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  • 1st edition of Emirates Sports Medicine Conference in Dubai
1st edition of Emirates Sports Medicine Conference in Dubai

Event name: Emirates Sports Medicine Conference

Title of presentation: Ankle ligament injuries in sport
Event date: 13th and 14th May 2023
Event venue: Mohammed Bin Rashid University Of Medicine And Health Sciences (MBRU), Dubai

Dr Les Cannon Foot Surgeon Orthopedic HSMC

Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon

Foot & Ankle Surgery Specialist






  • The launch of the “National Multiple Sclerosis Society“
  • “Less is More in MS management“ symposium
  • MAGNIMS meeting in Egypt
  • 5th MENACTRIMS Congress Dubai
The launch of the “National Multiple Sclerosis Society“

Event name: The launch of the “National Multiple Sclerosis Society”

Committee Members Prof. Bassem Yammout & Joelle Massouh from HSMC in attendance.

Prof Bassem Yammout National Multiple Sclerosis Society

“Less is More in MS management“ symposium

Event name: Less is More in MS management hosted by the Romanian Society of Neurology

Title of presentation: Long-term Management with Immune Reconstitution Therapies: Managing Disease Activity with Mavenclad
Event date: 4th March 2023
Event venue: Bucharest, Romania

Less is More in MS Management symposium in Bucharest

MAGNIMS meeting in Egypt

Event name: 5th MS Summit jointly hosted by the European Society of Neuroradiology (ESNR) and the Egyptian MS Society

Title of presentation: EBV and Multiple Sclerosis: Are We Close to a Cure?
Event date: 2nd and 3rd March 2023
Event venue: Cairo Marriott Hotel, Zamalek, Egypt

MAGNIMS meeting 2023 in Egypt

5th MENACTRIMS Congress Dubai

Event name: 5th MENACTRIMS Congress

Event date: 6th and 7th  December 2019
Event venue: Intercontinental Dubai Festival City, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Prof Bassem Yammout Fifth MENACTRIMS Congress Prof Bassem Yammout Fifth MENACTRIMS Congress Dubai



Through hard work, persistence, and dedication in offering the highest levels of safe and effective care to our patients, we are honored to have earned Joint Commission International’s Gold Seal of Approval®

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In giving due recognition to organisations that comply with international healthcare quality standards, the JCI achieves its objective of helping organisations strive to attain the highest performance possible, improving patient outcomes, and creating an environment for continuous improvement. JCI is dedicated to continuously improving the safety and quality of care in the international community through the provision of education and advisory services and international accreditation and certification.

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  • Origin of Monkeypox
  • Symptoms
  • Transmission
  • Precautions
  • Treatment
Origin of Monkeypox

Monkeypox was first discovered in 1958 when two outbreaks of a pox-like disease occurred in colonies of monkeys kept for research, hence the name “monkeypox” , although humans and monkeys are not the definite reservoir( rodents possibly?)

The first human case of monkeypox was recorded in 1970 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).


The majority of the cases are asymptomatic but here are some common symptoms that may develop in the infected patients:

  • Fever (85%)
  • Headache (65%)
  • Muscle aches (56%)
  • Backache
  • Swollen lymph nodes(71%)
  • Chills (71%)
  • Exhaustion
  • Rash ( 97%)

Animal-Human Transmission

From animals to humans, monkeypox is transmitted either by a bite (scratch), in direct contact with body fluids, sores on an infected person or with materials that have touched body fluids or sores – such as clothing or linens.

Human-Human Transmission

In humans it is transmitted with direct contact with infectious sores, scabs, or body fluids. It also can be spread by respiratory secretions during prolonged, face-to-face contact. Monkeypox can spread during intimate contact between people, including during sex, as well as activities like kissing, cuddling, or touching parts of the body with monkeypox sores.

At this time, it is not known if monkeypox can spread through semen or vaginal fluids.

  • Avoid contact with animals that could harbor the virus (including animals that are sick or that have been found dead in areas where it occurs).
  • Avoid contact with any materials, such as bedding, that has been in contact with a sick animal.
  • Isolate infected patients from others who could be at risk for infection.
  • Practice good hand hygiene after contact with infected animals or humans. For example, washing your hands with soap and water or using an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  • Use personal protective equipment (PPE) when caring for patients.
  • Smallpox Immunization( not available for general public in US)

Supportive care mostly –

Adequate hydration, fever/ local infection / symptomatic management.


  • Tecovirimat (also known as TPOXX)
  • Brincidofovir (also known as Tembexa)
  • Cidofovir (also known as Vistide)

“This article is just for educational purposes only”

At the time of writing the article, the monkeypox 2022 outbreak has grown to about 911 confirmed cases and scores more under investigation in 29 countries, with the highest number of patients 225 in United Kingdom. United Arab Emirates have 8 cases at the moment. Source: CDC 2022 Monkeypox and Orthopoxvirus Outbreak Global Map

If you are feeling the same symptoms?
Book an appointment with our specialist Dr. Reshikeshva Udupi


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By Dr. Emna Ben Salah

Sleeping is a basic human need, like eating, drinking, and breathing. Like these other needs, sleeping is a vital part of the foundation for good health and well-being throughout your lifetime.

