The United Arab Emirates is an Arabian Peninsula nation settled mainly along the Persian (Arabian) Gulf. The country is a federation of 7 emirates. Abu Dhabi, the island capital, is home to Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, with crystal chandeliers and room for 40,000 worshipers. Dubai is the site of ultramodern Burj Khalifa tower, enormous shopping centers and extravagant entertainment attractions. The UAE health system. Improving the quality of healthcare as well as the actual health outcomes for its citizens has been a key strategic goal of the UAE government since its formation in 1971. Dubai and Abu Dhabi have their own health authorities for licensing, regulation and quality assurance. The Federal Ministry of Health (MOH) fulfils these functions in the other five emirates. In addition the MOH carries out certain high level functions for all Emirates.
The United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.) is actively expanding its national healthcare system to meet the growing needs of its people and support economic diversification, with leading U.S. medical centers, corporations, and academic institutions playing vital roles in the process. All seven emirates provide healthcare services to their citizenry and are rapidly building their healthcare infrastructure inclusive of hospitals and clinics, while simultaneously developing their local workforce. In the U.A.E., there are five government healthcare regulators: the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Finance, Federal Health Insurance Authority, Dubai Health Authority, and the Health Authority Abu Dhabi.