UAE: Abu Dhabi Health Articles & Analysis

Chapter | Health from The Report: Abu Dhabi 2017

Helped in part by some significant examples of international investment, the health care sector in Abu Dhabi has made huge strides over the last four decades. Based on these foundations, the agencies responsible for planning future provision in the emirate are currently focused on improving, reshaping and expanding the services offered to its residents and citizens, and balancing the resources...

While reduced oil prices are undoubtedly a concern for the emirate’s authorities, economic diversification efforts of recent years mean Abu Dhabi is well placed to weather a prolonged period of subdued prices. Vision 2030 meanwhile contains a raft of goals that will further reduce the emirate’s reliance on hydrocarbons, and continue to foster the emergence of a more sustainable and knowledge-based economy in the years ahead.

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A children’s specialist hospital, new facilities and staff to deal with mental health, and a shift towards a primary care model are among the priorities identified in an analysis of health care provision in Abu Dhabi. The Capacity Master Plan (CMP) was published by Health Authority - Abu Dhabi (HAAD) in August 2016, to give stakeholders in...

 

In what ways is the Capacity Master Plan (CMP) improving the investor experience?

 

In February 2016 the UAE Ministry of Health’s title was changed to include the word prevention. The alteration underlined the importance given at both the national and the emirate level to encouraging citizens to make healthier lifestyle choices, as well as reducing the impact of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) on society. In Abu Dhabi...

 

Helped in part by some significant examples of international investment, the health care sector in Abu Dhabi has made huge strides over the last four decades. Based on these foundations, the agencies responsible for planning future provision in the emirate are currently focused on improving, reshaping and expanding the services offered to its...

While reduced oil prices are undoubtedly a concern for the emirate’s authorities, economic diversification efforts of recent years mean Abu Dhabi is well placed to weather a prolonged period of subdued prices. Vision 2030 meanwhile contains a raft of goals that will further reduce the emirate’s reliance on hydrocarbons, and continue to foster the emergence of a more sustainable and knowledge-based economy in the years ahead.

 

Emergency preparedness is an important pillar of the Health Authority - Abu Dhabi’s (HAAD)’s midterm strategy, which entails expanding both emergency service provision and emergency medicine, in addition to formulating new disaster response plans aimed at containing potential disease outbreaks and effectively managing a mass-casualty incident...