Mohammed bin Rashid launches a global initiative to provide specialized training to one million people in the medical sector
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, praised the Waterfalls initiative, as the largest global initiative for continuous learning and specialized training, from a distance, launched by the UAE and implemented under the follow-up and supervision of the team His Highness Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, in order to train and empower about one million medical personnel, in various parts of the world, including doctors, nurses, paramedics, technicians, health experts, and administrators in the hospital and medical services sector and workers in the humanitarian relief sector in areas of epidemics and health disasters, through Specialized educational sessions, training workshops, seminars and lectures, which contribute to enhancing their skills, refining their experiences, and informing them of the latest developments in their field, in order to enable them to improve their work in the field and make them more able and ready to deal efficiently and effectively in facing all health crises, specifically to address the emerging corona virus epidemic / Covid-19 / as a global pandemic, which constituted the largest test in the modern history of the medical sector in the world .. It participates in developing and providing educational content for the initiative more There are 140 doctors, experts and specialists, and 67 international scientific, medical and academic institutions.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum tweeted on his official account via Twitter, saying: “With the follow-up of my brother Sheikh Saif bin Zayed, the Emirates launches a global initiative to provide specialized training to a million people in the medical sector around the world from a distance, in an initiative that represents the human legacy of the founder of the state. Sheikh Zayed, may God rest his soul. "
On the occasion of launching the initiative, His Highness affirmed that: "The UAE is an active part of the health system in the world ... and empowering health cadres in the world is part of the country's contribution to the global effort to empower the global health sector."
In this regard, His Highness Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan said: “The Waterfalls initiative is a gift from the UAE to the health and medical cadres in the world through which we put a summary of advanced medical science and training at the hands of the best experts and specialists in the world in their hands.”
His Highness stated that "the UAE believes in uniting global efforts ...
The best way to confront the Covid-19 pandemic ... and this million-dollar initiative is part of the UAE's contribution to the battle against humanity's first enemy. "
His Highness pointed out that the medical and health cadres have proven that it is a national wealth in every country that deserves appreciation and respect ... and that we preserve it by strengthening its capabilities in order to be able to face the Coronavirus battle with more efficiency, greater determination ... and newer tools.
A global platform for continuing education and training.
The Waterfalls initiative was developed through the Behavioral Rewards Department at the Ministry of the Impossible, in cooperation with Index Holding and the Aqdar Global Summit, which is organized annually in Abu Dhabi and is concerned with supporting and empowering sustainable societies.
The global initiative aims to provide continuing education for health workers around the world, who represent the first line of defense in the face of the Coronavirus (Covid-19), in appreciation of their sincere efforts in preserving the safety of societies and the health of their members.
This platform, the first of its kind and the largest in terms of the number of beneficiaries, will contribute to enhancing the efficiency of medical personnel, building their capabilities and refining their skills, and supporting the global health sector, as this constitutes a fundamental pillar to support international efforts to confront the emerging kurna virus epidemic that struck the world in the first quarter. This year, as the largest pandemic of its kind humanity has witnessed in a hundred years, and has resulted in unprecedented health, economic and humanitarian repercussions.
14 health and humanitarian sectors.
The Waterfalls initiative targets one million people working in 14 health and humanitarian sectors, including doctors, nurses, paramedics, technicians, members of crisis and disaster management teams, hospital administrators and primary health care, workers in radiology departments, laboratories and medical diagnostics, dentists, nutrition experts, and specialists in oncology and cancer. And skin, and all health sector workers, volunteers in humanitarian institutions and field workers in health disaster sites, by providing a continuous distance education program, consisting of lectures, seminars, educational sessions and specialized training workshops, through the "webinar" platform, to ensure the rehabilitation and empowerment of medical and health personnel and their assistance To continue learning under the current circumstances.
More than 140 of the most prominent doctors, scientists, experts and specialists in the health and humanitarian sector around the world participate in the design and development of scientific lectures, educational sessions and training workshops remotely, as well as 67 international scientific, medical and academic institutions and an accreditation body in the medical field.
The specialized lectures, seminars and educational sessions cover the most vital topics in the various fields of medicine, pharmacy, nutrition, public health, nursing, dentistry and hospital management, in addition to many specialized topics that contribute to supporting the health sector in societies.
Within the Waterfalls platform, those affiliated with the initiative will obtain a training certificate and approved hours from the international scientific and academic bodies participating in the initiative, and they can benefit from it in the scope of their work or in their research, or in completing their scientific studies through continuous distance education without having to leave their jobs or Leaving their workplace or bearing any financial burdens, through the initiative link