Medgadget’s Middle East editor-in-training has sent us the following report about a project under development in United Arab Emirates.
Under the slogan “Life is Precious”, a one of kind project is being
developed in Dubai, United Arab Emirates for medical services and education as well as other other healthcare related services. Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC) is the name of this 1/2 billion dollar project that will be one of the biggest healthcare projects the world has ever seen. It will combine expertise from around the world including prominent healthcare figures and providers in the Middle East, Europe, and the United States. Here is some information from the DHCC site to give you an idea:
What makes it unique?
“DHCC is unique because it will be an integrated community of healthcare professionals serving the entire value chain, from acute care all the way to preventative medicine, covering the entire human life cycle. Not only is it going to provide specialist medical services, medical education, life science, and technology leveraged healthcare services, but also wellness services that are aimed at improving and maintaining one’s health and well-being.”
How big is it?
“The first phase of DHCC comprises of approximately 4.1 million square feet of land, dedicated to the Academic Medical Center and the Medical Cluster. Phase 2 of DHCC is approximately 15 million square feet in size, and will be home to the Wellness Cluster.”
What about the facilities?
“DHCC will consist of several facilities comprising an academic medical center consisting of a postgraduate medical school, teaching hospital, life science research center, specialty hospitals, day clinics, out patient centers, wellness center, hotel, and shopping centers.”
To top it all, the DHCC’s key strategic collaborator is Harvard Medical International (HMI), the international division of Harvard Medical School.
Read about the Dubai Healthcare City @ projects page…