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It’s now free for Dubai residents to get screened for hepatitis C. Under a new mandatory health insurance scheme, anyone diagnosed with the virus can now access care under the basic benefit plan. According to the Dubai Health Authority, less than a per cent of Dubai’s population has hepatitis C. It’s hoped that the move […]

Following a directive from the Ministry of Economy, car dealers in the UAE are recalling thousands of old and new vehicles in the UAE. It’s part of a safety recall campaign that looks into issues like defective fuel tanks, airbag sensors and sunroof glasses. Some of the affected vehicles include Ford Ranger, Mitsubishi Lancer and GMC […]

Artificial Intelligence will soon be used to treat stroke patients in the UAE. The Ministry of Health and Prevention have announced plans to introduce Virtual Reality (VR) in physiotherapy sessions for stroke patients as well as people suffering from balance disorder. Children with developmental disorders, cerebral palsy and Parkinson’s syndrome will also be treated using […]

The UAE has strongly condemned the terrorist attack on a security checkpoint in Saudi Arabia which left two people dead. In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said that the Emirates opposes all criminal acts that threaten international security and stability. A member of Saudi Arabia’s security forces and a resident were killed […]

Are you going away this summer? If so, are you leaving your home safe and secure? With many people set to go travelling over the next few weeks, Abu Dhabi Police are urging residents to take all necessary precautions to prevent theft or fires. These include locking all entrances, keeping valuables such as jewellery in […]

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