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Burjeel Day Surgery Center brings revolutionary liposuction technology to the GCC

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  • The Waterjet-assisted Liposuction is quicker, more reliable, and offers longer-lasting results with very quick recovery time

Burjeel Day Surgery Center, the largest day surgery centre in the Middle East, is bringing new and innovative technologies to improve the medical services in the region. One such innovation is the Waterjet-Assisted Liposuction and Fat Transfer Device, which is transforming the way liposuction, is performed.

The Waterjet-Assisted Liposuction and Fat Transfer Device is a 2nd generation device, updated with advanced technology. With the help of a fan-shaped, pulsating water beam, the fat is gently separated away from the tissue and evacuated simultaneously. The process leaves the surrounding connective tissue, nerves and vascular structures almost undamaged, keeping the patient safer, with limited bruising and quicker recovery time.

“At Burjeel Day Surgery Centre, we always like to be innovative when it comes to offering advanced technologies and medical services to our patients. We have used this advanced waterjet-assisted technique for liposuction of all the body areas – chin, abdomen, thighs, knees, and more – with great success. We have also used the autologous fat transfer feature for buttocks and breast augmentation, as well as for the volume and rejuvenation of the face and hands,” explains Prof. Dr Alexandros Dionyssopoulos, Plastic Surgeon, Burjeel Day Surgery Center at Reem Island, Abu Dhabi.

The Waterjet-Assisted Liposuction procedure has multiple advantages – it respects the integrity of fat cells, the patient heals faster with less pain and bruising, the process is faster and recovery is quicker, and patient is safer. The final result is also better and more long-lasting, which is what makes this procedure unique and extraordinary.

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A Belarusian medical team visits Al Qassimi Hospital for Women and Children

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A Belarusian medical consultant team consists of 13 consultants visited Al Qassimi Hospital for Women and Children in Sharjah, during which the team provided several consultations and performed open heart surgeries, in addition to holding educational sessions and workshops for hospital’s doctors and nurses.

This visit falls within Visiting Doctors Programme, organized by MOHAP’s Visiting Doctors Office with an aim to enrich the experiences of its staff and benefit from the international expertise to invest it for happiness of the society.

Also, the visit comes as a prelude to the inauguration of comprehensive cardiology services unit at Al Qassimi Hospital for Women and Children.

Enhance Scientific Communication

Dr. Kalthoum Mohammed, Director of Hospitals Administration, said that Visiting Doctors Programme aims at enhancing scientific communication with the best global centres and paving the way for the cooperation and exchange of experiences between the doctors in UAE and visiting doctors. This will contribute to improving the methods of various diseases treatment and keeping pace with the recent developments in the global health arena in an endeavor to have a distinctive and innovative healthcare system in accordance with the best international quality standards and to cope with UAE National Health Strategy 2021 and UAE Centennial 2071, which aim to build a healthy society almost free from diseases enjoying the highest level of healthcare.

she also noted that the utilization of the visiting expertise occupies an advanced position in the priorities of the Ministry of Health and Prevention in order to further reinforce the healthcare sector.

Dr. Ahmed Al-Kamaly, pediatric consultant and Head of Pediatric Cardiology at Al Qassimi Hospital for Women and Children, said, upon receiving the visiting team, that Al Qassimi Hospital is considered the only tertiary care hospital that provides multi-specialties in Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology and witnesses a good number of pregnancies.

The hospital, also, provides care services for the children who are born with congenital heart disease in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), in addition to the Emergency Unit, Communicable Diseases, Endocrine, Child Psychiatry, Chest Diseases, Diseases of Digestive System, Kidney Diseases and other specialties.

He further added that the visits of worldwide doctors pour in the interest of the patients, noting that Al Qassimi Hospital is one of the best Health care hospitals and a distinguished national centre as well, where treatment of cardiovascular diseases in children are particularly provided. The hospital is also considered an ideal place for establishing a centre of excellence in pediatric cardiology in UAE and Middle East and it could be a role model for cardiac care for children across the region.

Future Plans  

The visiting team expressed happiness for cooperation with Al Qassimi Hospital for Women and Children. They also hailed the outcome of the visit, during which they shared experiences with hospital’s doctors, besides a number of open heart operations have been performed.

The team commended the diverse and distinctive experiences of hospital’s doctors and their capability of handling the emergency and critical cases, in particular that Al Qassimi Hospital comprises a large number of skilled physicians in cardiovascular diseases in children.

