H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid approves the winners of the 10th term of the Hamdan Medical Award 12 November 2018
Dubai-12nov2018: H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, UAE Minister of Finance, and the Patron of Hamdan Medical Award received H.E. Abdul Rahman Al Owais, the UAE Minister of Health and Prevention and the Chairman of the Award’s Board of Trustees, and H.E. Dr. Ahmed S I Al Hashemi Member, Board of Trustees, H.E. Butti Saeed Al Kindi, Member, Board of Trustees, and HE.  Abdullah Bin Souqat The executive mnager of the award.  During the meeting, H.H. Sheikh Hamdan approved the names of 16 winners of the 10th term (2017-2018), which is mainly centered on Musculoskeletal Disorders.
 
During the meeting which has been held at Zabeel Palace yesterday evening, H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid was briefed on the winners of the international awards, Arab World Awards, and UAE awards. H.H. Sheikh Hamdan praised the transparency and impartiality in selecting the winners, which is the harvest of the great efforts by the members of the award’s scientific committees, General Secretariat, and Board of Trustees, during the previous 2 years.
 
H.H. Sheikh Hamdan was briefed on the arrangements for the ceremony to honor the winners on Dec. 12, in conjunction with the 10th Dubai International Conference for Medical Sciences (13 -14 December).
 
HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum thanked Dr. Ali Rashid Al Nuaimi, a member of the Board of Trustees, for his active contribution in promoting the activities of the Award throughout his tenure as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Award.
 
On the other hand,H.E Abdul Rahman Al Owis and  the members of the Board of Trustees have thanked H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum on his generous and continuous support for the health and medical sectors. Also, they praised the important role played by the award for achieving the medical excellence locally, regionally and internationally.
 
H.E Abdul Rahman Al Owis announced that the official announcement of the winners will be in the press conference to be organized by the award during the few upcoming days, and the awards are at a total value of AED 2 million and 800 thousand.
 
It worth mentioning that The category of the International awards includes the Grand Hamdan Award, about Musculoskeletal Disorders, Hamdan Award for Medical Research Excellence, , along with Hamdan Award for Volunteers in Humanitarian Medical Services”. 
 
As for the Arab World Awards, it includes Hamdan Award for the Best Medical College / Institute or Center in the Arab world, and Hamdan Award for Honoring Distinguished Personalities from the Arab World”.
 
Regarding the UAE awards, they include Hamdan Award for the Best Medical Department in the Government Sector in the UAE, Hamdan Award for Medical Distinguished Personalities, and Hamdan Award for the Best Research Published in the Journal of Medical Sciences”.
 
 
 
 
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