The UAE health index has registered higher ranking against global average on overall well-being and managing stress levels during the situation caused by Covid-10 pandemic. Employees in the UAE have experienced greater flexibility and communication with colleagues, as well as longer working hours and less stress during Covid-19 work from home period, revealed a global survey.
Along with the growth in the number of healthcare facilities, Dubai has also witnessed an impressive 61 per cent increase in licenced medical professionals to reach 55,208 in 2022.
The world’s first Phase III trials of an inactivated vaccine for COVID-19 being held in the United Arab Emirates have reached a major milestone with over 5,000 volunteers have now received their first vaccination.
The Dubai Health Authority decided to reduce the charges of 11 types of medical services provided in all affiliated hospitals and centres so substantially that the reduction exceeded in many of these services 50 per cent of the original charge of the service.
Sheikh Mohammed said the UAE has succeeded in countering the COVID-19 outbreak and set a commendable example for the world in managing the pandemic. The country’s scientific approach in combating the virus and the meticulous planning and collaborative spirit shown by frontline organisations helped turn the crisis into an opportunity, he added.