At the end of the visit, the Belarusian team expressed their admiration for the new technologies and treatment methods adopted by Al Qassimi Hospital.


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Fakih IVF Fertility Center Marches In Support Of Education

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  • One of the leading healthcare facilities joins hands for Dubai Cares’ Walk for Education

Medical representatives and members of the management and staff from Fakih IVF Fertility Center walked in solidarity with millions of children, in support of education in developing countries. The 3-km walk was organised by Dubai Cares, which brought to focus the challenges faced by children all over the world in acquiring quality education.

“Fakih IVF has always been committed to advancing the healthcare landscape in the UAE, and we consider it equally important to contribute to worthwhile initiatives that translate the vision of our wise leadership into action. Our participation at the walkathon is an effort to drive Dubai closer to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, as well as support the creation of an inclusive society, which not only offers quality education, but fosters equal learning for opportunities for all,” said Dr Michael Fakih, Medical Director of Fakih IVF Fertility Center.

It has been noted that education remains an isolated right for several children around the world, the key factors being inequality and marginalization. Studies indicate that more than 260 million children around the world are out of school, and others who have access to education walk miles to reach their destination. The Dubai Cares’ Walk for Education is an effort to shed light on the magnitude of this problem, as well as tackle the global learning crisis through strategic deliverables.

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NMC Health to Support the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019

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  • NMC will provide more than 7,500 athletes with health check-ups

NMC Health, the UAE’s leading healthcare facility, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Local Organizing Committee for the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019. NMC will support the games on March 14th-21st in line with its goal of providing quality healthcare to people around the world.

Based on its commitment to empowering people of determination, NMC will provide health check-ups to more than 7,500 athletes participating in the World Games. The games will boost the self-confidence of people of determination by encouraging them to develop their abilities.

Prasanth Manghat, CEO and Executive Director of NMC Health, said that NMC welcomed the opportunity to partner with the World Games Abu Dhabi. Pointing out that the UAE has the best infrastructure, talent and airline connectivity, he explained that the Games would help to position the country as a hub for medical tourism.

The UAE will welcome more than 7,500 athletes from 192 countries at the largest sports and humanitarian event in the world this year. The Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 is consistent with the nation’s vision for a unified, inclusive society and its plan to extend opportunities to people of determination.

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A New Concept in Fitness for Dubai with Launch of Max & Aegle

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  • Unique and innovative wellness destination in Meydan brings unprecedented offering with principles of Macro Health™
  • Max & Aegle has been purpose-built to offer dynamic health and fitness solutions for the mind, body and soul
  • Facilities include numerous exercise areas across two floors, dedicated fitness studios, outdoor training arena, Olympic size swimming pool, running track and Yoga lawn.

 A new and highly innovative concept in health and fitness has been launched in Dubai, which focuses on the principles of ‘Macro Health™’, a term which describes a unique holistic approach to wellness.

Max & Aegle, located in Meydan and developed by Meydan Group is a 500,000 sq. ft purpose-built wellness destination housed in a two-storey building, surrounded by a landscaped outdoor area.  It is unprecedented in terms of its sheer scale, the facilities it boasts, and its focus on personalized training and wellness. The facility has the capacity to accommodate 5,000 members, but this will be limited to 2,000, ensuring that every member can fully benefit from every visit.

Unique to Max & Aegle is its keen focus on the principles of Macro Health™, a term which it has trade-marked, and which represents a new way of delivering dynamic health solutions for the mind, body and soul.  Macro Health™ is a seamless complete spectrum of health and wellness, rather than just a pre-occupation with isolated fitness objectives such as improving stamina, building body mass or losing weight.  The aim is to ensure that every member feels energized, not fatigued, informed and not instructed.

Inside, the fitness area is spread across two floors and boasts designated cardio, weight training and circuit areas, while group exercise classes will be held in dedicated studios for High Intensity Training, Boxing, Yoga and Cycling. Outside, an Olympic size swimming pool, along with the kids’ splash pool is set within a landscaped and shaded relaxation deck. There is also a 1,400 metre running track, two dedicated areas for outdoor fitness training and athletics, and a large Yoga lawn offering spectacular views onto the Downtown skyline.

