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DoH launches Kawader in support of talents that wish to join the Emirate’s healthcare sector

13 Oct, 2022:

As part of its commitment to retain and attract talent to Abu Dhabi, the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi (DoH), launches Kawader, a unique platform that presents distinctive work opportunities across Abu Dhabi’s healthcare workforce, during GITEX Global 2022. The Department seeks to support healthcare cadres through outlining vacancies according to the needs and requirements of the sector. Kawader will highlight available vacancies in line with Abu Dhabi’s healthcare workforce planning contributing to the quality, efficiency and sustainability of the healthcare services in the Emirate.

The Platform will outline openings in various medical fields including nursing, emergency medicine, internal medicine and other allied medical segments from within healthcare facilities in the Emirate. The Platform contains an integrated set of features and functions that meet the needs of both healthcare professionals and healthcare providers in Abu Dhabi. The adaptive platform considers the changing requirements and capacity as well as future needs within the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. 

The Platform allows healthcare professionals to create profiles, add resumes and licenses as well as nominate available jobs that suit their experience. Through Kawader, healthcare providers in the Abu Dhabi will be able to communicate directly with registered applicants to learn more about their competencies as well as provide them with job opportunities. 

Dr. Rashid Al Suwaidi, Executive Director of Healthcare Workforce Planning Sector at the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi, said: "Under the guidance of the UAE’s wise leadership, we continue to focus our efforts on investing in human capabilities and attracting healthcare talents to reside and work in Abu Dhabi. The Emirate is home to a wide group of world-class healthcare providers and state-of-the-art healthcare facilities that are equipped with a remarkable workforce which has contributed to many of Abu Dhabi’s achievements and milestones. In line with the DoH’s efforts to position Abu Dhabi as a leading destination for healthcare, we are committed to provide our existing healthcare with unique opportunities to learn and grow in their career in line with international standards and best practices. 

Based on studies conducted by DoH, Abu Dhabi’s healthcare sector is looking to boost its workforce across primary care, mental health as well as maternal and child health. In 2021, Abu Dhabi witnessed a 5.7% increase in the number of licensed medical staff and a 4.8% increase in licensed nursing staff as a fruit of recently initiatives and programmes to attract qualified talents to the emirate. The number of licensed Emirati healthcare professionals increased by 11% in 2021 compared to 2020. 

For more information on Kawader and Abu Dhabi’s healthcare sector, please visit: https://doh.gov.ae/ar/kawader
The Department of Health - Abu Dhabi (DoH) is inviting guests to visit its stand and view the latest healthcare technologies and innovations of Abu Dhabi’s healthcare sector. The DoH stand is under the Abu Dhabi Government pavilion, located in Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum Hall, Stand No. 28.

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