Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Emirates Health Services Sign Agreement to Collaborate on Care of Children

February 23, 2023

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Emirates Health Services (EHS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on the care of children from the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The signing took place during the Arab Health Global Healthcare Medical Expo in Dubai. 

The Memorandum of Understanding will facilitate continued collaboration between the two groups to support access to best-in-class pediatric care as well as talent and program development within the local health care system. 

“We are thrilled that EHS has chosen us as a trusted partner in their vision to provide the best quality of care to children and families in the UAE,” said Kristyn Wasylik, senior director of Regional Development and Global Patient Services at Nationwide Children’s.  “Both Nationwide Children’s Hospital and EHS share a commitment to the advancement of pediatric outcomes, and we are eager to join together in building initiatives that will provide meaningful value to both providers and patients in the region.”

About Nationwide Children's Hospital

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2022-23 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit free-standing pediatric health care systems providing unique expertise in pediatric population health, behavioral health, genomics and health equity as the next frontiers in pediatric medicine, leading to best outcomes for the health of the whole child. Integrated clinical and research programs, as well as prioritizing quality and safety, are part of what allows Nationwide Children’s to advance its unique model of care. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 14,000 that provides state-of-the-art wellness, preventive and rehabilitative care and diagnostic treatment during more than 1.6 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded free-standing pediatric research facilities. More information is available at