Abu Dhabi: Ranked #1 in terms of patients satisfaction…

Department of Health - Abu Dhabi

The Department of Health (DOH) is the regulative body of the Healthcare Sector in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and ensures excellence in Healthcare for the community by monitoring the health status of the population.

DOH defines the strategy for the health system, monitors and analyses the health status of the population and performance of the system.

In addition, DOH shapes the regulatory framework for the health system, inspects against regulations, enforce standards, and encourages adoption of world-class best practices and performance targets by all healthcare service providers in the Emirate. 

DOH also drives programs to increase awareness and adoption of healthy living standards among the residents of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi in addition to regulating scope of services, premiums and reimbursement rates of the health system in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.


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#1 in Patients Satisfaction

Abu Dhabi is ranked #1 globally in terms of patients satisfaction as per GRMC Patients Satisfaction Survey


International Patient Care Division (IPC) at Abu Dhabi department of health is the division entitled to refer patients for treatment abroad or to private hospitals and medical centers in the country.


  • Public Health

    This section provides you with information on Public Health programs, major public health challenges in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, general information on communicable and non-communicable diseases and access to various public services.

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  • Healthcare Facilities

    This section provides you with information related to healthcare facilities, services and licensing requirements, policies and regulations as well as circulars.

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  • Health Insurance

    This section provides you with information on health insurance requirements and services, governing laws and regulations, circulars, health insurance auditing tools and information on Thiqa health insurance card and Weqaya program.

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Contact Department of Health - Abu Dhabi

  • Main Building

    Abu Dhabi, Airport Road
    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
    P.O. Box 5674
    Tel: +971 2 449 3333
    Fax:+971 2 444 9822

  • Al Ain Office

    Mawaijai District (near Al Ain Co-OP)
    P.O. Box 86663
    Tel: +971 3 767 8883

  • Internation patients Care (IPC) office

    Abu Dhabi City, Al Murror Road
    Al Jazira Club, Tower A, Floor 10
    Tel: +971 2 409 1111
    Fax: +971 2 672 7666
    +971 2 674 4056

  • Al Dhafra Office

    Il Cafe De Roma - Madinat Zayed - Abu Dhabi
    P.O. Box 58868
    Tel: +971 2 894 6400

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