Dubai, UAE: H.E. Wen-Ta Chiu, Minister of Health and Welfare of Taiwan accompanied by the Deputy Minister along with high ranking healthcare officials from various city government and hospitals from Taiwan, visited INDEX Medical Centre today located in Dubai Health Care City. The visit is scheduled in order to discuss the development of bilateral relationships in the field of healthcare services, academic exchange, and to promote medical tourism between Dubai and Taiwan.
Dr. Abdul Salam Al Madani, Chairman of INDEX Holding and Special Advisor for the International Hospital Federation in the Middle East Region received the delegation and toured with them the different sections in the centre and were briefed about the variety of medical services that the centre provides for patients.
Dr. Al Madani welcomed the delegation from Taiwan and wished them a pleasant stay in Dubai. He also discussed with them ways of cooperation in order to enhance partnerships in the health sector. From his side, H.E. Wen-Ta Chiu was impressed with INDEX Medical Centre and the number of local and international specialists who work diligently to provide the best healthcare services for patients.
H.E. also encouraged the investment in the medical field and called for strengthening bilateral cooperation between the two countries. H.E. mentioned that the UAE in general and Dubai in particular is considered and ideal place for investment, because of its rich resources and expertise in addition to the infrastructure and different services that the UAE provides for its nation and residents.
INDEX Medical Center boasts more than 10,000 square feet at the Dubai Health Care City, with Emirati and international resident staff, in addition to visiting doctors and specialists who come from all parts of the world including South Korea, Germany and the United States of America.
Dr. Abdul Salam Al Madani, Chairman of INDEX Holding and Special Advisor for the International Hospital Federation in the ME Region: "The vision of INDEX Medical Center goes in line with the policy adopted by the Emirate of Dubai to encourage the medical tourism sector in Dubai and make it a world class destination for healthcare. The healthcare sector in Dubai encompasses prestigious and advanced health facilities and infrastructure in addition to an abundance of distinguished professionals who possess valuable capabilities and experience."
Dr. Al Madani also said: "throughout the years, INDEX Holding has managed and supervised several medical projects inside and outside the UAE. Moreover, INDEX has organized a number of international Medical Conferences and Exhibitions. Therefore, we took the step to operate and manage a prestigious comprehensive medical center with more than 40 specialties that present all types of treatments for patients of the UAE and the Region".
"INDEX Medical Center provides Dubai Healthcare City and the UAE in general with great added value through its highly professional staff, advanced technology, and offering of niche medical solutions in early cancer detection among other specialized services. We look forward to sustaining this synergy for raising the bar on the quality and range of healthcare delivery that the Healthcare sector in Dubai provides." Added Dr. Al Madani.
© Press Release 2014Feb 2014