Dr.Zakaria Zaki Al Attal
Senior Consultant for Organisational Development & International Accrediation | Ministry of Health (MOH) UAE, Director of Quality
Emirates Health Services (EHS)
Dr. Zakaria Zaki Al Attal is senior consultant for organizational development and international accreditation at the MOH/ UAE and the Director of Quality at Emirates Health Services (EHS). He is responsible to facilitate the development of quality and patient safety program in the MOH. Dr Al Attal is the main advisor in the (EHS) to quality, patient safety and international accreditation. He is chairing the Quality Forum of the EHS to oversee the quality program and facilitate the international accreditation of around 100 health care facilities at EHS. Before joining MOH/UAE, Zakaria was the director of quality and performance management at the Dubai Health Authority (DHA)- hospital service sector. He was responsible to oversee the quality, risk management, performance management, excellence and accreditation programs in the four governmental hospitals and specialized centers of the Dubai Health Authority. He is a recognized trainer and a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) as well as a Certified Professional in Patient Safety by National Patient Safety Foundation in the USA, (NPSF). He is a lecturer at the Dubai Medical College since 2011 on quality and patient safety based on the WHO recommended curriculum for medical students. He is a member in the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ), Zakaria works as an Independent Consultant with the Joint Commission International since February 2006. Zakaria is an expert in implementing and introducing quality concepts in organizations through managing different challenges to enhance the quality and patient safety of health care services.
Dr. Zakaria trained more than 3000 Health Care Professionals on CPHQ, CPPS and other programs through conducting more than 100 courses in different countries in the region.