Rivexcel and American Hospital Dubai Partner to Expand Healthcare Access across Africa by Wabiye Idoniboyeobu

RivExcel, a leading player in global business solutions, has officially entered into a transformative strategic partnership with American Hospital Dubai, solidifying a commitment to enhancing healthcare accessibility across Sub Saharan Africa, even as American hospital Dubai opens three medical tourism offices in Nigeria endorsed by Dubai health authority as part of 30-office expansion in Africa and Eastern Europe

A statement made available to news platforms by Mr. Wabiye Idoniboyeobu, media consultant to RivExcel noted that “American Hospital Dubai confirmed this while announcing the opening of its three medical tourism representative offices in Nigeria in 2024 as part of an expansion plan of 30 offices across crucial African and Eastern European locations. The initiative supports the UAE’s efforts to be the global medical tourism hub.”

The partnership, marked by a historic signing ceremony on January 31, 2024, in Dubai, had in attendance amongst others, Mr. Buti Al Mulla, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Mohamed & Obaid AlMulla Group, Sherif Beshara, Group CEO of Mohamed & Obaid AlMulla Group and American Hospital Dubai, Dr Marwan AlMulla, CEO of Health Regulation Sector at Dubai Health Authority (DHA). Tonye Princewill, Executive Chairman of RivExel and Tayyibat Mohammed, Nigerian Consul General in Dubai.Thissignifies a pivotal moment in healthcare diplomacy.

According to the statement, “RivExcel is expected to leverage its extensive network throughout Africa to establish and manage Representative Offices, starting with the inaugural office in Lagos, Nigeria. This strategic move aims to bring world-class healthcare services closer to the African population”

The Representative Office in Lagos will serve as a hub for disseminating American Hospital Dubai’s renowned healthcare services, fostering a stronger connection between the hospital and the diverse communities in Sub Saharan Africa. The collaboration is set to revolutionize the healthcare landscape by providing cutting-edge medical solutions and expertise to a broader audience.

In the coming months, RivExcel plans to replicate this success with the establishment of another Representative Office in Abuja, solidifying the commitment to reach various regions within Africa. This expansion will facilitate greater access to premium healthcare services, reflecting both organizations’ dedication to enhancing global health outcomes.

Commenting on the partnership, The Executive Chairman of RivExcel, stated, “This strategic alliance embodies our shared vision to make high-quality healthcare services accessible to everyone, especially in regions that need it the most. RivExcel is proud to be part of this groundbreaking initiative with American Hospital Dubai, and we are confident that these Representative Offices will become beacons of exceptional healthcare in Sub Saharan Africa.

American Hospital Dubai echoed this sentiment, with Sherif Beshara, Group CEO of American Hospital Dubai, saying, “The UAE has successfully consolidated its position as one of the premier global medical tourism destinations. It enjoys growing international trust in its healthcare sector, excelling in delivering distinctive experiences and launching numerous initiatives to attract global medical tourists. The UAE’s expertise, innovation, high healthcare standards, and collaborations enhance its international standing in this field.

American Hospital Dubai is committed to providing advanced medical technologies and collaborating with global experts in life sciences. It reflects our dedication to innovation, cutting-edge, multi-speciality healthcare services, and our commitment to patient safety and satisfaction,” Beshara added.

This strategic partnership between RivExcel and American Hospital Dubai signifies a bold step towards bridging healthcare gaps and contributing to the well-being of communities in Sub Saharan Africa. Both organizations are poised to shape the future of healthcare delivery, fostering a legacy of excellence and accessibility for generations to come.


About American Hospital Dubai: A premier private healthcare provider in the Middle East, American Hospital, part of Mohamed & Obaid Al Mulla Group, was established in 1996 with the goal of providing world-class medical service to the community. The 254-bed, acute care, general medical/surgical private hospital has state-of-the-art facilities and an experienced team of healthcare professionals specialized in more than 40 medical and surgical specialties assuring comprehensive care. All physicians at American Hospital are American Board Certified or equivalent ensuring that patients receive an international standard of care in the UAE.

American Hospital is the first hospital in the Middle East to be awarded the JCI while its laboratory is the first in the private sector in the region to be accredited by the College of American Pathologists. The hospital is also the inaugural member of the prestigious Mayo Care Network. Further, American Hospital’s cancer program was the first to offer comprehensive one-stop care in Dubai. The Life Support Training Centre at American Hospital Dubai is the first in a private hospital in the UAE to be an American Heart Association (AHA) International Training Center.

To ensure the highest standards of care, American Hospital has implemented the Service Excellence Programme while its Clinical Education Department offers multidisciplinary education programs for clinical staff.

Additionally, the American Hospital has been recognized as the only medical facility out of the USA to be awarded the ultrasound practice accreditation in the areas of Abdomen/General, Breast – Diagnostic, and Breast – Interventional from the Ultrasound Practice Accreditation Council of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM). The accreditation comes to align with American Hospital’s vision of making the region healthier and more sustainable through quality care, innovation, and medical excellence.

Recently, American Hospital is the first medical facility in Dubai to offer the fourth generation of da Vinci Xi surgical system to conduct robotic surgery services, solidifying the Emirate’s position on a regional scale as a hub for medical tourism for patients seeking world-class professional care. The first facility to execute robotic surgery in Dubai, American Hospital cements its position as a pioneer of digital transformation.

American Hospital also operates seven dedicated clinics – in Dubai Media City, Al Barsha, Al Khawaneej, Jumeirah, Mira, Dubai Hills, and Nad Al Sheba – serving the community by being closer to them.

About RivExcel: RivExcel, is an international consulting company that provides comprehensive and innovative solutions for businesses across a variety of industriesWith a client list that includes governments and multinational organizations, we have offices in 11 African countries, the United Arab Emirates, France and the United Kingdom.

We are a dynamic and innovative solutions provider committed to delivering excellence in every project. With a dedicated team of experts, we blend creativity and expertise to offer comprehensive solutions tailored to meet our clients’ unique needs. Our commitment to quality, integrity, and client satisfaction drives us to excel in delivering outstanding results.

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Written By Wabiye Idoniboyeobu

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