UAE, Canada cement medical education relations – GulfToday

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Photo has been used for illustrative purposes. Mariecar Jara-Puyod, Senior Reporter The UAE and Canada are set to widen more their bilateral relations in the field of medical education to cover Nursing and Allied Health. Initial targets are on the leadership training and cooperation in the increasingly important areas of artificial intelligence, digital health and telemedicine. The expansion was reached, against the backdrop of the persistent Novel Coronavirus pandemic and existing agreements between UAE and Canadian institutions; and, via the recent high-level “Canada-UAE Health Education Forum and Innovation Forum.” A statement from the Office of the Canadian Ambassador to the UAE Marcy Grossman was consequently released to Gulf Today on Sunday evening. “Health education is a priority for the Embassy and Consulate General of Canada in the UAE as well as the UAE Embassy in Canada. Promotion of opportunities in the healthcare sector has been a pillar of the bilateral more...