MoHAP Announces February 2020 Schedule for its Visiting Consultants Program

The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) recently announced the February schedule for its Visiting Consultants Program.

This month’s program is featuring 18 consultants, who will provide their diagnostic and therapeutic expertise at 9 of MoHAP’s hospitals, in accordance with the latest global practices, increasing the total number of visiting consultants to 41 in two months.

Visitors to the following hospitals can leverage the services of the Visiting Consultants Program for the month of February; Al Qasimi Hospital, Khorfakkan Hospital, Dibba Hospital, Al Qasimi Women’s and Children’s Hospital, in addition to Umm Al Quwain Hospital, Saqr Hospital and Ras Al Khaimah Specialized Dental Center.

17 Medical Specialties

Consultants’ expertise includes 17 specialties, including Psychiatry (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Schizophrenia & Addiction Medicine), Endocrinology (Diabetes), pediatric Endocrinology.

Others include Cardiology (Echocardiography, Interventional Cardiology), Emergency Medicine, Dentistry (Periodontology & tooth Implantation), Bariatric Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery (Foot & Ankle, Shoulder & Knee), Clinical Pharmacy (Critical Care), Geriatrics (Loss of Muscle Mass), Gynecology (Robotic Surgery), Gastroenterology (Endoscopy), General Surgery (Laparoscopic Hernia) and Pediatric Neurology.

Attracting Most Important Global Competencies

Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al-Sharif, Director of the MoHAP’s Visiting Consultants Office, said “We have developed a new vision for the Visiting Consultants Program in the year 2020, featuring a larger number of medical specialties consistent with the latest data of patients’ needs. This comes as part of our quest to develop the program tools and performance in innovative methods to attract global doctors and consultants in various specialties, who will provide their expertise to mitigate patients’ pain, enrich the experiences of MoHAP’s medical cadres and encourage medical researches.”

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