Hamdan Medical Award Signs Memorandum of ‎Understanding with MBRU 23 March 2022
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), which aims to support and promote the efforts and ‎‎objectives of the Award to achieve positive and sustainable ‎change within the health ‎sector in the UAE.‎
Representing the Hamdan Medical Award, the MOU was signed ‎by H.E Abdullah ‎bin Souqat, Executive Director of the Award. It ‎was also signed by Dr. Amer Ahmed Sharif, Vice Chancellor, ‎MBRU, in the presence of Dr. Ahmed Al Hashimy Member of ‎board of trustees of the Award, Prof. Zaid Hani Al-Baqa’in, Vice ‎President for Academic Affairs at MBRU and Dr. Amer Al ‎Zarooni, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Administration and ‎Professional Services at MBRU.‎
The aim of the MOU is to enhance cooperation between the ‎two parties towards Supporting research in health in the ‎UAE, supporting health education for UAE nationals, and ‎Facilitating knowledge transfer.‎
His Excellency Abdullah bin Souqat expressed his ‎happiness with this cooperation, noting that the two sides ‎‎will prepare a distinguished set of important scientific ‎activities which achieve the objectives of the Memorandum ‎of Understanding. He also stressed that the award is always ‎keen on enhancing cooperation with national institutions ‎concerned with advancing scientific research and raising ‎the health sector within the country, in order to achieve the ‎vision of the Award's founder, the late Sheikh Hamdan bin ‎Rashid Al Maktoum.‎
On his part, Dr. Amer Ahmed Sharif praised the MOU and ‎the synergy and strengthening of cooperation efforts ‎between the two sides in order to raise the level of health ‎and scientific research in the UAE. He said, “This ‎agreement enhances the existing cooperation between the ‎Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for ‎Medical Sciences and the Mohammed bin Rashid ‎University of Medicine, Health Sciences and Scientific ‎Research. We also look forward to expanding horizons of ‎cooperation between the two sides to achieve the goals of ‎the UAE Advanced Science Agenda 2031, which aims to ‎employ advanced sciences in development and innovation ‎to create solutions to future challenges”.‎