Precision health is defined as clinical interventions for treating and preventing disease that takes individual variability into account. It is transforming current reactive health into future proactive health and will greatly improve the health outcomes of patients.

The healthcare industry in the UAE is rapidly growing as the government places the national healthcare system at high priority and aims to have one of the strongest healthcare systems in the world in line with the National Agenda and 2021 Visions. The industry has grown from seven hospitals and 12 health centers in 1971 to 70 public and private hospitals and 150 medical facilities in 2016

While most will understandably not recall Friday, 25 September, 2015 as an extraordinary day, it may in due course be seen as highly significant for the future of the planet and people. On that date the 193-Member United Nations General Assembly “formally adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

As a stand-alone event this year, MEDLAB Exhibition and Congress is welcoming over 35,000 laboratory professionals to do business with 700 international companies, showcasing the latest laboratory management and diagnostics technologies available to the market worldwide.

Global Perspectives at Arab Health 2017

Perhaps the biggest date on every middle east healthcare calendar, the Arab Health Exhibition & Congress, kicked off 2017 with the biggest edition of the show ever held, taking up more space with more exhibitors than ever before. Featuring 4,400 companies showcasing their latest innovations and well over 100,000 attendees from over 70 countries, the show drew significant interest from well beyond the Middle East region it was established to serve.

The Trump Era – A Bitter Pill For America’s Medical Tourism?

It comes as no surprise that the recent election of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States is sending shockwaves around the globe, especially in the Middle East region.

With President Trump, who vocally campaigned with a protectionist ideology, enforcing a ban against citizens from several Arab countries from entering the US, it has raised questions amongst local healthcare organisations of the long-lasting impact this will have on outbound medical tourism in the Middle East.


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