ABU DHABI,TGO: President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan today received a delegation from the Department of Health-Abu Dhabi (DoH), accompanied by Sheikh Abdulla bin Mohamed Al Hamed, Chairman of the Department of Health and Member of the Executive Council.
During the meeting, President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed and the delegation’s members exchanged friendly conversations.
His Highness was briefed about the DoH’s plans and programes carried out in cooperation with its strategic partners.
He also commended the efforts of health authorities in Abu Dhabi and the UAE during the COVID-19 pandemic, which helped enhance the UAE’s response to the pandemic in accordance with the highest international standards and practices, and the country’s flexibility in confronting its repercussions at all health levels.
The delegation’s members expressed their happiness at meeting President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed and extended their appreciation for the attention given to the emirate’s health sector.
The UAE leads the world in terms of COVID-19 vaccination rate, enabling it to ensure the community’s health and safety.
The DoH aims to promote the emirate’s international stature as a leading healthcare destination and a hub for innovation and health care, as well as a key regional and international platform for international cooperation in the health of the community.
Abu Dhabi also led the world in addressing the COVID-19 pandemic in 2021, as a model to be followed for protecting the community’s health, safety and sustainability of business.
It also proved the resilience, flexibility and readiness of the country’s health system to address crises and challenges.