The UAE is ready to track and counter the outbreak of infectious diseases like the coronavirus. A frenchman was admitted in a hospital in France due to a potentially fatal respiratory virus which is closely associated with SARS, a few days after his visit to Dubai. This is the second infection connected to the UAE. […]
The employees in Dubai who would like to avail a sick leave, has to pay AED 60 for the doctor's note. A decree has com into force today. Hence all the employees in Dubai would be required to pay AED 60 along with the doctor's consultation fee, which mostly comes upto AED 50. Over the […]
The Dubai Gynecology and Fertility Centre (DGFC), the first government fertility center in the UAE and one of the leading establishments of its kind in the region, announced during a press meet that it will sponsor fertility treatments such as in vitro fertilization (IVF) etc needed by Emirati couples who are facing infertility problems. This […]
An Emirati company has donated $1 million to UNICEF for polio eradication in Afghanistan. The donation is part of the Emirati company Al Ansari Exchange's partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, one of UNICEF's key partners and Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) supporters. "This liberal donation will play an important role in the […]
What are the mandatory vaccinations in Dubai?
Vaccinations and immunizations are important to the health of a child. In simple terms, a vaccine is a drug that protects your child from getting a particular illness. The objective of the National Immunization Program (NIP) in the UAE is to protect all eligible children against Vaccine-Preventable Diseases (VPD) and sustain such protection through adolescence and […]
Estimates say that expatriates constitute almost 80% of Dubai’s 1.7 million population. Hence any medical policy would need to cover the expatriates too. The UAE introduced the compulsory medical insurance policy in 2008, where anyone who enters the Emirates would need to have a valid insurance. But Dubai postponed this compulsory insurance plan, as it […]
Dubai Hospital is one of the specialized hospitals built in 1977. It is situated in the Al Braha Area. The hospital has many departments comprising of Anesthesia : Ophthalmology Orthopedic Cardiology Pediatric Physiotherapy Obstetrics Urology Radiology Nuclear Medicine / Medical Physics Endocrinology Nephrology Rheumatology Oncology E.N.T Visiting Hours at Dubai […]