Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) presented its healthcare IT journey since 1996 and the UAE’s 2021 vision of achieving a world class healthcare system, during its participation at the World Summit on the Information Society Forum (WSIS) 2017.
MOHAP took part at the summit as part of the UAE delegation led by TRA.
The Forum is co-organised by ITU, UNESCO, UNDP and UNCTAD. As part of the program, the UAE delegation visited. Houlin Zhao, ITU Secretary-General to brief him about the UAE ICT advancement and vision.
MOHAP represented by. Ali Alajmi, director, Information Technology Department, and Mubaraka Mubarak Ali Ibrahim, director, Health Information Systems.
Mubarak presented MOHAP’s healthcare IT journey, the firm’s future plans and how patient engagement and empowerment play a key role in maintaining their well-being. She highlighted the achieved outcomes and benefits with regards to better health, affordable care and sustainable development.
In addition, Alajmi talked about the national unified medical record, which is the initiative announced by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum to establish a national unified medical record of all UAE patients to improve the healthcare system of the entire country; he also focused on the need of NUMR, how NUMR is aligned with 2021 vision, MOHAP’s approach to ensure success and sustainability, and how this modern integrated platform will advances patient safety, quality of care, population wellness, and universal health coverage.