World’s largest wellness village
Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC), a health and wellness destination, has unveiled plans for the world’s largest wellness concept in its Phase 2 expansion in Al Jadaf Dubai.Strategically located on the waterfront, the WorldCare Wellness Village will occupy an area equivalent to roughly the size of 16 football fields.The wellness concept is driven by US-based WorldCare International and developed by the Dubai-based MAG Group. The Wellness Village concept contributes to the vision of Dubai Healthcare City to become an internationally recognised location of choice for quality healthcare and wellness services. Increasing access to preventative care is important to improve wellbeing and lower healthcare expenditure in the long term, says Dr Raja Al Gurg, vice-chairperson and executive director of Dubai Healthcare City Authority.The WorldCare Wellness Village will be anchored by a 100,000 sq ft Wellness Centre that will focus on prevention and management of diseases such as obesity, hypertension, diabetes and other physical conditions.The Centre will provide diagnosis and treatment plans, offering comprehensive two-to-six week medical programmes built around patient education and lifestyle change. More than 100 healthcare and allied professionals are expected to work at the Center.