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28 Jul 2021 The Department of Health is pleased to announce the successful completion of the 11th cycle of TANSEEQ Program for medical interns, residents and fellows for the year 2021, for more information Click Here

DOH urges all healthcare and pharmaceutical facilities & Health professional to Adhere to the circular number(63\2021) by updating the details of the mobile number & e-mail address in order to receive all circulars & letters issued by DOH, for more information Click Here

The Department of Health (DOH) is pleased to announce the central Fellowship Application process for medical graduates, for more information Click Here


About Department of Health

Department of Health -Abu Dhabi is the regulative body of the Healthcare Sector in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and ensures excellence in Healthcare for the community by monitoring the health status of the population.

DoH defines the strategy for the health system, monitors and analyses the health status of the population and performance of the system.

In addition DoH shapes the regulatory framework for the health system, inspects against regulations, enforce standards, and encourages adoption of world – class best practices and performance targets by all healthcare service providers in the Emirate.

DoH also drives programs to increase awareness and adoption of healthy living standards among the residents of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi in addition to regulating scope of services, premiums and reimbursement rates of the health system in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.


increase in beds
since 2016


in abu dhabi


in Abu Dhabi


pharmacies operating
in the Emirate


Medical centers
in Abu Dhabi


decrease in Road
traffic fatalities


"DoH's initiatives and ongoing efforts are designed to transform and further empower the Emirate's healthcare sector, whilst also promoting 'A Healthier Abu Dhabi'.

This unique vision is built upon the target of improving the well-being of our society and driving growth in Abu Dhabi's healthcare sector."

HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Mohammed Al Hamed

Chairman of Department of Health – Abu Dhabi

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A healthy and safe Abu Dhabi


A healthy life with globally leading preventive and curative services


Commitment to society

Commitment to our society’s needs and expectations.

Artificial Intelligence

Encourage creative thinking and continuous improvement of our services.


All are responsible for his/her actions and their consequences.

Integrity and Trust

Honesty, commitment to the policies of DoH, and avoiding acts contrary to the code of conduct.

Quality and Excellence

Spreading and promoting the culture of excellence and continuously improving corporate performance.


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