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03/21/2014
Dubai Health Authority to host several visiting doctors in April 2014
March 21, 2014
​In line with its policy to continue providing specialised medical care to the population of Dubai, the Dubai Health Authority ( DHA) will host several visiting doctors who are currently practising medicine in countries such as London and Switzerland.

03/18/2014
Dubai Diabetes Centre holds workshop to educate medical professionals
March 18, 2014
​The Dubai Diabetes Centre recently held a two-day workshop to educate medical professionals from the DHA about the recent advances in blood glucose monitoring and insulin administration for people with diabetes.

03/16/2014
Hatta hospital deploys sophisticated techniques for diagnosis and treatment of arthritis
March 16, 2014
​Dr. Abdulaziz Al Zarooni, medical director of the Hatta Hospital said that the department of orthopedic surgery at the hospital receives more than 400 patients per month from different age groups.

02/10/2014
Al Mazyood, an Engineering Expert at the Dubai Rent Dispute Settlement Center
February 10, 2014
​The Dubai Rent Dispute Settlement Center (DRDSC) selected Eng. Ali Al Mazyood – DHA Director of Engineering to be an engineering expert at the DRDSC.

01/22/2014
Department of Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities donates AED 1.966 million to DHA
January 22, 2014
The Department of Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities donated AED 1,966,393 million to Dubai Health Authority’s Moussadah program which provides free treatment to patients with financial constraints.

01/21/2014
DHA Director General honours Al Ameen Services and British Consulate in Dubai.
January 21, 2014
His Excellency Engineer Essa Al Maidoor, Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority(DHA) felicitated Edward Hobart, British Consul General in Dubai and members of the consulate and, members of the Al Ameen service for their contribution towards donating blood at the Dubai Blood Donation Centre(DBDC).

01/20/2014
Dubai Health Authority signs agreement with the Ports, Customs and Free Zones Corporation
January 20, 2014
Dubai Health Authority ( DHA) and Trakhees, (a division under the Ports, Customs & Free Zones Corporation) recently signed an agreement to unify the standard of transactions of facilities and individuals who are willing to undertake healthcare investments in the subsidiary developmental areas of Dubai Ports, Customs and Free Zone Organization.

01/19/2014
Rashid Hospital stroke unit advocates awareness about the dangers of the disease.
January 19, 2014
More than 600 patients have been admitted with a stroke at the emirate’s only dedicated 24/7 stroke unit in Rashid Hospital, since its establishment in early 2012, said a top official.

01/19/2014
Thalassemia centre gets valet parking.
January 19, 2014
The DHA’s Thalassemia centre recently inaugurated their valet parking facilities.

01/15/2014
DHA and Oracle hold workshop to discuss chronic disease management through multi-channel technology.
January 15, 2014
Healthcare professionals from Dubai Health Authority’s Information Technology and e-Health team, took part in a workshop organized by the Dubai Health Authority and Oracle on how to engage patients with chronic diseases through multi-channel technology to help them better manage their disease.

12/24/2013
DHA organises forum for customer relation assistants, felicitates staff.
December 24, 2013
Under the patronage and in presence of His Excellency Engineer Essa Al Maidoor, Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority, the DHA held a forum for customer relation assistants at the Rashid Medical Library Auditorium.

12/22/2013
Patients visiting DHA health facilities to receive on-site customer service support
December 22, 2013
Patients and families visiting Dubai Health Authority(DHA) hospitals and health centres will soon see customer relation assistants(CRAs) wearing blue jackets, sporting ‘May I help you’ slogans.

12/21/2013
First semester of ‘Future Health Leaders’ training programme concludes.
December 21, 2013
The first semester of the Future Health Leaders training programme for professionals from the healthcare industry concluded.

12/18/2013
DHA and Microsoft hold workshop on effective use of electronic programs for the health sector.
December 18, 2013
Healthcare professionals from Dubai Health Authority’s Information Technology and e-Health team, took part in a workshop organized by the Dubai Health Authority and Microsoft on how to develop business intelligence scenarios using the latest electronic programmes for medical research and/or generating healthcare reports.

12/11/2013
Under the patronage of HH Sheikh Majid bin Mohammed Emirates Ophthalmology Congress opens in Dubai
December 11, 2013
Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Majid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Culture and Arts Authority, His Excellency Engineer Essa Al Maidoor, Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority(DHA) inaugurated, today, the 15th Emirates Ophthalmology Conference(EOC 2013) at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

12/10/2013
DHA receives Fujita Health University Hospital delegation from Japan.
December 10, 2013
The Dubai Health Authority recently received a high-level delegation from the Fujita Health University Hospital in Japan.

12/04/2013
DHA and Emirates Cardiac Society raise awareness about heart failure.
December 04, 2013
Dubai Health Authority(DHA) and Emirates Cardiac Society, announced today the launch of their campaign to raise awareness about heart failure, during a press conference that was held at Dubai Hospital.

12/02/2013
Think Pink campaign awareness drives target more than 2000 individuals.
December 02, 2013
The ‘Think Pink’ initiative organized by Joyallukas with the support of Zuleka Hospital and Dubai Health Authority has helped reach out to more than 2000 people in a span of one month.

11/27/2013
Dubai Health Authority celebrates 42nd UAE National Day, the Expo 2020 win
November 27, 2013
In line with the vision of our leaders, we will continue to work towards the path of development for the health sector. Al Maidoor highlights recent achievements of Dubai Health Sector on the occasion of the 42nd UAE National Day.

11/25/2013
Dubai’s health insurance law paves way for universal health coverage.
November 25, 2013
His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai approved the Health Insurance Law which stipulates rules and regulations for all parties involved with the provision and implementation of health insurance in the emirate.

11/24/2013
DHA holds forum with all hospitals in Dubai to discuss smart healthcare opportunities
November 24, 2013
High-level healthcare professionals from all public and private hospitals in Dubai took part in a forum organized by the DHA and IBM to discuss ways to implement smart healthcare opportunities.

11/23/2013
Dubai Blood Donation Centre organizes blood donation drives.
November 23, 2013
The Dubai Blood Donation Centre recently organized three blood donation drives.

11/23/2013
Noor Dubai Foundation Concludes its Mobile Eye Camp in Morocco
November 23, 2013
Noor Dubai Foundation, a charitable organization, based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE ) concluded its blindness prevention program for the year 2013 at Imintanout - Kingdom of Morocco.

11/22/2013
Joint campaign straps schoolchildren to road safety, health in Dubai
November 22, 2013
Dubai Dr Manal Taryam, CEO of Primary Healthcare at the Dubai Health Authority (DHA), launched the second phase of the “Safety Tips for Road Accident Prevention” (Strap) public health and safety programme in collaboration with DM Healthcare at Dubai Modern Education School (DMES) in Al Mizhar. - See more at http//www.gesseducation.com/news-center/news/joint-campaign-straps-schoolchildren-road-safety-health-dubai#sthash.IHxxFi0l.dpuf

11/20/2013
The Emirates Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Fertility Forum 2013 opens in Dubai.
November 20, 2013
His Excellency Dr. Ahmad bin Kalban, CEO of Hospital Services Sector at the DHA inaugurated today The Emirates Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Fertility Forum 2013 at Al Bustan Rotana Hotel.

