Dubai Health Care City (DHCC)

The Dubai Health Care City (DHCC) has been established with the objective of providing a regional health care centre of international standards. DHCC offers its customers and patients world-class healthcare. Patients can enjoy first class medical and wellness services. DHCC offers significant business opportunities to investors from across the globe, bringing the global healthcare industry to the doorstep of Dubai.

DHCC will create an integrated healthcare infrastructure and the environment, where a comprehensive medical treatment and decease prevention services are available under a single roof. 

DHCC is a highly regulated institution with a clearly defined vision for providing for healthcare, medical education and research of international standards in the region. The four entities involved in delivering this vision are Dubai Healthcare City Free Zone (DHCC FZ), Center for Healthcare Planning and Quality (CPQ), Harvard Medical School Dubai Center (HMSDC) and Dubai Harvard Foundation for Medical Research (DHFMR). DHCC focuses on the quality of patient care, privacy, rights, and satisfaction.

DHCC has a vision to become the internationally recognized location of choice for quality healthcare and an integrated center of excellence for clinical & wellness services, medical education & research.

DHCC has a mission to create a platform for the provision of healthcare, education and research services within an informed regulatory framework. DHCC ensures excellent healthcare delivery by responding to emerging healthcare needs to continuously improve the lives of people. DHCC has introduced a unique initiative of continued professional education programs for healthcare professionals. DHCC also focuses on identifying and funding research needs in the region.

Dubai Healthcare City is the world’s first healthcare free zone. It has two complementary services medical and wellness. The medical services, spread over an area of 4.1 million square feet, focuses on clinical services for disease treatment and prevention. The wellness services are spread over 19 million square feet and offer the contiguous services by housing hospitals, outpatient clinics, luxury spa resorts, and the entire spectrum of wellness services.

Advantages of Dubai Health Care City (DHCC):

DHCC has been established keeping in viw the strategic location between Europe and South Asia. DHCC fills the gap within the healthcare industry of the region. DHCC offers benefits to all the stake holders involved with the project, as the first integrated healthcare cluster.

Investors get many financial incentives including 100% tax-free income, 100% foreign ownership, no corporate tax, no income tax, no customs duty, no restrictions on capital, trade barriers or quotas and clinic lease/purchase options at competitive costs.

The DHCC offers many commercial benefits which include but not limited to low operating costs, state-of-the-art facilities, flexible real estate lease options to suit the varied needs of the investors, integrated healthcare community offering a one stop shop for specialized and quality medical care, access to a network of regional and global healthcare professionals etc.

DHCC offers a great business convenience which means no bureaucracy or red tape and one-stop shop for all the government services and approvals. A wide range of business support services including hospitality services and event management services are readily available. 

DHCC brings to the investors fast-track company registration, simplified company laws and legal framework, fast track immigration procedures resulting in quick hiring of healthcare professionals.

Patients get the benefit of easy access to quality healthcare services, with a wide portfolio of multiple specialty services under one roof, offered by renowned brands. DHCC offers a great facility of integrated healthcare e-network offering seamless availability of patient records through the Health Information System. DHCC also offers the information about doctors™ portfolios. There is a strong regulatory framework protecting the confidentiality of patient information. 

The well established Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Academic Medical Center adds a lot of value to students as well as practicing professionals.