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MoHAP UAE partners with Elsevier to provide for the professional community an expertise identification & collaboration platform that showcases impactful work

The Ministry of Health and Prevention, UAE has unveiled the MoHAP Research Portalopens in new tab/window, a cutting-edge expertise identification and collaboration platform, developed in partnership with Elsevier.

Dubai, February 21, 2024 – The Ministry of Health and Prevention, UAE has unveiled the MoHAP Research Portalopens in new tab/window a cutting-edge expertise identification and collaboration platform, developed in partnership with Elsevier. This innovative portal houses an extensive database of over 4000 scholarly profiles in the health and biomedical domain, all based in the UAE. The announcement was made at the Arab Health Congress 2024 in Dubai, a globally recognized event that brought together industry professionals and healthcare companies from more than 180 countries.

Acknowledging the paramount importance of collaboration in fostering effective research teams, the Ministry aims to streamline the process of finding suitable partners for research initiatives within the UAE. The platform is designed to facilitate easier identification of experts in specific domains within the health and biomedical community, ultimately accelerating research collaboration. Additionally, the Portal aims to showcase the impactful work of UAE-based researchers, highlighting their contributions on a global scale.

The development of this platform was entrusted to Elsevier, leveraging the Pure Research Information System, a proven and widely adopted solution utilized by over 400 health and research institutions worldwide. The MoHAP research portal features an extensive collection of publications curated from reputable journals in Elsevier Scopus. The Elsevier Fingerprint Engine(TM) is employed to rapidly identify experts or publications, utilizing the world's largest science, health, and medical taxonomy. Pure automatically categorizes works against the 16 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), allowing the public to discover scholarly research aligned with the global sustainability objectives.

Looking ahead to the project's second phase, the platform is poised to incorporate clinical trials. This expansion will further solidify the platform as a holistic solution for exploring, and advancing research initiatives in the healthcare sector.

The Ministry of Health and Prevention continues to be at the forefront, leveraging technology to drive impactful advancements in health and biomedical research. This partnership with Elsevier is aligned with the Ministry's objective of improving the skills and knowledge of the health professionals and researchers and promoting the growth of academic research in health sciences in UAE.

About The Ministry of Health and Prevention of the UAEopens in new tab/window

Since the creation of the UAE’s union on December 2, 1971, the country’s health sector has witnessed great qualitative accomplishments in a bid to meet various health challenges and keep pace with global developments. From day one, the UAE recognized the importance and necessity of making the most of all advanced technologies and resources to improve this vital sector, while providing an appropriate health environment, believing that promoting the lives of its people is the end goal and main focus of development, to help them fulfil their national responsibilities, and contribute effectively to the process of development.

The health sector is one of the most developed in the UAE, and ranks first worldwide across a number of approved health indicators, thanks to following a health system based on the highest international standard in addition to developing the readiness of the health system to deal with pandemics and health risks, which made the country one of the best countries in the quality of healthcare.

Guided and supported by our wise leadership, the Ministry has been keen to adopt and launch many initiatives and projects to promote the health of the community through comprehensive and innovative health services of top-notch quality and prioritizing patients over anything else.

About Elsevier

As a global leader in information and analytics, Elsevier helps researchers and healthcare professionals advance science and improve health outcomes for the benefit of society. We do this by facilitating insights and critical decision-making for customers across the global research and health ecosystems.

In everything we publish, we uphold the highest standards of quality and integrity. We bring that same rigor to our information analytics solutions for researchers, academic leaders, funders, R&D-intensive corporations, doctors, and nurses.

Elsevier employs 9,000 people worldwide, including over 2,500 technologists. We have supported the work of our research and health partners for more than 140 years. Growing from our roots in publishing, we offer knowledge and valuable analytics that help our users make breakthroughs and drive societal progress. Digital solutions such as ScienceDirect, Scopus, SciVal, ClinicalKey and Sherpath support strategic research management, R&D performance, clinical decision support, and health education. Researchers and healthcare professionals rely on over 2,800 journals, including The Lancetopens in new tab/window and Cell; 46,000+ eBook titles; and iconic reference works, such as Gray's Anatomy. With the Elsevier Foundationopens in new tab/window and our external Inclusion & Diversity Advisory Board, we work in partnership with diverse stakeholders to advance inclusion and diversity in science, research and healthcare in developing countries and around the world.

Elsevier is part of RELXopens in new tab/window, a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers.