UAE – A UAE’s leading healthcare service providers, Prime Hospital has inaugurated its new state-of-the art intensive-care stroke unit and new private rooms for its patients as part of its ongoing expansion efforts and commitment to provide world-class healthcare services. The newly opened units and private rooms are located the hospital building’s new floor.
The opening ceremony was attended by H.E. Dr. Ahmed Ibrahim Bin Kalban, CEO of Hospital Services Sector at the Dubai Health Authority; H.E. Khalifa bin Darrai, Executive Director of Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services (DCAS); Essa Al Ghurair, Chairman of Al Ghurair Foods; and Dr. Jamil Ahmed, Managing Director of Prime Hospital. Their respective senior officials and administrators from DHA and Prime Hospital were also present in the ceremony.
The new facilities will essentially expand the hospital’s scope of services. The intensive-care stroke unit, in particular, is poised to raise the bar in stroke management as it is equipped with the latest medical devices and being led by a specialized team of consultants in the fields of neurology, neurosurgery, cardiology, radiology, and intensive care. The team is supported by highly qualified nurses and other medical professionals.
For his part, H.E. Dr. Ahmed Ibrahim Bin Kalban, CEO of Hospital Services Sector at the Dubai Health Authority, said: “We continuously strengthen our relationship with the private sector as a recognition on our part of its significant role in promoting Dubai’s global competitiveness in the medical and healthcare industry, in addition to its contributions to the emirate’s healthcare services. Our robust partnership allows us to better address the health needs of our community members, provide them with topnotch services, and exchange experiences with our counterparts. The opening of new private rooms and modern intensive-care stroke unit at Prime Hospital is a great step forward to further elevate the hospital’s quality healthcare services. Such a move supports our efforts to make Dubai a leading destination for healthcare services and establish a distinguished medical system in the emirate.”
Dr. Jamil Ahmed, Managing Director of Prime Hospital, said: “As part of our continuous efforts to promote healthcare services in Dubai, we built a new intensive-care stroke unit and added more private rooms for patients’ convenience in Prime Hospital. The new medical facilities enhance the provision of medical services to our patients in line with our ongoing efforts to make Dubai the ultimate destination for advanced healthcare solutions and build a local medical system of highest quality. The private medical sector is continuously contributing to Dubai’s health ecosystem, playing a pivotal role in boosting medical tourism and providing best-in-class healthcare services. As a private institution, we also maintain robust partnerships with the public sector to exchange expertise and knowledge as well as promote innovation and ensure the provision of high-quality medical services to our patients.”
In line with the ongoing directives to ensure community welfare and happiness as well as provide high-level medical services according to the objectives of Dubai Plan 2021, the Dubai Government has intensified its engagement with the private sector to increase healthcare investments and consistently deliver excellent medical services. In return, the private sector has actively participated in the development, upgrading and expansion of healthcare services in coordination with public institutions. Today, the private medical sector is seeing continuous and fast progress as evidenced by the establishments of new private hospitals, general and specialized clinics, healthcare complexes, and other relevant facilities. The progress further underlines the sector’s vital role in the provision and development of essential medical services.