Abu Dhabi Public Health Center concluded yesterday, October 21, 2021, its participation in Abu Dhabi Government Pavilion at the 41th round of “GITEX Technology Week 2021”, which was organized at Dubai World Trade Center from 17 to 21 October, 2021.
During its participation, Abu Dhabi Public Health Center reviewed important qualitative projects that contributed to create unique digital solutions to confront COVID- 19. In top of which, Platform to improve uptake of COVID-19 vaccination by senior citizens and residents aims to intensify awareness efforts through systematically contacting and urging people who are +50 years old to take the vaccine, by providing a database that contains all their details, so the platform can contact them systematically. Furthermore, the Center also reviewed its most important innovative e-systems during the pandemic, which is " Contact Tracing Assistant System ". The system is designed to conduct online virtual conversation with people to collect the information the health care system needs to control the spread of any disease and the Isolation and Quarantine programs .
The participants in Abu Dhabi Government Pavilion, including the Department of Health in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and Abu Dhabi Public Health Center, presented nearly 13 different projects of common interest. The process of digital transformation in Abu Dhabi, its future strategy, efforts and plans to accelerate this process, in line with the vision of the wise leadership were also presented. The participation of Abu Dhabi Public Health Center in the "GITEX Technology Week 2021" came within the framework of the efforts that aim to expand the base of partnerships between Abu Dhabi government and major international companies in the field of technology and digital solutions.
It is noteworthy that Abu Dhabi Public Health Center was established, in April 2019, to implement a public health system that preserve the health of the emirates residents and ensure the safety of its workers by promoting the concepts of public health and preventive health. It is also concerned with collecting evidence and data about serious occupational injuries and accidents. Moreover, the Center also coordinate with the concerned authorities to identify the causes of any diseases and reduce their risks as well as registering all the licensed technical service providers and specialists in the areas of public health and preventive health. Furthermore, the Center also review and approve the systems of the entities operating in the emirate, in accordance with the requirements of the system.