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Eman's ultimate target to weigh under 100kg
Ashwani Kumar/Abu Dhabi
Filed on 2017-07-25 | Updated on 2017-08-23 10:44:17

Two-and-a-half months after she was airlifted to the UAE from India, Eman Ahmed is filled with hopes to shed the world's heaviest woman title.

The Egyptian woman was wheeled into the auditorium at Burjeel Hospital during a Press conference on Monday and her change was visible in her expressions.

Eman, who had been admitted at the hospital on May 4, looked remarkably relaxed and poised despite seeing a hall full of strange faces. Surely, the team ...

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Away from India, Burjeel doctors claim ‘cheerful’ Eman is in better shape now
Tabassum Barnagarwala
Published: 2017-07-25

"Eman will be the ambassador for obesity treatment to help the hospital spread awareness on childhood and adult ...

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Second batch of 90 Yemenis arrive in India for treatment
Gulf News/Binsal Abdul Kader, Senior Reporter
Published: 2017-07-23

A second batch of Yemeni patients, who were seriously injured in various incidents in their war-torn country, arrived in ...

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Despite serious injuries, they want to fight for Yemen
Binsal Abdul Kader, Senior Reporter
Published: 2017-07-27

Despite suffering serious injuries in life-threatening attacks, Yemenis recuperating at a Delhi hospital want to go back at the ...

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Artificial limbs give Yemenis new lease of life.
Gulf News/Binsal Abdul Kader, Senior Reporter
Published: 2017-06-29

Patients from Yemen thank UAE for medical treatment in India that helped them return to normal life

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Doctors speak of shock at sudden death of former world's heaviest woman
Nick Webster/ Abu Dhabi
Filed on 2017-09-25 | Last updated on 2017-11-18 11:45:51

Doctors speak of shock at sudden death of former world's heaviest woman

Doctors leading the care of the world’s former heaviest woman, EmanAbd El Aty, have spoken of their shock at the sudden deterioration in her health that led to her death on Monday.

El Aty, 36, had been receiving extensive rehabilitation treatment in Abu Dhabi at Burjeel Hospital but she died from complications surrounding her condition.

The Egyptian suffered a rare thyroid condition that drastically altered her metabolism, resulting in her weight ballooning to 500...

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Eman Abdul Atti turns 37
SamihahZaman / Abu Dhabi
Filed on 2017-09-11 | Last updated on 2017-11-18 11:46:48

Eman Abdul Atti turns 37

Abu Dhabi: Surrounded by family and well-wishers, Eman Abdul Atti, once known as the world’s heaviest woman, ushered in her 37th birthday in the capital on Saturday.

Her mother and young niece flew down from Egypt for the celebrations at the Burjeel Hospital in Abu Dhabi, where Eman has been treated since May 4. They were joined by ShaimaSelim, Abdul Atti’s sister who is accompanying her during the treatment process. Gathering in a room ...

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Careem in bid to improve health for its drivers, keep roads safe
David Ndichu/Dubai
Filed on 2017-09-05 | Last updated on 2017-11-18 11:47:46

Careem in bid to improve health for its drivers, keep roads safe

Careem drivers are due for free annual health check-ups, thanks to a new initiative by the ride-hailing company in partnership with healthcare provider, VPS Healthcare.  

Careem wants to keep its “Captains” healthy and safe on the roads, the company said, looking to ensure early detection of major health issues through examination of vital signs and cholesterol levels.

Launched in 2012 in Dubai and now live in some 82 cities across 12 countries in ...

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