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Corporate Wellness
October 23, 2017

On October 22nd and 23rd, Manzil Wellness team held a screening event for CMRC staff. Participants had their biometrics checked and a one-on-one counseling session to motivate them towards improved lifestyle habits. Over the next 30 days, participants will have a chance to engage in a variety of challenges on Manzil Wellness Portal.

Rehabilitation, Homecare & Long-term Care Conference
October 17, 2017

We have had the pleasure to sponsor the Rehabilitation, Homecare & Long-term Care Conference that took place last Friday October 13th 2017 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Abu Dhabi, in which Dr. Sarper Tanli, Manzil Health's Group CEO spoke about the future of home health, the role of home health specialists and the future competencies we all need to develop, and to improve the quality of life putting patients and families first, under the title of “The Role of Home Health in Population Management Using Technology“. H.E. Sheikh Nahyan

Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development of the UAE, inaugurated the conference and gave a motivational keynote speech emphasizing the need for connected care, a continuum of care and healthcare professionals’ continued compassion in different fields of care delivery.

Join us at the Rehabilitation, Long Term & Home Care Conference
October 12, 2017

Manzil Health is sponsoring this year's Rehabilitation, Long Term & Home Care Conference on October 13th, 2017 at the Four Seasons Hotel, Mariah Island, Abu Dhabi.

Dr. Sarper Tanli, Manzil's Group CEO will be a speaker at this conference, sharing his experience with regards to the topic of " Managing Patient Complications in the Home Care".

We look forward to your presence, and to have this conference provide you with a great opportunity to advance your practice, gain further knowledge as well as network with experts in the field!

Manzil Employee Health & Wellness Screening
October 07, 2017

Manzil Health proudly encourages all its employees to take positive steps towards healthy choices. In this regard, Manzil Health has organized and conducted an Employee Health & Wellness Screening event on Thursday October 5th, 2017.

The main aim of this health assessment and screening is to help all Manzil employees increase their health awareness as well as prevent some diseases.

Appointment of our new Director of Business Development UAE
September 14, 2017

Manzil Health is very pleased to announce that Dr. Ziad will be joining the Manzil team on September 17, 2017 as Director of Business Development – UAE.

Dr. Ziad brings immense experience in the field of Medicine and Business Development across the Middle East and the United Kingdom.

He has been a founding partner for several medical facilities, supervising teams of highly qualified health care professionals, providing the highest level of medical service.

Dr. Ziad is a DHA licensed Physician with an MBA in Healthcare Management. His most recent assignment was with Mobile Doctors in the UAE as their Chief Medical Officer.

His operational expertise in startup ventures, project management and entrepreneurship skills has led to the expansion of Mobile Doctors to other GCC countries as well.

We are delighted to have Dr. Ziad join our team!

Nurses and MidwivesPlaying an Increasing Role in Supporting New Mothers in the UAE
June 03, 2017

Healthcare professionals like nurses and midwifes are increasingly providing an invaluable service to mothers with newborn children as they transition from the support of the hospital to coming home and starting care for their child on their own. With changing demographics from expatriates that do not have the support of a large family network, to locals with more family members at work, the demand for midwives and nurses’ support for mothers with newborn babies is increasing dramatically. In response to this demand, Manzil Healthcare, the leading provider of medical services at home in the UAE, and the first stand-alone home health organization accredited by Joint Commission International, has launched an enhanced service “Baby at Home” to provide mothers with essential care during the period that they need it the most.Among the services that midwives and nurses provide are breastfeeding support and education, demonstration of care for the newborn baby, post-delivery wound care, as well as assistance with the physical, emotional, and social transformation after delivery and postpartum.

Commenting on the importance of professional support for mothers, Dr. Saper Tanli, CEO of Manzil Healthcare said: “When a mother first returns home with her newborn child, especially if it is a first born, there are a lot of uncertainties that add stress to an already delicate time in her life. In addition, every home has different considerations. It is important to be able to provide professional, accredited, and customized care for mothers with newborn children to suit their needs.” He added: “Our clinical team have the highest degrees of training. Having this level of professional care and support is no longer just a luxury. Increasingly, mothers demand it to complement their knowledge and the advice from doctors and hospitals. Through this kind of support, we minimize the need for hospital visits, or returns to the hospital by addressing a wider range of risk parameters.”

With the increasing preference for patients to get treatment from the comfort of home, Manzil Healthcare provides various services for patients including ventilator support, rehabilitation and physiotherapy, post-operative care, elderly care, and diabetes management. Support for mothers and babies also includes a wide range of prenatal educational, practical, and emotional support such as consultation on preparation for baby room and home.

