MRS. LAILA ALJASSMIBOARD MEMBER
areas of expertise
- Healthcare Systems
- Health Reforms
- Strategic Direction
- Planning and Delivery of Healthcare Services
- Masters, Executive Healthcare Administration, Zayed University
- Graduate,College of Allied Health Science and Nursing, Kuwait University
- Graduate, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid leadership program 2003
Ms. Al Jassmi is the former 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) 2015.
She oversaw the implementation of the DHA health strategy and conducted sector planning and forecasting to ensure that Dubai develops a world-class healthcare system. She has extensive knowledge of the healthcare systems, health reform, strategic direction, planning and delivery of healthcare services.
She was leading the process of the Dubai health reform that took place in 2007. Ms. Al Jassmi has led the Dubai medical tourism initiative which was started in 2012 to place Dubai on the world health tourism map.
She is a graduate of the College of Allied Health Science and Nursing in Kuwait University and in 2007 secured her Master’s in Executive Healthcare Administration from Zayed University in the UAE. 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 (distinguished employee in 2009) and the Sheikh Rashid Award for Scientific Outstanding (2008). She was also awarded the Feigenbaum Excellence Leadership Award for Women Leaders in 2011.