UAE Maharati platform for Electronic health training
The Training and Development Center at the Ministry of Health and Community Protection revealed that the Maharati platform for e-learning and knowledge management has achieved more than 200,000 uses through the knowledge management page on COVID-19, which is subject to continuous updating, and which facilitates access to reliable local and international knowledge sources such as research, books and scientific references. In cooperation with the centre’s electronic library partners and suppliers. So far, more than 7,000 health workers have registered on the page.
UAE Maharati platform
The Maharati platform provides the latest national guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19, as well as ways to protect the health staff, and offers internal and international training programs available to health staff related to the necessary skills to deal with the disease. The centre’s e-learning team also used the platform to support knowledge sharing between individuals, departments, hospitals and centres affiliated with the ministry.
Maharati platform Electronic health training to contain the pandemic
A number of internal training programs were designed and produced, depending on the internal knowledge, capabilities and skills of the ministry. In addition, more than 40 internally developed e-training programs were offered in addition to about 10 other courses, in partnership with the World Health Organization and houses of research and publishing expertise such as the British Medical Journal. The number of training programs benefited more than 4 thousand trainees.
UAE digital infrastructure development
The Assistant Undersecretary for Support Services Sector Awad Saghir Al Ketbi confirmed that the digital infrastructure developed by the ministry in previous periods was one of the most prominent factors that enabled the Maharati platform for electronic learning and knowledge management to continue technical and administrative training activities in support of the ministry’s strategic and operational plans, without interruption or delay due to The Corona pandemic, which brought many challenges to all sectors globally and locally, including the importance of investing in the development of the human cadre and the readiness of the ministry’s digital infrastructure in this field.
Pointing to the importance of the Maharati platform in the framework of the Ministry’s continuous efforts to build health and administrative competencies and establish a culture of innovation in the institutional work environment, by providing training services with global specifications, and internationally accredited sources in training and knowledge, building smart learning systems that keep pace with future changes and strengthening effective local and global partnerships.
The Director of the Training and Development Center, Saqr Al-Hamiri, indicated that the My Skills platform for e-learning and knowledge management announced by the Ministry in 2018, to support the training process and knowledge sharing for the largest segment of the ministry’s employees through interactive smart technology, was the most appropriate option to launch many initiatives that support the flexibility and effectiveness of health efforts. The various factors that have affected the virus during the past months. Noting that the importance of developing a number of programs that focus on the mental health of health workers, patients and their families.
Maharati platform training programs for volunteers
Al-Hamiri pointed out that the use of the Maharati platform has expanded outside the ministry to support training programs for volunteers who support the efforts made by all federal and local health authorities in the country. Nearly 500 volunteers were trained from a variety of backgrounds, such as recent graduates, students, and administrators. Maharati platform was also used in training citizen doctors on scholarships abroad, in order for them to participate in supporting the telemedicine program in the event that it was not possible for them to travel to return and participate in the country.