Galilee Medical Center and Gulf Medical University sign agreement

The two hospitals agreed on clinical collaboration in the fields of dentistry and oral and maxillofacial surgery as a bridge for further collaboration in the future.

Galilee Medical Center envoy in Dubai (photo credit: GALILEE MEDICAL CENTER)
Galilee Medical Center envoy in Dubai
(photo credit: GALILEE MEDICAL CENTER)
The Galilee Medical Center and Azrieli Faculty of Medicine at Bar-Ilan University in the Galilee signed an agreement with the dental clinic at the Gulf Medical University last week.
The agreement was signed by an envoy from the Galilee Medical Center that visited the UAE. The envoy included representatives of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the center and the Ear, Nose and Throat Department's Head & Neck Surgery division, among other officials from the medical center.
Envoys to the UAE from Israel's Galilee Medical Center sign an agreement with the dental clinic at the Gulf Medical University, UAE (Galilee Medical Center).Envoys to the UAE from Israel's Galilee Medical Center sign an agreement with the dental clinic at the Gulf Medical University, UAE (Galilee Medical Center).
The two hospitals agreed on clinical collaboration in the fields of dentistry and oral and maxillofacial surgery as a bridge for further collaboration in other fields in the future.
During their visit, the envoy from Israel toured the hospital in Dubai and gave lectures on oral and face surgeries and dentistry, as well as ear nose and throat surgery.
The mission was sent with the support of Dean of Faculty of the Azrieli Faculty of Medicine, Prof. Karl Skorecki, and Director-General of Galilee Medical Center, Dr. Massad Barhoum.
"This is the first visit of its kind by an Israeli delegation of doctors to Dubai. This is a real breakthrough," said Barhoum. "I have no doubt that the agreement between the medical center and the university hospital in Dubai will greatly help in the care of our patients."
"This agreement marks the beginning of GMU’s long-term partnership with Galilee Medical Center, Bar-Ilan University in several mutually beneficial areas, with the shared objective of improving the quality of education and research," said Prof. Hossam Hamdy, the chancellor of Gulf Medical University, according to Emirati media. "This partnership is in line with GMU’s strategic vision to be a leading international academic healthcare institution through the integration of quality health professions education, research, healthcare and social accountability for sustainable community development."