Home Healthcare Conference in Abu Dhabi hosted by Manzil Healthcare Services and Partners HealthCare at Home
March 11, 2017

Abu Dhabi: This year’s inaugural conference at the Four Season highlighted key trends and challenges around providing home healthcare, such as Ventilator at Home services and included key stakeholder commentary and panel discussions around how home healthcare can impact and improve patient care, quality of Life for patient’s and reduce healthcare costs. The event aimed to help medical professionals learn about the latest best practices in terms of providing quality care at home as well possible strategies to better coordinate patient care across care settings.

“At Manzil Healthcare Services we are dedicated to improving the quality of Life for both patients and their families,” says Dr Sarper Tanli, Group Chief Executive Office, Manzil Healthcare Services. “By hosting the region’s inaugural Home Healthcare Conference, we hope to have educated carers and medical professionals on the many benefits of home healthcare services and the latest technologies that provide vulnerable patients, such as patients in need of Ventilator at Home services, with the highest quality of care that they need.”

Manzil Healthcare launches Services in Egypt and Qatar
May 30, 2016

Abu Dhabi, 30 May 2016: Manzil Home Health Services has started operations in Egypt and Qatar to meet growing demand for high-quality post-acute care for chronic and elderly patients.

Owned by global specialist private equity investor TVM Capital Healthcare Partners, Manzil has become Egypt’s first stand-alone home healthcare provider, having operated in the UAE for five years.

Patients, who are referred to Manzil by their physicians, can choose to receive either intermittent or around-the-clock service.

Manzil’s highly qualified and licensed physicians, nurses and therapists provide a wide range of services, including skilled nursing, physiotherapy, wound care and diabetes care, and can also supply medical devices to the home.

“Demand for high quality home care services is increasing in the region, because of the significant elderly population and higher prevalence of lifestyle-related such as diabetes and chronic diseases, especially respiratory and cardiovascular diseases,” said Jad Halaby, International Managing Director of Manzil Health Care Services.

To deliver the highest quality care, Manzil partners with best-in-class international experts and institutions. These include Boston-based Spaulding Rehabilitation Network, which is a Harvard Medical School Teaching Hospital and recognized global leader in rehabilitative medicine, and the Joslin Diabetes Center, the world’s leading diabetes research and clinical care organization. Joslin is one of the most research-intensive of the institutions affiliated to the Harvard Medical School and is unique in its sole focus on diabetes.

“In many developing countries, including Egypt, governments are encouraging private investment in healthcare, because they welcome new specialist, high quality services,” said Dr Helmut Schuehsler, who serves as the Chairman of the Board at Manzil Health Care Services and CEO of TVM Capital Healthcare Partners. “Manzil is an excellent example of a company that is filling a significant gap in healthcare provision, so it’s important that the company continues to expand and make a positive impact across the region.”

Manzil was the first dedicated home healthcare provider in the UAE to receive accreditation from Joint Commission International, the world’s largest and most recognised healthcare accreditor.“We are bringing the JCI accreditation processes and quality protocols to all our operations, including those in Egypt and Qatar, where we believe Manzil will be as successful as it has been in the UAE,” said Hoda Abou-Jamra, Founding Partner of TVM Capital Healthcare Partners and a Board member of Manzil Health Care Services. “Congratulations to the team in Cairo and Doha for setting up an excellent and highly qualitative infrastructure for home care, which complements the existing healthcare infrastructure in these countries. Post-acute and rehabilitative home care capacities on best international levels will help patients to get better faster and in the comfort of their own homes – and hospitals will be able to use much needed capacity for their acute care patients.”

Headquartered in the UAE, Manzil was established in 2011 by Emirati physician Dr. Ghuwaya Al Neywadi and was majority-acquired by TVM Capital Healthcare Partners, a healthcare-focused private equity investor in mid-2012. The company is now one of the largest home health providers in the UAE with more than 340 staff members.

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Manzil Healthcare Sponsors 1st Nursing Case Management Symposium
May 11, 2016

Abu Dhabi: Manzil Healthcare proudly sponsored the 1st Nursing Case Management Symposium held last week in Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan. The gathering was attended by more than 120 delegates from various hospitals across the UAE, as well as stakeholders from SEHA and Daman. The objectives of the symposium were to highlight and share best practices in nursing case management as well as share strategies for effective patient transition. The speakers stressed on the importance of a developing a common unified language and clinical pathways to facilitate case management with a focus on quality outcomes and patient-centred care supported by optimal reimbursement systems.

