Pure Health celebrates Emirati Women’s Day with a special event that lauds their success and determination
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 11 September 2022 – Pure Health, the largest integrated healthcare group in the UAE, hosted a special event to celebrate Emirati Women’s Day under the theme ‘Inspiring Present, Sustainable Future’.
The first edition of the event, which took place at Manarat Al Saadiyat Theatre in Abu Dhabi, highlighted the achievements of Emirati women and their aspirations for a better and prosperous future while paying tribute to the UAE leadership’s support and empowerment of women.
The event was attended by HE Dr. Farida Al Hosani, Executive Director of Infectious Diseases in Abu Dhabi Public Health Center; Shaista Asif, Pure Health Group’s Chief Operating Officer, Nujood Mulla, Pure Health’s Director – Resource Strategy and Stakeholder Management; Dr. Haifa Al Nahdi, Chief Medical Officer from Al Dhafra Hospitals, SEHA; in addition to a large number of Pure Health officials and staff.
Commenting on the event, Shaista Asif, Pure Health Group’s Chief Operating Officer said: “Women play a catalytic role towards the achievement of transformational economic, environmental, and social changes. They are an integral part of the nation’s growth and progress. We are proud of the accomplishments of Emirati women across all sectors, especially healthcare, their contribution to decision-making and the creation of the future.”
Shaista added: “All of this wouldn’t have been possible without the support and directives of the UAE’s wise leadership who believed in empowering women, encouraging their participation, and giving them opportunities to excel and succeed. At Pure Health, we renew our commitment to empowering our female employees, who represent over sixty per cent of our group’s strength, through a positive and innovative work environment, in line with the endeavours and ambitions of the United Arab Emirates to reach the highest global ranks at all aspects.”
Commenting on the event, HE Dr. Farida said: “Women in the UAE play a pivotal role and are leading and driving various sectors forward thanks to our great leadership. I want to take this opportunity to thank our wise leadership for empowering us, the women of the UAE to successfully take on and achieve senior roles across local and international levels and for supporting us to achieve great heights. As the UAE recently celebrated Emirati Women’s Day, I am honoured to be one of them and would like to remind all women to always recognise their strengths, acknowledge their resilience and take a moment to celebrate their successes, regardless of how small or large they are.”
The attendees welcomed the participants to the panel discussion which included distinguished speakers, such as HE Dr. Farida Al Hosani, Dr. Haifa Al Nahdi, and Nujood Mulla.
The panel served as an interactive platform that deliberated on how to empower Emirati women in healthcare, technology, and business. Attendees learned about the skillsets needed to progress their careers and achieve their goals within the Pure Health Group. The panellists engaged with the audience and welcomed questions on different topics related to women empowerment, women in leadership, challenges in career, gender equality and offered valuable advice on leadership. They also spoke of the various initiatives launched by the UAE leadership to empower the nation’s women in politics, art, culture, science and technology.
The event concluded with an interactive session between the panellists and the attendees.
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Pure Health is an integrated healthcare solutions platform with a diversified portfolio of over 25 hospitals and more than 100 clinics offering 200+ specialties covering services from tertiary care to primary care; health insurance that covers over 2.5 million members; group procurement organization; over 150 laboratories; diagnostics services; rehab services; long term care; medical supplies; and health technology services. With more than 50 million annual clinical encounters and over 25,000 employee strength, the company provides healthcare services across the entire continuum of care.
Pure Health is committed to enhancing longevity and helping people live longer, happier, and healthier lives. The company’s centers of excellence bring together clinical knowledge, process expertise, technology, and analytics to deliver outcome-focused, world-class quality across all channels of healthcare with a mandate to future-proof the healthcare system for a world of technological singularity. For more information, visit www.purehealth.ae.