Parents must put their detective hats on, says mental health expert at Child Safety Department webinar

Parents must put their detective hats on,

Discussion offers parental tools to be more intuitive to catch signs of anxiety in children caused by coronavirus, and how to respond  An insightful webinar session organised recently by the Child Safety Department (CSD) in Sharjah, has offered parents, teachers and childcare workers in the UAE key tools and resources to successfully navigate the unprecedented aftereffects of the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis children and adolescents are experiencing, particularly emotionally. Leading the discussion, titled, ‘How to Care for Your Child’s Mental Health During COVID-19’, Dr Daniela Salazar, a Clinical Psychologist at The…

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Nissan to make face shields for health care workers in Japan Plan calls for making 2,500 shields a month; company studying additional ways to support fight against COVID-19

Nissan to make face shields for health care workers in Japan

Nissan began making protective face shields for health care workers in Japan who are on the frontlines in the fight against COVID-19. The current plan calls for making 2,500 shields a month. Production started at the Nissan Technical Center, the Nissan Research Center, and the company’s Yokohama Plant. In addition, in response to a request from the Japanese government, Nissan is studying ways to support companies that manufacture ventilators and artificial heart-lung machines. Nissan plans to help these producers by proposing improvements to manufacturing procedures, providing working space or manpower…

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DIDI Launches Agile Factory to Develop Solutions in Response to COVID-19

DIDI Launches Agile Factory to Develop Solutions in Response to COVID-19

Student-driven initiative applies start-up methodology to tackle crisis directly through design coursework. Two projects from five; surgical face shields, and a community mental health support app, shortlisted as finalists in MBRU hackathon. Curriculum modified for collaborative emergency response in novel approach to e-learning. Reinforces Dubai’s status as a regional hub for talent, knowledge, education.  To address the needs of local communities in the UAE during the COVID-19 Pandemic, faculty and students at Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation (DIDI) have launched Agile Factory, a start-up initiative that houses interdisciplinary design…

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Anker Innovations Distributes Anker Protection Kits to workers

شركة “آنكــر إنوفيشنز” تقوم بتوزيع أطقم وأدوات للوقاية الشخصية

Anker Innovations Distributes Anker Protection Kits to Stakeholders, Essential Workers and First Responders  Anker Innovations, a global leader in mobile charging and consumer electronics has shipped over 1.8 million FDA-certified masks and other medical equipment to countries around the world, including Anker Protection Kits to the UAE. Each Anker Protection Kit contains masks, sanitizing Liquid and Sanitizing wipes, items vital to maintaining and protecting the health of essential workers. The UAE team at Anker Innovations is providing Anker Protection Kits to distribution partners, promoters, IR Reseller & Dealers, Dubai Ambulance,…

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Addressing Mental Health in the Post-Coronavirus World Vital

Addressing Mental Health in the Post-Coronavirus World Vital

 Experts on Dubai Science Park Webinar Say Emotional wellbeing of employees crucial for life after COVID-19 Reducing stress and anxiety will advance the UAE’s National Wellbeing Strategy 2031 by tackling mental health and boosting happiness As the UAE looks to the post-coronavirus future with businesses poised to reopen, leading medical and mental health experts joined Dubai Science Park’s Advance Health webinar to explore strategies to reduce anxiety and strengthen emotional resilience. The four speakers on Dubai Science Park’s ‘Advance Health: The Importance of Mental Wellbeing During the COVID-19 Pandemic’ webinar…

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Smart Acres Vertical Farming Company Set To Launch in UAE Introducing a Sustainable Production of Green, Clean, and Locally-Sourced Crops in the UAE

Smart Acres Vertical Farming Company Set To Launch in UAE

Smart Acres Vertical Farming Company Set To Launch in UAE This 2020  Expected to launch in the third quarter of 2020, Smart Acres will be the UAE’s latest addition to the hydroponic vertical farming industry, set to bring a green and efficient way of producing a new set of clean crops locally. Currently in the proof-of-concept stage, Smart Acres is located in Abu Dhabi on the Armed Forces Officers Club, with the aim to soon expand across the Emirate. With the mission of improving food security within the United Arab…

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GO FOR A GREEN RAMADAN THIS HOLY MONTH Veolia Middle East shares its top tips and tricks on how to go green this Ramadan

