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Nixing nicotine for Dubai teens: Emiratis raise smoking age to 21

of Health official said. “Many (young people) start smoking when in the University,“ said Dr Wedad Al Maidoor, head of the tobacco control committee at the Ministry of Health, justifying increasing the age ... Al Maidoor, head of the tobacco control committee at the Ministry of Health, justifying increasing ...

Editor's Choice - 07/11/2013 - 06:29 - comment 0

Smoking is “One of the Biggest Health Threats” for the Middle East

of the Anti-Smoking Committee Dr. Wedad Al Maidoor commented: “This meeting drew together some of the leading experts ... to play in combating this disease.”Photo Caption: Right to Left - Dr. Wedad Al Maidoor, Dr. Azan S. ... Al Maidoor, Consultant Family Physician and Head of the UAE’s Anti-Smoking Committee; Dr. Bassam ...

17/05/2010 - 20:42 - comment 0

World No Tobacco Day: Will Arabs shun the sheesha?

is higher among young people which is about 30 per cent. Dr Wedad Al Maidoor, Head of the National Tobacco ... for the anti-tobacco federal law is testament to this, Dr Wedad Al Maidoo r, Head of the National Tobacco Control ... regulations are taking time to be passed,” Dr Al Maidoor said. In 2010, President His Highness Shaikh ...

Editor's Choice - 31/05/2012 - 07:39 - comment 0

uae ministry of health smoking cessation clinics to be expanded throughout the uae

recommended that NRT be given to pregnant smokers and also to adolescent smokers.According to Dr. Wedad Al Maidoor, Head of the Smoking Cessation Committee, Ministry of Health, “ What this study shows us ... already operates a number of smoking cessation clinics, with the primary one at Al Ittihad Medical Centre ...

17/05/2010 - 19:49 - comment 0

DP world organises employee fitness activities to mark world heart day

than just a health issue, it is critical to the nation’s overall productivity and vigor.” Dr Wedad Al-Maidoor, Head of Tobacco Control Team, UAE Ministry of Health, said: “Health is wealth and the UAE ... by the Ministry of Health. Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World, UAE ...

Press Release - 02/10/2011 - 06:21 - comment 0

High Carbon Monoxide Levels Found in Smokers in Dubai

are hoping that it will have a knock on effect on smokers” said Dr. Wedad Al Maidoor, Head of the Smoking ... of successfully quitting smoking.     © 2010 Al Bawaba ( ...

17/05/2010 - 19:50 - comment 0

More IT a day keeps the doctor away? KSA healthcare sector IT spending spikes

experience,” said Essa Al Maidoor, director-general of the DHA. The tablets will allow patients to look up all the services offered by the DHA along with pharmacy, physiotherapy and rehabilitation services, he said. Al Maidoor said that the IT roadmap also includes an electronic medical records system and health information ...

08/01/2014 - 06:51 - comment 0

DED and DHA forms partnership to share expertise on licensing healthcare profession and related services

services.  The MoU was signed by Their Excellencies Sami Al Qamzi, Director General, DED and Engineer Essa Al Maidoor, Director General of DHA, in the presence of high ranking officials and executives from ... professions.  It will accelerate growth in the local healthcare sector,” Al Maidoor added reiterating DHA’s ...

Press Release - 23/09/2013 - 09:29 - comment 0

Supersizing your meals? Don't worry - they now have supersized ambulances

patients it is generally better for staff to have more space inside a vehicle to work in,” said Eisa Al Haj Al Maidoor, Director of Dubai Health Authority . ... from the Al Habtoor Group on Thursday as part of the group’s participation in serving the community. ...

Editor's Choice - 05/10/2013 - 04:23 - comment 0

Emirates Islamic Bank contributes AED 7 million to Dubai Health Authority

will be used for medical imaging procedures at the government healthcare institution.  HE Essa Al Maidoor ... requirements, and provide the highest levels of medical care for the resident community in the Emirate,” said Al Maidoor. “On behalf of DHA, I would like to thank Emirates Islamic Bank for its contribution to Rashid ...

Press Release - 26/06/2013 - 09:56 - comment 0