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Date posted: September 1, 2011

No person is allowed to practice Complementary and Alternative Medicine in the UAE, without prior permission from the UAE Health Regulatory Authorities

Complementary and Alternative Medicine practitioners should abide by the following rules:

  1. The Complementary and Alternative Medicine practitioners can act as a portal of entry and provide health care without any referrals
  2. The Complementary and Alternative Medicine practitioners can work either independently or in a medical center or under supervision of another senior Complementary and Alternative Medicine practitioner as per recommendation and approval of the Evaluation Committee
  3. The Complementary and Alternative Medicine practitioners may make diagnosis according to the science and philosophy of their field of training/specialty.
  4. If necessary, the Complementary and Alternative Medicine practitioners should refer patients to hospitals and health care clinics.
  5. The Complementary and Alternative Medicine practitioners can only prescribe pharmaceutical medicines and products as per their own specialty. They can also prescribe OTC products that are registered by the Ministry of Health.
  6. The Complementary and Alternative Medicine practitioners may ask for laboratory and radiological diagnostic tests as necessitates by the medical condition of the patients.
  7. The Complementary and Alternative Medicine practitioners Complementary and Alternative practitioners must use MOH Register for registration of patients visits.
  8. The Complementary and Alternative Medicine practitioners must provide the MOH with the official Monthly statistics report.

Read the full guidelines : www.similima.com/pdf/uae-practice-guidlines.pdf

Comments

One Response so far.

  1. dr.muhsina says:

    RESPECTED SIR,

    I HAVE PASSED MY MOH THEORY,BUT FAILED IN MY VIVA,SO PRESENTLY I AM SUSPENDED FOR I YEAR FROM MOH.I WANTED TO KNOW WHETER DHA IS CONDUCTING EXAMS FOR HOMOEOPATHS.IF SO WHETER THERE IS ANY RULE LIKE WE SHOULD NOT BE AWAY FROM CLINICAL PRACTICE FOR MORE THAN 1 YEAR?

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