The agreement illustrates DHA's commitment to elevating private healthcare in the emirate Image Credit: DHA

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) signed an MoU with Emirates Hospital Group on February 23, with the aim of providing high quality intensive rehab care to the public.

The MoU, which was signed by His Excellency Humaid Al Qatami, Chairman of the Board and Director General of the DHA and Emirates Hospital Group aims to open cooperation in the field of rehabilitation. 

Commenting on the MoU, Al Qatami said the authority strives to strengthen its partnership with the private sector in order to provide the public with international healthcare services. 

Private sector growth

He added that the DHA considers the private sector as a strategic partner that can aid the authority in achieving its goal of elevating the quality of medical services that are provided by the authority. 

Pramod Balakrishnan, CEO, Emirates Hospitals group said that “the MOU between Emirates Hospitals and  DHA is testimony to the huge encouragement and support provided by the DHA to promote the private sector in the UAE and meet the healthcare needs of the population.”

Emirates Hospitals Group is a wholly owned subsidiary of the KBBO Group focused on creating a healthcare network around the GCC of global quality 
standards. 

The KBBO Group is currently focused on meeting gaps in the healthcare sector, contributing to the medical tourism plans of the country and establishing a high quality healthcare network of hospitals and clinics, adopting cutting edge mobility and home monitoring technology designed to enhance the quality of care and make it more cost effective.

Emirates Rehab has invested in Adeli with a view to providing access to high quality intensive Rehab to the UAE population. The plans are to roll out this intensive Rehab service in Emirates Rehab facilities across the UAE in due course of time.