DUBAI, 26th June, 2020 (WAM) — The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has expressed its pride in winning the “Banner of the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Program for Governmental Services”, as the best government initiative within the program, for the “Dubai Health Shield” initiative.
The “Dubai Health Shield” initiative is one of the latest protection and prevention systems for infectious and epidemic diseases in the world. It is based on the best equipment, technologies and smart solutions, in addition to the highest standards and protocols in force internationally, upon which a selection of specialized and professional cadres are based.
This victory was the culmination of the great efforts made by the authority and implemented within the “Dubai Health Shield”, especially during all stages of addressing the global “Covid-19” pandemic, as the effectiveness of the initiative and its ability to confront any health emergency was proven, and this was reflected in the international community’s praise of the distinguished and rapid response of the Emirate. Dubai in dealing with the pandemic and ensuring the safety of community members in the emirate, so that Dubai is “the most resilient city in the world in the fight against “Covid-19”.
After receiving the flag from His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council.. His Excellency Awad Saghir Al Ketbi, Director General of the Dubai Health Authority, confirmed that the inspiring thought of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of the UAE Dubai, may God preserve him, is the one who established a bright future for the Emirate of Dubai in all fields, including the health field, which enjoys the interest of His Highness and the close follow-up of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.