Dubai Health Authority


  • Department of Medical Education in Dubai Health Authority is authorized to grant CME/CPD accreditation.
  • Any changes in the program after granting accreditation need to be reported for re-accreditation, with the appropriate re-accreditation fee and form.
  • Attendance of at least 75% of the educational program is mandatory to receive the credit hours assigned.
  • For multi-session programs, where accreditation is based on session basis, this rule applies session by session.
  • Applications from Individual course deliverers will not be accepted unless submitted through a registered CME/CPD Provider with DHA accreditation office.
  • A maximum of one credit hour is assigned to every hour the speaker spends interacting with the participants.
  • Credit hours per session will be given as multiples of 0.5 hours.
  • Lectures that are longer than 1 hour in duration, can receive a maximum of 1 Credit hour.
  • A maximum of 6 credit hours per day may be granted (up to 8 credit hours per day may be granted in exceptional circumstances).
  • Educational activities of less than 30 minutes total duration are not accredited.
  • Speakers are granted double the number of credit hours allotted to their own particular presentation.
  • Generic names should be used rather than trade names in all presentations and written educational materials.
  • The accreditation form should be completed promptly and submitted along with the required documents.
  • CME/CPD Providers should ensure the conduction of educational activities by qualified and experienced speakers
  • Representative of DHA Accreditation has the right to randomly inspect/attend accredited CME/CPD activities without any prior notification, for the purposes of ensuring quality and compliance with the guidelines.
  • DHA Accreditation reserves the right to cancel/suspend privileges for current/future activities organized by any CME/CPD Provider involved in the planning of activities that do not comply with this Guideline’s guidelines.