Sun 06-03-2022 08:17 AM
DUBAI, 6th March, 2022 (WAM) -- The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has won the Best Entity in the field of innovation, and Best Entity for Remote Work Applications in the Mohammed bin Rashid Government Excellence Award.
Dr. Mona Obeid Al Ayyan and Dr. Issam Mohammad Nour Al Zarouni, have been also awarded "The Prime Minister’s Medal for Distinguished Doctor" while Wedad Bu Hamid, Director of the Government Communication Department at the Ministry, received "The Prime Minister’s Medal for the field of Government Communication".
During an award ceremony held at Expo 2020 Dubai by the UAE government, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, honoured winners of the 6th edition of the Mohammed bin Rashid Government Excellence Award, which was launched in 2009 under the umbrella of Sheikh Khalifa Government Excellence Programme (SKGEP).
Speaking on the occasion, Abdul Rahman bin Mohammad bin Nasser Al Owais, Minister of Health and Prevention, expressed his deepest thanks and gratitude to Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid for honouring the ministry, stressing that the UAE leadership has always been exceptional and inspirational, steering the ship towards innovation, creativity and excellence.
Al Owais said, "Today, the ministry has been granted the highest government excellence honour in the UAE. This is the result of our strenuous efforts being made to hit new heights of excellence and innovation. This honour places additional responsibilities on our shoulders to preserve the country’s gains and redouble our efforts to deliver the best that we can.
"The UAE government excellence system represents a bridge to the future, given it has been designed based on a forward-looking vision to promote the values of excellence and innovation and improve the quality of life for the UAE people. In addition to enhancing the country’s readiness, flexibility and pro-activeness in handling challenges and global changes, it will also drive the UAE’s competitiveness and leadership to the next level across all fields," the minister added.
For his part, Dr. Mohamed Salim Al Olama, Under-Secretary of the Ministry, said that this achievement represents a landmark that will reinforce the community’s confidence in the efficiency of the ministry’s comprehensive and integrated health services; and stoke the fire of innovation and sustainability according to the best international standards.
Dr. Al Zarouni and Dr. Al Ayyan expressed their immense thanks and gratitude for the UAE leadership after being honoured.