The membership experience at Max & Aegle starts with an initial Fit3D Pro Body scan – with its state-of-the-art body composition analysis – which helps to determine the best approach to attaining fitness and optimal health. Industry-leading coaches then work closely with each member to choose the ideal programme for them to lay the foundations for a new way of delivering total health solutions.

The team at Max & Aegle have been carefully selected for their expertise and experience, offering specialisations in conditioning, agility, performance, injury prevention, sports specific and functional training, as well as yoga, martial arts, cross training, and interval training. The training equipment represents the most revered brands, including Life Fitness, Hammer Strength, Arsenal and Prime, with Fitmetrix Software used for personal training.

Max & Aegle is the brainchild of businessman, Zafer Taher, who has worked closely with Meydan Group to bring the project forward. The aim has been to create a welcoming and inclusive environment where members can be expertly guided by professional trainers while setting their own pace, and not feel under pressure. In addition, the benefits of relaxation have been considered, with an understanding that many members will desire a place to socialize, eat and unwind as well as exercise.  In the next few weeks, a new and ambient restaurant, providing healthy eating options, will open.

Zafer Taher comments: “We wanted to create something very different to what is already in the market.  Almost all fitness operators in the UAE are accommodated in office or residential buildings so they are compromised in terms of the space size, facilities and equipment they can offer their members.  Working closely with Meydan Group, we have been able to design the building around our vision and the keen desire to provide members with a very wide choice of activities, fitness classes and work-out options in an ambient and relaxing environment, working within the principles of Macro Health™”.

Mohammad Al Khayat, Vice President – Commercial and Free Zone, Meydan Group, adds: “Creating a sustainable city that promotes physical wellness and healthy lifestyle is a cornerstone for Meydan Group. Through our endeavors, we aim to develop projects that are built on strong foundations and a well-rounded quality of life. Developing modern communities entail partnerships with organizations like Max & Aegle that understand our vision. We look forward to working together and bring to Meydan a healthy, happy and productive neighbourhood.”

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Bring your smile back with Drs. Nicolas & Asp

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  • With the latest technology, experienced team of professionals, and years of expertise, Drs. Nicolas & Asp is the best choice for you.

Your smile is the first impression you make on people you meet. When your lips part and reveal good teeth, it creates the positive impression you want. Remember, you don’t have to be born with a beautiful smile. With veneers, you can have the smile you want, quickly and safely.

At Drs. Nicolas & Asp, we know how important your smile is, and we have the expertise needed to give it to you. Its not an easy process, and a lot can go wrong. But in the professional hands of the experts at Drs. Nicolas & Asp, you can be confident that you will leave happy.

Veneers are done in a day.

Veneers are a time consuming and delicate procedure. Proper communication with the Cosmetic Dentist is vital to the planning process, and ultimately to the success of the treatment. Drs. Nicolas & Asp have performed thousands of veneer procedures over the years, and each member of its international team of Cosmetic Dentists has mastered the skill of listening to each patient’s desires and expectations. At Drs. Nicolas & Asp, the patient is given the time to ‘test-drive’ their smile with temporary veneers to see the fit, color, shape and design before choosing the permanent veneers.

Veneers are cheap.

As with everything in life, you get what you paid for. The perfect veneers require a unique combination of time, skills, materials and technology. Prices can only be kept down if one of these factors has been seriously compromised! Drs. Nicolas & Asp has a not-so-secret formula to maintaining its high quality, whilst striving to stay affordable. Our exceptional Smile Design Dentists work alongside our in-house team of international dental lab technicians and ceramists. Together, the team will carefully discuss each veneer patient’s case, combining essential planning time, skillful design, the finest materials, and the most up-to-date technology. All this reduces the risk of human error, making sure the veneers are kept as affordable as possible without compromising in any way.

Veneers are a one-man show.

“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” The good old days of one, fix-all dentist are gone – nowadays, no true Dental Professional can claim to know everything. Dentistry, and Veneers Treatments in particular, should follow the medical world’s approach – where teamwork is always best. Drs. Nicolas & Asp were the first in this part of the world to adopt the approach. During a veneers treatment planning process, our team of Cosmetic Dentists work alongside a team of over seven dental specialties, in order to carefully plan each step of the way and ensure the long term success of your smile makeover.

The message from Drs. Nicolas & Asp is: you don’t have to be born with a beautiful smile in order to own one. With the right knowledge and planning, a new smile is only a step away.

