Coronavirus: Private healthcare facilities in Dubai can now administer vaccines

SourceThe National

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) announced on Tuesday that 17 private healthcare service providers are permitted to administer Covid-19 vaccines.

The service will be in addition to all DHA vaccination centres that offer doses.

The private health sector is a key partner in our drive to ensure excellence in patient-centred care

Dr Farida Al Khaja, Chairperson of the COVID-19 Vaccination Steering Committee

“The vaccines will continue to be provided free-of-cost,” said Dr Farida Al Khaja, chairwoman of the Covid-19 Vaccination Steering Committee.

“Extending the vaccination drive in partnership with private healthcare providers aims to more...