World’s ex-heaviest woman passes away in Abu Dhabi

Once the world’s heaviest woman, Eman Ahmed passed away, a week after celebrating her 37th birthday owing to heart disease and kidney dysfunction on Monday morning

World’s ex-heaviest woman passes away in Abu DhabiEman Ahmed, once the world’s heaviest woman, weighing 500kgs passed away on Monday morning owing to various comorbid factors like ‘heart disease and kidney dysfunction’, according to a statement issued by the Burjeel Hospital where she was currently undergoing treatment. She was at the hospital under the supervision of about 20 doctors from different specialties […]

World’s heaviest man, Juan Pedro Franco undergoes gastric bypass surgery in Mexico

Franco, who at his peak tipped the scales at 595 kilogrammes, was told that in order to be eligible for surgery, he had to lose a large amount of his initial bulk. He also had to get his diabetes and blood pressure under control

World’s heaviest man, Juan Pedro Franco undergoes gastric bypass surgery in MexicoThe world’s heaviest man Juan Pedro Franco, who at once weighed almost 600 kilogrammes (1,300 pounds), has undergone successful gastric bypass surgery, his doctors in Mexico said. This procedure is intended to reduce his weight by half, and is expected to be followed up with another operation, his surgeon Jose Castaneda said Tuesday. “The surgery […]

Set criteria for SOP with foreign patients Dr Deepak Sawant urges Union Health minister JP Nadda

The proposal comes after the ugly spat between Eman Ahmed’s sister Shaimaa Selim and Saifee Hospital, wherein the doctors were alleged of negligence towards Eman, state health minister wants a procedure in place to avoid any maligning of doctors of India in future

Set criteria for SOP with foreign patients Dr Deepak Sawant urges Union Health minister JP NaddaJust a day after State Health Minister Dr Deepak Sawant had proposed the idea to formulate a standard operative procedure (SOP) for foreign patients coming to India for medical treatment, Dr Sawant has put forth his demand to Union Health Minister JP Nadda, who was present in Mumbai to inaugurate the National Conference on ‘Developing Quality […]

Soon, Maha to have standard operative procedure to deal with foreign patients

State Health Minister takes the decision after Eman Ahmed’s sister Shaimaa Selim expressed her much-publicised displeasure on the course of treatment given to Eman at Saifee Hospital even though the doctors had successfully operated on her. Eman left India at 170kg

Soon, Maha to have standard operative procedure to deal with foreign patientsSoon, Maharashtra will have standard operative procedures (SOP) to deal with foreign patients coming to the state for medical treatment. This decision was taken after the much publicised displeasure of Eman Ahmed’s sister Shaimaa Selim on the course of treatment given at Saifee Hospital even after the doctors successfully operated on her for weight loss […]

Emotions overflow as Eman leaves one ‘home’ for another

Eman left for further treatment to Abu Dhabi's Burjeel Hospital on Thursday from Mumbai. During her departure from Saifee Hospital, the staff, who attended to her, bid a tearful goodbye

Emotions overflow as Eman leaves one ‘home’ for anotherFor the last couple of months, this was her home. That special cabin at the Saifee Hospital, those known caretakers, the nurses had become all too familiar for Eman. She didn’t want to leave them all. The nurses bade a farewell to Eman in room No701 on the seventh floor of the hospital. There were […]

Eman says good-bye to Mumbai and begins journey to Abu Dhabi

Sources say, the aircraft has been bifurcated in three compartments and was internally modified for Eman’s journey. When Eman had reached to airport, she was taken to the tarmac in a customized ambulance, in which she had come from Saifee hospital

Eman says good-bye to Mumbai and begins journey to Abu DhabiAfter spending 82 days in Mumbai’s Saifee hospital, Eman Ahmed’s final leg of her journey to Abu Dhabi has begun. Eman Amhed has been shifted to Abu Dhabi on board an Egypt Air cargo freighter Airbus 300 on Thursday evening. Sources in the Mumbai Airport International Limited (MAIL), who attended and provided the logistical support […]

Exclusive! Eman Ahmed leaves Saifee hospital, embarks on her journey to Abu Dhabi

After a brief delay due to completion of paperwork formalities, Eman on her way to Mumbai international airport, from where she will be flown to Abu Dhabi by a special Egypt air cargo flight. The special flight is scheduled to take off around 4.30pm today

Exclusive! Eman Ahmed leaves Saifee hospital, embarks on her journey to Abu DhabiAfter spending 82 days, in Mumbai’s Saifee Hospital, Eman Ahmed, once considered as world’s heaviest woman, has finally begun her journey to Abu Dhabi from Mumbai. Eman Ahmed has left Saifee hospital and she is now on her way to Mumbai airport, where she will board a special flight to Abu Dhabi. Eman was brought […]

No more the world’s heaviest woman, Eman Ahmed begins her journey to Abu Dhabi

After a brief delay due to completion of paperwork formalities, Eman on her way to Mumbai international airport, from where she will be flown to Abu Dhabi by a special Egypt air cargo flight. The special flight is scheduled to take off around 4.30pm today

No more the world’s heaviest woman, Eman Ahmed begins her journey to Abu DhabiAfter spending 82 days, in Mumbai’s Saifee Hospital, Eman Ahmed, once considered as world’s heaviest woman, has finally begun her journey to Abu Dhabi from Mumbai. Eman was brought down from her 7th floor room for the first time after she was admitted to Saifee Hospital in a special moving bed on which she was […]

Technical difficulties delay Eman Ahmed’s departure, state health minister reaches Saifee Hospital

Sources inform there are some technical issues in paperwork formalities, which has delayed Eman's journey scheduled for Abu Dhabi around noon

Technical difficulties delay Eman Ahmed’s departure, state health minister reaches Saifee HospitalAfter shedding the tag of being the worlds heaviest women, Eman Ahmed is set to fly to Abu Dhabi for further treatment today evening. But as Eman is set to travel today, sources say due to technical difficulties her travel has been delayed. Sources close to the doctors treating Eman said, there are a few […]

Here’s the timeline of Eman Ahmed’s journey from Mumbai to Abu Dhabi

After staying in India for 82 days for her obesity treatment at Saifee Hospital in Mumbai, Egyptian Eman Ahmed will be flying to Abu Dhabi for further treatment. She will be going back with a drastic weight cut at 175kg

Here’s the timeline of Eman Ahmed’s journey from Mumbai to Abu DhabiWith Eman Ahmed set to fly today to Abu Dhabi for her further treatment at Burjeel Hospital, here is the time line of her schedule. Team of Burjeel Hospital will teach Saifee hospital around 9.30am. Psychology test will be done on Eman around 10am. Saifee hospital doctors will handover 28 page transfer report to Burjeel […]