ABU DHABI, The Fatima College of Health Sciences has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with Mediclinic Middle East to facilitate academic collaboration and create learning and development opportunities for UAE nationals.

The MoU will pave the way for students enrolled in Nursing, Health Emergency (paramedics), Pharmacy, Radiography and Physiotherapy to experience on-the-job training in various Mediclinic facilities across the UAE.

Dr. Tarek Fathey, Chief Operating Office of Mediclinic East, said, "Mediclinic is committed to the employment of UAE nationals by creating and fostering a workplace that supports up-skilling, career advancement and development. Partnerships with educational institutions such as the Fatima College of Health Sciences create an avenue for UAE nationals to hone their clinical skills through the provision of patient-centric learning experiences under the supervision and guidance of clinical professionals at various Mediclinic facilities."

Dr. Hamed Alneyadi, Senior Manager Executive Government Relations at the College, said, "We are honoured to announce the signing of this MoU between Fatima College of Health Sciences and Mediclinic Middle East. This agreement is the bridge for new cooperation between the two parties to strengthen the strategic partnership that will facilitate the clinical placement of our students in various specialities in Mediclinic hospitals.

In addition, this agreement will include the exchange of experience in the field of healthcare, staff up-skill training, teaching and joint research. I am confident that we have the best partner in Mediclinic."

Source: Emirates News Agency