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Profeta - Premium Range of Halal Vitamins and Supplements for Men, Women and Children

Profeta Health - Synonym for Halal Health All products are rigorously laboratory tested and undergo a stringent vetting process All of our healthcare supplements are made using premium grade vitamins, minerals and ingredients  We use the latest internationally renowned scientific research to develop our products with optimum and effective levels of vitamins, minerals and active ingredients in-line with recognised safe upper levels for dietary supplements. Our products conform to international and natioanl standards. Including Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP). These industry best practices help ensure the safety, quality and efficacy of products. All of our products are halal certified by the relevant national and international bodies such as HMC in the UK. Our expert and highly experienced healthcare and ......read more

Qatar Insurance organizes workshop on diabetes for World Diabetes Day

Doha, December 06, 2018:   Qatar Insurance, the leading insurer in collaboration with Syrian American Medical Center commemorated World Diabetes Day by organizing an awareness workshop for its staff. The workshop included a presentation on the risk factors for diabetes, its symptoms and early detection signs, strategies for prevention and treatment of the disease. The session also included free medical checkup for all QIC staff. Attendees also benefitted from the talk given by diabetes educators and therapeutic nutritionists, who spoke at length about following a healthy diet and lifestyle. The awareness campaign aligns with QIC Group’s efforts towards realizing the Qatar National Diabetes Strategy, which was launched by The Supreme Council of Health last year. It also casts a spotlight on the Group’s mission as ......read more

Qatari German Company for Medical Devices (QGMD) and Al-Jazira Healthcare group signs a cooperation agreement in the field of Medical Manufacturing

Doha, Qatar, 21 November 2018:   Qatari German Company for Medical Devices (QGMD) and Al-Jazira Healthcare group, today signed a cooperation agreement for manufacture of medical devices to be used in Qatar and to meet the needs of the local market. This initiative is in line with Qatar National Vision 2030, which aims at achieving self-sufficiency in this sector. The agreement was signed by Mr. Saleh Majid Al Khulaifi, board member of Qatari German Medical Devices, and Mr. Mohamed Al-Hajiri, Chief executive officer of Al-Jazira Healthcare group.  In order to save time and cost in supporting the Qatari product, and to develop synergy between the companies producing medical supplies, it was agreed that Qatari German Medical Devices (QGMD) will be the main company to sterilize all the products of Al-Jazira Healthcare ......read more

Galler Chocolatier joins the fight against Breast Cancer

Doha, Qatar - November 5, 2018:  In observance of the International Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Galler Chocolatier, Qatar’s unique boutique and dining space, joined hands with the Qatar Cancer Society (QCS) to organize a health drive against one of the most curable types of cancer, which due to lack of awareness and timely treatment continues to take thousands of lives every year. The health session at the Mall of Qatar, saw Galler Chocolatier swept by a sea of pink decoration, while all proceeds from ribbon sale were donated to Qatar Cancer Society, in bolstering their efforts in advocating breast cancer early detection across the country. Aisha Al Tamimi, a cancer survivor moved the audience by narrating her personal story and affirmed her belief that the disease can be challenged when addressed ......read more

Sealine Beach, a Murwab Resort organizes blood donation day

In cooperation with Hamad Medical Corporation Doha, Qatar – October 28, 2018:  Sealine Beach, a Murwab Resort, and Qatar’s first leisure destination, hosted a blood donation day in association with Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) on 26th of September at the resort between 9:30 am and 3:00 pm.   The campaign was part of the Sealine Beach, a Murwab Resort’s corporate social responsibility program and supports the community by restocking the hospital's blood bank and enhancing the ability of local hospitals to save lives.  Sealine Beach, a Murwab Resort, had invited all its employees, families and guests to take part in the initiative. As a pioneer in providing luxury services and an active partner providing continuous support to community activities, Sealine Beach, a Murwab Resort places ......read more

Clean Air in Classrooms Improves Student Performance

Comment Article by TR Ganesh, General Manager, Blueair Middle East After a long summer break, it's time for the kids in the Middle East to head back to school and focus on classes, sports and other after-school activities. It is a time of transition, not only for children but for parents. Besides being anxious about the regular and recurring worrying thoughts such as – does my child have the right uniform? will they need extra help in the classroom? or what am I going to pack for lunch every day?, parents have some deeper concerns around sending their kids back to school, one of which is their child’s health. Many people are not aware of how bad the indoor air quality in schools can be. Fatigue, headaches, dizziness, coughing, and eye, nose and throat irritation are symptoms of poor air quality in learning ......read more

