UAE Rugby Exclusive Partnership

UAE Rugby has today announced a new partnership with Fakeeh University Hospital, positioning Fakeeh as the official, exclusive medical services partner to UAE Rugby and the official sponsor of UAE National Teams, Shaheen and Al-Maha All-Emirati teams.

Located in Dubai Silicon Oasis, Fakeeh University Hospital is a pioneering healthcare provider a part of Fakeeh Care group, bringing four decades of compassionate care and medical excellence to the Middle East. It uses a scientific approach to recovery and rehab, through modern diagnosis and clinical processes. This strategic partnership is in line with the growing demand for the specialized sports medicine care in the region and showcases the investment efforts of UAE Rugby to advance sports healthcare across the Middle East.

The partnership will deliver medical support to UAE Rugby National Team players, providing teams with world-class sports medical diagnosis & treatment. This will include care during UAE Rugby national events, ensuring players have access to the best possible emergency and ambulatory care in the region.

Fakeeh University Hospital offers world-class care, provided by the region’s leading experts and specialists. The state-of-the-art healthcare facility has been built with a “patient-first” philosophy, built to create an optimal healing environment to its patients through sunlight and greenery, with dedicated managers to focus on each player as they heal and a data-led approach to provide each patient a bespoke, safe space for a quicker healing process.

Mr. Mohammed Sultan Al Zaabi, Secretary General of UAE Rugby Federation stated 

“We at UAE Rugby are investing extensive efforts to nurture relationships that have positive return on investment on our performance at all levels. We are pleased to announce our new partnership today with one of the leading hospitals in the Middle East, Fakeeh University Hospital, known for providing world-class sports medicine treatment and care. This partnership puts our player’s healthcare first, providing them best-in-class medical services through our new partner”.

“Fakeeh University Hospital is proud to partner with The UAE Rugby Federation in order to cater to their sports medicine needs. This partnership is in line with our ongoing efforts to deliver the best medical services in the region, ensuring faster recovery & better patient outcomes. Future proofing the doctor-patient experience through optimized sports medicine is a cornerstone of our ethos and is a focal point of our commitment to provide world-class medical care. The experienced care that our orthopedic surgeons and sports medicine experts provide alongside the enhanced recovery protocols that we follow using the latest technology and trends in healthcare, is by far the more advanced and smarter way to get the sports persons back in field and getting back in action”

Said Dr. Fatih Mehmet Gul, CEO of Fakeeh University Hospital

The signing ceremony between UAE Rugby Federation and Fakeeh University Hospital was held at Dr. Soliman Fakeeh Hall auditorium at Fakeeh University Hospital, both male & female players from the Rugby teams were present to commemorate this event.

Through collaborating with key sports associations in the UAE, Fakeeh University Hospital aims to be the medical thought leader in dealing with sports injuries in the region. The patient-centric facility has a team of experienced and specialized consultants, physiotherapists, cast technicians, and nurses who are highly trained to provide state-of-the-art scientific, smart, AI- based surgical and non-surgical solutions to answer a vast array of bone and joint, specifically sports related problems and ailments. The expert care and guidance provided ensures sports persons are on the road to recovery and receive the best quality of life.