DDI
Dr Faisal Al-Refaei

Dr Faisal Al-Refaei

Chief Operating Officer

Our operations rely on the successful integration of different perspectives and diverse disciplines to create the services and facilities offered by our Sectors. My team manages service performance, technological proficiency, data management and employee performance to achieve organizational transformation and financial sustainability. By doing so, we can successfully transform philosophies to measurable outcomes.

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IT | Information Technology

IT | Information Technology

Our IT Department is an enabler to the Sectors' projects and initiatives. We offer various services to different departments within DDI, allowing for their projects to be executed efficiently. We constantly invest in resources that strengthen DDI's robust infrastructure for a data-driven future. We aim to create a data governance framework, develop systems for the smooth execution of the workflow and build an Electronic Health Record tailored to the Institute's medical and research needs.

GIS | GeoHealth Lab

GIS | GeoHealth Lab

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are utilised to enable researchers and decision-makers to perform spatially-based research to evaluate geographic variations in factors driving glycaemic disease and its complications, the access, availability and effectiveness of treatment options and outreach strategies for prevention. The DDI-UC GeoHealth Initiative is a partnership that focuses on building the capacity to statistically analyse occurrences of diabetes together with social-demographic, as well as the built and physical environmental factors and to spatially visualise the outcomes.

We also ensure the efficient operations of DDI's equipment, resources, internal and external aesthetics to maintain employee productivity.
Our Biomedical Engineering Department ensures uninterrupted service at all times. We select the equipment, install it, commission it, train users and keep maintaining it.

Biomedical Engineering

Our Biomedical Engineering Department ensures uninterrupted service at all times. We select the equipment, install it, commission it, train users and keep maintaining it.

Our General Services strives to provide quality in-house services, such as renovation projects, electro-mechanical works and related maintenance.

General Services

Our General Services strives to provide quality in-house services, such as renovation projects, electro-mechanical works and related maintenance.

Our Business Development department builds and maintains relationships with strategic partners and identifies new avenues for DDI's services.

Business Development

Our Business Development department builds and maintains relationships with strategic partners and identifies new avenues for DDI's services.

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JassimAlBahar St. Sharq, Block 3, P.O. Box 1180 Dasman
15462 Kuwait