Patients wanting new or replacement veneers are advised to contact Drs. Nicolas & Asp for a free consultation.

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The provincial Minister for HR&MA Ijaz Alam Augustine has said that serving the ailing humanity should be prime objective of Doctors and government of PTI committed to make reforms in health sector by providing relief to common man. He said that Pakistan is undergoing rapid transformation in terms of healthcare, especially primary healthcare and much needed to enhance and uplift the status of family physicians for the health reforms in Pakistan. He was speaking at the inaugural ceremony of 29th Annual International conference on family medicine. The conference was organised by PAFP at a private hotel on Sunday. President PAFP Dr. Tariq Mehmood welcomed to the provincial Minister and highlighted the objectives of the ceremony. He said in his address that every year PAFP organized an international conference on family medicine (Familycon) with the aim of sharing of information, experiences and updating knowledge on topic of current issues. He further said that in this regard upcoming 29th Annual International conference on family medicine 2019 is scheduled to be held on March and around 8000 doctors from all over the Pakistan and abroad are expected to attend this conference. The Minister Ijaz Alam appreciated the efforts of representatives of PAFP to hold successful session and hoped best wishes for upcoming conference Familycon 2019. At the end of the ceremony a memorial shield also presented to the Minster Ijaz Alam by the Administration. VC KEMU Prof. Khalid Masood Gondal, VC UHS Prof. Javed Akram, VC FJMU Prof. Amir Zaman, President PMA Dr Ashraf Nizami, representatives of PAFP, President Dr. Tariq Mehmood, VP Dr. Saeed Ahmed, General Secretary Dr Tahir Chaudhary, Conference Secretary Dr. Abdul Rahman and almost 1000  doctors from around the Pakistan attended the ceremony.

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Thermobalancing therapy is the best treatment for kidney stones

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Urolithiasis – a globally pervasive disease that has changed dramatically over the last half-century. Although there are slight differences in trends, it is clear that the burden of urolithiasis increases.

Kidney stone disease is a common and often chronic condition with the lifetime risk of stone formation in the US exceeding 12% in men and 6% in women.

Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) and percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) are the main treatment options to remove a kidney stone. Unfortunately, after these surgical procedures, men and women can experience severe complications.

Innovative Thermobalancing therapy and Dr. Allen’s device been working very well and safely for people with kidney stone disease during the last decade. This is the main reason to use this device as the first line treatment to dissolve kidney stones.

 Standard treatments for a kidney stone, ESWL, and PCNL have serious side effects

ESWL destructs kidney stones physically too small pieces, which are able to get out from the kidney with urine. The so-called shock waves make this breakage. These small pieces of stones can cause heavy bleeding and infection when passing out of the body.

Shock waves not only destroy stone, but can also damage kidney tissue, causing high blood pressure, and often can damage adjacent organs such as the pancreas, causing diabetes Mellitus in the future.

Often people view a surgery with optimism, while all of them are risky. 16 in 100 people have serious side effects after PCNL, which is an invasive procedure. The postoperative outcomes of PCNL show that bleeding and infection are relatively common and are potentially severe complications.

A recent article, Trends in the treatment of urinary stone disease in Turkey, contains 752 surveys of 211 urologists. This article exposed the decreased use lithotripsy in medical practice but made a contradictive conclusion suggesting that ESWL, which is a noninvasive method, should be considered as primarily because endourological treatments are invasive, even if at a minimal level.

It should be noted, surgical interventions do not stop the stone formation and 50% of patients after they have new renal calculi in 5 years. Over the years, the percentage of stones recurrence is growing. So, people with recurrent stones and their medical consultants must decide what to do again.

  1. Safety and effectiveness of Dr. Allen’s Device for Kidney Stones Treatment

 Thermobalancing non-invasive therapy and device received a US patent, No. US 9,408,744 B2, as “Therapeutic device and method”.

Thermobalancing therapy is based on a new understanding of The Origin of Diseases, which explains that all chronic internal diseases start at the vascular level. This knowledge helps to tackle the cause of kidney stone formation. Thermobalancing therapy by tackling the cause of kidney stone formation is able to dissolve renal calculi or kidney stones gradually.

A 10-year observation shows that Dr. Allen’s device dissolves kidney stones, despite their size and type. None of the kidney stone patients who received Thermobalancing therapy as monotherapy had side effects.

