Jawaher Boston Medical District launched in Sharjah to bring research opportunities to UAE

Jawaher Boston Medical District launched in Sharjah to bring research opportunities to UAE

HH Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Mohammed AlQasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, in the presence of his wife, Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the BEEAH Group, has approved the joint Jawaher Boston Medical District project.

This first-of-its-kind collaboration in the UAE and the region led by BEEAH Group, Mass General Brigham Hospitals Network and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is poised to set a new benchmark in the Arab world’s healthcare sector with the establishment of an advanced and integrated network of healthcare systems in the emirate, featuring hospitals, laboratories, R&D centres, and more, which will all be governed by the international best practices.

The pioneering project was approved y during Highness’s reception of a delegation at the Badi’ Palace featuring representatives of the collaborating entities, namely, Meghan Gregonis, United States Consul General in Dubai; Khaled Al Huraimel, CEO of BEEAH Group; Dr Hans Thomas, Medical and Executive Director of Mass General Brigham Hospitals Network; and Dr Laurie Glimcher, President and CEO of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

During the meeting, His Highness reviewed a detailed presentation on the Jawaher Boston Medical District project, which is also expected to contribute significantly to medical studies and research fields in general, and to cancerous ailments, by leveraging the expertise of the project’s principal collaborators as well as other scientific and research institutes in Sharjah.

The medical district built to reflect the latest design innovations in the global Healthcare industry will be located on the Emirates Bypass Road next to the Sharjah Mosque, and cover a range of specialisations, including lifestyle and prevention medicine, oncology, women’s health, paediatrics, cardiovascular diseases, neurosciences, behavioural health, and rehabilitation medicine. The project will also expand its robust care network to reach homes, schools, workplaces, and residential neighbourhoods in Sharjah.

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