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DHA announces timings during the Mawlid Al Nabawi holiday

28 Oct, 2020

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) announced the working hours for the DHA administration, hospitals, primary health care centres, speciality centres and medical fitness centres during the “Mawlid Al Nabawi” (Birthday of the Prophet Muhammad PBUH) public holiday, which falls on October 29 every year.

Dubai, Rashid and Latifa Hospitals:

The emergency department at Dubai, Rashid and Latifa Hospitals will remain open as usual 24/7, while the clinics will close on Thursday, October 29.

Hatta Hospital

The family medicine clinic will operate from 8:00am to 1:00pm then 4:00pm to 9:00pm during the public holiday (Thursday, October 29) while the hospital’s emergency department will operate 24/7.

Specialized Centres

Dubai Fertility Centre will operate during the public holiday from 7:30am to 2:00pm.

The remaining specialized centres that include the Thalassemia Centre, Dubai Genetics Centre, Dubai Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation Centre, Dubai Complementary Medicine Centre and the Dubai Cord Blood and Research Centre will remain closed during the Mawlid Al Nabawi holiday (Thursday, October 29).

Dubai Blood Donation Centre

The Dubai Blood Donation Centre will remain closed during the holiday (October 29).

Primary Health Care Centres

All primary health care centres will be closed during the holiday except for Al Barsha, Nad Al Hammar and Al Khawaneej health centres, which will remain open 24/hrs. The “Doctor for Every Citizen” service will also remain open 24/7.

Medical Fitness Centres

All medical fitness centres will be closed during the holiday (October 29).

DHA Headquarters

The Authority’s headquarters will remains remain closed during the public holiday.

Work will resume in all DHA facilities on November 1st, 2020.

For further information, please call the DHA toll-free number 800 342


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