The meeting was attended by representatives from the public and private health sector.
Dubai 13th of April 13, 2023: The UAE Health Council has discussed several national health initiatives and projects aimed at achieving the country's national health goals during its periodic meeting held in Dubai.
Chaired by HE Abdulrahman bin Mohamed Al Owais, Minister of Health and Prevention (MoHAP), the meeting was attended by H.E. Mansoor Ibrahim Al Mansoori, Chairman of Department of Health, Abu Dhabi, HE Awad Saghir Al Ketbi Director General of the Dubai Health Authority (DHA), and Dr Abdul Aziz Al Muhairi, Director of the Sharjah Health Authority, as well as representatives from public and private health entities.
During the meeting, a number of major projects were discussed to help achieve the country's strategic objective of developing a more advanced healthcare system. These projects were designed based on innovative methodologies to advance healthcare services, promote digital transformation in the health sector, in line with international best practices and improve the quality of life for society by providing better access to high-quality healthcare services.
Enhancing competitiveness of health sector
The Council reviewed the UAE's recent accomplishments in enhancing the competitiveness of the healthcare sector and its position in global health rankings. The chairman of the council attributed these achievements to the unwavering support and guidance of the wise leadership, which provided top-notch facilities and capabilities for healthcare workers across various medical specialties.
The Chairman reaffirmed the Council's commitment to establishing a comprehensive and integrated healthcare system that prioritizes both preventative and curative measures, which will be achieved through the implementation of innovative policies and legislation, as well as the management of public health programs that rely on digital data and specialized competencies.