QIC launches Anaya Healthcare app

Qatar, August 28, 2018:  QIC Anaya Healthcare, the revolutionizing healthcare discount program launched by QIC Insured has now introduced the Anaya Healthcare app. Anaya Healthcare members can now get an overview of all the services and benefits offered under the program. Available for both Andriod and iPhone users, the app can be downloaded from Google Play Store or from the Apple AppStore.  The QIC Anaya app provides an updated list of all providers participating in the QIC Anaya Healthcare discount program and details an overview of the services and benefits offered to the members, including contact information. In addition, it also provides the location of the provider through a map. In terms of user interface, the QIC Anaya app follows the ‘select and go’ model; members have to simply select the provider ......read more

QIC Group hosts Global Wellness workshop for its staff

Doha, 12 June, 2018:  In celebration of Global Wellness Day, QIC Group, the leading insurance group in the MENA region hosted a global wellness program for its employees. The program comprised a short presentation on wellness, which provoked thought amongst the attendees about the various wellness practices. The initiatives discussed during the workshop addressed the various elements of wellness which cater to the needs of today’s generation.  Most people think only about a few aspects that come under the banner of wellness such as diet and fitness but the scope of wellness is far wider.  To feel really well, people need to understand how certain changes in their daily lives can affect them and their wellness.  This would encourage them to make conscious efforts to manage their day to day lives in a better ......read more

A Face Transplant Operation is a Demonstration of Advanced Surgery and High Technology

Dubai, UAE - April 24, 2018 The second face transplant procedure in the history of the Nordic countries was performed earlier this year in the Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa (HUS) in Finland. In the first face transplant, performed in 2016, some parts of the facial tissue were transplanted. The most recent operation was more demanding as it involved transplanting an even bigger part of the facial tissue. Planmeca’s pioneering 3D technology and expert service contributed to this intricate and rare operation. Planmeca and the company’s 3D technology were part of the second face transplant operation in the Nordics performed earlier this year in the Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa (HUS). The Nordics’ first face transplant operation was performed in 2016 in Finland, and it consisted of ......read more

Skyline Mega Fitness Challenge Sparked Positivity and Happiness

Dubai, UAE, April 12, 2018:  Happiness starts with a healthy well-being. But truth be told, people are so caught up with the chaotic and hectic world that health has been taken for granted and so genuine happiness becomes difficult to achieve.  In line with one of the core objectives of the UAE Ministry of Happiness to “instill a culture of happiness and positivity,” Skyline University College Executive Director and Chair of the Executive Council, Mr. Nitin Anand challenged the whole faculty and staff of Skyline to start leading a healthy lifestyle while creating a harmonious relationship among employees.  Inspired by the Dubai Fitness Challenge initiative by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council for Dubai Government, ......read more

Do You Feel Sleep Deprived? Nearly Half of UAE Would Give Up Social Media for an Extra Hour in Bed

…and 22% would give up their partner!  United Arab Emirates, 18 February 2018:   Most people in the UAE get an average of seven healthy hours of sleep a night, yet we still yearn for more according to a poll* conducted by much-loved Swedish home furnishing retailer, IKEA. Work stress, kids and technology came out on top when people were asked why they were missing out on sleep. But the most revealing statistic showed that 48% would give up social media for an extra hour in bed each day, with nearly one in four saying they would give up their own partner! Technology features heavily in our sleep and bedroom habits; half of the respondents admitted that they look at their phone before they speak to their partner in the morning, and on average 60% will look at an electronic device within five minutes of waking ......read more

For the first time in Qatar, QDB in collaboration with QFBA will conduct Healthcare management workshop in collaboration with renowned Oxford University Faculty

Doha – Qatar, 18 January 2018 –  As part of its efforts to bring its world-class capacity building programs to more disciplines and industries in the country, Qatar Development Bank is running an intensive Healthcare Management training program for the first time in Qatar, from the 20th to the 24th of January 2018. The 5-days event, held in collaboration with Qatar financial and business academy QFBA, will be delivered by top of the line faculty from Oxford University, and is set to be attended by high profile executives in the country’s thriving Healthcare sector. The course’s comprehensive syllabus has been designed by Professor Richard Canter, Professor of Surgical Education at Oxford University and Chairman of the Heads of Schools of Surgery for the United Kingdom.  The program will be ......read more

New five-year vision for safer and healthier world of work

Doha, Qatar, 27 April 2017: A global vision to tackle inequalities in safeguarding the world’s workforce is being unveiled by the leading chartered professional health and safety body. While health and safety is at the heart of some of the world’s most successful organisations, over 2.3 million people die every year from work-related accidents or illness – more than the death toll from malaria. The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health’s (IOSH) 2017-2022 strategy calls for a collective effort to ensure that employees can return home fit and well after every working day, no matter where in the world they are. ‘WORK 2022 – shaping the future of safety and health’ is being launched at IOSH’s Middle East Conference in Doha, Qatar, a country pursuing ambitious growth and ......read more

