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Emirati Genome Programme opens more sample collection centres in Abu Dhabi
Filed on 2021-05-05
ABU DHABI, 4th May, 2021 (WAM) -- The Department of Health (DoH) has announced that new sample collection sites have been launched as part of the Emirati Genome Programme’s expansion in Abu Dhabi.  Sample collection sites for the Emirati Genome Programme now include the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), Biogenix Labs in Masdar City, Al Towayya in Al Ain, Al Ain Convention Centre and CurePlus Medical Centre, Al Ain. Citizens can also visit Burjeel Hospital’s network of medical facilities in Abu Dhabi, which include Burjeel Medical City in Mohamed Bin Zayed City, Burjeel Oasis Medical Centre in Madinat Zayed, Burjeel Medical Centre in Deerfields Mall, Burjeel Medical Centre at Al Shamkha and Burjeel Royal Hospital, Al Ain.  All Emirati citizens are invit ... Read More..
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Burjeel Medical City and Dr. Sandeep Attawar of KIMS Hospital in partnership to provide Heart & Lung Transplant services in Abu Dhabi
Ashwani Kumar | Khaleej Times
Filed on 2021-05-04
Through this partnership, Burjeel Medical City will be setting up a multi-organ transplant center – second such facility in Abu Dhabi – offering solace to patients waiting for an organ transplant in the UAE The heart and lung transplant center will have a multi-disciplinary team led by Dr. Sandeep Attawar, Chair and Director of KIMS Institute for Heart and Lung Transplantation  Abu Dhabi: A highly-accomplished team of medics from India and the UAE will team up to establish a multi-organ transplant center in Abu Dhabi. The center would be the second such facility in the emirate and benefit many patients waiting for the organ transplant in the UAE.  The organ transplant center will be based at Burjeel Medical City – VPS Healthcare’s premium hospital ... Read More..
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UAE doctors remove 23 tumours from woman's uterus
Saman Haziq | Khaleej Times
Filed on 2021-05-04
Dr Mona Mohammad Emam Saad, ob-gyn specialist at Burjeel Speciality Hospital Sharjah, said: "Noha had been ignoring her condition for too long and that is what led to making it a very complex and dangerous operation. She was hesitant to undergo surgery until the symptoms worsened and the myomas became massive in size. She began experiencing pain in different organs of the body such as the groin area, pressure on kidney, and lower abdominal pain. Since she delayed visiting a doctor, she was told by most doctors that her uterus had to be removed in order to keep her healthy. However, she refused to get her uterus removed as she was just 36 and was hoping to maybe conceive in future."  Explaining why the case was complex, Dr Mona said: “What made her situation dangerous was not on ... Read More..
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Covid UAE: April records lowest new infections, deaths this year
Ashwani Kumar | Khaleej Times
Filed on 2021-05-02
Even as a new Covid-19 variant, B.1.617, has plunged India into a healthcare crisis, there is a promising development registered in the UAE’s pandemic battle. April has recorded the lowest number of new infections and deaths this year across the UAE.  The approximate number of new cases so far this year gives a clear picture: January (97,700), February (87,900), March (69,900) and April (58,700). And the average daily mortality rate: January (5.6), February (13.2), March (8.7) and April (3).  Medical experts credited the dip in new infections and deaths to the massive nationwide vaccination and screening campaigns and provision of several vaccines for free to the masses. However, they said it’s too early to give high-fives and call victory over the dreaded disease, ... Read More..