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DHA Installed its First Multi-Sensory Stimulation Room in Dubai


The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) introduced on Tuesday a new multi-sensory stimulation room at Dubai’s sole centre for the elderly. This system contains glowing bubble tubes, projected images of calm oceans, soft colored lights and nature sounds.

This facility is the first of its kind in the Middle East named the Snoezelen (pronounced SNOO-ze-len) […]

UAE triumphs at 2012 Hospital Build Awards in Dubai


Dubai, UAE: The winners for the 2012 Hospital Build Awards were announced this morning at the Hospital Build & Infrastructure Middle East Exhibition & Congress, which got underway today (Monday 4 June), at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. The UAE scooped five of the eight Awards categories including the most coveted titles […]

Basic knowledge of UAE ‘law of medical responsibility’ will protect both physicians and patients


Dubai, UAE: Medical mistakes are regrettable but unfortunately they still happen all over the world, including in the UAE. Medical errors can take many forms including delay in implementation of treatment, the lack of due care and neglect. Doctors can be held liable and patients can incur damages as a consequence of criminal, civil […]

Improving Patient Outcomes in Orthopaedic Surgery


Dubai, UAE: Under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the International Congress for Joint Reconstruction – Middle East (ICJR-ME) got underway today at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Center and was officially inaugurated by the Director-General […]

DHA Initiates a New Plan to Improve the Private Health Sector in UAE


Qadhi Saeed Al Murooshid, Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority submitted a new plan to encourage the private sector to participate more in UAE healthcare. Al Murooshid commented at the Arab Health Congress “At the DHA, we don’t consider the private sector to be our competitors, we consider them to be our partners in […]

DHA put Serious Recommendations on Unlicensed Health Staff


The Dubai Health Authority submitted more tough regulations on prosecuting unlicensed health professionals. As a result of editing the system, the health authority has added new recommendations for all health establishments and professionals working in Dubai. Dr Muhammad Oussama Kayali, head of the Health Regulation Section at the Health Regulation Department at the authority […]

DHA will Expand Healthcare Facilities across New Dubai


The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has put expansion plans aiming to increase healthcare facilities in New Dubai. Those plans are part of the Dubai Health Strategy aiming to develop all aspects of healthcare during 2011-2013. Dr Laila Al Jasimi, CEO of Health Policy and Strategy at the DHA commented “As of now, we know […]

DHA will Complete Establishing Al Barsha Primary Health Centre in 2012


It is expected that establishing Al Barsha Primary Health Centre, which belongs to Dubai Health Authority will be finished by mid-2012. Building this center will cost about Dh50 million with an area of 70,000 sq ft. Around 45% of the work has already been completed as Qadhi Saeed Al Murooshid, Director-General of the Dubai […]

Dubai Witnesses the Building of Two New Dental Clinics


Two new dental clinics will be built in the Nad Al Hamar and Al Mizhar health centers by Dubai Health Authority (DHA) Primary Healthcare Section. The dental clinic in the Nad Al Hamar health clinic is established instead of Al Rashidiya clinic which both located in the same region.

Dr Nadia Mohammed Saleh, Assistant […]

Credentials of Expatriate Medical Professionals in Dubai Must be Checked


Senior doctors in Dubai revealed that though it takes time to check credentials of expatriate medical professionals back in their home countries, it is necessary as Dubai wants to provide the best healthcare services. They explained that there are many challenges as the checking whether degrees and certificates of hundreds of doctors, nurses and […]