Health Plus Family Day Event attracts hundreds at its Boutique Family Health Center in Al Bandar community

01, Feb 2012

Hundreds of Residents of the greater Abu Dhabi Residential community join in a day of family fun to celebrate world-class patient care

Abu Dhabi, UAE: United Eastern Medical (UEMedical), Abu Dhabi’s leading Healthcare Investment and Development Company, held their first HealthPlus Family Day to celebrate the recent opening of their new Family Health Center in Al Raha Beach on Saturday, 28 January 2012.

The family health center, located in Al Bandar, an island development set around a world class marina, saw hundreds of residents and their families pour in to attend a day filled with frivolity and excited anticipation. Free health checkups, games and activities, bouncy castles and magician shows were amongst the merriment of activities available for children and families alike. At the same time, Health Plus physicians and medical team mingled with the guests offering their expert advice on key matters concerning general and dental patient care.

The event inauguration was attended by Mr. Talal Al Dhiyebi, Director of Planning & Infrastructure, Aldar Properties; Mohammed Ali Al Shorafa Al Hammadi, Managing Director & CEO of UEMedical; Mr. Majd Abu Zant, CEO of Health Plus; and members of UEMedical top management. Following the inauguration, members from Al Dar Properties toured the Health Center and looked at the different medical services that are provided to their residents. It is worth mentioning that Al Bandar Residential Community is one of Al Raha Beach projects by Al Dar Development.

“We were very touched by the warm welcome extended to the HealthPlus Family Health Center by Al Raha community and the neighborhoods nearby. We strategically wanted to support its population’s healthcare requirements whilst at the same time build on our mission to improve long-term health, with a focus on disease prevention,” said Mr. Mohammed Ali Al Shorafa Al Hammadi.

“I am delighted to be present today and be part of HealthPlus Family Day celebration. Partnerships with renowned Healthcare developers like UEMedical, help us to continue to set high living standards for our residents providing advanced healthcare within the community,” said Mr. Talal Al Dhiyebi.

“Today’s overwhelming presence of Abu Dhabi’s residential community proves that our commitment to providing continuous, comprehensive and personal care to our patients from newborn checkups to treatments of fevers, falls and day-to-day health concerns, has been firmly embraced.” stated, Mr. Majd Abu Zant.

Mr. Abu Zant further stated, “We are very excited to be progressing so quickly in line with our vision to drastically improve the medical services on offer in the region. Since our soft opening in November 2011, we have already seen 600 patients, which clearly indicates that there is a strong public demand for our services within this district.”

Medical services offered in the center include Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Gynecology and Dentistry in addition to supporting Weqaya, the national screening program of the Health Authority – Abu Dhabi.

The Family Health Center, part of the Health Plus network, is strongly affiliated with UEMedical’s flagship project in Abu Dhabi, Danat Al Emarat Women and Children’s Hospital, which is due for completion by end of 2012 and is affiliated with other Health Plus Centers including the Fertility & Genetics Center and the Women’s Health Center.

HealthPlus
‘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.

About UEMedical
United Eastern Medical (UEMedical) was formed in 2005 with the aim of raising the standard of healthcare service delivery and has since become Abu Dhabi’s leading privately owned Healthcare Development and Investment Company. UEM possesses the breadth of experience, the network of expertise and the financial backing to assume a prominent role in a complex and challenging healthcare environment, aiming to differentiate themselves on the basis of medical excellence, innovation and an unparalleled level of customer service. UEM will develop and manage an integrated healthcare delivery system that comprises world-class specialty hospitals and outpatient facilities throughout the UAE. Its portfolio of projects is coming together to leverage the combined talent and resources of a world class hospitals, 6 specialty centers and 14 family clinics to create an integrated healthcare delivery system across Abu Dhabi and the UAE. Among its main projects for the coming years, UEM will see the opening of the 250-bed Danat Al Emarat Women & Children’s hospital in Abu Dhabi City (2012). By partnering with a number of internationally renowned healthcare providers, UEM also ensures that international standards in patient care delivery and best practices are put in place.



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