Dr Mai Al Jaber

Acting medical director and public health medicine specialist at Healthpoint, Abu Dhabi

What I do

I spearhead women and children’s wellness initiatives and I am an active member on the boards of the General Authority of Sport, the UAE National Olympic Committee and the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy.

My milestone moment

The turning point was when I enrolled in the armed forces to train at a women’s military hospital in Afghanistan. In 2010 I revisited the country to treat victims of war in a UAE medical clinic.

Up next

Healthpoint just launched a health and wellness programme with Manchester City Football Club, created to empower students across Abu Dhabi to maintain a healthy lifestyle. My role is to provide sustainable health ideas and suggestions to children