Rashid Hospital in Dubai. Image Credit: Ahmed Ramzan/Gulf News

Dubai: Dubai: Dubai’s Rashid Hospital has earned a prestigious accreditation from the American Stroke Association.

Rashid Hospital is the first hospital in the world to obtain this accreditation from outside the United States.

Rashid Hospital received the Comprehensive Stroke Centre accreditation from American Stroke Association for the high-quality medical care and assistance provided to stroke patients at the hospital.

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The American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart Association, is the world’s leading force for longer, healthier lives and it uses its stroke certification model to assist hospitals with a framework to manage and deliver quality care by standardising and increasing the adherence to scientific guidelines and access to acute care for patients who experience a stroke.