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In pictures: Three more field hospitals launched by SEHA in Dubai and Abu Dhabi

The establishment of the three field hospitals is aligned with the nation's vision to expand the number of medical facilities and be equipped to care for patients with Covid-19, strengthening the healthcare sector's capabilities and preparedness for current and future challenges through the provision of world-class care that meet and exceed international standards.

In pictures: Three more field hospitals launched by SEHA in Dubai and Abu Dhabi

Sheikh Khalid bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Member of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Office, visited the field hospitals in the Emirates Humanitarian City located in Mohammed bin Zayed city in Abu Dhabi, and the Abu Dhabi Exhibition Center.

In pictures: Three more field hospitals launched by SEHA in Dubai and Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), has established three field hospitals in the UAE as it continues to play an integral role on the frontlines of the nation’s efforts to combat the Covid-19 pandemic.

In pictures: Three more field hospitals launched by SEHA in Dubai and Abu Dhabi

Sheikh Khalid viewed the development of the field hospital in Emirates Humanitarian City, which spans over 29,000 square meters and will be managed by a medical team of 200 healthcare professionals, with a capacity to serve 1,200 patients.

In pictures: Three more field hospitals launched by SEHA in Dubai and Abu Dhabi

He was briefed on the advancements in the field hospital in the Abu Dhabi Exhibition Center, which is spread across 31,000 square meters, has capacity to cater to 1,000 patients and is staffed by a medical team of 150 healthcare professionals.

In pictures: Three more field hospitals launched by SEHA in Dubai and Abu Dhabi

The third field hospital in Dubai Parks and Resorts, with a space of 29,000 square meters, will be ready by the end of April and will be operated by a medical team of 200 healthcare professionals, serving 1,200 patients.

In pictures: Three more field hospitals launched by SEHA in Dubai and Abu Dhabi

Salem Al Noaimi, the chairman of SEHA, said that the establishment of the field hospitals is not in response to existing demand.