GoDubai
  
  
  
  
Citylife > Press Release
  Home Contact us Add to Favourites
Most Recent Postings
More Press Releses
Featured Sections

Event Finder
A daily roundup of exhibitions, promotions and other events in Dubai and the rest of the Emirates.
Submit an Event
Latest Dubai Press Releases >> Healthcare

 
  Share

Upon the Directives of H.H Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

  • His Excellency Abdulrahman Al Owais: In recognition of the hospital's historic role since Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum opened it
  • His Excellency Mohamed Salim Al Olama: In gratitude for the impactful role of the hospital in delivering healthcare services
  • His Excellency Youssif Al Serkal: The hospital has become a value added to the healthcare system

UAE, Dubai, 24 February 2019: As per the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) has announced the renaming of Al Baraha Hospital, Dubai to Al Kuwait Hospital, in the wake of the ministerial decree No. 16 of 2019. Under this decree, the name of “Al Baraha Hospital” will be replaced with “Al Kuwait Hospital” wherever mentioned in any federal legislation or official correspondences. 

H.E Abdulrahman bin Mohamed Al Owais, Minister of Health and Prevention, said: “The renaming of Al Baraha Hospital to Al Kuwait Hospital came in accordance with directives of H.H Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, in recognition of the hospital's historic role since Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum opened it in 1966, in the presence of Sheikh Sabah Al-Salim Al-Sabah, Emir of Kuwait. Since that time, the hospital is delivering outstanding healthcare services for inhabitants of Dubai and its surroundings, in addition to providing treatment and medications.”

The Minister of Health added that Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum had a future vision in terms of the planning for enhancing social and health level of Dubai and UAE citizens. He was also keen on providing an adequate healthcare and securing medications, and that the hospital should be fully-equipped with the latest medical devices and qualified personnel. That was part of Sheikh Rashid's keenness on the success of every project for the benefit of the country and happiness of society.

A Living Witness to the Development of an Entire Society

His Excellency further pointed out that Al Kuwait Hospital, Dubai reflects the story of the development of an entire society, and connects memories of the past with our present towards the exploration of healthcare future, which the country's leadership set as a priority within the National Agenda 2021. This will contribute to achieving a global health system, with an aim of acquiring the best healthcare quality standards in the world based on the best international practices. The country's leadership is keen on providing the greatest potential and resources in order to make UAE one of the best countries in healthcare quality in accordance with the UAE Centennial 2071.

H.E. Dr. Mohamed Salim Al Olama, the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health and Prevention, said: “The renaming of the hospital to Al Kuwait Hospital is to express gratitude for the impactful role of the hospital in delivering health and therapeutic services at the founding stage. The hospital is also considered a model of providing treatment for patients and the birth of thousands of generations. It saw a rapid development due to the strenuous efforts of H.H Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, until he managed to acquire the accreditation of the Joint Commission International (JCI) in February 2015, following lots of improvements and adopting the international standards and specifications, to keep pace with the international requirements carried out by the prestigious healthcare facilities.”.  

A value Added to the Healthcare System

the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health and Prevention noted that MOHAP's strategy aims at providing comprehensive, innovative and fair healthcare services as per international standards, and performing its role as a regulator and supervisor of the healthcare sector through a modern and integrated health legislative system. 

“The fourth edition of MOHAP's strategy 2017 – 2021 aims to achieve 6 strategic objectives focusing on providing a comprehensive and integrated healthcare, developing the health information system, building health quality and safety systems, providing a dynamic legislative framework, offering distinguished administrative services and consolidating culture of innovation,” Al Olama added.

H.E Youssif Al Serkal, Assistant Undersecretary for the Ministry's Hospitals Sector, said that Al Kuwait Hospital in Dubai has achieved a rapid growth since its inauguration to be a value added to the country's healthcare system and met MOHAP's aspirations of supporting health sector with the most efficient new facilities, in addition to delivering a satisfactory experience that exceeds expectations. This hospital is a living witness to MOHAP's commitment to providing advanced health services. This will contribute to raising the strategic indicator of the national agenda on healthcare quality and exploration of health services future.

“The hospital's attainment of the international accreditation contributes to improving work procedures and its efficiency through doubling the outcomes and reducing the costs, thus facilitating patients' access to the appointments and health services and effectively participating in the therapeutic process,” added Al Serkal.

