Alert:

Due to maintenance work at the Dubai Specialized Dental Center, pediatric dental services were transferred to Al Muhaisnah Health Center, and general and emergency treatment services were transferred to Primary Health Care Centers (Hor Al Anz, Al Ittihad, Al Muhaisnah, Al Awir), starting from March 4, 2024, for 6 months. The working hours of the Dubai Specialized Dental Center have changed, find out by clicking here.

The Service of “Medical Fitness” will be Temporarily Stopped for Maintenance Activity on Monday, 4 March 2024 from 9:00 PM till 10:00 PM

Dear customers, the Family Promotion Health Center in Ras Al Khaimah has been closed from 17 January 2024, and you can go to the Abdullah Bin Ali Al Sharhan Health Center.

The Service of “Medical Fitness” will be Temporarily Stopped for Maintenance Activity on Friday, 12 January 2024 from 9:00 PM till 11:00 PM

Alfaseel Family Health Promotion Center in Fujairah and Alnahwa Helth Center in Sharjah have been closed from November 6, 2023 until further notice, You can go to the alternative health centers: Al Lulueyah Health Center in Sharjah - Kalba Health Center - Murishid Health Center in Fujairah - Al Madina Health Center in Fujairah)

Malaria

What is Malaria?

  • Malaria is a disease caused by a parasite. The parasite is transmitted to humans through the bite of an infected mosquito.

A person can contract Malaria in ways other than being bitten by a mosquito:

  • An infected mother may transmit Malaria to the fetus.
  • Blood transfusions from an infected person.
  • Sharing needles with an infected person.

Symptoms:

Symptoms begin to appear within weeks of exposure to a mosquito bite, and the period may extend to about a month. Symptoms include:

  • High body temperature and shivering.
  • Heavy sweating.
  • headache.
  • Nausea and vomiting.
  • Diarrhea

Prevention of Malaria:

  • Control of mosquitos.
  • Wearing long-sleeved clothes and covering the legs, especially in places where insects are common, in addition to using insect repellent creams.
  • Putting mesh nets on doors and windows; to prevent the entry of insects.
  • Avoid traveling to places where Malaria is common as much as possible.
  • Ensure taking Malaria preventive medicines in case of travelling to Malaria-endemic areas two weeks before travelling.

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