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May 2, 2022

SEHA announces the appointment of Saeed Jaber Al Kuwaiti as new Group Chief Executive Officer

Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, has announced the appointment of Saeed Jaber Al Kuwaiti as its new Group Chief Executive Officer.

With over 24 years of experience, Mr. Al Kuwaiti brings a rich legacy in healthcare and financial management to his new role. His previous positions include working as Chief Executive Officer at Tawam Hospital and Al Mafraq Hospital, part of SEHA’s network, where he was responsible for many of the network’s successes and achievements. Notably, over the last decade Mr. Al Kuwaiti has played a significant part in enhancing the overall position of Tawam Hospital as a center of excellence in [...]

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April 15, 2022

Eight Nations Pledge To Eradicate Guinea Worm Disease

High-ranking representatives of eight countries pledged to devote all the resources needed to interrupt transmission of Guinea worm disease and certify its eradication by 2030.

Ministers and dignitaries endorsed the Abu Dhabi Declaration on the Eradication of Guinea Worm Disease, reaffirming actions to ensure the neglected tropical disease becomes the first human disease to be eradicated since smallpox in 1980.

Assembling at the UAE’s presidential palace, Qasr Al Watan, leaders from Chad, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Angola, Sudan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Cameroon confirmed their commitment by signing the declaration.

The Abu Dhabi [...]

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April 12, 2022

Department of Health – Abu Dhabi Joins Global Cancer Coalition “ACT”

The Department of Health – Abu Dhabi, the regulator of the healthcare sector in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, joined forces with global coalition “Accelerating Change Together (ACT) for Cancer Care”, a global coalition which seeks to revolutionise how cancer is being diagnosed and treated for better patient outcomes and more resilient healthcare systems. Along with Abu Dhabi based entities and AstraZeneca, ACT aims to accelerate change for equity in cancer care globally.

In line with the Department’s efforts to position Abu Dhabi as a leading healthcare destination, the partnership will focus on supporting early detection of cancer and facilitating education around [...]

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April 7, 2022

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi ranked UAE’s top hospital in Newsweek’s World’s Best Hospitals 2022 list

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, a Mubadala Health partner, has been recognized as the top hospital in the UAE in this year’s World’s Best Hospitals index, which is compiled by Newsweek and Statista Inc. Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi was positioned within the top 150 global hospitals in the ranking, which evaluates over 2,200 hospitals from 27 countries around the world.

Waleed Al Mokarrab Al Muhairi, Chairman of Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi and Deputy Group CEO of Mubadala Investment Company, said: “I would like to congratulate the entire team at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi on this achievement. It is thanks to their commitment and collective efforts that we are now recognized as one [...]

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December 23, 2021

Yaseen Jaffer donates AED10 million to Al Jalila Foundation for the Hamdan Bin Rashid Cancer Charity Hospital

Al Jalila Foundation, a member of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, announced that Yaseen M. Jaffer, CEO of Proclad Group, has donated AED10 million to support the UAE’s first charity hospital ‘Hamdan Bin Rashid Cancer Charity Hospital’, which seeks to help cancer patients in need.

The 250-bed hospital, named after the late Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, will provide best-in-class outpatient, ambulatory and diagnostic services as well as inpatient and surgical services in a nurturing environment that prides itself on personalised patient care. Phase 1 of the hospital is expected to open in 2024 with 150 beds and the capacity to treat 30,000 [...]

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December 22, 2021

Dubai Dental Hospital to Provide Life-Changing Dental Treatment to Five Children & Two Adults with Cleft Lip and Palate

Dubai Dental Hospital (DDH), Dubai’s first and largest dental hospital, has teamed up with the Al Jalila Foundation, to provide fully funded, lengthy, and multi-disciplinary dental treatments for five children and two adults with cleft lip and palate cases.

The initiative is being coordinated in conjunction with the non-profit medical service organization Operation Smile UAE, which referred to the cases. The seven patients of different ages will undergo treatments over the next three years or more, which will be funded by Al Jalila Foundation.

Dubai Dental Hospital, the clinical affiliate of the Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences [...]

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December 13, 2021

DEWA organizes 19th Internal Health and Safety Week

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) organized its 19th Internal Health and Safety Week. This is part of DEWA’s efforts to promote occupational health and safety among employees, customers, and partners. The Internal Health and Safety Week featured various activities such as awareness lectures, physical and virtual activities, and interactive competitions on occupational health and safety issues. It also introduced the latest fire protection technologies and health and safety measures in the utility sector.

“DEWA organizes the Health and Safety Week annually to promote health and safety standards in all its projects and operations as well as make DEWA’s employees [...]

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December 5, 2021

Dubai Academic Health Corporation Board approves the vision, mission, and values of the Corporation during its third meeting

The Dubai Academic Health Corporation held its third Board of Directors meeting, chaired by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum in the presence of Vice Chairman His Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, at The Executive Council in Dubai.

During the meeting, the Board reviewed and approved the vision, mission and values of the Corporation. The Corporation’s vision is “Together We Advance Health for Humanity”, and its mission is “We serve to impact lives and shape the future of health through the integration of care, learning, and discovery,” encompassing the pillars that are the foundation of the Corporation’s work.

The Board [...]

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