Dubai Chamber establishes Medical Labs & Diagnostic Centers Business Group

By Arya M Nair, Official Reporter
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Dubai Chamber of Commerce, one of the three chambers operating under Dubai Chambers, has established the Medical Labs & Diagnostic Centers Business Group.

The new business group seeks to foster collaborative relationships between its members and relevant stakeholders to cement the importance of medical labs and diagnostic centers within the healthcare sector.

Maha AlGargawi_Dubai Chamber sets up Medical Business Group
Maha AlGargawi
Executive Director
Business Advocacy
Dubai Chamber

“The setting up of this business group comes at the right time as it brings together businesses within the diagnostic lab sector and further strengthens Dubai’s burgeoning healthcare industry. The business group will play an instrumental role in supporting the sector, helping it thrive in the coming years.”

Dubai’s healthcare market is worth more than $4.63 billion annually. Dubai and the wider UAE is rapidly emerging as healthcare hub with major opportunities. The UAE hosts the world’s largest medical-free zone, Dubai Healthcare City, which comprises 160 clinical partners across over 150 specialties and professionals from over 90 countries.

Founding member, Dr. Ola Elgaddar, General Manager at Al Borg Diagnostics UAE, stated that “The healthcare industry in Dubai and the wider UAE is flourishing. As a founding member of this business group, I am keen to start conversations with my peers to see how we can further embed our sector and businesses in the healthcare industry. This business group will serve as an opportune platform to discuss topics that are critical to our sector and bounce off ideas and suggestions on ways to move forward.”

The establishment of the centers business group plays a crucial role in recommending policy changes to improve the sector’s competitiveness and attractiveness while promoting international best practices and supporting the emirate’s economic growth. It is part of the chamber’s plans to increase the number of business groups representing economic sectors and activities in Dubai to 100 by March 2023.

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