World Health Organisation honors Prof. Hossam Hamdy, Chancellor,

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World Health Organisation honors Prof. Hossam Hamdy, Chancellor, Gulf Medical University with the “Health Worker Recognition Award” First recipient in the category of Medical Education. Recognized as outstanding pioneer in driving improvements in the education of health professionals. Ajman, UAE: Bringing laurels back home, Professor Hossam Hamdy, Chancellor, Gulf Medical University, became the very first recipient of the “Health Worker Recognition Award” conferred by Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office of World Health Organisation (WHO). Prof. Hossam Hamdy has been internationally acknowledged for his outstanding academic contributions to transforming medical and health…

Sharjah’s HPD concludes “Hilal Al-Seha” campaign

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The Health Promotion Department (HPD) at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs (SCFA) in Sharjah recently concluded its annual Ramadan campaign “Hilal Al-Seha” (Health Crescent). About 1730 people have benefitted from the campaign activities by organizing 14 virtual lectures delivered by local and international doctors and health specialists, achieving 94% public satisfaction with the topics covered in the lectures. The campaign, which was held in conjunction with the WHO EMRO campaign under the slogan “30-day challenge”, featured many virtual initiatives, including 30 awareness-raising posts and 17 videos featuring health tips…

Global Immunization Possible by 2022 With Fair Vaccine Distribution, says WHO COVID-19 Special Envoy

Global Immunization Possible by 2022 With Fair Vaccine Distribution, says WHO COVID-19 Special Envoy

Dubai, United Arab Emirates,  The World Government Summit Dialogues saw world leaders outline solutions to humanity’s most urgent challenges during the virtual event on 9-10 March. Dr. David Nabarro, Special Envoy on COVID-19 to the World Health Organization (WHO), claimed the unfair weighting of vaccine access in favour of rich countries will delay the global recovery from the healthcare and economic crises, potentially beyond 2022. “While the COVAX effort is commendable, if a few countries take the majority of the supplies and leave minimal cash and vaccine supplies behind for…

Being overweight and a fast food diet features on top,

 in COVID-19 risk profiling study by RAK Hospital 17% people found to be at high risk and 82% at medium risk of getting infected with the virus 14thFebruary 2021, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE: A recent COVID-19 risk profiling study conducted by Arabian Wellness, RAK Hospital’s Lifestyle and Wellness Division has found that about 17% people among those studied are at high-risk and 82% at medium-risk of getting the disease due to various health conditions making them more vulnerable. The study which was conducted to assess an individuals’ risk of contracting…

Neha Bali Launches in the UAE as Coronavirus Accelerates Demand for Immunity and Holistic Wellness

Neha Bali Launches in the UAE as Coronavirus Accelerates Demand

Mind, Body, Emotions — What the Rise of Holistic Health Means for society today  The current global health crisis is slowly altering how people manage their physical and mental wellbeing. While Holistic healing is not new, more people are embracing alternative coping techniques to combat the Covid-19 pandemic which has taken the world by storm. It’s no surprise that 2020 and the current pandemic has taken its toll. It continues to take center stage across all age groups causing panic, stress, depression and anxiety in the body, mind and emotions…

Neha Bali Launches in the UAE as Coronavirus Accelerates Demand for Immunity and Holistic Wellness

Neha Bali Launches in the UAE

Mind, Body, Emotions — What the Rise of Holistic Health Means for society today The current global health crisis is slowly altering how people manage their physical and mental wellbeing. While Holistic healing is not new, more people are embracing alternative coping techniques to combat the Covid-19 pandemic which has taken the world by storm. It’s no surprise that 2020 and the current pandemic has taken its toll. It continues to take center stage across all age groups causing panic, stress, depression and anxiety in the body, mind and emotions…

Livehealthy Festival 2021 – Focus on ‘Your Immunity’

Livehealthy Festival 2021 – Focus on ‘Your Immunity’

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, (AETOSWire) – Livehealthy magazine (livehealthymag.com) holds its second Livehealthy Festival on Friday, January 22, 2021. This year’s edition of the Festival will focus on the theme of “Your Immunity,” and will be exclusively online because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Speakers include Dr. Ruediger Krech, a senior leader of the World Health Organization in Geneva; Dr. Nasr Al Jafari, who will speak on how the body builds immunity (sometimes, a few germs are not a bad thing); and nutritionist Dana Howells, who will explain the micro environment…

Diabetes Friends Association marks World Diabetes Day, launches “Blue Circle” drive

جمعية أصدقاء السكري بالشارقة تطلق حملة “الدائرة الزرقاء”

The Friends of Diabetes Association, one of the health-promoting organizations under the Health Education Department of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah has launched on Tuesday the “Blue Circle” campaign, which comes in conjunction with the World Diabetes Day and as part of the global initiative “Blue Circle” aimed at supporting patients with diabetes and raising health awareness of community members about methods of prevention and coexistence with diabetes. The five-day drive is featuring a medical exhibition at the University Hospital Sharjah to showcase diabetes-related technical and pharmaceutical…

HPD reveals results of health services assessment survey  in Sharjah schools and nurseries

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The Health Promotion Department, HPD, at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah (SCFA) has revealed the outcomes of its study to assess the health-supporting services in Sharjah schools and nurseries ahead of implementing the updated standards of the Healthy Schools Programme. The survey is composed of 11 sections and targeted the administrative and teaching staff in the public and private schools and nurseries in Sharjah. The results found that 70% of the private schools have green spaces for practicing physical activity, while the percentage in public schools is…

Banish Winter Blues and Dive into Luxury  with Anantara Dhigu & Anantara Veli Maldives Resorts 

   أبعد عنك شبح كآبة الشتاء وتنعّم بتجربة فاخرة

Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort and Anantara Veli Maldives Resort are once again welcoming guests to their shared turquoise lagoon and white sand shores, offering a host of new experiences for guests to indulge in. Ideally located in the South Male Atoll, just a 30-minute speedboat journey from Male Airport, both resorts offer the perfect spot to escape the autumn and winter blues and immerse in an island paradise, where space and isolation go hand in hand with luxurious privacy. Offering discerning travellers barefoot elegance in a tropical haven, Anantara Dhigu…