NewsOct 20, 2019

Al Jalila Children’s Genomics Centre awarded CAP accreditation

State-of-the-art facility offers specialised genome testing lab and a consultancy clinicGenetic disorders affect 2%-5% of all newborns50% of child deaths are caused by congenital ...

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NewsJul 30, 2019

7 Year Old Kidney Patient Can Finally Join School like His Friends

• Al Jalila Children’s and MBRU team successfully conducts the 3rd kidney transplantin Dubai with the support of Al Jalila FoundationDubai, 29 July 2019:Al Jalila Children’s Specialty ...

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NewsJul 1, 2019

DFWAC and Al Jalila Children’s Sign MoU to Elevate Child Protection

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 2019:The Dubai Foundation for Women and Children (DFWAC) and Al Jalila Children’s Specialty Hospital, the first and only children’s hospital in the ...

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NewsMay 5, 2019

Al Jalila Children’s and Harvard Medical School Releases ‘Systems of Care for ASD’

The first of its kind document aims to guide local and regional societies on the best approach to embrace individuals affected by ASD within the community The document offers ...

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NewsMar 12, 2019

Al Jalila Children’s launches ‘PaedsX’ Programme to Encourage Thought Leadership and Innovation in Paediatric Medicine

Al Jalila Children’s, the only children’s hospital in the UAE, has launched its very own thought-leadership platform with the aim of providing education and training to encourage and ...

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NewsFeb 17, 2019

Tennis World Number 9 Aryna Sabalenka Visits Al Jalila Children’s

Tennis star Aryna Sabalenka, ranked ninth worldwide, spent some free time visiting Al Jalila Children’s recently during her visit to Dubai as part of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis ...

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NewsJan 29, 2019

Minister of Community Development inaugurates Al Jalila Children’s Inpatient Mental Health Ward

Her Excellency Hessa bint Essa Buhumaid, UAE Minister of Community Development, inaugurated on Monday 21st January, the first child and adolescent mental health ward in the GCC at Al ...

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NewsJan 17, 2019

Al Jalila Children’s to Offer Breakthrough Paediatric Genomic Testing and Counselling By 2019

UAE ranks 3rd in the Arab World in diseases related to genetic disorders50% of global child deaths are genetic related Al Jalila Children’s has announced its plans to provide ...

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NewsDec 24, 2018

Al Jalila Children’s Performs Its Second Paediatric Renal Transplant with Overwhelming Success

Al Jalila Children’s, the first and only children’s hospital in the UAE, announced that it recently performed another successful paediatric kidney transplant in collaboration with the ...

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NewsDec 10, 2018

Al Jalila Children’s Adopts a New Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Paediatric Medicine

Al Jalila Children’s has launched four new multi-disciplinary clinics as part of its continuous efforts to elevate the standards of paediatric healthcare in UAE and the region.The main ...

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NewsDec 4, 2018

60,000 Young Patients Visited Al Jalila Children’s in 2 Years of operations

Al Jalila Children’s Specialty Hospital, the first and only children’s hospital in UAE, received around 60,000 patients in its first 2 years of operations. Inaugurated on the 1st of ...

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NewsNov 5, 2018

9 Year Old Girl Becomes the First Child to get a Kidney Transplant in Dubai

Nine-year-old Bana Nizar Hassan from Sudan has become the first child to receive a kidney transplant in Dubai.The surgery was performed at Al Jalila Children’s Speciality Hospital by a ...

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NewsNov 4, 2018

Al Jalila Children’s Launches UAE’s First Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Programme

Al Jalila Children’s has announced the launch of its very own child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship programme – a two-year training programme for psychiatrists , run in ...

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NewsNov 1, 2018

MoU signed between Emirates Down Syndrome Association and Al Jalila Children’s

Emirates Down Syndrome Association and Al Jalila Children’s Specialty Hospital, the first and only paediatric hospital in the UAE, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed to ...

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NewsOct 16, 2018

Al Jalila Children’s and Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai enter second phase of clinical collaborations

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai (Moorfields Dubai) the first overseas branch of the world renowned 200-year-old Moorfields (London eye hospital) and Al Jalila Children’s Speciality Hospital ...

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NewsOct 2, 2018

First International Scientific Meeting on ZC4H2 Deficiency

Al Jalila Children’s recently hosted the First International Scientific Meeting on ZC4H2 Deficiency. The step comes in line with Al Jalila Children’s core strategy of positioning itself ...

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NewsSep 18, 2018

Al Jalila Children’s Specialty Hospital and Al Jalila Foundation launches a new Fund

Al Jalila Children’s Specialty Hospital, UAE’s only specialised children’s hospital, and Al Jalila Foundation, a global philanthropic healthcare organisation, have launched the Al ...

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NewsSep 10, 2018

Dr Abdulla Al Khayat Appointed as CEO of Al Jalila Children’s Specialty Hospital

Chairperson of Dubai Healthcare City Authority HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, wife of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler ...

