Celebrate Healthy Heart Living with NMC Healthcare!

NMC Healthcare encourages you to give your heart first priority with its free heart checkups initiative. People across the UAE can avail of free heart checkups from 22nd– 29th September in selected NMC Healthcare hospitals and centres across Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah and Al Ain. This initiative aims at raising awareness about cardiovascular diseases and urging people to focus on a healthy heart. This week long programme aims to screen a minimum of 15,000 people for blood pressure, Body Mass Index (BMI), blood glucose and blood cholesterol.

NMC Healthcare recently launched their Cardiology Centre of Excellence – NMC Heartcare. Equipped with top-notch facilities, cardiologists and cardiac surgeons, NMC Heartcare ensures that all patients are treated with the highest level of expertise.

To further emphasise the importance of regular heart checkups and healthy heart practices, NMC Healthcare has launched the ‘Dedicate a Beat’ campaign on their social media space. The campaign allows users to dedicate-a-beat and for each dedication, NMC Healthcare will offer free heart checkups to people in need. To spread the word and encourage participation, users can also refer their friends to contribute towards a greater cause.

Did you know the UAE has one of the highest rates of cardiovascular diseases and lifestyle diseases like hypertension, diabetes and obesity?

Therefore, it is extremely crucial that individuals are aware of the causes, symptoms and treatment of these fatal diseases.

On the occasion of World Heart Day, NMC Healthcare screened around 6,000 people in 2012 and almost 10,000 people in 2013. In its 3rd edition this year, NMC Healthcare aims to screen over 15,000 people.

Are you ready to shield your heart like a pro? Then make a note of all the details below:

The following NMC facilities across the UAE will offer free heart checkups from 22nd – 29th September 2014 (3pm – 9pm):

NMC Specialty Hospital, Abu Dhabi; Tel: +971 2 633 2255; hospitalauh@nmc.ae

NMC Day Surgery Centre LLC, Mohammed bin Zayed City, Abu Dhabi; Tel: 026911500; nmcdsc@nmc.ae

NMC Specialty Hospital, Al Nahda, Dubai; Tel: +971 4 267 9999; sphospital@nmc.ae

NMC Hospital, Deira, Dubai; Tel: +971 4 268 9800 / 233 9900; hospitaldxb@nmc.ae

NMC Hospital, Dubai Investment Park 1; Tel: 800 313;

New Medical Centre, Sharjah; Tel: +971 6 575 8000; hospitalshj@nmc.ae

NMC Specialty Hospital, Al Ain; Tel: +971 3 703 0300; hospitalaln@nmc.ae

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About NMC Healthcare

NMC Healthcare is a fully integrated leading healthcare provider and the first UAE Company to be listed on London Stock Exchange. NMC Healthcare is the largest private healthcare provider in the UAE, both in terms of its nationwide network of facilities and services as well as in terms of patients treated. Established in 1976, NMC Healthcare operates three JCI accredited specialty hospitals in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and AlAin, one general hospital in Dubai, one medical centre in Sharjah, one day care surgery center in DHCC and eight pharmacies across Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah and Al Ain, treating approximately 1.8 million patients a year – that’s over 5000 patients a day, across all the facilities. In addition, NMC Healthcare is one of the leading distributors of pharmaceutical products, FMCG, educational supplies, cosmetic products, medical and scientific equipment and veterinary products, distributing over 50,000 products from leading brands through six distribution facilities across the UAE.
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