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Reported by Gulf News Health

  • More than 70 per cent of serious burn cases in the UAE involve children, labourers and housemaids, burn centre doctors have said, calling for strict fire safety measures.


  • In the first half of 2012, Mafraq Hospital received 425 burn cases of which nearly half were of children below 12.


  • Rashid Hospital more than 80 per cent of burn cases are of labourers and housemaids.


Source: https://gulfnews.com/uae/health/majority-of-uae-burn-cases-involve-children-and-maids-1.1148316, February 19, 2013 21:00, Carolina D’Souza, Staff Report



Reported By Gulf News

  • Marwan said in a statement: “Many complications can be associated with diabetes but one of the worst effects of diabetes can be witnessed on the feet. Twenty five per cent of all diabetics end up with foot ulcers. One in five diabetic patients in the UAE who develop foot ulcers needs amputation.”
  • Diabetes is the world’s leading cause of lower limb amputations, the statement added. The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that more than 1 million annual limb amputations occur globally. 85 per cent of them are believed to be avoidable if given appropriate medical attention.
  • In the UAE, an estimated 1.19 million people – around 12 per cent of the total population – have diabetes, Renuka Jagtiani, chairwoman and CEO of Landmark Group.

Source: https://gulfnews.com/uae/health/one-in-five-diabetic-foot-patients-in-uae-lose-limbs-1.1102132, November 09, 2012 21:30, By Faisal Masudi, Staff Reporter

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