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Streamlining and Modernizing Medical Workforce Governance: A Case Study of Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates

Stephanie Short, Nikhil Hawal, & Nasser Sai Albusaidi
July 22, 2018

Medical workforce governance in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a significant and timely topic. Issues of professional recruitment, retention, and integration require attention, as the majority of doctors and other healthcare professionals in the UAE are internationally trained graduates. This policy paper highlights results from a study exploring the policies and processes that could help inform the future improvement of health professional regulation in the UAE. The paper concludes by offering recommendations for future policies and research relevant to key stakeholders, including healthcare employers, regulators, medical practitioners, researchers, and community stakeholders.

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