" This is a wonderful opportunity for nurse case managers and other stakeholders across the continnum of care to begin to share best practices, ideas and build common strategies to ease patient transition from the hospital to post--acute settings. As we improve our coordination and case management processes, healthcare service providers will be able to provide better patient-centred care and outcomes across all care settings.", said Deb Dulude, Director Clinical Operations at Manzil Healthcare.

Manzil Healthcare achieves JCI accreditation
March 21, 2016

Abu Dhabi, 21 March 2016: Manzil Healthcare Services, one of the largest home healthcare providers in the UAE, has received accreditation from Joint Commission International, the world’s largest and most recognised healthcare accreditor.

Founded by Emirati physician Dr Ghuwaya Al Neyadi, who is now a member of the Board, Manzil Healthcare provides individualized care to patients at home through a team of highly qualified and licensed physicians, nurses and therapists. Manzil Healthcare marks the second investment of TVM Capital Healthcare Partners made into a UAE based healthcare company founded by a woman.

The company has developed rapidly since receiving investment from specialist private equity firm TVM Capital Healthcare Partners in 2012. Partnerships with leading U.S. healthcare establishments, and a commitment to quality patient care have been central to the company’s success, helping to ensure consistent delivery of world-class care.

“With an unwavering dedication to quality, Manzil has served people across the UAE as they cope with illness, or rehabilitate after hospital discharge, helping them to continue to lead better lives,” said Dr Helmut Schuehsler, who serves as the Chairman of the Board at Manzil Health Care Services and CEO of TVM Capital Healthcare Partners.

The JCI accreditation strengthens Manzil Healthcare’s existing range of affiliations with best-in-class international experts and institutions, which include a partnership with the Spaulding Rehabilitation Network, a Harvard Medical School Teaching Hospital, and the Joslin Diabetes Center, the world’s largest diabetes research center. Manzil also has an alliance with Planetree Inc., a not-for-profit organization that aims to transform the way healthcare is delivered, through an ethos of patient-centred care.

“I’m very proud of our team of more than 300 employees and their commitment to continuous quality improvement and how they deliver healthcare on a daily basis. Because of everybody’s joint efforts, we were able to achieve the Gold Seal of Joint Commission International, recognising the quality services and processes we have at Manzil”, said Ann Helen Viken, Managing Director of Manzil Healthcare.

“Manzil has become a true center of excellence, filling a previously unmet need in the UAE. Our Managing Director International, Jad Halaby, is leading the process of expanding this successful home care concept into other markets in the Middle East and North Africa, with offices in Cairo, and Qatar in the process of opening. These JCI accredited processes and quality protocols will soon be replicated in these exciting growth areas in MENA”, added Hoda Abou-Jamra, Founding Partner of TVM Capital Healthcare Partners and a Board member of Manzil Healthcare.

Manzil Healthcare was established in 2011 to deliver a range of services, including continuous care of chronic conditions at home covering both pediatric and adult patients, senior care, diabetes management, wound care, post hospital discharge care, as well as comprehensive physiotherapy.


Dial a doctor: Abu Dhabi service to help those too ill to leave home
June 07, 2015

ABU DHABI: Too ill to go work but don’t want to go to a hospital or clinic for a sick note?If so, there is a service in Abu Dhabi that enables the bedridden to call a doctor for a visit.

“If you have really bad flu you can call our number and get the GP to come to your house, instead of having to get out of bed and line up at the hospital or medical centre,” said Ann Viken, managing director of Manzil Health Care Services, the company behind Doctor at Home

“Often you are really sick but maybe it is obvious it is the flu. You know it will pass after a few days with some cold and flu tablets, but you still need to go to a doctor to get a sick certificate." Doctors licensed by the Health Authority Abu Dhabi will visit and issue a prescription or a certificate for short-term sick leave.

The visit costs Dh500 and the sick certificate an additional Dh50. “It is for anyone who is sick and prefers to stay in bed and not take themselves to a hospital or medical centre,” said Ms Viken.“We developed the concept remembering our own childhood doctor, who did home visits when we were sick as kids.”

While the service, operating in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain between Sunday and Thursdays, is only for non-emergencies, it will help to prevent unnecessary emergency room visits, she said. Doctors have complained that hospital emergency rooms are often clogged by patients with minor ailments such as headaches, flu and muscular pains, who should have visited a general practitioner.

The home visits are not covered by insurance but a patient can submit a claim to their insurer and be reimbursed under some plans, said Ms Viken. She said Manzil Health Care Services was eventually hoping to expand the service to other emirates.

“Our doctor at home service provides non-emergent care in a relaxed environment allowing the patient to avoid exertion and stress associated with visiting a medical facility,” said Dr Hiba Fadul, a GP licensed under the programme.

