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DOH Exam Preparation Course Become a Healthcare Professional in Abu Dhabi

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Ace the Department of Health (DOH) Exam on your first try with our comprehensive courses for Doctors, Dentists, Nurses, Pharmacists, and Lab Technicians. Make your dream career in Abu Dhabi with us.

20 Jul 2024 Batch Starts On
1 month Course Duration
AUD 900* EMI Starting From

12 weeks of intensive sessions

100 hours of live online training.

Study handouts, mock tests, and final DOH Exam grand tests

One-on-one feedback sessions with the trainer

Why Become a Healthcare Professional in Abu Dhabi

25 Lakh

Average annual salary of registered healthcare professionals


Healthcare professionals to be hired


Year golden Visa as a part of its residency program

About The Course


The DOH exam preparation course is designed to help globally trained healthcare professionals prepare for the Department of Health (DOH) Exam.


Experienced course instructors have curated a well-structured curriculum and a systematic approach to ensure a thorough understanding of the exam content.


The sole aim of the course is to provide all the necessary study materials, mock exams, and support for the students to ace this exam with flying colours.


The course offers Extended Access to our private chat group with qualified healthcare professionals, and free webinars on CV writing & securing your first job.

Who Is The Course For?

Foreign-trained healthcare professionals who want to practise, migrate, and settle abroad.

Healthcare professionals taking the DOH exam for the first time.

Those who want to take the examination with complete preparation.

What's More That
Comes With Our Course?

1-On-1 Q&A Sessions

We provide online one-on-one counselling and Q&A sessions to ensure online learning is beneficial for the aspirants. Our mentors help aspirants clear their doubts and queries and get all the answers they need.

Live+Recorded Sessions

Missed a live lecture? Don’t worry. You can always find a recorded lecture on our platform and revisit it as many times as you want during the course duration.

Extended Course Access

Getting the course once will help you prepare for not one but multiple attempts. You get access to all the resources for more than a year, to ensure proper revision.

Community Building

We help you get in touch with a community of experts, which includes mentors, registered practitioners, previous alumni and those who have successfully cleared the exams. This adds value to your preparation and get all the guidance and motivation you need.

Explore The Full Curriculum


  • Understanding Drug Absorption, Distribution, Metabolism, and Elimination


  • Toxicology deals with the adverse effects of chemicals and physical agents on living organisms. This course provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the principles and practices of toxicology.


  • A course on the range of over-the-counter medication products available, their active ingredients, indications, contraindications, and potential risks.


  • A comprehensive course designed to provide pharmacy students and professionals with a thorough understanding of the legal and ethical principles that govern the practice of pharmacy.


  • This comprehensive course is designed to provide students with a deep understanding of the physiological, psychological, and nutritional aspects of pregnancy and lactation.


  • This course is designed to equip pharmacy students and professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide safe and effective pharmaceutical care to paediatric patients.


  • This course is designed to equip pharmacy students and professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide safe and effective pharmaceutical care to geriatric patients


  • A foundational course designed to provide pharmacy students with essential skills and knowledge in pharmaceutical calculations and the compounding of medications.


  • This course helps pharmacy students and professionals with pharmaceutical care for patients with various diseases.


  • This course deals with the principles and best practices for reducing medication errors, enhancing patient safety, and improving the quality of medication management.

Meet The Instructors

Dr. A. Mohathasim Billah

Dr. A. Mohathasim Billah

B.Pharm, M.Pharm, PhD

10 years of Experience

  • Dr. A. Mohathasim Billah has completed his graduation, post-graduation and doctorate in pharmaceutical sciences from the prestigious Annamalai University.
  • Dr. Billah has 10 years of teaching experience and even more in the field of pharmacy. 
  • Presently, he works as a Professor and Head of the Department of Pharmacy Practice in Dubai. 
  • He also possesses memberships at several prestigious professional bodies such as the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) of Great Britain, the Commonwealth Pharmaceutical Association (CPA), the Association of Pharmacy Teachers of India (APTI), the Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA) and more.