  1. Focus on using Thermobalancing therapy as the first-line treatment for kidney stone disease

It should be mentioned that Dr. Allen’s Device is a Class I medical device, which does not require the involvement of a Notified Body. Thus, everyone can use it at home without worrying, since this treatment option is free from side effects.

The Mayo Clinic has published the results of its investigation in 2006, Diabetes Mellitus and Hypertension Associated With Shock Wave Lithotripsy of Renal and Proximal Ureteral Stones at 19 Years of Follow-up, confirming that patients who underwent lithotripsy, developed high blood pressure and diabetes at almost four times the rate of those whose kidney stones were treated therapeutically.

Another recent article, Prevalence of diabetes mellitus after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy in 15 years follow-up, showed a lower incidence of diabetes after ESWL. So, this problem exists.

The cost-effectiveness of this therapy is also a reason for using an innovative device for dissolving kidney stones. The price of ESWL is about US$10.000 and PCNL costs even more. Thus, with the price less than US$200, Dr. Allen’s device compares preferably to ESWLand PCNL.

Dr. Allen’s device is not a traumatic tool for removing kidney stones, unlike ESWL and PCNL, so it’s important for doctors to know more about this safe treatment option.

It should be noted that for over a decade Fine Treatment delivers the innovative health-giving device to anyone’s home in a week, http://finetreatment.

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Meraas launches Beverly Hills Sunset Surgery Center International at Valiant Clinic, City Walk Dubai

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  • Exclusive partnership marks Dubai debut for Beverly Hills star cosmetic surgeons
  • David Matlock and Dr. Andrew Ordon, celebrity doctors to Hollywood’s elite to lead a team of over 25 visiting plastic surgery experts
  • The Centre will contribute to UAE’s aesthetic care market which is forecasted to reach AED 1.5 billion by 2021

Meraas has announced the official opening of Beverly Hills Sunset Surgery Center International (BHSSCI), to bring to the UAE some of the world’s most celebrated names and faces in comprehensive plastic and aesthetic surgery.

Located at Valiant Clinic, Meraas’ premium multi-specialty clinic in City Walk, BHSSCI aims to welcome sophisticated and trend-focused individuals in the region and beyond. It brings to the region a hand-picked team of the Center’s 25+ elite and passionate physicians.

The Dubai facility will be led by Dr. David Matlock, MD, MBA, President, CEO & Chief Medical Officer at BHSSCI, California, and Head of Panel, Dubai, alongside high-profile surgeons including Dr. Andrew Ordon, a long-time co-host of the popular Emmy Award-winning talk show The Doctors; Dr. Raj Kanodia, Beverly Hills #1 rhinoplasty surgeon; Dr. Warren Lent, whose expertise has been broadcast on shows such as Dateline, Good Day LA and Extra, and many more.

A first-of-its-kind premium plastic surgery facility managed by celebrity doctors, BHSSCI aims to bring the highest quality services to the region’s most discerning modern clientele. The Center will leverage Valiant Clinic’s superior infrastructure and state-of-the-art facilities in addition to its unmatched concierge services to guarantee a bespoke VIP experience for every client.

The services offered fall under three main verticals: plastic surgery procedures including liposuction, tummy tucks, fat grafting, implant removal and replacement, cosmetic dentistry services such as Hollywood smile, composite restorations, zirconia and ceramic implants, bridges and crowns, and specialised cosmetic dermatology treatments for acne, cool sculpting, micro needling, scar correction and dermal fillers, amongst others.

According to PwC, the UAE’s aesthetic care market is forecasted to reach AED 1.5 billion by 2021, while the country’s female high-end aesthetic care is expected to grow 23.1 percent between 2016-2021.

Hair removal, Botox, facial treatments and fillers are among the most in-demand non-invasive procedures, while liposuction, rhinoplasty, abdominoplasty and female physical enhancement are the most sought after invasive procedures.

Remarking on changing regional trends, Dr. Marc Ruemmler, General Manager of Valiant Clinic said: “The MENA region has experienced significant growth in demand, with long-term historical trends for aesthetics resulting in an increased acceptance of cosmetic procedures. Medical tourists who seek plastic surgery services find Dubai’s unmatched technology, safety and convenience, along with its position as a leisure destination, attractive. The strategic location of the city, moreover, makes it accessible to clients from other countries in the GCC and greater MENA region, as well as those from Europe and Asia.

