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Healthcare facilities are required to complete the Training Programme on Abu Dhabi Healthcare Guidelines for Health Media & Advertising System as mentioned in circular number 26/2023, 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


Health Information Exchange standards

In accordance with DOH ADHIE Policy and to optimize the benefits of utilizing the Abu Dhabi Health Information Exchange (Malaffi), Department of Health (DOH) is mandating the use of certain coding standards and units of measurement to standardize the capturing of patients’ demographics and clinical data in their Electronic Medical Record (EMR) 

Additionally, the DOH is requiring a minimum data set to be captured and sent from source Electronic Medical Records and Reference Lab Information Systems to Malaffi Health Information Exchange.
All Healthcare Providers are advised to monitor this link regularly.
For queries please email: hie@doh.gov.ae



Following are the details of the data coding standards, unit of measurement, required minimum data set(s) and implementation timelines

Standard 1 - Patient Identifier Information 

Standard 2 - Patient’s Clinical Encounter Information 

Standard 3 - Patient Allergies – Non Drug Allergies

Standard 4 - Patient Problem List/Chronic conditions 

Standard 5 - Patient Laboratory Result Information

Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine - Clinical Terms (SNOMED CT)


Disease Registries

Following are the details of the required minimum data set(s) for the following Disease Registries



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Last updated: 16 Jun 2024

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