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About The DOH Examination

What is the DOH Exam?

The DOH Exam refers to the Department of Health (DOH) Examination. It is an assessment conducted by the Health Authority - Abu Dhabi, which is the regulatory body for the healthcare sector in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. This exam was previously known as the HAAD (Health Authority of Abu Dhabi) Exam.

The DOH Exam is designed to evaluate the competence and knowledge of healthcare professionals, including doctors, nurses, dentists, pharmacists, and other allied health practitioners, who intend to work in Abu Dhabi's healthcare industry.



DOH Exam Eligibility Criteria

The DOH Exam is mandatory for medical practitioners who want to practice in Abu Dhabi. This exam conducted by the Department of Health Abu Dhabi, is vital for overseeing healthcare professionals' standards.

To qualify for the DOH, the following criteria must be met:

  • Must have a Bachelor's degree from a recognized university in any healthcare discipline.
  • Minimum experience of 2 years
Procedure for DOH

 1.  Initial Assessment 

In this initial step, individuals begin by checking and submitting their eligibility. This helps determine if all the requirements have been fulfilled and if they can move forward.

Primary Source Verification by Dataflow

At this stage, the individual's credentials and documentation are subjected to a process called Primary Source Verification. This is carried out by a service provider called Dataflow. This verification ensures the authenticity of the provided information.

CBT Assessment by Prometric 

If deemed necessary, the individual will take a Computer-Based Test (CBT) Assessment. This assessment is conducted by a testing agency called Prometric for the DOH Exam. Successful completion of this assessment is crucial for moving forward.

2.  Get Registered

If the individual successfully clears the previous steps, they can proceed with the registration process.

In certain cases, an additional assessment in the form of an oral examination might be necessary. The individual must schedule and complete this assessment as part of the overall process.

3.  Activate Professional License

After completing all the necessary assessments and satisfying the registration requirements, the individual reaches the final step. Here, they activate their professional license, allowing them to legally practice within their field.

Exam Format

The DOH exam is typically a computer-based test (CBT) featuring multiple-choice questions (MCQs) and clinical scenarios. 

It covers various subjects relevant to the profession, and candidates need to manage their time within a set limit. A passing score is required to get registered.

Testing Centres

Testing centres in India PROMETRIC administers assessments for professional certifications and licenses on behalf of multiple organizations and healthcare bodies, including the Department of Health (DOH) Exam. The test centres for DOH in India are as follows: Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kochi, Mumbai and Trivandrum.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Health Authority-Abu Dhabi (HAAD) exam has been replaced by the "Department of Health-Abu Dhabi (DOH)" exam.

The DOH Exam refers to the Department of Health (DOH) Exam for international healthcare professionals who want to work in Abu Dhabi.

The HAAD exam aka DOH exam remains effective for five years, commencing from the date of successfully passing the HAAD exam (DOH Exam).

DOH license is for healthcare professionals aspiring to work in Abu Dhabi. It is not valid in Dubai, hence can not work in Dubai with a DOH license.

Yes, The Health Authority-Abu Dhabi (HAAD) exam has been replaced by the "Department of Health - Abu Dhabi (DOH)" exam.

The number of questions in the DOH (Department of Health) exam can vary based on the specific profession, specialty, and level of the exam being taken. Generally, healthcare licensure exams can consist of varying numbers of questions, often ranging from around 100 to 200 questions or more.

The HAAD Exam aka DOH Exam costs approximately INR 4000.

HAAD aka DOH (Department of Health, Abu Dhabi) is not accepted in Dubai.

No, you cannot write the HAAD Exam aka DOH Exam without prior experience. It is mandatory to have at least 2 years of experience to apply for the DOH Exam.

The ease or difficulty of acquiring a HAAD aka DOH exam can be a personal matter, influenced by factors like the individual's educational history, professional experience, language skills, and how thoroughly they prepare for the licensing examination.

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