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Diabetes and You

In 2015, there was over 1 million recorded cases of diabetes in the UAE, which equates to approximately 14.6% of the UAE adult population. It is a disease not to be taken lightly, because while it can be managed through lifestyle modification and pharmaceutical support, it is the leading cause of blindness and kidney failure in adults, and is the [...]

August 4th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |0 Comments

Stroke

There is an old idiom which says ‘what you don’t know won’t hurt you’.  Well that’s not strictly true, particularly when it comes to your health and wellbeing.  Education and awareness are a vital starting point in being mindful of the risks and warning signs, and what healthy habits to introduce into your daily routine. Everyone talks about it; the [...]

July 5th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Cultural Awareness When Caring for Muslim Patients

Cultural Awareness When Caring for Muslim Patients During the Holy Month of Ramadan, healthcare professionals need to apply a culturally sensitive and respectful approach to the care and treatment of their Muslim patients.  Clinicians who understand the Muslim world view and religious or cultural practices are better placed to provide culturally appropriate, person-focused care to Muslim patients. When delivering high-quality [...]

June 9th, 2016|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

ZIKA: The History, the Risks and the Scientific Developments

As it hits the news again the Zika virus, and its links to other conditions, have brought the scientific community together in an effort to prevent the spread of the virus. The history of Zika Scientists have been aware of the existence of the Zika virus since 1947.  While working in the Zika forest of Uganda, researchers identified the Zika [...]

April 27th, 2016|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity

Ah, the digital age! What a great era we live in, and what a great way to do business.  It does come with a need to consider the risks, however.  Especially for businesses who rely heavily on electronic capabilities to service their customers, manage their business, and support their operations regionally, nationally and internationally.  This reliance means that companies need [...]

April 7th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Familiarising Yourself with First Aid

Emergency specialists and pre-hospital clinicians have long spoken of the importance of the ‘Golden Hour’; the period of time following a severe injury or trauma in which first aid yields the most benefit. While some argue a lack of scientific basis surrounding the 60 minute rule, it is undeniable that prompt application of first aid, especially in instances of severe [...]

March 7th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |0 Comments

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