Princess Haya bint Al Hussein chairs UAE Nursing and Midwifery Council meeting

DUBAI, 8th February 2015 (WAM) — HRH Princess Haya bint Al Hussein, wife of Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and Chairperson of the UAE Nursing and Midwifery Council, today chaired the council’s first meeting in 2015.

The meeting was attended by Abdul Rahman bin Mohammed Al Owais, Minister of Health, Essa Al Haj Al Maidoor, Director-General of Dubai Health Authority (DHA), Raja Al Gurg, Vice-Chairperson of Dubai Healthcare City, Nasser Khalifa Al Budoor, Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health, as well as representatives of other ministries, health authorities and universities.

During the meeting, the participants discussed a number of healthcare issues including work environment, management, standards, safety, job satisfaction, continuous professional training as well as ways of improving the attractiveness of nursing and midwifery for nationals.