In an effort to strengthen cooperation and shared goals between government entities in the field of public health, Abu Dhabi Public Health Centre organized a visit that included prominent representatives and participants from the Mohammed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence’s (MBZUAI) Executive Program (MEP).
During the visit, MEP Participants were introduced to the best practices being deployed by public health programs in Abu Dhabi, as well as the utilization of technology and research in establishing public health systems that contribute to managing diseases related to Public Health, including data quality extraction aimed at improving community health, and implementing measures that both protect against disease and prevent their spread.
The MEP visitors were received by representatives of Abu Dhabi Public Health Center, including HE Matar Al Nuaimi, Director-General of Abu Dhabi Public Health Center: HE Dr Farida Al Hosani, the Executive Director of Infectious Diseases Sector at the Center; HE Dr Jamal Al Naqbi, the Executive Director of the Public Health System Sector at the Center; and others.
The MEP delegation attended a scientific workshop conducted in collaboration with officials from the center. The workshop showcased strategic projects in the field of digital public health and innovation, providing an opportunity for discussions on the exchange of expertise and experiences in the domain of public health.
The delegation was also introduced to the public health and preventive health systems in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, along with the smart solutions implemented in various initiatives and projects. These included the Birth and Death Notification System, Disease Registration System, and Infectious Disease Surveillance System, which played a crucial role during the recent COVID-19 pandemic.
This visit will foster bilateral communication and cooperation between the Center, the University and the MEP Participants, in the field of public health and artificial intelligence, enabling the exchange of expertise, knowledge, and successful experiences in disease control, promoting community health, and leveraging modern technologies to enhance preventive and awareness measures. Such constructive visits aim to achieve new discoveries and scientific advancements that benefit everyone involved.