• Nominations open for the 11th Awards term The Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences announces the topics for the 11th Award term: AI in Healthcare, Genomics, Diagnostics and Therapeutics.
  • The 11th Dubai International Conference for Medical Sciences (DICMS) The Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences announces the 11th Dubai International Conference for Medical Sciences, held in conjunction with the Award ceremony on 24-27 November, 2020 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
  • His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Opens the 25th Edition of DUPHAT TodayHis Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and President of Dubai Health Authority (DHA) today officially inaugurated the 25th edi ...
  • Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum opens Gulfood 2020H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance, opened 25th edition of Gulfood 2020, the annual food and beverage, F&B, trade show ...
  • Dundee's Al-Maktoum College celebrates conclusion of 29th training programme on multiculturalismDundee’s Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education, on Friday, celebrated the graduation of the 29th cohort of the Academic Training Programme, ATP, in Multiculturalism and Leadersh ...
Early life and education

His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Minister of Finance, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and the patron of the awards is a leader with immense vision and wisdom. He has been credited with many dazzling achievements and futuristic planning for his philanthropist works around the world. By instituting educational and scientific awards, Sheikh Hamdan has proved beyond doubt that he cares much for the generations to come. 
Sheikh Hamdan is the second son of Late Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum. After completing his basic education in the UAE, Sheikh Hamdan went to Cambridge, England in 1962-63 to pursue higher education.

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