Department of Health – Abu Dhabi: COVID-19 testing and vaccination remain available within the Emirate’s healthcare facilities
The Department of Health – Abu Dhabi (DoH), regulator of the healthcare sector in the Emirate confirmed the continuity of COVID-19 related services in Abu Dhabi. COVID-19 vaccinations and PCR tests remain available in various healthcare facilities in the Emirate including pharmacies and medical centres as well as SEHA's healthcare centres.
This comes after Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) announced closure of some COVID-19 centres in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, and Al Dhafra, in its gradual efforts for a return to normal life post-COVID.
The Department remains committed to safeguarding the health and wellbeing of all community members in Abu Dhabi and ensuring that it is providing the necessary healthcare services, as it continues to provide PCR tests and COVID-19 vaccinations for those who need it. These services can be provided in pharmacies, healthcare centres and hospitals across Abu Dhabi, which guarantees ease of access for all community members.
To learn more about the list of pharmacies that provide vaccination and testing services, please visit: https://www.doh.gov.ae/ar/Abu-Dhabi-pharmacies
Department of Health - Abu Dhabi
Department of Health -Abu Dhabi is the regulative body of the Healthcare Sector in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and ensures excellence in Healthcare for the community by monitoring the health status of the population.
DoH defines the strategy for the health system, monitors and analyses the health status of the population and performance of the system.
In addition DoH shapes the regulatory framework for the health system, inspects against regulations, enforce standards, and encourages adoption of world – class best practices and performance targets by all healthcare service providers in the Emirate.
DoH also drives programs to increase awareness and adoption of healthy living standards among the residents of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi in addition to regulating scope of services, premiums and reimbursement rates of the health system in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.