Dubai Academic Health Corporation Board Approves the Vision, Mission, and Values of the Corporation
The Dubai Academic Health Corporation held its third Board of Directors meeting, chaired by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum and in the presence of Vice Chairman His Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum at The Executive Council in Dubai.
During the meeting, the Board reviewed and approved the vision, mission, and values of the Corporation. The Corporation’s vision is “Together We Advance Health for Humanity”, and its mission is “We serve to impact lives and shape the future of health through the integration of care, learning, and discovery,” encompassing the pillars that are the foundation of the Corporation’s work.
During the meeting, the Board approved the Corporation’s primary value, which is “Patient First,” and five additional values: Respect, Excellence, Teamwork, Integrity, and Empathy.
His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed stressed the importance of establishing a clear and specific vision and mission for the Corporation to guide its work and aspirations. His Highness also commended the team’s efforts and the inclusive approach that was followed to develop the Corporation’s vision, mission, and values. He noted that setting shared statements of purpose enhances integration, creates a culture of giving, drives excellence in serving patients and advances health in the Emirate.
His Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum reaffirmed the importance of the Corporation’s values which will serve as a compass to realize its vision and mission. Such values will permeate the entire Corporation and form the basis of its culture as well as guide the behavior of team members in serving with heart and putting the patient first. These values translate Dubai leadership’s vision in placing the health of our people as a priority.
The meeting was attended by H.E. Abdulla Al Basti, Secretary General of The Executive Council of Dubai, as well as Board members: H.E. Awad Seghayer Al Ketbi; Dr. Raja Easa Al Gurg; Abdulla Abdul Rahman Al Shaibani; Dr. Amer Sharif; Professor Alawi Alsheikh-Ali, Mohammed Hassan Al Shehhi; Waleed Saeed Al Awadhi, and Professor Ian Andrew Greer. Additionally, the meeting was attended by Dr. Abdulkareem Al Olama, CEO of Al Jalila Foundation, who briefed the Board on updates related to Hamdan Bin Rashid Cancer Charity Hospital.
The Dubai Academic Health Corporation is tasked with improving health outcomes, enhancing accessibility and sustainability of health sector services in the Emirate to help achieve a diversified and sustainable, knowledge-based economy, that contributes to the growth and performance of the health sector supported by education, research and philanthropy.
Moreover, the Corporation will also support and develop healthcare services and means of prevention and treatments of diseases in accordance with the latest scientific evidence, enhance the Emirate’s position as a global medical and health center, and as a destination for health and medical tourism, as well as a leading destination in the field of medical education, research, and scientific innovation.