DHA celebrates Health Week

31/10/2009 - Dubai Lifestyle News
DHA celebrates Health Week

Posted by Bob Brunskill

The launch of a themed week yesterday (October 29th) may spark the interest of health-conscious individuals with property in the UAE.

Celebrations by the Dubai Health Authority (DHA), to mark the beginning of the week were launched by Dr Mohammad Al Olama, chief executive officer of the Hospital Services Sector.

The DHA is also set to hold a seminar on November 4th,as part of health week, with the Rashid Medical Library Auditorium hosting other activities.

Patient Safety, Our Priority, was this year's theme for the event, whose participants include the DHA Airport clinic, Dubai Hospital and the Thalassemia centre, among others.

The DHA exists to create health strategies and policy relating to health. It seeks to encourage the growth of the health market, overseeing that there is value for money in terms of the services provided.

In attempting to fulfil set goals the DHA claims it is always mindful of the rights of patients and quality values, alongside patient safety and clinical competence