SHCC Guidelines


Version 1.1 - 2014

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Many organisations and individuals have contributed to the creation, checking and
approval of these Guidelines. These Guidelines use words and concepts from numerous
other existing guidelines. It is not possible to list all contributors to those documents, however we thank them for the expansion of knowledge in this field.

These guidelines are offered freely world wide and may be referenced in other guidelines
as long as those guidelines acknowledge the source.

Here is a list of the key organisations and contributors to these Guidelines:

- H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qassimi, the Ruler of Sharjah and member of
  the Supreme Council of UAE

- H.E Abdulla Ali Al Mahyan, Chairman of Sharjah Health Authority, Sharjah Healthcare City
  and Member of Sharjah Executive Council

- Sharjah Healthcare City team members

- TAHPI Pty Limited Health Planners (Primary Authors and Coordinators)

- International Health Facility Guidelines (IHFG) by TAHPI

- HAAD Health Facility Guidelines by Health Authority of Abu Dhabi

- The Director General of Directorate of Town Planning and Survey – Sharjah

- Assistant Undersecretary of Public Health Policy & Licensing, Ministry of Health

- Assistant Director General, Engineering and Project Department of Sharjah Municipality

- Director General of General Directorate of Civil Defense – Sharjah

- Director General, Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA)

- Director General, Department Of Civil Aviation – Sharjah

- Deputy General Manager of Etisalat (West Coast Region)

- Chairman of Public Work Department

Parts of these guidelines, including format, words, concepts, drawings, schedules and website have been adopted from the HAAD Health Facility Guidelines version 3.2 owned by the Health Authority of Abu Dhabi. This adoption is under the terms of the kind permission from HAAD dated 9.4.2012. These parts generally represent elements which are universally applied to all competent healthcare facilities regardless of location.