Healthy Lifestyle: The National Health Survey – In Conversation with H.E. Dr. Hussain Abdul Rahman Al Rand, Asst. Undersecretary for Health Centers and Clinics at the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention
15 May 2018: The Ministry of Health and Prevention has completed the field work under the National Health Survey, in which they surveyed 10,000 families, including expats and Emiratis.
The National Health Survey is approved by the World Health Organisation (WHO) while the results will be announced in the third quarter of 2018 – in a bid to improve national health policies and strategise new resolutions – in line with the UAE Vision 2021 to achieve a health global system.
Dr Hussain Abdul Rahman Rand, Assistant Undersecretary for Health Clinics and Centres, said the national survey results will update many health strategic indicators such as behaviour and habits of individuals and risk factors, indicators of health care use, individual and family spending on health, environmental health, and vital signs of health.