11/16/2013
4th International Diabetic Foot Conference highlights dangers of uncontrolled diabetic foot ulcers.
November 16, 2013
The 4th International Diabetic Foot Conference, which recently took place in Dubai, highlighted the dangers of uncontrolled diabetic foot ulcers and its consequences for patients, their families and the community.

11/16/2013
Dubai Health Authority sets up clinics at the 13th edition of the Dubai Airshow.
November 16, 2013
The Dubai Health Authority has set up two medical clinics at the 13th Edition of the Dubai Airshow to provide on-the-spot emergency medical care for organizers, spectators and exhibitors of the airshow. The clinics are located at the venue of the ongoing Dubai Airshow that began today near Al Maktoum International Airport at Dubai World Central.

11/12/2013
Hatta Hospital opens obesity and weight management clinic
November 12, 2013
Hatta Hospital recently opened a dedicated obesity and weight management clinic to help overweight and obese patients fight the flab.

11/06/2013
Emirates Cardiac Society Congress begins in Dubai
November 06, 2013
On behalf of Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, UAE Minister of Finance, and President of Dubai Health Authority (DHA), Engineer Essa Al Haj Al Maidoor, the Director General of the Dubai Health Authority, inaugurated the 4th Emirates Cardiac Society Congress and the First Pediatric Cardiology Meeting under the theme “Heart Failure.”

11/05/2013
Dubai Health Authority observes Flag Day
November 05, 2013
In line with the instructions of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the DHA hoisted the UAE flag at 12 noon today to join the Flag Day celebrations taking place across the country.

11/03/2013
Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority felicitates staff.
November 03, 2013
His Excellency Engineer Essa Al Maidoor, Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority(DHA) felicitated staff members for their efforts in organizing and actively participating at the DHA’s stand in GITEX this year.

11/02/2013
DHA doctor's invention makes global headlines
November 02, 2013
A Dubai doctor has made international headlines for inventing a new technique to perform abdominal surgery. Dubai A Dubai doctor has made international headlines for inventing a new technique to perform abdominal surgery.

10/27/2013
8th Interdisciplinary World Congress on Low Back and Pelvic Pain kicks off in Dubai
October 27, 2013
Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, UAE Minister of Finance and President of the Dubai Health Authority, the 8th Interdisciplinary World Congress on Low Back and Pelvic Pain kicked off in Dubai.

10/25/2013
DHA organises exotic cars and bikes rally to raise awareness for breast cancer.
October 25, 2013
Dozens of exotic cars and bikes took part in a rally from the Dubai Health Authority headquarters to Dubai hospital to raise awareness about breast cancer.

10/21/2013
DHA launches Smart Community Health Service
October 21, 2013
All screening results of health campaigns organized by the Dubai Health Authority(DHA) will be entered electronically using the new ‘Smart Community Health Service,’ said a top DHA official.

10/20/2013
DHA Launches the Smart Healthcare Initiative in Collaboration with Samsung SDS and INDEX Holding
October 20, 2013
The Dubai Health Authority has launched today the “Smart Healthcare Initiative ” in line with the vision of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. The DHA signed an agreement today with Samsung SDS in collaboration with INDEX Holding to provide and apply a comprehensive smart health care initiatives to all primary healthcare centres and hospitals in Dubai.

10/19/2013
DHA to launch several smart initiatives at GITEX 2013
October 19, 2013
The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) will launch several initiatives at GITEX 2013, in line with its roadmap to have smart hospitals and move towards e-health services that can be available to customers through their smart devices.

10/06/2013
DHA provides free access to Wi-Fi for patients and visitors.
October 06, 2013
Several DHA entities will have free access to Wi-Fi to enhance customer experience, said a top DHA official.

10/05/2013
Think Pink’ drive launched in partnership with Dubai Health Authority
October 05, 2013
The ‘Joyalukkas Think Pink’ initiative, with the theme ‘Take a Pink Pledge,’ launched once again this October is part of the Joyalukkas commitment to reinforce and build awareness of the fight against breast cancer. The mega CSR initiative is supported by Zuleka Hospital and Dubai Health Authority.

10/03/2013
Dubai Health Authority ophthalmologists discuss eye care to mark World Sight Day.
October 03, 2013
Ophthalmologists from the Dubai Health Authority( DHA) discussed several aspects of eye care to mark World Sight Day 2013, which falls on the 10th of October this year.

10/01/2013
DHA Health Regulation Department meets with private schools in Dubai
October 01, 2013
The Dubai Health Authority’s (DHAs) Health Regulation Department in cooperation with Dubai Police recently organised a meeting for private schools in Dubai.

09/30/2013
Community Centre for the Elderly renamed ‘Family Gathering Centre.’
September 30, 2013
The Dubai Health Authority’s (DHAs) Community Centre for the Elderly in Al Mamzar, which is the sole centre for the elderly in the emirate, has been renamed the ‘Family Gathering Centre’ as per the directives of His Excellency Engineer Essa Al Maidoor, Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority.

09/29/2013
Dubai Health Authority marks World Heart Day 2013
September 29, 2013
His Excellency Engineer Essa Al Maidoor, Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority(DHA), inaugurated today the DHA’s World Heart Day campaign 2013, at the DHA headquarters.

09/26/2013
Dubai Health Authority receives delegation from Saqr Hospital
September 26, 2013
The Dubai Health Authority( DHA) recently received a delegation from Saqr Hospital, which is a Ministry of Health hospital in Ras Al Khaimah.

09/25/2013
DHA cardiologists advocate healthy lifestyle ahead of World Heart Day 2013.
September 25, 2013
DHA cardiologists are advocating the importance of leading a healthy lifestyle ahead of World Heart Day 2013.

09/24/2013
Dubai Health Authority and Private Sector set up committee to work towards development of health sector.
September 24, 2013
Task force to work towards three strategic goals- improving customer satisfaction, encouraging healthcare investment in private sector, streamlining and consolidating procedures for healthcare entities starting new facilities in the emirate.

09/24/2013
DHA participates in WHO meeting on global initiatives in radiation safety for the medical field.
September 24, 2013
The DHA recently participated in a WHO meeting that was held in Geneva to discuss global initiatives on radiation safety in healthcare settings.

09/21/2013
DHA rolls out prostate cancer awareness campaign
September 21, 2013
The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) in collaboration with HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences and Emirates Urological Society rolled out an educational campaign today to mark Prostate Disease Awareness Week.

