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New Healthcare Academy in Emirate to build global AI-trained workforce

16 May 2024 | News

Setting the academy for long-term success and supporting responsible and impactful innovation

The Department of Health – Abu Dhabi (DoH), the regulator of the healthcare sector in the Emirate, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI), the leading artificial intelligence (AI) research-based academic institution located in Abu Dhabi, and Core42, a G42 company offering AI solutions.

The MoU was signed by Dr Rashed Obaid Al Suwaidi, Executive Director of Healthcare Workforce Planning Sector at DoH; Sultan Al Hajji, Vice President of Public Affairs and Alumni Relations at MBZUAI and Talal Al Kaissi, Executive Vice President, Chief Product and Global Partnership Officer at Core42.

Reinforcing Abu Dhabi's position as a leading destination for healthcare and life sciences, the partnership seeks to establish a framework of collaboration to strengthen the Emirate's position at the forefront of technology-enabled and data-driven healthcare systems.

The new AI Healthcare Academy will help to build a global AI-trained workforce, which is capable of advancing diagnostic and operational efficiency, significantly improving patient care, and streamlining healthcare processes around the world.

Through leveraging advanced technologies and harnessing the power of AI, DoH seeks to upskill the health workforce, enhance local practices and contribute to broader medical research and treatment modalities worldwide. By embracing AI-driven technologies, healthcare professionals can stay at the forefront of innovation, fostering collaboration and knowledge exchange on a global scale.

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