DHA honours employees for innovative streak

Bekom Naftakher Award recognises creativity among staff under 8 categories

Staff Report
17:45 March 11, 2018

Dubai: Shaikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and president of the Dubai Health Authority (DHA), honoured more than 80 Dubai Health Authority (DHA) employees who excelled at their jobs during the Bekom Naftakher (you are our pride) Award ceremony on Sunday, March 11.

Bekom Naftakhar was launched in August 2016 with the aim of encouraging all DHA employees from different specialisations to be innovative, spread the culture of creativity and to give them an opportunity to join the authority in its developmental drive.

The programme has eight categories that include awards for Career and Administrative Excellence, Long Service, Scientific Achievement, Research Award, International Accreditation and Best Suggestions.

Humaid Al Qutami, chairman of the board and director-general of DHA, expressed his thanks and gratitude to Shaikh Hamdan for gracing the ceremony and felicitating the awardees.

Al Qutami, said: “The DHA is keen to foster an environment of creativity and innovation which is in line with the vision of our leaders. This initiative aims to boost the morale of the employees and aims to encourage them to excel in their work and help further strengthen the functioning of the overall health sector in Dubai.”