Friday 19 April 2019

DHA to open new gynaecology, fertility unit

DUBAI, November 24, 2018

Dubai Health Authority (DHA) is set to open its new gynaecology and fertility centre within the premises of Latifa Hospital for Women and Children by the middle of 2020.
The new building, which will come up over a 7,500-sq-m area, contains 155 parking spots for visitors and employees.
With a ground floor and a first floor, the facility boasts six specialised outpatient clinics and support services including three radiology rooms, consultation rooms, a modern pharmacy and a phlebotomy lab.
It will introduce new services such as ovarian tissue freezing, oocyte invitro maturation, micro TESE (testicular epididymal sperm exploration) and fertility-related research activities.
DHA said it has already signed a deal with Emirates Islamic Bank to secure funding for the project.
The centre is a notable addition to the health facilities providing world-class health services in Dubai. In addition to providing health services the centre will contribute greatly to fertility related-research, stated Humaid Al Qutami, the director general of the DHA after signing the deal with Hesham Abdulla Al Qassim, the chairman of Emirates Islamic.
"It will also include two highly specialised surgery rooms for invitro fertilization (IVF) procedures such as oocyte retrieval and embryo transfers as well as a specialised embryology lab and a research lab that supports fertility related studies will also part of the new structure," he stated.
To ensure customers’ privacy, the centre will have luxurious rooms for short stay that are highly equipped with state of the art technology and services that guarantee patient comfort and high quality treatment, added Al Qutami.
On the finance deal, Al Qassim said: "Community support is the cornerstone of Islamic banking, and as one of the leading Islamic banks in the UAE, Emirates Islamic has always played an active role in extending support to various initiatives that promote the general well-being of the nation’s residents."
"Through the Emirates Islamic Charity Fund, we are pleased to support the Dubai Gynaecology & Fertility Centre in their efforts to provide treatment to couples and help them experience the joy of starting a family," he added.
CEO Salah Mohammed Amin said Emirates Islamic was delighted to contribute to Dubai Gynaecology & Fertility Centre, as it offers comprehensive and innovative treatment solutions to couples in the UAE, and across the globe.
"This contribution will allow the centre to enhance their facilities and equipment and help to increase happiness and well-being in the overall community," he added.
The Director of the Dubai Gynaecology and Fertility Centre Hana Tahwara said that relocating to the new building will allow the centre to expand its scope of services to provide new treatments that were not provided before.-TradeArabia News Service 

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