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70-year-old Nigerian woman chooses UAE for a pacemaker implant Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Wednesday 15 August 2018  

If you meet 70-year-old Maria, a Nigerian national, you’d never know she has a dual chamber pacemaker to keep her heart beating well. Full of life and vigour, Maria came to the UAE to treat her atrioventricular (AV) block. An AV block is a serious heart condition where the heart beats...

Over a hundred patients in the UAE use new non-invasive capsule gastric balloon to control obesity and its associated... -Saturday 21 July 2018  

One hundred obese or overweight individuals in the UAE have taken advantage of the new Ellipse Gastric Balloon to lose weight and to decrease its associated medical conditions, according to Dr Wael Dahhan at Emirates Hospital. “Obesity and being overweight is a major public health problem...

Antibiotic Addiction: Health Experts Warn Against Overuse of Antibiotics -Monday 16 July 2018  

Overuse and misuse of antibiotics is one of the world’s most pressing health problems, according to Dr. Asha Thomas, who serves as a Medical Director for Doctor on Call - a 24/7 medical services facility that provides healthcare services at homes and hotels. “Some people still believe...

Emirates Hospital & Regen Medical Management Dubai Receives DHA Approval to Open First Center -Tuesday 26 June 2018  

Emirates Hospital Jumeriah, an Emirates Healthcare Company, announced they have partnered with ReGen Medical Management Dubai to officially launch “ReGen At Emirates Hospital”, a new stem cell and regenerative medical center on 25th June 2018. Emirates Hospital Jumeriah is the first to...

Age Is Just a Number: Elderly Man and Woman Combat Osteoarthritis through a Surgical Procedure -Sunday 24 June 2018  

62-year-old Abdul and 72-year-old Alia, both Egyptian nationals, couldn’t sit or walk a few months back, but now find it easy to prostrate and walk briskly. Things were not this easy when they were first diagnosed with osteoarthritis. However, unlike the usual belief, the elderly man and woman...

Emirates Hospital Unveils Collaboration with the UAE’s Leading Rheumatology Specialist Humeira Badsha Medical... -Monday 21 May 2018  

The Humeira Badsha Medical Centre (HBMC), UAE's leading specialist in musculoskeletal diseases, announced it will be collaborating with Emirates Hospital, an Emirates Healthcare Company as it officially opened the doors of its new facility to the public in Emirates Hospital, Dubai. Having...

Rare Cardio Balloon Valvuloplasty Surgery Saves Nigerian Man’s Life At Emirates Hospital -Tuesday 15 May 2018  

If 36-year-old Sylvester E. had to stay in Nigeria, he may not have lived to see his middle-age years. Thanks to Dr. Allam Alkowatli, Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine and Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at Emirates Hospital, Sylvester was able to travel to Dubai to receive the life-saving...

Emirates Hospital Launches First Day Surgery & Medical Center in Dubai Motor City -Thursday 3 May 2018  

Emirates Hospital has announced the launch of its first Day Surgery and Medical Center in Dubai Motor City earlier today. The state-of-the-art medical center will provide same-day surgery and specialized medical services to residents of Dubai Motor City and surrounding areas. The launch was...

An Orthopaedic Surgeon Transformed A 16-Year-Alia’s Rare Leg Deformity -Monday 30 April 2018  

Seeking the help and exceptional skills of Dr Mohamed Attia, who currently operates out of Emirates Hospital, a 16-year-old female patient named Alia (name changed for confidentiality reasons) sought with angulation (twisting) of the knees in both legs sought treatment. The rare condition,...

Over 500 Members of Dubai Police and Al Wasl Club Receive Free Health Screenings -Sunday 15 April 2018  

In an endeavour to promote healthy living and as a part of its commitment to support the well-being of varied communities, Emirates Hospital held free health check-ups and wellness programmes in the UAE recently. The free health screenings were organised twice for Dubai Police and was also...

Expert Says UAE is a Leading Healthcare Destination in the Region -Sunday 8 April 2018  

Speaking on World Health Day, Dr Yehia El Gabbani, Hospital Director of Emirates Hospital-Jumeirah, said the UAE healthcare market’s innovative progress make it the leading healthcare destination in the MENA region. The country has seen a surge in new specialised services and treatments for...

Dubai’s Newest ‘Doctors On Call’ Service Provides Hassle-Free Consultations In The Comfort Of Your... -Thursday 29 March 2018  

‘Doctors On Call’ (DOC) service provides prompt and professional care to anyone in Dubai who seeks home medical consultations and treatment. All you need to do is call for a doctor. This service has trained doctors that examine and treat patients at home, 24/7, every day of the year. A...

3 Ectopic Pregnancy Cases in 2018, Emirates Hospital Builds Awareness for the Rare and Possibly Fatal Pregnancy... -Thursday 22 March 2018  

Emirates Hospital, a subsidiary of Emirates Healthcare, announced three ectopic pregnancy cases that occurred in 2018. In an effort to increase awareness about ectopic pregnancies, Dr Wael Sammur, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, discussed the cases. The word "ectopic" means "out of...

Emirates Hospital Honours ‘Year of Zayed’ -Sunday 18 February 2018  

In honour of the UAE’s ‘Year of Zayed’, Emirates Hospital in Jumeirah unveiled a large-scale poster of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan on the façade of the building. The initiative aims to pay tribute to Sheikh Zayed’s inspirational and honourable virtues that have set the precedence...

Diana Haddad, pop icon and singer, visits Emirates Hospital- Jumeirah -Monday 12 February 2018  

Diana Haddad, a television personality and one of the most popular pop singers in the Arab World, visited Emirates Hospital, a subsidiary of Emirates Healthcare. She was welcomed by Michael Brenden Davis, COO of NMC Healthcare, Dr Yehia El Gabbani, Hospital Director of Emirates Hospital and Dr...

Emirates Hospital Invests Dh 10 Million in Advanced Neonatal Technologies for Its NICU -Thursday 18 January 2018  

Emirates Hospital, a subsidiary of Emirates Healthcare, has announced its recent investment of AED ten million in advanced technology for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Emirates Hospital in Jumeirah, Dubai. The level 3 NICU services will make the difference in the survival of the...

Emirates Hospital Advances Breast Cancer Care with New Sentimag® Technology -Sunday 10 December 2017  

Emirates Hospital, a subsidiary of Emirates Healthcare and located in Dubai, has become the first healthcare facility in the UAE to acquire Sentimag®, an innovative medical device that greatly improves a clinician’s ability to precisely diagnose breast cancer. It also helps the clinician to...

Emirates Hospital Reaffirms Commitment to Medical Tourism -Sunday 19 November 2017  

Emirates Hospital, a leading healthcare facility owned by KBBO Group, has reaffirmed its commitment to providing medical services to tourists, particularly Chinese visitors. During official visit and meeting with Dr. Jia Xiao Fang, President of China International Health & Medical Tourism...

Gregory Gaultier Accepts Dubai Fitness Challenge -Thursday 2 November 2017  

The World’s number one squash player has accepted the 30 minutes 30-day fitness challenge initiated by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. It was during Gaultiers visit to the newly Emirates hospital in Jumeirah that he accepted the challenge. This momentous event...

Emirates Hospital Dubai: Decision to Tax Sugary Drinks Hailed -Tuesday 3 October 2017  

Emirates Hospital’s, a subsidiary of Emirates Healthcare Company, leading paediatrician, Dr Abeer Khayat, renounces the consumption of sugary drinks among children and youth. Sugary soft drinks and energy drinks are taxed in the UAE (effective as of October 1st 2017). The foremost...

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