Dubai, UAE, 18 July, 2021: His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, announced the new Board of Directors and Advisory Council of the Dubai International Chamber yesterday. Dr. Azad Moopen, Founder Chairman and Managing Director of Aster DM Healthcare has been nominated to the Advisory Council as a representative from the private healthcare provider sector.
Speaking on the opportunity Dr. Azad Moopen said, “It is a great honour and a privilege to be nominated to the elite Advisory Council of the Dubai International Chamber by HH Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum. The Dubai International Chamber brings together global experts in their respective fields who will function together to expand Dubai’s position as the centre of trading and business. I am thankful to His Highness for this opportunity to be a part of the endeavor to make Dubai the destination for world class healthcare in the Middle East, attracting talent and patients from the MENA region and beyond. I promise everything in my capacity to fulfill the responsibilities of this role.”
Dr. Azad Moopen, who started Aster DM Healthcare with a single doctor clinic in Dubai in 1987, has played a pivotal role in shaping the healthcare delivery domain in UAE. Aster DM Healthcare is one of the largest integrated healthcare players in GCC and India with a strong network of over 360 establishments and over 21,000 staff serving 15.5 million patients globally every year. Dr. Moopen has been awarded the Padma Shri, fourth highest civilian award by the Govt of India, Pravasi Bharathiya Samman by Govt of India, Top Indian Business Leader Award by Forbes Middle East Magazine and Arab Health Award in the past. Aster has been the Founding Partners of Dubai Healthcare City and Al Jalila Foundation. Dr. Moopen has been the member of the UAE Health Council since 2018.