09/18/2013
DHA twitter clinic discusses safety tips before undergoing plastic surgery
September 18, 2013
The Dubai Health Authority(DHA) discussed safety tips before undergoing plastic surgery procedures, particularly botox and fillers, during its live twitter clinic which took place last Thursday.

09/17/2013
Al Barsha Primary Healthcare Centre to hold smoking cessation clinic
September 17, 2013
Under the patronage and in presence of His Excellency Engineer Essa Al Maidoor, director-general of the Dubai Health Authority(DHA), the Al Barsha Primary Healthcare Centre inaugurated yesterday a smoking cessation clinic.

09/16/2013
Al Barsha Primary Health Centre to function 24 hours.
September 16, 2013
The Al Barsha health centre has begun providing patients with round-the-clock service from today.

09/08/2013
Dubai Health Authority to host several visiting doctors this month
September 08, 2013
In line with its policy to continue providing specialised medical care to the population of Dubai, the Dubai Health Authority ( DHA) will host several visiting doctors who are currently practising medicine in countries such as United Kingdom and Germany.

09/07/2013
DHA discusses back-to-school health tips during its live Twitter Clinic
September 07, 2013
The Dubai Health Authority recently hosted its live twitter forum to address back-to-school health queries.

09/05/2013
DHA holds Alzheimer’s and e-services awareness campaign.
September 05, 2013
His Excellency Engineer Essa Essa Al Maidoor, director-general of the Dubai Health Authority(DHA) recently inaugurated the Alzheimer’s awareness campaign that was organised by the DHA’s community centre for the Elderly at Arabian Centre mall.

09/01/2013
DHA delegation visits Sultan Qaboos University Hospital in Oman
September 01, 2013
The DHA committee for haematology and bone marrow transplantation recently visited the Sultan Qaboos University Hospital in Oman.

08/31/2013
Dubai Health Authority(DHA) conducts 393 training courses during first half of 2013
August 31, 2013
The Dubai Health Authority’s(DHAs) medical education department organised 393 training programs during the first half of 2013 and more than 11,000 employees benefitted from these programs, said a top DHA official.

08/28/2013
DHA Director-General inspects construction work of Al Jalila Children’s Specialty Hospital
August 28, 2013
His Excellency Engineer Essa Al Maidoor, Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority ( DHA) recently inspected the on-going work of the Al Jalila Children’s Specialty Hospital.

08/28/2013
DHA to hold 'Health Education Clinics' in its primary healthcare centres
August 28, 2013
In line with the Dubai Health Authority’s (DHAs) Dubai Health Strategy 2013-2025, that stipulates health promotion as an essential tool to improve the health status of the people living in Dubai, DHA primary healthcare centres will now hold specialized health education clinics.

08/25/2013
Dubai Hospitals top nutritional audit
August 25, 2013
Nutrition Day Worldwide, an international project which aims to improve knowledge and awareness of malnutrition, published the results of a cross-sectional audit on the status of nutrition across hospitals in 49 countries.

08/24/2013
DHA continues weekly ‘live Twitter clinic’ initiative after initial success
August 24, 2013
The Dubai Health Authority will host a weekly Twitter clinic every Thursday beginning September, to provide a forum for residents to post several queries on health related issues.

08/19/2013
DHA begins move towards smart hospitals.
August 19, 2013
Hospital beds and waiting areas of all Dubai Health Authority(DHA) hospitals, primary health centres and specialty health centres will be equipped with Android tablets, said a top DHA official.

07/21/2013
DHA opens traveller clinic branch in Al Barsha Primary Healthcare centre.
July 21, 2013
In line with its strategy to expand the traveller clinic services across the geographical areas of the emirate, the DHA has opened the second branch of its traveller clinic in Al Barsha Primary Healthcare Centre.

07/07/2013
DHA opens new medical fitness centre in Karama
July 07, 2013
His Excellency Engineer Essa Al Maidoor, Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority and HE Brigadier Mohammed Al Marri, Director-General of General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs-Dubai, inaugurated today a new medical fitness centre in Al Karama area.

06/03/2013
‘Nabadat’ goes global with its humanitarian initiative
June 03, 2013
The ‘Nabadat’ initiative, launched in 2007, to provide free heart surgeries for children with congenital disease, will now be expanding its services to different countries across the globe.

05/28/2013
Delegation from Abu Dhabi Distribution Company visits DHA call centre and IT department
May 28, 2013
A delegation from the Abu Dhabi Distribution company recently visited the Dubai Health Authority’s Call centre and IT division.

05/27/2013
Dubai Health Authority receives ISO/IEC 20000-1:2011 certification.
May 27, 2013
The Dubai Health Authority recently became the first health entity in the UAE and the second governmental organization in Dubai to receive the ISO/IEC 20000-12011 certification.

05/25/2013
Dubai Health Authority holds workshop to discuss the implementation of the National Health Accounts System.
May 25, 2013
The DHA in partnership with the Ministry of Health, Department of Finance, Dubai Statistics Centre and the private sector have been working on steps towards the implementation of the National Health Accounts system, which will help provide accurate data on healthcare investment across the public and private sector in Dubai as well as the average amount spent by Dubai families on healthcare every year.

05/25/2013
Dubai Health Authority discusses health strategy for the emirate of Dubai.
May 25, 2013
His Excellency Engineer Essa Al Maidoor, Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority(DHA) addressed employees of the DHA and discussed in detail the vision of the Dubai Health Strategy 2013-2025, which was recently approved by His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, in the presence of HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, and HH Sheikh Maktoum Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai during their recent visit to the DHA headquarters. HH Sheikh Mohammed also inaugurated the Authority’s new customer satisfaction evaluation index.

05/19/2013
HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid visits DHA; is briefed on expansion plans
May 19, 2013
His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, visited the DHA headquarters yesterday. HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, and HH Sheikh Maktoum Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, were present.

04/28/2013
DHA photographer wins third price in Noor Dubai photography competition
April 28, 2013
Nadeem Rasheed, photographer at the Dubai Health Authority recently won the third prize at the Noor Dubai photography competition.

04/27/2013
Noor Dubai Foundation raises AED 1.2 million through Art4Sight charity exhibition and auction.
April 27, 2013
For the third consecutive year, ART4SIGHT succeeds in raising funds to support Noor Dubai Foundation's prevention of blindness programs globally.

04/23/2013
HH Sheikh Majid bin Mohammed inaugurates Noor Dubai Foundation’s Art4Sight art exhibition
April 23, 2013
Majid bin Mohammed inaugurates the 3rd edition of Noor Dubai Foundation’s Art4Sight charity exhibition and auction to support global blindness prevention programs.

04/23/2013
HH Sheikh Mohammed visits Art4Sight exhibition 2013
April 23, 2013
His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has visited the 2013 Art4Sight charity art event hosted by Noor Dubai at Za’abeel Ladies Club in Dubai on Wednesday.

