The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) presented its healthcare IT journey at the World Summit on the Information Society Forum (WSIS) 2017 in Geneva.
Mubaraka Mubarak Ali Ibrahim, director for Health Information Systems discussed the healthcare IT journey since 1996, the UAE's 2021 vision, and how patient engagement and empowerment play a key role in maintaining their well-being.
Ali Alajmi, director,
Information Technology Department, showcased the national unified medical
record (NUMR), which is the initiative announced by His Highness Sheikh
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum to establish a NUMR of all UAE patients to
improve the healthcare system of the entire country, with the aim of advancing patient
safety, quality of care, population wellness, and universal health coverage.
The MOHAP participated as part of the UAE delegation led by TRA.
The WSIS is an annual gathering for the ‘ICT for development' community.