Johns Hopkins Medicine International, Clemenceau Medical Centre Hospital launch new visiting physician programme in UAE

DUBAI, Clemenceau Medical Centre Hospital in Dubai signed today a collaboration agreement with Johns Hopkins Medicine International, the leading healthcare provider in the USA in the presence of Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Toleranc…

DUBAI, Clemenceau Medical Centre Hospital in Dubai signed today a collaboration agreement with Johns Hopkins Medicine International, the leading healthcare provider in the USA in the presence of Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence.

World-renowned doctors from Johns Hopkins Medicine in the United States will travel to Dubai on a regular basis to provide advanced diagnostic and specialty care for patients in the region.

Sheikh Nahyan said:'' This collaboration comes in line with the directives of our wise leadership and the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, to provide the highest level of care that complies with international standards for citizens and residents, and to make UAE a major destination for treatment in the region and the world.'' In his speech during the signing of the agreement, he talked about the importance of this international collaboration, adding : "We are delighted to have Johns Hopkins Medicine International as a partner in providing some of the finest health care in the world right here at the Clemenceau Hospital in Dubai. I am sure that the people of the UAE will benefit greatly from the superb medical care that your visiting physicians will bring to us."

He also added: "By launching this agreement today, all of you recognise that the UAE is a country intent on improving the quality of health care for its entire population. We in the United Arab Emirates understand that the quality of our lives depends on good health. Under the leadership of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and with the guidance and strong support of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, the UAE is committed to an excellent and responsive health care system. Our national leaders have made it a national goal for the UAE to become a regional centre for health care, innovation, scientific research, and technological applications."

"Since inception, Clemenceau Medical Centre Hospital Dubai, has dedicated its mission to meet patients’ needs in the UAE through the enhancement of the quality of healthcare and the management of complex medical conditions" added Abdulrahman Abdulaziz Khansaheb, Chairman of the Board of Directors at Clemenceau Medical Centre Hospital Dubai.

Charles M. Wiener, M.D., President of Johns Hopkins Medicine International, said, "We are honoured to collaborate with Clemenceau Medicine International in their efforts to advance health care in the Middle East and to share our expertise and best practices with Clemenceau Medical Centre Hospital Dubai, one of the region’s premier health care institutions. We are deeply committed to expanding access to high-quality health care locally so as many people as possible can receive the best care close to home and family."

Source: Emirates News Agency