DUBAI HEALTHCARE CITY WELLNESS PROGRAM TO ORGANIZE PUBLIC HEALTH SCREENING FOR DIABETES ON NOVEMBER 10 Thursday, November 10, 2016 Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC), the world’s largest healthcare free zone, today announced that it will organize a public screening for diabetes on Thursday, November 10, 2016, in line with its commitment to the health and wellness of the UAE community. Dubai. November 8, 2016. Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC), the world’s largest healthcare free zone, today announced that it will organize a public screening for diabetes on Thursday, November 10, 2016, in line with its commitment to the health and wellness of the UAE community. Held under the umbrella of the Dubai Healthcare City Wellness Program, the public screening, called DHCC Health Festival, will be held at Business Bay, Bay Avenue, Dubai, from 4 pm to 8 pm, to promote the importance of early detection and treatment of type 2 diabetes. Healthcare specialists will carry out complementary health checks and tests for vision and eye pressure, blood glucose, blood pressure, body composition analysis and bone density. The event will bring the free zone’s quality of care closer to the community through the expertise of DHCC-based clinical facilities Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai, Sharif Eye Center, Dubai Bone and Joint Center, and Mobile Doctors. The DHCC Health Festival will take place under the theme ‘Eyes on Diabetes’ in response to the global observance World Diabetes Day by International Diabetes Federation. Ends For media enquiries, please contact: Dubai Healthcare City Wafa Issa / Awad Al Atatra / Carolina D’Souza PR & Communications Department firstname.lastname@example.org / Awad.Alatatra@dhcc.ae / email@example.com +971 4 3838481 / +971 4 383 8469/ +971 4 383 8475 About Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC) Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC) is a free zone committed to creating a health and wellness destination. Since its launch in 2002 by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the free zone has worked towards its vision to become an internationally recognized location of choice for quality healthcare and an integrated center of excellence for clinical and wellness services, medical education and research. Located in the heart of Dubai, the world’s largest healthcare free zone comprises two phases. Phase 1, dedicated to healthcare and medical education, occupies 4.1 million square feet in Oud Metha, and Phase 2, which is dedicated to wellness, occupies 22 million square feet in Al Jadaf, overlooking the historic Dubai Creek. The free zone is governed by the Dubai Healthcare City Authority (DHCA) and regulated by the independent regulatory arm, Dubai Healthcare City Authority – Regulation (DHCR), whose quality standards are accredited by the International Society for Quality in Healthcare (ISQua). DHCC has close to 160 clinical partners including hospitals, outpatient medical centers and diagnostic laboratories across 150 plus specialties with licensed professionals from almost 90 countries, strengthening its medical tourism portfolio. Representing its network of support partners, close to 200 retail and non-clinical facilities serve the free zone. DHCC is also home to academic institution the Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences, part of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Academic Medical Center. The free zone’s integrated environment provides leverage for potential partners to set up operations to promote health and wellness. To learn more, log on to www.dhcc.ae.