(Nationwide Children’s Hospital) – Nationwide Children’s Hospital and the United Arab Emirates Ministry of Health and Prevention have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on the care of children from the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

The Memorandum of Understanding will facilitate pediatric experts from Nationwide Children’s to provide clinical services and pediatric specialty consultation. Nationwide Children’s will serve patients from the United Arab Emirates both in Columbus, Ohio and in the United Arab Emirates.

“We are pleased to take this step as part of a longstanding partnership to provide the best quality of care to UAE children and families,” said Steve Allen, MD, CEO of Nationwide Children’s. “As a leader and a global destination for pediatric health care, Nationwide Children’s Hospital advances the care of children around the world.”