Regional Reports - United Arab Emirates



The Trucial States of the Persian Gulf coast granted the UK control of their defense and foreign affairs in 19th century treaties. In 1971, six of these states - Abu Zaby, 'Ajman, Al Fujayrah, Ash Shariqah, Dubayy, and Umm al Qaywayn - merged to form the UAE. They were joined in 1972 by Ra's al Khaymah. The UAE's per capita GDP is not far below those of the leading West European nations. Its generosity with oil revenues and its moderate foreign policy stance have allowed it to play a vital role in the affairs of the region.


UAE Report - An analysis of the health status of the United Arab Emirates: the ‘Big 4’ public health issues
By Tom Loney, Tar-Ching Aw, Daniel G. Handysides, Raghib Ali, Iain Blair, Michal Grivna, Syed M. Shah, Mohamud Sheek-Hussein, Mohamed El-Sadig, Amer A. Sharif and Yusra El-Obaid
UAE Report - Building the right enabling environment for Public-Private Partnerships in the UAE Healthcare Sector
Callan Emery spoke to Jay Mazelsky, Senior VP and GM Computed Tomography, Nuclear Medicine, Philips Healthcare, and Hans Kleine Schaars, Business Manager, Imaging Systems Cluster MCR Europe, Middle East & Africa, Senior Director, Philips – about Philips Healthcare’s Imaging 2.0 initiative.
UAE Report - Global Health Survey finds critical gaps in health awareness and action in the UAE
Global Health Survey finds critical gaps in health awareness and action in the UAE
Good health for all
Healthcare in the United Arab Emirates has come a long way in the past 30 years and has accelerated dramatically in the past five. What’s more, this heady pace of development looks set to continue for some time to come. Middle East Health provides an overview.

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