As a business unit of Mubadala Development Company, Mubadala Healthcare is playing an instrumental role in the creation of a thriving healthcare sector for the Emirate. By establishing partnerships with renowned international medical institutions, it is actively investing to develop healthcare services that provide patients with world-class treatment in their home country. Mubadala Healthcare evaluates potential projects both on their likely commercial returns as well as on their socio-economic impact. It aims to establish sustainable businesses, build regional capability and stimulate the overall development of the sector. The first priority has been to address the region’s most pressing healthcare needs through the creation of specialist healthcare facilities. In collaboration with medical organizations such as Imperial College London and Cleveland Clinic, the goal is to bring the highest standards of clinical expertise to the region and reduce the need for patients to travel abroad for treatment.

Mubadala Development Company (Mubadala) is a catalyst for the economic diversification of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. The company’s commercial strategy is built on the management of long-term, capital-intensive, investments that deliver not only strong financial returns but tangible social benefits for the people of Abu Dhabi. In doing so Mubadala is expanding the economic base of the Emirate and in turn significantly contributing to the growth and diversification of the Abu Dhabi economy.

 2015 Mubadala Annual Review website

Partnerships with Mubadala Healthcare providers

As the laboratory management expert within Mubadala’s network of world-class healthcare providers, National Reference Laboratory manages the laboratories of Mubadala sister companies, Healthpoint Hospital in Zayed Sports City, Abu Dhabi as well as the laboratories of Imperial College London Diabetes Centre in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain. In partnership with Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, National Reference Laboratory manages the technical component of the joint Anatomic Pathology Laboratory and is responsible for all of Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi’s laboratory referral testing. Read more about NRL's Managed laboratories.

In addition, National Reference Laboratory is an exclusive testing partner to Capital Health Screening Centre in Abu Dhabi providing them with high volume visa screening and occupational health testing services. Read more about this partnership and our Occupational Health testing services.Read more about this partnership and our Occupational Health testing services.

These partnerships are a true example of joined-up services within Mubadala’s network of healthcare providers to ensure patients are being treated in a holistic manner locally in Abu Dhabi and the UAE, further reducing the need for them to travel abroad for complex and critical care.  

Mubadala Healthcare Network

  • Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi

    National Reference Laboratory A multi-specialty hospital with 12 practice Institutes, including five centers of excellence in Heart & Vascular, Neurological, Digestive Disease, Eye and Respiratory & Critical Care and specialist offerings in Medical Subspecialties and Emergency Medicine.

  • Imperial College London Diabetes Centre

    National Reference Laboratory A one stop shop for the treatment, prevention, education, awareness, training and research of diabetes in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain.

  • Healthpoint Hospital

    National Reference Laboratory A multi-specialty hospital for the entire family, including the most comprehensive orthopaedic, spine and physio offerings in the region.

  • Capital Health Screening Centre

    National Reference Laboratory Provides medical screenings for visas and occupational health services.

  • Tawam Molecular Imaging Centre

    National Reference Laboratory Informs and supports complex diagnoses and treatment plans, especially in the areas of cancer, cardio-vascular, muscular and bone conditions, through its specialist diagnostic imaging equipment and services, including being the only Cardiac PET.CT provider in the country .

  • Abu Dhabi Telemedicine Centre

    National Reference Laboratory Enables 24/7 access to specialist, non-urgent, medical advice over the phone at any time and from any place .