Tuesday, August 3, 2010

HAAD: Partnership "Takes Innovative Approach to Improving Surgery for Children"

In a news release about the trip by a delegation of doctors and executives from Children's National Medical Center, the Health Authorty - Abu Dhabi emphasizes the progress of the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation in moving "from concept to reality."

His Excellency Dr. Ahmed Mubarak Al Mazrouei, Chairman of the Health Authority – Abu Dhabi, said: “We remain grateful to His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates, and His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, as it is through their generosity and visionary leadership that such progress has been made possible. Over the past year, it’s been exciting to see the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation go from a concept to reality."

The release also quotes Dr. Kurt Newman, the surgeon-in-chief at Children’s National Medical Center and senior vice president of the Sheikh Zayed Institute, as saying: “We are hiring some of the world’s best surgeons and researchers and are creating innovative facilities designed to support collaboration. We are on our way to making discoveries that will directly improve surgery for children.”

Read the news release on HAAD's website.