Dr. Ayesha Abdullah receives L’Officiel Arab Woman of The Year Award 2010

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Published December 26th, 2010 - 03:58 GMT
Dr. Ayesha Abdullah, Managing Director of TECOM Investments' Sciences Cluster
Dr. Ayesha Abdullah, Managing Director of TECOM Investments' Sciences Cluster

Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC), a member of TECOM Investments' Sciences Cluster, today announced Dr. Ayesha Abdullah has been honoured with the L'Officiel Arab Woman of the Year Award 2010 in the 'Medicine' category.

The award was presented to Dr. Abdullah at an event organised by L'Officiel at the Westin Hotel.The event was attended by more than 300 representatives from the government and private sector.

The L'Officiel Arab Woman of the Year award recognises the achievements of inspirational women operating in different domains including medicine, business, arts, fashion, media and charity.

Dr. Ayesha Abdullah, Managing Director of TECOM Investments' Sciences Cluster, said: "I feel honoured to be presented with the L'Officiel Arab Woman of the Year 2010 award in the 'Medicine' category. I am grateful to the jury panel and all the members who voted for me.

"This award is a result of the collective efforts of many wonderful people that include my family, colleagues and team members. The award will definitely motivate me further in my endeavour to take Dubai Healthcare City to greater heights and position it as one of the top destinations for healthcare."

Dr.Ayesha's core competencies include project management, leading multi-disciplinary teams, in-service and continuing education, strong technical competency, as well as project design and finance. As the Managing Director of TECOM Investments' Science Cluster, she continues to guide and offer her broad-based industry expertise for achieving the holistic healthcare objectives of Dubai and the UAE.

Within the past eight years, DHCC has grown into a cluster of over 90 outpatient medical centres and diagnostic laboratories, two JCI-accredited hospitals, as well as more than 100 commercial healthcare and retail services that follow stringent standards in healthcare delivery. The Center for Healthcare Planning and Quality (CPQ) is the regulatory body for DHCC responsible for monitoring and upholding international best practice in healthcare quality and patient care within the free zone. 

Background Information

Dubai Healthcare City

Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC) is a free zone committed to creating a health and wellness destination.  

Since its launch in 2002 by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the free zone has worked towards its vision to become an internationally recognized location of choice for quality healthcare and an integrated center of excellence for clinical and wellness services, medical education and research.

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