United Arab Emirates Health
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has one of the
finest health care systems in the Middle East. According to a survey
conducted by 'Holiday Which', a leading UK consumer magazine, the UAE
was one of only two countries with no reported cases of holiday
illnesses. This is a fine testimony to success of government
immunization programs, the provision of adequate clean water and
international standards of cleanliness in hotels and restaurants. In
addition, there are world-class hospitals and clinics in Dubai, Abu
Dhabi, Sharjah and other major cities of the UAE. UAE public hospitals
deal with emergencies free of charge and generally have good medical
facilities. But private hospitals can be very expensive in the UAE, so a
medical insurance is must.
No special immunizations are required for visitors to the UAE, however a
certificate is required for cholera and yellow fever if arriving from
an affected area.
- Immunization against polio and Hepatitis A is sometimes advised.
- Avoid mosquito, sandfly and tick bites as it may cause diseases like Cutaneous Leishmaniasis and tick-borne typhus.
- Food and Water: Tap water is desalinated and safe for drinking, but drinking bottled mineral water is good for visitors.
is generally unpasteurised and should be boiled. Eat well-cooked meat
and fish, while salads should be washed well before serving.
The sun can be fierce throughout the year so take precautions against
heat exhaustion and sunstroke. Use sunglasses, hats and creams.
care centers, either run by the government or some private
organizations, do not differentiate between patients, while providing
them with the best of the available medical facilities in Dubai.
- Hospitals in Dubai run mostly by the Health Ministry, offer
excellent medical services that speak of the government's concern about
the general health of the countrymen.
- Various departments
of the Hospitals in Dubai like Dentistry, Dermatology, ENT, Audiology,
Gastroenterology, Anesthesiology, Cardiology, cosmetic and
Reconstructive Surgery, Internal Medicine, Neurosurgery and Nuclear
Medicine offer excellent and efficient services as far as the diagnosis
and medical treatments are concerned.
- Sufficient beds
available with the Hospitals in Dubai help in admitting huge number of
patients, no matter if there is a big rush.
What to wear
will be most comfortable if you wear light coloured clothing made of
natural fibres, since they allow your skin to breath. The breathability
of your clothes is an important consideration, since the hot weather
begins in April and continues to November. Even in the "cold" months, a
lightweight jacket or a heavy sweater will probably sufficient for
outerwear. An umbrella can be useful both to protect from the heavy
occasional winter rain and to shield you from the sun in summer.
hat and good sunglasses are necessary. Both can be purchased locally,
but bring them with you if possible so that you will have them from the
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