It is so true! What is funny about thinking about health, however, is that more often than not we are usually talking about our physical health.
The Hissah Enrichment Center located in Dubai’s Media City know that there are many kinds of health and its your mental-emotional health that can be at the center of it all. For this they have services, specialists, assessments and a very bright and peaceful space for finding some relief away from it all, not to mention a room devoted entirely to your kids.
At the center you will find Ms. Lama Younis, the first Saudi female criminologist and forensic psychologist. An experienced practitioner, Lama has a passion for improving the lives of parents and their children everywhere and will make you feel at home immediately. You will also find her colleague Mr. Thomas Dyer, a former New Yorker and weathered career counselor and youth leadership development trainer. Read more
You might have heard about the benefits of antenatal classes from your midwife, doctor or friends. Here we will give you some general information on the topic, two examples from antenatal class providers in Dubai and a list of institutions in Dubai that offer antenatal classes. Read more
Health insurance has been made mandatory for all the residents in Dubai, under a new law passed on Tuesday.
The long-awaited Health Insurance Law, endorsed by Dubai’s ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, stipulates that it is the responsibility of employers to provide all their employees with health insurance schemes.
The law ensures better healthcare for Emiratis, expatriate residents and visitors and will strengthen “the competitive status of Dubai locally, regionally and internationally,” said Eng. Eisa Al Maidoor, director General of Dubai Health Authority.
The law comes into effect next year, and it is expected to take three years for the emirate’s entire population to be covered. Currently, only a third of the city’s population of three million is insured.
Once implemented, residency visas will not be granted unless applicants have a valid health insurance. Read more
As most parents are aware, it is very important for your child to establish a trusting relationship with their dentist. Too many parents themselves have dealt with years of dental phobia due to a bad experience at a young age. Throughout Dubai there are a number of Paediatric Dentists (or children’s dentists) that can deal with severe cases and perform treatment under general anaesthetic if needed. For those children with run-of-the-mill, relatively healthy teeth and lifestyles, a General Dentist is more than adequate, and likely more affordable.
When it comes to kids (and adults alike) prevention is always better than cure. Establishing good oral hygiene habits from an early age, will mean your child will probably never have a bad experience at the dentist. This can be done by attending Read more
Infertility primarily refers to the biological inability of a person to contribute to conception. There are many biological causes of infertility, some which may be bypassed with medical intervention. Reproductive endocrinologists, the doctors specializing in infertility, consider a couple to be infertile if: Read more
Emirates Home Nursing (EHN) is a licensed professional home nursing and care agency which prides itself on providing a superior quality of medical and non-medical services for the elderly, adults and pregnant women.
Registered with the Dubai Health Authority, Emirates Home Nursing was established to offer its services in the privacy of the patient/client’s own home.
With a clear understanding of behavioural patterns and stimulation requirements of babies, infants and children of different age groups, EHN offer the highest quality of childcare and babysitting services for new born babies, children, even those with special needs. Read more