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The Ministry of Health and Prevention has announced that it is hiring seven nursing students who got their  Bachelor’s degrees and completed their four-year studies under the “enhancing the attractiveness of  nursing as a profession  initiative”. Also 17 nurses who were part of the Nursing Bridging Program and another eight from the Master's Program in Nursing will be joining back from their educational leave.

The Supreme Legislation Committee (SLC) has revealed the released an updated version of its strategic plan of the year 2019, which incorporates all the key guidelines and standards aimed at addressing and meeting all the goals and objectives of Dubai, its government agencies and stakeholders concerned with the development and implementation of legislation in the emirate. The new set of standards and guidelines include international benchmarks, reports, surveys, workshops for SLC members, and outcomes from official overseas travels to the USA, Singapore and Australia.

The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) shared its renowned experience in implementing world-class maritime registration and licensing services with the Department of Municipal Affairs and Transport in Abu Dhabi (DMAT) during their recently held meeting. Both parties also exchanged expertise to achieve their common goals of further improving the marine licensing system according to the highest international standards and reinforcing the UAE’s position as one of the most important maritime and logistics capitals in the world.

The Jeju Island Tourism Organization, South Korea has revealed a 20 per cent increase in the number of UAE tourists that have visited South Korea’s Jeju Island during the first half of 2017. The figures were presented in a special promotional event held today (Thursday July 20, 2017) at the JW Marriott Marquis in Dubai. The event was aimed towards further promoting the increasing popularity of Jeju Island to a potential UAE and Middle East market. Jeju, which is the largest island off the coast of the Korean Peninsula, has long been South Korea's highly preferred holiday destination--made more attractive for its beautiful beaches and posh countryside and seaside hotel and resorts. Gracing the promotional event was His Excellency (H.E.) Seongtae Jeon, Vice Governor for Administrative Affairs of the Jeju Special Self-Governing Province. This information session was also attended by the Korean Consul Namdeook Heo in Dubai, Director Yongsuk Kwon of KOTRA, President Geyongsoo Kim of the Korean Association of UAE, Dubai travel agencies, medical tourism officials, and associated reporters.

The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) recently held its first meeting for the Health Legislation and Policies team, which forms part of the Executive Group of Healthy Lifestyle Indicators, which involves prevalence of smoking tobacco products, prevalence of diabetes, and obesity amongst children. The team is led by Mrs. Nouf Khamis - Deputy Director of Head of Education and Promotion Department at MOHAP’s Training and Development Center based in Sharjah.