Prime Hospital unveils Antibiotics Stewardship Program to help promote safe & wise use of antibiotics in UAE

  • Misuse and overuse of antibiotics lead to bacterial resistance
  • Leading hospital is the only private medical facility in Dubai to implement pioneering program 


Experts establish key priorities to tackle the ‘forgotten heart failure disease’ in Lebanon

  • Heart failure experts assess key unmet needs, barriers and opportunities for policy change to reduce heart failure morbidity rates in Lebanon at a meeting hosted by Novartis

Experts from across Lebanon came together today to establish a roadmap of priority actions for local care, intervention and policies specific to more than 72,000 heart failure patients living in the country.


Many sectors, including the tobacco and the health sectors, have begun in recent years to make great progress in technologies that advance cigarette making and provide alternatives to conventional cigarettes. According to experts, nicotine, although addictive and not risk-free, is not the primary cause of smoking-related diseases.  Instead, the moment a cigarette is lit, smoke is produced that contains harmful compounds, the inhalation of which represents the resulting health risk.

Al Ansari Exchange honoured by United Nations Foundation for their philanthropic work towards eradicating malaria

Al Ansari Exchange, the UAE-based foreign exchange and worldwide money transfer company, was recognised by the United Nations Association of the USA (UNA-USA) and the United Nations Foundation during the recent annual Global Leadership Dinner in New York. The leading financial services company was honoured for its key role in supporting the work of the United Nations by making financial and moral contributions to Nothing But Nets, a global grassroots campaign to raise awareness and funding to fight malaria.

American Hospital Dubai extends services to include outpatient treatment for MetLife medical cardholders in the UAE

The American Hospital Dubai, one of the region’s leading private hospitals and a healthcare pioneer, and MetLife, a leading global provider of life insurance, annuities and employee benefits programs, have signed an agreement to extend the current medical services to include outpatient care and treatment for MetLife’s Gold cardholders, at the hospital’s main campus and its Dubai Media City Clinic.