Remarkably, Doctors, hospitals or shopping medicine in Dubai, UAE was one of only two countries with no reported cases of holiday illnesses recorded in a survey by the leading British consumer magazine, Holiday Which? This is a tribute to the success of government immunization programmes, the provision of adequate clean water and high standards of cleanliness in hotels and restaurants.
If you need a doctor, ask at your hotel, or ring your embassy for recommendations. If you need emergency treatment and are unable to contact a doctor, try one of the major hospitals listed below.
Good dentists are readily available, including orthodontists.
Chinese medicine is readily available. There is also a homoeopathic hospital.
Ambulance service 998 or 999
Abu Dhabi (Inter-emirate telephone prefix 02, 009712 international calls)
|Name of hospital||Name of hospital|
|Abu Dhabi Central Hospital
Al Jazirah 02 6214800
Al Mafraq- The main government hospital 02 5823100
Al Noor Hospital 02 6265265
Tawwam Hospital 03 7677444
Al Ain Hospital (Al Jimi) 03 7635888
Al Hayat Hospital 03 7660999
|Al Manara International Hospital 02 6218888
Dar al-Shifaa Hospital 02 4435555
John Hopkins Medicine International 02 6765328
National Hospital 02 6711000
New Medical Centre Hospital 02 6332255
Emirates International Hospital 03 7669888
Oasis Hospital 03 7641251
Specialized Medical Care Hospital 03 7662291