4th Dubai Household Health Survey from September 10

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DUBAI, UAE: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has announced that it will conduct the 4th Dubai Household Health Survey (DHHS) in collaboration with the Dubai Data & Statistics Establishment, a subsidiary of Digital Dubai.4th Dubai Household Health Survey from September 10

As many as 2,500 families — both nationals and expatriates — will be part of the comprehensive survey that aims to provide evidence-based data to plan future interventions and plans and policies to further improve the health and wellbeing of the Dubai community.

Surveyors and nurses will visit households to obtain detailed information on issues such as health spending, healthcare utilisation and health status.

They will also conduct basic screening free-of-cost. The fieldwork for the DHHS Survey will begin on September 10, 2023.

This year, the survey will cover four main themes: diseases and chronic health problems; healthy lifestyles; health spending; and quality of health services.

The Survey conducted by the DHA once every five years was previously carried out in 2009, 2014 and 2019.