- How do you think precision medicine might differ from traditional approaches to healthcare?
- Is commitment to healthcare innovation crucial? Why or why not?
- disease /dih-ZEEZ/
- treat /treet /
- genetic /juh-NET-ik/
- patient /PEY-shuhnt/
- commitment /kuh-MIT-muhnt/
[noun] – a disorder or condition affecting the body or mind
The doctor diagnosed a rare disease in the patient.
[verb] – to provide medical care or attention to alleviate a condition
The nurse will treat the patient’s fever with medicine.
[adjective] – relates to genes or heredity, particularly concerning the inheritance of traits from parents to offspring
The color of a person’s eyes is determined by their genetic makeup inherited from their parents.
[noun] – a person receiving medical care or treatment
The doctor assured the patient about the success of the treatment.
[noun] – a promise or dedication to a cause or goal
The team’s commitment to excellence led to their success.
Genomic medicine tailors healthcare to an individual’s genetic. Led by experts from Mass General Brigham and Harvard-affiliated institutions, the program empowers UAE doctors to address genetic issues, aligning with the Emirati Genome Program’s focus. The goal is to improve patient care and public health in the UAE, with an inaugural event highlighting a commitment to healthcare innovation in Abu Dhabi.
- According to the article, what are the three main areas of collaboration between the International Center for Genetic Disease and the Department of Health in Abu Dhabi?
- What is the goal of the six-month program initiated by the International Center for Genetic Disease?
- How does genomic medicine tailor healthcare, and what is the specific focus of the Emirati Genome Program mentioned in the article?
- What role do experts from Mass General Brigham and Harvard-affiliated institutions play in the program mentioned in the article?
- According to the article, what is the broader aim of the collaboration in terms of healthcare outcomes in the UAE?
- Can you share any experiences or insights regarding collaboration in your academic or professional life?
- Have you witnessed any initiatives in your community that aimed to improve healthcare, similar to the one mentioned in the article? Could you tell me more about it?
- Do you agree that precision medicine, as described in the article, is a crucial step toward improving healthcare outcomes?
- Considering the article’s focus on precision medicine and collaboration, how do you think these approaches could be applied in other fields to address complex challenges?
- What potential challenges or criticisms might arise in the implementation of initiatives like the one discussed, and how could they be addressed?