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Everything You Need To Know About Dubai Health Authority (DHA)

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) was created in June 2007 by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE.

Dubai Health Authority (DHA) provides a quality healthcare system in Dubai by setting policies and strategies for healthcare in public and private hospitals. Its mission is to provide quality, protection of patient rights, clinical competence and patient’s safety. So that patients, their families, friends and visitors to Dubai have access to the best medical care whenever they need it. Dubai Health Authority is also providing these medical services in affordable packages and efficient access to everyone. There are Skilled Doctors for every condition in private and public hospitals for patients.

Mission Statement

Transforming Dubai into a leading healthcare destination by fostering innovative and integrated care models and by enhancing community engagement

Vision Statement

Towards a healthier and happier community.

Values of Dubai Health Authority

  • Consumer Centricity – To prioritize the individual experience in the care delivery process through a coordinated set of services that are tailored to the needs, safety and preferences of the consumers, their families and their caregivers.
  • Efficiency – To maximize the value of healthcare services delivered by pursuing efficiency and appropriate allocation and utilization of resources.
  • Engaged and motivated workforce – To create a work environment that can motivate and attract talented healthcare workforce. The aim is to create engaged, attentive and accomplished workforce that provides distinctive and compassionate care and foster patient trust.
  • Accountability and transparency – To be accountable for delivering high quality healthcare services and accountable for the communities served. A system of responsibility and accountability should be put in place to track the process of health related decisions and ensure that the process and results are transparent and clear to the public, patients, healthcare workforce and the communities served.
  • Innovation – To embrace an innovative and interdisciplinary approach to clinical care that strives to enhance the lives of the communities served.
  • Excellence – To aspire to the highest standards of excellence and professionalism in the provision of care.

Major Services by Dubai Health Authority

Individual Services:

  • Healthcare Services
  • Medical Fitness
  • Licensing Services
  • Administrative Services

Business Services:

  • Medical Fitness
  • Licensing Services
  • Purchasing & Contracts
  • Private Health Services

Government Services:

  • Information Services

Public Benefit Services:

  • Social & Community Office

Major Hospitals & Centers

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  • Dubai Hospital
  • Rashid Hospital
  • Latifa Women & Children Hospital
  • Hatta Hospital
  • Specialty Centers

Dubai Genetics Center:

  • Dubai Cord Blood & Research Center
  • Thalassemia center
  • Dubai Gynecology and Fertility Center
  • Dubai Blood Donation Center
  • Dubai Diabetes Center
  • Dubai Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation Center

Other Departments:

  • Health funding
  • Health Regulation
  • Medical Education
  • Medical Fitness
  • Clinical Nutrition
  • The Health Tourism Council

Primary Health Care Centers:

  • Health Centers

Contact Details of Dubai Health Authority

  • Address: Dubai Health Authority Building, Al Maktoum Bridge Street, Bur Dubai Area 4545, UAE.
  • E-Mail:
  • Fax: +971 4 3113113
  • Timing: 8:00 am to 6:00 pm Sunday to Thursday.
  • Toll Free (24/7): 800342 (800 DHA)
  • Outside UAE (24/7): +971-42191990

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