Today, His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Mohammed AlQasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, along with his wife, Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the BEEAH Group, approved the “Jawaher Boston Medical District” project.
The project is a first-of-its-kind collaboration in the UAE and the region, led by BEEAH Group, Mass General Brigham Hospitals Network, and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The aim is to establish an integrated network of healthcare systems in Sharjah, including hospitals, laboratories, and R&D centers, governed by the latest international best practices.
During the approval meeting, His Highness reviewed a detailed presentation on the project, which is expected to contribute significantly to medical studies and research fields in general, and to cancerous ailments in particular, by leveraging the expertise of the project’s principal collaborators as well as other scientific and research institutes in Sharjah. The medical district will be located on the Emirates Bypass Road next to the Sharjah Mosque and will cover a range of specializations, including lifestyle and prevention medicine, oncology, women’s health, pediatrics, cardiovascular diseases, neurosciences, behavioral health, and rehabilitation medicine.
اعتماد مشروع حي جواهر بوسطن الطبي المشترك بين مجموعة بيئة وشبكة مستشفيات ماس جنرال بريغهام، ومعهد دانا فاربر لعلاج السرطان
Approving the joint Jawaher Boston Medical District project between BEEAH Group, Mass General Brigham Hospitals Network, and Dana -Farber Cancer Institute pic.twitter.com/N8oEX0akeT
— HH Sheikh Dr. Sultan (@HHShkDrSultan) May 4, 2023
The project will also expand its care network to reach homes, schools, workplaces, and residential neighborhoods in Sharjah, reflecting Sharjah’s vision to be a top healthcare provider in the Middle East. BEEAH Group CEO, Khaled Al Huraimel, emphasized that the project reflects the vision of His Highness and his wife for Sharjah to be one of the best healthcare cities in the Middle East. He also stressed that the project will serve the community better by providing highly advanced diagnostic and therapeutic services while enabling medical personnel to access the latest medical studies and research.
Dr Abdulaziz Saeed Al Muhairi, Chairman of the Sharjah Health Authority, considers the project a qualitative addition to health services in the UAE in general and Sharjah in particular. Meghan Gregonis, the United States Consul General in Dubai, congratulated His Highness on the success of the fruitful cooperation in the medical field with specialized and educational institutions in the USA.
Dr Hans Thomas, Medical and Executive Director of Mass General Brigham Hospitals Network, expressed his happiness to cooperate with BEEAH Group and work to achieve the vision set to provide an integrated healthcare system that focuses on providing medical treatments to patients in Sharjah and the UAE. Dr Laurie Glimcher, President and CEO of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, praised the insightful vision of His Highness and his wife and their initiative to establish a healthcare network with world-class specifications in Sharjah. She noted that the comprehensive advanced healthcare project with a specialized center and personal care will further bolster the treatment technological ecosystem through a unique global treatment and healthcare model.