Government

Within the framework of achieving Vision 2021, National Agenda Indicators in health and preventative services, transformation from E-Government to smart government, Agenda 2030 for sustainable development and in order to implement the initiative of strengthening the pharmacovigilance for the safety of society which has been approved by the cabinet in October 2017, the Ministry of Health and Prevention “MOHAP” launched the first-of-its-kind smart application about pharmacovigilance under the name “UAE RADR”.

The Ministry of Health and Prevention “MOHAP” announced the exploitation of AI technologies to reduce waiting time in emergency departments with a view to managing the operational processes of hospitals by using the smart healthcare operation centre “PaCE”. The announcement comes within the context of a package of innovative projects MOHAP will showcase at Arab Health 2019 during the period from 28 – 31 January.

His Excellency Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, is attending the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2019 as part of the UAE delegation, led by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai.

HE Dr. Amin Hussein Al Amiri, Assistant Under-Secretary for Public Health Policy and Licensing Sector at the Ministry of Health and Prevention, stated that the Ministry is cooperating with pharmaceutical companies to support patent programs and registration of patents at the Ministry of Economy.

The Health Promotion Department at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah has announced the initiatives it will organize throughout the “Year of Tolerance,” in participation with the related health promoting societies at the council, which aim to strengthen Sharjah's efforts to become the first healthy city in the region and the world.