Initiated under the auspices of His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qassimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, Sharjah Health Authority(SHA) was formed in May 2010. The key objective of the Authority is to enhance, evolve and regulate the healthcare system in the Emirate of Sharjah. Thus transforming the Emirate as the most sought after healthcare destination in the region. HE Abdulla Ali Al Mahyan is the Chairman of the Sharjah Health Authority.

SHA currently  regulates the facility licensing and professional licensing in Sharjah Healthcare City(SHCC).

Apart from that SHA also manages the Sharjah Health Insurance department which covers all the Sharjah Government employees and their dependents’ health insurance. After the announcement of Sharjah as the Healthy city under the WHO(World Health Organization) healthy cities program, a dedicated department is formed under SHA to coordinate with WHO to ensure the sustainability of this program.

SHA Vision:

Better healthcare for a better community

SHA Mission:

Provide and manage a sustainable healthcare system to the community at international standards and continue to keep Sharjah as the healthy city.


  • Trust
  • Reliability
  • Responsibility
  • Effectiveness
  • Commitment to the society