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NewsJul 17, 2018

Red Carpet rolled out for UAE’s first movie experience in a hospital

Al Jalila Children’s and Roxy Cinemas collaborate to bring hit movie Hotel Transylvania 3 to the hospitalAl Jalila Children’s, UAE’s only children’s hospital, and Roxy ...

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NewsJul 9, 2018

Al Jalila Children’s Launches the Only Fit-to-Fly Medical Test in the Region

Al Jalila Children’s Speciality Hospital announced that its Pulmonology Centre will offer a new service that will allow parents of children with respiratory related issues to ensure that ...

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NewsJul 1, 2018

Al Jalila Children’s to Lead on a pioneering global Pediatric Patient Safety Initiative

Dubai, UAE – January [●] 2018.  Al Jalila Children’s Hospital, the only children’s hospital in the United Arab Emirates, today announced that it is convening a global Pediatric ...

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NewsMay 12, 2018

UAE’s only children’s hospital launches its residency programme for aspiring physicians

The Al Jalila Children’s Paediatric Residency Programme is run in academic partnership with MBRUThe only paediatric residency programme in the UAE accredited by the Saudi BoardDubai, May ...

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NewsMay 2, 2018

Al Jalila Children’s and Nickelodeon team up to raise awareness among children on World Asthma Day

Dubai, May 2, 2018: Al Jalila Children’s, the first dedicated children’s hospital in the United Arab Emirates, teamed up with Nickelodeon, the number-one kids’ network, to raise ...

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NewsMay 1, 2018

Al Jalila Children’s to highlight paediatric healthcare at Arab Health

UAE’s only children’s hospital to highlight scope of paediatric healthcare available to communityFirst of its kind Sleep Centre and Orthopaedic Clinic and related services to be ...

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NewsMay 1, 2018

Dubai Wins Bid To Host 2022 Global Mental Health Conference

IACAPAP congress takes place every two years and attracts thousands of mental health professionals from around the worldDubai will be the first Arab city to host IACAPAP world congress ...

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NewsApr 24, 2018

Two-day old baby’s life saved with complex heart surgery

A two-day old Emirati baby girl from Fujairah with a congenital heart defect that would have required a heart transplant, underwent a complicated procedure in Al Jalila Children’s ...

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NewsMar 29, 2018

World Doctors Orchestra pre concert

#AlJalilaChildrens, in collaboration with #AlJalilaFoundation, had the pleasure of hosting the final rehearsals of the World Doctors Orchestra. A group of 75 musicians/doctors ...

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NewsMar 4, 2018

Launch of Sleep Centre at Al Jalila Children’s

On the occasion of World Sleep Day on March 16, Al Jalila Childrens launched its Sleep Centre, the first of its kind in the Middle East. The event took the shape of a fun filled Slumber ...

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NewsJan 1, 2018

Al Jalila Children’s and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Align on Collaborative Clinical Care

Arrangement with world-renowned paediatric hospital will explore advanced care for epilepsy and neurology disorders in children31st Jan, 2018: Al Jalila Children’s, UAE’s only ...

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NewsJan 1, 2018

Al Jalila Children’s and Children’s National sign agreement on health information technology

Partnership will enable UAE’s first children’s hospital to effectively use health information technology for the benefit of patientsFebruary 1, 2018: Al Jalila Children’s, ...

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NewsOct 17, 2017

Al Jalila Children’s gets its own ‘Miracle Garden’

UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment launches unique project in UAE’s only children’s hospitalDubai Miracle Garden to transform 50,000 square metres of green space at Al ...

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NewsOct 3, 2017

Sir Peter Cosgrove, Governor-General of Australia, visits IHC and Al Jalila Children’s

The Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove and his wife, Lady Cosgrove, visited the International Humanitarian City ...

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NewsAug 17, 2017

Al Jalila Children’s Hospital launches inspirational volunteering programme

Al Jalila Children’s, the first dedicated children’s hospital in the UAE, launched its own volunteering programme Abtaal Al Jalila (Al Jalila Heroes) on Aug.17, with Her Excellency ...

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NewsJul 17, 2017

Dubai to Discuss Best Systems of Care for Autism Spectrum

Organized by Al Jalila Children’s Specialty Hospital and Harvard Medical School Center for Global Health Delivery –Dubai , between 30th March to 1st April Dubai, 20 March 2017: Al ...

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NewsJul 15, 2017

Discuss Best Systems of Care for Autism

Organized by Al Jalila Children’s Specialty Hospital and Harvard Medical School Center for Global Health Delivery – Dubai, between 30th March to 1st April Dubai, 20 March 2017: Al ...

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NewsNov 8, 2016

Al Jalila Children’s Specialty Hospital partners with Alder Hey Children’s

Al Jalila Children’s Speciality Hospital has partnered with the Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust in Liverpool to create a healthier future for children and young people ...

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NewsNov 1, 2016

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid inaugurates Al Jalila Children’s

The UAE got its first-ever children’s speciality hospital with Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum ...

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