Qatar Foundation for Social Work launches partnerships to promote social mental health

Doha, Qatar – 8 April 2017:  The Qatar Foundation for Social Work (QFSW) recently celebrated the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Mental Health Friends Association “Weyak”, in the framework of implementing QFSW’s plans and programs that strengthen partnerships with relevant stakeholders and key players in the State of Qatar, in addition to jointly contributing to boosting the collective work of civil society organizations, for the benefit of the Qatari civil society as a whole. Her Excellency Ms. Amaal Bint Abdul Latif Al Mannai, QFSW’s CEO, signed the MoU with His Excellency Mr. Hassan Bin Abdullah Al Ghanim, Weyak’s Vice Chairman, in the context of QFSW affiliate centers’ signing of cooperation protocols with the Weyak association as part of supporting the ......read more

LivNordic Spa & Wellness Offers and Activities for the month of April

Dubai, UAE, April 2, 2017 Welcome to LivNordic Spa & Wellness in Cayan Tower. Our thirteenth edition of our Newsletter is here to inspire you to a Nordic lifestyle & healthy living. With March already passed we are quickly entering April. Perhaps you will have some time of during the Easter holiday? Take some time out to pamper yourself and your loved ones during the holidays. At the spa we have prepared some special offers that allows you to do so…. There is a lot of conversation about happiness at the moment. What do we do to become happier human beings? On the third page of the newsletter we are sharing some ideas of what happy people do. Wishing you a wonderful month of April fulfilled with happiness and joy!  Carolina Moquist, Spa Director LivNordic Treatment Offers Mindful Monday’s ......read more

RAK Diabetes Center Jumeirah conducting Foot Care Clinic

Offering free Bio-medical assessment of foot and Consultation with Podiatrist People suffering with Diabetic Foot, Foot Infections or Flat Feet can get expert advice. 30th March, 2017; Dubai, UAE: To help people suffering with back pain, knee injury or any lower limb problems, RAK Diabetes Center in Jumeirah, Dubai is conducting a free one day clinic on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at their facility from 10 am to 4 pm. At the clinic, a free bio medical assessment of the feet and a complimentary consultation with the Podiatrist will help people understand why they are getting the pain and provide them with solutions. Complimentary assessment also includes BMI, Blood Pressure, RBS and HBA1C test wherever needed. A Podiatrist is a medical professional whose training focuses on the foot and ankle, and the interaction between foot and the ......read more

Lose the Back Pain at Work

Dubai, UAE, March 18, 2017:  In today’s time and age with the wide scale spread of the corporate culture, the majority of the people spend their days working at a desk and in front of a laptop. Despite not having to do anything physical or strenuous that might strain the back directly, this makes people susceptible to back pain irrespective of the age. Long working hours coupled with long commutes only serve to exacerbate the gradual damage that can be caused by having a bad posture. The ill-effects of sitting with poor posture for a few hours is not immediate, but over time the stress that poor posture places on your spine can lead to anatomical changes in your spine. This, in turn, can provoke back pain through the constriction of your blood vessels and nerves. Back pain due to poor posture is characterised by the ......read more

The Ministry of Public Health Launches Its “Start Now” Awareness Campaign

  In conjunction with the State’s National Sport Day  Doha, Qatar – 16 February 2017:  The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) in collaboration with Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) and the Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) has launched its “Start Now” campaign to encourage public awareness of the importance of regular physical activity and exercise as part of a healthy lifestyle. As part of the MoPH’s mission to improve the health and wellbeing of the people of Qatar, the campaign’s first phase "Start Now…Be Active", calls for a positive change in the daily lives of community members by integrating at least 30 minutes of physical activity into their daily lives.  Launched to coincide with National Sports Day that goals to raise awareness of the ......read more

al khaliji supports World Diabetes Day through an awareness session

Doha, November 28, 2016:  On the occasion of World Diabetes Day, Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) P.Q.S.C, Qatar’s next generation bank, in association with the Qatar Diabetes Association (QDA), recently organized a Diabetes Awareness Session entitled “Risk Assessment program”.  The event highlighted the importance of screening as an early detection mechanism for widespread chronic disease, and provided the bank’s staff with nutrition counselling and lifestyle tips that help with prevention and treatment.  al khaliji presented a donation cheque to the QDA team, to assist in raising awareness. The initiative came as part of al khaliji’s continuous efforts to support the community it serves while committing to its multi-faceted Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program, ......read more

Dr. Abdulla Al Hamaq opens The 2nd Annual Arab Diabetes Medical Congress today in Doha