Worth mentioning that the hospital's operational clinical capacity is 154 beds. Around 72922 visitors come to the hospital annually, including 45416 visitors to outpatient clinics and 27506 visitors to Accident & Emergency Department. 



Posted by : GoDubai Editorial Team
Viewed 10443 times
Posted on : Sunday, February 24, 2019  
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of GoDubai.com.
Previous Story : Patient with a rare Gastric condition is saved by Zulekha Hospital
Next Story : Patient with rare heart condition saved by Zulekha Hospital
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine

Comments

Back to Top  
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Cutting-Edge Technology Solutions from TP-Link for Work at Home or Distance Learning
Isolation Survival Guide
"Stay Home" Instagram Sticker Launches in the UAE
Marks & Spencer Introduces Its Cosy Loungewear Collection for Men
Huawei Mobile Services To Explore The Ultimate Potential On HUAWEI P40 Series
Winnie Harlow x Steve Madden Collection
Etisalat Cloudtalk Meeting Now Allows Up to 50 Participants
SCCI Provides Online Attestation Services for All Transactions
Dubai Cares Joins UNESCO's Global Education Coalition to Provide a Unified Respo...
Airbus to Produce 3D-Printed Hospital Visors in Fight Against Covid-19
Tonda 1950 Double Rainbow Flying Tourbillon
Parmigiani Fleurier Tondagraph Slate
Top Personal Trainer Thanks Dubai Sports Council for “Be Fit, Be Safe” Campaign
Innovation Platform GELLIFY Forays into the Middle East
Trade Bank of Iraq Announces Capital Increase to USD 3 Billion Under New Three Y...
Brighten Up With KARL LAGERFELD
Majority of UAE Residents Know How to Contain COVID-19, Confirms Kantar Study
Make the Holy Month of Ramadan More Festive This Year With Our Exclusive Corpora...
Corona Virus: A Curious Guide for Courageous Kids
Automobili Lamborghini Starts Production of Surgical Masks and Medical Shields f...
How To Get Your Home Ramadan-Ready With Sedar Global Interiors E-Commerce
Dubai Chamber Launches Electronic Attestation Service and Enhances Its Range of ...
MBRSC Extends Deadline for UAE Astronaut Programme Registrations
Ahmed bin Humaid Al Nuaimi launches new incentives for AFZ companies
MBRSC Releases GIF Image Showing Decline of NO2 in the GCC
Ralph Lauren Corporate Foundation Announces Global COVID-19 Relief Efforts
Leading IVF Facility in the UAE Takes a Frontline Position to Safeguard Patients
Revolutionary Multi-Purpose and Multi-Use Sterilizer - SterilOx
Ruw Waives Registration Fees for GCC Students Coming Home
First NYU Abu Dhabi Student Awarded Prestigious Aker Scholarship
CND™ and Horst M. Rechelbacher Foundation Rally Beauty Industry with Grants Supp...
RAKEZ Launches Spring Packages With Online Set-Up Process for Hassle-Free Busine...
Yousif Mirza Upbeat Ahead of Tokyo 2020 Postponement
Huawei Releases its 2019 Annual Report
Al-Futtaim Engineering Provides Safe and Effective Sanitization Services
Fighting Stress, Anxiety or Depression Due to COVID-19? Psychologists to Help Pe...
Mental Health and Corona Virus COVID 19 by Dr. Muhammad S. Tahir
Dynabook Meets Increased Demand for Home Office Working Solutions
Department of Health Abu Dhabi and SEHA Launch Drive-through Screening for Covid...
Aster DM Healthcare Launches Free Tele-Health Consultation Service in the UAE
Aster Announces Support Package for Kerala to fight COVID-19
Properties Investment Announces 3 Month Rent Relief for ‘The Market' Retailers
Lootah BCGas and Dubai Chamber Announce AED 15 Million Covid-19 Support Programme
COT: Commodities See Demand for Metals and Agriculture
COVID-19 Data Exchange to Curb the Virus' Propagation and Limit its Economic Impact
Why Managing and Measuring Brand Reputation Matters in 2020
Ajman Sewerage Services to Go on Uninterrupted, Customers Urged to Use Online Se...
Tips to Avoid Bone Pain While Working Remotely
Lenovo™ Legion Next-gen Gaming PCs to Feature NVIDIA® and Intel®'s Latest Techno...
Saxo Bank Q2 Outlook: Commodities Look to Fiscal Bazooka for Support