Australian healthcare provider opens first centre in Abu Dhabi

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  • Date: 13-Aug-2022
  • Source: Zawya
  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Country: UAE
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Australian healthcare provider opens first centre in Abu Dhabi

UAE - Australia-based healthcare solutions provider has opened its first of six primary healthcare centres in Abu Dhabi.

Aspen Medical launched a community Primary Healthcare Centre in Al Wathba following the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi (DoH) to cover nine areas in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain.

Hind Al Zaabi, executive director, healthcare facilities sector at DoH, said the department aims to ensure access to quality healthcare services to all residents in the emirate.

“Residential Primary Healthcare Centres are essential lifelines that provide a vital link between specialist healthcare providers and remote communities, providing a range of preventative screening services and managing both chronic and acute health care for their populations. We trust that Aspen Medical’s new community healthcare centres will play an increasingly important role in the ongoing modernisation of the UAE’s healthcare system,” she noted.

The new community centre seeks to serve residents in the Al Wathba region and the surrounding areas. Services include general practice and family medicine, obstetrics, gynaecology, paediatrics and dentistry.

Aspen Medical has launched an initial network of six healthcare centres to serve residents across nine areas in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, including Shakhbout City, Umm Ghaffa, Al