Dr Alya Saif Al Mazrouei and Dr Moza Ajaif Al Zaabi .
New CEOs named for Dubai hospitals
Dubai, March 20, 2014
Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has announced the appointment of new chief executive officers for various government hospitals across the emirate.
The DHA announcement comes after Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum approved these future leaders of Dubai healthcare.
Dr Alya Saif Al Mazrouei had been appointed CEO of Rashid Hospital. Prior to this, she held the post of a consultant surgeon at Rashid Hospital. She completed her graduation in surgery and medicine and pursued her post-graduation in visceral surgery and pancreatic islets transplantation from the University Hospital in Geneva, Switzerland.
Dr Muna AbdulRazzaq Tahlak has been appointed as the CEO of Latifa Hospital. She joined this hospital in 2006 as a consultant gynecologist and in 2010 she was appointed as the head of the obstetrics and gynecology. Tahlak studied medicine at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and then later completed her post-graduation at John Hopkins Hospital USA.
Dr Abdulrahman Mohammed Saleh Al Jassmi has been appointed as the CEO of Dubai Hospital. Prior to this, Jassmi held the post of consultant and head of pediatrics hematology and oncology at the hospital since 2004. He joined the DHA in 1989 and completed a post-graduation specialization in pediatrics from Germany in 1996.
Later in 1998, he completed a specialization in pediatric hematology and oncology at the University of Dusseldorf , Germany. In 2014, he completed his master’s degree in healthcare administration. Jassmi is a member of the American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (ASPHO) and a member of a group of British doctors Pediatric Oncology (UKSSG).
Dr Moza Ajaif Al Zaabi has been appointed as the CEO of Al Jalila Children’s Specialty Hospital. Prior to this, Zaabi was a paediatric consultant in Al Qassimi Hospital in Sharjah.
She has obtained her post-graduation specialization in paediatrics from the Royal College of Paediatric and Child Health, UK and she holds a master’s degree in healthcare management. In 2011, Zaabi completed her graduation from the Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Leadership Program. She is one of the members of the vision 2021 for health.
The newly appointed CEOs will take charge of their office shortly.
DHA director-general Essa Al Maidoor pointed out that the royal directives were in line with the vision of the future needs of Dubai. "The development of health services in the emirate is of vital importance particularly because healthcare is a fundamental service that touches the lives of everyone in Dubai," he added.
He said the appointment of the new leaders reinforces the faith that the country has in the children of the nation to develop the future of the nation and that the development of human resources in the UAE has always been priority to sustain future growth across all sectors.
"The appointment of the new CEOs for government hospitals in Dubai is in line with the vision of the DHA to further develop the health sector. The Authority aims to ensure excellence in administration and provision of healthcare services that are at par with international standards," added Al Maidoor.-TradeArabia News Service