GO FOR A GREEN RAMADAN THIS HOLY MONTH

Ramadan is known as a time of moderation, however, every year there is an increasing concern surrounding global food wastage and other environmental issues, such as the over-use of plastic, carbon footprint growth and a significant rise in household waste. With the UAE being one of the top nations for per capita waste generation in the world, environmental protection is considered one of the main objectives of the UAE’s developmental policies. According to Dubai Carbon, on average a person generates around 2.7kg of waste per day and during the month…

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Everything you need to know about Diabetic Retinopathy By: Dr. Luisa M. Sastre, Specialist Ophthalmologist in Medical Retina and Cataract Surgery

Everything you need to know about Diabetic Retinopathy

Sudden fluctuations in eyesight including blurred vision, double vision, and the appearance of floaters in the eye could go unnoticed as people maneuver complicated and unpredictable lifestyles. However, these minor ailments could be a sign of a more serious underlying disease. These symptoms are some of the key indicators of diabetic retinopathy, one of the leading causes of preventable blindness in the world. As the name implies, diabetic retinopathy is directly linked to diabetes, a condition where the body’s inability to produce adequate insulin, the hormone that regulates glucose, triggers…

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The importance of indoor air quality: Samsung contributing to the health and well-being of our consumers

The importance of indoor air quality: Samsung contributing to the health and well-being of our consumers

Now more than ever, indoor air quality is of vital importance to health and well-being. Due to the current circumstances taking place around the world, people of all ages are being urged to stay at home, with adults and children alike working and learning remotely. Moreover, widespread restrictions mean people cannot exercise and experience the outdoors like they are used to. Consumers require the air that they breathe to be purified – people cook at home, people may have allergies; people may have pets. At Samsung, we are committed to…

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Thumbay Labs Launches COVID-19 Testing in Dubai and the Northern Emirates with Multiple Sample Collection Centers, Approved by Ministry of Health UAE.

Thumbay Labs Launches COVID-19 Testing in Dubai and the Northern Emirates with Multiple Sample Collection Centers, Approved by Ministry of Health UAE.

Sample collection at all Thumbay Hospitals and Clinics located at Dubai, Sharjah, Umm Al Quwain, Ras Al Khaimah, Ajman and Fujairah. COVID-19 will be tested by Government approved RT PCR methodology. The results will be sent online. April 26, 2020: Thumbay Labs, the largest network of CAP-accredited private diagnostic labs in the region owned by Thumbay Group, has launched COVID-19 testing under authorization by the Ministry of Health (MOH), UAE, augmenting the Coronavirus testing facilities of the country. Sample collection centers have been set up at all Thumbay Hospitals and…

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MAXON PURE DERM CREAM: BALANCING DEEP ACNE TREATMENT

كريم ماكسون بيور ديرم: علاج حب الشباب

MAXON Pure Derm Cream with blend of an essential ingredient’s balances, purifies and revitalize the oily and acne prone skin. This deeply care cream works to smoothen the skin while improving the texture and uniformity of the complexion. This maximum strength cream transforms acne prone skin fast. A beauty weapon against oily, blemish-prone skin, this deep-cleansing cream clears pores, soothes skin and reduces shine. Bid farewell to acne and use this targeted treatment to reveal the clear, revitalized complexion you deserve. Non-drying and non-irritating contains acne-fighting ingredients including tea tree…

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Line Investments & Property LLC closes malls temporarily for preventative measures against Coronavirus (COVID -19)

Line Investments & Property LLC closes malls temporarily for preventative measures against Coronavirus (COVID -19)

Retailers recommended to comply to stop the spread of the disease Line Investments & Property LLC, the real estate arm of Lulu Group International will be closing all shopping malls in UAE for two weeks with the recent developments relating to the novel Coronavirus disease (COVID -19) and the precautions taken by the UAE Government after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared a state of emergency around the world. Only the supermarkets and pharmacies based in the malls will be open for customer convenience in Al Wahda Mall, Khalidiyah Mall,…

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Urgent Statement by the Civil 20 to the G20 Virtual Summit on COVID-19 New Realities Require New Priorities

Urgent Statement by the Civil 20 to the G20 Virtual Summit on COVID-19

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia,(AETOSWire): The events of this year alone, starting with the bushfires in Australia and moving to the outbreak of COVID-19, underscored the ever-growing complexity of our global shared challenges and expose the weaknesses of the current dominant economic system, and how it deepens inequalities between individuals and countries. We ask that G20 leaders recognize our new global reality and reorient this year’s G20 priorities towards building a more resilient global governance. G20 leaders need to uphold the principles of human rights, civic engagement, and democracy. As the crisis…

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Arla Foods introduces Baby&Me Organic products to UAE market

