Dubai Healthcare City
Dubai Healthcare City

The destination of world-class Healthcare

Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC) is a free zone committed to creating a health and wellness destination.

Since its launch in 2002 by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the free zone has worked towards its vision to become an internationally recognized location of choice for quality healthcare and an integrated center of excellence for clinical and wellness services, medical education and research.

Located in the heart of Dubai, the world’s largest healthcare free zone comprises two phases. Phase 1, dedicated to healthcare and medical education, occupies 4.1 million square feet in Oud Metha, and Phase 2, which is dedicated to wellness, occupies 22 million square feet in Al Jadaf, overlooking the historic Dubai Creek.

The free zone is governed by the Dubai Healthcare City Authority (DHCA) and regulated by the independent regulatory arm, Dubai Healthcare City Authority – Regulation (DHCR), whose quality standards are accredited by the International Society for Quality in Healthcare (ISQua).

DHCC has close to 160 clinical partners including hospitals, outpatient medical centers and diagnostic laboratories across 150 plus specialties with licensed professionals from almost 90 countries, strengthening its medical tourism portfolio. Representing its network of support partners, close to 200 retail and non-clinical facilities serve the free zone.

DHCC is also home to academic institution the Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences, part of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Academic Medical Center. The free zone’s integrated environment provides leverage for potential partners to set up operations to promote health and wellness.


Dubai Healthcare City will become an internationally recognized location of choice for quality healthcare and an integrated centre of excellence for clinical & wellness services, medical education & research.


To enable high quality integrated healthcare, education, research and wellness by forming strategic partnerships. This will deliver exceptional customer experiences, ultimately impacting every member of our society.

  • DHCC Community
  • Accreditor – Awarding Body
  • Administrative
  • Architect
  • Banking
  • Beauty
  • Clinical Research
  • Coffee Shop
  • Commercial
  • Communications Consultancy
  • Consultancy
  • Convenience Store
  • Cord Blood Storage
  • CRO
  • Dermatology
  • Design
  • Diagnostics
  • District Cooling
  • Education
  • Facilities Management
  • Financial Services
  • Fitness
  • Flower shop
  • Foreign Exchange
  • Gift Shop
  • Government
  • Hairdresser
  • Healthcare Architectural & Engineering Consultancy
  • Healthcare Consultancy
  • Healthcare Development
  • Healthcare Management
  • Healthcare Operators
  • Hotel & Leisure Services
  • Insurance
  • Interior Design
  • Investment
  • IT Solutions
  • Laboratory
  • Lighting solutions
  • Medical Equipment
  • Medical Technologies
  • Not for Profit
  • Nutrition
  • Optical
  • Pediatric
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical therapy
  • Printing
  • Prosthetics
  • Public Health
  • Real Estate
  • Research
  • Restaurants & Cafes
  • Retail
  • Service Provider
  • Spa Solutions
  • Supplier / Manufacturer
  • Technology Transfer
  • Telecommunications
  • Third Party Administrator (TPA)
  • Training
  • Travel Agency

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