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Department of Health—Abu Dhabi set to unveil cutting edge AI initiatives at Arab Health 2019
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26 January 2019

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates- 26 January 2019: Department of Health—Abu Dhabi (DoH), the regulator of the healthcare sector in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, is set to participate at Arab Health 2019, the largest medical exhibition in the Middle East taking place in Dubai World Centre from 28 to 31 January. DoH’s participation at Arab Health 2019 will see it unveil its latest Artificial Intelligence (AI) initiatives, showcasing the imperative connection between AI and the healthcare sector. 

 Committed to positioning Abu Dhabi as a hub for AI and innovation in healthcare globally, DoH is on track to transform the way healthcare is delivered in the Emirate to further enhance patients’ healthcare journey.

DoH’s participation this year will see it launch a series of cutting edge initiatives with the aim to spearhead the fusion of healthcare and technology in Abu Dhabi. This step complements its continuous efforts in further augmenting the healthcare sector to deliver exceptional quality of healthcare services for citizens and residents in Abu Dhabi.

H.E. Sheikh Abdulla Bin Mohamed Al Hamed, Chairman of Department of Health Abu Dhabi said: “We are delighted to be harnessing the power of AI to promote the wellbeing of Abu Dhabi, and encourage a healthier lifestyle for its community by aligning with the Abu Dhabi Government vision and Ghadan 21 Agenda. We are witnessing rapid developments take shape in the healthcare sector every day, and our participation at Arab Health 2019 will see us take part in spreading a culture of innovation as well as inspiring cross-industrial collaboration between the healthcare and technology sectors.”

“As the leading healthcare exhibition in the MENA region for years now, Arab Health continues to bring together leadership, businesses, service providers, healthcare professionals, regulators, product manufacturers and innovators all under one roof here in the UAE. We are delighted to be part of this global gathering, and we look forward to reuniting with our peers in the industry. We look forward to the opportunity to explore the latest innovations and advanced procedures, collect insights and discuss advancements in the healthcare industry.” continued Al Hamed.
As the regulator of the healthcare sector in the Emirate, DoH ensures the appropriate policies and regulations are put in place and are designed to encourage the implementation of the latest AI technologies. DoH is devoted to enhancing patient safety and taking the quality of the Abu Dhabi healthcare sector to new heights.

Arab Health 2019 will see the participation of over 4,150 companies participating from 166 countries. Visitors at the DoH pavilion will be able to learn more about the latest programs and initiatives launched by the healthcare sector in the Emirate, and step into an immersive journey featuring several interactive AI experiences.


N.B.: DoH will be available at Hall 5 - stand 30


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