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DoH is pleased to announce the central Internship Application process for medical graduates applying for internship programs across Abu Dhabi. The training programs are opened to all nationalities. For more Click Here

The Department of Health is pleased to announce the opening of the Fellowship applications2020 to be offered in Abu Dhabi. For more Click Here

DOH is pleased to announce the start of the Residency Entrance Examination application processes for medical graduates applying for residency training programs across Abu Dhabi. For more information please Click Here

why invest

Why Abu Dhabi?

Abu Dhabi is an attractive investment hub

4%

World’s Gas Reserves

9%

World's Oil Reserves

65%

UAE GDP
Economic
Strength

Abu Dhabi is home to one of the largest aggregate sovereign wealth funds globally

Continuous
Growth at ~10%

Real estate, construction, tourism and manufacturing have been the key growth drivers for non oil GDP

Strategic
Location

Access to 4.5 billion consumers in 4 time zones at the crossroads of trade between Europe, Asia and Africa

Investment
Incentives

0% corporate and income tax up to 100% profit repartriation in Special Economic Zones

Healthcare Landscape

Why Invest

Abu Dhabi has a modern and rapidly-growing healthcare sector

6.025

Increase in Beds

61

Hospitals in Abu Dhabi

995

Medical Centers in Abu Dhabi
Health Information
Exchange (HIE)

Abu Dhabi is developing a cutting-edge health information exchange platform (HIE)

What is the
Opportunity

A 'hub-and-spoke' approach to building and connecting healthcare-related facilities and services

International
Patients

Abu Dhabi aims to attract ~40,000 international patients by 2020, generating ~AED 30,000 per patient

Abu Dhabi 2030
Economic Plan

Abu Dhabi govt. has a strong and stable economic sector and economic plan 2030 which monitor economic sector's commitments

Your Investment Destination

Why Invest

Opportunities stretch beyond healthcare provision and also include

Total Manufacturing Sites Licensed in UAE
Total Manufacturing Sites Licensed in UAE
Why Invest

Abu Dhabi Healthcare Vision

Abu Dhabi's Government has a high-level vision for each of Abu Dhabi Healthcare's six components

Why Invest

Abu Dhabi Medical Tourism

The medical strip concept is core component of the Abu Dhabi medical City vision

How to Invest

DoH aims to regulate and develop the healthcare sector and to protect the health of individuals by ensuring better access to.

01

Check for Requirements

Visit DOH website and review CMP to check requirements and Emirates needs

02

Request for Certificate of Need

Apply for the Certificate of Need (CoN) via Certificate of Need System

03

Request for License

Contact Department of Economic Development to issue needed licenses

04

Request for Approval

Apply through the Health Facility Licensing (HFL) system and submit required documents

05

Receive Preliminary Approval

Obtain preliminary approval and license via Health Facility Licensing (HFL) System to operate

Invest in Abu Dhabi Medical Sector

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Department Main Responsibilities

The DOH Investment Relations Department assists Investors in identifying healthcare needs by analysing the supply, demand and gaps by facility type, specialty and location.

Monitoring healthcare provision and its impacts on access.
Developing plans and initiatives to attract investors.
Publishing information on supply, demand and investment opportunities for all stakeholders.
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