More than 3,000 private healthcare facilities now in Dubai

Dubai Health Authority says private facilities increased by 4% in Q2 compared to the previous quarter
By Staff writer
Wed 28 Jun 2017 03:43 PM

The number of private medical health facilities in Dubai rose above the 3,000 mark during the second quarter of 2017, according to the Dubai Health Authority (DHA).

Facilities increased by four percent increase to 3,018 in the second quarter compared to the previous quarter, the DHA said in a statement.

This increase includes private hospitals, specialty health centres, pharmacies, diagnostic centres and dental centres, it added.

Humaid Al Qatami, chairman and director general of the DHA, said the authority is working on developing standards and regulations to provide international medical services.

An action plan aims to develop private medical facilities through regulation, individual and facility licensing and inspections, the statement said.

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