02 Mar 2017

DMCC Signs MoU with Dubai Healthcare City Authority

Healthcare Providers Registered within Dubai Healthcare City Can Now Setup in Dubai Multi Commodities Centre as Part of a New Partnership Signed with Dubai Healthcare City Authority



Dubai Healthcare City Authority (DHCA), the governing body of the Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC) free zone, today announced a partnership with Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC), the largest free zone in the UAE, to enable healthcare providers registered with DHCC to operate in DMCC.

The agreement aims to define cooperation mechanisms between the two parties to enable healthcare facilities licensed by DHCC to swiftly set up in DMCC.

The agreement was signed by His Excellency Khalid Ahmed Al Sheikh Al Shamsi, CEO, DHCA and Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Executive Chairman of the DMCC in the presence of senior officials from both entities.

Commenting on the importance of the agreement, Al Shamsi, said “This partnership is part of DHCA’s vision to develop a world-class healthcare system that meets the changing demands of the UAE population. We are constantly working to extend our renowned healthcare standards to different communities in Dubai as part of our efforts in achieving the Dubai Plan 2021 objective to create a ‘City of Happy, Creative and Empowered people’, whose residents are educated, cultured and healthy.”

DMCC – established in 2002 as a strategic initiative of the Government of Dubai with a mandate to provide the physical, market and financial infrastructure required to set up and operate a thriving commodities marketplace – has more than 13,000 member companies with 87,500 workers and residents from over 170 countries.

Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Executive Chairman of DMCC, said, “At DMCC we actively seek out partnerships with Dubai Government entities such as DHCA as our combined efforts ultimately enhance the Dubai experience for everyone to benefit from. The Memorandum of Understanding we are signing today gives DHCA licensed medical clinics, practitioners, healthcare facilities the opportunity to operate in our free zone to provide healthcare services that will in turn benefit our community of over 87,500 people. We look forward to this collaboration with DHCA which will no doubt provide our free zone community with more choice, and access to a diverse range of services right on their doorstep.


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