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Dr. Immanuel Azaad Moonesar R.D.

Associate Professor of Health Administration and Policy, Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government and President of the Academy of International Business- Middle East North Africa Chapter, Dubai, UAE. (Corresponding Author: Immanuel.moonesar@mbrsg.ac.ae)
 

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Promoting Children’s & Adolescents Mental Health in the United Arab Emirates in the 21st Century

A recent WHO report noted that one in 100 deaths is by suicide. Countries around the world need to improve suicide prevention strategies. That includes the Eastern Mediterranean region, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) even if the country (with 6.4 suicides per 100,000 people (2021) ) doesn’t do too bad, compared with some other countries i...

How prepared was the UAE for a global pandemic?

Last year, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), with its tiny 83,600Km2 of land and a little under 10 million residents, ranked 56th out of 195 countries on the (now somewhat controversial) John’s Hopkins Global Health Security index. The country was labeled as  as ‘more prepared’ in the face of disaster – in between ‘least prepared’ and...

The digital divide: The new “Covid-19 world”, a threat to equity and inclusiveness of young professionals at international conferences.

The novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic has sent the world into a state of panic leading, among others, to closure of international borders and the threat of another global economic meltdown. The global health security crisis also tests the resilience and functioning of health systems all over the world. In less than five months, COVI...

Health Policies during a Pandemic: UAE and Jordan Perspectives.

At the time of writing this article, more than 4 million people globally have fallen prey to the novel Corona virus, with over 248 thousand deaths, and the end is not in sight. According to the latest WHO situation report (as of May 11), the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has entered the community transmission phase of the pandemic with 18, 198 con...

Novel Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): How to Leverage Health Care Agility from a UAE Perspective?

Last weekend, Dr. Farida Al Hosani, Director of the Communicable Diseases Department at Abu Dhabi’s Department of Health, reported in a televised interview that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) had confirmed 13 cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). According to reports from the Institute of International Finance in Washington DC, the out...