It is the main center in which the Award was established and named after. It is dedicated to awards, their various categories, specializations and committees.
Awards are given every two years in all international, Arabic and local categories for those who perform unique work in research and inventions in different domains of medical services at the local, Arab and international levels.

It is one of the main committees reporting to the General Secretariat, being the higher committee supervising the awards. It comprises from 7 to 9 members selected every four years according to the Award’s Articles of Association. The committee is entrusted with choosing the themes of awards for every edition, dates of nomination submissions and evaluation thereof, selection of local and international jurists and selection of subcommittee members according to the theme of each edition of the Award. See The Award Scientific Committee.

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Latest Awards News
Prof. Fowzan Alkuraya, Professor of Human ‎Genetics at Faisal University and a Senior Consultant and Principal Clinical ‎Scientist at the King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center (KFSHRC), ‎Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Sheikh Rashid bin Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Supreme ‎Chairman of the Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation for Distinguished Academic ‎Performance and Patron of the Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical ‎Sciences
The ceremony honoring the 14 Award winners of ‎the 12th term of the Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for ‎Medical Sciences will take place tomorrow, Wednesday, November 23rd, 2022
Prof. Ian Fraser of the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia and the joint winner of the Hamdan International Prize with the late Dr. Jian Zhou,
which is focused on Infectious Diseases. The Awards, with a total prize value of AED 2.8 million, are spread across three categories: the International Awards, the Arab World Awards, and the UAE Awards.
Sheikh Rashid Bin Hamdan Bin Rashid ‎received His Excellency Abdulrahman Al Owais, Minister of ‎Health and Prevention and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of ‎the Hamdan Medical Award, His Excellency Awad Al Ketbi, ‎Director General of the Dubai Health Authority, His Excellency ‎Mirza Al Sayegh, Member of the Board of Trustees of the Award, ‎and His Excellency Dr. Ahmed Al Hashemi is a member of the ‎Board of Trustees of the Award, His Excellency Abdullah Bin ‎Souqat, Executive Director of the Award, and His Excellency Issa ‎Al Maidour, Director General of Dubai Development Group.‎
Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al-‎Maktoum Award for Medical ‎Sciences has signed a ‎Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Mohammed ‎Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences ‎‎(MBRU),
The Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences announced the topics of the Awards for the 12th term (2021-2022)
Under the patronage of Her Excellency Hessa bint Issa Buhumaid, Minister ‎of Community Development, the Dubai International Academy of Dermatopathology and ‎Dubai International Academy of Laser & Aesthetic Dermatology (Diad-Dial)
The Sixth Middle East International Dermatology & Aesthetic ‎Medicine Conference & Exhibition “MEIDAM”, which concluded its activities last Sunday at ‎the Events Centre - Dubai Festival City,
The Director-General of the Dubai Health ‎Authority, Awad Saghir Al Ketbi, inaugurated the activities of the 6th Middle ‎East International Dermatology & Aesthetic Medicine Conference & Exhibition ‎‎(MEIDAM), which is being held under the patronage of the Hamdan Bin ‎Rashid Award for Medical Sciences.‎
The Trophy for the Sheikh Hamdan Award for the Best Clinical Department in the UAE (2019-2020) was presented to the Department of Radiology at brief function hosted at MRI Centre in the Rashid Hospital.
H.E Abdul Rahman Al Owais, Minister of Health and Prevention, and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences, emphasized the significance of choosing Artificial Intelligence (AI) in healthcare as the topic for this term of the Award.
H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Chairman of the Supreme National Committee for Volunteerism during Crises, said volunteering has conspicuously stood out during the COVID-19 health crisis as a sublime humanitarian value and a major component of the UAE social fabric between Emiratis and residents alike.
H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, UAE Minister of Finance, and Patron of the Hamdan Medical Award received H.E. Abdul Rahman Al Owais, UAE Minister of Health and Prevention and Chairman of the Award’s Board of Trustees, and HE. Abdullah Bin Souqat, Executive Director of the Award. During the meeting