The Doctor at Home is just one of several home health services to be offered. A similar Physio at Home programme is operating, while a Diabetes@Home and a Mother and Baby programme should be introduced by the end of the year.

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Regional and International Experts Convene in Abu Dhabi to Lead Talks in Neuro Rehab Care
March 03, 2015

Abu Dhabi, March 02 15 - The world's leading experts will be in the UAE to discuss the evolution of neuro rehabilitation in the Gulf, during the Abu Dhabi Neuro Rehabilitation Conference taking place from the 5th to 7th March 2015.

Sponsored by UAE's leading rehabilitation and long term care providers, ProVita International Medical Center and Cambridge Medical & Rehabilitation Center, the event aims to incorporate key elements of current practices that directly reflect regional neuro rehabilitation needs. Provita, Cambridge Medical and Rehabilitation Center, and Manzil Health Care Services are affiliated with US-based Spaulding Rehabilitation Network, a Harvard Medical School Teaching Hospital, and recognised leader in rehabilitative medicine, long-term care and home care. An integrated approach between the companies allows patients to receive care in the most appropriate environment and according to their specific needs, whilst guaranteeing consistent quality care throughout their transition between care levels, and the partnership with Spaulding ensures global clinical excellence is maintained at each and every level.

Dr. Sabahat Wasti, Medical Director for Rehabilitation at Cambridge Rehabilitation Centers and Consultant Physician for ProVita International Medical Centers, will be co-chairing the annual event and will also be joined by global authority Dr. Ross Zafonte, Senior Vice President, Medical Affairs Research and Education at Spaulding Rehabilitation Network and Chairman of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Zafonte's anticipated lecture will focus on "Advising on Service Development from Afar and Traumatic Brain Injury Clinical Trials: Lessons From the Acute to the Post-Acute". Dr. Zafonte is Earle P. and Ida S. Charlton Professor and Chairman of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Harvard Medical School. He also serves as Chief of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital. His textbook is considered one of the standards in the field of brain injury care and the NIH, DOD and NIDRR presently fund his valuable work. He has also published extensively on traumatic brain injuries, spasticity, and other neurological disorders and is the author of more than 300 peer review journal articles, abstracts and book chapters.

The annual conference will be inaugurated by H.H. Sheikh Nahayan Mubarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Culture, Youth & Community Development on Friday March 6th at 11am.

About ProVita
ProVita first opened in Abu Dhabi in 2010 as the only facility of its kind in the MENA region to offer state of the art long-term care for ventilated patients and those requiring continuous medical and nursing intervention for serious medical conditions in a non-hospital setting. ProVita is affiliated with Spaulding Rehabilitation Network and Joslin Diabetes Center. Joslin, located in Boston, USA, is the world's leading diabetes research, clinical care and education organisation dedicated to the prevention, treatment and cure of diabetes. Joslin is an independent, non-profit institution affiliated with Harvard Medical School.

The ProVita partner network also comprises cooperation with Cambridge Medical & Rehabilitation Center and Manzil Health Care Services.

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About Cambridge Medical and Rehabilitation Center
Cambridge Medical & Rehabilitation Center caters for those in need of acute rehabilitation with a high level of physiotherapy, as well as treatment for a broad range of conditions including spinal cord injuries, neuromuscular diseases (such as a stroke) and birth defects. The Abu Dhabi facility is located in Shakhbout City (formerly Khalifa City B) and a new facility in Al Ain (Al-Khaiesi, Al-Naseriya) is set to open soon.

Cambridge is affiliated with US-based Spaulding Rehabilitation Network and Joslin Diabetes Center. Joslin, located in Boston, USA, is the world’s leading diabetes research, clinical care and education organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment and cure of diabetes. Joslin is an independent, non-profit institution affiliated with Harvard Medical School. The Cambridge partner network comprises cooperation with ProVita International Medical Center (Abu Dhabi and Al Ain) and Manzil Health Care Services.

www.cmrc.ae

About Manzil Health Care Services
Manzil provides professional, individualised, home care services guided by the individual medical, rehabilitative and emotional needs of patients. Manzil Health Care Services was founded in 2011 as Emirates Outreach Healthcare Services. Manzil Health Care Services aims to be the leading provider of HAAD-licensed homecare services in the UAE.

Manzil is affiliated with US-based Spaulding Rehabilitation Network and Joslin Diabetes Center. Joslin, located in Boston, USA, is the world's leading diabetes research, clinical care and education organisation dedicated to the prevention, treatment and cure of diabetes. Joslin is an independent, non-profit institution affiliated with Harvard Medical School. The Manzil partner network comprises cooperation with ProVita international Medical Center and Cambridge Medical and Rehabilitation Center.

