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How Expo 2020 Dubai plans to deal with medical emergencies

Dubai Health Authority signs agreements with four hospitals to provide integrated healthcare services to visitors and exhibitors

How Expo 2020 Dubai plans to deal with medical emergencies

The memoradums of understanding aim to support the DHA's efforts to provide a safe and healthy environment for Expo 2020 Dubai visitors and exhibitors.

Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has signed four agreements with Al Zahra Hospital Dubai, NMC Royal Hospital, Mediclinic Parkview Hospital and Saudi German Hospital to provide integrated healthcare services to visitors and exhibitors during Expo 2020 Dubai.

The memoradums of understanding aim to support the DHA's efforts to provide a safe and healthy environment for Expo 2020 Dubai visitors and exhibitors as well as providing them with quality medical services and supporting the authority in dealing with any potential emergencies, state news agency WAM reported.

Dr Younis Kazim, CEO of the Dubai Healthcare Cooperation at DHA, signed each of the four MoUs with Dr Mohaymen Abdelghany, CEO of Al Zahra Hospital Dubai, Ashish Kumar Jaiswal, vice president, operations, Dubai region, at NMC Healthcare, Dr Reem Osman, CEO of Saudi German Hospital Group UAE and Dr Tarek Fathy, head of operation at Mediclinic Middle East.

Kazim said that the DHA is always keen to expand and strengthen its partnership with private hospitals, medical centres and clinics to achieve the authority’s goals of achieving a healthier and happier society.

He said that preparing to medically secure Expo 2020 Dubai requires concerted efforts from both the public and private health sector and relevant authorities.

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