BASMAH – A New Hope


BASMAH – A New Hope

In line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai and Dubai Health Insurance Corporation under Dubai Health Authority has initiated the program last January 1, 2018.

This program aims to reduce cancer mortality rates in the Emirate of Dubai addressing three types of CANCER:

  1. Breast Cancer
  2. Colorectal Cancer
  3. Cervical Cancer

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Insured members holding a residence visa issued from the Emirate of Dubai with a validity of not less than one year.
  • The program will apply for existing and new residents of Dubai who have not been diagnosed with cancer before entering the country.
  • Enrolment into the program will be based on a diagnosis confirmed by the Centre of Excellence (CoE).

Tips on how to reduce your risk:

How do people lower the chances of getting cancer? There is plenty of advice. However, at times, advice from one study goes against the advice from another.

Cancer prevention information continues to develop. However, it is well accepted that lifestyle choices affect the chances of getting cancer.  Consider these lifestyle tips to help reduce and prevent cancer.

  1. Stop Smoking
  2. Healthy Diet
  3. Maintain a healthy BMI and Exercise
  4. Protect yourself from the sun
  5. Consider getting a Vaccine
  6. Consult a Specialist

Doing regular self-examinations and getting screened for cancers can raise the chances of detecting cancer early. That is when treatment is most likely to succeed.

Talk to us for more information on this Program 800 8663.


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