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Manzil Healthcare launches Office in Dubai
November 10, 2014

Dubai, November 10, 2014: Manzil Health Care Services, the dedicated provider of professional, individualized home care and rehabilitation services, has expanded its UAE presence with the opening of an office in Dubai. Manzil, which is headquartered in Abu Dhabi and has offices in Al Ain and Ras al Khaimah, will now offer world-class home care to patients in Dubai for the first time.

The new Dubai office is located in Deira and currently has eight DHA-licensed nursing staff trained in the provision of care to pediatric and adult patients. Manzil provides home care services guided by the individual medical, rehabilitative and emotional needs of their patients. Services include wound care, physical therapy, cardiac care, post medical and surgical care, as well as the administration and management of medication, on both intermediate and critical levels.

Howard S. Podolsky MD, Interim Chief Executive Officer and Chief Medical Officer at Manzil said: "We aim to offer the highest quality of home care to as many patients as possible across the UAE, so we are incredibly pleased to open a base in Dubai. The ability to receive tailored care in their own environment can have a significant impact on a patient's physical and emotional wellbeing and high-quality home care services also alleviate the burden on in-patient providers. We hope to expand further in the UAE and beyond over the coming months."

Deb Dulude, Director, Clinical Operations at Manzil added: "Manzil has established a strong reputation for providing excellent clinical care and we believe our growing influence is of great benefit to patients and their families."

Manzil is affiliated with US-based Spaulding Rehabilitation Network, a Harvard Medical School Teaching Hospital, and recognized leader in rehabilitative medicine, long-term care and home care. It also has an affiliation with Joslin Diabetes Center the world's leading diabetes research, clinical care and education organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment and cure of diabetes. Manzil is part of the TVM Continuum of Care companies and includes ProVita International Medical Center and Cambridge Medical & Rehabilitation Center. ProVita offers state of the art long-term care for ventilated patients and those requiring continuous medical and nursing intervention for serious medical conditions in a non-hospital setting.

Cambridge provides specialized and dedicated medical care and rehabilitation services to patients requiring short-term comprehensive rehabilitation and long term care for patients with chronic illness or injury. The integrated approach between the three companies allows patients to receive care in the most appropriate environment, according to their needs, whilst guaranteeing a consistent level of quality care throughout their transition between care levels.

About Manzil Health Care Services

Manzil Health Care Services was founded by Dr. Ghuwaya Al Neyadi in 2011 as Emirates Outreach Healthcare Services and was majority-acquired by TVM Capital MENA Ltd., a healthcare focused Private Equity investor in mid 2012. Manzil Health Care Services aims to be the leading provider of HAAD-licensed homecare services in the UAE.

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Manzil Health Care Services will enhance diabetes disease management programs in alliance with Joslin Diabetes Center
March 17, 2014

Joslin Diabetes Center will work with TVM Capital Healthcare Partners' portfolio companies to offer regional expertise and training in the field of diabetes care.

Dubai/Boston, March17 2014: TVM Capital Healthcare Partners, the region's first private equity firm dedicated exclusively to the healthcare sector, has signed an affiliation with Joslin Diabetes Center. Located in Boston, Massachusetts, Joslin is the world's leading diabetes research, clinical care and education organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment and cure of diabetes. Joslin is an independent, non-profit institution affiliated with Harvard Medical School.

With a high prevalence of diabetes of 19 % in the region, TVM Capital Healthcare Partners is among the first to address the growing need in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with diabetes-specific services through several of its portfolio companies. The partnership will support TVM Capital Healthcare Partners in its mission to develop healthcare centers of excellence in long-term care, rehabilitation and home care in the region, and encourage more MENA patients to be treated locally instead of traveling abroad for treatment.

The contract includes individual agreements on behalf of TVM Capital Healthcare Partners' three "Continuum-of-Care" portfolio companies in the field of rehabilitation, home care and long-term care. Specifically, Joslin will work with the Cambridge Medical & Rehabilitation Center and Manzil Health Care Services facilities to enhance their diabetes disease management programs by providing clinical protocols and guidelines, family/patient education resources and materials as well as an in-depth training program for professional staff. Joslin will also provide an education and training program for ProVita International Medical Center staff who care for ventilated patients with diabetes and related complications.

TVM Capital Healthcare Partners Chairman and CEO, Dr. Helmut M. Schühsler, said: "Diabetes care is an increasingly important focus for MENA healthcare providers due to the high incidence of the disease, coupled with a lack of specialized services. By partnering with the world's leading organization in diabetes research and clinical care, TVM Capital Healthcare Partners is able to offer unrivalled education and training to its staff who are delivering care in a number of settings across the portfolio companies. We believe this will help us to develop the facilities into centers of excellence that provide world-class care to MENA patients."

