Interview: Fatima Saif Al Falasi

•November 6, 2018 • Leave a Comment

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‘HHC pavilion attracts thousands’

By Jamil Khan | SHARJAH

The HHC pavilion at the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) has been receiving a large number of visitors from students to academics.
They are flocking to seek more information about the UAE heritage and its history being offered through a number of books, documents, digital media and other forms of media showcased by the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC).
This was stated by Fatima Saif Al Falasi, Director of Research and Studies at HHC, while talking to The Gulf Today during the book fair being held at Expo Centre Sharjah.
She told that so far they have collected around 5,000 documents…
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Rotary Club Dubai Team In Rashid Centre

•November 4, 2018 • Leave a Comment

Rashid Centre gets new classroom

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By Jamil Khan | DUBAI

Students at the Rashid Centre for the Determined Ones are delighted to have a brand new fully equipped classroom donated by a prominent group as part of its contribution to support the centre.
The Rotary Club Dubai chapter has donated Dhs100,000 to set up a fully equipped classroom with multi-purpose facilities for children with disabilities including cerebral palsy (CP) in the Rashid Centre for the Determined Ones.
The newly equipped classroom was inaugurated by Hassan Al Rais, President Rotary Club-Dubai, Vasilis Polemitis, Ambassador of Cyprus in the UAE in the presence of Mariam Othman, Director General of Rashid Centre and a number of other Rotary Club officials.
While talking to The Gulf Today, Vasilis Polemitis, Ambassador of …
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CDA Delegates At Rashid Centre

•November 4, 2018 • Leave a Comment

CDA delegation visits Rashid Centre, discusses ways of improvement

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By Jamil Khan | DUBAI

A delegation from the Community Development Authority (CDA) Dubai led by its director general has visited the Rashid Centre for the Determined Ones and discussed a number of issues related to people of determination including ways of developing services and the environment surrounding them in Dubai.
The delegation comprised Ahmed Abdulkarim Julfar, Director General of CDA, Dr Omar Al Muthanna, Executive Director of Licensing and Supervision, Dr Alia Alqassimi, and Mariam Al Hammadi, Director of the Elderly Administration Authority as they were received by Mariam Othman, Director General of Rashid Centre, and its teachers and students. The visit of Ahmed Abdulkarim Julfar and his accompanying delegation to the Centre …
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Medical group receives 3 world healthcare awards

•October 22, 2018 • Leave a Comment

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By Jamil Khan | ABU DHABI

The Ahalia Medical Group, Abu Dhabi, has received three prestigious internationally awards in a glittering ceremony of the World Health Care Leadership Awards 2018. The award ceremony was held in The Address Hotel Dubai.
Dr V.S. Gopal, Founder & Managing Director of Ahalia Medical Group, while addressing a press conference held in Bab Al Qasr, Abu Dhabi, said that the recent awards are the recognition of our hospitals and its services have been offering towards the wider community in the country.
“The awards were given as recognition of our state-of-the-art facilities covering different specialities and serving the community with highly sophisticated and modern healthcare facilities and professional staff from specialists to doctors and paramedical staff,” he said.
The awards conferred including Best Multi Specialty Hospital in the GCC for Ahalia Hospital, Musaffah; Best Eye Clinic to Ahalia Eye Care, Abu Dhabi and The Best Holistic Wellness Centre Awards for the Department of Ayurvedam to Ahalia Hospital, Musaffah.

