Health authorities say seasonal flu cases in UAE are within the expected levelThu 20 Oct 2022
In its statement, ADPHC said that Seasonal Flu is a respiratory infection that can cause complications, especially in young children, the elderly and people with chronic diseases. However, available and safe-to-use flu vaccines are some of the best ways to prevent disease and its complications.
The Center urge all community members, especially children, the elderly, pregnant women and those with chronic diseases, to take the initiative to vaccinate by reaching out to the nearest health centre.
Abu Dhabi Public Health Centre (ADPHC) was established in 2019.as per the law of establishment No. (14) for the year 2019 which was issued by his Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE. The entity was established to ensure a public health system that maintains the health of the population in the Emirate and guarantees workers’ safety through the promotion of public health and preventive health concepts. The Abu Dhabi Public Health Center is the first of its kind in the region.
From here, we maintain the health of the population in the Emirate and guarantee workers’ safety through the promotion of public health and preventive health concepts
Governance and management of the Public and Preventive Health System
The aim of this priority is to develop and maintain Abu Dhabi Public and Preventive Health System and ensure the implementation of the requirements of the system in an integrated manner, within both Government & Private Sectors.
In addition to the development of a system for registering technical service providers and individuals working in the field of public and preventive health to ensure the efficiency of related services.
Encourage the community to practice a healthy lifestyle
The aim of this priority is to raise the level of health awareness among members of the community and promote a healthy culture, encourage community participation in public and preventive health programs, unify health messages according to the best international standards by using the management system for organizing educational activates, and strengthen public and preventive health in the emirate through the development of government and private partnerships.
Health and safety of workers and environmental health
The aim of this priority is to develop and implement worker health programs, and prevent occupational diseases, injuries, and health conditions related to environmental factors. And reduce the burden of diseases and occupational and environmental injuries to the lowest acceptable level.
Improve the quality of life and reduce the financial burden
The aim of this priority is to activate an early detection program and improve their quality using the latest methods, reduce the death rate due to chronic diseases, and reduce the high rate of obesity in children and adults in order to reduce the burden of chronic diseases on the emirate.
Implement an effective system for the prevention and control of infectious diseases
The aim of this priority is to develop and improve mechanisms for the early detection of infectious and emerging diseases in addition to the reduction and control of infectious diseases.
Build and develop sustainable national capacities in public health
The aim of this priority is the governance of the public health research framework by developing an integrated system for public health research, and building national capacities in public health research.
Develop decision-making with early warning, innovation and artificial intelligence
The aim of this priority is to develop an integrated smart electronic system for public health information, develop an integrated system of investigation and early warning to prevent public health risks, develop the disease registry within the artificial intelligence software and systems for