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Dubai Healthcare City’s Dubai College of Dental Medicine signs scholarship agreement with Julphar


Dubai College of Dental Medicine (DCDM), which is part of Dubai Healthcare City’s integrated academic and clinical operations, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Gulf Pharmaceutical Industries (Julphar) to support UAE Ministry of Health dentists with postgraduate scholarships.

As per the agreement, both parties will support the UAE Ministry of Health by providing specialization through six postgraduate dentistry programmes in periodontics, prosthodontics, endodontics, orthodontics, paediatric dentistry, and oral surgery, offered by DCDM in partnership with UK-based Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSE).

DCDM will accept MOH residents under Julphar’s sponsorship during the next academic year in September 2014.

The signing ceremony took place at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Academic Medical Centre (MBR-AMC) on July 3, 2014. The MoU was signed by Dr Amer Sharif, Managing Director – Education, and Dr Ayman Sahli, Chief Executive Officer of Julphar, in the presence of His Excellency Abdul Rahman Bin Mohammed Al Owais, UAE Minister of Health; Marwan Abedin, CEO, DHCC; Professor Sehamuddin Galadari, Chairman of DCDM; and dean and faculty members of DCDM.

DCDM is an institution of Dubai Healthcare City, a health and wellness destination that brings together a wealth of services in healthcare, medical education and research. DCDM operates in two areas – academic and clinical. Through the Dubai Dental Clinic (DDC), its clinical arm, DCDM provides the highest standards of dental care, offering a comprehensive range of specialized services including cosmetic dentistry, orthodontics and periodontal treatment. Through its academic arm DCDM, it offers six postgraduate programmes. Till date, 35 residents have enrolled in Masters programmes across disciplines.

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