Under the supervision of Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the historic Al Baraha Hospital on Deira Corniche have been renamed Al Kuwait Hospital.
The renaming decision has been taken as per ministerial decree No 16 of 2019. The hospital falls under the purview of the Ministry of Health and Prevention.
The minister of health and prevention, Abdul Rahman Bin Mohammad Al Owais said, “The Al Kuwait Hospital reflects the story of the development of an entire society and connects memories of the past with the present towards the exploration of a good healthcare future, which the country’s leadership set as a priority within the National Agenda 2021.”
Yousuf Al Serkal, assistant undersecretary for the ministry’s Hospitals Sector, said: “The hospital’s attainment of the international accreditation contributes to improving work procedures and its efficiency through doubling the outcomes and reducing the costs, thus facilitating patients’ access to the appointments and health services and effectively participating in the therapeutic process.”
The renowned hospital was initiated by Shaikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, the former ruler of Dubai in 1966. Shaikh Sabah Al Salim Al Sabah, the then Emir of Kuwait was also present in the inauguration event of the hospital. Al Kuwait Hospital comprises 154 beds serving all kind of treatments over four decades. It was granted the globally recognized Joint Commission International (JCI) accreditation in February 2015.

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