Under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Cabinet member, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence
Dubai, 10 May 2022- Clemenceau Medical Center Hospital in Dubai signed today a collaboration agreement with Johns Hopkins Medicine International, the leading healthcare provider in the USA in the presence of H.E. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Cabinet member, 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.
This collaboration comes in line with the directives of our wise leadership and the vision of H.E. 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.
His Highness Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan Cabinet Member, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence in his speech during the signing of the agreement talked about the important of this international collaboration and he said: “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'.
His Highness also added: “By launching this agreement today, all of you recognize 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 the president, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and with the guidance and strong support of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice president, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahayan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and the Deputy Supreme Commander of the 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 center for health care, innovation, scientific research, and technological applications”.
His Highness ended his speech talking about health care saying: “The Clemenceau Hospital deserves special credit for its wisdom in collaborating with Johns Hopkins Medicine. This institution is widely admired for its deep commitment to international cooperation, all of you at Johns Hopkins and the Clemenceau Hospital demonstrate by this important agreement a dynamic leadership that seeks opportunities to make a difference in the world. I am confident that you will succeed in your noble endeavor, and that you will set the standard for other global healthcare providers to follow”.
“Since inception, Clemenceau Medical Center 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 Mr. Abdulrahman Abdulaziz Khansaheb, Chairman of the Board of Directors at Clemenceau Medical Center Hospital Dubai.
Charles M. Wiener, M.D., President of Johns Hopkins Medicine International said, “We are honored 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 Center 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.”
Mounes Kalaawi, M.D., F.R.C.S., M.B.A., chairman and chief executive officer of Clemenceau Medicine commented: “Clemenceau Medicine International and Johns Hopkins Medicine International have a long-standing collaboration, which has resulted in many achievements in the field of healthcare. There is no doubt that this cooperation is the first of its kind in the United Arab Emirates.' 'This agreement gives a strong push in the field of health care, as it provides a unique program of its kind in the region, including surgical operations and clinical medicine from visiting physicians and surgeons from Johns Hopkins who are globally acclaimed for their expertise and cutting-edge research. They will work as an integrated team across all advanced medical specialties all year round in Dubai, providing the best treatment for difficult and complex medical cases.”
Dr. Kalaawi added: “our doctors in Dubai will benefit from this cooperation with world-renowned senior specialists from Johns Hopkins University and Hospital by working as a group and exchanging Experience, education and access to everything that is new and advanced. This is in the interest of patients to meet their needs throughout the country without the need to travel and get treatment abroad.”