Dubai Health Authority, Emirates Islamic Bank join to boost healthcare facilities at Rashid Hospital

By Rahul Vaimal, Associate Editor
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Representatives from DHA and Emirates Islamic Bank signing the MoU

Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Emirates Islamic Bank to develop a world-class dermatology and cosmetology center at Rashid Hospital, Dubai.

A second MoU was also signed by both parties to upgrade the facilities of the Department of Respiratory Medicine and the Respiratory Pulmonary Laboratory at Rashid Hospital. These comprehensive development initiatives will be supported and sponsored by Emirates Islamic Bank.

Ahmed Al Nuaimi, CEO of the DHA Joint Corporate Support Services, and Mr. Salah Amin, CEO of the Emirates Islamic Bank signed the MoU. Both inked the deal in the presence of His Excellency Humaid Al Qutami, Director-General of the DHA, and Mr. Hesham Abdulla Al Qassim, Chairman of the Emirates Islamic Bank.

The first MoU is focusing on the establishment of an integrated dermatology and cosmetology center for the diagnosis and treatment of skin diseases and to provide the best medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatological care at Rashid Hospital. And the second MoU intends to develop and enhance the facilities of the Department of Respiratory Medicine and the Rashid Hospital’s Respiratory Pulmonary Laboratory.

Salah Amin
Salah Amin
Emirates Islamic Bank

“We are proud to contribute to Dubai Health Authority and support the strategic development plans of Rashid Hospital, one of the UAE’s leading healthcare providers. As one of the country’s leading Islamic banks, Emirates Islamic is committed to supporting the development of UAE’s healthcare sector in delivering world-class health services that exceed patient expectations and the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to position the UAE as a global healthcare hub of the wider Middle East region and beyond.”

Al Qutami said that the DHA is working on a range of strategic projects and initiatives aimed at improving the combined health care system to ensure the comfort and happiness of people.

He further stated that the agency aims to develop a world-class centre for dermatology and cosmetology, to meet the increasing demand for this specialty, and to promote Dubai as a destination for medical tourism.