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Waterfalls: New UAE programme to train 1M medics


DUBAI – A new remote programme called Waterfalls will help the UAE train 1 million healthcare workers in a range of specialties.

Waterfalls is an online programme that will provide specialised education through a series of webinars on coronavirus topics. Waterfalls can be accessed by medics worldwide for free.

“This is part of the UAE’s responsibility to the world to support the global medical sector,” said Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai.

Here’s all you need to know

How do I sign up for free training?

Visit Once sign-up is completed, you will receive login credentials for webinars.

Who can access the online training sessions?

Healthcare workers in 14 specialities, including doctors, pharmacists, technicians, those working in hospital management and the humanitarian sector.

Which courses are available?

General courses cover subjects like Covid-19, dermatology and other specialties.

Are the courses accredited?

Yes. The courses are accredited by nearly 50 professional and academic bodies across the world, including American Dental Association, Imperial College London and the UAE’s Ministry of Health and Prevention.

Who will lead the webinars?

The webinars are led by 140 speakers from 67 academic and training institutions around the world.

What will I get after each course?

You will receive a training certificate from the international scientific and academic body leading the course. ICA/Expat Media

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