The Ministry of Health and Community Protection reviewed the developments of innovative health services, and a number of pioneering projects and initiatives, in conjunction with the activities of the UAE Innovation Month, which comes this year under the slogan “UAE Innovates 2022”, where the Ministry highlighted the innovative health services package, and pioneering projects and initiatives that contribute In enhancing future health services and consolidating digital health practices, most notably the “Tatmeen” platform for tracking and tracing pharmaceutical products, the unified medical records system “My Care,” and the “GS1 Global” system for coding pharmaceutical products and medical devices.
The Ministry’s participation in the “UAE Innovation Month” comes as part of its continuous endeavor to enhance the objectives of the national innovation strategy, by intensifying its efforts to provide innovative health solutions and services with international standards to enhance the UAE’s position as a global center for innovation in the health sector, in addition to providing advanced health solutions using advanced technologies. Artificial intelligence, virtual reality simulation, and predictive data.
Abdullah Ahmed Ahli, Acting Assistant Undersecretary for the Support Services Sector, confirmed that the “UAE Innovation Month” is a reflection of the vision and aspirations of the wise leadership, through the application of innovative ideas that enhance the country’s position as a leading global model in the proactive confrontation of future challenges, pointing to the ministry’s keenness to achieve effective participation in UAE Innovation Month by highlighting its innovative health initiatives and projects, and the qualitative achievements and developmental work that have been achieved in the field of providing innovative digital health services.
first of its kind
For his part, Ali Al-Ajmi, Director of the Digital Health Department in the Ministry, explained that the “Tatmeen” platform, which is the first of its kind in the region to track and trace the stages of manufacturing pharmaceutical products, aims to secure the supply of health care facilities in the country with these products, thus forming a digital platform based on sequencing technology. And advanced tracking, in tracking medicines from production to use by patients, pointing to the importance of “reassurance” in strengthening the Ministry’s role in the field of quality control and safety of medicines to protect the health and safety of patients and society.
My Care Initiative
Al-Ajmi explained that the “My Care” initiative represents a unified base for the medical records of the population of the country aimed at linking government and private health facilities and exchanging medical data. Data related to insurance claims.
He also pointed out the importance of GS1 Global, which constitutes a global system for serial bar codes, to enable and set standards for the implementation of services for pharmaceutical products, medical devices and pharmaceutical products, in contributing to the unification of coding and sequencing mechanisms for drug tracking, in line with international best practices.