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Look: Afghan evacuees receive housing, medical care in UAE
Anjana Sankar | Khaleej Times
Filed on 2021-08-29
The UAE government is providing a range of healthcare services to the families who are waiting it out before they are flown into the US.   Inside a medical clinic at the Emirates Humanitarian City, an Afghan father clutches his sick toddler close to his chest as he waits for his turn for medical care. He is among a group of Afghan evacuees in the UAE who are getting healthcare during their temporary stay in the country.   The UAE government is providing a range of healthcare services to the families who are waiting it out before they are flown into the US and other western countries.   “My son is sick. He is running a fever. I am waiting for the doctor,” said the father.   The healthcare services provided by VPS for the Afghan ... Read More..
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A Frontrunner In Emergency Care
Khaleej Times
Filed on 2021-08-28
One of the leading institutions in the UAE’s healthcare landscape, the Burjeel Hospital in Abu Dhabi plays a pivotal role in offering emergency medical care. The hospital’s Emergency Department is well-equipped to cater to patients requiring urgent medical attention and functions 24 hours, seven days a week. Burjeel Hospital upholds the highest standards in Emergency Care and has in place a multi-disciplinary team of specialists. It is one of the few hospitals in the UAE to be certified by the Department of Health in Emergency Care, after the revision of guidelines in 2020. Its highly trained professionals cater to the full spectrum of medical emergencies from dehydration and high fever to more acute cases of stroke as well as cardiac episodes. Apart from receiving emergency 99 ... Read More..
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Covid-19: Indian actor Mohanlal fulfils his promise to nurses in UAE
Khaleej Times
Filed on 2021-08-25
In a touching tribute to the UAE’s frontline warriors, Indian superstar Mohanlal visited Burjeel Medical City on Monday and conveyed his gratitude to the nurses for their relentless service in the fight against the coronavirus.  Last year, on International Nurses Day, he had called several nurses working in different emirates to commend them for their role in combating the Covid-19 pandemic. During the telephonic conversation with the actor, nurse Sonia Chacko had a special request. “When are you coming to meet us in the UAE, Laletta?” she asked the star. The actor replied: “I will visit the frontliners, including you, once the pandemic is under control and the travel restrictions are eased.” A year later, the actor has made good on his promise ... Read More..
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Is it okay to avoid bathing like Ashton Kutcher, Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell and Jake Gyllenhaal?
Suchitra Bajpai Chaudhary | Gulf News
Filed on 2021-08-19
Dwayne Johnson bathes three times a day. A cold shower in the morning, a warm one after a workout and a hot bath on returning from work, he tweeted.  The Rock’s bathing routine doesn’t find favour with fellow Hollywood actors Ashton Kutcher, Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell and Jake Gyllenhaal. They don’t believe in bathing every day.  Hollywood couple Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis revealed they didn’t thoroughly bathe their kids every day. “I wasn’t that parent that bathed my newborns ever,” Kunis told the Armchair Expert podcast last month. “If you can see the dirt on them, clean them,” added Kutcher. “Otherwise, there’s no point.”  Gyllenhaal told Vanity Fair that his bathing has become more lax over the y ... Read More..