A Brief Note On The United Arab Emirates

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Healthcare in the United Arab Emirates
Katie Williams
Alaska Career College

Abstract
The United Arab Emirates is a Middle Eastern country full of history and culture that is modernizing and revamping its healthcare system to better serve the needs of the people. Depending on where one plans to visit, it is important to observe the cultural and social norms of the population.

Healthcare in the United Arab Emirates
The United Arab Emirates is a Middle Eastern country that is located along the Persian (Arabian Gulf). With Oman to the East and Saudi Arabia to the South, this country spans 32,278 square miles and is home to an estimated 8,264,070 people. (Map XL, Inc. US Office, 2016).
English is widely spoken, especially among the educated or during business transactions although Arabic is the official language of the country. Islam is the official religion. The largest city is the city of Dubai, and the Capitol of the country is Abu Dhabi.
Established in December of 1971, the country is a Federation of seven Emirates (Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Pas-al-Khaimah, Sharjah, and Umm-al-Quwain). Although each Emirate is governed by an absolute monarch, together they jointly form the Federal Supreme Council, which is the highest governing authority in the UAE. This Council is responsible for passing and enforcing federal laws, as well as approving the appointment of the Prime Minister. (Ministry of Cabinet Affairs & the Future, 2016). One monarch is selected as President
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