Bareen International Hospital celebrates 2020’s first new born baby “Joseph”

 Bareen International Hospital celebrates 2020’s first new born baby “Joseph”

Proud Parents excited to welcome the arrival of a new baby boy and mark the special year of ‘2020: Towards the Next 50’ in the UAE


UAE, Abu Dhabi – 1st January 2020: Seconds after the fireworks went off announcing the start of an iconic new decade 2020, Baby Joseph was born at a premier healthcare facility in Mohammad Bin Zayed City – Abu Dhabi, Bareen International Hospital. The first baby to be born in 2020 arrived at 00:00, weighing in at 3170gms, to Syrian national parents – Mr. Romeo Sheha, 31 years old and his wife, Mrs. Sally Hanna Habib, 28 years old.

The couple’s second child, the parents expressed joy that their child was the first to be born in the most anticipated year 2020, marking the year of preparation for UAE’s vision in the next 50 years. The C-section delivery was successfully carried out on this special occasion with Bareen International Hospital, Abu Dhabi world-class medical professionals offering warmth and personalized attention.

“Mother and baby are doing great and resting. We are delighted that our son Joseph was the first baby to be born in 2020 – I am sure he will be excited about the honour too.” said the cheerful father, Romeo Sheha. “We are thankful to the doctors and nurses of Bareen International Hospital for ensuring the safe delivery of our baby boy – this is the best New Year’s gift.”


“Bringing a child into this world any time of the year is extraordinary but giving birth to the first baby of 2020 is such a memorable and extra special proud moment especially since this decade marks a milestone for the Emirates as ‘2020: Towards the next 50’, the year of preparation for the country’s next 50 years in 2021.” said Dr. Hala El-Sayed Ali Hassan, Specialist – Obstetrics and Gynecology, Bareen International Hospital, Abu Dhabi. “Our best wishes go out to the parents and we wish them happiness and prosperity on the birth of their child. Bareen International Hospital, Abu Dhabi is proud to be a part of this momentous occasion.”


Dr. Mohamed Embabi, Specialist – Pediatrics at Bareen International Hospital, Abu Dhabi was also part of the team who delivered baby Joseph. He said, “We wish the new family healthy and happy years ahead on this joyous occasion.”




About Bareen International Hospital


At Bareen International Hospital, we value every person and are guided by our commitment to excellence. We demonstrate this by providing exemplary physical, emotional and spiritual care for each patient and family members and demonstrating social responsibility through the efficient use of resources. Our staff, physicians, and community partners’ commitment to our mission allows us to maintain a quality of service and a personalized care. We create a compassionate environment where our employees can deliver the best care around the clock. Bareen International Hospital offers an array of medical and surgical services, including 24-hour emergency care, backed by the latest technology.




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