Shuaib Al Hosni can remember the moments leading up to the accident that almost cost him the use of his legs. The Emirati father of four was talking on the phone when he lost control of his car while turning at a roundabout. “I remember being on my phone, then the crash happening,” he said about the incident in the capital in December last year.
When Habib Mohamed Omar arrived at Amana Healthcare (Al Ain) in January 2015 as new patient, he was met with great excitement by all the staff. He was referred to our facility in Abu Dhabi after two months of undergoing a lifesaving open heart surgery. On the very first meeting, the staff realized that Habib was a long way from his former self, but he still had the sparkle of determination and enough love for life to participate in rehabilitation activities with the aim of returning home.
Avicenna Partners in collaboration with Ministry Of Health has officially brought eKare, a revolutionary wound management and assessment tool, to the UAE. During Arab Rehab Conference 2016, the Ministry of Health displayed eKare at its booth. Within the sphere of wound management, assessment and care, there hadn’t been much innovation done in recent times.
The National – covered a cautionary story to alert the young drivers of UAE by illustrating real stories that involves patients of Amana Healthcare whose lives been deeply impacted by careless driving.
Patients with complex illnesses are living longer today than ever before as a result of advances in medical research and the availability of healthcare services. The disability-adjusted life year, or DALY, which measures overall disease burden by calculating the sum of years of life lost (YLL) when people die prematurely and the years lived with disability (YLD) confirms this increase.
When representatives of the Make A Wish foundation’s UAE office visited Amana Healthcare in Khalifa City, Abu Dhabi a month ago, they had expressed an interest in extending their support to the patients they interacted with during their visit there. Badr Al Ali, a patient with locked-in syndrome, used his eyes as a medium to communicate his wish to attend the 2015 Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix event.
Amana Healthcare held a workshop during Abu Dhabi Art Week 2015 at Manarat Al Saadiyat on November 21, 2015. The workshop was hosted by SEDRA (Services for Educational Development, Research and Awareness for Inclusion) where UAE based jordanian artist Salah Shaheen gave a presentation on new techniques for creating artworks digitally. He strongly suggested that everyone is capable of creating artwork with such new digital platforms – which he himself has developed digital paint brushes for.
On June 2, 2015, Dr. Khalid Anwar (Consultant of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Amana Healthcare, Abu Dhabi) was invited to talk about Stroke and help spread awareness around the issue, its symptoms and the importance of identifying these symptoms in the right time frame which aids the recovery process.
Amana Healthcare, celebrated the inauguration of the UAE’s first specialized inpatient rehabilitation hospital with a ribbon cutting ceremony by H.E. Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan. Located in Abu Dhabi, the new hospital strengthens Amana Healthcare’s position as the largest and fastest-growing provider of specialized long-term acute care, post-acute rehabilitation and home transition and respite care services in the Middle East.
Amana Healthcare took the lead in participating at the 2nd annual Home Care and Long Term Care Conference, which was held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi on Nov 13, 2015. The conference covered a range of topics by key speakers from the healthcare industry in the region. Dr. Fatma Ridine, Senior Staff Physician, at Amana Healthcare explored the scope for improvements in the referral process that allows for acquiring patients from an acute care setting to long term care facilities ike Amana Healthcare.