Great news for parents in Dubai  – as gone are the days of having to take children to the nearest clinic or hospital where ALL their systems have been designed to cater for adults! Al Jalila Children’s Hospital, located in Al Jaddaf, (just moments away from WAFI in Healthcare City, Al Jalila Children’s Hospital is a brilliant new hospital that comes with a much-welcomed understanding of how to treat children and teens.

Set in a spacious, bright, and definitely child-friendly environment, you’ll find brightly coloured walls, mini-size furnishings and more importantly a team that know EVERYTHING about children. With centres of excellence including Heart, Kidney, Neurosciences, Mental Health, Genomics, and a 24/7 Critical Care emergency unit, there are over 29 clinics that offer healthcare across every clinical speciality imaginable, and the best bit is that they’re all under one roof.

Al Jalila Children’s Hospital’s have hand picked some of the most experienced specialist doctors and nursing staff from children’s hospitals around the world to offer exceptional pediatric care for babies right through to pre-adulthood. These are doctors that see children every single day. In fact, this is ALL they do, which means you’ll receive 360-degree-care that includes clear and transparent answers to all your questions (in plain language for kids too), as well as fast and accurate diagnosis.

Al Jalila Children’s Hospital features a 200-bed ultra modern pediatric facility that’s the only one in the UAE today incorporating SMART technology and design across the board that enhances patient care as well as the outcomes of treatment. As if that wasn’t enough to wow parents and kids, it also boasts the first robotic pharmacy in Dubai (and yes, it IS as cool as it sounds) as well as a fully automated laboratory for testing. In fact, every piece of equipment in the Al Jalila Children’s Hospital has been carefully thought out to meet the specific needs of all young patients and even their X-ray and scanning machines for example, feature clear imaging with less exposure to radiation.

With X-rays being taken differently, you can also expect tests to ONLY be carried out when tests are really needed; After all, these are the doctors that know that even a simple blood test can be a big deal for any child, young or old. With blood tests, injections, surgeries and even their medicine prescriptions all being done differently, with a heap full of consideration, patience and efficiency because they ONLY deal with children, it’s their attention to detail that makes Al Jalila Children’s Hospital so different to any other facility out there.

Al Jalila Children’s Hospital’s medical team are no doubt committed to going the extra mile to ensure that they provide the best possible treatment for each child they see and that they’re certainly leading the way for Dubai to meet it’s medical vision for 2030. Whether it’s simple routine paedeological checks or more complex mental health assessments and intervention with parent psychotherapy attached, their doctors firmly believe that if health issues are not treated properly in childhood, it can get even more complicated as children progress into adulthood.

From infancy to adolescence, inpatients to outpatient services, Al Jalila Children’s Hospital is set to re-invent a visit to the doctor in every way. Accepting most major insurance cards, you contact them on 800 2524 or visit their website at

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