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Jebel Ali Hospital extends healthcare support during Skywards Dubai International Jazz Festival 2010

United Arab Emirates: Wednesday, February 17 - 2010 @ 12:43

Two ambulances will be made available onsite to attend to any emergency cases along with a dedicated first aid station and the hospital will be offering audience members the opportunity to know their health statistics by providing free blood pressure check, BMI and blood sugar screenings.

Recent reports have indicated that hypertension and diabetes are among the top silent killers on the rise in UAE and many a time people are not even aware that they suffer from the condition. Hypertension and diabetes lead to cardiovascular diseases and early detection of these conditions is of paramount importance.

“Knowing where you stand is the first step in preventing or controlling conditions like diabetes and hypertension. With regular checkups and lifestyle management, blood pressure and blood sugar can be kept under control in order to avoid serious complications. On an evening out to enjoy some Jazz we will be there to promote continued health among the audience”

said Advet Bhambhani – CEO Jebel Ali Hospital and Lifeline Medical Centers.

The Skywards Dubai International Jazz Festival has drawn in over 100,000 fans since its inception in 2002 with people coming in from across the UAE, GCC and around the world. With 120 artists every year, the Jazz Festival’s list of legendary musicians, Grammy award-winning artists, critically-acclaimed jazz and contemporary groups, and pop sensations covers over 40 years of music history.

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