John L. Brooks, President and CEO of Joslin Diabetes Center, added: "We look forward to working with TVM Capital Healthcare Partners and its portfolio companies to bring state-of-the-art care to people with diabetes and related conditions in the region. It makes perfect sense to integrate diabetes management into the holistic care given to patients in the rehabilitation and home environments. Together, our combined disciplines will help achieve improved patient health and quality of life outcomes."

-ENDS- About Diabetes in the UAE The United Arab Emirates has been especially hard-hit by the world-wide diabetes epidemic, with its prevalence of diabetes, at 19%, more than double the global average. Furthermore, over one-third of people with diabetes and pre-diabetes go undiagnosed. With more than 16% of people in the UAE likely to have pre-diabetes, the UAE ranks 6th in the world, and without intervention, is projected to rise to the 3rd place at 17.2% by the year 2030. Diabetes can lead to many medical complications, including heart attack, stroke, blindness, nerve damage, kidney failure and poor circulation. Diabetes and its complications create significant economic effects as well, both in healthcare costs and lost productivity.

About TVM Capital Healthcare Partners

TVM Capital Healthcare Partners was established in 2009 under the name TVM Capital MENA and has since then been led by Chairman & CEO, Dr. Helmut M. Schühsler. The firm is focusing on making growth capital and small buyout investments from its first fund, TVM Healthcare MENA I, in healthcare companies in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and India that are or can become leaders in the regional markets. The company has assembled a strong team of investment professionals and healthcare operators as executives-in-residence in its Portfolio Operations Group who collectively have developed an ability to conceptualize and develop business opportunities in the target markets that provide investors with completely proprietary deal flow and investment opportunities. TVM Capital Healthcare Partners has broken new ground with four portfolio investments to date in specialized services that were either non-existent or drastically undersupplied, e.g., long-term care, rehabilitation, home care and world-class fertility treatment. The firm operates out of the Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC) and is licensed and regulated by the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA). www.tvm-capital.com or www.tvm-capital.ae

About Joslin Diabetes Center

Joslin Diabetes Center, based in Boston, Massachusetts, undertakes diabetes research, clinical care, education and health and wellness programs on a global scale. Joslin is dedicated to ensuring that people with diabetes live long, healthy lives and offers real progress in preventing and curing diabetes. Joslin is an independent, nonprofit institution affiliated with Harvard Medical School, and is recognized worldwide for driving innovative solutions in diabetes prevention, research, education, and care. Joslin's mission is to prevent, treat and cure diabetes. Its vision is a world free of diabetes and its complications. For more information, please visit www.joslin.org

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Harvard Medical School Professor Addresses Arab Health Audience on RTA Trauma, Recovery & Rehabilitation
January 28, 2014

High incidence of RTA related trauma is a major issue in the region

Hosted by ProVita, Cambridge and Manzil, Dr. Ross Zafonte (fourth from right) addressed 'Road traffic related severe traumatic brain injury: Enhancing recovery and improving outcome' in a workshop at Arab Health 2014

UAE, January 28th 2014: Dr. Ross Zafonte, Harvard Medical School – Charlton Professor and Chairman of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Senior Vice President Medical Affairs Research and Education at Spaulding Rehabilitation Network, is visiting the UAE to address healthcare industry leaders on 'Road traffic related severe traumatic brain injury: Enhancing recovery and improving outcome'.

Hosted by ProVita International Medical Center, Cambridge Medical & Rehabilitation Center and Manzil Health Care Services, the workshop took place today Tuesday January 28th, as part of the Arab Health exhibition.

ProVita International Medical Center and Cambridge Medical and Rehabilitation Center will provide world-class, individualised non-acute long-term care and therapies to patients who need post-hospital medical and rehabilitative treatment at an intensive or intermediate level. Manzil Health Care Services offers highly individualised home care for adult and paediatric patients who are able to return to the home environment but still require medical supervision. The three companies are affiliated with US-based Spaulding Rehabilitation Network, a Harvard Medical School teaching affiliate Hospital, which gives access to unrivalled experience, knowledge and best practice in the sphere of long-term care and rehabilitation therapies, helping to drive regional standards in the sector.

Andrew Escamilla, CEO of Cambridge Medical & Rehabilitation Center commented: "we are very pleased to welcome Dr. Ross Zafonte, one of the world's leading experts on trauma and rehabilitation. His expert insights will help healthcare facilities and specialists improve the outcomes for trauma patients in the region, with particular focus on those involved in road traffic accidents. The UAE is actively working to reduce the number of RTAs and we aim to be the leaders in rehabilitation and recovery."

