Founder & CEO at Health beyond Borders, UAE
United Arab Emirates Strategic thought Leader & Influencer in Arab World
Health Beyond Borders is a bespoke Dubai based healthcare advisory firm focused on the following services; Healthcare Strategy and Research, Health Investment Facilitation, Healthcare Marketing and Business Development in UAE, Medical Tourism Consulting and Facilitation, Training and Workshops. HBB can help your business navigate through the challenges and leverage the opportunities and bring considerable economic benefit in a sustainable and effective manner.
Prior to this Laila was the CEO of Health Policy and Strategy sector at Dubai Health Authority (DHA). She was responsible for the development of the policy and legislation for the health system in the Emirate of Dubai driven from Dubai Strategic Plan (DSP). Overseeing the implementation of the DHA Health strategy and conducting sector planning and forecasting. This to assure that Dubai develops a world class health system, high quality Public Health and healthcare service provision. She has extensive knowledge of the healthcare systems, Health reforms, strategic direction, planning and delivery of healthcare services. She was leading the process of Dubai health reform that took place in 2007 and changes the structure and the role of Department of Health & Medical Services to Dubai Health Authority.
Laila has leaded the Dubai medical tourism initiative which was started in 2012 to place Dubai in the world health tourism map. Laila is a graduate from the College of Allied Health Science and Nursing in Kuwait University and in 2007 secured her Masters in Executive Healthcare Administration from Zayed University with honorary. Also she is a graduate of Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid leadership program 2003.
She has been awarded certificates of appreciation including the Dubai Government Excellence Award (distinguish employee 2009) and the Sheikh Rashid Award for Scientific Outstanding (2008). She was also awarded the Feigenbaum Excellence Leadership Award for “Women’s leaders” 2011.
HEALTH CARE Summit/Conferences as Speaker/Trainer:
Challenges in Acute Health Care Management 2015
Health Insurance Forum Arab Health Dubai 2015
Medical Cities Conference in Dubai 2014, “Challenges facing Government in Building an integrated health care system". International Conference on Healthcare on Public Private Partnership PPP in Health Care @ APHM 2014 Malaysia Arab-German Chamber Health Forum 2014
Healthcare innovation Summit, Arab Health 2014
The Arab Women in Leadership & business Summit Dubai,2014
Smart Partnerships in Managing Hospitals, Building Bridges to Win June 2014, Malaysia
Healthcare Management Forum 2013, KSA
The Government Summit 2013, Leading Government Services, UAE
Health Tourism Expo Turkey 2013
Health 2.0 Middle East Dubai 2013
Future challenges for China health care 2013
Building a Brand in Medical / Health Tourism Turkey 2013
Healthcare Strategy for Dubai 2011
International hospital federation conference (IHF) Dubai 2011
National Women Health Conference Abu Dhabi 2011
Partnerships and Opportunities between the Middle East and Asia : Understanding the Middle Eastern Patient and Health Insurance 2010