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Welcome to the PHD Media Room.

With such a rapidly expanding laboratory and diagnostic group, you can find our latest news, promotions, awards and announcements right here.  There are also articles about common problems many people living in the Middle East can face, such as Vitamin D deficiency and we hope that you can find useful information here to help improve your quality of life.  Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

PHD nominated again for Prestigious Award at Arab Health 2015

Proficiency Healthcare Diagnostics has been nominated for the Roche Excellence in Laboratory Award for the Second Consecutive Year at the Arab Health Innovation and Achievement Awards Dubai, 26 January 2015: Proficiency Healthcare Diagnostics (PHD) a UAE laboratory...

What is MERS?

With the threat of MERS in our region, it is crucial to understand how to prevent the spread of infection.  This video teaches simple yet effective methods to ensure you are able to protect yourself and those around you from the spread of viruses and...

Pre-Family Thalassaemia Advice

One in 12 people in the UAE are said to be ‘Thalassemia carriers’.   We provide screenings for Thalassemia and many other diseases at PHD. For further details, you can always call our Abu Dhabi lab on 02 4919300 or Sharjah lab on: 06 5448558. Watch our...

Food Intolerance Interview

The Difference Between Food Intolerance and Food Allergies A food intolerance response takes place in the digestive system and occurs when you are unable to properly breakdown the food. This could cause a wide range of symptoms including anything from nausea, bloating...

PHD Commended for Best Laboratory Design

Everyone at PHD and Anglo Arabian Healthare were so proud to have been a highly commended nominee for the ‘Best Laboratory Design’ at the Hospital Build Exhibition and Conference in Dubai during the month of June 2014. A great laboratory design will...

UAE Laboratory group nominated for Prestigious Award

Official Press Release Dubai, 21st January 2014:  Proficiency Healthcare Diagnostics (PHD) a UAE laboratory network is one of only three nominees to be selected for The Roche Excellence in Laboratory Award, and the only contender from the United Arab Emirates.  The...

MERS – A Real Threat to your Health

There have been several articles in the news lately about the ‘MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome) coronavirus that recently caused the tragic death of a paramedic in the UAE. The Health Authority of Abu Dhabi has confirmed the current situation was not a...

Are you Vitamin D Deficient?

Vitamin D can help to prevent diabetes, hypertension, multiple sclerosis among many other conditions.