Emirates Health Services signs MoU with MBZUAI to boost cooperation

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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EHS-MBZUAI Partnership
EHS-MBZUAI Partnership

Emirates Health Services (EHS) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Mohammed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI), with the aim of strengthening areas of cooperation.

The agreement aims to develop a common framework to strengthen collaboration opportunities and share expertise and resources to enhance the skills of healthcare professionals across administrative and technical disciplines, as well as accelerate research related to the environment, health and safety.

The MoU also includes the provision of research opportunities and sponsoring EHS employees to obtain master’s degrees and doctorates in relevant disciplines at MBZUAI, as well as providing specialized training programmes in the field of artificial intelligence in health care, to develop the specialized competencies in data science and AI.

Dr. Yousif Mohammed Al-Serkal
Dr. Yousif Al Serkal

“The agreement also aims at developing necessary tools and enhancing the efficiency and capabilities of medical professionals. Led by its impressive track record, EHS has always sought to strengthen strategic partnerships that lead to the development of human skills and strengthening efficiency. As part of this, EHS focuses on signing agreements and MoUs to enhance the work environment, achieve sustainable health development goals, and follow global best practices while making a substantial contribution to the development of the healthcare sector.”

Mr. Sultan Al Hajji, MBZUAI Vice President of Public Affairs and Alumni Relations, said that this new MoU enables MBZUAI to share our research insights and expertise with Emirates Health Services (EHS) to increase the shared understanding around issues including health, environment, and safety while enhancing EHS’ digital skills.

“Through this collaboration, EHS and MBZUAI aim to develop innovative AI-based approaches to transform areas of healthcare, including administration, training, and broader issues of health and safety. By analyzing data from EHS, we will drive efficiencies and improvement, which will help achieve sustainability goals in healthcare and contribute to the overall well-being of the UAE population,” Mr. Al Hajji added.

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