Dubai, UAE: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA), has signed a contract with SPAN company to count and evaluate all its fixed assets.
His Excellency Engineer Essa Al Maidoor, director-general of the Dubai Health Authority , said: “The aim of this project is to count and evaluate the financial worth of all the fixed assets that DHA has across all its hospitals and health centres. This project will benefit the DHA as all DHA assets will be registered in the oracle system, it will help create a policy and procedure for the operation of fixed assets and it will help us better understand the financial value of all the assets at the DHA.”
Jassim Al Awadi, director of shared support services sector, at the DHA, said: “The project will span over a year and will cover all DHA departments, data entry will be done using the Oracle system.”
Al Awadi added that as part of the project, fixed assets coordinators at the DHA will undergo training courses.
Ahmed Al Neaimi, director of finance at the DHA, said: “All assets including medical equipment, engineering machines, IT equipment, office furniture as well as any extra assets purchased by the DHA will be audited.
Al Neaimi said the fixed asset registrar is important to control the operation of the fixed assets and have the value of each department.
A committee formed by the DHA Director General will help supervise the working plan and will include members from several departments at the DHA including IT, engineering etc.
The signing ceremony took place in presence of senior DHA officials including Jassim Al Awadi, Ahmed Al Neaimi, Abdulrahman Ahmed Sultan, head of accounts payable section, Mohammad Qamber Matar, acting head of fixed assets and inventory unit and Sajjad Nazir, consultant at CEO of Shared Support Services Sector.
© Press Release 2015Feb 2015