14 April 2019

Standing Child Protection Committee - DHA

Reference: CIR-2019-00000168

DHA Standing Committee- Child Protection

To: All Licensed Health Facilities – Emirate of Dubai

Health Regulation Sector - DHA extends its appreciation for the continuous support and cooperation always exerted by strategic partners which in turn reflected in achieving the desired deliverables in the field. And as part of HRS commitment to update healthcare providers with all the developments both on health practices and laws and regulations governing the provision of the services, on the same context and in support of  Federal Law no. 3 of 2016 on the  Child Rights ( Wadeema’s Law), DHA has formed the  "Standing Committee for Child Protection


The committee supports the standardizing and regulating the procedures which protect the child against all forms of negligence, exploitation, physical and psychological abuses.

In keeping with the law provisions and committee role, all healthcare providers dealing with Pediatrics/Children are hereby required to report instantly against any suspicious/confirmed incidence of physical/neglect/ emotional/sexual abuse. The incidence should be reported  to " The  Standing Child Protection Committee- DHA" , through the following contact details:

Name: Sara Musabah Almarri

Designation: Coordinator of the committee


  Tel/Mobile: 0501159188 – 042194168

Workshop for awareness of  Wadeema’s Law and the committee responsibilities and missions will be held with the following details:


  • Thursday 23rd April 2019
  • 1230 noon- 1430pm
  • Latifa Hospital - lecture hall – First floor

The most important topics covered by the workshop are as following:

1.      Introduction to  Wadeema’s Law for Child Rights

2.      Overview on the committee roles and responsibilities, policy and processes

3.      Reporting approach for cases of child abuse/neglect

For registration , please email – Mr. Abduljabar Altamimi on email address: –telephone no. 04-5022



* find attached the DHA Standing Child Protection Committee Policy



Thank you for your usual cooperation and support

With regards/ Dubai Health Authority

Circular Tags :

DHA, Standing Committee, Child Protection, Workshop; committee policy