The press conference was also attended by prominent dignitaries including Shafiqa Al Amri, Executive Director of Abu Dhabi Businesswomen Council; Alaa Ismail Al-Badwaneh, Senior Management Consultant, ADNOC Marine; Amal Hamad Al Masafari, Human Resources Development Specialist and Community; Sameya Mubarak Alkatiri, Writer and Leader of Social Networking; Fatima Alward, the first announcer in Abu Dhabi Media, and Obaid Al-Mehrazi, Commissioner of the UAE Scouts Association and also attended by Hamed Al-Kamali, the first UAE player to participate in the Champions League.
“Ahalia Hospital, Musaffah is a multi-specialty facility excelling in providing the best of patient care. The hospital is a part of Ahalia Medical Group, established in 1984 in the UAE with the vision to provide ethical, state-of-the-art healthcare treatment in the UAE. The dream for a hospital in Musaffah blossomed from the trust received from the patients who visited Musaffah Medical Clinic which was started 22years ago offering the best of our service for the customers around the region with minimal amenities,” Dr Gopal said.
Ahalia Hospital has been accredited by the reputed JCIA (Joint Commission International Accreditation) status. The current hospital in Musaffah is bestowed with multiple medical specialties, special facilities with modern infrastructure and equipments. It is well supported by full-fledged Emergency Ambulance Services, 25 secondary medical centers located all over UAE and about 35pharmacies offering the best patient services. It is unique in its location and is special because of its fine reputation. Highly qualified, doctors from all over the world and ever smiling Supporting staff are the biggest backbone of Ahalia Medical Group.
Furthermore, the Ahalia Medical Group has already won the Sheikh Khalifa Award for Excellence and the winner of the Department of Health Quality Award for providing outstanding medicalcare. The awards give the group greater responsibility for customers and give them greater responsibility to deliver superior healthcare options at a higher level.
Dr V S Gopal also announced that the Ahalia Medical Group also honoring six doctors, who had completed 25-years long association with Ahalia.
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Dubai to celebrate Italian cuisine

•October 13, 2018 • Leave a Comment

Week of the Italian Cuisine

By Jamil Khan | DUBAI

A month-long celebration will be held to celebrate Italy’s best ingredients, producers, authentic Italian cuisine and traditions in the Week of Italian Cuisine in the World, on Oct 25 with an array of activities and events across the UAE.
The event is being organised by the Italian Trade Agency (ITA), together with the Embassy of Italy to the UAE and the Consulate General of Italy in Dubai, which returns to the UAE for the third year in a row.
In a press conference held at the Italian Trade Agency in Dubai Internet City, the officials announced the details.
Gianpaolo Bruno, Italian Trade Commissioner to the UAE, Oman and Pakistan said, “Food is one of Italy’s most renowned and loved icons and Italian producers exported over 300 million euros worth of items to the UAE in 2017. With over 300 Italian restaurants …
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Kids Neuroscience Conference 2018

•October 13, 2018 • Leave a Comment

Experts highlight children’s neurological disorders at meet

By Jamil Khan | DUBAI

A number of experts in the field of kids’ neurology have underpinned the need for more experts and comprehensive treatment methods to address the issues pertaining to children, mainly neurological disorders.
In this regard, a day-long ‘2nd Kids Neuroscience Conference 2018’ was held at the Raffles Hotel in Dubai. The meet was attended by around 200 delegates from all over the UAE including paediatricians, therapists and paramedics.
The conference was organised by Dr Hamza Ahmad Alsayouf, Consultant Child Neurologist and Epileptologist, Fellow of American Academy of Neurology & Child Society to address the subspeciality of paediatric neurology and discuss treatment…
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Series of mental training courses start

•October 13, 2018 • Leave a Comment

By Jamil Khan | DUBAI

A series of training courses in collaboration with a renowned UK organisation, pioneering in mental health services, will benefit the experts in the country.
This was stated by Omar Mehanna, co-founder of Camali Clinic while talking to The Gulf Today on the sideline of ‘Quality Leadership and Clinical Practice Programme,’ a showcase event held at Mohammad Bin Rashid Academic Medical Centre, Dubai Healthcare City on Thursday.
The event was organised by Camali Clinic Child & Adult Mental Health in collaboration with Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust.
The session was started by Rob Senior, Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Systematic Psychotherapist and Medical Director of the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust.
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