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Bahrain students help to develop Think Pink iCheck app which raises awareness about breast cancer

The first breast cancer awareness app in the GCC has been created by the Think Pink charity in conjunction with students at Bahrain Polytechnic. The app, iCheck, is tailored for Arabic and English speakers and helps diagnose breast cancer by teaching users to perform a breast self-examination, help patients organise medications and keep up-to-date with the latest cancer research. Research

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Thumbay Group to establish Gulf Medical University branch in Egypt

UAE’s Thumbay Group Founder and President, Thumbay Moideen, has expressed his desire to establish a branch of the Gulf Medical University in Egypt, with investments worth AED 1bn/EGP 5 bn. The announcement was made after a meeting with the Egyptian Minister of Investment and International Cooperation, Sahar Nasr. The goal of the project is to build a medical park that

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A team of specialists at Al Zahra Hospital get together to save the foot of a 42-year old Patient

Recently, a team of doctors at Al Zahra Hospital Sharjah were tasked with treating a long-term diabetic who had developed severe infections in both feet. In a bid to save his foot, he was offered the opportunity to undergo ‘free flap’ surgery, the first of its kind in Al Zahra Hospital Sharjah.

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Julphar Announces Entry into Oncology Market

Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, 15 October 2018—(AETOSWire): Julphar, one of the largest pharmaceutical manufacturers in the Middle East and Africa, has announced its entry into the oncology market through a license and supply agreement with Russia’s leading biotechnology company, BIOCAD. Julphar will be partnering with BIOCAD and Health Authorities to register three leading specialized products to the UAE,

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Dr. Asha Thomas explains how to combat text neck syndrome

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 23 October 2018, (AETOSWire): In today’s fast paced world, digital forms of communication are gaining pace over conventional methods. While most people use cell phones for varied reasons, chances are that slouching to a mobile phone can lead to several disorders. “Recently, I visited a patient who complained of severe upper back pain. He woke up

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Breast reconstruction awareness: A ray of hope post mastectomy surgery

B.R.A -DAY- is celebrated globally on a large scale, and health experts in the UAE are hopeful that it will soon become an annual event in the country too Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 11 October 2018, (AETOSWire): When a 40-year-old, Maryam, an Arab national was diagnosed with advanced stage breast cancer, she found herself in the hardest battle of her

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TedX presenter at international patient experience symposium

Patients today want an effortless and convenient healthcare experience centered around their needs. Join the International Patient Experience Symposium on 12-14 November 2018 at Bab Al Qasr Hotel, Abu Dhabi. Hear healthcare experience trendsetters speak about how the future belongs to healthcare providers that “do more” for patients and leverage the right culture and technology to do so. Exciting new

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Doctors in the UAE urge patients expecting to undergo cancer treatment to freeze their eggs

Fakih IVF Fertility Center to offer all new patients 10 percent discount on egg freezing packages in addition to free consultation during the month of October Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 7 October 2018, (AETOSWire): Cancer can take an emotional toll on patient’s mental and physical health, and the aggressive treatment that follows has the potential to cause several side-effects, including

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X-ray mammography adoption to skyrocket as preferred imaging tool for breast cancer detection

2D systems offering low radiation dosage to gain traction with the phasing out of traditional systems, finds Frost & Sullivan Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 4, 2018 – (AETOSWire)- Highly populated countries have traditionally been slow adopters of non-conventional business models, but government initiatives to promote early tumor detection are expected to drive the use of X-ray mammography imaging solutions

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Abu Dhabi calls for increased push to promote quality patient experience

International Patient Experience Symposium will align UAE’S patient experience practices with global standards UAE has made improving healthcare delivery a key plank of its Vision 2030. The state envisions to enhance the health of individuals and societies in the region through the provision of comprehensive and excellent health services, in a healthy and sustainable environment, through implementing policies, legislations, programs

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