Most of us need around 8 hours of good-quality sleep a night to function properly, but some need more and some less.

As a general rule, if you wake up tired and spend the day longing for a chance to have a nap, it’s likely that you’re not getting enough sleep.

Sleep needs vary from person to person, depending on their age. As a person ages, they typically require less sleep to function properly.

According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), the breakdown is as follows:

  • Newborns (0–3 months): 14–17 hours
  • Infants (4–12 months): 12–16 hours
  • Toddler (1–2 years): 11–14 hours
  • Preschool (3–5 years): 10–13 hours
  • School age (6–12 years): 9–12 hours
  • Teen (13–18 years): 8–10 hours
  • Adult (18–60 years): 7-9 hours
  • Adult (61–64 years): 7–9 hours
  • Adult (65+ years): 7–8 hours

Sleep deficiency can lead to physical and mental health problems, injuries, loss of productivity, and even greater risk of death.






Risk Assessment

Determining the risks posed by insufficient sleep is complicated. Medical conditions are slow to develop and have multiple risk factors.

Short-term problems can include:

  • Relationship stress. It can make you feel moody, and you can become more likely to have conflicts with others.
  • Lack of alertness. Even missing as little as 1.5 hours can impact how you feel.
  • Excessive daytime sleepiness. It can make you very sleepy and tired during the day.
  • Impaired memory. Lack of sleep can affect your ability to think, remember and process information.
  • Quality of life. You may become less likely to participate in normal daily activities or exercise.
  • Greater likelihood for car accidents. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, drowsy driving accounts for thousands of crashes, injuries, and fatalities each year.

If you continue to operate without enough sleep, you may see more long-term and severe health problems. Some of the most serious potential problems associated with chronic sleep deprivation are high blood pressure, diabetes, heart attack, heart failure or stroke. Other potential issues include obesity, depression, immunity impairment, and lower sex drive.

Treatment for sleep deprivation

The most basic form of sleep deprivation treatment is getting adequate sleep, typically 7 to 9 hours each night.

This is often easier said than done, especially if you’ve been deprived of precious shut-eye for several weeks or longer. After this point, you may need help from a sleep specialist who, if required, can diagnose and treat a possible sleep disorder.

Sleep disorders may make it difficult to get quality sleep at night. They may also increase your risk for the above effects of sleep deprivation on the body.

The following are some of the most common types of sleep disorders:

  • obstructive sleep apnea NO SLEEP
  • insomnia
  • circadian rhythm disorders
  • narcolepsy
  • restless leg syndrome

To diagnose these conditions, you may need a sleep study. This is traditionally conducted at a formal sleep centre.

Suppose you’re diagnosed with a sleep disorder. In that case, you may be given medication or a device to keep your airway open at night (in the case of obstructive sleep apnea) to help combat the disorder so you can get a better night’s sleep regularly.

If you’re experiencing mild, occasional problems with sleep, try these simple strategies:

  • Stick to a regular sleep schedule. Go to bed at the same time each night and get up at the same time each morning, including on the weekends.
  • Keep your bedroom calm, dark, and quiet.
  • Get enough natural light significantly earlier in the day. Try going for a morning or lunchtime walk.
  • Stop watching TV and turn off any bright lights for 2 hours before heading to bed. Use a blue light filter on your computer or smartphone.
  • Get enough physical activity during the day. Try not to exercise within a few hours of bedtime.
  • Don’t eat or drink within a few hours of bedtime; avoid alcohol and foods high in fat or sugar in particular. Don’t consume caffeine late in the day.
  • Relax and clear your mind in the evening, relaxing bath, reading a book, meditation…

Work with your health care team to identify obstacles to good sleep, including other medical conditions.

How to assess your sleep quality?

Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI)

The Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI) is a self-report questionnaire that assesses sleep quality over a 1-month time interval. The PSQI measures several aspects of sleep, offering seven component scores and one composite score. The component scores consist of subjective sleep quality, sleep latency (i.e., how long it takes to fall asleep), sleep duration, habitual sleep efficiency (i.e., the percentage of time in bed that one is sleeping), sleep disturbances, use of sleeping medication, and daytime dysfunction. Each item is weighted on a 0–3 interval scale. The global PSQI score is then calculated by totalling the seven component scores, providing an overall score ranging from 0 to 21, where lower scores denote a healthier sleep quality.

Go to our website to fill up our Pittsburg questionnaire and know your sleep quality. Visit our clinic for more detailed information on how to improve your sleep.

Kick start your weight loss journey with Allurion & Dr Hady Jerdak

Elipse Balloon Placement Package

Package 1

  • 2 months medication before placement
  • 3 months medication post-procedure

Package 2

  • Four sessions Dietician Consultation
  • Three days before placement
  • Ten days after the placement, before starting regular solid food
  • One month after session 2
  • After four months – expecting the balloon to be naturally excreted

Package 3

  • Physicians Follow up Consultation

Package 4

  • Smart Scale
  • Smart Watch

What is Candida Auris?

Candida Auris is an emerging fungus that presents a serious global health threat.

Find latest information on Candida Auris

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All staff from all departments are respecting the DOH guidelines on the usage of proper PPE and sanitizing protocols.


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