PRIMARY HEALTH CARE CLINIC IN DUBAI
Dubai is a land where people from different countries are coming for their livelihood. This Emirate not only gives livelihood and tax free salary but also pays attention on improvising quality of life. With the increasing population the demand for health care facilities is also increasing in Dubai. This demand has created a platform for health care professionals to earn bread and butter and enjoy the urban amenities available in Dubai.
GET THE CERTIFICATE FIRST
If a Doctor wants to open a primary health care clinic in Dubai, first of all he has to obtain a license from DHA (Dubai Health Care Authority). For obtaining the license you have to clear an exam.
You can register yourself online for appearing in the exam by paying the mandatory fees. Your presence is not compulsory for registration process. You can do it online from anywhere in the world after that you have toappear in a test. Once you have qualified the exam DHA will give you a certificate. DHA provide different certificates for Interns, general practitioners, specialist, consultants and Resident doctors.
SEARCH FOR AN LSA
You have to search for a local service agent for opening a primary health care clinic in Dubai. This agent will act as your representative in front of government. A business consultancy can help you in searching a perfect LSA for your requirement.
SEARCH FOR A LOCATION
After completing the documentation process between you and your LSA, you can proceed further and search for a proper location, obtain a work place.
Now you have a valid professional certificate, a local service agent and a work address. Now submit an application to Department of Economic Department and get an initial approval.
SUBMISSION OF DETAILED BUSINESS PLAN
After obtaining the initial approval one more time you need to go to DHA (Dubai Health Care Authority). Submit Business Plan, details of services, facility Idea, size & layout of the clinic according to DHA’s specific guidelines. This process needs lot of attentiveness and alertness Because DHA has a specific guideline for different clinics. You have to follow all the specifications mentioned in the guideline before submitting detailed business plan. After evaluating your plan, services and facilities DHA will give you another approval for final preparations. This is valid for 6 months.
Now it’s a high time for you. During the period of 6 months you have to set up your clinic and you must obtain NOC from two government agencies and a final approval from DHA. Once your clinic is settled Dubai Municipality & Civil Defense authority will give you a green signal. After ensuring parameters like fire safety, waste Management etc. Once these two authorities gave you a green signal, a team of experts from DHA will inspect your clinic. If they are satisfied with clinic set up, facilities & space they will give you final approval.
After getting all the approvals it’s time to strengthen your bond with your local service partner. You have to complete legal proceedings and related documentation and sign an agreement with your local partner.
DED PROFESSIONAL LICENSE
On the basis of DHA’s final approval and other legal documents Department of Economic Development will issue a professional license to you. Now you can practice in Dubai or anywhere in UAE.
IF THE CLINIC IS LOCATED IN FREE ZONE
If your clinic is located in any free zone, than you have to take necessary approvals from DHA and permission from the authorities of free zone.