Arla Foods introduces Baby&Me Organic products to UAE market

Middle East region witnesses significant rise due to increased demand for organic product Global infant formula market valued to reach USD 103.75 billion by 2026, growing by 10.85 per cent annually from 2018 February 20, 2020 – Arla Foods, a leading international dairy company has introduced its range of Arla® Baby&Me® Organic milk supplements and other food products to the UAE market during an event held at Address Hotel, Dubai Mall on Wednesday (February 19, 2020). The multinational cooperative’s experience in infant nutrition dates back three decades, with Arla producing,…

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DR ASHRAF GAD: Impacted teeth’s treatment vary from person to another

DR ASHRAF GAD: Impacted teeth’s treatment vary from person to another

Many people suffer from impacted tooth, as it does not appear in spite of the fact that it exceeded the specified time of its emergence , so it remains covered with jaw bone, Dr.Ashraf Gad highlighted that wisdom tooth is one of the most important teeth that commonly has the Impacted tooth issue, as these teeth are under the jawbones or are partially visible, impacted teeth have a great impact on other teeth while it emerge because it pushes other teeth which causes inflammation in adjacent teeth and causes the…

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DR  ASHRAF GAD: Contrary to popular belief, dental visits need not and should not be painful

DR  ASHRAF GAD: Contrary to popular belief, dental visits need not and should not be painful

Most people are raised to fear dentists. With threats about visits to the dental clinic and descriptions of dentists being butchers commonly being used as disciplinary tools for children. To make matters worse, many people are not raised on the proper way to take care of their teeth under the excuse that milk teeth will be replaced. Contrary to popular belief, dental visits need not and should not be painful. If like most people you wait till you must have an emergency visit, then yes it will be natural to…

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MetLife Named Life Insurance Company of the Year Company recognized for its Customer Centricity

MetLife Named Life Insurance Company of the Year

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates– (BUSINESS WIRE/ AETOSWire), MetLife was named Life Insurance Company of the Year at the 2019 Middle East Insurance Industry Awards (MIIA), organized by Middle East Insurance Review. As the fourth time recipient of the award, MetLife was commended for its customer focus and recognized for its efforts in enhancing the customer experience. The awards, which were established in 2014 to recognise excellence within the regional industry, attracted entries from across the region, and were presented at a ceremony in Dubai on November 21. “We are honored…

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UAE Ministry of Health Collaborates with Vocera to Improve Care Team Communication and Optimise Patient Safety

UAE Ministry of Health Collaborates with Vocera to Improve Care Team Communication and Optimise Patient Safety

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire), Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA), a recognised leader in clinical communication and workflow solutions, today announced that the Ministry of Health and Prevention of the United Arab Emirates plans to standardise care team communication using Vocera technology. An expected enterprise-wide deployment of the Vocera smartphone app and the new Vocera Smartbadge is part of a strategic alignment aimed at improving care team collaboration, optimising operational efficiency, and elevating patient care and safety. “Our partnership with Vocera and the implementation of the company’s unique solutions represents a breakthrough in our…

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Overuse of Performance Enhancing Drugs Increases Risk of Infertility in Men

Overuse of Performance Enhancing Drugs Increases Risk of Infertility in Men

Dubai, United Arab Emirates,(AETOSWire): Infertility is a chronic health problem that affects one in every six couples or approximately 10% couples trying to conceive. Infertile individuals typically are unable to have their own child, despite trying for a year or in some cases more. The recent spread of performance-enhancing drugs (PED) among young people, to increase their muscle mass and strength, has further complicated the issue. These drugs are detrimental to the health of users and may cause infertility. Dr. Zakwan Khrait, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Specialist at Eve Fertility…

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Woman, 34 breathes easily again after constricted pulmonary valve treatment gives all clear for pregnancy

Woman, 34 breathes easily again after constricted pulmonary valve treatment gives all clear for pregnancy

A balloon valvuloplasty had to be performed to improve functioning Dubai, United Arab Emirates,  (AETOSWire): Complaining of significant progressive and worsening shortness in breath with exertion, 34-year-old British expat, Carla, approached experts at Emirates Hospital-Jumeirah to understand her new progressive symptoms better, considering she was planning her pregnancy soon. A physical examination conducted by Dr Allam Alkowatli, MD, Consultant Interventional Cardiologist, Vascular Interventionalist and the Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine at Emirates Hospital, revealed a heart murmur indicative of an underlying problem involving one of the heart valves. Following the diagnoses…

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