Smart Dubai Office and Dubai Health Authority discuss smart initiatives

Smart Dubai holds meeting to brief DHA on plans for smart city

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Smart Dubai Office and Dubai Health Authority discuss smart initiatives Smart Dubai Office and Dubai Health Authority have met to discuss shared smart initiatives.
By  Mark Sutton Published  June 6, 2016

Smart Dubai Office has held an introductory meeting with Dubai Health Authority, to discuss the Smart Dubai project and shared strategies and services for the smart city program.

The meeting was held to discuss SDO's objectives and strategies for forging the initiative and the steps necessary for smart transformation. DHA is a founding strategic partner of Smart Dubai Office.

Among the topics covered by the meeting were shared smart services, the Smart Dubai Platform and the Dubai Data Establishment.

HE Humaid Mohammed Al Qatami, Chairman and Director General of DHA, discussed the potential for smart health services, innovation in solutions and joint initiatives between the SDO and DHA, which will contribute to making Dubai the smartest city in the world.

H.E. Dr. Aisha BintButti Bin Bishr, Director General of SDO, commented: "Our real wealth in Dubai is our people. Undoubtedly, the health of the society, which is the basis of a smart city, is the most important issue that we should work on and place on top of our priorities. We are in DHA today to work together to innovate pioneering solutions for the process of happiness by employing the technology and the latest smart innovations in the area of health for serving Dubai's smart society, which will be able to seamlessly and efficiently pursue its goal of reaching the happiest and smartest city worldwide. Through co-operation, integration and mobilized energies, we also seek to provide shared smart services that cover both the public and private sectors and aim to roll out the smart transformation all over Dubai."

HE Younis Al Nasser, CEO of Dubai Data Establishment, briefed the meeting on the structure of SDO and Dubai's data sharing program.

Al Nasser said: "DHA is part of the smart transformation initiative and our ambition is to transform Dubai into the happiest city in the world by employing an innovative technology that provides smart services for the happiness of individuals."

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