Healthpoint, part of Mubadala’s Healthcare network, recently announced a strategic partnership with the Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC), that designates the multi-specialty hospital as its official healthcare partner. The full-scale partnership includes a bespoke wellness program for employees and their families, to empower them with the necessary tools to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
As part of the partnership, ADSC will have access to Healthpoint’s team of public health experts, nutritionists, physicians, and world-class facilities, to help address injury prevention, physical rehabilitation, and provide the very best care for players, coaches and staff. Healthpoint experts will also be available to provide live coaching and encourage positive lifestyle changes.
His Excellency Aref Hamad Al Awani, General Secretary, ADSC signed the agreement and highlighted that our nation’s athletes and sportspersons now have access to the latest and best medical care as a result of this partnership. “We value Healthpoint’s position as pioneers in sports medicine and orthopedics and have great trust in the quality of their service and people. This agreement serves as a strategic partnership which aligns with our long-term commitment to the development of Abu Dhabi’s sporting ecosystem, and in creating a legacy of good health by providing education and programming that enables an active lifestyle” said His Excellency.
Sports medicine and orthopedics are one of Healthpoint’s Centers of Clinical Excellence and the hospital has implemented numerous initiatives to elevate the quality of their offering, provided by the hospital’s sizeable and renowned Department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine. Offering a range of treatments grounded in the latest internationally-recognized approaches, the facility has also partnered with Manchester City Football Club (MCFC) to work with their doctors in enhancing sports medical care.
“We are delighted to have a partner such as the Abu Dhabi Sports Council who mirrors our values, and we strongly believe that the partnership will help advance our mission to inspire positive change within the sports community. We believe that awareness and knowledge play a powerful role in the path to better health, and our wellness-coaching program is designed to equip athletes with information and amenities to empower them to maintain healthy lifestyles.” said Dr. Mai Al Jaber, Deputy Medical Director, Head of the Women's Wellness Initiative and Public Health at Healthpoint.
This partnership also aligns with the UAE government’s healthcare agenda and serves the nation’s vision 2021 of achieving a world-class healthcare system, with the aim of ensuring a longer, healthier life for the community.