Complimentary Breast Exams offered throughout the month of October
Abu Dhabi, UAE HealthPlus Women’s Health Center, the recently JCI accredited leading healthcare facility, conducted yesterday a Breast Cancer Awareness Open Day for the 2nd consecutive year. The initiative came in line with the month of October International Breast Cancer Awareness campaign.
“It is estimated that one in eight women either has or will develop breast cancer in her lifetime, which is a hugely significant number. Early detection of breast cancer is vital to avoid potentially fatal prognoses.” said Mr. Majd Abu Zant, Chief Executive Officer of HealthPlus.
HealthPlus Women’s Health Center partnered with Tawam Hospital in affiliation with Johns Hopkins Medicine and their Mobile Mammogram unit offering free mammograms. Family Development Foundation distributed self examination kits encouraging early screening and Estée Lauder Companies Inc, whose increasing awareness of breast cancer is one of its most prominent global campaigns, was also on-board.
The open day event was enthusiastically attended by large numbers of guests who enjoyed the interactive workshops led by Dr. Afaf El Ghanimi, HealthPlus Women’s Health Center Consultant in Obstetrics & Gynecology assisted by the Tawam Hospital educators.
‘HealthPlus’, Abu Dhabi’s growing network of premium outpatient centers, was established by UEMedical, the Abu Dhabi based healthcare investors and developers. The healthcare network will provide state-of-the-art outpatient medical services and support the multiple missions of UEMedical, including outstanding patient care and extensive community outreach. Over 20 facilities, adopting international standards and best practices, will open over the coming years and form part of an integrated healthcare delivery system including UEMedical’s flagship project, Danat Al Emarat Women and Children’s Hospital.
The network will comprise of Centers of Excellence in a variety of specialties including Women’s Health, Fertility & Genetics, Day Surgery, Orthopedics & Rehabilitation, and Dental Health, in addition to a number of Family Clinics. The centers will be heavily involved in promoting community health awareness and education, and in supporting national programs in line with the initiatives of the Health Authority-Abu Dhabi of improving public health. HealthPlus will fill the apparent gaps in the healthcare sector, and focus will continually be placed on medical excellence, patient-centredness and unparalleled levels of customer service.
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