DOHMS operates under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Maktoum Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai.
As part of Dubai's race to excel in all activities in the Gulf and the Middle East , it is more than necessary to provide comprehensive integrated health care services to the community up that matches global standards.
This humanitarian mission is operated by the Department of Health and Medical Services, which is one of the main government departments in Dubai. The services of DOHMS are distributed all over Dubai and are supported by highly sophisticated paramedical services and a Central Services Complex.
The services are provided by DOHMS's hospitals (Al Maktoum Hospital, Rashid Hospital, Dubai Hospital and Al Wasl Hospital) and primary health care with 20 health centers and clinics.