04/21/2013
DHA organises health awareness campaign and screening program
April 21, 2013
The primary healthcare section of the DHA recently organised a health awareness and screening program during the Young Entrepreneur Workshop which took place at Wafi from the 17-20 April

04/21/2013
Dubai Tobacco Free project holds felicitation ceremony
April 21, 2013
Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Majid bin Mohammed Dubai Tobacco Free project holds felicitation ceremony.

04/20/2013
Dubai Derma Conference concludes successfully
April 20, 2013
The thirteenth edition of the Dubai Derma Conference which took place at the Dubai World Trade Centre, conculded successfully.

04/20/2013
Noor Dubai to hold Art4Sight charity art exhibition.
April 20, 2013
Noor Dubai will hold its annual charity exhibition known as Art4Sight from April 24-25 at the Zabeel Ladies Club.

04/16/2013
DHA Director-General inaugurates Dubai Derma Conference
April 16, 2013
On behalf of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, UAE Minister of Finance and President of the Dubai Health Authority, HE Engineer Essa Al Maidoor, Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority inaugurated the 13th edition of the Dubai Derma Conference which is taking place at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

04/10/2013
Deputy Director-General inaugurates Dubai Spine Conference
April 10, 2013
The 15th Dubai Spine Conference was held recently under the patronage of HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, wife of HH Shaikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai

04/10/2013
DHA launches a health insurance customer service portal in Dubai.
April 10, 2013
The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) launched today the, “insurance partner relations opinion management e-system (iPROMeS),” which is an electronic portal for managing suggestions, queries, feedback and complaints related to all heath insurance services provided in Dubai.

04/09/2013
DHA wins seven awards at the 16th Dubai Government Excellence Programme.
April 09, 2013
The Dubai Health Authority won seven awards at the 16th Dubai Government Excellence Programme, which was held yesterday.

04/07/2013
Al Maktoum Charity Foundation & Beit Al Khair donated Dh 1850000 for treatment of needy patients
April 07, 2013
Al Maktoum Charity Foundation and Beit Al Khair society donated Dh 1850000 for treatment of needy patients at DHA hospitals

04/07/2013
DHA Director-General inspects DHA Health Regulation Department
April 07, 2013
His Excellency Engineer Essa Al Maidoor, Director-General of the DHA recently inspected that DHA Health Regulation Department.

04/07/2013
DHA's Moussadah program provided treatment for 310 patients in 2012
April 07, 2013
DHA's Moussadah program, which provides free treatment to patients with financial constraints, helped 317 patients in 2012.

04/06/2013
1st Arab Conference on Public Health concludes
April 06, 2013
The participants of the 1st Arab Public Health Conference in Dubai have recommended the need for developing laws and regulations of public health and promoting education and training so as to graduate competent cadres, build capacities in the field of public health and translate scientific knowledge into practice.

04/06/2013
First Arab world public health meet addresses opportunities, challenges
April 06, 2013
The 1st Arab World Conference on Public Health, hosted by the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) under the umbrella of the World Federation of Public Health Associations (WFPHA), which opened on Thursday at the Jumeirah Creekside Hotel in Dubai, has brought together a host of national and international doctors, public health leaders, service providers, NGOs, and students.

04/03/2013
9th Emirates Critical Care Conference opens in Dubai
April 03, 2013
Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, UAE Minister of Finance, and President of Dubai Health Authority, His Excellency Engineer Essa Al Maidoor, Director General of the Dubai Health Authority opened today the 9th Emirates intensive care conference (ECCC) at InterContinental Hotel in Dubai Festival City.

04/02/2013
DHA Director-General honours events committee of Dubai Health Authority
April 02, 2013
His Excellency Engineer Essa Al Maidoor, Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority ( DHA) recently honoured members of the DHA events committee.

04/02/2013
DHA hosts 2nd Nursing Education Conference
April 02, 2013
Dubai Hospital in collaboration with the Medical Education Department (MED) recently hosted the 2nd DHA Nursing Education Conference at Rashid Medical Library Auditorium. The theme of the event was “Appreciating New Synergies – Transforming Nursing Education through Innovation and Research”.

04/01/2013
DHA and Index Medical Centre sign MoU to provide medical assistance to needy patients
April 01, 2013
The Dubai Health Authority( DHA) and Index Medical Centre, recently signed an memorandum of understanding(MOU) to support the Mosaadah (assistance) program, which aims to provide medical treatment to patients with financial constraints.

03/31/2013
DHA health regulation holds workshop with the health sector on new decree.
March 31, 2013
The Dubai Health Authority’s Health Regulation Department held today a workshop for the health sector in Dubai on the new decree for the licensure of healthcare professionals and facilities.

03/26/2013
Dubai Police and Noor Dubai sign Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)
March 26, 2013
Dubai Police and Noor Dubai signed a memorandum of understanding ( MoU) today on the sidelines of the ongoing Dubai International Humanitarian Aid & Development Conference & Exhibition (DIHAD ), to expand the scope of work between the two entities in the field of prevention and treatment of curable blindness and low vision.

03/25/2013
Diabetic Foot Awareness Workshops in Sharjah, Dubai and Abu Dhabi
March 25, 2013
In partnership with Dubai Health Authority, Pfizer, recently organized a press conference to highlight the significance of the early screening of Diabetic Foot. As part of this initiative, Pfizer conducted Diabetic Foot Awareness Workshops with local and international experts in Sharjah, Dubai and Abu Dhabi last week.

03/24/2013
Digestive disease unit in Rashid hospital organizes an annual endoscopy and endotherapy workshop
March 24, 2013
Digestive Disease Unit in Rashid Hospital has organized its annual endoscopy and Endotherapy workshop from 22nd till 24rd of March 2013 with demonstration of the latest technology in gastrointestinal endoscopy with participation of expert consultants in the field of gastrointestinal endoscopy from Europe, USA, and India in collaboration with Digestive Disease Unit Gastroenterologists in Rashid Hospital.

03/23/2013
DHA Deputy Director-General inaugurates the Emirates Gastroenterology and Hepatology Conference 2013
March 23, 2013
His Excellency Khalid Al Sheikh Mubarak, Deputy Director-General of the DHA recently inaugurated the Emirates Gastroenterology and Hepatology Conference 2013 (EGHC2013), which is taking place under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, UAE Minister of Finance and President of the Dubai Health Authority.

03/18/2013
Majid Al Futtaim Charity Foundation and Dubai Health Authority sign MoU
March 18, 2013
The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Majid Al Futtaim (MAF) Charity Foundation to expand neonatal facilities within DHA hospitals. The MoU is part of MAF Charity Foundation's corporate social responsibility initiatives.

03/11/2013
The 3rd Dubai International Physical Activity Forum
March 11, 2013
DHA participated in "the Third Dubai International Physical Activity Forum” under the slogan “Physical Activity Sustainable Health “ which was organized by the Dubai Sports Council for two days at the Intercontinental Hotel - Festival City on the 12th and 13th of March , under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, President of Dubai Sports Council.

