Travel Safe during the Summer

Now it is summer; Schools are being to be closed for 2 months and time for traveling. Travel medicine is about prevention and if you decide to travel, consult with your doctor at least one month before travel to allow time for thorough evaluation and for immunizations.

To estimate the risks of exposure to endemic diseases,

Flu Vaccination

It is FLU season! Get Vaccinated at Medicentres

The influenza virus affects the respiratory system. Most people’s immune systems will be able to handle the virus effectively, but:

  • It can be dangerous.
  • Thousands die each year from severe illness or complications
    from the virus.
  • It is contagious.
  • According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,
HPV Vaccine Medicentres

Prevent against Cervical Cancer and Oral Cancer With Gardasil Vaccine

Cervical cancer is the second most common form of cancer in women worldwide, and the HPV is the number one cause of all cervical cancer cases.

The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine helps protect against cervical cancer, anal cancer, throat cancer, and genital warts, which are caused by the human papillomavirus.

The HPV vaccine contains only certain parts of the virus.

Medicentres food poisoning

Food Poisoning: Prevention Is Better Than Cure! By Dr. Fatemeh Aghanasiri

Food poisoning is an illness that can cause nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea. Food poisoning is caused by eating food that contains germs, such as bacteria, viruses, or parasites.

Germs can get in food in various ways: sick people can transfer the germ to the food, Unwashed or uncooked food which have germs, can infected people.

Dr Manal Adi, Paediatrician

Welcome Dr. Manal Adi, Specialist Paediatrician to Medicentres Team !

Dr. Manal Adi is an Arab-board certified pediatrician and a member of the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health, UK. She has five years of experience in pediatrics and neonatology in Dubai.

Dr. Adi graduated from the University of Jordan, School of Medicine in 2008.  With passion for children, she completed pediatric residency training in Dubai Health Authority,