Over the years, Dubai has become one of the leading healthcare destinations.
A 45% growth was seen over the last five years, and it now has a roster of 4,482 medical facilities across the private sector.
The healthcare facilities provide a range of medical specialities and sub-specialities and are based in several locations, making it easier for patients and medical tourists to have access to healthcare services.
Additionally, a 61% increase to 55,208 licensed medical professionals was seen in 2022.
The private health facilities include 56 hospitals, 57 day-care surgery centres, 59 diagnostic centres, 21 specialised centres for people of determination, and 1,566 specialised outpatient clinics.
Dr Marwan Al Mulla, CEO of the Health Regulation Sector at the Dubai Health Authority said, "We strive to fulfil the mandate ofHis Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to make Dubai the best city in the world. The ease of processes, investment support, Dubai’s location, state-of-the-art infrastructure, and the emirate’s forward-thinking approach have contributed to the growth of high-quality multinational and specialised facilities in the city."