COVID-19: Dubai additional expands free vaccination drive in partnership with non-public sector


The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine being administered at Zabeel Main Well being Centre in Dubai.
Picture Credit score: Virendra Saklani/Gulf Information Archives

Dubai: The Dubai Well being Authority (DHA) introduced on Tuesday that 17 non-public well being care service suppliers will now present vaccination companies to the group along with all DHA vaccination centres.

Dr. Farida Al Khaja

Dr. Farida Al Khaja, CEO of Scientific Help Companies and Nursing Sector on the DHA and Chairperson of the COVID-19 Vaccination Steering Committee mentioned: “The vaccines will proceed to be offered free-of-cost. Extending the vaccination drive in partnership with non-public well being care suppliers goals to broaden capability and improve entry and comfort for the general public. The non-public well being sector is a key companion in our drive to make sure excellence in patient-centred care.”

Other than residents and Dubai residence holders, GCC nationals who’ve an Emirates ID and aged residents above 60 years who reside in Dubai however have a residency of one other emirate may obtain the vaccine.

To ebook an appointment at any DHA vaccine facility, clients ought to obtain the DHA app. These above 60 years can name 800 342 to ebook an appointment.

For personal well being sector services, clients should straight contact the power of their option to ebook the vaccine.

The 2 vaccines presently obtainable are: Pfizer BioNTech and Sinopharm.

All those that are scheduled to obtain the second dose of their Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine will proceed to obtain it. Their appointment will probably be both in Al Garhoud Medical Health Centre or Al Twar Dialysis Centre.

DHA Vaccination Centres 

One Central COVID-19 Vaccination Centre – Pfizer-BioNTech

Al Barsha Well being Centre – Pfizer-BioNTech

Za’abeel Well being Centre – Pfizer-BioNTech

Al Mankhool Well being Centre – Sinopharm

Al Safa Well being Centre – Sinopharm

Dubai Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation – Pfizer-BioNTech

Al Barsha Corridor Vaccination Centre – Pfizer-BioNTech

Nadd Al Hamar Well being Centre – Sinopharm

Al Twar Well being Centre – Sinopharm

Al Mizhar Well being Centre – Pfizer-BioNTech

Uptown Occupational Well being Screening Centre – Pfizer-BioNTech

Al Garhoud Medical Health Centre — After tenth of Could – Pfizer-BioNTech

Al Twar Dialysis Centre — After tenth of Could – Pfizer-BioNTech

Non-public Well being Centres

Al Futtaim Well being Hub – Sinopharm

Al Garhoud Non-public Hospital LLC – Sinopharm

Al Zahra Hospital – Sinopharm

American Hospital – Sinopharm

Aster Hospital – Sinopharm

Burjeel Hospital – Sinopharm

Canadian Specialist Hospital – Sinopharm

Emirates Hospital, Jumeirah – Sinopharm

Worldwide Trendy Hospital – Sinopharm

Kings Faculty Hospital – Sinopharm

Medcare Orthopaedics & Backbone Hospital – Sinopharm

NMC Royal Hospital – Sinopharm

Prime Hospital LLC – Sinopharm

Saudi German Hospital – Sinopharm

Valiant Healthcare LLC – Sinopharm

VIP Physician 247 DMCC – Sinopharm

Al Khaja added that along with all these centres, DHA and Mohammed bin Rashid College for Well being Sciences (MBRU) are persevering with their Wellness on Wheels initiative which options two cell clinics that present vaccination to the aged, labourers and underprivileged members of society. DHA additionally has a cell vaccination drive in place for presidency companies.

Moreover, DHA is offering house vaccination companies in cooperation with Dubai Ambulance Company and Group Growth Authority.

She added that the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine can also be obtainable on the Dubai Parks Well being Centre and the Al Jalila Youngsters’s Specialty Hospital.


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