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DDI wins the Sheikh Hamdan Award for the Best Medical College, Institute or Center in the Arab World

Dasman Diabetes Institute (DDI) was granted the Sheikh Hamdan Award for the Best Medical College, Institute or Center in the Arab World. This award was announced on December 9, 2020 during a televised ceremony on the Sama Dubai channel. Award winners were unveiled on the Burj Khalifa tower.

Since its inauguration in 2006 by His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmed Al Sabah (the late Amir of the State of Kuwait), the Institute has strived to address the diabetes epidemic in Kuwait through focused diabetes research, integrated prevention, training and education.

DDI was granted this Award for its continuous efforts to 

  • Alleviate the suffering of patients with diabetes  
  • Improve overall societal health standards

The Award committee recognized DDI’s achievements and contributions to the medical and research communities. These achievements include:

  1. Our commitment to delivering the best standards of care and management (Unconditional Diamond Level Accreditation from Accreditation Canada, College of American Pathologists’ Accreditation)
  2. Our compliance to data governance and safety (HIPAA Compliance)
  3. Our innovation (Research Patents attained to date)
  4. Our continuous efforts to deliver the latest research findings (Educational seminars, workshops, programs and training)
  5. Our efforts to expand the its’ collaborative reach (Research and Medical collaborations)
  6. Our Medical and Research publications
  7. Our commitment to delivering the latest diabetes-related medical and scientific information (Medical education and skill development programs)
  8. Our Research participation to further benefit persons with diabetes
  9. Our efforts in creating a knowledge-sharing platform that aims to benefit the researcher, healthcare professional, student and patient
  10. Our strive to translate research from bench-to-bed: from basic sciences to clinical trials point-of-care applications, scientific findings and drug discoveries
DDI’s logo Burj Khalifa