Dubai Healthcare City and Emirates Medical Association collaborate to further medical education

WAM DUBAI, 8th September, 2013 (WAM) — Dubai Healthcare City, DHCC and Emirates Medical Association, EMA, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at further extending the UAE’s medical education and research offering.

The agreement will see both parties collaborate to advance medical education and research opportunities, with particular emphasis on increasing the availability of continuous professional development programmes across multiple specialisations, to develop national expertise and capabilities and ultimately establish a sustainable healthcare workforce.

Marwan Abedin, DHCC CEO, said, “DHCC and EMA endeavour to promote quality medical education and through this unique collaboration we will improve access to the very highest standards of training and resources, not only within the DHCC community, but to all public and private medical institutions in the region.” The cooperation includes supporting the ambitions of the Mohammed bin Rashid Academic Medical Centre, and the education and research arm of DHCC, which provides world-class learning facilities and resources for healthcare professionals. Emirates Medical Association, a non-profit organisation led by qualified medical doctors, similarly strives to advance the national standards of healthcare, with particular emphasis on education.

Dr. Mouza Al Sharhan, President of EMA, said, “The standard of healthcare excellence set by DHCC and their commitment to medical education resonates with the work the EMA team do to improve all aspects of Public Health. Through our work with government authorities and private entities, we have played a pivotal role in the continuous improvement of healthcare and education in the UAE and we look forward to continuing to do so in partnership with DHCC, for the greater good of our people.” WAM/MZ/CM

Leave a Reply