03/10/2013
DHA Director-General inaugurated 3rd Haematology conference.
March 10, 2013
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, March 11, 2013 HE Engineer Essa Al Maidoor, Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority recently inaugurated the third Haematology Conference, which took place at the Westim Dubai Mina Seyahi.

03/10/2013
DHA Director-General inaugurates the International Congress for Joint Reconstruction
March 10, 2013
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) recently took place at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre and was officially inaugurated by the Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority (DHA), His Excellency Engineer Essa Al Maidoor. This annual event attracts more than 60 international speakers, more than 35 exhibiting companies and 400 of the region's leading orthopaedic surgeons.

03/10/2013
HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum inaugurates DUPHAT Conference and Exhibition
March 10, 2013
HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports, and Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline & Group, inaugurated the 19th edition of the Dubai International Pharmaceuticals & Technologies Conference & Exhibition - (DUPHAT) at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

03/10/2013
Rashid Hospital holds Excellence Awards
March 10, 2013
Rashid Hospital recently held an award ceremony at the Rashid Hospital Medical Library to honour outstanding staff members and appreciates all employees of the hospital who contribute to its success.

03/09/2013
The Dubai Health Authority signs the Helsinki Declaration on Patient Safety in Anesthesiology.
March 09, 2013
Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, UAE Minister of Finance and President of the Dubai Health Authority, H.E. Eng. Essa Al Maidoor, Director-General of the DHA recently inaugurated the 6th edition of the Dubai Anesthesia Conference and Exhibition.

03/05/2013
DCRC holds workshop for nurses on cord blood collection
March 05, 2013
Twenty-five nurses from Al Corniche Hospital in Abu Dhabi who collect umbilical cord at birth, recently underwent specialist training on advanced methods of cord blood collection.

03/05/2013
Several esteemed medical conferences underway over the next few days.
March 05, 2013
Several esteemed medical conferences are scheduled to take place over the next few days. The conferences will help in exchange of state-of-the-art information and discuss latest trends in medicine.

03/04/2013
Beit Al Khair Society donates Dh 50,000 to Thalassemia centre
March 04, 2013
The Thalassemia centre recently received a donation of Dh 50,000 from Beit Al Khair Society to procure blood sugar testing machines for thalassemic patients with diabetes.

02/25/2013
7000 Screened in Noor Dubai's Ethiopia Eye camp
February 25, 2013
The Noor Dubai Foundation has recently successfully conducted its first mobile Eye Camp for the year in Axum – Ethiopia. The eye camp, which is conveniently located in the historic city of the Tigray region, was held from the 18th- 24th of February.

02/24/2013
DHA delegation visits smartworld
February 24, 2013
In response to an invitation from one of the leading Dubai government’s ICT players Smartworld Company which is a joint-venture between Etisalat & Dubai World Central, six staff members of Health Data & Information Analysis department (HDIAD) -Health Policy & Strategy Sector leaded by the department’s director Dr. Mohammad Al Redha recently visited Smart-World’s Head-Quarters at Dubai World Central.

02/24/2013
DHA Nurse receives certificate from GCC Health Ministers Council for her contribution to the field
February 24, 2013
A DHA nurse recently received a certificate from the GCC Health Ministers Council for her contribution to the nursing field.

02/13/2013
DUBAI HEALTH AUTHORITY AND LILLY HELD DIABETES EDUCATION FORUM FOR PATIENTS
February 13, 2013
The Dubai Health Authority in partnership with Lilly, recently held a diabetes education forum for diabetics and their family members, to help them better understand how to manage the disease and its complications.

02/11/2013
DHA receives 320 medical complaints in 2012
February 11, 2013
The DHA health regulation department received 320 medical complaints in 2012, of which 151 complaints were valid and thus accepted, said a top DHA official.

02/06/2013
‘Clean your medicine cabinet,’ campaign launched by Dubai Health Authority
February 06, 2013
The Dubai Health Authority announced today the launch of its campaign known as ‘Clean your medicine cabinet.’

02/06/2013
Members from the Community Centre for the Elderly participate in walkathon.
February 06, 2013
In line with the vision of His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai to ensure a healthy population for Dubai, several members of the community took part in a walkathon at Al Mamzar beach.

02/04/2013
DHA and Nestle Health Science hold workshop on nutrition for cancer patients
February 04, 2013
The Dubai Health Authority and Nestle Middle East recently held an awareness workshop on the importance of nutrition for cancer patients.

02/04/2013
DHA announces survey in collaboration with WHO to access oral hygiene status of Dubai school children
February 04, 2013
The Dubai Health Authority announced today that it has began a survey in collaboration with World Health Organisation (WHO) to access oral hygiene status of Dubai school children.

02/02/2013
Dubai Health Authority commends heart surgeons
February 02, 2013
Twenty-two children were treated through open heart surgeries and caterization procedures, by a team of cardiologists from Dubai Health Authority Hospitals (Dubai, Rashid and Latifa) and San Donato Hospital, Italy.

02/02/2013
Dubai Thalassemia Centre wins Excellence in Patient Centred Care Award at Arab Health 2013.
February 02, 2013
The Thalassemia Centre in Dubai won the Excellence in Patient Centred Care Award at Arab Health 2013.

02/02/2013
Training program for medical staff on tobacco cessation workshop comes to a successful conclusion.
February 02, 2013
Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Majid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Culture and Arts Authority, the Dubai Health Authority(DHA) recently held a workshop to train healthcare workers on the latest advances in the treatment of tobacco cessation.

01/28/2013
DHA to screen students at Zayed University
January 28, 2013
As part of the authority’s objectives to ensure early detection and promote health awareness and education, the primary healthcare sector at the DHA, will conduct health screenings for more than 6000 students at Zayed University.

01/28/2013
Dubai has a heart for free surgeries
January 28, 2013
The ‘Nabadat’ initiative, launched to save children with congenital heart problems in 2007, will now be expanding its services to different countries across the Middle East.

01/27/2013
His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum visits DHA stand at Arab Health 2013
January 27, 2013
His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, UAE Minister of Finance and President of the Dubai Health Authority visited today the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) stand during his tour of the Arab Health Congress which is being held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

01/26/2013
Arab Health Leads as MENA Region’s No. 1 Healthcare Industry Event
January 26, 2013
More than 80,000 medical and healthcare professionals are expected to descend on the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre this week for the 38th Arab Health Exhibition and Congress, which opens tomorrow (Monday, 28 January 2013).The event, which is the largest healthcare event in the MENA region and the second in the world with 3500 exhibiting companies and more than 7,000 conference delegates, will provide a cross-industry platform for the leading global healthcare companies, hospitals, medical providers and potential consumers, to dialogue and discuss the future of the global healthcare industry.