“At Valiant Clinic, our focus has always been to provide comprehensive, top in class health and wellness services in an environment of utmost luxury and care. We believe that our state of the art facility in Dubai will be an ideal platform for BHSSCI’s star doctors to bring their experience and expertise to the region’s most exacting trendsetters.”

Drawing on his extensive experience as a cosmetic surgeon to some of the world’s most popular celebrities, Dr. Matlock said: “Plastic Surgical procedures such as general plastic, head and neck facial plastic, cosmetic gynaecology, dermatology, and cosmetic dentistry are highly popular among aesthetes in pursuit of physical perfection. Undergoing cosmetic surgery is not something patients are ashamed of anymore, it has become a sign of beauty, power, success, health and youth. Societies too have become more comfortable with plastic surgery as they view it as a part of self-improvement.”

Meraas’ Valiant Clinic, where BHSSCI has launched its Dubai practice, is located at City Walk, a design-inspired lifestyle destination by Meraas. A one of its kind, multi-specialty outpatient clinic offering world class diagnostic and wellness services, Valiant Clinic’s physicians and allied health professionals provide evidence-based care that conforms to international standards of excellence. The clinic endorses transparent, collaborative and standardised processes and systems from diagnosis to discharge, including premium post-procedural and concierge services in a top-in-class, 5-star customer atmosphere.

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Middle East IVF market worth US$1 billion as infertility rates rise to 15% in the region

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  • New report from Colliers International indicates fertility rates in the MENA region have decreased from seven children per women in 1960 to just three in 2017
  • Male infertility identified as a growing problem occurring in approximately 50% of the cases in the GCC and Middle East, in addition to genetic diseases

The latest research by Colliers International has revealed the current global In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) market is estimated to be between US$ 10 billion to US$ 12 billion, while the current IVF market size for Middle East & North Africa (MENA) is approximately US$ 1 billion, indicating a high demand for IVF and related treatments in the region.

The figures, published in a new report titled “In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) & Fertility in the MENA region”, revealed that compared to 10% worldwide, infertility in the MENA region is 15% or higher, with male infertility a growing problem occurring in approximately 50% of the cases in the GCC and Middle East due to lifestyle, diabetes, obesity and genetics related factors, as GCC countries have one of the highest diabetic and obesity rates in the world.

The report, which is published as part of the MEDLAB Market Report series ahead of MEDLAB 2019 which takes place from 4 – 7 February at the Dubai World Trade Centre, highlighted that although the population in the MENA region has increased from over 100 million in 1950 to 380 million in 2017 and is expected to increase to 700 million by 2050, overall fertility rates have decreased from seven children per women in 1960 to just three in 2017.

The research provides an in-depth analysis of the fertility rates in MENA region and, despite overall high population growth rates, why IVF remains in demand in the region, especially in the GCC countries.

Commenting on some of the key insights on the UAE’s IVF industry, Mansoor Ahmed, Director Healthcare, Education & PPP for MENA Region at Colliers International, said: “IVF is not only sought after locally but is one of the leading treatments undertaken by medical tourists in the UAE, especially in Dubai. Based on Colliers’ discussions with leading operators, medical tourism accounts for 10% to 15% of the IVF patient volumes.”

According to the report, new innovations and improved testing techniques are gradually creating paradigm shifts in the field of assisted reproductive technology. Particularly the increased focus on pre-marital screening for consanguineous (relatives) couples and the development of new genetic tests for screening of the embryos greatly improves the chance of minimising certain genetic diseases common in this region.

Dr Laura Melado, Specialist – Obstetrics & Gynecology, IVF, IVI Middle East Fertility Clinic, Abu Dhabi, UAE, who will be speaking at the Cytogenetics & IVF Conference during MEDLAB 2019, commented: “The Carrier Genetic Test (CGT) helps to determine the risk of having a child with a genetic disease. Anyone, without knowing, can be a carrier of one or more recessive mutations, but some couples have higher possibilities to carry the same genes. When this happens, Pre-implantation Genetic Testing (PGD) can be done for the embryos as part of the fertility treatment to help the couples to deliver healthy babies.”

Organised by Informa Exhibitions, MEDLAB Exhibition & Congress 2019 will welcome more than 19,600 medlical laboratory trade professionals and 670+ exhibitors from 46 countries in an effort to develop the value of laboratory medicine in shaping the future of healthcare and to provide advanced medical laboratory techniques for better health. 


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