"Road traffic accidents resulting in severe traumatic brain injury are common in this region, our dynamic lecture discusses prognosis, outcome and novel treatment innovation" said Dr. Zafonte.

Dr. Ross Zafonte hosted a second session in the afternoon 'Biotechnology: transforming post-acute care' with a special emphasis on recovery after stroke and spinal cord injury, as well as breakthrough training techniques and mechanisms. Attendees had the opportunity to discuss the issues involved with Dr. Ross Zafonte and the teams from ProVita International Medical Centre, Cambridge Medical & Rehabilitation Centre and Manzil Health Care Services after each session.

-ENDS- Notes to editor

Partners In Care

ProVita International Medical Center (Abu Dhabi & Al Ain), Cambridge Medical & Rehabilitation Center (Abu Dhabi & Al Ain) and Manzil Health Care Services partner to ensure patients receive care in the most appropriate environment, according to their needs, whilst guaranteeing a consistent level of quality care throughout their transition between care levels.

ProVita offers long-term care for ventilated patients and those requiring continuous medical and nursing intervention for serious medical conditions in a non-hospital setting. Cambridge will deliver highly individualized care for patients requiring short-term comprehensive rehabilitation on the road to recovery, or inpatient medical treatment for longer-term chronic disease management. Manzil provides medical, nursing and rehabilitation support in the comfort of the patient's home. The three organisations are portfolio companies of TVM Capital MENA. TVM Capital MENA recently signed an affiliation with Spaulding Rehabilitation Network, which gives TVM Capital MENA and its portfolio companies' access to unrivalled experience, knowledge and best practice in the sphere of long-term care and rehabilitation, helping to drive regional standards in the sector. Staff will also receive regular education and training by Spaulding representatives and the facilities will undertake auditing and evaluation procedures devised to promote clinical excellence.

More information please visit: www.provita-me.com; www.cmrc.ae; www.manzilhealth.ae

Spaulding Rehabilitation Network

The Spaulding Rehabilitation Network (www.spauldingrehab.org) is a recognised leader in rehabilitative medicine, long-term care and home care in Massachusetts, in the United States, and across the globe. Spaulding offers world-class inpatient and outpatient care through a network of six inpatient facilities and 23 outpatient centers, and home care through its sister institution. Its mission is to provide exceptional clinical care, promote medical education, and advance research.

Dr. Ross Zafonte

Dr. Ross D. Zafonte is Earle P. and Ida S. Charlton Professor and Chairman of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Harvard Medical School. He also serves as chief of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Massachusetts General Hospital, as well as Vice President Medical Affairs Research and Education at Spaulding Rehabilitation Network. Dr. Zafonte's textbook is considered one of the standards in the field of brain injury care. Dr. Zafonte's work is presently funded by the NIH, DOD and NIDRR, and he is currently directing several large clinical treatment trials. His laboratory work has focused on understanding mechanisms of recovery after Brain and Spinal Cord Injury. Dr. Zafonte also serves on the Board of Governors for the International Brain Injury Association, as well as the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine. He has published extensively on traumatic brain injuries, spasticity, and other neurological disorders, as well as presented on these topics at conferences nationally and internationally. He is the author of more than 250 peer review journal articles, abstracts and book chapters. In addition, he is on the editorial board of the Journal of Neurotrauma, NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation, as well as PMR. In 2006, Dr Zafonte was selected to receive the Walter Zeiter award and lectureship by the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and, in 2008, he was the recipient of the Association of Academic Physiatrists Distinguished Academician Award. In 2012, Dr. Zafonte received the William Caveness award for outstanding clinical care and research from the Brain Injury Association of America, and, in May 2013, he received the Joel DeLisa Prize from the Kessler Foundation.

TVM Capital MENA Announces New Investment in Home Care Service
February 04, 2013

TVM Capital MENA, a leading private equity firm focusing on investments in the regional healthcare and pharmaceutical sectors, has announced its majority-acquisition of Manzil Health Care Services, Abu Dhabi.

TVM Capital MENA, a leading private equity firm focusing on investments in the regional healthcare and pharmaceutical sectors, has announced its majority-acquisition of Manzil Health Care Services, Abu Dhabi. The dedicated provider of professional, individualized home care and rehabilitation services was founded as Emirates Outreach Healthcare Services in 2011 by Dr. Ghuwaya Al Neyadi. Manzil Health Care Services provides homecare services guided by the individual medical, rehabilitative and emotional needs of their patients. Services are based on international best-practice, carried out by HAAD-licensed physicians, nurses and therapists on a 24 hours basis in the home environment of the patient. The care team provides highly individualized care for adult and pediatric patients covering nursing care services, medical care and supporting medical care services (rehabilitation) on intermediate and critical levels. Manzil Health Care Services is headquartered in Abu Dhabi with a branch office in Ras Al Khaimah.

