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Abu Dhabi Health Workforce Masterplan 2022

As the emirate’s healthcare regulator, the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi (DoH) maintains its commitment in having a strong homegrown healthcare workforce, which is one of its key strategic priorities.

In order to ensure the delivery of excellent healthcare services to the members of the Abu Dhabi community, and those visiting it from abroad, DoH has updated its “Health Workforce Masterplan 2022” to showcase the emirate’s healthcare workforce planning, while providing valuable insights on the multitude of opportunities the future holds for Abu Dhabi’s healthcare sector.

The masterplan provides a comprehensive overview on the status of the healthcare workforce while specifying their future needs. Additionally, it includes promising investment opportunities, and the forecast of available professions within the sector, for the national workforce, and for those who want to join the emirate’s healthcare sector. By sharing the updated masterplan with investors and healthcare professionals, the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi seeks to enhance the sector’s sustainability, while encouraging the Emiratisation and the upskilling of the workforce, cementing Abu Dhabi’s position as a global destination for healthcare.

Abu Dhabi Health Workforce Masterplan 2022

Get in Touch with Us at healthworkforce@doh.gov.ae

Gap Analysis for the
Entire Population

Comparing the 2022 supply of Abu Dhabi Health Workforce with the projected demand of Abu Dhabi's
population up to the year 2040. Current Nationals supply is shown in Yellow.

Classification of Emiratization Priorities

  • Critical

    Highly Critical & Vital Specialty Severe shortage of National Health Workforce

  • High

    Vital Specialty High Shortage of National Health Workforce

  • Moderate

    Important Specialty Medium Shortage of National Health Workforce

The Emiratisation priorities of Abu Dhabi’s Healthcare sector’s workforce are ranked strategically according to criticality and importance; to direct the pool of talented future supply of workforce into joining the highly needed specialties for nationals.

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Last updated: 23 Jul 2024

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