POPULATION: 9.6 million

CAPITAL:   Abu Dhabi



OFFICIAL LANGUAGES: Arabic and English 

LOCATION: Western Asia at the southeast end of the Arabian Peninsula on the Persian Gulf bordering Oman to the east and Saudi Arabia to the south, sharing maritime borders with Qatar and Iran.

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a federation of seven emirates, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Ras Al Khaimah, Fujairah and Umm Al-Quwain ruled by an absolute monarch.

Its reserves of oil and natural gas have brought vast wealth to the country, massive modern infrastructure and the most diversifed economy of the Gulf states. The major non energy economic sectors are tourism and business. Dubai, the most populous city, is an important global city and hub of aviation and trade.

Heavily reliant on a large expatriate workforce, the Emirates is a very popular destination for excellent career opportunities, tax free income and the experience of a life in a cosmopolitan global city. It is safe, modern, clean and family friendly with a wealth of activities and attractions to keep you busy. Excellent transport links to all parts of the globe, make the UAE a much sought after location.

What Can You Expect?

The Basics...

  • Tax free salaries and commission
  • Employer funded healthcare insurance cover
  • Travel from point of hire at start and end of contract
  • 30 days annual leave
  • End of service award (in accordance with UAE Labour Law)


  • accommodation or housing allowance
  • education allowance for children
  • additional allowances for personal use, transport etc

What skills?

Medicine, Dentistry and Healthcare:

  • Primary Care: new to the Gulf but developing and experienced family physicians sought for roles in primary and urgent care centres.
  • Secondary Care: the bulk of healthcare provided in the UAE is by specialists and all specialities are in demand.
  • Tertiary Care: selected tertiary care is provided from specialist centres in the UAE.

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