TVM Capital MENA Chairman and CEO Dr. Helmut M. Schühsler comments: "our objective has always been to provide unique and specialized healthcare services in the Middle East, focusing specifically on areas which are undersupplied. Manzil Health Care Services plays an important role in the local community of Abu Dhabi and we plan to work together to enhance and expand its offering throughout the region. We were especially impressed by the professionalism of the existing team, licensed by the Health Authority of Abu Dhabi and Ministry of Health, which is not a given in the homecare sector, as well as of ethics and dedication of all staff member but especially of Dr. Ghuwaya. We are very pleased to have access to her valuable advice and experience."

Dr. Ghuwaya states: "We are very happy to have won a healthcare focused global private equity firm to back our home care concept which is based on uncompromising quality of service. We can now concentrate on expanding our services within the Abu Dhabi community and in a second step expand our business scope. I also very much look forward to cooperate with TVM Capital MENA's existing portfolio  – this will give us access to best  –practice management and procedures on international level."

Manzil Health Care Services joins TVM Capital MENA's existing portfolio companies, ProVita International Medical Center, Cambridge Medical and Rehabilitation Center and Bourn Hall International. ProVita is located in Abu Dhabi with a second site planned for Al Ain, and is currently the only facility of its kind in the MENA region to provide long-term care for chronic, ventilator dependent patients in a non-hospital setting. Cambridge Medical and Rehabilitation Center is a long-term care center for non-ventilated patients. With its investment in Bourn Hall International, TVM Capital MENA was able to bring the world class In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) concept to the MENA and India. Based in Cambridge, UK, Bourn Hall was the world's first IVF clinic and the deal with TVM Capital MENA marked its primary international expansion. It has recently inaugurated a conception facility in Dubai.

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About TVM Capital MENA

TVM Capital MENA Limited is a private equity firm focusing on growth capital investments in health care in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). The firm operates out of the Dubai International Financial Center and is licensed and regulated by the DFSA. TVM Capital MENA adheres to the strict international recognized standards and codes of corporate governance developed by the European Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (EVCA). TVM Capital MENA Chairman & CEO Dr Helmut M. Schuehsler served as chairman of the European Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (EVCA) in 2007 and 2008 and drove development of the standards while serving in the respective EVCA committee together with other TVM Capital management members. Investors in the TVM Healthcare MENA I Fund include the IFC (International Finance Corporation), GE Healthcare, the Olayan Group, Crescent Enterprises, and a group of entrepreneurs from the MENA region advised by Dubai-based Alcazar Capital Limited. The TVM Capital MENA team combines long-standing international investment experience and operating track records with extensive networks in, and knowledge of, the MENA region. Abu Dhabi is pioneering regional standards in healthcare delivery and infrastructure for its people and TVM Capital MENA, one of the most active PE healthcare investors domiciled in the region, is committed to growing its portfolio company ProVita in Abu Dhabi with expansion plans for Al Ain and to establish its investment Cambridge Medical & Rehabilitation Center (long-term care for non-ventilated patients) which aims to become the preeminent provider of long term care services in the UAE and the wider MENA region.

The team of TVM Capital MENA is affiliated to TVM Capital worldwide, which currently manages around US$1bn of Healthcare and Life Science investment capital from more than 50 international investors. For more information please refer to: www.tvm-capital.ae

About Manzil Health Care Services

Manzil Health Care Services s provides homecare services guided by the individual medical, rehabilitative and emotional needs of our patients. Our services are based on international best-practice, carried out by the Health Authority of Abu Dhabi and Ministry of Health licensed physicians, nurses and therapists on a 24 hours basis in your home environment. Our care team provides highly individualized care for adult and pediatric patients covering nursing care services, medical care and supporting medical care services (rehabilitation) on intermediate and critical levels. Our service is based headquartered in Abu Dhabi with a branch office in Ras Al Khaimah. Founder and CEO Dr. Ghuwaya Al Neyadi leads and coordinates a team of skilled, dedicated and experienced physicians, nurses, therapists and case managers whose main objective is the reclamation of their patient's utmost possible normalcy, independence and social re-integration.

Manzil Health Care Services was founded in 2011 as Emirates Outreach Healthcare Services and was majority- acquired by TVM Capital MENA Ltd., a healthcare focused Private Equity investor in mid-2012. Manzil Health Care Services aims to be the leading provider of HAAD-licensed homecare services in the UAE.

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