01/22/2013
DHA and GDRFA sign agreement to cooperate for medical tourism.
January 22, 2013
In a move to streamline the medical tourism initiative for the Emirate of Dubai, the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) and the General Directorate of Residence and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) signed today an agreement to facilitate and support medical tourism in Dubai.

01/21/2013
His Highness Sheikh Majid bin Mohammed sponsors training courses for healthcare workers
January 21, 2013
Under the patronage and sponsorship of His Highness Sheikh Majid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Culture and Arts Authority; the Dubai Health Authority will hold a workshop to educate healthcare workers on the latest advances in treatment of tobacco addiction.

01/20/2013
Dubai Cord Blood and Research Centre holds workshop for nurses on cord blood collection
January 20, 2013
Twenty-two nurses from Dubai and Latifa Hospital who collect umbilical cord at birth, recently underwent specialist training on advanced methods of cord blood collection.

01/20/2013
Dubai Government Excellence Program holds seminar at DHA headquarters on new initiative
January 20, 2013
Members from the Dubai Government Excellence Program (DGEP) held today a seminar on innovation for employees of the Dubai Health Authority

01/20/2013
Dubai Health Authority launches workshop to train teachers in public schools about healthy nutrition
January 20, 2013
The Dubai Health Authority and Dubai Education Zone in cooperation with Princess Haya Initiative for the Development of Health, Physical Education & School Sports and Nestlé Middle East recently began their workshop on training teachers in public schools about healthy nutrition.

01/19/2013
Dubai Health Authority announces 1st Arab World Conference on Public Health in Dubai
January 19, 2013
The 1st Arab World Conference on Public Health, promises to bring together leaders in public health from different Arab countries as well as health experts across the globe to discuss critical issues in Public Health in the region.

01/15/2013
Dubai Gynecology and Fertility Centre (DGFC) to sponsor treatment for Emirati couples.
January 15, 2013
The Dubai Gynecology and Fertility Centre (DGFC), the first government fertility center in the UAE and one of the leading establishments of its kind in the region, announced during a press meet today that it will sponsor fertility treatments such as in vitro fertilization (IVF) etc needed by Emirati couples who are facing infertility problems.

01/13/2013
Conference on ear, nose and throat disorders to take place in Dubai
January 13, 2013
Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, UAE Minister of Finance and President of the Dubai Health Authority, the 10th GCC Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Conference, 3rd Emirates Rhinology Conference & 2nd Arab Otology & Audiology Conference, will take place tomorrow at InterContinental Festival City.

01/13/2013
Hamdan bin Rashid inaugurates medical conference
January 13, 2013
His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, UAE Minister of Finance and President of the Dubai Health Authority inaugurated today the 10th GCC Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Conference, 3rd Emirates Rhinology Conference and 2nd Arab Otology & Audiology Conference, which is taking place at the InterContinental Festival City.

01/12/2013
Several training workshops held ahead of conference that will discuss ear, nose and throat diseases.
January 12, 2013
Several pertinent workshops were held in Dubai ahead of the esteemed conference that will discuss ear, nose and throat diseases. In addition the conference will also discuss certain head and neck diseases.

01/09/2013
DHA takes part in DATIX international patient's safety conference in UK
January 09, 2013
DATIX International patient's safety conference organized by DATIX recently took place in London, United Kingdom.

01/08/2013
Dubai Cord Blood and Research Centre holds felicitation ceremony
January 08, 2013
The Dubai Cord Blood and Research Centre held today a felicitation ceremony to appreciate mothers who saved or donated their cord blood.

01/07/2013
DHA organizes outing for pediatric cancer patients.
January 07, 2013
The Dubai Health Authority recently organized an outing for children suffering with cancer.

01/07/2013
DHA organizes training program for healthcare staff to encourage & support breastfeeding.
January 07, 2013
The Dubai Health Authority began its second intensive training program to encourage healthcare physicians and nurses to engage in breastfeeding promotion and protection, so that they can support and encourage new mothers to breastfeed their babies.

01/05/2013
1st UAE ecocardiology workshop on congenital heart disease takes place at Rashid Medical Library.
January 05, 2013
The “1ST UAE Echocardiography Workshop on Congenital Heart Disease” was organized by the Pediatric Cardiology working group of Emirates Pediatric Cardiology Society in collaboration with Pediatric Cardiology department, King Abdulaziz Cardiac Center, KAMC-NGHA, Riyadh.

01/05/2013
DHA health regulation dept participates in ‘Health for All’ seminar conducted by a private school
January 05, 2013
The DHA Health Regulation department recently participated in a ‘Health for All’ seminar which took place at Our Own High School in Al Warqaa.

01/02/2013
Dubai Health Authority honours employees
January 02, 2013
The Dubai Health Authority honoured today employees of basic services in recognition of their outstanding efforts.

12/24/2012
Dubai Health Authority Director-General inspects Latifa Hospital
December 24, 2012
His Excellency Essa Al Maidoor, Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority, recently inspected Latifa Hospital.

12/23/2012
Dubai Health Authority Director-General inspects Hatta Hospital
December 23, 2012
His Excellency Engineer Essa Al Maidoor, Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority recently inspected Hatta hospital to view the services provided to the patients.

12/22/2012
DHA holds ‘exercise is medicine’ symposium in conjunction with American College of Sports Medicine
December 22, 2012
The Dubai Health Authority recently organized, ‘Exercise is medicine’ symposium in cooperation with the American College of Sports Medicine.

12/19/2012
DHA Director-General inspects Nad Al Hamar Primary Healthcare Centre
December 19, 2012
His Excellency Engineer Essa Al Maidoor, Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority, recently inspected the Nad Al Hamar Primary Healthcare Centre.

12/17/2012
DHA Director-General inspects DHA facilities
December 17, 2012
His Excellency Engineer Essa Al Maidoor, Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority, recently inspected DHA facilities including the Al Muhaisnah Medical Fitness Centre and the Dubai Hospital.

12/15/2012
Rashid Hospital’s Cardiology Section Gets Reaccredited.
December 15, 2012
The cardiology department of Rashid Hospital was reaccredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI)

12/11/2012
DHA organises healthy carnival for 250 children from public schools in Dubai.
December 11, 2012
More than 250 students, across ten schools in the Emirate of Dubai, took part in the healthy nutrition carnival.

12/11/2012
HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed orders to send Aya, a cancer patient, abroad for treatment.
December 11, 2012
His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Crown Prince and Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council, ordered to send Aya Laith, a 16 year old girl

12/11/2012
DHA to hold carnival for school children as part of its healthy eating program.
December 11, 2012
More than 250 students, across ten schools in the Emirate of Dubai, will take part in the healthy nutrition carnival, which will take place tomorrow at Zabeel park.

