Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum issued Executive Council Resolution No. (18) of 2018 approving the new
"The comprehensive new
Sheikh Hamdan commended the teams that were involved in developing the new structure, the experts and professionals at The Executive Council and DHA and the Supreme Legislation Committee for creating a comprehensive plan for the next phase of growth.
The new structure of DHA includes two new entities, the Dubai Healthcare Corporation and Dubai Health Insurance Corporation. It also includes three new strategic sectors, Strategy and Corporate Development, Health Regulation and Joint Corporate Support Services.
The Strategy and Corporate Development sector is tasked with preparing and executing strategies and corporate policies to implement the healthcare strategy and the objectives of Dubai Plan 2021, as well as develop a corporate governance framework that supports the vision and mission of the Authority and ensures its compliance with local and federal laws and regulations.
The Health Regulation sector is tasked with developing licensing regulations for individuals and establishments in Dubai including in free zones; inspecting healthcare service providers and ensuring they comply with laws and regulations
The Joint Corporate Support Services sector is tasked with managing the financial resources of the DHA, overseeing the preparation of the budget, setting priorities for spending and revenue collection; and managing accounts as per the guidelines of the Finance Department of the Government of Dubai. This sector is also in charge of attracting, managing and retaining human resources, as well as improving and implementing HR policies.
According to the new
The primary healthcare services sector is in charge of developing, executing and reviewing the implementation of policies and procedures related to primary
The medical services support and nursing sector oversees the DHA’s pharmaceutical
The new structure supports Dubai Health Insurance Corporation’s (DHIC) efforts to provide better access to insurance coverage and enhance the choice of quality insurance policies.
The new structure also includes a ‘Health Fund’ created to raise funds from individuals and private or public
The DHA’s Director General is tasked with issuing any laws and regulations related to this Resolution, including approval of regulatory bodies within the new