The Dubai medical club comprising of 24 members recently met to discuss important aspects of the Dubai medical tourism initiative, ways to promote develop and sustain medical tourism in Dubai.
The meeting was chaired by HE Engineer Essa Al Maidoor, director general of the Dubai Health Authority (DHA).
Al Maidoor, said: “The idea behind the medical tourism club is to brainstorm and receive feedback and suggestions from key industry experts. This will assist the Authority and private sector to work together to ensure proper utilization of all resources. The goals of the medical tourism club include facilitating the Dubai medical tourism programme, promoting medical tourism services in Dubai and to collectively contribute to the Dubai medical tourism strategy by identifying new markets and services.”
Al Marzouqi said that of the 24 registered members, 15 are from hospitals, two are from day-care surgery centres and seven belong to multi-specialty clinics.