12/10/2012
DHA Director-General inspects the Dubai Diabetes Centre project.
December 10, 2012
With an aim to provide high quality of international services to the community

12/10/2012
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Latifa Hospital receives His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Award
December 10, 2012
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in Latifa Hospital received the Hamdan Award for Outstanding Clinical Department in the Public Sector in the UAE.

12/08/2012
DHA Director-General inaugurates today a mobile clinic for the people of the UAE
December 08, 2012
DM Healthcare, the leading healthcare conglomerate in the Middle East and India

12/08/2012
DHA signs agreement to build state-of-the-art outpatient services building at Rashid Hospital
December 08, 2012
The Dubai Health Authority recently signed an agreement with Abdulsalam Al Rafi and Sons

11/26/2012
Dubai Health Authority Celebrates 41st UAE National Day
November 26, 2012
The Dubai Health Authority celebrated today the 41st UAE National day.

10/19/2012
DHA’s ultra-modern Web Portal receives widespread praise from VIPs & prominent IT figures
October 19, 2012
New motion sensing technology also unveiled as DHA elevates eServices to greater heights

10/14/2012
DHA launches revolutionary technologies at GITEX to propel Dubai into futuristic healthcare
October 14, 2012
Visionary platforms encompass web portal, mHealth, motion sensing technology, e-Inspections and eClaims

10/09/2012
DHA to showcase the next generation of revolutionary health technologies at GITEX
October 09, 2012
Web-based and mobile innovations solidify DHA’s status as a global health pacesetter

09/04/2012
DHA Signs An Agreement with Ministry of Culture, Youth and Community Development
September 04, 2012
The Dubai Health Authority signed today a contract with the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Community Development.

09/03/2012
Al Murooshid signs contract with Bobath Memorial Hospital for Dubai Rehabilitation Centre
September 03, 2012
His Excellency Qadhi Saeed Al Murooshid, Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) recently signed a contract with Bobath Memorial Hospital, Seoul, South Korea.

09/02/2012
HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum received delegation from the DHA.
September 02, 2012
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, received at Zabeel Palace, a delegation from the DHA headed by His Excellency Qadhi Saeed Al Murooshid, Director-General of the DHA and senior DHA team-members who congratulated him on winning the 2012 FEI World Endurance Championship title and leading the UAE squad to claim the team title at Euston Park in Suffolk, UK

08/27/2012
DHA to survey all healthcare facilities in Dubai to set up Dubai Clinical Services Capacity Plan
August 27, 2012
The Dubai Health Authority will conduct the Emirate’s first comprehensive survey of healthcare facilities in Dubai from September 2nd to October 25th 2012.

07/30/2012
DHA advocates the importance of heat stress management during the Holy month of Ramadan
July 30, 2012
The Public Health Department at the DHA advocated the importance of heat stress management during the Holy month of Ramadan.

06/25/2012
DHA, Philips and Sanofi launch breast cancer awareness campaign.
June 25, 2012
Under the directives of His Excellency Qadhi Saeed Al Murooshid, Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority, the DHA began today the roll out of a breast cancer awareness campaign.

06/25/2012
DHA reviews potential for Dubai's Medical Tourism in Turkey
June 25, 2012
In line with the Medical Tourism initiative, launched by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council in April, which aims to bolster Dubai's global position in the field of medical tourism

06/25/2012
Noor Dubai concludes an eye camp in Togo
June 25, 2012
The Noor Dubai Foundation successfully concluded an eye camp in Atakpame, the fifth largest city in Togo by population.

06/24/2012
DHA adopts online patient safety and risk management system
June 24, 2012
The Hospital Services Sector at the Dubai Health Authority recently adopted an online patient safety and risk management system across its hospitals and speciality centres.

06/24/2012
DHA conducts medical examinations for UAE football players who will take part in the London 2012 Oly
June 24, 2012
Under the directives of His Excellency Qadhi Saeed Al Murooshid, Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority, the DHA Health Regulation Department arranged to conduct medical examinations for the UAE football players who will take part in the London 2012 Olympics.

06/24/2012
DHA signs MOU with University of Bradford to promote nursing and midwifery education
June 24, 2012
The Dubai Health Authority launched a new educational initiative to support the career of nurses working in the field, enabling them to seek higher education without having to leave their jobs.

06/13/2012
DHA organizes blood donation campaign
June 13, 2012
The Purchasing and Contracts Department of the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) organised today a blood donation campaign in cooperation with the DHA blood donation centre.

06/13/2012
DHA launches ‘quit smoking’ hotline.
June 13, 2012
The Dubai Health Authority announced today that it has launched a smoking-cessation helpline

06/11/2012
Hatta Hospital organized campaign to raise awareness about importance of CPR
June 11, 2012
Hatta Hospital recently organized a week-long campaign to raise awareness amongst the public about the importance of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)

06/09/2012
5000 Screened in Noor Dubai's Bangladesh Eye camp
June 09, 2012
The Noor Dubai Foundation successfully conducted its 4th Eye Camp this year in Natore, Rajshahi city in Bangladesh.

06/09/2012
Hatta Hospital Organizes health awareness campaign
June 09, 2012
Hatta Hospital recently organized a diabetes and obesity awareness campaign to educate community members about lifestyle diseases and how to prevent them.

06/06/2012
DHA organizes workshop to educate schools on dealing with medical emergencies
June 06, 2012
The school health unit within the DHA Health Regulation Department recently organized a workshop titled, “Emergencies and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation” for medical staff (doctors and nurses) and health workers of all private schools in Dubai.

06/04/2012
DHA organised a workshop on effective communication for the medical sector.
June 04, 2012
The Dubai Health Authority Health Regulation Department in cooperation with the Medical Education Department recently organised a workshop on effective communication for healthcare entities.

06/04/2012
Dubai Diabetes Centre wins best physical environment award at Hospital Build 2012
June 04, 2012
The new Dubai Diabetes Centre won the award for the Best Physical Environment at the Hospital Build & Infrastructure Middle East Exhibition & Congress, which got underway today at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

05/21/2012
The Dubai Health Authority and Sanofi continue momentum to fight against diabetes
May 21, 2012
Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Majid Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Culture and Arts Authority and in presence of His Excellency Qadhi Saeed Al Murooshid, Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority (DHA)

05/20/2012
Dubai Health Authority and the Executive Council organized a workshop on implementation of strategies
May 20, 2012
The Dubai Health Authority and the Executive Council organized a workshop on how to manage and effectively implement any strategy to ensure best possible outcomes

05/15/2012
Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed felicitates public and private healthcare entities
May 15, 2012
His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Executive council, felicitated today private and public healthcare facilities who have achieved international accreditations.

05/02/2012
Hatta Hospital sets up training centre for cardiovascular courses
May 02, 2012
The Dubai Health Authority has set up a training centre at Hatta Hospital to train healthcare professionals and the community on cardiovascular courses.

