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KHIDI concludes healthcare cooperation MOU with UAE military

United Arab Emirates: Thursday, November 22 - 2012 @ 11:23

The MOU is to propel forth tangible cooperation between South Korea and the UAE Military in the healthcare industry.

Henceforward, KHIDI will play the role of constructing the mechanism for business cooperation with the Korean medical institutions and other related institutions as well as adjusting the workload among each party to push ahead the healthcare cooperation with the UAE Military.

Realm of Cooperation: Patient Referrals, Visiting Physician Programme, Establishment and Support of U-Health System.

Following the conclusion of the MOU, the UAE Military is expected to begin referring their patients to four Korean medical institutions. During the early stages of the agreement, around 400 patients equaling to approximately 10% of the total patients that are referred by the UAE Military annually, will receive their treatment in South Korea amounting to more than KRW20bn in profit.

Number of Patients Referred to Foreign Medical Institutions by the UAE Military: Approximately 4,000 Patients Annually

President Ko of KHIDI stated, “The conclusion of the MOU is a great feat made possible over the basis of trust that was constructed through the cooperation in the healthcare industry between South Korea and the UAE during the previous year. It may also be the successful model of cooperation for the Korean Medical Industry to enter into other Middle-East Countries.”

Along with the successful closure of the MOU, KHIDI is also working to formularize cooperation with the largest general medical service provider in the UAE, the Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) and Saudi Arabia’s key government organizations while planning to further expand the range of cooperation in the healthcare industry with other Middle-East Countries.

Patient Referrals, Participation of Consigned Management of Public Hospitals, Entrance for Korean Medical Personnel, Visiting Physician Programmes, Medical Technology Transfer, Export of Medical Information System, Joint Research.

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