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3D printed tool helps schoolboy in Dubai back on to basketball court
Nick Webster | The National News
Filed on 2021-09-16
Talal Sawaf, 11, is just amazing. Born with bowleg syndrome, he has shown immense courage and never let the condition hinder him in chasing his love for playing basketball. The boy has had two surgeries so far and will undergo three more corrective procedures. If all goes well, Talal can be back on the court in April and will be able to play the game without the fear of tripping over. A big thank you to Dr. Gavin Spence, Specialist Pediatric Orthopedics at Burjeel Dubai, for his pathbreaking innovation of a 3-D printed plastic jig that has helped Talal and made the treatment cost-effective. We at Burjeel Dubai are proud of this, and we wish Talal all the best. May he becomes whatever he aspires for in life - a doctor or a basketball star. Read the full article click here  ... Read More..
UAE: Private healthcare groups ready to hire more Emiratis
Dhanusha Gokulan | Khaleej Times
Filed on 2021-09-15
Private healthcare companies are ready to recruit more Emiratis after the government launched the National Healthcare Programme (NHP) on Sunday. The programme is part of Nafis, the nationwide talent enhancement schemethat was announced as part of the UAE’s ‘Projects of the 50’.  The NHP targets to develop the skills of 10,000 Emirati healthcare workers in the next five years and provide them with careers in the private sector, said Ghannam Al Mazrouei, secretary-general of the Emirati Talent Competitiveness Council.  VPS Healthcare has always been at the forefront in providing opportunities to Emiratis to excel in their careers. We will continue in the same direction, and expand our collaborations with educational and training institutions to developing a ... Read More..
Rescheduled IPL In UAE: BCCI Reappoints VPS As Healthcare Partner
Filed on 2021-09-08
Dubai:The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has renewed its association with VPS Healthcare for the second consecutive year by appointing the UAE-based group as its healthcare partner for the Indian Premier League (IPL). Experienced in offering 360-degree healthcare services for sporting events, the group will provide comprehensive solutions that include setting up, implementing, and monitoring Covid-19 RT-PCR testing for everyone associated with the event. The rescheduled IPL tournament will take place over 31 matches across Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, and Dubai between September 19 and October 15.   To ensure a safe IPL experience, VPS Healthcare has made elaborate arrangements in all its hospitals across the Emirates. As the official medical partner, the group will be respon ... Read More..
More talents from around the world will choose UAE: Business leaders
Dhanusha Gokulan & SM Ayaz Zakir | Khaleej Times
Filed on 2021-09-07
With its 13 game-changing projects, the UAE will be able to attract and retain more talent across all sectors, top business leaders have said.  All these economic, digital and residency reforms — which were announced by members of the UAE Cabinet on Sunday — have been designed to prepare the country for the challenges of the future, they added.  Dr Shamsheer Vayalil, chairman and managing director of VPS Healthcare, said the projects will “transform the economy and drive the nation’s growth”.  “The residency reforms, including the launch of the Green Visa, will have a tremendous impact on attracting and retaining top talent in all sectors, especially healthcare,” he said.  “Through the Golden Visa scheme, the country&# ... Read More..