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
The aim of physiotherapy is to help restore movement and normal body function in cases of illness, injury and disability. In Dubai many of us are very active, whether it’s running a marathon or throwing ourselves into a rugby match the wear and tear this causes soon takes it’s toll on our bodies.
It may not be a sport related injury that causes the need to seek their expertise but it could also be due to long working hours in the office crouched over a computer. The reason to see a physiotherapist is endless hence the demand for Physiotherapists for both children and adults is high in Dubai. Read more
So diets don’t work for you and you should know, you’ve tried every fad diet out there. You’ve starved on grapefruit, brought packets of slim shakes, sickened yourself with cabbage soup and know the calorie count of every biscuit. While you did loose a few pounds on all of them, you just couldn’t stick to any of them for long and before you knew it you started eating normally again and arrived back at square one. Sound familiar? Then Good Habits is for you. Read more