Al Rashidiya Medical Fitness Center Image Credit: Supplied

Dubai: Ten medical fitness centres in Dubai recent obtained accreditation by the JCI (Joint Commission International), a badge of international recognition for their high standards

The 10 centres carry out millions of medical screenings for expatriate visas each year.

Millions of expatriates use medical fitness testing centres in Dubai each year. In 2017,  the centres conduced 2.13 million screenings.

JCI accredits eight types of health care programs: hospitals, academic medical center hospitals, ambulatory care facilities, clinical laboratories, home care facilities, long term care facilities, medicaltransport organizations, and primary care centers.

2,126,066 people visited Medical Fitness Centres in 2017 for new and renewal of visas

Medical fitness screenings are mandatory for all expatriates. The DHA had also started streamlining medical fitness services to make service centres a one-stop shop for customers. 

Medical fitness screenings are mandatory for all expats


DHA is rolling out artificial intelligence (AI) for chest X-rays

 

International accreditation planned for all healthcare centres

80% of hospitals in Dubai are internationally accredited

 


Meanwhile, DHA has initiated the use artificial intelligence (AI) to streamline the X-ray process for expat visa medicals.

Recently, DHA and Agfa HealthCare signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) at the Arab Health Conference 2018.

The collaboration will lead to the first AI validation in the country.

20 MEDICAL CENTRES

1. Al-Muhaisnah Medical Fitness Centre
2. Uptown Occupational Health Screening Centre
3. Al Rashidiya Medical Fitness Centre For Families
4. Dubai Airport Free Zone Authority
5. Dubai Airport Medical Fitness Centre
6. Emirates airline
7. Emirates Medical Fitness Centre, DHCC
8. Al Karama Medical Fitness Express Services Centre
9. Mankhool Medical Fitness Centre
10. Dubai International Financial Centre
11. Al Badaa Medical Fitness Centre
12. Zabeel Medical Fitness Centre
13. Al Safa Medical Fitness Centre
14. Al Quoz Mall Medical Fitness Centre
15. Knowledge Village Medical Fitness Centre
16. JLT Medical Fitness Centre
17. Jebel Ali Medical Fitness Centre
18. Al Lusaily Medical Fitness Centre
19. Dubai Club — Business Village
20. Dubai Land Department

10 ACCREDITED

1. Al Rashidiya Medical Fitness Centre For Families
2. Dubai Airport Free Zone Authority
3. Uptown Occupational Health Screening Centre
4. Al Karama Medical Fitness Express Services Centre
5. Al Quoz Mall Medical Fitness Centre
6. Knowledge Village Medical Fitness Centre
7. Dubai International Financial Centre
8. Jebel Ali Medical Fitness Centre
9. Emirates Medical Fitness Centre, DHCC
10. JLT Medical Fitness Centre