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MOHAP Policy for Handling Complaints

Ministry of Health & Prevention is committed to achieve customers' happiness and provide them with outstanding services according to their needs and expectations. MOHAP also believe that customer complaints are opportunities for improvement. 
MOHAP is providing their customers with an integrated system where they can submit their complaints taking into the concern its ease of use, objectivity and maintaining the confidentiality and reliability of the information provided by customers, moreover the system is monitored and audited on a regular basis in accordance with the best practices both locally and internationally. 
Also we emphasize that all complaints and suggestions will be treated as strictly confidential and importance, objectivity and efficiency taking into account the Impartiality. 
MOHAP complaints management system has been developed based on the requirements and the terms of ISO 10002:2014 and taking into account the UAE Federal Feedback Gate "NCRM" and will continuously modernize and improve it

For more information about the complaints policy (This document is only available in Arabic), please click here​

Available channels for submitting complaints (how can customer submit their complaints)?
MOH welcomes your complaints and suggestions through one of following channels (Compensation Track):



Email Address

By using this channel you can send complaints through e-mail clarifying the nature of the complaint. MOH staff will register your complaint and reply to you within a very short period.
Customer Service Centers You may visit any of the MOHAP service centers, and go to the staff of customer care and record your complaints through them.
MOH Social Network You may alternatively send your complaints through MOHAP social network that are available on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
The Minister Gate It is through the MOHAP website through which customers can access it and register their complaints and MOHAP team will communicate with them resolve their complaint.

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Ministry of Health & Prevention applies the following procedures in handling customer complaints:
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Complaints Handling Procedures (Reporting Complaints)

Ministry of Health & Prevention applies the following procedures in handling customer complaints:



Initial Assessment of the complaint and adequacy of information The customer care staff assesses the complaint, classify it and forward it to the responsible business unit within MOHAP.
Closing the complaint and improvement Once the complainant accepted the proposed action, the complaint will be closed and short / long term actions are done to assure the reoccurrence.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I make a complaint to the Ministry of Health & Prevention?
Yes, you can make a complaint against any business unit. MOHAP has clear complaints handling policy keeping the utmost impartiality, objectivity, and confidentiality. You can make a complaint through one of the following channels:
  • UAE Federal Feedback Gate "NCRM"
  • Via - Email Address
  • The MOHAP Call Center 80011111.
  • All MOHAP Customer Service Centers.
  • The KIOSKS devices available within some of the Customer Service Centers.
  • The MOHAP social Network
  • The MOHAP Live Chat
  • The Minister Gate

What guarantees impartiality in resolving complaints?

MOHAP has allocated special customer care staff members who are mainly responsible for following the needs of the customers and handling their complaints, suggestions, and clarifications. Please note that the customer care staffs are completely independent of the business units who are providing services and are fully supported by highest authority in MOHAP.

Are their specific time frames to resolve complaints and respond to suggestions?

Yes, MOHAP is committed to specific timeframe to resolve complaints as per the following key performance indicators:

Key Performance Indicator


Time required to resolve normal complaints 5 working days
Time required to acknowledge complainant 1 working days

Do the medical complaints follow the same procedures or time frame?

The complaints of medical nature have different procedures and are transferred to the Medical Responsibility Office and Empowerment and Medical Compliance Department who are responsible for resolving all complaints that has medical nature and touches the health matters of the patients.

To submit a complaint, does it require the complainant to give further details of the complainant "name, address and other"?

To submit a complaint, it is not necessary to record complainant name or his/her phone numbers except in special cases where the complaint is made against staff members. However; it is preferable to provide any communication channel in case there was a need for further inquiries and explanations about the nature of the complaint, knowing that the complaints are handled by independent staff and are considering the utmost confidentiality with the maximum objectivity and accuracy.

What guarantees are in place to assure the non-disclosure of the complaints?

MOHAP is implementing an integrated complaints handling system and follow the requirements clauses specified by ISO10002:2014, and as part of this system all customer care staff members are required to adhere to "Confidentiality Pledge", and staff involved in complaints handling system are continuously monitored.

If I dislike the resulted action from my complaint? What can I do?

In case you do not like the solution resulted of your complaint, you can raise a grievance to the highest authority in MOHAP and special procedures to investigate and resolve the complaint will be followed.

What do we mean by Remarks? And what is the difference between the administrative and executive remark?

The words "Remarks" is Synonymous to the word "Complaints" and is followed through the UAE Federal Gateway "NCRM", and below are the difference between the administrative and executive remarks:
  • Administrative Remark:

    Through which the customer express his/her dissatisfaction about the procedures, transactions, or method of delivering a service during the process of acquiring the service.
  • Executive Remark:

    Through which the customer shows his/her dissatisfaction about the regulatory services and the execution of government service after acquiring it.

What are the languages used to submit complaints?

Customers can submit their complaints their complaints to MOHAP using Arabic or English languages, and MOHAP will be using other languages in the near future.​​​​​​

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