S.S. Lootah Group's profound interest in healthcare is well demonstrated in Dubai Medical College, a first in the United Arab Emirates and the outcome of a strategic insight that aims to produce doctors, the lifeblood of the healthcare industry. In 1991, another unique venture came into existence with Dubai Specialized Medical Center and Medical Research Laboratories being established to serve as a medical center that provides alternative or complimentary medicine and conducts local medical research respectively.
Today, the center provides healthcare services for over 6000 people annually, runs specialized programs to improve the quality of life of diabetics and has many research activities that focus mainly on alternative medicine and nutrition. Many significant research findings have been published in USA, Italy, Mexico, Austria and Germany.
Haj Saeed Bin Ahmed Al Lootah, the founder & Chairman of S.S. Lootah Group was awarded the prestigious 'Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences' honoring his contribution to the progress of Medicine & Health in the United Arab Emirates in 2004. Today, S.S. Lootah Group's investment in the Healthcare sector continues with a new hospital due to open in 2009.