Medicine & Education
Healthcare & Education
Constructive partnerships between U.S. and U.A.E. institutions across the fields of healthcare and education help reinforce the close ties between Emiratis and Americans. Through unique programming and facilitating strategic relationships between U.S. and U.A.E. entities, the Business Council, and many of its members, are helping drive the advancement of the U.A.E.’s healthcare and education sectors.
Healthcare exchanges and partnerships between the U.S. and U.A.E. are spurring innovation, research and medical advancements, as well as further enhancing the delivery of healthcare services across the U.A.E.
A transformative $150 million grant from the United Arab Emirates in 2009 established the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. Since then, the Institute has made tremendous strides and groundbreaking developments that are improving the health of children in the U.S., the U.A.E. and around the world.
In 2015, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi opened its doors, bringing extraordinary medical treatment and innovation to the region. The world-class, multi-specialty facility is the first international branch of the U.S.’ Cleveland Clinic, and offers a range of cutting-edge medical and surgical services, improving the quality of care that patients receive in the U.A.E and throughout the Middle East.
The U.A.E. has also provided gifts to the Johns Hopkins Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland, and the MD Anderson Medical Center in Houston, Texas.
The Business Council is a strong advocate for the bilateral healthcare relationship and development of commercial and pharmaceutical partnerships. In addition to serving as a platform to discuss increased trade and investment in the healthcare sector, the Council routinely coordinates delegations to provide stakeholders the opportunity to better understand the market and opportunities in both the U.S. and U.A.E
The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council was directly involved in bringing New York University to the U.A.E. with New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD), the first comprehensive liberal arts and sciences campus with a robust research component to be operated abroad by a major U.S. university. Having opened in 2010, NYUAD provides exceptional education and attracts an esteemed international faculty to Abu Dhabi, providing its diverse array of students with unique education opportunities.
For more information:
U.A.E. Embassy Website on Health Care
U.A.E. Ministry of Health
The U.A.E. Healthcare Sector
Cleveland Clinic Website on Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
New York University Abu Dhabi
American University U.A.E.
American University Sharjah
American University Dubai
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