Health & Nutrition

Al Jalila Children’s Offers Its Patients Telehealth Services

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Kidzapp May 18, 2020 Kidzapp Health & Nutrition

Al Jalila Children’s Speciality Hospital, the only hospital specialized in paediatric medicine in the United Arab Emirates, has recently launched its Telehealth service, an electronic platform that allows families of children in need of medical attention to communicate with doctors and consultants at Al Jalila Children’s through direct video chat technology from the ease of Read more

Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children

Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children March 10, 2020 Obstructive Sleep Apnea in ChildrenWritten by: Kidzapp

In a child with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) the airway is intermittently narrowed or blocked during sleep resulting in pauses of air flow. OSA can have negative effects on a child’s development and overall wellbeing. How common is OSA in children?   Approximately 1 to 5 per cent of children have OSA. OSA affects all Read more

Coronavirus: How to protect your child when doing activities outside

Coronavirus: How to protect your child when doing activities outside March 2, 2020

With the recent news of UAE nurseries closing down on March 1st and all UAE schools to close for the next 4 weeks starting this Sunday, it can be difficult not to give in to a slight tinge of apprehension about going outside. It is important to note, however, that these recent decisions by both Read more

The Benefits Of Gymnastics Classes For Kids

The Benefits Of Gymnastics Classes For Kids February 20, 2020

Gymnastics is a great sport for children to be involved with and gives a wide range of transferable skills that can be applied to become both an excellent gymnast as well as a well-rounded athlete. Below we will explore the key benefits that children will enjoy during gymnastics coaching sessions and will hopefully give that Read more

Let’s talk about continence

Let’s talk about continence January 28, 2020 Let’s talk about continenceWritten by: Kidzapp

Having the ability to control the body’s excretory functions is a rite of passage that children have to go through while becoming independent functioning adults. Thankfully, for most children, it happens naturally during development with a bit of help from their carers in a process commonly known as “potty training”. This process differs between communities Read more

Al Jalila Children’s Speciality Hospital Turns 3

Al Jalila Children’s Speciality Hospital Turns 3 December 17, 2019 Al Jalila Children’s Speciality Hospital Turns 3Written by: Kidzapp

Al Jalila Children’s Specialty Hospital, the first and only children’s hospital in UAE, marked its third year of operations in November and announced that it had received around 100,000 young patients since its opening in 2016. Its 24/7 Emergency Department witnessed 22,000 visits for the same period while 3700 surgeries were conducted out of which Read more

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