Country of residence: Egypt
The well-being of its citizens is a top priority for the UAE government, and has led to a boom in both the quality and quantity of healthcare services all over the country. However, chronic conditions such as obesity are on the rise and Dr Hoda Makkawi is on the frontline of combatting this and other lifestyle disorders (such as type 2 diabetes, hypertension and cardiovascular disease).
A family medicine and anti-aging specialist, Dr Makkawi utilises cutting-edge DNA sequencing technology and bio-identical hormone treatments as a means to educate and modify her clients’ lives for the better. She is a regular contributor to local and international medical journals, as well as Sky News Arabia.