Dr. Hussain Al Rahma

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Hospital: Al Zahra Dubai

Obtained my MBBS from KEMC in Lahore/Pakistan and after completing my German Board certificate in Internal Medicine in Germany (University Khinikum-Essen 1997), I came back to my country (UAE), join Rashid Hospital, which is a 500-bed university hospital.


Within three years, I could establish the first multidisciplinary independent ICU with fully trained intensivist in UAE. Founded the Department of Emergency and Critical care in 2002.

Later I worked on the development of ambulance department and initiated the training and certifying the Dubai ambulance and within 2 years, I took part in establishing the paramedic program in the Dubai College of Technology and appointed as the medical director for the program.

In 2002 achieved the award as the employee of excellence in the health sector for the Dubai program of excellence.

During the year 2003, I started to develop disaster management program in collaboration with the Dubai Police, civil defense department and Dubai Airport authority along with the Army civil defense department and later appointed as a member of the Dubai higher authority of Disaster management and Chairman of the active disaster teams.

In 2003 established the sports events emergency teams, which started covering the Auto-drome car- racing events, Dubai horse racing events, Dubai Swimming Championship.

In 2004 started to concentrate on the improvement of the academic side of critical care and joined Dubai Medical College for women to improve the academic educational side of critical care in medical colleges, now I am an Associate Professor of Medicine and senior examiner in the college.

In 2006 joined the Arab Board for medical sciences committee to improve and develop the critical care chapter in UAE.

In 2005 started the CME program at the international level and initiated the Emirates critical care conference in Dubai.