DUBAI - The Dubai Health Authority on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with TRENDS Research and Advisory during Arab Health 2023, to collaborate on several research projects, studies and polls relating to the health sector in the Emirate.
The MoU was signed by Fatima Abbas, CEO of Strategy & Corporate Development Sector at the DHA and Dr. Mohammed Abdullah Al-Ali, CEO of TRENDS Research and Advisory in presence of a number of senior officials from both sides.
Abbas highlighted that the MoU will support the authority's efforts to develop an innovative health system based on scientific research and enhance the competitiveness of the health sector in the Emirate.
She stressed that Dubai Health Authority pays great emphasis to building strategic partnerships and joint cooperation with various specialised centres and research institutions to benefit from their capabilities in assessing, monitoring, analysing and improving the health status of the population, and measuring the quality of health care services in the emirate.
Abbas said that Trends Research and Advisory has played a pioneering role in the field of studies and research.
She said the partnership will enhance the efficiency and competitiveness of the health system in Dubai, and achieve the authority's vision of a healthier and happier community.
Dr. Muhammad Abdullah Al-Ali, CEO of Trends Research and Advisory, said that the signing of the MoU is in line with the regional and global “Trends” strategy aimed at expanding partnerships and constructively contributing to shaping the future with knowledge and science.
He said the collaboration with DHA extends across several areas including joint research, opinion polls and field surveys, as well as exchanging ideas, on issues and interests of both sides in research and studies.
Al-Ali stressed that partnership agreements and memorandums of research and scientific cooperation with various institutions and entities helps contribute to a deeper understanding of various regional and global issues and provides a comprehensive and accurate analytical perspective.