05/02/2012
Dubai Health Authority and AstraZeneca Gulf Launch the Safe@Heart Roadshow
May 02, 2012
The Dubai Health Authority (DHA), in partnership with AstraZeneca Gulf, launched today, the Safe@Heart road show which will take place across all DHA primary healthcare centres and hospitals during the course of this year.

05/01/2012
6700 Screened in Noor Dubai's Ethiopia Eye camp
May 01, 2012
The Noor Dubai Foundation has recently successfully conducted its third mobile Eye Camp for the year in Worabe – Ethiopia. The eye camp, which conveniently located in the main city of the Silt’e region is being held from the 26th of April until the 3rd of May and is supported by the Dubai Islamic Foundation and conducted in collaboration with the Al Basar Foundation.

04/29/2012
Mubadala healthcare signs MoU with Dubai Health Authority
April 29, 2012
Mubadala Healthcare (a business unit of Mubadala Development Company PJSC) and Dubai Health Authority (DHA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to discuss several key collaboration areas that will facilitate knowledge-sharing, partnership initiatives and improved access to care for patients in Dubai

04/29/2012
The Thalassaemia Centre, the only facility in Dubai dedicated to Thalassaemia treatment, recently inaugurated its psychology clinic
April 29, 2012
The Thalassaemia Centre, the only facility in Dubai dedicated to Thalassaemia treatment, recently inaugurated its psychology clinic, which is located within the premises of the centre.

04/25/2012
Dubai Health Authority announces initiatives implemented in line with Dubai Health Strategy 2011-2013
April 25, 2012
His Excellency Khalid Al Sheikh Mubarak, Deputy Director-General of the DHA recently announced the various projects, policies and research initiatives which the authority has implemented following the announcement of the Dubai Health Strategy 2011-2013 in October 2011.

04/23/2012
Dubai Health Authority Launches Tawasol Master Class Certification from Cardiff University
April 23, 2012
The Dubai Health Authority launched the Tawasol Master Class certification program today; a year-long continuous medical education program aimed at family physicians in the country according to Dr. Ahmed Kalban, Chief Executive Officer of Primary Health Care at Dubai Health Authority (DHA).

04/18/2012
His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum inaugurates the World Congress of Cardiology in Dubai
April 18, 2012
His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation and Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates airline and Group recently inaugurated the World Congress of Cardiology Scientific Sessions 2012 (WCC), which is being held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre

04/16/2012
NOOR DUBAI TO LAUNCH ART4SIGHT 2012
April 16, 2012
ART4SIGHT, an annual charity art event where donated artwork is exhibited and sold in a fundraising auction to support Noor Dubai's global programs, will return for a second time from 22-23 April 2012 at The Ara Gallery located in The Centre of Now, Downtown Dubai.

04/14/2012
Dubai Health Authority (DHA) and Dubai Healthcare City Authority (DHCA) sign agreement
April 14, 2012
The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) and the Dubai Healthcare City Authority (DHCA) today signed an agreement which supports mutual recognition of medical licences for healthcare practitioners working in the Emirate of Dubai

04/03/2012
Noor Dubai Foundation signs an MoU with Dubai Islamic Bank
April 03, 2012
Noor Dubai Foundation (NDF), a Dubai based non-governmental organization (NGO) active in prevention of avoidable causes of blindness, and Dubai Islamic Bank Foundation (DIB) extended their partnership for another year by signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) at the Dubai International Humanitarian Aid and Development conference 2012, in Dubai, UAE.

03/26/2012
Dubai Hospital celebrates the recovery of 450 childhood cancer patients.
March 26, 2012
Under the patronage of His Excellency Qadhi Saeed Al Murooshid, Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority, the Dubai Hospital celebrated the recovery of 450 cancer patients aged 2 to 22 years.

03/25/2012
Dubai continues its momentum to build the largest eco-friendly heart.
March 25, 2012
Dubai continues its momentum to build the largest eco-friendly heart ahead of the run up to the World Congress of Cardiology, which is taking place in Dubai from 18-21 April this year.

03/21/2012
Dubai participates in medical tourism conference in Jordan
March 21, 2012
A delegation representing Dubai, headed by H.E. Qadhi Saeed Al Murooshid, Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority, recently visited the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to attend the 'International Medical Tourism, Wellness & Spa Congress 2012,' that took place in the dead sea area.

03/18/2012
DHA participates in the Innovations in Health Care Management & Informatics Conference 2012
March 18, 2012
The Health Data and Information Analysis Department at the Health Policy and Strategy Sector at the DHA participated at the Innovations in Health Care Management & Informatics Conference 2012 which recently took place in Bangkok, the capital city of Thailand.

03/13/2012
Dubai Health Authority launches electronic portal for health insurance claims in the Emirate
March 13, 2012
His Excellency Qadhi Saeed Al Murooshid, Director-General of the DHA recently officially launched the electronic website portal for health insurance claims in the Emirate.

03/13/2012
Dubai Health Authority Health Regulation Department Holds Workshop on Medical Investigation Process.
March 13, 2012
The Health Regulation Department of the Dubai Health Authority recently organised a workshop on the medical investigation process.

03/10/2012
Dubai Health Authority marks World Kidney Day
March 10, 2012
The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) recently conducted free health screenings as part of its campaign to mark the 7th World Kidney Day.

03/05/2012
Dubai Health Authority (DHA) holds meeting with Brazilian Medical associations
March 05, 2012
As per the instructions of His Excellency Qadhi Saeed Al Murooshid, Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority(DHA), senior DHA members met with nine prominent heads of Brazilian Medical Associations who came to Dubai to share experiences and network on key medical disciplines such as Cardiology, Gastro-enterology, Endocrinology, Diabetes, Ophthalmology, Rheumatology, Gastroenterology and Psychiatry.

03/03/2012
Dubai Gears up to host the prestigious World Congress of Cardiology in April 2012
March 03, 2012
His Excellency Qadhi Saeed Al Murooshid, Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority received today Professor Sidney Smith, President of the World Heart Federation at the Dubai Health Authority headquarters today.

02/29/2012
5th Arab Children Health Congress Opens in Dubai
February 29, 2012
Under the patronage of Chairperson of Dubai Healthcare City Authority HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, wife of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the 5th Arab Children Health Congress 2012 was inaugurated today by H.E. Qadhi Saeed Al Murooshid, Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority, on behalf of HRH Princess Haya. The two-day congress is being held at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Academic Medical Center in Dubai Healthcare City.

02/28/2012
Dubai to create world’s largest eco-friendly heart
February 28, 2012
Over 500 students gathered at Zabeel Park today to create the World’s largest eco-friendly heart, are part of their contribution to creating community awareness about cardiovascular disease.

02/26/2012
Delegation from WHO & CDC visit DHA to discuss cooperation in communicable disease surveillance.
February 26, 2012
A delegation from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently visited the Dubai Health Authority to discuss cooperation in the field of communicable disease surveillance.