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531 nurses recruited by Dubai Health Authority
Belhouma said many of the nurses are “highly specialised” and will be employed for critical care, intensive care, obstetrics and gynecology.
Early detection of cancer ups survival chances
The Gulf International Cancer Centre deals with approximately 3,000 cancer cases and receives around 700 (new) cases annually.
Forging the way ahead in medical tourism
A hospitable city, artificial beaches, some of the best hotels 
in the world and affordable treatment for a range of ailments is what new Dubai is now about. In an exclusive interview, Dr Ramadan Ibrahim, Director of Health Regulation at the Dubai Health Authority and Head of Dubai’s medical tourism programme, tells Asma Ali Zain that these are reasons enough for people to see the city as a premier medical tourism destination.
Medical tourism services on offer in country since 2006
A number of hospitals and clinics have started offering packages on their websites with visas and accommodation arranged for prospective patients.
Behavioural therapy enough for most sleep disorders
Insomnia, simply speaking, is the subjective symptom of inadequate sleep. Patients with insomnia report difficulty falling asleep or maintaining sleep.
Label clothes, 
not people
“Go back to your country!” bellowed the man at the bus stop who was trying to push his way through the queue.
DHA asks elderly, weak 
to avoid Haj this year
Experts at twitter clinic gives tips to those who plan to go on pilgrimage
Eton Institute joins fight
 against breast cancer
According to the Health Authority - Abu Dhabi, 64% of cases were diagnosed at a late stage in 2007, compared to only 16% in 2012 in Abu Dhabi alone.
Livestock from Ebola-hit
 countries not in Dubai
Bahrain announces ban on import of livestock and meat from Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea and Nigeria; UAE yet to take a decision
Call to donate cord blood to form stem cell registry
Dubai Cord Blood and Research Centre has seen an increase in the awareness levels among the public about cord blood banking.
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