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DP World’s Tumoohi Initiative

Fakeeh University Hospital, Dubai Silicon Oasis Collaborates with DP World’s Tumoohi Programme to Empower Emirati Talent

Envisioned to strengthen the UAE’s healthcare sector, the partnership will develop and qualify national cadres in the healthcare sector.

September 26, 2022, Dubai, UAE: Fakeeh University Hospital, a world-class healthcare and academic facility in the UAE enter a strategic partnership with DP World, the leading provider of smart logistics solutions to contribute to the sustainability of UAE’s healthcare sector. This partnership is aimed to enhance Emiratisation through DP World’s Tumoohi Programme.

Fakeeh University Hospital, Dubai Silicon Oasis is the first hospital in the region to become a part of the Tumoohi Programme which aims to invest in the next generation of Emirati leaders by giving them an opportunity to explore varied roles in established organizations. As part of the program, Emirati graduates will be employed at Fakeeh University Hospital, Dubai Silicon Oasis across different departments, including nursing, doctors, administration, and more. This will help students enhance their professional competencies.

Abdulla Bin Damithan, CEO & Managing Director, DP World UAE & Jafza said: “Public health is a priority for us in the UAE. By collaborating with Fakeeh University Hospital, DP World’s Tumoohi Programme aims to support the healthcare sector by providing some of the brightest young Emiratis a chance to gain practical real-world experience and drive progress. Our goal is to fuel the expansion of the country’s advanced healthcare ecosystem, underpinned by world-class professionals and leading services for a technologically advanced and sustainable economy.”

Committed to becoming a cornerstone of the Emiratisation drive, Fakeeh University Hospital is made for excellence, cultural diversity, and Dubai. In this regard, the hospital has pledged to support the vision of the honorary rulers of Dubai and continues to strive to provide access to quality healthcare and education. Identifying and fostering talent within the community and in the region is a key part of this mission.

“Following the lead of the visionaries of the UAE, we are committed to empowering the nation’s workforce through strategic employment opportunities. We continue to offer a conducive learning environment to every employee associated with us. With our partnership with Tumoohi Programme we aim to foster local talent in the UAE to create another benchmark in the healthcare sector.” said Dr. Fatih Mehmet Gul, Chief Executive Officer, Fakeeh University Hospital, Dubai Silicon Oasis.

“Academics is at the core of our principles, and we strongly believe that education and experience are the premises of progress. Knowledge gained through experience is what sets us apart and this is what we value & offer to the region. Fakeeh University Hospital looks forward to seeing the next generation of healthcare professionals positively impact the community with their learnings & experiences at FUH,” added Dr. Gul.

Last year, Fakeeh University Hospital and DP World signed an MoU, under which DP World oversees the logistical and supply chain requirements of the hospital. The association was a futuristic move towards improving the healthcare landscape of Dubai and the UAE. Through the latest collaboration, both organizations will further raise the bar in healthcare services and academics by encouraging, supporting, and nurturing the national workforce.


About DP World

We are the leading provider of worldwide smart end-to-end supply chain logistics, enabling the flow of trade across the globe. Our comprehensive range of products and services covers every link of the integrated supply chain – from maritime and inland terminals to marine services and industrial parks as well as technology-driven customer solutions.  

 We deliver these services through an interconnected global network of 190 business units in 68 countries across six continents, with a significant presence both in high-growth and mature markets. Wherever we operate, we integrate sustainability and responsible corporate citizenship into our activities, striving for a positive contribution to the economies and communities where we live and work.

 Our dedicated, diverse, and professional team of more than 58,500 employees from 147 nationalities are committed to delivering unrivaled value to our customers and partners. We do this by focusing on mutually beneficial relationships – with governments, shippers, traders, and other stakeholders along the global supply chain – relationships built on a foundation of mutual trust and enduring partnership.

We think ahead, anticipate change, and deploy industry-leading digital technology to further broaden our vision to disrupt world trade and create the smartest, most efficient, and innovative solutions, while ensuring a positive and sustainable impact on economies, societies and our planet.

About Fakeeh University Hospital

Fakeeh University Hospital is a hospital and medical university brought by the pioneering Saudi healthcare provider group, Fakeeh Care.

With a rich legacy of over four decades, Fakeeh Care is committed to delivering medical excellence and championing outstanding research in the UAE. Fakeeh University Hospital is a 350-bed state-of-the-art facility, located in Dubai Silicon Oasis, which has the capacity to provide primary, secondary, and tertiary care. It is equipped with cutting-edge technology and smart systems that are built to meet the unique needs of the hospital and UAE patients. Fakeeh University Hospital uses innovative diagnostic technology, advanced data-assisted, and automated medication dispensing systems, which combined with leading medical experts, make patient diagnoses, and care precise and efficient. Operating as a teaching hospital in Dubai, Fakeeh University Hospital aims to provide world-class medical education to the future generations of doctors in the UAE, expand the medical horizons of practicing healthcare experts, while also bringing the latest research to its patients. The hospital is a benchmark for medical collaboration, international affiliations, and combines medical education with evidence-based medicine in a modern environment.  For more information, visit

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