The Department of Health Tourism in Dubai today held a virtual seminar titled "Dubai Starts the New Launch: Towards an Unparalleled Health Experience" aimed at highlighting the preparations of the health and medical tourism sector to receive tourists from all over the world to receive health care services.
The symposium - in which a number of officials and leaders in the tourism and health sectors in Dubai and a group of private hospitals affiliated to the membership of "Dubai Health Experience" - reviewed the plans pursued by the UAE to make Dubai a preferred destination for medical tourism in light of the current situation in addition to the strategic measures taken by the concerned authorities to ensure Safety of patients and medical tourists alike.
And the Dubai Health Authority clarified that the recurrence of the new "Corona" virus and the low frequency of infection enhances the hospitals' capacity to devote to providing regular medical services and conducting surgical operations, as the authority considers this an indication of Dubai's readiness to receive arrivals from all over the world to receive medical tourism services with the reopening of airports.
Dr. Marwan Al-Mulla, Executive Director of the Health Regulatory Sector at the Dubai Health Authority said during his intervention at the symposium that the world is facing an unprecedented health crisis that has cast a shadow over various sectors, including medical tourism ... Government agencies made it to confront the Corona pandemic and reduce its repercussions.
He stressed that the UAE is today an example to be followed in prevention and safety measures and is considered one of the safest destinations, as the UAE is ranked first in the Arab world and among the top ten countries in the world in terms of success in dealing with the "Covid 19" pandemic.
He added that despite the magnitude of the challenge and the severity of movement restrictions, the health care sector in Dubai was able to provide support and provide services effectively through virtual means and modern communication technologies used by many hospitals in the emirate, expressing his pride in the outstanding performance of the health sector during the height of the crisis.
Al Mulla pointed out that during the first half of 2020, the Dubai Health Authority issued licenses of 3393 health care facilities in the emirate, including 45 new facilities, noting that “Dubai Health Experience” continues its commitment to support the emirate’s directions to become the world’s favorite destination for medical tourism and a center for the most prominent hospitals and global health centers . "
the list of speakers at the symposium a group of experts and specialists , including Essam Kazim , Executive Director of Dubai tourism and Commerce Marketing and Sharif Bishara , Chief Executive Officer of the American Hospital in Dubai and Dr. Tarek Fathi Chief Operating Officer of the" Midikleniec Middle East. "
During the symposium, discussions focused on a number of axes, most notably the trend towards investing in modern technologies in the medical field, the growing numbers of health care experts and medical professionals in the state, and the ability of infrastructure and health care facilities to provide medical services effectively and uniquely, even in light of the challenges posed by the pandemic "Covid-19" ".