Dubai, UAE (PRWEB) May 04, 2011
Dubai Healthcare City(DHCC) and Healthy Travel Media jointly announce the publication of Patients Beyond Borders: Dubai Edition, which will be published in English and Arabic for international distribution. Supported by DHCC, the 156-page guidebook offers an in-depth overview of JCI-accredited hospitals, selected health travel agents, accommodations, and essential medical travel information in Dubai.
DHCC is located in the heart of Dubai and is one of the world’s largest healthcare developments. At 4.1 million square feet, DHCC is home to two JCI-accredited hospitals, and over 90 medical centers that follow stringent standards in healthcare delivery in addition to over 150 healthcare commercial providers. With over 2,000 medical professionals DHCC hosts some of the leading healthcare providers in the UAE.
Some of DHCC’s currently operational medical centers and diagnostic laboratories include: American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Hospital, Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Center, Dubai Bone & Joint Center, German Medical Center, London Centre for Aesthetic Surgery, Magrabi Eye Hospital, Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai, Nicolas and Asp University College, and The City Hospital. Several world-renowned pharmaceutical companies are also based in DHCC, such as AstraZeneca, Novartis, Novo Nordisk, Sanofi Aventis, and Pfizer.
“Centrally located at the crossroads of Asia, Europe, and Africa, Dubai now boasts 24 American-accredited JCI hospitals – half of all the JCI accredited hospitals in the UAE,” said Josef Woodman, president of Healthy Travel Media. “With its culturally compatible surroundings and accessible, convenient tourism infrastructure, Dubai Healthcare City is poised to become a leading medical travel destination for patients near and far.”
“Dubai Healthcare City has made great strides in recent years, and we are pleased to be partnering with Healthy Travel Media to produce the Patients Beyond Borders: Dubai Edition,” said Dr. Ayesha Abdullah, managing director for DHCC. “We are hopeful this important reference will bring even greater awareness of DHCC as a world-class medical center to healthcare consumers throughout the region and the world.”
About Dubai Healthcare City
Established in 2002 by UAE Vice President, Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC), a member of TECOM Investments, was created to meet the demand for high-quality, patient-centered healthcare. Today DHCC is home to two hospitals and over 90 outpatient medical centers and diagnostic laboratories and offers services in more than 60 different specialties. DHCC is also planning the development of a 19-million-square-foot Wellness Community, which will serve as the regional center for preventative and integrative medicine.
Dubai Healthcare City
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About Healthy Travel Media
Healthy Travel Media, an independent imprint based in Chapel Hill, NC, publishes books, eBooks, videography, and online information on medical, health, and wellness travel. Its flagship international title, Patients Beyond Borders, now in its Second Edition, is the world’s leading consumer reference guide for medical tourism and is filled with authoritative, accessible advice. Specialized country-specific editions have been published for Singapore, Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia, Thailand, and Turkey. The Patients Beyond Borders series is available through retail and online outlets everywhere and is distributed to the trade through Publisher's Group West.
For more information or media queries, please contact:
Judy Orchard, Communications Manager
Tel: +1 919 545.0668
Note: Qualified members of the media are invited to request a review copy. Please contact jorchard(at)patientsbeyondborders(dot)com.