In collaboration with Qatar Diabetes Association Executive Director of Qatar Diabetes Association –Qatar Foundation: number of people living with diabetes around the world is expected to rise to 642 million by 2040 Doha, Qatar, 19 November 2016:  Dr. Abdulla Al Hamaq, Executive Director of Qatar Diabetes Association–Qatar Foundation opens today in Doha the Second Annual Arab Diabetes Medical Congress in collaboration with the Qatar Diabetes Association, supported by Rashid Centre for Diabetes and Research, the Saudi Diabetes and Endocrine Association, Saudi Pharmaceutical Society and organized by Maarefah Management. “Recent figures from the seventh edition of the International Diabetes Federation’s (IDF) Diabetes Atlas indicate that the number of people living with diabetes around the world is ......read more

Ministry of Health & Prevention launches awareness campaign focusing on health & safety for Hajj pilgrims

UAE, August 1, 2016 – With the aim to ensure the safety and health of Hajj pilgrims, the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP), in cooperation with the Health Authority-Abu Dhabi (HAAD) and the Dubai Health Authority (DHA), has launched a large-scale campaign.  The awareness campaign focuses on the well-being of pilgrims, especially the elderly healthy individuals and patients regardless their age who could suffer from chronic illnesses and cardiovascular diseases, as they are more prone to develop health-related problems especially those related to overcrowding. The campaign also includes medical advices: on heat exhaustion, awareness about healthy foods, personal care, provision of emergency medicine, and availability of essential vaccinations against: meningitis, pneumococcal, and seasonal influenza, ......read more

Joyalukkas conducts Blood Donation initiative in association with Hamad Hospital.

Joyalukkas staff voluntarily donates blood at the initiative held at Al Watan Center Doha, Qatar, July 31, 2016:  Joyalukkas is continuing its push to build awareness on the importance of blood donation under its inspiring slogan ‘Donate Blood, be a hero’ with the Blood Donation camp held in association with the Hamad Hospital blood donar unit  at Joyalukkas showroom, Al Watan Center. Under this initiative Joyalukkas employees donated blood on a voluntary basis. The donated blood will be valuable to save many lives in Qatar. Joyalukkas CSR team organizes their Blood Donation drive not only in Qatar but throughout GCC, India, Malaysia and Singapore.   “We strongly encourage the ‘spirit of giving’ and donating blood, means you help save lives and our employees understand this and come ......read more

Boehringer Ingelheim 2nd Stroke Academy highlights Atrial Fibrillation as a leading cause to strokes in the region

United Arab Emirates, Dubai – 1st May, 2016:  Boehringer Ingelheim, one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies held its 2nd Stroke Academy in Dubai this year attended by more than 200 cardiologists, neurologists and strokologists from across the Middle East and Africa region. The program of the academy aimed at discussing stroke related diseases and therapies from prevention to treatment.    The event served as a platform for leading cardiologists to shed light on Atrial Fibrillation (irregular heartbeats) as one of the main cardiovascular diseases causing stroke.  It also discussed the overall disease prevalence, the rising number of patients, the new era oral anti-coagulants as required treatments for Atrial Fibrillation patients as well as recent Real World Data and studies related to Oral ......read more

Boehringer Ingelheim extends its global Angels initiative to Middle East and Africa to improve treatment of stroke patients

Globally, stroke is the second leading cause of death above the age of 60 years, and the fifth leading cause of death in people aged 15 to 59 years old. Angels Initiative in the Middle East and Africa is a continuation and extension of the company’s global program that focuses on a timely stroke treatment process Around 1 million stroke patients across the MENA and around 1,200 patients saved from stroke United Arab Emirates, Dubai – 1st May, 2016:  At Boehringer Ingelheim’s Second Stroke Academy, leading neurologists from the region stressed on the importance of implementing immediate stroke treatment procedures so that lives can be saved and permanent disabilities are reduced. Boehringer Ingelheim’s Angels initiative aims to improve the treatment of stroke providing doctors with the necessary ......read more

Taylor Re Lynn as Brand Ambassador for Celebrity Personal Trainer Daniel Sten

Pounding Away Inches for the Red Carpet Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 13, 2016 — Actress and film producer Taylor Re Lynn understands the pressures of celebrity to look great and always be camera ready. Like many actresses, she lives life in the public eye being on stage, in films, and during red carpet appearances. Recently, ahead of Milan Fashion Week, she wanted to shed a few pounds to look her most fabulous. She turned to celebrity personal trainer Daniel Sten. Highly recommended in elite social circles, Daniel is known for a very effective, customized personal training program that maximizes fat burning and toning in the shortest amount of time. From their first meeting, Daniel emphasized the importance of calories in a diet and that your total caloric intake will determine whether you will lose or gain weight. ......read more

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