DHA - Dubai Health Authority Examination

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, Ruler of Dubai) established the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) to oversee Dubai’s health sector and encourage the private sector contribution to build a sustainable prospect. The purpose behind DHA’s establishment also includes strategic supervision for the entire health sector in Dubai and to improve the private sector engagement.

DHA (Dubai Healthcare Authority) is the license achieved by medical professionals to practice medicine in Dubai. It is issued by the Health Regulation Department (HRD) of the DHA. Professionals in the healthcare industry pass the skill test and assessment to accomplish the license.

The objective of the DHA test is to select registered nurses as well as assistant nurses. A registered nurse should have successfully completed the bachelor’s program in nursing whereas an assistant nurse should have achieved the general nursing course. The computer aided DHA test for both comprises of 150 MCQs to be answered in 2 hours and 45 minutes. The subject covered is practical nursing based on several everyday patient-centered scenarios in a healthcare set-up.