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