• 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.
  • Hamdan bin Rashid receives Delegation from the Islamic Organization for Medical SciencesH.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance, today received, in his palace in Zabeel, a delegation from the Islamic Organization for Med ...
  • Hamdan bin Rashid receives ISESCO Director-GeneralH.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance, discussed the activities and development programmes carried out by the Islamic World Educat ...
  • The 8th Pan Arab Human Genetics Conference Concludes in DubaiThe largest gathering of geneticists and researchers in the Arab world, the 8th Pan Arab Human Genetics Conference concluded its events today.
The Establishment
 
 
On the 10th of April 1999, the late Sheikh Maktoum Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, issued the Supreme Decree No. (5) to establish the Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences, with the objective of honouring scientists from every part of the world who tirelessly pursue distinctive medical research that serves the larger interests of humanity. The Board of Trustees and the General Secretariat of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences was formed on the 1st of May 1999, under the directives of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance.
 
Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences is one of the most outstanding awards from the GCC countries, and has consistently acted as a motivating force towards promoting the medical services by honouring the scientists and the distinct working parties in academic and therapeutic scopes alongside with medical and humanitarian services all over the world.
 
The Award clearly recognizes the importance of scientific research in boosting the progress of UAE, and plays a proactive role in funding domestic health researches through a pioneering program. The Award has proved to be widely successful, as it has been recognized by international observers and was testified by leading researchers vying for the award. This success reflects on the foundation’s international reputation and its high scientific credibility and level of performance.
 

 

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