The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) discussed collaboration opportunities in the medical field with the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Public Health and Innovation in the UK at Arab Health 2017 on Tuesday.
His Excellency Humaid Al Qatami, Chairman of the Board and Director General of the DHA emphasized on the importance of exchanging experiences and strengthening partnerships in the medical field adding that this encompasses a vital part of the DHA’s strategy.
Al Qatami received the British delegation led by Nicola Blackwood, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Public Health and Innovation in the Department of Health during the event yesterday.
During their meeting, Al Qatami said the UAE and UK have a well-rooted relationship in the medical field due to their shared goals, which focus on prevention, treatment and scientific research.
Al Qatami said that he looks forward to a fruitful collaboration where the authority can benefit from Britain’s experiences and successes in the medical field. He added that the authority is keen on opening communication channels and collaboration opportunities with the British Ministry of Health.
Meanwhile Al Qatami also received officials from GE Healthcare, where collaboration opportunities were discussed, regarding supporting some of the authority’s health specialized health facilities.