The Executive Director of Strategy and Policy Sector
H.E. Dr. Ahmed Abdulhadi AlKhazraji serves as the Executive Director of Strategy and Policy at the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi. In this role he is responsible for leading all activities under strategic planning, performance management and institutional excellence, policy development, digital health and analytics, and transformation.
Previously, Dr. AlKhazraji was the Director of Health Affairs at the Abu Dhabi Executive Office (ADEO), responsible for driving Abu Dhabi’s health agenda through the initiatives, programs, and special projects of its foundational strategies and annual plans, across health-related government and private entities. Prior to ADEO, he was the Institute Director of Medical Operations, and Clinical Director of Rehabilitation Services, both at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi.
Dr. AlKhazraji has over 15 years of healthcare experience across public and private sectors. He has served on company boards and led multiple steering committees that brought world-leading surgical and therapeutic care, for the first time, to the UAE. He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE), and an alumnus of the UAE Prime Minister’s Office Government Executive Leaders program. He completed his doctorate, master’s, and bachelor’s degrees at the University of Southern California and Marquette University, in the United States.
H.E. Hind Mubarak Al Zaabi
The Executive Director of Healthcare Facilities Sector
H.E. Hind Mubarak Al Zaabi is the Executive Director of Healthcare Facilities at the Department of Health-Abu Dhabi, she also served as Acting Director of International Patient Care. She has more than 18 years of experience working in the healthcare sector starting from Al Jazeera Hospital, Centeral Hospital, Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) and DoH. Al Zaabi has collaborated with leading hospitals and universities in order to provide top care for IPC patients and improve healthcare services. She holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Applied Science in Health Information Management from the Higher College of Technology in Abu Dhabi with Distinction with Honors.
Ms. Al Zaabi also managed the Visiting Doctors Programme and headed delegations for field visits in multiple countries to build strategic relations, a few of them came in high importance, such as heading a technical delegation to start relations with South Korea, the United Kingdom and the United States of America. She also led the project of establishing a command operations center abroad and transferring the responsibility of supervising patients sent for treatment.
She was honored by H.H. Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak’s HCT Excellence Award.
she holds CME hours from Harvard medical international & Dubai Healthcare city
she holds a Certificate in Strategic Leadership from the National Defense College and the Abu Dhabi Government Academy. She has a medical resident certificate for fitness to travel from Etihad Airways.
She was honored by NCEMA’S Director General for her work with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation, National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority in their initiative repatriate more than 3,000 Emirati patient from aboard during COVID-19 outbreak.
She was honoured by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan for her efforts and outstanding work in serving the Court of the Ruler's Representative in the Western Region.
She was part of several committees, such as Vice-Chairman of the Medical Committee for Treatment Abroad, Member of the Committee for Unification of Sponsorship, and currently she is Member in International Hospital Federation – Geneva IHF,ISQUA Membership, AHF Board Membership, IHF Membership and Member in Young Executive Leaders’(YEL )steering committee.
H.E. Ali Mohamed Al Khoori
The Executive Director of Finance Sector
H.E. Ali Mohamed Al Khoori is the Executive Director of Finance Sector at the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi. He has over 20 years of rich experience in public, semi government and private sectors. His professional careers span over various industries such as Oil & Gas, Defense & Security and Healthcare.
H.E. Al Khoori holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, with a major in Finance from the university of Mount Saint Joseph, Ohio - USA.
Dr. Rashed Obaid Alsuwaidi
The Executive Director of Healthcare Workforce Planning Sector
Dr. Rashed Obaid Alsuwaidi is the Executive Director of Healthcare Workforce Planning at the Department of Health - Abu Dhabi where he has also served as a consultant at the Undersecretary Office. He has more than 21 years of experience working in the healthcare sector including Zayed Military Hospital, Tawam Hospital, Koln University Hospital in Germany and Department of Health.
He holds an equivalent certificate as an Ophthalmologist from the Doctors' Committee of Nordrhein – German in addition to Executive Master in Healthcare and Economic.
Dr. Saleh Saif Al Ali
The Executive Director of Emergency Preparedness & Response Center
Dr. Saleh Saif Al Ali is the Executive Director Emergency Preparedness & Response Center at Department of Health Abu Dhabi where he has also served as an advisor at the Undersecretary office and a deputy commander of Zayed Military Hospital. He has more than 21 years of experience in the healthcare sector including Zayed Military Hospital, McGill University teaching hospitals, University of Toronto and Harvard teaching hospitals. He is a Canadian and American Board certified in Emergency Medicine since 2007 and holds a prehospital care fellowship from the University of Toronto and Disaster Medicine fellowship. He holds a master and doctorate degree in public health / Healthcare management and policy from Johns Hopkins University / School of Public Health.
