Strategic Partnership


The Ministry of Health and Prevention has established partnerships with local and international ministries, federal and local entities and the private sectors, to advance the UAE’s standing in health field, and to achieve the sustainable development goals through the provision of comprehensive and innovative health services, in accordance with the international standards. Strategic partnerships include those that work towards the achievement of National Agenda indicators and the strategic objectives emanating from legislative committees, national initiatives and joint events.

1. MOHAP National Agenda Partnerships​

H.H Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has launched the UAE National Agenda to achieve its vision in 2021, The Agenda included many axes in various fields with the participation of several sectors in addition to the governmental and private entities in the state, which included the implementation of a health system with global standards. In cooperation with all health entities, the state will adopt all government and private hospitals in accordance with the international standards in terms of service provision, quality and adequacy of medical staff. The National Agenda aims to enhance the preventive aspect and reduce the rate of lifestyle-related diseases such as diabetes, heart and cancer. In addition to reduce smoking prevalence and develop health system preparedness to deal with epidemics and health hazards, to achieve the UAE leadership in healthcare.

Department of Health- Abu DhabiDubai Health AuthoritySharjah Health AuthorityDubai Healthcare City Authority
Ministry of Justice (MOJ)Ministry of Presidential Affairs (MoPAs)United Arab Emirates Armed ForcesFederal Authority for Government Human Resources
Ministry of Presidential Affairs- Health OfficeFederal Competitiveness and Statistics Authority

Friends of Patients Association

Tawam Hospital
Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE)Ministry of Infrastructure Development (MOID)Friends of Diabetics AssociationEmirates Medical Association- Diabetes Division
Emirates Authority for Standardization and MetrologyTelecommunications Regulatory AuthorityMinistry of Education (MOE)Ministry of Finance (MOF)
Dubai Healthcare CityEmirates Cardiac Society

For more information regarding MOHAP National Agenda Partner and Shared Services, please click the link: MOHAP National Agenda Partners and Shared Services ​​​​​​​

3. Smart Transformation Partners

The Ministry of Health and Prevention is holding partnerships that aims to implement smart transformation initiatives and develop innovative smart health systems, as well as linking many health services to the ministry's system in an effective and innovative way.

Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA)Ministry of Finance (MOF)Department of Health- Abu DhabiDubai Health Authority
Sharjah Health AuthorityMinistry of Education (MOE)Ministry of Interior (MOI)Dubai Police
Department of Seaports Customs

For more information regarding Smart Transformation Partners and Shared Services, please click the link: Smart Transformation Partners and Shared Services ​​​​​​​

4. International strategic Partners

The Ministry of Health and Prevention is keen to improve the health sector through holding partnerships with various international entities and global organizations that associated with the Ministry with a cooperation agreement or memorandum of understanding (MoU). In addition to the international and regional organizations of which the Ministry has membership. International partnerships contribute significantly in promoting competitiveness and further improve the quality of health services provided to be the most effective and efficient in the region.

World Health Organization (WHO)Monash UniversityInternational Diabetes FederationWHO Regional Office
Regional Office of the Health Ministers’ Council for GCC StatesUnited Nations Development OfficeHealth Ministers for GCC StatesThe General Secretariat of the Arab Board of Health Specializations
Arab LeagueInternational Council of NursesFederation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians UKExecutive Board of the Health Ministers’ Council for GCC States
Uppsala Monitoring Centre (UMC)International Narcotics Control Board (INCB)United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)Executive Office of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)
Joint Commission International (JCI)International Association of Innovation Professionals: IAOIPIdeasUKAccreditation Canada
American University of Beirut

For more information regarding Strategic Partners and Shared Services, please click the link: Strategic Partners and Shared Services ​​​​​​​

5. Memorandums of understanding (MoU) and cooperation agreements

The Ministry of Health and Prevention is working to expand its network of agreements on information exchange and implementation of joint projects and initiatives, believing the vital role of these agreements in achieving the principles of transparency, productivity, excellence and leadership. Which Support and enhance the UAE's position in the health sector locally and globally, with the aim of providing comprehensive and integrated health care in innovative and sustainable ways to ensure protecting society from diseases as well as the development of health information systems, construction of quality, therapeutic, sanitary and pharmaceutical systems in accordance with international standards.​

MoU and Agreement 2021 ​​​​​​​​​​​

MoU and Agreement 2020 ​​​​​​​​​​​

MoU and Agreement 2019 ​​​​​​​​​​​

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