Prime Hospital actively promotes awareness of major health issues in the UAE

Prime HospitalUAE – December 22, 2015 – Prime Hospital, a leading healthcare provider in the UAE, has successfully concluded a series of medical campaigns in the months of October and November at Prime Hospital, Dubai. The programs were developed and implemented in an active effort to cultivate stronger awareness on major health issues facing people across the country. The healthcare provider launched three main campaigns for the year centering on breast feeding, breast cancer awareness and World Diabetics Day.

The campaigns also aimed to reduce the instances of particular illnesses by providing decisive steps that will allow individuals to detect symptoms at an early stage and learn about the corresponding treatments. During the campaigns, Prime Hospital and its team of volunteer medical experts provided the community with consultation services as well as screening tests using state-of-the-art medical equipment.

Riaz Khan, General Manager, Prime Hospital, said, “These campaigns are a reflection of our steadfast commitment to promote the well-being of the community by sharing relevant information that will allow them to recognize crucial health symptoms. We will continue to organize more campaigns that will throw the spotlight on pressing health issues facing people as we consider it part of our group’s responsibility to educate the public by using all resources at our disposal so they can live long and healthy lives.”

The breast feeding campaign drew the attendance of 200 individuals and Prime Hospital organized intensive educational activities for parents and families on the benefits of breastfeeding. The hospital also provided complimentary consultation and ultrasound and mammogram diagnostics during Breast cancer awareness week, drawing the participation of more than 500 individuals and offered complimentary health check-up, Random Blood Sugar, Blood Pressure, Body Mass Index (BMI), HbA1c & Diabetic Retinopathy and Ophthalmology Consultation for Diabetics during World Dietetics Day, which gathered more than 200 people.

Prime Hospital is a trusted brand known for its premium healthcare services to customers across the UAE. The hospital manages world-class facilities and is supported by renowned physicians and is dedicated to meeting its goal of providing top-quality healthcare according to the best international practices. In addition, the group plays an active role in establishing Dubai as a global destination for medical tourism.

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