29 March 2020

Medical Workforce at Healthcare Sector – Emirate of Dubai

Reference: CIR-2020-00000126

To: all health facilities & health professionals in  private health sector -Dubai:


Dubai Health Authority extends its thankfulness and appreciation for the relentless support and cooperation provided by its strategic partners in the health sector especially in the current stage that requires concerted efforts and capabilities to address the coronavirus – COVID -19. Furthermore, for ensuring the preparedness of health facilities and their full capacity to manage cases of the coronavirus COVID-19, herein DHA would like to point out the following:


-        Retain the existing healthcare workforce at healthcare sector (including doctors, nursing and allied health).

 -        Therefore, health facilities are requested to refrain from accepting resignations of healthcare staff, being the main front line in fighting the pandemic.

-        All health facilities are expected to comply with the above

The circular is for implementation from the date of issuance and until further notice


With Regards- DHA

Supporting Documents:

External ciruclar- Medical Workforce in private sector.pdf:

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