In addition, Dr. Saleh has contributed in organizing several local and international conferences in Emergency Medicine, prehospital care and Disaster Medicine. He is an active member of several committees in WHO, IFEM, Arab Board of Emergency Medicine and many others.
Dr. Asma Ibrahim Al Mannaei
The Executive Director of Research and Innovation Center
Dr. Asma Ibrahim Al Mannaei is the Executive Director of the Research and Innovation Centre at the Department of Health - Abu Dhabi where she also served as a Director of Health Quality. She has more than 15 years of experience working in the Department. Throughout this period, Dr. Al Mannaei has successfully led the transformation in patient care quality and safety and contributed to building an advanced patient-centred healthcare system, while continuing to positioning Abu Dhabi as a global leader in healthcare quality.
She holds a Master’s degrees in Public Health from Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelor’s degree in Medicine from United Arab Emirates University (UAEU).
Dr. Al Mannaei leads the Research and Innovation Centre at the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi. Her role is focused on accelerating the healthcare research through assessing the adoption of new innovations, novel medications and technologies in the Emirates. In addition, Dr. Al Mannaei works towards the development of the healthcare ecosystem through deploying innovative solutions, revolutionary treatments and latest health technologies in Abu Dhabi and the UAE.
She served as chairperson of Abu Dhabi Health Research and Technology Committee, and is a member of the Global Commission on Evidence which is independent panel of that develops powerfully complementary perspectives for all types of decision-makers
H.E. Dr. Shamma Khalifa Al Mazrouei
The Executive Director of The International Patient Care Center
H.E. Dr. Shamma Khalifa Al Mazrouei is the Executive Director of the International Patient Care, she worked and practiced as a Family Medicine Consultant since 2017 to date with special interest in mental health, childhood development and management of chronic diseases.
She held dignified position at Sheikh Khalifa Medical City as the Chief Operating Officer from 2019 to Aug 2021. Aside from her role as the COO, she was the Operations Management Lead in the implementation of the Sinopharm Clinical Trials in the UAE as well as executing and delivering the Emergency use of vaccine for the frontliners in the community of Abu Dhabi. Prior to being the Chief Operating Officer at SKMC, she held several Executive positions at the SEHA Ambulatory Health Services at a Director and Managerial level.
H.E. Dr. Shamma is a graduate of UAE University, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences with honours in M.B.B.S in 2005 and received her Arab Board Degree in Family Medicine and Community Medicine in 2012. She is a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality, Certified in American Board Medical Quality and Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt which supporter her in leading multiple projects to enhance and develop the patients satisfaction and provision of exceptional quality of care.
H.E Khalaf Helal Al Mazrouei,
The Executive Director of Support Services Sector
H.E Khalaf Helal Al Mazrouei is the Executive Director of Support Services Sector at the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi.
H.E. Al Mazrouei’s career has spanned 15 years, predominantly in the public sector, where he has been responsible for strategic planning and the development of policies, procedures and processes in line with best practices.
Throughout his career, Al Mazrouei held senior positions at the General Secretariat of the Executive Council of Abu Dhabi, and most recently at the Executive Council Chairman’s Office. During his tenure at the Executive Council, Al Mazrouei has led the Business Support Sector, which includes the Human Resources and General Services, Finance, Information Technology, Procurement, Internal Communications, and Executive Council Members Affairs functions, ensuring optimum performance and compliance, in his capacity as Support Service Director.
Al Mazrouei holds an Executive Master of Business Administration (MBA) with emphasis on Project Management from Higher Colleges of Technology and a Bachelor of Business Majoring in Human Resource Management from Griffith University in Australia.
H.E. Dr. Noura Khamis Al GhaithiUndersecretary of Department of Health – Abu Dhabi
H.E. Dr. Ahmed AlKhazrajiThe Executive Director of Strategy and Policy SectorRead Bio
H.E. Hind Mubarak Al ZaabiThe Executive Director of Healthcare Facilities SectorRead Bio
H.E. Ali Mohamed Al KhooriThe Executive Director of Finance SectorRead Bio
Dr. Rashed Obaid AlsuwaidiThe Executive Director of Healthcare Workforce Planning SectorRead Bio
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Last updated: 03 Dec 2023
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