His Excellency Humaid Al Qatami, Chairman of the Board and Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) highlighted today that the DHA pays significant emphasis to support private healthcare entities, which are vital for the growth and development of the health sector.
Al Qatami was speaking at the opening of the Orthocure centre, which is a centre that provides diagnostic, therapeutic and rehabilitative services for joint and bone disorders.
The Centre has received the support of the Mohammed bin Rashid Establishment for SME Development which was set up to foster the development of entrepreneurialism, encourage and support UAE nationals.
Al Qatami said that the DHA is keen to support UAE national talent in the health sector and recognizes their efforts, potential and expertise.
Two well-known Emirati doctors, Dr Ali Al Belooshi and Dr Saeed Al Thani, are the founders of the OrthoCure centre. They are professors at UAE University.
Al Thani specialises in sports and arthoscopic surgeries and knee reconstructive surgeries ,and Al Belooshi specialises in hip and knee primary and revision reconstruction surgeries.
Al Qatami said that the opening of such specialised centres is in line with the vision of the DHA to provide specialised health services to the community in Dubai.
He said that the DHA is keen to develop all fields of healthcare and that the private sector is its partner to achieve this vision.