying for an end to a moratorium on new licences for onshore insurers
Set healthcare rules 'will prevent abuse of system' in Abu Dhabi
Patients, doctors and insurance companies in Abu Dhabi will soon benefit from
MoH lists dangerous herbal products
The Ministry of Health (MoH) has warned the public against consumption of a number of herbal products that are administered
Smoking ban in cars when driving with children for UAE
ABU DHABI // Legislation that bans tobacco advertising and promotion and makes it illegal to smoke
Strict rules for cosmetic clinics
Only licensed plastic surgeons or dermatologists can inject Botox or dermal fillers
Vaccinate your children or face fines, proposed UAE law states
Parents who fail to have their children vaccinated could be fined up to Dh10,000. After birth,
RAK to fine up to Dh200K for food safety violations
The Ras Al Khaimah Municipality is now imposing hefty fines up to Dh200,000 on food related violations
The phone call that broke new ground for UAE's organ transplant law
The first organ transplant from a deceased donor is being hailed a success – but it took 20 years to come to pass
Call for health insurance plan for expat labourers in the UAE
The country should strive to provide basic health insurance to all foreign blue-collar workers
Paid sick leave note rule could be scrapped
Health officials in Dubai may scrap the paid sick note ruling that came into effect on Wednesday after complaints
Pharmacy licensing procedures to be streamlined
The licensure and monitoring procedures for all pharmacies and their staff in Dubai, except for the free zone area of Dubai Healthcare
DHA authorised with functions
The Ministry of Health (MoH) has authorised the Dubai Health Authority (DHA)
Dubai government hospitals to accept insurance cards
Residents medically covered by any insurance provider will soon have access to government hospitals and health centres
ampaign stresses AD’s hygiene code
The Public Health Division, Municipality of Abu Dhabi City, has discussed with Abu Dhabi Airports Company
Hefty fines in Dubai for healthcare violators
Healthcare professionals and facilities operating without a licence in Dubai will be fined five times more than before
Don't just babysit, teach toddlers urges new UAE nursery law
Nurseries will be urged to focus on early childhood education rather than just day care under an updated draft law
Ministry looks into nurseries for UAE government bodies
A field survey conducted by the Ministry of Social Affairs revealed that no nurseries have been set up at Government bodies
UAE nurseries to face more robust rules
An updated draft of the federal law on nurseries has been approved by the Cabinet
Karabus case puts UAE medical liability law in focus
The case of Cyril Karabus has underscored the confusion surrounding the medical liability laws in Dubai and Abu Dhabi
FNC calls for regular and compulsory health checks for UAE residents
A member of the FNC has called for regular, compulsory health checks for all residents
Mandatory health insurance for all Dubai workers soon
A stalled plan to have mandatory health insurance for every worker in the emirate could happen within days
UAE health care gets higher approval rating than US from Emiratis
ABU DHABI: Most Emiratis are satisfied with health care in the UAE but almost two in five still prefer to be treated abroad.
Municipality increases laboratory tests on cold drinks and dry fruits
With a significant rise in the consumption of dried fruit and cold drinks during Ramadan, Dubai Municipality has asked consumers to ensure the food they buy is in good condition
Doctors report increase in renal colic cases this month
Abu Dhabi: Emergency rooms (ERs) across the capital have recorded an increase in the number of people suffering from acute renal colic during Ramadan.
Abu Dhabi drops ban on pie sale at schools
Abu Dhabi has dropped a ban on school canteens to sell pies but stopped the sale of dairy with high fat, the semi-official daily Alittihad said on Tuesday.
UAE's dieticians chalk out tips to stay healthy
Abu Dhabi: Four small meals a day consisting of proper fibres and fluids is the best way to conserve your energy while fasting this Ramadan, advised a clinical dietician.
73% of fake medicines routed through UAE
About 73 per cent of fake medicines seized at European borders last year was routed through the UAE.
Dubai Healthcare City holds donation drive
99 people participate in initiative
Doctors warn over ‘dangerous’ generators
SHARJAH // Police and health professionals warned yesterday of the dangers of portable generators after two men died from carbon monoxide poisoning during power cuts in Sharjah last week.
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