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Mohammed bin Rashid praises the launch of distance learning initiative to train healthcare professionals worldwide

12 Aug, 2020

Vice President, Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, praised the launch of Waterfalls Initiative for Continuous Education, as a global project that aims to deliver continuous education for around 1 million doctor, physician, pharmacist, technician, and specialist in the hospital management sector and the humanitarian field.

The initiative will be implemented under the follow-up and supervision of Lieutenant General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior to train about one million medical staff from around the world.

He said the initiative forms part of the UAE’s responsibility to support the international medical field. “With the follow up of my brother, Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the UAE today has launched a health initiative to provide distance training in medical field and ambulance services for million trainees across the world,” Sheikh Mohammed tweeted. “The initiative is launched in partnership with 140 experts and 67 academic institutions and training institutes from around the world in line with its responsibility to support the global medical sector,” he added.

The “Waterfall” initiative offers a virtual medical training across 14 medical sectors. It will be carried out in partnership with 140 experts and 67 academic institutions and training centres from around the world.
This unique project is an initiative from the UAE Ministry of Possibilities and INDEX Holding and in cooperation with Aqdar World Summit to support our front-liners across all medical and humanitarian fields, through a number of specialized webinars presented by a number of well-renowned local and international speakers and lecturers from across the world.

More than 140 of the most prominent doctors, scientists, experts and specialists in the healthcare and humanitarian sector around the world participate in the design and development of scientific lectures, educational sessions and training workshops remotely, as well as 67 international scientific, medical and academic institutions and an accreditation body in the medical field.

The specialized lectures, seminars and educational sessions cover the most vital topics in the various fields of medicine, pharmacy, nutrition, public health, nursing, dentistry and hospital management, in addition to many specialized topics that contribute to supporting the health sector in societies.

Within the Waterfalls platform, those affiliated with the initiative will obtain a training certificate and approved hours from the international scientific and academic bodies participating in the initiative, and they can benefit from it in the scope of their work or in their research, or in completing their scientific studies through continuous distance education without having to leave their jobs or Leaving their workplace or bearing any financial burdens, through the initiative link


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