Statement of: Dr. Amer Sharif, Vice Chancellor of Mohammed Bin Rashid University Of Medicine and Health Sciences

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Dr. Amer Sharif, Vice Chancellor, MBRU.

“The establishment of the Dubai Academic Health Corporation by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, is an embodiment of the vision of our wise leadership aimed at achieving integration between health care, medical education and scientific research shaping Dubai to be a global academic health center and advancing the health sector in alignment with the UAE’s vision for the next 50 years. Globally, top health systems are academic ones achieving integrating healthcare services, scientific research, and education. Similar to those systems, the Dubai Academic Health Corporation aims at ensuring the health and welfare of individuals and society, promoting and developing scientific research, medical education & innovation, and serving as a magnet for scientific talents comprised of students, researchers, and medical professionals, as well as attracting investments in both health and life sciences.The establishment of the Dubai Academic Health Corporation goes hand in hand with our vision at MBRU to advance health in the UAE and the region through an innovative and integrated academic health system, that is nationally responsive and globally connected, serving individuals and communities. We are proud to be part of the newly established Corporation and look forward to achieving its goals and objectives.” Said Dr. Amer Sharif, Vice Chancellor, MBRU.