News & Updates

Work begins at the UAE’s first Proton Beam Therapy Centre

The creation of the first proton beam therapy cancer treatment centre to be built in the United Arab Emirates took a significant step forward as work officially began on site. The centre, which will be known as the Abu Dhabi Proton Centre (ADPC), will be part of the existing Gulf International Cancer Centre (GICC) in Abu Dhabi and situated on a site provided by SBK Holding LLC, the Holding Company of HH Sh. Dr. Sultan Bin Khalifa Bin Zayed Al…

Dubai Bone and Joint Center partners with Dubai Police to offer exclusive service

Dubai Bone and Joint Center (DBAJ), has partnered with Dubai Police to provide a dedicated service to keep police personnel fit and healthy as they continue to keep the emirate safe for citizens, residents, and visitors. Located in Dubai Health care City, DBAJ, a musculoskeletal center that aims to give people with musculoskeletal disorders in the Middle East the chance to live pain-free lives, inaugurated its special customer service section for Dubai Police employees in a ceremony attended by Dubai…

“Around 30pc of Scoliosis Surgeries in the UAE are revision cases”

When you think of scoliosis, it is most often associated with kids, during the growth spurt just before puberty. While some cases require a surgery to treat the condition, there are 30 per cent cases that need a revision surgery according to Dr. Zaid Al Aubaidi, Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic & Paediatric Spine Surgeon at Burjeel Hospital For Advanced Surgery (BHAS). Simply put, a revision surgery means the first surgery failed to fix the problem, or worse, there is more pain…

Emdadat transforms healthcare with SAP Ariba

Today's healthcare consumers are more educated and demanding than ever. To meet their expectations requires a well-oiled supply chain. And Emdadat is delivering it. Using solutions from SAP Ariba, the company has created a digital marketplace through which medical providers and suppliers can connect and collaborate across the entire procurement process to increase their efficiency and improve quality of care across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Emdadat works to enable local and international businesses to import and expor t, facilitate…

UAE climate leading to high incidence of skin condition

Have you ever suffered from itchy dry skin and feel like there is no cure? Then you are not alone. It could be that you are suffering from eczema, a skin condition that it is very common around the globe. The hot and dry conditions of the UAE mean that symptoms can be exacerbated. In general, terms “eczema” and “dermatitis” are used interchangeably. Eczema is a recurring, non-infectious, inflammatory skin condition and is most common in people with a family…