A specialized committee for health
services and rehabilitation of the physically disadvantaged will soon be formed
in UAE, under the chairmanship of acting undersecretary of the Minister for
Health (MoH), Dr. Salem Abdul Rahman.
The committee will be responsible for providing
diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation services. They will develop health
services effectively and undertake health programs to enhance the standard of
handicapped people. Specialized programs for pre-screening, diagnosis, health
awareness, early detection of handicapped cases and training human resources in
all matters related to the handicapped will be undertaken by the committee.
The committee will conduct national studies to understand the reasons for
disabilities and the ways of protection. They plan to circulate the findings of
the study to health stakeholders in the UAE.