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DTCM aims to boost Health Tourism

DTCM aims to boost Health Tourism

The Department of Tourism and commercial marketing has held talks with the Dubai Health Authority to discuss ways of promoting the Health Tourism through overseas exhibitions, workshops and seminars.

DTCM represented by Eyad Ali Abdulrahman , Executive Director, Media Relations and Business Development Sector and member of the Marketing Team Committee for Health Tourism discussed the future plans to develop and promote medical tourism initiative for Dubai.

The meeting was attended by Jerad Bachar, Director Dubai Convention & Events Bureau, Abdullah Bin Suwaidan, Deputy Director, Overseas Promotions and Inward Missions and Ameera Jokhadar, Head of Industry Relations Business Development.

Dr. El Daw Abdalla Suliman, head of Research and Performance Management Section attended along with the Marketing Team from the Dubai health Authority, whereas Dr. Fatma Alsharaf and Suhaila Khalil, Senior Executives, Operations and Partner Development from Dubai Healthcare City.

During the meeting, DTCM discussed several topics on how to promote Health Tourism through participating in overseas exhibitions in 2013, to boost medical tourism in cooperation with the DHCA and the private healthcare sector.