Tuesday, 2024-02-20

SEHA’s Tawam Hospital receives accreditation from Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 20 February 2024 —Tawam Hospital – part of the Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), a subsidiary of PureHealth, the largest healthcare platform in the Middle East, has received the institution accreditation certificate for medical education from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCI), a globally renowned professional association overseeing medical education of specialists.


In line with the vision of PureHealth and under the directives of SEHA, Tawam Hospital is committed to fostering a culture of continuous learning and innovation in healthcare delivery. The accreditation involved an evaluation of Tawam Hospital’s educational programs, faculty qualifications, clinical facilities, and commitment to the advancement of medical knowledge, and is a recognition of the Hospital’s dedication to maintaining the highest standards in medical education, and training processes. The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada supports international standards in healthcare through professional development aimed at and creating sustainable healthcare systems.


Saeed Jaber Al Kuwaiti, Group Chief Executive Officer of SEHA, said: “The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada accreditation to Tawam Hospital is a prestigious accolade, and a testament to SEHA’s commitment to providing world-class, patient-centered care and its relentless pursuit of excellence and innovation across its hospitals under the directives and leadership of PureHealth management. The real credit for this accreditation should go to the hardworking, caring, and dedicated team at Tawam Hospital who have worked diligently to make lives better for our patients.”


Earlier in 2022, DoH signed an MoU with the RCI, a non-profit organisation that aims to promote and provide programmes and services of the college, which enabled trained doctors in the emirate to benefit from the new training programmes approved in Canada. Additionally, the MoU seeks to provide the opportunity for healthcare professionals in the emirate to enrol in fellowship programmes in Canada, and to benefit from the specialised educational and training opportunities offered by RCI.


Dr. Rashed Obaid Alsuwaidi, the Executive Director of the Healthcare Workforce Planning Sector at the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi (DoH) said: “The accreditation Tawam Hospital received from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, reflects DoH’s commitment to empowering healthcare cadres and investing in human capabilities in the Emirate’s healthcare ecosystem. DoH continues to establish and facilitate distinguished medical education programmes in the sector in line with international standards and best practices. Such recognition contributes to enhancing the quality of care provided to the Abu Dhabi community and beyond, further cementing the Emirate’s position as a leading healthcare destination globally.”


Dr Khaled Al Dahmani, Chair of Academic Affairs of Al Ain region, said: “We are pleased to receive this accreditation – a reflection of our ongoing commitment to providing top-tier medical education and ensuring that our healthcare professionals are equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to deliver exceptional patient care.”


Dr Dalal Al Mansouri, Chief Medical Officer – Al Ain Region and Dr Sultan Al Karam, CEO of Al Ain Region, also extended his thanks, saying: “The hospital recognises the dedication and hard work of the Graduate Medical Education Committee team, whose support and collaboration contributed to the success of the accreditation.”


Through this accreditation, Tawam Hospital has strengthened its commitment to providing exceptional healthcare services and contributing to the advancement of medical education in the UAE and beyond. 


To find out more about SEHA’s specialized clinic, or book an appointment, call 80050 or visit SEHA.ae. You can also book an appointment through the SEHA mobile app, or WhatsApp 02 410 2200.To learn more, please visit www.purehealth.ae