It’s no secret that the UAE has its sights set on becoming a global medical leader. And to achieve this, health facilities are opening across our region at a rapid rate. There’s just one problem: this surge in numbers of health providers is making it hard for independent clinics to compete. They are under threat from
Do we have a cure for long hospital waiting times and timely consultations with doctors? Apparently, yes. Available round-the-clock at a click of a button, mobile doctors are digitally transforming the UAE’s healthcare system and providing advice for mild to chronic ailments on the go. “If you are feeling unwell and need to consult with
The Dubai Healthcare City Authority has announced a Visiting Doctor’s licence which allows international physicians, dentists, and Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) practitioners to enter the UAE, and work in up to three clinical facilities within the Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC) free zone. With the new license, physicians will be able to work for two years,
The 10-year visas for specialist professionals like doctors and researchers will attract the best talent to the country. The announcement of the 10-year residency visas for investors and specialists will pave the way for more medical professionals to come to the UAE, experts said. Dr. Thumbay Moideen, founder and president of Thumbay Group, (speaking to the
‘How the UAE became a medical tourism hub’ – human resources, infrastructure, advanced healthcare technology, practices and standards make it an attractive option.
Mohammad Hassan Al Harbi is a renowned columnist and author whose writings cover various fields ranging from media studies to education. “Some time ago, when I asked patients who underwent treatment in Asian hospitals why they overlooked the UAE hospitals with advanced medical devices, their reply was: Modern equipment require experienced hands”. Why did patients
Star rating for health care facilities to begin next year. DHA is implementing the rating system based on the Dubai Health Facilities Performance Framework.
By next year, you can choose which hospital to go to based on their over-all performance, much like choosing a four-star or five-star hotel. All health care facilities in Dubai, whether private or public, will be rated beginning next year. Dubai Health Authority (DHA) is implementing the rating system based on the Dubai Health Facilities
Abu Dhabi-based Ahalia Group to set up first hospital in Sharjah Healthcare City Sharjah: The Sharjah Healthcare City (SHCC) Authority on Tuesday announced that Abu Dhabi-based Ahalia Group has been given the permission to set up a $100-million, 120-bed hospital in the emirate. This multi-speciality hospital spread across 50,000 square metres will be the first
Announcement is in line with UAE Vision 2021 of health authorities achieving a world-class health care system The Dubai Healthcare City Authority (DHCA) announced on Wednesday plans to be the first national accrediting body in the UAE for hospitals and clinics in the free zone. The authority, which is the governing body of the Dubai
1. Financial – If you work in Dubai or anywhere in the United Arab Emirates for that matter, you enjoy a salary that is not only usually higher than industry standards, but is also usually tax free. 2. Multi-culture experience – In most offices in Dubai and the wider UAE, you will be able to mingle with a number