Abu Dhabi, UAE, April 04, 2023: Mubadala Health, the integrated network of world-class healthcare facilities, and Emirates Medical Association (EMA), a non-profit organization that represents physicians and allied health professionals in the UAE, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate and advance medical education and research opportunities in the UAE. The MoU signing is a significant milestone for both entities and contributes to the strengthening of the Abu Dhabi healthcare ecosystem.
As part of the MoU, Mubadala Health and EMA will collaborate on joint programs, training centers, and educational materials. They will also join forces to advance medical education and research opportunities, with a particular emphasis on increasing the availability of continuous professional development programs across multiple specializations to elevate and progress national expertise and capabilities. The two organizations will also conduct research studies and clinical trials to develop new healthcare options for a wide variety of medical conditions.
Hasan Jasem Al Nowais, Chief Executive Officer, Mubadala Health, said: “Mubadala Health is delighted to partner with Emirates Medical Association in an effort to advance healthcare education and research in the UAE. Through this collaboration, we aim to continue our work in advancing healthcare in the UAE and wider region, with a focus on continuous capacities development. We are confident that this collaboration will contribute to Mubadala Health’s mission to bringing world-class healthcare closer to home and by playing a critical role in increasing the availability of continuous professional development programs across key medical specializations that are critical to the UAE’s healthcare offering.”
Dr. Mouza Abdulla Alsharhan, President, Emirates Medical Association, said, “We are pleased to partner with Mubadala Health to improve the healthcare industry in the UAE. Our aim is to play a vital role in the continuous improvement in the quality of healthcare in the UAE, by being an integral part of the professional life of every physician. We strive to keep our members up to date with the global changes and advancements in practice within the medical field. This partnership will bring value to our members and support our key objectives to improve healthcare in the region. We look forward to collaborating on joint programs consisting of training centers, educational materials, and certification for the proceeding education and professional growth programs.”
As part of the MoU, EMA will support the enrollment of Mubadala Health physicians under medical societies and clubs affiliated with the association. Moreover, Mubadala Health will assign key opinion leaders from their institutions to work with EMA societies to overview the works on agreed fields of collaboration.
The partnership between Mubadala Health and EMA will improve access to the highest standards of training and resources for healthcare professionals, ultimately enhancing patient care in Abu Dhabi and the UAE.